Chadar Trek

enquire nowCold weather trekking enthusiasts may have met their match along a high altitude route in Ladakh known as Chadar Trek. This multi-day excursion along the Zanskar River is only possible during the winter season, a time when the river freezes over the local Zansakaris use this path as a trade route. Zanskar River is famous river for class 4 rafting in the summers. Zanskar River involves walking in temperatures as low as -5 degree F on a blanket of ice through a gorge in the Indian Himalayan Mountains. The high altitude of more than 10,000 feet and rough winter condition are use just two endurance cringing factors making this route best suited for seasoned trekkers.


Day 01 Delhi Leh 17 Hrs. 1000 Kms.
Day 02 Leh Day acclimatization at Leh
Day 03 Leh Chilling (3200 Mts.) 2-3 Hrs. 60 Kms.
Day 04 Chilling (3200 Mts.) Zaribago (3250 Mts.) 5 Hrs.
Day 05 Zaribago (3250 Mts.) Deepyokma (3300 Mts.) 5 Hrs.
Day 06 Deepyokma (3300 Mts.) Nyrak Pulu (3400 Mts.) 6 Hrs. 14 Kms. Trek
Day 07 Nyrak Pulu (3400 Mts.) Lingshed (3800 Mts.) 4 Hrs.
Day 08 Lingshed (3800 Mts.)
Day 09 Lingshed (3800 Mts.) Nyrak Pulu (3400 Mts.) 5 Hrs
Day 10 Nyrak Pulu (3400 Mts.) Tsomo Paldar (3200 Mts.) 8 Hrs
Day 11 Tsomo Paldar (3200 Mts.) Leh 12 Hrs
Day 12 Leh Delhi 17 Hrs. 1000 Kms.

Detailed Itinerary

Day1 Delhi/Leh (3200 Mts.) Met on arrival in Leh (3200Mts.) and transferred to hotel. Day Free to acclimatize. Overnight guest house full board.

Day 02 Leh Acclimatize and half day sightseeing of monasteries. Overnight guest house full board.

Day 03 Leh to Chilling (3200 Mts.): Drive to Chilling, meet the staff and overnight in village home.

Day 04 Chilling to Zaribago (3250 Mts.): First day of walking, and experiencing the frozen Zanskar River 5 hours walking distance. Overnight in camps or caves depending on condition.

Day 05 Zaribago to Deepyokma (3300 Mts.): Continue trek to Deepyokma village. 5 hours walking distance. Overnight in camps or caves depending on condition.

Day 06 Deepyokma to Nyrak Pulu (3400 Mts.): Continue trek through maze of canyons passing through frozen icefalls to Nyrak Pulu. 6 hours walking distance. Overnight in camps or caves depending on condition.

Day 07 Nyrak Pulu to Lingshed (3800 Mts.): Trek continues to Lingshed valley. Monastery visit before overnight stay at local home or tents. 4 hours walking distance.

Day 08 Rest Day at Lingshed: Spend an entire day resting in Lingshed, one of the most remote villages in Ladakh. Visit Monastery, school for monks and explore the village.

Day 09 Lingshed to Nyrak Pulu (3400 Mts.): begin trek back, walk to Nyrak Pulu. 5 hours walking distance. Overnight in Camps or caves according to condition.

Day 10 Nyrak Pulu to Tsomo Paldar (3200 Mts.): Continue trek back to Leh. 8 hours walking distance. Overnight in tents.

Day 11 Tsomo Paldar to Leh via Chilling (3500 Mts.): Walk to Tilatdo to Leh via Chilling. Finish trek in Chilling. Board a private vehicle at the road head for drive back to Leh. 12 hours walking distance. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 12 Fly Leh – Delhi: Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board the flight back to Delhi. 

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