Trekking Itineraries:

MORANG LA KHARNAK VALLEY TREK

Day 1: Manali
Day at leisure to explore Manali and surrounding areas. In the afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Manali. Visit Hadimba Devi Temple and Vashist Hot water spring. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 2: Manali - Zispa
Morning drive to Zispa via Keylong a popular village for "green peas" crossing over the Rohtang pass (3987 mt).  In the afternoon arrive at Zispa and checking at the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure, one can walk around the Zispa village.

Day 3: Zispa - Sarchu - Brandy Nala
Drive to Sarchu (3600 mt) via Baralacha La (4800 mt). Drive little ahead and camp at Brandy Nala – the starting point of this exiting trek.

Day 4: Brandy Nala - Tak
A beautiful day walk along the Tsarap Chu to Tak. Evening at leisure next to Tsarap Chu. Overnight stay in tented camp.

Day 5: Tak – Morang La base
The trek is easy following the Bans River. After trekking for an hr, leave the river and trek up to reach a camping place at the base of Morang La Pass at 3900 mt. set-up camp for overnight stay.

Day 6: Morang La base - Morang La - Lun
The trek is steep climb till Morang La (5300 mt). After some rest at top, start descending on other side. The trek is steep down-hill in the beginning which later opens-up in a broad plateau. Camp in a green patch at Lun (4100 mt).

Day 7: Lun – Yabuk
A morning walk through remote barren plateau of Rupshu valley leads us to a gentle pass. We can see amazing gorge of Zara Chu from the top.  After crossing at shallow point we continue following upriver till Yakbu. A green pasture with grazing Yaks.

Day 8: Yabuk- Lungmoche
Trek to Lungmo Che (4000 mt). Start the trek along the river. En route cross a small village 'Sangth'. You may meet some Tibetan Nomad groups en route.

Day 9: Lungmoche - Yar-La - Dat
Morning trek to cross Yar la pass (4970 Mts). The climb is long but gentle till top. The Yar La offers fantastic view of Rupsu plains. Arrive Dat (4200 mt) which is a permanently inhabited village. On arrival set-up camp for overnight stay.

Day 10: Dat - Sorra
In the morning visit a small Gelukpa monastery at Dat village. We can simply call this day  “Best walk of trek” Walking this day inside a very narrow canyon with stunning change of sights after every step. Set-up camp near the river for overnight stay.

Day 11: Sorra - Zalung Karpo La – base Camp
start trek with climb to a small pass for about 1 hr. From this point, you can see The great climb of Zalung Karpo La (5200 mt.). From the pass we will be rewarded by great views towards Kangyatse massif and adjacent Rubrang La, which we cross during our Remote Zanskar trek. walk steep downhill till we find first campsite.

Day 12: Base Camp – Langtang Chu
Morning trek to Langtang Chu - (5-6 Hrs). This day one has to cross many small streams. The trek is easy downhill till at camp site near Langtang Chu at 4350 mt.

Day 13: Langtang Chu – Nimaling
Morning trek to Nimaling - enroute we cross Markha river and many Ladakhi peasants working in there fields.

Day 14: Nimaling - Kangmarula – Chukirmo
Morning starts climbing to Kongmaru La (5030 m). After some rest descend on other side of pass. The descend is steep in the beginning and gradual after about and hr of trek before entering a narrow valley. At some stretch, the trek passes through very narrow gorge. The valley opens at Chukirmo. continue little further to Chukirmo and set-up camp near tea house for overnight stay.

Day 18: Chukirmo  - Shangsumdo - Hemis - Leh
Trek till Shang Sumdo (road head). Drive to Hemis Monastery. Its one of the most famous and impressive monastery of Leh. Visit the monastery and later drive to Leh. On arrival check-into hotel for overnight stay.

Trek End



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