Region :- Leh, Ladakh, J & K
Duration :- 8 Days
Grade :- Difficult
Max Altitude :- 11,100 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 62 Kms.

The chadar trek or the Zanskar George is situated in the region of Ladakh in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. This is one of the popular winter trek of Ladakh. It is also known as Frozen river trek. This trek is one of the most unique and challenging trek in India. Chadar trek is known as one of the most difficult treks in the world.

Once this trek was considered to be a very challenging trek and only meant for experienced trekkers but now a days it can be done also by the beginners with precaution and adequate preparation. This chadar trek is popular not only in India but also all over the world. The snow clad mountains, frozen river attract trekkers from different corners of the world to visit there. Due to the t5hick blanket of the snow it is considered as one of the tricky and challenging treks in the world. The frozen Zanskar river is a connecting link between the village of Zanskar valley and Ladakh. In this route you will pass through the deep valley, frozen river & huge mountains. These are the elements which makes chadar trek must to visit in the list of avid travellers. From the summit you will witness the breathtaking view which will make you feel to stop the time at that moment.

Why Choose Us

  • Learning Experience: We do not just focus on completing the trek but also help you develop basic trekking skills like:
    • Packing a rucksack
    • Morning Yoga & Evening stretching
    • How to pitch and dismantle a camping tent and properly use a sleeping bag
    • Ascend and Descend on a mountain trail
    • How to ensure camp safety and hygiene
    • Identify trail signs and signals
  • Loyalty Programs: Join Rockkers Adventures community and enjoy benefits of our vouchers and referral programs.
  • Personalized attention: We have small batch size (max. 15) and we maintain a healthy ratio of 8:1 (Participants: Leader) on all our batches to enable individual focus and monitoring.
  • Best Expedition Leaders: Our leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders. Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
  • Safety norms: We have mapped every region with an emergency evacuation plan and safety protocols maintaining a zero accident record so far. We carry an extensive first-aid kit including oxygen cylinders and high altitude medicines.
  • Safety equipment: Our trek leaders carry UIAA certified rescue equipment like static rope, ice ax, harness, carabiners, jumar, pulley, short and long slings.

Day 1: Reporting day at Leh(3,500m/11,400 ft)

• Keep your woollen cap and gloves handy at Airport.
• Orientation & Briefing of the trek at 12:00 noon (Mandatory).
• Check in Hotel (10:00 am) (Centrally heated room).
• Bring a copy of ID proof and 2 photo graphs. Foreigner, a copy of passport and visa.
• Network is available (only post-paid).
• ATM is available.
• Visit of any very high altitude place or pass is not advisable.
• Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited.
• Spend the day in the room itself to acclimatise.

Day 2: Acclimatization Day

• Rest + Acclimatisation day.
• Sightseeing included in the cost
• Visit of any very high altitude place or pass is not advisable.
• Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited.
• Stay in Hotel (Centrally heated room).

Day 3: Medical test day

• Wake up early and get ready for medical tests.
• Drive to the Government Medical camp.
• Get your Oxygen and BP reading (There is a long queue due to rush of tourists. It may take 3-4 hours depending on the rush).
• Late afternoon insurance formalities.
• Enjoy evening in Leh.
• Stay in hotel.

Day 4: Leh to Shingra Koma then Trek to Tsomo Paldar ( 3,500m/11,400ft to 3,200m/10,400 ft)
• Drive to Shingra Koma 70 km, 3-4 hrs.
• Trek 3km, 2 hrs.
• Gumboots are mandatory.
• Carry two thermos flask of 1 litre each.
• Stay in tents.
• Drive through Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus.

Note :- Walking in gumboots will take a while, so be prepared for some slips and falls! It’s advisable to carry a small backpack which will protect your back at the time of falls.

Day 5: Tsomo Paldar to Tibb Cave(3,200m/10,400 to 3,300m/10,800 ft.)

• Trek 15 km, 6-7 hrs.
• Hot Lunch on the way.
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave.
• Pass through a waterfall which never freeze.
• You will only get sunshine around 9-10 am.
• Stay in tent.

Day 6: Tibb Cave to Nerak (3,300m/10,800 ft to 3,400m/11,100 ft.)
• Trek 13 km / 6-7 hrs.
• Hot Lunch on the way.
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave.
• Nerak is the first village of Zanskar region.
• If we reach on time at Nerak camp, accordingly we can go to visit Nerak village.
• Attraction Frozen waterfall.
• Stay in tent.

Day 7: Nerak – Tibb Cave (3,400m/11,100 ft to 3,300m/10,800 ft)

• Trek 13 km / 5-6 hrs.
• Hot Lunch on the way.
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave.
• Stay in tent.

Day 8: Tibb Cave to Shingra Koma then Drive to Leh(3,300m/10,800ft to 3,200m/10,400 ft.)
• Trek to Shingra Koma 13 km/ 5-6 hours
• Drive to Leh 70 km/ 3-4 hours
• Hot Lunch on the way
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave
• Stay in hotel.

