14 Nights / 15 Days
Delhi - Amritsar - Dharamshala - Manali - Rohtang - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh- Shey - Thiksey - Likir - Alchi - Leh - Delhi
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to your "Leh and Ladakh Tour Tour"
On arrival in Paro, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast visit Old Delhi, built in the 17th century
by Shah Jehan the Magnificent (who also built the Taj
Mahal). First visit the famous Jama Masjid mosque with its
9,000 sq. ft. courtyard, three domes and two minarets, and
then proceed to the massive complex known as the Red Fort.
Afternoon visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a Spectacular
structure that's just 60 years old , and then proceed via
India Gate and the Governmental building to Qutab Minar,
the 240 foot tower built in 1190 to commemorate the
arrival of Islam in India, the Bahai Temple with its nine
pools on an elevated platform, and the Crafts Museum,
which replicates and Indian street with over 50 artists
and crafts people at work.
Early morning you will be transferred to the New Delhi
Railway Station to board the train for Amritsar, the city
of Golden Temple. Upon arrival, you will be transferred by
our representative to your hotel. Afternoon visit the
famous Golden temple which is scared to the Sikh nation,
here we will find time to tune into the amazing spiritual
centre and feel the power that inspires the Sikh people
worldwide. We continue our city tour and visit the Jallian
walla Bagh Martyrs' Memmorial built in the shape of
eternal flame of liberty is situated on the outskirts of
Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons who were
attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement
fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13
Morning after breakfast depart for Dharmshala, a hill
station full of natural charm and beauty is situated in
the Kangra Valley and spread over a height of 450 metres.
It is surrounded by the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges on
three sides. Tibetan settlements at Mecleodganj and
Tibetan Library are the treasure hunts of manuscripts and
text and its ancient culture. The Dalai Lama's Palace is
next to his monastary at Dharamshala. The day is spent
walking around the Kangra Valley and mixing and talking
with the Tibetan Community.
Morning proceed on a city tour of Dharmshala and visit the
Dalai Lama 's Monastery, Tibetian children village and
handicraft centre, Bhagsunag and water fall and the war
Evening at leisure.
Today morning depart for your new and exciting destination
KULLU & MANALI. Upon arrival check into your prebooked
hotel.Manali is a major resort in the Kullu Valley .
According to the legend its name is derived from Manu and
Alaya, the abode of Manu. Manali is synonymous with
streams and birdsongs, forest and orchards and the
grandeur of the snowcapped Himalaya.
Today leave for the city tour of Manali, visiting the
Hadimba Devi temple set within dense Pine forest and to
the Naggar Castle to have the stunning view of the valley.
Afternoon is spent walking around the Beas river and the
Morning start your drive through the Rohtang Pass (4,220m)
to Jipsa visiting the Gompa (monastery) of Khardong en
route. Upon arrival in Jispa, check into your hotel and
relax for the remaining part of the day.
After breakfast depart for Sarchu the drive to the high
barren mountains of the Ladakh Valley. On our way we cross
over the Baralacha la (4900 Mts.). It is here that roads
from Lahaul, Spiti, Zanskar and Leh meet. Reach Sarchu
(4200 Mts.) camp.
After breakfast start your full day drive to Leh.
Geographically and culturally, Leh is very much part of
Tibet and Tibetan influence pervades this desert land.
Upon arrival in Leh, check into your hotel and relax for
the remaining part of the day.
Morning in Leh is kept free for the purpose of getting
acclimatise to the height and weather. Afternoon do a
sightseeing tour to Shankar Gompa, Shantistupa and Leh
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Shey , old summer
palace of the Kings of Ladakh and was built about 560 year
ago. It has a 12 meter high seated Buddha images. From
here we proceed to Thiksey , the monastery is very
picturesque and superbly sited on a hilltop overlooking
the village and we now would proceed on to Hemis , one of
the largest and the most important Gompas in Ladakh, with
its excellent library wall paintings and Buddha
After breakfast start for a full day excursion visiting
the monastery of Likir and Alchi to see the gigantic
painted clay statues of Buddha, carved arches and old
Today morning you will be transferred to the Leh airport
to catch flight for Delhi. [Please note that the Leh
flight is purely dependent on the weather conditions in
Leh. In case of cancellation we will have to try for the
next day flight.We take no guarantee of the flight.]Upon
arrival, you will be transfered to your hotel by our
Relax for the remaining part of the day.
Morning at leisure.In time transfer to International
Airport to board the flight for your onward destination
with sweet and unforgettable memories of your "Leh and
Ladakh Tour Tour" excorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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