Likir to Temisgam Home Stay Trek

Likir to Temisgam Home Stay Trek

Duraton : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Day 01: Drive Leh to Likir and trek to Yangthang ( 4-5 hs.)

Drive to Liker around 45 kms from Leh towards Srinagar. At Liker, before starting the trek, you can visit the monastery atop a hill upstream of the village. As you begin your trek you come across Yangthang and Sumdo villages crossing small passes called Phobe La (3550 meters) and Charatse La (3650 meters). Overnight in a local homestay .

Day 02: Trek Yangthang to Rizong to Hemis Shukpachan (5-6 hrs.)

After the breakfast proceed towards Rizong monastery. The walk is through a thick grove of poplar, willow, apricot and apple trees along a stream before getting to the popular nunnery of Rizong at a site called Chulichan in about half an hour. The valley on the right is the way to the monastery, which is known for its strict rules of observing monastic life as per Bud-dhist tenets. After having lunch, the trek towards Hemis Shukpachan village involves crossing a simple pass behind the monastery. Overnight in a local homestay .

Day 03: Trek Hemis Shukpachan to Temisgam (4-5 hrs.)

Today is a bit longer trek involving crossing of Maptek La (3750 meters), which has great views of surrounding valleys and mountains. Soon after the pass you get the sight of Ang village. From Ang the road leads down to the Temisgam village, which has ruins of historical fort and a small monastery enshrining the highly sacred marble statue of Avalokitesvara. Overnight in a local homestay .

Day 04 Temisgam to Leh

After having breakfast visit Tingmosgam monastery and drive back to Leh, en route visit Alchi and Liker monasteries. Overnight stay in hotel.