Lamayuru Alchi Trek

Lamayuru Alchi Trek

Ladakh 6


56 KM

MAX 15


5236 mts.

On Request + 5% GST

Leh to Leh

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Brief Description

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.


Day 1

Leh to Lamayuru ( 3600 M)

Arrive in Leh by 12 PM. Drive to Lamayuru. O/N in camp.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

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.

Day 6

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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Why Bikat

Learning Experience
  • We are an Adventure Learning Organisation first.
  • We want you to not just complete a trek safely but also pick up some basic trekking knowledge and skills along the way.
  • To achieve this we have integrated learning modules into our itineraries.
  • These modules will help you build the necessary skills to progress from trekking to mountaineering over time.
Loyality Programs

Our community is an integral part of us and we take pride in our trekkers and climbers. When you complete at least three days on any trek or expedition with us, you become eligible for our membership and referral programs.

  • Currently we have three levels:
  • Basic Membership
  • Summiteer Membership
  • Leader Membership
Personalized Attention
  • Our group sizes on treks don’t exceed 15 members in order to maintain a healthy Participants : Leader Ratio of 8:1.
  • Over time we have found this number to be optimum when it comes to ensuring personalised attention to every member of our group.
  • On mountaineering expeditions this number is even smaller. Our group sizes are capped at 12 members ensuring a Participants : HAP Ratio of 2:1.
Best Expedition Leaders
  • Our Expedition leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders.
  • Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
Eco-friendly Practices
  • Group sizes are capped at 15 people.
  • Batch sizes are capped at 250 people per trail per season.
  • We follow a rolling campsite model.
  • We are constantly exploring and introducing new trails to reduce the burden on existing ones.

For us, a successful summit is not about reaching the highest point of a mountain but about making it safely back to base.

  • To ensure this:
  • Every region of ours is mapped with an emergency evacuation plan.
  • The equipment we use is UIAA certified.
  • Our trek leaders are AMC certified with specialisation in rescue procedures.
  • Our support staffs are trained in first aid as well.


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Cancellation Policy

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date
5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure
50% deduction

Less than 15 days of departure
No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date
No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure
No Refund

Please note
  • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
  • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

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