Ladakh Pilgrimage 2020


With Dr. Miles Neale & Local Guests
August 2-18, 2020 (17 days)

This is a fundraiser | limited to 20 pilgrims | By application Only

Early Bird COST $3995 BEfore FEBRUARY 1, 2020.


Explore “Little Tibet”

This two week pilgrimage offers an intensive immersion into Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh aka “Little Tibet”. Survey ancient monasteries, meet traditional healers, oracles and monks, receive powerful teachings from a revered lama and settle into a retreat in a remote village in the high Himalayas.


Auspicious Teachings

Our journey coincides with the auspicious teachings of the 104th Ganden Tripa, H.E. Tri Rinpoche, head of the Gelugpa order of Tibetan Buddhism. Over the course of several days we will receive transmission of the Three Principal Paths and the Yamataka initiation.


Sacred Sites Visited

Ancient monastery tour including Hemis, Thiksey, Stakna, Takthok and more

Visit rural villages to meet with Tibetan healers and oracles

Visit the Maitreya Statue and meditate in the Guru Rinpoche cave near Shargole

Admire the exquisite art and murals of Alchi Monastery

Visit SECMOL to learn about sustainability efforts

Group practices at Lamayuru and Rizong monasteries

Visit Dha, Bema and Garkund the “last Aryan villages of India”

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Each pilgrim will pledge a $500 donation above the pilgrimage fee toward the support of the Dorje Zong Nunnery in Zanskar. Exercising generosity is essential aspects of the path.

Our seven day “Extension” takes you to Zanskar to meet the nuns of Dorjee Zong!
See below for the Zanskar Itinerary.



Round trip domestic flight from Delhi to Leh

16 nights accommodations (including Delhi)

All meals throughout including a special farewell dinner

Round trip group airport transfers in Delhi and Leh

Expert guides & entrance fees to sacred sites

Donations to H.E. Tri Rinpoche and all our guest teachers



Fundraising donation of $500 for Dorjee Zong Nunnery

Round trip international airfare

Passport and Indian Visa fees

Personal expenses and incidentals

Required medical clearance & travel insurance

Tips for guides, hotel staff and other personal services

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Comprehensive Info & Itinerary


Policy and Refunds

Upon acceptance $1000 non-refundable deposit

Cost increase $300 on and after February 1, 2020

Second installment before March 1, 2020 | Remaining Balance before May 1, 2020

50% total trip cost (minus deposit) is refunded if you cancel via email before June 16, 2020

No refunds after June 17, 2020

No refund during the pilgrimage even if for medical reason, so we require Travel Insurance


Cost and Application

Double Occupancy $3995 USD - Before Feb. 1, 2020

Double Occupancy $4295 USD - On and after Feb. 1, 2020

Single Supplement $500 - Based on availability