Unveil the breathtaking beauty of Ladakh's Nubra Valley with the renowned Lasermo La Trek. We invite you to join us on an extraordinary journey through this enchanting region, immersing yourself in stunning landscapes and immersing in the rich Tibetan Buddhist culture. Join us on the Lasermo La Trek for an unforgettable adventure in the Himalayas!
Discover the hidden gem of Nubra Valley, nestled in the Himalayas of northern India. Experience the serenity of snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys, and picturesque villages. The Lasermo La Trek takes you off the beaten path, allowing you to explore the untouched beauty of this captivating region. Challenge yourself by climbing the formidable Lasermo La (Pass), reaching an impressive altitude of approximately 5,400 meters (17,716 feet). Enjoy awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks as you ascend. Rest assured, TrekNomads' experienced guides will ensure your safety and provide expert guidance throughout the trek.
Indulge your senses with a diverse range of mesmerizing landscapes on the Lasermo La Trek. Traverse lush meadows, cross clear mountain streams, and witness the dramatic transition from barren terrain to vibrant green valleys. Marvel at the majestic mountains, sparkling glaciers, and serene high-altitude lakes that adorn the landscape. Discover the diverse wildlife and flora that thrive in the rugged terrain of the Nubra Valley. Keep a lookout for Himalayan wildlife, including the elusive snow leopard, ibex, Tibetan fox, and a variety of bird species. Witness the hardy flora that adds bursts of color to the stark landscapes, creating a captivating visual tapestry.
The best time for Lasermo La Trek is between June and September when the weather is relatively stable and the trails are accessible. However, be prepared for unpredictable mountain weather and maintain flexibility. We carefully plan the itinerary, ensuring optimal acclimatization and an enjoyable trekking experience. Immerse yourself in the Himalayan splendour of Ladakh's Nubra Valley with TrekNomads' Lasermo La Trek. Experience awe-inspiring landscapes, cultural immersion, and unforgettable memories. Book your adventure today and embark on a journey that will leave you spellbound!
LADAKH is home to numerous natural wonders, but the most precious gift bestowed upon this magical land is the Chadar Trek. The trek is all about persistence & survival – learning to survive in the harsh terrains at sub-zero temperatures, interacting with the locals & understanding their way of living, especially in one of the most inhabitable regions in the world, while you trek across a dramatic gorge with frozen waterfalls on the frozen trail of Zanskar spanned out like a “Chadar” it acts as a mirror for the sky!
LEH is located in the northernmost parts of the country. It is traveller friendly, enchanting and a hassle-free fun town lapped in the snow-covered fringes of the Himalayas. You can explore the bustling Local bazaar, and enjoy some delicious food ranging from the local cuisine, Mughlai, Tibetan, and Chinese to Italian. Narrow footpaths, sturdy walls, and a view of snow-covered mountains make you fall in love with the place instantly. There are a number of interesting places and monasteries to visit in and around Leh, such as – Shanti Stupa, The Leh Palace, the monasteries of Shey, Hemis, Alchi, Thiksey and Lamayuru, the Armed Forces Hall of Fame and much more!
- Trek to one of India's most beautiful trekking routes
- 5 days of lifetime experience trekking in Nubra Valley
- 3 Nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast at a premium hotel in Leh
- 5 nights premium camping experience with all meals during the trek
- Airport pickup and drop
- Personalised dri-fit t-shirts and goodies
- End-to-end experience. You don't have to worry about anything once you meet us in Leh :)
- Day 01: Arrive in Leh and stay at a hotel
- Day 02: Acclimatise day at Leh
- Day 03: Drive to Hundar via Khardung La
- Day 04: Drive Hunder to Skarchen and trek to Hunder Dok
- Day 05: Trek Hunder Dok to Thanglasgo
- Day 06: Trek Thanglasgo to Lasermo La base
- Day 07: Trek to Lasermo La and descend to Lasermo La's south base
- Day 08: Trek to Morobuk and drive to Leh
- Day 09: Departure from Leh
DAY 1: Arrival in Leh
Located at an altitude of 3,500 m, Leh is a part of the newly formed Union Territory Ladakh. As you reach Leh, you will be greeted by our team. In the evening, you will be briefed on the plan and the other formalities. Post checking in to your hotel, you can retire for the day.
