Glimpses of Leh
3 NIGHTS /4 DAYS
DAY 01 DELHI/LEH
Ly Meet upon arrival at Leh airport and transfer to hotel. Day free for acclimatisation and individual activities.
DAY 02 INLEH EXCURSION TO MONASTERIES
Morning after breakfast sightseeing of . Hemis Gompa, Thiksey Gompa and Shey Palace. Hemis is one of the largest and wealthiest monasteries in Ladakh and houses about 150 monks; it also stages the annual Hemis festival. On the way back to Leh, visit the superbly situated, 16th century, Thiksey Gompa, which is perched on a hill top. Last stop is the ruined SheyPalace, once the summer palace of the pre-Tibetan kings. The
palace monastery houses a large, bronze, blue haired Buddha statue. Later drive back to Hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03 IN LEH
After breakfast drive to KHARDUNG LA (THE HIGHEST MOTORABLE ROAD IN THE WORLD) AT 5,602 M / 18,390 FT, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over theIndusvalley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. The views from the top of the pass are amazing. Return to the hotel on time for lunch. In the afternoon you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 LEH/DELHI
After breakfast transfer to Leh Airport to catch flight for onward destination.