5 days
Duration
4th – 8th September 2018
Dates
India
Destination

Spirit of Celestial Discovery – Himalayan Astrophotography Adventure.

Nightscape Photography tour in Ladakh
With Astrophotographer Ajay Talwar

Spirit Journeys worldwide invites you to a Celestial Discovery in the Himalayas, a Nightscape Photography tour in Ladakh with Astrophotographer Ajay Talwar.

We invite you on a journey of celestial discovery with Ajay, travelling to Ladakh for a cosmic experience of mapping and photographing the night skies in the realms of the lofty Himalayas. Admire the beauty of the night skies as you enjoy star gazing, studying the stars and planets.

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 Highlights

  • Meditation session
  • Quality hotels
  • Sightseeing Ladakh
  • Thiksey Monastery
  • Daily session with Astrophotographer Ajay Talwar

TOUR DETAILS

  • 4th – 8th September 2018
  • Cost £1999 per person in twin/double room
  • Please contact us for a single supplement
  • Limited spaces

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Hotels

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONFlights available on request – please contact us for a quote including flights
INCLUDED Accommodation as per hotel grid above;
Meals per itinerary (B, L and D).
Meditation session as per itinerary;
Daily photography sessions with Ajay Talwar
 Sightseeing in Leh as per itinerary;
All taxes, parking fee, entrances, and porterage at all airports
 Services of 01 English speaking local guide 
All currently applicable taxes, including the service tax applicable on total invoice amount;
NOT INCLUDE Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone / fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera / video camera fees at monuments, medical expenses;
 Any airfare or airport departure taxes, etc.;
Meals other than those specified above;
 Any insurance;
 Any visa fees;
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusion.

1

Day 1:Arrive into Leh * Transfer to Chamba Camp Thiksey (-/-/-)

Today you will arrive into Leh. Following arrival, transfer to the Chamba Camp Thiksey. Rest of the day is at leisure for acclimatising to the altitude. This evening Ira introduces you to a simple meditation exercise which help you to detach and tune in to your peaceful environs.

This evening, guests will be given a welcome address by Ajay Talwar and will engage in some telescope observation.

Overnight at Chamba Camp, Thiksey

Note: Guests are strictly advised NOT to indulge in any physical or stressful exercise.

2

Following a leisurely breakfast, the rest of the morning is at leisure allowing you to acclimatise. If feeling rested, recommend exploring the Thiksey village, walking past the historic chortens.

This afternoon, explore the monastic treasures of the Thiksey Monastery. Admire the beautiful frescoes and antiquities of the monastery. Later, continue to photograph the night sky from the vantage point.

Overnight at Chamba Camp, Thiksey

3

Enjoy excursion to the Leh town and later this evening, enjoy people photography at twilight.

Overnight at Chamba Camp, Thiksey

4

This morning unwind in the luxurious comfort of the camp. In the evening enjoy taking some self-silhouette portraits at Thiksey with Ajay.

Overnight at Chamba Camp, Thiksey

5

Today your Celestial Discovery Journey comes to an end as you transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

  • UK and EC citizens require a visa to visit India. You are responsible for obtaining these yourselves but we will of course provide any guidance or assistance you may require.
  • Check-in time at all the hotel si 1400 hrs and check out time is 12 noon except at Dewa Retreat where check-in time is 1400 Hrs and check out time is 1100 Hrs;
  • In case of any currency fluctuations or amendments to local Government taxes, or any fuel price rises, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly;
  • Any change in hotel or room category may attract a supplement or reduction in the tour cost.
  • Rate quoted above includes only those items as specified in the above inclusion column;
  • Quote is valid only for the above mentioned period;
Celestial Discovery in the Himalayas, nightscape photography tour in Ladakh
Chamba Camp Thiksey Polo in Ladakh
Chamba Camp Thiksey dining table
Chamba Camp Thiksey dining room tent.

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