Category: Cultural tours

Ladakhi Homestays

A trip to Ladakh is a journey back in time. The Ladakhi people have a great hospitable nature and here you will see first hand the landscapes and culture of “Little Tibet”. If you want to really get to know your destination then what better way than incorporate a family home stay into your trip? This fun packed itinerary includes 5-7 days working on a volunteer project and staying n a local Ladakhi home. We use locally run accommodation and furthermore support heritage buildings and authentic building materials. All facilities and services are locally provided. Each day here you’ll...

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Thak Thok Festival

Many of the Ladakh festivals take place in winter which is a relatively idle time for the majority of the locals, but the Thak Thok (pronounced Tak Tak) festival takes place in the on the 20-29 of the ninth Tibetan month (around the 11th / 12th August). Thak Thok means ‘top of the rocks’ and is 4-km up the valley from Chemdey on a lumpy outcrop of eroded rocks, and the small Gompa is the sole representative in Ladakh of the ancient Nyingmapa order. The wonderful monasteries are fanstastic centres of Buddhist art, literature and culture and Thak Thok...

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Phyang Festival

Full Day at Phyang Festival Drive to Phyang Monastery after taking breakfast and witness the famous Phyang Festival (One of the major festivals of Buddhists, Phyang festival is celebrated every year in the month of July with much fanfare). Phyang Monastery: Phyang Monastery, 20km. west of Leh is remarkably built on the hilltop, similar to the Likir monastery. This monastery belongs to the Degungpa Order. It was the first monastery, which introduced the Degungpa teaching of ‘Skyob Jigsten Gonbo’ in Ladakh that was founded by Chosje Danma Kunga, during the reign of King Jamyang Namgyal in the 16th Century...

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Hemis Festival

Leh to Hemis Monastery for the festival (48 km) Just after the breakfast, the group will visit the Hemis monastery for the festival and about 3 p.m. in the afternoon the group will move back to Leh and on the way, the group will visit two more famous monasteries i.e Shey and Thiksey. Hemis Monastery: This is biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It is situated 49 kms to south of Leh. It was built in the 17th century by Chapgon Gyalshas and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of the royal family. Hemis is the headquarter...

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Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis – Alchi – Likir – Lamayuru

Day 01: Arrive Leh Arrive Leh, transfer to hotel. Late afternoon walking tour of city to get acclimatize. Overnight in Hotel. Day 02: Visit Shey, Thiksey, Hemis Monastries Full day sightseeing with guide and pack lunch to SHEY / THIKSEY and HEMIS monasteries. SHEY: Situated on a hillock 15 km. upstream from Leh was once the residence of the royal family. According to tradition, it was the seat of power of the pre-Tidetan kings. A 7.5 meter high copper status of Buddha, plated with gold and the largest of its kind is installed here. THIKSEY: Spectacularly sighted, Thiksey is...

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There is no place on earth as serene and majestic as Ladakh. There is surprise and breathtaking beauty at every turn. The rarified air quickens the pulse, nature’s work stimulates the mind and endless spaces tickle the imagination. And the best way to experience it all with our custom-created packages that bring you the best of ladakh in the midst of convenience, comfort and knowledgeable guides. All you have to do is choose an itinerary and package mix that suits you. We will take care of the rest.