Chader Trek (Frozen River Trek Packages)

Leh / Chilling / Lingshed / Chilling / Leh

✔ Duration of Trek - 11 Night / 12 Days
✔ Region - Lingshed
✔ Best Period to trek - Mid January to End of February
✔ Maximum Altitude - 3580m
✔ Minimum Temperature - -40 degrees
✔ Trekking days - 07 days
✔ Age group - above 20 to 50 years
✔ Transportation - By Jeep from Leh to Chilling and from Chilling to Leh.
✔ Trek Grade - Simple walks on Ice sheet (frozen River) every day for 4 to 7 hours and strictly depends on weather conditions.
✔ Grading - A reasonable degree of physical fitness is needed for this trek.
✔ Special interest - Excellent view for photographers, ideal place for nature lovers and best spot for adventure lovers.
Day 01: Delhi – Leh Arrive at Leh airport, to be received by our representative & transferred to the hotel. Take a full day rest at the hotel as you need to acclimatize well. Overnight Hotel in Leh.
Day 02: Sightseeing of Hemis, Thiksey and Shey After breakfast drive for a full day sightseeing with visits to Shey Palace, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries. Overnight Hotel in Leh.
Day 03: Full day sightseeing of Phyang, Liker and Alchi After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing with visits to Phyang, Liker and Alchi monasteries. Overnight Hotel in Leh.
Day 04: Leh – Chiling - Tilatdo to Shingra gongma (3200m) 3-hrs drive (Taxi/Bus) & 3 hrs Walk 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. At Chiling after Lunch visit the White Copper artists famous for their handmade works. Overnight Camp.
Day 05: Trek Shingra-gongma to Deepyokma (3300m) 5 hrs. After breakfast start the 4hrs trek to Deepyokma where you'll see no. of caves, Tsomo Paldar, naturally flowing spring water. Overnight camp.
Day 06: Deepyokma to Nyrakpulu (3400m) 5-6 hrs. Start the trek to Deepyokma, after 4-5 hrs reach Nyarakpulu. Camp at 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 camp.
Day 07: Nyarakpulu – Lingshed (3800m) 6-7 hrs. 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 08: Lingshed Full day rest 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 09: Lingshed – Nyarakpulu 6-7 hrs Walk back through the same steep path for 4-5hrs & then walk on the frozen sheet for another 1-2hrs till you reach Nyarakpulu. Overnight Camp.
Day 10: Nyarakpulu – Deepyokma (3300m) 5hrs Taking the same route back from Nyarakpulu to Tsomopaldar.Overnight camp.
Day 11: Trek Deepyokma – Tilatdo to Chilling to Leh (3200m) 6hrs walk & 3 hrs drive. Trek back from Tsomopaldar to Shingra gongma & then to Tilatdo. Overnight camp. Walk for half an hour from Tilatdo to Chilling. From Chiling 5hrs drive by Taxi or Bus to Leh. Reach Leh by evening. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 12: Leh – Delhi In the morning transfer to the airport from where you'll board the flight to Delhi.

