Rumtse to Tsomoriri9 Nights , 10 Days ( LDK/Trk-RT )
This trek starts from Rumtse village which is 70 km away from Leh on the way to Leh- Manali highway . This trek gives you the opportunity to interact with tibetan nomads settlements, opportunity to explore Tsomoriri lake and also more chance to watch wild animals and wild birds of Ladakh. There are around eight pass in this trek and the highest pass is Kyamayuru La (5400m) in altitude...Best Time: June to Sept.
Day 1: Arrival in Leh
Coming straight to the altitude of min 3,200 m from a much lower place can cause some health problems. So to avoid that, we suggest our guest to take complete rest for a day to get acclimatized. Later there will be a briefing of the program by the agent or by the company representative.
Day 2: Leh SightSeeing
Second day is good to get out doing some sightseeing because you are already acclimatized. So we will Start by visiting Hemis and Thiksey monastery at first and then Stok palace after a hot lunch at Chamba restaurant. O/N in Hotel
Day 3 : Rumtse - Kyamar (5 hrs Day :)
Walk along the road till Tourist Bungalow and turn to right and walk through the Bungalow. From where a small trail leads towards to valley passing through abandoned army huts. Finally it reaches near the river coming from the right. Cross the river and enter into the valley though a rough motorable road. After walking for a few minutes cross the river to the left and walk in the same direction. Cross another tributaries coming from the right side. Walking through the same valley sometimes it narrows and widens. Finally it turns to the north and the Camp site is next to shepherds place.
Day 4: Kyamar - Tisaling via Kyumur La - Mandalchan La (5-6 hrs)
After a few minutes walk from the Campsite the ascent of Kyumur-la (Kyamri-la 5.180 m)starts its easy but very long way to reach the top. There beautiful flowers on the way. From the top of the pass the trail divides into two one goes to your left which leads towards Tsokar but one day longer. You can take the trail falls on your right, which goes down to the stream and start climbing another pass across the stream. There is no trail to be seen for sometimes but after few minutes a clear trail leads you to the top ofMandalchan-la (4996m). The trail goes further up and then steep down to a beautiful area
Day 5 : Tisaling - Pangunagu via ShibukLa (6 hrs)
Today you have to cross Shibuk-la (5.130m)a near the camp site. There is hill saddle, so you have cross right saddle. As soon as you come on the top of the pass you can have view of Tsokar Lake. Walk down the to the Tsokar Lake through an easy descent to the Lake, as soon as you finish the gorge walk from the hill as the campsite is just behind the hill.
Day 6 : Pangunagu - Nuruchan (05 hrs)
Today it's an easy walk along the Lake. Walk towards east through the motorable road and take the same direction from the end of Stupa along the road. After sometimes you can have view of agriculture field. And the Campsite is just next to the field near the river.
Day 7 : Nuruchan - Rachungkaru via Dundunchanla (5 hrs) .
An easy ascend to the pass takes around 1 hours 30 minutes. The trail turns towards north-east just after the pass through a valley. The camp site is across the river at the base of the pass.
Day 8 :Rachungkaru to Gyamalhoma (7 hrs)
Start climbing the Kyamayur-la (5125m) which takes around 2 hrs at average speed. The last climb is the tiring one. After the pass the trail leads towards north-east and at the end of the valley trail starts ascending another small pass called Gyama La (5100m) from where you can have views of Peaks. Walk down towards north-east and cross the small river and the Gyama lhoma is reached after another river crossing which is also a base for Krzok pass.
Day 9 :Gyamalhoma - Korzok (Tsomoriri Lake)
Start an easy ascent to the Korzok pass along the stream. It takes around 2 hrs to reach the top from where you cab have the wonderful view of the Lake. Then steep down to Korzok village. You can also camp at Korzok Phu where nomad camps are located, around one hour before the lake if you have extra days.
Day 10 : Rest and shopping.
Last day is free for you to shop around. You can visit Shanti Stupa afterwards. In the evening there will be a cultural show on demand. O/N at Hotel
Day 11 : Departure.