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Mystical Ladakh with Hemis Festival

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₹29,500.00

Call/WhatsApp at[masked] for a detailed itinerary/booking
For a detailed itinerary: https://unusualescapes.com/mystical-ladakh
The safety of our passengers is our top priority. Check our COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines: https://unusualescapes.com/safetyfirst
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Ladakh is known for its magnificent landscapes, snow-capped mountains, color-changing lakes, deep lush valleys, Buddhist monasteries, the people, festivals, and rituals. Get set to visit one of the most beautiful places on earth!

You are about to witness the pristine beauty of this mesmerizing land – do star gazing under the night sky, take a ride on the highest motor-able road in the world, and test your photography skills by clicking incredible pictures

Get first-hand experience of the Ladakhi way of living, eat fresh organic food, enjoy Ladakhi music, and dance. Get to be a part of the Ladakhi culture. Take a walk into the narrow lanes of the hamlets, and the homes and the hearts of the locals

We try to remain secluded from the mainstream touristy places, beyond the routine. So leave all your tensions and worries behind, come and have an experience of a lifetime

ITINERARY

DAY 01 | ARRIVE IN LEH

Arrive in Leh, and take a rest at our homestay/hotel. Your body requires enough acclimatization!

DAY 02 | HEMIS FESTIVAL

Visit Hemis monastery, the largest and richest of the monasteries in Ladakh, and feast your eyes on the sacred masked dance called Chams performed by the monks. On the way back, visit the Thiksey monastery.

DAY 03 | NUBRA VALLEY via KHARDUNG LA PASS

Drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung La Pass, the Highest Motorable Road in the World at 18,390 feet. Visit Diskit Monastery & witness the goofy-looking Double Humped Bactrian Camel in Nubra

DAY 04 | THE LAST INDIAN VILLAGE

Trip to the last Indian village, 1 km before the India-PoK Border. Also visit Turtuk, the Balti village near the border, and spend a night

DAY 05 | PANGONG LAKE via SHYOK

Today, head to Pangong Tso, the famous lake that appeared in the Bollywood movie 3 idiots. The beauty of Pangong Lake is just unimaginable and you would want to capture it with your cameras and eyes from every angle

DAY 06 | VILLAGE EXPERIENCE

Start from Pangong Lake, and reach a remote village in Ladakh via Changla Pass, where we would be staying with the locals.

DAY 07 | RETURN TO LEH

Village walk through the narrow lanes, cultivated fields, small shrines, and monasteries. Later, return to Leh. It's shopping time in the evening!

DAY 08 | SHAM VALLEY

Opportunity to bike around Leh. We visit several monasteries outside of Leh and also visit the Hall of Fame Museum, Sangam - the confluence of Zanskar and Indus, Magnetic Hill, and Gurudwara Sri Pathar Sahib.

DAY 09 | DEPART

Head back home with a bagful of sweet memories

TRIP DATES

Start Date: July 07, 2022 (Thursday)
End Date: July 15, 2022 (Friday)

Pick-up / Drop at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IATA: IXL)
Pls, ensure that you arrive before 11:00 AM on Day 01 and depart after 10:00 AM on Day 09

TRIP COST

INR 29500 per person (Pay INR 10000 to Book Now!)

✓ Min 6 - Max 14 participants (+) Trip Lead
✓ Suitable for singles / solo travelers/couples / small groups of friends
✓ Suitable for members between the age group of 16-50 yrs. Generally, we have participants between 20-35 yrs

INCLUSIONS

✓ Comfy stay on Double/Twin sharing basis for 8 nights/9 days
✓ Simple Breakfast, and Dinner (Set Menu). The meal starts with Dinner on the 1st Day and ends with Breakfast on the 9th Day
✓ Group airport transfer for arrival and departure in Leh airport
✓ Local sightseeing by an exclusive NAC Toyota Innova or Tempo Traveler depending on the number of participants
✓ Entry tickets to places of interest
✓ Basic First-Aid Kit & Oxygen Cylinder
✓ All Permits, Toll & Parking Charges
✓ Service charges & Taxes

EXCLUSIONS

✗ Airfare from your hometown to Leh & return
✗ Food/Snacks other than mentioned above
✗ Camera / Video charges
✗ Bike rentals, ATV rides, Camel-ride (being a responsible travel company, we do not encourage rides on animals)
✗ Additional costs arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such a case, extras will have to be paid on the spot by the participants directly
✗ Personal expenses
✗ Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather & circumstances beyond our control
✗ Any item not specified in the ‘Inclusions’

