ENCHANTING LADAKH

8 Days
1,080/- Per Person
Cultural Tours in Ladakh Trip Type
  • Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Per Person Cost: 1,080
Per Person Cost
Extra Bed
W/o Extra Bed
Booking Amount: 1,080
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Overview

A journey for those who quest for the unimaginable.

If you haven’t already been to this extraordinary land of Ladakh, know that even in your wildest imagination you can't fathom its beauty. As you are engulfed in the infinitesimal vastness of the staunch mountains, you will find yourself and discover your identity as a piece in the vast mystery of the great design.Holy beyond religion, the piousness and the silence of this land will not only take your breath away but at the same time fill you up with the gentle breeze of divinity. Be exhilarated by one of the world’s most exquisite destinations. It won’t be just another vacation but a trip you can keep in your heart, drawing peace and calm of the mountains whenever you revisit the memory.

 Beyond Himalayas invites you on this paradisaical escapade. Our tour begins in the colors of the city of Delhi, making our way across the greens and blues of Himachal leading to Ladakh, a land that transcends time and space. Explore the city of Leh, Nubra Valley; the Orchard of Ladakh, the glittering Lake Pangong of many shades, unveiling your own depths.

 

itinerary
  • Day 1 DELHI TO LEH

    On reaching Leh you will be escorted to the hotel from the airport. You are requested to rest and relax on your first day in Ladakh so you may acclimatize to the high altitude. In the evening you will be driven to Shanti Stupa to view the splendid sunset from above Leh town.

    Accommodation: GRAND DRAGON
    Meal plan: B
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)

  • Day 2 HERITAGE WALK:(3 hours walk around the city)

    After a healthy organic breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken out for the heritage walk towards the market with your guide and storyteller, Mr. Gyatso. You will start by visiting the museum built by the Leh Old Town Restoration Initiative (LOTI) group, with locally available materials and infrastructure. The structure evolves around a skyscraper (Thokskar) on the top floor and has relics of Ladakh. From there you will enter the old town streets where the entire landscape is as it was in the Kings’ times, some of which have been restored by LOTI. The walk will take you through King Singay Namgyal’s palace. After the walk around the old town, you may explore the market and eateries.

    Accommodation: GRAND DRAGON
    Meal plan: B
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)

  • Day 3 LEH-NUBRA (6 DRIVE HOURS)

    After breakfast, you will start your journey to Nubra valley crossing Khardongla top (Highest motorable road in the world at 18300 feet above the sea level).On reaching Nubra Valley you will check-in at the resort in Sumur village. You will visit Panamic hot springs and spend the rest of the evening enjoying the apple and apricot orchard at the resort. Your overnight stay will be at the resort in Nubra.

    Accommodation: CHANGNANG HOTEL
    Meal plan: B/D
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)

  • Day 4 NUBRA -PANGONG (6 DRIVE HOURS)

    After breakfast, you will start your journey towards Pangong Lake (The highest saltwater lake in the world). On the way to Pangong Tso, you will cross Changla. At Pangong you will check-in at a camp at Spangmic village. You have the entire evening to enjoy the beauty of the vast turquoise lake with its serene spirit and view.

    Accommodation: Pangong Retreat
    Meal plan: B/D
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)


  • Day 5 PANGONG TO MATHO: (6 drive hours)

    After breakfast, you will be driven to Leh alongside the lake. On reaching Leh you may spend the rest of the evening at your leisure.

    Accommodation: THE HERMIT HOME-STAY
    Meal plan: B/D
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)

  • Day 6 MATHO VILLAGE STAY

    Our mornings are spent in chanting and mediation from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM or a walk through the morning village. The guests can carry on with their practice till 9:30 when breakfast is served. After breakfast, the guests will visit the hydro mill, sacred Stupas, the monastery, and the irrigation pond. The walk resumes back in the greenhouse garden where guests can water and harvest vegetables and herbs for Lunch.

    A certified herbal healer will visit the farm in the afternoon for readings. The guests can ask about health and healing issues to the healer and talk about their diet etc. Post lunch we will visit Matho monastery, Photang and Stok palace & museum.

