This Trans Himalayan region is a moonscape terrain, unlike any other in India. It’s the arid high altitude desert, stark landscapes, hills sculpted by nature’s forces, long & chilling snow bound winters and short span of bright summer of this place, which makes this region a travel aficionado’s dream destination. For centuries these Trans Himalayan tracts were least explored and rested behind formidable mountain walls that hadonly narrow penetrable passes and mountain paths. Despite this isolation and the harshness of the climate, the people here are endowed with natural gaiety and warmth. This region along with some of the most preferred locations of Himachal Pradesh, together, form a wonderful circuit for touring and exploring.
Explore the circuit with Max Holidays tour package of 15 days that starts from Delhi takes you through the scintillating locations such as Leh (Khardungla Pass, Pangong Lake, Alchi, Sarchu, and Jispa), Manali, Shimla and back to Delhi. Beautiful Monasteries, the emerald Pangong Tso Lake, and innumerable breathtaking scenes and some very popular destinations all in this holiday packages.
The land of lamas is best visited with travel experts like Max Holidays, so that you soak into the ethereal surroundings, warm people and enjoy the thrill of the this Trans Himalayan region. Along with serene Leh, you visit mesmerizing Manali & Shimla. These two destinations are delights of honeymooners and family vacationers for their picturesque scenery, adventure sports and beautiful weather all through the year. This entire tour package is tastefully planned to ensure that all our clients enjoy a vacation that will remain etched in their heart & mind forever.
After arrival at Delhi airport you will meet and greeted by the representative of Max Holidays. After a warm welcome you will be escorted to the hotel in the city for night stay.
After breakfast, start your tour of India with the capital of this versatile and diverse country; enjoy guided city tour of Delhi covering Red Fort which speaks the history of the country and the hierarchy of rules over it. Chandni Chowk - the old traditional market and set up, Jama Masjid – biggest and finest identified mosque in India, built in 1656 AD, Raj Ghat – The committal and resting land of Mahatma Gandhi, Humayun's Tomb – one of the world heritage site built in 1613 AD, worth visiting because of its architectural and historical importance and Qutub Minaret - uppermost stone tower in India built in 1193 AD. Your tour also includes drive go by through India Gate and President's Palace. In evening back to the hotel for night stay in Delhi.
Highlights : While in Chandani chowk, you can also visit to the Parantha Wala galli (street of fried bread) and taste different variety of Indian stuffed paranthas, you will also get the opportunity to see very old buildings.
Early morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Leh, Ladakh. Leh district with an area of 45110 sq m is the largest area wise district in India. Leh is also called as the Capital of Himalayan Empire of Ladakh. On arrival at Leh airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Today you are free to relax entirely for the adaptation to the atmosphere in Leh because of its high elevation at Leh (Ladakh is 3500 m above sea level). In evening enjoy short walk around to explore the Leh market place. Later in evening back to the hotel for night stay in Leh.
Today after breakfast, enjoy full day excursion tour to visit Thiksey monastery – it is the largest monastery which is the best example of Ladakh architecture, Hemis Monastery well known and famous among the travellers because of the renowned Hemis festival where thangka of the monastery is displayed once in every 12 years. On the way back visit Shey Palace - Summer Citadel of the Kings of Ladakh built in the 17th century having a giant figure of Lord Buddha considered to be the second largest stupa in the Ladakh region, prepared of copper & cover with gold. In evening back to the hotels in Leh for night stay.
Today morning after breakfast enjoy half day tour of Spituk and Phyang Monastery. Spituk Monastery is named so because the Spituk festival held every year in the month of November. Phyang monastery is also identified as Tashi Chosang, which smear the first customary of the Din gung to teachings in Ladakh. In after noon visit the Leh Palace - built in 17th century in the luxurious custom of the Tibetan architecture, Leh Mosque – built in 1666 - 67 A.D., resulting to an accord between Aurangzeb and Deldan Namgyal ruler of Ladakh and Leh Gompa – oldest monastery in Lamayuru. Night stay will be at the hotel in Leh
After breakfast in the hotel take a drive towards Khardungla Pass which is the highest motorable road in world. Return back to the hotel in Leh for overnight stay.
