sham the apricot valley

Sham The Aprocot VALLEY


This short trek runs through Sham, the lower part of the Ladakh known as the apricot valley. The trek will give you an opportunity to come across Ladakhi villages and ancient Buddhist Monasteries of Likir, Tingmosgam, Alchi and Lamayuru. This is an ideal trek for people interested in discovering the culture and landscape of Ladakh without taking too much pain.

Itinerary at glance:

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi- Leh.
Day 3: Acclimatization day.
Day 4: Sightseeing of Buddhist Monasteries.
Day 5: Drive to Likir and trek to Yangthang.
Day 6: Trek to Hemis Shukpachan.
Day 7: Trek to Ang.
Day 8: Trek to Temsigang and drive to Alchi.
Day 9: Drive to Leh.
Day 10: Leh.
Day 11: Leh- Delhi

User Query

Why Outdoor Adventure

It doesn’t matter what type of outdoor activity you do, it’ll entail some form of physical movement. Whether it’s running up a mountain, playing a sport or just going for a walk to the park, every activity will encourage physical exercise, which is good to improve one’s well-being. A walk in the morning before a busy day is a great idea. Not only will you up your physical game but also catch some vitamin D from the sunlight. You can make this a family activity and engage in simple games as they can develop physical agility and proper body coordination.

What You Get

You can either explore nature by going on a trek or by going on a hike, there are many options. Here are a few reasons why spending time in the outdoors is good for you.

  • Physical benefits
  • It’s good mental exercise
  • Personality development
  • Increased work productivity