Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Location: North India- Spiti and Ladakh Himalayas.
Trek duration: 08 days trek / 10 days of driving and acclimatization.
Best season: July to September (especially the month of August and September).
Covering: Kullu, Manali, Rohtang Pass, Kunzum Pass, Kaza, Spiti Valley, Tabo, Kibber, Korzok & Leh.
Mountain ranges: Through the Great Himalayas.
Minimum altitude: 2,050 metres (6,725 feet)
Maximum altitude: 5,580 metres (18,307 feet)
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Special about the tour:
Trek starts from the beautiful Spiti valley ( Kibber Village) , in Himachal Pradesh over high mountain passes to the picturesque, turquoise water lake of Tso Moriri at Korzokin Ladakh. It is one of the most beautiful trails in the Western Himalayas going over Parang L Pass (5,580 metres / 18,307 feet) with its grand views. The trek route follows the traditional old trade route from Tibet to Spiti and from Spiti to Ladakh valley.
Tso-Moriri is a huge mountain lake in the South East Ladakh, in the Rupshu (Chang-Thang Plateau, geographically- a part of Tibetan plateau) region. This lake is situated at an altitude of 4,595 metres above sea level, at a distance of 240 km from Leh city. It is pearl shape and contains large mineral deposits. Korzok village is situated on the South West bank of this lake. Korzok monastery and its inhabitants the nomad’s known as Changpa’s; are most outstanding features of this lake, who lives in Robos (Tent made from Yak wool) during summer looking after their flocks of sheep. The circumference of this lake is around 36 km. an isolated, wonderful, less traveled and very beautiful trek far in the mountains of Ladakh and Great Himalayan ranges.
Highlights of your tour starts from Manali in Kullu valley, onwards and end up in Leh – Ladakh, while discovering the beautiful Manali, Spiti valley and Ladakh valley. On the way you might see different birds, animals, including snow ibex, Himalayan blue sheep and Snow leopard (snow leopards have been sighted in these mountains). You will also visit temple and monasteries and small mountain villages on the way.
The isolated pastures and hamlets, friendly people of diverse culture offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional life, and in the background, every step of the way is the magnificent presence of the High Himalayan Peaks- providing breathtaking panoramic views.
Suggested itinerary for Tso Moriri Trek over Parang La Pass
|Day 1||Arrival New Delhi|
|Day 2||New Delhi to Panjgain.||( Train & Drive)|
|Day 3||Panjgain to Kullu||(Drive)|
|Day 4||Kullu to Manali 2,050 metres||( Hike & Drive)|
|Day 5||Manali to Kaza 3,600 metres||(Drive-acclimatization)|
|Day 6||Kaza to Tabo 3,050 metres||(Drive-acclimatization)|
|Day 7||Tabo to Kibber 4,205 metres||(Drive-acclimatization)|
|Day 8||Kibber to Thalda 4,570 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 9||Thalda to Borojen Base Camp 5,180 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 10||Borojen to Kharsa Gongma 4,940 metres over Parang la pass 5,580 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 11||Kharsa Gongma to Dhutung 4,800 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 12||Dhutung to Umdung 4,700 metres.||(Trek)|
|Day 13||Umdung to Norbu Sumdo 4,600 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 14||Norbu Sumdo to Kiang Dom 4,500 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 15||Kiang Dom to Korzok (Tso Moriri) 4,500 metres||(Trek)|
|Day 16||Explore around Korzok village 4,500 metres||(Walk)|
|Day 17||Drive Korzok to Leh 3,500 metres||(Drive)|
|Day 18||Leh Local||( Walk)|
|Day 19||Leh to New Delhi||(By Flight)|
|Day 20||Fly back to your country|