LADAKH WOMEN ONLY GROUP

LADAKH WOMEN ONLY GROUP
Price starting at 42999

Package Details

LADAKH WOMEN ONLY GROUP 8 Days Tour
Date
Valid From 11 May 2019 to 18 May 2019
Duration
7 Nights / 8 Days
Holiday Type
Women Only Group Tours
Country
India
Cities
Leh, Pangong Lake, Ladakh, Nubra Valley, Uleytokpo,
Price
42999
(Package price per person)

Overview

Ladakh – The Himalayan Desert 

Take a break with us to the mystical land of “Ladakh” on an escorted, small women-only Group. 

Snaggy, parched mountains are the first thing you witness upon your arrival in this ex Buddhist Kingdom – Ladakh. 

Embark on this thrilling journey by visiting Old Town of Leh which is surrounded by stupas and crumbling mudbrick houses, followed by Uleytokpo, an enchanting village with picturesque settings. Later in your journey, you will visit Nubra Valley which has breathtaking views of arid mountains & boulder fields and Pangong Lake which is famous for its sparkling blue water and excellent surroundings. A part of you will remain in this beautiful place always as its people, beauty and warmth grow inside you.
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Day 1

Arrival in Leh - Saturday, 11 May

Jullay, Welcome to Ladakh, the Land of High Passes! A place like no other, Ladakh is a high altitude cold desert with vast plateaus, green valleys, incredible blue skies, remote monasteries and the simple people full of warmth and wisdom. We will meet you at Leh airport upon your arrival and head to the hotel to check in. We will enjoy lunch at the hotel and then relax for the rest of the day to acclimatize to the high altitude. Don’t worry if you feel a little dizzy in the head…it’s just the clean air with the oxygen showing its magic. In the evening we will head out and visit the Shanti Stupa, a Buddhist white domed chorten (stupa) located on a hilltop, which features the photograph of the current Dalai Lama with relics of the Buddha at its base. It overlooks the city of Leh and provides beautiful panoramic views of the city and the surrounding mountains. We will then head to the Leh market, where we can bargain for some local handicraft items such as the prayer wheels and the famous Pashmina shawls. We will have dinner at the hotel and then turn in for the night. Overnight stay in Leh. Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2

Leh - Ulleytokpo - Sunday, 12 May

We start our day by driving on the Srinagar highway towards Uleytokpo. We will first visit the hall of fame which is run by the Indian Army and houses weapons history exhibits and a souvenir shop. Then we proceed to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built by the lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev. Onwards to the Magnetic Hill, which teases you with its gravity defying magnetism. Our next stop would be the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers which form a spectacular view of the blue and the green waters. We will then head to Alchi Monastery which is considered to be one of the oldest Buddhist learning centers in Northern India and then onto Likir Monastery for a short visit. Onwards to Uleytokpo, an enchanting village considered one of the most beautiful experiences, amidst the snow draped mountains where we camp for the night. We will enjoy dinner and then head to sleep under the stars. Overnight stay in Uleytokpo. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Ulleytokpo - Leh - Monday, 13 May

Today, we will first head to Lamayuru monastery which is a Tibetan Buddhist and the most ancient monastery of Ladakh. It is home to more than 150 monks and houses a rich collection of artifacts, wall paintings, thangas, statues, carpets and an impressive 11-headed, 1000 eyed image of Chenzing. Then onwards to Tingmosgang monastery before heading back to Leh. Overnight stay in Leh. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Leh - Nubra - Tuesday, 14 May

Early morning, we will head towards Nubra Valley enroute crossing the Khardung-la-pass - the highest motorable road in the world at 18,380 feet. This famous'La' which means pass in Tibetan is one of the most visited landmarks in Ladakh. We will then proceed to the Nubra Valley located at an average altitude of about 10,000 feet and lies between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. We will visit the Distik Monastery, the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (gompa) in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh. The main and unique attraction of Diskit monastery is a gigantic statue of Lord Buddha on the top of it. We will have a chance to experience a Camel Safari on the shabby double-humped Bactrian camels, which in olden days were the main mode of transport (at an additional cost and is seasonal). We will then check in to our camps for the night. Overnight stay in Nubra Valley. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 5

Nubra- Leh - Wednesday, 15 May

Today we head back to Leh for the night crossing the Khardung-la pass again so just in case you missed clicking some pictures with the colorful prayer flags this will be your chance. Once we reach Leh we will visit the LEDeG (Ladakh Ecological Development Group), a non-governmental organization working towards serving the underprivileged people residing in structurally disadvantaged areas of Ladakh. We will have dinner at the hotel and retire for the night. Overnight stay in Leh. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6

