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Chadar The Frozen River Trek

Chadar trek, Jammu and Kashmir (75)
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About Chadar The Frozen River

Chadar as the name suggests refers to a frozen blanket of ice! Imagine the extend of adventure you can have at such a place with an altitude of around 12,000 feet! The lake stretches from Padum through the dramatic Zanskar Gorge and then merges with Indus River, covering over 7000 square km area. Gosh!!! The coldest months here are mid-January to mid-February. A frozen sight waits for the trekker to experience the adventure of its own kind – all glasses ice around with a few rays of sunlight!!The mountains are steep and trekking is difficult, but the fun of trekking through the villages is best. The notion of walking over frozen river ice with a large pack on your back and very cold rushing water a few inches below your feet is terrifying, but indeed thrilling and most unique trek. Trekking down a narrow valley with breathe taking scenic views of ice peaks with nights worth spending at cave camps with a bon fire to keep you warm and cosy.

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Itinerary

Day 1 9am-6pm Fly to Leh. Altitude 11,400 ft. Stay in guest house. Keep your woolen cap and gloves handy.
Day 2 9am-6pm Drive to Tilad Do via Chilling. 11,400 to 10,390 ft. Drive 65 kms. Stay in tent.
Day 3 9am-6pm Tilad Do to Shingra Koma. 10,390 to 10,550 ft. Trek 10 kms. Stay in tent
Day 4 9am-6pm Shingra Koma to Tibb Cave. 10,550 to 10,760 ft. Trek 15 kms. Stay in tent.
Day 5 9am-6pm Tibb cave to Naerak camp. 10,760 to 11,150 ft. Trek 12.5 kms. Stay in tent.
Day 6 9am-6pm Naerak to Tibb Cave. 11,150 to 10,760 ft. Trek 12.5 kms. Stay in tent
Day 7 9am-6pm Tibb Cave to Shingra Koma. 10,760 to 10,550 ft. Trek 15 kms. Stay in tent
Day 8 9am-6pm Shingra Koma to Tilad Do and drive to Leh. 10,550 to 10,390 and drive to 11400 ft. Trek 10 kms.
Day 9 9am-6pm Return from Leh.

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