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Day 01 - Leh to Ney 43 Kms

ShamtrekLeave Leh and drive for 3 hours to Basgo, enroute visit Spituk and Phyang Monasteries. Basgo is the ruined fortress dating from before the 15th century, it houses two large temples and a small shrine. Visit the small monastery with sacred copper gilt image of Buddha Maitreya. The two storey building provides a an extraoridnary view of places around. Walk from Basgo to Nye about 01 hours to camp site (3780 m).

Day 02 - Ney to Likir

Walk for about 4 hours through an arid sandy plateau surrounded by rocky mountains and desert flowers, arriving in the oasis of Likir. In the afternoon visit Likir Monastery, which is dominated by a huge outdoor statue of Buddha. Overnight in camp (3600 m).

Day 03 - Likir to Yangthang

Trek for about 4 to 5 hours, come across two low passes Pobu La at 3660 m and Charetse La at 3700 m to reach Yangthang village. Overnight in camp (3650 m).

Day 04 - Yangthang

Optional visit to the Rizong Monastery, which takes about 4 and 1/2 hours to and fro. Overnight in camp (3600 m).

Day 05 - Yangthang  to Hemis ShukpachanDay 04 Yangthang

Walk for 2 and 1/2 Hours crossing Tsermangchan La and arrive at the village of Hemis Shukpachan. Overnight in camp (3600 m).

Day 06 - Hemis Shukpachan to Temisgam

Walk for 4 to 5 hours, crossing two passes Rongttil La (3660 m) and Meptak La (3720 m), where the trail is along the base of rocky mountain. Descend to arrive at Ang then to Temisgam .Afternoon free to visit village and Temisgam Monastery. Overnight in camp (3050 m).

Day 07 - Temisgam to Skyndiyang

Walk for about 7 to 8 hours, The longest walk takes you through a pass at an altitude of 4150 m. Arrive at Skyndiyang and overnight in camp (3600 m).

Day 08 - Skyndiyang to Khalsi-Leh

Descend from the hill following the stream for about 2 and 1/2 hours. Transfer to Leh from Khalsi Road, en route visit the famous and oldest Lamayuru & Alchi Monastery. Drive towards Leh. Overnight in Hotel.

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