Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Leh – Kargil – Manda – Zamgok – Hanamur – Nyerak – Lamaguru – Nimu – Leh(Zanskar) - Delhi
This rafting trip takes you to the remotest areas of the Zanskar along with camping at the sites where we would take rest. This river rafting trip would end at the giant Indus river and will be one adventurous journey as it takes you to some of the most exhilarating rapids where ranging from Grade II to grade IV. This rafting trip with the planned itinerary by Travelsite India would be guided by experts, always ready to take care of your safety. Enjoy!!
As you arrive at Delhi, meet the representative of Travelsite India as you would be escorted to the hotel pre-booked for you. Stay at the hotel for the night. Dine and relax.
Board a flight to Leh today and upon arrival check in to the hotel pre-booked for you. You can explore the vicinity as get acclimatized of the environment here. Stay at the hotel for the night. Dine and relax.
Drive to the Fotu la situated at the height of 14,000 feet, is a pass which makes the way so that we can cross the Indus valley. Don’t forget to look out for all the picturesque view that the road provide. The snow clad peaks of the Himalayas provide a mesmerizing backdrop to this drive. We would halt at Lamayuru to visit the monastery which gives a panoramic view of the landscapes. Check into the hotel at Kargil for the night. Dine and relax.
We would today start our drive past Panikar and parkachik as you have a look at the beautiful ranges of the Nun and Kun massifs almost of the height of 7000 meters. The drive provides mesmerizing and beautiful views of the hanging glaciers and large picturesque meadows. Then we would drive to Pensi la and have a view of Zanskar peaks and at the bottom would be the Drung Durung glacier which is the starting point of Zanskar River. Stay at the camp for the night.
This day would mark the start of our rafting expedition. As you start your raft towards zamgok, padum we would begin at Hamling. Throughout our coarse we would be surrounded by peaks which are as high as 6000 meters. The rapids that we will face today would be of Grade II, which is a good start for beginners. Look out for the landscape as it provides you breathtaking views. Set up camp at the campsite and stay.
We would today raft for about 35kms. This expedition would be a little difficult today but nevertheless it is suitable for first timers and beginners. Raft from Zamgok to Hanamur and combat rapids of Grade II and grade III. The river Zanskar provides various adventures and the rafting trip has just started.. hone your padding skills today. Camp at the site.
Pack up your amp equipments as we will go rafting today, from Hanamur to Nyerak. The gorge narrows down along the river and is called the Grand Canyon suitably. We would today face grade III rapids as we raft for about 25kms today. In the evening, we would halt at the gorge just below the Nyerak Village and stay.
This day is free for leisure activities. You can go about the Nyerak village and enjoy the serenity of the place. Observe the slow paced life of the village dwellers in the village and wash up at the campsite. Take a day off, so that you rejuvenate your energy. Stay at the campsite.
This day would start as we begin our rafting journey from Nyerak for almost 35Km and would go up to Lamaguru. This day would be an adventure packed journey as we cruise along the white waters of the Zanskar River and face rapids of Grade III and Grade IV. Proceed the day as you face the river as it squeezes to about 18ft. Halt at a huge waterfall as we have our lunch and then continue to camp along the Markha river. Stay at the camp.
This day would be one another wonder packed journey as we raft from Lamaguru to Nimu. We would be facing today Grade III and Grade IV rapids as you will be guided by an expert rafter. Watch out for the high peaks and plateaus as you cruise along the river. This trip would end as we reach the confluence of Zanskar and the Indus. In the evening drive back to Leh. Stay at the hotel for the night in Leh.
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