Indus Valley Trekking Tour

8 Days Trip
Destination Covered :

Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis - Likir - Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachan – Temisgang – Lamayuru - Leh


Leh Ladakh, nestled in the Himalayas and the Karakoram mountains, offers adventure enthusiasts an excellent trekking opportunity. This 7-night and 8-day Indus Valley trekking tour will allow you to enjoy trekking on some of the most famous trekking routes at high altitudes. This tour package takes you across key destinations such as Leh, Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Likir, Yangthang, Hemis Shukpachan, Temisgang, and Lamayuru. The main elements of the itinerary include visits to prominent monasteries like Hemis and Thiksey, trekking past scenic passes like Phobe La and Charatse La, and staying in tents amid stunning landscapes. The tour is a perfect blend of cultural exploration and trekking excitement.

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Trip Highlights

  • Highlight Tick Visit to Leh markets for shopping
  • Highlight Tick Explore popular monasteries of Leh, including Thiksey, Hemis, Likir, and Lamayuru
  • Highlight Tick Trek past popular passes like Phobe La and Charatse La
  • Highlight Tick Stay in tents
  • Highlight Tick Trekking on the varied landscape of Ladakh
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Itinerary Detail

Day 1 Leh

Arrive at the Leh airport and meet our representative, who’ll assist you in a transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival, complete the check-in formalities, relax, and get accustomed to the high altitudes. The evening is booked for leisure activities and shopping. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Leh (Shey- Thiksey- Hemis)

After breakfast, day 2 of the Indus Valley Tour is booked for sightseeing, covering a few ancient and well-known monasteries like Shey Gompa (built during the 17th century). This is situated around 15 km from Leh, and it includes the Shey Palace and the Dresthang Gompa. Later, visit Thiksey Gompa, one of the most beautiful ones. Now, it is Hemis monastery, the richest one in Ladakh, founded in the early 17th century. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay. After the monastery visits, retreat to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3 Leh - Likir (2 hrs)

In the morning, have breakfast, pack your belongings, and complete the check-out formalities. Then, you’ll hit the road to reach Likir. On arrival, check-in at the camp and unwind. Later, visit Likir Gompa, established around the 15th century. It is home to around 125 Lamas. The remaining day is at leisure. Further, return to the camp for an overnight stay.

Day 4 Likir - Yangthang

Day 4 of the Indus Valley Trek starts with breakfast. Then, pack your belongings and complete the check-out formalities. Further, you’ll hit the roads to reach Yangthang. The route from Likir to Yangthang has two low passes, the Phobe La (3700m) and the Charatse La (3800m). Upon reaching Yangthang, check in to the pre-decided tent and unwind. Overnight stay in the tent.

Day 5 Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachan (3600m)

Today, post breakfast, pack your luggage, and check out from the tent. Then, you’ll hit the roads to reach Hemis Shukpachan. On the way from Yangthan to Shukpachan, visit the Ridzong monastery, surrounded by beautiful hills. After a tiny pass, you will slide down towards the Hemis Shukpachan. Once reaching the Hemis Shukpachan, check in at the tented accommodation and relax. An overnight stay in the tent.

Day 6 Hemis Shukpachan - Temisgang (3700m)

Wake up, have your morning meal, pick up your luggage, and check out of the tent. Then, you’ll begin your trek towards Temisgang. This trek part has been chiseled from the Ochre rocks into a balcony. Climb towards two passes at an altitude of 4000 m. Reach Ang. Then, we arrive at Temisgang, the ancient capital of the Sham Kingdom, as well as its monastery. Upon reaching your pre-listed tent, unwind and rest for the day. Night stay in the tent.

Day 7 Temisgang - Lamayuru - Leh

Day 7 of the Indus Valley trek is scheduled for the monastery visits of Lamayuru and Alchi. After breakfast, head to visit the monasteries and embrace their architecture. Then, take a bus ride back to Leh. Overnight stay at a Leh hotel.

Day 8 Leh - (Departure)

Your Indus Valley tour concludes today. After breakfast, pack your belongings and check out from the accommodation. Then, you’ll get an assisted transfer to the airport. Upon reaching the airport, board your flight for your onward journey.

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