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Henaskut to Brandy Nalla is a long and challenging trek. Starting from the Henaskut, this trek follows the route through small rivers, beautiful valleys, scenic passes and isolated as well as culturally rich villages concluded in Brandy Nalla Valley. Averagely 5-6 hours walking in a day and to cross many passes including Pikdong-La (5020 m) is quite strenuous but the beautiful scenery and ancient cultures swap all these away. Visit famous Thangtak Monastery and Phukthal Monastery which is built inside the huge cave, visit the Royal Palace of Zangla village where still Royal Family resides is a unique experience. Overnight camp.
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport or railway station meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. After check into the hotel, our representative will brief the program shortly. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Delhi.
Early morning after breakfast drive to Delhi airport and fly to Leh. Upon arrival at Leh Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Room check-in is followed by the welcome drink. After lunch, you can take rest for acclimatization or can visit Leh Market, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Overnight in Leh.
After breakfast, we drive to Henaskut. On the way, we visit Liker and Alchi Monasteries and one of the oldest Monasteries in Ladakh at Lamayuru. After 5-6 hours scenic drive, we reach Henaskut. Overnight camp.
Today is the trek starting day. After breakfast, we set up for walking towards Kanji Village. Walking along the valley with a small river bank and beautiful gorge we reach Kanji Village. Afternoon we can explore the village. Overnight at camp.
Today is an easy day. After breakfast, we walk along the river bank till to Sumdo and from Sumdo easy ascend towards the Kanji-La base. On the way, we can see yaks and may encounter with wild animals. Overnight camp.
Today we have to cross Kanji la pass, but it is easy ascend. After breakfast we walk through the valley and then ascend quite steep trail that leads us to Kanji la pass from where we can enjoy wonderful view of the Ladakh and Zanskar ranges, which stretch out in all direction. From the pass, we descend down to Kyanji Sumdo. Overnight camp.
After breakfast we ascend towards the Pikdong La crossing river, broad plateaus, passing seasonal herding settlements and narrow canyons. Viewing the spectacular vistas, we quickly descend from the pass till the Dipling Village via Pikdong Base Camp. Dibling is one of the richest villages of Ladhak where we can see Tibetan Buddhist life, see Dibling Monastery and chortens, mani walls and prayer wheels, experience the local lifestyle who are there from centuries. We camp near a stream just before the village.
Morning after breakfast, we explore the isolated valley and visit its monastery. After then we head up the valley towards Lingshed Sumdo, following the sparkling Oma Chu River for the entire day. Overnight camp.
Today we head towards the Lingshed Village walking along the valley and ascend to the small pass the Marpo La pass. One the way there is a high chance to spot many wild animals like Blue Sheep, Barel, Ibex etc. overnight camp.
After breakfast visit the Lingshed monastery which is very interesting with the old statues. Lingshed monastery situated on the top of hill. After then we ascend to Hanamu La Base. Overnight camp
Today is a quite hard day. We have to walk on a quite steep path for 2hrs to reach the Hanamu-La pass. From the pass go descend down to the Zangchen valley crossing a river stream and nice landscapes. Overnight camp.
Morning after breakfast, we proceed towards Hanamul village via Parfi-La. First, we ascend towards the pass. Just after a short walk from the pass we can see the Zanskar River, famous for Chader Trek and then descend continuously towards Hanamul. Hanamul is the first village of Zanskar. Overnight at Hanamul village.
Today is an easy day. We follow the Zanskar River to reach Zangla village passing and visiting Pidmo village. After 5-6 hours easy walk, we reach Zangla village and visit the Royal Palace where still Royal Family resides. Overnight camp.
Today the route is along the river stream till we reach Zangla Sumdo. From this Sumdo, we follow the right path of the valley that leads to Tsazar Sumdo. Overnight camp.
Today’s trail is easy ascends towards Konglumtse. We cross a river many times and en-route we may bypass many Yaks. Overnight camp.
After breakfast, we ascend Niri La from where we can have a beautiful view of mountain Ranges of Zanskar. After then we descend towards Niri Doksha. The Valley is quite green with vast pastureland, famous for keeping Yaks and other animals. Locals from Zangla village as well from Shade migrate here with their animals for all summer. Overnight camp.
Today we walk towards Mitsik. The route is easy that goes along the river and we have to cross one small pass called Lari-La. From the pass we descend towards Mitsik. Overnight camp.
After breakfast, today morning also we ascend the small pass called Rordang La. It’s not difficult to cross pass. From the pass we descend down till Shade village and visit Thangtak Monastery there. Rest time we spend exploring village or do just relax. We overnight in camp near to the river.
Today we trek to Phukthal monastery, which is one of most famous monasteries in Ladakh region built inside the huge cave and founded in 11th century. Phukthal is also known for its beautiful sceneries. Overnight Stay in gonpa House.
We trek back to Thanthak following the same route. Overnight camp.
Today we have to cross two pass but it’s not so difficult. After breakfast we start the trek ascending the first pass, Nyalo Kuntse-La. Ascending second pass, Gothurstatar La from the first pass is very easy. From pass we descend down towards Hormotse following the right side trail of the pass. We camp beside river bank and near to small gonpa.
Today we trek to Sathak village passing field, nice landscape, gorge and Tserap River whose source is in Tibet. Overnight camp.
Today is our last trek day. We continue taking left side until we reach the first small pass. From the pass we enjoy very nice view of gorge landscape of rock and river bank. Passing up and down trail through beautiful way along the river bank leads us to Brandy Nalla valley. Overnight camp.
After breakfast we drive from Brandy Nalla to Manali. Overnight stay in a hotel at Manali.
Early morning we drive from Manali to Delhi. We enjoy the good scenery and landscapes during drive and the road passes through many towns and cities. After 12 hours long and scenic drive we finally reach Delhi. Overnight in a hotel at Delhi.
After breakfast you are free till departure. If time permits you can do shopping nearby. Our representative will transfer you to the airport on time for onward journey.
- All transportation by Toyota Qualis, Innova or Scorpio
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in Delhi, Leh and Manali at 3 star hotel with breakfast
- Accommodation during the trek is in tent or guesthouse.
- All meals during trek
- Two men tent, Kitchen and dining tents.
- Kitchen equipments.
- Stool, Table and mattresses.
- Food veg and non-veg.
- Cook, helper and guide.
- Horsemen and horses for luggage
- Permit, Monument entrances, wildlife fees and camping charges
- All government taxes and service charge
- International airfare
- Delhi to Leh airfare
- Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
- Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered.
- 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 the control.
About your leader
Annapurna round trek was well organized by Raj from BDEx. Gide Amrit Pandey is very skilled and intelligent. Weather on the trek was rather different so we were about ready to turn back from Pissang. Nevertheless next day was clean and we immediately decided to continue. Finally we did Thorang La 5416 m. On the way we saw many people coming back because of deep snow. I am happy that we were lucky to pass Thorang La on second day after it was opened. Many thanks for the trip to BDEx and my guide!!!