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Chadar Frozen River Trek - Leh Ladakh, India

1. Chadar Frozen River Trek - Leh Ladakh, India

Encapsulated within the range of the Great Himalayan Mountains –with peaks as high as 7,000m – India’s Zanskar valley aka Chadar Trek has stayed isolated for centuries. But with boosted tourism in recent years in Leh and Ladakh, the Zanskar valley has garnered immense attraction from people all around the globe. After footage of school children walking 100 km to the study goes viral, now as many as hundreds of visitors go to Zanskar for Chadar trek every year. The journey embarks at the mountain town of Leh. The best way to reach Leh is by a flight, and honestly, a glimpse of snow-drenched mountains looks so surreal from the plane. The trek is over the frozen river of Zanskar, and it is a huge favourite among Indians and travelers from abroad. At just 11,078 feet, the walk on the frozen river feels like a small expedition to the North Pole. The ration is carried through sledges, tents and extra stuff by the porters and the kitchen wealth by the cooks. Due to its remoteness to the modern world, Chadar Trek is one of the most uninhabitable regions in the world, and also one of the World’s most beautiful place to see once-in-a-lifetime. The best time to take Chadar Trek is in January or February as the ice sheet is sturdy and solid to walk for long kilometers. The temperature, in general, is twenty degrees below the freezing point and sometimes goes even below. Due to the harsh circumstances on the trek, one finds refuge in the caves, life works on instincts, and camping on the river banks, make the destination ‘do before you die” trip. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a novice in trekking, Chadar Trek can be experienced by all. The extreme challenge of this trek is not the terrain but the extreme cold weather that tends to challenge people of all age. Proper clothing, trekking shoes, hydration and food is enough for your body to endure the challenging lifestyle of Zanskar that thrives in sub-zero temperature. The most rewarding sight of the trek is the spectacle of a frozen cascading waterfall called Naerak from a height. The formations of frozen water will give your eyesight a new perspective to visualize a waterfall. Most of the people get overwhelmed to see nature’s finest creations on the trek. The landscapes and overall experience will leave their imprints on your hearts forever. Lastly, the Chadar frozen river the trek is an experience for the brave-hearted that seek thrill through responsible eco-tourism. The weather and terrain might shake your confidence a bit but if you can surpass that then the journey to the marvellous and exhilarating frozen river trek will be the most enriching experience of your life.

Ladakh Cultural Tour 5 Nights and 6 Days

2. Ladakh Cultural Tour 5 Nights and 6 Days

Explore historical gems such as the Leh Palace and Leh Heritage Museum, prepare to be enchanted by the ethereal beauty of Pangong Tso, venture into the enchanting Nubra Valley, and the sight of Himalayan Bacterian Camels riding the cold sand dunes. This tour promises an unforgettable experience, combining cultural immersion, natural wonders, and the unique charm of Ladakh. DAY 1: LEH ARRIVAL Our representative will receive you in Leh airport. Complete day rest for acclimatisation. Overnight and dinner at Hotel in Leh. DAY 2: LEH LOCAL SIGHTSEEING + LADAKHI LUNCH IN STOK (45 KM’S /2 HOURS ONE WAY DRIVE) Post breakfast visit to the ancient palace of Leh town. Also known as Lachen Palkar, Leh palace is the former royal palace overlooking the town of Leh. It was constructed circa 1600 by Sengge Namgyal. Next visit to Thiksey monastery. Located 19 kilometers east of Leh, Thiksey monastery is the largest monastery in central Ladakh. To witness the grandeur of the Hemis Monastery, you can take an extra drive of around 40 km towards the east of Leh town. Hemis Monastery is one of the largest and wealthiest monasteries in Ladakh, and it is famous for its colorful festivals and traditional masked dance performances. Afternoon, visit the Gyab Thago heritage home for a traditional Ladakhi culinary experience. The Gyap Thago is a heritage home that is more than 200 years old, located in Stok Hamlet, which is almost 20 km away from Leh. During the heritage lunch, you will have the opportunity to tour the ancient home before enjoying a pure vegetarian Ladakhi lunch, starting with the traditional brew called "Chang." Spend the evening at the Shanti Stupa. Overnight and Dinner at hotel in Leh. DAY 3: LEH TO NUBRA (130 KM’S/ 4-5 HOURS DRIVE) Start your day early and embark on a breathtaking drive to Nubra Valley, passing through Khardungla, the highest motor-able pass in the world at an altitude of 18,380 ft. Upon reaching Nubra Valley by afternoon, visit the Diskit Monastery, the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the region. Near the monastery, you'll see the giant statue of the future Buddha, also known as Gyawang Chamba or the Maitreya Buddha. Head to the Hunder Sand Dunes, where you can witness the unique sight of the famous Himalayan double-humped camels. Take a Desert Safari ride and enjoy the spectacular view of the Shayok Valley. Overnight stay in Nubra Valley. DAY 4: NUBRA-PANGONG (160 KM’S/ 6-7 HOURS DRIVE) Embark on a scenic drive towards the eastern border of Ladakh, crossing the Shayok Valley. Upon reaching Pangong by afternoon, you'll be greeted by the world's highest saltwater lake, situated at a height of almost 4,350m. The crystal-clear blue waters of the lake stand in stark contrast to the arid mountains surrounding it, making for a breathtaking sight. Overnight and dinner in Pangong. DAY 5: PANGONG TO LEH (135 KM’S/ 5 HOURS) After enjoying your breakfast on the shores of the lake, it's time to bid adieu to Pangong and proceed towards Leh. Upon reaching Leh, you can spend the evening at leisure, exploring the local markets and trying out some of the delicious local cuisine. Overnight and dinner in Leh. DAY 6: AIRPORT DROP Post breakfast departure to Leh airport.

Leh Airport Transfer

3. Leh Airport Transfer

Explore the mountain world in the North of India. Your safety and comfort are in our hands. So, make yourself completely relaxed and stress-free. A professionally skilled driver will be there outside the airport for you beforehand so you don't waste your precious time waiting. He will track your flight status so that he is notified about your current flight status and there is no cause of waiting due to miscommunication. Upon reaching your meeting point, he will greet you and take you to your desired destination. Throughout your period, you can relax and enjoy the tour.

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