Leh - Khardongla Pass - Alchi - Lamayuru - Delhi
The rhythmic chant, towering mountains, clear blue sky and natural beauty will amaze you in Leh Ladakh region. It is in eastern part of Jammu and Kashmir and known as "Silk Route" between west Asia and Plains of India. It has a number of monasteries like Hemis, Alchi, Thikse and Lamayuru which attracts a number of tourists from around the world and people get there to nurture their spiritual needs as well as adventure loving people come here for mountaineering, and skiing in winter when valley covered with white snow.
Day 01: Leh
On arrival at Leh airport Informative Travels representative will meet you and take you to your hotel and help in checking in. Get refreshed at hotel and in evening our representative will take you to a short walk in Leh Bazar "Local Market". Here you can enjoy marketing traditional things. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Leh
Early morning depart for Thiksey monastery to see prayer after performing prayer continue drive for Hemis Monastery. It is most famous monastery in Ladakh region. Now return back to hotel Enroute visit to Shey Palace. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Leh
After breakfast at hotel start you day by visiting Spituk and Phyang Monastery. Have lunch in a good restaurant and in Afternoon start a walk for Kings Palace following with Leh Mosque, Leh Gompa, Shankar Gompa and return back to hotel through Leh Bazar. Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
Day 04: Leh - khardungla pass
After breakfast at hotel take a 2hrs drive for Khardongla Pass a world record holding highest motorable pass at altitude of 5600 Mtrs. Enjoy a clear view of snow covered mountains peaks and beauty of nature pass your day here and return back to hotel in evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Leh - Alchi
After breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel and we will start our drive to Alchi, 70 kms west of Leh. Enroute visit Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, the Magnetic Hill and Hall of Fame. On arrival check in to any camp at Alchi and after getting refreshed visit Alchi village and Monastery here it is an 11th Century Buddhist Temple regarded as one of the most important Buddhist Centres in Ladakh and a jewel of monastic skill. Here you can see a number of traditional activity performed by villagers since ancient time. Dinner and overnight stay at camp.
Day 06 : Alchi - Lamayuru – Leh
After breakfast at Alchi camp leave for Khaltsi. After formalities at Khaltsi which is a passport checking point drive for Lamayuru. It is an oldest monastery founded in 10th century. After visiting monastery take lunch and start a 5 hrs drive for Leh. On arrival check into hotel and take rest.
Day 07: Leh
In morning after breakfast start a half day tour to Stok Palace. The Palace was built in 1825 by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal. On the way back visit the Choglamsar village (A Tibetan refugee Camp) famous for Tibetan Culture, History and Buddhism. Afternoon free for personal activities Or visit to the Local Ladakhi family house which can be arranged on request. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Departure
After breakfast checkout from hotel. Our representative will take you to the airport to connect onward destination flight.