Leh Ladakh Tour
Mesmerizing Leh tour makes you explore the rich Buddhist culture and takes you to the famous old & fascinating monasteries around Leh Ladakh. The Tibetan and Buddhist cultures have prevailed for centuries. It is a land of barren beauty and serves as a fascinating mountain escape. Away from the noisy encounter of cities, it captures the imagination of every soul looking for a place beyond the ordinary. Leh is one of the most remotely inhabited places on the planet. Ancient Gompas, group of monks, mysterious monasteries create a sense of spirituality. The air is filled with the spirit of Buddhism. Silver chortans, the prayer wheels undoubtedly enhance the spiritual quotient
Meet & assist on arrival by early morning flight at the Delhi airport. Transfer to your Hotel, check-in on arrival & overnight stay.
Morning transfer to the airport to connect flight for Leh . Meet & assist on arrival at the Leh airport & transfer to your Hotel, check-in at the hotel. Full day free to acclimatize high altitude and low oxygen level as Leh is situated at a height of 3500 Meters. Evening free to make short walk around the Leh local bazaar.
Early morning proceed to attend the Morning Prayer ceremony at Thiksey monastery performed in the assembly hall starting at 0530 hrs. Thiksey's gompa is one of the largest & impressive Gompas is built in several levels & built on the model of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. After breakfast at monastery, visit Hemis, a monastery ofthe Drukpa order, the biggest, wealthiest & most accessible is dedicated to Padmasambhava. Visit Shey, the seat of power for the first King of Ladakh, Lhachen Spalgigon who constructed the hill top fortress. It's main image is the three-story statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, made of Copper guilt. Visit Stok Palace which was former residence of Royal family of Ladakh.
After breakfast excusion tour to visit Spituk, the monastery was founded in the 11th century but the buildings in a series of tiers with courtyards and steps date from the 15th century. Visit Basgo Palace & monastary which is among the endangered sites of World monumento funds, built of mud brick & rammed Earth during the 16th & 17th Century A.D.. Then visit Likir Monastery, built during the reign of Lachen Gyalpo who installed 600 monks here, headed by Lhawang Chosje. The Gompas was invested with a collection of fine images, Tangkhas & murals to vie with those at Alchi. Later visit Alchi, the most beautiful Gompa of Ladakh also called Jewel among the central Ladakh's religious sites.
After breakfast proceed for full day city tour visiting Leh Palace, built in the 17th century, it was built as the residential palace for the King Singge Namgyal. Visit Shanti Stupa, located on the hilltop at Changspa. It can be reached quite easily from the Fort Road. The Stupa was constructed by a Japanese Buddhist organization, known as 'The Japanese for World Peace'. Also visit Sankar Gompa. Overnight Stay.
After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect flight for Delhi. Meet & assist on arrival at the Delhi airport & transfer to your Hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay.
After breakfast proceed for full day city tour of New & Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, drive past to Red Fort & Raj Ghat. Visit India Gate, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan & Qutab Minar. Room till 1200 Noon. Evening proceed for Cocktail Dinner. Later transfer to International airport to connect flight for onward destination.
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|The Royal Plaza
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