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Stok Kangri Climbing Expedition 6 nights 7 days Ex Leh

The magnificient Stok Kangri 6153 m. situated on the southern skyline of Leh. Widely seen from Leh and near by is an ideal peak for those seeking first 6000m. in Indian Himalaya. Declared a open trekking peak by Indian mountaineering foundations. Anyone  physically fit can find this Stok Kangri like dream experience come true. From the summit stunning views of Karakoram range, ladakh range and zanskar range. During clear sky K2 even can be seen at far distance. To climb this summit we need climbing permit which done easily at Leh.  

    • TRIP FACTS
    • Activities: Trekking, climbing,
    • Regions: Leh Ladakh,
    • Best Season: Mid June to Mid October,
    • Trip duration: 6 nights 7 days Ex Leh to Leh.
    • Trek Grade: Strenuous,
    • Max. Elevation: 6153 m
    • Cost and info
 

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in New Delhi.

Day 02: fly Delhi - Leh, transfer to hotel.

Day 03: Acclimatization, excursion around Leh.

Day 04: Leh - Spituk - Zingchen (3700m), 4/5 hrs.
Day 05: Zingchen - Rumbak (3900m), 4 hrs.

Day 06: Rumbak - Stok la ( 4900m) - Munikarmo (4700m), 5/6 hrs.

Day 07: Munikarmo - Base camp (5300 mtrs) 6-7 hrs.

Day 08: Base camp - Summit of Stok Kangri (6153 mtrs) 9-10 hrs.

Day 09: Reserve day

Day 10: Munikarmo- Stok - Leh 5 hrs.

Day 11: Excursion around Leh.

Day 12: Early morning drive to airport, fly Leh - New Delhi.

    • Price Inclusion:
  • Hotel accomodations B/B as per itinerary .
  • Transportation as per itinerary.
  • Sight seeing around Leh.
  • All trek and camping.
  • Meals. 
  • Trekking permits / National park fee/ camp fee.
  • Staff: Guide, cook, porters or horses/mules, horseman.
    • Price Exclusion:
  • Domestic flight fare: Delhi – Leh, Leh – Delhi.
  • Air Rescue /
  • Alcoholic beverage /
  • personal insurance /
  • personal expanses.
  • Sleeping bag.

Stok Kangri Climbing Expedition 6 nights 7 days

Detailed trek itinerary Stok Kangri Climbing Expedition

Day 01: Arrival in New Delhi.

 

Day 02: fly Delhi - Leh, transfer to hotel. 

 

Day 03: acclimatization, excursion around Leh. Visit Shey, Thiksey. Hemis monastery.

AT LEH visit Thiksey – Shey – Hemis monasteries.

Today after breakfast explore around Indus valley, Visit Thiksey gompa, Shey gompa, and Hemis gompa. Thiksey and Shey monastery close to Leh city on the way to Leh. Manali highway. Thiksey located on a hilltop with impressive view of the Indus valley. After visiting interior we drive continue to Shey monastery the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Hemis monastery is 32 kms from Leh and it is biggest and wealthiest in Ladakh, we visit museum in which the family heirlooms and relics are displayed. After way back we pass through Ladakh well known as SOS village. We visit the Tibetan settlement at 3 kms close to Leh at CHOGLAMSAR. Finally we drive back to Leh to our hotel for overnight stay.

 

Day 04: Leh - Spituk - Zingchen (3700m), 4/5 hrs.

Today after breakfast we drive to Spituk and visit the village. Visiting and exploring this ancient village we cross the bridge on Indus river, where we meet up with our horseman and do rest of the packing on horse. While horse is packing we continue to trek to Zingchen. We follow the narrow gorge which leads us to Zingchen campsite.


Day 05: Zingchen - Rumbak (3900m), 4 hrs.

Today after breakfast we continue to trek and enter in Hemis National Park, and trek about 3 hrs to Rumbak village. Visit the local Ladakhi village homestays. Overnight in a homestay(or tent).(12,500 ft.)

 

Day 06: Rumbak - Stok la ( 4900m) - Munikarmo (4700m), 5/6 hrs.

Today after breakfast the trail climbs up to Stok la 4900 m. and descend to Munikarmo campsite. Which is beautifully located? Overnight camping.

 

Day 07: Munikarmo - Base camp (5300 mtrs) 6-7 hrs.

From Munikarmo we climb straight up the moraine which stands above camp. There are few, very small crevasses which are crossed easily. Overnight camping.

 

Day 08: Base camp - Summit of Stok Kangri (6153 mtrs) 9-10 hrs.

Today an early start to climb to summit. This peak does not require any technical mountaineering capability. Our route initially crosses scree and boulder slopes and then leads to easy angled snow slopes which require ice axe, rope and crampons. The route is not difficult but at this altitude it will be strenuous. From the summit of Stok Kangri (6153m), we could see as far as the Karakoram ranges, Lartse peak and Gelup Kangri and of course Leh city.  Retrace your step way back to base-camp or all the way to Munikarmo.

 

Day 09: Reserve day.

 

Day 10: Munikarmo Stok Leh 5 hrs.

Keeping on the left bank of the Stok Nallah, the trail descends, going past the jagged ruins of the Staklang Kar fort. At its base is a thick grove of willow. The trail is well worn, being used for the summer movement of cattle and sheep to the higher pastures. The small gorge opens on to an alluvial plain. The trail through apricot orchards and barley fields, ending at the village of Stok and the Ladakh Sarai. There should be time to visit Stok Palace and Museum while we wait for our jeep. Then an hour drive to Leh, and overnight stay at hotel

 

Day 11: Excursion around Leh.

 

Day 12: early morning drive to airport, fly Leh - New Delhi.

           

           

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