Better known as the highest permanent civilization in India, Korzok is a stunningly beautiful Himalayan village. The local population which mostly consists of nomads, rear livestock as a major means of living. Korzok also prides itself in hosting the Korzok Gustor and Nomadic Festival every year. Awe-inspiring Tso Moriri Lake of course is the major attraction but 300 year old Korzok Monastery is also a must visit.
The no-frill homestay is one of the oldest in the village provides magnificent views of the lake and mountains from any part of it. There are 2 double occupancy guest rooms on the first floor with a shared western toilet. There is a dining area to socialize with the fellow travelers. The ground floor also has a double occupancy room with attached western toilet.
Location: Near Monastary.
No. of Rooms 3; Total Capacity: 9
Sonam Yangdol primarily manages the homestay with her husband Tsering and daughter. The family can give you a good insight about their village, unique tribal culture and some hidden gems around. Running the homestay is their only source of income. Although conditions are a bit harsh in winters, but the family keep their doors open throughout year.
Sonam and her daughter look after the kitchen where you will be treated to various local delicacies like Skyu, Thukpa, Chutagi, Momos etc. Breakfast may include Khambir, Butter Tea which are commonly consumed in all the ladakhi households. Dinner mostly is simple but fresh North India food like Dal, Rice, Mix Veg and Roti.
Parking • Authentic Ladakh Food • Western Toilets • Hot Water
Per Person: 1200/-
Complimentary: Breakfast & Dinner
Upto 8 year: Complimentary (no extra bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
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