Markha Valley in Jammu and Kashmir is beautiful fertile land along the Markha River. This is one of the most beautiful valleys of the world which has stretch of land lying at high altitude with temperature as low as -20 degree Celsius in winters and 27 degrees in summers. The Markha Valley is the most popular trekking route in Ladakh. This is one of the most preferred destinations for trekkers from all over the world.
Markha Valley Tour Packages
Best Markha Valley Holiday Packages
Markha Valley Trek8 N / 9 D
Leh – Chilling – Skiu – Markha - Hankar – Nimaling – Shangsumdo – Leh - Pangong - Delhi
Ladakh Trekking With Rafting17 N / 18 D
Delhi – Leh – Zingchen – Yurutse – Skiu – Markha – Thachunche – Nimaling – Shang Sumdho – Leh – Basgo – Leh – Delhi
Markha Valley Trek & Stok Kangri20 N / 21 D
Delhi - Leh - Hemis - Martselang - Shang Sumdo - Kongmaru-la (Churkirmo) - Nimaling - Hankar
FAQ's of Markha Valley
Ques: Where is Markha Valley located?
Ans: Markha Valley is in Ladakh is beautiful fertile land along the Markha River. This one of the most beautiful valleys of the world.
Ques: Is there is any Airport / Railway Station near Markha Valley?
Ans: Leh airport is nearest airport to Markha Valley, however there is no railway station nearby – nearest railway station is in Chandigarh which is approx. 780 Kms. However, Leh is well connected by direct flights from Delhi.
Ques: How we can reach Markha Valley?
Ans: You can reach Markha Valley during the trekking route with help of expert tour guide.
Ques: What kind of accommodations are available at Markha Valley?
Ans: It will be Homestay or mobile camp.
Ques: Is Markha Valley is famous trekking route?
Ans: Yes, It's a famous trekking route and it's also famous for Hemis National Park where you spot Snow Leopard.
Ques: Best month to visit Markha Valley?
Ans: Summers are best time to visit Markha Valley or Leh (Ladakh). In other seasons, the climate will be very cold, temperature will go till (-20) or plus – Mid of June to End of August is best time to visit Markha Valley.
Ques: What's are the things we need to carry during Markha Valley trek?
Ans: First of all, you have to be FIT and healthy to do this trek – please find below the list of the things which you have to must carry during the trek.
- Sleeping Bag
- Rucksack cover (Waterproof)
- Trekking Shoe/Boot
- Heavy woollen Jacket
- Trek pants etc.
Ques: It is safe to travel Markha Valley with Senior Citizens?
Ans: We don't recommend this trek for Senior Citizens as you are going on high attitude and you have to walk long with less oxygen and needs to carry your personal things.
Ques: Do we allowed to Smoke or Drink during the Trek?
Ans: We don't recommend to consume alcohol and smoke during the trek as you are on high attitude with less oxygen. Consuming Alcohol and smoking it can head to AMS (Acute Mountaineering Sickness)
Ques: What kind of food we will get during the trek?
Ans: It will be pure vegetarian food with high protein – your trek guide will be your cook itself and prepare the food with available sources.
Ques: What if we will sick during the trek?
Ans: We suggest to go for trek only when you are FIT – Still tour guide will carry some basic medicine and first aid kit for any uncertain illness.