Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destination: Delhi – Leh – Thiksey Shey – Hemis – Tso Moriri – Kargil – Srinagar
Delhi – On arrival a warm welcome by our representatives and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Delhi / Leh – Early morning connect flight to Leh. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to get acclimatized. Later tour of Leh city. Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Leh– Leave for sighseeing of Leh Tsemo, Leh Place and later drive to Shanti Stupa. Take a walk down local bazaar. Overnight at the hotel in Leh.
Leh / Thiksey-Shey / Leh – Founded in 15th century, Thiksey, a 12 storey Gompa painted in red, orge and white has 60 lamas in residence plus a nunnery and a total of 10 temples. There are excellent views across the Indus Valley flood plain both east and westbound from it, from which the Gompa at Matho (to the east), the royal place at Stok (across the valley to the south) and the former royal place at Shey (to the west) are clearly visible. Early morning drive Thiksey Monastery. Visit Shey place and monastery. Drive back to Leh.Â Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Hemis – Hemis Monastery holds the distinction of being the biggest as well as the wealthiest monastery of Ladakh. It dates back to the eyar 1630 and was ounded by the first incamation of Stagsang Raspa Nawang Gyatso. Drive to Hemis monastery. Walk up to Gotsang and later come back to Hemis. Overnight in Camp.
Tso Moriri – Drive to Tso Moriri Lake, home to many migratory and endangered species of bird. Overnight in camp.
Tso moriri – In the morning visit the nomad camp. Enjoy a walk around the tranquil lake. Overnight in camp.
Tso moriri / Leh – Drive back to Leh and check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Leh / Kargil – Drive to Kargil and on arrival check in at hotel. Visit the Tete Sping and other interesting places like the Sure Valley which from the main stay of Kargil district. Overnight at the hotel.
Kargil – Day at leisure for rest and relaxation. Overnight at the hotel in Kargil.
Kargil / Srinagar – Drive to Srinagar via Drass, which is noted for its heavy snowfalls and exstreme cold. After Zoji-la pass drive through Sonamang, the gold valley, past winding roads into Srinagar. Arrive Srinagar and check in at a houseboat. Overnight at the houseboat.
Srinagar – Cruise through Dal and Nagin Lakes which float through a network of canals to enchanted floating gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Lunch on board the Shikara (Gondola). Soak in the sun and swim or surf in the lake. Evening enjoy a Wazwan feast. Overnight on board the houseboat.
Srinagar / Delhi – Morning at leisure, Leave in he morning to connect flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi transfer to a hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities. Do your last minute shopping. Late evening transfer to airport to board connect flight back home.