Region: Ladakh Himalayas
Duration: 15 Nights 16 Days
Destination covered: Delhi – Manali – Darcha — Zanskar Sumdo – Chumik Nakpo – Lakhang – Purni – Phuktal — Raru Padam– Kargil – Leh
Altitude: 4060 m above sea level.
Grade: Alpine Trek
Best Time: July to Early October
Day by day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrivel Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Chandigarh – Kullu – Manali (2050 mts)
New Delhi to Chandigarh by Shatabdi and further transfer to Manali. Evening exploration of Manali mall road, overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Manali – Darcha (3,300 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Darcha. Across Rohtang pass which is the gateway to Lahual, Spiti, Pangi & Zanskar Valleys. 8 hours drive through Lahual valley. Overnight at Camp.
Day 04: Darcha (Trek Starts) – Pa Lahmo (3,450 mts.) 4 – 5 hrs
After breakfast trek to Pa-Lahmo. O/n camp. Darcha is the last village of Himachal Pradesh on the way to Leh. It is the starting point of Darcha to Padam trek.
Day 05: Pa Lahmo – Zanskar Sumdo (3,600 mts.) 7 hrs
After breakfast trek to Zanskar Sumdo. O/n camp.
Day 06: Zanskar Sumdo – Chumik Nakpo (4,060 mts.) 7 hrs
After breakfast trek to Chhumik Nakpo. Walk towards the stream flowing from Shingo-La.
Day 07: Chumik Nakpo – Lakhang Over Shingo La (4,060 mts.) 9 hrs
After breakfast trek to Lakhang over the Shingo-La Pass. Over night Camp.
Day 08: Lakhang – Kargil (4030 mts.) 6 hrs
After breakfast trek to Kargiak. Over night Camp. Passing beneath the face of the Gomborangoo, descent easily towards Kargiak on the right bank.
Day 09: Kargil – Purni (3,700 mts.) 6 hrs
After breakfast trek to Purni. O/n camp.
Day 10: Purni – Phuktal – Purni
After breakfast trek to Phuktal Monastery built under a huge cave. Overnight Camp.
Day 11: Purni – Pipula (3650 mts) 5 hrs
After breakfast trek to Pipula. Over night Camp.
Day 12: Warsangdo – Pishu (3,600 mts.) 6 hrs
After breakfast trek to Raru. Over night Camp.
Day 13: Raru Padam (3,500 mts.) (Trek Ends) 6 hrs
After breakfast trek to Padam. Padam is a Sub-divisional Head Quarter of Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. Visit Bardan Gompas, one of the oldest gompa in the region. Trek ends here o/n camp.
Day 14: Padam – Kargil (2704 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Kargil. Overnight Hotel.
KARGIL, 204 kms from Srinagar in the west and 234 kms from Leh in the east, is the second largest urban centre of Ladakh and headquarters of the district of same name.
Day 15: Kargil – Leh (3505 Mts)
After breakfast drive to Leh. Over night Hotel.
Leh is the fascinating capital of the Autonomous Hill Council of Ladakh, also known as Little Tibet. The important monasteries to visit in and around Leh are Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Spituk, Samkhar as well as the Shanti Stupa, Stok Palace and main Bazaar. Day 16: Leh – Delhi – Onward Destination
Early in the morning transfer to airport and from here catch a flight for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to international airport to catch a flight for onward