Sightseeing tour of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monastery.
Visit Alchi monastery.
Excursion to Lamayuru Monastery
Visit Stok Palace, Likir and Spituk monastery.
This Tour can be customized according to your travel needs & requirement
To witness the famous Buddha Purnima festival celebrated in Ladakh you should take this exclusive Buddha Purnima Festival Tour package of 11 days. You will be able to enjoy the festival and go for sightseeing.
The trip will provide you opportunities to visit the peaceful and impressive spiritual places like Phyang Monastery, Matho, Stakna, Hunder, Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Diskit and other monasteries. Besides, you will be able to see the mesmerizing Nubra Valley by crossing Khardungla Pass. You will get the opportunity to spend leisure time at the Silk Route Cottages.
Get the glimpses of White Sand Dunes at Hunder, enjoy a fascinating camel ride, explore the local markets and collect souvenirs. Walk up to the Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque and the village of Mangyu.
Staying at camps would add charm to the trip. We also help you in getting your itineraries customized.
Day 1 : Arrival Leh
Reach Leh and get a warm welcome from the tour representative on day 01 (i.e. 30th May) of the Buddha Purnima festival tour. Check in at the hotel and leisure for rest of the day.
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Day 2 :Full day at Festival
Witness the famous Buddha Purnima festival on 31st May (One of the most important days of the Buddhists, Buddha Purnima festival is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Buddha and is the day when Buddha got enlightenment. It is celebrated on a full moon day in April).
Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Day 3 : Leh sightseeing
Go on a sightseeing tour of Phyang Monastery on day 03 of the Buddha Purnima Festival Tour. Phyang Monastery is located at a distance of 17 kilometers away from Leh and belongs to the Red Hat Sect of Buddhism. Later visit Matho and Stakna monastery.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Leh - Sumur (Nubra Valley)
Proceed to Nubra Valley via World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass on day 04 of the Buddha Purnima Festival Tour. Khardungla is a high mountain pass and is located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir and is just 37 kilometer by road from Leh. On reaching Nubra check in at The Silk Route Cottages. Evening free for leisure.
Overnight stay at The Silk Route Cottage.
Day 5 : Nubra Valley Sight Seeing
Head for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder on 3rd June. Visit places like Hunder and Diskit monasteries. You can also enjoy camel ride (on own). Trek to Samstaling Monastery in the evening. Samstanling Monastery is founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima and is 132 years old.
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Day 6 : Sumur to Leh
Drive to Leh via Khardungla pass the World Highest Motorable road on day 06 of the Buddha Purnima festival tour. Explore the famous Leh bazaar for souvenir in the evening. Later visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by foot. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 7 : Leh Sight Seeing
Day 07 begins with a full day sightseeing tour of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monastery. One of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas, Thiksey Gompa is about 19 kilometers away from Leh. Whereas, Hemis is the wealthiest and one of the best known and biggest Gompas of Ladakh and is 40 kilometers away from Leh.
Stay overnight at the hotel in Leh.
Day 8 : Leh to Uletokpo
Drive from Leh to Uleytokpo and enroute visit Alchi monastery on day 08 of the Buddha Purnima Festival Tour. Later also walk to the beautiful village of Mangyu.
Overnight stay at the Uleytokpo camps.
Day 9 : Excursion to Lamayuru
Start your day with an excursion to Lamayuru Monastery on June 7th. Also know as Yung Drung (Swastika), Lamayuru is one of the oldest holy sites in Ladakh. Visit the Rizong monastery and Chulichan nunnery in the afternoon.
Overnight stay at the Uleytokpo camps.
Day 10 : Uletokpo to Leh
On June 08th, drive back to Leh and enroute visit Likir and Spituk monastery. Likir Gompa was founded in 11th century and was rededicated to a different monastic order in the 15th century. Spituk Gompa is beautifully located on a hilltop and provides a beautiful view of the Indus Valley. Visit Stok Palace and museum in the evening.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Departure
Transfer to Leh airport to board flight for the onward destination on day 11 of the Buddha Purnima Festival Tour.
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