Leh - Pangong - Thursday, 16 May

Today we head out towards the famous and sparkling blue Pangong Lake situated approximately at the height of 14,000 feet. This endorheic lake is 12 kilometers long and extends from India to Tibet, with two-thirds of it lying in the latter. Owing to its altitude the lake freezes completely during winters in spite of its salinity. A unique feature of the lake is that it does not remain blue throughout the year or even the day, rather it changes colors from azure to light blue to green and grey too!. Enroute we will be stopping at the Thiksey Monastery, one of the largest and most famous monasteries in Ladakh. The monastery painted in red, ochre and white, blends in well with the surrounding landscape. One of the main attractions inside the Thiksey Monastery is the Maitreya Buddha. The statue is almost two storeys tall and is a splendid piece of architecture. Once we reach Pangong we will relax and enjoy the spectacular landscape and views. We will have free time in the evening to explore the area or click beautiful pictures the surrounding has to offer. Overnight stay at camps in Pangong Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Pangong - Leh- Friday, 17 May

Today morning witness the beautiful sunrise at the lake. The first glimpse of the tranquil, azure blue waters, shaky lakeshore in the morning rays of the sun offer a breathtaking view and picture perfect opportunities to click photographs. Walk around the shores before we head back to Leh enroute visiting the rural Sakti village. This is a traditional village where the houses are made from sun baked mud bricks. We will then enjoy our last dinner together at the hotel and relive all the fun. Overnight stay in Leh. Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Departure from Leh - Saturday, 18 May

Today we say goodbye to all our new friends and the beautiful land and the people of Ladakh as we head to the airport for our flight back home. Meals: Breakfast

Date & Price

Select Hotel Category

Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 42999.00 11 May 2019 - 18 May 2019

Accommodation

The Saraha | Leh

The Saraha, Ladakh, a 10 Room boutique hotel is away from the hustle bustle at the same time about a kilometer away from the main market or 15 minutes’ walk. Designed to rejuvenate and provide a relaxing experience, this hotel aims at providing home away from home experience with a traditional touch.

West Ladakh Camp | Uleytokpo

West Ladakh Camp is located in Ulleytokpo village, at the Bank of Indus River in a 20-acre ranch, which makes a perfect camp location for cultural groups and independent travelers. Exploring the cultural hub of Ladakh, where famous monastery like Lamayuru, Alchi and Rizdong are situated.

Tiger Camp | Nubra Valley

Tiger Camp, Ladakh is a camp enriched with the best facilities and a spectacular panorama. The camp is situated in the Nubra Valley, Ladakh.

Mystic Pangong | Pangong Lake

Mystic Pangong is a camp located at Spangmik village near Pangong Lake. Mystic Pangong has 15 Swiss Cottage tents with attached bathrooms. All the tents have great views of the Pangong Lake.

Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Inclusions

  • Hotel Accommodation at The Saraha or similar in Leh (4 nights), West Ladakh Camp or similar in Ulleytokpo ( 1 night) , Tiger Camp or similar in Nubra (1 night), Mystic Pangong or similar in Pangong ( 1 night).
  • Breakfast on all days starting Day 2 and ending on Day 8.
  • Lunch on Day 1 and Day 7
  • Dinner on all days starting on Day 1 and ending on Day 7
  • All sightseeing & transfers as per the itinerary in private non air conditioned modern vehicle with local English speaking guide.
  • Inner line permit to restricted / protected areas / Green Fee
  • All entrance fees, service charges and current taxes as applicable

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Meals and beverages not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips, Gratuities and Porterage at the hotels or otherwise.
  • Any personal expenses like phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Travel or medical insurance.
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Any optional excursions.

Important Information

  • Rates are valid for the specific travel dates mentioned above only
  • Rates are valid for a minimum of 10 people. In case the number is less than 10 we will advise 1 month before departure if the group would operate or not
  • Transfers on arrival and departure will be provided as per the group arrival and departure timings suggested by us. In case the time of arrival and departure is different we can assist with booking a separate transfer at an additional cost.
  • Single Supplement is INR 15,000.00 /person including GST.
  • Air tickets once issued will be non refundable/non changeable. In case of package cancellation airfare is subject to be paid.

Terms & Conditions

  • Per person prices are quoted on twin sharing basis (2 persons sharing a room).
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-30 Days 100 % Package price per person
31-45 Days 50 % Package price per person
46-90 Days 0 % Package price per person
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