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LADAKH

Suitable For

Serious trekkers who want to experience extremely cold temperatures.

Experience

Experience of any high altitude trek, at least 1 treks of 5,000m/16,400ft.

Fitness

Sufficient stamina to cover 5 km of distance in 30 minutes

Max Altitude

5400M

Grade

Difficult

Duration

10 days

Trekking KMS

On request / person

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Leh airport to Leh airport | included transport

Pick up and centrally heated room included

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LAMAYURU TO SHANG

Overview

Trail Type

Train Service

No

Airport

Leh (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee) Airport

Base Camp

Leh

Best Season

Winter Treks (November, December, January, February, March)

Snow

Jan & Feb

Services From

Leh Airport to Leh Airport | Included Transport

Meals

Veg

Stay

Hotels/Guest houses

Notes

How to reach

Back pack & rain cover
Day pack + rain cover
Walking stick
Water bottle/Hydration pack
Snacks
Personal Medical Kit

Treak Essentials

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1. Accommodation: (as per the itinerary)
• Guest house (centrally heated room) (attached washroom) in Leh on Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 & Day 8 (twin
sharing basis, triple in very rare case).
• Camping during the trek (Day4 to Day 7).
2. Meals (Veg + Egg):
• Day 4 breakfast to day 8 lunch.
3. Trek equipments:
• Sleeping bag, Mattress, Utensils.
• Trekkers tent (twin sharing), Kitchen & Dinning tent, Toilet tent, Ropes.
4. First aid:
• Medical kit.
• Stretcher.
• Oxygen cylinder.
5. Support:
• 1 Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader.
• Guide (Number of guides depend on the group size).
• 1 High Altitude chef.
• Support staff.
6. Transportation: (as per the itinerary)
• Leh to trekking point (Day 4).
• Trekking point to Leh (Day 8).
7. Hot water
• Hot water in buckets on Day 1, Day 2, Day 3.
• Running hot water in taps on Day 8
8. Sightseeing included in the cost (Hall of Fame, Shey Monastery, Thiksey Monastery).
9. Facility of keeping extra luggage at Leh when leaving for trek.
10. Porters to carry the central luggage.
11. Pickup and drop from airport.
12. Services from Leh and return.

Trek Terms

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Total Distance: 9.1 km
Time of trek: 3-4 hours
-Visit to one of the oldest and most famous gompas in Lamayuru
-Initial climb upto Prinkti La at an altitude of 3732m.
-Climb down from Prinkti La to Wanla at an altitude of 3146m.
-Homestay at Wanla
-Enjoy beautiful streams enroute.

DAY 1: Lamayuru - Prinkti La - Wanla

Total Distance: 16.5 km
Time of trek: 6 hours
-Climb up the hill slope to reach Hinju at an altitude of 3785m
-Enjoy beautiful barley fields and the slow flowing river enroute.
-Homestay to rest your tired bodies at Hinju.

Day 2: Wanla - Hinju

Total Distance: 11.4 km
Time of trek: 6-7 hours
-Initially climb up till we reach Kongskil La pass at an altitude of 4948m.
-Enjoy the view from the top.
-Climb down to reach Sumda Doksa at an altitude of 4422m.
-Superb views of the Karakoram and Stok ranges.

Day 3: Hinju - Kongskil La - Sumda Doksa

Total Distance: 15.8 km
Time of trek: 6-7 hours
-Trek down initially before climbing back up to reach the base of Dung Dung Chan La.
-Final altitude at base camp 4428m.
-Enjoy the chilly river crossings.

Day 4: Sumda Doksa - Base of Dung Dung Chan La

Total Distance: 10.3 km
Time of trek: 3-4 hours
-Trek to Dung Dung Chan La with an initial climb upto 4593m followed by descent into
Chilling at an altitude of 3195m.
-Enjoy views from the highest point on our trek.
-At Chilling, buy silver ornaments from the expert silversmiths.

Day 5: Base of Dung Dung Chan La - Dung Dung Chan La - Chilling

Total Distance: 10.7 km
Time of trek: 3-4 hours
-Trek to Skiu after crossing the beautiful Zanskar river.
-Altitude gain is very less at 171m to reach Skiu at 3366m.
-Rest at Skiu for the night at homestay.

Day 6: Chilling - Skiu

Total Distance: 21.2 km
Time of trek: 6-7 hours
-Uphill trek to reach Markha at an altitude of 3760m.
-Follow the Zanskar river to reach Markha. Sara falls enroute.
-Largest village in the valley is Makha with 20 families.
-Visit to the ruined forts and monasteries in Markha.

Day 7: Skiu - Markha

Total Distance: 11.2 km
Time of trek: 4-5 hours
-Trek up the hillside to reach Hankar at an altitude of 4030m.
-Follow the river to keep you company.
-Enjoy the Techa monastery near Umlung village, situated on the cliff-side.

Day 8: Markha - Hankar

Total Distance: 10.7 km
Time of trek: 5-6 hours
-Trek steeply up the mountain slopes to reach Nimaling at an altitude of 4841m.
-Follow the trail to reach the plateaus of Nimaling.

Day 9: Hankar - Nimaling

Total Distance: 17 km
Time of trek: 6-8 hours
-Trek begins with a climb to reach the pass at Kongmaru La at an altitude of 5260m.
-Enjoy the majestic views of the Kang Yatze and Karakoram hill ranges.
-Steep descent into Shang Sumdo at an altitude of 3680m.
-Enjoy multiple chilly river crossings.

Day 10: Nimaling - Kongmaru La - Shang Sumdo

Itinerary

Shang is a tiny village on the outskirts of Ladakh with a population of just 51 households.

Nested in the shades of the majestic mountains, with jaggered rockfaces and the Indus river

flowing nearby, this wilderness of Leh, Ladakh bemoans of breathtaking beauty and starry

nights with temperatures down to the minus degrees. If you want to enjoy quite nights here

the wind whispers its sweet melodies of the past, then Shang is the perfect place for you.

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