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Activities > Trekking > Darcha - Lamayuru

One of the classic trekking tours of the region, the first day 7 hrs. Drive to Darcha (3,360 m) over Rohtang pass (3,978 m) the gateway to Lahoul, Spiti, Pangi and Zanskar valleys. We camp at Darcha to acclimatize, which is starting point of some major trekking tour. We cross Shingo - La pass (5,090 m) to get into Zanskar. Many ancient gompa on the way: Phuktal gompa - which is built under a huge cave and it provides the one of the fantastic view. Karsha gompa -which is biggest in Zanskar region. Enroute we pass shepherds with their flocks of sheep and climb beautiful snow covered passes with panoramic views of the Great Himalayan range.

Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Day 02: Delhi - Chandigarh 5 hrs
Day 03: Chandigarh - Manali (2,040 m) 9 hrs
Day 04: Manali to Darcha (3360mt.) 7 hrs.
Day 05: Darcha to Palamo (3825mt.) 4/5 hrs.
Day 06: Palamo -Zanskar Sumdo (4,100mt.) 5 hrs.
Day 07: Zanskar Sumdo-Chhumik Nakpo (4670mt) 6 hrs.
Day 08: Chhumik Nakpo -Shingo-la (5090mt.)-Lakong (4590mt) 7/8 hrs.
Day 09: Lakong -Kargyak (4230mt.) 5/6 hrs.
Day 10: Kargyak-Purne (3965mt.) 6 hrs.
Day 11: Purne-Phuktal (4055m)-Purne 6 hrs.
Day 12: Purne- Vipula (3865mt) 5/6 hrs.
Day 13: Vipula-Raru (3960m) 6 hrs.
Day 14: Raru -Padum (11,580 ft/3,530 m) 5/6 hrs.
Day 15: Padum-Karsha (10,890 ft/3,320 m) 4/5 hrs.
Day 16: Karsha-Pishu (3660m) 5 hrs.
Day 17: Pishu -Hanumil (3650m) 5/6 hrs.
Day 18: Hanumil-Perfila (4650mt.)-Snertse (3940mt.) 6 hrs.
Day 19: Snerste-Hanumala (4800m.)-Ling shed (4100m.) 7/8 hrs.
Day 20: Rest Day at Lingshed - visit Lingshed gompa.
Day 21: Lingshed -Gazo or foot of Sengge-la (13,090 ft/3,990 m) 6 hrs.
Day 22: Foot of Sengge-la-Sengge -la (5060mt.)-Photoksar (4400m.) 6/7 hrs.
Day 23: Photoksar -sir sir-la (4965m.)-Hanupatta (4070mt.) 5/6 hrs.
Day 24: Hanupatta -Wanla (3470mt.) 5/6 hrs.
Day 25: Wanla -Prinkiti-la (3930mt.)-Lamayuru (3750mt.) 4/5 hrs.
Day 26: Lamayuru - Leh
Day 27: At Leh
Day 28: Spituk, Stok palace and Sankar gompa. Evening visit bazaar.
Day 29: Flight to Delhi and transfer to hotel.
Day 30: One day optional, in case of flight cancellation
Day 31: Excursion in Delhi- visit Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Red Fort. Optional visit to Taj Mahal (full day)
Day 32: Fly back to hometown.

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Season: June to September
Duration: 20 days trek
Grade: Strenuous





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