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Kang Yatse Peak Climbing

14 Days

Trip Highlights

Kang Yatse is located in the Marka Valley of Ladakh region. The Kang Yatse peak near by located of Nimaling has 2 peaks the western one of 6200 meters and the eastern one of 6400 meters. The main peak (East) is more technical as the west is a bit easier and can be climbed often. But that doesn’t mean you need to be climbing careful using to your climbing gear. Equipments [Mountaineering Boot, Harness, Crampons, Helmet, Ascender, Rope, Ice Axe, Screw-gate Carabiners (Lock & Unlock), Prusik Loop) these are all equipment climbing time use of climbing gears.

Previous experience of high altitude treks is of great advantage while climbing a 6000m peak. While the previous experience of climb is a requirement, our carefully planned itinerary allows people without previous experience to join as well. Proper rest and acclimatization days with an overnight at base camp have been kept in the itinerary. You should also be both mentally and physically prepared for this trip. A fierce determination, burning desire and teamwork is required. We have allowed ample time for acclimatization and contingency day on our itinerary and there will also be a climbing course at the base camp where your guide will teach you the proper way to use the equipment.

Base camp will be located at an elevation of 5100m. We also have a full day allotted for climbing preparation and route assessment before beginning our actual climb. From the base camp, it’s a 1100m of ascent to the summit. Our Kang Yatse peak final summit push will be from base camp as to break the long climbing journey, maximizing summit chances. From the Kang Yatse summit, the view is breathtaking confronting several Ladakh high Himalayan peaks.

After the summit of Kang Yatse peak summit, we descent to the base camp and then to Nimaling to complete rest of the journey. We trek across Kongmaru La Pass at 5000m and finally conclude the Kang Yatse trip at Shangsumdo. However, We have devised the best Kang Yatse peak climb itinerary by making it more refined with proper acclimatization and Markha.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Leh airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Trek/climb Preparation and rest of the time (sightseeing).
Day 03: Leh to Chilling and trek to Skiu 2-3 hrs
Day 04: Trek from Skiu to Markha valley 6-7 hrs
Day 05: Trek from Markha valley to Hankar 4-5 hrs
Day 06: Trek from Hankar to Nimaling 5-6 hrs
Day 07: Trek from Nimaling to Base Camp (5100m)
Day 08: Climbing course and preparation (5100m)
Day 09: Summit then return back to Nimalimg
Day 10: Contingency day
Day 11: Nimaling – Kongmaru La – Shang Sumdo
Day 12: Shang Sumdo – Hemis 3-4 hrs – Leh
Day 13: Leisure day rest or visit around Leh
Day 14: Transfer to the airport for final departure

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package on the company’s website. The only question most of our customers have is why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions did not include the price in the package. Because, in order to provide you with a reasonable price and try to address your every need, we would like to provide you with some information. Which will help your trip.

Please read below for more information.

  • The trip cost always depends upon group size, hotel accommodation of category and client’s desire budget.
  • The above itinerary is a standard guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and tips. And this itinerary can be modified according to your time and needs.
  • After our trip is confirmed, the price will be adjusted in our contract, if the customer wants to add some services, we will charge for those additional services and if he wants to reduce some services, we will reduce the fee accordingly.
  • Itinerary is published in full board operation services for clear understanding of the customer. Among many options such as hotel facilities in Leh, the client can make own choice.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact AlpineTrav Treks for any information regarding your selected package. We'll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.
  • When you book with us you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.
  • We don't add hidden extra cost. Airport to Airport services and all trips include travel permit, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Leh airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Trek/climb Preparation and rest of the time (sightseeing).
Day 03: Leh to Shang Sumo 2½ hours
Day 04: Shang Sumdo – Lartsa 6-7 hrs
Day 05: Base camp via Gongmaru La (5200m) 5-6 hrs
Day 06: Climbing course and preparation (5100m)
Day 07: Summit then return back to Nimalimg
Day 08: Contingency day
Day 09: Trek to Shang Sumo – Leh – drive
Day 10: Leisure day rest or vist around Leh
Day 11: Transfer to the airport for final departure

Day 01: Arrive in Leh airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Trek/climb Preparation and rest of the time (sightseeing).
Day 03: Leh to Chilling and trek to Skiu 2-3 hrs
Day 04: Trek from Skiu to Markha valley 6-7 hrs
Day 05: Trek from Markha valley to Hankar 4-5 hrs
Day 06: Trek from Hankar to Nimaling 5-6 hrs
Day 07: Trek from Nimaling to Base Camp (5100m)
Day 08: Climbing course and preparation (5100m)
Day 09: Summit then return back to Nimalimg
Day 10: Contingency day
Day 11: Nimaling – Kongmaru La – Shang Sumdo
Day 12: Shang Sumdo – Hemis 3-4 hrs – Leh
Day 13: Leisure day rest or vist around Leh
Day 14: Transfer to the airport for final departure

