Zanskar to Indus Traverse

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 22 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • Starts New Delhi, India
  • Ends New Delhi , India
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  • Challenge yourself on this dramatic traverse of the Indian Himalaya
  • Cross multiple high passes that afford stunning views of the Himalaya and Zanskar range
  • Tackle some of the most remote and isolated trails the stunning gorge country of Ladakh
  • Visit tiny settlements and remote Buddhist monasteries
Starting and ending in New Delhi, the Zanskar To Indus Traverse tour is a guided trekking trip that takes 22 days. You will travel through Leh Ladakh, Lingshet, Markha and 4 other destinations in India. Zanskar To Indus Traverse is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

A stunning traverse of the Indian Himalaya through the dramatic region of Zanskar. It would be hard to surpass this challenging Trans Himalayan circuit of Ladakh. We follow ancient trails leading over high passes that link isolated Buddhist villages to the secluded Himalayan kingdom of Zanskar. Zanskar is one of the last truly remote regions in the Himalaya, where villages are cut off from the outside world for much of the year due to heavy snowfall and blocked mountain passes. Zanskar is also known for its rust coloured mountains and dramatic deep gorges - a vast, silent and truly spectacular wilderness, that leads to the whitewashed settlements of the upper Markha Valley. We cross numerous passes before we complete our circuit back through the Indus Valley and Leh, the historic capital of Ladakh. If you are in search of an all encompassing Himalayan adventure then this is the trek for you.
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 13 2017
“I would like to thank World Expeditions for a 1st class experience. The guides, porters and other staff made this a trip to remember. We travelled with like minded people who all got on well. The food and accommodation were great. I would recommend this trek to anyone looking for some adventure and wanting to talk in the local culture at the same time. A wonderful trip that I would do again in a heart beat. Perhaps a little more training for the climb on day 2 would be in order for me!”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 18 2016
“Going to Everest Base Camp has been on my bucket list for years. I'm so pleased I booked with World Expeditionscas everything went so smoothly from the booking/admin people to our fantastic tour leader. Additionally, we could not have had a better crew, including porters, guides and kitchen staff. This definitely will not be the last trip I take with Workd Expeditions. Thanks team for making this a trip of a lifetime.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On May 03 2017
“Prasant and his team of Sherpas and porters were beyond amazing. This was the trip of a lifetime. It's so hard to capture in a picture the magnificence of the Himalayas. 10/10”
  • Day 1 : Join Delhi
  • Day 2 : Fly to Leh
  • Day 3 : In Leh (3510m)
  • Day 4 : Drive to Kanji via Lamayuru (6.5 hours)
  • Day 5 : Trek to Shila Kong (6 hours)
  • Day 6 : Shila Kong to Doksa (9 Hours)
  • Day 7 : Trek to Photaksar (6 hours)
  • Day 8 : Trek to Singge La and camp (8 hours)
  • Day 9 : To Lingshet (5 hours)
  • Day 10 : To Snertse (8 hours)
  • Day 11 : To Hanumil (7 hours)
  • Day 12 : To Pishu (5 hours)
  • Day 13 : Drive to Zangla (3370m) via Karsha Monastery and Padam
  • Day 14 : To the base of the Cha Cha La (6 hours)
  • Day 15 : Ascend Cha Cha La and camp at Chupchak (8 hours)
  • Day 16 : To Tilat Sumdo (10 hours)
  • Day 17 : To base of Rubrang La (8 hours)
  • Day 18 : To Markha Valley and Humlung village (10 hours)
  • Day 19 : To Nimaling (7 hours)
  • Day 20 : Cross Kongmaru La to Shang Sumdo (8 hours)
  • Day 21 : To Shang monastery, drive to Leh (2 hours)
  • Day 22 : Depart Leh & fly direct to Delhi, trip concludes
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  • Good quality accommodation in Delhi & Leh
  • 21 breakfasts, 20 lunches and 20 dinners
  • Airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 22
  • Private transportation
  • Expert bilingual guide
  • Group medical kit
  • Souvenir World Expeditions kit bag
  • All park entrance fees and trekking permits
  • Horses to carry all personal and group equipment
  • The use of a World Expeditions trek pack which includes a quality sleeping bag, down or fibre fill jacket and insulated mat (valued at over US$500)
  • International flights
  • Flights Delhi/Leh/Delhi
  • Lunch & dinner in Delhi
  • Bottled water, aerated & alcoholic drinks
  • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry etc
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Travel insurance
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A deposit of 329 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 69 days before departure. For any departures within 15 February 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Zanskar to Indus Traverse tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Zanskar to Indus Traverse tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Zanskar to Indus Traverse tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.
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