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A yoga and meditation retreat in the Himalayas

Yoga & meditation tour in Ladakh

Behold the abundantly decorated masks in a cacophony of drums, cymbals and long horns as celebration for the birthday of Guru Pasamasambhava!  

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

After your arrival in Delhi, we will meet up and give you all the information about our trip. You get the opportunity to visit Delhi with our guide.

The next morning we assemble for a flight to Leh, the start of our inspirational trip.

Day 2: Delhi to Leh flight - free visit

Our early morning flight brings us  in a little more than 1 hour to Leh, where we have a free day to acclimatize. You can enjoy the traveler-friendly environment, the Old Town with an imposing Tibetan-style palace and fort or just enjoy the quiet of your hotel room or guest house stay.


Day 3: Visit Shanti Stupa and Leh palace

On the third day, we accompany you on a walk and visit to the Shanti palace and to Leh place, navigated by our local guide. He will tell us all about the environment and afterwards we’ll enjoy an evening stroll on the market. After an enriching day we will relish the calmness of a night in a guest house or hotel.

Day 4: Visit Shey , Thiksey and Hemis Monastery

Morning yoga Class

After Breakfast drive to Hemis. Visit Hemis Monastery, Museum and drive back to Thiksey monastery.where you will take Lunch . after lunch visit Thiksey monastery and Shey palace .Evening meditation . night in leh


Day 5: Visit Stok Palace and walk around Village

Morning yoga class 
After breakfast leave to Stock.

Visit Palace and village, Musium in palace house valuable antic objects, we will stroll from the village to village to meet the people and to see their daily activities, one can enter in a family house to have a cup of tea and discuss their mode of life.walk around village  or hike to  mountain . Drive back to leh. Night in Hotel.

Day 6 & 7: Likir

We have a fairly short drive to Likir in Ladakh where we visit the village and the Monastery. The scenery has breathtaking views over the valley and there’s a monk school opposite the monastery. The monastery is the ideal setting for a meditation session and afterwards we sleep in a home stay with a local family.

Day 8:Lamayuru

We have a ride to Lamayuru where we meditate in the local Monastery. We visit the village and once again, we surround ourselves with the local people in our homestay.

Day 9: Drive back to Leh via Alchi.

We drive back to Leh. On the way back we have a stop to attend the morning Puja in the Alchi Monastery.

Day 10: Leh to Diskit (4600 m), 120 km, leave to Nubra valley over Khardungla (5600 m) via Khalsar

After an early breakfast, we go over the Khardung La, also known as one of the highest roads in the world. It’s a 5359m high mountain pass in the northwest of the Himalaya. We pass through Khasar and continue to Diskit. In Diskit we stretch our legs and visit the monastery. Afterwards we continue to Hunder. Not by motorized traffic this time because we’ll have a 6 km walk on the sand dunes, next to the Shyok or “the River of Death”.

Once in Hunder, we’ll be able to see the contrast of the green village with the arid and desolate surroundings. After our visit we return to Diskit where we stay for the night.

Day 11: Diskit to Panamik (3232 m), 85 km, back to Sumour

We leave Diskit to discover Panamik, a large settlement at the bank of the Nubra where we start the visit with meditation or yoga. We keep enjoying the peace of mind while we have a relaxing soak in the hot sulphur spring water.


Day 12: Drive back to Leh

We meditate or enjoy a yoga session. We travel back to Leh where we check in and enjoy a free afternoon.


Day 13:

We fly back to Delhi where we have some time to visit the city. We stay in our hotel until fly back time to Europe.

Room for wash and change only.

Tour Information

Dates :

  • Cost per person : 1550 euro
  • Single room charges : 325 euro

Included services:

  • Transport from and to airport
  • Flight to Leh
  • Guest houses/Standard hotels / Deluxe tent are on Full board
  • Local monastery guide
  • Yoga and meditation teacher
  • Permit to visit Nubra valley
  • Local transports

Not included:

  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance and medical evacuation
  • Monument fees and donations
  • Hotels and food in Delhi.
  • Any other services not mentioned in included services

How to book this tour:

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