15 Days. ( Actual Trek 04 Days, From Likir To Themisgam)
Itinerary: Delhi Leh Likir - Trek -
Delhi Agra Jaipur Delhi
is situated in lower Ladakh with beautiful landscape,
villages and monasteries. This is a soft trek and we have
ample time to explore Buddhist culture and monasteries
pre and post trek. Besides we admire the site of Delhi, Taj
Mahal - the marble wonder and Rajput highlight of Jaipur.
Morning arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Afternoon
combined guided tour of Old
and New Delhi
includes Jammia Masjid Mosque, Cycle rickshaw ride through
Chandni chowk, Red Fort, drive through India Gate and
Parliament house, Qutab Minar and Humayuns Tomb.
Morning transfer to airport and fly to Leh,
arrive and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for
is a small picturesque town of about 10,000 people. Situated
at 3505 Mt. (11500 ft), the summer days are dry and sunny
but nights can be cold. A double lines of "Manies",
stone shelters for departed spirits, protects the towns
approaches. During these three days we will explore some of
the interesting monasteries of the area.
sightseeing of Stok
The palace has a small museum, which houses the
queens head gear (peyrak) and a remarkable collection of
Thankas. Tibetan childrens village. Shey
Shey was once the capital of Ladakh in the pre
Tibetan era until the 15th century. Thiksey
Tsong Khapa had prophesied that a monastery would be
built here and Thiksey was founded by one of his disciple
- largest monastery founded in 1602 by Tagtsangrepa
this monastery of the Nyimapa order has about 50 monks
and these not far from Chimiri, Padmasambhava, the founder
of the order is
said to have meditated here.
Drive 61 Km 2 Hrs.
transfer by car / jeep to Liker,
en-route visit Spituk
- The monastery first belonged to the Kadampa order but in
the 15th century it was restored and Tsong Kapa
sent two Lamas to transfer it to Gelupa order.
founded in 16th century by King Tashi Nangyal.
Arrive and camp for overnight.
05 to 08. TREK
breakfast we explore Likir Monastery, located
at a distance of 5 km from the main road, just before Saspol.
It is a magnificent gompa, overlooking the village of Likir.
It is also known as the Klu-Kkhyil (water spirits) Gompa, it
was founded in the 14th century, and was the first gompa in
Ladakh known to have been built under the direction of
we finish our visit to Likir monastery we begin our 04 days
trek, soon after leaving Likir monastery behind, cross the
Likri river and ascend through arid terrain to a small pass.
From here continuing our journey via Sumdo village, a river
and along several small dry valleys till the Charatse La and
then on to Yangthang
Mt.). For our next stage, first we will descend into the
Wulle valley then ascend on the other side of Col, from here
we walk down hill into another valley named after Cedar (Shukpa)
trees, a short walk to village of Hemis
(3600 Mt.), its an important village with a worth visiting
Monastery. Our next stage to Ang,
is a fairly short stage with a steep descend and ascend to
(3750 Mt.). From this pass its an easy downhill walk to our
camp at Ang. Our final stage of this trek to Themisgam
Mt.) is almost downhill and we expect to arrive here for
lunch. The afternoon will be spend in exploring Themisgam
village and relax. Our trek ends here
LEH Drive 100
Km 3 Hrs.
After breakfast drive to Lamayuru,
explore the monastery and return to Leh,
en-route visit Alchi
Arrive and check in at hotel.
125 Km. away from Leh at the foot of Fotula Pass (The
highest point on Leh Srinagar highway). The monastery
is one of the oldest and major monastery of western Tibet
and stands on a small hilltop overlooking the enchanting
landscape. Above the monastery stupas and mani walls mark
out the old carvan route. The monastery is worth visiting
and houses many status Avalokeshwara and guru Padama Sambava.
situated on the left bank of river Indus, 69 Km. away
from Leh is the village and monastery.
The monasteries date back to 11th and 12th century.
The statues are made of mud and are beautifully painted in
typical Kashmiri tradition, which was very influential that
time. The temples with wall paintings are Dukhang or meeting
hall, the three storied statue of Sum-tseg and Majushri are
worth admiring. The mural paintings of Mandala and Maha Kala
are match less to all the monasteries of Ladakh.
transfer to airport in time to catch Delhi ound flight.
Arrive and transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Rest of the
day at leisure for personal exploration.
AGRA Drive 202 Km 4 Hrs.
depart and drive to Agra, en-route visit Mathura
the birthplace of Lord Krishna and the tomb
of Emperor Akbar at Sikandra.
Arrive and check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Taj
by Emperor Akbar as his citadel over the years 1565 - 73.
- JAIPUR Drive
231 Km 5 ½ Hrs.
Morning depart and drive to Jaipur, en -route visit deserted
city of Emperor Akbar at Fatehpur
Arrive and check in hotel.
11km. drive to former capital Amber,
up hill elephant ride to admire the massive gateways,
courts, stairways and pillared pavilions / palaces. Return
to hotel for lunch. Afternoon explore City
(Palace of winds) and bustling Bazaar.
258 Km 5 ½ Hrs.
Morning drive to Delhi, en-route brief halt at midway
for refreshments. Arrive Delhi by lunchtime. Arrive and
Check-in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for last
minute shopping and personal activities.
Morning transfer to airport for homeward flight.