LADAKH – The Land of Supernatural Landscapes

Ladakh! Spectacularly jagged, arid mountains envelope this magical Buddhist ex-kingdom, the Holi Roof of The World. Picture Perfect Monasteries dramatically crown rocky outcrops amid whitewashed stupas and Mani walls topped with countless mantra inscribed pebbles. Fluttering prayer flags spread the message of spiritual happiness with the mountain breeze and prayer wheels spun clockwise release more merit making mantras. Oh did I miss the Supernatural landscapes and the breathtaking lakes? Hemmed in by walls of dramatic mountains, Ladakh, is unquestionably the most traveled and photographed destination in India. Hop in for an exciting road trip, click photos that you have always dreamt of. Hop in, the unforgettable Ladakh landscape is calling you.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival, Rest, Evening session at Shanti Stupa
Day 2 – Sangam, Magnetic Hills, Spituk
Day 3 – Hemis, Stakna, Thiksey
Day 4 – Nubra Valley via Khardungla
Day 5 – Pangong via Agham
Day 6 – Tsomoriri via Chushul
Day 7 – Leh via Chumathang
Day 8 – Departure

Tour Cost: INR 26,499 per person

Dates
Group 1: 07th-14th July 2019 [Leh to Leh]
Group 2: 14th – 21th July 2019 [Leh to Leh]

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival

Arrive at Leh by your morning flight from Delhi where our team will pick and transfer you to the hotel. On arrival, have some hot tea and take Rest till noon for acclimatisation. In the evening the team will proceed to Shanti Stupa for Photography session. On return the team will be briefed on the prospect of Photography during the course of the next 7 days.  Meals: Breakfast. 

Day 02 Sangam, Magnetic Hills, Spituk

Today we will travel light to allow us more time to acclimatise. After early morning Breakfast the team will head to Sangam, the confluence of the River Indus and Zanskar with stops for Photography. After a brief Photography Session at Sangam, we will have an early lunch at Sangam and head back to Magnetic Hill to witness nature’s magic. Enroute, we will halt at Gurudwara Patthar Sahib and then will further head to Spituk near Leh for an evening Photography session. Evening can be utilised visiting Leh local market and street photography. Meals: Breakfast. 

Day 03 Hemis, Stakna, Thiksey

We will head for a journey through the Indus valley to witness some of the oldest and one of the biggest Monasteries of Ladakh. Our first stop will be at Hemis Monastery. After a photography session at Hemis, we will move on to Stakna viewpoint to enjoy photography of the beautiful Monastery located at the banks of Indus. Then we will further move to Thiksey, which overlooks the Leh valley for the rest of the evening. Meals: Breakfast

Day 04 Nubra Valley via Khardungla

After early breakfast, we will start our journey towards the beautiful Nubra Valley through the majestic Khardugla Pass. Depending on the time of arrival, we will move to the famous Hundar Sandunes for evening photography session. People who are interested can also take Camel rides there. We will spend the evening hours reviewing and discussing landscape and travel photography. Interested participants can go out in the night for a session of Night and Astro Photography post dinner. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 05 Pangong via Agham

After early breakfast, we will start our journey towards Khardungla again and halfway take the diversion via Agham to Pangong Tso. A lake which needs no introduction. We will spend the evening photographing the beautiful lake and its fast-changing shades with the setting sun. After dinner, we will venture out in the open again for a session of Night and Astro Photography. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 06 Tsomoriri via Chushul

This is going to be a long day. We will start early after having breakfast and head over to Mahe/Chumathang via Chushul. In between, we will take short photography breaks and also some time to stretch our legs. From Mahe, we will head to Korzok via Puga. Enroute we will stop at Kyagar Tso for photography. On reaching Korzok, we will drop our bags and head to the Lakeside to photograph the beautiful shades of TsoMoriri.  At night, we will again have a review session to access the last few days’ photographs. After dinner, we will have a short Night/Astro Photography Session. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 07 Leh via Chumathang

After breakfast, we will start our journey back to Leh. Enroute we will stop at a few Nomadic settlements for People photography. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 08 Departure

Take your early morning flight to Delhi and then further to your home town with bags full of memories and wonderful photographs you have clicked during your journey. 

Inclusions:

  • All ground transfers [Leh to Leh].
  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • Accommodation on all days
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Permit for Nubra/ Changthang
  • Mentor Fees

Exclusions

  • Air/Train fare
  • Lunch/ Meals as mentioned
  • Entry fees at Monastery
  • Camera fees at Monastery
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the Inclusions

Note: You have to travel a day advance. For Example, if you choose Group 1,  to reach Leh then you have to reach Delhi on 6th July 2019 because Leh departures are very early in the morning.

For any guidance while booking the tickets or to book the trip please get in touch with us at +91 97060 33594 (Call/WhatsApp).