DARCHA - PADUM TREK

 
Day 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meeting & assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 02 : DELHI-CHANDIGARH-MANALI
Early morning, transfer to the railway station to connect train for Chandigarh at 0735 hrs. Arrive Chandigarh at 1045 hrs & board our car/coach which awaits you to drive you to Manali. On arrival in Manali check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : MANALI
Full day at leisure or a tour of attractive places like Hadimba devi temple, Vashisht Hot Springs, Club house etc. can be taken.

Day 04 : MANALI-DARCHA
After breakfast drive 140 kms to reach Darcha (3360 m) via Rohtang Pass. Spend some time at Rohtang Pass. Arrive Darcha by late evening & camp.

Day 05 : DARCHA-PALAMO
After breakfast trek to Palamo (3580 m) by covering approx. 12 kms. The days trek is easy and gradual all the way up to Palamo. Arrive Palamo & camp.

Day 06 : PALAMO-ZANSKAR SUMDO 
After breakfast, start an easy trek to Zanskar Sumdo (3750 m) by covering approx. 14 kms, cross the main river by a rope trolley just before the campsite.

Day 07 : ZANSKAR SUMDO / CHUMI NAPO 
Trek to Chumi Napo (4060m) by covering approx. 14 kms. Climb steeply immediately after the campsite and climb gradually up to Chumi Napo & camp.

Day 08 : CHUMI NAPO / SHINGO LA / LAKHAM 
Trek 16 kms to reach Lakham (4100 m) by crossing Shingo La (5100m). The climb to the pass is not difficult but climbing down is quite steep through the glacier. The day is quite long and tiring. Arrive Lakham & camp for overnight.

Day 09 : LAKHAM-KURGIAK 
After breakfast, trek to reach Kurgiak (4060m) by covering approx 14 kms. Now you will find the difference between the features of mountain as you are now in Zanskar. Arrive Kurgiak and camp for overnight stay.

Day 10 : KURGIAK / BEPUL 
After breakfast trek to reach Bepul (3950m/14 kms). Arrive and camp for overnight stay.

Day 11 : BEPUL-PURNI 
Trek to reach Purni (3700m/12kms). Arrive Purni & camp for overnight stay.

Day 12 : PURNI-PHUTKAL COMPA-PURNI 
Excursion to Phutkal Gompa which is one of the most impressive Gompas in Ladakh.

Day 13 : PURNI-MUNE 
Trek to reach Mune (3650m/12kms). Arrive Mune & camp for overnight stay.

Day 14 : MUNE-PADUM 
Morning start trekking to reach Padum in approx. 12 hrs. Arrive Padum and camp.

Day 15 : PADUM-RINGDOM GOMPA 
Drive to reach Ringdom Gompa (4100m). Visit the Gompa and overnight camp.

Day 16 : RINGDOM GOMPA-KARGIL 
After breakfast drive to Kargil (3700m) and check in at pre-booked hotel.

Day 17 : KARGIL-LEH 
Drive to Leh (3500 m/250kms). Overnight stay at pre-booked hotel.

Day 18 : LEH 
City tour of Leh. Visit Shey, Thiksey & Hemis monasteries.

Day 19 : LEH-DELHI 
After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect flight for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, half day combined city tour of old & new Delhi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 20: DELHI / OUT
In time transfer to International airport to board flight for onwards destination.