Zanskar Expedition: 11 Days' Rafting In Ladakh
Starts from ₹89000/-



Leh, Ladakh

Travel Season

June to August

Total Duration

11 Days


1000 + Km



Group Size

12 pax
Leh- Kargil- Rangdum- Remala- Chilling- Nimmu- Leh

Departure Date

  • 09th Jun, 2021 - 19th Jun, 2021
  • 07th Jul, 2021 - 17th Jul, 2021
  • 11th Aug, 2021 - 21st Aug, 2021


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Detailed Itinerary

Zanskar Rafting expedition is one of the top few, exotic and remote, river trips in the world. Our river trip starts from Remala, which would qualify as one of the highest rafting put in locations possible on the planet. The river journey flows through deep gorges and traverses across harsh inhospitable geography of Ladakh, in one of the remotest and sparsely inhabited regions of the world.

Day 01
Reach Leh
Arrive in Leh and get transferred to the hotel. The day is to be spent resting and sleeping to acclimatize well with the high altitude lands of Ladakh. In the evening we will go to explore the local Leh market.
Day 01
Day 02
Explore Leh
For better acclimatization, we will stay in Leh only for one more day. We will be visiting Leh Palace, Hall Of Fame, Spituk Gompa and Shanti Stupa. In the evening we will have a trip briefing before we hit the road the next day.
Day 02
Day 03
Leh to Kargil
Pickup from hotel, drive to Kargil ( 10,500 ft ) across spectacular Himalayan views, overnight guest house at Kargil.
Day 03
Day 04
Kargil to Rangdum
Amazing views of Nun, Kun massifs and lush green meadows during the drive, overnight camp near the Rangdum gompa.
Day 04
Remala Ladakh
Day 05
Rangdum to Remala
Drive across the Pensi La at 14000 feet to enter into the Zanskar valley. Overnight camp at Remala.
Day 05
Karsha Ladakh
Day 06
Remala to Karsha
Rafting trip starts with the safety talk. An easy day with class II, III rapids to get used to the high altitude as well as to improve upon the paddling skills. Raft about 4 hours to camp at Karsha. Hike to the Karsha gompa, or just choose to laze at the camp site. Overnight camp.
Day 06
Honia Ladakh
Day 07
Karsha to Honia
Raft an easy class II, III section to camp at the mouth of the Zanskar gorge. Overnight camp.
Day 07
Neyarak Ladakh
Day 08
Honia to Neyarak
Raft nearly 25 kms of class 3 section to Neyarak. The river banks would change into towering mountain walls rising to thousands of feet above you. We would camp at Neyarak village which is one of the few locations where camping is possible in the canyon. Overnight camp.
Day 08
Day 09
Layover Day at Neyarak
Neyarak, a rest day at this camp site to prepare for the coming days of rafting. Hike up to the Neyarak village or enjoy your time at the stream near the camp site. Overnight camp.
Day 09
Lamayuru Raft
Day 10
Neyarak to Lamayuru
Raft about 35 kms through the deepest part of the Zanskar to reach Lamaguru which is the confluence of Zanskar river and Markha rivers. We would negotiate class IV rapids in this section, including the Gate, where the canyon narrows down and squeezes the river to almost 18 ft ! Lunch break near a big waterfall which plummets from the canyon walls. Overnight camp.
Day 10
A jumbo jet flies past Spituk Gompa as it makes the precarious looking approach to Leh Airport, Leh, Ladakh, India
Day 11
Lamayuru to Leh (via Nimmu)
Raft about 30 kms of class 3-4 section from Chilling to Nimu. The river finally plunges out of the canyon to confluence with Indus river at Nimu. Our river trip would end at Nimmu at the confluence of Zanskar river and Indus. Further drive to Leh ( one hour ).
Day 11


- 11 nights’ accommodation on twin sharing basis starting from day 01.
- Round the trip transport.
- All meals from day 01 till the trip end.
- All rafting gear and equipment.
- Medical support.
- Expert guidance.
- Gala dinner after trip completion.
- T Shirts, Caps & Jackets.
- Photo coverage of the whole trip.
- All taxes.


-Any expenses of personal nature.
-Anything not mentioned above.
-Any airfare or train ticket.



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