Lamayuru to Darcha Trek 20N/21D 20 NIGHTS/ 21 DAYS

Package Summary

Duration: 20 NIGHTS/ 21 DAYS

  • cook
  • Guide
  • Ponies
  • Porter
  • Sightseeing
No.Of Trekker
Note* : More than 6 persons please contact.
Total Price:
  • Trekking and Hiking in Ladakh
Overview

Lamayuru to Darcha trek is overall challenging trek which starts from Lamayuru and ends at Darcha-Sumdo. Its focuses mostly on Monasteries, Monks, People & Villages. Trekking Sector: Leh / Lamayuru / Lingshet / Padum / Darcha / Manali, this trekking is mainly focusing onMonasteries, Monks, People Village, Zanskar Region, Monasteries and annd its Landscape. June to September would be the peak season to gear up for this venture. ... See More+

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Leh to Lamayuru 8 hours
    Leh Lamayuru
    Other Benefits
    • Sightseeing
    • Transfers

    Sightseeing of Liker monastery and the world famous Alchi Choskor shrines on the first day drive till Lamayuru, where overnight stay in camp or guest house is arranged a day before before starting the trek.

  • Day 2
    Lamayuru to Wanla (3250m) 2-3 hours
    Lamayuru Wanla
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The trek begins early with a short walk for about 20 minutes towards east to cross the stream from a point of a Stupa. Another stream leads you southwards and then east up to the Prikiting La (3700 m). After crossing the pass you get down to a river in Shillakung valley. Take the right trail along a Stupa and Mani wall. Cross the river to get the campsite passing through the houses near the second bridge and a tented restaurant.

  • Day 3
    Wanla to Hanupatta (3970m) 6-7 hrs
    Wanla Hanupatta
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    After crossing the river and a stream walk along the road eastward. The trail splits into two, one leads towards Alchi village and another to Sumda Chenmo. There is a bridge to cross before walking again along the road for some distance. Soon with crossing another bridge, a difficult trail entering into Hanupatta gorge has to be negotiated with great care, especially challenging for heavily laden ponies. One more bridge to cross (ignore the second one) to get to a stupa, following which, gorge opens up into the valley of Hanupatta.

  • Day 4
    Hanupatta to Photoksar (4050m) via Sirsirla (4850m) 6-7 hrs
    Hanupatta Photoksar via Sirsila
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The day 4 involves crossing streams and walking along these before climbing the Sirsir la (4850m). After crossing the pass a stream leads to the campsite in the Photoksar village.

  • Day 5
    Photksar to SingayLa base (4300m) 8 hrs
    Photkar SingayLa
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    On the walk down the village keep the stream on your left, and you approach a few Pulu (herders’ shelters). Cross the stream to move towards the base of Singay la. The base, which is the campsite for the day, is not a very long walk from the herders’ shelters.

  • Day 6
    Singayla base to Lingshet (3950m) 5-6 hrs
    Singayla base Lingshet
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Climb up the Singay La pass (5050m), and on the way down a trail leading to left goes to Yulchung Nerags village. Take the right trail to get to Kyukpa la (4430). After crossing Kyukpa la pass take the right trail to the same direction down to a hamlet. Cross the stream and walk upwards to Margo la (4500m). The Lingshet village is reached after the descent of the pass. The campsite is near the school and there is a monastery is above the village on the left hand side.

  • Day 7
    Lingshet to Snyertse (3800m) 8 hrs
    Lingshet Snyertse
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk down the stream through the fields and an easy ascend starts after crossing the stream. At Hanuma la (4800m) has the first and good view of Lingshet valley. Walking down along a stream leads you to the campsite before the village next to a tree.

  • Day 8
    Snyertse to Hanamur (3450m) 6 hrs
    Synestse Hanamur
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The day’s journey begins with crossing the stream and leaving it on the left to walk upwards. After a curve start walking up to the stream, cross the bridge and then a steep ascent takes you to Parfi la (3950m). Walking down to the Zanskar River and the trail along it leads to Hanamur, which has herders’ shelters. The campsite is close to the fields along the River. is near the field and the river. The village Hanamur has only two houses.

  • Day 9
    Hanamur to Pishu 4-5 hrs
    Hanamur Pishu
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk along the Zanskar River passing through Pidmo village before getting to the camp.

