Ladakh Zanskar Trek
Area: Ladakh HimalayaLadakh Zanskar Trek
Height: 4470 Mtrs
Best time to visit: June - Oct
Span: 17 Days
The Ladakh – Zanskar Trek is a standout amongst the most enchanting treks in the Indian Himalayan locale that draws in mountain beaus and also voyagers from everywhere throughout the world. Both Ladakh and Zanskar are surely understood for showing a distinctive photo of the antiquated Indo – Tibetan settlements. It takes you from religious communities to cloisters that hold a few antiquated compositions, chortens and statues that backtrack the strides of Tibetan Buddhist in India. Further, the building works and religious canvases on the dividers of the cloisters are additionally a dining experience to the eyes. Additionally, the voyage takes you through a differentiating course every day. Traveling through profound chasms, fruitless landscape and a few mountain passes, the Ladakh Zanskar trek gets to be one of the hardest treks in the Indian Himalayan locale. The trip moves through a portion of the deadliest mountain passes like the Sir La at 4,850 meters, Singge La at 5,090 meters, Bumiktse La at 4,200 meters, Kiupa La at 4,400 meters and Hanumur La at 4,950 meters. The Ladakh Zanskar trek that covers the remotest piece of India additionally takes you to a percentage of the secluded Indo – Tibetan towns tucked in the abandoned and tough territory.
The adventure starts from Leh and from there on a drive of around 5 – 6 hours drops you at Panji La by means of Lamayuru. The drive from Leh to Lamayuru permits you to investigate a percentage of the old religious communities like the Lamayuru, Likir and Alchi. From Panji La the trek heads to Hanupatta at 3,860 meters and navigates through a percentage of the awesome crevasses and in addition beautiful scene had relations with rose plantations. From there on, the trek from Hanupatta prompts Photoksar at 4,200 meters subsequent to intersection a percentage of the high height mountain passes like the Sir La and Singge La and a few little Tibetan settlements. The trip from Photoksar swings to Gongma by means of Singe La, which is the hardest trails in the whole course and in this way it requires a day of acclimatization at the base of Singe La. From Gongma, the voyage takes after a trek downhill by means of Hanumur La to Pishu took after by Padum and Kargil and abandons you with a portion of the best brave minutes you ever had.
Day 01): Delhi - Chandigarh - Kullu - Manali (2050 mts) (4 hrs via Train and 8 hrs Drive)Manali View
Reach Chandigarh from New Delhi by Shatabdi and after that move to Manali. On entry register with lodging. Investigate Mall Road of Manali in night. Overnight stay at lodging.
Manali is a huge slope station of northern India and this area is frequented by scores of visitors consistently. The cool environs of Manali sprinkled with snow-topped mountains offer a paragon asylum for the visitors beset by burning summers. Kullu is energetically designed with puttoos, Nepali Porters, Buddhist Monks, and so on every one of these components make Manali to a great degree inviting to the voyagers from everywhere throughout the world.
Day 02): Manali (Local sightseeing)Hadima Temple
There are different spots for nearby touring in Manali. Hadimba Temple offers numerous stunning destinations, among which, the noticeable one is the Dhoongri Temple committed to Goddess Hadimba. Manu Temple, found 3 kilometers from fundamental business sector in old Manali, is accepted to be the main Manu sanctuary in the nation. There are 3 recently illuminated shaded religious communities where guests can likewise purchase floor coverings and other Tibetan handiworks. Two of these religious communities are situated in the town and one at the left bank of Beas River. Vashisht Hot Water Springs is likewise very mainstream among the vacationers. Vashisht is the little town situated on the left bank of Beas River towards Rohtang Pass. Near Vashisht Temple is the pyramidal stone sanctuary devoted to Vashisht Muni.
Day 03): Manali - Darcha (3,300 mts.) (147 Kms/7-8 hrs drive) Hadima Temple
Drive to Darcha subsequent to getting a charge out of the breakfast. Go through Rohtang Pass (3980 meters). This pass is the entryway to Lahaul, Spiti, Zanskar and Pangi Valleys. Reach Darcha and have overnight stay at camp. Darcha is the keep going town that goes ahead the path from Manali to Leh. This town is the beginning stage of Darcha to Padum Trek.
