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On ancient trails in Zanskar

Zanskar
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The ancient Buddhist kingdom of Zanskar is hidden deep in the western reaches of the great Himalayas. For most of the year the high passes remain inaccessible because of snow, making the frozen Zanskar River the only way of transport by walking. Villages nestling high up on cliffs, the greenest fields where peas and barley […]

The ancient Buddhist kingdom of Zanskar is hidden deep in the western reaches of the great Himalayas. For most of the year the high passes remain inaccessible because of snow, making the frozen Zanskar River the only way of transport by walking. Villages nestling high up on cliffs, the greenest fields where peas and barley are grown and ancient monasteries are just some of the attractions on this spectacular trek.

Itinerary at glance:
Day 1: arrival in Delhi. Day 2: Delhi- Leh. Day 3: acclimatization in Leh. Day 4: sightseeing of Buddhist Monasteries. Day 5: trek to Phanjila. Day 6: trek to Hanupata. Day 7: trek to Photoksar. Day 8: trek to Base of Singe La. Day 9: trek to Styangs. Day 10: trek to Lingshed. Day 11: trek to Jingchen. Day 12: trek to Hanumur. Day 13: trek to Pidmo. Day 14: drive to Padum. Day 15: visit karsha monastery and drive to Rangdum. Day 16: drive to Mulbekh. Day 17: drive to Leh. Day 18: Leh- Delhi

Tour Information
Seasons: Jun-Oct
Duration: 18 Days
Grade: Moderate – Strenuous
Max Alt.: 5090 m