Festival through Lens

Photography Tour » Festival through lens

Name of the tour: ‘Festival through lens, AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 15, 2012’

Duration of trip: 18 nights/19 days
Maximum height during the tour: 18380 feet above sea level
Highlights of tour:
Taj Mahal - Kutub Minar - Agra fort - Breath taking landscapes - Ladakh festival – Sand dunes, Double hump camels - Highest motorable road in the world – Tallest Buddha statue in Ladakh – Moon land of Ladakh – 2nd century carved three storey image of Buddha - Face to face with different culture, race, and regions – Lakes – Nomads – Breathtaking rock formations - House boat experience - Monasteries of Ladakh – Palace - Beautiful valleys – Mughal Gardens - Mask dance – Ladakhi cultural experience at one platform and lot more……

Trip at a glance:

Thirteen nights accommodation in hotel, three nights at camps/resorts and two nights accommodation in house boat. Three airport transfers (On arrival in Delhi on first day, Delhi - Leh, Srinagar – Delhi). Rest of the trip by using Air Conditioned Toyota Innova. In Delhi, Agra and Srinagar hotels/houseboat provided will be on half board basis (include breakfast and dinner) and lunch will be served in an Air conditioned restaurant for change of taste. At rest of places accommodation would include all meals.

Skeleton Itinerary
28th August, 2012: Arrive Delhi

On arrival drive straight to hotel in Agra. Today’s activity depends on your arrival in Delhi. Overnight at hotel in Agra

29th August, 2012: Agra

Sunrise at Taj Mahal, Mini Taj, Agra Fort, Local market, Sunset at Taj Mahal. Overnight at hotel in Agra.

30th August, 2012: Agra-Delhi

Sun rise photography of Taj Mahal from boat, Washermen. Drive Agra–Delhi. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

31st August, 2012: Delhi-Leh by flight

Full day rest. Later in the afternoon walk around the town. Stay overnight at hotel in Leh.

1st September, 2012: Ladakh Festival in Leh

Photograph cultural procession and other fascinating activities. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

2nd September, 2012: Ladakh festival.

Sankar monastery.Overnight at hotel in Leh.

3rd September, 2012: Thiksay monastery, Shey palace, Stakna monastery and Chemray monastery. Photograph local women selling vegetables on road sides around Leh town.

Overnight at hotel in Leh.

4th September, 2012: Leh to Tsomoriri lake (the most beautiful lake in Ladakh)

Overnight at fixed camp in Korzok village.

5th September, 2012: Tsomoriri lake to Leh via Tsokar lake and Taglangla pass.

Overnight at hotel in Leh.

6th September, 2012: Oracle lady – some other festival glimpse – local house visit - Shanti Stupa for sunset.

Overnight at hotel in Leh.

7th September, 2012: Leh – Nubra valley via Khardungla pass (highest motorable road in the world).

Overnight at camp/hotel in Nubra valley.

8th September, 2012: Nubra valley - Leh

Overnight at hotel in Leh.

9th September, 2012: Photograph Leh palace, Tsemo monastery, Spituk monastery, Indus river confluence, Castel of Basgo, Likir monastery, Alchi monastery, Rizong monastery and nunnery.

Overnight at Ule Ethnic resort.

10th September, 2012: Ule tokpo – Lamayuru, Gyal village, Mulbeik and Shargol monastery.

Overnight at hotel in Kargil.

11th September, 2012: Kargil to Srinagar via Drass (second coldest place in the world) Dzijila pass, Sonamarg, etc.

Overnight at houseboat in Srinagar.

12th September, 2012: Srinagar

Mughal Gardens, Cheshma Shahi (Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh(Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love), Shankaracharya Temple, Vegetable market, Hazratbal Mosque, Hari Parbat Fort, Jama Masjid. Overnight at houseboat in Srinagar

13th September, 2012: Srinagar – Delhi flight

Arrive Delhi, Check in hotel, leave for photography at Kutub Minar. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

14th September, 2012: Old Delhi

Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Spice market and the other crowded market. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

15th September, 2012: Fly back home.

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey back home.
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*We can always change or modify itinerary on your request. But once the trip is confirmed it is difficult to modify the itinerary. Anyway, wherever possible, we will modify itinerary on your request even after confirmation of trip. Conditions apply!