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Bundi – the land of step-wells & palaces

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Bundi, a sleepy little charming town has graciously retained the magic of the centuries past. It’s located in the Indian state of Rajasthan, in a narrow valley within Aravalli Hills. The mesmerizing step-wells, miniature gold paintings, serene lakes, beautiful temples, colorful bazaars, vintage-style shops, smiling people, blue houses, and the chaos, is the essence of Bundi.
Did you know that Bundi is also known as the blue city of eastern Rajasthan?
And, do you know how mesmerizing it is during monsoon? Waterfalls, step-wells, and lakes are in full flow. The weather is pleasant throughout the day and the landscape looks full of green.

Detailed itinerary:
https://www.transformingtravels.com/tour/bundi-the-land-of-step-wells-palaces/

Trip Highlights

  1. Raniji ki Baori
  2. Bhimlat Falls & Mahadev Temple
  3. Dhabhai Kund
  4. 84 Pillared Cenotaph
  5. Sukh Mahal
  6. Jait Sagar Lake
  7. Bundi Chitrashala
  8. Bundi Palace
  9. Taragarh Fort Bundi
  10. Bundi Market
  11. Bundi Nail Art & Miniature Paintings
  12. Meals at a local home
  13. Garadia Mahadev Temple & Chambal Gorge
  14. Kota Museum & Palace
  15. Unforgettable Social Experience

Detailed itinerary:
https://www.transformingtravels.com/tour/bundi-the-land-of-step-wells-palaces/

Day 1: Start from Delhi
Meet the entire group for an introduction in Delhi. We will board a vehicle exclusively booked for our group for our overnight journey to Bundi, starting at 10:30 PM.
There will be three pickup points:
a. 10:30 PM: Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport (near Mahipalpur)
b. 11:00 PM: Iffco Chowk Metro Station in Gurgaon
c. (between 3-4 AM on August 13): Lalit Hotel, Jaipur

Day 1: Explore Bundi
Arrival in Bundi
Freshen-up & have breakfast
Relax
Lunch
Raniji ki Baori
Dhabhai Kund
84 pillared cenotaph
Sukh Mahal
Jait Sagar Lake
Dinner in a local home
Group Activity

Day 2: Explore Bundi
Bhimlat Waterfalls
Breakfast
Bundi Chitrashala
Bundi Palace
Bundi Fort
Lunch
Market Visit (Krishna Chai, Nail Art, Bundi Miniature Paintings)
Dinner
Group Activity

Day 3: Explore Kota
Breakfast
Leave for Kota
Visit Garadia Mahadev Temple
Lunch
Kota Palace & Museum
Kota Kachori Shop Visit
Dinner
Drive to Delhi

Day 4: Arrival in Delhi and Goodbye
We are supposed to reach the first drop point by 5:30 AM as per the schedule, but still keep some good buffer time in hand if you have an onward journey on the same day.

Cost
Ex – Delhi:
13800 INR per person to/from Delhi (regular tariff)
12400 INR per person if you book from the first five seats
After the first 5 seats,
12900 INR if you book the slot number between[masked] INR per person for two or more people traveling together
13400 INR per person if you are solo but have already traveled with us 🙂
Else, 13800 INR per person

Note:
1. Please note that if Transforming Travels isn't able to execute the trip because of any covid regulations that directly affect the itinerary, then we will either reschedule the trip, refund, or give you the credit for the amount you paid, but your money won't be lost at all. As it's subjective to the situation, we will also take a call as per the situation.

2. The trip is confirmed as we already have minimum required number of people.

Inclusions
All transport from Delhi to Delhi
Stay in a pretty Haveli hotel for two nights on a twin-sharing basis. Couples will be given private rooms.
Entry tickets
Cost of local guides
Day 1: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 2: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3: Breakfast
Group leader throughout the tour

Detailed itinerary:
https://www.transformingtravels.com/tour/bundi-the-land-of-step-wells-palaces/

You can also check out our Tripadvisor and Google reviews by clicking on respective terms.

Contact:
Chandni Aggarwal
[masked] (Call/ WhatsApp)
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(If the above number is not reachable (as we travel a lot), please WhatsApp, and we will call you back)

Ladakh | Mixed Group

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Date: Aug 14-21 (Ex-Leh Airport)
Itinerary:
https://www.transformingtravels.com/tour/adventures-of-ladakh/

Ladakh, a place so explored yet unexplored, a place where thrill and culture co-exist, is the dream of every adventure seeker who adores some roughness, a lot of beauty, culture, and spirituality.
Would you like to embark with us on this adventure of a lifetime?

