Lamayuru to Chilling Trek Overview

The Lamayuru to Chilling trek is a challenging adventure of eight days that takes you on a wonderful exploration from the moonlight landscapes of the Lamayuru to the Chilling village across three high-elevation passes. On this trek, you will get an opportunity to experience snow-covered trails, cross rivers, and pass villages that will leave you awestruck with their natural beauty. Not only you will experience the natural aspects of the place but also dive deeper into the cultural aspects of Buddhism through monasteries with expansive mountain and valley views. No matter whether you are a nature lover or a spiritual seeker, this easy to moderate-level trek is a perfect way to take inspiration away from the humdrum of busy city life.

Both beginners and experienced trekkers can indulge in this exotic experience of walking through the beautiful and challenging trails, thereby giving you plenty of opportunities for photography with a backdrop of the mountain views. This trek also allows you to discover tiny hamlets, like Hinju, Shilla, Sumda Chenmo, and Phenjilla to Chilling. You can even see the spectacular views of the Photoksar Peak while passing through the Kongskilde La. It is advisable not to forget to enjoy the wild hues of the Edelweiss flowers secluded within the barren hillocks in the contrasting landscape.

Quick Facts About Lamayuru to Chilling Trek

Quick Facts About Lamayuru to Chilling Trek

Maximum altitude: 4950 m

Grade: Moderate to Difficult

Duration: Eight days

Rail head: No rail head

Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (Leh)

Snow Season: January and February

Service from: Leh Airport to Leh Airport (Transport included)

Base camp: Leh

Best season: May to September

Region: Ladakh

Lamayuru to Chilling Trek Itinerary

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Day 1

Arrive at Leh

  • The Lamayuru to Chilling trek will commence upon your arrival in Leh.

  • A representative will take you to your hotel and help you with all the check-in formalities.

  • You can enjoy the day shopping and exploring the surroundings of Leh and rest for the day at your hotel.

What to Pack for Lamayuru to Chilling Trek?

Clothes & Gears
Medical Kit
Clothes & Gears
  • Poncho or rain jacket

  • Thermals to prevent yourself from cold at night

  • 3 collared full-sleeve T-shirts to protect yourself from sunburn on the neck and arms

  • 3 layers of warm clothes

  • 3 trek pants

Bare essentials:

  • 40 to 60 liters backpack

  • Trekking shoes

Know Before You Go for Lamayuru to Chilling Trek

How to Reach
Important Tips for Trekkers
How to Reach
  • By Flight - Flight bookings from Delhi, Srinagar, and Chandigarh to Leh are available throughout the year. Visitors can travel from anywhere in the country to the Leh Airport and then take a bus or taxi to travel to their base camp of the Lamayuru to Chilling trek.

  • By Train - The closest railway station to Leh is the Kalka railway station. You can also travel to Chandigarh and Pathankot and then take a three days bus ride to Leh.

  • By Bus - If you are planning to travel to Leh by bus, you can board the vehicle from Manali or Jammu and Kashmir. This four days bus ride is a wonderful ride of your life as you get a chance to see some of the most amazing views of the surroundings.

  • By Self-Drive - Traveling to Leh by road is a dream come true experience for many travelers. You can book a motorbike, SUV, or jeep and take the lower road from Jammu and Kashmir or a higher road from Rohtang La through Sarchu and Keylong to reach Leh.

FAQs About Lamayuru to Chilling Trek

Are the horses available for offloading at Lamayuru to Chilling trek?

    Yes, the horses are available for offloading at Lamayuru to Chilling trek. Hence, you need to pay extra for offloading your rucksack. If you decide to offload on the spot, you have to pay a higher price than usual. Moreover, it is advisable to communicate the need for offloading to the tour operator before the actual date of the trek, so arrangements can be made.

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