After breakfast take a drive towards the beautiful magnificent Pangong Lake which will add depth in the memories of your tour to Leh. Pangong Lake despite of saline water freezes completely in winters, it has a picturesque view which adds to its beauty and has a magnetic factor to attract its viewer. Back from this breath taking site to your hotel in Leh and overnight stay in Leh.
Full day excursion to Alchi - A beautiful village in the Jammu& Kashmir, Alchi is put away in the Himalayan region of Ladakh at an altitude of around 3,500 m above sea level. Alchi is snuggle in the basin of the Indus River by the side of the ancient trade route and is famous for its Gompa. En route also visit Basgo Fort - It is known for its fort wreck and the adjacent majestic temples stunningly located on the rocks. The most excellent conserved temple is placed at extremely top with the shrine devoted to Chamba or Maitreya. In the evening back to Leh for night stay.
After breakfast, drive down to Sarchu – Located on the border of Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh. En route visit Upshi where you will pass through the second highest motorable pass in world (Tanglangla Pass 5350 m) While travelling enjoy the natural splendour of the Himalayan ranges as there are chance to see tiny colonies of Marmots, Yaks & Herbs. On Arrival at Sarchu check into your Camp for night stay. It will be the coldest night during the whole tour and the stay will be in the Camp at Sarchu.
Today after breakfast at camp drive down to Jispa. The drive to Jispa is very attractive as the flora and the mountains leisurely alter colour. En route visit the Darcha village – the initial stair for the trekker's to Lamayuru. You have to stop over here for inspection, because this is the last check post in the Himachal. After justification of the passports and other documents, cross the Baralachala pass (4650m). On arrival at Jispa in the afternoon check into your hotel and get relaxed till the evening time. In the evening enjoy the village walk and natural surroundings. After village walk come back to your hotel for night stay at Jispa.
Followed by breakfast is another beautiful drive from Jispa to Manali. We reach Keylong – at an altitude of 3350 m., located on the Manali-Leh road is the command center of Lahaul Valley and Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It is the only place in Lahaul, with normal bazaar. We will discontinue here for one hour to visit around the market and then carry on our drive to Manali through the Rohtang Pass 13,060 ft. approximately. 51 km clamber up to the Rohatang along a bumpy bristle path and one time on top, take pleasure in the eye-catching view of the collection of snow crest and glaciers. On arrival at Manali check into the hotel and get relaxed for the rest of the day.
Manali is one of the finest hill stations in India and is a paradise for honeymooners and families. Today after breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Manali which has panorama of bare rock, snow fields and unfolds glaciers. Start your tour with the 400 years old Hadimba Devi Temple and visit old Manali to see the Manu temple. In afternoon visit the Vashisht hot water sulphur spring bath. Evening free to explore the local market and back to the hotel for night stay in Manali.
After breakfast leave Manali and drive to Shimla. Its beauty and importance has been discovered and recognized by the Britishers as a result of which they have given Shimla the pleasure to become the summer capital of British India. Being the popular hill resort of India Shimla offers different range of attraction to its visitors. You will have this wonderful city tour the next day, for the rest of the time explores the local market. Overnight stay at hotel in Shimla
After breakfast head ahead for the city tour of Shimla, start your tour with Jakhoo Temple, State Museum, Sankat Mochan and Kali bari Temple. Evening is free to explore the Mall Road. Night stay in the natural and calm surrounding of Shimla.
Early morning after breakfast depart to Delhi, meet with Max Holiday representative and get transferred to the International Airport for your flight back to home / next destination.
We offer services which are better comparing to other agencies running similar trips. Our drivers and guides are highly experienced and trained for hospitality. The hotels are carefully picked to ensure your comfort and safety.
To book this trip you need to pay only US$100 and balance 45 days prior to the trip. If at any time before this you change your mind your money is safe with Max Holidays and can be transfered to your next trip with us.
The payment can be made very easily via online and online mode of payments. For online payment services, you can use the credit/debit cards and for the facilitation of offline payments you can use our Swift Bank transfer services.
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