Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Up on arrival at Delhi airport you are received and transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi - Leh (Complete Rest in Leh for acclimatisation)
Take the morning flight for Leh. Check into the guest house and relax the whole day. This is necessary for getting acclimatised. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.
Day 03: Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis
After breakfast in the morning go for a sightseeing trip to some ancient monasteries in this area.
is about 15 kms from Leh. It used to be the summer capital of Ladakh in the past. There are lots of Stupas and Gompas built around the palace. Shey palace was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17th century CE. Main attraction in Shey is the 12m Shakyamuni Buddha statue inside the Dresthang Gompa.
close to Shey is about 17 kms from Leh. The monastery is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Ladakh and belongs to the Gelukspa order. It is a
monastery of the Yellow Hat (Gelugpa) sect, located on top of a hill, approximately 19 kilometres east of Leh in Ladakh. It is noted for its resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet and is the largest gompa in central Ladakh.
about 45 kms south of Leh it is one of the most famous and largest monastery in Ladakh. It belongs to the Drukpa order and was founded in the early 17 th century. The setting is perfect with the monastery cradled in a lovely valley, surrounded by streams and fronted by long Mani walls. Overnight stay at the guest house.
Day 04: Leh - Sabu Village (3480 mts/11415 ft)
In the morning drive to Sabu village.
Day 05: Sabu Village - Digar La Pass
After an early breakfast trek to cross Digar La (6000 mts). Then descend down to Digar Village. Overnight stay in village.
Day 06 : Digar Village - Agyam Village
In the morning trek to Agyam. The treks go along the river Shyok. On arrival set out camp for overnight stay at Agyam village. Dinner and overnight stay at village.
Day 07: Agyam village - Khalsar Village
In the morning we will trek up to khalsar village. Dinner and overnight stay in village.
Day 08: Khalsar Village - Diskit
After breakfast trek to Sumur. Visit to Samtenling Gompa and continue trek to Diskit. Visit to 350 year old Diskit Gompa. Dinner and overnight stay at Diskit.
Day 09: Diskit - Leh
In the morning drive back to Leh. On arrival check in to guest house. Evening free to explore the local market. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 10 : Leh - Delhi
Transfer to the airport for the spectacular flight across the main chain of the Himalaya to Delhi.