ladakh monastery trek

10 Nights | 11 Days

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Ladakh Monastery Trek

Ladakh Monastery Trek

 10 Nights| 11 Days

Destinations Covered:

Leh Market| Shey Gompa| Thiksey Gompa| Hemis Monastery| Alchi| Saspol| Nimmo| Lamayuru Gompa| Wanla| Prinkti La| Hinju| Kongskil La| Sundo Chenmo| Dung Dung Chan La| Chilling Village

 Package Includes:

 Travel| Accommodation| Meals| Permits| Assistance

 

Day 01

Delhi – Leh (Complete Rest in Leh for acclimatization)

Take the flight for Leh in morning. Check in at the guesthouse and have the rest of an entire Day. Taking rest is extremely important in order to be acclimatized. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 02

Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis (2050 M)

This Day is meant for exploring some of the astonishing and ancient monasteries in the area.

Situated at 15 kilometers from Leh, The Shey Gompa was once the summer palace of the Ladakh Kings. Adjoining to the palace, you will witness the potpourri of Gompas and Stupas. In the beginning of 17th century AD, DeldanNamgyal built Shey Palace. A 12-meter high Shakyamuni Buddha Statue is the eminent attraction of Shey. This statue is positioned in DresthangGompa.

ThikseyGompa is at a distance of around 17 kilometers from the Leh and is close to Shey as well. This monastery is well known among the most majestic monasteries of Ladakh. Thiksey Monastery belongs to Gelukspa Order.

The illustrious Hemis Monastery is located at the distance of around 45 kilometers from Leh, which is one of the prominent and most popular monasteries in Ladakh region. This monastery belongs to Drukpa order and it was built in early 17th century. Beautiful Mani walls face the monastery clandestine in arresting valley bordered by gleaming streams. Have the overnight stay at the guesthouse.

Day 03

Day 03: Leh – Alchi

On this Day, we will travel to Alchi along the Indus River by jeep. The trail passes through scores of quaint villages including Saspol and Nimmo. The landscape is incredible with Ladakh Range on its north and Stok Range and south. Near Nimmo, there is a fascinating view of the point where Zanskar River confluences with Indus River. Alchi is an immaculate village including one on the most striking Gompas in Ladakh. AlchiGompa holds the paintings that are around thousand years old. Spend a night in a simple hotel here and explore the maximum.

Day 04

Alchi – Lamayuru

After delicious breakfast proceed for full day of tracking Snow Leopard and its wildlife prey. Hemis National Park is home to blue sheep, argali (a large horned sheep), numerous mountain and migratory birds,as well as an occasional Tibetan wolf. You are likely to see signs of Snow Leopard as winter is the time that they descend to lower elevations. If lucky, you’ll actually see one perched high in the rocks or balanced on a near vertical ridge. Return to camp for some hot servings and warming tea and share tales of the day

Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the Camp.

Day 05

Lamayuru – Wanla (3-4 hrs trek)

In the morning after breakfast pack your small backpacks, see the horses get ready and start the first day of adventure towards Wanla. A moderate track leads up to the tiny pass of Prinkti La (3750m) prior to heading down to the village of Shilla and then the last 3 km to Wanla (3250m). After reaching at Wanla camping site set the camp for the overnight stay. After lunch visit the WanlaGompa and village. Dinner and overnight stay in tent.

Day 06

Wanla – Hinju (3720 mts/12205 ft) 5 hrs

The trek of today will stroll through pristine villages of Ladakh before reaching the meadow camp outside the Hinju Village.

Day 07

Hinju – SumdoDoksa (4430 mts/14530 ft) via Kongskil La (4950 mts/16236 ft) 6 hrs

After delicious breakfast proceed for full day of tracking Snow Leopard and its wildlife prey. Hemis National Park is home to blue sheep, argali (a large horned sheep), numerous mountain and migratory birds,as well as an occasional Tibetan wolf. You are likely to see signs of Snow Leopard as winter is the time that they descend to lower elevations. If lucky, you’ll actually see one perched high in the rocks or balanced on a near vertical ridge. Return to camp for some hot servings and warming tea and share tales of the day

Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the Camp.

Day 08

SumdaDoksa – Base of Dung Dung Chan la (4430 mts/14530 ft) 5 hrs

After crossing few rivers and SumdoChenmo Village, the track steadily ascends to Dung Dung Chan La Base. Get mesmerized by edelweiss and other rare Ladakhi flowers on the route.

Day 09

Base of Dung Dung Chan La – Chilling (3550 mts/11645 ft) 5 hrs

It is a straight ascent from the Dung Dung Chan La pass. The route then dips down gradually to Chilling Village.

Day 10

Chilling Leh

We will drive to Leh in the morning along the River Zanskar. The trail eventually reaches the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. From this confluence, the road is maintained and makes drive back to Leh easy and comfortable. Check in the hotel after reaching Leh. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 11

Leh – Delhi

Reach the airport in morning and catch the flight for Delhi. Reach Delhi and enjoy the half-Day guided sightseeing tour of the city. In the evening, transfer to the International Airport and take the flight for onwards journey.

Destination

Hotels to be used or similar

Budget

Standard

Deluxe

Hotel Galwan Palace

Hotel Galaxy

Hotel City Palace

Leh

Hotel May Flower

Hotel Oasis Villa

Hotel Ladakh Palace

03 Nights

Hotel Arya Ladakh

Hotel Abu Palace

Hotel Royal Holiday Leh

Hotel ZikZik

Hotel Ladakh Heaven

Hotel Karakoram

Himalayan Guest House

Kora Valley

Himalayan Eco Resort

Nubra

Yarkand Guest House

Ladakh Summer Camp

Royal Deluxe Camp

01 Night

Habib Guest House

Valley Flower Camp

Hotel Grand Nubra

Sand Dune Guest House

Hotel Olthong

Apple Nubra Cottage

No of Pax

Budget

Standard

Deluxe

02 paying pax (double sharing)

INR. 12,500/-

INR. 13,800/-

INR. 15,300/-

04 paying pax (double sharing)

INR. 8,500/-

INR. 9,999/-

INR. 11,300/-

06 paying pax (double sharing)

INR. 7,300/-

INR. 8,700/-

INR. 9,999/-

Extra bed (Above 12 years)

INR.2,900/-

INR. 4,100/-

INR. 5000/-

Child without bed (6 – 12 years)

INR. 1,600/-

INR. 2,200/-

INR. 2,800/-

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