5 days
Min. Groupsize
Backpacking, Trekking
Tour Type

What’s Backpacking?

Backpacking is a form of low-cost, independent travel. It includes the use of a backpack that is easily carried for long distances as well as short periods of time, the use of public transport, and inexpensive lodging such as youth hostels. It can be done for short or long duration of a trip and is typically coupled with an interest in meeting locals, seeing sights and treks.

The Experience:
At a height of 9000 feet and spread across the Himalayas, Ladakh has the essence of backpacking flowing through the city. Your first look at the city and you will all in love with vast stretches of mountains, sneak-peaks of snow, the sound of water passing by and the hospitality of the people. With Ladakh’s mysterious way of life and its humble people, a backpacking trek to Ladakh is a lifetime experience, something every backpacker is looking for.

How it works?
You register for our trip and we will take you for a unique backpacking experience. A little bit of our expertise, much more of your contribution & commitment and a backpack, is all it takes to become a backpacker in the true sense!




Day 1 - Report at Ladakh

• Arrive at Ladakh and spend the rest of the day acclimatizing to the high altitude and preparing for the trek • Spend the night at a hotel in Leh.

Day 2 - Trek to Rumbak (Approx 4-5 hours)

• Leave early morning from the hotel, and drive upto Zingchen – the starting point of our expedition • Start the trek with an ascend to Rumbak, with the Rumbak river flowing next to you • Spend the night camping in tents /Homestay

Day 3 - Rumbak to Mankarmo (crossing Stok La pass) (Approx 5-6 hours)

• After an early breakfast, leave for the trek to Mankarmo • Treking at a height of 4300 mts, experience the view of some of the world’s most spectacular snow-clad mountain ranges • Spend the night camping in tents /homestay

Day 4 - Mankarmo to Stok Village

• After an early breakfast, head to Stok village – the final destination of our expedition • Drive back from Stok village to Leh city. Overnight in Leh

Day 5 - Optional free day

• Today day is free to experience the white water rafting at zanskar lake or visit the beautiful Pangong lake. trip ends
INCLUDED Accommodation in non-ac rooms in Leh (Triple sharing) All veg meals while trekking
Camping gear / home stay Accommodation in tents /home stay while trekking
trekking Guide LAFL Service Charges
LAFL Expertise
NOT INCLUDED All / any meals and beverages apart from those provided during the trek Transport to Leh*
Camera fees and Tips Accommodation in Manali
All insurance  Extra night accommodation in Leh apart from the 2 nights mentioned in the itinerary
Phone and internet usage Personal expenses
Personal medical requirements Sight Seeing / activities on Day 5
All not mentioned in the ‘Included’ section

Please note that cancellation charges are calculated of the total amount payable and not of advance amount. If 100% of the amount is not paid while registering, the cancellation policy stands void.

*Addition Travel Cost (Chandigarh – Leh – Chandigarh): INR 6000 per person

Schedule for Transport from Chandigarh:

  • Day 1: Chandigarh to Manali overnight journey by bus
  • Day 2: Reach Manali by morning and check into a hotel*. Spend the day in Manali
  • Day 3: Leave early morning by 2AM for Leh. Reach Leh by evening and check into a hotel*.

* Extra hotel stay at Manali and Leh as mentioned in the above schedule is not included in the cost
* The transport arrangements would be applicable if we have minimum 8 people in a group who are willing to take this travel option.

Ladakh Backpacking trek
Life Away from Life - Adventure travel

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