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Ladakh-Markha valley Trek

Ladakh-Markha valley Trek is known for the most popular hiking route because of its beauty. Ladakh is one of the driest regions in the Indian Himalaya.Our trip start from Delhi Shimla(the summer capital of British India), Manali (many mountain villages and apple orchards), Jispa (Bhuddist culture), Sarchu (pass through mighty canyons), Leh (the capital of ladakh,the second highest motorable pass in the world, Buddhist Gompas from Medieval period like Tsemo Gompa, Sankar Gompa and Leh Palace etc.),Markha Valley trek and end our trip in Delhi. Markha Valley trek lies in Ladakh The land of passes.

Ladakh-Markha valley Trek

It is one of the most popular trek in entire Ladakh region, it is one of the amazing trips to get introduced to magical and remote Buddhist kingdom of Ladakh. The Markha Valley trekking is a memorable journey towards the Little Tibet to glorify the place with major attractions of peaceful Buddhist monasteries, mountain villages, high altitude pastures of Nimaling and high altitude peak- Kangyatse. After a visit to Stok Palace, where you can admire the old Thankas, jewelry and religious objects, we start hiking with our guide and other crews. In the first part, we will follow the trail of Stok-la trek. We will have views at the dry and arid beautiful landscape. You will witness the sloping landscapes, rolling creeks and dry valleys, but always the view to the purple,gold and carmine mountains. you take in fabulous views of the Great Himalayan, Ladakh and Zanskar. After we pass the Ganda-La (4900m), we arrive at the beautiful Markha village that merges with its natural surroundings. The opportunity to meet nomadic families as they herd their yaks and a visit to a small monastery where butter lamps are lit morning and evening by an elderly nun leave indelible impressions of our journey through this gloriously illuminated landscape. You will certainly gain respect for the Ladakhis, living their sober lifestyle in pure harmony with nature. After the gorges, we pass a little lake and enter the most beautiful valley of Ladakh (4700m) with the Kang Yazee dominant in the background 6400m. The last day leads us through the river and we pass a few Chortens before we arrive at Hemis. Hemis has one of the most beautiful Gompa. (Routing Stock- foot of Stock La-Stock La- Ganda La- Skiu-Markha-Tchatchutse-Nimaling-Kongmaru La-Shang-Hemis and drive to Leh).

Day 01: Arrival at New Delhi
Day 02: Sightseeing of Old and New Delhi
Day 03: Shimla
Day 04-05: Manali
Day 06-07: Jispa
Day 08: Sarchu
Day 09: Leh
Day 10-11: Leh and Around
Day 12-18: Markha Valley Trek
Day 19: Delhi
Day 20: Departure

Ladakh-Markha valley Trek

Day 01: Arrival at New Delhi. Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon City tour.

Day 02: Sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. In the evening, take the night train to Kalka.

Day 03: Shimla You will arrive at Kalka in the morning and then change the train for Shimla, the summer capital of British India. Overnight in Shimla

Day 04-05 : Manali You will drive through many mountain villages and apple orchards to end up in the cozy little village of Manali in the Kullu area. Next day you will visit Hadimba Temple, Vashishta Temple, Hot Spring and old Manali. Overnight in Manali.

Day 06-07 : Jispa Sensational drive over the Rohthang pass. To have good acclimatization, we stay two nights at Jispa (3100 m.) where we will have our first acquaintance with the Bhuddist culture. We visit Gemur monastery, Castles and walk back to the Hotel.

Day 08 : Sarchu Drive further on, pass through mighty canyons. Overnight in tented camps of Sarchu.

Day 09 : Leh The road to Leh winds all the way up and cross the Tanglang La (5065m), the second highest motorable pass in the world. We continue our way along beautiful aquarelle-lakes and unforgettable views to end up in Leh late in the afternoon. Overnight Hotel Leh.

Day 10-11: Leh and Around You will visit different Buddhist Gompas from Medieval period like Tsemo Gompa, Sankar Gompa and Leh Palace etc. The other day, you will have excursion to Shey Monastery and Thiksey Monastery. Afterwards, we visit Hemis Monastery where famous Hemis Festival is celebrated every year at the peak time of summer.

Day 12-18 : Markha Valley Trek This area is known for the most popular hiking route because of its beauty. After a visit to Stok Palace, where you can admire the old Thankas, jewelry and religious objects, we start hiking with our guide and other crews. In the first part, we will follow the trail of Stok-la trek. We will have views at the dry and arid beautiful landscape. You will witness the sloping landscapes, rolling creeks and dry valleys, but always the view to the purple,gold and carmine mountains. After we pass the Ganda-La (4900m), we arrive at the beautiful Markha village that merges with its natural surroundings. You will certainly gain respect for the Ladakhis, living their sober lifestyle in pure harmony with nature. After the gorges, we pass a little lake and enter the most beautiful valley of Ladakh (4700m) with the Kang Yazee dominant in the background 6400m. The last day leads us through the river and we pass a few Chortens before we arrive at Hemis. Hemis has one of the most beautiful Gompa. (Routing Stock- foot of Stock La-Stock La- Ganda La- Skiu-Markha-Tchatchutse-Nimaling-Kongmaru La-Shang-Hemis and drive to Leh)

Day 19: Delhi From Leh we take a flight over the Himalayas back to Delhi.

Day 20: Departure Transfer to airport for Departure.

Includes

  • Accommodation at listed hotels or equivalent.
  • Daily breakfast at hotel.
  • Transportation/Transfers by Air-conditioned Vehicle.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the program
  • Services of English speaking local Guides during sightseeing tour.
  • Monument entrances fees
  • All presently applicable taxes.

Excludes

  • Inland/International flight charges.
  • Things of personal nature like laundry, telephone etc.
  • Any meals except specified in above inclusions.
  • Camera fee,
  • All other than those listed in above inclusions