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Ladakh Trekking Tour

Day 1: Leh (Arrival)

Upon your arrival at Leh Airport, our tour representative will meet you and assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel.  On arrival you will move into the hotel in Leh hotel. The day is kept free for acclimatization. Try to make yourself comfortable with the new environment. In the evening you will enjoy shopping  in Leh market. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Day 2: Leh – visit Saboo Gompa and SOS Village (Choglamsar)

In the morning after breakfast We will drive for Saboo, which is around 8 kilometers from Leh and nestled atop of a hillock facing the Indus Valley. It is the most visited monastery in Leh.  On your way back to Leh, visit the SOS village (Choglamsar). It is an important destination for those who are interested in studying Tibetan culture. The Central Institute of Buddhist Studies located here features a Tibetan library, handicraft shop, restaurants and medical center. There is  also a golf course and a polo ground. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Day 3: Leh – Visit Takthok – Chemrey – Hemis Monasteries

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour and visit to Takthok Gompa. Built in the 8th century  by Guru Padmasambhava, Takthok Gompa is situated around the cave where he meditated. Post your return from Takthok Gompa, set off to visit the Chemrey Gompa. Built under the patronage of Sengge Namgyal,the construction of  Chemrey Gompa was started in March 1644 A.D. and got completed in 1646 A.D. This monastery is nestled atop of a small hill, whose one side is a dwelling of monks. Later, hit the road to Hemis Gompa, which crosses the Indus River at the Karu Village. Built in the 17th century, between 1602 A.D. TO 1642 A.D., Hemis is one of the most famous monasteries in Ladakh. It is also known for the annual festival called Hemis Tsechu. In the evening, return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Day 4: Leh – Phyang – Basgo – Alchi

In the morning after breakfast and check-out from hotel. Later Begin driving towards Alchi. On the way, halt at Phyang Gompa, located on the main highway to Alchi. It is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Ladakh. After sightseeing in Phyang monastery, visit Basgo, which is located along the road to Alchi. When the kingdom of Ladakh got divided in the 15th and 16th century, the Basgo village was an important tourist center in the medieval times. In the afternoon, visit the Alchi Gompa. It is a temple complex located within the Alchi village and dates back  to the 11th century. It exhibits a seamless blend of Indian and Kashmiri architecture. It is the seat of the Ngri Rimpoche, whose incarnation in embodied in the younger brother of the Dalai Lama. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Alchi.

Day 5:  Alchi – Ridzong – Lamayuru

In the morning after breakfast and check-out from hotel. Later Begin driving towards Lamayuru, pay a visit to Ridzong Gompa, one of the less visited monasteries in Ladakh. Built sometime around 1840, this Gompa is beautifully set in a valley, in a gorge and was founded by Lama Tsultim Nima. After exploration of Ridzong Gompa, proceed on a trip to the 11th century Lamayuru Monastery. There is a popular legend that the Arhat Madhyantika, a disciple of Buddha, offered holy food and water to satisfy the spirits inhabiting the Gompa. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Lamayuru.

Day 6:  Lamayuru – Leh (126 km/4 hrs)

In the morning after breakfast and check-out from hotel. Later Begin driving towards Leh. Get transferred to a hotel, and check-in to the hotel.  The afternoon is free for leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Day 7: Leh

In the morning after having breakfast, Check out from the hotel and transfer to Leh domestic airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.

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