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Select Your Trip Trekking In Himalayas Trekking in Ladakh

Sham Trek

  • Best time
  • Mid May to October
  • Total Duration
  • 08 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi- Leh- Likir
  • Trekking Route
  • Likir- Yangthang- Hemis Shukpachen- Ang- Temisgam and Nurla
  • Rating
  • Soft

This trek is not only popular for lots of Apricot trees, highly cultured villages and beautiful land scape, it is also popular for oldest treks route in this area, where lamas were using this to connect Sham area, as it was ruled by ancient kingdom of Sham, it is also popular among the adventure lover because of soft trek trails. 
Likir will be the starting point of your treks. Likir is a big and culturally rich villagein Sham valley.  
Treks throughout the Indus valley. Here you will discover many old monasteries and other heritage sites like Lamayuru and Alchi. The maximum height will be 4500 during this trek.

Experienced trekking guide, multi cuisine cook, comfortable trekking equipment’s like trekking tents, sleeping mattresses, air cushion pollution free small generator set to charge tour camera battery and mobile and expert pony man can full-fill your dream to do this trek. Come and experience the different world..........

Detailed Itinerary


  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
    Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfil all check-in formalities. 
    The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi – Leh
    After bed tea and cookies, departure transfer to the Delhi Airport. Fly to Leh.
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
    Day is free to acclimatize.
    Evening: Explore Leh market or surrounding areas on foot.
    All meals and Overnight in Leh
  • Day 03
  • Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Shey Gompa - the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh.  It was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17th century; Thiksey Gompa - considered to be the most beautiful monastery in Ladakh, it belongs to the Gelukspa order.
    After lunch, proceed to visit Hemis Gompa - One of the most famous and largest monasteries in Ladakh. It belongs to the Drukpa order and was founded in the early 17th century. 
    All meals and Overnight in Leh
  • Day 04
  • Likir - Yangthang (3630 Mts.) (09KS)
    After breakfast, drive to LikirVillage (3650 Mts) which is the starting point of this trek. 
    Meet the crew members here and start trekking towards Yangthang. En route cross Phobe La (3500 Mts), and then trek down to Sumdo village. After that an uphill trek leads to Chagatse La (3630), beyond which is the Yangthang village. 
    Arrive and pitch the tent next to a stream.
    Overnight in Yangthang
  • Day 05
  • Yangthang - Hemis Shukpachen (3596 Mts) (08 KS)
    After breakfast and with packed lunch, proceed to Hemis Shukpachen. Descend for a while and then cross a stream to walk uphill towards Tsermangchen La (3750 Mts. After spending some time here, trek down to Hemis Shukpachen village.
    Overnight In Hemis Shukpachen
  • Day 06
  • Hemis Shukpachen - Ang(10 KS)
    After breakfast and with packed lunch, walk uphill between two hillocks to reach Mebtak La (3750 Mts).  From here trek down to Ang village which is a beautiful village with many apricot trees.
    Overnight in Ang
  • Day 07
  • Ang - Temisgam andNurla (08 KS)- Leh (82 KS)
    After breakfast, trek to Nurla which is the last halt in this trek. It will be an easy day as the entire trek is downhill till the road end at Temisgam. After saying goodbyes to your crew member and lovely ponies, drive to Leh.
    Arrive in Leh and check in to the hotel. Day is free to relax.
    Overnight in Leh
  • Day 08
  • Leh - Delhi
    After bed tea and cookies, departure transfer to the Leh Airport.
    Fly to Delhi 
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
    Day is free for sightseeing or to relax in the hotel.
    After farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi.
    (As per flight scheduled)
  • Suggestions:
  • From Leh :-
    ✔ A detour of 02 days to Nubra valley- it is a high altitude cold desert with scant vegetation along long river beds. Here one can enjoy the ride on camel with 02 bumps.
    ✔ Day excursion to Khardung La pass(6100 Mts.) - the highest motorable pass in the World
    ✔ A detour of 02 days to Alchi and Lamayuru
    ✔ Stay in Delhi can be extended for sightseeing.
    From Delhi :-
    ✔ An extended trip to Agra and Jaipur (03-04 Days)
    ✔ Agra is famous for Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan to immortalize the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
    ✔ Jaipur, also known as Pink city of India is famous for Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and other monuments
    ✔ In Delhi, Indian dance class for a day can be arranged subjected to the availability of time.