Ladakh - ROOF TOP OF THE WORLD

(12 days)

Delhi, Leh, Nubra Valley, Leh, Delhi

Only having recently caught the eyes of tourists within India and around the world, Ladakh offers mesmerizing experiences through its eternal desert landscapes. Travelers in the hunt for some adventure and cultural insights will love the balance that this region has to offer with regards to thrilling hikes and insights into the Buddhist culture in this region.

This tour is recommended for

Culture & Heritage
Adventure
Off the Beaten Track
Family

At a Glance

Delhi (2 nights), Leh (3 nights), Alchi (2 nights), Nubra Valley (2 nights), Leh (1 night), Delhi (1 night)


Tour Highlights

  • Start your trip from Delhi
  • Explore the serene morning prayers at the Thikse Monastery
  • Take drive through the World’s highest Pass
  • Explore and indulge in some unique Buddist works of art
  • Delve deeper into the Tibetan way of life
  • Hike through the awe inspiring landscapes of the Nubra Valley

Detailed Itinerary


Delhi (2 nights)

Days  ( 1 - 3 )

Delhi

Delhi

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.

Activities

Guided tour of city to visit the impressive Red Fort and Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple; explore Chandini Chowk, the Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat; Parliament Museum, National Museum, Bangla Sahib - Sikh Temple; experience cultural and ethnic diversity at the colorful "Dilli Haat", an open-air food plaza cum craft bazaar

 

Leh (3 nights)

Days  ( 3 - 6 )

Leh

Leh

The mesmerizing city of Leh was founded by the Tibetan regent Nyima gon in the 10th century. The prince went on to have several major sculptures crafted at Shey that has great historical significance today.

A much sought after tourist destination; Leh has trekking trails are particularly popular among travelers who enjoy a scenic hike. Mainly known for cultural influences of Buddhism and Islam, the city is famous for the Namgyal New Monastery; a premier Buddhism hub.

Activities

Guided visit to various monasteries, it is interesting to visit early in the morning to enjoy the praying ceremony at Thiksey monastery. Continue to Hemis monastery which is one of the most famous monasteries of the Ladakh region. On the way back visit to Shey Palace.

Visit the Khardongla pass which is the highest motor able pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains.

 

Alchi (2 nights)

Days  ( 6 - 8 )

Alchi

Alchi

Located 3120 meters above sea level, the gorgeous town of Alchi comes with a 1000 year old legacy which is best explored through the magnificent temples that reside here.

Activities

Exploring Alchi with particular emphasis on Alchi Choshkor. This collection of ancient temples is surrounded by friendly markets and is easily explored.

 

Nubra Valley (2 nights)

Days  ( 8 - 10 )

Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley is a striking Indian desert city that is a part of the Tibetan Plateau. Set at an elevation of 10,000 ft over sea level, the region was once known as Ldumra or the ‘Valley of Flowers’. The exciting tourist destination is visited by scores of vacationers who take the Khardung La pass to get to the valley. The valley is truly beautiful at the time of spring when there is blossoming flora widespread over the region.

Activities

An hour's drive takes you around the valley to Samstanling Monastery with our local guide. One of the more modern monasteries.In complete contrast to yesterday and the glaciers of the pass, the afternoon is spent riding through the Hundar sand dunes on camelback.

 

Leh (1 night)

Days  ( 10 - 11 )

Leh

Leh

The mesmerizing city of Leh was founded by the Tibetan regent Nyima gon in the 10th century. The prince went on to have several major sculptures crafted at Shey that has great historical significance today.

A much sought after tourist destination; Leh has trekking trails are particularly popular among travelers who enjoy a scenic hike. Mainly known for cultural influences of Buddhism and Islam, the city is famous for the Namgyal New Monastery; a premier Buddhism hub.

Activities

This day you can enjoy rafting in Indus River which starts from Phe to Nimu (optional).

 

Delhi (1 night)

Days  ( 11 - 12 )

Delhi

Delhi

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.

Activities

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Price Range starts from
$ 1,073 onwards

"Dear Mr. Dhir, I wish to thank you for coordinating all the arrangements to make our trip to Rajasthan a memorable one. Thank you again for your time and efforts."

-Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz

(Riyadh)