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Himalayan Tour: Ladakh and Nubra Valley with Hemis Festival in July
Experience fascinating ancient cultures amidst the spectacular pristine beauty of remote regions of Indian Himalaya. Attend the colorful traditional Hemis Festival. Observe the dances and participate in ceremonies. In addition to the festival, Nubra Valley and the remote Diskit Monastery, are highlights of this very special Himalayan tour.
During your journey you will visit traditional villages and ancient monasteries containing priceless collections of thangkas, sculptures and wall paintings and enjoy meetings with lamas and local lay people. Go where few people have gone before.
Lama performs masked dance, Hemis Festival
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Day 1-2: Arrival in Delhi
Day 3-5: Tour Leh & Attend Hemis Festival
Day 6: Leh: Excursion to Shey-Thikse-Stok
Day 7-8: Durbuk-Tangste-Pangong Lake
Day 9-10: Uletokpo
Day 11: Lamayuru-Alchi
Day 12: Alchi
Day 13-14: Hundar-Diskit-Hundar
Second day drive 23 km to Diskit and walk up to Diskit Monastery to witness the morning prayer ceremony. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the monastery through a long row of scattered chortens. The monastery belonging to yellow sect, has 120 resident monks.
After lunch leave for Hundar village through sandy desert valley and visit old fort of Hundar village and small monastery.
Day 15: Leh
Day 16: Delhi - Home
Day 3: Fly from Delhi to Srinagar, Kashmir
Day 6: Kargil Ladakh
Day 7: Lamayuru
Day 8: Biama-Dah-Uletokpo
Day 9: Alchi-Leh
Day 10-11: Leh
Day 12: Shey-Thikse-Hemis
Day 13-14: Pangong Lake
Day 15-16: Hundar-Diskit-Hundar
Day 17: Return to Leh
Day 18: Fly to Delhi & Depart
$4110 with round trip international flight; not including airport taxes