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Monasteries and tribes of Ladakh

Monasteries and tribes of Ladakh

Explore some of most fascinating Buddhist sites of Ladakh and century old Tibetan customs. Trek in rural from village to village to get insight of local culture and to admire the pristine beauty of arid Ladakh. Discover a unique tribe “ the Brogpas “ in Dah—Hanu valley, An Aryan race is most fascinating tribe in Indus valley,

Day 1: Arrive Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi —Leh : (3500 m) by Flight
DAY 3: Around Leh.
DAY 4:-Leh-Phyang (3600m); Taru (3700m); Trek1 -2 hours
DAY 5: Taru-Taru La (4200 m), Nyemo (3700m), 4 hours 30 minutes; Trek 2
DAY 6: Nyemo-Nie (3800 m), 4 hours; Trek 3
DAY 7: Nie-Likir ( 3600m ) Trek 4
DAY 8: Likir to Lamayuru (2995m) 67 kms 3 hours.
DAY 9: Lamayuru to Dah-Hanu, 71 km
DAY 10: Dah-Hanu to Leh via Alchi, 140 km
DAY11: Leh to Stok and Spituk,30 kms ( both way)
DAY 12: Leh-Dehli flight.
DAY 13: 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 flight to Leh , fly 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 take walk to Shanti Stupa, Royal Palace dominating Leh built by 5th Dalailama in 17th century looks like little Potala of Lahasa , stroll in the Bazzar and , night in hotel.

DAY 3: Around Leh.

Full day sight-seeing to visit Shey, Thiksey, Hemis monasteries, back to hotel.

DAY 4:-Leh-Phyang (3600m); Taru (3700m); Trek1 -2 hours

Leave to Phyang, visit the monastery founded 446 years ago, there are sacred shrines and various wall paintings are to be seen which date back from the royal period. Stroll in village and take a pleasant walk of acclimatization towards Taru, Night in family house or local guest house.

DAY 5: Taru-Taru La (4200 m), Nyemo (3700m), 4 hours 30 minutes; Trek 2

The trail climbs steeply towards the first pass of the trek and descends to the Nyemo village.

Night in a family house in Common room, toilet out side

DAY 6: Nyemo-Nie (3800 m), 4 hours; Trek 3

The route traverses Basgo, dominated by impressive ruined fortresses. A quite striking succession of Chhortens, sanctuaries and a palace lines the path.

Night in the family house in a Common room, toilet outside or in local guest house

DAY 7: Nie-Likir ( 3600m ) Trek 4

We enter an arid and barren landscape, follow a beautiful valley that leads to monastery of Likkir majestically located above village with its Status as sentinel of village visit majestic monastery of 7th century of Gylukpa sect ( Red hat ) said to be one of oldest in Ladaakh. Night in family house or local guest house.

DAY 8: Likir to Lamayuru (2995m) 67 kms 3 hours.

Join the main highway between Leh and Srinagar. En route take glimpse on ruin of Basgo palace and enjoy stunning beauty of lunar landscape.
Lamayuru monastery is one of the ancient monastery magnificently perched on the hill . Before Buddhism penetrated in the region this site was known as a centre for Bon religion. Visit and stroll around the monastery campus and admire the stunning beauty of landscape, night in simple hotel.

DAY 9: Lamayuru to Dah-Hanu, 71 km

Drive along the Indus River, afternoon reach at Dunkhar, later visit the village; overnight in a Local house/Guest house

Stroll in Biama and two km trek to Dah, afternoon cross the Indus to Balrase village. Leave to Dah on the route visit several villages like, Skurbuchan having apricot orchards, Achinathang and Biama famous for pashmina, sheep breeding, handicrafts center. Overnight at the guest house or at a family house.

DROKHPA who belong to the purest Aryan race. are believed to have migrated to this area via Gilgit around thousands of years ago from the Central Asia. They are different with large, beautiful eyes, sharp aquiline nose. The men, women and children wear heavy metallic earrings. Most of these villages are dominated by Muslims with colorful mosques and a very few Buddhist houses with small Gompas.

DAY 10: Dah-Hanu to Leh via Alchi, 140 km

Drive back to Leh, en route visit Alchi 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 about 990 years ago. Monastery house valuable mural painting and Thankas. Further driv to Leh , rest of the time at leisure; overnight at the hotel.

DAY11: 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 12: Leh-Dehli flight.

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 13: 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.

Cost Per person in $ ₹
Number of persons 2 3 4 to 5 6 to 9 10 and More Single Supplement
Cost per person

Cost Include

  • Ground transport as per itinerary,
  • Airport transfer (domestic and international),
  • Twin sharing room on medium class neat and clean hotel,
  • While trekking staying in family houses ( shared room ) in or local guest houses.
  • During the trek transport by pony, mule or vehicle,
  • Delhi on BB basis, Rest full board,
  • English speaking guide,
  • Medical kit with oxygen cylinder

Cost Exclude

  • Flight domestic and International,
  • Monument fees,
  • Visa, airport tax,
  • Insurance,
  • Sleeping bag,
  • Food at Delhi,
  • Beverages,
  • Personal exp.
  • Medical evacuation,
  • Tipping
  • Document required obtaining the entry permit for Dah-Hanu:
  • 1 copy of Visa
  • 2 copies of passport
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