Markha Valley (Source: Leon Meerson)
Welcome back and I am glad to see that you have chosen the Markha Valley trek of the three options presented to you.
Do read this Wikitravel page for general information on the Markha Valley trek.
The link I had given you in the previous answer does mention that you can do the Markha trek independently. Having said go through this link posted by this totally amazing guy who has been traversing Asia for the last 2-3 years. Micah does mention that you can do the trek in 5-6 days depending on where you start. So do read... read more
Leh-Gompa (Source: ts_)
Leh is mindblowingly gorgeous and I know of atleast three friends who are visiting Leh in this period. Am totally envious!! The weather is going to be perfect for trekking and the temperature never goes beyond 30° making it very pleasant.
I am going to give you information on camping around Leh, suggestions for medium difficulty hikes, day trips around Leh and information on motorcycle rentals in Leh itself. Hope you are going to find it useful.
Camping around Leh
If you are carrying your own equipment which means tent, sleeping bag etc, I believe... read more
Into the great wide open (Source: Into the great wide open)
Hey great to hear that you have decided to go for The Confluence Festival, it is truly one of the biggest and greatest music events that happens on the Indian shores. And there is no feeling better than going for a music festival with a whole bunch of your friends.
As suggested by the Confluence web site and other online forums Hotel Lasermo is surely the best hotel in the area but there are other good options that you can choose from.
1) Hotel Yak Tail: This is another great and highly rated hotel in Ladakh, with... read more