Himalaya Travel Tours in India
Duration: 10 Days
Day 1 -- New Delhi
Destinations Covered: New Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali - Rohtang
Pass - Sarchu - Leh - Sankar Gompa - Hemis
Arrival Delhi in the morning. "Namaste" a warm welcome to India,
a sincere greeting with a bow and folded hands. Transfer to a 5-star hotel
in New Delhi. After a short break we embark on our first journey to discover
India. Our introduction to India will be by a " Rickshaw" ride
a mode of transport used in small towns and in Old Delhi.
We head for a guided city tour to the most interesting sights of the
city that is the Red Fort a fort made of red sand stone which once housed
the world famous PEACOCK throne and the Jama Masjid mosque. Welcome Dinner
at the old Hauz Khas village complex overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 -- Chandigarh
Early morning transfer to railway station to catch the morning train for
Chandigarh. Half day sight seeing lunch at the famous Moghul Garden transfer
to Nalagarh Fort. Overnight at the fort.
Day 3 -- Manali
Transfer to Manali a valley town in the Himalayas. Evening free, over
night at hotel.
Day 4 -- Manali
Full day at Manali.
Day 5 -- Rohtang Pass
After breakfast take the road for Sarchu camp crossing Rohtang Pass. Overnight
Day 6 -- Sarchu - Leh
Sarchu - Leh After B/Fast drive to Leh today we will be crossing the second
heighest motorable pass in the world ( Tanglangla 17650 feet) to get into
Ladhak the land of passes. Ladhak is at an altitude of 11500 ft bounded
by two of the worlds mightiest of Ranges the Himalayas & Karakoram.
We arrive in the evening rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 -- Sankar Gompa
Leh. half day sight seeing of Sankar Gompa : Located in a valley is
the home to Lamas who belong to the yellow sect & disciples of his
Holiness The Dalai Lama. Leh Palace a 17th century palace looking like
a minature version of the Potala palace in Tibet. Rest of day free.
Day 8 -- Hemis
Full day sight seeing of Hemis,Thikse & Shey Gompa. Shey was the summer
palace of Ladhaki Kings, it has a 36 feet statue of Budha, Thicksey the
twelve storey monastery Hemis farthest away from Leh this is the wealthiest
monastery belonging to the red sect. Evening return to hotel.
Day 9 -- New Delhi
Flight back to Delhi. Transfer to hotel rest of day sight seeing evening
farewell dinner for our guest.
Day 10 -- New Delhi
Check out as per flight schedule if time permits last minute mementos