Hemis Darcha Trek

Duration : 17 Days / 16 Nights
Attractions : 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 Chu

Day 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.