Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Leh - Lamayuru - Upshi - Hanle - Base of Chokila - Sumdah - Another side of Stokpila - Alchi - Leh – Delhi
This trekking tour which would take you various trekking hotspots of Ladakh such as Leh, Lamayuru, Upshi, Hanle, Sumdah and Alchi etc is one trek that would stay with you forever. We at Travelsite India we would take you to the best of trekking excursion promising you your safety along the way. Enjoy!!
As you arrive at Delhi Airport, a representative of Travelsite India would take you to the hotel pre-booked for you. Check into the hotel and have a little rest. You can enjoy the local markets and the street food and treat your taste buds. Retire to the hotel for the night. Dine and relax at the hotel.
As you have a scrumptious meal, we would take you to the sightseeing of best of Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial – Rajghat, India Gate, Qutub Minar group of monuments and Humayun’s Tomb. Retire to the hotel for the night. Dine and relax there.
As you have a scrumptious meal, move to Delhi Airport and board a flight to Leh. As you arrive there, Check into the hotel pre-booked for you by Travelsite India. Take rest for the day and get used to the altitude. You can also enjoy the local cuisine there. Retire to the hotel for the night.
Start your day by visiting the Sankar Gompa and the Shanti Stupa which is a Buddhist Stupa. After that we would visit the Tsemo castle to have a full view of the old Leh valley. After that we would visit the vibrant local bazaars and buy traditional artifacts and stay at the hotel for the night.
As you have your breakfast, we would drive to Hemis around 45Km from Leh and halt at Shey and Thiksey Monastery. The Shey monastery is perched near the Indus valley which gives it a pristine view. Thiksey monastery a Gompa situated at the hilltop is an impressive structure. The monastery has its own charm. Stay at the hotel for the night.
We would start our day today a little early as drive to Lamayuru. Halt to visit the Saspol village and Basgo and Rizong monastery. Visit the saspol village and explore the caves, rock cut temple and the statues of Buddha. Later you can visit the Basgo monastery. Also visit the Rizong Monastery as you meditate there. Return to the hotel at Lamayuru and stay there.
As you complete your breakfast, trek to Upshi. After a 30 minutes trek, we would cross the path of prayer flags. Follow the dry stream and trek to Prinkti La. As you cross this pass, your trek would descend to Upshi. Explore the vicinity and return to the campsite.
This trek would start as we would head upstream to Fanjila, and after trekking for almost 2 hours we would reach a group of houses at Hanle. Start the important part of trek to Alchi by trekking to Ripchar valley. Also cross the Pechora River during your trek. At Hanle set up your camps to rest.
Proceed your trek towards the valley. This trek is going to be difficult as it is upstream. Cross over to enjoy a view of Prinkti La and have one of the most amazing landscape view. Stay at the camp at the base of Chokila and camp for the night.
As the day breaks we trek to Sumdah. We would take a halt at an isolated village at Gompa which is inhabited by only two monks. Thereafter we would trek to a Gompa(monastery) which is in its ruins and is situated at the base of Sumdah. Take a stopover here and stay for the night.
Start your trek early in the morning and trek to the valley with a trail that would go along the side of a small tributary. You will find a small uneven but flat area behind the huts which can be used as a camping spot. As you reach to the other side of Stokpila, you will have a view of Tamisgam Trek. After dinner check into the tents and stay.
Start your trek of 4-5 hours as you cross the village and reach the village monastery at Alchi. This is a famous low lying Gompa. The accommodation facilities and its closeness to Likir and saspol is one of the reasons why trekkers halt at Alchi. As yu reach your guesthouse check in and stay there. Dine and relax here.
As you have your breakfast we would drive to Leh. Do not forget to visit the various attractions of Alchi and Basgo. We would visit the famous Alchi monastery which is as old as the 11th century. Visit the religious centre of Choskar which is an important center of Buddhist ancient art. This art stands out as unlike other art forms in Ladakh which are inspired from Tibetan art; this is taken from the Kashmir art form. Retire to the hotel or you can explore the nearby attractions. Dine and overnight stay at the hotel.
As you wake up, have your breakfast as a representative of Travelsite India would take you to the Leh Airport and board a flight to Delhi. Upon arrival check into the hotel pre-booked for you and freshen up and take rest. You can visit the nearby attractions and then retire to the hotel for overnight stay.
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