Ladakh

Best Family Holidays for bonding in today’s times 

LIBERATE YOURSELF
UNLEASH YOUR DREAM
PAMPER YOUR SOUL
LIVE WITH YOUR PASSIONS

Ladakh is God’s gift to those souls who are passionate about outdoor life and photography lives in their veins. To experience the invisible Ladakh beyond dreams, one needs to have patience, maturity, blend of skills and good logistical support by the experienced like that of Green Dot Expeditions. You pamper your soul and we shall take care of all those nagging logistics which become invisible hurdle for outdoor life. Taurus offers rendezvous with the hidden treasures of Ladakh, where you unleash your passions; while experiencing the invisible Ladakh beyond dreams. It’s an experience of ‘cosmic adrenaline’ for outdoor nomadic while being onboard Taurus.

We shall fulfill our promise by taking you to the doorstep of nature at its best. Also, at Green Dot Expeditions we believe in destiny, our destiny to serve you, and your destiny to immerse yourself in the experience we provide, and take exceptional photos on the ‘journey of your soul’.

And Taurus is inspiration to anyone to live life only a few lucky can dream and live. Taurus is changing the face of exploration in India and the definition of ‘Photo Tours’.

We don’t sell tours, we share experience…

Ladakh – 2019
Experience the Cosmic Adrenaline … and the best Promise of Ladakh

Program Code: LDH-01
HIGHLIGHTS
Days: 7
Group size: 6 to 8
Accommodation: Taurus + Hotel/ Guest House/Homestay/Camp
Transport for Excursions: Locally hired
Food: All meals onboard Taurus. Meals as per the plan at hotel/ guest house.
Tariff: Tariff: xxxx  per person
Difficulty Level: Anyone with average physical fitness, except that of breathing difficulties. Doctor’s must be sought for high altitude travel. No trekking involved.
Suitable: Any Nationality with innerline permit.
Grade: Gold

ITINERARY BRIEF

Day 1: Arrive at Leh, stay in hotel.
Day 2: Leh Palace and Stok Palace. Stay onboard Taurus.
Day 3: Khardungla (highest motorable road in the world), Nubra Valley, night stay in a camp.
Day 4: Hundar and Diskit, drive back to Thiksey, camp overnight onboard Taurus.
Day 5: Thiksey, visit Pangong Lake for night stay in a hired camp.
Day 6: Visit Hemis Monastery, camp overnight onboard Taurus.
Day 7: Goodbye at the airport.

Matho Village during Fall

ITINERARY IN DETAIL

Day 1: Easy and best way to reach Leh is to fly from Delhi; flights start very early in the morning. Arrive at Leh by early morning flight.  Transferred to a decent midrange hotel for night stay. As per medical advice for high altitude, acclimatize yourself to enjoy your holiday without any medical hindrances caused by the high altitude. 

In the afternoon, guests are driven to Taurus for familiarization and evening tea with hot snacks. Guests are driven back to hotel for night stay.

Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, your transport will take you to Leh Palace and Stok Palace. Night onboard Taurus. Enjoy your evening walk to explore market .

Day 3: Early morning tea from the kitchen of Taurus, an experience beyond words and any price-tag. This “nomadic lifestyle” with comforts will certainly enhance your experience of special holiday. The setting and infrastructure will offer what one has never experienced before and will become part of your folklore for life.

After breakfast, your transport will drive you over the world’s highest motorable road Khardungla to reach Nubra Valley, while enjoying mesmerizing views of the landscape giving you a feel being on a different planet. Enjoy your visit to the white sand dunes, one of its kinds in India, and you may opt for a camel ride if you wish, as extra activity.  Stay in homestay/ resort/ camp, enjoy your dinner.

Day 4: Enjoy your breakfast and morning visits to Hundar and Diskit  drive back to Leh, if time permits enroute stop by to visit Shanti Stupa. Night onboard Taurus next to Thiksey Monastery.

Day 5:  After a brief visit to Thiksey Monastery, hired transport will drive you to Pangong Lake for night stay in a camp resort. Enjoy your photo session at the lake to capture memories for life.

Day 6: After breakfast and romance with the Lake under morning golden light, drive back to Hemis where Taurus will be waiting to host you and your last night stay onboard Taurus. Take a walk to the Hemis Monastery and enjoy your dinner.

Day 7: We will say goodbye at the airport!

