Full Chadar Trek (Leh to Padum)
Zanskar Valley, Laddhak, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Walk over the frozen Zanskar river before global warming and roads catch up in a few years.
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Chadar Trek Map will make it easy for you to understand
Chadar Trek Map (leh to padum- full trek)
monastery in padum
Expected Temperatures: -10 to -15 degrees°C (day time), -25 to -35 degrees°C (night time).
Best Time: Jan-Feb (Ask me for Fixed Batches)
Itinerary that you should follow:
Itinerary of Full Chadar Trek Leh-Nyrakpulu-Zangla-Padum-Karsha-Leh (15 Days including 1 day as a back-up day).
(Day-01) – Fly from Delhi to Leh (3500 m). Local sightseeing in Leh. Stay in hotel.
(Day-02) – Acclimatization, Local sightseeing in leh. Purchasing & Packing. Stay in hotel.
(Day-03) – Leh – Chilling – Tilath sumdo (By Road)–Shingrak (Trek 2-3 Hrs.) Night Stay in Camp near cave.
(Day-04) – Shingrak – Muska La – Choumo Cave (By Trek) Night Stay in Cave / Camp.
(Day-05) – Choumo Cave – Tipouma – Dib Cave – Nyrakpula Village (By Trek). Night Stay in Camp / Home stays in Village.
(Day-06) – Nyrakpulu Village – Charkdo (By Trek) Night stay in village / Camp. (Long Trek).
(Day-07) – Charkdo – Hanumil – Pinamo – Zangla (By Trek) Night Stay in Zangla village. (Long Trek).
(Day-08) – Local Sightseeing in Zangla. And then trek to padum via Pissu Village (By Trek) Night Stay in padum village (Headquarter of Zanskar).
(Day-09) – Rest & local Sightseeing in Padum – Karsha Monastery (By Car). Night Stay in Karsha village.
(Day-10) – Karsha – Charkdo via Padum – Zangla (By Car). Charkdo to Nyrakpulu Village (By Trek) Night Stay in Nyrakpulu Village.(Long Trek).
(Day-11) – Nyrakpulu – Tipouma (By Trek) Night Stay in Camp.
(Day-12) – Tipouma –Muska la (By Trek) Night Stay in Cave & Camp.
(Day-13) – Muska la – Tilath sumdo – Chilling (By Trek). Leh from Chilling (By Road). Night Stay in Hotel.
(Day-14) – Fly from Leh to Delhi by early morning flight.
Note- 1 extra day required for backup/emergency (bad weather or anything unpredictable)
zangla fort – full chadar trek
festival in padum
Gear info – You must carry your own personal gear like – warm inner wears, Jacket, Gloves, Woolen Cap, Lower, woolen cloth, trekking shoes .
If you don’t have all these then it can be arranged on per day hiring basis from leh/delhi/bangalore.
Feel free to get in touch.
Himalayan Explorers Club
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