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Frozen River-Chadar Trek
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One of the toughest adventurous trek, the total distance of this tour {one way} is approxamitely 105 kms. And will be covered with average distance of 15 -17 kms. a day . 

The temperature remains minus 15 to minus 20 during the day time and minus 25 to minus 35 during the night. After keepings all the facts in once mind bring your warmest jackets, sleeping bags and good shoes. Most of th trek is done on the ice but at some places we must climb icy rocks or trails. For Zanskari this is the only route during the winter connecting to leh . 

Any person thinking joining this unique adventure must be fully prepare to accept tough camping in caves and walking condition under snow sometimes .The porters and kitchen team will be totally zanskari , dedicated and who have good experience to walk in any weather condition . Food served will be mostly Indian and ladakhi. 

Duration : 18 to 20 days

Season : Best between 15th January to end of February. 

Day 1: Arrive Delhi the capital of India .A car will pick you up and transfer to the Hotel . In the afternoon sight seeing in Delhi.night at hotel .
Day 2: Flight Delhi -Leh.
Early morning transfer from Hotel to domestic Airport to take the flight to Leh . Car will be there at Leh Airport and transfer to Hotel , full day rest ,Acclamatise in Leh for 3-4 days completely
Day 3: LOCAL SIGHT SEEING
Leh Palace , Ltsemo,Sankar gonpa and Shanti Stupa . overnight at Hotel .
Day 4: LOCAL SIGHT SEEING
Shey &Thiksey ,Hemis Monastery and Stok Palace n Museum.Night at Hotel .
Day 5: LEH - CHILLING - TILLIT SUMDO (4-5 HRS.)
Morning Drive from Leh to Chilling passing through the Confluence of Indus and Zanskar river in Nimoo 2hrs. drive . Tea break at Chilling and check all the Trekking gears and materials . Trek starts to Tillit Sumdo . Walking hours on frozen river 4-5 hrs.Night at Cave .
Day 6: TILLIT SUMDO TO MARKALAG BAO ( 6HRS.)
Early morining have a breakfast and will start the trek on frozen ice local name is" Chadar" During the walking better to use Crams for unslide on ice. There are many caves and camping (local called it" Bao" it means cave .)which can be used for night shelter.
Day 7: MARKALAG BAO TO TIB YOKMA (6-7HRS )
Early morning after breakfast , trek starts as usual. Most important thing we need a very chilled weather so that we have good ice to walk on .Overnight stay in Cave or Camp .
Day 8: TIB YOKMA TO NERAK PULLU (6-7HRS)
We have a view of canyons while passing through frozen icefalls . we"ll find human traces after Neyrak Pullu . There are more than ten caves on the bank of the Frozen River . Travellers prepare their tea and meals on open places and sleeps in the cave and cave is covered with the black soot inside
Day 9: NERAK PULLU TO LINGSHED VILLAGE AND GONPA (5-6 HRS.)
In the morning we starts our trek from Nerak pullu . its a steep walk till Lingshed village and we leave behind Chadar (Frozen Blanket )visit Lingshed village and meet villager . Night at Homestay . Lingshed is situated at 4500mtrs above sea level and can reached by Trekking . it is one of the most remote part of Ladakh . It can be acessed only by Chadar Trek during winter for 2 months. During summer it can be acessed by 5days trek whether from Lamayuru or Padum Zanskar .In winter 6 months is completely Isolated .
Day 10: Rest day and visit the Gonpa ( Monastery) and explore Lingshed village and Their life style .
Day 11: LINGSHED TO TSARAK DO (6-7HRS.)
From Lingshed village its asscending to catch the Chadar route again .Tsarak do is the also a summer trek point called the jingchen .These night might be the coldest than other, because the camping is on the confluence.
Day 12: TSARAK DO TO PIDMO ZANSKAR (5-6HRS.)
We continue on the ice and start our trial from Tsarak Do and walk for about 5-6 hrs.till we reach Pidmo . On the other side of river bank we also seen the Zangla vaillage and Castle . During the Chadar Trek wearing rubber boots is the best beacause sometimes we have to walk on ice with overflowing water.
Day 13: PIDMO TO TAHANG ( 6hrs.)
We cross many villages like sazar, Stongde, Padum and youlsum and reach Tahang.Night at Tahang .
Day 14: TAHANG -KARSHA -TAHANG
After breakfast visit of Karsha monastery and Nunnery and on the way back you can also visit Honchet village . Night at Tahang house .
Day 15: TAHANG -PADUM -TSARAK DO
After breakfast car will pick you up and visit Padum( the capital of Zanskar ) on the way you can also visit Pibiting guru,and drive to Stongde Monastery its a beautiful picturesque monastry built on Hill top by Lama Marpa 950 years ago . and if time permits you can visit Zangla Palace and then vehicle will drop you to trekking point at Tsarak do .
Day 16: TSARAK DO - NEYRAK PULLU 5-6 HRS.
Trek back from ing on same route . The return trek is apparently quicker and easier.
Day 17: NERAK PULLU TO TIB YOKMA 5-6 HRS
Day 18: TIB YOKMA TO BAKULA BAO 5-6 HRS.
Day 19: BAKULA BAO TO TILLAT DO 5 HRS
Day 20: TILLAT DO TO CHILING (3-4 hrs.)
Last day of your trek with the whole team .from here car will pick you and transfer to Leh.Night at Hotel.
Day 21: Day free .
Day 22: FLY TO DELHI
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