Gigantic Himalayas and its daunting neighbors have always tempted trekkers,
mountaineers and adventure lovers for years. Ladakh, in particular, has remained as the
primmest location for adventure and culture tourism. Soon after the Indian government
opened this region for tourism. Ladakh is very different from other Indian tourism spots
and more akin to Tibetan plateau. Over 31000 tourists throng Ladakh region in prime
season, which makes almost 60 percentage of total revenue. The region is mainly popular
for trekking routes over high passes and snow blanketed peaks and luring adventure
prospects. Markha valley is one of the most challenging destinations in leh ladakh and a
popular trek called Markha Valley Trek, has been named after this valley.
The trek is a long narrow stretch, almost 13-14 kms along the mesmerising Markha
River, which emanates from Nimaling plateau. The entire region is bestowed fantastic
sceneries ranging from epic deserts to deep gorges. Stoke and Mashu mountain range
provide ultimate scene. And Zanskar range on other side simply enhances the charm. It is
the route to Kang Yatse Peak, which is about 6400 meters high.
There's an amazing view of snow covered Kang Yatse twin peaks, which are mitigated by
snow covered rocks. At times it gives illusion that these rocks touch the sky. The
amazing ambiance is simple irresistible any trekker or adventure lover. During summers,
you can see many young shepherds bringing their livestock for grazing in this area. Out
of two Kang Yatse peaks, peak that falls on the right hand side is easily accessible for
trekkers, especially non technical climbers. However, you need to carry your
mountaineering equipments to climb the peak 6200 meters.
Before kicking off the journey of Markha Valley, you will be advised to avoid any brisk
movement. This is because of the climatic conditions which can be simply defined as
extreme. First of all the trekkers need to acclimatize to the climate as here oxygen is
The Markha Valley Trek in Ladakh is considered as the most exciting tramps in the
Himalayan region. Markha Valley Trek is inclusive of gigantic stun peaks, thin taints,
beetling cliffs and prayer-bannered surpasses. During the trek you come vis a vis to
mesmerizing the Ganda La and other is Kangmaru La. Summit monasteries, involved
Tibetan "chortens" (temples) and "mani" (plea) parapet, also compliment your journey. A
blessed traveller may see the exceptional flurry leopard which is the main attraction of
Markha Valley Trek. The views are stunning and towards the conclusion of this Markha
Valley trek tourist will be capable to observe the icy capped zeniths of Tibet and the
Karakorum series of mounts.
Trekking in ladakh is one of the most exciting tours in India. Zanskar tour, Markha
Valley Trek, Sham Valley Trek are the name of some trek which make a soft corner in
our heart silently.