Ladakh with Himachal pradesh tour

Duration : 17 Days/16 Nights

 

DAY 01: Arrival in Delhi

Meet and greet by our represantative and transfer to your hotel for rest, night in delhi

 

DAY 02: Delhi to Leh (3500 m)

After breakfast, flight to Leh, on arrival transfer to hotel for rest and after lunch visit of Shanti Stupa and leh vegetable market. Night at hotel

 

DAY 03: Leh – Stok Choglamsar, 30 km (round trip) Visits of Spituk village

After breakfast road towards Stok Palace – visit of the museum and Stok village. Possible to share a cup of tea/Kahva with a ladakhi family. Then continue towards Choglamsar, and lunch, and then visti of Monastery of Spituk.

 

DAY 04: Leh Lamayuru through Likkir, Basgo (3450 m), 135 km

After breakfast, road towards Likkir, visit of monastery of Likkir, and visit of ruins of Basgo Palace, then road to Lamayuru, and visit of one of the oldest monasteries on a hill , night at guest house in Lamayuru.

 

DAY 05: Lamayuru Alchi, 55 km.

After breakfast, attend the ceremony in  monastery, and take road towards Alchi,  Visit of the monastery of Alchi with  temples, caves and stupas built in Ladakh, the complex of 6 temples of Alchi is undoubtedly the most ancient and the most incredible in ladakh region, night in guest house

 

DAY 06: Alchi to Leh (3600 m), via Likkir, Phyang: Drive: 130 km/04:30 hrs

After breakfast, road towards leh, via Likkir and Phyang, where we visit Tashi Chozang gompa which has beautiful wall paintings. After lunch we take road to leh, and we arrive by late afternoon, rest of time free in Leh.

 

DAY 07: Around Leh

After breakfast, Full day siteseen of leh including monasteries of Shey, Thiksey, and Hemis gompas, return  to Leh and night in hotel.

 

DAY 08: Exploring Leh

After breakfast, Visit of Tsemo Gompa, Shanti Stupa and old fort of Leh. night at  hotel.

 

DAY 09: Leh to Sarchu (4250 m): Drive: 250 km/ 09hrs

After breakfast, road towards the world’s second highest motorable pass, Tanglang La (5332 m) , and after crossing Morai plains, we reach village of Pang, after lunch, we proceed towards Lachung la (5090 mtrs) and Nakki La (4950), and after crossing Gata loops, we reach Sarchu, border between states of Jammu and kashmir and himacha pradesh. – Night in Camp in Sarchu

 

DAY 10: Sarchu to Manali (2050 m): Drive: 225 km/09hrs

 After breakfast, road towards Baralacha la, (4800 mtrs), and from the top, we have breathtaking views of snow capped mountains. We continue along Chandra river, and after crossing Rohtang Pass, we arrive in Manali which is one of the most popular hill stations of india, and very famous among Honeymoon couples.  – Night at hotel

 

DAY 11: Exploring Manali

After breakfast, visit of Manali, including Manu temple, Hadimba devi temple, and monastery – night in manali.

 

DAY 12: Manali to Mandi (754m): Drive: 97 km; then to Rewalsar; 23 km

Road to Mandi, which is known for its shikhara-style temples of Bhootnath  and Triloknathat at Tarna Hill. check in to hotel in mandi, and we proceed towards Rewalsar, a small village 23 kms from Mandi, where there is a small lake. It is believed  that from this place  Padmasambhava left for Tibet to spread Buddhism – Night in Mandi

 

DAY 13: Mandi to Palampur (1219m), via Bir, Baijnath: Drive: 137 km

After breakfast, we move towards Palampur, on the way visit of Bir, which is  Tibetan settlement in Dhauladhar mountain ranges. Enroute visit of the Baijnath, Old shiva temple and we reach Palampur which is famous for its tea gardens and Mild climate.  – Night at Hotel

 

DAY 14: Palampur to Dharamsala (1830 m), via Masroor, Kangra: Drive: 82km/03 hrs

After breakfast, road towards Dharamshala, on the way, visit of Masroor, 30 km before Kangra, which has  15 rock cut temples of Indo-Aryan architecture. After lunch, visit of Kangra fort, and Brijeshwari devi temple, continue towards Dharamshala and we arrive in Mc Leod Ganj, seat of Tibet in Exile, which has a monastery and home of dalai lama also.  – Night at hotel

 

DAY 15: Exploring Dharamsala/Mcleodganj

After breakfast, visit of Mc leodganj, starting from the Namgyal monastery which is  surrounded by a row of prayer wheels and contains large images of the Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avalokteshwara. Afterwards, we visit Dalai lama’s residence and evening free in Mc Leodganj. – Night in Mc Leodganj

 

DAY 16: Dharamsala to Amritsar: Drive: 190 km/6 hrs

After breakfast, route for Amritsar, and by afternoon check in to hotel, and visit of Wagah Border, and evening visit of Golden temple – Harmandir sahib, which is most important Sikh Shrine in the country. We can attend evening prayers, and participate in community kitchen offered at Gurudwara Langar  – night in Amritsar

 

DAY 17: Amritsar to Delhi: Train: 6 hrs; and Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Railway station to catch train to delhi, and on arrival transfer to Airport for onward destination.