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Stok Kangri 6140

6 Nights / 7 Days


Trip Facts

Duration 6 Nights / 7 Days
Best time to travel January to December
Trip Grade Hard
Departure Date Every Day
Altitude 6140M
Starting Point Leh
End Point Leh
Mode of Travel Transport / Aeroplane
Group Size 2 to 20
Style of trek Hard

Itinerary

Stok Kangri - 6140 meters

6 Nights /7 Days

Stok Khangri stands very close to Leh and is named after the Stok village. Easy to climb from the north side/ The shortest time required is 4-5 days. One should have enough time to acclamatise in Leh before Climbing Stok Khangri. Best time to Climb Stok Khangri is  June - 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 Stok to Mankarmo

Morning drive to Stok village is about 15 kms from Leh. Start walking from the trekking point along the stream. It is long and cumbersome walk through the valley. There are many shepherd camps in the different entrances of the sub valleys. The Mankarmo Camp is at the point from where the valley turns southward. It is possible to trek up to the first base camp in a day, but to get acclimatized it is recommended to make it in two days. The Camp at Mankarmo is on the river bed. 

Day 03 Mankarmo to Base Camp

Keep walking in the same direction for around 30 minutes and then head towards southward. It involves crossing the stream at several points during the forward march. You reach at the camp after vertical ascent. Take care of your food and cloths from animal around. Overnight in Camp.

Day 04 Spare or Acclamatization Day

Full rest for acclamatization or Spare in case of Bad wehather. Today you can also walk up to the advance base camp for acclimatization. The trail leads you towards west and then southward from the top of the hill. You will be passing through a few glaciers before you reach the advance base camp from where you start crossing the glacier. Overnight in Camp.

Day 05 Base Camp to Summit to Base Camp

Keep your torch and other climbing gears ready before you set off early morning around at least by 4 am so that you get in time at the advance base camp and then wait till the day breaks for enough light to do the climbing. Start crossing the glacier towards south-east and then climb the peak to the western side. There are two ways to go up, one from the right side of the glacier, which is more technical and on the left side trail is easier having steps of rocks to do the summit. You can follow the same route back to the camp. 

Day 06 Base Camp to Stok to Leh

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

Day 07 Departure transfer.

Early departure transfer to Leh airport for onward destination flight.


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