This trek begins with a visit to the beautiful Lamayuru Monastery, the oldest in Ladakh, and ends with a visit to the Alchi Monastery, known for its early Buudhist art in the Kashmiri tradition. Lamayuru is about 80 miles west of Leh, just off the Leh to Kargil road. From Lamayuru the trek proceeds through Wanla and over the high mountain pass of Tar La with its breath-taking vistas, before reaching the village of Alchi on the Indus River.
Leh to Lamayuru ( 3600 M)
Arrive in Leh by 12 PM. Drive to Lamayuru. O/N in camp.
Lamayuru to Wanla (3250m) via Prinkiti La (3750m) 4 to 5 hours
A gentle trail leads you up to the small pass of Prinkti La (3750m) before heading down to the village of Shilla and the last 3 km to Wanla (3250m).O/N in camp.
Wanla to Urshi, 5 to 6 hours
After an early breakfast, you will follow the dusty road along the river's left bank and arrive at the small village of Phenjilla (3410 m). From Phenjilla, we will follow the left side of the valley along a small stream for around a hour and arrive at the scattered Ursi village. O/N in camp.
Urshi to Tar, via Tar La (5200m) 6 to 7 hours
The trail from the camp is clear but challenging, as you will have to trek up and down a few times before reaching the Tarla (5250 m) .Climbing down is difficult due to a mass of fallen rocks strewn about. It takes 3-4 hrs to reach the campsite at the village of Tar.O/N in camp.
Tar to Mangyu, 4 to 5 hours
From Tar, the path heads up along the mountainside to a small Pass. You will have a easy descent to Mang Gyu village.O/N in camp.
Mangyu to Alchi to Leh, 4 to 5 hours
You will end the last day by walking down a very beautiful arrow valley covered with rosebushes all along the path. and will reach the village of Gera, where you'll find the vehicles waiting to take back to Leh.O/N in Hotel
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