Hemis Festival and Leh Tour, a package of 5 nights and 6 days, offers you a chance to enjoy the festivities. During the extremely well-known Hemis Festival, along with exploring the tourist attractions of Leh. This two-festival is organized on the 10th day of the Tibetan lunar month at the Hemis monastery, India's largest and richest monastery. During the tour, you also enjoy an excursion to Pangong Lake and Khardung La. This tour is customizable and you can redesign the itinerary according to your preferences. Contact us for more information and to book a tour with us!
Ladakh Tour With Hemis Festival
Delhi - Leh - Hemis Monastery - Pangong Lake - Khardung La - Delhi
- Sightseeing in Leh, including the well-known Leh Palace.
- Observe the culture of Leh during Hemis Festival.
- Visit Shey and Thiksey Monasteries.
- Excursion to Pangong Lake.
- Visit to Khardung La.
Once you arrive at Delhi International airport, meet an IHPL representative who will help you with an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and join the briefing session where you get important tour details. Spend the day at leisure, indulge in the activities of your interest- explore the popular monuments, visit the well-known markets, gorge on street food etc. Overnight stay.
On day 2, get an early morning transfer to the airport to board a flight for Leh. On arrival, get transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and enjoy refreshments. Post lunch, indulge in sightseeing. Cover the ruins of Leh Palace, Hall of Fame, and Shanti Stupa – a white-domed Buddhist Chorten popular for religious importance and for a fantastic view of the surroundings that it offers. In the evening, enjoy a leisure walk in the market. Stay overnight.
After breakfast, visit the Hemis Monastery to enjoy the festivities. This most prominent and wealthiest monastery in India, which hosts the famous Hemis Festival every year. Enjoy the Chaam, a sacred masked dance performed by the Lamas, along with musical drums and longhorns. You can also shop for souvenirs from the temporary market stalls. Later, visit the Shey Gompa and Thiksey Gompa, which is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery belonging to the (Gelugpa) sect. It has an architecture similar to Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
On day 4 of the tour, have breakfast and proceed to Pangong lake (4,350 meters) via Chang La (5360 meters), the world’s third-highest motorable road. Carry packed lunch. Reach Pangong in the afternoon. Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake, the highest in the world, located in India and Tibet. Admire the beautiful surrounding views of the snow-capped mountains. Then, return to Leh for an overnight stay.
On the 5th day of the tour, post breakfast, begin driving towards Khardung La Pass (5359 meters), famed as the highest motorable road, around 39 km from the main town of Leh. Once you reach the top, treat your eyes to the surrounding local scenery. Back to Leh for lunch. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities. In the evening, visit the market. Stay overnight.
Get an on-time transfer to the airport to board a flight back to Delhi to board a flight for your onward destination.
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- 6 Days / 5 Night
- Delhi - Leh - Hemis Monastery...