Lamayuru 2 Darcha Trek most popular and challenging trek of ladakh. We start from Lamayuru and end Darcha. Lamayuru 2 Darcha Trek walk in between Valley, ridges in isolated valleys and Buddhist monasteries.
Lamayuru 2 Darcha Trak route details
|Route||Lamayuru – Wanla– Hanupata – Photoksar – Singila – Lingshet – Snetse – Hanumil – Pishu – Karsha – Padum – Kargyak – Zanskar Sumdo – Darcha|
|Trek Duration||20 Days|
|Highest Point||Shingu la (5020 Mtr.)|
Lamayuru 2 Darcha Trak Complete details
Day 01: Lamayuru – Wanla
Drive early morning from Leh to Lamayuru, Start trekking down the riverbed, pass the Lamayuru village. Following the flow of the river and cross it to enter the valley on the right. Gradual climbs up to Prinkiti La pass (3900Mts.) and then descend a narrow and dry gorge to reach Shila. Cross the river and camp at Wanla. Later visit the beautiful Gompa.
Day 02: Wanla – Hanupata
Trek on the left bank of the river Yapola and cross it to reach Phenjila. Then some easy and difficult stretches will bring you across the river and later enter the gorge to reach Hanupata. Camp just after the village of Hanupata.
Day 03: Hanupata – Photoksar
Initial trek along the river and later ascend up to Sirsirla (4800 Mts.) Descend on the other side and camp at Photoksar
Day 04: Photoksar – Singila Base
A long day descends to Singila
Day 05: Singila Base – Styangs
Easy day with a general climb of the pass with a fairly long desent.
Day 06: Styangs – Lingshed
Trek the high trail and cross over to Kubala. Cross the river near Skumpata village. Again ascend to Netuskila (3800 Mts.) and descend westwards to Lingshet. This is a religious and cultural centre of the area. The Gompa has 60 Lamas. Camp at Lingshet
Day 07: Lingshed – Nyetse
Trek up to the base of Hanumil, which is a fairly easy trek. Later steeps ascend to Hanuma La pass (4700 Mts.) After the pass, descend through a wild valley with glacial now and water. Camp at Snetse.
Day 08: Nyetse – Hanumil
Trek along the spur, make a steep descend and cross the Zingchen Tokpo. Ascend once again to reach the Parifila and descend to the level of Zanskar river and rocky track leads to Hanumil village. Camp before the village.
Day 09: Hanumil – Pishu
The trail runs up the stream along the left bank of Zanskar River and leads to Pishu. Camp at Pishu.
Day 10: Pishu – Karsha
Trek to Karsha, enroute visit Rinam village and overnight camp at Karsha.
Day 11: Karsha – Padum
An easy trail across the river to Padum the capital town of Zanskar (3500 Mts.) Overnight camp at Padum.
Day 12: Padum – Raru
An easy trek along the Tsarap Lingti river. Enroute visit Bardan and Mune Monasteries. overnight camp at Raru.
Day 13: Raru – Pepula
An easy walk along the river to Pepula, Overnight camp at Pepula.
Day 14: Pepula – Purne
A long desend walk along the river passing the villages at Tsetang. Overnight camp at Purne.
Day 15: Purne – Phuktal – Purne
Leave early morning to visit Phuktal Monastery with packed lunch. Come back to camp in the evening. Overnight Purne.
Day 16: Purne – Kargyak
The track leads through fields and villages. Kargyak is the 3 last village of Zanskar while going towards Darcha. Camp at Kargyak.
Day 17: Kargyak – Lakhang
A beautiful trek all the way to the campsite. After one trek in the morning, there is a huge big flat rock on the left-hand side of the trail, on which there is a figure of Lord Mahakala has self, appeared and this rock is well known to the people as Gonbo Rangion. Over night camp at Lakhang.
Day 18: Lakhang – Ramjak via Shinkun La
The trek starts with an ascend to Shingkuna-la pass (4900 Mts.) Camp at Ramjak
Day 19: Ramjak – Palhamo
An esy day walk, towards the Barai River . Camp at Palhamo
Day 20: Palhamo – Darcha
An easy trek with atleast two river crossings. Arrive Darcha on Manali-Leh Highway and camp along side of the river.
Note: The listed trek can be included with any of our leasure trip, which will include:
Airport Pickup / Drop
Accomodation and Travel in Leh and around
- Trained and Experienced Guide
- Client and Food Tent ( if above 4 also toilet tent)
- Tent Mattress
- Ponies to carry load
- Kitchen Equipments
- Permits and Wild Life Fees
- Travel cost to and fro the trek start / end point
- Monument Museum Entrance Fees
- Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls
- Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
- Medical Travel insurance
- Personal Stuff ( Clothing / Trekking Boots / Sleeping Bags / Walking Stick / Tourch / Pillow / Personal Medicines)
- Riding Ponies
- Camera Fees