Stok Kangri which is of 6,154 metres is the highest mountain in the Stok Range of the Himalayas. It is situated in the Ladakh region of north part of India in the Hemish National Park. The trail heads to 3,610 metres in the village of Stokand which is around 15 km southwest of the city of Leh; capital of Ladakh. Stok Kangri is a renowned trekking peak which is often climbed as an initial non-technical foray into high altitude mountaineering. Ascent to Stok Kangri makes an enduring challenge. In late July and August, all but the top of the peak may be snow-free. Over the last few years, Stok Kangri has become tremendously popular amongst trekkers and novice mountaineers due to its non-technical nature.
The peak is considered non-technical from July–August, but becomes quite technical during the height of winter. Despite its relative ease, the 6,153 m peak presents the usual challenges of a mountaineering expedition. Acclimatization in Leh, particularly for those who fly in from Delhi, before attempting the trek as altitude acclimatization during the the ascent, is essential.
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A short flight from Delhi takes you to the capital of Ladakh, Leh.The incridible flight takes you over the greater Himalayas with spectacular views mountain ranges including K2. Leh airport is one of the world’s highest airports. In the afternoon and evening you have time to explore the monasteries and markets nearby. Overnight hotel
We have another day to acclimatise at Leh. Take short hiking or practice elevation. Back to the hotel and rest for overnight.
Today you have to trek to trek Zingchan to the base of Stok La. Stok La is a pass just below the Stok Kangri peak. The whole trek passes through the barren grey landscape of Ladakh. Day is hot and night gets cooler. Overnight stay at Stok La in tented camp.
Trail passes through Stok La Pass and our next camp is Mankorma. The magnificient views of Stok Kangri and route to the summit facinates your trek. Overnight at camp.
This day we make an early start and reach base camp. Rest of the day take lunch and practice elevation to better acclimatise. Come back to camp and prepare for summit for next morning. Overnight at camp.
We start climbing in the early morning to take advantage of the best weather conditions and a possible sunrise at the summit. The first section of climb goes onto a ridge that ends to a large glacier. Cross glacier and ascend steeply to the summit. The last step is more difficult and needs a lot of physical and mental strength. The panoramic view from the summit glorifies your heart and mind. The Karakoram Range to the north-west, including K2 (8611 m), seems endless. One can also see the Zanskar Range and view Tibet in the distance, an outstanding vista of snow-capped peaks.
Trail decends from base camp to Stok village. This is a great walk passing by numerous ruins of old forts and castles. Vehicles takes you from Stok village to Leh. Overnight at hotel.
Fly from Leh to Delhi, transfer to hotel. In the evening time for shopping.
- Pick up and drop off from Leh Airport on first and last day of the trip.
- All accommodation in guesthouses-hotels and camps as per the itinerary.
- Certified expedition leader, assistant guides and support staff.
- Necessary all permit.
- 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, including tea, coffee, hot water, desert and seasonal fresh fruits) during the camping trek.
- Provide Hotbag at night time, per day per member.
- After dinner, briefing from guide everyday, regarding the next days plans.
- An experienced English speaking guide, Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen helper and porters, their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
- Camping equipment (Tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, kitchen utensils etc.)
- Cosy guesthouse and Tented camp accommodation whilst on trekking.
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking and Export Peak Climbing sherpa (guide).
- Alpinetrav Treks and Expeditions; Pillow, Sleeping Bag, Pillow, Down Jacket, Hand Poles and Area Trekking Map (Here, after trekking, except trekking map, you have to return other equipments to the Company).
- First Aid Medical Kit box.
- Garbage Deposit fees.
- Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Leh - Ladakh other than breakfast in hotel.
- Your international airfare.
- Personal expenses.
- Bar and beverage bills.
- Your Travel Insurance.
- Tips for Guide, porters and staffs.
Frequently asked Questions.
Ladakh is pretty safe and secure. Even during the Chinese incursion, the touristy areas of Leh and Ladakh were far away from where a Chinese platoon had set up camp. … Being one of the safest parts in India, feel free to travel to Ladakh and fall head-over-heels in love with it.
Ladakh is famous for its picturesque beauty, unique culture, Buddhist monasteries and exciting adventure spots.
Season (Month) Wise Best Time and Way to Visit Leh (Ladakh) 1. April to Mid-May
Mid May to July. During this time, only the Srinagar-Leh highway opens up and thus, this is just not the right occasion to visit. August to Mid-September. …
Mid-September to Mid-October.
Leh is a town in Leh district in the Ladakh region of northern India. It was also the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, the seat of which was in the Leh Palace, the former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the same style and about the same time as the Potala Palace in Tibet.
Leh Ladakh in December – January – February – March
only a few brave and bold tourists are around even though the roads to Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso Lake over Khardung La Pass and Chang La Pass respectively are kept open all around the year barring few days of heavy snowfall.
Ladakh (“land of high passes”) is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. … Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture.
They complain of vomiting, dizziness, less amount of oxygen, etc. These problems do not allow them to enjoy to the fullest. Some people can deal with them easily while others really suffer because of them. Sickness during Ladakh trip is pretty common if one flies or drives to such a higher altitude directly.
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