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Adventure Trekking Tour

Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
Destinations Covered : Manali - Darcha - Palmo - Zanskar Sumdo - Chumig Nagpo - Lhakhang - Kargyak - Purni - Ichar - Mune - Padum

This is one of the classic hiking tours of the region. It is advisable to spend 2 to 3 days at Darcha or Manali to become acclimatized.

This Tour Itinerary can be customized according to your travel needs & requirement.

Day 1: Manali to Darcha, 8 hours By bus or taxi.

Day 2: Darcha to Palmo, 4-5 hours
From Darcha follow the trek until the last hamlet and then a good footpath. Pass through a spectacular gorge.

Day 3: Palmo to Zanskar Sumdo, 5 hours
Continue on the left bank until reaching a second ford. Then go up the right hand valley. There is good path on the sides of the stream.

Day 4: Zanskar Sumdo to Chumig Nagpo
Chumig NagpoFrom the camp climb moderate slopes to the foot of Pass Shingoo-La. There are some small streams to cross, the ground flattens out and the path zigzags through a Moraine.

Day 5: Chumig Nagpo to Lhakhang, 5 to 6 hours
Go across the Shingoo-La (5100 m)

Day 6: Lhakhang to Kargyak
An easy descent towards Kargyak.

Day 7: Kargyak to Purni, 5 to 6 hours
A short distance beyond Tanze, a bridge links to the left bank - monotonous going across morainic terrain. A slight rise leading to Kuru, major settlement of livestock breeders.

Day 8: Purni to Ichar, 5 hours
The trail that overhauge the Tsarap is tricky and hard going. Very good campsite, an interesting fortified village.India Holidays

Day 9: Ichar to Mune, 5 hours
Cross back over to the left bank, then a gradual climb before coming to a major tributary. Gradual descent down towards Reru and after that a quiet, beautiful plain covered with flowers (in July).

Day 10: Mune to Padum, 5 hours
You can visit the Barden Monastery, a Kagyupa monastery famous for its prayer wheels that are 180 cm high.

From Padum to Kargil by bus/ jeep (approximately 250 km). From Kargil go to to Leh.