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Our Leh Ladakh Tour Package

Ladakh Summer Tours

Day 01 - Arrival Leh

Arrival Leh, transfer you to Hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. In the evening visit Shanti Stupa for beautiful sunset view and take a walk to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.

Day 02 - Leh – Sham region – Leh

fter breakfast drive towards Pathar Sahib Gurudwara. Hall of Fame museum (it was established as homage for the martyrs of Kargil war) and Sangam (Confluence of Zanskar & Indus Rivers). Later, in the evening visit the Leh Market, Leh Palace, known as ‘Lachen Palkhar’.

Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh.

Ladakh Hall of Fame: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. It is worth a visit for every citizen. You can see the memorabilia, eminent defense personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh. And belongings of the enemy soldiers found at war site. All the martyr and the gallantry awards. Here’s something that you will be proud of our defense personnel who sacrificed themselves so that we could live in peace.

Magnetic Hill: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or not of Ladakh!

Confluence of The Zanskar & Indus: On way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wed-lock! In seasons they have different colors and flow and wildness.

Day 03 - Monastery tour

Hemis Gompa: 45 km from Leh Hemis Monastery is a monastery (gompa) of the Drukpa Lineage. The monastery was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal. Hemis Monastery has a beautiful architecture, which is quite interesting to witness.

One can pay homage to the two large statues of Lord Buddha and Guru Rimpoche. Also, there is a museum that exhibits a large collection of Buddhist relics and several ancient items that suggest there existed a rich culture here.

Thiksey Gompa: 19 Kms from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompas, containing images, stupas and wall paintings of Buddha, which are exquisite.

Shey Palace and Gompa: Situated on a hillock 15 Kms upstream from Leh, it was once the residence of the royal family. According to tradition, it was the seat of power of the pre-Tibetan kinds. A 7.5 mts high copper statue of Buddha, plated with gold and the largest of its kind, is installed here.

Day 04 - Pangong lake day tour subject to weather condition

Pangong Lake: Full day trip, after early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake drive 154 Kms. (5 to 6 hours) through Changla Pass (5,300 Meter, 17,350 feet) one of the highest motor-able road in the world. Visit the beautiful Pangong Lake forms a part of the border area between India and China.

This Large, serene Lake at an altitude of 13,930 feet above the sea level has a brilliant colour variation including deep blue, turquoise etc. Overnight The Grand Dragon Ladakh.

Day 05 - Leh - Nubra Valley 120 Kms/ 5-6 Hrs

After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla, the Highest Motorable road in the World, having 18,380 ft.

After lunch, enjoy the double hump camel safari at Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hunder Village. O/N Nubra Valley.

Day 06 - Hunder - Turtuk Valley

Nubra Valley, visit Turtuk village along the LOC. Pretty village. Overnight camp Turtuk Holliday camp Turtuk is the northernmost village of India situated in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir located in the Nubra tehsil, 205 km from the district headquarter Leh, on the banks of the Shayok River.

It is the only Balti region under the Indian administration and was under Pakistan's occupation until 1971, after which India gained control over this strategic area. Geographically, Turtuk lies in the Baltistan Region and is one among four such villages in India, the other three being Tyakshi, Chalunkha and Thang in habitanted by Muslims. The residents of Turtuk and its adjoining villages speak Balti language along with Ladakhi and Urdu. Turtuk is the last outpost of India at Thang after which Pakistan occupied Gilgit-Baltistan begins. Turtuk is one of the gateways to the Siachen Glacier. Turtuk is very much famous for the availability of different varieties of fruits especially apricots.

