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Little Tibet LT

Visiting: India
Trip Duration 16 Days

Adventure Holiday in the Indian Himalaya

Accompany us on a journey across the great Himalaya to Little Tibet: the ancient Buddhist enclave of Ladakh on India's northern border. Here we enjoy walks, discover mountain caves and visit Tibetan-Buddhist monasteries. We follow one of the world's highest roads through snow-covered peaks and temple towns from the hill station of Dharamsala, the home of the Dalai Lama, to the monasteries and barren landscapes of Leh.

Tour Highlights

  • Leh - Explore Hemis, Tikse and Tak Tak monasteries
  • Alchi - Stay in a picturesque village near mighty Indus river with day walks to local villages and monasteries
  • Manali - Colourful town situated in a beautiful valley
  • Dharamsala - Visit the home of Tibet's exiled religious leader, the Dalai Lama
  • Amritsar - Soak up the incredible atmosphere at the Sikh's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple
  • Delhi - Take a rickshaw through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk bazaar


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Amritsar

  • 2
    Travel to Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama

  • 3
    A free day to explore Dharamsala's temples

  • 4
    Drive to Mandi and visit the Tilonath Temple

  • 5
    Visit Nagar Castle en route to Manali

  • 6
    Take a walk through villages to aid acclimatisation

  • 7
    Transfer to Keylong and visit the Khardang Monastery

  • 8
    Cross the Rohtang La Pass (3977m) on the way to Jespa

  • 9
    Drive to Sarchu via the Baralacha La Pass (4891m)

  • 10
    Experience the Gata Loops on the road to Leh

  • 11
    Visit the monasteries at Thiksey, Tak Tak and Hemis

  • 12
    A chance to raft on the Indus River on the way to Alchi

  • 13
    Explore Saspol Caves and Rizong Monastery

  • 14
    Take a walk to Likir Gompa before returning to Leh

  • 15
    Fly to Delhi and explore the city

  • 16
    Tour ends Delhi

Trip notes

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Little Tibet
Why Book this trip
This tour is ideal for those with a keen interest in Tibetan culture and a love of the outdoors. Following a classic route through the Indian Himalaya the days are filled with visits to monasteries and dramatic views as you cross high passes.
Included meals 15 1 5
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
4WD, Bus, Flight
12 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Camping
2 nights Simple Guesthouse
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18