Lamayuru to Chilling TrekLamayuru to Chilling trek is an overall moderate trek which focuses mainly on Monasteries, Monks, People and many small Villages and Valley.The Valley across the Kanski La has a few huts of shepherds from Hinju where they make butter and cheese.
Lamayuru / Wanla / Hinju / Sumda Chenmo / Dundunchan La / Chilling
Duration of Trek: 06 Days.
Best Time: Mid June to September.
Highest Point: Konski La (4,900m)
Focus: Monasteries, Monks, People Villages.
Highlight: Remotre villages, High mountain Passes.
Physical Challenge: Moderate overall.
Day 01: Leh to Lamayuru 08 hrs
Drive to Lamayuru, en route visit Liker and Alchi Monasteries. Overnight stay is in camp or Guest House.
Day 02: Lamayuru to Wanla (3250m) 2-3 hrs
Walk down along the stream towards east and then after 20 minutes cross the stream near a Chorten. Walk along another stream towards southward and then east up to the Prikiting La (3700m). After the pass you reach down the river in the Shillakung valley. The trail to the right also leads to Zangskar via Snigutse La. Take the right trail with chorten and Mani wall. Cross the river and the campsite is reached passing through the houses near the second bridge and tented restaurant.
Day 03: Wanla to Hinju 5-6 hours
Leave Wanla for Hinju after the breakfast while enjoying nice views of mountains and narrow gorges. The Hinju village has prayer flags at the start of the village. Overnight stay is in Hotel.
Day 04: Hinju to Sumda Chenmo 5-6 hours
Move towards Sumda Chenmo via Konski La 4900 mtrs. From there you can have a view of back route from Pirkiti La. The Valley across the Kanski La has a few huts of shepherds from Hinju where they make butter and cheese. Stay Overnight in Camp.
Day 05: Sumda Chenmo to Dundunchan La Base 5-6 hrs.
The trail leads to Dundunchan la Base along with Sumda chu . Arrive at base of the pass after a good walk for 4-5 hrs. Overnight in Camp
Day 06: Dundunchan La base to Chilling to Leh 5-6 hrs.
Have a fantastic view from Dundunchan La (4700 mtrs) and trail Leads to Chilling village where the Zangskar River follows towards Nimo village. Arrive chilling and drive to Leh. Stay Overnight in the Guest House.