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Stok Khangri Climbing Departure 2010

 
 

Stok Khangri 6150m is located in Ladakh to the south-west of Leh town, easily accessible from Leh. The climbing can be completed in 4-5 days with an easy trek of 4-5 hrs per day. The summit from the Base camp can be reached in 7-8 Hrs. Climbing does not require any mountaineering experience; good trekking experience should be enough to climb Stok khangri.

 
Tour Route  
Delhi-Leh-Stok Khangri-Leh-Delhi  
Tour Program  
Day 01 Delhi to Leh  
Arrival at Leh airport, to be received by our representative and transferred to the Hotel. Check in to the hotel for a complete day of rest wherein welcome tea and coffee will be served by the Hotel. Lunch will be served at 2.00 PM, after lunch visit Leh Market, Leh Palace, Hall of Fame and Shanti Stupa. Overnight Hotel.  
Day 02 A Complete day of visit to the monasteries (104 Kms)  
After breakfast drive to visit the Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis monasteries and Stok Palace Museum. Packed or Hot Lunch will be provided. Return to Leh in the evening. Overnight Hotel. Day 03 River Rafting from Chilling to Nimoo. After Breakfast procced for full day river rafting on Zanskar River. Overnight in Hotel.  
Day 03 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. There are no toilet facilities.  
DAY, 04 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, the campsite lack toilet facility. Take care of your food and cloths from animal around. Today you 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.  
DAY 05 Reserve day.  
Overnight in Camp  
DAY 06 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 07 Base Camp to Stok to Leh  
Morning after the breakfast walk down to Stok and drive to Leh.  
DAY 08 Leh to Delhi  
06,00 hrs. Transfer to the airport and fly back to Delhi with Sweet Memories of Ladakh.  
DAY 09  
The next day is followed by trek to Tangyar, a prosperous village in a remarkable location.