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Poat La 5520m Across the great divide 17 Days & 16 Nights Magical valley of Gandhari & Dharlang, meet Bhatori people and remote trek across Great Himalayan Range

Poat La 5520m Across the great divide
  • Duration: 17 Days & 16 Nights
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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 *

TRIP FACTS
Kishtwar region, Jammu Kashmir, India

Difficulty Level - Moderate to Strenuous, Max Altitude - 5490m
Trip Length - 18 days Delhi to Delhi, 15 days Manali to Leh, 12 days of Trek and 11 nights of Camp and 5 nights hotel.
Activity - Trekking expedition,
Best time - July, Aug, Sept. 



* Final & steep ascent to Poat La *

Dates: 26 August to 11 September 2018 - 17 or 18 Days  (Price on Request)

* Meet us in Manali on Monday, 27th August 2018 *

 

POAT LA TREK - OUTLINE ITINERARY
Sunday, 26th August 2018, Day 1
: Arrival in Delhi, Drive to Manali (1950m).

27 Aug, Day 2: At Manali
28 Aug, Day 3: Drive to Rohtang pass - Udaipur - Kilar 2600), 8-9 hrs.
TREK STARTS
Day 4: Drive to Dharwas 2600m - Kuthah 3200m, Trek to Shopu La (3600m) - Chathang 2800m. 6/7 hrs
Day 5: Trek to Aliya - Snout Thang, 3200m 5 hrs
Day 6: Trek to Chandi Padhar 3400m, 5/6 hrs
Day 7: Trek to base camp 4300m, 5/6 hrs
Day 8: Trek to Mun La (5120m) - Pil Thang 4600m 6/7 hrs
Day 9: Trek to Dharlang valley camp 3800m, 5/6 hrs
Day 10: Trek to Chumik Nakpo 4300m, 6/7 hrs
Day 11: Trek to Zanskar Kanthang glacier - base camp Poat La 4800m, 7-8 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Poat La (5490m) - Kanjur 4900m, 8-9 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Chimichenmo 4200m, 6-7 hrs.
8th Sept, Day 14: Trek to Burdan 3700m, 5-6 hrs. Drive to Padum 2 hrs.
END OF TREK
Day 15: Drive to Kargil - Leh
Day 16: At Leh
11th Sept, Day 17: Leh, flight to Delhi and onward flight back to home town.

 

* If you do not want to go to Padum and Leh than this trek can be finish at Shingo La and from here to Manali. Thus
8th Sept, Day 14: Trek to Burdan 3700m 5-6 hrs Drive to Tsethang 3800m, 2 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Testa 4000m, 7-8 hrs
Day 16: Trek to Tangze 4000m  - Kargyak 4200m, 7-8 hrs
Day 17: Trek to Lakhong 4500m  - high camp 4700m, 6-7 hrs.
12th Sept  2018, Day 18: Trek to Shingo La 5090m, Drive to Darcha - Manali 8-9 hrs. 

Manali


PREVIOUS TREK PICS

1 * 26 Aug - 17 Sept 2017
2 * Poat La pass trek


"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)

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

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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.

 

Testimonials

"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) -
Route Map Poat La 5520m
Trekking Gear & accessories Check List

What we provide

We provide all the GROUP GEAR included in the following list:

  • 3-4 Person roomy 3-4 season tents for 2 people and individual as well, dining tent, toilet tent. (Toilet seats on demand) and other camping accessories.
  •  Filtered drinking water for longer trips / Water purification tablets.
  •  Sleeping bags + liner and comfortable sleeping pads.
  • Kitchen tent, Stoves, fuel, cookware,etc.
  • Three course meal (Dinner), hot packed lunch, post trek snacks.
  • Trekking poles and Duffel bags
  •  Basic first aid box and mini oxygen bottles

What you may need - Your personal gear recommended in List :-

  • Day pack: A bit of bigger size in order to keep fleece, jacket, water bottle, camera, packed lunch,
Foot wear :-
  • Good condition trekking boots – not new used before in your country side for best fit for trekking, water proof.
  • Camp shoes, light and comfortable as running shoes or sandal ( like Teva ) for river crossing. Its necessity for you to bring sandles for river crossing.
  • Socks both Woollen and cotton as desire.
  • Clothing :-
  • Gore tex jacket or similar.
  •  Down jacket/vest is good for cool evenings.
  •  Wind/Rain jacket: (ie gore-tex, northface or similar) waterproof and breathable. Its necessity to have jacket while crossing passes.
  • Trekking pants, light, comfortable, water proof /breathable.
  •  Long sleeve shirt Light weight dry-fast (for sun/insect protection).
  •  T-shirts for day time
  •  One midweight/heavyweight fleece (long sleeve) jacket or warm pullover.
  • Short pants, underwear,
  • Sun Hat: cowboy style or baseball style to protect skin from direct sunlight.
  •  Woollen cap for high altitude or while crossing pass or during evenings in camp.
  •  One fleece or sweatpants for cold evenings during dining.
  •  A pair of Hand gloves or woolen gloves
  •  Scarf to protect from dust or sunlight around neck. This is available in local markets with variety of colors.

Accessories :-

  • Sun glasses with UV protection. An extra sun glass in case to replace.
  • Sun screen and lip protection.
  • Moisturizer cream: In Ladakh the air is dry and sun is harsh and strong during day. There are local moisturizer cream available in market. To avoid somehow skin allergy bring your personal cream.
  •  Water bottle. Minimum I - 2 liter.
  • Trekking poles or sticks. If you have your own folded poles.
  • Torch or one head lamp with extra batteries. Petzl or similar.
  •  One toiletories kit, small towel.
  •  Reading and writing materials.
  • Digital Camera or digital video recorder / solar charger.
  •  Water purification tablets
  • Nylone or water proof plastic bags to storage clothes and stuff
  • One pocket knife light.

Others :-

  • Gaiter
  •  Water purification/filter: we boil water for you in the camp, what its essential you to have a water purification tablets or filter during the day of trekking.
  • Mosquito rappallent cream.
  • Small Binocular.
  •  First aid kit: We carry basic first aid kit with diamox, aspirin, paracetemol, antibiotics for diarrhoea, anticeptic, bandage and band aids, Please you bring your personal first aid kit with medicine you think to need necessity for you.
  •  Vitamine tablets or similar.
  • Extra passport photos.
  •  A bottle of wine to enjoy with staff, if you drink. Or to use for other purposes.