End.

Inclusions
  • Transport support from and to Dehradun: starting from pickup on day 1 to drop on day 2.
  • Guide and cook fees.
  • Rent for camping equipment.
  • Forest entry charges.
  • Porter and mule support to carry camping equipment. Please note that personal luggage can be carried by mules and/or porters on chargeable basis.
  • All veg meals starting from day 1 lunch to day 2 lunch.
  • Tented accommodation throughout the trek.
Exclusions
  • Transport to reach Dehradun from hometown.
  • Personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.
  • Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above.
  • Accommodation in Dehradun.
  • Personal luggage with mass not exceeding 12 kg per bag per person can be carried by porters/mules @ Rs 300 per day per bag.

  • Trekking shoes with good grip
  • Backpack and rain cover for backpack(40-60litres)
  • Clothes: -Warm layers (fleece, woolen and one padded jacket ), trek pants, collared t shirt, thermals
  • Accessories: – sunglasses, suncap, synthetic hand gloves
  • Socks
  • Headlamp/ torch
  • Daypack
  • Toiletries: – sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, hand sanitizer
  • Cutlery: – lunch box, spoon
  • Water bottles
  • Personal medicines
  • Id proof: – (driving license, voters Id etc.)

Cost Per Head

– For Existing Group Departures

 Trek: 20,900/-

 Transport: 3,000/-

(Leh to Leh)

Service tax @ 5% applicable

– For Private/Customized Trek

Price on Request- varies based on group size, itinerary and amenities

Duration: 7 Nights, 8 Days
Maximum Group Size : 10-12

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Reporting day at Leh.
Day 2: Acclimatization Day.
Day 3: Medical test Day.
Day 4: Leh to Shingra Koma then Trek to Tsomo Paldar.
Day 5: Tsomo Paldar to Tibb Cave.
Day 6: Tibb Cave to Nerak.
Day 7: Nerak – Tibb Cave.
Day 8: Tibb Cave to Shingra Koma then Drive to Leh.

Additional Information

Region: Leh, Ladakh, J & K.
Duration: 8 Days.
Grade: Difficult to Moderate.
Max Altitude: 3,500m/11,100 ft.
Trekking Km: 62 Km.
Trail Type: One way trail, The trek starts and ends at Shingra Koma.
Road: The drive is not accessible.
Airport: Leh airport (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport).
Base Camp: Leh.
Best Season: January to Mid February.
Services from: Leh Hotel to Leh Hotel.

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Region :- Leh, Ladakh, J & K
Duration :- 8 Days
Grade :- Difficult
Max Altitude :- 11,100 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 62 Kms.

The chadar trek or the Zanskar George is situated in the region of Ladakh in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. This is one of the popular winter trek of Ladakh. It is also known as Frozen river trek. This trek is one of the most unique and challenging trek in India. Chadar trek is known as one of the most difficult treks in the world.

Once this trek was considered to be a very challenging trek and only meant for experienced trekkers but now a days it can be done also by the beginners with precaution and adequate preparation. This chadar trek is popular not only in India but also all over the world. The snow clad mountains, frozen river attract trekkers from different corners of the world to visit there. Due to the t5hick blanket of the snow it is considered as one of the tricky and challenging treks in the world. The frozen Zanskar river is a connecting link between the village of Zanskar valley and Ladakh. In this route you will pass through the deep valley, frozen river & huge mountains. These are the elements which makes chadar trek must to visit in the list of avid travellers. From the summit you will witness the breathtaking view which will make you feel to stop the time at that moment.

Why Choose Us

  • Learning Experience: We do not just focus on completing the trek but also help you develop basic trekking skills like:
    • Packing a rucksack
    • Morning Yoga & Evening stretching
    • How to pitch and dismantle a camping tent and properly use a sleeping bag
    • Ascend and Descend on a mountain trail
    • How to ensure camp safety and hygiene
    • Identify trail signs and signals
  • Loyalty Programs: Join Rockkers Adventures community and enjoy benefits of our vouchers and referral programs.
  • Personalized attention: We have small batch size (max. 15) and we maintain a healthy ratio of 8:1 (Participants: Leader) on all our batches to enable individual focus and monitoring.
  • Best Expedition Leaders: Our leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders. Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
  • Safety norms: We have mapped every region with an emergency evacuation plan and safety protocols maintaining a zero accident record so far. We carry an extensive first-aid kit including oxygen cylinders and high altitude medicines.
  • Safety equipment: Our trek leaders carry UIAA certified rescue equipment like static rope, ice ax, harness, carabiners, jumar, pulley, short and long slings.

Day 1: Reporting day at Leh(3,500m/11,400 ft)

• Keep your woollen cap and gloves handy at Airport.
• Orientation & Briefing of the trek at 12:00 noon (Mandatory).
• Check in Hotel (10:00 am) (Centrally heated room).
• Bring a copy of ID proof and 2 photo graphs. Foreigner, a copy of passport and visa.
• Network is available (only post-paid).
• ATM is available.
• Visit of any very high altitude place or pass is not advisable.
• Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited.
• Spend the day in the room itself to acclimatise.

