Day 3: Leh - Likir to Yangthang
(3,700M) - 5 hrs
In the morning drive to Likir and start the trek towards south through trail behind the monastery, amidst
wheat elds. After a walk for 20 minutes,
you come down to the rough Motorable road to Hemis
Shukpachan. Ignore the road and walk through the trail down the road along with Stupas westward.
The easy ascent
starts, from here that leads you to the top of the small pass "Chagatse La" (3,700M). Again
leave the road on your right and walk through the trail down and up to the
road. From here you can have
the view of a hamlet called Saspotse. Walk towards the village leaving the road on your right hand side. The
village is reached after
crossing a river. Take the trail behind the village through a small gorge which takes
you to "Phobe la" pass (3,849M). You can have the view of Yangthang village from
After a walk for 10 minutes through the road you arrive to the camping site. The campsite is near the river
amidst poplar plantation.