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Ladakh - Markha Valley Trek

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 16 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Hiking & Trekking  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1472 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1472 US Dollar (USD)

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Fly to Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi - Leh. Arrival and meet at International airport and transferred to Domestic airport. Collect your ticket from our representative and Check in. Dep: 7, 00 hrs. Meet at Leh airport and transfer to hotel. Rest till noon for acclimatization after the welcome tea. After the Lunch proceed for half day walking tour of Leh town includes a visit to Sankar monastery, Leh Palace and Leh Market. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 3: Leh - Ule (70 kms). After Breakfast drive to Alchi enroute visit Basgo Palace and Liker monastery. Arrive Alchi by afternoon, Check in to Uley Ethnic Resort. Visit Alchi monastery and spend rest of the day exploring the Alchi village. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Ule - Lamayuru - Leh (180 Kms). Drive to Lamayuru and then back to Leh. Reach Leh by evening. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 5: Leh - Spituk - Zingchen. Dep. After the breakfast drive to Spituk Bridge behind the Spituk monastery, around 7 kms from Leh town. Arrive Spituk bridge at Indus River and start your trek through flat and desolate plane at the foot of the Stok Mountain. Gradually, you will leave the view of busy Leh-Srinagar highway and move towards wilderness of Himalaya. Arrive Zingchen through a gorge, which gives you a feeling of complete isolation. Overnight in Camp at Zingchen.

Day 6: Zingchen - Yurutse. Leave Zingchen for Rumbak through a straight forward road; leaving village, you enter Hemis national park for the preservation of Snow leopard, Baharal and the marmot and wolf etc. Walk through a narrow trail and valley widens as you arrive Rumbak and camp at Yurutse below Gandala Pass. Overnight in Camp.

Day 7: Yurutse - Skyu. From Yurutse follow path along the mountain side, then cross a small valley and follow zig zag steep path. There after cross Ganda La pass (4380m). Then long descent towards Shingo. After 2 hrs of descent arrive in the valley of Markha and after few hundred meters you reach Skyu. Overnight in tents.

Day 8: Sku - Markha. From Skiu, follow a good path on the right bank of Markha where one can find great vegetation. Then cross right bank of river and cross through barren plain and arrive at Chaluk. Thereafter walk along the left bank of river and after another crossing climb towards Markha village. Good camp site beyond the Village and near river. Overnight in tents.

Day 9: Markha - Thachungtse. Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Tchatchutse via Hankar village. Overnight in tents.

Day 10: Thachungtse - Nimaling. After breakfast start trekking to reach Nimaling. Nimaling (4900 M) has a sweeping pasture where thousands of sheep, goats, yaks and graze during the summer months, rising to the south is 6400 M high Kang Yatse (Nimaling Peak), a lovely mountain, but not an easy one to climb. Overnight in tents.

Day 11: Nimaling - Shang Sumdo. After breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5100 M). The trek to Kongmaru la passes through narrow Gorges. At the top of the pass, you can have view of the Ladakh range and the villages of the Indus valley to the north is excellent. Cross the pass and proceed to Shang. Overnight in tents.

Day 12: Shang Sumdo - Hemis - Leh. Trek Walk along the stream down to Hemis monastery, which is one of the oldest and richest monasteries in Ladakh. Visit Hemis monastery and drive to Leh. Evening at your leisure. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 13: Sightseeing of Monasteries Early morning drive to Thiksey monastery to visit Morning Prayer and monastery. Breakfast Packed or early Breakfast at the hotel. After a visit Thiksey monastery visit Shey Palace and Stok Palace Museum. Lunch at the Leh. Evening free for shopping, enjoy cultural program at the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 14: Leh - Delhi. Rise early and transfer to the airport for the flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, transfer to hotel. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 15: Delhi. Enjoy a half-day sightseeing of Old & New Delhi. Visit Old Delhi - Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars, Onwards to New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 16: Departure. Early Morning Transfer to International airport to fly back home.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All airport transfers and sightseeing in Leh by jeep or bus
- 8 days Markha Valley trek from Spituk to Hemis
- All accommodations in A class hotel with three meals on twin sharing basis at Leh
- Medium Class Hotel on twin sharing basis with Breakfast at Delhi
- Kitchen equipments
- Food veg and non-veg
- Cook, guide and helpers
- Horses for luggage
- Wildlife fees and camping charges
- Monument entrances in Ladakh
- English speaking guide throughout the tour
- Flight from Delhi to Leh to Delhi in economy class.

Price Excludes:
- Sleeping bags, trekking shoes and clothing
- Tips for trekking staff and jeep drivers
- Any expenses of personal nature
- Tips, insurance, laundry, phone calls
- Any kind of drinks
- Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.

About This Supplier
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M17462 was started in the month of August, 1997 and registered by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department, Leh-Ladakh. Over the years M17462 has emerged as a leading tour operator in Ladakh. Our dedication, special tour itinerary, authentic information, quality equipments and professional staff have enabled us to provide...

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