Delhi- Leh-Alchi- Rupshu Trek –
Jispa – Manali- Chandigarh – Delhi
TREK) ( 21 Days)
Day 01: Arrive Delhi:
Arrive Delhi transfer to the domestic airport to catch your
flight to Leh Arrives in Leh transfer to Hotel ,Rest of the day free for
Day 02: Day
Sightseeing Stok and SOS camp:
Morning: Breakfast at the
Hotel. Later sightseeing to Stok and SOS Tibetan village at Choklamsar.
After breakfast drive to Stok via Choklamsar crossing the Indus River. It
is situated at a distance of 14 km from Leh and takes 45 minutes drive. In
Stok one can visit the Royal palace of present queen of Ladakh. In this
palace there is a great collection of Royal Ornaments, Thankas and
Statues. This palace is built in 1835 and the newest palace of Ladakh.
After visiting this palace drive to Choklamsar SOS children’s village.
Visit Tibetan refugee centre and Tibetan Handicrafts center. Drive back to
Day 03:Full day
sightseeing Leh / Alchi / Leh:
Morning: Breakfast at the Hotel. Later drive to
is 65 km from Leh and it takes 2 ˝ hours to reach there. Enroute visit
Likir monastery. On the way to Likir one can see the great confluence of
Indus and Zanskar River and beautiful villages Nimo, Basgo, Phyang. The
fifth king of Ladakh Lachen Gyalpo builds this monastery. In those days
the monks use to practice Zamarpa School. In the 15th century
the monastery converted in to Gelukpa School. Presently 70 monks are
residing and younger brother of HH Dalai Lama incumbents this monastery.
After visiting this monastery drive to Alchi, which is 20 km from Likir
and takes 1-hour drive. The great translator Ringchen Zangpo builds Alchi
monastery in 11th century. The great translator brought 32
woodcarvers, sculptures and painters from Kashmir. He builds hundred
temples and Stupas around Ladakh, Tibet and Spiti. Drive back to Leh. Rest
of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel .
Day 04: Drive from Leh to Hemis and
trek Chukurmo (5Hours):
Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive to Hemis, which is 45 km and 1 ˝ hour
drive. Visit Hemis monastery. Hemis monastery is the oldest and the
richest monastery of Ladakh. After visiting Hemis monastery we start the
trek to Chukurmo, to go down up to Marcelong and then gradually go up in
the valley, passing by many gorgeous, then trek along the river up to
Chukurmo. Overnight at camp Chukurmo.
Day 05:Trek Chukurmo to Base of
Kongmarula (6 ˝ Hours):
Breakfast at the camp. Trek to Base of Kongmarula Base . Today we trek
along the riverside, we pass by a very beautiful V shape valley and many a
gorges. You will cross small river streams several times. One can see from
the camp the wild goats and sheeps. The campsite is at an altitude of 4600
meters. Overnight at camp Base of Kongmarula.
Day 06: Trek Base of Kongmarula to
Base of Kangyatse (6Hours):
Breakfast the camp. Trek Kongmarula Base to base of Kangyatse. Right from
the camp starts the steep ascend to Kongmarula pass (5150 Mt.). From the
pass you have a beautiful view of the famous peak called Kangyatse (6400
Mt.). From there descend to the summer pasture of Nimaling. There we can
see the nomadic life of people from Markha valley. From Nimaling we
continue walk up to a small plateau to reach the base camp. The altitude
of the camp is 5200 meters. Over night at camp Base of Kangyatse.
Morning: Breakfast at
the camp. Day at leisure to prepare the equipment for climbing the
Kangyatse mountain, which is 6200 meters. Overnight at camp Base of
Day 08:Climbing to Kangyatse Summit
breakfast starts the climb of Kangyatse. This peak is not technical and
you don’t need any special equipment. Once you reach the top you can see
the whole mountain range of Zanskar and Karakoram. Overnight
at camp Base of Kangyatse.
