A short but challenging trek for those who have less time but would like to do a trek in the region. Starting from Lamayuru village where we visit the famous bone monastery it crosses the famous Tar La at 5250 altitude before reaching the most beautiful village of Mangyu before ending in Alchi village...
Meeting and assistance on arrival at International Airport. Transfer to Hotel in New Delhi.
Transfer to Domestic Airport to connect flight to Leh. Meeting and assistance on arrival at Leh Airport and transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free for acclimatization.
Acclimatization / introductory tour of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. Overnight hotel at Leh
Early morning drive from Leh to Lamayuru. After getting ready for the trek start trekking down towards the village, cross the stream, then gradually climbing across a mountainside reach a small valley which you follow as far as the Prinkiti – La (3200 mts.) Go down into a narrow gorge until reaching the village of Shi – La. Cross the river over a bridge, then take the Right Bank to reach Wanla.
Go along the Yapola on the left bank to reach village of Penjila after crossing the river (bridge). From Penjila, go up a valley, which goes off at right angles (north – east). After one hour, leave the main valley and go straight north along a stream, which leads to Urtsi
From the camp, the path is well – marked but difficult until the Tar –La (5250 mts.) Pitch the camp at the base of Tar – La.
Start climbing Tar –La to reach an altitude of 5250 mts. Climbing down can pose problem for the horses, difficult mass of fallen rocks. After the decent you reach Tar Village the path goes up along the mountainside to a new pass, then easy descent towards Mangyu. Attractive village and interesting monastery. Camp near the stream beneath the village.
From Mangyu very good path into a beautiful narrow valley. After few hours reach the Indus Valley at the village of Gera. Follow the Indus upstream, pass Lardo, and continue along the hillside down to a road and finally Alchi.
Day at leisure in Leh. Overnight in Hotel.
Transfer to Airport, to connect flight to Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival at Delhi Airport and transfer to Hotel in Delhi. Day free for sight seeing. Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to International airport to fly home.