17 Days / 16 Nights
Delhi - Leh - Shang - Latza Kongmaru - Langtang Chu - Sorra - Dat - Lungmo Che - Lun - Takh - Sarchu - Keylong - Manali - Delhi
Day 01 :
Arrive Delhi transfer to the hotel for night stay.
Day 02 : Delhi-Leh
Fly from Delhi to Leh.
Day 03 : Leh
Day to explore the town. Visit the Leh Palace and the Monastery. Enjoy the sunset from the 'Shanti Stupa' located atop a hill. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 04 : Leh-Shang
The trek begins; drive to Hemis from where you trek about 3 hrs to reach the village Shang. Camp overnight in a beautiful location.
Day 05 : Shang-Latza Kongmaru
The path goes through steep gorges, and there are many stream crossings on the way. Camp just below the Kongmaru-la pass. ( 7-8 hrs walking )
Langtang ChuDay 06 : Latza Kongmaru-Langtang Chu
The final ascent to the Kongmaru-la pass (5150m) is steep, and offers a panoramic view the north face of Kang Yaze peak (6400m). Descend into the Nimaling valley and continue further to the campsite near the Langtang Chu River. Camp overnight. ( 8-9 hrs walking )
Day 07 :
Campsite Langtang Chu - Day for rest.
Day 08 : Langtang Chu-Sorra
A hard day of walking; cross the Zalung Karpo-la pass ( 5200m ) to reach Sorra ( 4200m ). Camp overnight. ( 8-10 hrs trek )
Day 09 : Sorra-Dat
Several river crossings and 5-6 hrs walking brings you to the village Dat. This village remains inhabited throughout the year. Camp overnight close to the village.
Day 10 : Dat-Lungmo Che
The trek is easy and takes you over the Yar-la pass ( 5000m ), from where you get an an excellent view Rupshu. Camp overnight at Lungmo Che ( 4500m). ( 6-8 hrs walking)
Day 11 : Lungmo Che - Lun
After descending, you follow the river to reach a very wide valley with Zara Chu river. Pass the villages of Sangtha and Yakbu, the later being populated by Tibetan nomads. Camp overnight at Lun. ( 5-7 hrs walking )
Day 12 : Lun-Takh
The last day of trek; the trail takes you through awesome landscape. You go over a beautiful plateau and cross the highest pass on theis route- Marang-la pass (5300m ). An hours descent brings you to the Army camp at Takh. Camp overnight.
Day 13 : Takh-Sarchu
Reach the road and from there drive to Sarchu. Overnight in Tents.
Day 14 : Sarchu-Keylong
The road to Keylong takes you through spectacular landscape of Lahaul valley. Overnight in Hotel / Guest House.
Day 15 : Keylong-Manali
Drive along the Lahaul valley and cross the Rohtang pass to enter the lush green valley of Kullu. Halt at Manali- a small town on the banks of river Beas. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 16 : Manali
Day at leisure. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 17 : Manali-Delhi
Early departure by road to Chandigarh; proceed to Delhi by the afternoon train. Evening at leisure for sightseeing and souvenir hunting. After dinner transfer to Airport for flight back home.