PADUM-LAMAYURU TREK

Trip Duration: 10 Nights - 11 Days
Best Time: May to September
Altitude: 5230 M
Grade: Moderate - Strenuous
Price From: Price Available On Request


 

Itinerary

Day 01: Leh to Mulbekh drive via Lamayuru monastery. (3600m) 7hrs.
We will start our journey from Leh to Mulbekh by jeep to visit Lamayuru , Likir Monastery .Mulbek is a famous village with big rock carved Buddha Statue. Stay at Maîtreya Guesthouse or Nunnery. overnight at Mulbekh 40 Kmsm before Kargil town.

Day 02 : Mulbekh to Rangdum via Kargil  Overnight camp at Rangdum.

Day 03 : Rangdum to Padum  Overnight Camp.

Day 04: Padum – Karsha-Pishu Trek
We  start  first day’s trek in the morning after breakfast. We will drive to  Karsha (3610 M) by covering approximately 7 kms  crossing the Doda river.  A 15th century Gelupa Monastery (popularly known as Karsha Gompa) dominates the scene. Arrive and visit the monastery and then start trekking to Pishu (3665 M) by covering approximately 13 kms in 4-5 hrs along the river Zanskar. Arrive at Pishu and stay overnight in tents.

Day 05 : Pishu - Hanumil Trek
Start the trek with a good breakfast and reach Hanumil (3960 M) by covering approximately 14 kms in 4-5 hrs through Pidmu after continuing to the left bank of the river Zanskar. Arrive and stay overnight in tents.

Day 06:  Hanumil - Purfi La - Snertse Trek
After breakfast start  the trek to reach Snertse (3745 M/15 kms) after crossing a steep and difficult climb to the pass, Purfila  Pass (3900 M). From the pass it is a steep descent upon Omachu river and from there it is about 1 km climb up to a wonderful location. The campsite at Snertse & Arrive and stay overnight in tents.

Day 07:  Snertse - Hanuma-la - Lingshed (6-7 hours)
Long gradual ascent towards the Hanuma-la. Through gorges first then easier. After 2 hours, pass a sheepfold  . A further 2/3 hours to reach the summit of the Hanuma-la(4700m). A 1000m steep descent, then a 300m, climb along the mountainside. From this small pass, easy descent towards Lingshed (about 3800m). Campsite near the monastery(Gelukpa).

Day 08: Lingshet - Foot of Singgela
After breakfast start  the trek to the base of Singgela, 6 - 7 hrs approximately. Dinner & overnight stay is in camp.

Day 09: Foot of Singgela - Singgela - Photoksar Trek
After breakfast start climbing up the Singgela Pass (5230 M) which takes about 2-3 hours. Singgela means the lion's pass which is also the highest pass on this trek. First the climb is through the terminal Moraine and then through the long Glacier. The climb is not steep but the descent through the steep glaciers is a little difficult. Proceed to Photoskar village is a town of clusters of homes, green fields and a gompa above in a dark brown cut crop. Arrive for dinner & stay overnight in tents.

Day 10: Photoksar - Sirsir La – Hanupatta Trek
The  trekking (6-7 hours approx.) to reach Hanupatta (3770 M) after crossing Sirsir La (4230 M). The climb to the pass is steep but the descent is gentle. Arrive and stay overnight in tents.

Day 11: Hanupatta - Wanla –Leh.
In the morning after breakfast we start trekking (6-7 hours approx.) to reach Wanla (3645 M). Wanla is a small town with its Maroon and white Monastery perched above the town on a knife edged ridge. After visiting the gompa then take the waiting jeep back to Leh. End of the most amazing trek of Zanskar region.

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