Winter Treks : Chaddar - Frozen River Zanskar Trek

What you will see

The Chadar Trek or the Zanskar Gorge is a winter-trail in Zanskar region of Ladakh, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Its walls are near vertical cliffs up to 600 m high and the Zanskar River (a tributary of the Indus) is only 5 m wide in places. The Chadar Trek is the frozen Zanskar River which provides an access route to the Zanskar Valley and is used as a trail by locals and tourists during the winters. It takes place on the trade route that has been used by the indigenous people for centuries and is a fairly well established trek.

Fees

Leh to Leh : ₹ 28,500

Permit & Medical Checkup :

As per the new directives received from the local authorities in Leh, it is mandatory for all participants to undergo a medical examination at Leh and spend 3 nights in Leh before departure for the trek. Also the forest department & ALTOA have made it mandatory to obtain a special permit to trek on the Chaddar. Rs 5000 /- per person has to be paid for the medical checkup & permit individually by each participant at Leh, over and above the Yuvashakti's trek fees of Rs.28,500/-.