North India tour combining cultural travel and hiking

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12 Days/ 11 Nights
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Summary :

A region with many facets, Northern India is one of the most captivating destinations in the world. It is a place that is perfect for various activities. You can go on a safari to discover the fauna and flora. You can also go for unforgettable cultural excursions. How about making them on a guided tour? your travel agency in India has indeed created a tour in North India focused on hiking and culture. Through this itinerary, you will learn more about the history, culture and arts of the country.

Day 01: Arrival to Delhi

A representative from our travel agency in India will greet you upon arrival at the airport. He will also take care of your transfer home.

Night in guest house.

Day 02: Delhi - Leh

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the domestic flight to Ladakh. After about 1h30 of flight, you will arrive at your destination. You will be met at the airport and will be transferred to the Ladakhi family. To recover from the flight and to get used to the environment, you will have free time. Among other things, you can rest at home. You can also take a few steps around the house. This step will be beneficial for you to continue your trip to India. Dinner and overnight with the Ladakhi family.

Day 03: Leh - Matho - Hemis - Leh

Some visits are scheduled for this day of your trip to North India.

In the morning, after breakfast, you will visit the monasteries in Hemis and Matho.

In the afternoon, you can take a break at home. You will take the opportunity to discover the Indian culinary art.

Dinner and overnight in the Ladakhi family.

Day 04: Leh - Likir - Yangthang (53 km/ 4 h of walking)

Trekkings during this 4th day of your tour in North India. After breakfast, you will go to Likir to discover the monastery. Then, you will begin your hike on a jeep course that will lead you to the mountain "Pobe La", culminating at over 3500 m altitude. Then to "Sumda", a peak at over 3400 m altitude. Then, the Saspol Tokpo River totaling more than 4,000 meters long. Then, the mountain of "Charatse La" which rises to more than 3600 m of altitude. Then, the village of Ynagtang where you will enjoy a homestay trip to India. On the way you will enjoy views of green fields, arid mountain landscapes and charming villages. Night at the Homestay

Day 05: Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachan (trekking of 3 h)

After breakfast, you will leave for Hemis Shukpachan. To do this, we suggest the ascent of "Sermanchan La" which is en route. This, to sublimate your trip to India focused on hiking and culture. Rising to over 3700 m altitude, this mountain offers you at its summit a breathtaking view of the beautiful village of Hemis Shukpachan. It houses a small Gompa that you can obviously visit.

Night in guest house.

Day 06: Hemis Shukpachan - Lamayuru

After a hearty breakfast, continue your tour to Lamayuru. Along the way is Tingmosgang village where you will stop. This locality allows you to discover typical buildings of Ladakh, that is to say, whitewashed.

After this stop, you will take the road to Lamayuru.

Night at the hotel.

Day 07: Lamayurur - Alchi - Leh

A new day of your budget India tour to enjoy the country's attractions. After breakfast, you will explore Lamayuru Monastery and Alchi Monastery. After that, you will leave for Leh.

In the afternoon, you will have free time. Among other things, you can stroll through the bustling Leh bazaar to pick up typical handicrafts as souvenirs.

Dinner and night in a guest house.

Day 08: Leh - Khardung - valley de Nubra

How about including a ride in the Valley of Flowers on your tailor made trip to India? The visit of the valley of the flowers or the valley of Ldmura or the valley of Nubra is a real moment of happiness. You will meet the locals there. The place is also conducive for a camel ride.

To get there, the path goes through the famous mountain "Khardung La" which rises to more than 5300 m altitude. At a mere forty kilometers from Leh, it will delight all lovers of trekking.

Night at the hotel

Day 09: Valley de Nubra - Leh

After breakfast, you will discover a monastery in Diskit, then continue your tour in North India to Leh. Installation and lunch in the guest house.

In the afternoon, enjoy some free time to stroll through Leh's bustling bazaar.

Dinner and overnight in the guest house

Day 10: Leh - Phyang - Stok

In the morning, after breakfast, you will visit the Phyang Monastery before exploring the Royal Palace of Stok. The rest of the day you will have free time. If you wish, you can use it to learn typical cuisine. It will be a great way to perfect your trip to North India. Dinner and overnight at the guest house.

Day 11: Leh - Delhi

After breakfast, departure by plane to Delhi. Arrived at delhi , you will be greeted by a driver They will also take care of your transfer home. In the afternoon, Later visit Birla's house where you can get a glimpse of leader from India, Mahatma Gandhi. This visit will be followed by the discovery of the Birla Hindu Temple. Dinner and overnight in homestay.

Day 12: Delhi (Departure)

The last day of this trip to North India has arrived. After breakfast, you will have free time until noon. Take the opportunity to rest and help your host family with the kitchen. In the afternoon, you will visit the Qutb Minaret, Gandhi Mausoleum, Delhi Grand Mosque, India Gate, and Rashtrapati Bhavan. After a farewell dinner, the driver will drive you to Delhi International Airport for your flight back to France.

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