Lamayuru Dharcha Trek
Day 01: Delhi-Leh
Transfer to Domestic Airport to connect flight to 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: Lamayuru - Wanla.
Drive early morning from Leh to Lamayuru, Start trekking down the riverbed, pass the Lamayuru village. Following the flow of the river and cross it to enter the valley on the right.Gradual climbs up to Prinkiti La pass (3900Mts.) and then descend a narrow and dry gorge to reach Shila. Cross the river and camp at Wanla. Later visit the beautiful Gompa. Trek 04 Hrs.
Day 04: Wanla-Hanupata.
Trek on the left bank of the river Yapola and cross it to reach Phenjila. Then some easy and difficult stretches will bring you across the river and later enter the gorge to reach Hanupata. Camp just after the village of Hanupata.. Trek times 05 Hrs.
Day 05: Hanupata-Photoksar.
Initial trek along the river and later ascend up to Sirsirla (4800 Mts.) Descend on the other side and camp at Photoksar. Trek times 06 Hrs.
Day 06: Photoksar-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 07: 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 08: 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 09: 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 10: 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 11: Pishu-Karsha.
Trek to Karsha, enroute visit Rinam village and overnight camp at Karsha. Trek times 06 Hrs.
Day 12: Karsha-Padum.
An easy trail across the river to Padum the capital town of Zanskar (3500 Mts.) Overnight camp at Padum. Trek times 04 Hrs.
Day 13: Padum-Raru
An easy trek along the Tsarap Lingti river. Enroute visit Bardan and Mune Monasteries. overnight camp at Raru. Trek times 07 Hrs.
Day 14: Raru-Purne.
An easy walk along the river to Purne, a small village with only two way to the campsite. After one trek in the morning, there is a huge big flat rock on the left-hand side of the trail, on which there is a figure of Lord Mahakala has self, appeared and this rock is well known to the people as Gonbo Rangion. Over night camp at Lakhang. Trek times 05 Hrs.
Day 15: Purne-Phuktal-Purne.
Leave early morning to visit Phuktal Monastery with packed lunch. Come back to camp in the evening. Overnight Purne. Trek times 05 Hrs.
Day 16: Purne-Kargyak
The track leads through fields and villages. Kargyak is the3 last village of Zanskar while going towards Darcha. Camp at Kargyak. Trek times 09 Hrs.
Day 17: Kargyak Lakhang
A beautiful trek all the
Day 18: Lakhang Zanskar Sumdo.
The trek starts with an ascend to Shingkuna-la pass (4900 Mts.) after the ass trek leads to Zanskar Sumdo, which is a long, descend. Trek times 06 Hrs.
Day 19: Zanskar Sumdo-Darcha.
An easy trek with at least two river crossings. Arrive Darcha on Manali-Leh Highway and camp at Darcha near river.Trek times 05 Hrs.
Day 20: Darcha-Manali
Morning drive to Manali via Rohtang Pass. Onarrival transfer to Hotel. Overnight in a Hotel in Manali.