Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Delhi - Leh - Hemis - Stakna - Thiksey - Spituk - Delhi
Having desire for unbelieveable rafting in white water, the Indus is the most eye-catching river all over the globe, offers several panoramic as well as groovy sights of landscapes, forests and neighboring tribes to the rafters. This flamboyant icy cold and crystal clear water generally possess rapids of grades II and I; and in some places it bequeaths grade III rapids. The outstanding view brings one through the Canyons in the Ladakh and Zanskar ranges with several monasteries and Gompas herewith the river shore. The well educated rafters may also endeavor the most fetching route between Thiksey and Spituk.
|Day 01 / Arrive Delhi
On meeting our representative at IGI airport, you are the most welcome in Indian traditional manners. Thereafter, you will be transferred to check in at hotel for relaxing overnight stay.
|Day 02 / Delhi - Leh
After delicious breakfast at the hotel early morning, you will be picked up from the hotel and dropped at the airport to catch the flight for Leh airport (3,500 mt height above sea level) and just you will be transferred to check in at hotel. Residual time of the day is at leisure for acclimatization. Dinner & overnight stay will be at hotel.
|Day 03 / Leh
After the flavorful breakfast early in the morning, set out for exploring Sankar monastery nestled on the valley floor. Thereafter, you are at leisure for a few times. Then you will be transferred to Ladakh Ecological hub to visit a diminutive documentary film on Ancient Heritage of Ladakh. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
|Day 04 / Leh - Hemis - Stakna - Thiksey (Drive/Rafting)
After morning breakfast you cover the distance near about 50kms by driving one hour for exploring the famed Hemis Monastery which has some of the most valuable Tankhas, silver Stupas and enshrines statues of various Buddhist god and goddesses. Thereafter, drive back to Stakna, and on reaching there just meet the Rafting team includes the Raft driver and helper. Proper instruction for Rafting as well as safe and sound techniques shall be provided. Dress in the life jacket and recommence an awe-inspiring white water rafting along river Indus. Raft along Smooth River to reach Thiksey; and en-route bring to a standstill at Stakna Bridge with the intention of having lunch. Afternoon Raft again and stop at Thiksey and check-in at camp for comfortable night stay.
|Day 05 / Thiksey - Spituk (Rafting)
Taking breakfast early in the morning, you will be transferred to visit Thiksey Monastery-the striking monastery nestled on a hill overlooking the village has a huge statue of Shakayamuni Buddha. Thereafter, just 2kms drive for exploring Shey Palace which was earlier the Royal Palace. Later drive back to camp and start Rafting to reach Spituk. Spituk is one of the most exquisite stretch overlooking Stok Kangri on your left and zig-zag along the river. On arrival check in at camp for relaxed as well as tranquil overnight stay.
|Day 06 / Spituk - Leh
This day you will be driven to Leh after taking morning breakfast and exploring Spituk Monastery overlooking the whole Indus valley. On arrival in Leh, check in at hotel and rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local market. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
|Day 07 / Leh
Half day you will be transferred to see a local Ladakhi house and enjoy local tea with the family. Later drive to airport to catch the flight for Delhi. On arrival at airport in Delhi, you will be transferred to check in at hotel for relaxing overnight stay.
|Day 08 / Delhi Departure
Half day after breakfast, you visit the major sightseeing of Delhi for instance Red Fort, India Gate, Gandhi Memorial, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar etc. Thereafter, drive to airport to catch the flight for onward destination or back home with sweet memory of rafting.