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Cultural Tour of Spiti & Ladakh

Bhutan
  • Duration : 22 Days
  • Destination : Delhi - Amritsar - Dharmshalla - Sangla - Nakko - Kaza - Jesp - Uletopko - Leh

Erco Travels displaying a cultural Ladakh tour package for 22 days. This tour starts from the heart of India i.e. Delhi. After the Delhi visit it proceeds to Amritsar. A vibrant and energetic culture of Amritsar fills energy in your humdrum life.

Dharmshalla, Sangla, Nakko, Kaza, Jesp, Uletopko and Leh are the main attraction of this tour. The natural beauty of the Ladakh region always is a great attraction among the tourists.

Jalia Walan Bagh - Amritsar
Jalia Walan Bagh - Amritsar

Cultural tour of Ladakh region mainly emphasizes on the monasteries and cultural part of the Ladakh. Enchanting light of monasteries, noble lamas, monuments and local markets of Ladakh region generates a different color in your tour. Hemis, Shey and Thikshey monasteries are very famous and ancient monasteries.

Really the beauty of Ladakh is wordless. No one can define the beauty of Ladakh in exact words. You will feel blessed after the visit of Ladakh.

This Trekking Tour can be customized according to your travel destinations & requirements.


Day 01 : Delhi

Fly from your country to New Delhi, upon arrival you will be greeted at airport. Transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02 : Delhi

Breakfast at Hotel and leave for the full day sightseeing of old and new Delhi. Visiting Jamia Mosque, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, enjoy rikshaw ride in narrow alleys of old Delhi through Kinari Bazar and Chandni chowk. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 03 : New Delhi - Amritsar ( By Train Shatabadi Express )

Morning at 0740 board India's fastest train Shatabadi express for Amritsar. Arrive & board your pre-arranged car to check in at Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Jalia Walan Bagh and Golden Temple whcih is the origin of Sikh religion. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.


Day 04 : Amritsar - Dharmshalla ( 200 Km, 04 hours )

Morning leave for Dharmshalla, arrive and check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit around the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama and Buddhist monetary where from his Holiness deliver Buddhist religious speaches. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 05 : Dharmshalla - Shimla ( 240 km, 08 hours )
Shimla
Shimla

Breakfast at Hotel & leave for Shimla, arrive and check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit Mall road to watch spectacular sun set and enjoy surrouding environment of this superb hill station at the altitude of 2200 MSL. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 06 : Shimla - Rampur ( 130 Km, 03 hours )

Morning leave for Rampur via Hattu Pass at the altitude of 3400 meters above sea level. Continue your drive and arrive Rampur was once the capital of Busheher State and is situated at the banks of river Satluj. This is the commercial place of Himachal pradesh. Afternoon visit Palace of Bushehar state and surrounded temples.

Day 07 : Rampur - Sarahan ( 56 Km, 02 hours )

Breakfast at Hotel & leave for Sarahan at the altitude of 2100 meters above sea level. Arrive and check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit very old local temples built in Pagoda style. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 : Sarahan - Sangla ( 130 Km, 04 hours )

Morning leave for Sangla at the altitude of 2700 meters above sea leavel. Arrive & check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit local Buddhist temples. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 09 : Sangla - Nakko ( 160 Km, 06 hours )

Morning leave for Nakko is at the altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. Arrive and check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit local Buddhist Monastaries and enjoy the surrounding environment of this high altitude place. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 : Nakko - Tabo ( 100 Km, 03 hours )
Dhankar Monastaries
Dhankar Monastaries

Breakfast at Hotel and leave for Tabo at the altitude of 3050 meters above sea level, arrive and check in at Hotel, afternoon visit thousand years old monastery and so cave where Lamas were worshiping in the former days. Return to Hotel for overnivght stay.

Day 11 : Tabo - Dhankar ( 50 Km, 02 hours )

Leave for Dhankar at the altitude of 3800 meters above sea level and your stay will be here in the monastery. Afternoon watch the religious activities in the monestary. Overnight in Monestary guest house.

Day 12 : Dhankar - Kaza ( 40 Km, 01 hours )

Morning leave for Kaza at the altitude of 3650 meters above sea level and is headquater of Spiti, arrive and check in at. Afternoon visit local markets and monastaries. Overnight at Hotel.