    Accommodation: THE HERMIT HOME-STAY
    Meal plan: B/L/D
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)

  • Day 7 RAFTING IN INDUS RIVER

    After breakfast, you will drive to Sham valley in Leh following the beautiful route passing small Trans-Himalayan villages and the landscapes and visiting Magnetic hill for an ATV ride, The Indus Confluence for rafting and the Gurudwara for some blessings. We will have lunch in Nimoo village and leave for Leh. In the evening we will have a group dinner at one of the many cafes in Leh.

    Accommodation: GRAND DRAGON
    Meal plan: B/D
    Transfer: INNOVA (7 seater MUV)

  • Day 8 LEH - DELHI

    You will be assisted to the airport for your departure from Leh to Delhi.

    Transfer: TOYOTA INNOVA

    END OF TOUR AND SERVICES

 

INCLUSIONS:

 

STAY THROUGHOUT IN PREMIUM HOMESTAYS AND CAMPSITES

MEALS: BREAKFAST IN LEH / BREAKFAST & DINNER IN NUBRA/ PANGONG

ALL ACTIVITIES MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY

TRANSFERS THROUGHOUT THE TRIP

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

ACCOMPANYING LOCAL EXPERTS AND RESOURCE PERSONS THROUGHOUT THE TRIP

ALL PERMITS

DOCTOR ON CALL

 

 

 

EXCLUSIONS:

 

FLIGHTS

TRAVEL, LUGGAGE & MEDICAL INSURANCE

TOURIST VISA

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TAXES

TIPS

ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

MONUMENT FEES

RAFTING OPTIONAL

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

 

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CHANGES TO YOUR ITINERARY

 

For your best interest, sometimes it might have to make necessary alterations to your holiday itinerary. Where practical, we will advice you before you depart from your hometown, although occasionally we may be forced to make changes en route. We will keep you informed at all times.

 

MOUNTAIN FLIGHT DELAYS

 

Bad weather in mountainous regions can cause flight delays. These problems mainly happen in Ladakh region of India. If the delay is extended it may be necessary for us to re-route the trek and tour, perhaps to an area more readily accessed by road transport. We do not accept responsibility for charges incurred as result of flight delays and missing international flight connections. However, we will make every effort to assist you.

 

INHERENT RISKS OR DANGERS

 

You understand and accept that your proposed tour may expose you to levels of physical exertion to which you may not be accustomed to or be exposed to inherent dangers when traveling through remote areas which may be subject to, among other things, unfavorable political, physical, health or climatic conditions. By agreeing to use our services, you accept these dangers and unfavorable conditions.

 

INSURANCE

 

You must purchase comprehensive travel insurance that includes a provision for helicopter rescue when you pay your deposit.

 

YOUR HEALTH AND FITNESS

 

We strongly recommend that you visit your doctor and dentist before your holiday. You must ask your doctor about current inoculation requirements. Full details of pre-existing medical conditions must be forwarded to us when you book. Older clients or clients with pre-existing medical conditions may require a letter from your doctor clearing them for the trek and Beyond Himalayas Pvt. Ltd. reserve the right to check these documents prior to confirmation of tours and treks

 

PASSPORT

 

A valid passport is required for all tourists. The passports must be valid for minimum of six months from the start of journey, with at least two clean pages per country to be visited.

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

 

A valid visa is required for the entire destination. You should always consult your doctor or nearest travel clinic for the latest information on recommended health precautions, both vaccination and malaria prophylaxis.

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

 

GENERAL

 

Extensive medical kits are carried on all trips. In addition, medical oxygen and Portable Altitude Chambers are carried as a precaution on high altitude treks and climbing expeditions. All meals on trek are prepared specifically for your group to strict hygiene standards, and sterile washing facilities are provided.

 

HIGH ALTITUDE

 

Sickness from altitude can affect anyone. Serious problems are avoided by building in rest and acclimatization. For normal symptoms a drop in altitude, or time in portable acclimatization chamber, leads to quick recovery.

 

All trips are graded. There are Easy, Moderate, Challenging and Mountaineering categories.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

 

Travel insurance that includes helicopter evacuation is highly appreciated

 

AGE LIMITS 

 

Client over sixty are required to complete a medical and personal travel history questionnaire. Persons under sixteen can join specified family departures and private groups.