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Sham Trek (Likir Alchi Trek)

This Trek is also known as 'Sham Trek' . Trek Starting from Likir and ends at Temisgam. A much frequented trek is an introduction to trekking in Ladakh. The adaptation of the Altitude is gradual, as you will be entering into the valley. You will cross some small villages and landscape of this trek varies all the time as you will cross three different small valleys. The most exciting part of this trek is that you will cross three important passes of between 3600m to 3900m. The views are spectacular and awesome. During your trek, you will cross some very beautiful villages..

Sketch Itineray

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Day 02: Flight Delhi – Leh

Day 03: Sightseeing tour to Matho – Stok – Shanti Stupa - Samkar

Day 04: Sightseeing tour to Shey – Thiksey – Hemis

Day 05: Drive Leh – Likir then trek to Yangthang (55 km)

Day 06: Trek Yangthang – Tsermangchan-la (3750m) – Hemis Shukpachan (3/4 hrs)

Day 07: Trek Hemis Shukpachan – Mebtak-la (3720m) – Ang (3400 m) – Temisgam

Day 08: Drive Temisgam – Lamayuru – Alchi – Leh ( 156 km)

Day 09: In Leh

Day 10: Flight Leh – Delhi

Day 11: In Delhi / Departure

Day 12: Arrive your Home Country.

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Arrive in Delhi, Transfer to nearby hotel for few hours.

Day 02: Flight Delhi – Leh

Early morning transfer to domestic Airport to take flight for Leh. Arrive Leh, transfer to hotel. Day is at complete leisure to get you fully acclimatize with the altitude of Ladakh. Overnight at hotel in Leh. (3500 m)

Day 03: Sightseeing tour to Matho – Stok – Shanti Stupa - Samkar

After breakfast, drive to Stok via Choglamsar by crossing a bridge on the river Indus. Visit the royal palace, constructed by the king Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825. Inside the palace, you see great collections of ancient royal ornaments, Thankas and old statues. After visiting Stok Palace, drive to Matho village, 10 km from Stok. Visit Matho monastery built on hill top, with awe inspiring view charming village and imposing Indus valley, by Lama Tumgpa Dorje. The famous two Oracles (known as Rongtsan), who were invited from Tibet by the founder of this monastery, still make appearance during the festival of the monastery. After visiting Matho, drive back to Leh. Post Lunch, visit Shanti Stupa (peace stupa) inaugurated by H.H. Dalai Lama in 1985. Enjoy the view of stunning mountain peaks and imposing Leh city. Later on, drive to Samkar Monastery, founded by H.H. Kushok Bakula in 1947. Evening, Enjoy hike and explore around Leh Market. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Day 04: Sightseeing tour to Shey – Thiksey – Hemis

After breakfast, drive to Hemis monastery which is 45 km far from Leh and it takes 90 minute drives. The great Mahasiddha Staktsang Raspa along with 35th King Singey Namgyal built this biggest, Drugpa sect monastery. After visiting this monastery, drive back to Thiksey monastery, Visti Gelugpa sect monastery founded by the great Lama Paldan Shesrap in 14th century. It provides imposing view of Indus valley and surrounding wonderful mountains and its snow clad peaks. It houses the exquisite big statue of the Maitreya Buddha (Future Buddha). Later, drive back to Leh via visiting Shey Palace wherein you visit big copper gilt statue of Lord Buddha dating back 1633AD. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Day 05: Drive Leh – Likir then trek to Yangthang (55 km)

Morning, after breakfast, drive on Leh-Srinagar highway to Likir, 65 km, 2 hours drives. En-route, you will enjoy the awesome view of confluence of Zanskar and Indus River before Nimo village. Arrive Likir, visit the monastery and start your trek right from the monastery to Yangthang (4 Hours), from the monastery walk in the field few minutes, leave behind the last house of the villages. Enter in an arid terrain, start easy ascending towards the small pass, Phobe La (3978m). Then descend towards Sumdo village, 3 houses, cross the steam (bridge) and enter into spectacular narrow gorge and ascend gradually towards Chagatse-la (3700m). From the pass, view of Yangthang village upon a small plateau, totally isolated from other part of the valley, surrounded by huge marvelous huge mountains. After explore small village and interact with villager. Overnight at camp in Yangthang.

