5 Nights 6 Days
With Lamayuru to Chilling trek, experience Ladakh treks like never before! Be a part of an exotic experience that takes you through beautiful and challenging trails, giving you splendid mountain peak views. Of all the trekking trips in India, this is surely one which will reveal natural treasures tucked away near the remote villages of Leh and Ladakh.
With this Lamayuru Chilling trek experience, walk through snow covered trails, cross rivers and pass villages that are not just beautiful but also hospitable. During the course of this trek, you will get to see beautiful views of the Stok and Karakoram ranges and get up and close with three passes namely Dung Dung Chan La Pass, Prinkti La Pass and the Kongskil La Pass, where you will be fascinated with unusual flora and fauna. Be part of a monastery visit and get an insight of the life and lifestyle of its residents. If you love to trek, be sure not to miss out on this Lamayuru to Chilling trek!
Arriving in Leh, check-in into a hotel of your choice and relax for the day with an overnight stay in the hotel. Also, since it is extremely important to get acclimatised to the climate change, this day will prove to be a helpful day for you.
The first day of your Lamayuru to Chilling trek is filled with a lot of activities. You will proceed to the small and cosy village of Lamayuru that is a3 hours’ drive from Leh. Here, you can visit a local monastery that is one of the oldest and most celebrated. After the religious visit, set forth on a small trek that will lead you to Wanla. During this 1 hour trek, you will also hike through the Prinkti La Pass (3,750m); overnight camping at Wanla.
While trekking visit the sleepy and charming Ladakhi villages! A 5 hour picturesque walk will take you to Hinju, a village that is made up of a 1-km stretch of barley fields. You will be staying overnight at camps put up in an open meadow outside this village; rest of the day is for you to enjoy and experience life in the mountains.
Depart Hinju and ascend to Kongskil La Pass. Enjoy enchanting views of the fascinating Stok and Karakoram ranges from the Kongskil ridge. The second part of your trek will be a little challenging with the trail being scree covered. Take care to meander carefully and enjoy a trek that is thrilling and exciting. Your destination today will be Sumda Doska that is at an altitude of 4,430m; overnight at camps.
Get set for varied trails while trekking! After crossing a few rivers, you will reach another warm village called Sumdo Chenmo. Witness life in this quaint village before you set forth on your trail again. Later, ascend your way up to the base of the Dung Dung Chan La. As you trek, be amazed with some exotic mountainous flora like the edelweiss; Dung Dung Chan La base will be the camping ground for the day.
Post breakfast in the camp, head up to the scenic Dung Dung Chan La Pass. After spending a while here, you will trek on a simple ascent before you start making your way down. A 5 hour trek will bring you to Chilling that is at an altitude of 3,550m. From here, you will be driven to Leh. With your drop in Leh, this quintessential Lamayuru trek will come to an end.