Chilling to Phuktal Chadar Trek (2020) 22 NIGHTS/ 23 DAYS

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Starting From: 123,651 (Per Person on twin sharing)
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Cities : Leh (3D) Shingra gongma (1D) Deepyokma (2D) Nyrakpulu (2D) Lingshed (1D) lingshed village (1D) Tsarakdo (2D) Pidmo (1D) Zangla (1D) Karsha (2D) Raru (1D) Tsetang Trek (1D) Purne Trek (2D) Ichar (1D) Padum (1D) Delhi (1D)
Overview

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+

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Delhi – Leh
    Delhi Leh

    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 Hotel.

  • Day 2
    Sightseeing around Leh
    Sightseeing

    Sightseeing around Leh. Overnight is at Hotel.

  • Day 3
    Leh - Chiling to Tilat do to Shingra gongma by Jeep 3 hrs walk 3 hrs
    Leh Chilling Tilatdo Shingra Gongma

    In the morning after breakfast drive towards Nimoo where the confluence of river Zanskar and Indus is located, from there take left and drive along the Zanskar River till you reach Sumdado. At Chiling after Lunch visit the White Copper artists famous for their handmade works. After lunch drive Shingra Yokma from where the Trek will start till you reach Shingra-gongma ( 1 ½ hrs). Today is the day you will actually start walking on the frozen river, you will pitch your camp at the bank of Zanskar River. As the dusk ascent the coldness will arise too, your sleeping bag and the warm water will keep you warm. Spend your night in the tent.

  • Day 4
    Trek Shingra gonma to Deepyokma
    shingra Deepyokma

    In the moring after having your breakfast with a hot cup of tea to beat the freezing weather and energise you for yet another challenging 5 hours trek to Deep. Starting this trek to Deep where you’ll see numbers of caves, and you will also see Tsomo Paldar, naturally flowing spring water. After a day long trek you will set your tent at Deep for your night stay.

  • Day 5
    Trek Deepyokma – Nyrakpulu. 5-6 hrs Overnight camp.
    Deepyokma Nyrakpulu

    Start the trek from Deep, after 4-5 hours of walk you will be reaching Nyarakpulu. After Lunch visit the Big water fall and beautiful village called Nyarak. Reaching this village you will get to know about Zanskar people and its way of life. From there Singee-La will be visible, which is a summer trek.Overnight Camp.

  • Day 6
    Trek Nyrakpulu – Lingshed 6-7 hrs
    Nyrakpulu Lingshed

    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 Homestay.

  • Day 7
    Lingshed
    Lingshed village

    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 Homestay.

  • Day 8
    Trek Lingshed - Tsarakdo. 7hrs
    Lingshed Tsarakdo

    Start the trek early as today you will have to walk for 7 hrs to reach Tsarakdo. Overnight camp.

  • Day 9
    Trek Tsarakdo – Pidmo 7 hrs
    Tsarakdo Pidmo

    Trek on the ice trail through the gorge. The gorge ends at Hanamur and the view opens at Pidmo.

  • Day 10
    Trek Pidmo – Zangla 4 hrs
    Pidmo Zangla

    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 in Zangla village.

  • Day 11
    Zangla- Karsha drive 3hrs
    Zangla Karsha

    Zangla- Karsha drive 3hrs, Overnight is in camp.

  • Day 12
    Karsha rest
    Karsha rest

    Spend the day exploring the valley & visiting the Karsha Monastery one of largest monastery in Zanskar, founded by Great Lama Phagspa Shesrab. Overnight camp.

  • Day 13
    Karsha- Raru: Drive 3-4 hrs
    Karsha Raru

    Karsha- Raru: Drive 3-4 hrs

  • Day 14
    Raru to Tsetang Trek 6 hrs
    Raru Tsetang Trek

    Raru to Tsetang Trek 6 hrs

  • Day 15
    Tsetang to Purne Trek 6 hrs
    Tsetang Purne

    Purne (3820m) located just above the confluence of the Tsarap river and the Kargyak river

  • Day 16
    Purne to Phuktal to Purne Trek 5 hrs
    Purne Phuktal Purne Trek

    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 camp.    

  • Day 17
    Trek Purne – Ichar 7hrs
    Purne Ichar

    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.

  • Day 18
    Trek Ichar – Padum 6 - 7hrs
    Ichar Padum

    Trek Ichar – Padum 6 - 7hrs

  • Day 19
    Padum- Tsarakdo Drive 5hrs
    Padum Tsarakdo

    Padum- Tsarakdo Drive 5hrs

  • Day 20
    Tsarakdo – Nyrakpulu 6 hrs
    Tsarakdo Nyrakpulu

    Tsarakdo – Nyrakpulu 6 hrs

  • Day 21
    Nyrakpulu – Deepyokma 6hrs
    Nyrakpulu Deepyokma

    Trek through the same route back from Nyarakpulu to Tsomopaldar. Overnight camp.

  • Day 22
    Deepyokma – Tilatdo to Chilling to leh 6 hrs & 3 hrs drive
    Deepyokma Tildatdo Chilling Leh

    Trek back from Tsomopaldar to Shingra gongma & then to Tilatdo. Overnight camp.

  • Day 23
    Leh – Delhi
    Leh Delhi

    In the morning transfer to the airport from where you’ll board the flight to Delhi.

Inclusions

• 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.
• Environmental Fee,Adventure Rescue Fee,ALTOA fee & Medical Check up fees
• Gum Boots
• Sleeping Bags

Exclusions

• 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.

Terms and Conditions

• 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 2020 to 28 February 2020.

Supplementary Other Charges

• Cultural Program Rs. 7000 per program.
• Potters Rs 1500 Per Day Per Potter.
• 1 Liter Package Water Bottle: INR 30 per Bottle.
• Oxygen Cylinder Rs. 500-700 per day in Leh.

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