Darcha Padum Lamayuru Trek – Zanskar Valley Trek

The Darcha Padum Lamayuru Trek also Zanskar Valley Trek

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The Darcha – Padum – Lamayuru trek that goes through the magnificent Zanskar valley is one of Himalaya finest trekking expeditions offering solitude and tranquility. These barren of mountains of Leh valley’s will test you for your stamina and courage as we go through some high mountains passes such as ‘Niutse La at 5100 meters’ very far from any road-head. All along the trail one can observe the Buddhist influence in monasteries and peaks. If you adore nature and can trip over rocks, rivers and peaks then this is your opportunity to explore Indian Himalayas in a very different way.

Darcha Padum Trek

We offer trekking plan to Darcha – Padum – Lamayuru with all the logistics in place. Our expert crew has gone through this trek on a number of time and know about the appropriate camping areas, right weather, etc. Since it’s a lengthy trek only experts can undertake treks of such a magnitude, and our certified climbers, rock sport experts are part of the team to handle it with caution and consistency. Good food, excellent trekking gear by Dreamcatcher Adventures would make the trek even better.

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Trek to Darcha Padum Lamyuru / Zanskar Valley Trek

Darcha Padum Lamyuru Trek - Description and Statistic

The highlight of the trek is Zanskar valley crossing. There are natural landscape all through the trek, dotted with remote Buddhist villages and monasteries.

The trek requires good fitness levels as its a long trek. Right weather conditions are required.

Trek Route: Palmo (3600 m) - Zangskar Sumdo (3900 m) - Chuminakpo Camp (4600 m) - Gumburanjon Camp (4300 m) - Tangzen (4000 m) - Purne (3850 m) - Raru (3800 m) - Shila (3500 m) - Padum - Karsha (3750 m) - Rinam (3500 m) - Hanamur (35000 m) - Snertse (3800 m) - Anuma La (4700 m) - Lingshed (3950 m) - Sengge La base (4400 m) - Photaksar (4000 m) - Hanupatta (4500 m) - "Niutse La" (5100 m) - Sumdo (4000 m) - Shila - Lamayuru

Highest Altitude: 5100 meters

Trekking Days: 16-20 Days

Grade: Hard

Cautions: Excellent mountaineering gears needed. Ideal weather required.

Trekking Months: May to September