Day 13 : Kaza

Morning leave for the sightseeing of highest vegetation village in the world Kiber at the altitude of 4200 meters above sea level. You will visit here surrounding Buddhist monasteries and drive to visit Key monastery. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 14 : Kaza - Jespa ( 160 Km, 08 hours )

Morning leave for Jespa at the altitude of 3000 meters above sea level via Kunzun La pass at the altitude of 4560 Continue your drive & reach to Tandi where two rivers of Himalay as namely Chandra & Bagga have the confluence with terrific flow of the water. After here this river is popularly known as Chenab. Continue your drive to reach Keylong which is headquarters of district Lahul & Spiti & finally reach to Jespa, arrive & check in at the super deluxe tents on the banks of river Chandra. Afternoon visit local villages of Jespa situated on 3300 meters above sea level & Buddhist monastery where biggest festival of Kalchakra was organized by Dalai Lama in July 1994. Return to your tents for the dinner & overnight stay.

Day 15 : Jespa - Sarchu 4200 MSL ( 120 Km, 05 hours )

After breakfast drive to Sarchu & your first stop will be at Dharcha and another at Baralacha La 4870 MSL. Afterwards drive to Sarchu, arrive & check in at same super deluxe tents. Afternoon visit panoramic view of the beautiful god made natural high peaks & mountains. Overnight at the tents.

Day 16 : Sarchu - Leh 3330 MSL ( 272 Km, 09 hours )

Morning leave for Leh, first of all you will enjoy to reach at LaChungLa which is on 5000 meters above sea level after then reach to Pang 4950 MSL. After Pang you have to go up 15 Km and you will drive 42 Km on plains surrounded by high peaks & mountains. Here this is superb to watch 42 km plain land on 5000 meters. After the you have go up to reach world's second highest motorable pass TANG-LANG-LA on 5378 meters above sea level. Afterwards drive to Leh via beautiful villages & river Indus. Arrive Leh & check in at Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 17 : Leh
leh
Leh

Leh is on 3300 MSL, it is necessary to acclimatize for a day. Evening take a stroll to a nearby village known as Chengespa, where you can see one of the oldest chorten. Overnitht at Hotel with all meals.

Day 18 : Leh

Breakfast at Hotel and leave to visit Stok Palace Museum, the Queen of Ladakh still lives in this Palace and partly it has been converted into museum. More than palace it is the surrounding views of Barron Mountains and formation which are extraordinary. Gentle flow of Indus is another attraction. Return back to Hotel enroute SOS children camp of Tibetien and finally time to roam in the Bazzars of Leh. Afternoon a walk to the fort of ladakh. Overnight at Hotel with all meals.

Day 19 : Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis - Leh ( day trip )

Breakfast at Hotel & drive to Shey, the summer palace of royal family, a lake in front of it. In front of it Holiness ?Dalai lama has also his Ladakh residence. A small drive ahead takes you to Thiksey where you can see the biggest Buddha statue. Finally to the most revered and richest monastery of Ladakh The Hemis, this monetary is nestled between two mountains and has many a thing of great importance. Return back to Hotel for overnight stay

Day 20 : Leh - Uletopko ( 120 km, 04 hours )

Morning leave for Uletopko enroute visit at Monastery at Rizong, the school where young Lamas are taught Buddhism, finally arrive at your Uletopko camp. For sake of words this is a camp site however, location of this camp site and facilities puts this camp in many ways better than a Hotel. You are surrounded by peaches and apple trees and you are right on a Hill Cliff over the river Indus. Overnight at Hotel with all meals.


Day 21 : Uletopko - Leh ( 120 km, 04 hours )

Breakfast at camp and leave for Leh enroute visit at most important The Alchi Monastery has murals dating back to 11th centaury and is perhaps one of the oldest monastery in Ladakh. Drive towards Ladakh and another stop will be Pyang Monastery and finally at Spituk Monastery. Arrive back at Leh & check in your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 22 : Leh - Delhi ( By Flight )

Transfer to Leh airport to board flight for New Delhi. Explore full day in busy markets & after farewell dinner transfer to Delhi International Airport to board flight back to your country