Day 06: Trek Yangthang – Tsermangchan-la (3750m) – Hemis Shukpachan (3/4 hrs)

Morning: After Breakfast start easy and gentle trek to Hemis Shukpachan, Today you cross another small pass Tsermangchan La (3750m). It can be seen right from the Yangthan village and it takes more than one hour to reach at top. From the top, enjoy the awe inspiring view of panoramic landscape and view of beautiful charming village (Hemis Shukpachan). Cross the pass, easily descend down towards Hemis Shukpachan where approximately 250 families live, After Lunch explore the village. Evening visit local house and spend few moments with Ladakhi family. Good and nice camping site. Overnight at camp. (3500m)

Day 07: Trek Hemis Shukpachan – Mebtak-la (3720m) – Ang (3400 m) – Temisgam

Morning: After Breakfast, continue trek with easy walk. Pass village and follow the clear trek route upon flat terrain. Steep descent followed by deep gorge and then again you climb a steep slope to the summit of Mebtak-la pass (3720 m). It is little bit difficult but slowly and steadily with zigzag route, it seems easy and it takes about 30 minutes to reach at the top. Enjoy exquisite enchanting landscape and its surrounding wonderful mountains. Cross the pass then easy and gentle trek as far as Ang village then follow the road that leads to Charming Temisgam village. Afternoon visit Temisgam castle built on hill top with attractive view of charming village and enchanting valley. Overnight at camp in Temisgam village. (3550m)

Day 08: Drive Temisgam – Lamayuru – Alchi – Leh ( 156 km)

Morning after breakfast, drive to Lamayuru, 36 km from Temisgam and is located on the Leh-Srinagar highway. Arrive Lamayuru; visit Lamayuru monastery. This monastery belongs to Digungpa order of Tibetan Buddhism and it says that it was founded by Lama Nyimagung before 11th century. According to history, great Mahasiddha Noropa visited this place in 11th century. The cave where he resided and meditated is still to be seen inside the monastery. After the visit, drive to Leh while enjoying the view of imposing lunar landscape and via visiting Alchi. En-route you pass across several beautiful charming village, beautiful landscape along with the Indus river. Cross Indus before saspol village, this road leads to Alchi village. Visit Alchi monastery, built by Lama Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo (The translator) 1000 years ago. After then continue your journey to Leh, still 68km. Arrive Leh by afternoon. Evening, enjoy hike around Leh Market. Overnight in hotel. (3500m)

Day 09: In Leh

Day free, Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Flight Leh – Delhi

After early breakfast at hotel, transfer to Leh airport for return flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, transfer to Hotel. Afternoon, visit Old and New Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 11: In Delhi / Departure

Visit or Free. Late evening transfer to International Airport to catch return flight to your home country.

Day 12: Arrive your Home Country.

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No. of Pax

Cost with Guest House

Cost with A Category Hotel

  • 02 to 03 Pax
    Euro 830 per person
    Euro 990 per person
  • 04 to 06 Pax
    Euro 740 per person
    Euro 890 per person
  • 07 to 09 Pax
    Euro 685 per person
    Euro 825 per person
  • 10 to 12 Pax
    Euro 655 per person
    Euro 795 per person
  • Single Room Supplement
    Euro 95 per person
    Euro 180 per person

One Tour Leader Compliementary on Paying for 10-12 Pax

Included: A class category guest house with Bed & Breakfast

Included: A class category hotels with Breakfast & One meal (lunch or dinner)

Rates are valid till December 2017.

Cost Includes :

  • Hotel or Guest House: Neat & Clean in Central Delhi with Bed & Breakfast.
  • Hotel or Upper Class Guest House in Leh.
  • All ground transportation in Delhi by air-conditioned car/coach.
  • All ground transportation in Ladakh by non air-conditioned jeep.
  • All camping/trekking arrangements such as:-
  • Food (during trekking and camping)
  • Two men tent with mattress
  • Kitchen/mess tent with utensils
  • Cook & Helpers
  • Pack ponies for luggage
  • Camping fee
  • Trekking bag for protection of your personal luggage.
  • Local English speaking guide in Delhi & Ladakh.
  • Entry fee to monasteries / monuments in Ladakh only.

 

Cost Does not Includes :

  • International/ Domestic Flights
  • Lunches & Dinners in Delhi.
  • Sleeping bag and Personal clothing.
  • Insurance and medical evacuation.
  • Tips, hard & soft drinks, laundry, postage, telephone calls, anything not specified above and any item of personal nature.
  • Any expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as road block and flight cancellations due to natural calamities etc.
  • Entry fee to monuments in Delhi.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Cost includes”.

 

PRICE FOR TREKKING PORTION ONLY

No. of Pax Cost only includes for Trekking Portion from Leh to Leh
02 to 03 Pax €300 per person
04 to 06 Pax €275 per person
07 to 09 Pax €255 per person
10 to 12 Pax €240 per person

 

Note:-

  • Cost does not include hotel accomodation in Leh.
  • Services Starts From Day 5 to Day 8 till Leh without accomodation in Leh.

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