Delhi to Leh/Ladakh Trek

Delhi to Leh/Ladakh Trek

Start Point

Delhi

End Point

Delhi

Duration

18N/19D

Grade

Easy

Max Altitude

5150 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

  • Himalayan Landscapes: Witness the dramatic transformation of landscapes as you leave the bustling city of Delhi and gradually ascend to the rugged mountains and high-altitude deserts of Ladakh.2. Manali – Gateway to Ladakh: Begin your journey from Manali, a popular hill station, and gradually acclimatize to the increasing altitudes as you make your way towards Leh.

    3. Rohtang Pass: Traverse the iconic Rohtang Pass, known for its stunning views and challenging terrain. This pass marks the transition from lush green valleys to the arid landscapes of Ladakh.

    4. Serene Lakes: Enroute, you may come across several beautiful high-altitude lakes, such as Suraj Tal and Deepak Tal, each with its unique charm and breathtaking surroundings.

    5. Baralacha La Pass: Cross the Baralacha La Pass, one of the highest motorable passes in the world. The panoramic views and the sense of accomplishment are truly rewarding.

    6. Zanskar Range: As you approach Leh, you’ll be treated to spectacular views of the Zanskar Range, showcasing the rugged beauty of Ladakh’s mountains.

    7. Leh – The Capital of Ladakh: Arrive in Leh, the heart of Ladakh, and explore its unique blend of Tibetan culture, ancient monasteries, and bustling bazaars.

    8. Monasteries and Gompas: Discover monasteries and gompas along the way, such as Thiksey Monastery and Hemis Monastery, which offer insights into the spiritual and cultural aspects of the region.

    9. Magnetic Hill and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib: Visit the Magnetic Hill, where an optical illusion makes it seem like vehicles defy gravity. Also, stop at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, a Sikh shrine with a fascinating story.

    10. Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake: If your trek route includes Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake, you’ll have the chance to witness the surreal beauty of landscapes and lakes that have captivated travelers and filmmakers alike.

    11. Khardung La Pass: Conquer the world’s highest motorable pass, Khardung La, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

    12. Rich Cultural Encounters: Interact with the warm-hearted Ladakhi people, experience their unique way of life, and immerse yourself in their rich culture and traditions.

    13. Adventure and Achievement: The trek from Delhi to Leh Ladakh is a true adventure that tests your endurance and resilience. Reaching Leh on foot is a remarkable achievement and offers a sense of accomplishment.

    14. Scenic Flight Back: After the trek, enjoy a scenic flight from Leh to Delhi, which provides a bird’s-eye view of the Himalayan landscape you’ve just journeyed through.

The Leh Ladakh Trek is a challenging trek in the Ladakh region of India. The trek takes you to some of the most remote and beautiful parts of the region, including the Nubra Valley, the Zanskar Valley, and the Pangong Lake.

The trek is 10-12 days long and covers a distance of about 150 kilometers. It starts from Leh, the capital of Ladakh, and ascends to the Nubra Valley via the Khardung La pass, the highest motorable road in the world. From the Nubra Valley, the trek continues to the Zanskar Valley and the Pangong Lake.

The trek is moderately difficult and requires a good level of fitness. Along the way, you will pass through beautiful deserts, snow-capped mountains, and ancient Buddhist monasteries. You will also get the chance to see a variety of wildlife, including snow leopards, ibex, and marmots.

The highlight of the trek is the view of the Pangong Lake. The lake is a stunning turquoise color and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. It is an experience that you will never forget.

Here are some of the things you need to know before you go on the Leh Ladakh Trek:

The best time to trek is during the spring (May-June) or fall (September-October). During these times, the weather is generally good and the crowds are smaller.

You will need to obtain a permit from the Ladakh Tourism Department before you start the trek.

You will need to hire a guide and porters to help you with the trek.

You will need to pack warm clothing, as it can get very cold at high altitudes.

You will also need to pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat as the sun can be very strong at high altitudes.

The trek is moderately difficult and requires a good level of fitness.

Detail Itinerary

Arrive Delhi. Met upon arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

In the morning transfer to railway station for your train to Chandigar. Upon your arrival at Chandigarh you will be met upon arrival by your driver who will drive you straight to reach Manali. Arrive Manali and check into hotel for overnight stay.

Morning at leisure. In the afternoon proceed for half day city tour covering the Tibetan Monastry, Hadimba temple and Ghatotkach tree. Overnight stay in hotel.

Morning after breakfast drive to Jispa via Rohtang pass (3980 M). Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

In the morning after breakfast drive to Sarchu (4253 M) via baralachala (4892 M). Sarchu is the actual border between Lahaul and Zanskar. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

After breakfast drive to Leh (3500 M) via Lachulangla (5065 M) and Tanglang La (5360 M) – the second highest pass in the worl. Arrive and check into hotel for overnight stay.

In the morning visit the Shankar monastery nearby your hotel and then go up to the Shanti Stupa (built by the Japanese) for a breath taking view of the capital city of Ladakh followed by sight-seeing of Spituk and Phyang Gompas. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast leave for Spituk village. After crossing Spituk bridge, start trek to Zinchen. (Trek / 4 hrs approx). Dinner and overnight in camp.

After breakfast leave for Zinchen, an easy days trek. Dinner an overnight.

After breakfast start trekking to reach Skiu via Gandala (4900 M) by covering approx. 11 kms. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

After breakfast start trekking to reach Markha (3550 M) after crossing Chaluk Village. Markha village has about 30 homes and from here you will enter the Markha Valley. Just east of the village there is a Markha Gompa on a hill.

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Tchatchutse via Hankar village. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Nimaling. Nimaling (4900 M) has a sweeping pasture where thousands of sheep., goats, yaks and cowyak crossbreeds graze during the summer months, rising to the south is 6400 M high Kang Yaze (Nimaling Peak), a lovely mountain, but not an easy one to climb, Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5150 M). The trek to Kongmaru la passes through narrow Gorges. At the top of the pass, view of the Ladakh range and the villages of the Indus valley to the north is excellent. Cross the pass and proceed to Shang. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Morning after breakfast start your last leg of the trek to Martselang and further to Hemis. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

After breakfast visit Hemis monastery. Later drive back Hemis to Leh by jeep. Overnight in hotel.

After breakfast free at leisure. Afternoon visit Leh palace. Leh Gompa and bazaar. Overnight stay in hotel.

Transfer to domestic airport in time to board flight for Delhi on arrival transfer to hotel.

Full day sight-seeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Await transfer to international airport for flight to onward destination.

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