Open Lotus Yoga Retreat
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LADAKH TOUR

 
 

LADAKH: YOGA & MEDITATION TOUR IN NORTHERN INDIA

 
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Ladakh is a region located in the northern region of the Indian Himalayas. Known for cities such as Leh and strong buddhist influence and tibetan culture, you are sure to find adventure in this beautiful region.


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

Fixed Departure -

14/July-2019 to 26/July-2019

04/Aug-2019 to 16 Aug-2019

Cost (Euros & Dollars):

  • Cost Per Person : €1350 euros | $1600 dollars

  • Single Room Charges : €325 euros | $369 dollars

Not Included:

  • Beverages

  • Travel Insurance & Medical Evacuation

  • Temple/Monument/Attraction Fees or Donations

  • Accommodations & Food in Delhi.

  • Any Other Services Not Mentioned in “included Services”

Duration:

2 Weeks (13 days, 12 nights)


Detailed Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi

After your arrival to Delhi, we will meet up and give you all the information about the trip. You’ll have the opportunity to tour Delhi with our guide.The next morning fly to the city of 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 acclimate to the high altitudes. You can enjoy the traveler-friendly environment, the Old Town with an imposing Tibetan-style palace, or just enjoy the peace and quiet of your hotel room/guest house.

Day 3: Tour of Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace

On the third day, we accompany you on a walk to visit the Shanti Palace and the Leh Palace, navigated by our local guide. He will tell us all about the history of the area. Afterwards we’ll enjoy an evening stroll in the local market. It will be a busy day. In the evening you can enjoy some rest in the hotel room/guest house.

Day 4: Visit Shey, Thiksey & Hemis Monastery

Morning Yoga Class. After breakfast we will drive to Hemis: a monastery and museum. We will then drive to Thiksey where you will have lunch. After lunch, we will then go to another monastery, They Palace, where you will practice evening mediation. Night in Leh. 

Day 5: Stok Palace & Village Tour

Morning Yoga Class. After breakfast, we will leave for Stock Palace and the local village. We will spend time in the village interacting with the locals and learn about their daily lives and culture. One can enter a family house to partake in tea and discuss their everyday life or go on a trek to a nearby mountain. We will drive back to Leh in the evening. Night in hotel.

Day 6 & 7: Likir

We have a fairly short drive to Likir in Ladakh, where we’ll visit the village and the local 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. Afterwards we will spend the night in a homestay with a local family.

Day 8: Lamayuru

We drive to Lamayuru. There we will meditate in the local Monastery. We visit the village and once again, we visit with the local people in our homestay.

Day 9: Drive Back to Leh via Alchi

We drive back to Leh from Lamayuru. On the way back, we stop to attend the morning Puja in the Alchi Monastery.

Day 10: Leh to Diskit

After an early breakfast, we will drive the Khardung La: The highest road system in the world. It’s a 5359 meter high mountain pass in the northwest Himalayas. 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 will spend the night.

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

We depart from Diskit to discover Panamik, a large settlement at the bank of the Nubra Valley where we will kick off the visit with meditation or yoga. We will then relax and soak in the natural hot sulphur spring baths. This will feel wonderful after all of that driving.

Day 12: Drive Back to Leh

After we meditate and/or enjoy a yoga session, we travel back to Leh where you will check in and enjoy a free afternoon.

Day 13: Flight to Delhi

We fly back to Delhi. You will have free time in the city and access to hotel rooms for day-use only until it is time to depart for the airport for final departures. It will be hard to say goodbye!