Sun, 29 July 108 to Sun 26 Aug 2018 - 29 Days - Delhi to Delhi One of the least explored trekking route and mythical journey in Indian Himalaya. With passes over 5000m that connects Sarchu to Kanji. Zanskar grand traverse, Zanskar wild and remote or Le grande Traversee du Zanskar is an updated Zanskar traverse known to the world as Darcha Lamayuru. Twenty two days of walking in the heart of spactacular landscape and the complete crossing of Zanskar from South to North. Zanskari village which remain cut off from the rest of world for eight months. The inhabitants or Zanskarpa live in serenity and inner peace.
Setting off from Leh after 2-3 days of well acclimatizing. We drive to Sarchu crossing the Taglang la 5268 m on Leh - Manali highway known as 2nd highest mountain road in the world. We pass through high plains on the Rupshu Changthang to wide valley of Sarchu., from where we cross the highest pass of our trek Phirtse la 5450m and descend to Lungnak River valley. Passing through villages and exploring the daily life of Zanskari to Phugtal gompa. Which is built under a huge cave. We continue to Shade one of the remotest village in Himalaya, a series of high passes and narrow gorge of Zangla before we visit Karsha and Padum. We climb Barmi La and descend through narrow gorge to Lingshed Sumdo. We follow the Oma Chu River to Dibling and numbers of time main River and side streams to be cross. Dibling is one of the remotest village in Ladakh and inhabitants of this village often visit Lingshed. We follow a small train to the junction and here we will have first view of Nun 7135m and Kun 7077m which remain in sight during out climb to Kanji La 5250m. The more we go up the better appreance and view of peaks rising in Great Himalayan range. Some of the known and famous peaks are Hagshu, Doda 6550m and Brahma 6574m. On a clear sky one can have a clear view of Nanga Parbat to the West and K2 to the North from Kanji La.
9 June - 30 June 2018 - 22 days Ex Delhi to Delhi - 15 days of trek. Here is a chance for hardiest trekker, 14 to 20 kms of rough tough and wonderful views every day for 3 weeks. You and your group will be led among Western Himalayas premier long distance footpath, which links Darcha in Lahaul with Padum in Zanskar and Lamayuru in Ladakh. At several points you will visit: Phuktal monastery which is built under a huge cave, Sani gompa, Mani gompa, Burdan gompa, Karsha gompa, Lingshed gompa and Lamayuru gompa. You will reach as high as 5100 mtrs , the path crosses passes i.e. Shingo la 5100m, Perfi la, Hunuma la 4800m, Sengge la 5060m. As you cross old pack horse trail, sheperds track, and ancient route. The route crosses Rivers of Chandra, Bhaga, Tsarap, Doda, Zanskar and Indus.
Zanskar traverse is one of the classic trekking tours of the Himalayan region, the first day 5 hrs. Drive to Keylong, than to Jispa, Darcha (3,360 m) over Rohtang pass (3,978 m) the gateway to Lahoul, Spiti, Pangi and Zanskar valleys. While acclimatizing slowly and doing a hike in around Keylong, we start our trekking tour from Palamo. We cross Shingo La pass (5,090 m) to get into Zanskar. Many ancient gompa on the way: Phuktal gompa which is built under a huge cave and it provides the one of the fantastic view. Karsha gompa is biggest in Zanskar region. Enroute we pass shepherds with their flocks of sheep and climb beautiful snow covered passes with panoramic views of the Great Himalayan range. Trek terminates at Photoksar and we drive to Lamayuru, which has an ancient gompa. It is oldest gompa in Ladakh, with large library of Buddhist literature. Leh is 147 Kms from Lamayuru, visit of Alchi enroute to Leh.
8 July - 20 July 2018 - The Kang Yatse II 6240m or Kang Yatze located at the East end of the Markha valley region of Ladakh just above Nimaling plains. The Kang Yatse peak is most dominant peak in Markha valley. The lower western Peak of Kang Yatse II is easier (Alpine PD - Peu Difficile) and more frequently climbed. The main summit of Kang Yatse I required some technical ability. Dzo Jongo is delight of trekkers as it doesnt required any technical climbing. If you are seeking for first Himalayan 6000m peak and away from the crowd that you may see in Stok Kangri peak. This side of Markha remain calm most of the time.
Simply " The Lake district of Garhwal " Sahastra tal at an altitude of 4560m, is situated in Between Bhagirathi valley in the west and Bhilangana valley in the East. The word 'Sahastra' meaning 'a thousand' in Sanskrit, It is also the modification of the local Garhwali word 'Sahasyu' which means seven. The topmost and the largest lake on the Bhilangana side is referred to as Darshan tal. The other seven being - Pari tal, Arjuna tal, Bhim tal, Draupadi tal, Gaumukhi tal (or Vishnu tal) and Lam tal.
From Kush Kalyan plateau a high ridge continues towards north and several high altitude small and medium lakes are found on both side of the ridge. Sahastra Tal is situated at the head of this ridge. This less frequented trail offers grazing pastures, lush green alpine meadows (Bugyals), High Himalayan ranges and peaks including Banderpunch, Black Peak/Kalanag, Jaonli, Draupadi Ka Danda along with Gangotri range. The walk over far flung alpine meadows of Kush Kalyan and Kyarki Bugyal is a delight to any trekker. The panorama of Western Garhwal range awaits at Kyarki Khal.
