Padum Lamayuru Trek - 18 Days
AT LEAST 2 – 3 DAYS OF ACCLIMATIZATION IS REQUIRED IN LEH BEFORE THE TREK.
Day 01: Arrive LEH
Ttransfer to hotel. Rest of the free for acclimatization. O/n Hotel.
Day 02: AT LEH.
Post breakfast sightseeing of Shey, Thiksey, Hemis & Stakna Monasteries. O/n at Hotel.
Day 03: LEH – BASGO – LIKIR – ALCHI.
Post breakfast drive to Alchi, Enroute visit Likir Monastery.
Day 04: ALCHI – KARGIL.
After breakfast leave by surface to Kargil by Jeep. Cross the highest pass (Fotula 13749 ft) on Srinagar Leh route. Enroute visit Mulbekh monastery, which is worth to visit. O/n at Hotel.
Day 05: KARGIL - PADUM (285 KMS DRIVE).
Drive towards Zanskar valley enroute visit Panikar and Parkachik village’s view of Nun & Kun peaks are seen. Arrive Rangdom have
lunch Post lunch proceed to Padum. Padam which is the Capital of Zanskar valley on the way cross Penzila pass (4401 Mtrs) and some ancient Buddhist villages are seen. Reach Padum in the late afternoon. Overnight in tents.
Day 06: PADUM - KARSHA 4 HRS TREK.
Today in time start trek towards Piptong then after passing through dusty plain cross Doda river climb and arrive at Karsha 15th century Monastery. Overnight in tents.
Day 07: KARSHA - PISHU 5/6 HRS TREK.
An easy and dusty walk after crossing Rinam there is a rock shelter and a small stream(Zanskar river). The longest hanging bridge (55 Mtrs) joining Zangla Gompa can be visited before arriving at Pishu. From Zangla a trail goes to Padam via Zozar and Thongde. Overnight in Tents.
Day 08: PISHU - HANUMIL 5/6 HRS TREK.
Days trek continue, to the left bank of Zanskar river and sometime crossing the morainic plateau after crossing a bridge, Pidmu is reached and after 2 hrs we reach at Hanumil. O/n in Tents.Langtang, LadakhTravel Guide
Day 09: HANUMIL - PURFILA SNERTSE 6 HRS TREK.
One hour easy path beyond Hanumil then it leads upto plateau from Zanskar edge then to the foot of the pass. After steep and difficult climb to Purfila 3900 Mtrs now steep descent will reach Oma-chu river. cross bridge and again after a steep and difficult climb of about one Km. O/n Tent
Day 10: SNERTSE HANUMALA - LINGSHAD 9 HRS TREK.
Ascent through gorges and then passing a sheep fold. Further 3 hour will take to reach Hanumala (4700 Mtrs). Now after a Km of steep descent climb for half a Km, along mountain side and then descent towards Lingshed (3800 Mtrs). Overnight in tents.
Day 11: LINGSHED – BASE OF SINGELA 6/7 HRS TREK.
Around one hour easy climb up to Margumla (4100 Mtrs) descent along the slope (beautiful landscape) view of Nierang valley. After passing the village of Gongma (3840 Mtrs) and Skiumpata a steep ascent to Kubala (3800 Mtrs). Go on climbing upto the foot of Singela. O/n Tents.
Day 12: BASE OF SINGELA - SINGELA - PHOTOKSAR 7 HRS TREK.
It takes about 7 to 8 Hrs to reach Photoksar from the pass then a short descent opens out in a board valley. First easy walk then climb the Boumitsela (4200 Mtrs) not arduous. Now descent to Photoksar (3750 Mtrs). Overnight in tents.
Day 13: PHOTOKSAR - SIRSIRLA - HANUPATTA 6 HRS TREK.
From Photoksar after a gentle climb of one hour takes to a large chorten after a long ascent is Sirsirla last ascent is steep. Now descent to river cross bridge and after passing stony valley arrive at the camp site little before Hanupatta (3450 Mtrs). Overnight in Tents.
Day 14: HANUPATTA - WANLA 6/7 HRS TREK.
Continue descent across the slop (the path cut into the rock) upto a junction of the rivers chorten and flittering flags on a flat land. After crossing a ridge go down passing through some fallen rocks arrive at Franjila (3 Hrs). wanla is located on a flat land reached after crossing bridge on the left bank of the river, Overnight in Tents.
Day 15: WANLA - LAMAYURU 4/5 HRS TREK.
After passing the village of Shilla go to broad chorten then follow a narrow and dry gorge reach Prinkitila (3725 Mtrs). Now one hour easy descent after crossing river, Arrive Lamayuru TREK FINISH. Ladakh Travel Holidays
Day 16: LAMAYURU – DHA HANU.
Post breakfast drive to Dha, O/n Camp / Local Guest House Dha.
Day 17: DHA – LEH.
Drive back to Leh rest of the day at leisure. O/n Hotel.
Day 18: LEH – DELHI.
Early morning transfer to the airport to board the flight to Delhi. Transfer to Hotel. Day at leisure.