- Start Date04/01/2021
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityDELHI
- End CityDELHI
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hrs
- Durations 10 days 9 nights
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN DELHI (STAY AT THE LODHI, DELHI)
Afternoon City tour of Old & New Delhi visiting Raj Ghat , where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated . Red Fort , Made by Mughal Empror Shahjahan , Jama Masjid , The largest in India, It has three great gateways, four angle towers and two minarets constructed of alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble. Chandni Chowk , this main street of Old Delhi is the colorful shopping bazaar, known as Chandni Chowk. It has very sharp contrast to the open, spacious streets of Delhi. Laxmi Narayan Temple , dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune . India Gate , this 42ms high stone of triumph is a war memorial . It bears the names of 85,000 Indian army soldiers, who died in the campaigns of WW I .Rashtrapati Bhawan - This palace-like building is the official residence of the President of India and an interesting blend of Mughal and western architectural styles . Qutab Minar - The highest monument of India, Qutb Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak, to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings. Humayun's Tomb , is mausoleum of the Mughal emperor Humayun. Bahai Temple , or the Lotus Temple is a marvel of modern architecture. Set among pools and gardens, adherents of any faith can visit, pray or meditate.. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02 - DELHI TO LEH (STAY AT THE CHAMBA CAMP, THIKSEY)
In time transfer to airport to board flight for Leh. Ladakh is a land abounding in awesome physical features, set in an enormous and spectacular environment. Bounded by two of the world\\\'s mightiest mountain ranges, the Karakoram in the north and the Great Himalaya in the south, it is traversed by two other parallel chains, the Ladakh Range and the Zanskar Range. Today a high-altitude desert, sheltered from the rain-bearing clouds of the Indian monsoon by the barrier of the Great Himalaya, Ladakh was once covered by an extensive lake system, the vestiges of which still exist on its south-east plateaux of Rupshu and Chushul, in the drainage basins or lakes of Tso-moriri, Tso-kar and Pangong-tso. But the main source of water is winter snowfall. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 03 - EXPLORE THE OLD CITY
After breakfast Sightseeing of the historic monuments and major Buddhist gompas (monasteries) are the main attractions of Ladakh. the capital, since the building of its nine-storey Leh Palace in the early 17th century. A few kilometres up the Indus is Shey Palace, the most ancient capital, with its palace and temples. Down river, Basgo, right on the road, and Tingmosgang, a short distance up a side-valley, both served as royal capitals when the Old Kingdom was temporarily divided into two parts in the 15th century. Both these places have the remains of forts and temples dating from the period of their brief glory. Just across the river from Leh lies Stok, the village with which the deposed royal family was compensated for the loss of the throne. Stok Palace, where the royal family now lives, houses a museum of artefacts associated with the dynasty. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 04 - DISCOVER THIKSEY MONASTERY
Located in the Eastern region of Leh, Thiksey Monastery is one of the most beautiful Tibetan Buddhist style monasteries in India. At a height of around 3600 metres above sea level, it is situated in between the cold deserts of Leh and Ladakh. Known to be the largest Tibetan monastery in Ladakh, Thiksey monastery houses several stupas, statues and other Buddhist artefacts in its 12 storey structure. There are various sections which you can visit in the monastery, each of which has a distinct style of architecture. The personal aesthetics with the surrounding snow-clad beauty of the monastery is what attracts tourists from all over the world. A striking feature of the monastery is the presence of a separate building of female renouncers apart from the statues, paintings and other exhibits. The monastery also comprises Maitreya to commemorate the 14th visit of the Dalai Lama to this place. Be it the combination of nature and craftsmanship, the intermingling of various Buddhist sects and the coincidence of historical and contemporary architecture or the soothing, serene environment, this place is often known to be a place with rich cultural heritage. It is a must visit if you are in Ladakh. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 05 - CONTINUE TO DISKIT (STAY AT THE CHAMBA CAMP, DISKIT)
After breakfast depart by surface to Diskit. DescriptionDiskit is a village and headquarter of the Nubra tehsil and the Nubra subdivision in the Leh district of Ladakh in India. The Diskit Monastery is located in this village. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 06 - EXPLORE NUBRA
After breakfast city tour of Nubra. Nubra is a subdivision and a tehsil in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. Its inhabited areas form a tri-armed valley cut by the Nubra and Shyok rivers. Its Tibetan name Ldumra means "the valley of flowers". Diskit, the headquarters of Nubra, is about 150 km north from Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 07 - RETURN TO LEH (STAY AT THE CHAMBA CAMP, THIKSEY)
After breakfast depart by surface to Leh. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 08 - AT LEISURE IN LEH
Full day at Leisure. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 09 - LEH TO DELHI (STAY AT THE LODHI, DELHI)
In time transfer to airport to board flight for Leh. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 10 - DEPART FROM DELHI
In time transfer to airport to board flight for your onward destination.
How many people will be on my trip?
Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips, you’ll be part of an intimate group of 12-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry up to 24 travelers. Group sizes are displayed on each trip’s overview page on our website.