Lamayuru to Darcha Trek 19 NIGHTS/ 20 DAYS

  • Cook
  • Guide
  • Helper
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Meals
  • Ponies
  • Porter
  • Sightseeing
  • Transportation
Starting From: 125,330 (Per Person on twin sharing)
Trekking and Hiking
Cities : Moving camp (19D) Darcha Sumo (1D)
Overview

Lamayuru to Darcha trek is overall challenging trek which starts from Lamayuru and ends at Darcha-Sumdo. Its focuses mostly on Monasteries, Monks, People & Villages. Trekking Sector: Leh / Lamayuru / Lingshet / Padum / Darcha / Manali, this trekking is mainly focusing onMonasteries, Monks, People Village, Zanskar Region, Monasteries and annd its Landscape. June to September would be the peak season to gear up for this venture. ... See More+

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Leh to Lamayuru to Wanla 8 hours
    Leh Lamayuru to Wanla
    Services Included
    • Sightseeing
    • Transportation

    After an early breakfast, drive to Lamayuru en route you can also visit Liker and Alchi Monasteries. You’ll reach Lamayuru by noon, visit the Monastery and drive to Wanla. Overnight stay in camp

    OR

    You can go down along the stream towards east and then after 20 minutes cross the stream near Chorten. Walk along another stream southward and then east up to the Prikiting La (3700m). After the pass you’ll reach down the river in Shillakung valley. The trail on the right also leads to Zanskar via Snigutse La. Take the right trail with chorten and Mani wall. Cross the river and the campsite is reached passing through some houses near the second bridge and a tented restaurant. Overnight stay in camp

     



  • Day 2
    Wanla to Hanupatta (3970m) 6-7 hrs
    Wanla Hanupatta
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    After crossing the river and a stream walk along the road eastward. The trail splits into two, one leads towards Alchi village and another to Sumda Chenmo. There is a bridge to cross before walking again along the road for some distance. Soon with crossing another bridge, a difficult trail entering into Hanupatta gorge has to be negotiated with great care, especially challenging for heavily laden ponies. One more bridge to cross (ignore the second one) to get to a stupa, following which, the gorge opens up into the valley of Hanupatta.

     


  • Day 3
    Hanupatta to Photoksar (4050m) via Sirsirla (4850m) 6-7 hrs
    Hanupatta Photoksar via Sirsila
    Services Included
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The day 4 involves crossing streams and walking along these before climbing the Sirsir la (4850m). After crossing the pass, a stream leads to the campsite in the Photoksar village.



  • Day 4
    Photksar to SingayLa base (4300m) 8 hrs
    Photkar SingayLa
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    On the walk down the village, keep the stream on your left and you’ll approach a few Pulu (herders’ shelters). Cross the stream to move towards the base of Singay la. The base, which is the campsite for the day, is not a very long walk from the herders’ shelters.


  • Day 5
    Singayla base to Lingshet (3950m) 5-6 hrs
    Singayla base Lingshet
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Climb up the Singay La pass (5050m), and on the way down, a trail leading to the left goes to Yulchung Nerags village. Take the right trail to get to Kyukpa la (4430). After crossing Kyukpa la pass, take the right trail in the same direction down to a hamlet. Cross the stream and walk upwards to Margo la (4500m). The Lingshet village is reached after the descent of the pass. The campsite is near the school and there is a monastery above the village on the left hand side.



  • Day 6
    Lingshet to Snyertse (3800m) 8 hrs
    Lingshet Snyertse
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk down the stream through the fields and an easy ascend starts after crossing the stream. At Hanuma la (4800m) has the first and good view of Lingshet valley. Walking down along a stream leads you to the campsite before the village next to a tree.

     



  • Day 7
    Snyertse to Hanamur (3450m) 6 hrs
    Synestse Hanamur
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The day’s journey begins with crossing the stream and leaving it on the left to walk upwards. After a curve start walking up to the stream, cross the bridge and then a steep ascent takes you to Parfi la (3950m). Walking down to the Zanskar River and the trail along it leads to Hanamur, which has herders’ shelters. The campsite is close to the fields along the River. is near the field and the river. The village Hanamur has only two houses.

     


  • Day 8
    Hanamur to Pishu 4-5 hrs
    Hanamur Pishu
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk along the Zanskar River passing through Pidmo village before getting to the camp.



