Darcha Lamayuru Trek

Tough Trek

Darcha Lamayuru trek is best meant for passionate trekkers who don't want to miss a single chance of adding thrill and adventure to their life. While trekking on Darcha to Lamayuru trek you will lead in the middle of the Western Himalayas to a long distance footpath that connects Darcha in Lahaul with Padum in Zanskar and Lamayuru in Ladakh. You can visit the Phuktal monastery constructed under a huge cave, Sani Gompa, Karsha Gompa, Mani Gompa, Lingshed Gompa, Bardan Gompa and Lamayuru Gompa. After reaching at the height of 5100 mts, the route will take you to various passes like Shingo la 5100 mts, Sengge la 5060 mts, Parfi la, Hanuma la 4800 mts, Prinkti la and SirSir la.

You will cross some old sheperds track, pack horse trail and primeval route. Also you will cross rivers of Bhaga, Doda, Chandra, Tsarap, Indus and Zanskar. Darcha Lamayuru trekking tour in Ladakh is certainly one of the classic trekking tours that will allow you to see heaven on this earth. At Trekking in India, we can turn your dream of witnessing the beauty of nature through by offering exclusive Darcha Lamayuru trekking tours. We will drive you to Darcha (3,360 m) over the Rohtang pass (3,978 m) the gateway to Lahaul, Spiti, Pangi and Zanskar valleys.

We have a set up camp at Darcha, which is the starting point of our Darcha Lamayuru trek. From there, you will be crossing Shingo La pass (5,090 m) to get into Zanskar. You will find many ancient Gompa throughout the way. You will visit shepherds, an oldest Gompa in Ladakh with big Buddhist literature library and soon land in Leh. Here you can see groups of sheep, beautiful landscape and climb over snowy mountains with repetitive views of the Great Himalayan range. This trek will end at Lamayuru with an amazing travelling experience you might have never had before.

Contact us today and be a part of our highly interesting Darcha Lamayuru tour that will take you to the world of adventure and natural beauty.

Day 01:

Arrive Delhi, where you will be met and transfered to your hotel. (Hotel B&B).

Day 02:

Delhi - Manali by bus

Day 03: Manali - Darcha by bus.

Early morning drive from Manali to Darcha. Arrive Darcha and overnight in Camp.

Day 04: Darcha - Palemo (3600m) in 5h

Leave Darcha, We start our journey with an easy walk into the valley. En route, we will visit the Chika and Rarik monasteries.

Day 05: Palemo - Zanskar Sumdo (3860m) in 5h.

We cross the river by a hanging pulley. Overnight at Zanskar Sumdo.

Day 06: Zanskar Sumdo - Chumi Napo (4640m) in 5h.

Early morning trek from Zanskar Sumdo to Chumi Napo. The route leaves the valley and starts climbing up quite steeply towards the Shingo La pass.

Day 07: Chumi Napo - Shingo La (5090m) - Lakham (4470m) in 6h.

Prayer flags flapping in the wind mark the Shingo La pass, surrounded with fascinating views of the glaciers. An easy traverse of a glacier takes us to the valley and to the Lakham yak pastures.

Day 08: Lakham - Kurgiak (4050m) in 6h.

A gradual descent along the Kurgiak river, lined with mani walls. On the way, we will come across a few Doksas, where yaks are kept in summer time.

Day 09: Kurgiak - Tetha (3950m), in 7h.

The trail is now boarded by meadows of flowers and barley fields. Shortens are spread all the way and highlight the religious fervour of the Zanskaris.

Day 10: Tetha - Purni (3700m), in 2h.

We visit Phuktal monastery (3850m), perched on the side of an impressive cliff. (4h return journey from Phuktal monastery to Purni).

Day 11:

Purni - Ichar (3650m) in 4h.

Day 12: Ichar - Mune (3900m), in 5h.

The trail goes up and down along the Tsarap river. On arriving at Mune, we will visit its monastery.

Day 13: Mune - Padum (3600m) in 6h.

En route we visit Bardan monastery, one of the most important in the area. Overnight in Padum.

Day 14: Padum - Kargil (3700m) by bus.

Drive from Padum to Kargil, Overnight at Kargil.

Day 15: Kargil - Leh (3500m) by bus.

Drive from Kargil to Leh, Overnight at Leh hotel.

Day 16:

Leh - Delhi by plane. (Hotel B&B)

Day 17:

At leisure in Delhi. Safety day for your international flight. (Hotel B&B)

Day 18:

Transfer to airport and fly back home.

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