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Lamayuru Markha Trek

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Day 1 :       DELHI TO LEH BY AIR. 

 

Day 2 :       LEH TO LAMAYURU (130 Km.) 7 hours. Leave Leh for Lamayuru; 125 Kms from Leh: Visit Alchi, Liker monastery on the way to Lamayuru. Arrive Lamayuru by afternoon and visit Lamayuru monastery. Overnight in Camp

 

Day 3 :      LAMAYURU TO WANLA. 4-5 hours. Start you trek after the breakfast via Pirkiting La (3700 mtrs.) from where you can have spectacular view of Zangskar Mountains and Konzske La. The steep descends leads you to first camp at Wanla a pretty village via Shellakung. Over night in Camp.

 

Day 4 :       WANLA TO HINJU 5-6 hours. Leave Wanla for Hinju after the breakfast the nice views of mountains and narrow gorges. The Hinju village comes with the prayer flags in the starting of village. Overnight in Hotel.

 

Day 5 :     HINJU TO SUMDA CHENMO 5-6 hours. Procced towards Sumda Chenmo via Konski La 4900 mtrs. From where you can have a view of back route fromPirkiti La. The Valley across the Kanski La has a few huts of shepherds from Hinju where they make butter and cheese.. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 6 :     SUMDA CHENMO TO DUNDUNCHAN LA 5-6 hours. The trail leads to Dundunchan la Base along with Sumda chu .Arrive base of the pass after a good walk for 4-5 hours. Overnight in camp.

 

Day 7 :     DUNDUNCHAN LA BASE TO CHILLING 5-6 hours. Have a fantastic view from Dundunchan La (4700 mtrs) and trail Leads to Chilling village where the Zangskar River follows towards Nimo village. The chilling village is famous for metal works in Ladakh. Initially the people of Chilling were brought to Ladakh from Nepal Deldan Namgyal to built the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha at Shey. After completion of statue they rewarded with Land at chilling and settled down here by king. Over night in Camp.

 

Day 8 :    CHILLING TO SKU 4-5 hours. Here you need to cross Zangskar River with a cable car with you Laugges as pony cannot cross with things. May be youhave to change the ponies, as it is difficult to cross the river in mid summer.Reach Sku via Kaya Overnight in Camp .

 

Day 9 :     SKU TO MARKHA 7-8 hours. Sku is comparatively being on a lower altitude it is bit hot in Summer. Walk along the Markha River and then throne scrub. On The way passing through, you can have a wonderful view of back down valley. Markha makes beautiful by Kang- Yatse peak (6400 mtrs.) which over shadows the valley. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 10 :    MARKHA TO THACHUNGTSE 5-6 hours. The trail splits as soon as you leave the village walk thorough a steep cliff. After double-crossing the river you can view a Gonpa up to the left. Arrive Thachungtse after a lovely walk through Umlung. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 11 :    THACHUNGTSE TO NIMALING 4-5 hours. You can have beautiful views of Kangyatse after passing through several Mani walls. Arrive Nimaling afterdescends which is a pastureland for Markha villagers. Overnight in tent.

 

Day 12 :     NIMALING TO SHANG SUMDO 6-7 hours. Walk towards Shang Sumdo via Kongmaru La pass (5100 mtrs.), This the highest pass in this trek and good walk for around 7 hours. Arrive Shang Sumdo by evening. Overnight in Tent.

 

Day 13 :     SHANG SUMDO TO HEMIS 5 hours. Walk along the stream down to Hemis monastery, which is one of the oldest and richest monasteries in Ladakh and drive to Leh or camp at Hemis.

 

Day 14 :     LEH - Visit Hemis Monastery Thiksay Monastery and Shey Palace by car overnight Hotel in Leh

 

Day 15 :     FLY TO DELHI.

 

Equipments

 

1. Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
2. Walking Stick
3. Water Bottle
4. Sleeping Bag
5. Head Torch & with Extra Batteries
6. Lighter

 

Clothing

 

1. Down Jacket
2. Fleece Jacket & T-Shirt
3. Windproof Jacket
4. Windproof & Waterproof Trek Pant
5. Thermal Trouser
6. Woolen Hat
7. Waterproof Woolen Gloves
8. Gaiters
9. 2 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks

 

Foot Wear

 

1. Trekking Shoes

 

Miscellaneous Items

 

1. Sun Block for Lips
2. Sun Protection Cream
3. Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
4. Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper) & Quick Dry Towels
5. Water Purifying Tablets
6. Medical & First-Aid Kit

 

 

 

Cost per person (INR)
Rs.15000
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Date Everyday
Where Ladakh Himalayas
Duration 14 Nights / 15 Days
Difficulty Moderate
Capacity 25 Seats
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