|Trip Duration:||0 Nights - 0 Days|
|Highlights:||Apricots, apples, nuts fields, Rizong gorge, Indus river|
|Villages:||Lkir, Yangthang, Hemis Shukpachan, Ang, Tingmosgam|
|Passes:||Shushut 4,000 m, Mebtak La 3,720 m.|
|Price From:||Price Available On Request|
Day 01: Leh - Likir - Yangthang (4-5hrs)
After breakfast drive from Leh to Likir which is 2 hours following the
Day 02: Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachan via Rizong (6-7 hrs)
After breakfast start your trek, today the trek is pretty long. Gradually walk alongside the river and trees amidst the gorge to the Rizong monastery. It is worth visiting Rizong Monastery, which is an isolated at the back of a natural amphitheatre and has few beautiful shrine to see, with large Buddha’s and with a large stupa and sand mandala. After visiting the gompa, ascend gradually to the Shushut pass 4000 m. From the pass we have a view of Hemis Shukpachan as well as surrounding peaks. An easy descent towards our camp at Hemis Shukpachan takes a couple of hours. It is one of the major villages of Sham, and the name of the village is derived from the juniper tree (shukpa).
Day 03: Hemis Shukpachan - Tingmosgam (4 hrs)
After breakfast start the day from Hemis Shukpachan go onto a flat ground as far as ill-defined pass alongside the Chortens (stupas). A steep descent will lead us to the right side of the mountains and climb steadily on the slope towards the Meb-tak La 3720 m. After a short rest and enjoying the view from the pass, go head down to the
Day 04: Tingmosgam - Lamayuru-Alchi-Leh. (5-6 hrs)
After a night at Temisgam, drive back to Leh en route visiting Alchi monastery, the only popular temple in Ladakh built on flat ground, well known for its superior wall paintings.
Trip Duration:12 Nights - 13 Days
Best Time: October to February