Leh to Chilling to Karsha to Chilling to Leh

✔ Duration of Trek - 16 Nights / 17 Days
✔ Best Period to trek - Mid January to End of February
✔ Maximum Altitude - 3580m
✔ Minimum Temperature - -40 degrees
✔ Trekking Days - 13 days
✔ Age group - An above 20 to 50 years
✔ Transportation - By Jeep to Chilling and from Chilling to Leh.
✔ Trek Grade - Simple walks on Ice (frozen River) every day four to seven hour, strictly depend on weather conditions.
✔ Grading - A reasonable degree of physical fitness is needed for this trek.
✔ Special interest - Excellent view for photographers, ideal place for nature lovers and best spot for adventure lovers
Day 01: Delhi – Leh Arrive at Leh airport,to be received by our representative & transferred to the hotel. Take a full day rest as you need to acclimatize well to the high altitude. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Leh After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Leh with visits to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Overnight Hotel.
Day 03: Leh – Chiling - Tilatdo to Shingra gongma (3200m) 3-hrs drive (Taxi/Bus) & 3 hrs Walk. 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. At Chiling after Lunch visit the White Copper artists famous for their handmade works. Overnight Camp.
Day 04: Trek Shingra-gongma to Deepyokma (3300m) 5 hrs. After breakfast start the 4hrs trek to Deepyokma where you'll see no. of caves, Tsomo Paldar, naturally flowing spring water. Overnight camp.
Day 05: Trek Deepyokma – Nyrak pulu (3400m) 5-6 hrs Start the trek to Deepyokma, after 4-5 hrs reach Nyarakpulu. Camp at 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 camp.
Day 06: Trek from Nyrakpulu – Lingshed (3800m) 6-7 hrs Walk on Chadar/Frozen sheet (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 heating is provided. Overnight Homestay.
Day 07: Lingshed Full day rest Spend the day exploring Lingshed Village (4000m), 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 08: Trek Lingshed – Tsarakdo 7hrs. Start the trek early as today you will have to walk for 7 hrs to reach Tsarakdo. Overnight camp
Day 09: Trek Tsarakdo – Pidmo 5hrs. Trek on the ice trail through the gorge. The gorge ends at Hanamur and the view opens at Pidmo. Overnight camp.
Day 10: Trek Pidmo –Zangla 5hrs. 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 3-4hrs drive Morning after breakfast, drive to Stongde village & visit beautiful Stongde monastery built on hill top by Lama Marpa 950 years ago. From the monastery, you have amazing and spectacular view of mountains. Overnight camp.
Day 12: Karsha (3800m) 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 – Tsarakdo drive 4-5hrs.
Day 14: Tsarakdo - Nyrakpulu: 6 hrs. Start from Tsarakdo & reach Nyarakpulu. Camp 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 camp.
Day 15: Nyrakpulu – Deepyokma 4-5hrs Start the trek from Nyarakpulu & after 4-5 hrs reach Deepyokma.
Day 16: Deepyokma – Shingragongma to Tilat doChilling to Leh 9 hrs. Trek from Deepyokma to Shingra gongma to Chiling via Tilatdo. From Chiling you will be driven to Leh in a Jeep. Overnight in a Hotel.
Day 17: Leh - Delhi. In the morning you will be transferred to the airport from where you'll board the flight to Delhi.

Karsha return from Zangla by snow trek via Charchar La (Jung Lam)

✔ Duration of Trek - 23 Nights / 24 Days
✔ Region - Zangskar – Markha
✔ Best Period to trek - Mid January to End of February
✔ Maximum Altitude - 4950m
✔ Minimum Temperature - -40 degrees
✔ No of days - 17 days
✔ Age group - Above 20 to 50 years
✔ Transportation - By Jeep to Chilling and from Chilling to Leh.
✔ Trek Grade - Simple walks on Ice (frozen River) every day four to seven hour, strictly depend on weather conditions.
✔ Grading - A reasonable degree of physical fitness is needed for this trek.
✔ Special interest - Excellent view for photographers, ideal place for nature lovers and best spot for adventure lovers
Day 01: 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 02: Sightseeing around Leh. After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Leh with visits to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa. Overnight Hotel.
Day 03: Leh – Chiling - Tilatdo to Shingra gongma (3200m) 3-hrs drive (Taxi/Bus) & 3 hrs Walk. 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. At Chiling after Lunch visit the White Copper artists famous for their handmade works. Overnight Camp.
Day 04: Shingragongma – Deepyokma 5 hrs. After breakfast start the 4hrs trek to Deepyokma. On the way you'll come across no. of caves & Tsomo Paldar, naturally flowing spring water. Overnight camp.
Day 05: Deepyokma – Nyerakpulu:5-6 hrs Start the trek to Deepyokma, after 4-5 hrs reach Nyarakpulu. Campsite is at an irrigation field. Another 1hr walk up along with a small stream will take you to a beautiful village called Nyerak. From here Singee-La will be visible, which is a summer trek pass. Overnight camp.
Day 06: Nyerakpulu – Lingshed: 6-7 hrs Walk on Chadar/Frozen sheet for 1-2hrs & then another 5hrs steep walk up to Lingshed Village (4000m). All your tiredness will vanish after spending the night at Lingshed village Home stays where local heating is available.
Day 07: Rest in Lingshed village (4000m) and visit monastery 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 08: Lingshed – Tsarakdo 7hrs. Start the trek early as today you will have to walk for 7 hrs to reach Tsarakdo. Overnight camp.
Day 09: Tsarakdo – Pidmo 5hrs. Trek on the ice trail through the gorge. The gorge ends at Hanamur and the view opens at Pidmo. Overnight camp.
Day 10: Pidmo – Zangla (3370m) 5hrs. 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, 3hrs Morning after breakfast, drive to Stongde village & visit the beautiful Stongdey monastery built on a hill top by Lama Marpa 950 years ago. From the monastery, you will get an amazing and spectacular view of mountains. Overnight camp.
Day 12: Karsha full day (3800m) 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 – Zangla 3 hrs drive Today you will be driven to Zangla from Karsha. Overnight camp.
Day 14: Zangla to Zanglasumdo 4hrs. Simple walk through the wilderness of deep gorges following the trail beyond the chortens which enters a side gorge. For 5-6km of gorge would be populated with willows after which it opens into a broad valley .Overnight camp.
Day 15: Zanglasumdo to Chupchak via CharChar-La (4950m) 7hrs. From the camp the trail ascends eastward entering a dry silent valley. Ascending the CharChar La affords view south to the Himalayan range while the ridges and gorges of Zanskar extend to the North as far as eye can reach. Overnight camp.
Day 16: Chupchak to Wangchuk chenmo 5hrs. Simple trek through the gorge with lots of tress. Overnight camp.
Day 17: Wangchuk chenmo to Kharnak sumdo 6 hrs Simple walks in the valley will take you to Kharnak sumdo. Overnight camp.
Day 18: Kharnaksumdo to Rabrang 6hrs. Always walk in the valley. Stiff cliffs called Ngari Ngartsak thang lies on the way. This route opens only in 2nd week of Sept. when the level of water decreases only then the horses can walk. Overnight camp.
Day 19: Rabrang to Themkachen crossing Langhru-La (4300m) 6-7hrs. Overnight camp.
Day 20: Themkachen to Markha 6hrs. Markha village consists approximately of 50 houses & is by far the biggest village in the valley. It has a monastery on a mountain spur at the lower end of the village. Overnight camp.
Day 21: Markha to Skiu 7 hrs. Visit Markha monastery in the morning and then start walking towards Sku which which will take about 6-7hrs. Overnight camp.
Day 22: Skiu to Chiling to Leh 5hrs. Start the walk from Sku to Chiling. From Chilling you will be driven to Leh by Jeep. Overnight Hotel.
Day 23: Rest in Leh Spend the day at your leisure. Overnight Hotel
Day 24: Leh - Delhi In the morning you will be driven to the airport from where you will board the flight to Delhi.

