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Trip Fact

Trip Duration 20 Days
Destination India
Trip Grade Moderate

Rupshu Valley is a large area to the south east of Ladakh, on the road linking Kulu, Leh at altitude of the valley varies between 4500 and 5500m. The culminating, which is extremely cold and dry, makes for little agriculture but a lot of grazing land. That is why it is sparsely populated. The inhabitants called Changpas, who lead a nomadic life traveling with their herds of goats, yaks, dogs and flock of sheep, which are their main sources of income source. Trade and transport of goods by caravans between Ladakh, Lahoul and Spiti provide them with additional earnings. Our main goal is to make clients satisfied through our Cultural Treks & Expedition taking then in new trekking destination and we have designed the programs to operate the trip to India.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Delhi airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02: Delhi/Chandigarh/Manali (Train/Coach)
    Transfer to railway station for supper fast train to Chandigarh.- 3 hours . Arrive Chandigarh, meet upon arrival and drive straight to reach Manali (1920M) by covering 338 kms. Arrive Manali and check into Hotel for overnight stay.
  • Day 03: Manali - Morning at leisure.
    Afternoon proceed for half day tour of Manali. Overnight stay in Hotel.
  • Day 04: Manali - Keylong - 115 kms. - 06 hrs.
    Drive - After breakfast leave Manali for Keylong over Rothang La. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 05: Keylong - Sarchu - Brandinallah (127 kms./05 - 06 hrs. Drive) -
    Depart for Brandinallah over Baralacha La (4892 M). Rest of the day free to prepare for the trek. Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 06: Brandinallah - Sokmikchik (4050 M) (Trek 04 hrs approx)
    After breakfast , leave for trek, initially on the motorable highway for about 03 kms, turn left, onto the valley following river Tsarap Chu on our right side through the boulder stream area till we branch of from river to follow small stream coming down from Morang La. Dinner and overnight in camp at Sokmichik.
  • Day 07: Sokmikchik - Tabok (4550 M) (Trek 03 hrs approx) -
    The trail rapidly gains height through the narrow gorge with thorny bushes and willow trees for first hour & another steep climb of 02 hrs. our camp which is walled by the mountains from all sides. Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 08: Tabok - Morang La (5250 M - Tuzak (4500 M) (Trek 06 hrs approx) -
    We start early morning long & steeps ascend of 04 hrs. through narrow valley till we reach pass. Descend down to the small valley and then onto a narrow gorge will bring us to a small meadow besides stream. Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 09: Tuzak - Yabuk (4400 M) (Trek 05 hrs approx) -
    Immediately after leaving camp the valley suddenly opens up. We make steep ascend of 01 hour to a small pass and then descend down to Lun. Here we have couple of river crossings before we arrive our grassy campsite. Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 10: Yabuk - Zara (4250 M) (Trek 05 hrs approx) -
    Gradual walk through the beautiful mountains. We cross river Zara and arrive Sangastha and visit some nomads Houses. Cross-river again and follow an easy dusty trail till we arrive Zara. Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 11: Zara - Tsokar (4550 M) (Trek 05 hrs approx) -
    This is an easy day we turn right towards pang and come out on the Leh/Manali road head just below the tanglang la. We walk through more plains till we arrive Tsokar "Means The Salt Lake". Good day for bird watchers and we may see some herds of Skiyangs (Wild Ass).
  • Day 12: Tsokar - Hermanla (4850 M) -
    Rojangkuru (4700 M) (Trek 06 hrs approx) - Gradual walk along the right side of the lake before we reach below the pass. Steeps ascend of 02 hrs. to pass and then another half an hour will bring us to a beautiful meadow besides the stream coming from Kazur La. Overnight in camp.
  • Day 13: ojangkuru - Kazur La (5300 M) - Gyame (5050 M) (Trek 06 hrs approx) -
    The trail stays on the right hand side of the stream before we reach below the pass. The climb to the pass takes 03 hrs. with trail ascending steeply nice view of peaks over 6000 Mts. Descend down to the broad valley and another flat walk of one hour to our camp.
  • Day 14: Gyame - Tsomoriri Lake (4500 M) (Trek 07 hrs aprox) -
    After leaving camp cross the stream and enter to the narrow gorge and then long descend to the Leh to Tsokar road head where from easy walk of 01 hour to our tented camp.
  • Day 15: Tsomoriri - Day to explore the lake and also visit Karzok Monastery. Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 16: Tsomoriri - Leh (3500 M) (Drive 240 kms./08 hrs approx) - After breakfast depart for Leh. Upon arrival check in hotel overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 17: Leh - After breakfast leave for full day excursion of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. Return to Leh in the late afternoon for dinner and overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 18: Leh - After breakfast leave for halfday sight-seeing of Phyang and Spituk monasteries. Return to hotel for lunch. Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 19: Leh - Delhi by flight then transfer to Hotel and free.
  • Day 20: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.
  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace, Jeep, Bus and Train. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • Domestic flight ticket: Leh – Delhi and local airport departure taxes.
  • Hotel accommodation in Delhi, Manali & Leh with Bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • All 3 delicious major meals Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (provide continental food) and accommodation in tented camp during the trek en-route. Kitchen tent,(Single, roomy Marmot & Big Agnes tents (double for couples) & our famous 'Tibetan Festival 'Kamzang' expedition-style trekking Tent' as a dining tent, Toilet tent, staff tent, Table, chairs and Kitchen utensil etc.)
  • Fresh coffee & gourmet teas prepared by our expert cook while on trek.
  • 1 Professional equipped English speaking trekking guide, 1 special trekking Cook, Kitchen boys (local staff), necessary Sherpa and Horse Portering.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 30 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.
  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Delhi, Manali and Leh (Ladakh).
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags or equipment rental.
  • Laundry, tipping and other items of a personal nature.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • All Drinks: Alcohol and bottled except tea and coffee.
  • India Visa fees.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel health insurance.
  • Tips: Allow approx $ 230 for meals and tips for the crews.

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace, Jeep, Bus and Train. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • Domestic flight ticket: Leh – Delhi and local airport departure taxes.
  • Hotel accommodation in Delhi, Manali & Leh with Bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • All 3 delicious major meals Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (provide continental food) and accommodation in tented camp during the trek en-route. Kitchen tent,(Single, roomy Marmot & Big Agnes tents (double for couples) & our famous 'Tibetan Festival 'Kamzang' expedition-style trekking Tent' as a dining tent, Toilet tent, staff tent, Table, chairs and Kitchen utensil etc.)
  • Fresh coffee & gourmet teas prepared by our expert cook while on trek.
  • 1 Professional equipped English speaking trekking guide, 1 special trekking Cook, Kitchen boys (local staff), necessary Sherpa and Horse Portering.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 30 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.
  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Delhi, Manali and Leh (Ladakh).
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags or equipment rental.
  • Laundry, tipping and other items of a personal nature.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • All Drinks: Alcohol and bottled except tea and coffee.
  • India Visa fees.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel health insurance.
  • Tips: Allow approx $ 230 for meals and tips for the crews.

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