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Lamayuru Alchi Trek

 

Day1.

Delhi - Leh

Take a morning flight for Leh. Upon arrival at Leh Airport our representative would assist you at the Airport and transfer to Hotel. Check into the hotel. Full day relax at the hotel for the acclimatisation.

Day2.

Leh Shey Thiksey - Hemis

On this day you will go a sightseeing trip to some ancient monasteries in this area.

Shey Gompa is about 15 kms from Leh. It used to be the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. There are lots of Stupas and Gompas built around the palace. Shey palace was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17Th century AD. Main attraction in Shey is the 12m Shakyamuni Buddha statue inside the Dresthang Gompa.

Thiksey Gompa, close to Shey is about 17 kms from Leh. The monastery is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Ladakh and belongs to the Gelukspa order.

Hemis, about 45 kms south of Leh it is one of the most famous and largest monastery in Ladakh. It belongs to the Drukpa order and was founded in the early 17Th century. The setting is perfect with the monastery cradled in a lovely valley, surrounded by streams and fronted by long Mani walls. Overnight stay at the guest house.

Day3.

Leh -Lamayuru (3 hrs drive)

We leave Leh in the morning for Lamayuru. Along the way, we come across some of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Ladakh, founded around 11th century by Lotsawa Rinchen Sangpo Lamayuru, Likir and Alchi offer truly memorable visits on account of their age and history. After reaching Lamayuru (3420m) we will spend the day exploring the ancient monastery and to prepare for the next day.

Day4 Lamayuru - Wanla (3-4 hrs)

We pack our small backpacks, watch the horses get ready, and set off for this first day of our adventure. A gentle trail leads up to the small pass of Prinkti La (3750m) before heading down to the village of Shilla and the last 3 km to Wanla (3250m).Here we set up camp for the night and spend the afternoon relaxing in the sun or exploring the Gompa in Wanla, before we gather around for a good dinner.

Day5 Wanla - Base of Tar La (4200 mts/13776 ft) 8 hrs Today will be a long day past a couple of villages till you arrive at the base of Tar La.
Day6

Base of Tar La - Tar (4300 mts/14105 ft) via Tar La (5250 mts/17220 ft) The trail ascends and descends a few times before you arrive at Tar La. The way down to the village of Tar is over boulders.

Day7

Tar - Mang Gyu 5 hrs Crossing a small pass above Tar will bring you the village of Mang Gyu. There is a small monastery in the village that is worth a visit.

Day8 Mang Gyu - Alchi Leh 2 hrs

The last day's trek is a short one to the village of Gera from where a vehicle will pick you up and drop you to Leh after visiting Alchi and Likir.

Day9 Leh Delhi

In the morning transfer to airport to catch the flight for Delhi.

 

Trip & Services Ends Here.

State Tourism Award 2014

State Tourism Award 2014

Dear Zigmee Thanks for a fabulous time in North Sikkim, highlight of the trip were staying with Chopal and sonam lachenpa in lachen and the journey to Gurudargma (well worth the many hours in the jeep and the cold air). It wasn't hard to imagine just being over the border in

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