Saboo to Khalsar Trek – 6 days
Day 01. Leh to Saboo to Digar La Base (3700m) 3-4 hrs
On the first day of your trek, you will drive from Leh to Saboo and start your trek towards Saboo Phu, which is the grazing land for the livestock of the Saboo villagers. Beyond Phu is the base for Digar La. You will stay overnight at a camp.
Day 02. Digar La Base to Chumik Yogma (4620m) 6-7 hrs
After breakfast, you will walk up to Digar La (5250m), from where you can have a beautiful view of Saser Khangri and Karakoram Range. The ascent is a bit difficult, but the stunning views make it all worthwhile. You will stay overnight in a camp at Chumik Yokma.
Day 03. Chumik Yogma to Digar village (3105m) 3-4 hrs
On the third day, you will trek from the base of the pass for 14 kms to Digar, a small village. You will stay overnight in a camp.
Day 04. Digar village-Rongjok (3105m) 6-7 hrs
Trek eastward towards the Shyok valley and camp after a few hours walk. You will stay overnight in a camp.
Day 05. Rongjok to Khalsar (3105m) to Deskit 3-4 hours
Walking down the Shyok valley leads you to the pretty village of Khalsar (3105 mts) on the Leh – Panamik road. Finish your trek and drive to Deskit. You can choose to stay overnight in a camp or hotel.
Day 06. Deskit to Leh
After breakfast, you can either take a short walk or visit the Deskit monastery, which is a 14th-century monastery known for its impressive architecture and large statue of Maitreya Buddha.
Afterward, you will drive back to Leh, which will take around 4-5 hours. On the way, you can stop at various places like Khardung La, which is one of the highest motorable passes in the world, and the Diskit Gompa, which is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley.
Once you reach Leh, you can explore the city on your own and visit some of the local markets and shops to buy souvenirs and traditional handicrafts.
Overnight stay will be at a hotel in Leh.