Day 2: Acclimatization walk to Shanti Stupa or Leh Palace
Today's plan is to help you acclimatize yourself to the altitude. You can spend the day sightseeing in Leh and visit the very famous and popularly photographed Shanti Stupa, a sacred Buddhist Stupa in Leh. Stay the night Leh and prep yourself for the trek the next day.
Day 3: Drive to Hundar via Khardung La
Time Taken: 4-5 hr
The day with a scenic drive from Leh to Hundar, passing through the famous Khardung La, one of the highest motorable passes in the world. Enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains as you descend into the Nubra Valley. Reach Hundar, a picturesque village known for its sand dunes and Bactrian camels. Overnight stay at a guesthouse or camp in Hundar.
Day 4: Drive Hunder to Skarchen and trek to Hunder Dok
Time Taken: 4-5 hr
Start the day with a drive from Hundar to Skarchen. From Skarchen, begin your trek to Hunder Dok, a beautiful campsite located amidst the enchanting landscapes of the Nubra Valley. Trek through the rugged terrain, crossing streams and enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. Set up camp at Hunder Dok and spend the night in the lap of nature.
Day 5: Trek Hunder Dok to Thanglasgo
Time Taken: 6-7 hr
Continue your trek, leaving Hunder Dok behind and making your way towards Thanglasgo. Traverse through meadows, rocky trails, and picturesque valleys as you gradually gain altitude. Enjoy the panoramic views and keep an eye out for the diverse flora and fauna that inhabit this region. Reach Thanglasgo and set up camp for the night.
Day 6: Trek Thanglasgo to Lasermo La base
Time Taken: 6 hr
Today's trek takes you from Thanglasgo to the base of the mighty Lasermo La or Pass. Experience the thrill of ascending higher altitudes as you make your way through challenging terrains. The stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys will inspire and motivate you. Set up camp at the Lasermo La base and spend the night surrounded by the Himalayan grandeur.
Day 7: Trek to Lasermo La and descend to Lasermo La's south base
Time Taken: 6 hr
The highlight of the trek awaits as you ascend the Lasermo La or Pass, standing at approximately 5,400 meters (17,716 feet). Reach the summit of the pass and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas. Descend towards Lasermo La's south base, where you will set up camp for the night. Enjoy the serenity of the mountains and relish the sense of achievement.
Day 8: Trek to Morobuk and drive to Leh drive to Leh
Trek Time: 4-5hr
Altitude: 3,300 m / 10,800 ft to 3,200 m / 10,400 ft
Travel Distance: 70 Km
Travel Time: 40min
Resume your descent from Lasermo La's south base and trek towards Morobuk. Experience the changing landscapes and bid farewell to the mountains as you make your way back to civilization. From Morobuk, embark on a scenic drive back to Leh. Upon reaching Leh, relax and celebrate the successful completion of the Lasermo La Trek. Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Day 9: Leh & then Home.
Today, this unimaginable experience of taking on one of India's most challenging and exhilarating trail comes to an end. You wake up leisurely, freshen up, check out from the hotel and head to the airport from where you head back home.
- Keep your woollen cap and gloves handy before you land at Leh airport
- Bring 4 copies of your ID proof and 4 photographs
- Carry hot water bags which can be used to keep yourself warmer inside the sleeping bag. Hot water would be provided by us during the trekking days.
- Cellular network is available only on the post-paid number
- Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited
- We strongly suggest that you should carry your own backpack and the weight of the backpack should not be more than 8-10 Kg maximum.
- All trekkers going for Chadar Trek must spend at least three nights in Leh or acclimatization.
- The boarding pass will be verified at the time of Pre Medical Check-up in Leh, so please make sure you keep them safe with you
- If the minimum group strength is not met, we have the right to cancel the departure. Should you wish to customize the trip as per your preferred date, separate charges will apply.
- Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change.
- TrekNomads reserves the right to change expedition dates or itineraries as conditions warrant.
Risk and Liability
We will endeavor to make your program smooth and as pleasant as possible. However, the entire course of trekking depends on the ranges of the mighty mountains, physical health, and environmental conditions. Therefore, TrekNomads shall not be responsible for any changes in the itineraries due to unavoidable circumstance and natural disasters such as landslide, road blockage, flood, snowing, cancellation of flight and delay, any types of sickness including altitude sickness.
This trek requires a good level of fitness.
