Trekking through Markha valley of Ladakh in India involves crossing over two high passes, Gandala (4980 m) and Gongmaru-la (5100 m)
- Per Person
Summer Trekking in Northern India
Experience a traditional Tibetan Buddhist culture undisturbed by the Cultural Revolution. Visit active monasteries where monks go about their daily lives, and beautiful artwork enhances rustic interiors. Trek through one of the Greater Himalayas’ most remote areas in a landscape of plunging canyons and verdant river bottoms.
Day 01 to 02: Arrive in Delhi around midnight. Enjoy an extra day to relax and get rid of the jet lag.
Day 03 to 04: Fly to Leh and explore (3500 m). Overnight in Hotel with breakfast.
Day 05 to 06: Drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung-La (5600 m). Enjoy various activities such as walks, visiting monasteries, and a Bactrian camel ride.
Overnight in a deluxe tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 07: Drive back to Leh.Overnight in Hotel with breakfast.
Day 08: Drive to Rumtse on the Leh-Manali highway; camp (4130 m). Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 09: Trek to Kyamar village (4383 m), 5 hours. Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 10: Trek to Tisaling (4800 m) via Kyamar-la (4870 m) and Mandalchan-la (4996 m), 7 hours. Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 11: Trek to Pangunagu (Tso Kar 4398 m) via Shibuk-la (5016 m), 6-7 hours.Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 12: Trek to Nuruchan (4500 m), 5 hours. Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 13: Trek to Rachungkaru (4668 m) Via Horlamkongka-la pass (4900 m). Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 14: Trek Gyamalhoma (4895 m) via Kyamur-la (5125 m), 6-7 hours.Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 15 and 16: Trek to Korzok village by lake Tso Moriri (4500 m) via Yalangyugu-la (5100 m).Overnight in a tent with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 17: Drive back to Leh. Overnight hotel with breakfast.
Day 18: Fly back to Delhi, tour ends
- ‘A’ class hotel in Leh
- All meals, as mentioned on the trip.
- Experienced regional leader or hire Raj
- Porters or pack animals on the trek
- Trek permit
- Park fees
- Staff insurance
- Non a/c transport
- Accommodation a mentioned in the program.
- Sightseeing as indicated
- International airfare and airport tax
- Hotel in Delhi. The cost of a hotel room in Delhi ranges from US$50 to a couple of hundred dollars, depending on the standard chosen.
- Internal airfare for Delhi / Leh / Delhi sector in economy class. The airfare can cost from US$60 to $500, perhaps even higher each way. July and August are the busiest months. It is best to book the flights in advance.
- Travel insurance
- Any extra activities & optional tours
- Riding horse during the trek
- Personal bills like drinks, bar & beverages, tips, telephone, laundry, any additional and optional trips then the above, etc.
- Anything which is not included in the includes section
- Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only; leader’s tips at your discretion)
Am I too young or old?
From 3 years old to some in their 70s, most of our clients have done and completed their treks with almost no exercise or training.
Do you offer hotel/airport pick-up?
We offer hotel and airport pick-up. As you continue with your booking, there will be an option to input flight details or hotel name.
Do I need a visa?
All foreign nationals who want to enter India need to possess a valid international travel document such as a passport with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad. All visa applicants are requested to apply for the Indian visa online by filling the online application form.
The duly signed hard copy of the completed application form will be submitted at the concerned Indian Visa Application Center (IVAC) or directly to the Indian Mission or Post. The instructions to fill the form and appointment scheduling can be seen at the Instructions for Regular Visa Application. The applicant must bring the referral number and the required documents on the interview’s scheduled date.
The status of the visa application can be checked on the link for Visa Enquiry. The applicants are also requested to visit the website of the Indian Mission for detailed information about the Indian visa.
What should I bring on a trek?
Being adequately equipped is one of the keys to a successful trek. For information to help you select the best type of clothing and equipment for your trip. Please see our Clothing and Equipment Guide.
Also, see our Links page for details of specialist retailers who will offer further advice and assistance with purchasing new clothing or equipment.