Everything You Need To Know About the Chadar Trek

by Mahendra Kumar Himalayan Adventure Trip

The Chadar Trek is a breathtaking expedition that makes up the most striking and exciting winter treks across the whole planet. The trail takes you through the frozen Zanskar River. The path contributes to an exceptional opportunity to travel and get familiar with the classical culture of Zanskar, which is an amalgam of Tibetan and Indian cultures.

Best Time to Go for Frozen River Trek India

The months of January and February are the best time to trek in the Frozen Chadar river trek. Typically, the winter months make up the adventure in mid-January to end-February is when most of the hikers carry out trekking in the Chadar Trek. Savoring boost in its freshest form, as long as caution is needed.

Chadar Frozen River Trek: Challenging Trek

The major challenges that you may face during Chadar Trek are getting habitual to the severe climate conditions at an altitude of around 13,000 feet above sea level. The long-drawn and arduous trip can cause lassitude in the trekkers, and thus, there is a need for high resistance and fitness. High endurance and ability are not avoidable when embarking on the Chadar Trek.

Lifesaver Tips: Precautions On The Frozen River

     One should inform at least one friend or family member to ensure that he or she has someone for help in case of an emergency.

     Carry warm clothes as there is extreme numbness on the Chadar Frozen river trek, and the temperature ranges from -15°C and -30°C.

     Trekking to such an elevation at this temperature is not a joke. Get ready with food and be hydrated throughout the trek.

     If you wish to have a worth commemorating experience then, get ready to focus on your walking. Take some prior time for walking and breathing exercises before going trekking in Chadar.


     Most importantly, trekking is unpredictable, so make sure you have all the essentials medicines such as:

     Pain Killers


     Precautionary medicines for diarrhea, altitude sickness, oral rehydration pills

     A couple of band-aids

     To avoid dehydration, carry energy bars and chocolates.

     Don't miss meals or sleep. Carry comfortable sleeping bags.

     The mantra is to layer: Thermals shirts, thermal trousers, woolen gloves, woolen socks, and woolen caps are a must.


The Chadar trek is a must go for all treasure hunters and adventurers. Once you complete the trek, you will feel like you are on top of the world as you will realize the eternal charm of the pristine landscape, which is untouched.

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