Day 07 - Turtuk Valley- Leh

Turtuk Village – Leh via Khardong la pass on the way visit Sumoor, Overnight The

Day 08 - Departure

Airport Departure

Inclusions

  • Traditional Welcome Tea / Coffee and breakfast will be served on arrival.
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Dry Fruits and Hotel made cookies in room on arrival.
  • Accommodation in well-appointed room.
  • 03 Bottles of Mineral water every day, Tea/Coffee Maker.
  • 05 Nights in Grand Dragon.
  • 02 Nights in Nubra Valley.
  • Free broadband Wi-Fi.
  • Transportation for all sightseeing places as per the itinerary by Toyota Innova.
  • While sightseeing Oxygen Cylinder, Tea/Kehwa and mineral water in car.
  • Inner line Permit for protected area.

Additional Information

Package Excludes:

  • Price does not Include Airfare.
  • Other personal expenses like Laundry, telephone and soft/hard drinks.

Note: Visit to Khardongla Pass and Pangong Lake is subject to weather condition .Please carry your valid ID proofs for permit. PAN Cards are not acceptable.

Roof of the World Package

The package includes accommodation for 5 Nights/ 6 days in a selected room with breakfast and dinner, sightseeing in Leh, excursions to Khardung La, Pangong Tso and a picnic by the river Indus.

Day 01 - Arrival Leh

Arrival at Leh airport. Collect baggage and meet up with The Grand Dragon Ladakh airport representative. Transfer to the hotel which is just a 5-10 minute drive from the airport. Enjoy a traditional welcome. Check-in and savour a hot breakfast, after which you will be escorted to your room.

Relax and enjoy the glorious view of the snow-capped Khardung La or the Stok Kangri mountain range. Spend the rest of the day in the hotel as it is important to get acclimatised, after all you are at 3500 m above mean sea level! In the evening take a short drive to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at The Grand Dragon hotel in Leh.

Day 02 – Monastery Tour – Picnic Lunch on the banks of Indus River

After a hearty breakfast, get set for the day to explore Ladakh’s unique monasteries [Gompas] and a picnic lunch by the river Indus. Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh.

  • Hemis Gompa: The largest and the most important of all monasteries in Ladakh, this Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Drukpa lineage of Buddhism [ also known as Dragon Order of Mahayana Buddhism] was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi King Sengge Namgyal. Located on the bank of the river Indus, Hemis Monastery has beautiful architecture and one can pay homage to the two large statues of Lord Buddha and Guru Rimpoche. There’s also a museum that exhibits a large collection of Tibetan books, thankas, gold statues, chortens embedded with valuable stones, carriers, weapons, and several ancient Buddhist relics, reflective of the region's rich culture. According to a legend, and even the Russian journalist Nicolas Notovitch (1894), this was where Christianity met with Buddhism as Jesus had travelled to the Hemis monastery during his Lost Years. The annual Hemis festival in early June/July and a vibrant celebration in honour of Lord Padmasambhava is a landmark event in the Ladakhi calendar and a draw for the spiritual and travellers alike.
  • Thiksey Gompa: 19 Kms from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive gompas. This 12-storey Tibetan-style structure resembles the Potala Palace of Tibet and is situated atop a hill that overlooks the Indus valley set against the magnificent backdrop of the Stok mountains. There are several temples in this gompa, containing exquisite images, stupas, thangkas and wall paintings of Buddha. One of the most popular attractions in the monastery is the Maitreya Temple with its 15 metre (49 ft) tall statue of Maitreya Buddha in a Lotus position and one of the largest statues in Ladakh covering two floors of the building. The monastery is also known for the Thiksey Gustor Festival that is held on 17th, 18th and 19th day of the 9th month of the Tibetan lunar calendar every year.

Enjoy a full service picnic lunch set up by the hotel team while you soak in the stunning views by the riverside. Menu will be as per prior choice/selection.

Day 03 - Excursion to Khardung-la Pass [subject to weather conditions]

The excursion makes for a thrilling and fascinating drive with panoramic views of Leh and mountainscapes.

  • Khardung-la Pass: The Khardung La pass (one of the highest motorable roads in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. from Leh is the gateway to Nubra valley and the Siachen Glacier. There are two check points on both sides of the pass. Khardung is the first village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Diskit and other villages.