Trip Highlights:

  1. Leh Palace
  2. Shanti Stupa
  3. Hall of Fame
  4. Hemis Monastery
  5. Thiksey Monastery
  6. SECMOL School
  7. Alchi Monastery
  8. Magnetic Hill
  9. Sangam
  10. Pathar Sahib Gurudwara
  11. Khardung La
  12. Maitreya Buddha Statue
  13. Diskit monastery
  14. Hunder Sand Dunes
  15. Bactrian Camel Ride
  16. Turtuk Village
  17. Interact with Balti people
  18. Balti Heritage House & Museum
  19. Natural Cold Storage
  20. Turtuk Gompa
  21. Ladakhi Cultural Show
  22. Pangong Lake
  23. ATV Ride
  24. Chang La
  25. Unforgettable Social Experience

DAYWISE ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrivals in Leh
Fly in to Leh and get transferred to the hotel from Leh Airport.
Tentative Pickup timings from Airport: 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM. (Please note that these timings might be altered once we have the final schedule of the arrival of every participant. Hence we want participants to show some degree of flexibility here. Although, if you wish to have a private pickup from airport to hotel at your own timings, without having to wait for our pickup, that can be arranged at extra cost.)

Rest if your flight lands early
Lunch
Rest
Orientation and Introductions
Market Visit in the evening
Dinner

Day 2: In and around Leh
Breakfast
Hall of Fame
Leh Palace
Lunch
Shanti Stupa
Thiksey Monastery
Dinner

Day 3: In and around Leh
Breakfast
SECMOL
Pathar Sahib Gurudwara
Lunch
Alchi Monastery
Magnetic Hill
Sangam
Dinner

Day 4: Khradung La | Nubra Valley
Breakfast in Leh
Khardung La
Maitreya Buddha Statue
Lunch
Diskit Monastery
Hunder Sand Dunes
Dinner

Day 5: Nubra Valley | Turtuk Village
Breakfast
Turtuk Village
Village Walk and interact with Balti Folks
Balti Heritage House And Museum
Turtuk Gompa Monastery
Lunch
Back to Hunder Village
Cultural show (optional)
Dinner

Day 6: Pangong Lake
Breakfast in Hunder Village
Shyok Village
Lunch
Reaching Pangong Lake
Group Activity and Bonfire
Dinner

Day 7: Pangong to Leh
Breakfast at Pangong Lake
Start driving towards Leh
Lunch
Hemis Monastery
Arrival in Leh
Dinner

Day 8: The last day
Breakfast
Check-out
Exchanging warm hugs and plans to keep in touch
Drive to Leh Airport
Tentative drop timings from hotel to Airport: 7 AM and 8:30 AM. (Please note that these timings might be altered once we have the final schedule of the departure of every participant.)

Trip Ends

COST
(Ex- Leh Airport)
37000 INR per person regular tariff
35300 INR per person if you book from the first 7 seats
After the first 5 seats,
35900 INR if you book the slot number between[masked] INR per person for two or more people traveling together
36500 INR per person if you are solo but have already traveled with us 🙂
Else, 37000 INR per person

Note:
Please note that if Transforming Travels isn't able to execute the trip because of any covid regulations that directly affect the itinerary, then we will either reschedule the trip, refund, or give you the credit for the amount you paid, but your money won't be lost at all.

Flights:
Please note that the sooner you book, the best rates you get for flights to Leh. If you wish to join the above trip, we can also try fetching you lesser rates (as compared to online prices) for flights.

INCLUSIONS:

  • All transportation from Leh Airport to Leh Airport
  • Stay in for 7 nights on twin sharing basis (Leh - 3-star hotel, Nubra (Hunder Village) - 3-star hotel, Pangong - 3-star luxury camps) If you are friends traveling together and want the same room, please let us know while booking.
  • Day 1: Dinner, Day 2-7: Breakfast and Dinner, Day 8: Breakfast
  • A local guide with the group throughout the trip from Day 2-7
  • A 24/7 highly professional and friendly group leader
  • All entry tickets to monuments
  • All permits

Note: For the meals that are not a part of the package, you'll spend[masked] INR.

