Roof Top of the World
Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Places Covered : Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh
In the afternoon visit Leh, a fascinating labyrinth of winding streets and quaint bazaars. The main street is open and airy, with rows of shops on either side. On either side of the market are seen a long line of Ladakhi women in traditional dress and colourful jewellery of coral and turquoise, seated behind enormous baskets, selling vegetables. The spectacular eight-storey Leh Palace looming above, overlooking the town, was built in the 16th century, about the same time as the Potala in Lhasa which it resembles. The stroll through the town is followed by a visit to Sankar gompa, about 2 km from the market. It has a number of pure gold icons and richly painted walls, its pictures depicting different stories, including some from the Panchtantra. Return to the Ladakh Sarai for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 01 : Arrive Leh
On arrival at Leh airport, you will be met by our representative and transfer you to Hotel. Lunch at hotel. Complete day for rest toget acclimatize with the high altitude in Leh (Ladakh) which is 3500 Mtrs above sea level. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Leh (Visit Shey + Thikse + Hemis Monasteries)
After early breakfast full day sightseeing of Shey, Thiksey & Hemis. Shey was the summer Palace of Ladakhi Kings and is where you can see the 36Ft. high statue of Buddha made of copper and covered with gold. Thicksey : The twelve storied monastery of Thicksey is situated in the most prominent of positions, lies on an island Mountain. Finally visit; Hemis : Farthest away from Leh, this is the wealthiest Monastery in Ladakh belonging to the Red Sect - it is here each summer that plays are held and Ladakhis from all parts of the country will visit Hemis. Evening return to Leh. Meals and overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh (85 Kms)
After breakfast day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motor able pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of world records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. Afternoon back to the hotel and time for your personal shopping and explore market, Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and surrounding. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 : Fly Leh - Delhi
Transfer in time to the airport to connect flight for onwards destination.
Package Cost :: Per Pax in INR,
Valid From 01st May 2013 To 15th Nov 2013 for Indian National.
Above cost Includes
Accommodation with breakfast + Dinner at respective hotel City tour as per the programme / Airport return Transfer / Inner Line Permit / All applicable Taxes.
Above Cost Excludes
Air Fare / Guide Services / Monastery Fee / Unforeseen expenses beyond our controll.