Places Covered : Delhi – Leh (3500 m) – Indus valley – Tso Kar – Tso Moriri – Karzok – Kyandam – Norbu Sumdu – Parung Palak – Thorang Yokma – Base camp of Hidden Peak – Thak Tag – Kibber – Kaza – Manali
Description : Travel to Ladakh is like traveling to paradise. Our program gives you the chance to do trekking in the Indian region of Tibetan Changtang. This part is located in the south-east of Ladakh. Develop your travel experience with the exquisite scenery and discover a different culture that is a blend of Indian and Tibetan cultures. Spiti region has recently been open since 1992. The area is full of beautiful valleys and high mountains. Buddhism is the most practiced religion. Our journey begins with a visit to the Indus Valley and pass by Tso Kar Lake, Tso Moriri Lake. In addition, we climb to the top of Hidden Peak and to the top of Parang La. In fact, we will experience the unique and memorable trekking.
Arrival at Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport, we welcome you with flowers in a traditional Indian way and without delay, we drive you to the luxury hotel for the night.
Delhi : Leh (3500 m) 1 h 30 by air
In the morning we leave for Delhi airport and take the flight to Leh which was a capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh. Arrival at Leh, our team welcomes you and drive you to the hotel. As an altitude of 3500 m, according to the doctor, you need to relax more and more. Overnight at hotel.
Indus valley (3500 m) – Leh
We begin our exploration with a visit to the west of the Indus Valley, where we will visit the monasteries Phyang, Alchi and Likir. Before the end of the day we return to Leh and spend the night in a guest house.
Indus valley (3500 m) – Leh
We begin our exploration with a visit to the west of the Indus Valley, where we will visit the monasteries Phyang, Alchi and Likir. Before the end of the day we return to Leh and spend the night in a guest house. Leh – Tso Kar lake (4500 m) After spending the night in the guest house, our journey advances towards the east of the Indus valley and on the way, we visit the Shey Palace and the monasteries of Hemis and Tikse. After this short stop, we restart our journey and take the road to Leh-Manali. This road leads to Pang and the somewhat “brittle” track, we reach the village of Thukje. We walk around the lake and improve our experience by experiencing the magic of nature. Camp at Lake Tso Kar.
Tso Kar – Tso Moriri Lake (4500 m)
Continuing our journey, we still take the road to the east and reach the Tso Moriri lake where we will meet the team of mules. This team leads us to the village Karzok. This is an ancient village situated on the western shore of Tsomoriri Lake. The lake and the village, the two areas are sacred to Buddhists. Camp on the lake shore.
Karzok (4500 m)
The next day is devoted to the stroll. we walk around the lake and see the magic of nature. We also have the chance to meet nomads. Overnight in the camp.
Karzok – Kyandam (4500 m) 4/5 h trek
This is the day to walk for 4/5 hours. We arrive at camp of Kyandam (4500 m) walking around the Tso Moriri. Overnight in the camp.
Kyandam – Norbu Sumdo (4600 m) 5/6 h trek
Today, our journey moves towards Norbu Sumdo. We walk in the plain of south of Tso Morirles. On the way, your eyes do not miss the magnificent view of the sky, big mountains and greenery everywhere. Overnight in the Camp.
Norbu Sumdu – Parung Palak (4800 m) 5 h trek
On the 9th day of our trip, we trek to Parung Palak (4800 m) through the valley of the Parang Chu. Your eyes will be amazed by the beautiful scenery. Overnight at the camp.
Parung Palak – Thorang Yokma (5100 m ) 5/6 h trek
On the next day, we take the long road to the Parang La and move towards Thorang Yokma. Upon arrival at Thorang Yokma, we camp and spend the night in the natural environment.
Thorang Yokma – base Camp of Hidden Peak (5150 m) 4/56 h trek
After breakfast, we continue our trek advancing towards east. On the way, we cross the fords. We arrive at the foot of the glacier and make camp. Overnight at the camp.
base Camp – Top of the Hidden Peak (6000 M) – base Camp (5150 m) 10/12 h trek on the glacier
This is the day of over 10 h of trekking. So early in the morning we leave for the summit of “Hidden Peak”. To reach the top, first we go (roped) to Glacier and arrive at the main ridge. With the progression of our climb, the slope increases. Advancing towards the goal, we leave the glacier and continue mounting the ridge. After 6/7 hours of our climb, we arrive at the top where you’ll be amazed by the beautiful view of the great plain of Tso Moriri in north, a chain that separates the border of Tibet and India, summits of Shilla and Kang Nilda (6300 m). After the enjoyment at the top, it is time to descend. We take the same route and descend to base camp. Overnight at the Camp.
Buffer day in the base camp (5150 m)
The 13th day of our trip is the buffer day because sometimes due to bad weather, our ascent of “Hidden Peak” is affected. In fact, it is the free day: either we go back to the top or we do the walk around to enhance our travel experience. Overnight at the camp.
Base Camp- Thorang Yokma (5150 m) 4/5 h trek
After spending the beautiful moments of trekking up to the summit, we return to Thorang Yokma by the same road that we took to arrive. Overnight at the camp.
Thorang Yokma (5150 m) – foot of Parand La (5300 m) 4/5 h trek
Continuing our trek, our journey moves towards Parang La (5300 m). On the way we see the magic of nature: the great mountains, covered with greenery landscapes. We arrive at the foot of Parang La and make camp. Overnight at the camp.
Base Foot of Parand La – Top of the Parang La (5600 m) – Thak Tag (4800 m) 6/7 h trek
On the next day, we continue to climb to the top of Parang La. Arriving at the summit, you’ll be amazed by the view. Then we cross the summit and after 6 or 7 hours of trek, we arrive at the camp of Thak Tag (4800 m). Overnight at the camp.
Thak Tag – Kibber (4200 m) 5 h trek
The 17th day of our trip is the last day of trekking. We trek next to the river Sampa Lungpa and descend to the village of Dumla. Finally we arrive at Kibber and make camp. In the camp, we will celebrate the farewell party with the team of mules and cooks. Overnight at the camp.
Kibber – Kaza (3600 m)
Early in the morning we visit the village of Kibber. It is a village located in the valley of Spiti. In the village we will visit the Monastery and Wildlife Sanctuary of Kibber. Then our journey moves towards Kaza which is the capital of Spiti. On the way, we also visit the monastery of Kye. Overnight at guest house in Kaza.
Kaza – Manali (2000 m) 4/5 h by road 200 km
The 19th day is dedicated to the long journey to Manali. We begin our journey up the valley of Spiti and reach the passes of the Kunzum La (4800m), which is the last point of Spiti. Then we descend to the road to Leh – Manali through the region of Lahaul. The view of the scenery on the way is wonderful. Continuing our drive going up and down, we arrive at Manali. Overnight in guest house.
Manali (2000 m)
This day is free. You can rest in guest house or you have the chance to stroll through the city. Overnight in guest house.
Manali – Delhi 9/10 h by road 552 km
Sometimes we can not take a walk in the city because of bad weather. So it is the buffer day. In the evening, we take the luxury bus to Delhi.
Delhi – IGI airport
The last day of our trip is free. If you want, you have the chance to walk in the city Delhi. We drive you to the airport according to your flight schedule and drop you there. Our services end here.