Nubra Valley Trek
Local Sight Seeing in Leh. Visit the Shey, Thiksey and Stakna Monasteries. Return to your hotel by late evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 1: Leh
Fullday sight seeing around Leh. Visit the Sankar, Spituk and Phyang Monasteries. Return to your hotel by late evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Leh
Another day of sight seeing. Today we drive east and visit the famous and richest monastery in Ladakh – The Hemis Gompa. En-route we stop over for a while at the Stok Palace – the residence of the King of Ladakh. Return to your hotel by late evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Today we drive to Phyang (15,744ft / 4800m) from where the trek to Nubra begins. Trek for a couple of hours to Phyang through a high alpine valley. Camp overnight.
Trek to the Lasermo high camp 12,936ft / 4600m. Start earlyfor an easy climb to the pass at 16,200ft/ 5400m, from where we have views of the Stok range behind and the Karakorum ahead. Then a descent possibly onsnow - to our high pastures camp.
Trek to Brok Yogma 12,600 /4200m. It’s an easy trail and a 3 hour walk through a high valley full of wild flowers. Camp overnight.
Trek to Hunder Dok on an easy going trail through pastures which are nourished by the snowmelt from the Lasermo La. Camp overnight.
Today the trail heads towards the small hamlet of Hunder 10,500ft /3500m. Walk through forested valleys and ascend some steep inclines to reach the end of the valley. Ahead you can see the snow laden peaks of the Karakorum and below us winds the old Silk Road stopover of Hunder. Camp in a grove of willow trees.
Leaving the hamlet of Hunder we drive to the village of Panamik 10,500ft /500m. This is the heart of Nubra valley. Here you can see the double humped Bactrian camel a left over of the traders who traversed the legendary silk route. Another unusual feature is the sand dunes so high up in the Himalayas. The Shyok and Nubra Rivers flow through this fertile fruit rich valley. Reaching here by evening we camp near the hot springs.
Explore the villages of Chameshan, Pinchimik, Tiggur and return to Panamik for the night.
In Nubra. More explorations.
Drive back to Leh via the 12,700ft / 5570 Khardung La pass. Check into your hotel for the night.
Drive to the Airport for your early morning flight to Palam Domestic Airport in New Delhi.