• Remote Ladakh Glamping With Nubra Valley

    Embark on a nomadic journey in canvas luxury at the Chamba Camp. Unfurl the centuries-old culture of Ladakh, explore her fascinating monuments, quaint monasteries enriched with ancient art forms, fairs and festivals. Go along the Old Silk Route into the remote Nubra Valley, arguably the last frontier for Himalayan adventure..
  • Remote Ladakh Glamping With Nubra Valley

    Embark on a nomadic journey in canvas luxury at the Chamba Camp. Unfurl the centuries-old culture of Ladakh, explore her fascinating monuments, quaint monasteries enriched with ancient art forms, fairs and festivals. Go along the Old Silk Route into the remote Nubra Valley, arguably the last frontier for Himalayan adventure..
  • Remote Ladakh Glamping With Nubra Valley

    Embark on a nomadic journey in canvas luxury at the Chamba Camp. Unfurl the centuries-old culture of Ladakh, explore her fascinating monuments, quaint monasteries enriched with ancient art forms, fairs and festivals. Go along the Old Silk Route into the remote Nubra Valley, arguably the last frontier for Himalayan adventure..
  • Remote Ladakh Glamping With Nubra Valley

    Embark on a nomadic journey in canvas luxury at the Chamba Camp. Unfurl the centuries-old culture of Ladakh, explore her fascinating monuments, quaint monasteries enriched with ancient art forms, fairs and festivals. Go along the Old Silk Route into the remote Nubra Valley, arguably the last frontier for Himalayan adventure..
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8 days
From S$ 6,380/Adult

Itinerary

 

  • Day 00 - Singapore / Delhi
    Fly Singapore / Delhi   AI 383 2215/0125+1  – Daily (5h 40m) 
    OR Singapore / Delhi   SQ 406 1710/2010  – Daily (5h 30m) 
    Upon arrival, check in to your airport hotel and rest for the night. (Note: If you are flying by AI 383, you would connect for the flight to Leh on Day 01 morning, without spending overnight hotel in Delhi.)

    Overnight: Delhi (for arrival via SQ 406 only)
    Meals: -
  • Day 01 - Delhi / Leh / Thiksey
    Fly Delhi / Leh   9W 2366 0655/0820  – Daily (1h 25m)  

     

    Upon arrival, you will be transfered to your well-appointed luxury tent. Take it easy for the day as it is medically mandated that you undergo minimal exertion to acclimatize to the high-altitude. Meet your excursion specialist to further customize the excursions to suit your interests, choices and leisure.

    You may want to take a stroll through the blessed hamlet of Thiksey and engage with the joyous local community and its pastoral lifestyle, immersing in the scintillating peace and tranquility.

    Overnight: Thiksey
    Meals: Lunch, Dinner 

  • Day 02 - Thiksey / Matho / Leh / Thiksey
    Have the morning free at leisure for breakfast and walk around the camp site, taking in the sights and the peaceful milieu where each tent opens out on to alfalfa pastures. Enjoy the view of the willow trees as the wind gracefully brushes the branches and the rustling sound of the poplar trees create an aura of unmatched beauty and serenity, making you unwind and relax.

    Or, you may take an easy, invigorating walk in the vicinity of the camp through the lush farmlands of Nyerma, with insights into ancient knowledge of medicinal herbs, agricultural practices and religious life in the nunnery.

    Return to the camp for your lunch.

    Thereafter, visit the famed Matho Monastery, in the village located at the mouth of a deep gorge running out of the Zanskar Range and across the river Indus. It is noted for its six-hundred-year-old thangkas and its conservation project of the monastery undertaken by local women and led by a spirited team from all parts of the globe.

    Proceed on a gentle heritage orientation tour of Leh through this last big frontier town where everything from daily needed rations to locally spun woolen clothing, rugs, yak fur and yak tail and ritualistic items can be sourced. 

    Your walk concludes near Chubi village where your vehicle will pick you up and take you to Shanti Stupa, perched upon a great vantage point over Leh, with spectacular views of this mesmerizing stone strewn landscape.

    Overnight: Thiksey
    Meals: Breakfastm Lunch, Dinner 
  • Day 03 - Thiksey / Hemis / Thiksey

    An early morning start with tea and coffee followed by a visit to the Thiksey monastery for early morning prayers. This beautiful monastery houses a two storey statue of the Maitreya Buddha seated on a lotus and boasts of a spectacular view of the Leh valley where you will have the privilege to participate in the Buddhist morning prayer ceremony at sunrise.

