The 2nd day of the tour is for sightseeing of Old and New Delhi covering the major attractions such as Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial, India Gate, Parliament House, Humayuns Tomb and Qutab Minar Complex. Stay overnight in Delhi.
Today, you get an early morning transfer to the domestic airport to board a flight to Leh (3524 meters). Once you arrive at the Leh airport, get an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Get acclimatized to the high altitudes. The evening is scheduled for a walk in the local market. Overnight in Leh.
Post breakfast on day 4, leave for sightseeing, accompanied by a guide. Today, you cover Sankar Gompa a Buddhist monastery that is a daughter-establishment of Spituk Monastery, Shanti Stupa a white-domed Chorten that is not only a religious site but also offers a panoramic view of the surrounding and at last Tsemo Castle, also known as Castle of Namgial Tsemo - the official residence of King Tashi Nagmial of the 15th century. The evening is booked for shopping at the market. Stay overnight.
After breakfast, continue with sightseeing. Visit the well-known Shey and Thiksey monasteries. Shey Monastery was constructed in 1655 and is popular for housing a gilded gold statue of a seated Shakyamuni Buddha. Thiksey monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Yellow Hat sect with a similar architecture as Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Stay overnight.
Have breakfast and begin driving toward Hemis (40 kms). Once you arrive, visit the well-known Hemis Monastery the largest as well as the wealthiest monastery in India. Later, begin driving to Martselang, the base of your trek. Begin your trek to Shang Sumdo (3750 meters). After around 3 hours trek, set up your tents near the village. The rest of the day is free to explore the village, admire the surrounding scenic beauty and interact with the locals. Stay overnight in tents.
Day 7 begins with an easy ascending trek along the left bank of river Martselang Chu from where the road slightly broadens into the Indus valley towards Martselang village. On the way, explore the village and the wild animals. You can also interact with the locals. Arrive at Churkirmo (3400 meters)where the water has high Sulpher concentration. Pitch your tents on the opposite side for an overnight stay.