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Discover Ladakh Tour

Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination Covered : Leh Ladakh, Shey, Hemis

Tour Themes : Hill Station

Price : On Request

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  • Discover Ladakh Tour

Leh Ladakh, Shey and Hemis Tour Overview

Leh town is situated to the extreme north of India at the elevation of 3500meters from the sea level and the town itself is dominated by the legend nine storey palace of 17th century of the king Sengay Namgail, today leh town is the business hub of Ladakh.
Tour route : Leh - Shey -Thiksey - Hemis - Lamayuru.
Best Time: June to October

Leh Ladakh, Shey and Hemis Tour Itinerary

Day 1:

Airport pick up to Hotel/Guest house.

Afternoon warm-up walking around the Leh city.

Day 2:

Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh palace.

Shanti Stupa built in 1985 for world peace and harmony on around the wall of big Stupa a complete life story of Lord Buddha. A Japaness association sponsored the expenses of Stupa .

Sangkar Gonpa a small monastery close to Leh town, resident of honorable reincarnated Bakula Rinpochay. Leh palace the legend of Ladakh was built in the 17th century during the reign of King Sengay Namgail the one and only prominent and very successful king of Ladakh.

Day 3:

Visit Shey, Thiksey, Hemis monasteries

Early in the morning drive to the east from Leh to visit the daily assembly prayer of Thiksay monastery and after driving against the Indus River to Hemis monastery which lies in the hidden mountain of Stok range.

Shey palace was remained the ancient capital of Ladakh during the first King Lachen Spalkigon, still the ruined palace can be seen on the top of hill. The contemporary palace was built in the dusk of 16th century during the reign of King Deldan Namgail in the nostalgia of his father.

Day 4:

Visit Phayang, Spituk,Matho monastery. Stok Palace and museum

Morning visit two different sect monastery phayang and Spituk to the west from Leh and dive back to Leh for hot lunch. Afternoon visit a current resident of Royal lineage of Ladakh,Stok palace and Matho monastery to the south close to Stok range.

Day 5:

Visit Basgo castle, Likir and Alchi monasteries.

Driving toward the west of Ladakh or Lower Ladakh which is famous for apricot and vegetables as well. Basgo castle is one among the very important heritage monument in the world which is situated on fragile soft soil and was built during the reign of King Jamayang Namgail and Sengay Namgail in 16th century. Likir monastery was built in the 14th century during the reign of fifth King Lhachan Gyalpo offered the land to Lama Duwang Chosjay he was a great mediator and in the 15th century Lawang Lodoz introduced Gylukpa order under the head of great Lama Tsongkhapa.
Likir monastery is located in middle of gorge valley on hillock with beautiful mountain. Alchi is a small temple though it is the only one all around Ladakh the oldest Buddhist temple which is founded in 11th century by a very prominent translator Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo and the temple is totally different than the rest of other monastery in comparison to its wall painting and the architecture is stunning.

Day 6:

Visit Lamayuru/ Moon land and Rigzong monastery

After a long drive visit the Lamayuru which is situated next to the high way between Leh and Kargil. In 10thcentury to 11thcentury a eminent Buddhist scholar Naropa retreated at this place. In the 14th century Arhat Nimagon on his way to Ladakh he halt for water nectar and he prophesied later here would arise monastery. Before the whole site was lake after the water nectar the lake starts to drain and established monastery. The stunning landscape is known as moon-land.

Day 7:

Drive to Da- Hanu

Visit to Da- Hanu village where the Aryan race people living. They have distinct custom and tradition the physical complexion is also different than the rest of Ladakhi people much resemblance to European. Different life style and dialect. On way to this village will pass many small villages along with the Indus River in a gorge valley and on the road side there are some ancient pictures engrave on the stone which exemplifies different activities of the ancient time

Day 8:


Back to leh

More Details about Leh Ladakh, Shey and Hemis Tour


  • All camping and trekking arrangements.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Transportation
  • Entry fees to monasteries/ monuments.

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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