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Likir to Tingmosgang Homestay Trek, Himalayan Homestay treks Likir to Tingmosgang Trek is also called the Baby Trek or Sham Trek. It is popular short homestay trek like Markha Valley Homestay Trek.

Likir to Tingmosgang Trek

Trip Duration:
3 Nights - 4 Days
Best Time:
Jan-Dec
Altitude:
4,000m
Highlights:
Apricots, apples, nuts fields, Rizong gorge, Indus river
Villages:
Lkir, Yangthang, Hemis Shukpachan, Ang, Tingmosgam
Grade:
Easy
Passes:
Shushut 4,000 m, Mebtak La 3,720 m.
Price Available on Request
3N/4N


 

Itinerary

Day 01: Leh - Likir - Yangthang (4-5hrs)

After breakfast drive from Leh to Likir which is 2 hours following the Indus River. After visiting the famous Likir monastery you begin the trek from the monastery, Overnight camp at Yangthang tokpo.

Day 02: Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachan via Rizong (6-7 hrs)

After breakfast start your trek, today the trek is pretty long. Gradually walk alongside the river and trees amidst the gorge to the Rizong monastery. It is worth visiting Rizong Monastery, which is an isolated at the back of a natural amphitheatre and has few beautiful shrine to see, with large Buddha’s and with a large stupa and sand mandala. After visiting the gompa, ascend gradually to the Shushut pass 4000 m. From the pass we have a view of Hemis Shukpachan as well as surrounding peaks. An easy descent towards our camp at Hemis Shukpachan takes a couple of hours. It is one of the major villages of Sham, and the name of the village is derived from the juniper tree (shukpa).

Day 03: Hemis Shukpachan - Tingmosgam (4 hrs)

After breakfast start the day from Hemis Shukpachan go onto a flat ground as far as ill-defined pass alongside the Chortens (stupas). A steep descent will lead us to the right side of the mountains and climb steadily on the slope towards the Meb-tak La 3720 m. After a short rest and enjoying the view from the pass, go head down to the village of Ang. From Ang, you head towards the south on the dusty jeep road to the village of Tingmosgam . Tingmosgam is well famed for its monastery, and is perhaps the most prosperous village in the sham valley for its apricots, apples, nuts and stunning houses.

Day 04: Tingmosgam - Lamayuru-Alchi-Leh. (5-6 hrs)

After a night at Temisgam, drive back to Leh en route visiting Alchi monastery, the only popular temple in Ladakh built on flat ground, well known for its superior wall paintings.