|Duration||:||7 days (4 days trekking)|
|Best Time||:||June to October|
|Highest Point||:||Stok-la (4900m)|
|Trek Highlight||:||People, Village life, Wildlife and mountain passes.|
This trek is ideal for exploring Ladakh's rich wild life and to touch base at the Hemis National Park. Other features of the trek are traditional Ladakhi villages, rare wildlife species, high mountain passes and beautiful peaks, rich floras and dramatic mountain sceneries.
|Day-1||Arrival Leh (Alt: 11500 / 3505 M) - Acclimatization / Orientation.
Arrive Leh and transfer to the hotel. Take complete rest for acclimatization to the high altitude. In the late afternoon visit the city centre and take leisurely walk in the main market for general orientation. Overnight at Leh.
|Day-2|| In Leh: Visit Monasteries & Palaces / 110 kms / 4 hours
After breakfast, proceed on sightseeing tour of Shey Palace, Thiksey M onastery, Hemis Monastery & Stok Palace Museum. Overnight at Leh.
After breakfast drive to Spituk Bridge (7 kms.), cross over to the left bank of the Indus and follow a rough road running along the foothills of the Stok Khangri range and thence through a gorge leading all the way to Zingchen. Overnight in Camp.
|Day-4||Zingchen -Rumbak (3900 M) : 4-5 hours
From Zingchen onwards, the trail enters the Hemis National Park (home of Ladakh's rare wildlife including the Snow leopard). The trail s tart climbing gradually to the village of Rumbak , through a gorge providing intermittent views of the Stok Khangri peaks. Rumbak is famous as the hub for the study of Himalayan Snow Leopard. Overnight in camp or Homestay at Rumbak.
|Day-5||Rumbak- Stok La (4900 m) -Mankarmo (4200 m): 5 -6 hours
The trek up to the base of Stok-la (4900 m) is fairly gradual to start with but gets steeper as the top approaches. This trek presents great views of the Indus Valley and the colorful rock formations of the Stok-la. After crossing the pass the trail descends along the mountainside till Mankarmo (summer pasture of Stok village). Overnight in camp.
|Day-6||Mankarmo-Stok - Leh
Today's trek is quite easy as it involves walking downhill all the way through a narrow valley filled at random with willows and rosebush. At Stok, transport will be waiting for the short drive to Leh. Leave for Leh after visiting the Stok Palace Museum . Overnight at Leh
Leisurely day at Leh for rest after the long trek. In the afternoon, you may like to visit Leh Palace & Shanti Stupa & then explore the markets for souvenirs shopping. Overnight at Leh
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.
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