STOK KANGRI TREK

The Best of Himalayas

Height

20,500ft

Best Time

June to mid September

Ladakh, Jammu & kashmir

Desert City in the Himalayas

Stok Kangri at 20128 feet above sea level is the highest trekkable peaks in India. Only expert trekkers should go for the Stok Kangri Trek as it is a high altitude trek and requires proper acclimatisation . Before the start of the trek you get to spend the whole day in Leh, a beautiful culture-rich town . Then you drive through the scenic mountain roads to reach the old village of Stok . You get the feel of the elevation gain, the moment you start the expedition from the village . The first pit-stop will be at Chang Ma where you will find your tents set up on the slopes at an altitude of 13087 feet .

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The whole journey was very exciting and exhilarating. Climbing mountains, crossing rivers, the forests , the peace and tranquility of the atmosphere,the sound of the wind ,the sunset, and sunrise,the beauty of the mountains,the valleys and ravines, the waterfalls, the woods, the birds and the animals, the lovely local, the camping , the food and such endless activities were breathtaking.

Tonoya Das

Avid Traveler | Foodie

PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 1: Arriving in Leh

Reaching Leh won’t be a problem.You can take the road from New Delhi to Leh or if you are considering saving your time then plenty of flights operate between New Delhi and Leh. There is another option of travelling by train till Jammu and then complete the rest of the journey by road. After reaching Leh, you will find your lodging to rest for the night.

Day 2: Leh (Acclimatization)

Day 2 will need you to gather all your energy for the Stok Kangri Trek . Getting accustomed and acclimatized to its cold weather , high altitude and reducing oxygen level will be required . If there is time just go for a walk in the town and learn about its vast culture.

Day 3: Leh (11500 feet) to Chang Ma (13087 feet) via Stok Village (11800 feet)

In the morning, drive to the beautiful village of Stok. In the south of Leh, Stok’s lush green fields will catch your attention and from the vehicle, you will get breathtaking views of the mountains.

Day 4: Chang Ma (13087 feet) to Mankorma (14200 feet)

Day 04 will require you to travel through the mountains. Hiking through the Himalayas for 3 hours would give you scenic views of the streams and Ladakh’s valley as you ascend to a greater height.

Day 5: Mankorma (14200 feet) to Base Camp (16300 feet)

This part of the trekking in Stok Kangri will make you reach the base camp of the summit. It will be a difficult ascent as the continuous gain in altitude will result in lessening levels of Oxygen. All along the hike, you will wind along rocky and narrow mountainous trails.

Day 6: Rest, Acclimatization and Training

Though it does not involve any hiking, this is one of the most important days of your excursion. The rest has been provided so that you are able to further acclimatize to the weather and topographical conditions, and also get the necessary information needed for scaling the summit.

Day 7: Base Camp (16300 feet) - Stok Kangri (20080 feet) - Base Camp

The morning brings yet another phase of long and rigorous mountaineering. Considering the length of the journey, it will be divided into a number of smaller sections, and you will stop to rest after each one. Starting from here you will travel to a glacier.

Day 8: Departure from Leh

In the morning, travel to the airport to board your onward flight, or drive to New Delhi by road.

INCLUDED AND NOT

 

  • Accommodation during Trek (camping) on sharing basis. YES
  • Meals while on trek.YES
  • Qualified and experienced Guide.YES
  • All forest, state, trail permitsYES 

     

  • First aid medical kitsYES
  • Services of an expert support trek team (guides, cooks, helpers)YES
  • Adventure activities and games after the trek if time permitsYES
  • Food during transit is not included (to and fro the base camp)NOT

     

  • Backpack offloading chargesNOT

     

  • No suitcases/trolleys/duffel bags will be allowed.NOT

     

  • Trekking Poles, Jackets, Boots etc.NOT

     

  • Personal expenses of any kind.NOT

     

  • Cost Escalation due to natural reason.NOT

     

  • Anything on your behalf NOT

     

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