Return to Leh to watch a mesmerising sunset at Shanti Stupa. Back at the hotel, set yourself for an evening with bonfire and BBQ on the hotel terrace.

  • Shanti Stupa (Japanese Peace Pagoda): Situated on a hillock in Chanspa, Leh, at a height of 3,609 metres, the Shanti Stupa was built by the Japanese Buddhist Monk, Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura. The construction of the temple began in 1983 and the foundation of the Stupa was inaugurated with the enshrinement of the relics of the Buddha by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1985. Built by both Japanese and Ladakhi Buddhists, as a part of the Peace Pagoda mission to promote world peace and prosperity as well as to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism, the Stupa was completed in 1991. The mesmerising sunrise and sunset as well as the panoramic views of Leh city from the Shanti Stupa are a major attraction for all visitors.

Day 04 - Pangong lake day tour [subject to weather conditions]

Morning after breakfast drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border. Evening back to hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight The Grand Dragon Ladakh in Leh.

  • The Pangong Lake: This route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thiksey, and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Sakti. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (18,000 feet / 5,475 M) which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes, remaining open for much of the year even in winter, apart from periods of actual snowfall. Tangse, just beyond the foot of the pass, has an ancient temple. But the main attraction of this circuit is the Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 M). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point to which foreigners are permitted, is only some seven kms along the southern shore from the head of the lake, but it affords spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north, their reflection shimmering in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lakes brackish water. Above Spangmik are the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong range.

Day 05 - Leh – Sham region – Leh

After breakfast, drive towards the Hall of Fame Museum (it was established as a homage for the martyrs of Kargil war), Sangam (Confluence of Zanskar & Indus Rivers) and Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib. Later, in the evening visit the Shanti Stupa, Leh Market, Leh Palace, known as ‘Lachen Palkhar’. Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh.

  • Ladakh Hall of Fame:: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum built and maintained by the Indian Army in honour of India’s brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives defending the nation during the Indo-Pak wars. You can see memorabilia, including images of eminent defence personalities with biographies and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh along with belongings and weaponry of the enemy soldiers found at the war site. It instils a sense of pride and is a must visit for all who visit Ladakh.
  • Magnetic Hill: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or Not of Ladakh!
  • Confluence of The Zanskar & Indus: On the way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can enjoy a spectacular view of two rivers- the Indus and the Zanskar in wed-lock! They change colours through the seasons and in the winter they are at their brightest cerulean blue. Experience the scenic beauty whilst sipping a hot cuppa tea/coffee.
  • Shanti Stupa (Japanese Peace Pagoda):Situated on a hillock in Chanspa, Leh, at a height of 3,609 metres, the Shanti Stupa was built by the Japanese Buddhist Monk, Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura. The construction of the temple began in 1983 and the foundation of the Stupa was inaugurated with the enshrinement of the relics of the Buddha by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1985. Built by both Japanese and Ladakhi Buddhists, as a part of the Peace Pagoda mission to promote world peace and prosperity as well as to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism, the Stupa was completed in 1991.

The mesmerising sunrise and sunset as well as the panoramic views of Leh city from the Shanti Stupa are a major attraction for all visitors.

Day 06 -Airport Departure

It’s time to say farewell to Ladakh. The hotel team will arrange your transfer to the airport to fly back, carrying memories of 6 days in Ladakh that will live with you for a lifetime. Bon voyage. Julley!

Inclusions

  • Traditional Welcome Tea / Coffee and breakfast will be served on arrival.
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Dry Fruits and Hotel made cookies in the room on arrival.
  • Daily accommodation- all night stays are included in the package.
  • Complimentary alkaline bottled water every day, Tea/Coffee Maker.
  • 05 Nights in Grand Dragon.
  • Free broadband Wi-Fi.
  • Transportation for all sightseeing places as per the itinerary by Toyota Innova.
  • While sightseeing Oxygen Cylinder, Tea/Kehwa and mineral water in car.
  • Inner Line Permit for protected area.

