Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to your "Leh and Ladakh Tour Tour"
On arrival in Paro, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast visit Old Delhi, built in the 17th century by Shah Jehan the Magnificent (who also built the Taj Mahal). First visit the famous Jama Masjid mosque with its 9,000 sq. ft. courtyard, three domes and two minarets, and then proceed to the massive complex known as the Red Fort. Afternoon visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a Spectacular structure that's just 60 years old , and then proceed via India Gate and the Governmental building to Qutab Minar, the 240 foot tower built in 1190 to commemorate the arrival of Islam in India, the Bahai Temple with its nine pools on an elevated platform, and the Crafts Museum, which replicates and Indian street with over 50 artists and crafts people at work. Overnight: Hotel
Early morning you will be transferred to the New Delhi Railway Station to board the train for Amritsar, the city of Golden Temple. Upon arrival, you will be transferred by our representative to your hotel. Afternoon visit the famous Golden temple which is scared to the Sikh nation, here we will find time to tune into the amazing spiritual centre and feel the power that inspires the Sikh people worldwide. We continue our city tour and visit the Jallian walla Bagh Martyrs' Memmorial built in the shape of eternal flame of liberty is situated on the outskirts of Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons who were attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13 April 1919. Overnight: Hotel
Morning after breakfast depart for Dharmshala, a hill station full of natural charm and beauty is situated in the Kangra Valley and spread over a height of 450 metres. It is surrounded by the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges on three sides. Tibetan settlements at Mecleodganj and Tibetan Library are the treasure hunts of manuscripts and text and its ancient culture. The Dalai Lama's Palace is next to his monastary at Dharamshala. The day is spent walking around the Kangra Valley and mixing and talking with the Tibetan Community. Overnight: Hotel
Morning proceed on a city tour of Dharmshala and visit the Dalai Lama 's Monastery, Tibetian children village and handicraft centre, Bhagsunag and water fall and the war memorial. Evening at leisure. Overnight: Hotel
Today morning depart for your new and exciting destination KULLU & MANALI. Upon arrival check into your prebooked hotel.Manali is a major resort in the Kullu Valley . According to the legend its name is derived from Manu and Alaya, the abode of Manu. Manali is synonymous with streams and birdsongs, forest and orchards and the grandeur of the snowcapped Himalaya. Overnight: Hotel
Today leave for the city tour of Manali, visiting the Hadimba Devi temple set within dense Pine forest and to the Naggar Castle to have the stunning view of the valley. Afternoon is spent walking around the Beas river and the local market. Overnight: Hotel
Morning start your drive through the Rohtang Pass (4,220m) to Jipsa visiting the Gompa (monastery) of Khardong en route. Upon arrival in Jispa, check into your hotel and relax for the remaining part of the day. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast depart for Sarchu the drive to the high barren mountains of the Ladakh Valley. On our way we cross over the Baralacha la (4900 Mts.). It is here that roads from Lahaul, Spiti, Zanskar and Leh meet. Reach Sarchu (4200 Mts.) camp. Overnight: Camp
After breakfast start your full day drive to Leh. Geographically and culturally, Leh is very much part of Tibet and Tibetan influence pervades this desert land. Upon arrival in Leh, check into your hotel and relax for the remaining part of the day. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Shey , old summer palace of the Kings of Ladakh and was built about 560 year ago. It has a 12 meter high seated Buddha images. From here we proceed to Thiksey , the monastery is very picturesque and superbly sited on a hilltop overlooking the village and we now would proceed on to Hemis , one of the largest and the most important Gompas in Ladakh, with its excellent library wall paintings and Buddha figures. Overnight: Hotel
Today morning you will be transferred to the Leh airport to catch flight for Delhi. [Please note that the Leh flight is purely dependent on the weather conditions in Leh. In case of cancellation we will have to try for the next day flight.We take no guarantee of the flight.]Upon arrival, you will be transfered to your hotel by our representative. Relax for the remaining part of the day. Overnight: Hotel
Morning at leisure.In time transfer to International Airport to board the flight for your onward destination with sweet and unforgettable memories of your "Leh and Ladakh Tour Tour" excorted by Vardhman Vacations.