Markha Valley Trek - 5 Days

Markha Valley Trek

One of the famous and a common trek route is Markha Trek. Here the valleys you pass through are one of the isolated in Ladakh. To feel the complete isolation from the busy road and busy life and do some easy trek, we recommend this trek. Rumbak village from where you pass on the first day of trek is famous for either snow leopard appearance or their footprints in winter. (Options: You can choose Camping or Home stay)

Best Time: June to Sept.  Grade: 2+ (Easy)



Day 1
Leh to Skyu Village

Day 2
Markha to Thoachungtse

From Markha the country changes and the warm, relatively heavily wooded sections of the lower Markha is left behind. We might need to cross the river several times as there are no bridges here. Hanker, en route, is the highest village in the Markha valley. O/N in Camp/ Home stay..

Day 3
Thoachungtse to Nyimaling

Trek starts on a good path with several small inclines and a series of grassy ridges. There are a series of mani walls (walls carved with Buddhist prayers) and chortens en route. This is one of the most beautiful high valleys in Ladakh and is dominated by the Kangyatse peak. O/N in Camp/ Home stay.

Day 4
Nimaling to Chuskyurmo via Kongmaru la pass (5,100m).

After breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5100m). The trek to Kongmaru-La passes through narrow gorges. At the top of the pass, you can get the view of the Ladakh range and the villages of the Indus valley to the north. Cross the pass and proceed to Chuskyurmo. O/N at Camp/ Home stay.

Day 5
Chuskyurmo to Shang Sumdo pickup.

The last day of the trek is till Shang Sumdo which will take around three hours . We will be picked up by car at the place form where we will be driven to Himis Monastery before proceeding to Leh.Overnight at hotel.

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Markha Valley Trek

December 8, 2022, 5:49 pm
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