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(B)Day 2: Delhi
Arrive and transfer to the Oberoi Maidens / The Imperial* for a 2-night stay. (B)Day 3: Delhi
Tour of New Delhi. Afternoon at leisure. (B)Day 4: Fly to Leh
Morning arrival and check in to the Grand Dragon / Chamba Camp Thiksey* for a 4-night stay. Remainder of day at leisure. (B, L, D)Day 5: Leh
Morning at leisure. Afternoon tour of the old city including a visit to the 17th-century palace and the Shanti stupa. From here, enjoy spectacular sunset views while sipping traditional butter tea. (B, L, D)Day 6: Leh
Early morning visit to Thiksey monastery for a guided tour and to join in with morning prayers. Remainder of the morning at leisure. After lunch discover some of the monastic treasures on offer in Thiksey including Alchi monastery and Basgo fort. (B, L, D)Day 7: Leh
Take a soft trek or bicycle ride in the surrounding countryside. (B, L, D)Day 8: Fly to Delhi
Transfer to Leh airport and fly to Delhi. Transfer to the Oberoi Maidens / The Imperial* for 1 night. Afternoon tour of Old Delhi. (B)Day 9: Fly home
(B)Nubra valley extension†
Cross over into the Nubra valley, which sits on the famous trading route, the Karakoram Highway.Day 8: Nubra valley
Drive to Nubra valley via the Khardung La mountain pass, one the world’s highest motorable passes. Stay 2 nights at the Nubra Organic Retreat / Chamba Camp Diskit* (Sunset visit to Diskit monastery for evening prayers). (B, L, D)Day 9: Nubra valley
Visit the quaint village of Turtuk. Admire the traditional houses called nangchung and taste the apricots grown in the region. (B, L, D)Day 10: Leh
Morning camel-back ride along the deserts of Nubra valley. Return to Chamba Camp Thiksey for an overnight stay. Remainder of day at leisure. (B, L, D)Day 11: Fly to Delhi
Transfer to Leh airport and fly to Delhi. Transfer to the Oberoi Maidens / The Imperial* for 1 night. Afternoon tour of Old Delhi. (B)Day 12: Fly home
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour:
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation, unless marked with an asterix.* Luxury accommodation option
There is a luxury tour option available for this itinerary. The from price is £3,695pp.†Nubra valley extension
There is the option to add the Nubra valley to the end of this tour. This starts from £2,165.Tailor-made travel:
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Conveniently situated off Connaught Circus in Lutyen's New Delhi, the Imperial has been sympathetically restored to its former glory. All de luxe rooms and suites have been renovated in classical style with all the modern facilities. Set in spacious grounds, there is a swimming pool, four restaurants including the renowned 'spice route' oriental restaurant and 3 bars. Steeped in history, each of the floors has paintings on the wall reflecting a different theme and is still regarded as the place in Delhi to have tea on the lawn. Features: 235 rooms, Wi-Fi, 4 restaurants, 2 bars, swimming pool, full service spa including Ayurveda therapy, squash court, swimming pool and gym Room amenities: Flat-screen TV, writing desk, safe, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and en-suite bathroom.
Nestled in the shadows of an ancient 15th-century monastery, the Chamba Camp, Thiksey, near Leh, set up by The Ultimate Travelling Camp, showcases the wild beauty of Ladakh - a Himalayan land of snow-capped peaks, highland deserts and lush green valleys. The camp features individually designed, air-conditioned luxury tents with en suite facilities and a private butler service. Decorated with fine fabrics, the tents are spacious and offer striking views of Thiksey Monastery and the snow-capped peaks of the Himalaya. The Chamba Camp, Thiksey has an on-site restaurant serving a daily menu of traditional local specialities and international delicacies for guests to choose from. Local fare is cooked using fresh, organically grown produce and served with Gien china tableware, making dining a lavish experience in itself.<p class="offer"><br>
With inspiring views of the ancient Diskit monastery, the imposing snow-capped mountains and the rugged landscape acting as the backdrop, the intimate and stylish Chamba Camp, Diskit offers exclusive tented accommodation. Each of the four spacious, luxurious tents is elegantly decorated in traditional style, featuring an outdoor sit-out area and private butler service. The lounge tent has a collection of books on Ladakh covering its historic monuments and the region's cultural history, while sumptuous meals are served in the dining tent - the award-winning restaurant offers recipes from the chef's family, interspersed with fusion cuisine.<p class="offer"><br>
Low season from £2245 per person
High season from £2245 per person
Flexible Prices & Itineraries
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
Discounts cannot be combined with any other current or subsequent Cox & Kings offer. Discounts apply to new bookings only and cannot be applied retrospectively. Offers are subject to availability.
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