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Markha Valley Treking
Highest Altitude: 3,850m
Duration: 16 Nights and 17 Days
Also Known As: Markha Valley Trek

It is short drive from Leh to Spitok, which has the monastery considered to be one of the oldest monasteries in the upper Indus Valley, founded at the same time as Thikse and Likir. The monastery, like Thikse, is situated on a hilltop with a commanding view of the valley.
New trekkers should consult their guides on the trekking tips and other relevant information. For starters each day should take you a day or so and for experienced trekkers they can complete two of these stages in a day.

Day 01
Delhi-Leh: Arrival in Delhi, flight to Leh.
Day 02
Leh: Tour of Leh city, including the 17th century Palace and Gompa.
Day 03
Leh: Tour of Spitok and Phyang gompas.
Day 04
Leh: Tour of Shey and Matho gompas and Stok palace, the home of Ladakhi royalty.
Day 05
Leh: Tour of Tikse and Hemis gompas, two the wealthiest and most influential institutions in Ladakh. Camp at Hemis
Day 06
Leh-Chogdo: Trek from Hemis to the village of Chogdo.
Day 07
Chogdo-Kngmaru: Trek to Kongmaru La base camp.
Day 08
Kngmaru: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 09
Kngmaru-Nimaling: Trek over Kongmaru La (5,150m) to the plain of Nimaling, a vast high altitude pasture.
Day 10
Nimaling: Trek through the tiny settlements of Hankar and Umlung to the valley's largest village, Markha.
Day 11
Nimaling-Tunespa: Trek to the lovely oasis at Tunespa.
Day 12
Tunespa-Skiu: Trek to the village of Skiu, with its med review gompa.
Day 13
Skiu-Alchi: Trek to Zanskar River. Take the pulley bridge across before boarding the rafts on the Zanskar River. Ride the river to its confluence with the Indus at Nimu, then board jeeps for the trip to Alchi. Overnight stay at Alchi village.
Day 14
Alchi-Leh: In Alchi, we tour the remarkably well-preserved 11th -century gompa and the famed frescoes within. In the afternoon, we return by jeep to Leh.
Day 15
Leh: Rest day in Leh.
Day 16
Leh-Delhi: Morning flight to Delhi. Check into hotel there and stay overnight.
Day 17
Delhi:Transfer to Airport for flight to onward journey.