- Airport Pick and Drop
- Entrance fees
- Environmental fee
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel accommodation
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Meals as per Itinerary
- Speaking tour guide
- Travel by Xylo/Innova/Tata Arya
Day 01: Flight to India
Around midnight arrival in New Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel.
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
Day 02: New Delhi
This morning is at leisure. In the afternoon sightseeing of Old Delhi. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Rajghat, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Government Buildings and Embassies.
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
Day 03: New Delhi – Leh (by air)
In the morning we will drive to airport to board flight to Leh. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. In the evening we will visit Sankar Monastery, which is situated in the Indus valley.
Day 04: Leh – Spituk
In the morning after breakfast we will visit the famous Hemis Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Shey Palace. We will drive to Spituk. In Spituk we have an overnight stay.
- Spituk Gompa, Leh
Day 05: Spituk – Leh
In the morning after breakfast we will visit Spituk Monastery overlooking the whole Indus valley. Later we will drive to Leh. Evening free to explore the local market.
Day 06: Leh – Kargil
In the morning after breakfast we drive from Leh to Kargil. We drive over the Fotu La (14,000 feet), a high mountain pass, exiting the Indus valley and entering the Suru valley. Enroute, we visit the Lamayuru monastery, known to be one of the oldest monasteries amongst the ‘Red Hat’ sect. We will spend night in Kargil.
Day 07: Kargil – Rangdum
In the morning after breakfast we have a spectacular drive past Panikar and Parkachik with magnificent views of the Nun and Kun massifs (7000 m) hanging glaciers and large meadows. We drive till Rangdum Gompa.
Day 08: Rangdum – Remala
In the morning after breakfast we drive to Remala, which is the starting point for the rafting trip on the Doda River, a tributary of the Zanskar River. We drive over the Pensi La (14,500 feet), which enables grand views of the Zanskar peaks at the bottom of which is the Drung Durung glacier that feeds the Zanskar River.rn
Day 09: Remala – Karsha Gompa
In the morning after breakfast we will begin our rafting expedition at Remala. We will have a brief introduction on river rafting and safety precautions. Then we will we raft to Karsha Gompa. When we will raft 6000 metre high peaks will surround us.
- Karsha Gompa
Day 10: Karsha Gompa – Pidmu
After an early morning start, we raft from Karsha Gompa to Pidmu. This stretch is approximately 30 km full of various rapids. In the evening we will visit the nearby villages of Pidmu and Hanomil.
Day 11: Pidmu – Nyerak
In the morning after having our breakfast we raft 20 km to Nyerak. The gorge narrows in on the river – this indeed is a grand canyon in its own right. We stop for the day in a gorge below Nyerak village.rn
Day 12: Nyerak – Lamayuru
Today’s 35 km rafting section takes us from Nyerak to Lamayuru, through the core of the Zanskar River. Rock formations, spires and an amazing palette of colours will add to the trip. We will spend night at Lamayuru
Day 13: Lamayuru – Nimu
In the morning after having our breakfast we raft for approx. 40 kms from Lamayuru to Nimu. Nimu lies at the confluence of the Zanskar River and the Indus River.
Day 14: Nimu – Alchi
After having our breakfast we raft from Nimu to finish the trip at Alchi (approx. 25 km). After ending the trip at Alchi, we will visit the monastery to view the beautiful frescoes and woodcarvings.
Day 15- Alchi- Leh
This morning free for leisure. Later we will drive to Leh. Evening free to explore the local market.rnrn
Day 16: Leh – New Delhi (by air)
In the morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for New Delhi. Evening free at leisure. After having dinner we leave the hotel for the airport.rnrn
- New Delhi
Day 17: New Delhi (Departure)
Around midnight flight to home destination.rnTo enable us to send you the rates of the Zanskar River Rafting Tour, we need to have the number of participants and the dates from you.
- New Delhi