2 boarding and lodging options in Chilling

You have only two options for boarding and lodging in Chilling located on the right bank of the Zaskar River that receives the Chilling Nullah near the entry point of the 8-house hamlet. The nullah is bridged.

Camping

There is a camping site in the village. During July, lush wheat fields and apricot trees laden with green fruits add color to the bare dun mountainous environs.

If you camp, you may do self-cooking. Bring all supplies from Leh.

Otherwise you may eat in one of three eateries built along the road.

 

Chilling located on one of the mountain slopes overlooking the Zaskar River in Ladakh

Chilling located on one of the mountain slopes overlooking the Zaskar River in Ladakh

Home stays

Each house in the hamlet offers at least one small room for guests and three meals and snacks during the stay. Home-cooked food is simple. The menu may include curds, Indian bread, lentils, mint tea, rice, and sabzi (Indian curries or dry vegetables).

You will find green sign boards with names of home stays in white color, for example Chikpa Homestay, Gse-tring home stay, and Ladakh eco-home stay.

Chilling does not have electricity. All houses have solar power. The toilets are traditional, i.e. a room with a hole in the floor, shovel, and mud.

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