from/per person Rs 45,000
  • 14 Days


Description

Chadar – Frozen River Trek
Experience the amazing feeling of “walking on a River” Yes it is doable only in the Zanskar Valley of the Himalayas. This is where the River Zanskar freezes to become a Chadar. (Chadar is a Hindi word meaning Bedsheet). This is the true challenge of ones own ability to sustain temperature of -15 (Day) to -30 (Night)


Date: 18th-31st Jan 17
Region:-Leh, Ladakh
Grade:- Medium
Endurance Level:- Moderate
Best time:- January to February


Travel Itinerary:-


Day 01: Arrival Leh
This day will be reserved for Acclimatisation & rest only. Trekkers will not be allowed to moved outside the hotel.
Day 2: Drive to Shingra Yokma ( 3 hrs)
Reach Shingra Yokma by Non AC bus. Setup camp. Post lunch there will be a familiarisation trek.
Day 3: Trek to Shingra Koma – 5hrs
This will be your first day of trekking on the chadar & you will be slow in your walk & require practise. Post lunch you will reach your camp site
Day 4: shingra yokma to tipkyeak bawo – 6 1/2 to 7 hrs
This day you will walk with better comfort & reach the next point of your trek Tip
Day 5: Tipkyeak bawa to nyerak pulu (3390m) – 6 – 7 hrs
Today you will see the most amazing sight of a 55 feet frozen water fall at neyrak. This is one of the biggest waterfalls in the region & it will be completely frozen till the bottom. You will today also visit the Neyrak village.
Day 6: Nyerak pullu to tsarak dho (3400m)- drive to padum – 2 hrs
Visit the monastery in the morning then trek for 2 hrs through the valley before reaching the frozen chadar. We then begin our walk on the frozen river to tsarak dho. 5 – 6hrs and from there the will pickup and drive to centre of the Zanskar region Padum.
Day 07: padum – karsha
We will walk around the Padum and stakrimo gonpa and visit the the karsha monastery and the village karsha by jeep.
Day 08: Drive padum to tsarak dho
Day 09: Trek lingshed
Day 10: Trek Tipp Bawo
Day 11: Trek Shingra Kogma
Day 12: Trek Shingra Yokma – Drive to Leh
Day 13: Buffer Day
Day 14: Flyout


 


Inclusions

• First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.
• Transport from Leh to Leh
• Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge.
• Meals while on trek (Veg)
• Trek equipment (Tent, Sleeping Mat, Sleeping bag),
• Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.


Exclusions

• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Insurance.
• Porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price Includes.
Note: if porter is required, arrangements can be done at extra payments.


Highlights

A Frozen River Trek at Himalayas


Additional Information

Things to Carry:-
• Hat / Cap, Woolen cap / Balaclava
• Pair of Woolen Gloves
• T-shirts, Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater
• Windproof Jacket –  01 nos.
• Leggings from a Track-suit, shorts
• Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole
• Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, Extra shoe laces
• Raincoat / Poncho 01 nos.
• Full Body Towel 01 nos.
• Torch with spare batteries
• Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries
• Medicines as specified by doctor
• Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Chargermay get wet, your clothes will still remain dry!


• Some tours require your original passport or we have mentioned this information in the important notes so please ensure that you read the important information, tripXOXO will not be responsible if you miss any tour where your passport or ID is mandatory.
• tripXOXO reserves the rights to charge 100% No show charges if guest is not turning up on time for the pick up.
• No refund for partly utilized services.
• Due to any uncontrollable circumstances i.e. (traffic conditions, vehicle breakdowns, delay by other guests, weather circumstances) if the tour gets delayed or cancelled, tripXOXO will provide alternate options if possible.
• Seating arrangement is done as per the availability & it is decided by Driver or Tour Guide.
• If in any case the guest does not show up on time and our vehicle departs from the pickup location then tripXOXO will not arrange for alternative transfer & no refund is provided for the missed tour.


 


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