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4 Days TUTC Chamba Luxury Camp Thiksey Ladakh Tour


Package Duration : 4 Days / 3 Nights

Pacakge Validity : N.A.

Destination Covered : Leh - Thiksey - Leh - Hemis - Thiksey - Leh

Package Cost : On Request


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Tour Itinerary :

Day 1: Arrive at Leh- Check into the Chamba Camp, Thiksey

The Ladakh Camping Trip starts with your arrival this morning, into Leh. Meet our representative at the airport. Get assistance for transfer to your residence, The Chamba Camp, Thiksey. As you drive to your destination soak in the serene views of the mountains. At the camp you will be welcomed according to the traditional rituals of Ladakh. Check-in to your luxury tent after your check-in formalities are completed by our Guest Relations hostess.

There are no scheduled activities for today. It is as medically mandated that you relax and undergo minimal exertion. On the day of arrival you need to be able to acclimatize to the rare oxygen levels at this high-altitude. Explore the camp grounds. The camp enjoys scenic location. The ThikseyMonastery can be seen looming in the background.

In the evening, anexcursion specialist at Chamba Camp, Thiksey will meet with you to discuss the itinerary. You will be advisedand helpedto plan your excursions and make changes if required, to suit your interests, choices and leisure. Enjoy a delicious traditional dinner and take rest in your comfy tent.

Day 2: Explore the treasures of Leh

Start the day late. There are no plans for the morning. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and walk around the camp site.Feel blessed in the aura of unmatched beauty and serenity, making you unwind and relax. Or, if you are an early riser, set out on our optional bird watching sojourn. Our camp naturalist accompanies you.Spot and identify a variety of birds of the Trans Himalayan region. This afternoon following lunch, proceed on a tour of Leh. The capital town of Ladakh is located approximately 19 kilometres (1 hr) from your camp. The sightseeing tour comprises popular landmarks. Start the tour with the magnificent Leh Palace. It was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. the palace has nine storeys', some of which are in ruins. Here you can exploredisplays of beautiful Ladakhi architecture. From the palace continue by foot to the LAMO (Ladakh Arts & Media Organisation) Centre. The short walking tour passes through some enchanting old houses. The LAMO centre is housed in one of the most important heritage houses, theMunshi (Togoche) House.It is situated at the foot of the Leh Palace. Following a tour of the house, attend a short presentation by a Ladakhi scholar on the architectural heritage of the old city. Enjoy a panoramic view from the terrace of the Munshi House as you sip the special Ladakhi tea with light snacks.

The Heritage exploration tour moves to the bazaar. Walk through the bustling bazaar where you can view the traditional handicrafts and handlooms. Buy some souvenirs for your hoe reminding of the old City. The tour concludes at the Shanti Stupa.Perched upon a great location overseeingLeh, it offersspectacular views of the stone strewn landscape. Watch the setting sun, as you relish a hot cup of traditional Ladakhi butter tea. Return to your camp for a delicious dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3: Explore Thiksey and Hemis Monastery

Get up and ready for an early morning. Sip warm tea or coffee, following which you visit to the Thiksey monastery. The serene monasterystands about a kilometre from your camp. This beautiful monastery houses a two storeystatue of the Maitreya Buddha seated on a lotus. Pay regards. The monastery is blessed with a remarkable view of the valley. At the monastery, you will have the opportunity to participate in the Morning Prayer ceremony at sunrise. Continue on a guided tour of the monastery.Visit the beautiful prayer room which has manyhandwritten and painted books. Also visit the temple dedicated to goddess Tara with her 21 images placed in glass-covered wooden shelves. Pay your regards to the small shrines devoted to the guardian divinities including Cham-Sing, the protector deity of Thiksey.

Return to the camp for a leisurely breakfast. The rest of the morning is free. You can choose to relax and take in the unspoiled beauty around you. Or take up the opportunity to indulge in our optional cycling trip in the vicinity of the Thiksey village and its surroundings. Or else you could also choose to drive to the Saboo village for a séance session with the Oracle.

[Note: This optional excursion will be confirmed a day prior subject to the oracle willing to give an audience]

This afternoon, proceed to the Hemis Monastery. Explore the jewel in the crown of the Drukpa lineage. The Hemis Monastery is the oldest monastic institution of Ladakh, situated about 20 kilometres (1 hr) from Thiksey. Built in a secluded valley, the monastery belongs to the Drukpa School or the Dragon Order of Mahayana Buddhism. Explore the many fascinatingfacades of this institution. The monastery dates back to the 13th century. It was established under the patronage of King SengeNamygal. Here young lamas are taught literature, history, philosophy, yoga and tantra. The monastery halls are adorned with beautiful statues and mural paintings. After a well spent day return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Departure Leh

Start the day with a leisurely breakfast. Today you bid farewell to the breathtaking mountainous terrain of Ladakh. Get an assisted transfer to the Leh airport.Board your flight to your onward destination wit cherished memories of your holiday.


Tour Detail :

Includes :

  • Sightseeing

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Note :-

  • Regarding the Rohtangpass tour --:  Rohtang pass closed on Tuesday for General Tourists due to road maintenance work but the Travelers who wants to travel to Lahaul leh spiti can move on Tuesday also .from November to April the Rohtang pass remains close due to heavy snowfall and the vehicles go till snow point only. The pass is accessible from may second week to 15TH November only.
  • Hence, if you are going beyond Rohtang Pass to Leh - Ladakh or Lahaul Valley or Spiti Valley  or Pangi Valley and taking any vehicle (diesel vehicle not older than 10 yrs), be it Himachal registered or outside Himachal registered, you can travel there without the restrictions of 1200 vehicles
  • As per NGT rules & regulations 600 petrol and 400 diesel vehicle allowed to go rohtang pass every day except on Tuesday. Those who are willing to visit the scenic pass via Manali have to apply for special route permit as per the guidelines of NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL. The permits are available online., Permit is available online for rs. 550 ( + taxi charges whatever fixed by Manali taxi union/administration) including rs. 50 congestion charges as per the NGT order. Heavy vehicles will have to pay congestion charges of rs. 100.