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Unique Experiences:

•  Head towards valleys only recently opened to tourists – hence, most parts of these remain unexplored and unknown: still a mystery to the outside world
•  Pass the world’s highest motorable pass– a lifeline for people, the army and the transport of supplies
•  Get a peek of the double humped camels of India
•  Explore the desert area in Mountains – sand dunes at 3000m!

Participants:

Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

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Trip Length: 5 Day(s) 4 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

Rainy Season: July to September
Moderate Season: April to June

Type of Transportation: Private Vehicle,Trekking
Type of Accommodation: Budget Class hotel in standard room with private bathroom and camping in tents
Physical Rate: 3/5
Child Policy:

Child age: No special child rate, adult rate applicable for child aged 12 and above
This tour is not recommended for: Children below 12

Included in Price:

Accommodation: Budget hotel in Leh for 2 nights. Camp or Hotel at Alchi, Hunder and Sumur.
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners.
Transport:
Private vehicle for the Pickup and transfer for trekking place with all road taxes and parking fees.
Guide: English speaking guide.

Excluded from Price:

•  Visas, travel insurance (compulsory)
•  Sleeping bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
•  Monument, Museum entrances, wild life fees etc.
All other expenses not stated as included in the above.

Map

Locations Visited:
Leh, Lamayuru, Alchi, Sumur, Khardung to La, Samstaling Monastery, Hundar, Diskit
Start City:
Leh
End City:
Leh

Itinerary

Day 1: Leh - Alchi (Driving time: 6 - 7 hours round trip)
Today, in morning you will drive from Leh to Lamayuru (3 hours). After visiting the monastery, you will drive to Alchi (1 hour) for an overnight stay. Visit the village and the little ‘beach’ (riverside) here. (L, D)

Day 2: Alchi - Leh (Driving time: 4 hours including a side trip to Likir)

After breakfast, you will visit the monastery at Alchi. This is one of the oldest monasteries of Ladakh and has very unique sculptures. Return drive to Leh, enroute visit the monastery at Likir. (B)

Day 3: Leh - Sumur (Driving time: 4 hours approx.)

Today you will drive through the highest pass in the world, the Khardung-La (above 5602 m) to arrive at the village of Sumur. In the afternoon, you will visit the hot water springs at Panamik and the Samstaling monastery. (B, D)

Day 4: Sumur - Hundar (Driving time: 5 - 6 hours approx.)

After breakfast you will drive to Hundar and visit the local monastery at Hundar. Then we drive you to Diskit to visit the Camel-breeding farm. Hundar lies seven kilometres from Diskit. Between the two villages lie sand dunes at a height of 3000 meters! It is here that you find the double humped camels! If desired, one can walk through the sand dunes to return to the camp/ guesthouse at Hundar. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Hundar - Diskit - Leh(Driving time: 4 - 5 hours approx.)

After breakfast, drive to Diskit to visit the monastery, where you will find the skull and arm of the slain Mongolia King. Return drive back to Leh through the Khardung La. Rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Key: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner

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