Trekking Ladakh Aug 2006

Trek grade: Strenuous & Challenging

Maximum Altitude: 5410 mtrs

Fly from Delhi to Leh. Spend 02 days at Leh, acclimatizing and touring Buddhist monasteries, followed by a 07 days challenging trek from Rumtse in the Indus valley; to Korzok in the changthang valley. The trek traverses the ancient trade routes; which ascend and descend over high passes between  more than 5000m in altitude. The trail leads past the high plateau lakes of Tsokar and  passing numerous nomadic encampments with its stunning views. We also cross the 5410 m high  Kyamayuri La and the Yalung Nyau La , 5440 mthe latter has great views of the Tso Moriri Lake. We will see spectacular wilderness, rugged landscape, wildlife, breathtaking views, and the ancient korzok gonpa, located at 411.  Altitude

,At the end of the trek we will drive back to leh, 7 hours drive.

Aug     03:Arrive Leh, 3506 m

Early morning flight from Delhi to Leh. Transfer to hotel and rest for the day.

Aug     04: Leh Sightseeing
Walking to  Shanti Stupa, and Leh bazaar. Drive to Sangkar Gompa. Overnight at hotel.

Aug     05: Leh – Likir and Alchi Monasteries

Day trip by Jeep to Likir and Alchi monasteries. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Aug     06: Leh – Shey , Tiksey &  Hemis – Rumtse, 4325 m

Drive 78 Kms to Rumtse. Enroute visit Shey, Thikse and Hemis Monasteries  . Overnight in camp