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Stay in Chamba Camp for 3 Night in Thiksey, Ladakh


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Leh Ladakh TourDay 01:Arrive at Leh * Check into the Chamba Camp, Thiksey

This morning, following your arrival into Leh, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your residence, The Chamba Camp, Thiksey. Soak in the serenity of the surroundings as you are accorded the traditional welcome of Ladakh. You will be accompanied to your well-appointed luxury suite tents, where the check-in formalities will be completed by our Guest Relations hostess.There will be no activity on your day of arrival as it is medically mandated that you relax and undergo minimal exertion to enable you to acclimatize to the rarefied oxygen levels at this high altitude. The excursion Specialist at Chamba Camp, Thiksey will meet with you to discuss the itinerary suggested and help you plan your excursions and make changes if required, to suit your interests, choices and leisure.

Overnight at the Chamba Camp, Thiksey
Leh Tour
Day 02:Unravel the treasures of the old city

Today brings a late start, leaving the morning free for you to enjoy a leisurely breakfast and walk around the camp site, taking in the sights and the atmosphere where each tent opens out on to alfalfa pastures. Enjoy the view of the willow trees as the wind gracefully brushes the branches and the rustling sound of the poplar trees create an aura of unmatched beauty and serenity, making you unwind and relax.Or, if you are an early riser, may we suggest setting out on our optional bird watching sojourn, with our camp naturalist, spotting and identifying a variety of birds of the Trans Himalayan region.

This afternoon following lunch, proceed on a gentle orientation tour of Leh, located approximately 19 kilometres (1 hr) from your camp. Visit popular landmarks which include the magnificent Leh Palace. Built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century, the palace has nine storeys’, some of which are in ruins. Some of the sections display fine traces of Ladakhi architecture. From the palace continue by foot to the LAMO [Ladakh Arts & Media Organisation] Centre on a short walking tour passing some enchanting old houses. The centre is housed in one of the most important heritage houses, Munshi (Togoche) House situated at the foot of the Leh Palace. Following a tour of the house there will be a short presentation by a Ladakhi scholar on the architectural heritage of the old city. Enjoy a view of the old city from the terrace of the Munshi House as you sip the special Ladakhi tea with light snacks. The Heritage exploration continues from Munshi House through the old city ending in the bazaar.

Conclude your tour at the Shanti Stupa, perched upon a great vantage point over Leh, with spectacular views of the stone strewn landscape, as you relish a hot cup of traditional Ladakhi butter tea watching the setting sun.

Overnight at the Chamba Camp, Thiksey

Ladakh Tour
Day 03:Discover hidden relics of Thiksey Monastery and explore the Hemis Monastery

Get ready for an early morning start with tea and coffee followed by a visit to the Thiksey monastery, which stands about a kilometre from your camp. This beautiful monastery houses a two storey statue of the Maitreya Buddha seated on a lotus, and boasts of a spectacular view of the valley. At the monastery, you will have the privilege to participate in the Morning Prayer ceremony at sunrise. Continue on a guided tour of the monastery, visiting the beautiful prayer room which has many handwritten and painted books as well as the temple dedicated to goddess Tara with her 21 images placed in glass-covered wooden shelves. You will also see small shrines devoted to the guardian divinities including Cham-Sing, the protector deity of Thiksey.Return to the camp for a leisurely breakfast. The rest of the morning is free, allowing you time to relax and take in the pristine beauty around you. Or you may like to indulge in our optional cycling trip in the vicinity of the Thiksey village and its surroundings. Or else you could also choose to drive to the Saboo village for a séance session with the Oracle.

[Note: This optional excursion will be confirmed a day prior subject to the oracle willing to give an audience]

This afternoon, proceed to explore the jewel in the crown of the Drukpa lineage, the Hemis Monastery, the oldest monastic institution of Ladakh, situated about 20 kilometres (1 hr) from Thiksey. Built in a secluded valley, the monastery belongs to the Drukpa School or the Dragon Order of Mahayana Buddhism. Explore the many interesting facets of this institution, established under the patronage of King Sengge Namgyal in the 13th century, where young lamas are taught literature, history, philosophy, yoga and tantra. The monastery halls are adorned with beautiful statues and mural paintings.

Overnight at the Chamba Camp, Thiksey

Leh Ladakh Itinerary

Day 04:Bid farewell to the land of the lamas

Today you bid farewell to the enchanting and breath-taking mountainous and rugged terrain of Ladakh, as you transfer to the Leh airport and board your flight to your onward destination.

Valid Till : 10th October 2016

 Luxury
Suite Tent
 Single
Occupancy
 Double

Occupancy

3rd Person
Supplement
 Above (11 Years)
Child sharing

with parents

(6-11 Years)

Child with

extra bed

(06-11 Years)

 3 Nights 1,55,400 84,000 39,600 11,997 25,497

 

Presidential

Suite Tent

Single

Occupancy

Double

Occupancy

3rd Person

Supplement

Above

(11 Years)

4th Person

Supplement

Above

(11 Years)

Child sharing

with parents

(6-11 Years)

Child with

extra bed

(06-11 Years)

 3 Nights 1,74,930 94,500 44,400 33,000 11,997 25,497

 

Inclusions

  1. Arrival and departure transfers by an AC Innova.
  2. Accommodation in luxury suite tents.
  3. All meals as mentioned in the itinerary, including tea, coffee and soft beverages
  4. Guided excursions as specified in the tour programme
  5. Still camera fees (not professional) as applicable

Exclusions

  1. Prices do not include international or domestic airfares
  2. Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary
  3. Gratuities to service staff including local guides and drivers
  4. Government Service Tax of 4.5% as applicable
  5. Taxes not mentioned in the package inclusions and Insurance.
  6. Expenses of personal nature like telephone calls, laundry, alcoholic beverages, porterage at airports / and railway stations
  7. Professional still and video camera fees
  8. Pre or post tour accommodation and any other tour extensions