 WHAT IS INCLUDED

  1. Veg food while staying onboard Taurus, morning tea with biscuits/rusks and evening tea (with a hot snack in the evening, on some days, if time and weather permit).
  2. While staying in hired properties, you will get food as per the availability, if available then non-veg food may be served, all depends on road and weather conditions for the supply.
  3. Any extra hired transport as per the program for excursions.
  4. Self-service camping with sleeping bags and sleeping arrangement as seen in the images on the website.
  5. Leh airport pick up and drop ONLY as a group, where mentioned. Individuals to pay extra if travelling in extra transport.

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED 

  1. Journey home to Leh and back home.
  2. Entry fee to any place (monument, monastery, private property) in Ladakh during your program
  3. Non veg food
  4. Accident rescue, insurance, medical emergencies (doctor, medicines, transport), medical evacuation, etc.
  5. Inner-line permit.
  6. Guide, escort, porter
  7. Camel ride and any other kind of joy rides
  8. River rafting.
  9. Anything consumed (food or beverages) outside Taurus and the places of stay mentioned as per the program.
  10. Transport for any personal and shopping excursions.
  11. Anything which in NOT written in the list ‘what is included’

NOTES:

  1. The program above is adhoc and may be changed as per the needs of weather and other conditions, it has been presented here with basic information, just to give you an idea, more details may be sent later.
  2. Please refer to the website for all other details related to our programs and you may write all your queries in one single mail.
  3. Must refer to “what is included/ what is not included” the details above are very basic.
  4. Please go through FAQs.
  5. Terms & Conditions 
  6. In case of bad weather if you have to stay extra at any place, it has to be paid before check out and there won’t be any adjustments in the tariff.

OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS OF THE TOUR
You may prefer to stay back to explore the following options as extra, only if the group decides at the time of booking, else depends on the availability:

  1. Rafting in Indus River: Many travellers love to add rafting to their great experience in Ladakh; if you wish we may organise rafting for you as extra activity. The cost of stay and rafting will be extra than the tariff paid for the package.
  2. Visit to Lamayuru and Alchi: This axis offers an exhilarating journey with views of the famous Indus which flows along the road while hugging the gigantic mountains. Visit mountain caves used by the Buddhist monks for meditation and an old monastery at Saspul, missed by the most travellers. Visit Alchi Monastery (one of the oldest and well known for it’s unique architecture). Stay at Lamayuru in a homestay/ guest house Visit Lamayuru monastery.
  3. Visit the Aryan Villages: One of the most beautiful regions to offer peek into the life of the people who are so unique and different than the rest of Indians, known as pure Aryan people. The culture is completely different and is a special attraction for anyone; be a photographer, traveller or explorer. This will be a 2 night sojourn with Taurus camping on the banks of a stream whose gush offers you musical recital never experienced before. Enjoy your tea and hot snacks from the kitchen of Taurus and in a setting which will leave you in awe for life. A wonderful drive all along the river and rocky mountains for over 150 kilometers. Visit the villages Dah and Hanu, meet and greet the Aryan while they are moving around for their daily chores. One experiences quite a green view in this region which is studded with apricot trees. Dinner and night stay onboard Taurus at a soul thrilling location.

Program Code: LDH-02

HIGHLIGHTS
Days: 8
Group size: 6 to 8
Accommodation: Taurus + Hotel/ Guest House/ Homestay/ Camp
Transport for Excursion: Locally hired
Food: All meals onboard Taurus. Meals as per the plan at hotel/ guest house.
Tariff: xxxx   per person, it includes transport, food and stay, as per the program. All aboard Taurus.
Grade: Gold

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

Day 1: Arrive at Leh. Night stay in a hotel.
Day 2: Leh Palace, Spituk Gompa, Hall of Fame. Night stay onboard Taurus.
Day 3: Travel in a hired transport to Khardungla, Nubra Valley. Night stay guest house/ hotel/ camp.
Day 4: Hundar, Diskit, travel to Shanti Stupa and camp at Thiksey aboard Taurus. .
Day 5: Visit Thiksey Monastery, Pangong Lake, in a hired transport. Night at Pangong in a hired camp.
Day 6: Pangong, travel to Hemis. Night onboard Taurus at Hemis.
Day 7: Matho village and Stok Palace. Night in a hotel in Leh.
Day 8: Goodbye at the airport.

