Tso Moriri to Kibber trek

list of treks

 

Duration: 7 days
Difficulty: level 3
Distance: 99 km
Max elevation: 5578m
Elevation gain / loss: +1762m / -2209m

 

This trek follows an ancient trade route between Ladakh and the Lahaul-Spiti district. Despite the high altitude (always above 4500m), this trek is relatively easy and the view from the Parang La (5578m) is fantastic.

 

 

 

Tso Moriri lake to Kibber trek map

 

 

Tso Moriri lake to Kibber trek elevation profile, altitude gain loss

 

 

Tso Moriri lake to Kibber trek in Ladakh

 

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Korzok - Kyangdam

 

Time: 6-7 hrs
Distance: 21.6 km
Elevation gain / loss: +25m / -48m

 

- follow the trail along the shore of Tso Moriri lake towards the south. There are good views of the Mentok Range (6250m), Chamser Kangri (6620m) and Lungser Kangri (6666m)

 

 

Korzok - Kyangdam

 

 

Day 2: Kyangdam - Nurboo Sumdo

 

Time: 4-5 hrs
Distance: 14.9 km
Elevation gain / loss: +97m / -96m

 

- once you leave Kyangdam, walk towards the river valley of Parang Chu

 

 

Kyangdam - Nurboo Sumdo

 

 

Day 3: Nurboo Sumdo - Getpa Buzak

 

Time: 4-5 hrs
Distance: 15.8 km
Elevation gain / loss: +102m / -0m

 

- the trail follows the river to Getpa Buzak

 

 

Nurboo Sumdo - Getpa Buzak

 

 

Day 4: Getpa Buzak - Tharang Yokma

 

Time: 4-5 hrs
Distance: 12.2 km
Elevation gain / loss: +201m / -47m

 

- follow the trail along the Parang Chu river, pass through the rolling hills to reach Tharang Yokma

 

 

Getpa Buzak - Tharang Yokma

 

 

Day 5: Tharang Yokma - Parang La Base

 

Time: 4-5 hrs
Distance: 12.5 km
Elevation gain / loss: +307m / -10m

 

- it is a pleasant walk along the Parang Chu river leading to the Parang La base camp

 

 

Tharang Yokma - Parang La Base

 

 

Day 6: Parang La Base - Parang La - Thaltak

 

Time: 5-6 hrs
Distance: 9.8 km
Elevation gain / loss: +495m / -1166m

 

- walk slowly up towards the Parang La, the pass offers excellent panoramas of Ladakh and the Lahaul-Spiti district
- walk down through a gorge to Thaltak

 

 

Parang La Base - Parang La - Thaltak

 

 

Day 7: Thaltak - Kibber

 

Time: 5-6 hrs
Distance: 12.3 km
Elevation gain / loss: +535m / -842m

 

- go through a small pass and then walk down to Kibber

 

 

Thaltak - Kibber

 

 

Getting to / from the trek

 

- it takes 7 hrs to drive from Leh to Korzok (215 km)
- Kibber is 215 km from Manali and 550 km from Leh

 

It is worth taking some extra time to stop and visit the highlights in the area, check the Tso Moriri lake and Indus valley tour for more details.

 

 

All the itineraries can be customized to suit your own special interests, preferences and abilities. Please contact us for more information.

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