- ITINERARY -
Day 01 : Leh to Phuktse drive 2.30 Hrs
It is the first day so camp at Phuktse will help to prepare to trek
the next day.
Day 02 : Phuktse to Sumdo via Shara la (Pass) 4.30 Hrs
(2.30 Hrs up to top 1.30 Hrs top to Sumdo Camp)
No strip climb but climbing down is a bit strip but not so bad like
that of Zanskar. Camp site is beautiful by the lake, vast green
pasture field, nomads camp, yak and other cattle Possible.
Day 03 : Sumdo to Shachukul 4.30 Hrs (Plane)
Trek along the village for about 30 minutes, Quite a big Village,
Camp by the river green Pasture, close to the biggest monastery of
the region Shachukul Gompa monastic festival mask dance of kagud
sect on 11th and 12th July etc
Day 04 : Shachukul to Zamble rong 4.00 Hrs (Plane)
On the way visit a popular taktse gompa on a hill top. Around 70
steps to climb. Green camp site 500meter away from the road. But no
vehicular movement in the evening.
Day 05 : Zamble rong to Tsekar tso(Lake) 3.30 Hrs (Plane )
On the way two small hamlets, at certain points we use jeep road
but we can avoid it any way. We mostly use the ancient tread route.
Green pasture is almost all the way, Small River flows the entire
way. Camp site 500meter away from the small lake not so attractive.
Day 06 : Tsokar to Lukung village 4.30 Hrs
This is the only day which may not be so interesting but at the end
of the trek you visit the most popular Pangong Lake we can have tea
break at the small community tea stall. But for the camp we trek for
another half an hour leaving the lake aside. Due to in availability
of fresh water and green camp site by the lake.
Day 07 : Lukung to Spangmik 12km 4 Hrs
Trek along the lake but at two or three points we cant avoid the
road any way camp or stay in the spangmik guest house as you wish,
it is 200mt away from the lake, visit family is possible, the
village is of 10 families and the monastery is 3km away from the
village and it is new.Pick up from spangmik to Leh 5hrs drive via
Changla about 5000mt pass.
Day 08 :
Spangmik - Leh drive 140 Kms