Wake up early in the morning to catch the glimpses of the Leh’s pristine beauty as it changes its colour with the rising sun! After relishing on a delicious breakfast, pack your lenses and get prepared for an exciting sightseeing tour.
Shey Gompa will be first attraction of your day. An ancient establishment, it was once the summer palace of Ladakh’s royal families and is jotted with several gompas and stupas. Built by Deldan Namgyal in 17th century AD, this palace houses a 12m high statue of Shakyamuni that serves as its main attraction. Unravel the quaint beauty of this historic establishment and capture its charm and appeal with your lenses before you move towards the Thiksey Gompa which is located around 17km from Shey Gompa.
Revered as one of the most pious and beautiful monasteries in Ladakh, Thiksey Gompa belongs to the Gelugpa Buddhists, and is a true treasure trove for the shutterbugs. While at this monastery, make sure you are all prepared with your camera; one simply cannot miss out an opportunity to click this monastery in Ladakh.
Following this, you will be driven towards the Hemis Monastery; located around 45km from Leh city! The largest and one of the most popular monasteries in Ladakh, this pious monastery was built in around the 17th century and is a devout place for the Drukpa Buddhists. After clicking some of the most captivating images of the Hemis Monastery, you will be driven back to the Leh hotel for your overnight stay.