Delhi – Leh – Alchi – Zingchen – Yurutse – Skiu – Markha – Tahungtse – Nimaling – Sumdo – Leh
Visit the Phyang and Spitok gompas to check out the exemplary art works of Buddhist monks. Start trekking to Zingchen (3,340 m / 10,960 ft), an exhilarating experience.
Follow the trail dotted with chortens made in the memory of Buddhist saints. Soak in the spectacular view on the Stok Kangri (6,150 m / 20,177 ft). Now start a steep walk up to the pass of Ganda La at 4,920 m / 16,140 ft and thereafter come down to Shingo village. Continue through a narrow gorge with popler trees dotting the sides and reach Skiu gompa.
Trek up toNimaling pastures on the ridge where you can see yak and goat shepherds in the summer. Observe the chortens and mani walls carved with prayers, a spectacular sight. Tonight camp in Nimaling (4,650 m / 15,255 ft) at the foothill of Kang Yatse.