Padam to Darch Trek
No. of Days- 15-17.
Highest Point- 5030M.
Experience – Tough.
Takeover Point: Delhi / Chandigarh / Manali / Leh
Day 1 & 2 : reaching Padam from Sirinagar/ Leh
Day3 : Rest Day ( Acclimitization )
Day 4 : Padum-Mune: Walking Time 6 hrs.> Noe jeeps are available for much of the route to be covered by traveling.
Day 5 : Mune-Purne: Walking Time 8hrs.> Can make this stage in two section as best option is to take a halt at reru 3850m. It is gradual ups and downs to Purne 3700m.
Day 6: Purne-Phugtal & Tetha: Walking Time4 hrs.> Visit Phugtal monastery 3850m. A gradual walk to Tetha 3950m.
Day 7 : Tetha-Tanze: Walking Time 4 hrs.> At 3850m Tanze is very easy and gradual walk.
Day 8: Tanze-Phitse La: Walking Time 7 hrs.> Steep ascending for 500m, camping at base of the pass 4800m.
Day 9 : Rest Day ( High Pass )
Day 10 : base of Pass- Kilang Sarai: Walking Time 6-7 hrs.> crossing river, Gradual walk to Kilang Sarai 4600m.
Day 11 : Kilang Sarai-Baralacha La : Walking Time 3-4 hrs.> From camp site trail joins Leh-Manali road at Baralacha La 4950m.
Day 12- 13: Traveling to Leh/Manali: Travel according to your option.