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Trekking in Zanskar

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Chadar Trek (23 Days / 15 Days Trek)


Chadar Trek is one of the toughest treks in Ladakh. The total one way distance of this tour is 105 km. Most of the trek is done on the ice of frozen Zanskar River. But some places trekkers must climb icy rocks or routes and in Zanskar itself you can walk through the normal route used by the people daily. The temperature remains –15°c to –20°c during the day time and –25°c to –35°c during the night.


Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Transfer to the hotel. Day free. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.


Day 02: Flight Delhi – Leh (3500 m)

Early morning transfer to domestic airport for Leh flight. Arrive Leh airport, transfer to hotel. Day free at Leh. Allow the time for acclimatization. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.


Day 03: Visit Around Leh

In morning after breakfast, sightseeing around Leh. Evening visit a local family house to show you the Ladakhi tradition and culture. Overnight at the hotel in Leh.


Day 04: Drive Leh – Sumdha (Chilling)

After breakfast start the most exciting trip on the Zanskar River. We Drive from Leh to Sumdha-Do to begin with. The road fallow the Indus River for an hour to the confluence of Indus and Zanskar River, then fallow The Zanskar river till Sumdha-Do. We then trek for an hour on and off the frozen river to the village of Chilling. We camp near the village or stay in a family house.


Day 05: Trek Chilling – Dakmar Bawo

For the next five days we trek up on the frozen Zanskar river through gorges and deep valleys. There are number of choices for camping, and there for we can make our itinerary during this time as flexible as we like. There are also many caves (locals call it Bawo) which can be used for the night Shelter. Tonight we camp at Dakmar Bawo.


Day 06: Trek Dakmar Bawo to Tibbi Bawo camp. (6 hours walk).


Day 07: Trek Tibbi Bawo to Nay yakste Bawo camp. (5 – 6 hours walk).


Day 08: Trek Nay yakste Bawo to Wamay Bawo camp. (5 hours walk).


Day 09: Trek Wamay Bawo to Zangla village stay in a family house. (6 hours walk).

We are now in the Kingdom of Zanskar, where in the past times there use to be two kings in the region, one lived at Zangla and other at Padum (the capital of Zanskar).


Day 10: Trek from Zangla to Stongde (5 hours).

We now walking on the normal Trek route and very easy walk. Pass Tsazar village enroute and reach Stongde in the afternoon. We may stay in a family house here at Stongde. The monastery can be visit next day morning.


Day 11: Trek from Stonde to Padum (3 hours walk).

After visit Stonde monastery start trek to padum. After 3 hours easy trek you reach to Padum. Padum is also the capital of Zanskar region. You have three days in Padum for explore this area.


Day 12: Visit Around Padum by Trek


Day 13: Visit Around Padum by Trek


Day 14 to 19:

Trek back from Zangla till Chilling on same route. The return trek is apparently quicker and easier. On the 19th day evening we will pick you up from Sumdhado and drive back to Leh. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.


Day 20: In Leh Day free at Leh.

One can go for shopping at Leh handicrafts center and in Choglamsar Tibetan handicrafts etc. Overnight at hotel in Leh.


Day 21: Leh - Delhi Fly to Delhi in the morning.

Evening free. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.


Day 22: Day free in Delhi

After dinner transfer to IGI Airport for the return flight.


Day 23: Departure



(fixed departure program based on Delhi to Delhi)


Start Date

End Date


Booking Status



06 - Jan - 2014

27 - Feb - 2014

€1590 per person

13 - Jan - 2014

03 - Feb - 2014

€1590 per person

20 - Jan - 2014

10 - Feb - 2014

€1590 per person

27 - Jan - 2014

17 - Feb - 2014

€1590 per person


Cost Includes :

  • Hotel or Guest House: Neat & Clean in Central Delhi and Kargil with Bed & Breakfast.
  • Hotel or Upper Class Guest House in Leh.
  • All ground transportation in Delhi by air-conditioned car/coach.
  • All ground transportation in Ladakh by non air-conditioned jeep.
  • All camping / trekking arrangements such as:-
  • Food (During Trekking and Campings)
  • Two men tent with mattress
  • Kitchen/mess tent with utensils
  • Cook & Helpers
  • Pack ponies for luggage
  • Camping fee
  • Trekking bag for protection of your personal luggage.
  • Local English speaking guide in Delhi & Ladakh.
  • Entry fee to monasteries / monuments in Ladakh only.

Cost Does not Includes :

  • International/ Domestic Flights
  • Lunches & Dinners in Delhi.
  • Sleeping bag and Personal clothing.
  • Insurance and medical evacuation.
  • Tips, hard & soft drinks, mineral water, laundry, postage, telephone calls, anything not specified above and any item of personal nature.
  • Any expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as road block and flight cancellations due to natural calamities etc.
  • Entry fee to mounments in Delhi.
  • Any thing not specifically mentioned under the head "Cost includes".

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