Here is the capital Leh with idyllic surroundings and many special places within close reach of day trips like the Shey Palace and the famous Hemmis monastery. The Nubra valley on the other side of the worlds highest mountain pass above 5600m. The Tsomoriri lake and the Shukukhel village. In the West Sanskar, Lamayuru and the Alchi monastery known for its ancient one of a kind wall paintings.
Here is also possibilities to trek over beautiful mountain passes and valleys
Can be combined with trips further down Spiti valley threw beautiful and idyllic suroundings with the Tabo monastery and the mountain village Nagko that in combination makes a one of a kind trip in itself. Or combine the trip with Sanskar.
An easy way to arrive in Leh is to fly in from Delhi India. It is also possible to arrive from Sanskar or Manali and also from Shimla via the Spiti Velley in India. an roundtrip via Sanskar that is also recommended.
Recommended time to visit 14 - 21 Days
June - Juli - August
Ladakh Little Tibet
Custom Itinerary Example
Day 1 Arrive in Leh by flight drive to hotel and relax
Day 2 Relaxing day, walk around in Leh seeing the local town and markets and Shankar gompa
Day 3 Vist Chey Palace Spituk and Thiksey monastery
Day 4 Visit Hemmis and Shemre Monastery and the Daktok Guru Rinpoche cave further up the valley
Day 5 Drive over Khardungla pass 5600 m to Nubra valley
Day 6 Visit the sacred lake and hot springs
Day 7 Visit Karma Tashi Chode Ling monastery
Day 8 Drive back to Leh
Day 9 Drive to Lamayuru monastery
Day 10 Visit Tingmosgang staying near the village in exclusive camping lodge
Day 11 Visit the famous Alchi monastery with its exclusive wall paintings and Lekir monastery
Day 12 : Flight from airport or drive towards Manali Zanskar
Optional : Places like the Tsomoriri and Pangong lake are recommende on the warmest to visit and include in ones itinerary on a Ladakh visit, this sacred lakes have a wonderful cultural history and beautiful surround landscape scenery (full detailed info on contact and request available).
Treks : Meny treks are possible in Ladakh from easy Marka valley trek to more advanced Leh Numbra trek.
Leh to Nubra Trek Exampel :
Day 01 Flight from Delhi to Leh. Rest in Leh for acclimatization.
Day 02 Shey Monastery, Thiksey and Hemis gompa sightseeing trip to some ancient monasteries in this area.
Day 03 After breakfast drive from Leh to Sabu Village (3480m)
Day 04 After an early breakfast trek to cross Digar La (6000 m). Then descend down to Digar Village . Overnight stay in village.
Day 05 From Digar Village trek to Agyam Village along Shyok river.
Day 06 In the morning trek from Agyam up to Khalsar village.
Day 07 After breakfast trek to Sumur. Visit to Samtenling Gompa and continue trek to and visit the 350 year old Diskit Gompa.
Day 08 In the morning drive back to Leh crossing Khardung La (5,578m). Evening free to explore the local market.
Day 09 Flight from Leh to Delhi.
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