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Packages » Himachal Packages » Package H015

PARANG – LA TREK

Package Code: H015

Duration: 13 NIGHTS/ 14 DAYS (07 DAYS OF TREK)

BEST TIME: MID JULY - SEPTEMBER

ACCOMMODATION: 3 NIGHTS AT HOTEL AND 10 NIGHTS AT TENTED CAMP
Minimum People Required: TWO
Level of Endurance: HIGH moderate

MAXIMUM ELEVATION: PARANG – LA (5580 MTS.)



Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Solang

A Nomadier representative will be waiting for you at ‘Manali’ Bus stand or ‘Kullu Airport’ and welcome you to the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh. We would straight away head towards our hotel in the Solang Valley. Later after you have acclimatized and relaxed, depending on the time we would do valley adventure activities like paragliding, zorbing, quad biking, cable car riding, etc. (Optional at extra charges). Later spend the night at hotel.

 

Day 02: Solang to Kibber (Approx 200 kms.) (Drive - Approx 08 - 09 hrs)

We start the day by driving to ‘Kye’ monastery, and later we would reach one of the highlights of this trek, the World famous village of ‘Kibber’. This is one of the highest villages in the world. We would pitch our camp here and overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 03: Acclimatization in Kibber
Today’s day is spent in acclimatizing to the climate at ‘Kibber’. Later after having rested for some while, we visit the village and the surrounding places. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 04: Kibber – Tumlay (Trek - Approx 05 - 06 hrs)

Our trekking starts from today. We descend through the gorge and arrive at the last village of, ‘Tumlay’, at a distance of around 500 mts one can see the ‘Parang La’ and the snow capped mountains all around. This had been an ancient trade route between ‘Spiti’ and Tibet. In olden times, merchants used to come from Tibet to participate in a trade fair which was held at ‘La – Darcha’, to trade various commodities with them. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 05: Tumlay – Base of Parangla (5000 Mts.) - (Trek - Approx 05 - 06 hrs)

Today we head towards the ‘Parang La’ trail which lies directly on the route to ‘Spiti’ and ‘Rupshu’. The walk will be a steep descend through the ‘Parilugui’ gorge. The majestic ‘Parilugui’ summit stands tall towards south of ‘Parang La’. One can occasionally catch the glimpses of Himalayan Wild Life comprising of ‘Bharal’, ‘Marmot’, ‘Ibex’ etc. Finally after one hour of descend and three hours of ascend we would reach the campsite. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 06: Base of Parang La – Largyup (4930 Mts.) Over Parang La (5560 Mts.)
(Trek - Approx 06 - 07 hrs)

Here you will enjoy the panorama of Himalayas at the right side of the pass. Towards one side of ‘Largyup’ are glaciers whereas the other side it is dry. Today we would reach one of the highlights of our trek – ‘Parang La’ is a real wilderness experience for adventure enthusiasts. The route follows the traditional trade route between Ladakh and Spiti and there are some fantastic views from the high mountain source of the ‘Parachu River’. We descend down the glacier from where ‘Parachu’ originates. Overnight in tented camp.

 

Day 07: Largyup – Umna (4580 Mts.) - (Trek - Approx 04 - 05 hrs)
Today’s walk is one of the most easiest and enjoyable walks of the trek. We will be crossing a stream twice or thrice to find high snow caped mountains to the right and dry land to the left. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 08: Umna – Rachu Lamo (4470 Mts.) - (Trek - Approx 04.30 hrs)
We take a pleasant walk besides the ‘Parachu’ river, which flows all the way to the Tibet frontier near ‘Chumar’ village and then again enters ‘Spiti’ and joins at ‘Sumdo’. We would have to cross small streams to reach the camping site. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 09: Rachu Lamo – Chhumik Sharde (4300 Mts.) - (Trek - Approx 04.30 hrs)
Walking all the way besides the ‘Parachu’ river we would reach the beautiful camping site. On the way we have to cross ‘Parachu’ before reaching the camping site. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 10: Chhumik Sharde – Tsomoriri (4450 Mts.) - (Trek - Approx 04 - 05 hrs)
We walk through the ‘Parachu’ valley to reach the ‘Chang Thang’ valley; which is, inhabited by ‘Changpas’- the up country pastoral community. The ‘Changpas’ have retained their nomadic glory, in spite of the continuing hardships and harsh weather. They live at the higher regions of ‘Chang Thang’ at heights above 4,500 mts. Their means of livelihood depends upon their herds of Yak, Sheep, Goats and Horses with which they migrate from one pastoral land to another. ‘Changpas’ are warm-hearted people, devoted to their families and flocks. Buddhists by religion, they are socially active and love music and dancing. We spend time observing and interacting with them and getting to know more about their culture. We reach ‘Tsomoriri Lake’ where our camp is set. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 11: Rest at Tsomoriri
We spend the day resting and exploring ‘Tsomoriri’. It is the largest lake in the ‘Rupshu’ district with brackish water and an average depth of 248ft. On its western shore stands the majestic ‘Korzok’ Monastery. The present building was erected around 1850, but the origin of the shrine goes back to ‘Mon’ and ‘Dart’ times possibly before the 9th century. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 12: Tsomoriri – Leh (120 kms.) (Drive - Approx 05 - 06 hrs)
Today we drive to ‘Leh’ and upon checking at the hotel. It is also a much deserved rest day, and one can have a leisurely time to spend. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 13: Leh Cultural Day
Today we get to explore the cultural aspects of Leh. We will be undergoing a cultural tour. Shey Palace and Thiksey Monastery are part of today’s plans and we spend time exploring other such places. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 14: Check-Out And Proceed for Onward Journey

Today, right after having breakfast/ lunch we would check-out and a Nomadier representative will assist you with your onward journey to your respective destination.