Day 01 : Delhi - Leh (By Flight)
Early flight to LEH. Arrival in Leh, meet and transfer to hotel. PM Sanker and Shanti Stupa. Overnight at hotel.
SHANKAR: The Sankar Gompa is a couple of kilometers away from Leh town. It belongs to the Gelukspa school of Tibetan Buddhism . This small Gompa is branch of the Spityk Monastery, founded by the first incarnation of Skyabje Bakula (head monk of Spituk).
SHANTI STUPA The Japanese for World Peace built the Shanti Stupa, at Changspa, on the hilltop, and was inaugurated by Dalai Lama in 1985. Its state of the art work attracts a lot of tourists to Ladakh and is spectacular to watch. Overnight at hotel
Day 02 : Leh
Full day tour of Shey, Theksey & Hemis. Today we start our excursion by visiting the monastery of Thikse. Thikse is one of the most imposing monastery in Ladakh. The monastery has 12 stories, 10 temples, a nunnery and 60 lamas in residence. It contains numerous stupas, statues, tankhas, wall painting and a large pillar engraved with the teaching of Buddha. We can also see here a collection of Tibetan scripts. After the visit of Thikse we visit the village of Shey on the eastern bank of the Indus. Shey was the royal residence and was located at an important vantage point in the Indus valley. It has a large victory stupa which is topped with gold. After the visit of the monastery of Shey we visit the monastery of Hemis. The rich monastery of Hemis is the biggest in Ladakh and is perched on top of a pleasant green hill surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery. Overnight at hotel
Day 03 : Leh - Lamayuru ( 120 kms )
Four to five hours drive will take us to Lamayuru which is one of the oldest and most famous monastery in the region situated on the National Highway route to Srinagar. Day to visit around the village and the monastery. Overnight in Tents.
Day 04 : Lamayuru - Wanla ( 4/5 hrs trek )
Today is our first day to start trek immediately steep down and cross the stream, the gradually climbing across a mountain side and reach Prinkiti La 3720 Mtrs. Continue walk to Shilla then to Wanla. Visit the monastery. Overnight in tents.
Day 05 : Wanla - Urshi ( 6/7 hrs trek )
Leave in the morning and easy ascending upto the destination. Arrive in the evening. Overnight in tents.
Day 06 : Urshi - Tarla - Tar ( 8/9 hrs trek )
This is the difficult day but panoramic too, the path is well marked and steep ascending upto Tarla 5250 Mtrs. five and half hours walk. Another three hours descend and arrive at village of Tar. Overnight in Tents
Day 07 : Tar - Mang Gyu ( 4/5 hrs trek )
Leave after breakfast and the path goes up along mountain side to a small pass, then easy descend towards Mang Gyu. This is attractive village with interesting monastery. Good camp site near the stream. Overnight in Tents.
Day 08 : Mang Gyu - Gera - Alchi ( 4/5 trek ) - Leh ( 2 hrs drive )
From here good path into a beautiful narrow valley. After two hours reach the Indus valley at Gera village. Follow the Indus up stream cross Lardo continue untill reaching the motorable road. Three kilometers before Alchi. Another one hour time will take us to Alchi monastery. Drive to Leh which will take us 2 Hrs. Overnight at hotel
Day 09 : Leh - Delhi (By Flight)
Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards flight for Delhi.