TRIBAL & NEW AREAS OF LADAKH
OPENED SINCE 1994

Ladakh Monastic Festivals
HEMIS & LAMAYURU FESTIVAL
WITH DAH HANU
HEMIS & LAMAYURU FESTIVAL
WITH NUBRA VALLEY
PHYANG & KARZOK FESTIVAL
WITH TSOMORIRIN LAKE
LADAKH FESTIVAL
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The Lake is situated at an altitude of 4525 Mtrs. and distance of 240 Kms from Leh. The Lake is in the south east sector of Ladakh. It is like a pearl shape and having large mineral deposits. Korzok village is situated on the south west bank of this Lake. Korzok Gompa and its inhabitants the Nomads (Changpas) are most outstanding features of this Lake. Chumathang on the way to Korzok is famous for medical hot sulphur spring which is about 140 Kms from Leh.


Day 01 : Leh - Chumathang - Tsomoriri (240 Kms)
Leave in the morning and drive to Chumathang stop at Upshi for passport checking. From here the road turns towards
left and reach Karu. Chumathang is famous for medical hot spring and people visit to this place for medical bath and visit Chumathang monastery. From here a short drive upto Maha bridge the main checking point to enter to this new
area. From here the road is rough. On the way visit Sumdah village and another 55 kms drive will take you to Tsomo riri. The Lake is breeding grounds for numerous species of birds. Chief among them are the bar headed goose, found in great numbers, crested grebe, the Brahmin duck (ruddy sheldrake) and the brown headed gull. The Lake is 8 Kms. Wide and 28 Kms long. Dinner and overnight in tents.

Day 02 : Tsomoriri
In the morning visit Korzok village with its houses and its gompa appearing like a mirage. The few barley fields at Korzok must be among the highest cultivation in the world. In the afternoon visit around the Lake. Dinner and overnight in tents.

Day 03 : Korzok - Puga - Tsokar - Tanglangla - Leh (110 Kms and 135 Kms)
Drive to Mahe village and the road turns left from here towards Puga Valley. The village is an unforgettable scene of shooting fountain and white clouds hanging upon. This is Butan gas for which Puga valley is famous. Continue drive to Tsokar via Polokongka pass (13500 ft.) and visit Tsokar (small Lake) and one can also visit Thugke gompa. The place is famous for wild asses are generally seen here grazing and they seem moving in flocks. From here short drive and reach on National Highway route (Leh - Manali). Continue drive towards Leh via Tanglangla pass (5350 Mtrs.) which is the second highest motorable pass in the world. Arrive Leh in the evening.

 

 

 
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