Leh and Ladakh offers fascinating Trekking options to all dauntless outdoor enthusiasts, which can last from a week to as long as an entire month. The rugged terrain of Leh and Ladakh has proven to be an ideal trekking spot for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. Although Ladakh embraces tourists all the year round, the months between June and October are the most suited for Trekking.
For those who have the innate desire to experience the unexplored and scenic locales in and around Leh and Ladakh, Trekking is the most viable way to do so. Regions empowering the mighty Himalayan ranges pave way to mesmerizing landscape that can be best seen from the eyes of an accomplished Trekker. Over the past few years, Trekking has emerged as one of the most appreciated outdoor activity in Leh and Ladakh that has succeeded in pulling crowds not only from within the country but from abroad as well.
Trekking can really aid in catching some breathtaking glimpses beyond someone’s imagination. Trekking down the Rumbak Valley promises some mindboggling views of amazing species of animals including Red Fox, Eurasian Bear, Snow Leopard and exotic species of migratory birds. Hemis National Park is home to the exotic Snow Leopard that guarantees a nerve-racking experience. Another winter trek in Ladakh, the Chadar Trek, permits a walk down the frozen river and renders a surreal landscape to tourists.
Amongst the numerous trekking trails, Ladakh encompasses famous routes from Ladakh to Zanskar, Leh to Pangong Lake, Hemis monastery via Kongmaru La, Lamayuru Gompa to Chilling via Konze La,Spituk to Marka valley and a lot more. Trekking routes in Zanskar include Padum to Lamayuru via Singge La, Padum to Leh via Cha Cha La, Padum to Darch via Shingo, and a lot more. Overall, majority of the trekking tracks leads to apex offering a bird’s eye viewof the Karakoram Range, mount K2, Saser I, II, III, IV, V and the Nubra valley. The Stok Kangri summit trek is amongst the most difficult treks in Ladakh. All it takes for a successful trekking expedition is adapting to the climatic conditions of Ladakh and the endurance and physical strength. Nonetheless, the unmatched experience of trekking amidst the scenic landscape is something that is every traveler’s dream expedition.