Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival in Delhi
International Airport TNS Travel
will receive you and take you to the hotel. Night stay in
, the capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.
Day 02: Delhi - Leh: (3500 m) hotel.
Transfer to domestic air port, flight to Leh. Transfer to hotel, Afternoon
Acclimatization trip tomonastery in the town, Shantistupa and old fort of Leh.
Day 03: Explore around Leh
Drive to Spituk monastery close to Leh, Phyang 13 kms west of Leh, back to hotel for lunch, afternoon at leisure.
Day 04: Stok to foot of Stok la, 3 hours. Trek. 1
Ten kms. drive to Stok, visit palace and its museum, nowfollow
the left bank of riverflowsfrommassif of Stok Kangri. After
2 hours lave theriver bed, Climb gently to, camp near the
Day 05: Foot of the Stokla to Yurutse over Stokla (4900 m.), 6 hours. Trek. 2
From the sheepfold, long and steep ascend to the Stokla, 3 hours ascend to the pass, other side steep descend, then the trail goes quite flat until Rumbak. Path goes through the village and cross the river by bridge and cross an escarpment. Go up the right bank, then the left bank easy going and arrives in Yurutse.
Day 06: Yurutse to Skiu, over Ganda-la (4900 m.) 6 hours. Trek.3
From Yurutse good path along the mountain side, then cross a small valley and zigzag steeply up to the flat, then go along the mountain side to the Ganda la, approximately 3 hours to the pass. Long easy descent toward Shingo, then in to splendid gorges. After descending of about 2 hours arrive in the valley of Markha and after few hundred km. further reach to beautiful campsite of Skiu.
Day 07: Skiu to Markha, 7 hours. Trek.4
Nice path on the right bank of the Markha, a great deal of the vegetation. Then on the left bank cross a barren plan, go back on to the right bank and arrive in Chaluk (few houses). Cross the river and walk along the left bank; another crossing and then short climb towards the beautiful village of Markha. Campsite near the river.
Day 08: Markha to Tchatchutse, 6 hours. Trek.5
The trail goes up to the main valley on the right bank, and sometime path is difficult in the riverbed. Visit the monastery of Humlung, then along the right bank and arrive in Hankar village. A bit beyond Hankar, leave a broad valley on the right hand side. The valley is narrow and goes higher, cross the bridge on to the left bank to reach the pasture of Tchatchutse.
Day 09: Tchatchutse to Nimaling, 4 hours. (4700 m). Trek.6
The trail is gradual, several small inclines, the river is rather far to the left (gorge) continue near a small lake, then cross the pasture to the Nimaling. This is a one of the most beautiful high valley in the Ladakh
dominated by the KongYatse (6400 m.). Several fairly difficult routes leads to the summit.
Day 10: Nimaling to Shang, over Kongmarula (5150 m.), 8 hours. Trek.7
Crossing the Markha valley by zigzag ascend of about 2 hours to the panoramic Kongmaru-la, then zigzag descend to the other side of the base of Kangmaru-la. The trail goes through the gorgeous riverbed and descend make difficulty for the horses, several time river crossing and arrive in Shang. Beautiful camp in groves. One can visit a small gompa out of the village.
Day 11: Shang to Leh, 60 kms.
Vehiclewill pick you for further visittill Leh via biggest
monastery of Hemis, Thiksey monastery, Shey palace, over night
Day 12: Leh
Free day in Leh
over night in hotel.
Day 13: Leh - Delhi
Transfer to the domestic air port, flight to Delhi
Transfer from airport to hotel, afternoon at leisure. over
night in hotel.
Day 14: Departure
Visit old and new Delhi (Full day sight seeing). Evening transfer to International airportfor Flight to onward destination.
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- ACCOMMODATION AT SUGGESTED HOTELS,
- DAILY BREAKFAST AT HOTEL
- SIGHTSEEING TOURS AS MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY,,
- ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDES
- PRIVATE CAR WITH DRIVER
- CHANDNI CHOWK RICKSHAW RIDE
- ALL APPLICABLE TAXES AND SERVICE CHARGES
- ALL ROAD TAXES, GOVERNMENT TAXES AND DRIVER ALLOWANCES,
- ONE FAREWELL DINNER FROM TNS GROUP.
Lunches and dinners are not included (except where mentioned in the inclusion list) along with personal expenses, camera, etc. tips, (if any) at places where applicable. All hotels are subject to availability and all flights are subject to confirmation. Airfare is included in the tour price. It is not separate.