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Spiti - Rupshu Valley Trek Over Parang La Tour - 12 days / 11 nights

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Spiti - Rupshu Valley Trek Over Parang La Tour - 12 days / 11 nights

Package Duration
12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered
Manali - Kaza - Kibber - Thalda - Thakote - Umdung - Karzok - Leh

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    About The Tour:-A 12 days/ 11 nights tour with 8 days of high altitude trekking. The tour starts with visiting Spiti valley involving visiting remote valleys, villages and old monasteries. Later we start a high altitude trek which crosses over Parang La ending at Tsomoriri lake, which is the largest inland water lake of Indian sub continent. After completing the trek we continue further to Ladakh, exploring the various monasteries & other places of interest in & around Leh.

    Duration of Trek : 12 days/ 11 nights
    Best Time : Mid June to Mid Sep
    Highest Point : Parang La 5578 mt
    Highlight : People, Culture, High Mountain passes, Landscapes, Lake
    Physical Challenge : Moderate to Technical

  • Manali - Kaza (200 kms/ 10 hrs)

    • Rohtang Pass

    Description :

    A long day journey from Manali to Kaza over the Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and Kunzam Pass (4558 m). On arrival set up camp. Overnight in tents.

    In Kaza

    Description :

    A full day excursion visiting Tabo monastery, Dhankar Monastery and Lalung Monastery. This day also serves as an acclimatization day. Overnight in tents.

    Kaza - Pin Valley - Kibber

    Description :

    A fullday excursion visiting Pin Valley, Gungri monastery, Ki Monastery & Kibber village (4205 mts). On arrival in Kibber set up of the camps. Rest of the day free to explore the beautiful & one of the highest villages This day also serves as an acclimatization day. Overnight in tents.

    Kibber - Thalda (7 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Kibber is reckoned as one of the highest inhabitant villages in the World. The trail heads north from here, drops steeply to the Parilungbi gorge and over a bridge to climb through cultivated fields through a fantastically carved rocky area leading to Thalda (4875 m) camping site. Overnight in tents.

    Thalda - Boroghlen (7 hrs trek)

    Description :

    The trail descends a sandy track and crosses a moraine to the river gorge. Through the gorge it winds alongto Jugtha camping ground on the river bank. Now it climbs steeply to a place where two glaciated valley's meet. Take the northly opening and after 1 km cross moraine and go down to camping site at Boroghlen (5180 m). Overnight in tents.

    Boroghlen - Parangla (5578 m) - Kharsa Gongma (8 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Ascend scree and snow with steep sections to the Parangla. Views of Parilungbi (6160 m), Shilla (6111 m) and Gya peak (6794 m). On the north side the descend of 4 kms along the glacier, source of Parechu. Needs care due to hidden crevasses. Work to the right side of it and push on through bolders and scree to the Parechu belt and so reach Karsha Gongam (5150 m) camping site. Overnight in tents.

    Kharsa Gongma - Thakote (5 hrs)

    Description :

    Along this river stretch of about 12 kms you have to ford several side streams which makes for slow progress. Ahead pass many such places such as Dogpo Phirtse, Dotung and Dakarkuru etc. Overnight in tents at Thakote (4900 m).

    Thakote - Umdung (7 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Trail continues on the right side of the Parechu, fords several side inlets and goes up & down a few times to reach Umdung (4750 m). Overnight in tents.

    Umdung - Chuntung - besides Tsomoriri Lake (8 hrs trek)

    Description :

    After a few minutes the path fords the turbulent Parechu and arrives at Narbu sumdo (4663 m). Here are ruins of an old fort built by Singe Namgyal in 17th century. The first sign of Human life The Drukpas with their Yaks and thousand of sheep & pashmina goats. Here the woollen tents of Changpas are pitched among these grazing grounds. Now you are in the wilderness of Rupshu valley. The trail now quits the Parechu, follows the secondary stream through a grassy area and enters the camping site of Chumiksthal. Further on the trail crosses the Phirtse Phu and passes through a broad valley to reach the site of Chuntung village (4542 m) - only ruined houses now remain on the south bank of Tsomoriri Lake. It's a vast blue lake some 28 kms long and 8 kms (maximum width) wide surrounded by snow covered peaks. Overnight in tents.

    Chungtung - Chakardung (5 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Today we walk gradually by the lake side enjoying the beauty of landscape and also a chance to view some migratory birds. Overnight in tents at Chakardung (4542 m).

    Chakaradung - Karzok (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Enjoy walking by the lake side to arrive at Karzok village (4540 m), a very remote village inhabited by nomads. At the village visit the local monastery and free to explore the village. Overnight in tents.

    Chakaradung - Karzok (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Enjoy walking by the lake side to arrive at Karzok village (4540 m), a very remote village inhabited by nomads. At the village visit the local monastery and free to explore the village. Overnight in tents.

    Chakaradung - Karzok (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Enjoy walking by the lake side to arrive at Karzok village (4540 m), a very remote village inhabited by nomads. At the village visit the local monastery and free to explore the village. Overnight in tents.

    Karzok - Leh (221 kms/ 10 hrs)

    Description :

    Transfer by jeeps from Karzok village to Leh. End of the trek.

  • (Per Person Cost) : -Rates valid till 30 Sep 2012

    2-3 Person4-5 Person6-7 Person8-9 Person10 pax & above
    Rs. 62300 PPRs. 54200 PPRs. 44000 PPRs. 43650 PPRs. 39500 PP




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Mr Vivek Sharma

Address :- Cabin no. 105, New P C Chambers, Near Jodha Niwas Parking, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India - 171001