Leh Chilling to Phuktal to Leh

✔ Duration of Trek - 22 Nights /23 Days
✔ Region - Zangskar Lungnak
✔ Best Period to trek - Mid January to End of February
✔ Maximum Altitude - 3870m
✔ Minimum Tempreture - -40 degrees
✔ No of days - 17 days
✔ Age group - Above 20 to 50 years
✔ Transportation - By Jeep to Chilling and from Chilling to Leh
✔ Trek Grade - Simple walks on Ice (frozen River) every day four to seven hour, strictly depend on weather conditions.
✔ Grading - A reasonable degree of physical fitness is needed for this trek.
✔ Special interest - Excellent view for photographers, ideal place for nature lovers and best spot for adventure lovers
Day 01: 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 02: Sightseeing around Leh. Overnight Hotel.
Day 03: Leh - Chiling to Tilat do to Shingra gongma by Jeep 3 hrs walk 3 hrs 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 in a home stay.
Day 04: Trek Shingra gonma to Deepyokma. 5hrs Overnight camp.
Day 05: Trek Deepyokma – Nyrakpulu. 5-6 hrs Overnight 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 camp.
Day 06: Trek Nyrakpulu – Lingshed 6-7 hrs 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 07: Lingshed 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 08: Trek Lingshed - Tsarakdo. 7hrs Start the trek early as today you will have to walk for 7 hrs to reach Tsarakdo. Overnight camp.
Day 09: Trek Tsarakdo – Pidmo 7 hrs 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 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 Overnight camp.
Day 12: 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
Day 14: Raru to Tsetang Trek 6 hrs
Day 15: Tsetang to Purne Trek 6 hrs 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 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 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 w
Day 19: Padum- Tsarakdo Drive 5hrs
Day 20: Tsarakdo – Nyrakpulu 6 hrs
Day 21: Nyrakpulu – Deepyokma 6hrs 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 Trek back from Tsomopaldar to Shingra gongma & then to Tilatdo. Overnight camp.
Day 23: Leh – Delhi In the morning transfer to the airport from where you'll board the flight to Delhi.

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