Overview

Duration    : 9 Days

Difficulty     : Challenging

Start / Finish    : Leh

Nearest Town    : Leh

Stok Kangri trek is the best trek in Ladakh which takes you above 6000mts or just below 20000 ft. Stok Kangri is the highest peak in Stok range clearly visible from Leh and surrounding areas.

 

8 Nights 9 Days 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 03 Aug, and more Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 03 Night Guest House/ Hotel/ Homestay accommodation in Leh on sharing basis.
  • 05 Nights tented accommodation while on trek.
  • All Veg Meals from Lunch on Day 3rd to Lunch on Day 8th
  • Tea/Coffee served with light snacks during the trek.
  • Equipment's provided like (Tents, Sleeping Bags, Sleeping mats, Crampon)
  • Basic First Aid Medical Kits with Oxygen Cylinder and Oxi Meter.
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Leader and support staff.
  • Surface Transfer from Leh Guest House to Stok village and return as per the itinerary.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Mineral Water & other Beverages.
  • Any necessary fees and permits.
  • Porter/mule charges to offload the backpack.
  • Any Kind Of Expenses For Loss / Misplaced / Theft On Personal Belonging.     
  • Cost Incidental to Any Change in the Itinerary- Stay On Account Of Train Cancellation / Ill Health / Road Blocks or any Factors beyond Control.
  • Cost Escalation due to "Force Majeure" and evacuation charges.
  • GST @ 5%
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

 

 

Backpack Offloading Cost:

  • If you make an online payment, then Rs. 2700/- for an entire program for will be the cost in advance, i.e. 7 Days before the departure date.
  • If you inform us after reaching Leh, then it will be Rs. 3000/-  for an entire program.

Backpack Offloading Cost:

  • If you make an online payment, then Rs. 2700/- for an entire program for will be the cost in advance, i.e. 7 Days before the departure date.
  • If you inform us after reaching Leh, then it will be Rs. 3000/-  for an entire program.
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Leh (11,480 ft)

Arrive at Leh and check into the guest house and take complete rest for acclimatization.

Day 2: Acclimatization day in Leh (11,480 ft)

Leh is situated at an altitude of 11,480 ft. The entire day is for you to relax and acclimatize to the high altitude of Leh. In the evening go for a stroll in the Leh market and enjoy the cultural and natural beauty of Leh city’s barren landscape. Make most of your acclimatization day by visiting Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace and Leh Monastery. Overnight stay at Leh.

Day 3: Drive from Leh to Stok Village (11,750 ft, 1 Hrs) and Trek to Chang Ma (13,080 ft, 4 Hrs)

Visit Leh Market and have breakfast at one of the famous restaurant of Leh and then we will start our drive to Stok Village (11,750 ft), the starting point of Stok Kangri Trek. The drive from Leh to Stok Village is a short one but a scenic one. We drive towards Manali Leh Highway and then take a right turn from Choglamsar towards Stok Village. Meet our trekking team at Stok Village. After the briefing session, start the trek to Chang Ma (13,080 ft). It is a fairly easy trek crossing the Stok village and the hydro powered Buddhist prayer wheel.

Day 4: Trek from Chang Ma (13,080 ft) to Manokarma (14,200 ft, 3-4 Hrs)

Ladakh’s barren landscape is out of the world and it is called as the cold desert. During today’s trek you will be crossing various water streams and if lucky you can also see blue sheep “Bharal” which come down to drink water from these streams. This part of the trekking to Stok Kangri base camp helps you the acclimatize to the high altitude.

Day 5: Trek from Manokarma (14,200 ft) to Stok Kangri Base Camp (16,300 ft, 3-4 Hrs)

After breakfast we will start the next level of Stok Kangri trek, the trek to base camp. Trek to Stok Kangri base camp is a nice place but because of the popularity of Stok Kangri trek, it’s always full house. Stok Kangri Base camp is surrounded by numerous peaks few of them are Gulap Kangri, Parcha Kangri etc.

Day 6: Training Day at Base Camp

Today is fairly relaxed day. After breakfast we will go for training to nearby glacier and we will learn how to use crampons. Climbing mountains involves lot of uncertainties. Our Trek Leader will let you know about the different situations which might occur and how to deal with them. This is also the day of relaxation, So that you gain all your strength for next days summit push.

Day 7: Trek from Base Camp (16,300 ft) to Stok Kangri Summit (20,080 ft) and back to Base Camp (16,300 ft, 12-15 Hrs up and down)

Today is the D day of Stok Kangri  Trek , we will start early in the morning in two batches, the early movers and the Pushers at 12 AM and 1 AM respectively. The Stok Kangri trek route passes the advance basecamp, moraine, and glaciers and then comes the steep slope of the summit ridge full of snow. At the start of this slope wear your crampons and start the long climb. When you will be climbing this you will feel that nobody is moving from their place for hours. This climb is the test of your physical as well as mental strength. For an average trekker it takes around 9 hours to reach the Stok Kangri Summit and if you are a slow trekker then add another 3 hours. The Stok Kangri Summit gives you spectacular views the Himalayas to Karakoram.

There will be a turnaround point which you have to cross with in stipulated time to proceed further which will be communicated to you during briefing session.

Day 8: Trek from Stok Kangri Base Camp (16,300 ft) to Stok Village (11,750 ft, 5 Hrs) and Drive to Leh (11,480 ft) (1 Hrs). Overnight in Leh Guest House

The Stok Kangri trek includes high altitude trekking and mountaineering is ultimate experience would finally come to an end today at Stok Village. We will be starting early from base camp and trekking downhill all the way till Stok Village where our vehicles will be waiting for us you to transfer to guest house in Leh.

Day 9: Departure from Leh

Fly back from Leh for onward journey.


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Pickup point
Stok Kangri Base Camp, Leh View on Map