Zanskar Frozen River Trek

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December 18th 2010
Published: December 18th 2010
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In january february 2010 I joined an astonishing trekking in the Jammu Kashmir region in the most northern part of India. It is called the Zanskar Frozen River Trek or as the locals call it the Chaddar. The trekking is only possible a few weeks a year when the ice is thick enough to walk the 240 kilometres on the river from Leh to Zanskar and back.

With an altitude of 3.500 metres and temperatures below 30 degrees at night the conditions are harsh and it is strenuous. But this is fully compensated by the stunning landscape and its amazing people. Check the site of our guides, Tenzin London en Mingyur:

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3rd January 2011

Blogs with motorcycles in them alway catch my eye. I enjoyed my visit on your blog. Many safe travels, Alec
17th January 2011

Loved all your photos!
24th January 2011

On the road
Thank you Alec, still have to upload a lot of travelstories and pictures ;-) I'm gonna have a look at your blog. Arno Roadworks

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