Delhi. Airport - hotel transfer.
Delhi - Leh (3500 m) by plane. Afternoon at leisure. We can visit the palace and the Gompa of Leh and the Stock royal palace.
Visit of the high Indus valley's monasteries (Car). Overnight at Hotel.
Visit Stok Royale Palace, Spitok Monastery and the Tibetan Camp of Choglamsar (Car). These two days of visit are an excellent opportunity to get acclimatized for the Khardong La.
We stop at Hemis to visit its monastery, one of the largest and most important of Ladakh. Later, we will continue to Rumtse, where the trek starts. We enter a magnificent and vast area, where the Changpas - nomadic herders take their yak to pasture. We follow the ancient salt along the green Kyamar Valley.
We start through beautiful color gorge towards Chorten Sumda. Easy walk for one hour then ascend towards Kumur La. From the top one can see the beautiful view of the chain of Kangyatse and the chain of Indus valley.
From the pass we get a panoramic view of the Tsokhar Lake (4400m)and the Rupshu Valley. Then descend towards the lake, from witch the nomads collect some salt. We will camp near the winter camp of nomad people of Chanthang.
Today we have an easy trek along the lake. On the way one can see many birds and Wild ass (Kyang) of Ladakh and Tibet plateau. At the end of the lake the trail goes right and enter the Nuruchan Village.
Nuruchan - Horlam Kongka La (4 900 m) - Kyamayuri La (5 410 m ) - Gyamabarma (4950 m) in 6 h. This is a high altitude route and we will cross two passes around 4900 m.
Trek over the Yalung Nyau La to Korzok, on the northwestern shore of Tso Moriri, the "Mountain Lake". We visit the Korzok monastery. Camp by the lake.
Walk along the western shore of Tso Moriri to Kyangdam, an expansive grassland on the southern shore.
After crossing the river, the trail climbs up for a while and enter the Parang Chu Valley.
We gradually ascend the Prang Chu valley, on the right bank of the river.
The trail passes through a narrow gorge involving many ascents and descents to the side valleys and streams.
After the frontal moraine of the Parang glacier, the trail continues on the opposite bank, thorough a mass of fallen rocks. After making our way over a few patches of snow, we climb gradually up to Parang La. The top of this Pass presents spectacular viewpoints of the peaks and ranges of Lahol and Ladakh. The Parang Chu, whose source is on the southern slopes of Parang La, can be seen below.
Steap descend towards the Sampa Lungpa valley. After crossing a little pass, the Thaltak La (4600 m), one can see towards Parilungbi in the Lingti Valley and Shilla. We soon reach the little hamlet of Dumla, a tiny green oasis, then Kibber, which is the highest village in the world.
Transfer by taxi, along the Spiti river (60 Km - 4 h). We reach Kyi in less than 3 hours and have all afternoon to explore this fascinating village and the jumble of the white buildings that is the gompa, perched high on a rocky hill above the village. Afterwards, we visit the Tabo monastery, one of the most important gompas, not just in Spiti but in the whole Tibetan Buddhist world. There is also a modern gompa and a painting school founded by the Dalai Lama.
Tabo - Kyato. Transfer by taxi.
Transfer by taxi. This is quite long drive, about 8 to 9 hours. We will cross two passes split by the Chandra Valley.
Visit old Manali, Hadimba Temple and Vashisht Village. In the late afternoon we will take the night bus to Delhi.
Delhi. Late morning, arrive in Delhi. Afternoon at leisure.
Delhi. Day at leisure. Safety day for your international flight.
Delhi Hotel - Airport transfer.
Mr Amit Joshi
Mahananda Complex, Haridwar Badrinath Road, Tapovan(garhwal), Rishikesh, Uttaranchal, India - 249192
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