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Duration

8 Days

Activities

  • Trekking and Hiking

Accomodation

  • Twin sharing

Meals

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Chalung-do Nidder Trek is short but difficult trek. However, it is not technical one. If focuses mainly on high altitude landscape and nomads. 

The trek begins from Leh with long, scenic and pleasant drive along the Indus River towards Chalung-do en-route visiting famous hot springs in chumathang. Further the trekking trail pass through deserted plateau of Doska to the alpine landscape of Lungmar-La from where we can have the breathtaking spectacular view of Himalayas, valley, glimpse of the lakes of Kyun Tso and the part of Tibet. Then the trail descends down to beautiful Niddar village and the trek is concluded by driving down to Leh. 

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Itinerary

Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport or railway station meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. After the check-in to the hotel, our representative will brief the program shortly. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Delhi. 

Early morning after breakfast drive to Delhi airport and fly to Leh. Upon arrival at Leh Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Room check-in is followed by the welcome drink. After lunch, you can take a rest for acclimatization or can visit Leh Market, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Overnight in Leh. 

Today is easy and we head towards the trek starting point Chalungdo. After breakfast, we proceed for scenic and pleasant drive towards Chalungdo along the Indus River. On the way, we stop at Chumathang (4050m), famous for its Hot Spring where people come for medical treatment or washing their laundry. Continue drive towards Chalungdo. Overnight at camp.

Today we begin the trek with short and easy walk up to Doksa. In the beginning, we find a lot of bushes but as we go up and up the vegetation disappear continuously. We can find many camping sites along the small river, but we camp at the beautiful place, Doksa situated on the right side of the valley. Overnight in camp.

After breakfast, we follow a trail towards the Lungmar-La. We ascend along the river and when we reach near to the pass the river stop running. We conquer the Lungmar-La pass and enjoy the breathtaking view of snow-covered peaks of Chalung, Changser Kangi and Lungser Kangri rise high in the sky; far away a glimpse of the lakes of Kyun Tso and towards Tibet to the forbidden parts of the Changthang.  After then we descend down and move for camping where we would find some water. 

Today is easy and pleasant walk down through the gorge, sometimes the plateau and village. We reach in a big valley and can see a rough road on the opposite side. We follow the left side till we reach the Tsongkar karu village where we found few houses and one small school. Another half hour walking brings us to Niddar which is slightly bigger than the Tsongkar Karu village and has monastery and one middle school. From there we drive towards Leh through Chumatang. 

After breakfast drive to Leh Airport and fly back to Delhi. After check-in to the hotel relax and rest of the day is free. In the evening, you can do shopping. Overnight in Delhi. 

After breakfast, you are free till departure. If time permits you can do shopping nearby or sightseeing. Our representative will transfer you to the airport in time for onward journey. 

Inclusion

    Price Includes:

    • All transportation by Toyota Qualis, Innova or Scorpio
    • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in Delhi and in Leh at 3 star hotels with breakfast
    • Accommodation during the trek is in the tent or local guesthouse with all meals.
    • Two men tent, Kitchen and dining tents.
    • Kitchen equipments.
    • Stool, Table and mattresses.
    • Food veg and non-veg.
    • Cook, helper, guide and porters.
    • Monument entrances, wildlife fees and camping charges.
    • All government taxes and service charge

    Price Excludes:

    • International airfare
    • Delhi to Leh to Delhi flight fare
    • Domestic airport tax
    • Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
    • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
    • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
    • Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
    • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond the control.

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Annapurna round trek was well organized by Raj from BDEx. Gide Amrit Pandey is very skilled and intelligent. Weather on the trek was rather different so we were about ready to turn back from Pissang. Nevertheless next day was clean and we immediately decided to continue. Finally we did Thorang La 5416 m. On the way we saw many people coming back because of deep snow. I am happy that we were lucky to pass Thorang La on second day after it was opened. Many thanks for the trip to BDEx and my guide!!!

Mikhail Grevtsev

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