Additional Information

Package Exclusions:

  • Price does not Include Airfare.
  • Other personal expenses like Laundry, telephone and soft drinks, charges for tour guides, entry tickets

Terms & Conditions:

Before you visit Ladakh, please carefully go through the Terms & Conditions listed below:

  • It is mandatory for all Indian Nationals to carry government approved valid photo Ids. (Pan Card is not accepted) for entry to Nubra Valley/Pangong Lake and any other Govt protected sites.
  • Inner line / restricted area permits are mandatory for all guests.. Cost is included in the package
  • The Grand Dragon Ladakh will notify guests in advance, if any changes/amendments take place regarding a package, accordingly. This may be necessitated due to certain factors which are beyond our control including weather conditions, events, closure of/restricted access to places of sightseeing, etc.
  • In case a guest returning to their hometown from Leh faces a flight cancellation, The Grand Dragon Ladakh would make the necessary arrangements for their guests and the financial details concerned will be borne by the guests directly.
  • We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of information provided on our website. However, we would like to inform you that the information provided is up-to-date to the best of our knowledge.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Visits to Khardungla Pass and Pangong Lake are subject to weather conditions.

Force Majure : The Grand Dragon Ladakh shall not be held responsible for any natural calamities, riot, civil unrest / war, act of God. All disputes arising shall be exclusively subject to Leh Jurisdiction only

SUPER Summer Package

Day 01 - Arrive. Acclimatise. Unwind in Leh

Get ready for a holiday far above the ordinary. It’s summer in Ladakh, but there’s a nip in the air as you touch down at about 11,500 ft. above sea level. Our representative welcomes you at the airport and transfers you in style to The Grand Dragon Ladakh.

Day 02 - Sindhu Ghat – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis – Leh

Start the day with a delicious breakfast of traditional delicacies and continental offerings. Then set out on a comfortable 3 – 4 hour drive through the amazing Ladakhi landscape to some of the most popular tourist destinations in the region: Sindhu Ghat, Shey, Thiksey and Hemis. After a day spent exploring the meditative beauty of these spiritual centres, return to the heavenly comfort of the hotel for the night.

Meals: Breakfast. Lunch, Picnic. Dinner

Day 03 - Leh – Lamayuru – Alchi

After an early breakfast, set out for another day of fabulous sightseeing that begins with a scenic drive in the direction of Kargil. Soon, you will find yourself mesmerised by the beauty of the moonscapes of Lamayuru, and the sheer majesty of its monastery. En route you can also choose to spend time at the amazing Alchi Monastery, a monastic complex with monuments and scriptures dating as far back as 10th Century.

Day 04 - Sham Valley – Nimmu – Magnetic Hill – Likir Monastery – Leh

Wake up to the amazing landscape of the Sham Valley. After a delicious breakfast, set out towards Leh making many a stop at special attractions along the way like the amazing confluence of Indus and Zanskar Rivers at Nimmu, the natural marvel of Magnetic Hill, the Likir Monastery, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and the Hall of Fame.

Day 05 - Leh – Nubra – Khardung La – Treaty Road

In the world’s coldest desert, make an early start to the valley of flowers, Nubra, crossing one of the world’s highest motorable roads, Khardung La at 18,380 ft. Enjoy the beautiful 5 – 6 hour drive, and as you descend, behold the beautiful valley in all its hues. See Treaty Road, the famous ancient caravan trade route to Central Asia, and Kashgar and Yarkand in China.

Day 06 - Nubra – Leh

After breakfast, drive back towards Leh but only after making a memorable stop at the Samstanling Monastery in Sumor. Return to The Grand Dragon Ladakh for a night of leisure and luxury.

