Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Met on arrival at international airport and transfer to hotel for overnight
Day 2 : Delhi - Leh (Flight)
Transfer to airport to board flight to Leh. Welcome upon arrival at the Leh
airport (3,500 Mt) and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for
acclimatization. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 : Leh (Drive)
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit Sankar monastery which is situated
on the valley floor. Afternoon free at leisure. Evening proceed to Ladakh
Ecological centre to see a small documentary film on Ancient Heritage of
Ladakh. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Leh - Hemis - Stakna - Thiksey
Morning after breakfast drive 50 kms to visit the famous Hemis Monastery
which has some of the most precious Tankhas, silver Stupas and enshrines
statues of various Buddhist god and goddesses. Later drive back to Stakna.
Upon arrival meet the Rafting team includes the Raft driver and helper.
Proper instruction for Rafting as well as safety techniques shall be given.
Wear the life jacket and begin a thrilling white water rafting along river
Indus. Raft along smooth river to reach Thiksey. Enroute stop at Stakna
Bridge and have Lunch. Afternoon Raft again and stop at Thiksey and check-in
at the camps. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 5 : Thiksey - Spituk (rafting)
Morning after breakfast drive to visit Thiksey Monastery-this imposing
monastery situated on a hill overlooking the village has a huge statue of
Shakayamuni Buddha. Later drive 2 kms further to visit Shey Palace, which
was earlier the Royal Palace. Drive back to camp and start Rafting to reach
Spituk. Lunch enroute. This is one of the most beautiful stretch overlooking
Stok Kangri on your left and zig-zag along the river. Check-in at the camps
in Spituk for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Spituk - Leh (drive)
Morning after breakfast pack up and drive to visit Spituk Monastery
overlooking the whole Indus valley. Later drive to Leh City and check-in at
the hotel. Afternoon free to explore the local market. Overnight stay at the
Day 7 : Leh
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit a local Ladakhi house and enjoy
local tea with the family. Later in the evening proceed to witness
Traditional Ladakhi dance. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 : Leh - Delhi (Flight)
Morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Met
on arrival at Delhi and transfer to hotel. Afternoon at leisure for
Day 9 : Depart Delhi
Transfer to international airport in time to board the flight to onward