Chader Trek in Zanskar

 
The word "Chadar " means " white sheet or blanket ". And that's what it appears like when you walk over the white frozen Zanskar River. This trek though a demanding one gives you all the thrills of a great adventure. Temperatures can plummet to as low as -30° and even though you walk through amazing landscape you have to be prepared for a really cold experience of course kept warm by glowing fires which we light up each evening at camp. Our daily trek begins at around 9:00am and by then the sun's up and blue skies bring cheer despite the cold temperatures. The trek goes along the Zanskar River in the region of Lingshed and constitutes a walk of around 15 days with 3850m / 12,628ft. Being the highest altitude reached. Many of these spots cannot be accessed during the summer months as they go through spectacular deep canyons and gorges. A once in a life time trek.

Day 1:

Take the early morning flight from New Delhi to Leh. On arrival we meet you and check you into a comfortable warm hotel.

Day 02:

Morning sightseeing of Sankar Gompa and the modern Shanti Stupa. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:

Drive from Leh to the village of Pishu where we meet our porters and drive further to the village of Chilling by Jeep. Overnight.

Day 04:

We begin our Chadar trek by walking on the frozen Zanskar River from Chilling to Zaribago a trek of about 5 hours. Overnight Camp.

Day 05:

Walk on the frozen Zanskar River for about 4 hours from Zaribago to Deepyokma. Camp in a cave.

Day 06:

Today's walk involves 4 to 5 hours from Deepyokma to Nyrakpulu below the Nyarak village. Camp

Day 07

Leaving Nyrakpulu it's a one hour walk to the small village of Lingshed. Today we enjoy the comfort of a private house with heating. Overnight.

Day 08:

Rest Day in the warmth of a private home in Lingshed. We can walk around visiting the monastery and meeting monks and the local villagers. Overnight.

Day 09:

Lingshed to Nyarakpulu - a walk of about five hours to our campsite.

Day 10:

Nyarakpulu to Tso mopoaldar a four hour walk to the campsite.

Day 11:

Tso mopoaldar to Tilatdo - another day of walking about 5 hours.

Day 12:

From Tilatdo we walk up to Chilling village from where a Jeep takes us back to the warmth of our hotel in Leh by evening.

Day 13:

Rest day in Leh.

Day 14:

Catch your early morning flight back to New Delhi and check into your hotel.

Day 15:

Day at leisure and transfer to the International airport by late evening or early morning for your international flight.

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