18 Nights / 19 days
Delhi - Leh - Kargil - Padu
- Pishu - Hanumil - Purfi La - Snertse - Lingshed - Singi La -
Marling - Photoksar - Hanupatta - Wanla - Lamayuru - Leh - Delhi
Starting from Padum , the trek along the Zanskar River is more exiting than Darcha - Padum as far as height is concerned. The trek passes over many high passes offering panoramic view of Zanskar Himalayas. Touch the sky at Singi La (5230 mt) the highest pass of the trek. Visit the Zanskar Monasteries of Karsha and Thongde. Explore the 1000 yr old murals of Alchi Choskor. Camping at dramatic rugged locations on the meadows and along the rivers.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Met on arrival at Delhi international airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2 Delhi
Morning at leisure to relax and rest. Afternoon city tour visiting Presidential Palace, Parliament House, India Gate, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, and Jama Masjid and Chandini Chowk.
Day 3: Delhi - Leh
Early morning flight to Leh. Arrive Leh. Met on arrival at Leh aiprot and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for acclimatization. In the evening visit Sankar Monastery, Shanti Stupa and Leh Bazar. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4: Leh - Kargil
Drive to Kargil via Alchi. Arrive Kargil and check-into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Kargil - Padum
Drive to Padum. The drive through Suru Valley. Its one of the most spectacular drive. En route visit Rangdum Gompa. Arrive and check-into hotel / camp for overnight stay.
Day 6: Padum
Day at leisure to explore the area. Overnight stay in hotel / tented camp.
Day 7: Padum - Pishu
Morning after breakfast start drive to reach Pishu (3610 M) by crossing the Zanskar river with a distance of appox 30 kms in 1 hrs. . Arrive Pishu and overnight stay in tents.
Day 8: Pishu - Hanumil
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Hanumali (3690 M) by covering appox 14 kms in 4-5 hrs through Pidmu along left bank of Zanskar river. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 9: Hanumil - Purfi La - Snertse
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Snertse (3745 M) by covering appox 15 kms in 5-6 hrs after crossing Purfi La (3900 M) with a steep and difficult climb. From here a steep decent to Oma chu river and then climb upto Snertse to a wonderful campsite. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 10: Snertse - Lingshed
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Lingshet (3800 M) by covering appox 14 kms in 5-6 hrs, crossing over Hanuma La Pass (4700 M). It is not difficult to cross the pass. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 11: Lingshed - Singi La - Marling
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Marling (3825 M) by covering appox 16 kms in 6-7 hrs by crossing over Singi La or Lion Pass (5230 M) which is the highest pass of this trek. The steep climb is through terminal moraine and then the long glacier. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 12: Marling - Photoksar
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Photoksar (3750 M) by covering appox 14 kms in 6-7 hrs. The climb to Boumitse Pass (4200 M) is easy and descent to Photoksar. There is an abondned Gompa here. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 13: Photoksar - Hanupatta
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Hanupata (3770 M) by covering appox 12 kms in 4-5 hrs. A gentle climb upto a large chorten and then a long ascent to the pass. Descent to the river to cross the bridge to reach Photoksar. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 14: Hanupatta - Wanla
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Wanla (3070 M)by covering appox 11 kms in 4-5 hrs. Continuous descent across the slope upto the junction of the river, chorten and fluttering flages on the flat land. After crossing the ridge arrive at Franji La (3410 M) and descend to reach Wanla. Arrive and overnight stay in tents. * Now there is new motorable (Jeeps) road from Wanla to Lamayuru. But this is not a dependable road as its new and prone to breaks and land slide. So we will continue trek to Lamayuru next day.
Day 15: Wanla - Lamayuru
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Lamayuru (3510 M) by covering appox 11 kms in 3-4 hrs. Follow the right bank of the river upto Shillkong gorge and cross the bridge to reach Shilla, pass the chorten and enter narrow and dry gorge to Prinkita La (3725 M) descend further to reach Lamayuru. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 16: Lamayuru - Leh
Morning visit to Lamayuru Gompa, one of the oldest and important in Ladakh. Drive to reach Leh by covering appox 120 kms in 5-6 hrs. Arrive and check-into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 17: Leh
Full day sightseeing of Indus Valley Monasteries. Visit Hemis, Thiksey and Shey Monasteries. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 18: Leh - Delhi
Morning flight to Delhi. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 19: Depart Delhi - Departure
Optional sightseeing of Delhi. Transfer to International airport in time to board flight for Onward Destination.
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