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Culture & Trekking tour in Ladakh

On the edge of the Himalayas, Ladakh is a precious place, almost like an unreal beauty in the middle of breathtaking nature. In addition to discovering the landscapes of Ladakh, you will experience a real immersion by meeting the Ladakhis, in order to better understand their history and their customs. Make the most of this itinerary to visit the must-see, but also off the beaten path places. We promise you a magical stay!

*Price per person based on 4 participants (May to August 2019)

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Itinerary Plan

India, Ladakh, Monastery, Buddhist
Day
1
Welcome to India! Namaste!
New Delhi To Leh

Welcome to India and Ladakh! You are greeted by your driver at the airport. Take advantage of this first day to rest in order to acclimatize yourself smoothly, as Leh is in fact at 3500 meters of altitude! Enjoy your first day on the Himalayan land as you stroll through the city. Dinner at the guesthouse.

Bill Wegener, Leh, Ladkhi woman
Day
2
Ladakh's capital city, Leh
Leh

This day is dedicated to visiting the capital of Ladakh, Leh. After seeing the Tsemo Gompa and Shanti Stupa, taste the local specialties in the city center for lunch.
After your meal, the afternoon tours begin with the visit of the 'Central Asian Museum' in the heart of the city. Then, according to your wishes, the city of Leh has other historic buildings such as the Jama Masjid Mosque, the former palace of Leh and the monastery of Namgyal Tsemo.
However, your itinerary will focus on the historic district with the visit of the Gompa Soma, the headquarters of the Ladakh Buddhist Association and the local main market 'bazaar' where Ladakhis like to go with family or friends. You will be taken back to your hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner at the guesthouse.

Joseph Gatto, children, Ladakh, India
Day
3
The three Buddhist monasteries
Leh To Indus valley

The theme of the day will be on the Buddhist philosophy, very important in the daily lives of the Ladakhis. You will start the day by visiting the two buddhist monasteries, Tiksey and Stakna. One in the purest Tibetan style with temples around and the other with beautiful private apartments and one of the richest libraries in Ladakh.
Lunch on the banks of the river Indus.
You end the day with the visit of the third monastery, Matho, which has a unique and precious heritage, it is known especially for its paintings on fabric (tangkas) and its bronze statuettes. Dinner at the guesthouse.

Travel duration - 2 hours
Amrita Ghanty, Leh, Ladakh, India
Day
4
Trek : Leh - Likir - Yangtang
Leh To Yangtang

Start the 3-days trek this morning. After a short drive, you will start the trek with your guide from the village of Likir to Yanhtang, lasting about 3-4 hours. Upon arrival at the camp, you can enjoy delicious tea. Dinner at the camp.

Travel duration - 4 hours
Steven Lasry, Path, Ladakh, India
Day
5
Trek : Yangtang – Hemis Skupachan
Yangtang To Hemis Skupachan

The goal of this new day is to reach the Tsermangchan pass, from Yangtang while taking the time to admire the magnificent panorama that this hike will offer. You stay at night in the village of Hemis Shukpachan, dinner at the camp.

Travel duration - 4 hours
Shivam Dewan, Ladakh, India, Mountains
Day
6
Trek : Hemis Skupachan - Ang - Temisgam
Hemis Skupachan To Temisgam

This is the last day of trekking! You go through the two passes, the Lago La pass first and then the Mebtak pass. The path descends into a valley and then up to the Lago La pass to descend again towards Ang. You only have 30 minutes to reach the village of Temisgam to spend the evening and night. Dinner at the camp.

Travel duration - 4 hours
India, Lamayuru, Ladakh
Day
7
Temisgam – Lamayuru – Alchi – Leh
Temisgam To Leh

After this first trek, you are taken back to Leh. On the way back, visit the oldest Tibetan monastery in Ladakh, formerly called Ung Drung Tharpa Ling, Lamayuru. Still animated by a hundred monks, this monastery has many meditation rooms. Then take a trip back in time with a visit to the monastery of Alchi. Very authentic, it has frescoes from the 11th to the 12th century, very well restored. Dinner at the guesthouse.

Travel duration - 5 hours
India, Ladakh, Excursion, tent
Day
8
Trek : Leh – Zingchen - Rumbak
Leh To 198

Departure for a completely new excursion to the village of Rumbak in Hemis National Park. You will discover a new valley and the village of Zingchen, finally reaching the village of Rumbak after 3 hours of walking. You left for 2 nights in complete immersion at the home, in the middle of the agrarian fields and mountains. Upon arrival, you are greeted with a meal prepared by your host. Dinner and overnight at home.

Travel duration - 3 hours
India, Ladakh, Rumbak, Mountains
Day
9
Rumbak
Rumbak

Take advantage of this day to spend time with the villagers by participating in certain activities such as taking grazing animals or sharing a delicious picnic with them. Explore the surrounding area with a walk to the village of Yurutse at 1h30 from Rumbak. Return quietly to Rumbak to take part in a local cooking class. Dinner and overnight stay at home.

Travel duration - 2 hours
Inde, Ladakh, Landscapes
Day
10
Rumbak – Zingchen - Leh
Rumbak To Leh

After fully immersing yourself for two days, you go back to Leh, taking the same path to reach Zingchen on foot and then by car to Leh. You can unwind from these two intense days with lunch in a local restaurant followed by an afternoon off in Leh. Dinner at the guesthouse.

Travel duration - 2 hours
Aaron Thomas, Lake, Ladakh, India
Day
11
Lakes of Changtang
Leh To Tso Kar Lake

On your way to the Changtang lakes. You drive to the Tangland La pass then you approach the snowy peaks at the end of the Kang Yaste chain. You finally reach the lake Tso Kar. Visit the small monastery "Gompa de Tukjee" and admire the sublime view of the lake. Dinner at the camp.

Travel duration - 5 hours
Lake Tso Moriri, Ashwini Chaudhary, India
Day
12
Tso Moriri Lake
Tso Moriri

Today you head towards the second lake, Tso Moriri. You will go down at Sumdo and then climb back up to Kyagar Pass, in order to reach Tso Moriri Lake. You will walk around the monastery of the Karmapa school. Take your time to appreciate and contemplate the surrounding landscapes. Meals served and overnight in the camp.

Travel duration - 3 hours
India, Ladakh, Traditional costumes
Day
13
Tso Moriri
Tso Moriri

Day at your own leisure. You can admire the view on the heights of the village of Korzok or you can also meet nomadic families. Meals served at the camp.

Inde, Ladakh, Leh, Montagne, Lake
Day
14
Tso Moriri – Leh
Tso Moriri To Leh

On your way back to Leh, from Mahé, you will see the Indus gorges and multicoloured rocks when passing by the Kiagar pass. You could also make a detour and visit the monastery of Hemis. Lunch in a local restaurant and dinner served at the guesthouse.

Travel duration - 6 hours
India, New Delhi, Siddhant Singh
Day
15
Bye India!
Leh To New Delhi

Enjoy your last day in Leh, before heading back to the airport for your flight return to Delhi. We hope that the numerous expeditions and nights with the locals will leave you unforgettable memories.

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