Digar-La Nubra Valley Trek

Duration: 16 nights/ 17 days

Best Time: Mid June-Mid Sep

Grade: Hard

Altitude: 5360 mts (highest points Digar-la)

The Nubra Valey is a tributary of the Shyok river which flows parallel to the Indus. Due to the lower altitude the valley has a mild climate and thus the vegetation is richer. This moderate trek is less frequent trekking route in Ladakh, Trail goes over several passes and isolated villages from valley of Indus to Nubra the part of old silk route. Buddhist monasteries flourished in the valley. While trekking climate is tougher due to higher altitude and dryness of the landscape. Highest point during the trek is Digar la (5360 m.) and by road is Khardungla (5600 mtrs). One or two night stay in local house.

Arrival Delhi

Upon arrival meet to our representative, transfer to near by hotel for rest of the night.

Delhi-Leh

Early in the morning take flight to Leh over the panoramic view of Indian Himalaya, on arrival at Leh airport, meet to our local staff, drive to hotel, rest of the time free for accalimitization. Overnight at hotel.

Leh

After breakfast commence full day local Monasteries visit, Hemis, Thiksey, Shey, & Stok Palace, Rest of the time walk in the local market, overnight at hotel.

Leh – Sabu Phu (4100 m)

After breakfast short drive till the Sabu village, later commence short the starting point of trek, 22 km from Leh. Visit Sabu village and continue by easy trek to Sabu Phu. afternoon, discover the area,. Overnight at tent.

Sabu Phu- Digar Phu, Base of Digar la (4650m) 4 to 5 hrs. Trek

Early start the easy and beautiful day, walking along a beautiful landscape. On arrival at camping site set the tent overnight at camp.

Digar Phu- Digar, (4500 m) Over Digar-La (5360 m.) 6 hrs. Trek

Steep and gradual climbing to the pass, one can have a panoramic view of the Shyok and Leh valley, crossing the Digar La and descending in zigzag to the Digar. Ovrnight in camp.

Digar- Agyam, (4200 m) 5 hrs. Trek

An early breakfast commence easy walk to Agyam, situated in the Shyok valley, on the bank of Shyok river. Overnight in camp

Agyam -Hotong. (3650 m) 5 hrs. Trek

The trail goes through, on the bank of the Shyok river to the Hotong. Easy and beautiful walk. Overnight in camp.

Hotong- Rumjuk (3300 m) 6 hrs trek

After breakfast commence the trail to next destination. Overnight in camp.

Rumjuk- Khalsar. (3150 m) 6 hrs. Trek

End of the trek in Shyok valley. Visit the Khalsar village, where you can join the road to Leh. Jeeps are waiting to pick you to visit all the Nubra valley, which will introduce you to its treasures of nature, culture and history. Overnight in camp.

Khalsar-Hunder via Diskit, (3048 mtrs.) 90 kms/ 3 hrs drive

We stop at Diskit to explore the town and monastery, further drive to Hunder a beautiful village beside the Shyok river, One can have 6 kms walk on the sand of Shyok river to Hunder, night in camp.

Hunder - Panamik (3232 mtrs). 130 kms/ 5 hrs drive

Back to Sumour, same way back in Shyok valley, take diversion just before the Khalsar to Nubra valley, stop over in Tirith a centre of handicraft, wool and jewelry, further visit to Panamik where in olden time Caravan’s of silk route use to take halt, by evening visit a 250 years old Samour gompa, Overnight in camp

Samour- Leh. 120 kms/ 4 hrs drive

Drive early in the morning, Road goes over the world highest motor able road Khardung-la (5620m), afternoon reach at Leh, check in hotel for overnight.

Leh-Rafting-Local House

After breakfast, commence drive to Phay form we start the Rafting in the Indus river, 3hrs rafting till the Nimm, confluence Indus and Zankar river, finish the rafting take lunch further drive to Basgo village, check in local house, in the evening enjoy the local food, folk dance and local wine Chhang, Overngiht at local house.

Basgo-Alchi-Likir-Leh

Morning commence drive to Alchi, visit the 11th century monastery, drive back to Leh, en route visit Likir Monastery. On arrival at Leh check in hotel.

Leh-Delhi -Agra

Early morning take flight to Delhi, upon arrival meet to assistance straight drive to Agra, visit Taj Mahal (Every Friday closed) Overnight at hotel.

Agra-Delhi

Morning, visit Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, drive back to Delhi (4 hrs drive). Farewell dinner, later transfer to international airport take onward flight.