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • We will provide pick-up and drop services from Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport on your arrivals and departures.
  • Our representative of company will be waiting for you on arrival in Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport with your name's placard so you can easily find our person then transfer to the hotel.
  • According to the trekking package schedule, we will arranged 4 nights your demanded category (from tourist star to five-star) at hotel accommodations in Leh.
  • Transportation will be provided from Leh to Chilling and Shangsumdo to Leh for members and associated staff as per itinerary above.
  • Our company provide Experienced and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking/ climbing guide during the trekking period.
  • Our company provide full support camping crew with 1 professional cook and kitchen staffs during the trekking/ climbing period.
  • Our company provided your accommodation during the trekking will be tented camping. A tent will be provided for every 2 travellers with a foam mattress. There will also be a kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chairs and more for your comfort.
  • Our company if in case of a single by default, will arrange a single tent for you at no additional cost.
  • We will provide clean and warm down sleeping bag during the trekking/ climbing, taking care of your comfort and health. (Sleeping bag must be returned after completion of trek)
  • As with most trekking trails, day pack-lunch is midway between the start and end of the day's trek while Freshly prepared meals (Breakfast and Dinner) with boiled water, tea, coffee are served at the camp where your overnight-stay.
  • Our company provides nutritious, clean and fresh (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea/coffee, Fruitcocktail, Deserts and fresh fruits boiled water all services for during the trekking's.
  • We will provided mules for camping trekking equipments with 1:4 assistant guide to clients ratio.
  • As Kang Yatse Peak is at Hemis protected and restricted territory, the our company by provide you a permit of protected area (PAP) and restricted area permit (RAP) and peak climbing permit.
  • The Inner Line permit issued by the DC government office of Leh is required to enter area of Hemis, which is at the our company provide you a (ILP) permit too.
  • Our company provides wages, clinical, equipment, and insurance for all elaborate camping trekking/climbing staffs.
  • We provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your trekking and health safety.
  • The above offer package includes our official charges and government taxes and vat.
  • We want to offer you to have dinner with us before you departed from Leh. It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Ladakhi culture and tradition.

Cost Exclusion

  • Leh is a city in the Indian Union territory of Ladakh. It is the largest city and the joint capital of Ladakh. and since this city's offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we were hoping you could taste the meals you like. For that reason, during your stay in Leh, you will have to arrange meals.
  • Suppose you want to take any packed food, snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any types of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trek. In that case, you have to buy it yourself.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of Items of personal trekking equipment, laundry expenses, tips, Landlines, mobiles, phones, and the internet service exclude in the package.
  • Use of trekking and climbing equipment of a personal nature, laundry expenses, tips, landline, mobile, walkie-talkie, satellite phone and internet service are not included in the package. You have to pay for cost it yourself when you use it.
  • AlpineTrav Treks offers dynamic / Static Rope, Ice Screws, Snow bar, Rock piton, lucked unlocked Karabiners to open the route and fixed the life for safe and successful climbing.
  • Use of personal climbing gears [Mountaineering Boots, Harness, Crampons, Helmet, Ascender, Rope, Ice Axe, Screw-gate Carabiners (Lock & Unlock), Prusik Loop)
  • Trekking is an adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. So, safety is the primary factor for us. Therefore, you have to have your travel insurance covering the cost of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical tests, and hospitalization before you arrive for the trip to Ladakh.
  • The package cost offered above does not include your international flight ticket and India's tourist visa, so that you have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa yourself.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, changes in government regulations exclude.
  • The short sentence, "The services we provide in the above package cost inclusive," will cost extra if you want more than additional services you have to pay extra.
  • Those Employees who are involved in your trekking are hoping for tips, gifts, or something at the end of the trip, which is an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have rendered.
  • Therefore; your staffs will expect the tips according to the international system in the camping or homestay package for your information.

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package in the company website. Most of our clients have the same query that i.e. why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions had not include the price in the package. To provide your service in reasonable cost and attempt to address your each requirement, we desired to provide you with some information which directly affects the cost and also helps us to breakdown the cost. That’s why, we have clarified our customers that because of following reasons we have not included the cost in our website and package:

Please read below for more information.

  • Cost depends upon group size.
  • Costs may affect guide and numbers of porter or mules.
  • The cost depends upon the category of hotel accommodation in Leh city.
  • The itinerary can be changed according to your choice.
  • Above mentioned itinerary is airport to airport service.
  • The itinerary can be designed according to your time and budget.
  • Please contact us for dates, cost and duration – days.

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Kang Yatse Peak Climbing

Trip Facts

  • 14 Days, 10 days trekking
  • Challenging
  • 6,400m/21,000ft.
  • Mid-Jun to August
  • Leh, Airport
  • Leh, Airport
  • Private Basis
  • Hotels & Camping
  • 2 - Maximum 12

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