Ladakh Photo Tour
14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS – INDIA – June 3 – June 16, 2020
2450 USD
PER PERSON

If you have a zeal for photography, Ladakh Photography Tour is not a miss. This is one of the Best Photography tours of India. Discover Ladakh with Camera

Indian Maharaja Tours has specially designed the exclusive Ladakh photography tour for people who wish to immerse themselves into the land of snow-covered elevations. Our Ladakh Tour India will take our travellers from Delhi to Leh, Diskit to Sakti Village, Tsokar to Tsomoriri Lake, Thiksey to Lamayuru-Leh – covering all the key locations of Leh and Ladakh. Our experts at Indian Maharaja Tours also make sure to take our travellers to the note worthy Buddhist monasteries in the region. Of course, visiting the stunning Zanskar lake in Ladakh is also a must. Our measured approach has made our Ladakh photography Tour package highly coveted by all.

Highlights of your journey
DAY 01 (03 JUNE) ARRIVAL AT DELHI.
  • On arrival, you will be received at the airport in New Delhi and transferred to the hotel.
  • Rest day at leisure. Overnight in Hotel.

Note: Hotel check in time is 12 Noon

DAY 02 (04 JUNE) DELHI-LEH
  • Early morning transfers to airport to board flight for Leh.
  • On your arrival at Leh airport, transfer to Hotel in Leh City.
  • Day at leisure, to acclimatize yourself.
  • In the evening, a stroll along the main bazaar, observing the varied crowd and peering into the curio shops, is an entrancing experience.
  • Welcome dinner in the evening. Overnight at Leh
DAY 03 (05 JUNE) DISCOVER LADAKH WITH CAMERA
  • Ladakh Photography Tour start from Leh sightseeing
  • Early in the morning, we head out to visit the Spituk monastery – Matho monastery – Hemis monastery – Shanti Stupa.
  • Spituk Monastery was built in the 11th century. The monastery, about eight km from Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, was constructed to help develop an exemplary religious community in Ladakh.
  • Matho Monastery, or Matho Gonpa is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located 26 kilometres southeast of Leh in Ladakh.
  • Hemis Monastery- Hemis Monastery is revered as the largest monastic institution in Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir in north India. The monastery has more than 200 branches with more than 1,000 monks in the Himalayan region.
  • Shanti Stupa- Evening we visit Shanti Stupa at Sun Set time. A magnificent white-domed structure, The Japanese for World Peace built the Shanti Stupa, at Changspa, on the hilltop, and was inaugurated by Dalai Lama in 1985. From there one can see the nice spectacular view of Leh town. The stupa looks best at night, when it is beautifully illuminated with glittering lights. Late evening Photography at Shanti Stupa.
  • Back to Hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Leh.
DAY 04 (06 JUNE) LEH – NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNGLA ( 170 KMS / 05 HOURS)- HUNDER-DISKIT
  • Having gotten used to 10,000+ feet heights, we will now head towards the highest point that we will ever reach during the tour. Be ready to see the mountains capes like you have never seen before. As we slowly climb up the Ladakh Ranges towards Khardung La, you will see jagged snowy peaks of Zanskar Ranges challenging the heights we are climbing.
  • Once on top, you will no longer have to crane your neck to see all the mountains rising tall in the distance; those peaks appear almost at your height. Besides the thrill of having gone up the world’s highest motorable pass, you will get to see vistas that you will never forget for the rest of your life.
  • We will continue driving past Khardung La and descend on the other side at Nubra, known for its wide valley, green landscapes, a gushing river, gentle streams, lush agrarian landscapes and shepherds herding their sheep in the evening hours.
  • There is more! In these mountain landscapes with greenery unusual for Ladakh, you will also see a stretch of white-sand dunes that springs a sudden surprise.
  • See Bactrian Camels roaming the Sea buckthorn jungles of Nubra. It is going to be a pleasant evening today in Nubra, amidst the greenery at the river bed and a beautiful sunset.
  • Dinner and Overnight in Diskit.
DAY 05 (07 JUNE) DISKIT
  • Morning and evening shoot in Diskit. The huge golden statue of the Buddha here is a sight to behold.
  • Visit Diskit monastery. Overnight in Diskit.
DAY 06 (08 JUNE) NUBRA VALLEY – VIA WARILA- SAKTI VILLAGE (160 KMS / 05 HOURS)
  • In time drive to Shakti village via Wari La. On Arrival, check in at Guest house.
  • Shakti village is a large village situated 40km west of Leh along the Indus valley at the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus rivers. The village is characterized by impressive mountain scenery, and is considered exceptionally fertile in Ladakhi terms – lush green fields and apricot, apple, and walnut orchards abound. Rest day at leisure.
  • Overnight in Shakti village.
DAY 07 (09 JUNE) SAKTI VILLAGE – TSOKAR (195 KMS / 06 HOURS)
  • After breakfast we will drive to incredible lake, but this one is a salt lake called Tso Kar.
  • Tso Kar is also home to nomadic people, some of whom have made their base at the remote Thukje Village where we will be staying. The residents of this village take their cattle out to graze on the Morae plains during the summer and then they retreat to Thukje in the winter. Both of these incredible lakes are not only home to nomadic tribespeople but also wonderful Himalayan wildlife like Kiangs.
  • Overnight in Tsokar.
DAY 08 (10 JUNE) TSOKAR - TSOMORIRI LAKE (110 KMS / 03 HOURS)
  • Today we will drive from high altitude pastoral areas of Tso Moriri. Enroute we will stop to visit nomadic herders and sightseeing in tiny villages.
  • Tso Moriri Lake in the Changthang region of Ladakh is one of the most beautiful, calm and sacred (for Ladakhis) high altitude lakes in India. The beautiful multi shades of blue colour offered by this lake, along with a picturesque landscape around it, gives this place an extremely romantic and breath-taking feel. However, in actual reality the place is extremely harsh and difficult to survive especially in winters.
  • Overnight in Tsomoriri.
DAY 09 (11 JUNE) TSOMORIRI LAKE – THIKSEY (202 KMS – 5 HOURS)
  • Early morning shoot at Tsomoriri Lake.
  • Today we will drive to Thiksey via Mahe bridge and Chumathang hot spring on way.
  • On arrival, check in at hotel. Day at leisure.
  • Apart from visiting monastery one can also find some rare and precious stupas, statues, thangkas, wall paintings and swords in the monastery.
  • Overnight in Thiksey.
DAY 10 (12 JUNE) THIKSEY – LAMAYURU (145 KMS – 5 HOURS)
  • Early morning, visit to Thiksey monastery. Due to its proximity to Leh the morning prayer at the monastery attracts huge crowds. The monastery offers clear view of the Indus Valley and some monastery like Shey, Stok and Matho can also be seen from here.
  • After breakfast, drive to Lamayuru. Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest gompas in Ladakh. Lamayuru is famous for moon like landscape similar to lunar terrain. The landscape founds favour with photographers and trekkers. With the passage of time, erosion from wind and water had created curious patterns all over the slopes some look like castles, some like sand dunes and some like massive cheese with holes in them.
  • Check-in at Hotel. Day at leisure. After dinner, it’s an ideal place to shoot Milky Way. Overnight in Lamayuru monastery.
DAY 11 (13 JUNE) LAMAYURU
  • Morning and evening photo shoot in Lamayuru monastery.
  • Late night shoot of Milky Way. Overnight in Lamayuru.
DAY 12 (14 JUNE) LAMAYURU – LEH. (115 KMS/ 2.5 HOURS)
  • After breakfast, drive to Leh.
  • Enroute visit Alchi monastery. Renowned as the oldest Buddhist learning centre in Ladakh, Alchi Monastery is located 70 km from Leh in Jammu and Kashmir in north India on the bank of Indus River.Archaeological Survey of India is helping preserve the monastery. Villagers of Alchi are quite traditional and staunch believers in their culture, so that makes the village a cultural site too.
  • Later visit the confluence point of Zanskar and Indus River. Indus river is originated from the great Himalayan ranges and Zanskar river originates from Zanskar ranges. Zanskar river is shiny blue in colour, on the other hand Indus looks a little green. Zanskar meets Indus in Nimmu valley from the north-east. This is a scenic view for the visitors and they find it fascinating to mark both the rivers even after their confluence.
  • Later drive to Leh. On arrival, check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel
DAY 13 (15 JUNE) LEH-DELHI
  • Early morning departure at airport.
  • On arrival at Delhi airport, transfer to Hotel for overnight stay. Day at leisure.
DAY 14 (16 JUNE) DELHI DEPARTURE

