CHAMBA CAMP, DISKIT



CHAMBA CAMP, DISKIT

THREE NIGHTS AND FOUR DAYS

Validity: 15th May to 30th September, 2018

Day One: Arrive at Nubra *Check into the Chamba Camp, Diskit

Following your arrival at Nubra, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your residence -Chamba Camp, Diskit. Soak in the serenity of the surroundings. You will be accompanied to your well-appointed Luxury Tent, after your check-in formalities at the Reception Tent is completed. Let our tents here, inspired by the aesthetics of safari camping and equipped with every comfort that your wandering heart may seek, pamper your senses. Rest yourself on your own private deck and soak in the glorious rays of the sun. Breathe in the tranquillity of the serene water body reflecting the high mountains and cloudless blue skies. Let yourself be at leisure as the wind whispers fables of the Silk Route and the mighty mountains boast of stories untold. Lose yourselves to the peaceful pleasures of comfortable solitude. Overnight at the Chamba Camp, Diskit

Day Two: The Kalon Farm Experience at Sumur, Yarab Tso – The Hidden Lake

After a sumptuous breakfast, we drive to the picturesque village of Sumur located across the Shyok and Nubra Rivers. You can also supplement this with a rafting on the shimmering Shyok River. You can also opt to drive towards the most northern road on the Saichen Glacier route and then hike towards the hidden lake - Yarab Tso – which is one of the high altitude and sacred lakes in the Nubra Valley. It holds crystal clear holy water, secluded within a rocky terrain. We then whisk you to experience local life and be privy to the special initiative by the Women’s Alliance of Nubra. These hard working women have collaborated to come together in activities like handicrafts, documentation of natural and oral history along with traditional performing arts. A lovely drive through the farmlands of Sumur brings you to a traditional local farm which promises you delectable promises of a sumptuous homely lunch. Visit the house of the Kalon family which allows you a glimpse into their rich historicity of this region. This evening, we usher you for an adventurous ride on the double hump Bactrian camel on the sand dunes of the Hunder cold desert. Relive the dreams and glories of the merchants, mercenaries and monks as they trudged these very sands in search of Gold, Glory and God in the days of yore. Overnight at Chamba Camp, Diskit

Day Three: Day is at Leisure OR Optional Excursion to Turtuk

Soak in the solitude and serenity of our camp location amidst the whispering winds of the sand dune of Diskit and hear of lost stories of the bygone Great Game played out in this frontier wilderness. Overnight at the Chamba Camp, Diskit

Day Four: Nubra Sojourns and return to Leh

After an early morning wake up call, we drive you up towards the Diskit Gompa. Perched on a hill in the village of Diskit and considered to be the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley, it belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It is a sub-gompa of the Thiksey monastery and has a statue of the Cho Rinpoche “the crowned Buddha” in the prayer hall, a huge drum and several images of fierce guardian deities. An elevated cupola of the monastery depicts a fresco of the Tashilhunpo monastery of Tibet. Start the day with a special prayer high up near the towering Maitreya Buddha. Return to the camp for a hearty breakfast and later bid farewell to the enchanting and breath-taking mountainous and rugged terrain of Nubra, as you proceed on your onward journey.

PRICE:

Pax slabs: 1-3 pax

Cost based on Luxury suite Tent

Validity: 15th June, 2018 to 30th September, 2018

@ USD 1.460 per person on twin sharing basis.

Single room supplement @ USD 1.140

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