Day 07 - Leh – Pangong Tso

Another full day of discovery lies ahead. After an early breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake about 150 kms away. The 7 – 8 hour drive takes you over the gorgeous Chang La, the second highest motorable road in the world located at an elevation of 17,388 ft. As you arrive at Pangong Lake, be prepared to be astounded by its beauty.

Day 08 - Pangong Tso – Leh – Tsemo Monastery – Shanti Stupa –Leh

Wake up to the sun’s rays on the roof of the world, and get set for breakfast by the lakeside. Soak in the mesmerising Ladakhi landscapes on the leisurely drive back to Leh. Enjoy a delicious lunch of Indian and international delicacies at The Grand Dragon Ladakh.

Day 09 - Transfer to Leh airport

It’s time to say farewell to Ladakh. Enjoy a wholesome breakfast then prepare for a fond farewell as you transfer to the airport and fly back, carrying memories of 9 days in Ladakh that will live with you for a lifetime. Bon voyage. Juley!
Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

  • Traditional Welcome Tea / Coffee and breakfast will be served on arrival.
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Dry Fruits and Hotel made cookies in room on arrival.
  • Accommodation in well-appointed Premier room.
  • 03 Bottles of Mineral water every day Tea/Coffee Maker.
  • 05 Nights in Grand Dragon.
  • 01 Night In Sham Valley
  • 01 Night in Nubra Valley
  • 01 Night in Pangong Lake
  • Free broadband Wi-Fi.
  • Transportation for all sightseeing places as per the itinerary by Toyota Innova.
  • While sightseeing Oxygen Cylinder, Tea/Kehwa and mineral water in car.
  • Inner permit for protected area.
  • Additional Information

Package Excludes:

  • Price does not Include Airfare.
  • Other personal expenses like Laundry, telephone and soft/hard drinks.

Note: Visit to Khardongla Pass and Pangong Lake is subject to weather condition. Please carry your valid ID proofs for Permit. PAN Cards are not acceptable.

Additional Information

Once you have decided to visit Leh, Ladakh, please carefully go through the Terms and Conditions for your benefit.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Stay validity: 1st May to 30th September (Each Year)
  • For the issuance of entry at Leh for excursions to Nubra Valley/Pangong Lake, it is mandatory for all Indian Nationals to carry government approved valid photo Ids. (Pan Card is not accepted) – Non Chargeable
  • For the issuance of inner line/restricted area permits at Leh for excursions to Nubra Valley/Pangong Lake, it is mandatory for foreign nationals to carry government approved valid passport. Cost is included in the package.
  • Prior to reservation of this package, kindly authenticate your eligibility due to the nationality from the hotel as per the government rules and regulations.
  • Service Tax extra (as applicable)
  • The prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • The Grand Dragon Ladakh will notify guests in advance, if any changes/amendments take place regarding a package, accordingly. This may be necessitated due to certain factors which are beyond our control including weather conditions, events, closure of/restricted access to places of sightseeing, etc.
  • In case a guest travelling from any location to Leh faces a flight cancellation, The Grand Dragon Ladakh would amend the sightseeing/accommodations and financials accordingly in the favour of our esteemed guests
  • In case a guest returning to their hometown from Leh faces a flight cancellation, The Grand Dragon Ladakh would make the necessary arrangements for their guests and the financial details concerned will be borne by the guests directly.
  • We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of information provided on our website. However, we would like to inform you that the information provided is up-to-date to the best of our knowledge. In case of any queries/amendments, please contact us at hotel@thegranddragonladakh.com/reservation@thegranddragonladakh.com

Glimpses of Ladakh Package

The package includes accommodation for 4 Nights/ 5 days in a selected room with breakfast and dinner, sightseeing in and around Leh, an excursion to Khardungla [one of the highest motorable roads] Alchi and Lamayuru and a picnic by the river Indus.