ITINERARY IN DETAIL 

Day 1: Easy and best way to reach Leh is to fly from Delhi; flights start very early in the morning. Arrive at Leh by early morning flight.  Transferred to a decent midrange hotel for night stay. As per medical advice for high altitude, acclimatize yourself to enjoy your holiday without any medical hindrances caused by the high altitude. 

In the afternoon, guests are driven to Taurus for familiarization and evening tea with hot snacks. Guests are driven back to hotel for night stay.

Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, hired transport will be taking you to visit the Leh Palace, Spituk Monastery and Hall of Fame, night onboard Taurus.

Day 3: Enjoy early morning tea from the kitchen of Taurus, an experience beyond words and any price-tag, this outdoor experience with comforts will certainly enhance your holiday. The setting and infrastructure will offer what one has never experienced before and will  become part of your folklore for life.

After breakfast, your transport will drive you over the highest motorable road Khardungla Pass  in the world, to reach Nubra Valley, while enjoying mesmerizing views of the landscape making you feel being on a different planet. Enjoy your visit to the white sand dunes and you may opt for a camel ride if you wish. Stay in homestay/ resort/ camp, enjoy your dinner.

Day 4:Enjoy your breakfast and morning visits Hundar and Diskit; after breakfast drive back to Leh, enroute stop by to visit Shanti Stupa. Night onboard Taurus near Thiksey.

Day 5: Visit Thiksey Monastery and drive to Pangong Lake for night stay in a camp. The lake changes colours at different timings of the day. Enjoy your photo session at the lake to capture the memories for life.

Day 6: After breakfast at the camp at Pangong, drive back to Hemis. Night onboard Taurus at Hemis.

Day 7: Early morning witness prayer at the Hemis Gompa. After breakfast, visit Matho and Stok Palace, transfer to a hotel. Take a walk in the market to pick up souvenirs and gifts to express your love for your near & dear when you arrive home. Night at a hotel.

Day 8: We will say goodbye at the airport!

 

What is INCLUDED and What is NOT Included : It is as per the above Program Code: LDH01

Pashmina Goats, Ladakh

Program Code: LDH-03

Highlights

Days: 7
Group size: 6 to 8
Accommodation: Taurus + Hotel/ Guest House/ Homestay/ Camp
Transport for Excursions: Locally hired
Food: Veg meals onboard Taurus. Meals as per the plan at hotel/ guest house.
Tariff: Tariff: xxxxx    per person, transport, veg food and stay. All onboard Taurus.
Difficulty Level: Anyone with average physical fitness, except that of breathing difficulties. Doctor’s must be sought for high altitude travel. No trekking involved.
Suitable: Any Nationality with innerline permit.

Grade: Gold

ITINERARY BRIEF 

Day 1: Leh, night onboard Taurus.
Day 2: Patthar Sahab Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill and Sangam. Night onboard Taurus.
Day 3: Stok Palace and Leh Palace. Night onboard Taurus.
Day 4: Khardungla, Nubra Valley. Night in a hotel/camp resort/Guest House.
Day 5: Hundar and Diskit. Night onboard Taurus at Thiksey.
Day 6: Thiksey Monastery, Pangong Lake. Night in a hotel at Leh.
Day 7: Goodbye at the airport.

ITINERARY IN DETAIL 

Day 1: Arrive at Leh, transfer to Taurus to relax to acclimatize as per the medical advice and for overnight stay.

Day 2: After breakfast, visit in a hired transport to the Patthar Sahab Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill and Sangam (confluence of the famous Rivers Zanskar and Indus). Night onboard Taurus.

Day 3: After breakfast, transport will drive you to visit Stok Palace and Leh Palace. Night onboard Taurus.

Day 4: After breakfast, drive over the famous Khardungla Pass and the highest motorable road in the world to reach Nubra Valley, visit the white dunes so different than the ones of Thar Desert. Stay in a hotel/homestay/resort/ camp and enjoy your dinner.

Day 5:Enjoy your breakfast and morning visitsHundar and Diskit. Drive back to Leh and stay onboard Taurus for night stay closer to Thiksey monastery and enjoy cup of tea with hot snacks, an experience worth any price tag and for lifetime memories.

Day 6: After visiting Thiksey Monastery, transport will drive you to Pangong Lake for day visit. Enjoy capturing your moments at the Lake. Night stay at Leh in a hotel with dinner.

Day 7: Fly home.

What is INCLUDED and What is NOT Included : It is as per the above Program Code: LDH01

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