Northwest Logo

Henaskut to Brandy Nala via Zangla

Monasteries, Monks, People Villages

Duration of Trek:  22 Days 
Best Time: June to September
Highest Point: Kanji la pass 5150m
Focus: Monasteries, Monks, People Villages 
Highlight:  Zanskar Region, Monasteries and Landscape
Physical Challenge: Challenging overall

Day 01 Leh – Henaskut Drive to Hinaskut on the visit Lamayuru gonpa o/n camp 5/6 hrs

Day 02 Trek Hinaskut to Kanji Village{ 4/5 hrs 3800mt } Morning after b/f walk toward along valley and small bank river and beautiful gorge. After noon visit Local village o/n camp

Day 03 Trek Kanji village – Kanji la base{ 5/6 hrs 4300mt} this day is quite easy walk along a river bank till to sumdo., trun to right side of valley it is a easy ascends towards to base of Kanji la, This day good chance to see yak and wild animals o/n camp.

Day 04 Trek Kanji base – via Kanji la pass 5150m. Morning after the b/ fast walk along the valley trun to lift side. It is quite steep walk like 500mtrs.later it is a easy ascends towards Kanji la pass.from the pass very beautiful view for Nun peak, Kun Peak. Other Range of Himalaya. from pass decent down to sumdo o/n camp.

Day 05 Trek Sumdo – via pikdongla - Dipling village.(5020mts.) Morning after the b/fast crossing the river walk right side of valley to three hours. From their trun to Marpo la pass. view of Bipling valley .from pass long walk down till Dipling village.just before village nice camp side near stream river. o/n camp

Day 06 Trek Dipling villages to Somdo. Morning after b/fast Explore the villages & gonpa.this village very isolated place from village walk one hours. later many river crossing till to sumdo.level of water during September small. o/n camp.

Day 07 Trek Sumdo – via marpola 4750mt- lingshed village This day walk along the valley till gradual up along the stream river. Good chance to see many wild animals .like blue sheep. Ibex. barel, etc.o/n camp.

Day 08 Trek Lingshed – Hanuma la Base Morning after the b/fast visit lingshed is very famous for panting. Explore villages and school. Walk to Hnumalabase o/n camp.

Day 09 Trek Hanumala base – via Hanumala pass 4845mtrs, Zangchen. This day quite steep walk to pass. It is easy to get reach two hrs. from the pass go down to the valley and stream river crossing and nice landscape, just before camp nice view of different colour,o/n camp

Day 10 Trek Zangchen – via pefila 3900mtrs. Hanamil villages. morning quite ascent walk to the pass go down to towards to Hanamil from pass just short walk see a zanskar river. It is very famous for winter ice trek. O/n Hanmil villagesit is first villages of zanskar camp 4/5 hrs

Day 11 Trek Hanamil- Zangla village. Today easy walk along zanskar river on the way visit Pidmo villages.zangla is known Royal palace still his family living in palace. visit palace O/n camp 5/6 hrs

Day 12 Trek Zangla villages – Tsazar Sumdo. morning walk along stream river till zangla sumdo.from sumdo trun to right side of valley.o/n camp.

Day 13 Trek Tsazar Sumdo – Konglumtse. Today many small river crossing easy ascending to walk. On the way good chance to meet Yak .o/n camp.

Day 14 Trek Konglumtse – Via Niri la – Niri Doksha 4220mtrs. beautiful view of mountain Range of zanskar. Valley quite green place. Which famous for keeping Yak and other animals.local from zangla villages as well Shade com,e with animals for all summer pustre.o/n camp.

Day 15 Trek Niri Doksha- via Lari la –Mitsik this day quite easy walk along stream river and small pass. From the pass go down to towards to shade Nalla.o/n camp.

Day 16 Trek Mitsik – via Rordang la – shade village. Morning After the break fast walk towards to the pass Rordang is quite easy to reach pass, from the pass always walk do gown till to shade village. Explore the villages.walk to thangtak nice camp near river side camp.

Day 17 Trek Thanthak – Phukthal Gonpa Morning trek to Phukthal gonpa.this one of most famous gonpa in ladakh region. As known beautiful snarie over night Stay in gonpa House

Day 18 Trek Phukthal gonpa – Thanthak morning some way back to thanthak overnight camp.

Day 19 Trek Thanthak- via Nyalo kuntse la 4430mtrs via Gothurstatar la 4620mtrs,Hormotse this day ascending to walk to the first pass. From another pass very easy to reach another pass in between nice lake view.from pass go down towards right side of the pass always down till to camp.other side of the river bank shun is nice for camping place near small gonpa.Day

Day 20:Trek Homotse – Sathak village. This day we cross one river which called tijeep river. The source of river coming from Tibet Border. Over night camp.

Day 21 Trek Satak villages to Tsokmik easy walk.there is another valley is joining. Which going to Hemis.we walk some valley Brandy Nalla. Over night camp.

Day 22 Brandy Nalla to Manali. Drive to manali 6/7 hrs Over night Hotel In manali.

Trek end.