  • Day 10
    Pishu to Karsha (3650m) 4 hrs
    Pishu Karsha
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Continue walking along the Zanskar River towards Karsha passing through Rinam village. The campsite for the day is below the majestic monastery perched on the mountain. Before retiring for the day, visit to this huge monastic heritage with many monks is worthwhile.

  • Day 11
    Karsha to Padum (3610m) 2 hrs
    Karsha padum
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The day also has in store for you visits to religious monuments in Pibiting village and in Padum, which is also headquarter of Zanskar region. Check in Hotel Ibex and visit Sani and Stakrimo monasteries after having lunch. Night stay in the hotel with good basic facility is refreshing.

  • Day 12
    Rest at Padum (3610m)
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    This day is spared for a complete rest before proceeding further. Visits to historical monasteries of Stakrimo and Sani would be worthwhile during the day before your lunch at your leisure.

  • Day 13
    Padum to Raru (3800m) 5-6 hrs
    Padum Raru
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    All through the day’s trek is walking on the road in parallel to and upstream the Lungnak River. On the way perched on a hill is the Bardan Gonpa seemingly protruding from the river and then Mune village is reached. The campsite is close to a bridge.

  • Day 14
    Raru to Pepula (3750m) 5 hrs
    Raru Pepula
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    There are many up and down traverse along the river after crossing it to get the Pepu la pass close to a stream. The campsite is near the teashop.

  • Day 15
    Pepula to Purne (3775m) 4-5 hrs
    Papula purne
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Cross the stream and walk up to the next bridge near Tantse. Cross the Lungnak River and walk towards north for Purne, where you have to camp.

  • Day 16
    Purne to Phuktal (3900m) to Purne 5 hrs
    Purne Phuktal
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards Phugtal Monastery and walk back to the Camp at Purne. Overnight stay in the Camp.

  • Day 17
    Purne to Sking (4000m) 6-7 hrs
    Purne skiing
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards south and cross the same bridge. Walk southward through a valley to get the camp.

  • Day 18
    Sking (Hing or Kargyak) to Lhakhang (4450m) 6 hrs
    Skiing Lhakhang
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards Kargyak and the camp site is just across the bridge. Overnight stay in the camp.

  • Day 19
    Lhakhang to Ramjak (4300m) via Shinkunla 6-7 hrs
    Lhakhang Ramjak
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Again walk along the river and the ascend starts after a few miles walk. Reach Shinkunla (5090m) top and other side of the pass is little bit difficult. Arrive at Ramjak after passing by Chumik Nakpo. The Campsite is near a Mani wall.

  • Day 20
    Ramjak to Palhamo (3700m) 5-6 hrs
    Ramjak Palhamo
    Other Benefits
    • cook
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards the same direction along the stream and after sometime cross the river to get to a teashop. The campsite is after crossing the bigger stream.

  • Day 21
    Pal Lhamo to Darcha Sumo (3300m) 3-4 hrs
    Pal Lhamo Darcha Sumo
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Today is the last day with short walk passing through the villages of Chika and Rarik, from where the motor able road starts and it takes you to Darcha Sumdo.

Accommodation

Tented Accommodation

• Accommodation in Hotel in Padum & Kargil with all meals.
• All transportation by Toyota Qualis, Innova or Scorpio.
• Two men tent, Kitchen and dinning tents.
• Kitchen equipment and Toilet Tent.
• Stool, Table and mattresses.
• Food veg and non-veg.
• Cook, helper and guide.
• Ponies for Luggage for Trekking with Camping.
• Ponies/Potters for Luggage for Trekking with Homestay.
• Monument entrances, wild life fees and camping charges.
• Climbing permit to Stok Khangri and Equipment.

• Any flight tickets and any Accommodation except Padum & Kargil.
• No accommodation in Leh is included in Trekking Packages.
• Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
• Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices Included”.
• Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
• Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
• Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.

• Prices valid from 01 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.
• 10% cancellation charges if the trekking is cancelled within 30 days before the tour.
• 20% cancellation charges if the tour and trek is cancelled within a one week before the tour.
• No refund if the trek or tour is cancelled after starting or middle of the trek or tour.

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