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Rumtse Tsomoriri Trek

This trek is moderated and during this trek you have to cross six passes. You can see number of wild animals such as marmots, wild ass (Skyang) and different migrant birds across the lake. Panoramic view of Tsomoriri lake is undescribable in words. From the top of the passes, enjoy the view of wonderful and amazing Tibetan plateux. Your will pass through the several nomadic camps with their animals such as Sheeps, Pashmina Goats, Yaks, Female Yaks etc. You pass the through luch green meadow across Lakes where you find wild Asses (Skyang) and several different migrant birds.

 
Sketch Itineray

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Day 02: Flight Delhi – Leh

Day 03: Drive Leh – Alchi - Likir – Leh

Day 04: Sightseeing tour to Stok Palace – Matho Monastery – Shanti Stupa - Samkar Gompa

Day 05: Drive Leh – Thiksey – Hemis – Rumtse (80 km)

Day 06: Trek Rumtse – Chorten Sumdo (4 ½ hrs)

Day 07: Trek Chorten Sumdo – Kyamari-la (51800m) – Mandalchan-la (5170m) – Titsaling (6 hrs)

Day 08: Trek Titsaling – Shingbuk-la (5230m) - Pangunagu/Tsokar Lake (6 hrs)

Day 09: Trek Panganagu – Nuruchan (5 ½ hrs)

Day 10: Trek Nuruchan – Horlam-la (4900m) – Rachungkaru (4 ½ hrs)

Day 11: Trek Rachungkaru – Kyamayuri-la (5430m) – Kartse-la (5380m) – Gyama (6 hrs)

Day 12: Trek Gyama – Yarlung Nyau-la (5440m) – Korzok (7 hrs)

Day 13: Drive Korzok – Leh (230 km- 7/8 hrs)

Day 14: In Leh.

Day 15: Leh – Delhi by flight.

Day 16: In Delhi / Departure

Day 17: Arrive your Home Country.

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

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

Day 02: Flight Delhi – Leh

Transfer to domestic Airport for fly to Leh. Arrive Leh, transfer to Guest House / Hotel. Day is at complete leisure to get you fully acclimatize with the altitude. Overnight at Guest House / Hotel in Leh. (3500 m)

Day 03: Drive Leh – Alchi - Likir – Leh

Today you enjoy the awesome view of confluence of Zanskar and Indus River, beautiful villages and landscape of valley with magnificent huge mountains. Morning after breakfast, visit Alchi, situated at a distance of 68 Km from Leh. Alchi monastery was built by great Lama Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo (The great translator) 1000 years ago and is considered to be the most famous and largest among the entire monastery built by him. En-route visit Likir Monastery. After the visit, return back to Leh. On way back you enjoy the view awe inspiring and spectacular lunar landscape across the village. Arrive Leh by late afternoon. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Sightseeing tour to Stok Palace – Matho Monastery – Shanti Stupa - Samkar Gompa

After breakfast, drive to Stok via Choglamsar by crossing a bridge on the river Indus. In Stok, visit the royal palace of present king and queen which constructed by the king Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825. Inside the palace, you see great collection of ancient royal ornaments, Thankas and old statues. After visiting Stok Palace, drive to Matho village, 10 km from Stok. Visit Matho monastery built by Lama Tumgpa Dorje in 13th century. 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 that depicts four events in the life of Buddha and inaugurated by H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1985. Later on, visit Samkar Monastery in Leh. Overnight stay at Guest House / Hotel in Leh.

Day 05: Drive Leh – Thiksey – Hemis – Rumtse (80 km)

Morning, after breakfast, drive to Rumtse that is located at a distance of 80 km from east of Leh. Today, your whole journey will be in the car on Leh-Manali Highway. Enroute visit Thiksay monastery, 20 km east from Leh. This monastery is the oldest monastery of Gelukpa Sect of Mahayana Buddhism in Ladakh. The great Lama Paldan Sherap built in 14th century. Inside the monastery you can see the big statue of the Matriya Buddha (Future Buddha) and wall paintings, Thankas (fresco paintings), various statues of Boddhisattvas and sacred shrines.
After visiting Thiksay monastery, drive to Hemis monastery by crossing Indus River at Kharu village towards the south. Hemis is located 25 Km from Thiksay. The great Mahasidha Stagtsan Raspa along with great ancestor Singe Namgyal built this biggest monastery in 16th century. After visiting this monastery, drive back to Kharu and then continue your journey towards east on the Highway. Have Lunch at Upshi. Take Leh-Manali highway up to Rumtse village. En route you find several remote village of Leh District such Gya, Meru. After Gya village, arrive at Rumtse. Overnight at camp in Rumtse village. (4160m)

Day 06: Trek Rumtse – Chorten Sumdo (4 ½ hrs)

After breakfast start your first day trek through beautiful color gorge. After few minute of walking from camp, we cross the first River and walk along another riverside and continue along the left side. Again cross the same river towards the right side and continue along the left of the valley. Easy walk up to the Sumda Chenmo. Greenery and beautiful camping site with number of Marmots. Overnight at Camp. (4520m)

Day 07: Trek Chorten Sumdo – Kyamari-la (51800m) – Mandalchan-la (5170m) – Titsaling (6 hrs)

Start your trek earlier to cross Kyamari-la and Manba-la passes. Easy walk for one hour then ascend towards Kyamar La (5180 m). From the top of the pass you can see the gorgeous view of the chain of Kangyatse Snow covered peak (6400 m) and the chain of Indus valley. After crossing this pass, take right hand side and descend towards the summer camp. Then again easy ascend to the Mandalchan-la pass (5170 m). From this top, you have fantastic view of different mountain with picturesque white peaks. Then descend upto the camp. Overnight at camp. (4950m)

