DAY 01 : ARRIVE AT LEH (3500 M)
After arriving at the airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Today, we would spend the day in the room itself to acclimatise to the high altitude. This is absolutely necessary and is most important for the days ahead. Overnight in the hotel.
DAY 2: ACCLIMATISATION DAY IN LEH
On the second day one can do their own thing or can choose to go on a sightseeing trip, explore the local market or just relax at the hotel. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 3: MEDICAL CHECK UP DAY IN LEH
On this day we will we 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 acclimatised and fit for the trek. Overnight in hotel
DAY 4: LEH –SHINGRAYOKMA( 3200M)- TSOMOPALDAR ( 3169 M)
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 the Zanskar to the roadhead at ShingraYokma. Deboard the vehicle after a point and trek towards SomoPaldar campsite. Overnight in tents.
DAY 5:TSOMOPALDAR ( 3169 M) – DIBB CAVE ( 3400M) ( TREK / 5 – 6 HRS )
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.
DAY 6: DIBB CAVE( 3400 M) - NYERAK (3680 M) (TREK / 6 - 7 HRS)
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.
DAY 7: NYERAK(3680 M) – HOTANG( TREK / 5 – 6 HRS )
From Nyerak on this day, we retrace the same route and stop at Hotang. Overnight in tents.
DAY 8: HOTANG – SHINGRA YOKMA ( 3200M ) - LEH (TREK/ 9 HRS & DRIVE 2.5 - 3 HRS)
Today is your last day of the trek. Post breakfast we trek back towards Shingra 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
DAY 09: DEPART FROM LEH
You will be transferred to the airport. Depart to your onward destination. Trip End Your memorable trip of Prashar Lake ends here keep tach with Vagabond Holidays in What’s app / Facebook & Instagram.