Places Covered: MANALI , Rohtang pass, Kaza, DHANKAR , Kyi gompa, TASHIGANG, PANGROCHEN, PARANG LA , PARE CHU, KORZOK, Gyama, TO RAJUNG KARU,
Duration: 23 nights / 24 days
The old trade route to Ladakh and Tibet may have been tarmacked, but most of this remote and spectacular region is still only accessible on foot. Its trails, though well frequented in high season, are long, hard and high, punctuated by few settlements, so be ready for this unending exploration journey!
1st Day: ARRIVE DELHI. On arrival meet and transfer to Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.
2nd Day: NEXT DAY catch the Express Train to Chandigarh, and from there drive to Manali.
3rd Day: UPON REACHING MANALI spend the day at leisure. Stay overnight at Hotel.
4th Day: FOLLOWING MORNING TRAVEL BY JEEP over 3978 Rohtang pass, gateway to Lahaul, then continue by jeep over 4358 meter Kunzam La to Losar, the first village in the Spiti valley.
5th Day: CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY BY JEEP to Kaza, the modern capitol of Spiti.
6th Day: TRAVEL BY JEEP TO DHANKAR fort, the former capitol of Spiti, high above the confluence of the Pin and Spiti rivers. We then continue to Tabo Gompa,one of the greatest artistic treasures in the Himalayan region, to view its paintings and sculptures, some of which are over 1000 years old.
7th Day: CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY BY JEEP to Kyi gompa, the largest in Spiti, and Kibber, famed as the world’s highest village with electricity and daily bus service. Stay overnight at Kibber.
8th Day: LOCAL WALK AROUND KIBBER TO GETE & TASHIGANG. two villages among the highest permanentsettlements on earth. You return to Kibber for the night.
9th Day: YOU BEGIN OUR TREK WITH A SHORT BUT STEEP CLIMB TO THE GRAZING PASTURES ABOVE KIBBER.
10th Day: CONTINUE TREK TO PANGROCHEN. our last camp before Parang La. Only a small spring sustains life at this high, rocky campsite.
11th Day: TREK OVER 5577 METRE PARANG LA and descend the dazzling Parang glacier to the lovely oasis of Kharsa Gongma.
12th Day: TREK DOWN THE VALLEY OF THE PARE CHU (river) to Tarang Yogma.
13th Day: CONTINUE DOWN THE PARE CHU. Cross the river and camp at the broad oasis of Norbu Sumdo.
14th Day: TREK TO KIANGDAM. On the southern shore of Tso Moriri, the “Mountain Lake”.
15th Day: REST DAY IN THE INCREDIBLE SETTING OF KIANGDAM. It’s hard to imagine a more spectacular setting than this.
16th Day: TREK TO KORZOK. the village and gompa at the northern shore of the lake.
17th Day: TREK PAST MANY large nomadic encampments over Gyamsharma La to Gyama.
18th Day: CROSS THE KYAMAMURI LA TO RAJUNG KARU.
19th Day: TREK OVER THE LOW RIDGE OF HARLAM KONKA TO THE SMALL VILLAGE AND GOMPA OF NURUCHAN.
20th Day: TREK TO TSO KAR. Another of the remarkable lakes of the Changtang plains.
21st Day: TRAVEL BY JEEP to over the 5328 metre Taglang La to Leh.
22nd Day: SPEND A DAY just exploring the wonders of Leh
23rd Day: LEAVE FOR DELHI with unforgettable memories of your Spiti to Ladakh Trek with Leh Ladakh India
24th Day: FOLLOWING MORNING DEPART FROM DELHI. Transfer to airport for flight to onwards journey