Ladakh refers to the land of high passes, which is the ex-Kingdom of Buddhists and considered as one of the most demanding region for trekking in India. The people living in this region is mostly follows Tibetan Buddhism and is one of the unfrequented trail of India and hence allowing trekkers to experience untouched beauty and landscape along with peaceful environment. Ladhak (also known as Little Tibet) is also considered as one of the highest inhabited plateaus in the world offering diverse trekking and climbing in trans-Himalayas with unique a chance to explore unique culture, ruined fort and spiritual Gompas. Markha valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in Ladhak with wild and barren landscapes, which is situated near Tibet. The trekking trail leading to this wonderful destination follows the way exhibiting lush green to yellow barren landscapes alongside Indus River. Hemis National Park and Gandala La and Kongmaru La are the promising attractions while trekking towards Markha Valley along with stunning views of Kang Yissay and Stok Kangri peaks.
Ladhak with Markha Valley trek starts with a flight taking you to Delhi and further a flight leading you to Leh. You can visit Leh Bazaar, Royal Palace and Shanti Stupa in Leh and acclimatization visit to Shey Palace and Thiksey Monastery, while in Leh. From Leh, a comfortable drive will take you to Chiling, from where your actual trek is started and leads the way passing through Markha Valley Camp, Tchutchse, Nimling, Chodgo, Shang Sundo and lastly Hemis Gompa. After trekking these trails, drive back to Leh and visit Phyang Monastery in Phyang Valley and finally fly back to Delhi, completing your wonderful trek.
Moreover, the major highlights of trekking in Ladhak with Markha Valey includes visiting Ladhak fully decorated with spectacular mountains and picture-perfect monasteries, passing 2 high passes (Kanda La Pass and Kangamaru La Pass), exploring magical and unspoiled Markha Valley, deep insight into Buddhist culture and monasteries and resting in delightful beauty of the northern Himalayan of India.