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SHAM VALLEY TREK

Sham Trekking in Leh Ladakh

 Duration : 08 Nights and 09 Days
 Category : Moderate
 Group Size : 01 Pax (Min)
 Peak Point : Hemis Shukpachen - Mebtak La (3750m)
 Best time to Plan : Mid June till end of September
 Activity : Adenture
Package Cost INR
Excludes airfares
2 Pax : Rs.31500/- per person
4 pax : Rs.28300/- per person
6 pax : Rs.26500/- per person
8 pax : Rs.25800/- per person
10 pax : Rs.23400/- per person
12 pax : Rs.22100/- per person
Places Details
Ladakh ,Hemis Shukpachen - Mebtak La (3750m)

Cost includes:
Hotels on APAI, all transfer and sightseeing by car.
Trekking arrangement:
Horses, horsemen, food, cook, helpers, back up Jeep, dinning tents, kitchen tents, table, stool, sleeping tents, mattresses, Back up jeep etc.
Cost doesn’t include:
Sleeping bags,Personal drinks, tips, monasteries insurance if any..

Area 97,000 sq kms out of which nearly 38,000 sq. kms are under Chinese Occupation since 1962.
Population Approx. 2.40 lakh in the 2 districts of Leh & Kargil.
Ethnic Composition Ladakhi including Balti / Purgi, Shina or Dardic, Urdu / Hindi.
Languages Mongoloid / Tibetan, Dardic and assorted Indo-Aryan elements.
Altitude Leh3505m, Kargil 2750m
Temperature Summer Season
Maximum:27 degree centigrade
Minimum : 10 degree centigrade

Winter Season
Maximum5 degree centigrade
Minimum : (-20 degree centigrade)
Rain-Fall 15cm, 6" (annual average)
Clothing Cotton & light woollens in summer and heavy woolens including down-filled wind proof upper garments in winter.

This is the trek of Sham Valley ( Lower valley) and very easy trek with village and different monastery which open through the year.


 Trip Highlights 
  • Gentle walking staying in comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by comfortable vehicles (3 - 4 pax per vehicle)
  • Ancient monastery visits
  • Cultural Insight
  • Captivating beauty of Hemis Shukpachen - Mebtak La (3750m)
  • Family visits and local personal interaction with cooking classes

 Trip Activities 
  • Gentle walking
  • Jeep Safari
  • Monastery and Palace Visits

 Trip at a Glance 
  • 4 Nights in Hotel
  • Two Men Tents During Trek
 Iternerary Details 
1
Days
Arrival Leh
2
Days
Excursion to visit Shey Palace
3
Days
Leh -Likir – Yangthang : 4 -5 hours
4
Days
Yangthang – Rizong- Yangthang
5
Days
Yangthang – Shukpachen 3660-3hrs.
6
Days
Hemis Shukpachen - Mebtak La (3750m)
7
Days
Himisshukpa chan to Temisgam and Nurla: 3 - Leh
8
Days
Local tour around Leh
9
Days
Flight
 

SHAM TREK


Start Date End Date Cost Duration Status
01-Apr-2014 30-Oct-2014 INR ---- 4 Days Available

Supplementary / Other Charges net:
  • Cultural Program Rs. 9800 per program.
  • River Rafting INR 1800 Per Person (Phey – Nimoo (Indus) / tsoks-sti – Nimoo (Zangskar) – 2 Hrs Approx.
  • River Rafting INR 2400 Per Person – Chilling – Nimoo (Zangskar River)
  • Professional Tourist Guide Rs. 1800/- Per Day.
  • Two Hump Camel Ride at Nubra Valley at Sand Dunes: INR 500 (30 Mins)
  • 1 Litre Packaged Water Bottle: INR 40 Per Bottle.