  • Day 9
    Pishu to Karsha (3650m) 4 hrs
    Pishu Karsha
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Continue walking along the Zanskar River towards Karsha passing through Rinam village. The campsite for the day is below the majestic monastery perched up on the mountain. Before retiring for the day, visiting this huge monastic heritage with many monks is worthwhile.



  • Day 10
    Karsha to Padum (3610m) 2 hrs
    Karsha padum
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Hotel
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    The day also has in store for you such as visits to religious monuments in Pibiting village and Padum, which is also the headquarters of Zanskar region. Check in Hotel Ibex and visit Sani and Stakrimo monasteries after having lunch. Night stay in a hotel with a good basic facility is refreshing.



  • Day 11
    Rest at Padum (3610m)
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Hotel
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Day 11 is spared for a complete rest before proceeding further. Visits to historical monasteries of Stakrimo and Sani would be worthwhile during the day before your lunch at your leisure.



  • Day 12
    Padum to Raru (3800m) 5-6 hrs
    Padum Raru
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    All through the day’s trek is walking on the road parallel to and upstream the Lungnak River. On the way perched on a hill is the Bardan Gonpa seemingly protruding from the river and then Mune village is reached. The campsite is close to a bridge.



  • Day 13
    Raru to Pepula (3750m) 5 hrs
    Raru Pepula
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    There are many up and down traverses along the river after crossing it to get the Pepu la pass close to a stream. The campsite is near the teashop.



  • Day 14
    Pepula to Purne (3775m) 4-5 hrs
    Papula purne
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Cross the stream and walk up to the next bridge near Tantse. Cross the Lungnak River and walk north for Purne, where you have to camp.



  • Day 15
    Purne to Phuktal (3900m) to Purne 5 hrs
    Purne Phuktal
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards Phugtal Monastery and walk back to the Camp at Purne. Overnight stay in the Camp.



  • Day 16
    Purne to Sking (4000m) 6-7 hrs
    Purne skiing
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards the south and cross the same bridge. Walk southward through a valley to get the camp.



  • Day 17
    Sking (Hing or Kargyak) to Lhakhang (4450m) 6 hrs
    Skiing Lhakhang
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards Kargyak and the camp site is just across the bridge. Overnight stay in the camp.



  • Day 18
    Lhakhang to Ramjak (4300m) via Shinkunla 6-7 hrs
    Lhakhang Ramjak
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Again walk along the river and the ascent starts after a few miles. Reaching Shinkunla (5090m) top and the other side of the pass is a little bit difficult. Arrive at Ramjak after passing by Chumik Nakpo. The Campsite is near a Mani wall.



  • Day 19
    Ramjak to Palhamo (3700m) 5-6 hrs
    Ramjak Palhamo
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Walk towards the same direction along the stream and after sometime cross the river to get to a tea shop. The campsite is after crossing the bigger stream.



  • Day 20
    Pal Lhamo to Darcha Sumo (3300m) 3-4 hrs
    Pal Lhamo Darcha Sumo
    Services Included
    • Cook
    • Guide
    • Helper
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Meals
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Today is the last day with a short walk passing through the villages of Chika and Rarik, from where the motor-able road starts and it takes you to Darcha Sumdo.



Accommodation

Tented Accommodation

Inclusions

• Accommodation in Hotel in Padum & Kargil with all meals.
• All transportation by Toyota Qualis, Innova or Scorpio.
• Two men tent, Kitchen and dinning tents.
• Kitchen equipments and Toilet Tent.
• Stool, Table and mattresses.
• Food veg and non-veg.
• Cook, helper and guide.
• Ponies for Luggages for Trekking with Camping.
• Ponies/Potters for Luggages for Trekking with Homestay.
• Monument entrances, wild life fees and camping charges.
• Climbing permit to Stok Khangri and Equipments.
• GST


Exclusions

• Any flight tickets and any Accommodation except Padum & Kargil.
• No accommodation in Leh & Manali is included in Trekking Packages.
• Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
• Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
• Any thing not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices Included”.
• Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
• Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
• Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.

Terms and Conditions

• Prices valid from 01 January 2021 to 31 Dec 2021.
• 10% cancellation charges if the trekking is cancelled within 30 days before the tour.
• 20% cancellation charges if the tour and trek is cancelled within a one week before the tour.
• No refund if the trek or tour is cancelled after starting or middle of the trek or tour.

Testimonials

Your Preferences

Similar Packages