Stok Kangri

Stok Kangri Trek

22,000

Towering peaks all around with deserted landscapes, Stok Kangri has become popular in past few years. Located at Leh in Ladakh it lies 6153 meters above the sea level. Every year this place is chosen by many tourist as a great trekking destination and has seen footsteps of people from different areas of the world.

 

Stok Kangri Fee:

Rs. 22000 (Includes GST and all costs of the Trek from Leh  to Leh)

Duration: 8 Days

Highest Point: (6153 m)

Best Season: July, Aug and Mid Sep

Level: Difficult

Summer Temperature: (-20°C to 10°C)

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Why This Trek?

A Demanding Traverse Amid Towering Himalayas

Towering peaks all around with deserted landscapes, Stok Kangri has become popular in past few years. Located at Leh in Ladakh it lies 6153 meters above the sea level. Every year this place is chosen by many tourist as a great trekking destination and has seen footsteps of people from different areas of the world.

Explore

Explore the natural and cultural beauty of Leh, the trail will take you through Stok village which is very famous because the recent king lives there. Feel the tranquil environment of Ladakh and know deeply why it is called “Cold desert”. Witness the sudden changes in sceneries and get wide views of Indus and Zanskar valley.

Summit Views

Reach the top after traversing glaciers, steep slopes and last summit ridge and come across wide surroundings, witness the best views of Karakoram Range, Zansker and Sansker Kangri.

Key Points of Stok Kangri Trek

  • Level is Difficult
  • Proper conditioning & training of body required
  • Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
  • Shoes are the single most important equipment.
  • High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
  • Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup
  • Travel light
  • The backpack should not exceed 10 kg.

Must read about Stok Kangri Trek

Duration – 8 Days

Best Season – July, Aug and Mid Sep

Level – Difficult

Highest Point – (6153 m)

Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.

Summer Temperature – (-20°C to 10°C)

SHORT ITINERARY

Day 1– Reach Leh (3500 m)

Day 2– Acclimatization Day

Day 3– –Drive to Stok village (3500 m) (15 km) (30 min) and trek to Chang Ma (3950 m) (5 km) (4/5 hours)

Day 4– Chang Ma to Mankorma (4350 m) (4 km) (3/4 hours)

Day 5– Mankorma to Base camp (4900 m) (4 km) (3/4 hours)

Day 6– Rest Day

Day 7– Base Camp to Stok Kangri (6153 m) and return (7 km) (14 hours)

Day 8– Base Camp to Stok village (13 km) (5/6 hours) and drive to Leh (15 km) (30 min)

The trek package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this package?Items that are included in the cost of trek price.

✅ Transport facility from Leh to Leh
✅ Forest Permit and entrance fee
✅ Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
✅ All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
✅ (All camping gears)
✅ High quality tents
✅ Sleeping bags
✅ Mattress
✅ Liner
✅ Pillow
✅ Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
✅ Dining Tent
✅ Dining Table
✅ Porters
✅ Helper
✅ Mules
✅ Kitchen team
✅ Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
✅ Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
✅ Medical Kit
✅ Oxygen Cylinders
✅ Crampons and Gaiters

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

❌ Personal Insurance
❌Medical Certificate
❌Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
❌On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included
❌Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

NOTE :

Full payment confirms your booking

We serve three meals a day including snacks and soup. A variety of delectable and healthy food is provided which includes; Indian, Chinese and other Western meals. They are nutritious and keeps you fit and healthy on your trek.

  1. Day 1 Reach Leh (3500 m)

    Base Camp of Stok Kangri is Leh. Reaching Leh by taking road route consumes a lot of time so board a flight and directly reach there. Arrangements will be made in a hotel.

  2. Day 2 Acclimatization Day

    Trekking routes of Leh are famous because of its abundant beauty. Today is acclimatization day, go and explore the culture values and know about the people living there. Visit temples and ancient monasteries nearby.

