Parang La Trek also known as Tsomoriri to Kibber trek is a Challenging trek which starts from Tsomoriri Lake (4600 m) in Changthang region of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir State and ends at Kibber (3800 m) in Himachal State of Indian. This is one if the high treks in the region and requires negotiating the Parang La Glacier and requires good acclimatization before starting the trek.
Day 01: Leh to Tsomoriri Lake 6 Hrs
After breakfast drives to Tsomoriri via Chumathang. Overnight in Camp.
Day 02: Korzok to Kyangdam (4595m) 5 hrs.
This day you will walk from Korzok to another end of the Lake with a few ups and downs.
Day 03: Kyangdam to Skitpodangsa (4563m) or Nurboo Sumdo (4-5 hrs.)
This day is again an easy walking on the flat ground to Nurboo Sumdo. Pass through spring (Chumik Sharte) and the campsite is a deep ground near the river and spring.
Day 04: Skitpodangsa or Nurbo Sumdo to Getpabuzak (4600m) 5-6 hrs.
If you camp at Nurboo Sumdo don’t forget to carry sandal with you for water crossing.
Day 05: Getpabuzak to Tarangyokma (4731m) 4-5 hrs.
This day is again straightforward walking along the river with on the rolling plateau before the Valley widens .
Day 06: Tarangyokma to Kharsagongma (4900m) or Parang la base (Bubnen) (5089m) 3-4 hrs.
If you are in big group its ideal to camp at Kharsagongma as there is space for only a few tents.
Day 07: Kharsagongma to Takkarzong (4850m) via Parang La (5588m)
Cross the river immediate after leaving the Camp . As you walk upwards, craves become very narrow from where you can cross the glacier .
Day 08: Takkarzong to Thangltak (4500m) 4-5 hrs.
It’s vertical walking down to the Parangchu and remains walking at the same level along the Paranghu to the east for sometimes before you take another exhausting Climb to Thangltak. Kibber is just another 3 hours walk from here.
Day 09: Thangltak to Kibber 3 hrs.
Take the straight trail towards east with gentle ascend. From the highest point you will walk steep down to bridge with a few zigzag trails. Cross the bridge and reach Kibber village. Overnight in Guesthouse in Kibber.