Day 08: Trek Titsaling – Shingbuk-la (5230m) - Pangunagu/Tsokar Lake (6 hrs)

Today, you have only one pass to cross. After breakfast, start ascends towards the Shingbuk-la pass (5230 m). From the top, you can see the panoramic view of Tsokar Lake, surrounding mountains and the Rupshu valley. At the end of the valley, you able to see wild Ass (Skyang), turn right side and ascend for 20 minutes. Here you can see the full view of the Tsokar Lake and winter camp of nomad people of Changthang. Overnight at camp. (4590m)

Tsokar Lake is approximately 95 km. northwest of the Tsomoriri Lake at a height of (4,590m). It is also called "White Lake" because of the salt deposited around it- this is because there is no outlet from the lake which makes the water brackish. In ancient times, the salt from the lake used to take out and sell it all over Ladakh and Kashmir by the local nomads known as the Changpas. Tsokar Lake is breeding grounds for a variety of birds among them the bar-headed goose, the great crested grebe, the Brahmin duck and the brown headed gull.

Day 09: Trek Panganagu – Nuruchan (5 ½ Hours)

Today you have easy trek along the Lake on right side. On the way you can see many birds and Wild Ass (Skyang) of Ladakh and Tibetan plateau. After leaving the lake behind, you turn towards right side and enter the Nuruchan village with beautiful camping site near the stream. Overnight at camp. (4660m)

Day 10: Trek Nuruchan – Horlam-la (4900m) – Rachungkaru (4 ½ Hours)

Today you have small pass Horlamla (4900m) to cross. It is easy ascent and takes 50 minutes. After crossing the pass you reach at Rachungkaru where you find nomadic camp of Tibetan refugees. In Rajungkaru, you have attraction with nomads and can see the life style of nomadic people. In this area they have plenty of Yaks, Sheep and Pashmina Goats. Overnight at camp. (4900m)

Day 11: Trek Rachungkaru – Kyamayuri-la (5430m) – Kartse-la (5380m) – Gyama (6 hrs)

From the camp you have walk through the camp of nomadic people. From nomadic area stick ascent to Kyamayuri-la (5300m). It is easy to ascend and it takes about more than one hour to reach at the top of the pass. From the pass; you can see splendid landscape, Tsokar Korzok area. Easy descend to the summer pasture of Tibetan refugee camp, called Gyama Burma. And on the right side there is another small pass Kartse-la (5000m), cross and easy descend then arrive in Gyama, nomadic camp. Beautiful camping site, Overnight at camp. (5180m)

Day 12: Trek Gyama – Yarlung Nyau-la (5440m) – Korzok (7 Hrs)

Morning, after breakfast continue trek to Korzok. Today we have one pass to cross. Very easy ascend right from the camping up to the top of the pass Yarlung Nyaula (5440m) Continue along the small stream towards north-east in the valley and it takes one and half hours to reach at the top. Steep easy descend and then arrive at Korzok Phu (Nomadic camp). You still have more than 30 minutes of trek from here, pass the Korzok phu and continue along the small river up to Korzok with Tsomoriri Lake. Arrive at camp. In the evening if time permits then visit Korzok Monastery or Have walk around the Lake. Overnight at camp. (4620m)

Tsomoriri Lake located in the Changthang (northern plains) area, is a High Altitude Lake with an altitude of 4620m, is the largest of the High Altitude Lakes in the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region, entirely within India. It is 23 km. long and 4 to 5 km. wide and is hemmed between Ladakh in the North and Tibet in the east and Zanskar in the west; the Changthang plateau is the geographical setting with snow peaks that provides the source of water for the Lake. Accessibility to the lake is limited to summer season only. Tsomoriri Lake is also breeding grounds for a variety of birds among them the bar-headed goose, the great crested grebe, the brahmin duck and the brown headed gull.

Day 13: Drive Korzok – Leh (230km- 7/8 hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Leh. It is 230 km from Korzok and it takes 7 to 8 hours. Enroute you can see the hot spring in Chumathang. This spring water is considered to be medicinal water and people of Ladakh come here to cure joint / rheumatic diseases by taking bath in the water. Overnight at Guest House / Hotel in Leh.

Day 14: In Leh.

Day is at complete leisure. Overnight at Guest House / Hotel in Leh.

Day 15: Leh – Delhi by flight.

Early in the morning transfer to Leh Airport to flights to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, transfer to Hotel. Day is at leisure or visit nearby market. Overnight at Guest House / Hotel in Delhi.

Day 16: In Delhi / Departure

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

Day 17: 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 1130 per person
    Euro 1315 per person
  • 04 to 06 Pax
    Euro 1015 per person
    Euro 1185 per person
  • 07 to 09 Pax
    Euro 910 per person
    Euro 1070 per person
  • 10 to 12 Pax
    Euro 850 per person
    Euro 1005 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”.
  • GST (Goods & Services Tax) 5% on the complete bill

 

PRICE FOR TREKKING PORTION ONLY

No. of Pax Cost only includes for Trekking Portion from Leh to Leh
02 to 03 Pax €630 per person
04 to 06 Pax €595 per person
07 to 09 Pax €570 per person
10 to 12 Pax €545 per person

 

Note:-

  • Cost does not include hotel accomodation in Leh.
  • Services Starts From Day 5 to Day 12 till Leh without accomodation in Leh.

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