Ripchar Valley

34° 08' 43.43" N 77°34'03.41"E


Basic Info

Category Trek
Duration 10 Days
Grade Moderate
Season Monsoon Jul- Sep
Location Ladakh
Area Leh
Day's on Treak 04 Days
Driving 02 Days

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About Location

An untouched and peaceful valley gives a panoramic view of Zanskar and Karakorum from the high passes. With many parallel great Himalayan ranges running together with the trail.


Day 01: Delhi - Leh
Fly Delhi-Leh (3500m)

Day 02: Leh
Day for Acclimatization With exploration of Buddhist monasteries and Leh town

Day 03: Leh – Hinju 5-6 hrs

  • Drive Leh - Hinju (3750m) 5-6hrs
  • Trek to Hinju Gradual traverse for an hour.
  • Overnight Camp Hinju


Day 04: Trek Hinju - Sumdo Chun 7-8 hrs

  • Trek Hinju - Sumdo Chun (4300m) 2-3 hrs short switch backs Uphill to Prinkiti La then 1-2 hrs downhill from Prinkiti La then walk with the river to reach Sumdo Chun.
  • Overnight Camp Sumdo Chun


Day 05: Trek Sumdo Chun – Lanak 5-6 hrs
Trek Sumdo Chun - Lanak(4000m) 3-4hrs Long traverse until you cross the stream then 1-2 hrs switch back uphill to Lanak.

Day 06: Trek Lanak- Chiling 7-8 hrs

  • Trek Lanak- Dungduchun La (4700m)2-3 hrs Steep switch back uphill ascent 1-2 hrs Gradual traverse then1-2hrs switch back down hill last ½ -1 hrs gradual walk along the stream until Chilling (3250m)
  • Overnight Camp Chiling


Day 07: Chiling – Leh 2-3 hrs
Drive Chilling - Leh 2 -3hrs along Zanskar

Day 08: Leh – Delhi
Fly Leh-Delhi

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