Markha Valley Trek – 12 Days
The Markha Valley Trek is one of the most fascinating and renowned treks in the Ladakh region of India. It situates in the northwestern part of India. The Ladakh region is famed for its savagery and uneaten beauty. The trek leads a remarkable high valley with excellent views across the mountain region.
The Markha Valley trek goes along with the Markha River downstream taking in several high passes including Ganda La (15748 ft) and Kongmaru La (17,060 ft). From both passes, you get grand views across the landscape with the tall peaks of Kang Yissay and the Stok Kangri (20,086 ft) coming into sight. These trek insights you with an outlook of Ancient farming with many green irrigated fields and local villages being passed along the way. You will encounter several monasteries and meet the shiny dressed monks as they go about their daily lives. You will be open to several waist-deep river crossings, high rocky canyons, and tour many Buddhists villages en-route.
Markha is the largest valley of the Ladakh region. The trek initiates from Leh which is an added advantage to explore the Buddhist monuments here. You will be astonished to traverse through the tiny hamlets as you gain altitude. You will encounter with the Tacha monastery in here, which is a beautiful and heart catcher that situates between the mountains. In addition, as you pass through the trail, you will also encounter treasured fauna, mountain sheep, Argali, rabbits, snow leopards. Ganda La and Kongmaru La here are the two cardinal passes to be crossed en route. These passes are known for the panoramic views of infinite Karakoram and Ladakh ranges. Hence, this tour is best suited for all aged group that thrills you with the typical attractions along the trail with mesmerized valleys and mountains.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best and favorable time to visit Markha Valley trek is between June and mid-October. During this time, the weather in Ladakh is pleasant and the average temperature ranges between 20 – 30Â°C in the daytime. Also, July and August are the best months for Markha Valley trek.
Itinerary of Markha Valley Trek – 12 Days
Day 01: Meeting upon arrival at Delhi International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Fly to Leh (3,500m), and by Drive transfer to hotel
Day 03: Sightseeing in Leh Visit to Buddhist monasteries at Shey and Thikse
Day 04: Trek from Leh to Zingchen (3,530m), via Spituk. 3-4 hrs walks
Day 05: Trek from Zinchen to Yurutse (4,180m), walk-duration: 4-5 hrs.
Day 06: Trek from Yurutse to Skiu (3,380m), via Ganda La Pass (4,975m), walk-
Duration: 4-5 hrs
Day 07: Trek from Skiu to Markha (3,770m), walk-duration: 7-8 hrs
Day 08: Trek from Markha to Thochuntse (4,250m), walk-duration: 7-8 hrs
Day 09: Trek from Thochuntse to Nimaling (4,860m), walk-duration: 5-6 hrs
Day 10: Trek from Nimaling to Shang Sumdo via Kongmaru La Pass (5,290M) and Drive to Leh. Around 7 hrs
Day 11: Fly back to Delhi, transfer to Hotel
Day 12: Transfer to airport, departure onward destination
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