Markha Valley Trek

Markha Valley Trek is very popular in Ladakh because of its easy accessibility and of-course, beauty. This is the most popular and interesting trek of Ladakh because it offers a variety of Himalayan landscapes, ancient monasteries, Mani walls, series of chortens and  typical lifestyle of villages. This trek exists in the south -west of Leh town in between Zanskar and Stok mountain ranges of Trans-Himalayan Range. The area is one of the remotest of Ladakh. Where still to a great extent traditional life continues as it has in the past. the valley has a very beautiful landscape and is well recognized  for its bio-diversity, environment, aesthetic and socio-cultural values. two famous expedition summits, Like Kangytse(6700m) and Stok Kangri(6150m) lie in this region.

Markha valley is in famous Hemis National Park ‘ The largest notified protected area in the Trans-Himalaya which lies in Markha Valley’ It harbors rare, unique and endangered species like Snow Leopard, Lynx, wild dog, wolf, red fox, blue sheep, Ladakhi urial, Tibetan Argali and golden eagle, Himalayan snow cock etc. with many other species of birds life according to the season and altitude.

Markha valley has many ancient monuments which include ruins of ancients forts, castles and significant monasteries founded in the 11th and 17th centuries. 

These all make the trek as most important tourist destination for trekking circuit in Ladakh and one of the best. A large number of tourists from all over the world are visiting this trek in Ladakh.

Jul to Mid-Sep
DAY 01
: Delhi – Leh
DAY 02
: Leh  Sightseeing
DAY 03
: Leh Sightseeing
DAY 04
: Leh- Zingchan- Rumbak
DAY 05
: Rumbak to Gandla Base via Yurtse
DAY 06
: Gandla Base- Shingo
DAY 07
: Shingo – Skyu
DAY 08
: Skyu –  Markha
DAY 09
: Markha – Thochuntse 
DAY 10
Thochuntse  – Nimaling
DAY 11
Nimaling – Chukirmo
DAY 12
Chukirmo – Shang Sumdo
DAY 13
: Shang Sumdo – Leh
DAY 14
: Leh- Delhi