SUGGESTED PROGRAM FOR
ADVENTURE TOURS :
FROZEN ZANSKAR RIVER
21 nights / 22 days
Cities covered :
Delhi - Leh - Chilling - Nieraq - Cave Camp - Pidmo - Zangla
- Padum - Cave Camp, Nimu - Leh - Delhi
Highlights : This
is the tour for those who want to see the lifestyles of
mountain dwellers in the peak Himalayan winter months. The
summers most turbulent river, Zanskar gets frozen and we
traverse the frozen river and get a glimpse of the locals
carrying Yak butter, wool’s etc. to nearest civilization for
bartering them for daily necessities. A through memorable trip
set high up in the Indian Himalayas.
[Best suitable for minimum
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to Hotel
Day 2 - Delhi / Leh
Fly to Leh :3600 mtrs. Transfer to domestic airpot,
flight to Leh with great views of Himalaya. On arrival in Leh
transfer to cozy hotel. Town in summer is very busy with
activities as tourist , agriculture etc. and during the winter
free from all these task , more over celebrating the festivals
and having fun . night in hotel.
Day 3 - At Leh
Acclimatization day. its very important to get used
of this climate as summer is too hot at the same time winter is
too cold , night in hotel
Day 4 - Leh / Chilling
Leh to Chilling and trek to cave.
Three hours drive toward west of leh to chilling , At Chilling
where the adventure starts. Porters prepare the baggage's , 2 to
3 hours walk to our first camp.
While walking on the ice follow the guide and porters ,As it is
first day you will be taking some time to getting use to walk on
ice . To keep the warmth in body , one have to stay loose that’s
how the circulation keep going . first night to sleep in cave
will be a unique experience.
Day 5 - Trek to Gyalpo camp 3170m , 7
Before going to the breakfast your all gear should be
packet , After breakfast move a head and follow the guide always
. People always try to climb on the rock to avoid getting wet,
as some time having no choice so one should have carry plenty of
socks to change.
Day 6 - Trek to Cave 3225m.
Today uphill and curved slope of ice. passing the
frozen water fall. night in cave where porters cook the food and
Day 7 - Trek to Neraks camp 3390m
Again spectacular day. Today weenre in Zanskar, so
the porters use to resound, welcome to Zanskar, one can see some
wild life but peoples are always curious to see the at least
foot print of elusive snow leopard, campsite out of village.
Day 8 - Nieraq to Dib Gongma 3400m
Leave early in the morning cause a part is very
interesting, some part is challenging due to steepness of the
Day 9 - Dib Gongma to Hanumil 3500m—8
Another long amazing day on the ice, Today we go out
of the gorge , tonight we will stay with villagers and will
sleep in room,
Day 10 - Hanumil to Pishu 6 hours.
Today we walk on snow (If there is) otherwise on dry
path, Normally walking hours depends on the snow that how deep
it is. Night in family house.
Day 11 to 15 back to Leh by same way.
on arrival in Leh hotel.
Day 16, Leh : we keep one
day free in case of bad weather that we don't loose the flight
Leh to Delhi .hotel.
Day 17, Flight Leh to Delhi
Arrive at Delhi and Wash & Change Hotel Room.
Day 18, Next day leave Delhi.