Ladakh Trekking Tour – 7N8D – Sham Valley Trek

Ladakh Trekking Tour - 7N8D - Sham Valley Trek

Ladakh Trekking Tour Package – 7N8D | Sham Valley Trek

Duration: 08 days | Best season: May – October | Grade: Easy

DAY 01: Delhi – Leh

Catch the flight from Delhi to Leh in the morning. On arrival at Leh, meet our representatives. Check-in the pre-booked hotel. Take relax and be acclimatized. At such high elevation, it is extremely important to be accustomed to the weather. Explore the market of Leh in the evening. Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 02: Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis

On this day, you will go a sightseeing trip to some ancient monasteries in this area.

Today, you will explore some of the ancient monasteries in Leh. One such monastery is Shey Gompa. It is located 15 kilometers from Leh. It was once the summer capital of Ladakh kings. Around this place are situated several Gompas and Stupas. Deldyan Namgyal built this palace in 17th century. 12 meters long Shakyamuni Buddha effigy positioned inside the Dresthang Gompa is the prominent attraction of Leh.

Located near Shey, Thiksey Gompa is at the distance of 17 kilometers from Leh. This mo0nastery is said to be one of the most stunning structures in Ladakh and it belongs to Gelukspa order.

Located at about 45 kilometers south of Leh, Hemis is one of the most popular and largest monasteries in Ladakh. This monastery belongs to Drukpa Order. Hemis was founded in early 17th century. The monastery clandestine in lovely valley is surrounded by streams and fronted by large Mani Walls. Enjoy the relaxing overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 03: Leh – Likir – Yangthang across Phobe La (9 kms/4 to 5 hrs.)

You will be taken to Likir by taxi after breakfast in the morning. Likir is just 58 kilometers away. It is the beginning point of our trek. We have to cover a short distance in warm route but there will be no shade or water. We will transverse two passes. The route leads west towards Phobe La (3580 meters) from Likir. Subdo Village lies beyond Phobe La. The route goes steeply until we arrive at Chagatse La (3630 meters). The village of Yangthang is across the pass. We will camp at Yangthang for night. The camp will be next to the stream. At an hour distance south from Yangthang is situated the Ridzong Monastery.

DAY 04: Yangthang – Hemis Shukpachan across Tsermangchan La (8 kms 2/3 hours)

Despite the pass, we have to take an easy walk today. Both the ascent and descent en route are of gentle slopes. The route takes to north, dipping down a bit and then crossing a stream ascending west again to Tsermangchan La (3750 meters). We will head down to Hemis Shukpachan after taking a short at the pass. There are lots of radiant streams bordered by shady willows and large barley fields.

DAY 05: Hemis Shukpachan – Ang across Mebtak La (10 kms/ 3 hrs)

This is again a fairly easy day of trekking. The route reaches upward between two hillocks in the west of village located upwards until it heads south and ascends steadily up to Mebtak La (3750 meters). This valley is marked by prayer flags. We will proceed down the gorge to Ang from the pass. Ang is a captivating village with apricot orchards. We will camp at Ang for overnight stay.

DAY 06: Ang -Temisgam and Nurla (8 km/ 3 hrs) – Leh

This is the last day and includes an easy trek downhill all the way on the main road. There would be a taxi waiting at Temisgam. This taxi will take everyone to Leh.

DAY 07: Leh – Delhi

Reach the airport to catch the magnificent flight across the prominent chain of Himalaya to Delhi.

To get this Sham Valley tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries. 

 

Ladakh Trekking Tour – 10N11D – Indus Valley Trek

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Ladakh Trekking Tour Package – 10N11D | Indus Valley Trek

Duration: 11 days | Best season: Mid June – September | Grade: Moderate

Day 01): Delhi – Leh
Catch the morning flight to reach Leh. Arrive at Leh and transfer to hotel/guest house, check in and take a complete day rest. This relaxation is essential for you to become accustomed. Overnight stay at the hotel/guesthouse.

Day 02: Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis
Relish a sightseeing tour to visit some primeval monasteries on this day. Located at 15 kilometers from Leh, Shey Gompa used to be the summer palace of the emperors of Ladakh. Around the palace, you will find scores of Gompas and Stupas. In the beginning of 17th century AD, Deldan Namgyal constructed Shey Palace. 12-meter high Shakyamuni Buddha Statue is the prominent attraction of Shey. This statue is located inside Dresthang Gompa. Thiksey Gompa is positioned at a distance of 17 kilometers from Leh and is near to Shey. This monastery is counted among the most beautiful monasteries of Ladakh. Thiksey Monastery belongs to Gelukspa order. At the distance of 45 kilometers from Leh is situated the well-known Hemis Monastery, which is one of the largest and most popular monasteries in Ladakh. Hemis Monastery belongs to Drukpa order and it was constructed in early 17th century. Long Mani walls fronts the monastery cosseted in striking valley fringed by radiant streams.

Overnight stay at the guesthouse.

Day 03: Leh – Likir
Trip to Basgo, Alchi, and Likir Gompas. Overnight stay at camp in Likir.

Day 04): Likir – Yangthang
On this day, you will have to trek over Phobe La (3550 meters) in order to reach Yangthang. Overnight stay in the camp.

Day 05): Yangthang
Stroll on the trekking trail to Ridzong Gompa. After exploring it, return to Yangthang. Overnight stay in the camp.

Day 06): Yangthang – Tsermangchan
Enjoy the trek to Tsermangchan La (3750 meters) and Lago La (3750 meters) to Ang.

