Indien - Ladakh und das goldene Dreieck

Tour Code: OELAD-2017


Ladakh, das ehemalige Königreich im indischen Himalaya wartet mit einer Vielzahl großartiger buddhistischen Klöster auf den Entdecker. Eine gewaltige Bergkulisse setzt den Besucher in Erstaunen. Vom Himalaya geht es hinab in das Goldene Dreieck. Sie besuchen das Taj Mahal, den Palast der tausend Winde und lernen das alte wie das neue Delhi kennen.

Diese Reise bieten wir für die Periode Juni bis Anfang Oktober 2009 an.

Als Fluggesellschaft schlagen wir Ihnen die Lufthansa, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates oder auch die Sri Lankan Airlines an.

                                   

             

            

Day 01 Flight to India, Arrival Delhi
Arrival Delhi by International flight
Meet and Greet at airport and transfer to hotel
Check in at Ashok Country Resort, Delhi
Overnight at hotel

Day 02 Delhi – Leh by flight
Breakfast at hotel
In time transfer to airport to board flight to airport
Depart Delhi early morning and arrive Leh around 8 am
Meet and greet at airport and leave for hotel
Check in at Royal Palace Hotel, Leh
Day free for acclimatization and individual activities
Lunch, Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Day 03 In Leh
Breakfast at hotel
After breakfast leave for full day excursion to Shey, Thiksey and Hemis,Gompas with packed lunches.
Shey Gompa: Until the 16th century it was the royal residence. Kings of Leh were supposed to be born in the monasteries. This Palace Monastery has the largest statue of Maitreya Buddha (Buddha to come) in Ladakh, standing at 17.5 metres height. Erected in the mid 17th century, it is created of gold and gilded copper sheets.
Thiksey Gompa: About 20 Km from Leh, Thiksey is an imposing monastery and one of the finest example of Ladakhi architecture. The 12 storey monastery complex contains numerous stupas, statues, thankas, wall paintings, swords and a large pillar engraved with the Buddha's teachings. The main prayer hall has a 15 m high seated Buddha figure.
Hemis Gompa: 40 kms from Leh, Hemis is one of the richest, biggest and most famous monastery in Ladakh. Built in 1630, its popularity stems from the major annual Hemis Festival held in June to honour their Guru Padma Sambhava's birth anniversary.
The monastery houses silver chortens studded with precious and semi precious stones, an impressive library of Tibetan style books, large number of thankas, various images of Buddha and frescoes including the famous "Wheel of Life".
Dinner and Overnight at hotel
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Day 04 In Leh
Breakfast at hotel
Full day visit StokPalace and Khardungla Pass
Stok which is about 12 Kms. From Leh across Indus river via Chuglamsar.  On arrival in Leh visit Stok Palace built in the year 1825 by King Tund Namgayal.  The palace has a collection of Royal Dresses, King’s Crown and some other equipment .  After visiting the Stok Palace start for a short trek for about 2 to 3 hrs. towards Mankarmo which is a small Shepherd village.  Mankarmo is the first village enroute to Lharsi (4800 Mts.) which is the base for different Stok Khangri Peaks like Stok Khangri (6123 Mts.) Parcha Khangri (6300 Mts.). 
Lunch at hotel
Afternoon Drive to Khardungla Pass the highest motorable road in the world.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 05 Leh – Alchi - Uleytokopo
Breakfast at hotel
Leave for Uleytokpo via Alchi.  Alchi is about 65 Kms. From Leh situated in the vicinity of Saspol on the left side of Leh-Srinagar road across Indua River.  Alchi is very famous for its wall paintings.  One must take a torch to see the paintings in dark rooms, as there is no light,
Check in at Uleytokpo Camps. 
After lunch drive upto road head to visit Rizong Gompa.  One has to walk about a kilometer to reach this Gompa.  It is also known as Bu-ma-Chubling.  This monastery is known for its well-disciplined monastic order and holds the teachings of Tsong-Kha-Pa.  Here Monks strictly follows “Vinaya” and do not observe sacred dances and hurling votive  offerings.  Trek back to road head and then drive to Camp.
Dinner and overnight in Tents at Uleytokpo.

Day 06 In Uleytokopo
Breakfast at Camps
Morning visit Lamayuru
Drive to Lamayuru via Khaltse, Kangaroo Curves.  A distance of about 70 Kms. Will be covered in about 2 hrs.  On reaching the top, one can have the magnificient view of granite colour of soil rocks.  Lamayuru is the oldest Monastery of Ladakh and believed to have been a sacred sight forl the pre-buddhist religion known as Bon.  Paintings on walls are worth seeing. 
Lunch at Camps
Dinner and Overnight at Camps

