Bakula to Karsha to Chilling via Charchar La Chadar Trek 23 NIGHTS/ 24 DAYS

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Walking on Frozen River of Zanskar is an ultimate experience for the adventure lovers. 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. Mid January to the end 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
    Leh Local Sightseeing

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

  • Day 3
    Leh- Chiling - 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 Deepyokma (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
    Trek Deepyokma – Nyrak pulu (3400m) 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
    Trek from Nyrakpulu - 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
    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 8
    Trek Lingshed - Tsarakdo 7hrs
    Lingshed Tsrakdo

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

  • Day 9
    Trek 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
    Trek Pidmo –Zangla 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 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
    Karsha Zangla

    Today you will be driven to Zangla from Karsha.Overnight camp.

  • Day 14
    Zangla to Zanglasumdo 4hrs
    Zangla Zanglasumdo

    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
    Wangchuk chenmo Kharsha Sumdo

    Simple walks in the valley will take you to Kharnak sumdo. Overnight camp

  • Day 18
    Kharnaksumdo to Rabrang 6hrs
    Karnak Sumdo Rabrang

    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
    Rabrand Themkachen

    Rabrang to Themkachen crossing Langhru-La (4300m) 6-7hrs,Overnight is in camp.

  • Day 20
    Themkachen to Markha 6hrs
    Themkachen Markha

    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
    Markha Skiu

    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
    Skiu Chilling Leh

    Start the walk from Sku to Chiling. From Chilling you will be driven to Leh by Jeep. Overnight Hotel.    

  • Day 23
    Rest in Leh
    Rest in Leh

    Spend the day at your leisure. Overnight Hotel

  • Day 24
    Leh - Delhi
    Leh Delhi

    In the morning you will be driven to the airport from where you will board the flight to Delhi.


Guest House


• 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.
• LAHDC/Wildlife Fees
• Gum Boots
• Sleeping Bags


• 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 2019 to 28 February 2019.


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