Tsomoriri to Kibber Trek
Best time: July to October
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
AT LEAST 2 – 3 DAYS OF ACCLIMATIZATION IS REQUIRED IN LEH BEFORE THE TREK.
Description: Drive six hours to Tsomoriri Lake or Korzok; headquarter of nomads via Chumathang and Mahay Bridge along the Indus River. After a night halt start your acclimatization walk for a day, where you can visit Changpa nomades and have wonderful view Tsomoriri Lake. Third you will start you trek along the Tsomoriri Lake with beautiful landscape. The trail turns southward from Nurboo Sumdo and start walking along Parang chu valley towering snow Peak Mountains. Seventh day you will walk on a glacier mountain for 3. 30 minutes to reach Parangla 5880m. Crossing the pass the landscape suddenly changes with high mountains of Lahul & Spiti and Kibber viilage in Himachal Pradesh is reached after another day trek.
Day 01 LEH – KORZOK.
Post breakfast drive to Korzok. (6 – 7 Hrs). O/n Camp.
Day 02 KORZOK – KYANGDAM (4450 mts.) (6-7 hrs).
The first day walk is good walk without any ups and down along the bank of Tsomoriri Lake. Kyangdam is at the end of Tsomoriri, which has good Camp side. Overnight at camp.
Day 03 KYANGDAM – NURBOO SUMDO (4300 Mts) (4-5 hrs).
After breakfast cross theriver and walk towards east, on the way you could see a couple of Kyang and other animals. Nurboo Sumdo is reached just after a passing a spring and crossing a stream. Overnight at Camp
Day 04 NURBOO SUMDO – GETPA BUZAK (4470 Mts) (5-6 hrs).
Cross the Parang Chu and walk along the river from you left towards south. It is a easy ascends towards Parang La. Reach the Camp after a few up and down. Overnight at Camp
Day 05 GETPA BUZAK – THARANG YOKMA (4580 Mts) (5-6 hrs).
Walk up to Tharang Yokma through several ups and down. Overnight at Camp.
Day 06 THARANG YOKMA – KHARSA GONGMA (4580 Mts) (Base of Parangla) (5 hrs).
Walk through a dry land and then along the river till A big rock beside the trail. Cross the Parang Chu and Pitch your tent hare. Overnight at camp.
Day 07 KHARSA YOGMA – DAK LDAN (6 hrs), (Cross Parangla 5600Mts.).
Start ascending towards Parang La. Cross Parang chu after two hours and Walk up from the right side of Glacier and turn to the right to the top of Parang La (5600mts). The other side of the pass is very steep. Dakldan is reached after half an hour. Overnight at Camp
Day 08 DAK LADAN – TANGLTAK (4360 Mts) (4-5 hrs).
Go down to the stream and head towards east along the steam. The gorge is very narrow and Thangltak is reached after a steep ascend up to the pasture Land. Overnight in Camp
Day 09 THANGLTAK – KIBBER (4205 Mts) (4-5 hrs).
After breakfast walk eastwards through a small pass then towards south till you view a small village. Cross the river and reach Kibber. Overnight at Camp/ Guest House.
Day 10 KIBBER – MANALI ( 7-8 hrs ).
After breakfast drive to Manali