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Lamayuru to Tsomoriri Trek

20 Days

This trek is good for those who want to explore the western and eastern parts of Ladakh. Its slightly longer trek starts from the beautiful apricot valley of Sham (Lamayuru) and ends at Tsomoriri Lake, located in the Korjok Valley east of Leh.

Wildlife/Birds like black-necked cranes and Changpa nomads are distinctive features of the valley. On your way towards the starting point you can see monasteries/forts like Basgo, Alchi (known for Gandala art) Likir etc. This part of Ladakh is known for agriculture. People grow a variety of fruits and vegetables. Starting at an altitude of 3400m, the trek gradually decreases as it reaches Chilling and again reaches 4200m at the end of the trek.

From Lamayuru to Chilling there are three passes with an average height of 4300m and between Chilling to Tsomoriri there are three passes with an average height of 4500m. The relaxing scenery during the trek is attractive, mostly green. You will really get a chance to see a typical village and their way of life. The best time to do this trek is mid-June to mid-September.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Leh (3,500m), transfer to hotel – free
Day 2: Visit to shey and Thiksey monastery
Day 3: Drive from Leh to Lamayuru – Phanjila
Day 4: Trek from Phanjila to Hinju 5-6 hrs
Day 5: Trek to Sumdachenmo Dok via Kongski-la pass (4950m), 6-7 hrs
Day 6: Trek to Lanak-la Base of Dundunchanla 5-6 hrs
Day 7: Trek to Chilling via Dundunchan-la (4800m), 5-6 hrs
Day 8: Trek from Chilling to Upper Sku 5 hrs
Day 9: Trek to Markha Valley 6-7 hrs
Day 10: Markha to Hankar 5-6 hrs
Day 11: Hankar to Yakrupal 5-6 hrs
Day 12: Yakrupal to Tsogra via Zalungkarpola (5100m)
Day 13: Tsogra to Daat 5-6 hrs
Day 14: Dat to Longmochey
Day 15: Longmochay to Zara
Day 16: Zara to Tsokar Lake
Day 17: Tsokar lake to Tsomoriri by drive
Day 18: Rest and explore Tsomoriri Lake
Day 19: Drive back to Leh 7-8 hrs
Day 20: Transfer to airport for Leh-Delhi flight

Special Note:
If this itinerary does not suit your requirement or if you would like to customize it, please do not hesitate to contact us. This itinerary can be customized according to your required time frame and budget limit.

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Cost Inclusion

  • Leh Airport pickup/drop off, on arrival/departure
  • All private transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Standard accommodation in Leh with Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Sightseeing tour of highlights including entrance fees
  • All camping logistical arrangements for your comfort
  • Guide and camping staff / Cook and kitchen staff
  • Freshly prepared meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with boiled water, tea, coffee etc.
  • Twin sharing tent for accommodation during the trekking
  • Full support camping crew with mules for porterage
  • Staff transportation costs - including meals, insurance, salary
  • Inner Line Permits, Toll Taxes, Red Cross Society fees
  • All government, local taxes, and official expense
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high-altitude medicine
  • Arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)

Cost Exclusion

  • Flight airfare
  • India Entry Visa Fees
  • Lunch and Dinner in Leh
  • Extra night accommodation, Leh or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason)
  • Personal expenses (shopping, snacks and cold drinks, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, personal porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and trekking gear
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation along with medical coverage
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances outside company control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc
  • All the costs and expenses, which are not listed in "What is included" above will be counted as excludes.

Equipment checklist

The gear listed below is recommended for trekking, tour. We encourage you to get all the equipment listed below for the trip and kindly ensure you check and try every piece of equipment.

Head Gears:
— Sun hat or scarf
— Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
— Sunglasses
— Head Torch
— Sun Creams (40+) and Lip Balms

Upper Body:
— Cotton t-shirts and thermals
— Fleece jacket
— Waterproof jacket
— Down jacket

Lower Body:
— Lightweight cotton pants (long)
— Waterproof pants
— Inner thermals

— Gloves (Cotton and Waterproof)
— Creams
— Sanitizer

— Thin inner socks (3 pairs)
— Thick, warm wool hiking socks
— Comfortable hiking boots
— Shower sandals

— Sleeping bag rated to -10°C +
— Trekking bag (Rucksack)
— Duffel bag
— Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
— Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
— Water bottle or camel bag
— Toiletries and Tissue Papers

First Aid Kits:
— Personal Regular Medicines
— Knee Caps
— Bandages
— Ointments
— Blister Tape

— Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
— 2 copies of passport-size photos (For sim card and travel purposes)
— Credit cards in case of emergencies
— Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport
— Travel Insurance and Flight tickets

Trip Map

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Lamayuru to Tsomoriri Trek

Trip Facts

  • 20 Days
  • Moderate
  • 5100 Meter
  • Mid-June - Mid-Sept
  • Leh, Ladakh
  • Leh, Ladakh
  • Fully Camping
  • 2 person

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