Gongmaru La (5150m)
Gongmaru La Pass, Nimaling, Yar La Pass, Kharnak Valley
Kharnak Valley is a high mountain plateau on the Tibetan plate. Nomadic residents who moves to higher pastures in summers inhabit this place. The trek will take you through the stark mountain ranges of the Himalayas towards the wider expanse of Changthang plateau. The trek offers spectacular views of the Ladakh and Zanskar Ranges while crossing some of the beautiful mountain passes. You will reach an altitude of 4600m on the second day and will not descent below 4000m until the end of the trek! You will come across nomadic camps where Changpas tend to their Yaks, sheep and goats.
Early in the morning you are serve bed tea in the tent with morning wishes. After bed tea, you start packing up your things. Breakfast is served in the dining tent. After breakfast, you are ready for the day. Guide walks with you but before living make sure your bag contains all the important things you need during the day like Camera, sun cream, water bottle, lunch box etc. You carry a light backpack containing all these important things required during the day and the other things come of the horse back. At noon, you stop for lunch at a nice location, and have some rest. Trek continues, and the horseman and kitchen staff leads you on the way. Before your arrival at the camp, our team would be ready tent and tea, juice and light snacks to refresh your tiredness. After the arrival at campsite, you can enjoy your leisure in your own way. The dinner is served around 7 in the evening. Post dinner, our guide brief you about the next day and decides the timing for next day with your insights and suggestions.
The food menu in breakfast, lunch and dinner keep switching from Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, Ladakhi, Continental, and Italian.