Follow the link for detailed itinerary:
https://www.transformingtravels.com/tour/adventures-of-ladakh/

You can also read our TripAdvisor reviews:
https://www.tripadvisor.in/Attraction_Review-g304551-d13389917-Reviews-Transforming_Travels-New_Delhi_National_Capital_Territory_of_Delhi.html

Contact:
Chandni Aggarwal -[masked] (Call/WhatsApp)
chandni@transformingtravels.com

Backpacking to Bhutan - Happiest Country

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₹29,000.00

Bhutan holds many surprises for open-minded travelers. This is a country where buying ci gare ttes is illegal, rice is red, and chillies are not just seasoning but a main ingredient of dishes. It is a deeply Buddhist land where school kids wear the Gho and Khira (traditional male and female garment, respectively).

Pristine nature, virgin forest, spectacular mountain and valleys, fascinating trekking trails, stately museums, sublime monasteries, formidable dzongs, exciting archery competition, pulsating markets, intricate textile handicrafts - all this in a hospitable and peaceful country.

It is a place where almost everyone is happy, satisfied and warm to travelers. Welcome to Bhutan - Land of Thunder Dragon.

Highlights:

  • Excursion to Ti ger’s nest, Punakha Dzong and other famous monuments
  • Famous mountain passes like Chelela and Dochula
  • Ride through the heart throbbing valleys of Western Bhutan
  • Wander in the remote villages
  • Stimulate a new traveler inside you seeking for new landscapes and get transformed into a storyteller

25th Sept, Sunday
14:00 - Reach Bagdogra airport before 2pm and have Introduction. Later take jeep to P/ling. Some local snacks on the way.

26th Sept, Monday
Complete the immigration formalities before moving ahead. We will reach Paro in the evening. We are free to roam around the city. Get acquainted with places of Bhutan as the thrilling trip has just begun. Try some local restaurant food.

27th Sept, Tuesday
Visit the National Museum etc. The charming town of Paro lies on the banks of the Paro and remains one of the best Bhutanese towns to explore on foot. After Lunch, travel to Chelela pass. If the weather is clear then you can get excellent views from Chelela pass.

28th Sept, Wednesday
Visit the most famous place of Bhutan - Ti ger’s nest. It hangs on a precipitous cliff at 3,120 m elevation and about 900 m above the valley. The temple at the highest level has a frieze of Buddha. Each building has a balcony, which provides lovely views of the scenic Paro valley.

29th Sept, Thursday
Visit Buddha Dordenma and nature trail at Thimphu. Finish remaining immigration formalities in the Thimphu office and then visit the textile museum. Lunch at some new restaurant and then visit Thimphu Dzong.

30th Sept, Friday
Travel to Punakha via Dochu La at 3050 meters. We will stop here to enjoy the Panoramic view of Eastern Himalayas. View the architecture of Druk Wangyal Lhakhang with 108 Stupas at Dochula. Later, visit Punakha Dzong and Suspension bridge. Overnight at Punakha

1st Oct, Saturday
Visit famous places of Punakha like Chimi Lhakhang (Fertility Temple). Travel back to P/ling in the evening.

2nd Oct, Sunday
Travel from P/ling to Bagdogra and then flight from Bagdogra in afternoon (after 1pm)

Fees: Rs.29,000 (Ex-Bagdogra)
Non-refundable advance: Rs.14,000
Remaining amount (Rs.15,000) to be paid during trip in cash

Includes:

  • Virtually all expenses from Bagdogra
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea and refreshments
  • Accommodation expenses
  • Travel expenses from Bagdogra onwards for the whole trip
  • Entry charges at various monasteries, Dzongs and other places
  • Travel guidance in Bhutan

Excludes:

  • Basic fee does not include travel fare till Bagdogra
  • Sustainability fee (if they introduce)
  • Any exotic or expensive food, alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Any personal expenditure.

Contact:
Mr. Krishna Kuya -[masked]
Email - [masked]

Send your money to following account
Name - Krishna Kuya
Bank - HDFC, Thane
Account no -[masked]
Account type - Savings
IFSC code - HDFC[masked]

For payment through UPI/BHIM - kuya@hdfcbank

For payment through Paytm or Google Pay:[masked]

Things to be carried
Compulsory:

  • Passport and 3 photocopies of passport; 3 passport size photographs
  • Windproof jackets and other warm clothes like thermals, winter caps etc.
  • Sport shoes. Extra pair of sleeper or sandal
  • Umbrella. (It can drizzle)
  • At least two personal reusable water bottles all the time during trip
  • Carry one small bag to carry necessary things while roaming in the daytime. It should ideally fit inside your main luggage

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