Ladakh is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. The stark mountains; the moody sky; the sparse yet mesmerizing meadows; the whimsical rivers; the exotic lakes; and the challenging high altitude passes – you have to be in Ladakh to get intoxicated by all these shades of nature. The roof of India, Ladakh is unparalleled land that honestly requires no introduction. Ladakh tours have emerged out as the new favorite among both kinds of travelers; the ones who travel often, and the ones who do it less but do it in style. It doesn’t matter if you are an adventure junky or someone who travels with their whole pack for the experience, Ladakh has something for everyone. Our Glimpses of Ladakh Tour is for those who have only a few days to spare and yet want to experience the stunning beauty of Ladakh.
Itinerary: Leh – Spituk – Alchi – Uleytokpo – Lamayuru – Leh
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL LEH
Arrival at Leh airport and transfer to the Hotel.
Full day is t leisure to acclimatize yourself because of high altitude of Leh as it is 3500 Mtrs above the sea level. In the evening you will be visiting Leh Bazaar.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 02 : LEH
Full day excursion to visit Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. It is quite interesting to visit the Thiksey monastery early in the morning to see “praying ceremony”. Also visit one of the biggest monasteries of Leh “Hemis”.
On the way back visit Shey Palace. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 03 : LEH – SPITUK – ALCHI – ULEYTOKPO ( 80 KM, 3 HOURS )
After breakfast in the morning leave for Uletokpo camping which is one of the most beautiful camping in the Ladakh region. En-route visit Spituk Monastery.
Continue drive to visit Alchi monastery. It is the only monastery in the Ladakh on flat ground. By the lunch time, you will reach Uletokpo.
In the Evening, enjoy sitting on the bank of river coming down from the Ridzong side. Overnight stay at camp.
DAY 04 : ULETOKPO – LAMAYURU – LEH ( 180 KM, 6 HOURS)
Leave Uletokpo and drive towards Lamayuru via Khaltsi. Which is the oldest monasteries of ladakh region. This monastery was founded in the 10th Century.
Late afternoon drive back to Leh for overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05 : DEPARTURE
Early morning transfer to Leh airport to catch flight for onward destination.