Magical Ladakh

11 days
£2545 pp
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Dramatic landscapes, a plateau surrounded by Himalayan peaks and an opportunity to stargaze from the sweeping ramparts of the royal palace. Extraordinary! That’s Ladakh. The culture is no less extraordinary with the predominant religion being Buddhism, there are numerous monasteries and a series of colourful festivals each summer. Ladakh is open to visit from May till September.


DAY 1: In transit

Fly to Delhi. We will work out the most efficient route for you.

DAY 2: Delhi - Trident Gurgaon

Arrive Delhi and transfer to your hotel in your private chauffeured car. Optional half day sightseeing of Delhi.

DAY 3: Ladakh - The Kaal Hotel

Fly to Leh, the capital of the kingdom of Ladakh. You are now at an altitude of 11500ft. Transfer to your hotel and rest of the day at leisure to acclimatise. First of four nights in Leh.

DAY 4: Ladakh - The Kaal Hotel

Today, visit Sankar Gompa, Shanti Stupa pagoda, the Tibetan inspired Leh Palace and the 15th century Namgyal Tsemo Gompa perched on a cliff top.

DAY 5: Ladakh - The Kaal Hotel

Morning visit to Thiksey monastery to witness the morning prayers. Later visit Shey, once the summer residence of Ladak Vikings. After lunch, visit Hemis monastery to see an impressive array of thangka’s and frescoes dating back to the 17th century.

DAY 6: Ladakh - The Kaal Hotel

Today explore Basgo Castle and the majestic Likir Monastery. After lunch, visit the rocky fortress, Rizong monastery, which has one of the only nunneries in Ladakh. Later visit the Alchi Monastery, located on the banks of the Indus river.

DAY 7: Nubra Valley- Desert Himalaya

Drive to Nubra Valley crossing Khardung La Pass, situated along the ancient caravan route of Central Asia. At 18,380 ft, Khardung La Pass is the highest motorable road in the world. As you drive along, discover an extraordinary blend of landscapes with streaming rivers, orchards, desert sand dunes and greenfields. Arrive Nubra Valley and check into your hotel. This afternoon, visit Diskit Monastery and Hunder Sand Dunes. Optional ride on a double hump camel.

DAY 8: Nubra Valley- Desert Himalaya

Morning visit to Ensa Monastery, the oldest monastery in Nubra. Take an optional 45-minute trek (moderate/hard) up to the monastery to see the footprints of Dachompa in one of the three prayer rooms. Next drive to the 132-year-old Samstanling Monastery.

DAY 9: Ladakh - The Kaal Hotel

Morning transfer by road to Leh. On arrival, check into your hotel for overnight stay. Chauffer car at disposal to visit surroundings at leisure.

DAY 10: Delhi - Trident Gurgaon

Fly to Delhi. Met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Evening at leisure.

DAY 11: Depart Delhi

Fly back to Delhi.


What's included

  • Accommodation in double room
  • Your chauffeur driven private car for all transfers
  • All entrances to places of visit
  • Sightseeing with your private guide
  • Internal economy flights

What's excluded

  • International flights quoted separately
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Visa
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Gratuities and Tips




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Mrs. Jenkins

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