LAMAYURU TO HEMIS TREK
Lamayuru Hemis Trekking A very interesting route beginning at the famous Lamayuru monastery After Hinju near Kongskila on the 3rd day of your Trek you will enter the famous Hemis National Park till you finish your Treknear Hemis at Martselang approximately you will walk 80 km in the Hemis National Park . There you can spot many rare wild animals/birds species amongst these are the elusive Snow Leopard, Ibex, Antelope, Tibetan Argali, Blue Sheep, Shapo, Marmot, Redfox, Tibetan Wolf, Eurassian Lynx and Tibetan Hare etc. However its very difficult to spot Snow Leopards during the Summer time. Among the birds fauna you can spot the Snow Patridge, Golden Oriole, Snow Cock, Golden Eagle, Horned Lark, Red Billed Chuff etc. From Chilling, we cross the river by cable trolley. A different set of ponies are on the other side of the river to carry our gear. We then continue on to Markha Valley - considered one of the most beautiful valleys in Ladakh. Here you pass through several Ladakhi settlements as you walk through their fields and observe their lifestyle. Several river crossings are involved, but these are not dangerous. Crossing several more passes, through gorges and wide open pastures, we end the trek at Marsteling village.<
Lamayuru to Hemis 12 Days
Size of group: Min 2 & Max 8 Highest Point: Gongmarula 5150mts Grade: Medium Duration: 12 Days
OUTLINE ITINERARYLamayuru 3420m – Wanla 3250 m (3 hrs Drive and three hrs walk).Drive from Leh- Phyang- Phyang phu (4 hrs) We will drive to Phyang and after visiting the Monastery, trek to Phyang Phu.
Day 2:Wanla – Hinju 3720m (4-5 hrs).
Day 3: Hinju – Sumda Doksa 4430m (5-6 hrs) .
Day 4: Sumda Doksa – Dung Dung Chan la base 4430m (4-5 hrs) Day.
Day 5: Dung Dung Chan La base – Chilling 3550m (5 hrs).
Day 6: One day rest at Chilling..
Day 7: Chilling to Skiu (5-6 hours) .
Day 8: Skiu to Markha (7-8 hours) .
Day 9: Markha to Thachungtse (5-6 hours) .
Day 10: Thachungtse to Nimaling (4 hours).
Day 11: Nimaling to Shangsumdo via Kongmarula 5200 m (7 hours) .
Day 12: Shangsumdo to Leh via Hemis (3 hours trek, 1 hour drive) .
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