|Duration of Trek: 05 Days
Best Time: Mid June to End of September
Highest Point: Lasermo La (5400m)
Focus: Monasteries, Monks, People Villages
Highlight: Remote villages, High mountain Passes
Physical Challenge: Moderate overall
Day 01 Leh to Phyang Camp 4800m
We leave early for our to Phyang where we meet our crew and trek for three days hours in a high alpine valley near the only pass on our trek, The Lasermo La. Overnight in the Camp.
Day 02 Phyang Camp to Lasermo High Camp 4600m
Up and away early for an easy climb to the pass at 5400m, from where we have views of the Stok range behind and the Karakoram ahead. Then a descent-possibly on snow to our high pasture camp.
Day 03 Lasermo High Camp to Drok Yokma 4200m
An easy three-hour walk to enjoy this high valley and it’s wild flowers.
Day 04 Drok Yokma to Hunder Drok 4000m
Again an easy day, strolling through pastures fed by the glacial melt of the Lasermo La.
Day 05 Hunder Drok to Hunder 3500m
An amazing day: forest valleys, steep hillsides, then we reach the end of a valley guarded by ancient forts. Ahead of us the snow peaks of the Karakoram and below the old silk road oasis of Hunder. We camp in a grove of willows.