Description of Glamping Units
Each luxury tent is outfitted with nice furniture, electricity, and beautiful décor. The tents have air conditioning and heating, as well as an en-suite bathroom with hot water. The tents are double occupancy, and prices are based per person. The prices listed are an estimate. Please provide number of guests in your party upon book request to receive an accurate quote. Guests also have the option to upgrade to the presidential suite. If interested in this upgrade, please inquire about it when sending a booking request to get more information. Read More
- Dining table
- Linens provided
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Towels provided
The reception tent on the glamping site provides a comfortable lounging area where guests can socialize and relax. The tent has large lofty sofas and armchairs, as well as two chess tables for guests to practice their chess game.
- Airport transfer
- Concierge service
- Laundry service
Location + Surroundings
Situated near Leh in the Indus river valley, the Thiskey monastery is a sight to behold. The area boasts incredible, historic Buddhist temples, lavish palaces, and stunning mountain scenery.
Day One: After arriving in Leh, glampers will be greeted by the glamping site’s staff and accompanied to their residence at the Thiskey Monastery. Guests are medically required to take it easy this day in order to get accustomed to the high altitude.
Day Two: Enjoy a peaceful morning with a long breakfast and a walk around the glamping site, taking in the gorgeous natural surroundings. After lunch, glampers will be escorted to Leh, which is approximately one hour away from the glamping site. There guests will visit Leh Palace and the Ladakh Arts and Media Organization to see some of the historical houses and structures of the area. End the day at Shanti Stupa, enjoy a large and beautiful outlook over Leh with spectacular views of the countryside.
Day Three: After an early morning start, glampers will visit the Thiskey monastery, where they will have the opportunity to participate in the sunrise morning prayer ceremony. Spend the afternoon exploring the Hemis Monastery, the oldest monastic instutition in Ladakh, where lamas in training are taught literature, yoga, philosophy, and tantra. The artwork at this site is spectacular.
Day Four: Today, follow the footsteps of Buddha and drive along the River Indus until you arrive at the Alchi Monastery, which was built in the 11th Century. Have lunch next to the beautiful Tibetan and Gandhara style murals and frescos of Buddha. The fourth day offers an optional rafting excursion down the Indus River. During this excursion, glampers will float by traditional Ladakhi villages and see the stunning views.
Day Five: After breakfast, glampers will drive 20 kilometers to the visit the Stok Palace, a striking medieval fortress. A part of the palace has been converted into a museum, which houses collections of the royal family and includes royal costumes, coins, photographs, and paintings. After the museum, visit the charming village of Stok, where you can wander along the winding streets and enjoy a nice cup of tea. In the afternoon, glampers will watch a traditional game of polo.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
This tour is between the dates June 15, 2015 to September 30, 2015. Rates are per person and are only estimations based on averages. Glampers must provide the exact number of guests in their party to receive accurate rate information. Arrival and departure transfers from the Leh airport or the Leh railway station are included in the price. All meals are included. Optional tours are not included in the quoted rate. If interested, please inquire about these optional tours upon booking request. Children below the age of 6 are free. Up to two children between the ages of 6 and 15 can be accommodated for a fee. If interested, please inquire about the rates for children upon booking request. There is also the option to upgrade to a presidential suite. If interested in the presidential suite, please inquire about this upgrade when making a booking request. Read More