Discover India's Little Tibet

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21779
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Amritsar, India
  • Ends New Delhi, India
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Traverse the Himalayan landscapes of Northern India where religions and cultures collide
  • Soak up the atmosphere in Amritsar at the Sikh's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple
  • Learn about Tibetan Buddhism and visit the home of the Dalai Lama on this epic journey to Ladakh, India's Little Tibet
Start in Amritsar and end in New Delhi, the "Discover India's Little Tibet" tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 17 days. You will travel through Likir Gompa, New Delhi, Leh Ladakh and 3 other destinations in India. "Discover India's Little Tibet" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Traverse the mountainous landscapes of Northern India, where religions and cultures collide. Journey from golden Amritsar through to the Buddhist enclave of Ladakh, India's Little Tibet. Along the way, witness sacred sites and rituals, from ancient Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to magnificent Hindu temples, and take part in religious and cultural festivals.

Explore Amritsar - Soak up the atmosphere at the Sikh's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple.

Journey to Leh and Dharamsala - Learn about Tibetan Buddhism and visit the home of the Dalai Lama.

Cross the Western Himalayas - Journey through some of the highest mountain passes in the world like Tanglang La.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Amritsar
  • Day 2 : Travel to Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama
  • Day 3 : Free day to explore Dharamsala's temples
  • Day 4 : Drive to Mandi and visit the Tirloknath Temple
  • Day 5 : Visit Nagar Castle en route to Manali
  • Day 6 : Walk in villages to aid acclimatisation
  • Day 7 : Travel through Atal tunnel to Jespa
  • Day 8 : Free day in Jespa to acclimatise
  • Day 9 : Drive to Sarchu via the Baralacha La Pass (4891m)
  • Day 10 : Experience the Gata Loops on the road to Leh
  • Day 11 : Spend a day watching the masked dances at the Daktok Festival
  • Day 12 : Visit monasteries at Thiksey, Tak Tak and Hemis
  • Day 13 : Raft on the Indus River en route to Alchi
  • Day 14 : Explore Saspol Caves and Rizong Monastery
  • Day 15 : Walk to Likir Gompa before return to Leh
  • Day 16 : Fly to Delhi and explore the city
  • Day 17 : Trip ends in Delhi
  • 16 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 Dinners
  • Hotel Ritz Plaza (1 night)
  • Hotel Shiva Sanctuary (2 nights)
  • Hotel Regent Palms (1 night)
  • Hotel Utopia (2 nights)
  • Hotel Ibex - Jespa (2 nights)
  • Sarchu Fixed Camp (1 night)
  • Sera Courtyard (4 nights)
  • Hotel Zimskang (2 nights)
  • The Suncourt Hotel Yatri (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • 4WD
  • Flight
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Amritsar and from New Delhi are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Discover India's Little Tibet tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Discover India's Little Tibet tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 August 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Discover India's 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 Discover India's 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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