     

    Continue on a guided tour of the monastery, visiting the beautiful prayer rooms which has many handwritten and painted books as well as the temple dedicated to goddess Tara with her 21 images placed in glass-covered wooden shelves. 

    Return to the camp for a hearty breakfast. Enjoy the rest of the morning free at leisure.

    After lunch, proceed to explore the jewel in the crown of the Drukpa lineage, the Hemis Monastery, the biggest monastic institution of Ladakh.

    Built in a secluded valley, the monastery belongs to the Drukpa School or the Dragon Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Explore the many interesting facets of this institution, established under the patronage of King Senge Namygal in the 17th century, where young lamas are taught literature, history, philosophy, yoga and tantra. 


    Overnight: Thiksey
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

  • Day 04 - Thiksey / Khardung La / Diskit
    Your exciting journey continues through some of the region's most awe-inspiring and dramatic landscapes, passing through the Khardung La Pass. From the pass one gets to see the Nubra Valley and rich agricultural lands interspersed with poplar and willow trees, giving the landscape a lush green look. Following a packed lunch in the village of Khardung continue onwards driving past the famous sand dunes of Nubra, arrive at the village of Diskit.

    Arrive at Chamba camp, Diskit after your adventurous drive. Rest yourself on your own private deck.

    Overnight: Diskit
    Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 05 - Diskit / Sumur / Hunder / Diskit
    Drive to the picturesque village of Sumur located across the Shyok and Nubra Rivers.

    Alternatively, drive towards the most northern road on the Saichen Glacier route and then hike towards the hidden lake - Yarab Tso (additional cost applies) which is one of the high altitude and sacred lakes in the Nubra Valley. It holds crystal clear holy water, secluded within a rocky terrain.

    We then whisk you to experience local life and be privy to the special initiative by the Women's Alliance of Nubra for handicrafts, documentation of natural and oral history along with traditional performing arts.

    Drive through the farmlands of Sumur to a traditional local farm which for a sumptuous homely lunch.

    Visit the house of the Kalon family which allows you a glimpse into their rich historicity of this region.

    This evening, we usher you for an adventurous ride on the double hump Bactrian camel on the sand dunes of the Hunder cold desert. Relive the dreams and glories of the merchants, mercenaries and monks as they trudged these very sands in search of Gold, Glory and God in the days of yore.

    Overnight: Diskit
    Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner 
  • Day 06 - Diskit
    Soak in the solitude and serenity of our camp location amidst the whispering winds of the sand dune of Diskit and hear of lost stories of the bygone Great Game played out in this frontier wilderness.

    Or you can also opt for an excursion to Turtuk (additional cost applies), lying in the Baltistan region offering views of the beautiful Shyok Valley. Turtuk is one of the few places in India where you can witness the unique Balti culture.

    Overnight: Diskit
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Day 07 - Diskit / Wari-La / Thiksey
    Drive up towards the Diskit Gompa. Perched on a hill in the village of Diskit and considered to be the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley, it belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Start the day with a special prayer high up near the towering Maitreya Buddha.

    Return to the camp for a hearty breakfast and get ready for your journey back to Leh Valley through picturesque landscape traversing through Wari - La. En route, enjoy seeing the shepherds graze their pashmina goats, stop for photograph of the scattered villages. 

    On arrival into the Leh Valley, check into the Chamba Camp, Thiksey. The rest of the evening is at leisure to relax and unwind.

    Overnight: Thiksey
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 
  • Day 08 - Thiksey / Leh / Delhi / Singapore
    This morning you will be driven to Leh Airport in time to check-in for your return flight.
    Fly Leh / Delhi 9W 2367
    0855/1020 – Daily (1h 25m)

    For those connecting with Singapore Airlines, day-use room will be provided for you to check in and refresh before your evening flight home.

    Fly Delhi / Singapore AI 382 1325/2115  – Daily (5h 20m)
    OR   Delhi / Singapore SQ 403 2155/0610+1  – Daily (5h 45m)

    If you are flying with Singapore Airlines, you will arrive in Singapore on Day 9.

    Overnight: Nil
    Meals: Breakfast

 

 

 

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