Ladakh Monasteries Tour
Ladakh is the only land which is all known for the presence of innumerable Buddhist monasteries of Hinyana and Mahayana sect. The monasteries in Ladakh is the next level excitement after trekking in the high passes of Ladakh to bring the most soothing treatment for the travelers and the trekkers during their journey towards the high passes or even simply for the monastery tour. The Gompas built on every locale have the typical architecture to bring the true symbolic meaning being inspired from Buddhism. Kaushak is the name oriented for the head of the lama that means “the reincarnation” which is must visited by the tourists and the religious people during their monastery tour to find the peaceful effect on their mind and body.
Trekking around the different locations like Leh, Alchi, Lamayuru to visit different monasteries will invite the tourists for a moderate hiking and walking around the area so that they can receive the blessings at Likir, Lamayuru monastery, Basgo palace including the heritage Stok Palace. Besides, the Ladakh monasteries trek will also include a fascinating visit to the ancient villages being cascaded with traditional values and beliefs.
The specially designed Ladakh Monasteries hiking and trekking tour along the various monasteries like Shey and Thiksey in the great Himalayas is a perfect amalgamation of hiking and spiritual expedition all around the famous Ladakh valleys, perfectly oriented during the month of May to mid-October.
DAY 01 : Arrive Leh
Morning arrive at Leh airport, On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Day free for acclimatization, O/N stay at Hotel.
DAY 02 : Leh
After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing of Shey Palace, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries and the Stok Palace. Thiksey is an imposing monastery and one of the finest examples of Ladakhi architecture. Overnight hotel.
DAY 03 : Leh – Alchi
After breakfast drive to Alchi, enroute visit Basgo Palace and Likir Monastery. The present Gompa in Likir dates back to the 18th century. It contains huge clay images of Buddha and various old manuscripts. It also houses an interesting collection of Thangkas, old religious and domestic costumes and implements etc. Arrive in Alchi by the afternoon. Visit the monastery at Alchi; spend the afternoon exploring the village. Overnight Camp.
DAY 04 : Alchi – Lamayuru – Leh
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Lamayuru Monastery. Lamayuru has fascinating caves carved out of the mountainside. Also known as Yung Drung (Swastika) it is sited on a high promontory overlooking the village and valley. For sheer spectacle value no other Ggompa can match Lamayuru. Drive back to Leh in the evening Overnight hotel.
DAY 05 : Leh – Departure
Morning transfer to the airport time to catch flight for onward destinations.
Trip & Services Ends Here.