Grade: Difficult
Max Altitude: 11123 ft.
Approx Trekking Km: 75 Km
Best Season: December to March

Chadar The Frozen River

Region: Leh, Ladakh, J and K

Duration: 8N/9D

On Demand

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Leh (3500 m)
Day 2: Leh to Chilling (3 hours by road) | Hike to Campsite at Tilad Do (3100 m) (02 km/1 hour)
Day 3: Tilad Do to Camp at Shingra Koma (3170 m) (05 km apprx/5 hours)
Day 4: Shingra Koma to Tib Cave/Tibb (3225 m) (14 km/8 hours)
Day 5: Dib Cave/Tibb to Camp at Naerak (3390 m) (10.5 km/7 hours)
Day 6: Naerak to Tibb
Day 7: Tibb to Shingra Koma
Day 8: Shingra Koma to Chilling | Chilling to Leh
Day 9: Departure from Leh


  • Accommodation during the trek (Camping) and Leh hotel stay (Day 1, and Day 8 according to Itinerary)
  • Four times  meals a day – (all meals during the trek)
  • Trekking permits and forest camping charges
  • Services of an expert trek leader
  • Services of an expert trek team  (guides, cooks, helpers)
  • Transport from Leh to Chilling and Chilling to Leh


  • Airfares.
  • Any monastery entrance fees, Any Joy ride or rafting.
  • Medical expenses (apart from first aid) and insurance of any kind.
  • Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, camera fee and items of personal nature.
  • Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strictly as per the program, any extra running will be charges extra.
  • Any personal porter charge
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay / cancellation / hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities or any emergency evacuation expenses during the trek.
  • Any kind of expense if you are coming back from the trek before the scheduled date
  • Any other item not mentioned in the cost includes section.
  • Chadar trek environmental fee--Only if the local association decides to charge it in 2018  ( this fee is not there till now)


  • Maximum height to gain is 11,123 ft above the sea level
  • The itinerary may be changed on weather conditions
  • Trek can be cancelled on weather conditions
  • This is a tough trek so don’t take it lightly as a picnic, Adventure or holidays
  • Get prepared mentally and physically for this Tough Terrain
  • Strictly prohibited of smoke and drink during the Trek
  • If the Number of days increases due to any reason road block, Strikes, Govt. Ban etc extra charges Rs 2000/- will be charged per day.
  • “The Himalayan Nomadian Tribe” has a team of Professional Trekkers and Local peoples.

Things to Bring during the trek

  • Back pack and rain cover (50-60 ltrs)
  • Walking stick
  • Water bottle(2 bottle/1litre)
  • Personal Medical Kit (Consult your doctor)
  • Sun Cap
  • Neck - Gaiters
  • 1 pair of thermal
  • 2 pair of trek suit
  • 1 Pair of Hand Gloves
  • 4 Pairs of Warm Socks
  • 2 Pair of Woolen Sweater
  • 1 Pair of heavy Warm and wind proof Jacket
  • 1 Good Pair of trekking Shoe (water proof,high ankle with good grip)
  • 1 Umbrella
  • 1 Pair of rain Suit
  • 1 Pair of sun Glasses
  • 1 Pair of monkey Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cap
  • LED torch
  • Trekking stick
  • Water bottle
  • Whistle

Personal Utilities

  • Sunscreen cream
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Moisturiser
  • Lip balm
  • Toothbrush-toothpaste
  • Toilet Papers and wipes
  • Towel
  • Antibacterial powder


Day temperature in the sun is pleasant and windy but nights are cold. The temperature at night with rain and snow can really go down; sometimes below zero so you must be well prepared.

Trek Logistics

Services provided during the trek accommodation in 2 men tents (high altitude alpine tents of good quality), heavy foam pad matters, sleeping bags, breakfast/tea, all meals, services of experienced guide and cook, camping and technical equipment, utensils, adequate medical kit, transportation during the trek.


A good body fitness is necessary to enjoy the high altitude and trek to the fullest. Following can help you prepare for the trek.

  • Jogging 5kms in half an hour for stamina.
  • Planks and squats for muscle strength.
  • Stretching for flexibility.
  • Uphill Training
  • Squats
  • Crunches