Hemis Monastery celebrates the Tse-Chu festival
on the birthday of Padmasambhava
the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. It is a
2 day festival, where the resident lamas
perform sacred masked. Masks worn by the
lamas represent various guardian divinities
of the Drupka order, of which Hemis is the
leading establishment in Ladakh.
On your arrival in Delhi, you are received
at the Airport and escorted to the hotel.
Morning fly Delhi Leh. Arrive by
late morning. Later explore the town of
Today we do a day trip to Spituk Monastery
and the Stok Palace.
4-5 Hemis Festival
We spend the next two days taking day
trips to Hemis and witnessing various
religious and other activities as part
of this colourful festival.
Today we drive to Lamayuru and after visiting
the monastery over there we drive to Alchi
for an overnight stay.
Today we visit the Alchi Monastery and
explore the Alchi Town.
Today we drive back to Leh.
Day 9 Leh
Today we explore the Shey and Thikse Monasteries.
Day 10 Delhi
Morning Fly to Delhi where our tour comes
to an end.