This is one of the classic hiking tours of the region. Here is a chance to hardiest trekkers 14 to 20 km. of rough & tough and wonderful views every day for three weeks. You and your group will be led among western himalyas premier long distance footpath,
which links Darcha, in Lahoul with Padum in Zanskar and Lamayuru in Ladaakh. At several points. You will visit Phuktal Monastry which is build under the huge cave, Sani Gompa, Mani Gompa, Burdan Gompa, Karsha Gompa, Lingshed Gompa and Lamayuru Gompa. You will reach at hight of 5100mts.. The path crosses several passes, Shingola, Perfi La, Hanupata La, Sengge la, Sir sir La, and Prinkiti La. As you cross old pack horse trail, shepherds track & ancient rout, the rout crosses river of Chandra, Bhaga, Tsarap, Doda, Zanskar and Indus.
The first day 8 hrs. drive to Darcha(3360mts.) over Rohtang pass (3978 mts.) the gate way of the Lahoul, Spiti, Pangi and Ladakh and zanskar valley.
We cross Shingola (5100mts.) to get in to zanskar. Many ancient monastries on the way Phuktal Gompa, which is built under the huge cave. And it provides the one of the fantastic view. Karsha gompa which is biggest in the Zanskar region. Enrout we pass shepherds ancient Gompa. It is the oldest in the ladakh with large library of the budhist literature. Leh with the panaromic views of the great himalya range. The trek terminates at Lamayuru.
1st Day: ARRIVE TO DELHI. Where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
2nd Day: DELHI TO MANALI.
3rd Day: MANALI TO DARCHA 8 hrs.(3500 mts.) By jeep or bus through the Rohtang Pass.
4th Day: DARCHA TO PALMO 5 hrs. ( 3900mts. ) From Darcha follow the trek until the last hemlet and then a good foot path. The pass through a spectacular gorge.
5th Day: PALMO TO ZANSKAR SUMDO (4200mts.) 6 hrs. 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
6th Day: ZANSKAR SUMDO TO CHUMI NAGPO 7hrs. From the camp climb moderate slopes to the foot of Shingo-La. There are some small streams to cross , the ground fllaters out and the path zig-zag through a moraine.
7th Day: CHUMI NAGPO TO LAKHANG 7hrs. Go cross the Shingo la pass (5100mts.)
8th Day: LAKHANG TO KARGYAK. An easy descent to the camp site with the panaromic view of the valley.
9th Day: KARGYAK TO PURNI 6 hrs. 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.
10th Day: REST DAY & VISIT TO PHUKTAL MONASTRY. The Phuktal monastry is one of the most spectacular sights in zanskar Phuktal belongs to the tradition of the Gelupas( Yellow Hats.). the spring that gurgles deep in the cave is still out of bounds to women.
11th Day: PURNI TO ICHAR 6 hrs. The trail that overhauge the Tsarap is tricky and hard going. Very good camp site an interesting fortified village
12th Day: ICHAR TO MUNE 6hrs. Cross back over to the left bank, then a gradual climb before coming to amajor tributary. Gradual descent down towards Reru and after that a quiet, beautiful plain covered with flowers.
13th Day: MUNE TO PADUM 5hrs. You can visit the Barden gompa , a Kagyupa Monastry famous for its prayer wheels that are 180 cm. high.
14th Day: PADUM TO KARCHA5 hrs. From padum hesd towards pipiting and then a dusty plain towards river Doda
15th Day: KARCHA TO PISHU 5hrs. Before Pishu , make a little de tour to see the longest hanging bridge over Zanskar(55mts.), it leads towards Zangla.
16th Day: REST DAY. Visit zangla the old capital of the zanskar.
17th Day: PISHU TO HANUMIL 6hrs. Continue along the left bank, easy going some times along the river and at times across the moronic plateau.
18th Day: HANUMIL TO PARFI-LA - NYSTE 7hrs. The path leads away from the edge of Zanskar, up to the plateau. Then to the foot of the pass Parfi-La(3900mts.), a wonderful look out.
19th Day: NYSTE TO LINGSHED 7 hrs. Go across the Hanuma la(4700mts.). An easy descent towards Lingshed(3800mts.)
20th Day: LINGSHED TO FOOT OF SENGGE - LA 7 hrs. Easy climb of 1 hr. to the Murgum –La(4100mts.). a gentle descent towards village Gongma (3840mts.) then to base of Sengge –la.
21st Day: SINGGE - LA TO PHOTOKSAR 7hrs. A rather steep climb to the sengge –La takes from 2hrs. (5000mts) and then walk leads to a broad valley. Descent towards Photoksar (3750mts.) a Splended village.
22nd Day: REST DAY AT PHOTOKSAR.
23rd Day: PHOTOKSAR TO HANNUPATTA 7hrs. From the village agentle climb up to a large chorten (1 hr.) after that a long ascent to the sir sir la
24th Day: HANNUPATA TO WANLA 5hrs. It is a Last day of trekking rout after crossing the 10th. pass Printiti- La (3400mts.)
25th Day: WANLA TO LAMAYURU. It takes 4hrs. to lamayuru. Visit the Lamayuru monastry, which is the biggest in the western ladakh.. and built in the 16th. centuryon the site of a much older temple. Themonastry isvery well kept and famous for its many colourful wall painting. Then drive to Leh 124 km.
26th Day: FLY TO DELHI.