Poat La 5520m Across the great divide Magical valley of Gandhari & Dharlang, meet Bhatori people and remote trek across Great Himalayan Range

Poat La 5520m Across the great divide
Overview

These two 5000m passes located on Great Himalayan Range and at the border between Lahaul, Zanskar and Kishtwar. Poat La 5490 m/18011 ft consider to be one of the highest passes in whole of Himalaya and the Mun La a.k.a. Shiv Shankar La 5130 m / 16,830 ft located at the head of Lugai Nala, which links Darlang Nala in Paddar Kishtwar to Pangi valley in Chamba. Some of famous peaks located in Darlang North West are Kishtwar Shivling, Cerro Kishtwar, Chomochor and Shiva Paher. Sural valley inhabitants follow same civilization similar to of Paddar, Gandhari, Hudan, Saichu and Miyad (Miyar).
Leaving Manali we drive along the Chandra Bhaga River to beautiful town of Kilar in Pangi. Setting off actural trek from Gandhari we ascend through short birch forest to wide flanked valley to the pass or Shiv Shankar pass and following descent to Pananse in Dharlang. A long and remote valley in Kishtwar. Climbing massive snowfield of Zankar Kanthang glacier to Poat La and enter in Zanskar. Following the Temasa Togpo and Lungnak River valley we pass through high villages of Zanskar to Bardan gompa. Where our trek ends.  


* At Poat La *


* Final & steep ascent to Poat La *


Previous trek Review

"I would like to thank you Mr. Prem Singh Barbogpa 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 appreciated, Indra is a professional, care and dedicated Cook to ensure I am feed, Ram Singh is a claim, competent and confident guide, the Nepali porters are hard working, humble and friendly, I want to thank you Tenzin for all the logistic arrangement and coordination on all various respect (bus ticket, transport, guest house) and keep posted to my family while I was on trek with appreciated, it's my fifth successful with Potala Adventuers and I am looking forward the next new adventure with Potala in the near future". 
Now, I have completed Kang La (2005), Umasi La (2015) and Poat La (2017) - We call it "Indian Himalaya 3 passes trek"

Mr Stanley - SINGAPORE - 26 Aug to 18 Sept 2017 
Stanley's 5th Great Himalayan trek with us.
1. Parang la & Kanamo peak - 2011
2. Zanskar Traverse - 2014
3. Umasi la & Kanji la - 2015
4. Pin Parvati & Hamta pass - 2016 
5. Poat la & Stok kangri - 2017

 

PRICE INCLUDES
·         All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary.  Delhi & Leh airport transfer
·         Hotel accommodation in Manali, Kilar, Padum, Leh (Room + Breakfast)
·         All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chairs and table.
·         Accommodation in quality 4 season tents, sleeping bags, foam mattress, trekking poles & safety gears.
·         Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Tea, snacks during the trek
·         Qualified & trained well English speaking trekking guide and experienced crew.
·         Porters or mules for porterage of gear & duffel bags
·         Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.
·         First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
·         Goods and services tax.


Additional Information

Email us at info@potala-himalaya.com, potala.himalaya@gmail.com

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1 Sunday, 26th August 2018: Arrival in Delhi, Drive to Manali (1950m).

    Arrival in Delhi, Drive to Manali.


  • Day 2 At Manali

    At Manali

  • Day 3 Drive to Rohtang pass - Udaipur - Kilar 2600), 8-9 hrs.

    Drive to Rohtang pass - Udaipur - Kilar

  • Day 4 Drive to Dharwas 2600m - Kuthah 3200m, Trek to Shopu La (3600m) - Chathang 2800m. 6/7 hrs

    Drive to Dharwas, Trek to Shopu La (3600m) - Chathang. 6/7 hrs


  • Day 5 Trek to Aliya - Snout Thang, 3200m 5 hrs

    Trek to Aliya - Snout Thang 5 hrs


  • Day 6 Trek to Chandi Padhar 3400m, 5/6 hrs

    Trek to Chandi Padhar 5/6 hrs


  • Day 7 Trek to base camp 4300m, 5/6 hrs

    Trek to base camp 5/6 hrs


  • Day 8 Trek to Mun La (5120m) - Pil Thang 4600m 6/7 hrs

    Trek to Dharlangwala jot (5120m) - Pil Thang 6/7 hrs


  • Day 9 Trek to Dharlang valley camp 3800m, 5/6 hrs

    Trek to Dharlang valley camp 5/6 hrs


  • Day 10 Trek to Chumik Nakpo 4300m, 6/7 hrs

    Trek to Chumik Nakpo 6/7 hrs


  • Day 11 Trek to Zanskar Kanthang glacier - base camp Poat La 4800m, 7-8 hrs.

    Trek to Zanskar Kanthang glacier camp 6/7 hrs


  • Day 12 Trek to Poat La (5490m) - Kanjur 4900m, 8-9 hrs.

    Trek to Poat La (5490m) - Kanjur


  • Day 13 Trek to Chimichenmo 4200m, 6-7 hrs.

    Trek to Chimichenmo


  • Day 14 Trek to Burdan 3700m, 5-6 hrs. Drive to Padum 2 hrs.

    Trek to Burdan, drive to Padum


  • Day 15 Drive to Kargil - Leh

    Drive to Kargil


  • Day 16 At Leh

    Drive to Leh


  • Day 17 Leh, flight to Delhi and onward flight back to home town.

    Leh, flight to Delhi and onward flight back to home town.

Inclusions

PRICE INCLUDES
·         All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary.  Delhi & Leh airport transfer
·         Hotel accommodation in Manali, Kilar, Padum, Leh (Room + Breakfast)
·         All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chairs and table.
·         Accommodation in quality 4 season tents, sleeping bags, foam mattress, trekking poles & safety gears.
·         Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Tea, snacks during the trek
·         Qualified & trained well English speaking trekking guide and experienced crew.
·         Porters or mules for porterage of gear & duffel bags
·         Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.
·         First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
·         Goods and services tax.

 

 

Exclusions

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDES
·         Domestic flight.  Leh - Delhi
·         Hotel in Delhi and rest of hotel in Leh.
·         Travel insurance.
·         Soft or hard drinks.
·         Equipment rentals (Can rent at Leh all trekking and mountaineering gear)
·         Personal tip to staff: Guide, cook, helper, horseman, driver.
·         Any unforeseen cost arises by natural hazards rain, snow, road block which cost extra lodging & boarding   beyond trip Schedule.

 

Reviews

"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 ...

Mr Stanley - SINGAPORE - 26 Aug to 18 Sept 2017 - Kang la (2005), Umasi La (2015), Poat La (2017) -
Mr Stanley - SINGAPORE - 26 Aug To 18 Sept 2017 - Kang La (2005), Umasi La (2015), Poat La (2017) -






Trip facts
Activity - Trekking expedition
Kishtwar region, Jammu Kashmir, India

Diffculty leve - Moderate to strenuous
Max altitude - 5490 meters
Trip length - 17 days Delhi to Delhi
15 days Manali to Leh
12 days of trekking
11 nights of camping
5 nights hotel
Best time - July, Aug, Sept 

Dates
26 Aug to 11 Sept 2018

Price
On request
17 days Delhi to Delhi

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