Day 07): Tsermangchan – Wanla
Trek on the beautiful trail to Bongbong La (3630 meters) in order to reach Khaltsey. From Khaltse, take the jeep to Wanla. Enjoy the overnight stay at the camp in Wanla.

Day 08): Wanla – Lamayuru
From Wanla, trek over Prinkti La (3725 meters) in order to reach Lamayuru. Stay overnight at the camp in Lamayuru.

Day 09): Lamayuru – Leh
Come back to Leh by jeep. Overnight stay in guest house.

Day 10): Leh – Delhi
Depart to reach airport to relish fascinating flight across the main range of Himalayas to Delhi. Check-in the hotel in Delhi and have the overnight stay here.

Day 11): Departure Transfer
Take the flight from Delhi airport for onward journey.

To get this Indus Valley Trekking Tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries. 

 

Ladakh Trekking Tour – 10N11D – Markha Valley Trek

Ladakh Trekking Tour – 10N11D - Markha Valley Trek

Ladakh Trekking Tour Package – 10N11D | Markha Valley Trek

Duration: 11 Days | Best season: Mid June – September | Grade: Moderate

DAY 01: Delhi – Leh

Catch the flight for Leh in the morning. Meet our representative in Leh airport and transfer to the pre booked hotel. Relax and be acclimatized, as it is necessary to be accustomed to weather at such high elevation. Explore the beautiful market of Leh in evening. Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 02: Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis

Today, you will go a sightseeing tour to some ancient monasteries in this area.

One such monastery is Shey Gompa. It is positioned 15 kilometers from Leh. Shey was once the summer capital of Ladakh kings. About this place are positioned a number of Gompas and Stupas. Deldyan Namgyal constructed this palace in 17th century. 12 meters long Shakyamuni Buddha statue positioned inside the Dresthang Gompa is the well-known attraction of Leh.

Situated near Shey, Thiksey Gompa is at the distance of about 17 kilometers from Leh. This monastery is said to be one of the most dazzling structures in Ladakh and it belongs to Gelukspa order.

Positioned at about 45 kilometers south of Leh, Hemis is one of the most well liked and largest monasteries in Ladakh. Hemis Monastery belongs to Drukpa Order. It was founded in early 17th century. The monastery concealed in lovely valley is surrounded by streams and fronted by large Mani Walls. Relish the relaxing overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 03: Leh – Spituk (drive) – Trek to Zingchan (3200 mts/10496 ft)

Early in the morning, leave Leh by the jeeps in order to reach Spituk. It takes an hour journey. Explore Spituk Gompa. This Gompa was constructed 500 years ago. Begin the trek from here by passing a bridge and strolling southwest of Indus River. The valley section heads to the junction of Zingchan and Indus. Make the camp near Zingchan Village. Overnight stay in camp.

DAY 04: Zingchan – Yurutse (3900 mts/12792 ft) via Rumbak

It is a steep ascent to Rumbak from Zingchan. From Rumbak, one gets fascinating views of snow covered Stok Mountains. Move along the Rumbak Nala en route for Yurutse. At the village of Yurutse, you will witness the wonderful fields potatoes and barley. Overnight stay in the tents.

DAY 05: Yurutse – Skiu (3100 mts/10168 ft) via Ganda La

Reach Ganda La (4900 meters) by ascending steeply from Yurutse. This pass offers the view that extends south to Zanskar Range and far-flung peaks of Himalaya. From here, there is a long descent to the village of Shingo. The trail leads into a slender gorge from this village and then leads towards Skiu. Shingo and the rivers coming from Markha Valley confluence at Skiu. Overnight stay in the tents.

DAY 06: Skiu – Markha (3800 mts/12464 ft)

It is an extremely congenial climb to the Markha Valley on this day. The crosses several streams. Markha is an immaculate village with deserted fort. Overnight stay in the tents.

DAY 07: Markha – Thochuntse

The settings change from Markha. We will leave behind the heavily forested sections of Lower Markha. There is no bridges so we will have to cross the river. We will come across Hankar en route to Thochuntse. Hankar is the highest village in Markha Valley. Overnight stay in the tents.

DAY 08: Thochuntse – Nimaling (4700 mts/15416 ft)

The trek begins with good track with numerous small gradients and a chain of glassy ridges. There is a sequence of Mani Walls and chortens on the route. This is counted among the most stunning high valleys in Ladakh and is cosseted by Kangyatse Peak. Overnight stay in the tents.

DAY 09: Nimaling – Kongmaru La (5150 mts/16892 ft) – SUMDO

We will cross to the north of Markha on this day. We will ascend to the top of the Kongmaru La (5306 meters), which is the highest one among the three passes present in region. The views from the top of this pass are amazing. You will find snowy peaks in every direction and the amazing vistas of Karakoram can be relished at the northwestern horizon on a clear day. The route then dips down to the Martselang Valley leading Martselang Stream to the Sumdo Village. Overnight stay in the tents.

DAY 10: Sumdo – Hemis (4 hrs trek) – Leh

We will make an easy dip down along the Martselang on this day. At Martselang, the trail broadens into the Indus Valley. You will get the jeeps waiting for you at Martselang Village. Explore Hemis Monastery and then drive to Leh via Thiksey and Shey monasteries. Overnight stay in the hotel.

DAY 11: Leh – Delhi

Reach the airport in order to catch the mesmerizing flight taking you across the main Himalayan chain to Delhi.

To get this Markha Valley Trekking Tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries.