SPR GIRIRATNA HIKERS INDIA: Himalayan Chadar Trek 23rd  Jan '16 to 31st Jan 16.

Chadar means a blanket, a blanket of ice that forms over the Zanskar River during winters. Zanskar is a wild river flowing through the gorgeous ravines and inaccessible canyons of Ladakh.

Come and have a life time experience walking on the frozen river Zanskar in the high lands & the Buddhist Kingdom of Ladakh, where the temperature will be sub zero. This route has been used from Centuries as a trade link by Zanskaris. You will also have chance to mingle with the local Zanskaris and visit some of the ancient monasteries behind the Ice walls, wedged between the mighty Karakoram & the Great Himalayan mountain range.

This specific trek is considered as one of the most interesting along with special journeys – an exceptionally Chadar Trekking special along with an extraordinary trek on shiny the rocks within the financial institution connected with Tsarap river.



Dear Friends, don't miss this golden opportunity to most thrilling amazing feeling of "WALKING ON THE FROZEN RIVER" @ Ladakh.


Best Time : Mid January to February. 

Trek duration : 06 days (shorter version).

Focus : Ice trek, Ladakh’s winter life, culture, monks and monasteries.

Physical Challenge : Some long trekking days & Harsh Cold, Tough Expeditions.

Highest Point : Leh 3,505 Mts. 

Climate : Usually sunny days but dry chilly winds, temperature can drop up to minus 25 Centigrade (- 25oC)

Day to day programme:



Day 01, Leh: In the afternoon meet at our office for a Chadar briefing and trek relating 


information and introduction of participants and crew members. 


Day 02, Leh to Tilat Sumdo: Today in the morning drive about 3/4 hrs. to Lamaguru near 


Chilling (one of the most famous villages in Ladakh, known for metal crafts).Board the jeeps 


and head to our camp side at Tilat Sumdo. In the afternoon meet your trekking crew at Tilat 


Sumdo (3180m) and go for some acclimatization / training walk. Overnight in Camp.


Day 03, Tilat Sumdo to Tsomo Paldar (Trek starts): After breakfast gear up and prepare 


for the first day of Chadar trek to Tsomo Paldar (3220m) along the magnificent frozen river 


Zanskar. This trek along the frozen river is the only route Zanskar region as other approach 


routes remain closed due to heavy snow on passes. Overnight in Camp.


Day 04, Tsomo Paldar to Dibb: 


After early breakfast today we trek to Dibb along the edges of the frozen river, through narrow 


mountain George. Steep mountain sights fascinates ones mind as we carefully trek along the 


river. Overnight in Camp.


Day 05, Dibb to Nerak Pullu: 


Another magnificent day of walk on Chadar, today we head towards Neyrak Pullu through 


tremendous canyons, inaccessible in any other season, to Nerak (3300m). As we trek along the 


river valley, one might find on high mountain ridges sights of mountain fox. Overnight in 




Day 06, Return Trek, Nerak Pullu to Dibb: 


After breakfast we make our way back to Leh on Chadar. Though we walk back on the same 


river route but you may find the landscaping different. You will find the ice sheet changing, 


breaking and forming itself again. We will stay at Dibb camp for the overnight.


Day 07, Dibb to Shingra Kongma: 


Today after the breakfast we head towards Shingra Kongma, walking on through the edge of 


the ice blanket. The landscape is more or less similar but it’s a great and unique experience to 


collect the amazing memories of your life time. Arrive Shingra Kongma and stay overnight in 


our camp. We will try to collect some dry woods for our camp bonfire!! But dry woods in this 


area is hardly possible!! 


Day 08, Shingra Kongma to Tilat Doh (Trek Ends) & drive to Leh:


On our last day of the Chadar expedition today trek along the well established path to the 


camp of Tilat Doh. Time to bid farewell to our trekking crew members who made our tre 


memorable and success!! From the road head we board our jeeps and drive to Leh, takes about 


3hrs. Arrive Leh and drop at your respective hotel / guest house.


Day 9,

Flight from Leh to Mumbai



The cost for the tour will be INR 21950/- per head,

Special offers for Group Bookings. Call us if you are a group of 4 or more.



Above Cost will include;


 Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge.

 Meal AP (breakfast, lunch & dinner) basis. During on Trek

 First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.

 Transport from Leh to Leh Transportation using jeep or mini bus (depends on the size of the participants) 


 Complete Trekking services like sleeping tent, mattresses, dinning cum


kitchen tent, folding stool & table, local trek Guide, Cook, provisions


 Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.




Cost does not include;


 Airfare & Train fare.


 Travel & medical insurance.


 Rescue and medical expenses.


 Any sightseeing’s and guide services.


 Any extension and optional tour then the above.


 AND personnel expenses like, drinks, bar & beverages, laundry, telephone, tips,


 Porter to carry personal luggage.


 Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price Includes.


 Donations, video camera fees, and anything which is not included in the above.


Note: if porter is required, arrangements can be done at extra payments.



Account Details,


Name: Rajendra Jadhav

Bank: HDFC Ltd.

Account No: 50100091005091

IFSC code: HDFC0000814

Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road

Mail id:



Things to carry:


Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole

T-shirts, Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater

 Hat / Cap, Woolen cap / Balaclava

Pair of Woolen Gloves

Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, Extra shoe laces

Windproof Jacket .

Leggings from a Track-suit, shorts,

Raincoat / Poncho 

Full Body Towel 

Torch with spare batteries

Sunscreen lotion, Toiletries

Medicines as specified by doctor

Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger..


For Registration call us:

Rajendra: 9769641488

Shilpa': 9920360336



Registration accepted only through phone call..



Few rules we would like our participants to follow:

Please -

Do Not Litter

No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol

Respect the Heritage

Be a Group

Pay attention


In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; SPR Giriratna Hikers team, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.


Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.

Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.


The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.


SPR Giriratna Hikers team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments will be entertained.



Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.

Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.

The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.


Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done.

If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke,

sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure,

migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before Cycling.



For Registration call us:

Rajendra: 9769641488

Shilpa': 9920360336




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