Discover Zanskar

There was time when to enter in this hidden kingdom was not in reach to the majority of traveler except central part, unless for those who could walk over high passes elevating above 4800mtrs to 5090mtrs. Your discovery journey will start from Manali located in lap of Himalaya at elevation of 2000m. further to semi desert valley of Lahoul and to Zanskar over Shingo la pass (5090m). The journey will follow the epic trekking route of Zanskar amidst the valley. It allows to explore less frequented villages and Buddhist monasteries located deep in the isolated locations of Zanskar range of Himalaya.

Day 1: Arrive Manali

Day 2: Manali - Purney over Shinkula (5090m)

Day 3: Purney- Padam Visit Phugtar Monastery(2hrs Trek)

Day 4: Padam- Gombo: Local Sightseeing

Day 5: Gombo– Manali over Shinkula

Day 1: Arrive Manali

Report at manali hotel. In the afternoon you’ll visit Manu Temple, Hadimba temple & Mall road. Return back to hotel for the night

Meals: Only Dinner

Day 2 : Manali- Purney Over Shinkula (5090)

After an early breakfast we start our journey, we drive through Atal Tunnel to Lahaul valley and further to Jispa and Darcha. We ascend to Shinkula which 5090 meters in evelvation. Shinkula is gateway to Zanskar and we descend to the valley. We keep driving across the villages until we reach Purney. We stay in Home stay here for the night

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Purney- Padam visit Phugtal Monastery (2hrs Trek)

Before heading to Padam the subdivision headquarter of Zanskar and the main town of Zanskar, we drive take a hike to Phugtar Monastery which is 1 hour away from Purney. The walk is along the bank of Tsarp-chu River and so the monastery is carved at the bank. Visit the monastery and hike back till car parking area and drive further for around 2 hours to reach padam. Check-in at the guest house and rest for the night here.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4: Padam- Gombo Rangjon & Padam visit: Sheela Waterfall, Karsha Monastery & Zangla fort/ Village 

Today we visit the major attraction of  Zanskar starting with Karsha Monastery, Zangla fort ruins &  Sheela waterfall. get back to town for lunch and after lunch we drive back the same way towards Manali but stop for the night at the Majestic Gombo Rangjon. spend some time at night for stargazing.

Spend your evening at your hotel/ Homestay followed with Dinner. and spend the night stargazing.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5: Gonbo Rangjon– Manali over Shinkula

we take it easy today and enjoy the breakfast in the sun in the morning. Post Breakfast we ascend to shinkula pass again and drive toward Manali. it’ll be a drive of around 5hrs and our car will drop you near  at Manali Mall road for your further journey.

Meals: Only Breakfast


  • Accommodation on Triple sharing

  • Breakfast & Dinner

  • Transportation as per the itinerary including the visits

  • Basic Medical kit with oxygen


  • Lunch

  • Breakfast on day 1 & Dinner on last day

  • Monument fees

  • Personal expenses

  • Beverages

  • GST 5%

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    Discover Zanskar

    India Moderate
    • Region: Zanskar

    • Duration: 5 Days

    • Activity: Culture Tour

    • Season: June to October


    • Shinkula 5090m: The gateway to Zanskar

    • Gombo Rangzong: The main attraction after the pass

    • Phugtal Monastery: carved in the Mountain

    • Padam: District town of Zanskar




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