Delhi - Leh - Ladakh - Tibetan Camp - Leh - Phyang - Alchi - Ridzong
- Lamayuru - Likir - Leh - Khardong La - Hundar - Leh - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi
Delhi. Airport - hotel transfer.
Delhi - Leh
Delhi - Leh (3500 m) by plane. Afternoon at leisure.
We can visit the palace and the gompa of Leh and the Stock royal
Visit of the high Indus valley's monasteries.
* Shey houses the old summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. Its
gompa shelters an amazing Buddha, 12 m high.
* The picturesque Thikse monastery is perched on top of the hill
overhanging the Indus.
* And Hemis gompa is one of the largest in Ladakh.
Day 04 : Tibetan
Visit Stok royale palace, Spitok monastery and the
Tibetan Camp of Choglamsar (Car). These two days of visit are an
excellent opportunity to get acclimatized for the Khardong La.
Day 05 : Leh - Phyang
(3600 m) - Alchi (3400 m) in 3 h. 24 km away from Leh, on the way to
Srinagar, we will visit Phyang monastery and its picturesque
village. We continue onwards to Alchi monastery, famous for its
massive statues of Buddha, its wood carving and Cashmere wall
Day 06 : Alchi - Ridzong
(3450 m) - Lamayuru (3420 m) in 3 h. En route, visit of Ridzong
monastery, set into stunning surroundings and hidden among the
hills. We continue to Lamayuru and visit it monastery perched at
Day 07 : Lamayuru - Likir
(3600 m) - Niť (3800 m) - Leh in 6 h. En route, visit of Likir
monastery, one of the oldest in Ladakh. Near Nie and after an hour
walk through an arid and bare land, the trail comes across Basgo,
dominated by impressive ruined fortresses. A quite stroking
succession of shortens, sanctuaries and a palace line the path.
Day 08 : Leh - Khardong La
(5400 m) - Hundar (3020 m) in 5 h. The road winds its way through
mineral landsacapes and is very desert like. From the pass, the view
is superb. The Nubra valley seems to be an island of green lost in
Day 09 : Hundar
Camal safari. It is almost incredible to see camels in these
parts of the world! The Bactriane camels were used for caravans
crossing the immense deserts of Central Asia : Taklamakan and Gobi.
We can organize an extra camel safari day.
Day 10 : Hundar - Leh
We retrace our way to cross the Khardung La and come back to the
Indus valley. Afternoon at leisure, we can spend some time shopping
in the bazaar.
Day 11 : Leh -
Day 12 :
Day at leisure. Back to home.