-:- Summer Trekking Tour
Padum To Lamayuru Trek
|Trek : Padum To Lamayuru - Via
The Konze La And Stapski La
||4960 Mts at Stapski La
||June to October
18 Nights / 19 Days
Places Coverd :
Delhi - Leh - Lamayuru - Kargil - Padum - Karsha - Pishu
- Hanumil - Purfi La - Snertse - Hanumala - Lingshet - Foot of Shingela - Shingela
- Photoksar - Sirsir La - Hanupatta - Wanla - Lamayuru - Saspol - Leh - Delhi
: Delhi / Leh
Arrive Leh and transfer to 'A' class hotel. The rest of the Day is free for
After dinner, overnight hotel.
Day 02 :
Leh Acclimatize / Sightseeing
Post breakfast full Day to acclimatize in Leh or you can also it to take a tour
of some of the famous Gompas (Monasteries) around Leh.
Thiksey Gompa: 17 kms from Leh enroute to Hemis Gompa, the Thiksey monastery
provides a panoramic view of the Indus valley from its vantage point atop
a hill. There are several temples and wall paintings of the Buddha. Close
by is the summer palace of the old Raja of Leh. This monastery is 800 years
old with statues made of silver and gold.
This monastery has a large 7.5 m copper statue of Buddha
plated with gold.
40 kms from Leh, built in 1630, it is the biggest monastery
in Ladakh. It is not visible from the road as it is located in a side valley.
Hemis has the largest thanka in Ladakh, which is unfurled once in 12 years (next
in 2004). It celebrates an annual festival attended by people from all over
the provinces who come to join in the celebrated mask dances. Packed lunch enroute.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 :
Morning excursion to Phyang Gompa. This Gompa is 20 kms from Leh on the right
side of Leh-Srinagar road. The beautiful statues and Thankas are worth seeing.
Also visit Spituk Gompa which lies on the right side of Srinagar-Leh road about
6 kms short of Leh Proper. Some very interesting Thankas are pride of this monastery.
Afternoon free. Dinner overnight Hotel.
Day 04 :
Leh-Lamayuru (5 hrs)
Drive to Lamayuru (124 kms) along the Indus River after breakfast in Leh.
Visit the Gompa after lunch and meet your trekking team.
Day 05 :
Lamayuru - Kargil
After breakfast drive to Kargil. Overnight in Kargil.
Day 06 :
Kargil - Padum
breakfast drive to Padum. Overnight in Padum
Day 07 :
Padum - Karsha (Trek)
Morning after breakfast start your first Day's trek to Karsha (3610 M) by
covering approx. 7 kms in 3-4 hrs crossing the Doda river. A 15th century
Gelupa Monastery (popularly known as Karsha Gompa) Dominates the scene. Arrive
and overnight stay in tents.
Day 08 :
Karsha - Pishu (Trek)
Morning after breakfast start trekking to Pishu (3665 M) by covering approx.
13 kms in 4-5 along the river Zanskar. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 09 :
Pishu - Hanumil (Trek)
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Hanumil (3960 M) by covering
approx. 14 kms in 4-5 hrs through Pidmu after continuing to the left bank
of river Zanskar. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 10 :
Hanumil - Purfi La - Snertse (Trek)
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Snertse (3745 M/15 kms). After
crossing a steep and difficult climb to the pass, Purfila (3900 M). From the
pass it is a steep descent upon Omachu river and from there it is about one
km climb upto a wonderful Campsite at Snertse. Arrive and overnight stay in
Day 11 :
Snertse - Hanumala - Lingshet (Trek)
Lion's pass which is also the highest pass on this trek. First the climb is
through the terminal Moraine and then through the long Glacier. The climb
is not steep but the Descent through the steep Glaciers a little difficult.
Proceed to Photoksar via another pass called Boumitse La (4200 M). The Day
is quite long and Tiring, 7-8 hours approx. Photoskar village is a town of
clusters of Homes, Green Fields, and a Gompa above in a dark brown cut crop.
Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 12 :
Lingshet - Foot of Shingla
Early morning after breakfast start trekking to the base of Singla, 6 - 7
hrs approx. Dinner & overnight in camp.
Day 13 :
Foot of Shingela - Shingela - Photoksar (Trek)
Early morning after breakfast start climb up the Shingela Pass (5230 M) which
takes about 2 hours. Shingela means the lion's pass which is also the highest
pass on this trek. First the climb is through the terminal Moraine and then
through the long Glacier.
climb is not steep but the Descent through the steep Glaciers a little difficult.
Proceed to Photoskar village is a town of clusters of Homes, Green Fields and
a Gompa above in a dark brown cut crop. Arrive dinner & overnight stay in
Day 14 :
Photoksar - Sirsir La - Hanupatta(Trek)
Morning after breakfast start trekking (6-7 hours approx.) to reach Hanupatta
(3770 M) after crossing Sirsir La (4230 M). The climb to the pass is steep
but the descent is gentle. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.
Day 15 :
Hanupatta - Wanla or Shila (Trek)
Morning after breakfast start trekking (6-7 hours approx.) to reach Wanla
(3645 M). Wanla is a small town with its Maroon and white Monastery Perched
above the town on a knife edged ridge. Arrive or proceed to Shila (about 30
minutes easy walk which is another nice camping site) and overnight stay in
Day 16 :
Wanla - Lamayuru - Saspol (Trek/Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start trekking (4-5 hours approx.) to reach Lamayuru
(3510 M). Lamayuru Gompa is one of the most impressive and well maintained
monasteries in Ladakh. Arrive and visit Monastery. Proceed to Saspol by jeep.
Overnight stay in tents.
Day 17 :
Saspol - Leh (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast visit Alchi Gompa. Return to camp for lunch. After
drive to Leh via Likir Gompa (62 kms). Arrive and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 18 :
After late breakfast full Day excursion to Hemis, Thiksey, Shey monasteries.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 19 :
Leh - Delhi (Flight)
Transfer to domestic airport in time to board flight for Delhi. Arrive and
transfer to hotel for overnight stay.