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Mental and Physical Challenge

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The Marka Valley is in Ladakh, a district of Jammu & Kashmir in northern India.

At altitudes of 3500 to 4500 meters it's a one-week long trek with a difference. Daytime temperatures of 35 degrees and higher. At night it drops to minus 15 if you're unlucky.

And altitude sickness is a real challenge.