Trip Overview

On this trek there are several villages among the richest in Ladakh. This trekking is known as Sham valley or Apricot valley trek. Arrive at Likir monastery, where the track to Likir monastery meets in between Saspol – Bazgo, it is hardly an hour walks from the road. Through the Indus valley and the ancient kingdom of Sham, we will discover the main Ladakhi monasteries and the wonderful sites surrounding them: Shey, Thikse, Hemis, Spituk, Phyang, Lamayuru and Alchi are all accessible by road, and Temisgang, Ridzong and Likir line the trekking route. This itinerary is of moderate difficulty and the path does not rise above 4500m. The trail crosses numerous villages where the people have kept their Tibetan ways and customs.

  • DURATION:06 Night & 07 days
  • GRADE:Easy
  • MAX ALTITUDE:3750 M / 12300 FT
  • BEST TIME: All Year Round
  • TEMPERATURE:0 To 20 Degree Celsius
  • APPROXIMATE TREKKING TIME PER DAY:4 – 5 Hrs

Trip Inclusions

Accommodation in Village Homestay while trekking with all Meals.
Accommodation in Guesthouse in Leh with Breakfast & Dinner only.
   Trekking Guide + Back up vehicle for Luggage transport.
   Transport from Leh to trekking points and return and Airport Pick ups & Drops.
First Aid / Medical Kit.
07 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 6 Dinner

Trip Date & Price

Day Trip Status DATES: 2021 - 2022
Day 01 Arrive LEH, transfer to Guest House. Day rest for acclimatization. O/n Guest House. 02nd June – 08th June
Day 02 AT LEH. Post breakfast walk in Leh town to visit the Leh Palace, Tsemo, Sankar Gompa & Old Town. Evening hike up to the Shanti Stupa to view the sun set. O/n Guest House.
09th June – 15th June
Day 03 LEH - LIKIR (2 Hrs. drive) – YANGTHANG. Drive from Leh to Likir Village. Visit Likir Monastery & Likir village and leaving behind the last houses enter in an arid terrain. TREK STARTS. O/n Village Home stay.
16th June – 22nd June
Day 04 YANGTHANG - HEMIS SHUKPACHAN (3600m) (04 – 05 Hrs). O/n Village Home stay. 23rd June – 29th June
Day 05 HEMIS SHUKPACHEN – TINGMOSGAM. O/n Village Home stay. 30th June – 06th July
Day 06 TINGMOSGAM – LEH. O/n Guest House. 07th July – 13th July
14th July – 20th July
21st July – 27th July
28th July – 03rd Aug
04th Aug – 10th Aug
11th Aug – 17th Aug
18th Aug – 24th Aug
25th Aug – 31st Aug
01st Sept – 07th Sept
08th Sept – 14th Sept
15th Sept – 21st Sept
22nd Sept – 28th Sept
29th Sept – 05th Oct
06th Oct – 12th Oct
13th Oct – 19th Oct
20th Oct – 26th Oct
27th Oct – 02nd Nov
03rd Nov – 09th Nov
10th Nov – 16th Nov
17th Nov – 23rd Nov
24th Nov – 30th Nov
01st Dec – 07th Dec
08th Dec – 14th Dec
15th Dec – 21st Dec
22nd Dec – 28th Dec
29th Dec 2018 – 04th Jan 2019
DATES: 2020 - 2021
05th Jan – 11th Jan
12th Jan – 18th Jan
19th Jan – 25th Jan
26th Jan – 01st Feb
02nd Feb – 08th Feb
09th Feb – 15th Feb
16th Feb – 22nd Feb
23rd Feb – 01st Mar
02nd Mar – 08th Mar
09th Mar – 15th Mar
16th Mar – 22nd Mar
23rd Mar – 29th Mar


PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES:


Sleeping bags.
Airfares.
Medical expenses and insurance of any kind.
Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, camera fee and items of personal nature.
Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strictly as per the program, any extra running will be chargeable.
All the arrangements for the tour are preplanned and prepaid. In case of not completion of the tour due to any reason whatsoever there will not be any refund for any unutilized services. Any extra expense due to the same has to be paid extra.
Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay / cancellation / hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities or any emergency evacuation expenses.
Any other item not mentioned in the cost includes section.
Entrance Tickets if any.

GEAR LIST:


Back pack & rain cover (50 - 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
Day pack + rain cover 20 - 30 ltr
Walking stick
Head torch 
Water bottle 2 bottles of one litre.
Hydration pack 
Thermos flask
Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
Personal Medical Kit - Consult your doctor
T-shirts - 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
Fleece T-shirts
Fleece jacket - woollen sweater
Down feather / Hollofil jacket 
Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant)
Thermal inners (upper and lower)
Trek full warm pants 
Poncho 
Sunscreen cream
Moisturiser
Toilet Paper & wipes
Lip balm
Sun cap
Woolen cap
Balaclava
Neck-gaiters
Sunglasses Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected. 
No Contact Lenses.
Hand sanitizer
Antibacterial powder
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Quick dry towel
Trekking shoes - Waterproof, high ankle with good grip
Floaters / flip-flops / Sandals
Cotton socks - 5 Pairs 
Woollen socks - 3 Pairs
Gaiters - 1 Pair
Waterproof gloves - 1 Pair
Woollen gloves - 1 Pair

CANCELLATION CHARGES:


Cancellations prior to 24 days from the start of the trek. Book any other trek till one year or get 95% refund
(Note: If the trek charges are more, the balance needs to be paid by the trekker)
Cancellation between 24 days and 14 days to the start of the trek. Choose to go for the same trek, with any other batch, till year or get 70% refund
Cancellation between 14 days and 10 days to the start of the trek. Choose to go on the same trek, in the same season, with any other batch or get 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 10 days to the start of the trek. Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.