Ladakh: Trails of Little Tibet

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4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7862
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts New Delhi, India
  • Ends New Delhi, India
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Take a sensational flight over the Himalaya
  • Enjoy a short trek through traditional villages and intriguing multi-coloured landscapes
  • Stay in village homestays and local lodges to experience Ladakhi hospitality and learn about the traditional way of life
  • See colourful Tibetan Buddhist monasteries along the Indus and Sham valleys
  • Visit Lamayuru with its lunar landscape and Alchi Monastery with 11th-century paintings
The tour "Ladakh: Trails Of Little Tibet" starts from and ends in New Delhi. It is a trekking and hiking trip that takes 13 days taking you through Temisgam, Lamayuru, Hemis Shukpachan and 5 other destinations in India. "Ladakh: Trails Of Little Tibet" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Remote, rugged Ladakh is making a name for itself as a paradise for adventurous walkers. The high-altitude desert region in northern India is flanked by the mighty peaks of the western Himalaya, Karakorum range and Tibetan Plateau and soaked with a history stretching back centuries. Our journey starts with a scenic flight from Delhi past the mighty Himalaya to the regional capital Leh, where we acclimatise and explore the town. We then set off on a fairly gentle trekking adventure, allowing us to marvel at jagged mountain ranges, explore Buddhist monasteries and find out why this culturally rich region has earned the nickname Little Tibet.
  • Day 1: Start Delhi
  • Day 2: Fly to Leh; rest of the day to acclimatise
  • Day 3: Drive to Shey Palace; short walk to Tikse Monastery
  • Day 4: Half-day walk to Leh Palace and Sankar Monastery; optional 4WD trip to the Khardung Pass
  • Day 5: Drive to Yangtang, visiting Basgo fort and Likir
  • Day 6: Start trek to Ullay
  • Day 7: Cross the Spangpo La to Hemis Shukpachen
  • Day 8: Cross the Mebtak La and the Lago La to Ang and onto Temisgam
  • Day 9: Trek to Khalsi, crossing Bong Bong La and drive to Lamayuru
  • Day 10: Drive to Alchi
  • Day 11: Alchi Monastery and drive to Leh
  • Day 12: Fly to Delhi
  • Day 13: End Delhi
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, five lunches and six dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Free arrival and departure transfers for everyone (in Delhi)
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
4 - Very Good
Trails of Ladakh
A fabulous trip with the opportunity to get a real taste of Ladakhi village life and to view the spectacular mountain panoramas whilst walking.
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
Stunning scenery, amazing people, wonderful food, etc
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ladakh: Trails of Little Tibet tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 21 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 August 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Ladakh: Trails of Little Tibet tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Ladakh: Trails of Little Tibet tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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