Leh and Ladakh

Experience the north-western corner of India.

Leh, Uleytokpo Camp, Stok, Khardungla

15 days

£1249 per person

Trip Info

Overview

A holiday to Leh and Ladakh offers a remote sanctuary of calm in the north-western corner of India, packed full of culture and Buddhist influence. Explore the area’s rich tradition and history, it’s bustling streets and markets. Visit monasteries, experience village life and journey the highest motor road in the world.

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"My entire trip turned out to be such a delight, words aren't enough to convey to you how thankful I am to you for the incredible experience." Becky Eickworth, USA

Day 1 - Dinner

New Delhi Airport | New Delhi Hotel

Meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. In the evening enjoy a complimentary dinner at the hotel.

New Delhi Airport

New Delhi Airport

Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

New Delhi | Leh

Morning: An early start, fly to Leh (3524m) the capital of Ladakh. Meet your guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon: The rest of the day is free so you can acclimatise to the altitude.

Leh

Leh

Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leh

Morning: Enjoy a visit to Lhachen Palkhar, the nine-storied palace, Mani Sermo, the ‘yellow stupa’ and the Red Chapel.

Afternoon: Vsit the Shanti Stupa, decorated with gilt panels depicting episodes from the life of Buddha and Sankar Monastery.

Shanti Stupa

Shanti Stupa

Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leh | Shey

Morning & Afternoon: Tour the Hemis Monastery, the largest in Ladakh, and Thiksey Monastery, an architectural wonder. Visit Shey, the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Return to Leh in the evening.

Shey

Shey

Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leh | Uleytokpo Camp

Morning: Drive to the Uleytokpo camp.

Afternoon: After lunch, drive to Alchi village and visit the monastery. See one of the most significant historical sites in Asia, Alchi’s large temple complex, founded in the 11th century. Overnight camping.

Uleytokpo Camp

Uleytokpo Camp

Day 6 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lamayuru

Morning: Drive to Lamayuru west of Leh, pass through several villages en route. Visit a remarkable monastery, one of the most picturesque.

Afternoon: Explore Lamayuru village on foot, drive to back to Uleytokpo camp. Overnight camping.

Lamayuru

Lamayuru

Day Alchi | Leh - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Uleytokpo Camp | Leh

Morning: An early start, enjoy a visit to Rizong Monastery, a short walk to see the only nunnery in Ladakh. Drive back to camp for breakfast. Later drive to Leh, visiting Likir Monastery en route.

Rizong

Rizong

Day 8 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Saboo

Morning: Drive to Saboo village to get acquainted with village life in Ladakh. See the old and traditional lifestyle and enjoy the famous yak butter tea.

Afternoon: Return to Leh. The rest of the day is free.

Leh

Leh

Day 9 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Stok

Morning & Afternoon: Drive to Stok and tour Stok Palace, the former residence of the Royal family of Ladakh. Visit the Tibetan Handicraft Centre, return to Leh.

Stok

Stok

Day 10 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Khardungla

Morning: Drive to Khardungla (5620m), the highest motor road in the world. From the top of the Khardungla Pass enjoy a panoramic view of some of the peaks in the region.

Afternoon: Return to Leh. The rest of the day is free.

Khardung

Khardung

Day 11 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leh | New Delhi

Morning: Fly to New Delhi and transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon:  Enjoy a tour of Old Delhi with your city guide. See the Red Fort, take a rickshaw ride, visit the impressive Jama Masjid, one of the largest and most elegant mosques in Asia. Visit Raj Ghat, where Gandhi was cremated, and Shanti Vana. Make your way through New Delhi; drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidents Palace), visit the India Gate and see Qutab Minar.

New Delhi

New Delhi

Day 12 - Breakfast, Lunch

New Delhi Hotel | New Delhi Airport

Departure day: We provide a complimentary transfer to New Delhi Airport where our representative will help you and bid you farewell.

New Delhi Airport

New Delhi Airport

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Our Prices

Are based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. We offer reasonable quotes for single travellers and can save money for groups of two or more people, we want to tailor your holiday to suit your budget.

Included in your holiday

  • All accommodation including camping
  • Local English speaking guides
  • All activities as per the itinerary
  • All entrance fees
  • All transportation including flights New Delhi to Leh return
  • All meals
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 support from our local representatives

Excluded from your holiday

Value for Money

We believe that value for money is important, we want you to travel with us again. When comparing prices, ensure you are comparing like for like as often there may be a cheaper option, but there may be hidden extras, fewer services or the quality may not be as good.

  • Day 1
    New Delhi Airport | New Delhi Hotel
  • Day 2
    New Delhi | Leh
  • Day 3
    Leh
  • Day 4
    Leh | Shey
  • Day 5
    Leh | Uleytokpo Camp
  • Day 6
    Lamayuru
  • Day Alchi | Leh
    Uleytokpo Camp | Leh
  • Day 8
    Saboo
  • Day 9
    Stok
  • Day 10
    Khardungla
  • Day 11
    Leh | New Delhi
  • Day 12
    New Delhi Hotel | New Delhi Airport

It’s Good to Know

We have assembled a list of all the things about this itinerary that are good to know, those things that you could have gone on holiday, not knowing, but feel better that you did.

Time Zone: GMT +5hr 30min

Language: Dogri, Kashmiri, Urdu

Standards of Holiday Accommodation

When to Go to India

Our tailor made approach to your holiday offers you complete choice, for a rough guide of  the typical temperature and rainfall see Weather and Climate.

  • We can base your holiday to suit the dates you want to go.
  • We can offer some fixed date departures for customers wanting to join a group.
  • Some holidays must operate on certain dates if they contain time sensitive events like a course or a festival.
  • We can help solve the age-old problem of booking a holiday to get away from the crowds.

Tour Leh and Ladakh

The best time to go is April to September.

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Tailor-made Holidays

We design trips around the needs, interests, and budgets of single travellers, couples, families, small groups, Scout groups and schools.

So, personalise your unique adventure with these add-ons and don’t hesitate to let our professional Travel Consultants know about any needs or interests that aren’t listed, we love a challenge!

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