Lamayuru to Darcha Trek

One of the most famous trek connecting Ladakh (leh), Zanskar(Padum) and Himachal (Darcha).This trek is different and involves breathtaking experience of the untouched land of Lamayuru ans zanskar regions. From the valley of Sham to the Zanksar region it crosses several rivers and remote petit villages and finally the trek ends at Darcha in Himachal from where we drive to Manali. It also gives a chance to visit the most famous and remote monastery of Ladakh in Zanskar region, the Phuktal gompa which is otherwise not accessible by road..

Trip Details


  • Day 1
    Leh to Lamayuru (3600m) 7hrs. By taxi, on the way visit to Likir, Alchi and Rizong monasteries.
  • Day 2
    Lamayuru to Wanla (3250m) 3.-4 hrs.
  • Day 3
    Wanla to Hanupata
  • Day 4
    Hanupata to Photoksar
  • Day 5
    Photoksar to Sengge La
  • Day 6
    Sengge La to Styangs
  • Day 7
    Styangs to Lingshed
  • Day 8
    Lingshed to Nyetse
  • Day 9
    Nyetse - Pishu
  • Day 10
    Pishu to Karsha
  • Day 11
    Karsha to Padum
  • Day 12
    Padum to Raru (3800m) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 13
    Rest at Raru
  • Day 14
    Raru toPepula
  • Day 15
    Pepula to Purne (3775m) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 16
    Purne to Phuktal (3900m) to Purne 5 hrs.
  • Day 17
    Purne to Sking (4000m) 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 18
    Sking to Lhakhang (4450m) 6 hrs
  • Day 20
    Lhakhang to Ramjak (4300m) via Shinkunla 6-7hrs.
  • Day 21
    Ramjak to Palhamo (3700m) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 22
    Pal Lhamo to Darcha (3300m) 3-4 hrs.
Infomation about the trek on Internet

Lamayuru Monastery

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Phugtal Monastery

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