The Lamayuru to Chilling Trek
Day 01: Leh - Lamayuru - Shilla :
Early morning drive to Lamayuru - 130 km. Visit Lamayuru monastery then start trek to Shilla, crossing Printiki-la (3900m). Trek time: 4 hours.
Day 02: Shilla - Hinju :
After visiting Wanla monastery and Tharchita Brukbukza and Phanjilla villages, we arrive at Hinju village. Overnight in Camp. Trekking time: 6 hours.
Day 03: Hinju - East Base of Kungski-La :
Today's trek is a bit hard, as you have to climb a pass called Kungski-La (4400m). From the top of this pass, one can see Hinju village on one side and Sumdo village on the other. Trekking time: 6 hours.
Day 04: East Base of Kungski-La - West Base of Dundun Chan-La :
Today we have some river crossings enroute to Sumdo village. We will also across a small pass. We will be camping at Dundun Chan Larcha. Trekking time: 6 hours.
Day 05: Dundun Chan-La Base - Chilling :
Dundun Chan-la is 3950 meters, and the trek is easy and very scenic. One can see even Khardong La pass across the valley. The campsite will be at Chillin. This village has goldsmiths famous for local golden jewelry, and it is said that the gold comes from the local mines. Overnight in camp. Trekking time: 7 hours.