Ladakh Adventure: Live the Buddhist life, visit Pangong Tso

Leh,    9 Days and 8 Nights,    13 May 17, 08:05 AM
  • Activity 21fb291e62c20c0b9b9bd9e8ddc5400ede5009bb3124189974d5243e2f217d43 Activity
  • Age limit 8fb2f4ac49ff3965d3f0524273437b51a9fc25538c9ec4932e11a79a5dde7481 18 - 60 yrs
  • Difficulty 66b5c046a0c0a6e7e170d4a12b36e6c0ed969b8565564b8cb16c382f082193ac Easy

Overview

Join this trip to Western Ladakh where we take you to some ancient Buddhist sites. Lamayuru is one of the most prominent ones in Ladakh. Also, experience the village life and get a glimpse of the local culture at Urbis, including some ancient mystic stone arts. The Alchi Monastery is another prominent site that we'll visit apart from the well known Hemis Monastery and Thikse Gompa. We will also visit Pangong Tso lake and you get a chance to stay at a village near Pangong.


Activity

Day 1: Acclimatize in Leh

Pick up from the airport and the entire day at leisure. Gives you time to get acclimatized to the high altitude and reduced oxygen levels.

Day 2: Get introduced to Ladakh

Getting to know about the Ladakhi heritage and more about Buddhism as a religion that is widely followed here. You get a chance to attend the morning chanting at Thikse Gompa. Learn about it's history and Buddhism.

Day 3: Visit Pangong Tso lake, stay at our green village Mugleb

Visit this blue salt water lake at a height of 14000 feet. In the evening experience the life at the village of Mugleb, close to Pangong. Mugleb is one of our green villages.

Day 4: Drive back to Leh, visit Hemis monastery

We drive back to Leh. On our way we visit the well known Hemis Monastery, one of the most influential ones in Ladakh which existed before the 11th Century.

Day 5: Go west, visit Basgo and Lamayuru monasteries

Driving towards the west of Leh we visit Basgo and Lamayuru Monasteries. While Basgo has a significant place in this region's history, Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest Monasteries of Ladakh. Here we walk through the history and origin of Buddhism and understand their mythology.

Day 6: Trek to Urbis

It is an easy trek for 3-4 hours from the base point. On the way you get to see some mystic drawings on stones. There is time to interact with the villagers today at Urbis.

Day 7: Spend a day in Urbis

Experience the Buddhist way of life at village Urbis. Stay in the village homestay and get to experience the life they live full of simplicity.

Day 8: Trek back and drive to Leh. Visit Alchi monastery.

Alchi monastery is known for its structure and paintings. A marvel site to visit.

Day 9: Goodbye Ladakh

Airport transfer as per your flight schedule.

·         Stay at two pristine Himalayan villages during this trip, Urbis and Mugleb

·         Visit the scenic Pangong Lake at 14,200 feet

·         Experience the rich Buddhist heritage at the most prominent monasteries of Ladakh

·         Live the village life alongside the villagers of Urbis and Mugleb

 

·         Experience the Ladakhi culture, local food and drinks


Other useful info

  • Airport transfers in a private vehicle

  • Lodging in Leh for 4 nights in a 3-star guest house/hotel

  • Logistical costs for local sight-seeing in Leh on Day2

  • Two days of travel and stay at Pangong Tso Lake (at 14,270 feet)

  • Accommodation in homestays during the trek

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Leh and during the trek

  • Support staff cost (trek leader, guides, cooks, porters and horses to carry your luggage)

  • Visit to Hemis, Lamayuru and Alchi Monastery

  • Medical kits, carried by trek leader and guides

  • National Park permits and all Govt. taxes

Domestic flight tickets

Any meals/snack/water bottles apart from mentioned in 'Includes'

Personal expenses related to gears, phone calls, medical etc.

Instructions for participants

This is a green trip, let’s ensure minimum environmental footprint of this tour:

·         Avoid plastics, or any kind of littering whatsoever. Carry back all your litter.

·         Be kind to the ecosystem of these remote places, let’s not pollute the water stream and surroundings.

·         Water is a scarce resource, avoid washing clothes in the trip.

·         You may observe some wild animals during the trek (marmots, blue sheeps, birds etc). Please keep distance from them, avoid feeding them or altering their natural behavior

·         Please respect the local culture and heritage.

General points

1.       Delays are expected on account of roadblock and weather conditions. Our effort will be to continue with the tour as per the schedule and make you as comfortable as possible.

2.       The itinerary should be viewed as ideal and we may have to make some spot changes due to various reasons.

3.       Every Participant on the trip will be signing an indemnity bond before the trek commences.

 

4.       Flights in Leh sector are subject to weather condition and can be cancelled or delayed. It is advised that you should book your return international flight 1-2 days after your expected date of return from Leh to New Delhi


Guidelines and Advisory

Will be shared with confirmed participants


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 38,500 36,800 per person

In case of default selections, those are included in deal.

Total Price

36800.0

Organizer



Avatar 07e37e5c3f3bee13e99fdea2ab33591b51e10270bcf38e39e80fa65b2bc6698d   Gaganpreet singh

  

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