Padum To Leh Via Cha Cha La- Rubrang La & Markha Valley - 07 Days

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  • Duration7 Days
  • CountryIndia
  • gradeModerate
  • Altitude
  • Group size2 - 15
  • DestinationLeh
  • ActivitiesSightseeing and cultural tour.

Trekking in Padum or Padam, the capital of Zanskar region, opens up several outlying villages and monasteries, which form the nucleus of the region. This hard but very rewarding trek takes one from Padum to Zangla. As on the Padum- Lamayuru Trek and is only recommended for the second half of August because from Zangla to Markha many crossings have to be made over large rivers.

  • Day 01: Padum To Zangla (Average walking time 7 hours) There is a choice of routes to Zangla. The first is to go via Karsha monastery, and then continue down the true left side of the Zanskar valley to Pishu village, where one crosses the bridge to Zangla. The alternative route is to cross the bridge over the Tsarap River at Padum, and then continue down the true right side of the Zanskar valley via the village of Stongde (also spelt as Stongdey).
  • Day 02: Zangla To Cha Cha Base (Average walking time 3 hours)
  • Day 03: Cha Cha La Base To Camp (Average walking time 6 hours)
  • Day 04: Camp To Tilat Sumdo (Average walking time 6 hours)
  • Day 05: Tilat Sumdo To Base Of Rubrang La (Average walking time 5 to 6 hours )
  • Day 06: Rubrang La Base To Markha (Average walking time 6 hours)
  • Day 07: Markha To Leh (Average walking time 6 hours)

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