Day 01 - Arrive. Acclimatise. Unwind in Leh

Get ready for a holiday far above the ordinary. It’s winter in Ladakh, so it’s freezing as you touch down at 11,500 ft. above sea level. On arrival at Leh airport, collect baggage and meet up with The Grand Dragon Ladakh airport representative. Transfer to the hotel which is just a 5-10 minute drive from the airport. Enjoy a traditional welcome.

Check-in and savour a hot breakfast, after which you will be escorted to your room.

Relax and enjoy the glorious view of the snow-capped Khardung La or the Stok Kangri mountain range. Spend the rest of the day in the hotel as it is important to get acclimatised, after all you are at 3500 m above mean sea level!

In the evening take a short drive to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh in Leh.

Day 02 - Leh – Chilling – Alchi – Lamayuru – Pathar Sahib – Magnetic Hill – Hall of Fame – Leh

At the crack of dawn, brace yourself for some adventure. After an early breakfast set out for the trip to Chilling, an age-old centre of metal craftsmanship in Ladakh, as well as the modern day starting point of the well-known Chadar trek.the frozen Zanskar river, Zanskar and soak in the beauty all around while sipping a hot tea or coffee. Then it’s onwards to Ladakh’s oldest living monastery in Alchi where you will enjoy a traditional Ladakhi lunch. Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh in Leh.

Lamayuru is known for its ancient monastery, and for its “lunar” landscape or “Moonscape” geological formations, though this is not unique to Lamayuru. On your return from Lamayuru pay respects at Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib, and defy the law of gravity at Magnetic Hill and check out the Hall of Fame museum honouring India’s brave soldiers

  • Ladakh Hall of Fame: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum built and maintained by the Indian Army in honour of India’s brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives defending the nation during the Indo-Pak wars. You can see memorabilia, including images of eminent defence personalities with biographies and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh along with belongings and weaponry of the enemy soldiers found at the war site. It instils a sense of pride and is a must visit for all who visit Ladakh.
  • Magnetic Hill: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or Not of Ladakh!
  • Confluence of The Zanskar & Indus: On the way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can enjoy a spectacular view of two rivers- the Indus and the Zanskar in wed-lock! They change colours through the seasons and in the winter they are at their brightest cerulean blue. Experience the scenic beauty whilst sipping a hot cuppa tea/coffee.

Day 03 - Excursion to Khardung-la Pass

  • Khardung-la Pass: The Khardung La pass (one of the highest motorable roads in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. from Leh is the gateway to Nubra valley and the Siachen Glacier. There are two check points on both sides of the pass. Khardung is the first village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Diskit and other villages. The excursion makes for a thrilling and fascinating drive with panoramic views of Leh and mountainscapes.

Return to Leh to watch a mesmerising sunset at Shanti Stupa . Back at the hotel, set yourself for an evening with bonfire and BBQ on the hotel terrace. Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh in Leh.

  • Shanti Stupa (Japanese Peace Pagoda): Situated on a hillock in Chanspa, Leh, at a height of 3,609 metres, the Shanti Stupa was built by the Japanese Buddhist Monk, Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura. The construction of the temple began in 1983 and the foundation of the Stupa was inaugurated with the enshrinement of the relics of the Buddha by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1985. Built by both Japanese and Ladakhi Buddhists, as a part of the Peace Pagoda mission to promote world peace and prosperity as well as to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism, the Stupa was completed in 1991.

The mesmerising sunrise and sunset as well as the panoramic views of Leh city from the Shanti Stupa are a major attraction for all visitors.

Day 04 - Leh – Thiksey – Hemis – Leh

Get set for the day to explore Ladakh’s unique monasteries [Gompas] and a picnic lunch by the river Indus. Overnight at The Grand Dragon Ladakh in Leh.

