Darcha Padum Trek
The trek ahead of Khee village is quite level.
The chortens start coming outside the villages. The fields of
Kuru village provide a
welcome change from the barren hill all around.
The weaving is a good winter past time for the villagers
Our horses crossing the Kuru village.
Far in the distance the village of Teta is visible.
Horses are men best friends in these parts.
First view of the Phuktal Gompa.
The gorge of blue water Tsarap Chu is narrow with red cliffs rising on both sides.
The Phuktal Gompa.
The camping site of
Pepul is around the structure in the center.
The camp site at Reru
is next to a small lake.
The Burdun Gompa. Now
the road is passing just below it.
Padum, the capital of
Zanskar. A road leads from here to Kargil.
Sunset at Padum.
On may end the trek here and move out to Kargil.
Darcha-Padum Photos I
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Published on: 2005-04-24 (2333 reads)[ Go Back ]