Name of the Tour: Acclimatization in Saffron Valley.
Duration: 3 Nights 4 Days.
This magical trip gives you a fascinating insight into three of India's important religions, Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism. The drive from Srinagar to Leh offers exquisite adventure and culture safari tour with pristine natural beauty.
Afternoon Shikara ride on Lake Dal, A two hours boat ride takes you on a relaxing sightseeing tour of interior parts of the calm and placid waters of Dal-Lake.Nice vignettes of life on the lake.
Day 2: - After bed tea at 6 Am, Start with refreshments a nature walk up to Shankarcharya temple (1500 fts from Dal-Lake) approximately 12 km to and fro for acclimuzation. Return houseboat few hrs free for personal activities.
Shankarcharya Temple: - The 18th Century Shankarcharya Temple atop on a thousand feet hillock on the bank of Dal Lake offers panoramic views of Srinagar township with its Lake, Hari Parbat Fort and the Jhelum River. Afternoon Visit Mughal gardens.
Mughal Gardens: - Meticulary laid out by the great Mughals a visit Pari Mahal, Chasma Shahi (Royal spring), Nishat Bagh (pleasure Garden) and Shalimar Bagh (The Adobe of love) is must. Over night in houseboat.
Day 3: - Leave in the morning after Breakfast for Kargil by surface 225 km by Jeeps. Drive via Sonmarg and Drass at the alt 2700m.Sonmarg popularly know as the Golden Meadow.Tribls known as Gujras, bakarwals having futures purely Afghans in every respect. Arrive Kargil Alt 3100mts) Kargil .Ethnically part of Balistan people look more like central Asian. Check in hotel for over night.
Day 4: - Mulbek, like Bamyan (Afghan) stle Maitreya Morning drive for Leh 210 Km enroute visit Mulbekh famous for Maitreya Statue an image of future Buddha. Craved from the face of rock, after crossing Fotula (4147m) and Namikala (3760m)
Visit Lamayuru Monastery the location of this monastery is a 1550Mt's from Indus river in a spectacularly sited. Two hrs drives along rivers Indus will bring us to Alchi Monastery located
Majestically on the bank of river Indus (Name India derivers from this sacred river INDUS).it is superb example of rare Kashmiri and Tibetan style wood Carving after visit drive Leh 3500mts),Check in hotel and meet rest of Group members inn the afternoon.