This is a trek into some of the most isolated yet inhabited regions in the Zanskar mountains, most notably the village of Lingshed. Trekking on ice, the frozen Zanskar River,on an average five to seven hours daily at an easy pace. This trek demands physical fitness and the age should be from 20 to 50 years. The best season would be from Mid of January till the mid of February. ... See More+
This is a trek into some of the most isolated yet inhabited regions in the Zanskar mountains, most notably the village of Lingshed. Trekking on ice, the frozen Zanskar.
Arrive at Leh airport, to be received by our representative & transferred to the Hotel. Spend rest of the day in the hotel as you need to acclimatize well to the high altitude. Overnight is at Hotel.
Sightseeing around Leh. Overnight is at Hotel.
After breakfast drive towards Nimoo where the confluence of river Zanskar & Indus is, from there take left & drive along the Zanskar River till you reach Sumdado. Reach Chiling after sometime. After Lunch visit the White Copper artists famous for their handmade works. Overnight is at home stay.
Trek Shingra gonma to Deepyokma. 5hrs Overnight is in camp.
Start the Trek, after 4-5 hrs reach Nyarakpulu. Camp will be at an irrigation field. Another 1hr walk up along with a small stream you will reach a beautiful village called Nyarak. From here Singee-La will be visible, which is a summer trek pass. Overnight is in camp.
Walk on Chadar / Frozen sheet for 1-2hrs & then another 5hrs steep walk up to Lingshed Village. All your tiredness will vanish after spending the night at Lingshed village Home stays where local heating is available. Overnight is at Homestay.
Spend the day exploring Lingshed Village, its Monastery & a school for the monks. Lingshed is connected with other parts of Ladakh only through trek routes therefore in winters hardly any tourists visits this place. Overnight is at Homestay.
Start the trek early as today you will have to walk for 7 hrs to reach Tsarakdo. Overnight is in camp.
Trek on the ice trail through the gorge. The gorge ends at Hanamur and the view opens at Pidmo.
A short walk on the road will lead you from Pidmo to the village of Zangla. We cross the Chadar by bridge to reach Zangla, where the erstwhile king of Zanskar resides. We will visit the fort and go around the large village. Overnight is in Zangla village.
Zangla- Karsha drive 3hrs, Overnight is in camp.
Spend the day exploring the valley & visiting the Karsha Monastery one of largest monastery in Zanskar, founded by Great Lama Phagspa Shesrab. Overnight is in camp.
Karsha- Raru: Drive 3-4 hrs
Raru to Tsetang Trek 6 hrs
Purne (3820m) located just above the confluence of the Tsarap river and the Kargyak river.
Start walking from Purne to Phuktal where you will visit the famous Phuktal Monastery built in 12th century by Gangsem Sherab Zangpo. Trekking is the only way to reach here. It is built into a Cliffside like a honeycomb & stands at the mouth of lateral gorge of the Lungnak or Lingti-Tsarap River. Walk back to Purne. Overnight is in camp.
Ichar campsite is at 3740m. To further acclimatize climb up 150m to Ichar village (3900m). you can explore the remote valley North of the village.
Trek Ichar – Padum 6 - 7hrs
Padum- Tsarakdo Drive 5hrs
Tsarakdo – Nyrakpulu 6 hrs
Trek through the same route back from Nyarakpulu to Tsomopaldar. Overnight is in camp.
Trek back from Tsomopaldar to Shingra gongma & then to Tilatdo. Overnight is in camp.
In the morning transfer to the airport from where you’ll board the flight to Delhi.
• Transportation by Innova/Scorpio & Tempo Traveller.
• All accommodation in Guest House on Twin Sharing basis with all meals @Leh.
• Two Men tent and Kitchen with all meals @ Trekking.
• Dinning Tents will be provided above 03 Pax.
• Kitchen equipments.
• Table and Mattresses.
• Cook, helper, Guide & Potter
• Monument entrances and camping charges.
• LAHDC/Wildlife Fees
• Gum Boots
• Sleeping Bags
• Trekking shoes and clothing.
• Any Flight Ticket.
• Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices Included”.
• Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
• Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
• Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
• 50% Advance to confirm the reservation.
• Balance amount to be deposited 15 Days before tour departure.
• 30% Cancellation before 15 Days of tour Departure, within amount will be charged.
• Full Confirmation of Hotels will be provided only on full payment.
• Vehicles provided as per tour plan (Point to Point Basis)
• Any services initialized are non refundable and any expenses due to change in the program due to health or road blockage will be charged extra.
• Prices valid from 01 January 2019 to 28 February 2019.
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