JOIN US ON THIS JOURNEY OF HIGH PASSES & MOUNTAIN LAKES
to experience the magic of the Himalayas and the depth of our Souls to awaken our Senses!
2022 Dates to be advised
10 days/9 nights of Magical visits to Monasteries in High Passes and natural Wonder. A journey to reach the depths of our senses and self reflection, Healing Circles and Releasing Ceremonies, Morning Prayer and one on one sessions in a monastery. Meditation on the banks of the mighty Indus river ... all to spark us into self transformation. We will be participating in the Hemis Festival.
And to fulfill our playful and adventurous child within, we will either go Zip Lining or Whitewater rafting in the Indus river!
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1: Fly DELHI to LEH ~ 3,505 meters (11,499 feet) A day of rest and acclimatization while taking in the Awe-inspiring views Overnight Leh.
Day 2: LEH Thiksey ~ 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) / Hemis ~ 3,657 meters (12,000 feet) / Shey ~ 3,250 meters (10,662 feet) we will experience LEH in the Indus Valley trade route and a significant place for Buddhist teachings to pass through, we will visit Monasteries, stupas (chorten), statues, thangkas, Hemis Gompa and Shey Gompga Overnight Leh.
Day 3: LEH TO ULEYTOKPO [via LIKIR AND ALCHI] Likir ~3,700 meters (12,139 feet) | Alchi ~ 3,100 meters (10,170 feet) A Drive on Leh-Srinagar with a stop in Alchi. Visit the monastic complex of Alchi. to continue our drive in the Sham region towards Lamayuru and visit the Lamayuru Monastery. It is one of the oldest and most interesting monasteries of Ladakh. We continue our journey towards Uleytopko. Overnight Uleytopko.
Day 4: ULEYTOKPO – LEH Today we continue our return journey to Leh. On our way we will stop in Likir and Spituk and ending our day at Shanti Stupa for sunset. We continue our journey towards Leh and make a stop at the Spituk Monastery; dotted beautifully near the Indus river. Enjoy sunset and panoramic views of Indus Valley and stok mountain range at buddhist white-domed stupa, called Shanti Stupa Overnight in Leh.
Day 5: LEH – NUBRA Leh ~ 3,505 meters (11,499 feet) / Deskit ~ 3,050 Meters (10,000 feet) Early morning drive to Nubra Valley via the World’s Highest Motorable road, Khardungla Pass at 5602 Mts/18,380ft above sea level. A Visit to Diskit Monastery, the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (gompa) in the Nubra Valley. Visit white sand dunes in Hundar Overnight Nubra.
Day 6: NUBRA (HUNDAR-SUMAR-TIGER-HUNDAR) Deskit ~ 3,050 Meters (10,000 feet) Excursion of Sumur. Visit to Samstemling Monastery, an entire complex comprising seven different temples. We will visit Panamik, renowned for its curative hot springs. The spring water contains high amount of sulphur and it is believed best for curing rheumatism and other ailments. We will stop at a secret water body. Overnight Nubra.
Day 7: NUBRA - PANGONG PANGONG TSO ~ 4,250 meters (14,000 feet) Hidden and landlocked in the middle of the desert, a small lake by the name of Yarabtso, is a good spot for meditation and yoga. This will be conducted by our local expert. The session will be followed by an interactive talk regarding organic farming in Ladakh. We will then drive along the Shyok river to arrive at crystal blue waters of high-altitude lake, The Pangong Tso. Overnight Pangong Tso.
Day 8: PANGONG TSO – LEH LEH ~ 3,505meters (11, 500 feet) Drive back to Leh today across the World’s third highest pass; Chang La situated at 5360 mts / 17590 meters. We will witness wildlife and birds, and come across nomadic people and we may have a chance to see their agricultural lifestyle. Visit Chemrey Monastery. Overnight Leh.
Day 9: LEH TOWN LEH ~ 3,505meters (11, 500 feet) Day at leisure to explore the city markets and the town of Leh. Visit Leh Palace, perhaps choose to walk to Tsemo Gompa and more Overnight Leh.
Day 10: LEH to your next Destination.