Trek No. 1: LEH - LAMAYURU via HEMIS SHUKPACHAN (5 days)


Season May - October
Duration 5 days
Difficulty sustained 

Group size

1 person with overnight in homestay

min. 2 persons with overnight in tent

Day 1

Leh-Likir-Yangthang (3-4 hours)

Drive to Likir and start the trek to Yangthang village by climbing gradually to Pobe-La (3'550m, 11'647ft), from the pass to Sumdo, and crossing the river over the Charatse-La (3'650m, 11'975ft). O/N camp at Yangthang.

Day 2

Yangthang-Hemis Shukpachan (5-6 hours)

Trek downwards to Rizong monastery over the Sermanchan-La (3'750m, 12'303ft). Spectacular view of Hemis Shukpachan. Visit the gonpa and O/N camp at Hemis

Day 3

Hemis Shukpachan-Tingmosgang (3-4 hours)

Trek over the Meptak-La (4'030m, 13'222ft) to the village of Ang, then southwards to the beautiful village of Tingmosgang. Visit the famous Avalokitesvara and red temples. O/N camp at Tingmosgang

Day 4

Tingmosgang-Khaltse-Lamayuru (trek 4 hours)

Trek through fields and cross the river, over the Bongbong-La reach Khalste and the Leh-Srinagar highway. Drive to Lamayuru where you see the famous and fantastic moonland scenery and beautiful Lamayuru monastery. O/N camp or hotel at Lamayuru.

Day 5


Drive to Leh, on the road visit the famous Alchi Choskhor with its ancient architecture and beautiful wall paintings. O/N Guesthouse at Leh.