Stongde La (5178m)
Phukthal Monastery, Number Of Small Valleys And Hamlets Stongde La, Stongde Monastery
An interesting trek that will first take you through beautiful villages and monasteries and then a dramatic river gorge, as well as a wild uninhabited valley. You will have the taste of remote high mountain trails of Ladakh.
The trek consists of two parts. The first part of the trek is easy. You will pass villages frequently. Phukthal Monastery is the highlight of this part. On the second part of the trek, the terrain will become relatively difficult and crosses a high pass of ‘Stongde La’ towards the end of the trek.
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.