LADAKH : A Journey of Lifetime
Organised by FOTORBIT
Mentor : Arun Saha
Co-Mentor: Sanak Roy Chowdhury
If you want to experience a lifetime photography tour, Ladakh is the answer. The breath-taking landscapes, beautiful lakes, adventurous high-passes, spectacular monasteries with wonderful people makeLadakhmore than a perfect place to photo-tour…andLadakhfototour with FOTORBITmakes you to achieve your dream with utmost satisfaction.Our trip itinerary covers the most photogenic places of Ladhak guided by experienced mentors and technical experts of the field.
Itinerary : (10 Days and 9 Nights)
1st July, 2018 : Arrival at Leh by afternoon and report at pre-booked hotel. Spend a relaxed day in thehotel for acclimatization. First day is very important for acclimatization. Evening visit to Shanti stupa and nearby Leh market. Today our mentors will arrange your inner line permits for Ladakh. Overnight stay at Leh.
2nd July, 2018: After breakfast drive to Lamayuru enroute visit Liker Monastery, Magnetic hill and Sangam. Post lunch drive to visit the mesmerizing Moon landscapes and the Lamayuru monastery. Overnight stay at Leh.
3rd July, 2018: Early morning drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla pass (Highest motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft).Post lunch, enjoy the camel safari at Sand Dunes between Deskit andHundur Village on d back drop of serene Deskit monastery. Overnight stay at Hunder.
4th July, 2018 :Early morning driveto Turtuk. Visit picturesque Turtuk village, Indo-Pak border, Shyok river, covering differently beauty of the village people and their lives. Overnight stay at Hunder.
5th July, 2018 : After Breakfast, begin your journey for the daywith the visit of Deskit Monastery n then enroutePangong Lake viaKhardungla. The sunset is the perfect backdrop you can wish for. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the bank of Pangong while appreciating the changing colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Enjoy the evening photo shoot at Pangong lake. Today at night we will try milkyway shoot (subject to clear sky) under expert guidance. Overnight stay at Pangong in Hotel.
6th July, 2018 :Wake up early in the morning to witness the mesmerizing beauty of Pangong Lake under the fresh morning rays. Post breakfast set off for a drive back Leh. By late afternoon arrived in Leh. On evening free time for market or take rest. Overnight stay at Leh.
7th July, 2018 : Take a drive post breakfast, to pay a visit to the Shey Palace,Hemis Monastery, Thiksey and Sindhu Ghat. In the evening return back to Leh. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Leh.
8th July, 2018 : Today early morning drive to Tsomoriri Lake . Tsomoriri Lake is about 220 kilometers from Leh and is located in an altitude of 4200 meter. The lake is famous worldwide for its picturesque beauty. While proceeding towards Tsomoriri Lake, visit the Chumathang Hot Springs and cross the Mahe Bridge. Evening take a walk around the Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty. Overnight stay at Korzok.
9th July, 2018 : After breakfast leave to Leh passing Puga (Sulphur Mine), Tsokar Lake, Taklang La Pass 17,585ft, 2nd Highest motorable road in the world. Arrival at Leh by evening. Overnight stay at Leh.
10th July, 2018 : Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Your memorable journey with FOTORBIT to land of dragon concludes here.
Cost& Terms:Rs. 35,000/- per pax.
All hotel accommodations throughout the tour (in twin sharing room)
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) staring from 1st July, 2018 lunch upto 10th July, 2018 breakfast
Mineral water with every meal
All local transport as mentioned in the itinerary by SUV (Scorpio/Innova/Xylo)
Innerline permits to restricted areas
Including all parking and toll taxes
Mentor’s fee for overall guidance
Package Doesn’t Includes :
Train/flight tickets to and fro Leh.
Pick up and drop to and from Leh airport to hotel.
Any personal habits or expenses.
Any medical expenses.
Anything that is not in “Inclusion” list.
Cancellation and Refund Policy :
If you cancel your registration, then you will be refunded according to the following schedule, based on the full fee of the Workshop:
Greater than 120 days from the start date of the Workshop: full refund minus service tax.
Within 90 days: 75% refund of total fee
Within 60 days: 50% refund of total fee
Less than 30 days : No refund
Under any unavoidable circumstances, if we have to cancel our photo tour, your entire booking money will be refunded.
FAQ & TOUR INFO
Am I eligible for this tour ?
Anyone above 18 years (unless accompanied by a parent or guardian) is welcome to join this photo tour.
I am new in photography. Will I join this trip ?
Yes off course. This tour is for all photography enthusiastic people. The more you travel and explore, your photographic eye will open. Moreover, our Team leaders will ensure to give special attention to the beginners.
What equipments are required for this Trip ?
Well, even point and shoot camera will work fine. If you have DSLR camera, any medium zoom lens and a wide angle lens will work best. You may also bring portrait lens like 50mm or 85mm prime. Wide angle lens will be helpful to shoot landscape. Tripod will be require for night photography.Laptop with post processing software, external hard drive, and extra memory cards will be helpful.
What is the difference between Fotorbit’s Photo Tour and other tours?
We are not offering a package tour for general tourists; it is specifically meant for photography enthusiastic people and designed by experienced professional photographers. You will discover the place and learn a lot about this ancient city, local people and their culture which is important part of our travel photography. We will try to observe the local people, their daily activities and cultural beliefs and will try to capture those moments using right compositions and techniques. Our Team Leaders will help our guests to learn camera settings, framing and as well as post processing. If that’s what is your requirements then surely join us for this exciting Ladakh photo tour with Fotorbit.
Our Liabilities & Limitations:
All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, natural calamities, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.
- We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.
We shall not be responsible for any personal loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.
- We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggages & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.
Please Note : We will not be responsible for any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.