Rupshu Markha valley trip dossier
Day 01: Arrival in New Delhi.
upon at International Airport,
transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Fly on to Chandigarh. Or drive
A 9-hours’ drive through the
increasingly dramatic valleys and gorges into the Kullu valley. Overnight
guesthouse in Manali, 6.500 feet.
Day 03: Excursion around Manali
sight-seeing. Visit Hadimba Devi
temple, 16th century old Hindu temple, Manu temple and hot spring at Vashisht.
Day 04: Manali – Rohtang pass (3978m) –
Jispa (3300m), drive 6 hrs.
Day 05: Jispa – Sarchu (4250m.) –
Now valley widen into high pasture
ground. Easy and moderate walking along the Yunam River. 5000 to 6000 metres
peaks can visible if weather permits. Shepherds huts can be both sides of
river, now further 1 ½ hour will take you to Sarchu bridge. Good campsite.
Day 06: Brandy Nallah – Takh
after crossing Sarchu Bridge one
enter in Ladakh region. A short distance beyond river to be cross. By the
evening arrive at Takh campsite.
07: Takh – Morang la (5300m.) - Daktao
Today long ascent towards Morang la
5,300m. Reaching the top gradual descent on a will kept trail. Pass the entire
valley on right then come to a beautiful plateau. Take a good path, which
leaves the river down to the right; lastly arrive at the campsite of Daktao.
Day 08: Daktao - Yabook
From, camp trek on the right bank until
reaching Lun (Lun a village fields). Further cross a valley on the right then
on 1-½ hours to north. Continue following the same valley reach Yabook, a
village populated by Tibetan nomads, wonderful campsite with several low
Day 09: Yabook – Lungmo Che (4550m)
Today gradual walking towards Sangtha
village though not much water and pasture on the way. Now go to a right hand
valley. Ascent along the right river to arrive Lungmo Che (summer village).
Day 10: Lungmo Che – Yar La (4200m.) -
From Lungmo-Che gradual climb for 2
hours to Yar la 4960m. From the pass fantastic and wonderful view of the Rupshu
region. Now ascent towards foot of pass. Passing through Dango village, finally
arrive Dat (4200m.) A Gelukpa monastery can be visited in Dat.