Markha Valley Trek With Stok Kangri Tour



Duration : 18 Nights / 19 Days

Destination Covered : New Delhi, Leh Ladakh, Hemis, Palamu

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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  • Markha Valley Trek With Stok Kangri Tour

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi

Arrival in Delhi. Meet an representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel for staying overnight.

Day 2:  Delhi

After Morning Breakfast leave The 2nd day of the tour is for sightseeing of Old and New Delhi covering the major attractions such as Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial, India Gate, Parliament House, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar Complex. Stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 3: Delhi-Leh

After Morning Breakfast proceed to Today, you get an early morning transfer to the domestic airport to board a flight to Leh (3524 meters). Once you arrive at the Leh airport, get an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Get acclimatized to the high altitudes. The evening is scheduled for a walk in the local market. Overnight in Leh.

Day 4:  Leh

After Morning breakfast on day 4, leave for sightseeing, accompanied by a guide. Today, you cover Sankar Gompa – a Buddhist monastery that is a daughter-establishment of Spituk Monastery, Shanti Stupa – a white-domed Chorten that is not only a religious site but also offers a panoramic view of the surrounding and at last Tsemo Castle, also known as Castle of Namgial Tsemo -  the official residence of King Tashi Nagmial of the 15th century.  The evening is booked for shopping at the market. Stay overnight.

Day 5:  Leh

After Morning breakfast, continue with sightseeing. Visit the well-known Shey and Thiksey monasteries. Shey Monastery was constructed in 1655 and is popular for housing a gilded gold statue of a seated Shakyamuni Buddha. Thiksey monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Yellow Hat sect with a similar architecture as Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Stay overnight.

Day 6: Leh - Hemis - Martselang - Shang Sumdo

After breakfast leave and begin driving toward Hemis (40 kms). Once you arrive, visit the well-known Hemis Monastery – the largest as well as the wealthiest monastery in India. Later, begin driving to Martselang, the base of your trek. Begin your trek to Shang Sumdo (3750 meters). After around 3 hours trek, set up your tents near the village. The rest of the day is free to explore the village, admire the surrounding scenic beauty and interact with the locals. Stay overnight in tents.

Day 7: Shang Sumdo – Churkirmo

After Breakfast leave begins with an easy ascending trek along the left bank of river Martselang Chu from where the road slightly broadens into the Indus valley towards Martselang village. On the way, explore the village and the wild animals. You can also interact with the locals. Arrive at Churkirmo (3400 meters)where the water has high Sulpher concentration. Pitch your tents on the opposite side for an overnight stay.

Day 8:  Churkirmo (Base Camp of Kongmaru-la) - Kongmaru-La - Nimaling

After Morning breakfast and begin the trek crossing narrow gorges, after which an upward trek to Kongmaru La (5265 meters)begins. Once you arrive at the pass, enjoy a mesmerizing view of eastern Karakoram and China (towards north). The southern side offers a view of Ladakh and Kang Yatze peak (6400 meters). Later, a descending zig-zag ridge trail starts leaving you at the summer pastures of Nimaling, used by Hankar and Markha shepherds. Set up your tent for staying overnight.

Day 9:  Nimaling

After Morning breakfast leave to All of day 9 is for a local visit to the fine meadowland and the nearby villages. Observe the daily activities of the locals, visit their traditional houses, explore the nearby area on foot and admire the surrounding local scenery. Stay overnight in camp.

Day 10:  Nimaling - Hankar

After breakfast, begin a downward trek through the meadows to Thachutse. Trek across river Nimaling. Your trail follows river Markhar, a well-known trekking route. Finally reach Hankar (4000 meters). Treat your eyes to the surrounding picturesque scenery. Enjoy being in the lap of nature. Set up your tents for an overnight stay.

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Inclusions

  • EP (No Meal)

Payments Terms

  • Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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