10 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi – Leh - Spituk - Zinchen - Rumbak - Stokla - Stok – Leh - Delhi
The Ladakh to Stok Trek is planned to take you to Leh, the capital of Ladakh. There are a number of interesting places and monasteries to visit in and around Leh including the Leh Palace, Shey and Hemis monasteries. Ladakh’s tourist attractions also include the site of snow clad peaks, translucent lakes, barren terrain etc. Trekking in Ladak and Leh terrains fully satisfies your quest for adventure.
Upon arrival the guests will be transferred to one of our listed hotels from the Delhi airport by our tour assistant for the commencement of the Ladakh Adventure Tour. Check-in at the hotel to rest and relax for the day. In the evening you have the option to explore the pulsating nightlife of Delhi. Stay the night at the hotel.
Enjoy the morning with a combined city sightseeing of New Delhi and Old Delhiwhich features Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Parliament House, India Gate, Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar. In the evening revisit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After arrival at Leh airport, meet our representative who'll escort you to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Welcome drink will be served on arrival. Take full day rest for high altitude acclimatization. In the evening you may opt to visit the local bazaar of Leh. The market is the perfect place to buy pearls and coral jewelry. Also enjoy an excursion to the Shanti Stupa- a major Buddhist pilgrim center. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner. Stay in the hotel for the night.
In the morning after breakfast move out to visit Thiksey Gompa, situated in the village of Ladakh. The monastery exhibits the gold-plated statue of Lord Buddha, called the Maitreya Buddha. Also visit the Indus Valley Monastery. The tour plan also includes a stopover at the Indus Valley monastery. Then return to the Leh city and after lunch visit the beautiful Stok Palace that lies on the bank opposite to Tsangspo River. Spend night at the hotel.
A half day sightseeing tour to Shey Palace, which was the old summer palace of the Ladakh kings and was built about five centuries ago. The palace is now in ruins but its Gompa, features a 12-meter high Lord Buddha's image. The Thiksey Gompa is 17 kms from Leh and is visible from Shey. The monastery is very picturesque and superbly situated on a hilltop overlooking the village and the Indus River. The Hemis Gompa is one of the richest and largest in the area. It is famous for its festival, which features elaborate mask dances and goes on for two days. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy an overnight at the hotel.
Post breakfast in the morning, drive straight to Spituk. On reaching Spituk visit the Spituk Gompa. After the visit start trekking along the Indus River to reach Zinchen. The trek to Zinchen is fairly easy and will take around 4 hours to reach. While trekking to Zinchen, we will cross a couple of streams and nearby villages. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay in the tents.
Next morning after breakfast, start for Rumbak while continue trekking to the path that leads away from the river. Climb gently till we reach Rumbak village. Upon reaching Rumbak, get accommodated at one of the listed tented accommodation. After dinner, retire for the night at tent.
Next morning after breakfast, we will gradually ascend towards Stok La Pass. The trek takes you through the sharp and zigzag path up to Stokla. From the top, capture the awesome view of the Snow Leopard Kingdom on your right, besides the imposing Indus valley and enormous Himalayas. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the tents.
After the breakfast, leave for a gentle and easy trek descending down in the valley. Descend down all the way to Stok village. While passing through the Stok village pass by numerous ruins of old forts and castles and the wonderful huge mountains. After visiting the Stok Palace, drive straight to Leh. Stay the night at the hotel.
Post breakfast, transfer to the Leh airport to board a flight for Delhi. Meet our representative for assistance on arrival at the Delhi airport. Get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax in the hotel room. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to the Delhi airport to board a flight for your onward destination.