This classic trek passes through remote villages tucked in verdant valleys surrounded by towering mountains. The high pass of Kongmaru La offers spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks. While staying in homestays, you will have the opportunity to discover the everyday life of the villagers and their unique Buddhist culture.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1. Drive Leh-Chilling and trek to Sku (3366 mtrs) 4-5 hrs.
Morning after breakfast, you will drive Leh to Chilling with the drive of 2 hours. At the starting, you will find interesting and adventures to crossing Tully. Here you need to cross Zangskar River with a cable car of Tully. And we have to change the horses too. Because the horses cannot cross the other side of River. The staffs will transfer all the luggage by tully. And the trek starts with some up and downs. You will enjoy the landscape and scenery. Afternoon you will Reach Sku via Kaya Overnight in Homestay.
Day 2. Sku to Markha 3760 mtr. 6 hrs
From Skiu, follow a good path on the right bank of Markha where one can find great vegetation. Then cross right bank of river and cross through barren plain and arrive at Chaluk. Thereafter walk along the left bank of river and after another crossing climb towards Markha village. Good camp site beyond the Village and near river. Overnight in Homestay..
Day 3. Markha to Thochungtse 4321 . 5 hrs
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Thochungtse village. Overnight homestay
Day 4. Thochungtse to Nimaling 4841 mtr, 6 hrs
After breakfast start trekking to reach Nimaling. Nimaling (4861 M) has a sweeping pasture where thousands of sheep, goats, yaks and graze during the summer months, rising to the south is 6400 M high Kang Yatse (Nimaling Peak), a lovely mountain, but not an easy one to climb, Overnight in fixed camp.
Day 5. Nimaling to Chuskurmo- 3680 mtr via Kongmarula 5260 mtrs then drive to Leh 7 hrs
After breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5260 M). The trek to Kongmaru la passes through narrow Gorges. At the top of the pass, you can have view of the Ladakh range and the villages of the Indus valley to the north is excellent. Cross the pass and proceed to Chuskurmoo, At chuskurmo your car will be waiting for you then drive to Leh.
NOTE For Fix Departure:
Before you start the trek, you should fully acclimatize: 1. You are spending the nights in homestay
2. All the food will be provided in the homestay, it may be local, Indian, Chinese
3. Maximum people in the group will be 12
4. You should bring sunscreen/lotion/cold cream, walking sticks, down jackets, thermals, water bottle, trekking shoes, hat, gloves, flashlight, very warm jackets
5. If all the departures are confirmed, will not be canceled if fewer people are booked.
1. An English Speaking Guide.
2. All the Charges of Homestay including Bed + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.
3. Porters/Horses to carry your items of luggage.
4. Trekking Permit.
5. Transportation to trek start point & trek end point.
1. Flight tickets
2. Extra drinks like beer and coca
4. Travel Insurance
5. Hotel in Leh
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