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Trek from Tso Moriri lake to Kibber, Ladakh
Tso Moriri lake, Ladakh

Tso Moriri to Kibber trek

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.