Chadar Trek, Ladakh - Frozen River Trek
About Chadar Frozen River Trek :Ladakh is the home to numerous natural wonders, but the most precious gift bestowed upon this magical land is the Chadar Trek. The trek is all about persistence & survival – of learning to survive in the harsh terrains at sub-zero temperatures, interacting with the locals & understanding their way of living, especially in one of the most inhabitable regions in the world, while you trek across a dramatic gorge with frozen waterfalls on the frozen trail of Zanskar spanned out like a “Chadar” it acts as a mirror for the sky!The primal thrill of sleeping in caves, musing over blazing bonfires in freezing temperatures with most definitely the ever-present sense of danger, yet surviving it all – makes it the “Do before you die” journey!Chadar Trek Quick Facts:Chadar River Trek Duration: 9D/8NChadar Trek Distance: 62 kmMaximum Altitude: 11,123ftDifficulty Level: Difficult Chadar Trek Temperature: -5 to -15 degrees (during the day) and -15 to -25 degrees (during the night)Chadar Trek Best Time: Early January - Early February.Start and End Point of the Trek: Guest House in Leh.Nearest Airport: Leh airport. (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport)Last ATM: Leh Market and Airport.How to Reach Leh :The easiest way to travel to Leh is by air. The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL) located in Leh. This airport is connected with many international airports in India like Delhi. It also receives flights from Srinagar, Jammu, Chandigarh, and other common destinations in India.