Visit Chadar Trek 2023 in deep winter to experience one of the world’s most magnificent and beautiful landscapes, in its most peaceful season and in total contrast to the summer crowds.
As winter begins, we wait for the ice formation on the Chadar Trek 2023 route in this highly sensitive mountain ecosystem. You are very likely to see rare wildlife at this time of year in the frozen valleys and high above the tiny mountain villages.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Min -15°c ¬ Max -30°c
Our route takes you deep into the frozen winter landscape among some of the world’s highest mountains and spectacular landscapes, lit under a bright winter sun and sparkling mid-winter stars. Our camps are at about 3,500 meters (11,480 feet). The cold temperatures are a challenge for everyone, but this experience is suitable for all ages and abilities.
Arrival in Leh airport where you will be greeted by our representative and they will transfer you to your hotel. You will spend the day in the room itself to acclimatize to the high altitude. This is absolutely necessary and is most important for the days ahead. Overnight stay in the hotel.
On this day we will go to explore some of the famous winter sports in Ladakh like Ice Skating and Ice Hockey matches, Transportation will be provided. Towards Guphuks pond For Ice Skating experience or Ice Hockey Match depending upon the Match Schedule. Skates you need to hire (skates cost 150-200 per hour)
Today you will go to SNM hospital Leh for the health check-up. It is mandatory from the government to get a medical certification before we undertake the Chadar trek. A clearance certificate after the medical check up will be issued by the Sonam Norbu Memorial (SNM) Hospital. This will be issued only after the participant is acclimatized and fit for the trek. Overnight in hotel .
Post breakfast, we take a beautiful drive through the beautiful scenery with your first views of the Indus river and later the Zanskar river at their confluence at Nimoo. From Nimoo you follow roadhead at ShingraYokma. Deboard the vehicle after a point and trek towards Somo Paldar campsite. Overnight stay in tents.
Your trek to Dibb Cave begins today. Trek through the deep gorges of the Zanskar valley with sheer cliffs on both sides. The lack of direct sunlight keeps the snow well packed for the trek. We end the day at the big cave here which is used by the locals when traversing this valley and set up camp for the night. Overnight in trekking tents
Post breakfast, we continue the walk through the gorges to the Nyerak village. Enroute we pass a large frozen waterfall which is gushing water during the non-winter season and is a stop point on our rafting trips down the Zanskar river during the Aug-Sep period. Today we camp below the Nyerak village and one can go up to the village in the evening. Overnight in trekking tents.
From Nyerak on this day, we retrace the same route and stop at Hotang. Overnight in tents.
Today is your last day of the trek. Post breakfast we trek back towards Shingr Yokma walking on thick ice of Chadar. You will be trekking for about 9 hours with a couple of breaks in between. We will camp here for the night. Overnight in trekking tents.
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Ladakh and Kashmir are located in the high Himalayas. Minimum altitude is approximately 3,500m in Ladakh and 1,600m in Kashmir. Seasonal temperatures vary from mid 30 degrees Centigrade in summer and plummet to -30 in mid winter. You should know before you visit to Himalaya, How Prepare yourself for Leh Ladakh Trip
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The Best time to visit for Chadar Trek from January till Mid-February.
Yes we provide in triple sharing basis
Yes we do have a Fixed Departure group for the Chadar Trek, Please find the Below for our Group Departure i.e 07, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31 January 2023. For Reserved the Booking Please Call us.
Yes you do need a Permit to Join the Chadar Trek like Insurance, Medical and ILP. We will arrange the Permit at Extra Cost.
We are Local Based Company.