Overview

The green oasis of the Markha Valley is guarded by Kang Yatse (6400m) on east and Zanskar range on the south west. From any of the high points you can have breath-taking views of the Korakoram Saser Kangri peak (7670m) Stok Kangri (6150m) Kang Yatse (6400m)and Nun Kun (7135mts.) During this trek you will trek through many villages with irrigated fields of barley, wheat and mustard ascend the top of two high passes, Gandala La (4800 m) & Kongmaru La (5150 m) and enjoy stunning sights from the summit., and Markha valley trek is a part of Hemis National Park, Where there is always an opportunity of spotting wild animals.

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9 Nights 10 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 1 Nights: Stay in Delhi Hotel, incl. CP (Breakfast)
  • 2 Nights: Stay in Leh Hotel, incl. CP (Breakfast)
  • 6 Nights: Stay in full service camping. incl. AP (All meals)
  • All transfers by exclusive car as per travel plan
  • English Speaking guide for the trek
  • Cook, Support Staff & Pony/Donkey
  • All camping equipment: 2 pax / per tent, incl. mattresses, Kitchen tent, Dinning tent
  • All Cooking Utensils, Cooking fuel, food
  • All Camping fees, Wildlife fees, Monument fees
  • All Ground transfers in 1 Innova/Scorpio ( staff and equipment in separate car)
  • First‐Aid Kit, Oxygen Cylinder for emergency use

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any accommodation not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any meals not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any guide charges not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any activities not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Monument entry fees, permits for visiting restricted areas not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Personal expenses: Tips/Gratuities, Laundry, Communication (phone, internet, mail), beverages, portage
  • Travel Insurance and Medical expenses
  • Flight : Delhi-Leh-Delhi
Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi

  • Transfer to Hotel
  • Rest and relax
  • Overnight at Delhi

Day 2 – Delhi-Leh(3,500 m)

  • Transfer to Leh by Air
  • Rest at hotel to Acclimatise
  • Afternoon local sightseeing in Leh - Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa
  • Overnight at Leh

Day 3 – Transfer to Spituk Spituk-Zingchen -  4 hrs trek

  • Transfer to Spituk, the starting point of the trek.  
  • Trek 4 hrs to Zingchen.
  • Overnight at Camp.

Day 4 – Zingchen - Ganda La base (4,545m) -  4 hrs trek 

  • trek through Hemis National Park to Gand-La base.
  • Overnight at Camp

Day 5 – Ganda la base - Ganda La - Skiew - 7 hrs trek

  • Cross Gand-La (4,900 m) to Skiew.
  • Overnight at Camp

Day 6 – Skiew - Markha - 8 hrs trek

  • Follow Markha river, to reach Markha valley.
  • Overnight at Camp

Day 7 – Markha-Thachungtse - 6 hrs trek

  • Trek to Thachungtse via Umlung and Hangkar.
  • Overnight at Camp

Day 8 – Thachungtse-Nimaling (4,700 m)- 5 hrs trek

  • Trek to Nimaling plateau. Highest campsite on the trek.
  • Overnight at Camp

Day 9 – Nimaling-Kongmaru La -Shang Sumdo - 7hrs trek

  • Cross Kongmaru-La (5,200 m) and descend to Shang Sumdo.
  • Transfer to Leh by car.
  • Overnight at Leh

Day 10 – Leh - Delhi

  • Check-out from Hotel after breakfast
  • Transfer to Airport
  • Transfer to Delhi by Air
Route Map