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Darcha Padum Trek
(Part I)

The trek starts a Km ahead of the Darcha hotels near the bridges.
This is the road under construction to the twin villages of Rarig and Chikka.
It takes off on the left side of the Manali- Leh road along the river.

The village of Rarig.

The camping ground at Palamu. The first day's camp.

The camping ground at Zankar Sumdo.
The construction in the center of the photo is a hotel which runs during the trekking season.

The group climbing the steep trail just after leaving the camp at Zankar Sumdo.
The Kade river was crossed over two rickety bridges.

The camp at Chuminakpo being wound up.

The view towards the Lahoul side as one moves towards the Shingo la.

The Shingo La

The camp at Lakong across Tsarap Lingti after crossing Shingo la.

The solitary rock peak : Gumboranjan

The Kurgakh village is the first Zanskar village after crossing Shingo la.

After 40 minutes of walk from Kurgakh you reach the camping site
near Khee village which is located across the river leading to less interference at the camp.

Darcha-Padum Photos II

Darcha-Padum Trek


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