Rest for acclimatization.
A very impressive looking monastery, similar to the Potala Palace it is spread across a hillside. From here we walk for 2 kms to Sheymonastery past hundreds of white stupas built along this stretch. Return to Leh.
Short walk around Leh covering Shanti Stupa, Tisuru, Gyamsa village, Leh Palace and Tsemo. Return to Leh. 4 hrs of walking.
Rafting expedition on the Indus from Phey to Nemo. A delightful rafting section with no spills on Grade 2 rapids for about 2 1/2 to 3hrs. Lunch at the finishing point in Nimo and drive to our camp for tonight at Hemis Shukpachen.
Walk on a rough jeep road for another 2 hrs to the village of Ang which we reach after cross the 3720m Meptakla. From here you descendto a jeep road to the village of Tingmosgang which was once the ancient capital of Ladakh - total 4 hrs. We spend the afternoonvisiting the ancient fort palace and spend time around the village.
Enjoy a lovely local breakfast at the Namra family kitchen. Get on to your mountain bikes to explore the neighboring village of Tiaand the ruins of the old fort. Tingmosgang was once the ancient capital of Ladakh. O/N. Tingmosgang.
Return to Leh.
Drive to Nubra Valley across the Khardungla pass - 4 hrs. Visit Deskit monastery and the gigantic statue of MaitreyaBuddha . Spend thenight at Hundar. Later visit sand dunes for a ride on the double humped camel or walks around Hundar. O/n hotel.
Leisurely morning in Hundar and continue to Kyagar village ( 1 Â½ hrs). You can drive till Sumur and follow the village path tomonastery and down to Kyagar village. Visit an ancestral family home cum museum. Overnight Hotel. Evening watch a cultural programorganized by the women of the village.
Return to Leh, drive till the top of Khardungla from where you can bike back to Leh or drive back.
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