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Chadar Trek - The Frozen River Trek - 9 Day Expedition

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Day 1: Reporting day at Leh

Stop At: Ladakh Vacation, First Floor, D Manzil Zangsti, Behind SBI Bank, Main Bazar, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
• Altitude 11,400 ft.
• Keep woollen cap and gloves handy before arriving at Leh Airport
• Bring a copy of ID proof, Address proof along with original and 8 photographs.
• Foreigner-Original Passport, copy of passport and visa documents and 8 photographs.
• Network is available (only post-paid)
• ATM is available
• Visit of any very high-altitude place or pass is not advisable
• Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited
• Spend the day in the room itself to acclimatize
• Keep your body hydrated
• Overnight in Leh
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Stay in Hotel

Day 2: Acclimatization day

Stop At: Ladakh Vacation, First Floor, D Manzil Zangsti, Behind SBI Bank, Main Bazar, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
• Rest + Acclimatization day
• Overnight in Leh
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Stay in Hotel

Day 3: Medical check-up day

Stop At: Ladakh Vacation, First Floor, D Manzil Zangsti, Behind SBI Bank, Main Bazar, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
• Medical checkup at Leh SNM Hospital
• Overnight in Leh
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Stay in Hotel

Day 4: Leh to Shingra koma via Chilling & Tilad do and Trek to Gyalpo

Pass By: Chadar trek - Trekking In Ladakh - Frozen River Trekking In Ladakh, Chadar Trek, Tukcha Fort Road Leh, Ladakh Jammu and Kashmir, Leh, 194101
• Drive 65 km, 3-4 hrs
• Trek 06 KM, 3-4 hrs
• Today you will learn how to walk on Chadar and use Gum Boots
• Gumboots are mandatory
• Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave
• Carry two thermos flask of 1 litre each
• Stay in tent
• Drive through Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus

Note :-Walking in gumboots will take a while, so be prepared for some slips and falls! It’s advisable to carry a small backpack which will protect your back at the time of falls.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in Camps

Day 5: Gyalpo to Tibb Cave

Pass By: Chadar trek - Trekking In Ladakh - Frozen River Trekking In Ladakh, Chadar Trek, Tukcha Fort Road Leh, Ladakh Jammu and Kashmir, Leh, 194101
• Trek 12 km/6-7 hrs
• Hot Lunch
• Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water before you leave
• You will only get sunshine around 9-10 am
• Stay in tent

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in camps

Day 6: Tibb Cave to Nerak

Pass By: Chadar trek - Trekking In Ladakh - Frozen River Trekking In Ladakh, Chadar Trek, Tukcha Fort Road Leh, Ladakh Jammu and Kashmir, Leh, 194101
• Trek 13 km/6-7 hrs
• Hot Lunch
• Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Nerak is the first village of Zanskar region
• If we reach on time at Nerak camp, accordingly we can go to visit Nerak village
• Attraction-Frozen waterfall
• Stay in tent

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in Camps

Day 7: Nerak – Tibb Cave

Pass By: Chadar trek - Trekking In Ladakh - Frozen River Trekking In Ladakh, Chadar Trek, Tukcha Fort Road Leh, Ladakh Jammu and Kashmir, Leh, 194101
• Trek 13 km/6-7 hrs
• Hot Lunch
• Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water.
• Stay in tent

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in Camps

Day 8: Tibb Cave to Shingra Yokma via Gyalpo, Drive back to Leh

Stop At: Ladakh Vacation, First Floor, D Manzil Zangsti, Behind SBI Bank, Main Bazar, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
• Trek 17 km/7-9 hours
• Hot Lunch
• Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water.
• Drive 65 km/3-4 hrs
• Reach Leh by 6:30 pm
• De-briefing and certificate distribution just before Overnight in Leh
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in Hotel

Day 9: Fly to your desired destination

Pass By: Ladakh Vacation, First Floor, D Manzil Zangsti, Behind SBI Bank, Main Bazar, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
• Checkout by 10.00 am

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

If you want to experience walking on a frozen river then there is no another destination better than Ladakh. I have been to Chadar Trek and I can definitely say that there is heaven on earth. The most amazing part of the trek was the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cristyaamir
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Chadar trek was the first thing in my bucket list from a very long time and finally I ticked it off. This is the most amazing trek as you will experience walking on a frozen river. I would say that it was the best experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank divinapaliwal
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

It was my first trek and it was an awesome experience. The trek was undoubtedly one of a kind and through which we met some amazing, inspiring people. A fantastic trek leader (Tundu) and an ever supporting staff, the hospitality in such weather conditions was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rahulatkari7
Thrillophilia, Manager at Thrillophilia, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

Thank you for the kind words. Do spread the word to every traveler you know :)

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