Kulum Leh Trek – 8 days
Looking for a unique trekking experience? Look no further than the newly opened route through the stunning Indus valley in India! This 8days trek provides breathtaking views of the entire valley, including the Menthok kangri and Stok kangri peaks.
The trek starts in the fascinating and attractive valley of Igu and Sakti, where you'll have the opportunity to see the changing views and shapes of the valleys every day. Along the way, you'll also have the chance to visit many monasteries and other sites of interest, as well as possibly spend time observing the way of life of local families.
This pleasant trekking route is perfect for those seeking calm, good views, monasteries, caves, local family visits, and villages. The best time to embark on this adventure is from June to September.
Here's what your itinerary will look like:
Day 1: Arrival in Leh
Upon your arrival in Leh, you'll be transferred to your hotel to rest and acclimate to the high altitude. Spend the day exploring the city and its many monasteries.
Day 2: Drive from Leh to Kulum, Trek from Kulum to Igu via Kulum La (6-7 hours)
After an early breakfast, we'll drive from Leh to Kulum and start our trek from there. We'll trek through a beautiful valley and cross Kulum La, a high mountain pass, before reaching Igu.
Day 3: Trek from Igu to Khasspang (5-6 hours)
Today's trek will take us through a narrow gorge before opening up to a wide valley. We'll pass through several small villages and cross a few streams before reaching our campsite at Khasspang.
Day 4: Trek from Khasspang to Sakti (4-5 hours)
We'll start the day by crossing a river before ascending through a series of switchbacks. The trail then levels out and we'll trek through a valley before reaching the village of Sakti.
Day 5: Trek from Sakti to Nang via Kildir mo La (6-7 hours)
Today's trek will take us through several small villages and across a high mountain pass called Kildir mo La. We'll have stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys throughout the day.
Day 6: Trek from Nang to Tiksay (5-6 hours)
After breakfast, we'll start our trek to Tiksay. We'll pass through several small villages and cross a river before reaching our campsite.
Day 7: Trek from Tiksay to Sabu (4-5 hours)
Today's trek will take us through a wide valley with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. We'll pass through several small villages and cross a river before reaching our campsite at Sabu.
Day 8: Trek from Sabu to Leh (5-6 hours)
We'll start the day by trekking through a narrow gorge before opening up to a wider valley. We'll pass through several small villages and cross a few streams before reaching our endpoint in Leh.
This 8-day trek is perfect for those seeking a unique and unforgettable experience in the stunning Indus valley. Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful and least explored parts of India!