trekking padam to lamayuru in india

Trekking 2017

" Zanskar Trek - Padam to Lamayuru"

Name of the Trip : Zanskar Trek - Padam to Lamayuru

Grade: Easyto Moderate - Difficult

Number of Days: 14

Number of Nights : 13

Trekking in India - Fixed Departures - 2017 - Padam to Lamayuru Trek


12th July 2017 & 26 July 2017


14th August 2017 & 28th August 2017


11th Sept.2017& 25th Sept.2017





Zanskar Trek - Padam to Lamayuru


Day 01. Arrive Delhi. Met upon arrival and check in to hotel. Briefing about the trip & overnight Delhi.

 Day 02. Delhi / Leh . Morning Flight to Leh. Arrive leh and transfer to hotel.

 Day 03. Leh . Acclimatization. Visit local monastery. Overnight hotel.

 Day 04: 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 Ma treya Guesthouse or Nunnery. Overnight at Mulbekh 40 Kmsm before Kargil town.

 Day 05 : Mulbekh to Rangdum via Kargil  Overnight camp at Rangdum.

Morning after breakfast drive to Kargil. After a cup of tea we drive further to Rangdum. Overnight camp.

  Day 06 : Rangdum to Padum Overnight Camp.

  Day 07: 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 08 : 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 09:  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 10:  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 11: 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 12: Foot of Singela - 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 13: 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 14: 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. Arrive Leh and transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel.

 Day 15. Leh/Delhi / Rishikesh

Morning flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi & Tour Terminates.

 The package costs are inclusive of :

1.       Twin sharing accommodation as per the ity.

2.       All meals hygienically cooked and served by our specially trained staff for westerners.

3.       Travel from

4.       Transportation from kesh to Rishikesh by Toyota jeeps

5.       Services of professional trekking guide, cook & camp staff during the trip.

6.       Camping equipment on trek e.g. tents, Mattresses, Sleeping bags etc.

7.       Portage of personal rucksack on the trek .

8.       Trekking permits & camping fees on the trek .

9.       Portage of camping equipment, food, kitchen equipment on trek.

10.   All tourist taxes on the trip.

11.   Visit to all the place as per the itinerary.


The Package costs Do Not Include:

1.       Items of personal nature e.g table drinks, telephone, insurance, medical services, evacuation and services in landslides & unforeseen circumstances.

2.       Riding ponies on the trek.

3.       Services other than specified above.


The Package costs are :

1.       Subject to government service tax which is at  present 6%

2.       Nett & non commissionable.

3.       Valid for trekking season of 2017 from March to November.


Package Tariff - The above package tariff is for standard option. You can also opt for deluxe option with better transport, accommodation, meal options & highly professional staff on the trip. Please let us know.


Food on the trek: We emphasize on clean and hygienic meal s on the trek. Breakfast & Dinner are full hot meals. Lunches are picnic lunches as we driving or trekking that time.


Water on the trek: we carry ample of bottled water in the jeep which can be used for the driving days. For the trek we use boiled stream water, which is equally good or some time better.


Your accommodation in Rishikesh before & after the trek: We have our own best located guest house in Rishikesh , which you can use before and after the main trek. Please visit us to get the details


Your Travel to Rishikesh - As we have a fleet of cars & jeeps, we shall be happy to provide you pickups from Delhi & Dehradun Airport. We shall also help you arrange you flight or train tickets from Delhi to Haridwar & Dehradun.

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