The Pahalgam Valley presents glamorous look due to its pine forests, snow clad mountains, healthy climate and vast meadows and pastures. Pahalgam skirts Lidder river and torrential flow of water in Lidder river enriches the awesome beauty of the Valley.
Among all the trekking options in Ladakh, Trekking in Zanskar is most unique and adventurous one. Since zanskar is located crouching between the formidable peaks of Great Himalayan and Zanskar Range, the trekking along the rugged and steep terrain of Zanskar is most thrilling and wholesome. As one penetrates deeper in to the wilderness of mountains the panoramic beauty of the nature goes on unfolding.
Day 1: Chandanwari (2,896m)
Leave Pahalgam early morning of Chandanwari (2,896M)16km. This trek takes about 4hours. Chandanwari is small valley at the Junction of Sheshang and Astanmarg Stream. Overnight in tents.
Day 2: Sheshang
There is an initial climb of about 500meters to Pisu top. Distance of 13km takes about 7 hours to reach Sheshang (3,576M) which is one of the wendiest Place in the valley. Overnight in tents.
Day 3: Zabarmarg(Rangmarg)
Leave Sheshang early morning for Saninalla pass (4,250M).Initial Climb to the pass is quite steep and the decent is even more so.This distance of 16km takes about 8hours.Overnight in tents.
Day 4: HUMPET (3,260m)
Leave Zabarmarg for Humpet 15km of gradual climb along the River side leads to a beautiful camping groud humpet(3,260M).9 hours walk. Overnight in tents.
Day 5: Kanital
Further trek of 18 km takes -you to Kanital. Camp Overnight at the foot of the glacier.
Day 6: Buttpanchal Pass (Lonviladgali)
From kanital a gradually climb through boulders and broken glacier takes you to top of pass (4,800M) which offers a magnificent view of the Bobang peak. It takes 5 hours to pass through boulders and glacier 11km. Camping Overnight at the pass.
Day 7: Donara
Leave Buttpanchal pass for Donara, the pass is about 11km long and the descent From the pass is also through a Glacier. The Distance takes about 5hours.Overnight in tents.
Day 8: Panikhar(3,100m)
14 km trek takes you to the first village in sure valley .From panikhar (3,100 M) one can have a view of Nun-Kun peaks. The Distance takes about 5hours .The route is along the Chilong River. Overnight in tents.