Thanks for your offer to help. It is important to me for people to understand that I accompany them through the trip.
I have the following choices:
a) My brochure (that contains an itinerary) available for download at http://himalayanhikes.com/HH2006tour.pdf;
b) The Tours page from my website that has the itinerary; or
c) Text as listed below.
Typical departure mid-June returning July 1st week.
Fly Out from the USA (Afternoon/evening departures from International Airports)
Day 0 – Land after Midnight of 17th (Early AM 18th) – Night in Delhi (Hotel Connaught or equal)
Day 1 – Rest and Drive to Manali in the evening – 12 hr. drive
Day 2 – Arrive in Manali (Vashisht) Stay @ Mr. Khachar’s Hinglaj Farm – Altitude 7,000 Ft.
Day 3 – Acclimatize, take a short tour in Jeeps (Nikolai Rorich’s Art Gallery). Night @ Hinglaj Farm
Day 4 – Hike to Pandu Ropa (10,000 Ft) nd back by evening.
Day 5 – Rest day + Local Bazar – Night @ Hinglaj Farm.
Day 6 – Drive up to Gulaba Camp and spend night at (10,000 Ft.)
Day 7 – Hike to Bhrigu Lake (15,000 + Ft.), return to camp, and drive back to Hinglaj Farm.
Day 8 – Drive from Manali to Sarchu via The Rohtang Pass, Keylong, Baralacha Pass. Camp @ 14,000 Ft.
Day 9 – Drive to Leh – Stay 4 Nights @ the Shambha-La Hotel or Equal- 12,500 ft.
Days 10-13 in Leh
In Leh – Tour of Thiksey, Shey, Stock & Hemis monasteries, Shankar Gompa, Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa,
Leh Bazar. Possibly catching a Horse polo game @ the polo ground.
Day 13 – Check out and Fly out to Delhi (Tour ends) or continue on optional tours.
Day 14 – Free day in Delhi (flex day if flights are delayed in Leh)
Day 15 – after midnight of day 14 – Flight out of Delhi back to the USA