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Exclusive Ladakh ( The roof of the world )

Ladakh: Roof of the world, Once a milestone for the caravan of silk route, located between Karakoram and Himalayas ranges , Leh is the main town where you’ll lend by flight after flying over Himalayas, the Indus River flows through the valley , its barren landscape spotted by the oases, Here Chhortens ( stupas) contain the lyrics of sacred books which protect the villages from the evil spirits , In the monasteries the monks chant the mantra for the peace of the world and Peoples living here are cheerful and hospitable.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi.
Day 2:- Delhi —Leh : (3500 m) by Flight
Day 3:- Leh-Hemis -Thak-Thok-Chemere —Leh
Day 4:- Leh – Shey-Thiksey-Choglamsar 30 kms ( both way )
Day 5:- Leh to Stok and Spituk, 30 kms ( both way)
Day 6:- Leh – Lamayuru via Likkir, Basgo (3450 m), 135 kms.
Day 7:- Lamayuru – Alchi,-55 kms. stroll in the village
Day 8:- Alchi-Temisgam-Tia, Alchi
Day 9:- Alchi to Leh via Rizong and Ohyang , 71 km.
Day 10:- Leh-Dehli.
Day 11:- Visit Delhi and Departure.

Day 1:- Arrive Delhi.

Arrive Delhi, reception at airport, transfer and night in hotel.

Day 2:- Delhi — Leh : (3500 m) by Flight

Transfer to domestic airport to take the flight to Leh over majestic Himalaya , you will be lending on 3500 mtrs , On arrival in Leh airport our colleague will transfer you to hotel , to be better acclimatise you will relax till mid day, after lunch in hotel , leave for excursion, Drive to Shankar Gompa , Back by foot on your rhythm between the farms and villages , visit Shanti Stupa, Royal Palace built by 5th Dalailama in 17th century is look like little Potala of Lahasa , stroll in the Bazzar and , night in hotel.

Day 3:- Leh-Hemis -Thak-Thok-Chemere —Leh.

Leave early to visit the Hemis monastery, A mass of splendid architecture on a green hill has been built by the inveterate royal architect Singe Namgyal in1630 . the monastery belongs to Drukpa sect of Buddhism , site is privileged for Namgyal dynasty , its mural painting represent the different divinities dated back to 18th sanctuary. there is a huge Thanka reputed to be the Largest in existence which is exhibited once in every twelve years
Takthok belongs to the Nying-ma —pa order is the residence of about 55 lamas. .Inside the monastery is the images of Padma Sambhava and Avalokitesvara, The wall decorated with the mural of Padmasambhava,and painting of Sakyamuni and also house the statue of Mattrya or future Buddha or Buddha of compassion.
Chemrey Gompa, built in 17th century by Lama Tagsang Raschen and belongs to the Drugpa Order, approximately 20 monks and also their young apprentices lives here . Monastery was initially built to serve as a memorial to King Sengge Namgyal. Its attraction is one-story high image of Padmasambhava.and precious collection of scriptures.

Day 4:- Leh – Shey-Thiksey-Choglamsar 30 kms ( both way )

Leave early to attend the morning ceremony in the monastery of Thiksey, A majestic monastery perched on a rocky outcrop built in the 15th century during the first wave of expansion of Gelugpa sect in Ladakh. In the entry there are painting of protective deities and the great masters of the sect .
Then drive to Shey, once the capital of Upper Ladakh before being supplanted by Leh, monastery housed rich murals painting ,well restored and represent the 18 arhats (disciples of Buddha who attained enlightenment), Back to Choglamsar for Lunch in Tibetan restaurant, later visit Tibetan refuge camp, evening back to Leh.

Day 5:- Leh to Stok and Spituk, 30 kms ( both way)

Early breakfast , than leave to Stock to get the better sun rise light for photo- graphy .Visit Palace and village , Musium in palace house valuable antic objects, We will stroll from the village to village to meet the people and to see their daily activities, one can enter in a family house to have a cup of tea and discuss their mode of life .Back to Leh for Luch, Afternoon leave to visit the Spituk village, visit its monastery and stroll in village, night in hotel at Leh.

Day 6:- Leh – Lamayuru via Likkir, Basgo (3450 m), 135 kms.,

Leave to Likkir in the direction to west of Leh following the Indus valley , Here you will visit majestic monastery of 7th century of Gylukpa sect ( Red hat ) next is ruin of Basgo palace and its famous stucco temple. Now take road to Lamayuru, one of the ancient monastery magnificently perched on the hill . Before budhisme penetrated in the region this site was known as a centre for Bon religion. Stroll around the monastery campus and admire the stunning beauty of landscape, night in simple hotel.

Day 7:- Lamayuru – Alchi,-55 kms. stroll in the village

One can again attend the morning puja in the monastery , After breakfast short drive till Alchi , visit Monastery , Among the many temples, caves and stupas built in Ladakh Alchi choskor is the largest and most famous of all of them, .. built by Rinchen Zangpo ablout 990 years ago. Monastery house valuable mural painting and Thankas. Night in hotel or huest house .

Day 8:- Alchi-Temisgam-Tia, Alchi

We leave with Pack lunch to Temisgam, a small hidden oasis located in the heart of grand and mineral landscape known for the production of ales and apricot Visit PAlas built in 1460 , next step to the monastery of Temisgam , Monastery house magnifique freco et statues, Now walk in the village of Tia , visit Nunnery to discover the life of women in the isolated monastery. back to Alchi for over night stay.

Day 9:- Alchi to Leh via Rizong and Ohyang , 71 km.

Leave to Leh, on the way visit Rizong and Phyang monastery.

Rizong : A beautiful monastery built in 1840 by the Lama Tsultrim nyma who wished to restore an orthodox Lamaism that the monk still practice. The monastery is totally isolated , no village having been established in this barren area . At the entrance ceiling decorated with beautiful Manadala . Numerous thankas, representing for most part Budha or Tsonghapa , with the thousand Budhas. Together with the library complete the traditional contents of his dukhang.

PHYANG MONASTERY: The monastery was founded 446 years ago (reckoning from 1977). Called Tashi Chozang, there are sacred shrines and various wall paintings are to be seen which date back from the royal period. The protected deity of the monastery is Apchi Choski Dolma. Stroll in village and further drive to Leh, night in hotel.

Day 10:- Leh-Dehli.

Flight to Delhi, on arrival in Delhi Our colleague will accompany you till hotel, check in hotel at 12 noon. half day city tour to lotus temple and Hunmayun Tomb, night in hotel.

Day 11:- Visit Delhi and Departure .

Morning visit to the street of old Delhi by Tricycle ( Man drive rickshaw ) Discover the spice market and colorful bazzar, red fort and Grand Mosque ( Jama Masjid ) You can have lunch in Karim restaurant know of mughlai specialities .A glimpse to India gate and president house before Visiting the canaught place . After dinner transfer to airport to get your flight to onward destination, Check out time 12 noon, baggage can be stored in the hotel. N hotel in Delhi.

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