Trekking in Ladakh

Ladakh is such a place that is considered to be one of the most heavenly places of India. If you really want to get the thrill of adventure then Ladakh is your best stop. You can involve in many adventure sports in Ladakh. Trekking is one such adventure sport in which you can indulge yourself during your stay in Ladakh.

Trekking in Leh Ladakh


Ladakh’s altitude makes it topographically beautiful with lush green fields and snow capped mountains. Find all the easy possible trekking destinations of Leh Ladakh below.

Lamayuru to Darcha Trek

This is one of the most famous and important trek of Ladakh. The most important point about this lake is that this lake provides a connection with the Zanskar Valley. The altitude of this trek is nearly 5000m above sea level. When you go for trekking in this area then you can find many monasteries in the route. Some of the famous monasteries that lie in this trekking route are Phuktal Monastery and Lingshet Monastery. This trek is the favourite trek of many trekkers who come to Ladakh for trekking. Trekkers have also awarded this trek with the tag of world’s most famous trekking ground. If you really want to see and feel the thrilling experience of trekking then you must visit this trek. The best time for visiting this trek is from July to September. You will need 18-20 days to complete this trek.

Ripchar Valley Trek

This is another famous trek of Ladakh region at an altitude of 400m above sea level. The starting point of this trek is situated near the Lamayuru Monastery. People deciding to take this trek get an opportunity to visit this famous monastery before their tour. The trek is famous for another reason and that is the presence of the maximum number of mountain peaks in this region. Famous Mountain peaks such as Zanskar and Karakoram forms a part of this trek. Apart from this reason there is another reason that there is a huge crowd following every year in this trek and that reason is the amazing view that it offers.

Ripchar Valley Trek


Along with the snow capped mountains this trek is surrounded with many small villages and farmlands. The best time to visit this area for trekking is during July and August. You will get to see different types of flowers and birds that will definitely catch your attraction. The golden fields along with the irrigated crops in it give an amazing view. The beauty of this place is worth a mention. Words are too less for this place. You must go and witness the beauty.

Padum to Darcha Trek

Here comes another famous trek that starts from Darcha area of Himachal Pradesh and continues till Padum of Zanskar Valley, Ladakh. This is at an altitude of 4000m above sea level. The most unique part of this trek is that it passes through different regions of various topographies that provide an amazing view. This trek is for all types of trekkers. The trail of this trek starts with easy climb and stretches till tough climbs. The beautiful scenario that you can see during this trek is something you should miss. Apart from this scenic beauty this trek is also famous for another reason and that is this trek leads to a famous location of India, Kargil. The best time to visit this lake is from the months of June to the months of September. It will take 12-15 days for you to complete this trekking expedition.

Lamayuru to Alchi Trek

This trek is nearly 5000m above the sea level. The important part of this trek is that you can get to see the maximum part of Leh during this trek. Parts of Leh like Hemis, Lamayuru, Thiksey and many more are visible during this trek. The view of the famous monasteries is another reason that attracts people to undertake this trek. When undergoing this trek you will get an opportunity to witness the beauty of Ladakh from a close distance and also get to know about the lifestyle of the people residing in the small villages of Ladakh.

Lamayuru to Alchi Trek


The best time to visit this trek is from the months of May till December. The snow capped peaks makes it all the more beautiful.

Lamayuru Stok Kangri Trek

We all have heard about the peak named Stok Kangri. This is one of the most beautiful peaks of Ladakh. This is nearly 6150m above the sea level. Trekkers trekking in this trek do not need any special training for climbing since this is not a difficult trek. The magnificent peak of Saser is visible from the top of this trek and this is a major reason for it being famous. The best time to visit this trek is from mid June to September and it takes 12 days to complete this trek.

Markha Valley Trek with Stok Kangri Climb

The 4900m high trek is really a tough challenge for trekkers. Trekking in this trek is advisable for those people who have prior experience in trekking. Beginners are generally not allowed to climb this trek. Since this trek is only suitable for experienced people it receives fewer numbers of trekkers.

 Markha Valley Trek with Stok Kangri Climb


The breathtaking scenic beauty of this trek is bliss once you reach the top. The captivating beauty and the thrilling challenge together make this trek beautiful. It will take 10 days for you to complete this trek and you are advised to travel during June to October.

Markha Valley Trek

The 3700m high trek is all famous for its topographical features. The landscapes, green fields and the beautiful Kongmaru La Pass make this place all the more beautiful. You will get to witness the scenic beauty of this place once you visit this trek. The other attractions of this trek are the presence of small villages and monasteries throughout the route. Beautiful small villages and monasteries surround this trek and you get a chance to peep into the lives of the people residing in these small huts. The best time to visit this trek is from June to September and it takes 8 days to complete the entire excursion.


These are some of the famous treks of Ladakh that you can visit for a trekking expedition. We hope our article makes it all the more easier for you to choose a perfect trekking spot. We are open to any kind of suggestion from your end.

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