Tour Type Group Tour LHTM

Markha Valley Ladakh Trek

Cities8
Days9

Inclusions

Hotels

Food

Transport

Sightseeing

Flights*

*Except for joining and leaving option, airfare is included for all departure city options.

Destinations

Chokdo, India
Kongmaru La, India
Leh, India (4N)
Markha, India (1N)
Nimaling, India (1N)
Sara, India (1N)
Thachungtse, India (1N)
Zampa Yogma, India

Travel Itinerary

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Detailed Itinerary
Brief Itinerary
Day 1

Leh (2 Nights)

Tour Guests will arrive at Leh Airport as per their scheduled flight. Upon arrival they will meet Veena World tour manager at the airport and proceed to the Hotel. Today we have free time for acclimatization. In the evening we enjoy a short Meet & Greet session. This is a great opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow group members. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Night Stay in Leh
Dinner

Day 2

Leh

Today we visit Hall of Fame War Museum – a museum constructed by the Indian Army in memory of the brave Indian soldiers who laid down their lives defending the motherland in the Indo-Pak wars, Patthar Sahib Gurudwara - a beautiful Gurudwara sahib constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, Magnetic Hill – also known as Gravity Hill where vehicles defy the force of gravity and Sangam of the rivers Indus & Zanskar – a place where two of Himalaya's great rivers; The Zanskar and Indus merge to form a spectacular view. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Highlights
  • Hall of Fame War Museum
  • Patthar Sahib Gurudwara
  • Sangam of the rivers Indus & Zanskar
  • Magnetic Hill
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3

Leh – Zampa Yogma (3 HR drive) – Trek to Sara (2500 MTS/8202 FT, 2 HRS trek)

Today we commence our trekking journey with a 3 hour car drive from Leh to Zampa Yogma, the starting point of our trek from where we begin our walk of approximately 2 hours to reach Sara. We halt here for the night. Overnight in tents.

Highlights
  • Trek to Sara
Night Stay in Sara
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4

Sara – Markha (3800 MTS /12464 FT, 4-5 HRS trek)

Today is a very pleasant hike up the Markha valley, as this trail crosses numerous river streams. We make our way to Markha village walking through the numerous running streams of Markha River on the way. Markha is a quaint place occupied by a deserted fort and a small village. We halt for the night in Markha. Overnight in tents.

Highlights
  • Markha village walking
  • Markha River
Night Stay in Markha
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5

Markha – Thachungtse (4300 MTS/14108 FT, 6 HRS trek)

Today we trek from Markha to Thachungtse. As you walk further, you will notice that the relatively heavily forested sections of the lower Marka give way to a rather barren and warm landscape. We will be crossing the river several times on this route. The trail is particularly beautiful and refreshing when it merges with flowing river and streams. Enroute we pass Hankar- the highest village in Markha Valley before reaching Thachungtse for the night. Overnight in tents.

Highlights
  • Hankar Village
  • Thachungtse Trek
Night Stay in Thachungtse
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6

Thachungtse - Nimaling (4700 MTS /15416 FT, 5 HRS trek)

We begin our trek this morning towards Nimaling. This route is on a good path with several small inclines and a series of grassy ridges. You will notice several Mani walls (walls carved with Buddhist prayers) and chortens (stupas or Buddhist shrines) on this route. This is considered one of the most beautiful high valleys in Ladakh dominated by the Kangyaze peak. We call it a night here, surrounded by the presence of mighty mountain peaks. Overnight in the tents.

Highlights
  • Trek to Nimaling
Night Stay in Nimaling
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7

Nimaling - Kongmaru La (5150 MTS/16892 FT) – Chokdo (6 -7 HRS trek) – Leh (2 HRS drive)

Today we will cross to the north of Markha, climbing to the top of pass – Kongmaru La (5,306 MTS), the highest of the three passes in the region. From here there are wonderful panoramic views, with snow-capped peaks stretching away as far as the eye can see. On a clear day you can see K2 and many other famous peaks of the Karakoram. After taking good views of the surrounding snow clad mountains we arrive at Chokdo, which marks the end of our trekking route. Later we drive from Chokdo to Leh for the night. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Highlights
  • Kongmaru La pass trek
Night Stay in Leh
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8

Leh

Today we visit Shey Palace – which used to be the summer retreat of the royal family of Ladakh in the past, The Indus River - one of the longest rivers in Asia, Rancho School - also known as Druk White Lotus school, Hemis Gompa – a Himalayan Buddhist monastery which is believed to be the wealthiest and the biggest monastery in Leh, further we visit Shanti Stupa – a white domed stupa built by the Japanese monks to promote world peace. The Stupa overlooks the city of Leh, providing panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains. In the evening, we have free time for shopping at Leh Market. Overnight in Leh Hotel.

