Trekking Zingchen to Chilling
Duration: 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destination: Leh - Zingchen - Rumbak - Yurutse - Kaya - Chilling - Leh
Day 01 Leh to Zingchen to Rumbak 4-5 hours
After breakfast, drive to Zingchen and walk towards Rumbak through a straight road. You'll enter Hemis National Park – home to Snow leopard and mountain ungulates, after leaving Zingchen village. Walk through a narrow trail and valley widens as you arrive in Rumbak village. Rumbak offers you an opportunity to stay at a village house with the family – a trend which began in recent years under home stay system being promoted and supported govt. NGOs and travel agencies. You get to savor different local food during your home stay experience.
Day 02 Rumbak to Yurutse 2-3 hours
With traditional Ladakhi breakfast begins your day trek to Yurutse. At Yurutse after lunch proceed for a short walk to spot wildlife, before returning to the home stay.
Day 03 Yurutse to Kaya 6-7 hours
From Yurutse follow the path along the mountains, and cross a small valley to a zig zag steep path. Thereafter, cross Ganda La pass (4380m)and after two hours of descending, you'll come to beautiful valley of Markha. A few hundred meters further is the Kaya village, where you stay in a family house.
Day 04 Kaya to Chilling to Leh 2-3 hours
After breakfast, walk towards Chilling across the Zanskar River and drive back to Leh, where you get by evening.