Day 07 Uleytokopo – Leh
Breakfast at hotel
Leave for Leh via Phyang.  Phyang is about 20 Kms.  From Leh on the left side of Srinagar – Leh Road.  The beautiful statues and Thankas are worth seeing.  Spituk is about 6 kms. From Leh.  Some very interesting old Thankas are pride of this monastery. 
Check in at Royal Palace Hotel, Leh
Lunch at the Hotel
Afternoon at leisure
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Day 08 Leh – Delhi by flight and Delhi – Agra by surface (200 kms / 05 hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel
In time transfer to airport to board flight to Delhi in the morning. Arrive Delhi at about 10am.
Meet and greet at airport and leave for Agra by surface
Lunch at midway restaurant
Check in at Clarks Shiraz Hotel,Agra
Agra: became the capital of Sikandar Lodi in 1501 , but  was soon passed on to the Mughals, both Babur and Humayun made some  early Mughal constructions here . It was under Akbar  that Agra first aspired to its heights of magnificence from 1570-85 he ruled from nearby Fathepur Sikri , when he abandoned that city he moved to Lahore ( now in Pakistan ) but returned to Agra in 1599 , all later Mughal rulers ruled from Agra till 1761 it fell to the Jats who did much damage to the city.
Afternoon at leisure
Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 09 In Agra
Breakfast at hotel
Morning visit Taj Mahal (Please note Taj Mahal is closed on Friday)
Taj Mahal : If there’s a building which represents a country – like Eiffel Tower for France, then it has to be the Taj Mahal for India.  This most famous Mughal monument made out of White marble was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal , it has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Started in 1631 it took 20,000 people , 22 years to complete this magnificent complex. The high red sandstone entrance gate is inscribed with verses from the Koran in Arabic, paths leading from the gate to the Taj are devided by long watercourse in which the Taj  is beautifully reflected. The ornamental gardens through which the paths lead are set out along the classical Mughal lines of a square quartered by watercourses.
Lunch at hotel
Afternoon visit Agra Red Fort
Agra Fort : Construction of this massive fort was began by Emperor Akbar in 1565 , and additions were made up until the time of his grandson , Shah Jahan . While in Akbar’s time the fort was principally a military structure , by Shah Jahan’s time it had become partially a palace . There are many fascinating buildings inside the massive walls which streach for 2.5 km , surrounded by a moat over 10 meters wide. The fort is on the bank of the river Yamuna, and only the south gate can be used to enter.

In the evening visit the bazaars of the city to enjoy the local atmosphere
Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel

Day 10 Agra – Jaipur ( 260 kms / 06 hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel
Leave for Jaipur by surface
Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Visit the remarkably well-preserved, graceful buildings within the 'Ghost City' including the Jama Masjid, tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal Palace and other palaces that speak of the grandeur and splendor of the Mughal empire at the height of its power.
Check in at Man Singh Hotel, Jaipur
Lunch at hotel
Afternoon Jaipur City Tour
Afternoon visit the “Pink City” of Jaipur. The City Palace occupies the center of Jaipur. It now houses the Royal residence and museums with collections of textiles and costumes, armoury, manuscripts, paintings etc. Also visit Jantar Mantar (1728-34) by king astrologer Jai Singh II. The instruments are built of stone with marble facing on the important plains for measuring the harmony of the heavens. Each instrument serves a particular function and each gives an accurate reading.  (Enjoy bicycle rickshaw ride through colorful bazaar during city tour.) 
Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 11 In Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel
Morning excursion to Amber Fort with Jeeps or Elephants.
Amber is a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. The rugged, time-ravaged walls of the Fort may not look beautiful from the outside, but the interior is a virtual paradise. Miniatures painted on the walls depict hunting and war scenes, apart from festivals. Precious stones and mirrors are embedded into the plaster. Inside the Fort visit the Jag Mandir or the Hall of Victory. Inside the Jag Mandir is the famed Sheesh Mahal - a room with all the four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces, which were specially imported from Belgium during that period. Enroute to Amber Fort, you will have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds.

Lunch at hotel
Afternoon at leisure
Dinner & Overnight at hotel

Day 12 Jaipur – Delhi (265 kms / 05 hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel
Leave for Delhi by surface
Check in at Ramada Hotel, Delhi
Lunch at hotel
Afternoon visit New Delhi

New Delhi designed and built by the British in the 1920’s – it’s a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, Green Parks and Gardens.  First you will visit two monuments from Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar.  Then your drive takes you along the Ceremonial Avenue, Rajghat, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House.
Dinner and Overnight at hote

Day 13 In Delhi
Breakfast at hotel
Morning visit Old Delhi
Old Delhi an ancient walled city.  Here you will drive past Red Fort, the most opulent fort and palace of the Mughul Empire; Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colourful market of the old city.

Lunch at hotel
Afternoon at leisure (Rooms will be given till departure)
Dinner at hotel

Day 14 Departure Delhi
Arrival in Germany this day.

Diese Reise führen wir für Sie ab 2 Reisende durch; für Ihren Bekannten- oder  Freundeskreis bieten wir diese Reise als Kleingruppenreise mit bis zu 12 Teilnehmer an. Bitte anfragen.

Preis bei 2 Reisende: ab/bis Delhi bitte anfragen.

Eingeschlossene Leistungen:

- Rundreise im klimatisierten Fahrzeug
- durchgehend örtliche deutsche  Reiseleitung
- Flüge in EcoKlase Delhi-Leh-Delhi
- Unterkünfte wie angegeben mit Frühstück, Mittagessen und Abendessen
- Besuche wie angegeben
- Eintritte wie angegeben
- alle derzeit bekannten Steuern
- Reisepreissicherungsschein

Nicht eingeschlossene Leistungen:
- Internationale Flüge
- Visum für Indien
- Leistungen welche nicht genannt sind

Hinweis: Zwischenverkauf, Preisänderungen und Änderungen im Reiseverlauf bleiben vorbehalten.