On time, transfer to International airport.

Price Details

4-8 pax – 2450 USD

Above 8 – 2250 USD

Flight Supplement – 315 USD

Single Room supplement – 800 USD

Package Inclusions
  • 13 Nights accommodation at listed hotels or similar
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board basis)
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle in Delhi for arrivals and departures.
  • Private non air-conditioned vehicle during the tour in Ladakh
  • All activities and visits specified in the itinerary
  • English speaking Photographer Guide.
  • Unlimited bottles of mineral water.
  • Sightseeing & Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Camera fees and video fees, wherever applicable.
  • All permits
    • Monastery Entrance Fee (M.E.F)
    • Inner line permit (I.L.P)
  • All service tax (GST) included.
Package Exclusions
  • Internal flights as mentioned- Delhi-Leh-Delhi
  • Personal extras, such as drinks, laundry, telephone, etc
  • Tips & gratuities to porters, drivers and Guide.
  • Clothing of personal nature like trek shoes, kit bags, day packs, sleeping bags, down jackets and other special clothing’s etc.
  • Medical expenses (apart from first aid) and insurance of any kind.
  • All the arrangements for trip as preplanned and prepaid. In case of not completion of the tour due to any reason whatsoever there will not be any refund for any unutilized services. Any extra expense due to the same has to be paid extra.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay / cancellation / hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities or any emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Visa fees and Airport taxes
  • Optional tours
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other item not mentioned as included