Where you will be met and transfered to your hotel.
Arrive Leh and drive by jeep to the Ladkahi style hotel. The rest of the day is free to either rest in the shade of the hotel courtyard, or we can take a lazy walk into Leh's colourful bazaar. Overnight at hotel.
A whole day at leisure in Leh. You can visit some of the most famous and oldest monasteries of Ladakh (15th and 17th century), Thikse, Shey and Hemis and take a walk to the colorful bazaar. Overnight at Hotel.
Leh - Hemis (3505m) by bus.
Today we leave the Indus Valley. We descend towards Martselang, then follow the valley, which is fairly narrow in some places, continuing along the riverbed to Shang Sumdo. A short and pleasant stage, in anticipation of the next two long days.
Shang Sumdo - Latza Kongmaru (4800m) in 7h.
We progress along the river whose banks are studded with ochre rocks. From Chukirmo village, the track leads into narrow gorges, where ponies need to be unloaded twice, and climb up to the base of Kongmaru La.
From the pass, there are great views north towards eastern Korakoram and China, whilst the southern view is dominated by the shapely Kang Yatze (6400m) and the Ladakhi Range. We take a ridge trail and descend zigzagging across scree. Afterwards, the path descends easily towards the Nimaling summer pastures and the Markha Valley, the most beautiful valley in Ladakh.
We climb up the large valley, and, after crossing a stream, carry on along a wall of moraine.
We carry on upwards until the valley divides, where we fork right. From the pass, we follow a ridge trail that leads to another pass, then plunge into the valley.
We follow beautiful woody gorges until they widen into a valley. Manis and shortens are scattered along the trail that leads along the Sara and Dat rivers. Dat is a verdant village, where arable farming uses every inch of land.
An easy climb takes us up to the pass, where we enjoy a dramatic view over the Rupshu. Sometimes we are overtaken by caravans of "Khyangs", wild donkeys that frighten our ponies.
The landscape completely changes, turning into into a vast arid plain where the Zara Chu flows (dry from August on). Tibetan nomads populate the area.
The path leaves the river and leads up to a beautiful plateau at 4500m. We climb up gently to the last pass. Then it is a long descent towards Takh.
A long drive to Manali. Crossing the Rohtang Pass(3990m) above Manali, We glimpse the green forested slopes of the Kullu- Manali Valley. Overnight at Hotel.
Check in to our Hotel.
The morning is free to relax and then after lunch we leave for a 05 Hours sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, Which are completely different in character to one another. We visit the Qutub Minar, Red fort and India Gate.
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
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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