9 Days
Sept – Jun

Leh - The Land of Lamas with Kashmir

A holiday tour package that amalgamates two of the most exotic tourist destinations of India into one, Essence of Kashmir & Ladakh is one of the best tour packages that one can opt for. On the one hand you will get a chance to spend some fabulous days in the lap of nature in Kashmir and on the other the stark beauty of Ladakh will pamper all your senses.

  • Hotel Stay
  • Transfers & Sight seeing in Pvt Vehicle
  • English Speaking Local Guide (on request)
  • 1 Ltr Mineral Water Bottle per pax
  • Toll & Parking etc
  • Monuments and Entry fees
  • Lunch, Snacks and other meals
  • Laundry, Phone calls for personal use
  • Tips
  • Usage or deviation other than mentioned itinerary.

Arrive Srinagar and meet and assist and transfer to hotel / Deluxe Houseboats. After lunch Cruise on Dal Lake visiting floating gardens, lotus and vegetables garden, backwaters of the lake, etc .Enjoy the evening and have a comfortable stay.

After breakfast, proceed for full day Excursion tour to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) at the height of 8000 feet above sea level. Here you will witness the beauty of the natural surrounding of the Kashmir set out like a Doll’s Village, enroute stop at few villages to witness the country life of Kashmiris, Gulmarg used to be a favorite hunt of the British in the summer and you will find the old fashion hotels and shops in the villages. Gulmarg has the highest 18 holes golf courses in the world and has developed into famous ski resorts. After lunch take a gondola ride high above the meadows and snow covered slopes of Apherwat and khilanmarg mountains which provide a play ground for sking, tobogganing pony ride and skating (optional). Enjoy your comfortable stay.

Morning after breakfast you will enjoy a tour of famous Mughat Garden of Nishat and Shalimar (Garden of love) built by Mughal emperors. During spring until autumn these gardens are full of flowers. Also pay a visit to Kashmir famous hand knotted silk carpet factory for good bargains. Later visit to Handicrafts centers, day at leisure overnight comfortable stay.

After breakfast drive to kargil enroute stop at sonamarg for lunch, After lunch proceed to kargil a steep ascending most rough and wet crossing zoji lap pass (12000ft) and Drass valley 2nd coldest inhabitant place in the world, overnight stay at kargil.

Early breakfast check out and drive to Leh .Enroute visit to Lmayure Monastery. This monastery has the most stunning setting. The entire landscape is moonlike. This is the finest monastery in Ladakh and is about 900 years old. Arrive at leh and check in at the hotel evening at leisure overnight at leh.

Breakfast at leisure take it easy on the first day to acclimatize to the altitude explore leh bazaar, in afternoon visit shanker Gompa it is a monastery of yellow sect of the Buddhism. It is a monastery of yellow sect of the Buddhism. It houses the image of chanaric and various tanks. Enjoy the evening and have a comfortable overnight stay.

This Morning after breakfast leave Leh for Shey, Thikse and Hemis monasteries.Shey on the way toHemis and 15 kms from leh is set up on a hill and largest golden topped victory, the monastery had a two storey statue of the sitting Buddha wrought of copper and gold that leaves the sense breathless. Thikes enroute to Hemis Gompa provide a panoramic view of the green Indus valley. Thikes houses beautiful tankas. There are 60 residents lamas. Hemis , Ladakh’s biggest monastery is 43 kms from Leh, the Gompas contains quite a few gold statues and stapes decorated with precious stone. It has super of tankas including the one which is supposed to be the largest one in existence and exhibited only once in every 11 years. Return in the late afternoon relax and have a comfortable stay at Leh.

Morning after breakfast leave for Alchi and Likar Monastery, Likir Gompa contains a number of enormous clay statues of Buddha in different forms. Founded during 12th Century, Lakir was first royal monastery to be established in ladakh under direct Tibetan influence, further rive Alchi monastery consists of six temples which contain a chorten seated Buddha and exquistive paintings. Over 10 centuries old, profusely painted walls depict the events of Buddha’s life , lams and musicians. Evening visit to Ladakhi Family. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Enjoy the morning breakfast at the hotel and is the time for check out and transfer to the airport to board your flight back home with the sweet memories of the land of lama’s. An experience which you can share with your family and friends and cherish all your life.