Kanji – Darcha Trek

Day 01 : Delhi-Leh Meeting and assistance on arrival at Leh Airport and transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free for acclimatization.

Day 02 : Leh  Acclimatization / introductory tour of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. Overnight hotel at Leh

Day 03 : Leh – Kanji via  Lamayuru kanji. Drive of 5 to 6 hrs to Kanji Village, Visit Lamayuru monastery on the way. Camp at Kanji village.

Day 04 : Kanji -  Shila Kung (via Yokmala 4850-m) trek 6/7 hrs. Ascent from Kanji village towards Pass of Yokmala we can see beautiful mountains from the pass then descent towards Shilakung through a gorge. Camp at Shila kung.

Day 05 : Shilakung – Spanchen ( via Snigutse la 5100 m,) trek 5/6 hrs. Gradually Ascent towards Snigutse la  nice view from the top of the pass. One hours descent towards Spanchen , Camp at Spanchen.

Day 06 : Spanchen – Photoksar (via SirSir- la 4965m, ) 5/6 hrs - Walk along with river towards the pass of Sirsir la . From the top we can see the View of Singe – La Pass. Camp at Photoksar.

Day 07: Photoksar- Singe la Base. Gradual  climb towards base of Singe la 3 to 4 hrs walk. Camp at base.

Day 08 : Base  - Skumpata. Gradual climb up to the Singila 4900 Mts. A long day descends towards village Skumpata. Trek the high trail and cross over to Kubala. . Cross the river and camp near Skumpata village Trek times 07 Hrs. 

Day 09 : Skumpata-Lingshet - Again ascend to Netuskila (3800 Mts.) and descend westwards to Lingshet. This is a religious and cultural centre of the area. The Gompa has 60 Lamas. Camp at Lingshet. Trek times 05 Hrs. 

Day 10 : Lingshet- Snetse -Trek up to the base of Hanumil, which is a fairly easy trek. Later steeps ascend to Hanuma La pass (4700 Mts.) After the pass, descend through a wild valley with glacial now and water. Camp at Snetse. Trek times 07 Hrs 

Day 11 : Snetse-Hanumil Trek along the spur, make a steep descend and cross the Zingchen Tokpo.  Ascend once again to reach the Parifila and descend to the level of Zanskar river and rocky track leads to Hanumil village. Camp before the village. Trek times 05 Hrs. 

Day 12 : Hanumil-Pishu The trail runs up the stream along the left bank of Zanskar River and leads to Pishu. Camp at Pishu. Trek times 06 Hrs. 

Day 13 : Pishu-Karsha.  Trek to Karsha is easy as it is on flat terrian as there is no passes overnight camp at Karsha. Trek times 06 Hrs.

Day 14 : karsha – Ichar  drive en route visit Bardan and Mune monasteries 5 hrs total with visit Trek to Purne  5 /6 hrs. After breakfast, Leave camp and continue along left side of River below. Continue trek along the le side of the river till you reach near a bridge, cross the bridge and after ten few minutes you arrive at Purney village, a beautiful and charming village with few houses. Have Lunch at Purney and enjoy the beauty of nature. Overnight at camp in Purney.(3850m)

Day 15 :Trek Purney – Phugtal – Purney ( 5/6 hrs).  Morning after breakfast,Follow the clear trek route and continue up along the left bank of River Tsarap for more than ½ hrs. todayyou come across and pass through beautiful gorge. Continue up in the gorge and you find bridge. Cross the bridge then gentle ascent from from where you see the Pukhtak monastery. The picturesque monastery wonderfully built on the rock cliff with a large Cave (Natural big Cave), by great Lama Changsem Sherap Zangpo. After the visit, trek back to Purney. Overnight Camp in Purney.(3850m)

 

Day 16 : Trek Purney – Kargyak (7/8 hrs)

Morning after breakfast, continue back towards the bridge, after crossing the bidge, gentle climb up till you reach Yal village. Continue trek along the right side of the valley. On the way, you pass through beautiful and charming villages with wonderful landscape and its surrounding awesome mountains. Pass Tetsa village, Kuru village and continue along left bank of river till you cross a bridge.Cross the river and then continue along the right bank of river till Kargyak Village. (Last Zanskar village on this trek) Overnight at camp in Kargyak.(4180m)

Day 17 : Trek Kargyak – Pankeya (5/6 hrs)

Continue along right bank of river for ½ hrs till you reach Gombo Ranjon. Keep on trek till you cross the stream towards Tea shop. Climb for 25 minutes then continue up till you reach at Camp. Overnight at Pankeya (4700m)

Day 18 : Trek Pankeya – Shingo-la (5090m) – Zanskar Sumdo (7/8 hrs)

Today you have to cross water stream several times so it is advisable to carry extra slipper in your bag so that you may not get wet. From the camp, moderate climb up to the Shingola Pass (5090m.) and it takes about three hours to reach at the top of the pass Shingo-la (5080m).shingo-la is last pass of your trek and from the top of the pass beautiful and awesome panoramic view of landscape and mountain peaks. Cross the pass,then easy descent,several times small River crossing , till you reach Zanskar Sumdu for overnight Camp.(4100m)

Day 19 : Trek Zanskar Sumdo – Pal-Lhamo (5/6 Hrs)

Today you have easy trek on flat terrain.As usual morning after breakfast, you cross small river and then continue trek along the right bank of the River till you reach Palamo. Beautiful camping site with clean water. Overnight at camp.(3650m)

Day 20: Trek Pal-Lhamo – Rarik (3hrs) then drive to Manali (8hrs/185 kms)

Continue along the road, cross the river over bridge then carry on trek till we reach Rarik. At Rarik village, Jeeps will be waiting for you take to Manali. Arrive Rarik then drive to Manali. Overnight at Hotel.(2050m)

Day 21 : Manali – Delhi, evening Volvo Bus.

Services included in the Price : Service compris dans le prix.
A -    Transfer upon arrival  from Leh air port to  Guest House.
B -     Hotel /  Guest House with Beak fast  and Diner for 03Nights in Leh.
C -    All surface transport indicated in the itinerary.
D -    All Camping fees and Monasteries fees.
E -     Wild life fee for the applicable area.
F -     Local English speaking guide during trek only..
G -    01, Cook,  Helper, 00 Pony men with 0 horses or mules.
H -    Foam mattresses for each person ( 3 inch thick) .
I --   Tents (Alpine or Dome for  two men or single)
J -    01, Kitchen, Dining and toilet tent.
K -   Table Chairs and all Kitchen materials.
L -   All three times meals during trek. (Picnic at lunch time)
M -  Hotel in Manali for 01 night with break fast only.

Equipements nécessaires pour le trek.
Sac de couchage, Lampe de poche, Crème solaire, Casquette, Lunettes de soleil. Des vêtements chauds et Chaussures de trekking. Médicaments pour le rhume, l'altitude, la diarrhée et la Comprimé de purification d'eau.

Equipments needed for trek, 
Sleeping bag, torch, Sun cream, Cap, Sunglass. Warm clothes and trekking shoes. Medicines for Cold, Altitude, Diarrhea and water purification pill.

What is not included in above cost?
Any flight tickets 
Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing sun cream.
Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
Any thing 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.