Marka Valley Trak start Spituk and end Martselang. We cover all Spituk, Zingchen, Yurutme, Ski, Marka, Thachungste, Nimalin, Shang Sumdo, Martselang.
Marka Valley Trak Deatils
|Route||Spituk – Zingchen– Yurutse – Skiu – Markha – Thachungste – Nimaling – ShangSumdo – Martselang|
|Trek Duration||8 Days|
|Highest Point||Kongmaru La (5100m)|
Complete Details of Marka Valley trek
DAY 01 – Spituk – Zingchen
In the early morning, we will make our move for Spituk, wherefrom the accessories will be taken ahead on the horse. Do remember to take water and sunscreen lotions as the journey will start along an old vehicle street and continue in a dry and revealed area. After passing through the traumatized area one comes at the amazing and lavish Zingchen with green valley, where the Rumbak Stream moves into the Incredible Indus. This journey is going to take 4 to 5 hours of sheer thrill and fun.
DAY 02 – Zingchen– Yurutse
Go in to the National park of Hemis, where one may be lucky to experience the untamed snow-leopard, Lynx, a local breed of goat- Ladakhi Urial, great Tibetan sheep- Arghali, blue sheep- Bharal, red fox, wild dog- Dhole, marmot, Tibetan wolf and mountain hare. One begins going up progressively through an amazing stuff before attaining the valley resulting in the town of Rumbak after few spending on the entry charges. Get some rest at a tented teahouse run by local women. After a cup of hot and refreshing tea, proceed towards the home of Yuruche before attaining hiking at the bottom of Ganda La that is 4545m high. Here you will witness nature’s most spectacular glimpses of Stok Kangri and the entire Stok variety from the camp
DAY 03 – Yurutse – Skiu
It begins with the 2-hours of climbing towards Ganda La (4900m high). The common chorten and prayer banners indicate the top of the pass, where one may see blue lambs, marmots, and Arghali wandering in the mountains. Views of the substantial Zanskar Range and the outlying Himalayan series are also fabulous. After a brief relaxation, we will make a constant decline to Shingo and get a lunch.
You would describe it as a day after climbing for 2-hours through an amazing stuff before making hike at Skiu of height 3300m. Within this enjoyable place an old monastery is also situated with an old castle that was used for leisure of great royal families and a check point to their journey towards Srinagar.
DAY 04 – Sku – Markha
From Skiu, travel through the Markha Stream and trek through the appealing valley on a fairly straight direction. The pathway goes across the stream at various levels, and goes winter period that include Lhatos- spiritual memorials for regional deities, and Mani walls- stones written with Buddhist entreaties. Throughout the peak period a number of marquee teahouses will be start for beverages and snacks. Markha is the biggest rural area in the valley at the altitude of 3800m, having about 20 homes, an ancient monastery, and a devastated castle.
DAY 05 – Markha – Thachungste
The Markha valley pathway carries on older stone-mills, a damaged fort, and the admirable monastery of Techa, which settle upon a high cliff that emerges on top of Markha. After tasting the rural pleasure of Umlung, We get to sights of tremendous Mt. Kang Yatse of 6400m height, which will remain in the vision until one goes across Kongmaru La.
After having lunch in the Hangkar village that is the last one in the valley, we will proceed to the amiable natural field of Thachungste followed by overnight camping.
DAY 06 – Thachungste – Nimaling
The first location over here is the astounding Nimaling’s Plateau, where the natives of the valley Markha carry their flocks to eat during the season of summer. At 4700m, Nimaling is for highest camping on the journey, presenting breath-taking glances of the massive crest of Kang Yatse.
DAY 07 – Nimaling – Shang Sumdo
After a satisfying morning meal, by passing Kongmaru La which is 5200m from sea level and the uppermost pass on the journey, and from here we will have an amazing perspective of the mighty Indus and Ladakh Range. The decline is quite extreme, but progressively levels out as firstly goes into Shang Mountainous, with its amazing stone structures. Further river voyages prevent the way before one comes at the sour-spring of Chuskurmo used in conventional medicinal practices by the Amchi physicians. At last you will have an overnight camping at Shang Sumdo.
DAY 08 – Shang Sumdo – Martselang
Enjoy the last, but a fun journey of 2-hour along a vehicle street to Martselang, where the vehicle will pick up for heading our way towards Leh.
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