Rafting Expedition in Zanskar river is an adventurers dream as it incorporates off-road driving, outdoors, and Grade 4 rafting in one of the remotest spots of Ladakh. You will without a doubt feel that you are distant from everyone else with nature as you paddle through the relentless Zanskar Canyon, and nod off with the stars. Participant on this visit must be decently fit, and this visit is best taken in July or August when the water level is high.
We can organise all that you will require including all rafting and wellbeing gear, qualified team, cook, assistant, tents, sleeping pads, Kitchen gears all nourishment and required transport.
When you land at Leh air terminal, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Leh. Spend the whole day taking rest and acclimating to the high height of Ladakh.
Overnight in Khamzang guest house or Similar (Meals: B)
You will be starting early in order to witness the mesmerising morning puja at Thiksey monastery. Famous for its striking resemblance to the ‘Potala Palace’ in Lhasa, Tibet. The Thiksey Gompa is a great place to start your journey of Ladakh and you will surely find your inner peace within the traditional rituals of the local monks and their morning prayer. Next, we head to Hemis Gompa which is the richest and most populous monastery in all of Ladakh -boasting over 1000 active monks in its many branches. Next, we head to Chemrey Gompa where we can explore the monastery and the adjacent village and get some great photos of the monastery which has been built into the mountainside
Leh drive to Sangam - Basgo - Lamayuru to Kargil. Approx 7 hours
Leave Leh and drive toward Leh - Srinagar highway visit Sangam, you can stop to take photos of of the confluence of Zanskar & Indus river. Next, continue driving through the 'lovely as-a-postcard' Basgo town before getting in contact at the charming Lamayuru Gompa which dates back to the eleventh century. Enjoy the view of 'Moonland Hills' (affirmed in light of their enveloping depressions that to the extent anybody knows to share a likeness to those found on the moon) and the Giant Buddha structure at rock mountain before arriving Kargil where you check into your hotel for dinner & overnight-stay.
Overnight in Highland Mountain Resort or Similar. (Meal: BLD)
Kargil to Padum Via Sanko-Panikhar-Parkachik-Rangdum-Penzi La. Approx 8-10 hours
Today after breakfast you drive to Padum passing through Charming Shuru Valley in Kargil cross Penzi La (4,400m). On a clear weather you may be lucky enough to see the glimpse of Nun & Kun peak standing above 7000m. Arrive Padum in the evening and check into your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight in Zambala guest house or Similar (Meals: BLD)
Padum to Karsha
After breakfast, our guide will brief you on the expedition and discuss on safety procedure and fundamental rules for the accompanying couple of days. You will then enter the river on a Grade 3 level of the river which is an unprecedented strategy to warm up and turn out to be increasingly familiar with the raft and proceure. You will raft for around four hours with a short feast break on the banks of the stream. When you accomplish the point of Doda and Tsarap Chu river, you will stop for the night and set up camp. The people who are willing can move up to Karsha Monastery for visiting before returning to camp for an overall earned rest and overnight stay.
Overnight in tents (Meals: BLD)
Karsha to Honia
Wake early and advance toward Honia. Eventually, you can value practicing your paddling capacities on assessment 3 rapids and after that get ready to enter the Zanskar Canyon. You will indeed be propelled as you take in the shocking sights of the Zanskar and the Greater Himalayan reaches and a while later enter the narrowing valley to find your camp sight for overnight stay.
Overnight in camp (Meals: BLD)
Honia to Nyerak
Today will be a long rafting day about 25 km on the waterway and paddling through the gully so as to reach Nyerak. Once more, today includes Grade 3 rapids be that as it may, a feature will be the amazing gully at Hanumil. You will paddle through a narrow section with mountain dividers that tower above you. Appreciate some audacious rapids today, before considering it daily and setting up camp beneath the Nyerak town.
Overnight in camps (Meals: BLD)
Nyerak to Lamayuru
Today about 40 km rafting adventure takes you through the focal point of the Zanskar gorge and passes on you to Lamayuru at the crossroads with Markha River. Here you will encounter Grade 4 rapids and you can enjoy the sights of a nearby waterfall which streams from the gorge divider. Paddle further - seeing the routinely changing shades of shake on the way, before setting up camp in Lamayuru.
Overnight in camp (Meals: BLD)
Lamayuru to Nimmu
Today you can take advantage of your last day of Grade 4 rapids before meeting up to the finishing point at Nimmu. On arriving Nimmu, you will be picked up and return to Leh where you can enjoy a hot shower, last day shopping and dinner party before resting for the night.
Overnight in Khamzang guest house or Similar (Meals: BLD)
Today on time transfer to Leh airport for you flight back to Delhi/ Onward journeys.