Tour itinerary Details
On the first day of the tour, we take the 1st flight to Leh. On reaching Leh, check – in the hotel and get an over-view of the trekking path ahead. Take a good days rest and prepare yourself for the Treks ahead.
Soon after heavy breakfast, we shall take you to some of the most sought after tourist destinations of Leh. 1st is Shey Monastery. Built in 17th century, is around 15 kms from the main city and so offers a good start for trekking. Get a guided tour here, as our guide narrates the history behind it and its intricate wall paintings. We shall also see Shey Palace (once the Summer Palace of Royals of Leh), Thiksey Gompa and HEMIS Monastery. Hemis is famous for Hemis festival which happens once in 12 years – well – known for its mark dance! It is also the largest in Leh! For overnight stay, back at Leh hotel.
It’s a 2 hours walk from Leh to Likir – our next destination. On arriving at Likir, be welcomed with welcome hot coffee/tea and have your lunch which includes the local soup – Thupka! After lunch, reach Likir Gompa which is home to around 120 Monks. From here, we shall straight catch our way back to the hotel. On reaching hotel, take good rest, have dinner and sleep tight!
Likir to Yangthang is one of the most enchanting paths around. It is also a testing one so be ready to get your muscles tight. The two low passes Phobe LA which is 3700 meters and Charatse La 3800 meters are worth the path. Enoy the trek as you go on trekking towards Hemis Shukpachan. Overnight stay in Camp or a guest house in Yangthang.
Yangthan to Shukpachan, on the way, visit the Ridzong monastery, surrounded by beautiful hills. After a tiny pass, you will slide down towards the Hemis Shukpachan. Overnight stay in the tent.
Walking from Hemis Shukpachan can really a memorable trek as the region is really beautiful. Keep on moving and keep on looking around to capture some of the most beautiful natural scenery around. On reaching Temisgang, take a break at the guest house. In the evening we shall take you to Avalokitesvara and other Red temples which are famous with the local people. Enjoy your dinner in the camp/guest house and take proper rest.
On the 7th day, visit the well known Gomaps - Lamayuru and Alchi. In these monasteries do not forget to take a deep look at elaborate wood carvings dipped in Baroque style. Lamayuru Gompa is also known as Moonland because of the landscape which surrounds it! See and capture it in your cameras if you wish! After this visit, we shall take you back to Leh in a coach to Leh. Overnight stay at Leh hotel only.
On the last day of your trekking tour, we shall see you off back to Leh airport to catch the first possible flight to Delhi.