As the Golden Triangle tour circuit renders a comprehensive package of North India travel, but Leh Ladakh makes it complete in its entirety. With utmost lush green mountainous beauty, this journey becomes more than interesting in many ways. Plan 11 Days Ladakh Tour with Golden Triangle to experience the ultimate truth rendered by nature.
Visit Parliament House, India Gate and Red Fort - Delhi
Enjoy the shopping at Chandani Chowk
Visit Lamayuru, Likir and Alchi Monastery
Sghtseeing of Rhizong and Spituk monastaries
Visit Leh Bazaar, Leh Palace and Sankar gompa
See the famous Taj Mahal and Agra Fort - Agra
Enjoy elephant ride at Amber Fort - Jaipur
Visit City Palace and the Albert Museum
Arrival at Delhi airport, you will be met by our representative & transfer to the hotel. Lunch at hotel. Complete day for rest. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Morning at leisure. Afternoon tour includes the Presidential Palace, Parliament House, India Gate, Qutub Minar Tower, Jantar Mantar, the fashionable Connaught Circus. Also we will take you to Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Mahalaxmi Temple and Mahatma Gandhi Samadhi. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early this morning fly to Leh, capital of Ladakh. With the inhabitants of 50,000, Leh is located in small valley just the north of Indus valley. We'll take complete rest for proper acclimatization to the high altitude atmosphere.
Today we will take you to Leh to Lamayuru, Likir and Alchi Monastery. Move towards sightseeing Lamayuru, After exploring villages around the area, it comes as a surprise to find that Lamayuru is a cute little hamlet surrounded by rugged Hindukush peaks. The Lamayuru Gompa completely overshadowes the landscape which happens to be the most famous and spectacular monastery in Ladakh.
Alchi and Likir Monasteries, these two monasteries are located near Saspol on the Srinagar-Leh road. They house many gigantic clay statue of Buddha in various forms. The primary attraction of these monasteries is, however, their 1000-year old wall painting, which alone makes the visit a worthwhile experience. Night halt at Alchi.
Today we will take you to Alchi to Leh. On the way back to Leh, sightseeing of Rhizong and Spituk monastaries. Rising, About 5 miles along a steep, rocky track from the main road starts the area with the nunnery of Julochen and the gompa of Rhizong. The gompa, belongs to the Gelukpa.
Spituk Monastery : Just before Leh on the Srinagar-Leh road on the hilltop overlooking the Indus, the Spituk monastery boasts not only of some prized tankha, but also a chamber with enormous statue of Kali, whose faces are unveiled once a year. The chamber contains an ancient collection of facemasks too.
The whole day is dedicated to shopping and to discover some interesting things about Ladakhi art and culture by visiting the Tibetan refugees camp Choklamsar, Library and Ecological Development center etc.
Today's sightseeing will cover Leh Bazaar, Leh Palace and Sankar gompa, the women's vegetable market in the afternoon. Later we will take you to Sankar monastery and Leh Gompa.
Leh Gompa : It is situated above the Leh Palace and was built in 1430. It contains a 47 ft. high statue of the Buddha, which the Ladakhi call Chamba. According to the Lamas this splendid statue is the future Buddha. Butter lamps burn day and night in front of this statue.
Sankar Gompa : Just 2 miles from Leh is this monastery that has a formidable collection of miniature of pure gold and a number of exciting paintings. It is well lit and may be visited in the evening as well.
This morning fly to Delhi and drive directly to Agra. Afternoon visit the famous Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. Overnight stay at Agra.
Early morning enjoy elephant ride to the Amber Fort followed by exploration of the city and bazaars. Afternoon leave for Delhi. Arrival and transfer to hotel. The evening is free and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, we will transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.
Airport transfers in Leh.
Accommodation at all places in Hotels / Camps as applicable to the itinerary.
Breakfast & Dinner.
Welcome drink on arrival with cookies and biscuits.
Exclusive sightseeing & excursions by one non ac Innova/Xylo the same car shall do the complete itinerary.
02 bottle mineral water per person/per day while on tour
Wildlife fee for Lake, Pangong Lake and areas which are protected wildlife sanctuaries in Ladakh.
Inner line permit for restricted areas of Pangong areas (Guest are required to bring one a photocopy of their photo identity proof along with them)
Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh Environment fee (Students should bring their school ID)
Govt. tax as per current schedule.
Medical & Travel insurance
Monastery entrances fee
Personal items like mineral water, phone calls, laundry etc.
Extra meals / room services / bottled beverages consumed at the hotel.
Additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
Porter age & tips at the airport, Hotel/Camp staff & drivers.