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Frozen River Trek

 

Day1.

Delhi Leh (Complete Rest in Leh for acclimatisation)

Take the morning flight for Leh. Check into the guest house and relax the whole day. This is necessary for getting acclimatised. Overnight at the guesthouse.

Day2.

Leh Shey Thiksey - Hemis

On this day you will go a sightseeing trip to some ancient monasteries in this area.

Shey Gompa is about 15 kms from Leh. It used to be the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. There are lots of Stupas and Gompas built around the palace. Shey palace was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17Th century AD. Main attraction in Shey is the 12m Shakyamuni Buddha statue inside the Dresthang Gompa.

Thiksey Gompa, close to Shey is about 17 kms from Leh. The monastery is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Ladakh and belongs to the Gelukspa order.

Hemis, about 45 kms south of Leh it is one of the most famous and largest monastery in Ladakh. It belongs to the Drukpa order and was founded in the early 17Th century. The setting is perfect with the monastery cradled in a lovely valley, surrounded by streams and fronted by long Mani walls. Overnight stay at the guest house.

Day3.

Leh - Chilling(5 hrs drive)

In the morning drive to chilling along with our porters from Pishu village of Zanskar, visit coppersmith workshops. Dinner and overnight stay at guest house.

Day4  Chilling - Zaribago

We begin our Chadar trek by walking on the frozen Zanskar river from Chilling to Zaribago. The trek is of about 5 hours. Overnight at Camp.

Day5  Zaribago - Deepyokma

Walk on the frozen Zanskar river for about 4 hours from Zaribago to Deepyokma. Overnight at Camp.

Day6 Deepyokma - Nyrakpulu

Walk for almost 4 to 5 hours from Deepyokma to reach Nyarakpulu below the Nyarak village. Over night at Camp.

Day7 Nyarakpulu - Lingshed

Frozen River (Chadar) Trek Leaving Nyarakpulu it's a one hour walk to the small village of Lingshed. Enjoy the comfort and cozy atmosphere of a private house with central heating.

Day8 Lingshed

Spend rest of the day in the warmth of a private home in Lingshed. Explore the nearby monasteries, meet the monks and and hospitable people of the village. Overnight stay at the private home.

Day9 Lingshed - Nyarakpulu

Lingshed to Nyarakpulu - a walk of about five hours to the campsite.

Day10 Nyarakpulu - Tso Mopoaldar

Nyarakpulu to Tso Mopoaldar a four hour walk to the campsite.

Day11 Tso Mopoaldar - Tilatdo

Frozen River (Chadar) Trek Mopoaldar to Tilatdo - another day of walking about 5 hours.

Day12 Tilatdo - Chilling - Leh

From Tilatdo walk up to Chilling village from where a Jeep will take you back to the hotel in Leh by evening. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day13 Leh - Delhi

Early in the morning transfer to airport and from here catch a flight for Delhi.

 

Trip & Services Ends Here.

State Tourism Award 2014

State Tourism Award 2014

Dear Zigmee Thanks for a fabulous time in North Sikkim, highlight of the trip were staying with Chopal and sonam lachenpa in lachen and the journey to Gurudargma (well worth the many hours in the jeep and the cold air). It wasn't hard to imagine just being over the border in

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