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Kharnak Rupshu to Markha valley

Kharnak Rupshu to Markha valley

The valley of Kharanak Rupshu lies on the edge of grand plateau of Chang-Thang where nomade lives with their flocks seasonally.
Breathtaking landscape throughout the trek and in some the places valley gets narrower but remain wider mostly. Encountering the Nomade is sub. To season but you will come to across their hamlet at certain places in Kharnak valley.
Later join the Markha valley, one of the most frequented valleys by trekkers; here mount Stok Kangari and Kongyatse are the attraction for those seeking for bit more challenging adventure. Once in Leh you will explore some of prominent Buddhist monasteries and will have opportunities to get the insight of Budhist culture.

Day 01:- Arrival Delhi,
Day 02:- Delhi to Manali (2000 m.) 570 kms.16 hours, by night tourist bus.
Day 03:- Manali:
Day 04:- Manali to Jispa -Darcha- (135 km) (3300m)
Day 05:- Darcha -Jispa to Whiskey bridge (4300 m) 115 kms. 5 hours.
Day 06:- Whiskey bridge to Tak, 4400 mtrs, 3 hours, Trek 1
Day 07:- Tak to Base of Morangla (4600 m) 3.30 hours. Trek 2
Day 08:- Base to Tahtau (4600 m) over Morangla (5300 m) 5hours. Trek 3
Day 09:- Tahtau to Yakbu (4500 m) 6 hours. Trek 4
Day10:- Yakbu to Lungmotse (4550 m) 6 hours. Trek 5
Day11:- Lungmotse to Datt (4200 m) over Yarla (4950 m) 8 hours. Trek 6
Day12:- Datt to Sora (4600 m) 5 hours. Trek 7
Day13:- Sora to Langthangchhu (4500 m) 5.30 hours over Zalung karpola (5197 m). Trek 8
Day14:- Langthang Chhu to Nimaling (4700 m) 7 hours. Trek 9
Day15:- Nimaling to Shang (3980 m) 7.30 hours over Kongmarula (5150 m). Trek ends 10
Day16:- Shang to Hemis – Leh. (3400m). Trek 60 kms
Day17:- Visit Leh town,
Day18:- Flight Leh – Delhi and departure

Day 01:- Arrival Delhi,

Reception in airport, transfer to the hotel, O/N in hotel.

Day 02:- Delhi to Manali (2000 m.) 570 kms.16 hours, by night tourist bus.

After breakfast proceed for the full day sight seen of Delhi and in the evening transfer to bus station to board bus to Manali, overnight in bus.

Day 03:- Manali:

Morning reached Manali, check in hotel, Visit old Manali, Hadimba
Temple, Shiva temple and monastery in town are main attraction, afternoon
Free in town, Night in hotel.

Day 04:- Manali to Jispa -Darcha- (135 km) (3300m)

Drive along the Beas river upstream long the true left bank through the several villages to the Rohtang pass (4050 m).Downhill drive to the Gramphu and and Passport check point at Koksar. Reach Keylong the tribal dist. Headquarter 35 kms, a head campsite at Jispa.

Day 05:- Darcha -Jispa to Whiskey bridge (4300 m) 115 kms. , 5 hours.

The trail goes over Baralachala (4800 mtrs.) descend to plain of Sarchu,
Passport required checked at check post, after 30 kms, reach at camp site.

Day 06:- Whiskey bridge to Tak, 4400 mtrs, 3 hours, Trek 1

Short walk on the road, now trail descend to the riverbed, Day is very short to get acclimatize, camp.

Day 07:- Tak to Base of Morangla (4600 m) 3.30 hours. Trek 2

After short trek enter by the narrow gorge toward the Morangla… One can see the Bharel (the mountain sheep) and the ibex, camp on the foot of the Morangla on the screen.

Day 08:- Base to Tahtau (4600 m) over Morangla (5300 m) 5hours. Trek 3

Two and half hours climbing to the pass enjoy the extensive view of magnificent Himalaya; descend to the camp site beside the stream.

Day 09:- Tahtau to Yakbu (4500 m) 6 hours. Trek 4

Since you cross the Morangla, very often you can see the wild life until the last day of the trek, easy stream crossing thrice a day until the Yakbu. Near the camp site a small gompa has been built in the cave. Beautiful camp site is established beside the stream.

Day10:-Yakbu to Lungmotse (4550 m) 6 hours. Trek 5

Again have to wade through a stream to reach Sangtha village of nomads; meet the nomad people. They live there seasonally, camp at the foot of Yarla.).

Day11:-Lungmotse to Datt (4200 m) over Yarla (4950 m) 8 hours. Trek 6

It is the longest day of trek. While crossing the pass, one can see the Kyang (the wild donkeys). In Datt you will visit the old monastery and the village itself is very beautiful, overnight in Camp.

Day12:-Datt to Sora (4600 m) 5 hours. Trek 7

Walking through the beautiful gorge, crossing the crystal clear water streams, on the right side of the trail, one can see the ruins of an old castle of the king of valley, camp site at the foot of Zalungkarpola.

Day13:-Sora to Langthangchhu (4500 m) 5.30 hours over Zalung karpola (5197 m). Trek 8

Steady climb till pass, all around amazing view of mountain Ranges; descend through the rocky and dusty path to the camp site.

Day14:-Langthang Chhu to Nimaling (4700 m) 7 hours. Trek 9

Trail goes along with stream, few houses owing barley fields, Soon the path joins to the Markha trek, now uphill track towards Nimaling dominated by Kong Yatse (6400), overnight in Camp.

Day15:-Nimaling to Shang (3980 m) 7.30 hours over Kongmarula (5150 m). Trek ends 10

Two hours gradual climbing to the pass; while descending; the trail goes through narrow valley. In Shang visit the monastery, overnight in camp.

Day16:-Shang to Hemis – Leh. (3400 m) Trek 60 kms

Vehicle will report in the morning, Visit Hemis, Thiksey and Shey monasteries, O/N in the hotel.

Day17:-Visit Leh town,

Today visit the Royal palace, Shanti Stupa, monastery in the town and in the afternoon free visit in town, O/N in the hotel.

Day18:-Flight Leh – Delhi and departure

Transfer to domestic airport, flight to Delhi. proceed for the sightseeing of Old and New Delhi, Evening transfer to the international airport, to board flight for onward destination. No hotel in Delhi

Cost per person : departure from 2 person onward.

Cost Include

  • Ground transport as per itinerary, Airport transfer (domestic and
  • International) Twin sharing room on medium class neat and clean hotel,
  • Delhi / Manali / Leh on BB basis, Rest full board, English speaking guide ,
  • During the trek transport by pony, Mule, Twin sharing spacious tent, foam
  • Mattress, Kitchen team with all necessary items, dining tent from 4 pax
  • Onward, 2-3 pax will eat in the Kitchen tent.

Cost Exclude

  • Flight domestic and International, monument fees, Visa, airport tax,
  • Insurance, sleeping bag, food in Delhi / Manali / Leh, beverages, Personal expenses
  • Medical evacuation, tipping, refund to unused services.
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