To register for this trek you are required to complete a 5K run in under 35 minutes. Once you do register, please share the run details with our Trek Captain.
If you're not already following a fitness regime, you would need to follow the regime that will be shared with you. The training routine is spread over four months and you would be expected to work out at least 4 times a day. The regime is designed to help you climb smarter even in higher altitudes. The regime consists of a good combination of exercises that works on all parts of your body including - Upper Body, Core, Endurance, Lower Body, Shoulder strength and along with streamlining your breathing pattern. When followed religiously, you can rest assured that you will be ready for the trek. Not only does this regime help you with the trek, but it will also help you inculcate a sense of fitness in your day-to-day life.
Do’s and Don’ts:
- We believe in leaving the mountains in a better condition, which is why we follow a no-litter policy on our treks. Each trekker will have to bring back the waste that is created during the trek.
- Trekking is best enjoyed when you’ve worn comfortable clothes. Try and avoid wearing Jeans, bright colours and heavy apparels as much as possible.
- A lighter backpack always helps you have a better trek, try and carry just as much as needed.
- Always be in sight of your trek lead, if you feel the need to stop for any reason at all, please keep the trek lead informed.
- If you do come across any reptiles, animals or even insects during the trek, please keep your calm and let it patiently pass by. Any kind of noise and panic will scare them as well.
- Do not venture out into the forest/waterfalls on your own as it may be dangerous.
- Trekking is a good adventure, having said that, it is our primary responsibility to take good care of ourselves and be compassionate towards fellow trekkers
- If, at any point, during the trek, you feel uneasy or unwell, please inform the trek lead immediately
- Tune in to the sounds of nature while on a trek and avoid carrying speakers or playing music during the course of the trek
- To help you enjoy the trek to the fullest, we avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol, and other intoxicants during the course of the trek
What is included in the tour
- Airport and pick up and drop off
- 03 nights accommodation at a Deluxe Hotel in Leh on a double sharing basis with dinner and breakfast
- 05 nights of tented accommodation on a double or triple-sharing basis during the trek
- Meals: Dinner and Breakfast at Leh, (BF/Lunch/Dinner) meals during trek days
- Standard vegetarian food (plus eggs) for breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek
- Hot drinking water facility during the trekking days
- Transportation as per the itinerary by NAC Vehicle, Leh to Hundar & Morobuk to Leh
- Porter for personal luggage during the trek up to 10 kg
- Trek equipment: Sleeping bags, Mattresses, Utensils, Ropes
- Tents: Trekkers tent (twin/triple sharing), Kitchen & Dining tent, Toilet tent
- 1 Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader
- Local Guide (Number of guides depending on the group size)
- 1 High Altitude chef & support staff
- Porters for carrying common equipment (like rations/tents/utensils/groceries)
- Basic First Aid Kit with a portable oxygen cylinder.
- The facility of keeping extra luggage at Leh when leaving for the trek
- Personalised Dri-Fit T-shirt
- TrekNomads goodies
What is NOT included in the tour
- The cost to reach Leh and back
- Environmental Fees are to be paid on Day 01 at Leh
- Personal accident and travel insurance
- Medical, Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost
- Any additional charges by Govt and Forest Dept / LAHDC/ Any other authority
- Personal trekking gear
- Tips for guide, chef, porter, etc
- Food (Lunch) during your stay at Leh
- Local sightseeing and monastery entrance fee, camera fee, etc
- Transportation is not on a disposal basis. It is strictly as per the program, any extra running will be charged extra.
- Any other expenses incurred apart from inclusions
- All personal and medical expenses, emergency expenses like extra day stay or vehicle charges due to delays, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays/ rescheduling/ cancellations, any accidents / medical evacuations, riots/strikes & etc.
- Leh: 11,400 ft (3,500 m)
- Hundar Dok: 13,156 ft (4,010 m)
- Thanglasgo: 14,764 ft (4,500 m)
- Lasermo La base: 15,748 ft (4,800 m)
- Lasermo La: 17,717 ft (5,400 m)
- Trek Gradient: Difficult
- Trek Distance: 60+ Km
- Assembling Point: Leh
- Trek Duration: 35+ hours
- Average Temperature: 10 to 25 degrees (during the day) and -10 to 5 degrees (during the night)
- Season: Early June - Late September
- Nearest Airport: : Leh Airport (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport)
- Nearest ATM: Leh Airport and Market