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Lamayuru to Chilling Trek

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Lamayuru to chilling trek is a short treks in Ladakh the trekking passes through rural villages of Ladakh and Zanskar Himalaya, Lamayuru chilling trekking is a trek of high passes of Zanskar mountain range which takes you through a breath taking view of Ladakh Himalaya, Lamayuru monastery, Wanla, phijila, Hinju, Konskila, Dung-Dungchenla

Grade : Moderate
Trek duration : 6 days
Highest point : DungDung-la
Best period : June to October

Day 1 : Basgo castle, Likir and Alchi monastery
In the 10th century when the Yarklung dynasty was founded from Tibet, Bsgos was the western boundary of the kingdom. In 14th century Ladakh dynasty was divided between Basgo and Shey and then in 1470 the king Bhagan from Basgo overcome his cousin in Shey and united the upper and lower Ladakh and moved the capital to leh the Leh palace is  living evidience and founded Namail Dynasty.
Likir monastery was built in the 14th century during the reign of fifth king Lachen Gylpo offered land to Lama Duwang chosjay, he was great mediator and in the 15th century Lama Lawng Lodos introduced Yellow order under the head of great Lama Tsongkhapa of Tibet and the abode of the monastery is incarnation of Ngari-Renpochey and the present abode is younger brother of the 14 the Dalai Lama. Monastery is beautifully located in the middle of blue gorge valley of snow cap covered mountain
Alchi monastery :
The world famous monastery built in the 11th century by the great translator Lama Rinchen Zangpo. Alchi monastery is one of the 108 temples built by Lama Rinchen Zangpo from Guge of western Tibet. The world class Mandala and murals of Alchi different from the rest as it has a fusion of Tibetants and Kashmiri arts.

Day 2 : Lamayuru to Wanla. 3 to 4 hrs.
Morning visit the 11th century most spectacular picturesque monastery in central Ladakh and is believed to be the oldest and to have been the holy place of the Bon-chos at the advent of Buddhism.
Soon after visiting monastery the first day trek will start right below the Lamayuru village and you will enter in the middle of the opposite mountain of lamayuru monastery and with this you will enjoy the great view of panorama moon land while you are climbing towards Prinketi-la 3730 meters and short break at the pass for photo shot of the panorama view of the Zanskar mountain range and descend downward through narrow zigzag gorge trail takes you to Shilakong valley then finally we will view little stunning monastery which is located on  hill and Wanla village there we will have camp.

 Day 3 : Wanla to Hinju 5 to 6hrs.
From the Wanla village walk against the river for about one hours and on the both side of river will see few families houses and their beautiful fields where they grows barley crop. The trek looks beautiful as you enter against the canon of river and spectacular view in front and sudden left enters into the awesome country to the pasture land of remote of Hinju village. Camp at near nice stream.

 Day 4 : Hinju to Sumdo Dok 5-6 hrs
Day will starts with gradual hiking against the slope mountain pass of Kunske-la 4900meters. From the top you will enjoy great view of the next day pass with panorama landscape and Sumda chenmo
village and on way chance to encounter many wild animals including snow leopard. Descending to campsite is easy trek. camp

 Day 5 : Sumdo Dok to Lanak 4-5 hrs
After leaving the Sumda summer hut and passing through the Sumda chenmo village has two little Gonpa one is in active and other lies in ruin state and continue walk downhill till to the bottom of Lanak pass and after crossing stream right from there we have climbing upward until to the middle of little beautiful meadow campsite of Lanak pass.

Day 6 : Lanak to Chiling. 5 to 6 hrs.
Today we gradually climb to DungDungchen La 4800meters, once we reach on the top we have a stunning view of encompassing Stok Kangri with Zanskar mountains range and the mighty Zanskar river is gushing down toward to join Indus River. Descending to chilling village is quite long though you will enjoy valley. Traditionally, the people of chilling are known for professional craftsman such as metal, brass, silver and gold. Driver back to Leh.

Trek ends