Bakula to Karsha Chadar Trek 16 NIGHTS/ 17 DAYS

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Starting From: 102,199 (Per Person on twin sharing)
Trekking and Hiking
Cities : Leh (2D) Shingra gongma (1D) Deepyokma (2D) Nyrakpulu (2D) Lingshed (1D) lingshed village (1D) Tsarakdo (2D) Pidmo (1D) Zangla (1D) Karsha (2D) Chilling (1D) Delhi (1D)
Overview

The traditional name of the trek is "Chadar Trek" the frozen sheet trek, which was only way in and out for the people of Zanskar in winters when all other ways are closed due to heavy snow fall at high passes. You sure need a reasonable physical fitness to gear up for this particular trekking, the best season to do this trekking is from mid January till the mid of February. This trekking will give you a catchy view for the photographers and nature lover. ... See More+

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Delhi – Leh
    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 2
    Sightseeing around Leh
    Sightseeing Leh

    After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Leh with visits to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Overnight Hotel.

  • Day 3
    Leh - Chilling - Tilatdo to Shingra gongma (3200m) 3-hrs drive (Taxi/Bus) & 3 hrs Walk
    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 Gongma to Deep Yokma(3300m) 5 hrs.
    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
    Deepyokma - Nyerakpulu:5-6 hrs
    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
    Nyarakpulu – Lingshed (3800m) 6-7 hrs.
    Nyarakpulu 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
    Rest in Lingshed village (4000m) and visit monastery
    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
    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
    Tsarakdo - Pidmo 5hrs
    Tsarakdo Pidmo

    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
    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, 3hrs
    Zangla Karsha

    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):
    Karsha

    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.
    Tsarakdo

    Drive from Karsha to Tsarakdo, it's a 4-5 hr drive.

  • Day 14
    Tsarakdo - Nyrakpulu: 6 hrs
    Zanglasumdo Chupchak

    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 to Deep Yokma (3300m)4- 5hrs.
    Nyrakpulu Deepyokma

    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 16
    Deepyokma – Shingragongma to Tilat do - Chilling to Leh 9 hrs.
    Deepyokma chilling

    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.
    Leh Airport

    In the morning you will be transferred 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 2022 to 28 February 2022.

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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