Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Nubra- Alchi- likir - Delhi - Agra - Delhi Back Home
Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Delhi airport and transfer to the hotel,overnight Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Manali
After breakfast drive to Manali ,Enjoy the beautiful drive from Mandi to Manali along with the river Beas,upon arrival check in the hotel ,evening walk around Mall road ,overnight Manali
Day 3 : Manali
After breakfast visit HIdimba Devi temple ,Manu temple,Van Vihar National Park,Vashisht baths and walk around old Manali,overnight Manali
Day 4 : Manali - Jispa
After early breakfast drive to Jispa ,the greenery and trees automatically disappears into arid landscapes when we ascend the mountains over Rohtang Pass ,upon arrival check in the hotel ,overnight Jispa
Day 5:Jispa - Sarchu
After breakfast drive to Sarchu ,today we will cross Baralacha La pass 4830 meters and then drive down towards Sarchu - the gateway of Zanskar valley, overnight Sarchu
Day 6 : Sarchu - Leh
After early morning breakfast Today we will cross Gata Loops ,the double humped Lachulung La pass 5060 meters , Pang Plains 48 kilometers flat stretch and then cross second highest motorable pass in the world Tangla Pass 5360 meters,overnight Leh
Day 7 : Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis
After breakfast proceed to visit Shey ,Thiksey and Hemis monasteries.
Hemis Monastery -This is biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It is situated 49 kms to south of Leh, a little off the main Leh-Manali road. It was built in the 1672 AD By Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of the royal family. Hemis is the headquarter of the Drukpa order and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by it.
Thiksey monastery is a most imposing structure providing a panoramic view of the green Indus valley from its vantage atop a hill. It has chambers full of statues, stupas and tankhas.
Shey Palace and Monastery on the way to Hemis Gompa and 15 kms far from Leh is the summer palace of the Raja of Leh, set upon a hill sitting Buddha wrought with copper and gold that leaves one lama beforehand, many chortens can be seen to the east of the monastery ,overnight Leh
Day 8: Leh
After breakfast proceed to visit Leh Palace and Sankar gompa .
Leh Palace - Leh Palace is former royal palace overlooking Leh town,the palace was built by Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal in 16th century modelled on the Potala house in Lhasa in Tibet.
Sankar Gompa - Just 3 kms from Leh is this monastery that has a formidable collection of miniature of pure gold and a number of exciting painting. It is well lit and may be visited in the evening as well ,overnight Leh
Day 9 : Leh - Khardung La Pass - Nubra Valley
After breakfast drive to the highest motorable road of in the world Khardungla (18,380 feet or 5,578 m). Nubra Valley lies in the north of Leh.,on the way to Nubra visit Diskit Monastery and explore Buddha statue ,overnight Nubra
Day 10: Nubra - Leh
After breakfast drive to leh,upon arrival check in the hotel,evening at leisure ,overnight Leh
Day 11 : Leh - Alchi - Leh
After breakfast proceed to visit Alchi and Likir Monasteries , These two monasteries are located near Saspol on the Srinagar-Leh road. Alchi Monastery - The monastery was built in between 958 and 1055 AD by Guru Rinchen Zangpo but at present the monastery tells you a different story that the monastery was built by noble called Kall Den Shes Rab in the 11th century , Likir Monastery - it belongs to the Gelkspa order ,the monastery was built in the 11th century by lama Duwang Cosje under the command of fifth king of Ladakh Lha -hen Gyalpo , overnight Leh
Day 12: Leh - Delhi - Agra
After breakfast transfer to the airport to catch the flight Delhi ,upon arrival at Delhi airport drive to Agra ,upon arrival visit Taj Mahal and fort ,overnight Agra
Day 13: Agra - Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi ,upon arrival check in the hotel and later visit jama masjid ,Red fort ,Raj Ghat ,India gate ,Qutub Minar,Humayun Tomb,Lotus temple and Akshardham temple,overnight Delhi
Day 14: Delhi - Back home
After breakfast transfer to the airport to catch the flight back home.