Ladakh or the ‘Land of High Passes’ is a barren yet beautiful region located in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Sharing its east border with Tibet. Ladakh has Lahaul and Spiti to its south and the Kashmir valley to the west. Strategically placed on ancient trade routes, Ladakh lies between the Kunlun Mountains in the north and the Himalayas in the south. The region originally comprised the Baltistan valley, the Indus Valley, Zanskar Lahaul, Spiti, Aksai Chin and Ngari.
Lamayuru to Chilling trek is actually a moderate kind of trekking that focuses mainly on famous monasteries, monks, local/ tribal people, small ancient villages and stupendous valleys all around the region. In all, this trek is completely meant for the nature lovers and the spiritual beings to explore the Buddhist culture in a pure form. This part of the trekking trail in Ladakh region offers the breathtaking view of the Photoksar Peak after crossing the Sumda Chenmo village and Stok and Karakoram Range after passing through the Kongskil La at 4900 meters.