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Matho West - 6230 meters

7 Nights / 8 Days


Trip Facts

Duration 7 Nights / 8 Days
Best time to travel March to May, Sep to February
Trip Grade Hard
Departure Date Every Day
Altitude 6230M
Trekking Hours 6-7 Hours
Starting Point Leh
End Point Leh
Mode of Travel Transport / Aeroplane
Group Size 2 to 20
Style of trek Hard

Itinerary

Matho West - 6230 meters

7 nights / 8 Days

Close to Leh this peak is better known as Matho Kangri, Matho being the village below it. We start our trek to Matho West from Martselang near Hemis monastery and finsh the trek at Stok Village after Climbing the Summit. 

Best Season: July, August, September.

Day 01 Arrival Leh

Upon arrival Leh airport, pick-up and transfer to hotel. After tea/coffee rest in hotel to get acclimatization. Evening walking walking tour in Leh bazaar. Overnight at hotel.   

Day 02 Leh to Martselang to Chogdo (3-4 Hrs) 

After Breakfast drive to Martselang and start trekking to Chogdo. Overnight in Camp.

Day 03 Chogdo - Gyuncho La (4600 m) - Base Camp at 4350 m in 6- 7 h. 

From now on, we will follow a new and rarely traveled route through the valleys to the east of our objective. Today, we turn towards the west into a tributary valley that leads after a long and gradual ascent to the Gyuncho La. From the pass we walk towards south to the Base of Matho West. Overnight in Camp. 

Day 04 Base Camp to Matho West Summit (6230m) 8-9 Hours

Early morning Start Climbing Matho from south to North. It is little easy ascent to the Summit from where you can have wonderful view of surrounding Peaks, valleys and Karakoram Range. Walk back to Camp. Overnight in Camp.   

Day 05 Base Camp at 4350 m - Shang La (4800 m)- Matho Phu (4350 m)in6 h. 

Today, we will cross many spurs and minor passes with occasional views northwards towards the Indus Valley and the peaks beyond. We climb up to the Shang La and then descend to the Tokpo River. Afterwards we will trek downhill to a nice camping place. 

Day 06 Matho Phu - Matho La (4820 m) –Mankarmo (4500 m) in 4-5 h. 

At the pass, colorful prayer flags flap in the wind, with the Zanskari range in the background. Afterwards, we descend steadily along the Jingchan River. We get great views towards the Stock summit and the Stock Kangri (6121m). Overnight in Camp.

Day 07 Mankarmo to Stok to Leh

Morning after the breakfast walk down to Stok and drive to Leh.

Day 08 Departure transfer

Early morning  transfer to Leh airport for onward destination flight.


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