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Markha Valley Trekking

Trip Facts

Program Code: ATH-IH 04 | Duration: 15 days | Program Type: Trekking | Maximum Altitude: 3505m | Minimum pax: 2+ | Mode of Travel: Flight/Land | Start Trip: Delhi | End Trip: Delhi | Program Grading: gradegradegrade
Markha Valley Trekking

Trip Overview

This trek is the most sought after trekking destination for it offers amazing journey through Leh the capital of Ladakh region with spell-binding views of High Himalayan and Karakoram Ranges. Along with the insightful cultural exploration, you get plenty time for acclimatization. You can capture magnificent sights of Karakoram ranges and Leh valley from an outstanding vantage point at Kongmaru La pass situated at an elevation of 5200m. The trek journeys through rock pinnacles, beetling cliffs, narrow defiles, willow groves, glaciated passes, chortens, and walls festooned with multi-hued prayer flags, quaint villages, irrigated fields of barley and potatoes, yak pastures and nomadic settlements. If nature favors you, you may even get to spot exotic fauna like Himalayan Blue Sheep, Ibex and snow leopard. By the end of the trek, you get extensive knowledge on Markha valley and completely fulfilling indelible travel experience.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Day 02: Visit Delhi
Day 03: Fly to Leh.
Day 04 & 05: Visit Leh & it surrounds.
Day 06: Trek via Zinchen to Kandala Base
Day 07: Trek to Shingo
Day 08: Trek to Skiu
Day 09: Trek to Markha 3800m.
Day 10: Trek to Thochungtse 4250m.
Day 11: Trek to Nimaling 4730m.
Day 12: Trek via Kongmaru La pass to Shang Sumdo.
Day 13: Trek to Martselang & Transferred to Leh.
Day 14: Fly to Delhi.
Day 15: Final departure.
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