Day 2: Acclimatization Day

• Rest + Acclimatisation day.
• Sightseeing included in the cost
• Visit of any very high altitude place or pass is not advisable.
• Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited.
• Stay in Hotel (Centrally heated room).

Day 3: Medical test day

• Wake up early and get ready for medical tests.
• Drive to the Government Medical camp.
• Get your Oxygen and BP reading (There is a long queue due to rush of tourists. It may take 3-4 hours depending on the rush).
• Late afternoon insurance formalities.
• Enjoy evening in Leh.
• Stay in hotel.

Day 4: Leh to Shingra Koma then Trek to Tsomo Paldar ( 3,500m/11,400ft to 3,200m/10,400 ft)
• Drive to Shingra Koma 70 km, 3-4 hrs.
• Trek 3km, 2 hrs.
• Gumboots are mandatory.
• Carry two thermos flask of 1 litre each.
• Stay in tents.
• Drive through Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus.

Note :- Walking in gumboots will take a while, so be prepared for some slips and falls! It’s advisable to carry a small backpack which will protect your back at the time of falls.

Day 5: Tsomo Paldar to Tibb Cave(3,200m/10,400 to 3,300m/10,800 ft.)

• Trek 15 km, 6-7 hrs.
• Hot Lunch on the way.
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave.
• Pass through a waterfall which never freeze.
• You will only get sunshine around 9-10 am.
• Stay in tent.

Day 6: Tibb Cave to Nerak (3,300m/10,800 ft to 3,400m/11,100 ft.)
• Trek 13 km / 6-7 hrs.
• Hot Lunch on the way.
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave.
• Nerak is the first village of Zanskar region.
• If we reach on time at Nerak camp, accordingly we can go to visit Nerak village.
• Attraction Frozen waterfall.
• Stay in tent.

Day 7: Nerak – Tibb Cave (3,400m/11,100 ft to 3,300m/10,800 ft)

• Trek 13 km / 5-6 hrs.
• Hot Lunch on the way.
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave.
• Stay in tent.

Day 8: Tibb Cave to Shingra Koma then Drive to Leh(3,300m/10,800ft to 3,200m/10,400 ft.)
• Trek to Shingra Koma 13 km/ 5-6 hours
• Drive to Leh 70 km/ 3-4 hours
• Hot Lunch on the way
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave
• Stay in hotel.

End.

Inclusions
  • Transport support from and to Dehradun: starting from pickup on day 1 to drop on day 2.
  • Guide and cook fees.
  • Rent for camping equipment.
  • Forest entry charges.
  • Porter and mule support to carry camping equipment. Please note that personal luggage can be carried by mules and/or porters on chargeable basis.
  • All veg meals starting from day 1 lunch to day 2 lunch.
  • Tented accommodation throughout the trek.
Exclusions
  • Transport to reach Dehradun from hometown.
  • Personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.
  • Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above.
  • Accommodation in Dehradun.
  • Personal luggage with mass not exceeding 12 kg per bag per person can be carried by porters/mules @ Rs 300 per day per bag.

  • Trekking shoes with good grip
  • Backpack and rain cover for backpack(40-60litres)
  • Clothes: -Warm layers (fleece, woolen and one padded jacket ), trek pants, collared t shirt, thermals
  • Accessories: – sunglasses, suncap, synthetic hand gloves
  • Socks
  • Headlamp/ torch
  • Daypack
  • Toiletries: – sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, hand sanitizer
  • Cutlery: – lunch box, spoon
  • Water bottles
  • Personal medicines
  • Id proof: – (driving license, voters Id etc.)

Cost Per Head

– For Existing Group Departures

 Trek: 20,900/-

 Transport: 3,000/-

(Leh to Leh)

Service tax @ 5% applicable

– For Private/Customized Trek

Price on Request- varies based on group size, itinerary and amenities

Duration: 7 Nights, 8 Days
Maximum Group Size : 10-12

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Reporting day at Leh.
Day 2: Acclimatization Day.
Day 3: Medical test Day.
Day 4: Leh to Shingra Koma then Trek to Tsomo Paldar.
Day 5: Tsomo Paldar to Tibb Cave.
Day 6: Tibb Cave to Nerak.
Day 7: Nerak – Tibb Cave.
Day 8: Tibb Cave to Shingra Koma then Drive to Leh.

Additional Information

Region: Leh, Ladakh, J & K.
Duration: 8 Days.
Grade: Difficult to Moderate.
Max Altitude: 3,500m/11,100 ft.
Trekking Km: 62 Km.
Trail Type: One way trail, The trek starts and ends at Shingra Koma.
Road: The drive is not accessible.
Airport: Leh airport (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport).
Base Camp: Leh.
Best Season: January to Mid February.
Services from: Leh Hotel to Leh Hotel.

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