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Lamayuru Padum Trek, Ladakh - Trekmunk

Lamayuru to Padum Trek

from  110000.00 95450.00

Ladakh |  15D/14N  |  16,404 Ft.

Mid – June to Mid – October

(Above mentioned cost is for a fixed departure)

  • Reviews 258 Reviews
  • Vacation Style High Altitude Trek
  • Activity Level Difficult
  • Group Size Small Group
All about the Lamayuru to Padum Trek.

The trek from Lamayuru to Padum is housed in the beautiful kingdom of Zanskar, a trekker’s delight. The trail of our trek dips into some of the remotest areas, cradled by the Himalayas and the Indus Valley. Along with unmatched beauty, the trek promises you 14 days of uninterrupted bliss and tranquility in the laps of nature. Though the trail is an isolated one, you can feel the ancient cultures and traditions reflected in the handful of Zanskari villages, monasteries, and gompas that we pass. In fact, the trail from Lamayuru begins from the sacred Lamayuru Monastery, and snakes through beautiful forests and alpine meadows, along with the classic fields of barley and potato that these villages are known for. The entire experience of the trek seems otherworldly, and promises to linger with you for life!

Max. Altitude – 5,000 meters

Duration – 14 days

Level – Moderate to challenging



1. The route from Lamayuru to Padum is one that is least trodden upon, making it ideal for those seeking respite and solitude.

2. The isolated tracks of the trek wind through some of the most beautiful Buddhist monasteries, gompas, and Ladakhi villages. It exposes you to the fascinating nuances of their culture.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • All accommodation during the trek on sharing basis in tents/homestays
  • All meals during the trek – Vegetarian
  • Tents, Sleeping bags and all other Camping Gear (Dining Tent, Tiolet Tent etc)
  • Safety Equipment (Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Oximeter etc.)
  • Services of our expert Trek Leader
  • Services of an Expert Trekking Team (Guides, Cooks, Helpers, Porters/Mules)
  • Trekking Permits and Forest Camping Charges (For Indians Only)
  • A Life Changing Experience
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • GST and Other Taxes (As applicable, Subjected to change according to Govt. Rules)
  • Food in Leh and Kargil
  • Trekking Permits and Forest Camping charges for Foreigner’s (If extra compared for Indian Citizens)
  • Backpack Offloading Charges (Portage of Personal Bags)
  • Personal Trekking Gear
  • Travel Expenses to and fro Leh from home city
  • Tips for local team
  • Expenses of personal nature like Laundry, Phone Calls, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Camera Fee, Bottled Water etc
  • Any Requirement for Single Room/Single Tent Accommodation
  • Travel Insurance and other Emergency Expenses
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control
  • Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions
  1. Day 1 Arrival at Leh

  2. Day 2 Drive from Leh to Lamayuru

    Distance: 115 km

    Time Taken: 4 hrs drive

  3. Day 3 Trek from Lamayuru to Wanla via Prinkti La

    Altitude at Pass: 3,750 m

    Altitude at Campsite: 3,250 m

    Distance: 4 km

    Time Taken: 3 – 4 hrs

  4. Day 4 Trek from Wanla to Hanupatta

    Altitude: 3,760 m

    Time Taken: 5 hrs

  5. Day 5 Trek from Hanupatta to Photoskar via SirSir La

    Altitude at Pass: 4,800 m

    Altitude at Campsite: 3,750 m

    Time Taken: 7 hrs

  6. Day 6 Trek from Photoskar to Foot of Sengge La

    Altitude: 5,000 m

    Time Taken: 7 hrs

  7. Day 7 Trek from Foot of Sengge La to Lingshed via Kiupa La

    Altitude: 3,850 m

    Time Taken: 6 hrs

  8. Day 8 Rest & acclimatise at Lingshed

  9. Day 9 Trek from Lingshed to Snertse via Hanuma La Pass

    Altitude: 4,700 m

    Time: 6 hrs

  10. Day 10 Trek from Snertse to Hanumil via Parfi La

    Altitude: 3,900 m

    Time Taken: 6 hrs

  11. Day 11 Trek from Hanumil to Pishu

    Time Taken: 5 hrs

  12. Day 12 Trek from Pishu to Karsha

    Time Taken: 5 hrs

  13. Day 13 Trek from Karsha to Padum

    Time Taken: 4 hrs

  14. Day 14 Drive to Kargil

  15. Day 15 Drive from Kargil to Leh

Questions about the Trek
Whom is the trek for?

The level of this trek leans towards difficult, which naturally demands commendable physical fitness, stamina, and cardiovascular endurance. It is strongly advisable to have prior trekking experience of scaling at least 3,500 meters before you approach this trek, which means beginners should stay away. Also, proper acclimatization is key here, which helps you better adjust to the high altitude and lower oxygen levels during the trek.

Which is the best season to attempt this trek?

Mid-June to mid-October is the ideal season for the trek, as the expansive greenery is at its peak, and the extremities of winters are eliminated. You might want to avoid trekking during the monsoons though.

How to reach Leh?

By Air You can take a direct flight to Leh from Delhi, Mumbai, and Srinagar. Take a cab to the base camp from Leh Airport. By Road You can reach Leh by road either from Srinagar or from Manali, although the Srinagar route is widely preferred over the Manali route.

What things are needed to be carried?

Rucksack, high ankle trekking shoes, one fleece jacket, one down feather / hollofil jacket, 3 pairs of quick dry T-shirts and trek pants, 5-6 pairs of socks, balaclava, a day pack, sunscreen SPF 50+, scarf, towel, lip balm, headlamp / torch, 2 water bottles of 1 litre, and personal medicines.