Lamayuru to Markha
Trekking from Lamayuru
to Markha via Dungdungchen La Max alt: 4950m
11 days of trekking
and 15 days Ladakh
in Delhi and plane Leh-Delhi on demande
Ladakh is called
as " Little Tibet ", an ancient Kingdom enclosed by
the chains of the Karakoram , the Himalayas and crossed by the
Indus River. It is also known as the country of Moonland, its
stark Landscape, and its bare-rocked deserts. Around the every
village we can see the wall of stones (Mani) which are engrave
with prayer. It is rich of numerous Monastery , decorated with
historic arts of the Tibetan religion which represents the daily
life's of Ladakihis. In several months Villages are completely
isolated by the snow every year.
Day 01. DELHI-LEH.
Early in the morning transfer to airport for flight to Leh. On
arrival transfer to hotel. Leh is the capital of Ladakh. (3500m)
After few hours of rests to get used to the altitude. Visit Leh
monastery, Leh palace and Leh Bazaar. Overnight in hotel stander
Leh - Lamayuru (3420 m)
After breakfast departure by car or jeep for the monastery of
ALCHI. This monastery is Situated at 69km west of Lhe. Alchi
Gompa was built on 11th century by the ancient king 'Rin-chen-Zangpo'.
Six sacred temples to be seen with attractive wall panting and
wood carving by Tibetan, Cashmere and Afghanistan artists. Drive
towards Lamayuru. Evening visit YUNGDRUNG monastery of Lamayuru.
This monastery is situated at 126km form Leh on the top hillside
of village. This 11th century old monastery was reputed for its
statues of Buddha, wall painting and attractive wood carving.Night
in trekking tent.
Lamayuru -Wanla (3550 m) .4h
You will follow the trail down to the valley for about 2 km before
diverting up the ridge to the east a trail that climbs up to
Prinkti La (3750 M) you will pass Shilakong valley before coming
to the village and monastery of Wanla. A campsite will be established
aside Wanla river, where you will spend the night. dinner and
overnight in tent.
Wanla-Hinju (3900m) in 5 h.
After breakfast, begin trekking across the main bridge and around
the bank of the Wanla river. The village of Panji La marks the
entrance of the Hinju valley. After touring the village school
and apricot orchards, continue your trek to Hinju village. This
village has three main settlements, the lower, the main, and
the upper Hinju village. You will pass through these three settlements
and camp at the base of Konze La pass. The rest of the day is
left at leisure to explore the surrounding landscape. Dinner
and overnight in tents
Hinju - Kungski La (4950 m) - Sumndha Chemno (4150 m) en 7 h.
After breakfast, trek on a steady climb past the Hinju village
and various goat and shepherd camps. The trail gradually winds
down to the valley past a lone Yak herder encampment, located
at the base of the Konze La pass (approx. 3 hours). From the
pass, you will enjoy spectacular views of the Ladakh range and
the Karokoram ranges. After a brief stop at the pass, start descending
back to the valley. The yak herders huts are occupied during
the summer months by villagers from the Sumdo Chumo village,
where you will camp for the night.
Sumndha Chemno - camp before Dungdungchen La (4050 m) in 6 h.
After breakfast start trekking to the Dundunchen La base. Begin
walking along the river, where you will visit a small monastery
and some large stone statues of Maitreya Buddha. Reach the Dundunchen
La base after a steep ascent over a side ridge, taking about
an hour, but unparalleled in beauty as a profusion of edelweiss
and other wild flowers cover the ground. This afternoon is left
free to explore the area and recuperate after a strenuous morning.
Overnight in tented camp.
Camp before Dungdungchen La (4050 m) Dungdungchen La (4700 m)
- Chilling ( 3350 m) 6 h
After breakfast, trek to the Chilling village. The trail winds
past the Yak herders camp before zigzagging across the slopes
to the pass. Enroute, there are splendid views of Konze La and
the Ladakh range. Upon arrival in Chilling, you will visit the
local craftsmen of the village. These local craftsmen claim to
be descendants of four craftsmen brought in from Nepal to construct
the gigantic Sakyamuni image at the Shey Monastery. All male
members of the village still practice ancestral crafts. Overnight
in tented camp.
Chilling- Skiu (3510 m) 5 h.
After breakfast trek to Skiu Village. After few hours of Walk
leave the first team of Muel, then after crossing the river by
a cablecar. We will rejoin the new team of Muel. Stop in sku
village nice camp site in the bank of the river. Overnight in
Skiu - Markha (3850 m) 6 h.
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Markha (3550
M) after crossing Chaluk Village. Markha village has about 30
homes and from here you will enter the Markha Valley. Just east
of the village there is a Markha Gompa on a hill..
