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Mountain Homestays - Unravel Ladakh’s Buddhist Heritage, Ladakh

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What to Expect

Day 1: Acclimatization at Leh
Pick up from the airport and arrive at your hotel in Leh (11,500ft). Just rest today and acclimatize yourself to the new environment amidst the picturesque Himalayan landscapes.

Day 2: Get introduced to Ladakh
Get acquainted with Ladakh’s Buddhism and history as we drive today around to Buddhist sites which include the ancient monasteries and palaces of Ladakh kingdom.

Day 3: Explore the ancient monasteries, drive to village Tsogsty
We take a drive to Sham Valley of Ladakh where we explore the ancient monasteries of Alchi and Mangyu. The drive goes via the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. Tonight we'll stay at Tsogsty, a beautiful village inside the Hemis National Park. Here you can try your hands on Archery and also see the work of local copper artisans.

Day 4: Drive to Sumda-Chun
In the morning we'll explore the apple orchids of the village and the nearby stream

Day 5: A day at Sumda-Chun
The 11th-century old monastery visit in the morning and attend the prayers.

Day 6: Drive back to Leh
Spend rest of the day exploring the Leh market.

Day 7: Goodbye Ladakh

Stop At:

• Alchi Monastary, South Bank of the Indus River 67 kms west of Leh, Alchi India
• Hemis Monastery, Hemis India
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered


  • Leh Airport, Leh India
Departure Time
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8/21/2019 - 9/27/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7 days
  • • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle
  • • All lodgings at Leh in a guest house/hotel (on twin sharing basis)
  • • Local sight-seeing to prominent monasteries and landmarks around Leh city.
  • • Drive to Alchi, Mangyu monastery, and to Sumda Chun monastery
  • • Entire tour will be accompanied by an experienced local guide
  • • Accommodation in homestays at the villages
  • • All meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening tea and Dinner
  • • Medical kits, carried by the guide
  • • Flight tickets
  • • Any personal expenses (water bottles, phone calls etc.)
  • • Tips for guide(s), helper(s), driver(s)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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