Skiu is a village adjacent to Marhka valley in Ladakh. Village Skiu on the banks of the Markha River. This village has only 9 houses. From here trek down to Skiu valley. Skiu valley has numerous streams flowing around and white fringed mountains at the backdrop.
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Ques: Where is Skiu located?
Ans: Skiu is a small village in the Markha River Valley in Ladakh.
Ques: Is there is any Airport / Railway Station near Skiu?
Ans: Leh airport is nearest airport to Skiu, 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 Skiu?
Ans: You can reach Skiu during the trekking route with help of expert tour guide.
Ques: What kind of accommodations are available at Skiu?
Ans: It will be Homestay or mobile camp.
Ques: Is Skiu 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 Skiu?
Ans: Summers are best time to visit Skiu 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 Skiu.
Ques: What's are the things we need to carry during Skiu 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 Skiu 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.