Day 01 – Delhi – Leh, Meeting and assistance on arrival at Leh Airport and transfer to Hotel
Day 02 – Leh – Shey Thiksay Hemis monasteries full day visit.
Day 03 -Leh - Alchi - Lamayuru ( 05hrs Drive) We drive cross the River Indus and reach Alchi, Ladakh's most loved monastery. After Alchi we have an option to visit the impressive Ridzong Gompa, reached from the road head after a 30-minute uphill walk. Finally we reach Lamayuru monastery, founded by Rinchen Zangpo in the 10th century. This gompa is located amidst the massive mountains.
Day 04- Lamayuru - Wanla (3-4hrs trek) - We pack our small backpacks, watch the horses get ready, and set off for this first day of our adventure. A gentle trail leads up to the small pass of Prinkti La (3750m) before heading down to the village of Shilla and the last 3 km to Wanla (3250m). Here we set up camp for the night and spend the afternoon relaxing in the sun or exploring the gompa in Wanla, before we gather around for a good dinner.
Day 05 - Wanla - Hanupatta (6 hrs trek)- An easy walk towards Phansila (3410m) will lead us to a beautiful valley. From here we descend a pass beyond which the valley starts to narrow, with mountains towering above our heads and the Zanskar River making its way deep down in the gorge. In this barren, harsh landscape, beautiful rosebushes give your senses an unforgettable experience. We camp close to the river, just after the village of Hanupatta (3760m), where we have a great view down the valley.
Day 06 - Hanupatta - Sir Sir La 4850m - Photoskar (6 - 7 trek) - We follow the river and the wide valley up for some time before we cross the river and start the long and gradual ascent to Sir Sir La (4850m). From the top of the pass we can get panoramic view of the main Zanskar range as well as our next pass, the Singge La (5090m). We spend the night close to the village and enjoy a well-deserved rest.
Day 07 - Photoskar - Singge La 5090m - Foot of Singge La (7- 8 hrs trek) After crossing the small pass of Bumiktse La (4200) this morning, we enter the broad and lush Photang valley. A gentle trail leads us through this beautiful landscape, where villagers graze their yak/dzo and horses.
Day 08 - Foot of Singge La - Lingshed (5hrs trek) We follow the trail high above the Zanskar River; the mountains take a greener and gentler formation, before we descend from Kiupa La (4400 m) down the steep zigzag trail to the villages of Gongma (3840m) and Skiumpata. From here we climb up a gentle trail to the Margum La (4400m), from where we can see Lingshed an hour or so away.
Day 09 - Lingshed - Snertse via Hanuma La 4950 m (8hrs trek) A long day, we walk through the green fields of Lingshed early in the morning. It takes some ups and downs before we reach the base of the Hanuma La (4950m), from where we start climbing the many steep zigzags that lead to the top of the pass.
Day 10 - Snertse - Hanumil via Purfi La 3950 m (5hrs trek) Today we head for another pass: Parfi La (3950m). A short walk after Snertse, there is a wonderful lookout from where we can see the pass and, down the valley, the Oma Chu River. We follow the trail 500m down the valley, cross the bridge and start on the juniper covered zigzag trail up to Parfi La. Red alert! If fortune strikes, we may come across a rare species of the Himalayan region: the majestic brown bear. We may also see herds of attractive Himalayan blue sheep. Here we walk down to the banks of the Zanskar River and follow it all the way to the village of Hanumil (3380 m), where we will camp for the night.
Day 11 - Hanumil - Pishu (4-5hrs trek) - We will start with an easy walk on plain and barren land along the Zanskar River and follow it all the way to Pishu (3470 m), passing Pidmo (3420m), an exotic landlocked hamlet of 8-9 families leading a simple traditional life. Pishu is located on the west side of the Zanskar River and opposite of Zangla (formerly a tiny kingdom).
Day 12 - Pishu - Karsha (5-6 hrs trek)- After a hearty breakfast we will begin our day with another effortless stride towards our next destination. From Pishu the trail ascends gradually to Rinam (3550m) along the bank of the Great Zanskar River. We will have a view of the stunning monastery of Tongde. Once reaching Karsha (3600m), we can reinvigorate ourselves at the bank of Zanskar River. Karsha monastery: Karsha monastery is one of largest monasteries of Gelukpa sect, located on a hillside with an imposing view of the entire valley. Believed to have been founded around 10th century A.D, a visit to the monastery to get its blessing is recommended.
Day 13 - Karsha rest day.
Day 14 - Karsha - Padum 3531 m (2hrs trek) We will follow the route to Pipiting village on the dusty road from Karsha. Padum is the major hub of activities of the entire valley. The villagers gather here on every auspicious occasion. It is also a place to purchase our food supply for the remaining trekking days. The day can be used for sightseeing the famous Sani Gompa, located at a distance of 4 hours both ways. The Kanika Chorten, the oldest Stupa in the entire Ladakh region (dating from the first century BC) stands in the courtyard of Sani Gonpa, belonging to Drukpa Kagyud sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Or simply stroll around the village or visit the nearby monasteries of Pipiting and Stakrimo.
Day 15 - Padum - Raru (6 hrs trek) From Padum we continue along a dusty Jeep track. En route, we?ll come across Shila and Bardhan villages. Bardhan is known for its valley monastery (3620m), which is closely associated with the Drukpa order of Hemis monastery. It is also famous for its huge and beautifully engraved (mantras) prayer wheels. From Bardhan it will take another 2-? hrs (approx.) along the Tsarap River before we turn off to the Kangla, and mount to a plateau and the village of Mune (3900 m). camp near lake at Raru. (3850m).
Day 16 - Raru - Ichar 3650m (5-6 hrs trek) People consider the day ahead from Raru (3850m) onwards a bit tough. Till Raru, the dusty road trip is quite easy and relaxing. After crossing the main tributary beyond Raru, there is a short walk before a gradual descent to the main valley. Thereafter the trail begins alongside the river leading to Ichar village (3650 m),
Day 17 - Ichar-Purne (5-6 hrs trek) From Ichar the trail is sometimes quite tricky for the horses, but it?s really thrilling to be in the magnificent gorge. En route there are many climbs and falls as we cross some small side rivers leading to Surle and Cha village. From Cha, walking along the river amidst greenery till the crossing of the bridge with the mystical tune of flowing rivulet drives the exhaustion away. We will camp at Purne village (3700 m).
Day 18 - Purne Yata visit Phuktal,
Day 19 - Shaday Tokpa,
Day 20 - Nylo kor kor
Day 21 - Homoshey via Nylo Kingtse la
Day 22 - Satak.
Day 23 Tsomitsek.
Day 24 - Base camp Morangla,
Day 25 - East base camp via Morangla,
Day 26 - Changpays lungs,
Day 27 - Kharnak base camp.
Day 28 - Dat,
Day 29 - Zora,
Day 30 - Langtang Chu.
Day 31 - Base camp Kang yatse,
Day 32 - Summit Kangyatse,
Day 33 - Nimaling ,
Day 34 - Shang Sumdo,
Day 35 - Leh,
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