ICE TREK ON THE ZAN­SKAR RIVER Where?

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The an­cient Chadar route, which starts from Chiling and trav­els some 4o kilo­me­tres west of the Zan­skari vil­lage of Han­u­mil.

A stren­u­ous win­ter ice trek along the frozen Zan­skar river fol­low­ing an an­cient trad­ing route via the gom­pas and forts of small vil­lages like Pishu and Stongde.

Un­pre­dictable weather con­di­tions com­bined with the re­mote­ness of this glo­ri­ous re­gion make this a very chal­leng­ing trip.

24 days from Delhi from Dh15,776 per per­son for four peo­ple min­i­mum, see www. the­moun­tain­com­pany.co.uk.

Jet Air­ways has flights from Dubai to Delhi, from Dh1,005.

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