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An Introduction To Travel Photography

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Mon, 16 Sep 2:00PM - Sun, 22 Sep 9:00AM
Leh Airport
Rs 24899
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Mon, 16 Sep
, 2:00PM
- Sun, 22 Sep
, 9:00AM
Per Person
₹ 24,899
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Photography Generes - Landscapes; Streets; Potraits. Photography Concepts - Understand the Light, White Balance is important, Know hows of composition, depth of field explained, ISO is a saviour. Standard Hotels - Leh - Green Villa Guest House / Vajra Villa / Gangba Homestay/ Hotel Three Roses / Reeyork House / Paul Guest House / Tiger Hill / Jigmet Guest House / Arya / Mayflower Ladakh / Jeevanam Villa / Maryul / Leh Stumpa / Barath Hotel & Guesthouse. Nubra:- Habib Guest House / Ladakh Summer Camp / Nubra Summer Camp / Shyok Camp / Goba Guest House / Paradise North Camp / Dowa Deluxe Camp / Nubra Delight Camp. Pangong:- Pangong Delight Camp / Dreamland Wooden Cottage / The Buddha Camp / Norling Camp / Eco Travellers Camp / Ladakh Summer Camp / Monalisa Camp.

Itinerary

Day 01 - 16th Sept 2019: Arrival Leh.

  • Arrival Leh; Our driver com representative will meet; greet; assist and transfer you to Hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel in Leh.

Day 02 -17th Sept 2019: Excursion to Sham Valley (150 Kms round trip)

  • The morning after breakfast drive to Alchi. Enroute visit Magnetic Hill; Gurudwara Patthar Sahib; Confluence of Zanskar and Indus river. Visit Alchi Monastery and drive back to Leh. Just before reaching Leh visit Ladakh Hall of fame. Arrive hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight.
  • MAGNETIC HILL: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill thats the Believe it or not of Ladakh.
  • GURDWARA SHRI PATTHAR SAHIB: The Shrine known as Gurdwara Patthar Sahib is situated about 25 km. Short of Leh town on the Leh-Srinagar road. Built in the everlasting memory of Shri Guru Nanak Deve Ji the great prophet who sanctified the place by his sacred visit during the year 1517 while on his second missionary tour (2nd Udassi 1515-1518). The Guru reached here via Nepal; Sikkim; Tibet Yarkand and Leh after having spiritual discourses with the sidhas at Mount Sumer (Central Himalayas). On the hill features across the road; there used to live a wicked demon that terrorized the people of the area. Their miseries multiplied day by day. As their miseries became unbearable they prayed for divine help. It is said that the Great Guru heard their woes and came to their rescue. The Guru settled down on the bank of the river flowing nearby. The people sought for help and the Guru blessed the people and became very popular in the area. The locals called him as Nanak Lama. The Demon got enraged and started making plans to kill Guru Nanak. One morning; when the Guru was sitting in meditation; he rolled down a big boulder from the hilltop with the aim of killing the Guru. But on the very touch of Gurus body; the solid rock melted like wax and Gurus back got embedded on it like a cushion.
  • The Guru kept on sitting in meditation undisturbed. Thinking that the Guru must have been killed; the demon came down but was taken aback on seeing the Guru in meditation; undisturbed. With a rage of anger, he tried to push the rock with his right foot but the rock had already become like wax his foot also got embedded into it. On this; he realized his folly and powerlessness as compared to the spiritual power of the Great Guru. He fell on the feet of Guru and humbly prayed to be pardoned. The Guru advised him to get rid of his wickedness and lead the life of a noble person; in the service of humanity. This changed the lifestyle of a demon and he started serving the people. The Guru thereafter continued his Holy journey towards Srinagar and Kashmir via Kargil. The boulder having imprint of the Gurus back is lying in the Gurdwara to his day.
  • CONFLUENCE OF THE ZANSKAR & INDUS: On way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wedlock! In seasons they have different colours and flow and wildness.
  • ALCHI GOMPA: 70 Kms from Leh; on the banks of the Indus; is the Alchi Gompa dating a thousand years back. One of its walls features thousands of miniature sized pictures of the Buddha. Three large sized images made of clay and painted brightly are its focal attractions. No longer an active religious centre; it is looked after by monks from the Liker monastery. This is the only monastery amongst 34 monasteries; which is not located on a hilltop.
  • LADAKH HALL OF FAME: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. It is worth a visit for every citizen. You can see the memorabilia; eminent defence personalities with biographies; images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh. And belongings of the enemy soldiers found at war site. All the martyr and the gallantry awards. Heres something that you will be proud of our defence personnel who sacrificed themselves so that we could live in peace.

