Phyang Indus Valley to Hunder Treks
9 Nights / 10 Days
Phyang in the Indus Valley to Hunder in the
Nubra valley! Sculpted canyons and fantastic rock formations, medieval
villages, Buddhist gompas and snow-peaks.
Day 01 Leh :
On arrival at airport pick up and transfer to the hotel. Full day free and
rest for complete day for acclimatization. In the evening visit to visit to
Shanti Stupa, Leh palace & Market. Stay overnight in Leh.
Day 2 : Leh Sightseeing - Magnetic Hill & Pathar Sahib Gurudwara - Sangam
After breakfast, driver to Sangam , Half day excursion to Magnetic Hill &
Sangam View where Indus & Zanskar river meet and River Rafting point. On the
way Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Afternoon you would be driven back to hotel. In
the evening enjoy a sunset at Shanti Stupa. Night stay at hotel in Leh.
Day 03 : Leh- Phyang- Phyang phu (4 hrs) 3800 metres,
After Breakfast drive to Phyang and after visiting the Monastery trek to
Phyang Phu. Today is a short day in terms of walking but a good day for
Day04 : Phyang phu- South base of Lasermo 4500m (4 hrs).
After a leisurely breakfast, we will continue our trek to the base of
Lasermo La 4700 m.which we will reach by lunchtime.
Day 05 : South base of Lasermo- North base via Lasermola 5400m (6-7 hrs)
Today we start quite early in the morning as we will cross the Lasermo Pass
(5400m). The top of Lasermo pass offers stunning panoramic views of the
surrounding peaks, the Indus valley and the Shayok Valley. The trail from
the pass towards our camp passes rough moraines for an hour and a half. It
is important to start early, as the ponies must cross the glacier before
midday in order to avoid difficulties arising from snow and ice melting. The
campsite is in a beautiful meadow and offer opportunities to explore and see
flowers growing at high altitude.
Day 06 : North base- Hundar Dok (5 hrs) 4300m.
Today we will walk down through meadows, flowers, and sometimes rocks. Most
of the time, we will be walking along the Hundar stream. After following the
stream for a while, we will pass through shepherds' huts, where the men and
women from Hundar Dok Village live with their Yaks, cows, goats and sheep.
Our campsite is just above the Village of Dok Gongma (Upper Dok).
Day: 07 : Hunder upper dok- Skarchen (5 hrs) 3500m.
We will pass through the villages of Dok Gongma, Dok Yokma and Wachan, which
are names of different places with concentrations of scattered houses
belonging to a common village known locally as Hundar Dok. If you are not in
a hurry to get to your camp at Skarchen (a place where some of the local
families go with their animals during the winter), you can spend some time
exploring the villages and share a few moments getting to know the locals.
Day: 08 : Skarchen- Hunder (4 hrs) 3017m.
The last day of trekking is through the beautiful Hunder Gorge, which opens
up just before descending to Hunder Bridge. Before the final descent we will
have a great view of Saser Kangri (7672m).
Day 09 : Hunder -Leh
After breakfast drive back to Leh via Khardong La Pass 5606mts the highest
motorable in the world.
Day 10: Leh Departure
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & drop at Airport for return
journey with sweet memories of Ladakh Tour.