Day 10: Markha - Tchatchutse (Trek / 5 - 6 hrs approx)
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Tchatchutse via
Hankar village. Dinner and Overnight in tented camp
Tchatchutse - Nimaling (4650 m) 4 h.
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Nimaling. Nimaling
(4900 M) has a sweeping pasture where thousands of sheep., goats,
yaks and cowyak crossbreeds graze during the summer months, rising
to the south is 6400 M high Kang Yaze (Nimaling Peak), a lovely
mountain, but not an easy one to climb, Dinner and overnight
stay in tents.
Nimaling - Kongmaru La 5150m- Shang Sumdo 3750m/7 h.
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5150
M). The trek to Kongmaru la passes through narrow Gorges. At
the top of the pass, view of the Ladakh range and the villages
of the Indus valley to the north is excellent. Cross the pass
and proceed to Shang. Dinner and Overnight in tented camp
Shang Sumdo - Hemis (3600 m) 3 h.
Morning after breakfast start your last leg of the trek to Martselang
and further to Hemis. Dinner and Overnight in tented camp afternoon
visit the monastery of Hemis.
Thiksey - Shey - Leh.
Pick up by jeep and visit the monastery of Thiksey and Shey and
return back to same hotel.
: Leh - Delhi
transfer to Airport of Lhe .
NOTE. This trek can also shorten by 6 days, if the day
17 you have plane to Pokhara and Kathmandu. contact us for the
Trek referance: LAMAR-15-S
trek : Please contact us,
indicate the number of participants and choise of trek.
We will reply as soon as
Trek in camping (under tent):
price on demande
NEPAL ECOLOGY TREKS
treks in full board. Lodging under tent, all the transports (go/back
on the places of trek and during the trek). Entrances fee of
monuments and monasteries Accompanied by a professional guide,
and Minimum 3 Horses, Donkey or Mules for 2 persons to carry
your bags and equipments (maximum 25 kg for 2 persons). Meals
are prepared by cook and kitchen boy. IN Leh: Welcome
at the airport, transfer hotel/airport. Stander hotel in Manali,
Kagril and Leh and. (near center of town) with breakfast, Trekking
permit and special trek permits.
professional Guide, kitchen boy and porters. Lodging under tent,
meals are prepared by cook.
is discount in the plane tickets of Delhi/Leh/Delhi for the people
of below 25 years old. Thank you for indication of your age according
to passport for the discount.
PRICE NOT INCLUDED:
Plane Leh/Delhi and Delhi
form your country. Hotel in Delhi, Lunch and Dinner at Leh and
Manali (except breakfast), drinks during all stay or trek, (except
teas or coffee). Your insurance, Indian and all tax airports.
TREK UNDER TENT: Camping trek includes a team of guide,
assistant, cook & porters to accompany you. Porters carry
all trekking gears, food, fuel, & personal belongings, and
cook and assistants prepares hot meals. Trekkers carry only small
bag or what they might need during the day. we provide dining
tents, sleeping tents, mattress and toilet tents.
TREK IN LODGE. The lodges are simple mountain shelters,
providing meals (very good local food) and simple rooms with
2 or 4 beds (Only in Ledhar and Phedi, it is a common dormitory).
In each lodge, you find a room with water (same as shower) for
bath. The treks in lodge pass in a very convivial atmosphere
permitting to have a closer look of Nepalese mountain life and
to encounter new person every day. It also permits to be in warm
room (kitchen and restaurant room) in cold season
TREK: Base of meals during
the trek are, rice, noodles, potatoes, (porridge for breakfast).
all are slow-sugar, its the best food for well walking. In lodge-trek
the lunch is taken in lodges on the way ( hot meal). The guide
order the food
Note: All participants have to give a copy
of their insurance, with the address, tel and fax number of insurance
company. This insurance has to cover the helicopter rescue in
case of accident or sickness. In case of your insurance don't
cover helicopter rescue, you have to fill a form in Kathmandu
and make agreement that you will pay yourself the amount of expenses
paid by Nepal Ecology Treks for your helicopter rescue or research.
Without this agreement, you cannot participate in trek.
trek the guide is allowed
to change the itinerary, depending of the weather, climate and
the physical condition of participants. Each participant who
stop his trek or make this trek more-fast cannot ask any money
compensation to the agency.
AND HELP ! All
the profits earned by our agency are used entirely for operating
a free dispensary in the mountains of Helambu in Nepal, and for
providing scholarships for the poor childrens. You can see our
action near Gyalthum village in Nepal, in Helembu. information:
NEPAL ECOLOGY GREEN TREKS
Nepal Tibet Ladakh
years old trekking agency
977 1 ) 4430665 & 4430664 . Fax. ( 977 1) 4439783.
Post Box N: 12441
Lazimpat, Dhobichaur, Kathmandu (back of King Palace). NEPAL.