area traversed by the Manali-Leh road, and containing Tso-moriri and other lakes,
is known as Rupshu. The altitude of the valley varies between 4500 & 5500
Mts. The culminate, which is extremely cold and dry, makes for little agriculture
but a lot of grazing land. That is why it is sparsely populated. The inhabitants
called Changpas, who lead a nomadic life. It is a landscape quite unlike any
other in Ladakh or elsewhere in India.
This specially designed hiking and trekking tour to Rupshu in Ladakh, Himalayas
is a combined effort of a team of certified mountaineers and travel agents in
India aiming at making travel economical and affordably cheap for the budget
trekker as well as maintaining quality at par with the world-class standards.
We feel our job as tour operators and trek guides, is to design treks giving
our customers a memorable experience in trekking adventure.
21 Nights / 22 Days
Places Covered :
Delhi - Leh - Tikse- Hemis - Kongmaru La - Nimaling
- Langtang Chu - Zalung Karpo La - Rotang Pass- Manali - Delhi
Day 01 :
Transfer to the hotel, sightseeing Tour of Delhi/New Delhi
Day 02 : Delhi / Leh
Flight to Leh, transfer to hotel and rest for acclimatization.
Day 03 : Leh
City Tour Leh.
Day 04 : Leh
Tour of Leh visit including Spitok and Phyang gompas
Day 05 : Leh
Visit to Shey and Matho gompas and Stok palace
Day 06 :
Tour of Tikse and Hemis gompas, two the wealthiest and most
influential institutions in Ladakh. Camp at Hemis
Day 07 :
Trek from Hemis to the village of Chogdo.
Day 08 :
Trek to Kongmaru La base camp.
Day 09 :
Over Kongmaru La at 16,730 ft. to the plain of Nimaling, then
over a small ridge to the secluded base camp at the foot of majestic Kang Yatze
peak at 21,000 ft.
Day 10 :
Day at Leisure .
Day 11 :
Over Konka Wangpo at16,500 ft. to the valley of Langtang Chu.
Day 12 :
Climb to the top of Zalung Karpo La for a birds'-eye view of
the Kharnak region before descending to the meadow of Sokra.
Day 13 :
Pass through Kharnak, with its imposing fort and enter a spectacular
gorge leading further down into willow groves. When the valley widens again,
reach one of the most auspicious spots in the region, the site of a massive
and remarkably ornamented monument, overnight in camp.
Day 14 :
One hour's walk, we reach the semi-permanent settlement of Dat
and camp near the village.
Day 15 :
On the vast open plain beyond Dat, we keep a close lookout for
herds of Kyiang, the Tibetan wild ass which frequent this valley. The stream
has dried up here, but bubbling springs provide refreshment before the climb
to Yar La at 15,910 ft. This is an easy pass, but the views are incredible.
From the pass, there is a simple descent to Lungmoche
Day 16 :
The scenery changes yet again as you pass two small ridges and
descend through wind-carved rocks to one of the most beautiful campsites in
Ladakh, called Zhabuk. Quench your thirst in the crystal clear spring and watch
for the flocks of graceful Bharal, or Blue Sheep, on the cliffs above
Day 17 :
Experience exciting river crossings before climbing high above
the Zara Chu river.
18 : Make an early start to tackle the highest pass on our journey at 17,390
ft. to Marang La. The views from the summit stretch to the Great Himalayas.
The descent is quite long, and end up in a lovely willow grove on the bank of
the mighty Tsarap Chu, leaving the icy heights far behind.
Day 19 :
Take a short walk to the Manali-Leh military road to reach Manali.
This spectacular drive takes us over the main Himalaya range at the 15,255 ft
Baralacha La before stopping for the night in Darcha.
Day 20 :
Continue by jeep over Rohtang Pass (3978 metres) to Manali
Day 21 : Manali
Day free in Manali for sightseeing.
Day 22 : Manali / Delhi
Tour concludes and onward journey back.
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