chadar trek, Group Travelling, Leh Ladakh, Travel

Frozen Zanskar River Trek- Chadar Trek

Are you ready for a Once-in-a-lifetime Trek?

If you are a true travel freak, we invite you for this challenge!

Chadar Trek- Journey of a Lifetime

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Trek Duration – 7 Days (But we made it in 5 Days )

Total Kms Covered- 72 kms

Day-1 – 05 kms (Shingra Yokma to Bakula Bao)

Day-2- 18 kms (Bakula Bao-Tibb cave)

Day-3 – 26 kms (Tibb Cave- Naerk- Tibb Cave)

Day-4- 16 Kms-(Tibb Cave- Shingra Koma)

Day-5- 07 kms ( Shingra Koma- Shingra Yokma)

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Discover your Real self-

My first trip to Ladakh in 2018 started with the Frozen Zanskar. Thankfully we organised a customised trip with like minded buddies with best possible facilities to ease out the journey and enjoy completely. Our Journey was definitely different as we were just a bunch of 4 crazy people with 15 helpers 🙂

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This is one of the most challenging Treks in the world and is done only in the harsh winters when the Zanskar River freezes completely and a sheet of Ice (Chadar) forms on the river from which the trek derives its name: “Chadar Trek”. The temperature varies between – 20 to – 35 degrees at night and -15 to -18 degrees during the day.

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This journey was an adventure in every possible way, right from walking on the Frozen Zanskar, the huge cracks on the sheet of ice, singing songs, learning Ladakhi words, climbing multiple mountains and ridges, falling, slipping and tumbling many a times on the icy sheet, overcoming various dangerous and treacherous obstacles where the ice sheet had melted away, eating hot Maggi with chai in lunch, enjoying the sled rides, climbing a mountain at 12000 feet to reach the Final Summit Point, sleeping in freezing sleeping bags, bonfires, dry toilets, watching a trillion stars at night, wearing layers of clothes to keep yourself warm.

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Words fall short to describe the infinite beauty this trek offers.

This trek could actually be a turning point in one’s life as it teaches you a lot. You might stumble or fall many a times but you must again get up to move forward. That is what life teaches you: Not only do you need to balance yourself but also all the people around you. You will find happiness in smallest of things and will happily survive on whatever little you get.

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No matter what you encounter, no matter how many obstacles you encounter… you need to always find a way!!!

A big shout out to the LOCAL PORTERS for always being there for us right from the first day to guiding us at every moment and carrying heavy loads on their shoulders. Also, for always serving us with hot meals, only to make our trek less difficult, enjoyable and safer!

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The trek is all about determination & survival – of learning to survive in the harsh terrains at sub-zero temperatures, interacting with the locals & understanding their way of living, especially in one of the most uninhabitable regions in the world, while you trek across a dramatic gorge with frozen waterfalls on the frozen trail of Zanskar spread out like a “Chadar” for miles and miles in front of you.

This is certainly a “Do before you die” journey!

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Before you get over-enthusiastic and throw us questions on the whats, whys and hows of Leh-Ladakh Chadar Trek, let us first tell you it’s not going to be a red carpet walk! The frozen Zanskar has many steep canyons and you might need to garner all your strength as you will be carrying a backpack loaded with utilities. Are you ready for the challenge?

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What surprises await you in Tirthan Valley

Go Boundless is planning a trip to Tirthan Valley this August and people are asking us so many questions starting from what all activities will be done in this trip.

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Let us first tell you that Tirthan Valley is the hidden gem of Himachal and you will surely fall in love at first sight the moment we land at our resort in Tirthan Valley. You may dream of seeking for in the thick maze of the forest, the tranquility you were hankering for, and standing on a sea beach with the berserk waves lashing your feet. And once you accomplished it, you got an adventure. But, sorry! You haven’t got the real adventure unless you witness the glory itself surpassing the aura of the majestic Himalayas.

Believe it or not! Tirthan Valley, situated in Kullu, is the place to feel the solitude. Here, adventurous comes on every step of yours. Don’t think of what to do here, think of what to explore here. Meanwhile, in Tirthan valley, there are exciting things to do with full-spirit.

Have a look-

·         Trout Fishing

It’s a prize catch! Not everyone caught the fish here. Try it! You may need to struggle for grabbing even one fish.

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·         Jalori Pass

About 10300 feet high pass, a Jalori Pass is a lovely walking path to Serolsar lake where one can have a glimpse of a beautiful Golden Oak Forest.

 

·         Hit the Adventurous Activities

Be enthusiastic to show your spirit! Rock climbing and river crossing are unforgettable. Show your participation, be the bohemian. Or be a little more adventurous and enjoy the shallow natural swimming pools of Tirthan River near the resort

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·         Great Himalayan National Park

Experiencing one-day camping in this UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE is a must. You’ll be amazed by the park’s unique presence of flora and fauna.

·         Jibhi

Relaxation time! Here, the lush green forests and fresh air will make you love with nature’s essence.

Walk a mile! Tirthan Valley is full of excitements. So are you game to join Go Boundless gang from Aug 15 to Aug 18, 2018? Hurry… limited seats left. Book now!