Chadar Trek Fixed Group DepartureChadar trek is one of the most thrilling yet a challenging one for the trekkers in Ladakh. The temperature during winter in Ladakh drops down to minus 5 to 40 degrees, yet the trekkers, the exceptional adamant one choose this trekking. This trekking is worth the challenge; it is like the path least travel and you will see the hidden or unreachable ranges of the uppermost section of the Himalayas. Since this trek demands ample of physical strength, one must be above 20 and should be physically fit. Within 5 days you will taste the chilly weather, but with the satisfaction of reaching the unseen villages and people by the rest of the world.Throughout this journey you will be accompanied by Guide, cook, helper, and porters.
Day 1: Leh – Chilling/Tilatdo to Shingra-Gongma (3200m) 5 hrs drive (Taxi/Bus):/1 ½ Hrs Trek
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 2: Trek Shingra-gongma to Deep Yokma(3300m) 5 hrs.
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 3: Deep to Nyrakpulu (3400m) 4-5 hrs.
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 4: Nyrakpulu to Deep Yokma (3300m)4- 5hrs.
On the way back you will take the same route back from Nyrakpulu to Deep Yokma. Spend the night in camp at the side of river bank.
Day 5: Deep Yokma to Shingra Gongma (3200m) 4-5 Hrs
Trek back from Deep Yokma to Shingra Yokma.Overnight in Camp at the side of river bank.
Day 6: Shingra Gongma to Shingra Yokma to Leh (3200m) (1 ½ hrs trek & 5 hrs drive)
Trek back from Shingra gongma to Shingra Yokma and then drive back to Leh bidding farewell to the adventurous yet a challenging trekking