Lamayuru Alchi Tour
Tour Route : Delhi - Leh - Alchi
Day 01 : Arrival Delhi : Meet to assistance on arrival at airport & followed transfer to hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi Sightseeing : After breakfast tour briefing by India Insight Staff after briefing followed full day sightseeing of New & Old Delhi Morning, Jama Mosque, Red Fort, Rajghat (Cremation side) Government Building as India Gate, Parliament House, and President House. After lunch Humayun Tomb & Qutub Minar.
Day 03 : Delhi / Leh : Early breakfast tour briefing by India Insight Staff after briefing transfer to Domestic Airport & connect the flight 9W-609 ETD : 0540 hrs. to Leh. ETA 0655 hrs. Asst. on arrival & followed transfer to hotel. Rest day free overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Leh (sightseeing) : Full day sightseeing of shey, thiksey, stok, shey was the old capital and the home of the kings of ladakh before the new capital became established in leh the palace sits in a strategic position on a spur jutting out into the Indus valley. The main temole contains a large Buddha statue sculpted by Nepalese Craftmen. Thiksey, this large Gompa is an impressive sight, situated on top of a craggy hill while the rest of the complex sprawls down beneath it. It was founded in the 15th century by gelukpa monks. Stok, this has been the royal palace since the king was dethroned by the dogras and is now the home of the last king's widow. O/n hotel
Day 05 : Leh (sightseeing) : after breakfast full day sightseeing of spituk, shankar, shanti stupa. spituk is the first gelupkpa(yellow hat) monastery to be established in ladakh. rinchen zangpo predicted that a monastery would be founded here that would set an example to other monasteries in the land this monastery built in 15th century. shanti stupa is visible from most of the town, ths new stupa was officially opened in 1985. the peace pagoda is part of the legacy of the japanese jujii guruji who as part of his mission to promote world peace through buddhism, built pagodas and temples all over the world it stand above ghanspa vverlooking leh and indus valley.
Day 06 : Leh / Lamayuru : after breakfast drive to lamayuru enrout visit of village saspol, basgo & rizong MONASTERY Then Continue Drive to lamayuru. overnight & meal.
Day 07 : Lamayuru / Urshi : (3450 m)/ 4-5 hrs trek : After breakfast start the trek, walk down to a stream and follow its bed east. after half an hour walk take a path that cuts uphill to some chortens and prayer flages the trail goes oner arid land in a southerly direction following a stream bed oftendry until its spilt.walk up the botom of the small gully on teh lefft until that also splits, this time in three direction again take the left fork which winds steeply up to the prinkiti la (3770m) . cross the pass and descent till urshi sets the tent for o/n.
Day 08 : Urshi / Hinju : (3750 m) 5-6 hrs trek : head upstream on the right bank of the fanjila ( 3300m) the muddy river is your only water source for over two hours just beforea group of houses. the trail to alchi turns north-east up the ripchar valley the main trail crosses the pipchare river. there are a few places to camp in tehmeadows below you. overnight at tent.
Day 09 : Hinju / Base of Chokila (4900 m) / 4-5 hrs terk : teh trail continues up the valley, crossing several side stream and passing a few camp sites follow the main stream all the time. it is a strenuous climb to the top of this pass but you are rewarded with viws all teh way back to the prinkiti la. overnight at tent.
Day 10 : Base of Chokila/ Sumdah : (3900 m)/ 4-5 hrs trek : this isolated village shows few signs of change and the villagers are still largely self sufficient. there are two resident monks at teh small gompa here. which comes under teh jurisdictions of hemis. as you leave the village there is a ruined gompa far below. overnight tent.
Day 11 : Sumdah / Another side of Stokpila (4959 m) 4-5 hrs : The route gradually up. ascend a valley to the north -east of the village along the side if a small triburary, opposite some huts there is a small uneven flate area which is sometimes used as a base used the pass teh going gets harder as you ascend a series of giant steps formed in a past glacial age. there is not much of a path but a dry strem bed soom materialises giving you somthin follow in the right direction. whole of the limir to temisgan trek can be seen faid out beneath you to the north . over night tent.
Day 12 : B. o. Takpila/ Alchi (3150m ) 4-5 hrs trek : when we cross the large prosperous village carry on down teh trail to road turn right to the village gompa. most people come to alchi to see teh unique iconography of its famous lowlying gompa with plenty of accommodation available and its proximity of likir & suspole. on arrival check in to guest house for overnight and meal.
Day 13 : Alchi / Basgo / Leh : early morning after breakfast we proceeding towards the famous monastery alchi this is cchoskor or religious enclave, is one of the most important cultural sites in ladakh. built in the 11th century it is a treasure trove of early buddhist art in the kashmiri tradition a style quite different from the tibatan art found in ladakh's other monasteries. alchi is one of the few remaining examples of that era. after visit continue drive drive to leh, on arrival check into hotel for overnight.
Day 14 : Leh / Delhi : Early morning in time transfer airport take the flight to Delhi assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight rest day free for individual activates.
Day 15 : Delhi / Sightseeing / Departure (check-out 1200hrs) : Day free for individual activity later evening in time transfer to international airport to onward destination.