Mini Zanskar River Rafting Expedition in 5 days

Paddle the Grand Canyon of Asia with the best whitewater adventure team in India

Trip Highlights


Day 1:

Leh to Lingshed 6 hrs Drive

We will start driving in the morning towards Lamayuru, in confortable private taxis. The road (Leh-Zangla) goes throughspectacular views and dramatic change of landscape. We will stop for lunch at Wanla, The route passes through Singe La pass at 16500 ft which Connects Paddum in Zanskar and Lamayuru in Leh. On arrival at Lingshed You can walk to the Beautiful Monastery Of Ligshed Village. We will be Camping overnight in Lingshed.

Day 2:

Lingshed To Zangla . Starting Point Of The River Trip. (6hrs drive)

After breakfast, we will continue the journey till Zangla. You will be entering Zanskar valley, that will wait for you with some of the most gorgeous scenery in the Himalayan range. We will enjoy our packed lunch on the way. The place is isolated and full of wild flowers and animals. On arrival at Zangla you will have an option to visit the Zangla Village were you get to see and meet with King of the Zanskar valley at his Palace. We will be camping overnight in Zangla.

Day 3:

Zangla to Niraq (4-5 hrs rafting)

After your Breakfast There will be an early start of the trip as we enter the grand canyon of Zanskar. Expect some grade 4 rafting filled with lots of rapids and lots of adrenaline. You will enjoy the breathtaking view of the gorge before we have lunch on the shore. There will be 5 hours of rafting before we reach Niraq village for overnight stay. This is the most famous camping site in the entire gorge.

Day 4:

Niraq to Chilling (3-4 hrs rafting)

Another adrenaline pumping day with grade 4 rapids section of the river. The river gets narrower until it enters a steep 18ft wide gap called the Gate rapid. We will have lunch at one of the most beautiful waterfall on the route and then the valley passes through spectacularly colored mountain formations all around. The overnight camp will be in Tilad Sumdho.

Day 5:

Chilling to Nemo (3-4 hrs rafting)

This is the last day on the river. It is a classic day for whitewater rafting with continuous grade 3 and 4 long rapids. Enjoy the beauty of Zanskar river until we reach the confluence with the Indus river. We continue the journey till Wet n Wild Exploration camp, you could rest a bit, have a snack, change into dry clothes. From there you will be dropped back to Leh, where you will get time to process the expedition with all the emotions, beautiful memoriesn new friends and changes that brought in you. Farewell Dinner at One of the Café with expedition Crew.


Cost: $ 1000 per head

We are open to giving discounts for group bookings, feel free to reach out to us for the same.

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