Monastic Experience

Duration : 04 Nights/ 05 Days


Place Covered : Leh | Khardongla Pass | Leh | Delhi |


Monastic Experience Overview

Stok palace houses a fine private museum, which is open to the public when the Rani (queen) of Stok is in residence. There is a superb collection of thangkhas, said to be the best in the world. Some of them have been worked in pure gold and paints made of crushed semi-precious stones.

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Also of interest are antique robes and royal jewellery, specially noted for its turquoise and red coral. The collection also includes artillery and animal skins. Stok Gompa is a subsidiary of Spitok and both were founded by the same lama, Nawang Lotus, during the reign of King Takpa Bumlde. Stok belongs to the yellow-hat sect of Buddhism and currently has about 20 lamas living there. The oldest parts of the gompa are some 550 years old though the Dukhang or main assembly hall is only about 50 years old.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Leh

On arrival at Leh airport, you will be met by our representative and transfer you to Hotel. Lunch at hotel. Complete day for rest to get acclimatize with the high altitude in Leh (Ladakh) which is 3500 Mtrs above sea level. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2 Leh (Visit Shey + Thikse + Hemis Monasteries)

After early breakfast full day sightseeing of Shey, Thiksey & Hemis. Shey was the summer Palace of Ladakhi Kings and is where you can see the 36Ft. high statue of Buddha made of copper and covered with gold. Thicksey : The twelve storied monastery of Thicksey is situated in the most prominent of positions, lies on an island Mountain. Finally visit; Hemis : Farthest away from Leh, this is the wealthiest Monastery in Ladakh belonging to the Red Sect - it is here each summer that plays are held and Ladakhis from all parts of the country will visit Hemis. Evening return to Leh.Meals and overnight at Hotel.

Day 3 In Leh (Visit Stok Palace + Leh Palace + Shanti Stupa & Leh Market)

After breakfast visit Stok palace which houses a fine private museum. There is a superb collection of thangkhas, said to be the best in the world. In the afternoon visit Leh, a fascinating labyrinth of winding streets and quaint bazaars. The main street is open and airy, with rows of shops on either side. On either side of the market are seen a long line of Ladakhi women in traditional dress and colourful jewelry of coral and turquoise, seated behind enormous baskets, selling vegetables. The spectacular eight-storey Leh Palace looming above, overlooking the town, was built in the 16th century, about the same time as the Potala in Lhasa which it resembles. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh (85 Kms)

After breakfast day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motor able pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of world records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. Afternoon back to the hotel and time for your personal shopping and explore market and surrounding. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5 Leh – Delhi

Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.


inclusion and Exclusion
Package Inclusions! Package Exclude!
Accommodation with breakfast + Dinner at respective hotel City tour as per the programme Air Fare
Airport return Transfer Guide Services
Inner Line Permit Monastery Fee
All applicable Taxes. Unforeseen expenses beyond our controll.


Hotels
Location Premium Luxury Super Deluxe Deluxe Standard
Leh The Grand Dragon / Zen Resorts and Spa (Deluxe Room) Ladakh Residency / The Druk Ladakh / Grand Himalaya / Shangri-La Hotel Hotel Charu Palace / The Kaal / Namgyal Palace / The Palace / Ladakh Continental / City Palace / Nalanda Ladakh / Omasila / Royal Ladakh Hill Town / The Pangong / Munshi Continental / Dragon Hotel / Auspicious hotel / Green Ladakh Two star hotel / Asia Hotel / Auspicious hotel (Stn Room) / Naro / Hotel Kidar
Alchi Ule Ethnic Resort & Ule Adventure Resort (cottages with attached Bath) Ule Eco resorts (Cottage) / Ule Ethnic Resort (Cottage) Ule Eco resorts (Standard Cottages ) / Similar West Ladakh Camp / Zimskang Holiday Home / Moonland hotel (Lamayuru) / Alchi Resort Heritage Guest House / Photala Hotel (Lamayuru)
Nubra Valley Valley Flower Luxury Camp, Karma Inn or Stendel Desert Himalayan Camp (Luxury Tent) / Mystic Meadows Earth Home / Organic Camp (Super Deluxe) Silk Route cottage / Organic Camp (Deluxe Camp) / Royal Camp / Silver Sand Camp / Himalayan Eco Resort Stendel Hotel / Mystic Meadows / Nature nest north / Nubra Ethnic camp / Sand dunes camp / Ladakh Valley Camp / Siachen Hotel
Pangong Ser-Bum-Tso Resort / Pangong Retreat Luxury Camp Man-Merak (Attached Bath) Pangong Sarai Luxury / Pangong Resort / Ser-Bum-Tso Resort / watermark camp / Whispering Waves/ Red Star Camp Pangong Resort / Ser-Bum-Tso Resort / Watermark camp / Himalayan Retreat Camp Himalayan Retreat camp / Martsemik Camp /Nature Nest Camp / 100 Sky / Yak Camp Wonderland Camp / Highland Camp/ Pangong Panorama / Similar
Tsomoriri Lake view Hotel / Tsomoriri Resort Tsomoriri Resorts / Lake view Hotel Tsomoriri Camp & Resorts / Lake view Hotel / Nomadic Life camp Nomadic Camp (attach bath) / Tsomoriri Camp / Lake view hotel /Yak Camp Golden Mark Camp / Similar
Kargil Zojila Residency Hotel Highland Mountain Resort / Similar Zojila residency / Royal Gasho / Similar Siachen Hotel / D’Zozila Hotel / Jan Palace / Kargil Retreat Camp Hotel Green land/Saqi /Similar
Sarchu Goldrop Deluxe Camp Gold Drop Deluxe Camp/Similar Gold Drop Deluxe Camp/Similar Gold Drop Deluxe Camp/Mulkila Camp/Similar Dorje Camp /Similar /
Srinagar Luxury House Boat / Hotel City Forest / Hotel Broadway Luxury Houseboat / Welcome / Grand Mahal / Pride Continental / Pride Residency Super Deluxe Houseboat / Kashmir Residency / Royal Batoo / Pacific / Zabarvan Deluxe Houseboat / Walison / Duke / Lake Resort / She-faf / Al-Mahar Maker / City Grace / Gulfaam / similar
Jispa Padma Lodge (New Block Sup Deluxe rooms) / Padma Deluxe camp (Dlx Tent) / Ibex Hotel Padma Lodge (New Block Sup Deluxe rooms) / Padma Deluxe camp (Dlx Tent) / Ibex Hotel Padma Lodge (New Block Sup Deluxe rooms) / Padma Deluxe camp (Dlx Tent) Padma Hotel Padma Hotel / Jispa Journey camp


Package Cost : Per Pax in INR

Valid From 01st May 2019 To 15th Nov 2019 for Indian National.

Package Type Min.
02 Pax.
Min.
04 Pax.
Min.
06 Pax.
08 pax 10 pax Adult/Child
Extra Bed
Child Without
Extra Bed
Premium 34344 31572 30648 30740 30352 23040 11520
Luxury 21144 18372 17448 17540 17152 12480 6240
Super Deluxe 15624 12852 11928 12020 11632 8064 4032
Deluxe 13224 10452 9528 9620 9232 6144 3072
Standard 11784 9012 8088 8180 7792 4992 2496