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A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh - Exodus Travels
A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh - Exodus Travels
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17 reviews
Starts
Amritsar
+20 Destinations
Himalaya Mountains
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Visit the Dalai Lama's temple and the Tibet Museum
  • Explore the wooden Hadimba Devi Temple in Manali
  • Cross the mighty Himalaya
  • Meditate in the monastery at Likir
  • See ancient gompa at Alchi
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start in Amritsar and end in London! With the hiking & trekking tour A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through Amritsar, India and 18 other destinations. A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

17 Reviews

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 1
    Written on October 3, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    The first half of the trip is very busy with lots of travelling and giant passes to cross, the second half is much more sedate and more cultural. A well-balanced trip BUT not really sufficient time to acclimatise before hitting the really high altitudes.... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 2
    Written on September 22, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This was my seventh Exodus holiday and I enjoyed the experience tremendously. I loved the journey through the Himalayas, I have a passion for mountains, rock formations and geological patterns. The mountain drive was spectacular and the drivers are to be... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 3
    Written on September 9, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A fascinating trip across the Himalayas to Ladakh by road.  An opportunity to see fantastic high altitude scenery of almost brutal beauty.  Frequently traversing unsurfaced roads with sheer drops adds to the excitement.  In Ladakh we were rewarded with... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 4
    Written on July 25, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Was an amazing trip; Amritsar to Manali was okay but a bit too touristy for my liking. The Rohtang pass was an incredible spectacle - for all the wrong, albeit amusing, reasons. However once you cross over into Laddakh it is absolutely breathtaking! The... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 5
    Written on January 21, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    I had always wanted to see the Himalaya and I was rewarded by the spectacular landscapes we encountered on our way to different passes. notably the Khardung pass at 5602m and the Tagland La pass at 5328m.  The roads were so narrow and incredibly precarious... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 6
    Written on January 21, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    I had always wanted to see the Himalaya and I was rewarded by the spectacular landscapes we encountered on our way to different passes. notably the Khardung pass at 5602m and the Tagland La pass at 5328m.  The roads were so narrow and incredibly precarious... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 7
    Written on October 5, 2011
    3.0 - Average

    Great  mountain scenery,interesting Buddist culture, very different to other parts of India.  If you have enjoyed Tibet,you will like Ladakh. Worth putting up with the humidity, heat and crowds to see the Golden TempleWhat was the most inspirational moment... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 8
    Written on October 5, 2011
    3.0 - Average

    Great  mountain scenery,interesting Buddist culture, very different to other parts of India.  If you have enjoyed Tibet,you will like Ladakh. Worth putting up with the humidity, heat and crowds to see the Golden TempleWhat was the most inspirational moment... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 9
    Written on September 28, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    A really good trip which had something from everyone - a bit of culture, spectacular scenery and mixing with the locals and at a pace that you could enjoy and absorb everything around you.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Watching the... Read more

  • A Himalayan Journey - Amritsar to Leh reviewer 10
    Written on September 28, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    A really good trip which had something from everyone - a bit of culture, spectacular scenery and mixing with the locals and at a pace that you could enjoy and absorb everything around you.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Watching the... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Amritsar; late afternoon sightseeing including the Golden Temple.
  2. Day 2-3: Drive to Dharamsala and McLeod Ganj; full day to explore.
  3. Day 4: Drive to Mandi and Rewalsar, visit the monastery, the Sikh Gurdwara and the Hindu temple.
  4. Day 5: Drive to Manali; afternoon free.
  5. Day 6: Full day in Manali.
  6. Day 7: Drive to Jispa via the Rohtang Pass (3980m) and Keylong.
  7. Day 8: Drive to Tsokar Lake and camp for the night.
  8. Day 9: Drive to Leh.
  9. Day 10: Sightseeing around Leh including Shey and Tikse monasteries (or monastery festival).
  10. Day 11: Drive to Likir Monastery; optional walk to Rizdong; to Alchi.
  11. Day 12: See ancient gompa at Alchi; visit village and monastery of Lamayuru.
  12. Day 13: Drive to Leh visiting Basgo Fort en route.
  13. Day 14: Free day in Leh (or monastery festival); optional trip to Khardung La.
  14. Day 15: Fly to Delhi; afternoon free.
  15. Day 16: End Delhi.

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Amritsar is the starting point and London is the endpoint.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 8,186 km.
  • Amritsar (India)
  • 151 km
  • Dharamsala (India)
  • 3 km
  • McLeod Ganj (India)
  • 37 km
  • Baijnath (India)
  • 70 km
  • Rewalsar (India)
  • 59 km
  • Mandi (India)
  • 64 km
  • Manali (India)
  • 40 km
  • Keylong (India)
  • 17 km
  • Jispa (India)
  • 107 km
  • Tso Kar Lake (India)
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