Day 01: Arrive in Leh
Arrive at Leh airport by morning flight from Delhi.
This flight is one of the most sensational flights in the world. On a clear day
from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2,
Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that
you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif. Upon arrival
you will be transferred to your hotel. You would take a little time to settle
in and acclimatize since you have gone from a relatively low elevation in New
Delhi to over 11,000 feet! During the afternoon, you can walk through the old
town, beneath the Leh Palace, to allow you to get oriented to this fascinating
city. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 02: In Leh
After breakfast full day sightseeing to the massive
Tibetan Buddhist Gompas of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis. A few kilometers up the
Indus is Shey, the ancient capital, with its palaces, temples, and vibrantly
colored murals, cleaned and restored in the mid 1980’s. Later we drive to visit
the fortress styled monastery of Thikse. Afterwards, we drive to visit the Hemis
monastery. This monastery is known to be the most famous and rich Buddhist
temple in the entire region. The Murals and frescoes here date back to 17th
century. After we explore the sacred monastery, we drive back to our hotel in
Leh. In the evening, we will spend some time roaming around the markets.
Overnight at your hotel.
Day 03: Leh to Khardungla
After breakfast proceed for an unforgettable drive
to the top of the world's highest motor able mountain pass Khardungla, at a
height of about 18,300 Ft Enjoy unbelievable but true spectacular views of the
Himalayas. Return by lunch. Later we will drive back to the hotel for our
Day 04: Departure
After breakfast drive back to the airport for your flight
to any onward destination.