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Markha valley trek

Markha valley trek

Overview 
A trek inside famous Ladakhi zone and Hemis National Park. Cross 2 high mountain passes. Experience the warmth of the local Buddhist culture. Visit some scenic Monasteries.
Region:
Himalayan Ranges in India.

Trek Type:
Group Adventures.

Group Size:
6 to 16 People per Group.

When is the best time to trek:
Mid June to Mid September.

Expedition Begins and Ends at:
Medium.

Trekking Duration:
7 nights / 8 days.

Difficulty level of the Trek:
Medium.

Maximum Altitude Gain:
5,200 meters. 17,060 feet.

Daily Altitude Gain: 
200 to 400 meters.

Type of Accommodation:
Home Stay / Fix Camp.
What to expect
An adventure filled fun time with moderate trekking on mountain terrain. A lifetime adventure activity filled with fun and moderate to difficult level trekking on high altitude mountain terrains with some splendid views of the nature.
Fitness Needed
Any individual between 12 to 80 years old, who are enthusiastic adventure lover and loves trekking with some or average fitness level.
Weather
In summer the night time temperature on upper Altitudes regions will range between 5 to -5 and in winter it will range between -5 to -35. The lower altitude ranges will report between 25 to 10 in summer and -5 to -35 in winter. (Temperature in degree Celsius). Markha Valley trek is also known for being a home stay trek, where one can expect accommodation at most of the Ladakhi villages en-route. The trek goes inside the beautiful Hemis National Park and involves crossing of two passes, 1: Gandala La (15,748 feet) and 2: Kongmaru La, (17,060 feet). The trail has some exciting river crossing sections on the Markha River will pass through interesting Buddhist villages and rocky canyons. These are some of the features that make this trek a unique destination.
What does it include?
  • 2 nights stay in Leh (in a standard hotel or Guest house).
  • 5 nights in home stay/fix camp stay during trek.
  • Vegetarian food during the trek.
  • First aid box and oxygen cylinder.
  • Guide and Assistant Guide.
  • Pick-up and drop to/from trek start and end location.
What it does not include?
  • Airport drop and pick-up
  • Entry fees to Monastery, Museum and other such places
  • Food during Leh stay.
  • Permit fees.
  • Mules or porters to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the section “What does it include?”.
Items to bring with you
  • Trekking Bag.
  • UV Protected Sun Glasses.
  • Best Quality Hiking Shoes (Preferably Water Proof).
  • Trekking Poles.
  • Crocs Shoes/sandal.
  • Water disinfection Drops / Tablets.
  • Knapsack / Backpack / Rucksack.
  • Good jacket to protect from cold.
  • Sleeping Bag.
  • Windcheater.
  • Thermals – Top and Bottom.
  • Poncho (for rain).
  • Knee Cap 1 Pair.
  • Moisturizer.
  • 1 quick drying towel.
  • Sun blocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sun blocks.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby wipes.
  • Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries.
  • Gloves.
  • Trekking Socks.
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter.
  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • 2 light weight trekking pants.
  • 3 light weight trekking T-Shirt.
  • 4 pairs trekking socks.
  • Dry Fruits and Chocolates.
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