Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Shimla – Kullu – Manali – Jispa – Sarchu – Leh – Delhi
Morning drive to Shimla - The capital of the mountain state of Himachal Pradesh, is one of the most popular hill stations in northern India. It is a pleasant, sprawling town, set among cool pine-clad hills with plenty of traces of colonial charm.
Arrive and check-in at hotel. Afternoon free to take a stroll on the famous Mall. Overnight at hotel.
Full day sightseeing of Shimla. Visit Wild Flower Hall, Kufri, Indira Holiday Home, Fagu and Mashobra. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 03 : Shimla – Kullu – Manali
Morning drive to Manali - an another popular hill resort that offers spectacular views of the snowcapped peaks and wooded slopes. Visit the charming Kullu Valley enroute. Arrive and check-in at Hotel.
Evening free to relax and unwind. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel followed by visit to Hadimba Devi Temple, Vasistha Hot Water Springs, Club House, Tibetan Monastery. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 05 : Manali – Jispa
Morning drive to Jispa (137 Km, Alt. 3200 m) via Rohtang Pass and Keylong and on arrival camp at a good spot in Jespa. Jipsa is situated 20 km from Keylong in a region described by travellers as strange, exciting and primitive. Set on the banks of the Bhaga River, which has sufficient trout to interest keen anglers. Overnight stay in camps.
Morning drive to Sarchu and on arrival camp at a good site. Sarchu, a picturesque town 105 km from Keylong, is located at the height of 4253 meters. This is the last point on the Himachal-Ladakh border that offers splendid views of snow-capped mountains. The unspoiled natural beauty of Sarchu offers a perfect ambience to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Overnight stay at camp.
Morning proceed for Leh - the capital of Ladakh - a vast highland desert lying between the Karakoram and the Himalayan ranges. Leh is inhabited predominantly by the Buddhists and accordingly is the the centre of Buddhist culture. At an altitude of 3500 meters and a population of approximately 14000. and on arrival check-in at hotel.
Afternoon free to relax and unwind. Overnight stay at hotel.
Visit the Leh Palace - the battle scarred and deserted 16th century ruins of the royal residence built by Singge Namgyal, Shankar Gompa & Leh Mosque. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 09 : Leh
Full day excursion to visit Shey - Shey monastery situated on a hill top is about 15 kms from Leh on the way to Hemis. This was the summer palace of the royal family of Leh, Thikse - This monastery has a number of Chambers full of statues and stupas. Courtyard murals are bright and interesting and Hemis monastery - This is the biggest and wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. Hemis contains a large number of gold statues, stupas and thangkas, one of which is reputed to be the largest in existence and is exhibited once every 12 years. Hemis was founded in 1600 AD. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.Day 11 : Leh – Delhi (G8 194 1020/1140)
Transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi.