In The Lap of Himalayas

 

 

The Himalayas are known world over for its splendor for being spread over a large area with towering peaks like the Everest and The K2.A large number of natural gifts are endowed in the lap of Himalayas , which provide inspirations world over with people thriving to explore the Himalayas in different ways and in different regions as such. Among other things in the bosom of the Himalayas the most precious gift are the Herbs available in plenty mostly used for curing various diseases directly and also for manufacturing medicines both allopathic as well as Ayurvedic. There is a mention of such herbs in the hymes of Vedas and Puranas , Where people used to utilize such natural gifts in their day to day life. More over different varieties of fungi are also found in the Lap of Great Himalayas. Northern India can be Sited as an example where we have valleys within the valley full of untouched and virgin spots, which need to be Explored. Nomads , Gypsies along with Shepherds with their respective flocks live in the lap of Himalayas there by getting fed doubly.

In The Lap of Himalayas

Delhi -Kashmir - Ladakh - Zanskar Valley

This is the tour of three different parts of the Jammu and Kashmir. The Landscape are completely different from one each. You will visit most ancient monasteries during the tour. Zanskar towards each other along the northern flank of the Great Himalaya, meet in the broad plain of Padam. Virtually untouched by the winds of change and modernization till then, Zanskar is now a favourite destination for trekkers. Zanskar is also known as a land of religion and has the greatest concentration of gompas in Ladakh, outside the Indus valley.

  • Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
    On Arrival meet & assist and provide transfer to hotel. Afternoon combined sightseeing of Old and New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutab Minar and drive past Parliament building, President's house and India Gate. Return to hotel for overnight.
     

  • Day 02 : Delhi - Srinagar
    On arrival at Srinagar airport. Our representative will meet you and escort you to Houseboat. Afternoon Shikara ride on Dal lake visiting interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat.
     

  • Day 03 : Srinagar
    After breakfast morning half day tour of world famous Mughal gardens visiting Nishat (The Garden of Pleasure) built by Asaf Jah in 1636 AD and Shamilar Bagh (Abode of Love) built by Jehangir for his beloved Nur Jahan in 1619 AD. Afternoon Visit Srinagar Old city Jamia Masjid, Shah Hamdan mosque, Srinagar Museum and enjoy the walking through the narrow bazaar of the city. Overnight at Houseboat.
     

  • Day 04 : Srinagar - Kargil (205 Kms)
    After Breakfast a Full day drive to Kargil. After Sonmarg you start steep ascending most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs known as (Gateway of Ladakh) continue drive towards Drass second coldest place in the world here we stop for tea and passport check. Another two and half-hours drive will take us Kargil. Overnight at Hotel.
     

  • Day 05 : Kargil - Rangdom (135 Kms)
    After Kargil drive towards Zanskar valley on the way see Panikar and Parkachan villages view of Nun & Kun peaks are seen.. Arrive Rangdom in the evening. Overnight in Tents.
     

  • Day 06 : Rangdom - Padam (150 Kms)
    After short drive, we stop at Rangdom Gompa and visit the Gompa Continue drive to Padam which is the Capital of Zanskar valley on the way cross Pensila pass 4401 Mtrs and some ancient Buddhist villages. After crossing Tungri bridge visit Sunni Gompa finally we reach Padam in the late afternoon. Overnight in Tents.
     

  • Day 07 : Padam
    Day to visit Pipitong, Thonde Gompa and Zangla 3450 Mtrs this is the most beautiful village with ancient Zangla Gompa and you may get chance to visit Queen's house at Zangla. On the way return visit Karsha Gompa which is one of the oldest Monastery. Overnight in Tents.
     

  • Day 08 : Padam - Bardan Gompa (7/8 Hrs. trek)
    Full day trek to Bardan Gompa on the way back visit Padam market and Padam Gompa. Overnight in Tents.
     
  • Day 09 : Padam - Kargil (285 Kms)
    Full day drive to Kargil and in the evening we reach Kargil. Overnight at Hotel.
     
  • Day 10 : Kargil - Uletokpo (153 Kms )
    Full day drive to Uletokpo and we have to cross-highest pass on Srinagar Leh route Fotula 13749 Fts. On the way visit Mulbek and Lamayuru monastery one of the oldest Monastery in Ladakh region. Continue drive to Uletokpo in the late afternoon one may visit to Rizong monastery by foot 5 Kms to and fro. Overnight in Tents.
     
  • Day 11 : Uletokpo - Leh (81 Kms)
    After short drive we reach to Alchi Monastery and continue drive to Leh via some interesting Buddhist villages. Afternoon free for personal activities. Overnight at hotel.
     
  • Day 12 : Leh (Ladakh)
    Full day excursion to Shey, Thiksey and Hemis Monastery, which is most popular Monastery in Ladakh region. Return back to Hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight at Hotel.
     
  • Day 13 : Leh (Ladakh)
    Morning half day sightseeing tour of Spituk and Phyang monastery. Afternoon visit by foot to Kings palace, Tsemo Gompa, Leh Mosque, Leh Bazaar and Shankar Gompa. Overnight at Hotel.
     
  • Day 14 : Leh (Ladakh)
    Morning half day excursion to Stok Palace/Museum and on the way back visit Tibetan Refugee Camp. Afternoon day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
     
  • Day 15 : Leh - Delhi
    Our representative will provide transfer in time for domestic flight (which is subject to weather). Upon arrival assistance and transfer to hotel for overnight.
     
  • Day 16 : In Delhi
    Local Sightseeing of Delhi [ Old/New ] or Day at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
     
  • Day 17 : Delhi - Back Home
    Our representative will provide transfer in time for international flight back home.
     

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