A perfect Jeep Safari through the sandy deserts of Rupshu region. Breathtaking views of the most beautiful lakes of Ladakh. Tso Moriri 4572 mt. Tso Kar 4485 mt. Tasang Tso 4200 mt. This region also abounds in Himalayan wildlife like marmots , mountain goats , wild Tibetan foxes , Bar headed Goose , Great Crested Grebe , Brahmini Duck etc. Drive past many small villages and monasteries en route.
06 days jeep safari - 05 nights in camp / 06 Nights in hotel.
July - Sept.
Preise (gültig bis zum 30. April 2010):
Flugsektor:(Delhi – Leh, Leh – Delhi)
Day 1: Arrive - Delhi Met on arrival at Delhi international airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi – Leh Early morning transfer to domestic airport to board flight for Leh (3505 mt). Met upon arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for Acclimatisation. LEH is the capital of Ladakh and is situated on the bank of river Indus.In the evening visit Sanker Gompa, Shanti Stupa and Leh Bazar. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Leh Morning proceed for Indus Valley monastery tour. Visit SHEY PALACE - The monastery has a huge copper gilt image of Sakyamuni and the large silver lamp burning in front of the statue, THIKSAY GOMPA which is actually a complex of buildings on a crag rising in tier upon tier above the village. The temple was dedicated by His Holiness Dalai Lama in 1980 and houses an immense image of Maitreya Buddha in an unusual manifestation known as Chon-kor. Most famous HEMIS GOMPA - Founded in 1630"s by Stag-tsang-ras-pa under the royal patronage of Sengge Namgayl. Hemis is the is one of the largest and richest gompa of Ladakh, STOK PALACE AND MUSEUM - The Royal residence of the King of Stok. In the evening return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Leh - Chuma Thang Morning drive to reach Chuma-Thang (3965 M) by covering 140 kms. This place is famous for its hot water springs. En-route drive past beautiful villages of Nurnis, Kery, Kishar and Kadgam. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 5: Chuma Thang - Sumdo Morning drive to Sumdo. En-route stop at Mahe Bridge from where the road crosses to the south bank of the river by a bridge and then follows the unmettled road through Puga stream up to join Sumdo village. Upon arrival in Sumdo checkin at the camp and later visit the monastery of Sumdo which is famous for its well preserved painting.
Day 6: Sumdo - Karzok Morning drive to Karzok (4,572 mt) the only village near Tsomoriri Lake. The jeep safari from Sumdo to Tsomoriri is one of the most interesting as it goes through sandy deserts & rocky paths. Drive past the isolated Thasang Tso - a small turquoise lake which appears like an emerald in a queens necklace. Arrive Karzok by afternoon and set-up
camp for overnight stay. In the afternoon, visit KORZOK MONASTERY with its dimly lit prayer halls.
Day 7: Karzok Day free to explore the Lake area and the village. TSO-MORIRI LAKE is one of the most breathtaking fresh water lakes in Ladakh. The lake is considered sacred by the locals. The Lake is surrounded by beautiful peaks like Mt. Mentok, Mt Kharlung, Mt Kurchu and Mt Lungser Kangri.
Day 8: Karzok - Tsokar Morning drive to reach Tsokar via puga by covering 75 kms in 3-4 hours. Tsokar lake 4485 mt is also called as white lake because of salt deposit around it. It is approx 45 kms northwest of the Tsomoriri lake. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 9: Tsokar - Leh Morning drive to Leh via Thukje Gompa. Join Manali-Leh highway and drive down to Leh via Tanglang-la (5224 mt.) - the 2nd highest motorable road in Ladakh. Enroute drive pass beautiful villages of Rumtse, Gia, Meeru which stands like an oasis. Arrive Leh and check into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 10: Leh Day free. Evening proceed to see Folk dances of Ladakh. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 11: Leh - Delhi Board morning flight to Delhi. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 12: Depart - Delhi Optional sightseeing of Delhi. Transfer to international airport in time to board the flight to onward destination.