Lamayuru Chilling Via Dung Dung Ladakh Trekking:-
A very interesting trek beginning at Lamayuru and walking up the less traveled Ripchar valley with its small villages, nomadic settlements and pastures where you see a wide variety of flowers from end of July to end of August and birds too. You cross some high passes with excellent views of the Karakoram and the Zanskar ranges. The initial part of the trek till Chilling is less traveled. From Chilling you cross the Zanskar river by a pulley cable and continue into the Markha valley-most popular and considered one of the best valleys in Ladakh.
Day 01 : In Leh
On arrival at Leh , you will be met by our representative at the airport and transfer you to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Leh - Indus Valley
Sightseeing of Indus Valley . Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Leh to Lamayuru.
Drive to Lamayuru from Leh. Overnight at Camp
Day 04 : Lamayuru-Wanlah.
Walking Time 3-5 hrs. Lamyuru at 3420 is situated at Leh-Kargil route. Gradual ascent to Prinkiti La 3750m. A less maintained but very old monastery is there which requires a entry fee.
Day 05 : Wanlah-Hinju
Walking Time 4-5 hrs. Wanlah at 3250m and it requires gradaual ascent to Phanjila 3410m. HInju village is named after Hinju valley and is situated at 3720m.
Day 06 :
Rest Day ( High Pass )
Day 07 : Hinju-Konze la
Walking Time 6-7 hrs. First gradual and then steeper for 200m to cross Konze La 4950m.
Descening is bit steep though loos
Day 08 : Sumdo Chinmu-Base of Dung Dung La.
Walking Time 3-4 hrs. Sumdo Chinmu at 4300m has a samll monstery which not many people have known. Trail winds to valley floor 4250m and then steep ascending for high ridge 4430m.
Day 09 : Dung Dung La-Chilling.
Walking Time 6 hrs. It is not tough to negotiate 4820m of Dung Dung La and then gradual descending to Chilling 3350m . From La one can see large Himalayan Range of Zhanskar with many towering peaks. Drive back to Leh.
Day 10 : Leh - Delhi .
Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards flight.