Day 03 -18th Sept 2019: Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass (140 Km / 5 6 hrs)

  • Early morning proceeds to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass.
  • Arrive Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (On Own). Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. Evening at leisure.
  • Overnight at the camp.
  • KHARDUNGLA PASS: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on both sides of the pass.
  • Khardong is the first village of Nubra valley at a higher altitude than Deskit and other villages.
  • DESKIT VILLAGE: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley; which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery.
  • DESKIT GOMPA: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa; which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar.
  • HUNDAR VILLAGE: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. The walk or Camel Safari (Double Hump bacteria camels) from Hundar to Deskit; through sand dunes for two hours is wonderful (on own).

Day 04 19th Sept 2019: Excursion to Turtuk

  • After Breakfast drive to Turtuk; after sightseeing drive to Nubra; Overnight at Hotel.
  • Turtuk is a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir; India. It is located in the Nubra tehsil; 205 km from the Leh town; on the banks of the Shyok River. Turtuk gram panchayat is the northernmost village of India. Turtuk was under Pakistan's control until 1971; after which India gained control of this strategic area. It is predominantly a Muslim village, and residents speak languages including Balti; Ladakhi and Urdu. Turtuk is the last outpost in India after which the Pakistan-controlled Gilgit-Baltistan begins. Turtuk is one of the gateways to the Siachen Glacier.

Day 05 20th Sept 2019: Nubra - Pangong

  • The morning after Breakfast proceeds for Pangong. After reach check-in at camp. Evening relax; Dinner & Overnight at hotel/tent.
  • THE PANGONG LAKE: This route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Sakti. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (18000 feet / 5475 M) which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes; remaining open for much of the year even in winter; apart from periods of actual snowfall. Tangse; just beyond the foot of the pass; has an ancient temple. But the main attraction of this circuit is the Pangong Lake; situated at 14000 feet (4267 M). A long narrow basin of inland drainage; hardly six to seven kilometres at its widest point to which foreigners are permitted; is only some seven km along the southern shore from the head of the lake; but it affords spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north; their reflection shimmering in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lakes brackish water. Above Spangmik are the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong range.

Day 06 : 21st Sept 2019: Pangong - Leh.

  • After breakfast drive back to Leh. On the way visit Thiksey Monastery. Arrive Leh and relax at the hotel or free for individual activities.
  • THIKSEY GOMPA: 19 Kms from Leh; spectacularly sited; Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompas; containing images; stupas and wall paintings of Buddha; which are exquisite.

Day 07 22nd Sept 2019: Airport Departure.

  • Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to back Home.

You would be provided

  • Accommodation in Base Category room at 03 nights stay at specified hotels in Leh; 02 nights stay at specified hotel/tent in Nubra; 01 night stay at specified hotel/tent in Pangong.
  • Stay on MAP Basis. (06 breakfasts and 06 dinners).
  • Arrival / Departure transfers by 01 NAC Van / Travera / Sumo / Xylo / Qualis (as per availability from Taxi Union).
  • Transportation by 01 NAC TEMPO TRAVELLER (Private Basis) for sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Driver com assistance at the airport while arriving and departing.
  • Mics. charges are inclusive like - Toll Tax; Parking; Driver Allowance; Govt. Tax; Inner line Permit (Green Fees; Environment Fees; Wildlife Red Cross Fees)

You need to carry

  • Airfares Train fare
  • Lunch.
  • Oxygen Cylinder @ Rs. 500-1000 Per Day as per rental basis. Please do let us know if you required the same on the prior basis as it is not available in the vehicle.
  • Any Non-Indian Passport holder permit fees will be @ INR 1500 per person (minimum 02 people).
  • Any monastery entrance fees.
  • Any Joy ride (camel safari) or rafting.
  • Medical expenses (apart from first aid) and insurance of any kind.
  • Tips; laundry; liquors; wines; mineral water; telephone charges; camera fee and items of personal nature.
  • Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strict as per the programme; any extra running will be charged extra.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/ hike in fare; strike; curfew or any other natural calamities (like roadblock) or any emergency evacuation expenses. If there are any changes in itinerary due to the above circumstance; the guest will have to pay directly over there as peruses.
  • There is no refund if the tour not completes due to the reason of any natural calamities or any personal reason.
  • Any other item not mentioned in the cost includes section.

Excluded

  • Airfares Train fare
  • Lunch.
  • Oxygen Cylinder @ Rs. 500-1000 Per Day as per rental basis. Please do let us know if you required the same on the prior basis as it is not available in the vehicle.
  • Any Non-Indian Passport holder permit fees will be @ INR 1500 per person (minimum 02 people).
  • Any monastery entrance fees.
  • Any Joy ride (camel safari) or rafting.
  • Medical expenses (apart from first aid) and insurance of any kind.
  • Tips; laundry; liquors; wines; mineral water; telephone charges; camera fee and items of personal nature.
  • Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strict as per the programme; any extra running will be charged extra.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/ hike in fare; strike; curfew or any other natural calamities (like roadblock) or any emergency evacuation expenses. If there are any changes in itinerary due to the above circumstance
  • guest will have to pay directly over there as peruses.
  • There is no refund if the tour not completes due to the reason of any natural calamities or any personal reason.
  • Any other item not mentioned in the cost includes section.

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