Safari through Ladakh with Festivals

Introduction

Far Horizon takes you to a breath taking journey through the most amazing Himalayan Territory. Our tour starts with a visit to the capital city of Delhi where you visit famous monuments and then ride through the old city in a cycle rickshaw for a more intimate experience of the bazaars and the people.

We then continue our journey to a breathtaking landscape of Rohtang Pass and Lachung Pass to reach the beautiful lake of Tso Khar and then travel to Leh. On the way , you enjoy the beautiful scenery and picturesque monasteries. In Leh, soak in the wonders of the colourful monastic festivals performed by the Lamas themselves and explore the surrounding monasteries and forts.

A unique and never to be forgotten experience that you will always treasure!

Tour Highlights

  • Rickshaw ride in the narrow lanes of Old Delhi
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Visit the Highest Road in the World “Khardungla”
  • Explore the Land of Landscapes “Leh & Ladakh”
  • Visit the Desert of Himalaya “Nubra Valley”
  • Witness the beauty of the magnificent Tsomoriri Lake
  • Buddhist Monasteries

Destinations Covered

Detailed Itinerary

  1. Day 1 Arrive Delhi

    Delhi

    On arrival you will be met & greeted at the airport. Later transfer to your hotel.

    Overnight at the Hotel (No Meals)

  2. Day 2 Delhi

    Delhi

    Start your day exploring the old & new parts of Delhi. Explore Old Delhi with the visit to the largest mosque, Jama Masjid. A fascinating rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk after which drive past the Red Fort. In the new Delhi, visit Raj Ghat, the last resting place of Gandhi and followed by a drive past the historical India Gate & other government buildings.

    Conclude your day with the visit to 70 meters high Qutub Minar.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  3. Day 3 Delhi - Leh

    Leh Ladakh

    In the morning, fly to Leh and the day is free to acclimatize to high altitude and to explore the local market.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  4. Day 4 Leh

    Leh Ladakh

    After breakfast, visit the Hemis Gompa - the biggest monastery in Ladakh. Visit Shey, the king's old palace and from there proceed to the Thikse Gompa - an impressive imitation of Lhasa's Potala Palace.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  5. Day 5 Leh – Likir - Alchi

    Alchi

    Drive to Alchi, en-route visiting Basgo - a complex of buildings that include a ruined fortress (dated earlier than the 15th century), two large temples and a small shrine. Explore the Likir Monastery also called the 'Klu-Kkhjil' or water spirits.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  6. Day 6 Alchi

    Alchi

    Survey the gorgeous Rizong Gompa which encompasses a number of colourful shrines spread across the valley in an amphitheatre formation along with the dramatically situated Lamayuru Gompa.

    Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)

  7. Day 7 Alchi - Leh

    Leh Ladakh

    Return to Leh via the splendid monastery of Phyang and see its magnificent frescos. Your visit includes the Spituk monastery known for its collection of Buddhist artefacts and the Spituk festival.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  8. Day 8 Leh – Nubra Valley

    Nubra

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft.)

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  9. Day 9 Nubra Valley

    Nubra

    After breakfast, visit Diskit Monastery. Later explore the Diskit & Hunder villages and enjoy a camel ride.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L, D)

  10. Day 10 Nubra Valley - Leh

    Leh Ladakh

    After breakfast, drive to Leh. Reach Leh by late afternoon and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

    Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)

  11. Day 11 Leh – Tsomoriri

    The Rupshu

    Drive to Tsomoriri Lake (4725 m). You will drive through the Tso Kar Lake. This beautiful white lake is famed for the high quality salt that rings its edges.

    Overnight at the Camp (B, L, D)

  12. Day 12 Tsomoriri

    The Rupshu

    After breakfast, explore the spectacular area surrounding Tso-Moriri. You will visit the Karzok Gompa (monastery) and have the option of taking an exciting afternoon hike.

    Overnight at the Camp (B, L, D)

  13. Day 13 Tsomoriri - Leh

    Leh Ladakh

    After breakfast. leave for Leh (3500 m), the capital of Ladakh. Reach Leh by late afternoon and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B)

  14. Day 14 Leh - Delhi & Departure

    Delhi

    In time transfer to the airport to board your flight to Delhi to catch your connecting flight to your onward destination.

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