treks category: Short Treks

Kanji to Lamayuru (6 days)

Beginning at the village of Kanji west of Lamayuru this trek climbs rapidly to Yokma La (4700m) then descends steeply to a river valley and follows the stream down to Shilla before crossing Prinkiti La (3725m) and descending into Lamayuru.

The views from the pass into the ancient eroded lake bed near Lamayuru are stunning. The yellow clay of the lake bed has eroded into fantastic shapes...
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Sabu to Khalsa (5 days)

This trek takes you across the spectacular Ladakh Range over Digar La (5300m).

The trail ascends immediately from Sabu near Leh so you must be acclimatised before attempting the pass. Allow 3-4 days in Leh, including walking around the town each day to acclimatise.

Descending into the Nubra Valley you will pass through several villages along the Shayok River to finish at Khalsar...
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Chiling to Shang (6 days)

This highly varied trek passes through the popular Markha Valley which includes several villages and some of Ladakh’s most spectacular landscapes. The only pass to cross is at the end of the trek on the final day. You can reach the start point at Chiling by jeep from Leh in 2-3 hours.

After trekking along the Markha Valley, the trail turns left at Nimaling and ascends slowly to Gongmaru...
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Chiling to Lato (7 days)

This trek begins at the village of Chiling in the lower reaches of the Zanskar Valley, takes you to the upper reaches of the Markha Valley before crossing the Chaktsang La (5080 m) and the Poze La then descends to finish at Lato on the Leh – Manali road.