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This trek starts from Rumtse village which is 70 km away from Leh on the way to Leh- Manali highway. This trek gives you the opportunity to interact with tibetan nomads settlements, opportunity to explore Tsomoriri lake and also more chance to watch wild animals and wild birds of Ladakh. There are around eight pass in this trek and the highest pass is Kyamayuru La (5400m) in altitude. Because of higher altitude you need to acclimatize properly before doing this trek.
We drive from Leh to Rumtse in the morning and start walking from rumtse to Kyamar. Overnight at Kyamar.
After a good breakfast, we begin with gradual ascent towards Kamur La (4800 m), which gives a spectacular view of the Changthang range. From the pass, we descend down. Here we might come across nomads with their herds. We then ascend towards Mandalchan La (4850 m) and then easy descends to camp site of Tisaling.
The third pass is Shibuk La (4900 m). From the top of the pass, we have an incredible view of the surrounding mountains and Tsokar Lake. Its approximately a 4 hrs walk to the Tsokarlake. Overnight at ponganagu.
We follow the jeep road towards Tsokar Lake. Along the salty shores of the lake, we have the opportunity to see some of the endangered migratory birds of the world. We walk straight to the right of the lake, until Nuruchan.
After a good breakfast we gradually ascend towards HorlamKongka La (4900 m). From the pass an easy descends to Rajungkaru, we will have the opportunity to encounter several Tibetan nomad settlements. We will continue to ascend towards Kyamayuru La (5410 m). From the pass we descend gradually to the valley towards our campsite at GyamarBarma (5150 m). Night temperature can be freezing due to high altitude campsite.
After breakfast, we head to our next pass, Kartse La (5300 m). We then slowly ascending towards Gyamar la and enjoy beautiful views of snow-capped mountains. The trail descends down towards the valley of Gyamar.
After breakfast we gradually ascend towards the highest pass Yalung Nyaulung La (5450m). From the pass we have beautiful view of Tsomoriri lake. We descend slowly to the Korzok Phu, the summer pasture of the Korzok people and then to Korzok (Tsomoriri lake) Overnight at Tsomoriri lake.
After having breakfast we explore korzok village and then driven back to Leh.