9 Days Ladakh and Hemis Festival

Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River

INDIA, home to the ancient Indus Valley Civilization and a region of historic trade routes and vast empires, the Indian subcontinent was identified with its commercial and cultural wealth for much of its long history. Over here, you can find a range of activities suitable for all to enjoy! The rugged Himalayas, colorful Rajasthan, holy Buddhist sites, spa relaxation at Kerala and lots more!

Ladakh is the high altitude region of India known for its mountainous beauty and is home to the Tibetan community of India. Heavily influenced by the Tibetan culture,  you can expect to see many Tibetan markets and temples as you travel around the region.

Follow us on this tour to attend the once a year Ladakh Hemis Festival to celebrate the birth of Lord Padmasambhava who is known to have introduced Buddhism in Tibet. Witness the mask dance performances and traditional music together with the locals in this joyous occasion.

Highlights

Attend the Hemis Festival

Leh

Hemis Monastery

Thiksey Monastery

Shey Palace

Gompa Palace

Shanti Stupa

Leh Palace

Magnetic Hill

Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River

Alchi

Alchi Chosker

Likir Monastery

Lamayuru

Lamayuru Monastery

Nubra Valley

White sand Dunes

Hunder and Diskit Monasteries

Khardungla pass (highest motor pass in the world)

Delhi

Qutub Minar

Raj Ghat

Price includes

Return economy class ticket by Jet Airways (9W)

Return domestic air tickets from Delhi to Leh

8 nights hotel accommodation

Meals and sightseeing as per itinerary

English speaking tour guide

Itinerary

01 Singapore  Delhi

Arrive Delhi by 9W flight 2300 hrs & be in transit to connect your domestic flight to Leh next day early morning

(Meal on board)

02 Delhi  Leh

Connect your flight for Leh, Met upon arrival and transfer hotel.  Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh.  In the evening you may take a walk to the local bazaar in Leh.

(Lunch, Dinner)

03 Leh

Witness the inaugural day of the annual monastic festival at Hemis monastery. Packed lunch will be served at the festival. Return to hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight stay.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

04 Leh

Morning after breakfast, drive to Thiksey village, visit Thiksey monastery and drive to Shey Village to visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Later on the way back to Leh Visit Stok Palace and Museum. Return to Leh and visit Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Leh.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

05 Leh  Alchi  Lamayuru  Leh

After an early breakfast drive to Lamayuru monastery, Enroute visiting Magnetic Hill, Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River, Likir monastery, Alchi Chosker.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

06 Leh  Nubra Valley

Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (On Own). Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

07 Nubra Valley  Leh

Morning after Breakfast proceed for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass the World Highest Motorable road.  Evening you may explore Leh bazaar for souvenir.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

08 Leh  Delhi

Transfer to airport to connect your flight for Delhi, Arrive Delhi & straight proceed for the city tour Visit Qutab Tower (12th century AD) one of the most perfect towers in the world, drive past India Gate (war memorial) & Embassy area (Diplomatic Enclave), Govt. buildings (1921-30 AD), President House & Parliament House. Also visit Raj Ghat (cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi) and drive past Red Fort.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

09 Delhi  Singapore

Early morning transfer to airport to connect your return flight for Singapore.

(Breakfast)

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Should there be an event of any disscrepancies, prices at our retail counters will the taken as the final rate.

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Child with Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child w/o Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child Half Twin – 1 child sharing twin room with 1 adult

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