Khatling is a lateral glacier at the source of river Bhilangana with Sahastratal at the west and Masartal at the east. The Valley of Bhilangana offers panoramic view of Jogin group (6466 mts.), Kirti Stambh (6402 mts.) and Meru. The entire trek passes through thick forests and beautiful lush green meadows in the beginning. Later, it crosses two passes above 17,000 ft. and negotiates glaciers moraines and a snow patch. This is strenuous and physically challenging high altitude trek.
Namaste - Julley - Welcome to Potala Adventurers Himalaya. Potala Adventurers is a place where you can have unique info, filled with our regional knowledge on trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar, Lahaul - Spiti and Kinnaur, Kullu and Manali, Garhwal, Miyar & Kishtwar regions of Indian Himalayas. Potala Adventurers is a small trekking company, organizing treks and customized tours in Indian Himalayas since 1997. We offer wide range of trekking and overland trips in Indian Himalaya for short and long holiday seekers. All of our treks are unique in its, own specialty and planned carefully.
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Namaste - Julley - Welcome to Potala Adventurers Himalaya. Potala Adventurers is a place where you can have unique info, filled with our regional knowledge on trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar, Lahaul - Spiti and Kinnaur, Kullu and Manali, Garhwal, Miyar & Kishtwar regions of Indian Himalayas. Potala Adventurers is a small trekking company, organizing treks and customized tours in Indian Himalayas since 1997. We offer wide range of trekking and overland trips in Indian Himalaya for short and long holiday seekers. All of our treks are unique in its, own specialty and planned carefully.Read More
20 Dec - 23 Dec 2017 - 4 Days 3 Nights - From Jagatsukh we follow one of the best alpine walks with an untiring gradient to Sarotu thach (Thach – meadow) and Raudi Khodi. Crossing wonderful alpine plateau a breath-taking view of Deo Tibba appears with magical suddenness. Piang Neru at about 12000 feet where lateral morains of the PiangNeru glacier comes to an end. Finally easy descent to Chikka at Hamta nallah and along the rock wall to Chachoga heights to Chadiyari village.
21 Dec - 24 Dec 2017 - 4 Days 3 Nights - Located on Pir Panjal range and the extreme west of Manali, this Saurkundi pass 3950m and Khanpari lies at an altitude of 4025m, is one of the best and perfect spot to view Beas River valley at once. To the West lies Kalihani pass at an altitude of 4830m
Malana is connected to Kullu by three mountain passes - it can be reached from Parbati valley crossing over the 3180 metres rashol pass and via Naggar over the 3600 metres beautiful Chanderkhani pass. For the outsiders, there is a long list of do's and don'ts to be followed in the village. The people are friendly but outsiders are told to keep distance and not to touch anything in the village. Malana is divided into two - upper malana (dhara beda) and lower malana (sor beda). Kanashi, the language of Malana, does not resemble any of the dialects spoken in its neighbourhood but seems to be a mixture of Sanskrit and several Tibetan dialects. Two important festivals are celebrated in Malana. One called Badoh Mela is celebrated in august and the other called Fagdi mela in february
Bhrigu Lake situated at East of Rohtang pass & 6 kms above Gulaba slopes. Bhrigu Lake situated at a height of 4120m. With panoramic view of Pir Panjal, Dhauladhar, Great Himalayan range and numbers of peak rising above 6000m, the closest peak nearby are Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, Friendship, Maker Beh and Shiker Beh. Yet this lake has a great religious significant to locals especially of Vashisht and nearby villages.
Hamta Pass trek is most beautiful trek around Manali and can be done by anyone reasonably fit. Hamta pass lies on beautiful Pir Panjal range and is small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. Hamta village is located below Sethan village and from where it got its name. This pass is frequently used by Sheperds of lesser Himalayan region. Seeking for high altitude grassland in the dry cold desert of Lahaul during summer time. Numbers of wild flowers, varieties of herbs can be found at the altitude between 3000 to 3800m.
"Thanks to the help of Prem and Tenzin. We were able to Ski in the Tharang area in Miyar valley. Everything was well organized and all the people were very realistic. We will choose them again. Thank you. The Skiers from Switzerland."
We would like to thank you for a wonderful experience we had with your team.This was a great 4 days walk, with great treats from the crew.Everything was so well organized, comfortable and in good and safe manner.I will put a good review for Potala on the different websites, as our appreciation for your great team.On behalf of all the group,Thank you
"I would like to thank you Mr. Prem of Potala Adventurers to organize me the great Himalaya adventures (Mun La, Poat La and Stok Kangri climb), it's a good experience with happy memory, it's also kind of achivements and bring me some new prospective in life, special thanks to Sherab (main guide) he's professional with responsible, he taken care of me a lot in all respect throughout the trip with ...
Thanks for all the arrangements. The driver from Delhi to Manali was very experienced one. He drove fast in a experienced way. Me and my team really liked Tenzin from Dhankhar. He is very friendly, kind and good driver. We were lucky to be with local driver. Thanks again and hope everything is in good health and happiness with you. Thanks and kind regards.
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