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Himalaya Hill Tour

Himalayas TourThe Himalayas is one of the most spectacular ranges in the world and the Himalaya Hill tour is becoming popular throghout the world. A tour to Himalaya Mountains offers the varied scenic beauty of Srinagar, Padam, Leh etc. The Himalaya Tour Package consists of a trip to some beautiful ancient monasteries and awesome hill stations.

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Kashmir - Ladakh - Zanskar Valley
Tour Package Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days

Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
As soon as you arrive at Delhi, you will be transferred to the hotel. Spend the afternoon by visiting some famous tourist spots in Old and New Delhi including Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Parliament building, President's house and India Gate. Return to the hotel and spend the night there.

Day 02 : Delhi - Srinagar
On the arrival at Srinagar airport, you will be escorted by our representatives to a Houseboat. Have a relaxing Shikara ride on the Dal Lake visiting fascinating places around the Lake in the afternoon. Spend the night in the Houseboat.

Day 03 : Srinagar
After having breakfast in the morning, enjoy a half-day tour to the world famous Mughal gardens. The tour includes Nishat or The Garden of Pleasure, built by Asaf Jah in 1636 AD and Shamilar Bagh or The Abode of Love, built by Jehangir for his beloved Nur Jahan in 1619 AD. In the afternoon, visit Jamia Masjid, Shah Hamdan mosque, Srinagar Museum in the Old Srinagar city and enjoy walking through the busy bazaar of the city. Stay overnight in the Houseboat.

Day 04 : Srinagar - Kargil (205 Kms)
After having breakfast start for a full day drive to Kargil. On the way to Sonmarg visit the Zojila pass, which is 3527 mts high and known as the Gateway of Ladakh. Continue the drive towards Drass, the second coldest place in the world. Stop here to have a cup of tea and passport check. Another two and half-hours drive will take you to Kargil. Spend the night at the hotel.

Day 05 : Kargil - Rangdom (135 Kms)
From Kargil, drive towards Zanskar valley. On the way visit Panikar and Parkachan villages, from where you can have a view of Nun & Kun peaks. After arriving at Rangdom, in the evening spend the night in tent.

Day 06 : Rangdom - Padam (150 Kms)
After a short drive, stop at Rangdom Gompa. Visit the capital of Zanskar valley, Padam,Pensila pass, 4401 mts and some ancient Buddhist villages. After crossing Tungri Bridge, visit Sunni Gompa. Reach Padam in the late afternoon and spend the night in tents.

Day 07 : Padam
Start for a full-day tour, visiting several beautiful places in Padam. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Pipitong, Thonde Gompa and Zangla. Zangla is the most beautiful village and has the ancient Zangla Gompa and the Queen's house. While returning visit one of the oldest monastery, Karsha Gompa. Stay overnight in the tent.

Day 08 : Padam - Bardan Gompa (7/8 Hrs. trek)
Trek to the awesome Bardan Gompa and on the way back visit Padam market and Padam Gompa also. Spend the night in the tent.

Day 09 : Padam - Kargil (285 Kms)
Drive throughout the day and reach Kargil in the evening. Stay in the hotel that night.

Day 10 : Kargil - Uletokpo (153 Kms )
In the morning start for Uletokpo. On the way to Uletokpo you have to cross the highest pass on the Srinagar- Leh route, named Fotula at an altitude of 13749 fts. On the way visit Mulbek and Lamayuru monastery, one of the oldest monastery in Ladakh region. Continue drive to Uletokpo and in the late afternoon you can visit Rizong monastery, by foot, 5 Kms to and fro. Spend the night in the tent.

Day 11 : Uletokpo - Leh (81 Kms)
On the way to Leh, visit Alchi monastery and interesting Buddhist villages. You can spend the afternoon through some personal activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 12 : Leh (Ladakh)
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monastery, which is the most popular monastery in Ladakh region. In late afternoon return to the hotel and spend the night there.

Day 13 : Leh (Ladakh)
In the morning enjoy the beautiful Spituk and Phyang monastery. Afternoon visit Kings palace, Tsemo Gompa, Leh Mosque, Leh Bazaar and Shankar Gompa by foot, and stay the night in the hotel.

Day 14 : Leh (Ladakh)
Visit Stok Palace/Museum and on the way back, Tibetan Refugee Camp. Spend the afternoon in a relaxed way and the night in the hotel.

Day 15 : Leh - Delhi
You will be transferred in time for domestic flight, which is subject to weather. After reaching Delhi, spend the night in the hotel.

Day 16 : In Delhi
You can enjoy the local sightseeing in Old or New Delhi or else spend the day at leisure. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 17 : Delhi - Back Home
You will be transferred in time for international flight back home.

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