- Duration 5 nights / 6 days.
- Indian Price Call Us
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- Difficulty Level Moderate.
|Region||Himalayan Ranges in India (Jammu and Kashmir).|
|Tour Activity Type:||Group Adventure.|
|Group Size:||Not Described|
|Duration:||5 nights / 6 days.|
|Best time to travel||--|
|Approx Trekking Km||Not Described|
|Trip Begins and Ends at||Leh / Leh.|
|Maximum Altitude Gain||5, 250 meters / 17, 224 feet.|
|Type of Accommodation||Tent/Guest House.|
The land filled with beauty and bounty, one will remember the trek for a lifetime. The calls from the mountains cannot be ignored and so trekking is the best way to explore every bit of the magical surroundings. This has been one of the prime trekking destinations of the trekkers. When you start from Saboo, you can expect certain bumpy rides but as you near towards your destination Khaltsar, you can expect picturesque landscape blowing your mind.
While you are planning to pack your bags, you must also check on the best time to plan this trip. Mid-June to September is a preferable time to have this ‘once in a lifetime experience’, so, make sure that you choose the perfect time for having a wholesome experience. The main highlights of this whole trek are the Camel Trek and the Khardung La and while you walk towards Khaltsar, you can a number of monasteries with dedicated monks in it and cute little villages that beautify the whole location.
Saboo to Khaltsar Trek will be for sure an amazing experience in one’s life.
- Transport from Leh to Saboo and return from Diskit to Leh
- Accommodation in Tent/Guesthouse during the trek on twin/three sharing basis
- Food during the trek (Vegetarian)
- Trek equipment.
- Services of trekking guide, porters, helpers, and cook.
- All required permits for the trek.
- Basic First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.
- Services of trekking guide, porters, helpers, cook.
- Travel expenses to reach and return from Leh.
- Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates, Personal expenses and tips Etc.
- Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
- Porter’s service to carry your personal luggage*.
- Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
* If you need service of a porter then you have to pay Rs.650/- per day provided you book the same with us 15 days before the date of commencement and maximum luggage limit is 10 KGs.
Items to bring with you.
- Trekking Bag (60-70 Liters).
- 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.
- Thermals – Top and Bottom.
- Poncho (for rain).
- Knee Cap 1 Pair.
- 1 quick drying towel.
- Sunblocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sunblocks.
- Toilet Paper.
- Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby Wipes.
- Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries
- Gloves Waterproof and Warm
- Trekking Socks
- Gaiters for hiking in winter.
- Basic First Aid Kit.
- 2 lightweight trekking pants.
- 3 lightweight trekking T-Shirt.
- 4 pairs trekking socks.
- Dry Fruits and Chocolates.
Day 1: Leh to Saboo to Digar La base camp (3, 700 meters / 12, 139 feet)
Begin your journey with a hearty breakfast in the morning to give you a power boost at the start of the trip. We start the drive from Leh to Saboo which takes a few hours. Once reached, you will start your trekking towards Saboo Phu, a lush green land, an epitome of greenery and the grazing ground for the livestock of the Saboo village folk. After a half for few minutes, we resume the journey and reach to a place beyond Phu which is the base for Digar La. There, you can relax and unwind or hit the sack early to be adequately refreshed for the next day.
Day 2: Digar La base (3, 700 meters / 12, 139 feet) to Chumik Yogma (4, 620 meters / 15, 157 feet)
The next day would need a trek of more than five and a half kilometer. Satiate your overnight hunger with nutritious delicacies for breakfast. We then begin walking to Digar La. Once we arrive at our destination, you can witness the majestic Karakoram mountain range and catch a glimpse of the magical Saser Kangri. The trek along the ascent is bound to be a bit demanding but once that is out of the way, we will camp at Chumik Yogma and hit the bed for the night.
Day 3: Chumik Yogma (4, 620 meters / 15, 157 feet) to Digar village (3, 105 meters / 10, 187 feet)
The most draining but satisfying of all treks is on Day three where you can start your trek from the Chumik Yogma base camp at the break of the day. We trek for close to fourteen kilometers and then reach Digar. Digar, a quaint, humble village nestled within the gigantic mountain ranges will serve as our base camp for day three where we will rest after the longest trek of the journey has been done with. Rest those tired bodies and exhausted souls and revel in the esoteric night sky.
Day 4: Digar village (3, 105 meters / 10, 187 feet) to Rongjok (3, 105 meters / 10, 187 feet)
After we have refueled ourselves, we start our trek towards east to Shyok valley. Flushed with nature’s bountiful gifts, we should reach here after a walk for a couple of hours. Enjoy the breathtaking sights and take in the surreal atmosphere as we set up our camp here for the day and explore the wonders of nature around Rongjok.
Day 5: Rongjok to Khaltsar to Deskit.
The last part of the trek begins on Day 5. We start walking down the Shyok valley towards Khaltsar. This pretty village is located within the lap of the daunting mountain ranges on the Leh-Panamik road, it is a picturesque sight and a joy to behold. Our trek finishes here as we drive towards Deskit where you are.
Day 6: Diskit to Leh
After those worn out limbs are recharged, you can gulp some fresh juices and munch on tasty yet absolutely natural breakfast to satiate your hunger pangs. We have a short walk for a visit to the Diskit monastery. Soak in the spiritual energy within the pristine domes housing wisdom and knowledge of the rich local traditions. For some, this has been another addition along with the trek that makes it onto their lists of life-changing experiences. You too can see for yourself and decide if that’s the case. Thus, after witnessing all the marvels nature has up her sleeve and having an irresistible bite of the rudimentary lifestyle that nourishes not just the body but the mind and soul of a person, the tour comes to an end. You can then proceed to either airport or other modes of transport and take back experiences that would be cherished for the lifetime. Undoubtedly, you will crave to explore more but there are numerous other trek routes that are waiting for you.