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Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.
Pickup from Delhi Pickup from Delhi, Airport, Railway Station
Drive the taxi toward Manali. At the northern end of the Kullu Valley, is the main resort in the area. Its beautifully situated and there are many pleasant walks around the town, as well as a large numbers hotels and restaurants.
Whole day driving from Manali to Sarchu
The tough journey will begin toward Leh, Darcha is the major tent site on this road. While next move is the Baralachala, which is 4883 metres means crossroads pass. Just after this pass tourist are entered to the another tent site called Sarchu. The journey becomes more adventurous and interesting while passing the Lachlung La, 5060 metres, is the second highest pass on the Manali-Leh road. The next destination is the Pang, just the tourists are moving through the Taglang La, the second highest motorable road of the world, 5328 metres. On the descent tourists are entering in to the Ladakh region and the first village is the Upshi and one can enjoy the beautiful landscape and magnificent valley views..
This is biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It is situated 49 kms to south of Leh, a little off the main Leh-Manali road. It was built in the 17th century by Chapgon Gyalshas and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of the royal family. Hemis is the headquater of the Drukpa order and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by it. Thiksey Gompa : En route to Hemis Gompa, the Thiksey monastery is a most imposing structure providing a panoramic view of the green Indus valley from its vantage atop a hill. It has chambers full of statues, stupas and tannkhas. Shey Palace and Monastery : Also on the way to Hemis Gompa and 15 kms from Leh is the summer palace of the erstwhile, Raja of Leh, set upon a hill sitting Buddha wrought with copper and gold that leaves one lama before hand. Many chortens can be seen to the east of the monastery.
The women’s vegetable market in the afternoon and some interesting place to visit. And the evening the Sankar monastery. Leh Gompa : It is situated above the Leh Palace and was built in 1430. It contains a 13.7 metres high statue of the Buddha which the Ladakhi call Chamba.
According to the Lamas this splendid statue is the future Buddha. A butter burns day and night in front of this statue. Sankar Gompa : Just 3 kms from Leh is this monastery that has a formidable collection of miniature of pure gold and a number of exciting painting. It is well lit and may be visited in the evening as well.
Leh to Khardung-la top It Takes you to the highest motorable road of in the world Khardongla (18,380 feet or 5,578 m). Nubra Valley lies in the north of Leh. Apart from unparalleled trekking opportunities, the valley has several Buddhists monasteries such as Sumor, Tigar and 350 years old Diskit monastery.
Whole day is dedicated for the local sight seeing, Alchi and Likir Monasteries : These two monasteries are located near Saspol on the Srinagar-Leh road. They house many gigantic clay statue of Buddha in various forms. The primary attraction of these monasteries is , however, their 1000-year old wall painting which make a visit more than worthwhile.
Leh to Delhi . transfer to the hotel.