  • Thiksey Gompa: 19 Kms from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive gompas. This 12-storey Tibetan-style structure resembles the Potala Palace of Tibet and is situated atop a hill that overlooks the Indus valley set against the magnificent backdrop of the Stok mountains. There are several temples in this gompa, containing exquisite images, stupas, thangkas and wall paintings of Buddha. One of the most popular attractions in the monastery is the Maitreya Temple with its 15 metre (49 ft) tall statue of Maitreya Buddha in a Lotus position and one of the largest statues in Ladakh covering two floors of the building. The monastery is also known for the Thiksey Gustor Festival that is held on 17th, 18th and 19th day of the 9th month of the Tibetan lunar calendar every year.
  • Hemis Gompa: The largest and the most important of all monasteries in Ladakh, this Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Drukpa lineage of Buddhism [ also known as Dragon Order of Mahayana Buddhism] was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi King Sengge Namgyal. Located on the bank of the river Indus, Hemis Monastery has beautiful architecture and one can pay homage to the two large statues of Lord Buddha and Guru Rimpoche. There’s also a museum that exhibits a large collection of Tibetan books, thankas, gold statues, chortens embedded with valuable stones, carriers, weapons, and several ancient Buddhist relics, reflective of the region's rich culture. According to a legend, and even the Russian journalist Nicolas Notovitch (1894), this was where Christianity met with Buddhism as Jesus had travelled to the Hemis monastery during his Lost Years. The annual Hemis festival in June and a vibrant celebration in honour of Lord Padmasambhava is a landmark event in the Ladakhi calendar and a draw for the spiritual and travellers alike.

Picnic lunch by the banks of the Indus River.

Enjoy a full service lunch picnic set up by the hotel team while you soak in the stunning views by the riverside. Menu will be as per prior choice / selection.

Day 05 - Transfer to Leh airport

It’s time to say farewell to Ladakh. Enjoy a wholesome breakfast then prepare for a fond farewell as you transfer to the airport and fly back, carrying memories of 4 days in Ladakh that will live with you for a lifetime. Bon voyage. Julley!

Inclusions

  • Traditional Welcome Tea / Coffee and breakfast will be served on arrival,
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Dry Fruits and Hotel made cookies in room on arrival.
  • Daily accommodation- all night stays are included in the package.
  • Complimentary alkaline bottled water every day, Tea/Coffee Maker.
  • 04 Nights in Grand Dragon.
  • Free broadband Wi-Fi.
  • Transportation for all sightseeing places as per the itinerary by Toyota Innova.
  • While sightseeing Oxygen Cylinder, Tea/Kehwa and mineral water in the car.
  • Inner line permit for protected area.
  • BBQ & Bonfire
  • Picnic Lunch

Additional Information

Package exclusions:

  • Price does not Include Airfare.
  • Other personal expenses like laundry, telephone and soft drinks, charges for tour guides, entry tickets .

Terms & Conditions:

Before you visit Ladakh, please carefully go through the Terms & Conditions listed below:

  • It is mandatory for all Indian Nationals to carry government approved valid photo Ids. (Pan Card is not accepted) for entry to Nubra Valley/Pangong Lake and any other Govt protected sites.
  • Inner line / restricted area permits are mandatory for all guests.. Cost is included in the package.
  • The Grand Dragon Ladakh will notify guests in advance, if any changes/amendments take place regarding a package, accordingly. This may be necessitated due to certain factors which are beyond our control including weather conditions, events, closure of/restricted access to places of sightseeing, etc.
  • In case a guest returning to their hometown from Leh faces a flight cancellation, The Grand Dragon Ladakh would make the necessary arrangements for their guests and the financial details concerned will be borne by the guests directly.
  • We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of information provided on our website. However, we would like to inform you that the information provided is up-to-date to the best of our knowledge.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Visit to Khardungla Pass is subject to weather conditions.

Force Majure : The Grand Dragon Ladakh shall not be held responsible for any natural calamities, riot, civil unrest / war, act of God. All disputes arising shall be exclusively subject to Leh Jurisdiction only.

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