While to some a stroll through the park is soothing, there are some among us, the crazy ones for whom it won’t suffice. Let’s take the example of the ones who wish to walk over the frozen river art Zanskar Valley. Their walks comprise of walk over frozen lakes, excursions to mountain ranges and swinging off tall buildings. Though it doesn’t matter what we call them or what label we put on them, they will always surprise us with the feats they accomplish. But who are they? The answer is simple, they are you and me. Yes, we all have it in us to do things beyond imagination. The only difference lies in action. All we need to do is find that voice in our head which is telling us to do something beyond our daily routine.
While extreme sports may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it doesn’t mean that we can’t have a little adventure. A trekking trip is a tailor made sports for people like you and me and what better place to start than Ladakh! Ladakh has a number of beautiful places that provide the perfect opportunity of trekking. It beautifully enfolds the Kunlun mountain range and the Great Himalayas. With its ragged terrain and scenic beauty, the place is a paradise for adrenaline junkies.
About Zanskar Valley
For trekking, there is Chadar trek which is used by the villagers from Zanskar Valley to connect to Chilling. The trek hosts the beautiful Zanskar River which is frozen during winters. It is during this time that you may get the opportunity of traversing a distance through the frozen river. The river is a breathtaking beauty when it glistens like diamond when sunlight falls on the glass ice. Imagine maneuvering a frozen river, with piercing winds gushing past you in ice cold winter. This is where the challenge lies. The fear is natural but the imperative next step is conquering your fear. Don’t let your fear stop you from doing things you would otherwise have a blast doing!
One thing you can take away from Zanskar Valley are the breathtaking moments that will forever be inscribed on your memory. This walk will be a walk of your life. All you have to do is to get into action and plan a trekking trip to Ladakh. It can be part of your bucket list for you ought to see the valley at least once. Indeed, add it in your bucket list here!