Rumtse to Tsomoriri Trekking Tour


Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered : Leh Ladakh

Price (Starting From) : On Request


Book Your Tour

  • RUMTSE

Tour Detail

Rumtse To Tsomoriri (9N/10D)
Introduction
One Of The Best Ways To Explore The Himalayan Region, Trekking In Ladakh Has Always Fascinated People From Around The Globe. The Harsh Yet Beautiful Region Of Ladakh Can Be Explored Via Various Trek Routes. Quite Popular Amongst Them Is The Trek Route Between Rumtse And Tsomoriri. The Amazing 11 Days Trekking Route Is Filled With Various Ups And Downs Of The High Passes And Snow Clad Peaks. Besides Braving The Different Forms Of Ladakh, One Can Also Feel Religiously Obliged At The Numerous Buddhist Monasteries On The Trek.

Trekking Precacautions
Certain Precautions Are Necessary While Trekking In Wilderness Of Ladakh. As Mentioned Earlier, There Is Almost No Immediate Rescue Operation Unless Somebody Gets To Leh In The First Place. Acclimatization Is Of Utmost Importance And The Trek Routes You Choose Will Depend On Your Body’S Ability Of Physical Endurance. Choose Your Tour Operator Wisely And Understand The Route And The Probable Risk Involved, If Any.

On Route Precautions
1. Follow A Comfortable Rate Of Ascent And Walk At Your Own Speed, Not Your Fellow’S Or Guide’S.
2. Try To Start Your Day Early To Avoid The Intense Non - Heat As For Most Of The Time You Are Less Likely To Get Any Shade Enroute.
3. The Altitude You Sleep At Is More Important Than How High You Climb During The Day. Therefore, Remember ‘Sleep Low - Climb High’. However High You May Climb During The Day, Your Night Should Not Be Higher By More Than 300M Than Your Previous Night.
4. Although There Is Little Rainfall, But In Early Or Late Seasons Mild Snowfall Or Rain May Cause Landslides At Some Prone Areas, So Watchout.
5. Occasionally, The Trek Might Involve Stream Crossing. Most Of These Are Easy One, But If Current Is Strong Or Water Is Deep, Wait. Since Most Of The Streams Are Snowfed, The Water Flow Will Be At Their Lowest In Early Morning. Spot A Wide And Shallow Area To Across. Avoid Crossing The Stream Bare Foot. Mightier River Should Be Crossed With Security Ropes Or Crossing In Groups Holding Each Other With Arms. Carrying A Stick Would Also Help In Shallow Water.

Other Precautions
1. Use Only Boiled Or Well Cooked Food.
2. Loosing Appetite At High Altitude Is Normal, But Be Careful. This May Be An Early Sign Of Ams.
3. Stream Are Generally Clean, But May Have Been Polluted Upstream, By Animals If Not Humans. Springs Are Best Available Source Of Natural Water While Trekking.
4. Avoid Eating Uncooked Vegetables Like Salads As They Have Higher Risk Of Being Contaminated.
5. If There Is Any Sign Of Ams, Do Not Ascend Further. If Problem Persists Go To Lower Altitude. You May Start Your Ascend Again As Soon As The Symptoms Disappear.
6. Dehydration Is Common Threat During Trekking. Make Sure To Take Sufficient Fluid To Remain Healthy. Some Trek Rutes Are Particularly Water Scare, So Take Abundant Back Ups. You May Carry Some Rehydration Salts As Well To On Safer Side.
7. Dry Air Of Ladakh Often Causes Ore Throat And A Dry Cough, You Are Therefore Advised To Carry Suitable Medicine.
8. Bedbug, Lice, Fleas And Ticks May Pose Problem, Particularly If You Are Staying In Remote House.

