phuktal-brandy-nalla-trek

Day 01 – Delhi – Leh,  Meeting and assistance on arrival at Leh Airport and transfer to Hotel


Day 02 – Leh – Shey Thiksay Hemis monasteries full day  visit.


Day 03 Leh -   Alchi - Lamayuru ( 05hrs Drive) We drive cross the River Indus and reach Alchi, Ladakh's most loved monastery. After Alchi we have an option to visit the impressive Ridzong Gompa, reached from the road head after a 30-minute uphill walk. Finally we reach Lamayuru monastery, founded by Rinchen Zangpo in the 10th century. This gompa is located amidst the massive mountains. Camp.


Day 04 - Lamayuru – suru valley camp.  150 km drive.


Day 05 – Suru valley – Padum drive  200 km, enroute visit Rangdum gonpa on the way.


Day 06 - Padum - Raru (6 hrs trek) From Padum we continue along a dusty Jeep track. En route, we?ll come across Shila and Bardhan villages. Bardhan is known for its valley monastery (3620m), which is closely associated with the Drukpa order of Hemis monastery. It is also famous for its huge and beautifully engraved (mantras) prayer wheels. From Bardhan it will take another 2-? hrs (approx.) along the Tsarap River before we turn off to the Kangla, and mount to a plateau and the village of Mune (3900 m). camp near lake at Raru. (3850m).


Day 07 - Raru - Ichar 3650m (5-6 hrs trek) People consider the day ahead from Raru (3850m) onwards a bit tough. Till Raru, the dusty road trip is quite easy and relaxing. After crossing the main tributary beyond Raru, there is a short walk before a gradual descent to the main valley. Thereafter the trail begins alongside the river leading to Ichar village (3650 m),


Day 08 - Ichar-Purne (5-6 hrs trek) From Ichar the trail is sometimes quite tricky for the horses, but it?s really thrilling to be in the magnificent gorge. En route there are many climbs and falls as we cross some small side rivers leading to Surle and Cha village. From Cha, walking along the river amidst greenery till the crossing of the bridge with the mystical tune of flowing rivulet drives the exhaustion away. We will camp at Purne village (3700 m).


Day 09 - Purne- Phuktal - Purne (4 hrs trek)) Side trip The trail to Phuktal (3850 m) follows the right bank of the Tsarap River and enters splendid gorges for sometime before reaching a makeshift bridge. After a short walk we will come across a small plateau with sprinklings of chortens and prayer flags. Here we?ll have an amazing view of Phuktal monastery, one of the most fabulous sights in the Zanskar valley. The sight of the monastery leaves a lasting impression due to its unique creation.   Over night  ( Camp or Phuktal Gompa ).


Day 10 – phuktal – yata, 4/5 hrs trek. Easy trek no pass today.

Day 11 – Yata -  Nialo Kontze. 6/7 hrs trek,  pass Kontze la 5300m,long   but easy ascending of the pass , we will have beautiful view from the pass.


Day 12 – Nialo Kontze –Harmosh.  5/6 hrs


Day 13 -  Harmosh – Satok 5/6 hrs.


Day 14 – Satok – Tsok Mesik, 5/6 hrs.


Day 15 – Tsok Mesik – Brandy Nalla. 2/3 hrs trek.


Day 16 – Brandy Nalla Leh or Manali, Drive…