Destinations Covered : Delhi-Leh-Hemis-Shang Sumdo-Latza Kongmaru - Kongmaru La - Langtang Chu- Yakrupal - Zalung Karpo La - Sorra- Dat - Yar La - Lungmo Che- Lun - Marang La - Takh- Manali -Chandigarh- Kargil - Leh-Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi where you will be met and transfered to your hotel. (Hotel B & B)
Day 02 : Delhi - Leh (3500m) by plane A whole day at leisure in Leh. You can visit some of the most famous and oldest monasteries of Ladakh (15th and 17th century), Thikse, Shey and Hemis and take a walk to the colorful bazaar. Overnight Leh Hotel.
Day 03 : Leh - Hemis (3505m) by bus.
Day 04 : Hemis - Shang Sumdo (3850m) in 4h.
To day we leave the Indus valley. We descend towards Martselang, then follow the valley, which is fairly narrow in some places, continuing along the riverbed to Shang Sumdo. A short and pleasant stage, in anticipation of the next two long days.
Day 05 : Shang Sumdo - Latza Kongmaru (4800m) in 7h. We progress along the river whose banks are studded with ochre rocks. From Chukirmo village, the track leads into narrow gorges, where ponies need to be unloaded twice, and climb up to the base of Kongmaru La. Book Now Ladakh Trekking Tour
Day 06 : Latza Kongmaru - Kongmaru La (5030m) - Langtang Chu (4250m) in 7h. From the pass, there are great views north towards eastern Korakoram and China, whilst the southern view is dominated by the shapely Kang Yatze (6400m) and the Ladakhi range. We take a ridge trail and descend zigzagging across scree. Afterwards, the path descends easily towards the Nimaling summer pastures and the Markha valley, the most beautiful valley in Ladakh.
Day 07 : Langtang Chu - Yakrupal (4700m) in 4h. We climb up the large valley, and, after crossing a stream, carry on along a wall of moraine .
Day 08 : Yakrupal - Zalung Karpo La (5200m) - Sorra (4200m) in 5h. We carry on upwards until the valley divides, where we fork right. From the pass, we follow a ridge trail that leads to another pass, then plunge into the valley.
Day 09 : Sorra - Dat (4200m) in 5h. Ladakh Trekking Tour, Ladakh Adventure Trekking Tour in India, Trekking in Ladakh We follow beautiful woody gorges until they widen into a valley. Manis and shortens are scattered along the trail that leads along the Sara and Dat rivers. Dat is a verdant village, where arable farming uses every inch of land.
Day 10 : Dat - Yar La (5000m) - Lungmo Che (4010m) in 6h. An easy climb takes us up to the pass, where we enjoy a dramatic view over the Rupshu. Sometimes we are overtaken by caravans of "Khyangs", wild donkeys that frighten our ponies.
Day 11 : Lungmo Che - Lun (4100m) in 5h. Ladakh Trekking Tour, Ladakh Adventure Trekking Tour in India, Trekking in Ladakh The landscape completely changes, turning into into a vast arid plain where the Zara Chu flows (dry from August on). Tibetan nomads populate the area.
Day 12 : Lun - Marang La (5300m) - Takh in 7h. The path leaves the river and leads up to a beautiful plateau at 4500m. We climb up gently to the last pass. Then it is a long descent towards Takh.
Day 13 : Takh - Manali by bus.
Day 14 : Manali - Chandigarh by bus.
Day 15 : Kargil - Leh (3500m) by bus.
Day 16 : Chandigarh - Delhi by bus. (Hotel B&B) Ladakh Trekking Tour, Ladakh Adventure Trekking Tour in India, Trekking in Ladakh
Day 17 : At leisure in Delhi. Safety day for your international flight. (Hotel B&B)