North India Overland
North India Overland
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
North India Overland
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong
India, Asia, Faralong

North India Overland

Amritsar, Srinagar, Kargil and Leh

Tour price

We’ll keep slashing the price as others join this tour.

2 people
$1 388
per
person
4 people
$1 344
per
person
6 people
$1 323
per
person
8 people
$1 301
per
person
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$1 388
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person
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Tour duration
13 days
Max participants
18
Service level
Standard +

What's it really like?

The Kashmir region, Ladakh and Leh are one of the best-kept secrets in India, just waiting to be explored. Remote villages, turquoise lakes, amazing landscapes, picturesque Himalaya, and great trekking opportunities – everything an adventure lover is looking for. Our tour starts from the hectic and exciting Delhi and continues northwards to Punjab and the scenic Kashmir Valley, all the way to Kargil, Alchi and the wonderful Leh. An unforgettable journey of different cultures, traditions, spirituality and breathtaking views. 

Tour highlights

  • Busy and bustling Delhi
  • Mystical landscapes of Ladakh
  • Panoramic views on mountains and lakes
  • Ancient temples and monasteries
  • Culture and tradition-rich Kashmir

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Day 1

Arrival in Delhi

Arrive in Delhi, the hectic second most populous city in India. Check into your hotel. We are happy to organize airport pickups if needed. 

Accommodation
Hotel
Day 2

Delhi

After breakfast, proceed for a half day combined city tour of Old and New Delhi. The tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat, a simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi; drive past the Red Fort continuing to the Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques. The magnificent Red Fort, overlooking the river Jamuna was built during the years 1638 - 48 when the Mughal Empire was at its peak. The tour continues to Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques and which is viewed from the outside. People stream in and out of the mosque continuously and the presence of a nearby bazaar means that the area is rarely quiet. Overnight at a hotel.

Activities
Delhi sightseeing
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 3

Amritsar

In the morning, transfer to Delhi railway station to board the train for Amritsar. Check into the hotel, once there. Founded in 1577, Amritsar is considered the center of the Sikh religion. Now the second largest city of the Punjab state, it was once a junction of trade routes. The main attraction of Amritsar is the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh sites. The city itself is named after the sacred tank within this temple. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. 

Accommodation
Hotel
Day 4

Amritsar

Today we will have a half-day city tour of Amritsar. First, visit the Golden Temple, the spiritual nerve center of the Sikh faith made of white marble and copper gilt with its dome covered with gold leaf. Also see the community kitchen (langar) where volunteers feed 30 000 people daily for free. Later visit the historic Jallianwala Bagh, which commemorates the hundreds of innocent Indians killed or wounded by British bullets in the most notorious massacre under their rule. Later, visit the beautiful Ram Bagh gardens. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. 

Activities
Amritsar sightseeing
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 5

Srinagar

After breakfast, transfer to Delhi airport to board the flight for Srinagar. Once there, transfer to the houseboat, enjoy free time and return to the houseboat for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation
Houseboat
Day 6

Srinagar

Breakfast on the houseboat. Proceed for half day city tour - visit Mogul Garden "Nishat" (The Garden of Pleasure) and "Shalimar" (Abode of All). Upon your return visit a local handicrafts emporium for hand-knotted specialty silken carpets, shawls, jewelry, and ornaments. Later in the evening enjoy a 2-3-hour gondola ride on Dal Lake and take in the scenic extravaganza of Kashmir. Dinner and overnight at the houseboat. 

Activities
Srinagar sightseeing, Gondola ride
Accommodation
Houseboat
Day 7

Kargil

Morning drive to Kargil. The road passes through the panoramic village of Sonamarg at 2740 m and a rough wet road of Zojila at 3527 m. Continue the drive towards Drass, the second coldest inhabited place in the world. Another two and half hours drive will take us to Kargil at 2710 m. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Accommodation
Hotel
Day 8

Alchi

Depart from Kargil after an early breakfast. On our way to Alchi, visit the monastery of Mulbekh and Lamayuru. Once we arrive, visit the 1000-year-old Alchi monastery. Dinner and overnight stay in Alchi.

Activities
Alchi sightseeing
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 9

Leh

After breakfast proceed to the Likir Monastery to visit the splendid three-storey Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues. Arrive in Leh in the afternoon, free time. 

Activities
Leh sightseeing
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 10

Leh

Enjoy a free day in Leh, in the evening visit Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and the local market.

Accommodation
Hotel
Day 11

Leh

In the morning, we drive to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that, we visit the Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Evening drive to visit the Stok palace and museum, which is around 200 years old. Return back to the hotel, overnight in Leh. 

Activities
Thiksey Monastery
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 12

Delhi

Transfer to Leh airport to board the flight for Delhi. Once in Delhi, check in at the hotel and proceed for a half-day city tour of New Delhi. The tour to Imperial Delhi will include a visit to the Qutub Minar, and a drive past the imposing India Gate, the Parliament building, and the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the President’s residence. Farewell Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Activities
Delhi sightseeing
Accommodation
Hotel
Day 13

Departure from Delhi

Departure from Delhi. Airport transfer available upon your request.

