Likir – Chilling – Markha trek

Day 01 : Early morning flight from Delhi to Leh, transfer to hotel and full day  rest.

Day 02 : Morning sightseeing - Shanti Stupa, and Sangkar and Spituk monasteries.

Day 03 : Day trip to visit Shey, Thikse and Hemis monasteries.

Day 04 : Drive to Liker, around 65 kms from Leh,  Visit Likir monastery and then start trekking, Start trek from Likir  with couple of small passes   easy walk of 45 minutes takes you to  the Phobe La. And after 3 hrs walk of ascent  you will reach  to Chagatse La, 3650m. Again 30 minutes of easy walk  on route to reach Yangthang Village.  Overnight in camp.

Day 05 : Yangthang to Ridzong Gompa and back to Yangthang, 5 hours. After the breakfast proceed towards Ridzong. Path follows a stream and plantation of apricot and apple. Past a nunnery, the Ridzong monastery lies hidden in a small isolated valley bounded by mountains. After lunch walk back to Yangthang, overnight in camp.

Day 06 : Yangthang to Hemis Shukpachan, 3 hours. Leave Yangthang for Hemis via Tsermangchen La, 3750m, a short and pleasant walk, arriving in Hemis Shukpachan by afternoon. For the rest of the day explore the village. Overnight in camp.

Day 07 : Hemis Shukpachan to Temisgam, 5 hours. Leave village and proceed towards Temisgam via Maptek La, 3750m. Crossing the pass, fine view of Ang village opens up, trail follows down to Temisgam. Visit a ruined fort and a small monastery up on the hill. Overnight in camp.

Day 08 /  :  Temisgang to Lamyuru drive 2 hrs jeep visit Lamayuru monastery  and then Trekto Wanla.The trail heads down the valley before turning east to Prinkitila (3506m). Descend from the pass to the scenic village of Wanla.  3/4  hrs walk, Camp overnight.

Day 09 /  : Hinju: - Follow a nice wide path till the village of Penji from where you leave the main trail and head up the Ripchar valley to Hinju. 5/6 hrs walk.. Overnight Camp.

Day 10 / :  Base of Konzela : Continue up the valley to grazing areas which support the village summer camps to camp at the base of Konzela. 6/7 hrs walk, Overnight Camp.

Day 11 /  : Lanak La Base : Begin a short but steep climb to Konzela (4950m) for views of the Zanskar range. A long and steep descent brings you to a camp by the river at Lanak. 5/5 hrs Walk, Overnight Camp..

Day 12 / : Chilling (3390m):- Follow the left bank of the river to the village of Sumda then go up the ridge to another pass - Dunduchunla (4435m) and descend to camp near the village of Chilling, the inhabitants of whom are the only ones who are the main metal workers making Ladakhi copper utensils. 6/7 hrs walk.
Overnight Camp..

Day 13 /  : Skiu (3390m):- Cross the Zanskar by pulley cable and follow a lovely trail to camp at Skiu. 4/5 hrs..walk. Overnight Camp.

Day 14 /  : Markha (3810m):- A full walking day 7/8 hrs. Cross the Markha River at two places to the village of Chalak. Beyond this settle-ment is an impressive line of chortens and a huge mound of goat horns. Follow the Markha River to the village of Markha to camp overnight.

Day 15 /  : Thachungtse:- Follow the main trail passing the monastery at Humlung to the village of Hankar. We now go away from the wide valley and go up a narrow valley to the pastures at Thachungtse. (5-6hrs). Overnight-Camp.

Day 16 /  :  Nimaling (4700m):- Approx. 3-4hrs from Thachungtse, the trail climbs steeply to the plateau and pastures of Nimaling with impressive views of Kangyassey peak. Overnigth Camp.

Day 17 / 
: Chogdo:- Begin a gradual climb of about 2 hrs to the top of Kongmarula (5030m), the highest point on the trek with excellent views of the Stok range and the Karakoram range of mountains. Descend to the wooded gorge to camp at Chogdo. 4/5 hrs walk, Overnight Camp.

Day 18 / : Shangphu:- Follow the Shang Tokpo (stream). 2 hrs trek and then drive up to Leh by jeep,  Leh Hotel.

Day 19 /   Rest Day, optional Shoping, Walk around Leh market.

Day 20 / Leh – Delhi…


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 -  Transfer from Hotel to Leh air port.

 

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.