Day 1: Our representative will meet you
at your residence at 0230 hrs. Assistance and transfer to airport to board
flight for Leh, Ladakh the land of high passes and a cold desert.
Ladakh main center is the mysterious dust covered Leh that sits in a
fertile side valley of the river Indus. Evening short walk around the Leh
Day 2: In Leh Day Excursion visit Shey Palace, Thiksey and
Stok Palace on the way back visit to Tibetan refugee Camp at Choglamsar.
Full day excursion to Hemis to visit the festival.
The courtyard of Hemis - the biggest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh, is the
stage of the famous Hemis Festival, which celebrates the birth
anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. Splendid masked dances are performed to
the accompaniment of cymbals, drums and long horns. A colorful fair,
displaying some beautiful handicrafts, is the special highlight of the
festival. Hemis to witness the most famous monastic festival of Ladakh.
Return to Leh in the evening.
Day 3:: Leh - Hemis Full day visit Hemis Festival including
Hemis Gompa. HEMIS GOMPA: Founded in 1630's by Stag-tsang-ras-pa under the
royal patronage of Sengge Namgayl, Hemis is one of the largest and richest
gompa of Ladakh. The two-day festival is dedicated to Guru Padmasambhava.
During the festival the monks dressed in colorful robes wearing different
forms of masks dance slowly around the main tarchen (flagpole) in the main
Afternoon join the 2nd session of the dance which takes into different
forms. Later explore the richness of Hemis in its various Dukhangs (halls).
Day 4: Leh - Alchi Afternoon visit the Alchi monastery and
explore the nature beauty of Alchi village.
Day 1: Alchi - Lamayuru Leh Visit the monastery. In
the late afternoon drive back to Leh which is 4/5 hours driver. (9W 610,
Dep. 0735 - Arr. 0850 hrs) Morning transfer to airport to board the flight
to Delhi. Assistance at Delhi airport on arrival and transfer to your