Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Leh - Saspol - Lamayuru - Nubra
Day 01 - Delhi
On arrival in Delhi, welcome and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 - Delhi/Leh (Flight)
Early morning transfer to domestic airport in time to board flight for Leh (3500 M). Leh is situated on the banks of the river Indus. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to high altitude and low oxygen levels in Leh. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 03 - Leh
Morning after breakfast leave for half day tour of Leh palace, Leh Gompa and bazaar. After lunch excursion to Spituk, Phyang and Shankar Gompas. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 04 - Leh
After breakfast leave for full day excursion to Shey, Thiksey and Hemis Gompas. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05 - Leh / Saspol (62 kms)
After breakfast leave for Saspol enroute visit Likir gompa. Lunch at camp. Pm: Visit Alchi gompa and village. Dinner and overnight at River banks camping resort.
Day 06 - Saspol / Lamayuru / Leh
After early breakfast leave for Lamayuru (66 kms / 2 hrs approx) with box lunch. Visit monastery and retrace the route back to Leh (128 kms / 4 hrs approx). Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 07 - Leh / Nubra Valley via Khardung-la
Early morning drive from Leh to Nubra (7 hrs. Drive approx). The Nubra valley lies in the north of Leh and is accessible over the Khardungla (5570 M) - The highest motorable road in the world.The valley is on trade route from Leh to Kyagar via Saser and Karakoram passes. Apart from unparalleled trekking opportunities the valley houses several Monasteries such as sumur (khagar) and 350 years old Dikshit Gompa, famous for its Murals.From Khardungla Drive to village of Khardung and through starkly beautiful country side to the TCP at khalsar where permits have to be registered/checked. Arrive at Tegar Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08 - Nubra
Visit sumur, Kyagar, Panamik hot water spring, Samasthanling, Tirith and surroundings.
Day 09 - Nubra / Leh
After breakfast visit Diskit and Hunder gompas. Later proceed back to Leh (172 kms). Overnight in Hotel Golden Continental.
Day 10 - Leh
After breakfast visit Stok Palace and museum. Return to Leh enroute visiting SOS Tibetan Refugee camp at Choglamsar. Lunch at hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 11 - Leh/Delhi (Flight)
Morning transfer to the airport in time to board flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12 - Delhi / onward destination
After breakfast leave for full day city tour visiting Qutub Minar, India gate (war memorial), Lakshminarayan Temple - modern Hindu temple, drive past President's House, Parliament House & Secretariat Building. Afternoon sight-seeing of Old Delhi visit Rajghat & Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru), Jama Masjid and drive past Red fort and Chandni Chowk. Await transfer to international airport for flight to onward destination.