Chadar Trek - 10 Nights and 11 Days
Day 1: Arrival Delhi
Upon landing, our representative welcomes you and assists you to transfer at the Hotel. Check into the hotel upon reaching and take some rest. After refreshment, head out for a visit to Garden of Five Senses, India Gate, and Nehru Planetarium.
Evening is for Sound & Light show at Red Fort.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi.
Day 2: Fly to Leh
Today, you will be assisted to transfer at Delhi Airport to catch flight to Leh. Upon landing, our chauffeur welcomes you and takes you at the hotel. Check into the hotel upon reaching and enjoy your day in visiting colorful Leh markets.
Overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 3: Explore Leh
In the morning after scrumptious Breakfast at the Hotel, head our for local sightseeing. Here, you will be visiting Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Thiksey monastery, Hemis monastery, Shey Palace, Alchi Monastery, and Pathar Sahib Gurudwara.
Overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 4: Drive to Chilling and Trek to Tilat Sumdo
After morning lavish Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Chilling which serves as the starting point of the Chadar trek. The roller-coaster ride takes you along the Indus to the village of Nimu, where the Zanskar converges into Indus. Chilling, the start of your walk on the frozen Zanskar river where we will spot the frozen sheets of ice or Chadar forming on the river already, will lead us to the Tilad Sumdo.
Overnight in the tents.
Day 5: Trek to Gyalpo camp via Shingra Koma
Today is a long walking session and it may be quite hard depending on the weather. Trekking on the frozen Zanksar River can be quite challenging as it get hard as rock during winter and also slippery. After passing Shingra Koma, a big camping ground as we walk up stream, we reach the camp-site for the day at Gyalpo.
Overnight in the Tents.
Day 6: Trek to Tibb Cave
Today after some healthy breakfast we start our trek towards Tibb Cave. Trekking to Tibb Cave is a wonderful experience in itself as we pass through a series of small waterfalls and the view of surroundings is fascinating. Dib Cave is big cave which provides shelter.
Night halt in the camp
Day 7: Trek to Nerak
After morning Breakfast, proceed towards very next destination i.e. Nerak. Subsequent to crossing the profound crevasses we reach at a point where Juniper trees are covered with prayer flags additionally called as ‘incense tree’, so called because the local people utilize its branches to burn in their morning customs, and the prayer flag draped tree denote the passage to Zanskar proper. The trail goes along the Chadar and a few minutes of walk brings us to Nerak where a small trail takes us up to the Nerak campsite.
Overnight in the camp.
Day 8: Trek to Dibb Cave
Today we trek back to Dibb Cave. The way back to Dibb Cave remains same but the chadar may get changed as per depending on the weather.
Overnight halt in the camp.
Day 9: Trek to Gyalpo
Beginning from Tibb, go up to Gyalpo today. The high walls of mountains ascending from the sides of the river nearly look like stronghold walls. You may likewise get an opportunity to witness the footsteps of some wild animals.
Nighstay in the camp.
Day 10: Drive to Leh via Tilat Sumdo
At the end of an outstanding frozen river Chadar trek through the Himalayas, you are back to Leh. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 11: Departure
Today, you will be assisted to transfer at Leh Airport to catch flight to next destination.
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