  3. Day 3 Drive to Stok village (3500 m) (15 km) (30 min) and trek to Chang Ma (3950 m) (5 km) (4/5 hours)

    Today and in further days of the trek, you are going to witness some pictorial places of Leh which are no less than heaven. Enjoy the drive towards Stok village through beautiful green trees and exotic scenic beauty.

    Stok village is famous because recent king of Ladakh lives here. Start the trek to Chang Ma, the climb is strenuous. The campsite is a wide open land, set up your tents and retire for the night.

  4. Day 4 Chang Ma to Mankorma (4350 m) (4 km) (3/4 hours)

    On this trek you pass through the barren landscapes of Ladakh. Start the trek from Chang Ma, walk along the river and pass through cold deserted area by crossing small clear streams. Setup your camps at Mankorma and retire for the night.

  5. Day 5 Mankorma to Base camp (4900 m) (4 km) (3/4 hours)

    Base camp is a grassy field with many streams and small lakes, the views are clear from the upper side of campsite, go there and relish the views of Parcha Kangri and Gulab Kangri with many other rising peaks.

    The temperature lowers here and you will have enough time to acclimatize. Setup your camps and retire for the night.

  6. Day 6 Rest Day

    Today you can explore the nearby places and train yourself for difficult trek. Know about the weather conditions and the guides will let you know about the trail.

  7. Day 7 Base Camp to Stok Kangri (6153 m) and return (7 km) (14 hours)

    Wake up early, prepare your things and start the ascent. The climb is going to be strenuous and long and the trail takes you through glaciers, sheer slopes and high ridges.

    To reach the summit start climbing a high ridge, cross this section and you will come across wide surroundings, witness the best views of Kara koram Range, Zansker and Sansker Kangri. Descent to the base camp and retire for the night.

  8. Day 8 Base Camp to Stok village (13 km) (5/6 hours) and drive to Leh (15 km) (30 min)

    With good experiences and memories leave the base camp and today is the end day of this trek. Look at the beautiful snow clad mountains and high towering peaks then start your trek from base camp to Stok village.

    Descent with care and reach the village, it is the end point of this trek. From here the drive is back to Leh.

Things to Take

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

  • Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  • Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  • Risk Certificates

Trekkers must bring :

  • Strongly built hiking shoes, if you do not own a pair you can rent it from Sankri.
  • Sandals or slippers to wear in campsite
  • Thick woollen socks, it will keep your feet warm
  • Daily wear socks
  • Thermals are very important
  • 1 shirt, it should be long sleeved
  • Shirts and pants for campsite, should be warm
  • 1 raincoat or poncho
  • Jacket
  • Thick gloves
  • Trek pants
  • Cap and Balaclava (or a scarf)
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun tan lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Personal toiletry items

ATM Point & Mobile Connectivity:-

ATM POINT: Leh is the last ATM point.

Mobile Connectivity:-

Your device will receive signals at Leh. Ahead the connectivity becomes intermittent so make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.

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Rent Equipment

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

We carry first aid kits but it’s necessary to carry a personal medical kit.

 

(Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

 

– Diamox – (prevents altitude sickness)

– Digene – (it cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

– Crocin Advance – (cures fever and headache)

– Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

– Disprin/Saradon – (cures headache)

– Avomine – (prevents motion sickness)

– Avil – (it treat allergies)

– Norflox TZ & Lomofrn – (prevents Diarrhoea)

– Ranitidine – (reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

– Volini/Moov spray – (for sprains)

– Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

– ORS

– Band aid

– Cotton

– Stretchable/elastic bandage

– Gauze

 

Note-

 

– Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor in case you face any problem in your trek, take advice from Professional guide before taking any medicine.

– Drinking water is necessary during your trek, keep 1 litre of water bottle filled and drink it on proper interval of time, it is very important while hiking.

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Cancellation Policy?It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows
- Cancellation up to 30 Days: You will get Refund of 90 Precent of Trek/adventure program cost.
- Cancellation between 21 to 30 days– You will get refund of 50 Precent of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost.
- Cancellation in less than 20 days – No refund