Lamayuru to Chilling is a short but hard trek. It is one of best trek in terms of negotiating high passes and experience beautiful landscapes and local Ladakhi lifestyle. Cultural tours before the trek makes it easier for acclimatization.
Day 01 Leh to Lamayuru 08 hrs
Drive to Lamayuru, en route visit Liker, Alchi and Ridzong Monasteries. Overnight stay is in camp or Guest House.
Day 02 Lamayuru to Wanla (3250m) 2-3 hrs
Walk down along the stream towards east and then after 20 minutes cross the stream near a Chorten. Walk along another stream towards southward and then east up to the Pringkiti La (3700m). After the pass you reach down the river in the Shilla valley. The trail to the right also leads to Zangskar via Snigutse La. Take the right trail with Chorten and Mani wall. Cross the river and the campsite is reached passing through the houses near the second bridge and tented restaurant.
Day 03 Wanla to Hinju 5-6 hours
Leave Wanla for Hinju after the breakfast while enjoying nice views of mountains and nar-row gorges. The Hinju village has prayer flags at the start of the village. Overnight stay is in Hotel.
Day 04 Hinju to Sumda Chenmo 5-6 hours
Proceed towards Sumda Chenmo via Konski La 4900 mtrs. From where you can have a view of back route from Pirkiti La. The Valley across the Kanski La has a few huts of shepherds from Hinju where they make butter and cheese. Overnight in Camp.
Day 05 Sumda Chenmo to Dundunchan La Base 5-6 hrs.
The trail leads to Dundunchan la Base along with Sumda chu . Arrive base of the pass after a good walk for 4-5 hrs. Overnight in Camp
Day 06 Dundunchan La base to Chilling to Leh 5-6 hrs.
Have a fantastic view from Dundunchan La (4700 mtrs) and trail Leads to Chilling village where the Zangskar River follows towards Nimo village. Arrive chilling and drive to Leh. Overnight in the Guest House.