Night Stay in Leh
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9

Leh – Departure

It’s time now to say goodbye to our travel companions. Let’s stay in touch with each other through email, phone, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and meet again on yet another memorable tour. See you all!! Tour Guests will proceed to Leh airport as per their schedule flight and start their return journey back home. Tour Concludes. Please Note: All guests must follow the mandatory requirements for travel, such as RT-PCR tests, vaccination certificate, web check-in, self-declaration, e-pass formalities etc. as per the state/country, which are subject to change periodically. Any cost incurred for such requirements should be borne by the guests. For transfers and sightseeing we will use small cars / Tempo Travellers / Mini or big coaches depending on the respective tour group size. In case of small cars there will be 4-6 guests in one car. If you wish to utilise the vehicle solely for yourself or your family or you would like to upgrade the vehicle, we can arrange the same at an additional cost subject to availability. Given the current dynamic situation some monuments or sightseeing places may be closed temporarily without any prior notice; in such cases every attempt will be made to visit an alternate sightseeing if possible.

Breakfast

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Tour Information

Inclusions

  • To and Fro economy class air ticket (Ex-Mumbai) with current airport taxes.
  • Baggage Allowance as per the airline policy.
  • Travel by comfortable non A/C small vehicles.
  • Accommodation in comfortable hotels on twin sharing basis and home stays / tents / camp sites on twin / triple / quadruple basis as per availability.
  • All Meals – Morning tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch, evening tea/coffee with cookies/snacks, dinner and Water Bottle (1 Litre) per person per day.
  • Guide & driver tips, hotel & restaurants tips.
  • Trekking permits, entrance fees and Oxygen Cylinder/s for the group.
  • Accompanied local trekker/s services. • Veena World Tour Manager Services from Day 01 Meeting point till the dropping point on last day.

Exclusions

  • Government of India Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 5%.
  • Any increase in airfare, airport tax, fuel surcharge etc.
  • Any new tax/es levied by the central or state government.
  • Cost of Insurance.
  • Any upgradation in airline class, vehicle, hotel or hotel room category.
  • Cost of Pre/Post tour hotel accommodation.
  • Any extra expense incurred due to any forced majeure situation before the tour departure or during the tour, such as change in airline schedule, route or operation, changing the tour date, change in hotel etc.
  • Personal expense like porterage, laundry, telephone, shopping, alcoholic beverages, extra mineral water or food which is not a part of group’s set meal menu.
  • Any extra cost incurred due to illness, accident, hospitalization or any personal emergency.
  • Personal trekking equipment like trekking shoes, walking pole, sleeping bag etc.
  • Cost of any optional activity or service.
  • Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour price includes’ column

Weather

Transport

Coach Travel:
  • Non AC Small Vehicle - Depends upon group size

Documents Required for Travel

  • ADULT: Voters ID / Passport / Aadhar Card / Driving Licence
  • CHILD : Passport / Aadhar Card / School ID
  • ID card, ID card type and ID card number is mandatory at time of booking, kindly carry the same ID card on tour.
  • For NRI and Foreign National Guests alongwith Passport, Valid Indian Visa/ OCI Card/ PIO Card is mandatory.
  • Carry two passport size photos.

Payment Terms

Guest can pay by Cash/cheque/ Demand Draft / Debit card / credit card For Debit / Credit Card payment additional 0.50 % convenience charge will be applicable Cheque / Demand draft should be in favour of " Veena Patil Hospitality Pvt ltd"

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure Cancellation fee applicable on Net Tour Price (per person)
D-0 to 5 100%
D-6 to 15 75%
D-16 to 30 50%
D-31 to 45 40%
D-46 to 60 30%
D-61 to 90 20%
D-91 to 120 15%
D-121 to 900 10%

Remarks

  • All meals are provided by Veena World in case the flight reaches the stipulated destination early morning or leaves destination late in the evening.
  • The tour price varies for NRI’s or foreign nationals, for more details kindly contact your travel advisor
  • NRIs and Foreign nationals please ensure proper identity is conveyed to booking executive at the time of booking and all details along with passport copies are handed over to the booking executive.
  • Standard Check-in and check-out time of hotels in India is generally 1.30 PM and 10 AM respectively.

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