Markha Valley


Markha valley

Markha valley, the classic trekking route takes you through some of the most beautiful villages, where you can explore the traditional life style of LADAKH, the crumbling forts and the Buddhist gompas scattered throughout. Markha Valley trek has beautiful, wild and barren landscapes. These Landscapes are very remarkable and enticing. The valley is a huge favourite among trekkers due to its easy accessibility from Leh. The Markha village is home to a long-vacated, scenic fort and it is placed between Nimaling and Rumbak. Beyond Nimaling lies the Kongmaru La, the highest part of the trek. Markha Valley is named after the Markha River, a tributary of the Zanskar. The Markha valley offers various proofs of Ladakh’s old civilization in the form of ruin forts and castles. Crossing streams and rivers plus hiking for long hours in the cold desert is an experience of a lifetime. The tall peak of Kangyatse is a beautiful peak situated in Markha Valley on the top of Nimaling Plateau. Tache gompa is the most significant Buddhist monastery in Markha Valley.