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SHAM TREK(Grade:Easy)

Also known as the Apricot Valley Trek, Sham trek is a favorite trek for those who want to go for a relatively easy hiking trip that extends from 3 to 4 days.

Sector: Leh - Likir - Yumthang - Hemis Shukpachan - Temisgang - Lamayuru- Leh

Tour duration: 4 Days 3 Nights


Tour Program:

Day

Trip Details

1

Early morning, we drive from Leh to the village of Likir, famous for the huge 9-storey high statue of Maitreya Buddha at Likir Monastery.

 Start of Trek: Likir to Yangthang (~ 3-4 hours):

After the village cross over the Pobe-La. and trek pass the lonely village of Sumdo. Further along a valley and trek to reach Chartse La and then arrive at Yangthang. Stay with local family at Yangthang.

2

Yangthang to Hemis Shukpachan (~ 2-3 hours):

 We leave Yangthang for a short and pleasant walk crossing a stream and passing via Tsermangchen La, 3750m and arriving in Hemis Shukpachan by afternoon. This village is popular throughout Ladakh for its aromatic Shukpa (Cedar) which is used as incense for religious purposes. Stay with local family at Hemis Shukpachan.

3

Hemis Shukpachan to Temisgang (~ 4 hours):

This part of the trail has been carved out from the ochre rocks into a balcony. We climb towards two passes at 4000m and arrive at Ang village near the river. After crossing the river, you can walk down to Temisgang, ancient capital of the Syham Kingdom, and its monastery. Stay with local family in Temisgang. End of Trek.

4

After breakfast, we get into our waiting SUVs and drive back to Leh. Enroute, we shall visit Lamayuru monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in the region.  The Lunar like landscapes near Lamayuru village is also called as Moon Land.  We also visit the popular Alchi monastery; famous for its 1000 AD Indian style Buddha paintings.

The journey takes us through the “Magnetic hill” that is located about 30 km from Leh, at a height of 14,000 feet above sea level. Here you can see the unusual phenomenon of your vehicle going upwards on its own at a speed with the engines off. Overnight stay in Guesthouse in Leh.

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