We have done the first chadar expedition was 1982 First time in Ladakh with western people and NHK Japan.
Trekking along the frozen Zangskar River to the capital of the Kingdom of Zangskar, Padum is our toughest and most adventuress tour due to the unpredictable conditions in nature. Only a handful of foreigners have accomplished the route, as participants need to be physically and mentally prepared to handle the cold nights and the inevitable challenges that will come up. Temperatures can fall to -35 degrees Celsius at night and be but as warm as -3 during the day to make for comfortable trekking. Weather depending, expeditions take place between December to February.
Highest Camping Altitude: 4300 mts
Duration: 2 weeks
Per day 5-6 hrs walking distance
Trip Grade: Challenging
Maximum people in group: Less than 10
Trip Cost: By email only
Please be advised that persons of certain health problems may not be able to participate in our expeditions. For further details, about physical requirements, please contact us:-
Day Ist Arrival and fully rest.
Day 2nd Sight seeing of monastery Himes, Thiksay,Shey and Stok.by jeep full day with packed lunch also an english speaking guide.
Day 3rd Leh Nimoo via spetuk and phayang visiting gonpa.
Day 4th Nimoo Chelling by jeep to starting point their you can meet with all Potter ketchan staff with fully equipments,and distribute the laugh by lottery system and same day start chadar trek upto telat sumdo1hrs O/N Camp.
Day 5th Telat sumdo to Markalago Bago 5 to 6 hrs walk depend on chadar condition.
Day 6th Markalaga to Teb Bago one of the biggest cave in this route duration will same but depond on condition O/N Camp.
Day 7th Teb to Nyaraks Pulu 6to7hrs same condition. Day 8th Nyaraks to Lingshyat 7 to8 hrs 2hrs by chadar rest of the time by normal trek.chadar-trek2
Day 8th Full day visiting Gonpa and village family house.
Day 9th Same way back to Nyaraks in 5 to 6hrs.
Day 10th Nyaraks to Teb Bago same duration.
Day 11th Teb to Markalaga.
Day 12th Markalaga to Telat sumdo.
Day 13th Telat sumdo to Jeep road 1hrs even same day to Leh or Nimoo by Jeep.
Day 14th Full day rest and shopping.
Day 15th Fly Back.