Sham Valley or Trekking in Lower Ladakh viewing villages and monasteries.\''
Best Time: Mid June to September
Highest Point: Charatse La (3,650m)
Focus: Monasteries, Monks, People Villages
Highlight: Remote Villages and Monasteries
Physical Challenge: Easy Trek
Day 01 Leh to Liker to Yangthang 4-5 hours. Dep. Drive to Liker around 45 kms from Leh towards Srinagar. Arr. Liker drops your baggage at trekking point, Meanwhile, visit Liker monastery and above the village and starts your trek. Arrive Yangthang through Sumdo village and small Passes called Phobe La 3550 meters and Charatse La 3650 meters. Overnight in tent
Day 02 Yangthang to Rezong to Hemis Shukpachan 5-6 hours After the breakfast proceed towards Rezong. You will down along the stream and dense plantation of Apricot and Apple. After half an hour walk reach Nunnery place from where turn to the right to monastery, which totally isolated bounded by mountains. After the Lunch walk towards Hemis Shukpachan through a small pass behind the monastery. Overnight in tent
Day 03 Hemis Shukpachan to Temisgam 3-4 hours Today is bit longer day compare to other days. Leave village and proceed towards Temisgam via Maptek La 3750 meters. As soon as you cross a pass, one can have the view of Ang village from where trail goes down to Temisgam. Visit a ruined Fort and a small monastery up on the hill at Temisgam. Overnight in tent
Day 04 Temisgam to Khaltse 4-5 hours Walk down to Khaltsey via Bongbongchan La. And your Trek finishes at the Srinagar Leh highway and drive to Lamayuru monastery. Visit Lamayuru. Overnight in Guest House.
Day 05 Lamayuru to Leh; After the Breakfast visit Rizong monastery and drive back to Leh, enroute visit Alchi and Liker monasteries.