Silk Route Footprints Homestay

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Where caravans, traders & pilgrims once arrived from all over the world!

Stay in a Silk Route Village where caravans, traders & pilgrims once arrived from all over the world!


Why we love this homestay?
  • Onto Silk Route trader's footsteps
  • Mineral-rich hot water springs
Changlung Homestays

A picturesque village in the Siachen belt, Changlung overlooks the Silk Route traversed by people traveling for Haj in ancient times. The mystical mountains, rugged houses, dusty roads of the village transport you to the golden era where the village is full of hustle-bustle with Wagons full of Silk, salt, sugar, porcelain, and the travellers traversing from China, India, Central Asia. Changlung is also home to natural therapeutic hot springs where several villagers take a dip to cure themselves of many ailments. Beyond this historic significance and natural wonder, the village is surrounded by many hidden monasteries that tourism usually miss on. Ensa Gompa and Yarma Monastery are some of those hidden gems one can visit from Changlung Village.


Homestay features
  • Western style dry toilet
  • Solar powered water heater
  • Clean towels and toiletries
  • Solar powered electricity
  • Breakfast & dinner on house
  • First-aid kit available
Your hosts
  • Warm, authentic hospitality
  • Knowhow on must-dos in Nubra Valley
  • Languages spoken - Ladakhi, Hindi

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Jigmet Skidzong, Tsering Yangchang, Stanzin Namgyal, your hosts are well versed with Ladakhi customs and traditions. The villagers maintain a high standard of cleanliness, prepare organic local food, and are a powerhouse of local knowledge. They are the happiest when you ask about the folklores around mountains and wildlife. Thanks to their warm hospitality, travellers who arrive here as guests, often leave as friends.

Enjoy organic local food!
  • Local specialities - Mok Mok and Thukpa
  • Organic, farm-to-table ingredients
  • Traditional dining experience

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The hosts serve delicious local Ladakhi delicacies tweaked to suit all palates, along with a standard spread of roti, dal, rice, and vegetables. Each house in the village offers a unique taste and flavor that one must experience. You will see your host making really beautiful looking and also heavenly delicious Momos using the most basic and organic ingredients.

Explore the unexplored!
  • Hike the original Silk Route
  • Mineral-rich Himalayan hot springs
  • Secrets of Ladakh - Ensa & Yarma Gompa

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Take a dip in the therapeutic hot springs, trek on the ancient silk route, and visit the sacred Yarma Gompa during your visit to Changlung. The road from Changlung leads straight to Warshi, the last village before the mighty Siachen Glacier. If time permits, plan your journey to the other side of the river to stay in the village that once was lost frontier or one of the survivor village of Ladakh.

What it includes?

Overnight stay
Breakfast, Dinner
Village tour
First aid facility

What it excludes?

Any personal expenses
Transportation to village
Additional Meals – Lunch
Visa/Travel insurance
Room service fee

Is this Homestay right for you?

Are you choosing this homestay because you need some time away from your urban life? Does living in a mud house in the mountains truly excite you? If your answer is yes, start packing your bags now! You might not get uninterrupted internet here, but you’ll be far too busy exploring the most breathtaking, most unseen corners of the trans-Himalayas, to miss your Twitter feed and news updates. The greatest luxury here is spending your days under a bright, blue sky at a beautiful mountain destination, getting freshly cooked organic food for every meal, and swapping stories with locals, who open their doors and hearts to you!

Hear from communities

  • Guests like to eat our Ladakhi food. They say it is delicious, even when it is prepared by an elderly ama (mother) like me. I always make sure I serve them the cleanest and healthiest food. My husband is a copper artist. When guests leave us, they say ‘Julley’, and hug us. It makes us feel happy.

    Tsering Dolkar
    Mountain Homestay Host
  • I became a Mountain Homestay Host in 2018, and I have hosted many travellers since then. Running a homestay has helped me and my family a lot. Not only is the solar set up in our house useful for us, but even travellers prefer to stay in our homestay because of it.

    Rigzin Dolkar
    Mountain Homestay Host
  • The training we got in astronomy turned out to be a life-changing experience for our village. I felt happy and proud while mapping the position of the planets and sharing the secrets of the universe with the tourists. Tourists told me that even they didn’t know so much about the dark skies!

    Tsewang Dorjey
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Shivani Agarwal

Family Traveller

Julley.. very good hospitality, food is awesome and people are very good. Experienced local momos and Ladakhi thukpa, very good Hot Water spring is very close to the house, we walked to the place 2-3 times towards the springs during the stay. Thank you very much Changlung for a wonderful time.

December 22, 2021

Pravin H Haveri

Couple Traveller

Thank you for the great hospitality, we could experience the local cuisine and culture as expected. Amazing hosts & great food will definitely visit again & also recommended mountain stay to everyone. God bless!

December 22, 2021
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