This classic trek is also called the "Baby Trek" because of the easy and mild hiking conditions. Starting from Likir, one passes through several villages among the richest in Ladakh tour and its worth visiting the monasteries of Likir, Ridzong and Tingmosgam on the way.
This is the trek that can be done throughout the year, as the passes are not very high and don't get snow-blocked during the winter. This is one of the easy Trekking in Ladakh, where one does not need a tent. It leads through historical villages with stupas, mani walls, chortens and small gompas. In July the noon temperature crosses 30 degree Celsius.
Trekking in Ladakh is said to be trouble-free from Likir to Temisgam. One can look forward to a very enjoyable trek; easy to start for those who are short on time. It starts a little to the west of Leh in the rich village of Likir, and cross several low passes with pretty villages in between. One gets to see the ancient spiritual monasteries. In fact Ladakh travel itself has a very pleasant landscape and life-style.
Start walking early in the morning, take a break at noon and continue again around 3 pm. One will meet people working in their fields; enjoy beautiful landscapes with villages like oasis in the desert.