What's included?

  • Accommodation in a double room
  • 12 breakfasts, 10 dinners
  • Domestic flights
  • Transportation (excl. airport transfers)
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees

Not included

  • Flights to/from destination
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities to local staff

Tour provided by

Orange Trips & Tours
Orange Trips & Tours

Fact sheet

Disclaimer

Please note that information provided in this fact sheet is subject to change. Faralong.com can not take responsibility for third party information and its changes. However, we do aim to update this page as often as possible. Nevertheless, we strongly encourage to check all important travel info such as visa regulations and travel info from the respective channels in your country.

Tour Provided

The name, address and emergency contact numbers of the local tour operator will be released to the clients after the final payment has been done.

We would like to assure you that all of our partners are well-known and respected in their field of work. Faralong.com is a part of the Summit Travel Group, who has been partnering with these service providers for years.

Service and Physical Activity Levels

Faralong.com’s tours are divided into three Service level categories and five Physical Activity categories:

Service Levels

Basic
Accommodation in simple guesthouses or hotels when away from developed travel areas, or trekking off the beaten track.

Standard
Accommodation in local 3-4* hotels suitable for the destination. All hotel categories are set by the local standards. Please note that in some countries the hotel standards do not coincide with those on an international level.

Comfort
Accommodation in international chain hotels, upmarket lodges or local 4-5* hotels. All hotel categories are set by the local standards. Please note that in some countries the hotel standards do not coincide with those on an international level.

Physical Activity

1 (Easy) - These tours are suitable for everyone and include a decent amount of walking.

2 (Medium) - These tours are suitable for everyone and include day hikes on various terrain, which are normally not mandatory.

3 (Hard) - These tours are suitable for people with an average fitness level and include day hikes and treks to various places, which are a mandatory part of the program.

4 (Very hard) -These tours are suitable for people with an intermediate level of fitness and include challenging treks on various terrain.

5 (Extreme) - These tours are suitable for people who are looking for some serious challenges. Have a good look at the program and do some research before committing to one of these tours.

All necessary information regarding a specific tour is displayed on the tour page.

What's included

All tours on Faralong.com include accommodation, local transport (excluding airport transfers if not stated otherwise), meals as specified, English speaking guide and all entrance fees.

If there are any changes to the inclusions, then they are all noted on the tour page.

What's not included

None of the tours on Faralong.com include international flights to/from the destination, travel insurance (mandatory), visas if necessary, gratuities to local staff, personal expenses, optional activities or airport transfers (if not stated otherwise).

If there are any changes to the list of services not included in the tour, then they are all noted on the tour page.

Single Travellers

If you are traveling alone and would like to have your own room, then please add a Single Supplement from the Extra Services when booking or if not available, send us an email at travel@faralong.com.

Otherwise, you will be accommodated in the same room with another traveler of the same sex.

Tour Cost and Group Size

The final cost of the tour is determined 45 days before departure when the group is automatically closed. Until that point, in case of vacancies, it is possible to join the group and, therefore, lower the cost for everyone.

The maximum group size is always noted in the pricing scheme on the tour page. Please note that all of our tours are guaranteed from two travelers.

Our pricing scheme applies to private groups as well and no extra charge is applicable. The maximum group size, however, stays the same as stated in the pricing scheme.

Confirmations

All confirmations, joining instructions and tour operator contacts are made available after the final payment has been received by Faralong.com.

If a confirmation is needed for visa application purposes before the final payment has been made then, please let us know by email at travel@faralong.com.

Itinerary

The itinerary of a tour can be found on the particular tour page.

Please note that all itineraries are subject to change in case of unforeseen circumstances. The security and well-being of our clients always comes first to us and all of our esteemed partners.

Tour Leader

All tours on Faralong.com include the services of an English-speaking tour leader/guide/driver.

At this point in time, we are unfortunately unable to provide these tours in other languages.

Travel Documents

Please make sure that all of your travel documents are up to date and valid before departure.

Note that in some cases, a passport has to be valid up to 6 months after departing the destination. Be sure to check visa and other travel regulations from your local government offices well in advance.

Health

Please make sure that you check the vaccination requirements or your destination well in advance. Some countries might have mandatory vaccination rules and it is solely up to you to abide to them.

In case of high altitude trekking, please consult your doctor before making a booking. It is important to us and in regards to everyone’s safety that every group member is fit to take on the challenge.

In some cases, Faralong.com is allowed to require a doctor’s note from the client that states their ability to take part in a tour with high physical activity level.

Weather

It is advisable to check the weather forecast of your destination a few days prior to departure.

Problems

Our and our local partners’ goal is to make everything go without any problems. However, sometimes the odds may not be in our favor and something may happen.

In case of problems on the road, please notify your tour guide first. It is important to give the local provider a chance to make things right.

If the problems can not be solved, please let us know by email at travel@faralong.com. Be sure to give us an overview of the problem, your contact details and your booking reference.

In case of emergencies, it is mandatory to call the emergency number of our local tour provider. This number will be given to you with the confirmations and joining instructions, after making the final payment.