THE ABOVE COSTS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:
  • Assistance on arrival   departure at Leh airport.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis during trek in Camps.
  • All meals which starts with the lunch on day 1   ends with lunch on day 06.
  • An experienced and qualified local Ladakhi Trek /monastery Guide for the tour.
  • Surface transport by using non ac Qualis /Innova for all sightseeing and transfers in Leh.
  • Monastery entrances and monument entrance fee of Ladakh.
  • Complete trek arrangements with a very good cook, helpers, nice comfortable 2-men alpine trekking tents, comfortable sleep well carry mats, tables/stools, toilet tents, kitchen cum dining tent (Members will have to bring their own sleeping bags).
  • Mules/horses for carrying member luggage and camping equipment's Camping fee   permit   all applicable taxes.

Prices Do Not Include:
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
  • Monument Entrances, Rafting   Camel Safari Charges.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
  • Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • GST will be applicable on total amount.

Terms   Conditions:
  • Prices valid from 01st April 2014 to 31st October 2014.
  • Prices valid for minimum 02, 04 & 06 pax traveling together in one vehicle.
  • 100% payment to be deposited before the trip starts.
  • Final Confirmation will be provided on full payment.
  • April & October Month, Pangong Lake Journey will be done in one-day excursion.
  • For Cancellation please refer to our Terms and Conditions available at our booking office.
 

SHAM TREK

Day 01. Arrival Leh
On arrival Leh airport by flight drive to hotel. Full day rest. Overnight Hotel

Day 02.
Excursion to visit Shey Palace, Thisay and Himis monasteries located along the Indus river .Overnight Hotel

Day 03. Leh -Likir – Yangthang : 4 -5 hours
Morning after breakfast drive to Likir village (58 kms. ) visit the 15th century Likir monastery founded by Lama LACHEN GYALPO. Monastery is located on the top of a hill facing the valley has agricultural fields it has distinction of being the wealthiest monastery too. Precious statues made in gold, silver and copper, besides numerous rare thangkas, murals and art works form the wealth of the monastery. Later you will drive to the starting point of trekking where you will meet your trekking team. Trek crossing the Phobe La (3500m) Sumdo village . From here walk steadily upwards to cross the Chagatse La pass (3620 m), descend to village Yangthang (3625m).. Overnight Camp

Day 04. Yangthang – Rizong- Yangthang
After breakfast day trip to visit Ridzong monastery . This monastery was founded by Lama Tsultim Nima. This hermitage is one of the most special monastery which has cover by mountain. This is the monastery which is maintain the culture of common kitchen of the monastery.. Lama Tsultim Nima also codified rules for adherence by monks called ‘Vinaya Rules’. Under the rules, monks can’t leave till completion of education, have to shun all material comforts and forsake all material possessions. There are paintings block about the founder of the monastery which tells his whole biography. The monastery is also distinct from other due to two incarnate Lamas also has some books and scriptures written by such incarnates.The monastery also oversees the functioning of a nunnery located about two km away. The Julichen nunnery houses 26 nuns who take full participation in the economic activity of the monastery. After visit the monastery back to Yangthang. Overnight Camp

Day 05. Yangthang – Shukpachen 3660-3hrs.
This is an easy trail leads northwards, enroute crossing a stream and pass to cross for Tsermangchen la pass . then Walk down from the pass to Hemis Shukpachan, The named after the grove of cedars found here (rather unusual for Ladakh). Overnight Camp.

Day 06. Hemis Shukpachen - Mebtak La (3750m) -Ang : 3 hours
Today’s trek is fairly easy to begin with, leading upwards between two hillocks but climbs steeply to the Mebtak La pass which is marked by prayer flags. From the pass walk down a gorge to approach the charming village of Ang. Camp here for the night.

Day 07. Himisshukpa chan to Temisgam and Nurla: 3 - Leh
After breakfast and easy trek all the way to the main road to Temisgam. One of the historical villag. From here you will drive to Leh to take a detour across the Indus to visit the 11th. Century Alchi monastery ,the oldest surviving monastic complex of Ladakh and famous for its ancient frescoes and architecture - a UNESCO listed. Heritage site. Overnight Hotel

Day 08. Local tour around Leh.
After breakfast day for Leisurely to explore the Leh Palace, Sankar Gompa & Shanti Stupa .Later Leh market . Overnight at the hotel.

Day 09. Flight
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.
 

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