Duration of Trek : 08 Days
Best Time : June to September.
Highest Point : ShibukLa (5016m)
Focus : Monasteries, Wildlife and Nomads.
Highlight : Monasteries, Nomadic People and High Altitude Lakes.
Physical Challenge : Moderate overall.
Day 01 : Arrive New Delhi
Arrive New Delhi International airport & transfer to hotel. Delhi - An international metropolis with excellent tourist spots, recreational facilities, and a history that goes back to antiquity. It offers a multitude of interesting places and attractions to the visitor. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02 : Fly Delhi - Leh
Today transfer to Delhi airport for flight to Leh. Arrive & transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 03 : Drive Leh to Alchi (62kms)
After breakfast drive to Alchi enroute visit Basgo Palace & Liker monastery. Arrive Alchi & check in to Uley Ethnic Resort. Visit Alchi monastery and spend rest of the day exploring the Alchi village. Overnight stay in Alchi.
Day 04 : Drive Alchi - Leh
After breakfast drive to Lamayuru, later continue your drive to Leh. Evening arrive & check in. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 05 : Drive to Rumtse
After breakfast drive to Rumtse, enroute visit Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. Overnight in the tent at Rumtse.
Day 06 : Rumtse - Kyamar (5 hrs)
Walk along the road till Tourist Bungalow and turn to right and walk through the Bungalow. From where a small trail leads towards to valley passing through abandoned army huts. Finally it reaches near the river coming from the right. Cross the river and enter in to the valley though a rough motorable road. After walking for a few minutes cross the river to the left and walk in the same direction. Cross another tributaries coming from the right side. Walking through the same valley sometimes it narrows and widens. Finally it turns to the north and the Camp site is next to shepherds place.
Day 07 : Kyamar - Tisaling via Kyumur La - Mandalchan La (5-6 hrs)
After a few minutes walk from the Campsite the ascent of Kyumur La starts its easy but very long way to reach the top. There beautiful flowers on the way. From the top of the pass the trail divides into two one goes to your left which leads towards Tsokar but one day longer. You can take the trail falls on your right, which goes down to the steam and start climbing another pass across the stream. There is no trail to be seen for sometimes but after few minutes a clear trail leads you to the top of Mandalchanla (4996m). The trail goes further up and then steep down to a beautiful area called Tisaling. Pitch your tent here.
Day 08 : Tisaling - Pangunagu via ShibukLa (6 hrs)
Today you have to cross ShibukLa near the camp site. There is hill saddle, so you have cross right saddle. As soon as you come on the top of the pass you can have view the view of Tsokar Lake. Walk down the to the Tsokar Lake through an easy descent to the Lake ,as soon as you finish the gorge walk from the hill as the campsite is just behind the hill.
Day 09 : Pangunagu - Nuruchan (05 hrs)
Today it's an easy walk along the Lake. Walk towards east through the motorable road and take the same direction from the end of Stupa along the road. After sometimes you can have view of Agriculture field. And the Campsite is just next to the field near the river.
Day 10 : Nuruchan - Rachungkaru via Dundunchanla (5 hrs)
An easy ascend to the pass takes around 1 hours 30 minutes. The trail turns towards north-east just after the pass through a valley. The camp site is across the river at the base of the pass.
Day 11 : Rachungkaru to Gyamalhoma (7 hrs)
Start climbing the Kyamayur La (5125m) which takes around 2 hrs at average speed. The last climb is the tiring one. After the pass the trail leads towards north-east and at the end of the valley trail starts ascending another small pass called Gyama La (5100m) from where you can have views of Peaks. Walk down towards north-east and cross the small river and the Gyama lhoma is reached after another river crossing which is also a base for Krzok pass.
Day 12 : Gyamalhoma - Korzok (Tsomoriri Lake)
Start an easy ascent to the Korzok pass along the stream. It takes around 2 hrs to reach the top from where you cab have the wonderful view of the Lake. Then Steep down to Korzok village. You can also camp at Korzok Phu where nomad camps are located, around one hour before the lake if you have extra days.
Day 13 : Tsomoriri - Leh (6 hours approx)
After the breakfast walk around the Lake and drive to Leh via Mahey Bridge and Chumathangs.
Day 14 : Leh to Delhi
Today transfer to Leh airport for flight to Delhi.