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Ladakh Astro Landscape Photo Tour

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Ladakh Photo Tour

07 Days, 06 Nights

Event Details

Our Ladakh Photography Tour is designed to not be strenuous. However, you will need to have the ability to spend time at high altitude, travel by car, and tolerate cold temperatures. Please bring any medications you’re required to take regularly as well as prescriptions in case you need to purchase some more while in-country. Please read about altitude sickness and acclimatization.

The modest of flamboyancy nestled between the two mighty mountain ranges is rightly called Ladakh. The land of jagged mountains, quaint monasteries, serene lakes and golden sand dunes assemble to an impeccable heritage. An effervescent destination that marks a magnificent culture, history, architecture and landscape offer an opportunity for photography tours all year round. Capturing the vivid landscape and vivacious culture of Ladakh is reckoned to be a dream for any travel enthusiast.

Come along and be part of our Photography workshop to Leh, Ladakh “The land of high passes”. A 7 day expedition where you explore this beautiful land and learn to click stunning images of landscapes, monasteries, Pangong Lake and Local people of Leh. Some of the unique highlights of this tour are that you could click a sunrise shot from a monastery terrace with the backdrop of the most amazing scenery and colors. Pangong Lake is one of the most photographed in Ladakh and venture into Astro photography at the lake, capture Star trails and the milky way. We would also cover tips on post editing and give you any other support and information you need on Photography.

This workshop is for those of you who want to venture into the world of photography, those who love adventure and want to learn concepts in travel photography. Tell a story using visual means, learn the art of using lighting skills and using your DSLR/Compact camera’s at best with all the features they provide.

 Trip Highlights:

  • The tour spans across the seven days of unique experience of capturing the landscapes of cold deserts and portraits of local.
  • All our tour groups are supplemented by a field experienced photo mentor, with years of knowledge on the lay of the land and the event.
  • Accommodation and meals are specifically arranged to enhance your experience of the fair.
  • Access to people, places and moments you’d never otherwise see
TOUR DATES   06-12 September 2018
TOUR COST   INR 30,800 per person twin sharing (Single supplement extra @INR14000)
DURATION    07 days-06 nights
DESTINATIONS   The scenic destinations across Ladakh (Leh, Hunder, Nubra, Pangong Tso etc.)

ITINERARY

Day -1 (06th September, 2018 – LEH)

Arrive at Leh Airport. Take the first whiff of this spectacular mountain city as you step out into 10000 feet plus terrain. You have entered in the Ex -capital of ladakh. Arrive and check in hotel. Acclimatization is the first thing you must concentrate on here (your whole tour depends on the level of acclimatization you achieve). In the evening we take a stroll through Tibetan Market and Leh Bazaar.

Overnight dinner and stay at Leh

 

Day -2 (07th September, 2018 – LEH)

After achieving the much needed acclimatization and an early breakfast we drive to see the Magnetic Hill, The confluence of river Zanskar and Indus, Patthar Sahib Gurudwara, Spituk Gompa, Hall of Fame, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. The Shanti Stupa overlooks the city of Leh, providing panoramic views of the city, best location to shoot time lapse video.

Overnight dinner and stay at Leh

(NOTE: If you are not feeling well it’s advised to stay at the hotel and take more rest, so that you can enjoy the upcoming days)

 

Day -3 (08th September, 2018 – NUBRA VALLEY)

After an early breakfast we
drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung-la Pass (the highest motorable road in
the world at an altitude of 5,359 meters and is 39.7 km from Leh). Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldorma or the valley of flowers. We visit the Diskit Monastry on the way to Hunder,
Nubra.  After checking in to the camps we move towards the sand dunes to experience the cold deserts and to see the Double Humped camels. We will stay at the dunes for astro photography, this is place where we will capture milky way.

Overnight dinner and stay at Nubra Valley

  

Day -4 (09th September, 2018 – NUBRA VALLEY)

After having breakfast we enjoy the vast untouched beauty of the valley and rest after yesterday’s long journey. A visit to the Turtuk Village if possible, (The last village of Indian border, with an interesting story to offer), subject to clearance permit from the Indian army for non-Indian passport holders.

Overnight dinner and stay at Nubra Valley

 

Day -5 (10th September, 2018 – PANGONG TSO)

Early Morning proceed for Pangong lake via the scenic route looking at natures most raw beauty and wildlife, unique to the Himalayas. We will stop on the way to Pangong Tso for shooting some long exposure pictures of Shyok river. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable.

Overnight dinner and stay at Pangong

 

Day -6 (11th September, 2018 – LEH)

Early Morning after breakfast, you will leave Pangong tso via Chang-la pass. One the way we visit the Thiksey Monastry and the Druk white lotus school (also known as the Rancho school). Return Leh by evening.

Overnight dinner and stay at Leh

 

Day -7 (12th September, 2018 – RETURN)

After breakfast, check out from Hotel and transfer to Leh airport for journey to onward destination.

Terms & Regulations

Terms and regulations:

  • Booking confirmed upon payment of INR 15000 Advance
  • Tour subject to a minimum of 04 participants and a maximum of 08 participants.

 

 Cancellation Policy:

  • 50% of the BOOKING AMOUNT is non-refundable
  • Complete amount (excluding 50% of the booking amount) will be refunded on cancellation 30/days before the commencement of tour.
  • 50% of the paid amount will be refunded if cancelled 15/days before the commencement of tour
  • There will be no refund if cancelled 48hrs before the commencement of tour.

 

Payment Policy:

  • INR 15,000 to be paid advance as a booking amount.
  • Balance amount is to be paid a week before the tour commences.

 

Included:

  • Pre-trip advice and briefing
  • Travel to/from Delhi
  • Complete travel in and around Ladakh, as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation for 6 nights based on twin sharing (single supplement extra)
  • Meals included for breakfast and dinner.

 

Not Included:

  • Airfare for travel to and return from Leh
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, beverages, gifts, calls, laundry, hot showers, snacks, battery charging etc.
  • any other personal expenses planned or otherwise.
  • Entry tickets and fees
  • Lunches on all days