09:Trek Base of Kangyatse to Base
of Zolong karpo (6Hours):
Morning: Breakfast at the camp. Trek to Zolong karpo base. Today you
have to cross the small pass nearby the camp. After crossing the pass you
will enter into Rupshu Valley. After this small pass you descend and
follow the small river to reach the base camp of Zalong Karpo. The camp is
situated at an altitude of 4300 meters. Overnight
at camp Base of Zolong karpo.
Day 10:Trek Base of Zolong
karpo to Sorra (6 ˝ Hours):
at the camp. Trek Zalong Karpo base to Sorra .We have to go up through the
valley for 1 ˝ Hour. And then steep ascend to the Zolong karpo la (5100
meters). From the top of this pass you descend down following the river
until Sorra. The altitude of the camp is 4180 meters. Overnight camp at
Day 11:Trek Sorra to Dat (6 ˝ Hours) :
at the camp. Trek Sorra to Dat . A little way beyond the last house of
Sorra go into a beautiful gorge with plenty of trees. Cross the Sorra
River and go upto Dat River. These two rivers flow into Zanskar river
further on leaving the valley go into Sorra transversal valley. Here we
have to cross both the rivers. From here the valley becomes very broad.
One can see several Mane walls and chorten on the way
to Dat village. Here the camp is situated at an altitude of 4280
meters. Overnight at camp Dat.
Day 12:Trek Dat to Lungmoche
at the camp. Trek Dat to Lungmoche. From Dat we have a nice walk for 3
hours on wide and plain area which fallow the trek up to Yarla pass (4950
meters). From the pass one can see the fantastic view of Rupshu valley.
Easy descend to the summer village of Lungmoche. The camp is situated at
an altitude of 4300 meters. Overnight at camp Lungmoche
Day 13:Trek Lungmoche to Lun (5 ˝
at the camp. Trek Lungmoche to Lun. We have to cross the river 3 to 4
times today. From Lungmoche we have to walk down up to Sangtha and Jabuk
the summer places for Nomads. We have to cross the river two times to
reach Lun. Here the camp is situated at an altitude of 4160 meter.
Overnight camp in Lun.
Day 14:Trek Lun to Morang la base
Breakfast at the camp. Trek from the camp to the left side and follow the
small path gradually going up to the pass called Booby la. From the top
descend around 100 meters and then continue following the small valley
until the Morang la base. Here the camp is situated at an altitude of 4500
at camp Morang la base.
Day 15:Trek Morang la base to
Tsokmetsic (6 ˝ Hours):
at the camp. Trek Morangla base to Tsokmetsic. Right from the camp starts
the steep ascend to the Morangla pass (5300 meters). This pass is the
steepest and one has to cross a glacier to reach the top. From the top one
can see panoramic view of Rupshu valley with beautiful mountains ranges.
Descend towards the Tsokmetsic camp. Overnight at camp Tsokmetsic.
Day 16 :Trek Tsokmetsic to Jukthak(3Hours)
and drive to Jispa:
Morning: Breakfast at
the camp. Trek Tsokmetsic to Jukthak. Today is the last day of our trek,
which is the easiest and very short one. Here we have to walk along the
river up to Jukthak. Here your trek will end. From Jukthak drive Jispa
which is 90 km and it will take you 5 hours. On the way you will see some
villages of Lahoul region. The Buddhist people dominate this region. They
speak the same language of Ladakh but the little deferent is the accent. .
Overnight at Hotel .
Day 17:Drive Jispa to Manali (115km 5Hours Drive):
Take your breakfast at
the camp the drive to Manali through passing the many beautiful villages
of Lahoul valley. On the way you will cross the Rohtang pass (3980M). From
top of the pass one can see the beautiful view of Lahoul and Kullu valley.
After crossing the pass descend to the beautiful valley of Kullu.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 18: Manali:
Day free at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel .
Day 19: Drive Manali to Chandigarh 320
km (8Hours Drive):
Overnight at Hotel .
Day 20:Drive Chandigarh to Delhi 245 km (6Hours Drive):
Overnight at Hotel .
After breakfast visit Old and New Delhi.
Afternoon free . Late evening
transfer to International Airport for homeward flight
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In some are it remains a spacious garden city, tree-lined and with
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