Day 04): Darcha (Trek Starts) - Pa Lahmo 3,450 mts. 4 hrs
Trek to Pa Lamho in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 05): Pa Lahmo - Zanskar Sumdo (3,600 mts.) 7 hrs
Trek to Zanskar Sumdo in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 06): Zanskar Sumdo - Chumik Nakpo(4,060 mts.) 7 hrs
Trek to Chumik Nakpo in the wake of eating. Walk towards the stream spilling out of Shingo La. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 07): Chumik Nakpo - Lahkhang Over Shingo La(4,060 mts.) 9 hrs Chumik-Nakpo
Trek to Lahkhang over Shingo La in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 08): Lahkhang - Kargil (4030 mts.) 6 hrs
Trek to Kargil in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the camp. Going underneath the substance of Gomborangoo, drop down towards Kargyak on the right bank. Kargyak is the last town of Zanskar Area.
Day 09): Kargil - Purni (3,700 mts.) 6 hrs
Trek to Purni subsequent to eating. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 10): Purni - Phuktal - Purni (5 hrs)
Trek to Phuktal Monastery subsequent to eating. Overnight stay in the camp. Phuktal Monastery is a standout amongst the most staggering sights in Zanskar Region. It has a place with Gelukspa Order. The cloister resemble a honeycomb, shaped into a cockerel under an enormous cavern, and has 70 friars also. In the caverns over the development, there is a water gap whose water level not under any condition subsides, even in the wake of taking out any measure of water from that point. This water is said to have therapeudic powers.
Day 11); Purni - Pipula (3650 mts) 5 hrs
Trek to Pipula in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 12): Pipula - Raru (3,600 mts.) 6 hrs
Trek to Raru in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the camp.Chumik-Nakpo
Day 13): Raru - Padum (3,500 mts.) (Trek Ends) 6 hrs
Trek to Padum in the wake of eating. Padum is the sub-divisional headquarter of Kargil District, Jammu and Kashmir. You can investigate Bardan Gompas. The trekking closes here. Overnight stay in the camp. Padum is the most crowded villa of Zanskar. Else, it is once in a while possessed valley. This district is famous as major trekking base and additionally a well known traveler destination.
Day 14): Padum - Kargil (2704 mts.) 240 Kms/8 hrs Drive
Drive to Kargil in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the lodging.
Kargil (2704 m), found 234 kms from Leh in the east and 204 kms from Srinagar in the west, is the second biggest urban focus of Ladakh and it is the central command of the region of same name also. A serene town now, Kargil once served as noteworthy exchange and travel focus in the Pan-Asian exchange framework. A few convoys conveying outside stock including silk, brocade, floor coverings, felts, tea, poppy, ivory and so on sent in the town on their approach to and from China, Yarkand, Kashmir and Tibet.
Day 15): Kargil - Leh (3505 Mts) 234 Kms/8 hrs Drive Kargil
Drive to Leh in the wake of eating. Overnight stay in the inn.
Leh is the enchanting capital of the Autonomous Hill Council of Ladakh. Leh is additionally surely understood as meager Tibet. The critical religious communities to investigate in and around Leh are Shey, Hemis, Thiksey, Shankar, Spituk, and additionally the Stok Palace, Shanti Stupa and primary Bazaar are likewise the spots that one can visit. The Leh Palace disregarding the town was the previous home of the Rulers of Namgyal Dynasty. The self-denying celebrations are exceptionally very much preferred and Hemis, Lamayuru, Phyang celebrations in summer are frequented by pack of voyagers who crowd to watch the Cham Dances.
Day 16): Leh (Local touring)
This is the day for nearby sightseeing.Leh
Leh Palace is a celebrated landmark and a recorded working too. The nine-storied royal residence was developed in the seventeenth century by the celebrated ruler of Ladakh-Sengge Namgyal.
Jama Masjid is the chronicled mosque situated in the heart of Leh town. It was developed in 1666-67 A.D. coming about to an understanding between the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb and the then ruler of Ladakh, Deldan Namgyal.
Spituk is the Gompa that stands remarkably on the zenith of a hillock at the separation of 8 kilometers from Leh. This site summons an eminent perspective of the Indus Valley even from miles. Various symbols of Buddha and five Thangkas are built up in this fifteenth century religious community. There is likewise an arrangement of old covers, notable arms, and a stunning picture of Mahakal.
Phyang Monastery is situated at a separation of 17 kilometers from Leh on the Leh-Kargil Road. It was raised by Tashi Namgyal in the sixteenth century A.D. what's more, it seems like a spot from a separation. This tremendous Gompa has a place with the Red Cap order of the Buddhists. A variety of Buddha Icons is continued wooden racks in this religious community.
Day 17): Leh - Delhi
In the morning, get a flight to return Delhi. Trip closes here.
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