Brandy Nalla to Hemis Trek may be a challenging trek which focuses on the Monasteries, Monks, Villages and its people. Its highlight is Zanskar Region, its monasteries and therefore the beautiful landscapes.
Leh / Henaskut / Kanji / Lingshet / Zangla / Phuktal / Tsokmetsik / Brandy Nalla / Manali
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Leh – Henaskut, 5-6hrs.
Drive to Henaskut, on the way visit one among the oldest monasteries of Ladakh at Lamayuru. Overnight Camp.
Trek Hinaskut – Kanji Village (3800m), 4-5hrs.
Morning after breakfast walk towards Kanji village along the valley with alittle river bank and a gorgeous gorge. After noon explore the village. Overnight camp.
Trek Kanji village – Kanji La base (4300m), 5-6 hrs.
Start with a simple walk along a river bank till sumdo. address right side of the valley, from here easy ascends towards the bottom of Kanji-la. Today you'll see yaks and wild animals on the way. Overnight camp.
Trek Kanji base – via Kanji La Pass (5150m)
Morning after breakfast walk along the valley. Take a left turn from where there's a quite steep walk and after 500mtrs it’s a simple ascend towards Kanji-La pass. From the pass you'll get a really beautiful view of Nun Kun Peaks & other Ranges of Himalaya.After sometime descend back to sumdo. Overnight camp.
Trek Sumdo – via Pikdongla – Dipling village (5020m)
Morning after the breakfast cross the river & walk on the proper side of valley for 3hrs. From there address Marpo-La pass, from where you'll see Dipling valley. an extended walk down will take you to Dipling. a pleasant campsite near a river stream. Overnight camp.
Trek Dipling village – Sumdo
Morning after breakfast explore the isolated village & its gonpa. After walking for an hour you'll need to cross no. of river crossings till sumdo(level of water in Sept. is low). Overnight camp.
Trek Sumdo – Marpola (4750m)- Lingshed village
On today walk along the valley till there's a gradual path up along the river stream. there's an honest chance to identify many wild animals like Blue sheep, Ibex, Barel, etc. Overnight camp.
Trek Lingshed – Hanumaa Base
Morning after breakfast visit Lingshed Monastery which is legendary for its old paintings. Explore the village and its school. Walk to Hanamula base. Overnight camp.
Trek Hanumala base – via Hanumala pass (4845m) to Zangchen
. Today you'll need to walk on a quite steep path. it'll take 2hrs to succeed in the pass. From the pass go descend right down to the valley crossing a river stream and nice landscapes. Overnight camp.
Trek Zangchen – via Parfila Pass (3900m) Hanamul village
morning quite ascent walk to the pass go right down to towards to Hanamil from pass just short walk see a zanskar river. it's very famous for winter ice trek. O/n Hanmil villagesit is first villages of zanskar camp 4/5 hrs
Trek Hanamil to Zangla village, 5-6 hrs
Today its a simple walk along zanskar river on the way visit Pidmo village. Zangla is understood for its Royal palace during which the family still resides. Visit the Palace and Camp overnight.
Trek Zangla villages – Tsazar Sumdo
In the morning walk along stream river till zangla sumdo. From sumdo take right and walk along the edges of valley. Overnight Camp.
Trek Tsazar Sumdo – Konglumtse
Today there'll be many small river crossings and a simple ascending walks. On the way good chance to identify Yak. Overnight camp.
Trek Konglumtse Via Niri la – Niri Doksha (4220m)
Beautiful view of range of zanskar. Valley quite green place. Which famous for keeping Yak and other animals.local from zangla villages also Shade com,e with animals for all summer pustre. Overnight camp.
Trek Niri Doksha via Lari la to Mitsik
This day quite easy walk along stream river and little pass. From the pass go right down to towards shade Nalla. Overnight camp.
Trek Mitsik via Rordang la to Shade village
Morning After breakfast walk towards the Rordangla pass.It is quite easy path to succeed in the pass. From the pass always walk do gown till to shade village. Explore the villages.walk to Thangtak gonpa.it nice camp near river side camp.
Trek Thanthak – Phukthal Monastery
Morning trek to Phukthal gonpa which is one among most famous gonpas in Ladakh region. also as known for the gorgeous scenario. Overnight Stay in gonpa House
Trek Phukthal Monastery – Thanthak
In the morning walk back for a few time you'll reach Thanthak. Overnight camp.
Trek Thanthak via Nyalo kuntsela (4430m) via Gothurstatarla (4620m) to Hormotse
Today you've got to steer on an ascending path to succeed in the primary pass. From this pass its easy path to succeed in subsequent pass. In between there's a pleasant lake view.From pass ascend down keeping on right side till you reach the camp. On the opposite side of the river bank is that the Shun village. Overnight camp.
Trek Homotse – Sathak village
This day we cross one river which is named tijeep river. The source of this river is on Tibet Border. Overnight camp.
Trek Sathak village – Tsokmik
Its a simple walk.there is another valley is joining. Which getting to Hemis.we walk some valley Brandy Nalla. Over night camp.
Brandy Nalla – Manali, 6-7hrs Drive
Drive from Brandy Nalla to Manali. Overnight Hotel in Manali.