Arrive Delhi, where you will be met and transfered to your hotel. (Hotel B&B).
Delhi - Manali by bus.
Early morning drive from Manali to Darcha. Arrive Darcha and overnight in Camp.
Leave Darcha, We start our journey with an easy walk into the valley. En route, we will visit the Chika and Rarik monasteries.
We cross the river by a hanging pulley. Overnight at Zanskar Sumdo.
Early morning trek from Zanskar Sumdo to Chumi Napo. The route leaves the valley and starts climbing up quite steeply towards the Shingo La pass.
Prayer flags flapping in the wind mark the Shingo La pass, surrounded with fascinating views of the glaciers. An easy traverse of a glacier takes us to the valley and to the Lakham yak pastures.
A gradual descent along the Kurgiak River, lined with mani walls. On the way, we will come across a few Doksas, where yaks are kept in summer time.
The trail is now boarded by meadows of flowers and barley fields. Shortens are spread all the way and highlight the religious fervour of the Zanskaris.
We visit Phuktal monastery (3850m), perched on the side of an impressive cliff. (4h return journey from Phuktal monastery to Purni).
Purni - Ichar (3650m) in 4h.
The trail goes up and down along the Tsarap river. On arriving at Mune, we will visit its monastery.
En route we visit Bardan monastery, one of the most important in the area. Overnight in Padum.
A pleasant walk through fields. On the way we will visit Pepiting monastery and the Karsha Gompa - one of the most important in Zanskar and dating back to the 15th century. We have beautiful panoramic vistas of the full Himalayan Range.
We progress along the Zanskar river.
An easy-going walk along the right bank of the river takes us to Rinam village. We continue to the tiny hamlet of Hanumil.
Up and down over a steep path.
After a steep climb we reach the Purfi La pass, from where the panorama towards the Ladakhi and Zanskari ranges is quite impressive. Visit of Lingshet monastery.
We start a long and gradual ascent to the Netuke La pass (4280m), where we have a wonderful view towards the Nierag valley. The trail then descends shortly to reach Skimpata and Gongma villages, then climbs steeply to reach the second pass, Khyupa La (4300m).
An amazing spectacle of hanging icefalls. We descend towards the Photang river and progress through barley fields.
Photang valley turns into a gorge labyrinth, which forces us to make a detour via Sirsir La pass. Three shortens mark Hanupatta and its giant hundred-year-old cedar, flanked by colorful prayer flags.
We head down towards the Photang valley and climb up to the Panjila pass(3410m). We finally descend to Wanla and visit its tiny monastery.
Visit of the monastery at Lamayuru, which is the biggest in western Ladakh and was built in the 16th century on the site of a much older temple. The gompa is very well kept and famous for its many colorful wall paintings.
Lamayuru - Leh (3500m) by bus.
Free day in Leh for personal activities.
Leh - Delhi by plane. (Hotel B&B).
At leisure in Delhi. Safety day for your international flight. (Hotel B&B).
Transfer to airport and fly back home.
Mr Amit Joshi
Mahananda Complex, Haridwar Badrinath Road, Tapovan(garhwal), Rishikesh, Uttaranchal, India - 249192
Ladakh Zanskar Trek (Ladakh - Tough Trek) - 28 D / 27 N
New Delhi - Manali - Darcha - Palemo - Zanskar Sumdo - Chumi Napo - Shingo La - Lakham - Kurgiak - Tetha - Purni - Ichar - Mune - Padum - Karsha - Pishu - Hanumil - Purfi La - Lingshet - Singue La - Photoksar - Sisir La - Hanupatta - Wanla - Lamayuru - Leh
New Delhi - Haridwar - Jyotirmath - Govind ghat - Rudraprayag - Rishikesh
New Delhi - Mussoorie - Rishikesh
New Delhi - Rishikesh - Auli
Rishikesh River Rafting Ganga - Beach Camp Tour - 2 D / 1 N
Rishikesh - Shivpuri - Marine Drive
New Delhi - Chandigarh - Dharamshala - Triund - Lahaesh Cave - Indrahar Pass - Chatru Parao - Kuarsi - Machetar - Chamba
New Delhi - Dehradun - Mussoorie - Sangla - Shimla
New Delhi - Haridwar - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Rishikesh
New Delhi - Haridwar - Kedarnath - Rishikesh
Frozen River Trek Tour (Ladakh - Tough Trek) - 24 D / 23 N
New Delhi - Leh - Chiilling - Kharsa - Padum - Chilling