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Sham Indus Valley Trek Tour (Ladakh-Moderate Trek)

Package Duration
14 Days / 13 Nights
Destination Covered
New Delhi - Likir

  • Day 1 : Delhi

    Description :

    Arrive Delhi, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Day 2 : Delhi - Leh (3500m) by plane

    Description :

    Afternoon at leisure in Leh, where we can take a walk to the colorful bazaar.

    Day 3 : Visit of the high Indus Valley monasteries

    Description :

    Shey houses the old summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. Its Gompa shelters an amazing Buddha, 12m high. The picturesque Thikse monastery is perched on top of the hill overhanging the Indus. The Hemis Gompa is one of the largest in Ladakh.

    Day 4 : Choglamsar

    Description :

    Visit Stok Royal Palace, Spituk monastery and the Tibetan Camp of Choglamsar.

    Day 5 : Leh - Phyang (3600m) by bus (1h) and walk towards Taru (3700m)

    Description :

    We visit the Phyang monastery and continue onwards with a pleasant walk. A short day necessary for our acclimatization.

    Day 6 : Taru - Taru La (4200m) - Nyemo (3700m)

    Description :

    The trail climbs steeply towards the first pass of the trek, and descends to the Nyemo village.

    Day 7 : Nyemo - Nie (3800m)

    Description :

    The route traverses Basgo, dominated by impressive ruined fortresses. A quite stricking succession of shortens, sanctuaries and a palace line the path.

    Day 8 : Nie - Likir (3600m)

    Description :

    We enter an arid and bare landscape. Visit of the Likir monastery, one of the oldest in Ladakh.

    Day 9 : Likir - Yangthang (3600m)

    Description :

    The route goes through two low passes, the Phobe La (3700m) and the Charatse La (3800m), opening to beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

    Day 10 : Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachan (3600m)

    Description :

    En route, visit of the Ridzong monastery, which is set in stunning surroundings and hidden amongst the hills. After a tiny pass, we descend towards Hemis Shukpachan.

    Day 11 : Hemis Shukpachan - Temisgang (3700m)

    Description :

    This part of the trail has been carved out from the ochre rocks into a balcony. We climb towards two passes at 4000m and arrive at Ang. Then on to Temisgang, ancient capital of the Syham Kingdom, and its monastery.

    Day 12 : Temisgang - Lamayuru - Leh by bus.

    Description :

    En route, visit of the Lamayuru and Alchi monasteries.

    Day 13 : Leh - Delhi

    Description :

    Leh - Delhi by plane.

    Day 14 : Delhi

    Description :

    Transfer to airport and fly back home.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Region - Ladakh
    Max altitude - 4500mts
    Grade - Moderate
    Best time - June to october

    Through the Indus valley and the ancient kingdom of Sham, we will discover the main Ladakhi monasteries and the wonderful sites surrounding them: Shey, Thikse, Hemis, Spituk, Phyang, Lamayuru and Alchi are all accessible by road, and Temisgang, Ridzong and Likir line the trekking route. This itinerary is of moderate difficulty and the path does not rise above 4500m. The trail crosses numerous villages where the people have kept their Tibetan ways and customs.

Contact Detail

Ibex Outdoors

Contact Person :-

Mr Amit Joshi

Address :- Mahananda Complex, Haridwar Badrinath Road, Tapovan(garhwal), Mahananda Complex, Haridwar Badrinath Road, Tapovan(garhwal), Rishikesh, Uttaranchal - 249192
Contact Number :- 9456XXXXXX View Contact

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