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Ladakh Trekking
North of the Great Himalaya Range, amongst a tangled knot of jagged mountains, lies the once independent kingdom of Zanskar. Sandwiched between the Indus Valley and the main crest of the Indian Himalaya, this is a vast area what at over 3000 square miles, is larger then the Indian state of Sikkim. In its remote and inaccessible setting, well guarded by snowy
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mountain passes, zanskar has kept alive an archaic form of Tibetan Buddhism which flourishes in a chain of far- flung monasteries, most of which occupy spectacular fortified locations, high on rocky ridges in isolated valleys.
   
   
ITINERARY

DURATION :7 Nights / 8 Days
PLACES COVERED : Leh - Kargil - Padum

DAY 01: ARRIVE LEH
Upon arrival at Leh Airport you will met by our representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize. Evening Visit to Leh Market & Shanti Stupa. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 02: LEH (EXCURSION TO MONASTERIES)
Post Breakfast we proceed for Indus Valley Monastery tour including Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh, Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village, Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism, Sindhu Ghat & Stok Palace Museum. Packed or Hot Lunch will be provided. Overnight at Hotel

DAY 03: LEH TO KARGIL (230 KMS)
After an early breakfast we check out from the hotel and start our journey for Kargil enroute visiting Likir gompa situated atop a windy cliff top overlooking the beautiful village of Likir. Basgo is certainly the most impressive of Ladakhi citadels despite its ruined state. Then we drive and cross the River Indus and reach Alchi, Ladakh's most loved monastery and drive straight to Kargil over Fatu-la [13,489 ft] which is the highest pass on Srinagar - Leh road. Upon arrival in Kargil check in at our prearranged hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 04: KARGIL TO PADUM
Early Morning drive to Padum (Zanskar), On the way, you can have magnificent view of Nun Kun Peak and Dran Drung Glacier. Visit Rangdum Monastery. Reach Padum by Evening. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 05: PADUM S/S
Today we leave for full day sightseeing tour of nearby monasteries to Karsha, Stongdey & Sani Gompa. After finishing the full day tour we drive back to Padum by Evening. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 06: PADUM TO KARGIL
After early lunch leave for Kargil enroute visiting Giant Maitreya Buddha at Mulbekh. Arrive at Kargil by evening for overnight stay.

DAY 07: KARGIL TO LEH (VIA LAMAYURU)
Post breakfast we drive to Leh enroute visiting Lamayuru, Belongs to Dripung Kagyu (Red Hat) like Phyang. The oldest structure in Lamayuru is the Singey Lhakhang built by the founder of Alchi Lotsava Rinchen bzangpo in 11th century. After visiting Lamayuru we proceed further to Leh enrote visiting Ridzong Gompa, known as the paradise for Meditation. Upon arrival in Leh you will met by our representative and check in at our hotel for overnight stay

DAY 08: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Voyages of World thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination

 
 
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