Things To Carry
Packing List
Big Rucksack To Carry All The Clothing And Your Belongings
Daypack To Carry Your Personal Needs During The Day
Inner Sheet/Sleeping Sheet & Good Sleeping Bag Are Recommended For Hygienic Reasons
Travel Documents: Passport, Visa, Travel Insurance, Air Tickets, Including 1 Photocopy Of Each Of The Mentioned Documents
Small Amount Of Cash Money (In Usd, Eur, Chf), Bank/Credit Card, Money Pouch Or Money Belt
First Aid Kit, Including Blister Pads, Rehydration Salts, Personal Medication In Case You Need
Purification Tablets, Or Filter When You Go Trekking
Antibacterial Hand Gel When Water Is Scarce
Moskito Repellent
Sunscreen 30+ And Good Lip Balm Due To Harsh Sunlight And Exposure To Uv At High Altitudes
Sunglasses, Wide Brim Hat Or Umbrella
Warm Clothes While Trekking And As Mornings/Evenings Are Fresh: Down Or Fleece Jacket, A Wind Proof Jacket, Cap And Gloves, Thermal Underwear If You Are Easily Feeling Cold (Can Be Used Also As A Pijama)
Comfortable Trousers, Long Sleeve T - Shirt/Shirt/Loose Blouse, Underwear Plus Change
Scarf Or Face Mask As Dust Protection
Sarong For Covering Up When Washing/Showering
Comfortable Trekking Boots, Warm Socks, Sandals,
Plastic Bag & Non - Polluting Biodegradable Soap For Laundry
Toilet Paper
Alarm Clock
Torch/Flashlight
Lightweight Travel Towel
Refillable Water Bottle Or 'Camel Bak' For Filling From Thermos Or Refill Shops
Ear Plugs Can Be Useful If You Are A Light Sleeper
Hygienic Items, Tampons Are Difficult To Buy In India
Digital Photo Camera, Extra Batteries, Recharge Cable, Adapter, Enough Memory Cards
Cell Phone, Recharge Cable, In Ladakh You Most Probably Won'T Have Network Coverage
Writing & Reading Material: Pocket Diary, Pen, Color Pencils, Book(S), Kindle, Etc.
Playing Cards Or Travel Games
Map And Travel Guide
Food, Like Candies, Power Bars, Etc. You May Want To Bring Along, There Are Enough Shops In Leh Main Market In Which You Can Buy Some Things To Take On Your (Trekking) Tour
Small Calculator When Out Shopping & Bargaining
Small Padlocks For Your Luggage During

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at the Kushok Bakula Rinpoche airport, drive to the hotel and crash into the rooms for a full day rest. Evening hours can be spent walking to the local market followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Pack your bags for a day

Pack your bags for a day - tour of the Indus valley, which includes trips to the Shey Palace and the magnificent Buddhist monasteries - Thiksey, Hemis and Stok. Market strolling of Leh is assigned for the evening. Post that, retire at the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3: Rumtse via Leh - Manali highway

Post breakfast drive to Rumtse via Leh - Manali highway. The first phase of trekking starts from Rumtse to Kyamar (4000 m). Moving on with the trek, you will come across a pasture valley where the nomadic herders or Changpas bring their yaks & goats to graze on. Trek on the ancient salt lake route and settle for an overnight camp at Kyamar.

Day 4: From Kyamar

From Kyamar, trek towards Tisaling. On the way, you will come across the Kumur La pass( 4770 m). At the top of the Kumur La, you can watch the breathtaking view of the snow - capped peaks of Ladakh including that of Mt. Kangyatse. On reaching Tisaling call it a day and camp overnight.

Day 5: Pangunagu

Embark on an early morning trek towards Pangunagu. While trekking, halt at the Shibuk La pass and enjoy the panoramic view of the Tsokar lake. The Tsor lake attracts a lot of migratory birds and is an ideal spot to watch them. On crossing the lake, you would be expected to enter the Rupshu valley. The next stop of the trek is at Pangunagu where you can rest for the night at a camp.

Day 6: Tokar lake

Do some sightseeing and bird watching at the Tsokar lake and just at the end of the trail, make a right and enter the Nuruchan village. Retire at the tents for an overnight stay.
Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Nuruchan - Gyamabarma (4950 m) in 6 - 7 hrs

This day is strictly dedicated to trekking along the highest elevation of the entire trek. On the way, you would be expected to come across the major passes like Horlam Kongka La and Kyamayuri La. Following this, you will reach Gyamabarma where you will stay for the night.

Day 8: Gyamabarma - korzok 4500m 6 - 7 hrs

From Gyamabarma, start the trek over Yalung Nyau La, the highest pass on the trail. From the top of the pass, you can enjoy the mesmerizing views of western Tibetan peaks. The pass will lead to Korzok, which is the only settlement on the banks of Tsomoriri Lake. On arrival, you would be visiting the Korzak monastery. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 9: Korzok

Post breakfast drive to Leh all along the Indus river, which is around 220 km from Korzok. On the way, visit the Chumathang hot springs which are believed to cure medical ailments. Arrive in Leh by evening and check in at the hotel for a night stay and dinner.

Day 10: KBR airport

Take the early morning flight from the KBR airport for a return home journey.


Inclusions

  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport
  • Transfers
  • Airport Pickup-Drop

Payments Terms

* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

Packages by City

Packages by Category


Similar Tour Packages for Leh Ladakh