Adventure Trip to India
27 Nights / 28 Days
Delhi - Leh - Lamayuru -
Wanla - Hanupatta - Photoskar - Foot of Sengge La - Lingshed - Snertse - Hanumil
- Pishu - Karsha - Padum - Mune - Ichar - Purne - Phuktal - Purne - Table -
Gumburanjon Camp - Shingo La - Ramjak - Pass Camp - Darcha - Manali - Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
to India. Arrive Delhi by International Flight. Meeting and assistance upon
arrival and transfer from International airport to Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Leh
Transfer to airport in time to connect flight to Leh. Meeting upon arrival and
transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free for acclimatization. Overnight at
Day 03: Leh
Full day sightseeing of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. Overnight at the
Day 04: Leh Lamayuru
Drive to Lamayuru. (5 hours) Visit the Lamayuru monastery which is a major landmark
on the old silk route. Overnight at camp.
Day 05: Lamayuru - Wanla
Trek to Wanla (3 hours); an easy ascent after crossing the river up to the Prinkit
La (3726m). Overnight at camp.
Day 06: Wanla - Hanupatta
Trek to Hanupatta (5 hours). Walk begins with a flat section. Cross on to the
right bank before Phenjilla. Overnight at camp.
Day 07: Hanupatta - Photoskar
to Photoskar (6 hours). Long ascent into the stony valley. Cross the river and
walk up to Sisir La (4800m), after which is a descent to Photoskar (3750m).
Overnight at camp.
Day 08: Photoskar - Foot Of Sengge La
Trek to foot of the Sengge La (7 hours), crossing the Bumiktse La at 4200m.
Overnight at camp.
Day 09: Foot Of Sengge La - Lingshed
6 hour trek to Lingshed. After Kiupa La (3850m) is a steep descent to the villages
of Gongma and Skiumpata. Reach Lingshed after crossing the Murgum La (4100m).
Overnight at camp.
Day 10: Lingshed
Day at leisure. Overnight at camp.
Day 11: Lingshed - Snertse
Trek to Snertse (6 hours). From Lingshed it is an easy ascent to the Hanuma
La Pass (4700m), then a long gradual descent to the sheepfolds of Snertse. Overnight
Day 12: Snertse - Hanumil
Trek to Hanumil (6 hours). From the Oma Chu river is a steep ascent to the Parfi
La (3900m) and a sharp descent to the foot of the pass. Walk up to the plateau
taking the path that leads towards the edge of the Zanskar to Hanumil. Overnight
Day 13: Hanumil - Pishu
hours easy walk to Pishu, sometimes along the river and sometimes across the
moraine plateau. Overnight at camp.
Day 14: Pishu - Karsha
Trek to Karsha (5 hours); an easy stretch along the banks of the Zanskar river.
Karsha is a beautiful Gelukpa monastery dating back to the 15th century. Overnight
Day 15: Karsha - Padum
Trek to Padum (3-4 hours). Cross the Doda river, walk through a dusty plain
to Pipiting and then Padum. Visit the local Gompas in the evening. Overnight
Day 16: Padum - Mune
An easy 5 hour trek to the Mune Village via the Bardan Gompa which houses the
famous 180cm tall prayer wheel. Overnight at camp.
Day 17: Mune - Ichar
Cross a beautiful plain covered with flowers till the Reru Village. A gradual
descent till the main Tsarap river. Overnight at camp.
Day 18: Ichar - Purne
Follow the Tsarap river on a lightly marked and loose rubble trail till Cha
Village. From here the walk takes you through a series of small canyons of pudding
stones till you descend down to the river. Overnight at camp.
Day 19: Purne - Phuktal - Purne
up the left bank of the Tsarap into splendid gorges. You will get a view of
the spectacular Phuktal Monastery. Belonging to the Gelugpa sect, the monastery
is the most famous in Zanskar. Return to camp for overnight.
Day 20: Purne - Table
Trek to Table, en-route crossing the villages of Teta, Kuru and Tanze. Overnight
Day 21: Table - Gumburanjon Camp
A two hour walk till Kargyak (4100m). Pass beneath the Gumburanjon Massif and
cross a multitude of small streams before you climb steeply up a face of fallen
rocks leading to Gumuranjon Camp. Overnight at camp.
Day 22: Gumburanjon Camp - Shingo La - Ramjak
Cross over a small plateau before undertaking a steep and icy climb till the
Shingo La Pass (5090m). Walk down a zigzag moraine and cross several small streams
to reach the Ramjak meadow. Overnight at camp.
Day 23: Ramjak - Pass Camp
long 7 hour walk along the left bank of the valley will bring you to todays
campsite. Overnight at camp.
Day 24: Pass Camp - Darcha
A 5 hour trek to the village of Darcha, which is also the road head. Overnight
Day 25: Darcha - Manali
Drive to Manali (7 hours). Overnight at hotel.
Day 26: Manali
Full day sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.
Day 27: Manali - Delhi
Transfer to Kullu airport to connect flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, meeting
and transfer to International airport in time to connect flight for onward destination.
Day 28: Departure Delhi