Delhi > Leh > Uleytokpo > Nubra Valley
30 Oct 2019 - 06 Nov 2019 ** Indicates tentative date.
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Upon your arrival in the Indian capital city of New Delhi, you will be greeted by our representative at the International Airport. After a warm welcome, you will be escorted to your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.
After breakfast, a full day excursion to visit Shey Monastery: 15 Km south of Leh, an erstwhile Royal residence up to 16th century, located on the banks of Indus River and is managed by Buddhists Monks from Hemis Monastery. Visit the prime attraction of the monastery the beautifully decorated blue haired Maitreya Buddha of 17.5 m high, made up with copper and brass with studs of precious stones. Afternoon, continue your drive towards south to visit Hemis: the largest monastery in Ladakh, built in 1630. It belongs to the red sect, Brokpa and lies at a distance of 45 km south of Leh. Impressive and intriguing, Hemis is different from the other important monasteries of Ladakh. The annual festival, commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, held for two days in June-July, enlivening the courtyard of the monastery. On your way back to Leh visit Thiksey Monastery is located 20 km from Leh and is situated on a hillock overlooking the Indus Valley with full face view of the magnificent Stok range.
This morning, drive to Uleytokpo, en-route visit village of Nimo, photo stop at River Zanskar and Basgo Fort. Visit Buddhist monastery Likir Monastery or Likir Gompa (Klud-kyil) located approx. 52 km. west of Leh. It is picturesquely situated on a little hill in the valley near the Indus River. It belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and was established in 1065. Visit the oldest and most famous Buddhist monastery Alchi Monastery or Alchi Gompa, known more like a monastic complex (chos-'khor) of temples in Alchi village. It is administered by the Likir Monastery. After the visit, continue your drive to Uleytokpo. Upon arrival, check-in into your camp.
Early morning, embark on your drive to visit Lamayuru Monastery (127 km from Leh) belongs to the Red-Hat sect of Buddhism and houses approx. 150 Buddhist monks. The monastery is made up of a number of shrines with a rich collection of thankas and magnificent wall paintings. After the visit, continue your drive to Leh en route visit Rizong Gompa (approx 73 km from Leh) belongs to the Gelukpa Order and serves as the residence of approx. 40 monks. Upon arrival, check-in into your hotel.
After breakfast, embark on your drive to Nubra Valley (popularly known as Ldorma or the valley of flowers), leads through Khardongla pass- the highest motorable pass in the world (5600 Mtrs). Upon arrival, visit Diskit village sprawling over the floodplains on the south banks of the Shyok River and sand dunes of village Hunder. Enjoy the main attraction of the Nubra valley Bactarian Camels (double hump Camel). Overnight stay at Camp.
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