Stok Kangri Trek

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Stok Kangri Trek a Demanding Traverse amid Towering Himalayas

Stok Kangri top most expedition trek in the Leh or Ladakh, Towering peaks all around with deserted landscapes, Stok Kangri peak has become popular in past few years. Moreover, Located at Leh in Ladakh, it lies 6, 153 meters (20185 feet) above the sea level. Thus, every year this place is chosen by many tourists as a great trekking destination. Therefore, this place has seen footsteps of people from different areas of the world. Leh base camp of the Capital of Ladakh state at the altitude 3500 Meter of sea level.

Leh is starting point of Stok Kangri trek or Chadar Trek you can see Zanskar or Indus valley , Stok Kangri is one of most popular Expedition this is not simple trek. This trek provide to you opportunity to more experience the completed trek , on the trek entire trail has beautiful and ridges, so you can feel the sudden changes.

Stok Kangri Trek

Explore the Himalayas in Stok Kangri Trek

Furthermore, explore the natural and cultural beauty of Leh. In addition, the trail will take you through Stok village which is very famous because the recent king lives there.

Thus, feel the tranquil environment of Ladakh and know deeply why it is called “Cold desert”.

Summit Views are such worthy! 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.

Stok Kangri Trek

About the Stok Kangri Trek

Reach the Leh base camp spend some time in Leh need to proper Acclimatization –

Day 1 Easy Arrival from Delhi to Leh , meet our trek team enjoy some time around Leh market , Leh market one of the beautiful market .

For completing this trek you will have to be physically fit .

It is difficult to cover the last point top of the hill because it is difficult to breathe due to being extremely high .It is long trek of 8 days and end of the same trek is also the same with Leh .

It also requires experiences to cross this trek .in the month of July to August you can trek on the Stok Kangri trek .

At this time the maximum snow is melted and you can see the clear top of the mountain.

Ladakh and Leh which are located in India has become the favorites trekking destination of trekkers all over the world which consist of snow filled mountains, cold deserts and beautiful shining lakes which attract the people towards their natural beauty.

It is considered the best trekking place for trekkers .

it is also famous for interesting sports like mountain biking and river rafting etc.

From Leh and Ladakh many trek and expedition were carried out as it was base for many treks and expedition .Stok Kangri trek is one of the trek carried out from here .it is situated at the height of 20,153 feet .

It is considered very difficult and challenging trek currently this trek attract attention of many trekkers.

Stok Kangri Trek

In your bag pack you should have the following things.

Rain cover, Energy bar, Water bottle, Medical kit and toilet paper .You should have one trekking stick and torch. Comfortable clothes like t-shirt and trekking pant.

Keep thermal and water proof jacket along with you to protect yourself from cold and good quality Shoes .

First to the third day after you reach Leh, you have to spend one to two days here. After that you can visit to see some places like Shanti Stup, Pengone Lake and Thicky Muth etc.

On the third day you will start your trek by moving toward Stok village on the way to trek you will get to see beautiful places. The destination point on the trek is change Ma.

It is situated at the height of 13,087 feet from Stok village .the king of Ladakh lived in this village that’s why you will get to see tradition of king times . After reaching Chang Ma you can camp here and take rest.

Stok Kangri Trek

Why to Choose Stok Kangri Trek?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Stok Kangri trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 30 Km and on foot 33 km which is to be covered into 07 nights 8 days. . Leh to via stok village, base camp or Stok Kangri summit

Stok Kangri trek is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 6,153 Meters (20,153 feet)

The Starting trail is moderate as compare to other treks this is difficult trek. So this trek is not for beginners

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges Leh or Ladakh valley

I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only

So, choose a camping spot wisely after properly analyzing the area.

Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the trek

High Altitude requires proper acclimatization. Of base camp Leh

Stok Kangri Trek

Getting to Himalayan Hikers Base Camp Leh

By Air Delhi to Leh Direct flight Best Option

Note: – Delhi to Leh direct flight available by Indian Airlines and Jet Airways is the most convenient, meet out team check –in Hotel

Altitude we are going to cover in Stok Kangri Trek

Leh – 3500 Meters

Chang Ma – 12,959 feet

Man korma camp (14,271 feet)

Base camp of Stok Kangri (16,076 feet)

Stok Kangri Summit (20,153 feet) (6,153 Meter)

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity in Stok Kangri Trek

ATM POINT: Hi trekker ATM available is Leh Withdraw money before your journey,

Mobile Connectivity:There will be available all networks only post paid

Key Points Stok Kangri Trek

Duration: – 7 Nights 8 Days Leh to Leh

Base camp: – Leh

Temperature:- Day 5°C to 10°C) Night 2° C to -3° C

Stok Kangri – Altitude: – 6,153 Meter

Best Time: – July, August, 2020

Trek Level: – Difficult

Trek distance: – On foot 57 Km – By taxi 140 km

Group Size: – minimum 5 people maximum 12 people

Short Itinerary of Chadar Trek

Day.1 – Reach Leh by Air today is your Reporting day in our hotel (3500 Meter) – night stay hotel

Day.2 – Rest Day for Acclimatization explore some time Shey Monastery and Thiksey monastery and hall of fame Leh market night stay hotel

Day.3 – Drive from Leh to Stok Village (15 km) same day trek to Chang Ma (05km) (4/5 Hours) (12,959 feet) overnight stay camp

Day.4 – Trek from Chang Ma Camp to Mankorma camp (04 Km) (3/4 Hours) (14,271 feet) overnight stay camp

Day.5 – Trek from Mankorma camp to Base camp of Stok Kangri (04km) (3/4 Hours) (16,076 feet) overnight stay camp

Day.6 – Rest Day for proper Acclimatization

Day.7 – Trek from Base camp to Stok Kangri Summit (20,153 feet) (6,153 Meter) back to camp (07 km) (11/12 Hours) over night stay camp

Day.8 – Trek from Base camp to Stok Village (13 km) (8/9 Hours) same day drive to Leh


Day 1 : Reach Leh by Air today is your Reporting day in our hotel (3500 Meter) – night stay hotel


Day 2 : Rest Day for Acclimatization explore some time Shey Monastery and Thiksey monastery and hall of fame Leh market night stay hotel


Day 3 :Drive from Leh to Stok Village (15 km) same day trek to Chang Ma (05 km) (4/5 Hours) (12,959

Trek Distance – 20 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi – 15 km – On foot – 05 km

Altitude – Chang Ma – 12,959 feet

Night Stay – our Camp – on twin/three share basis

After breakfast 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 campsites are a wide open land, set up your tents and retire for the night.


Day 4 : Trek from Chang Ma Camp to Mankorma camp

Trek Distance – 04 km – 3/4 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Mankorma camp – 14,271 feet

Night Stay – Camp – on twin share basis

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.


Day 5 :Trek from Mankorma camp to Base camp of Stok Kangri

Trek Distance – 04 km – 3/4 Hours journey

Mode of journey – ON foot

Altitude – Base camp – 16,076 feet

Night Stay – Camp – on twin share basis

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.


Day 6 : Rest Day for proper Acclimatization

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 and technical equipments


Day 7 : Trek from Base camp to Stok Kangri Summit (20,153 feet) (6,153 Meter) back to camp.

Trek Distance –07 km – 11/12 Hours journey

Mode of journey – on foot

Altitude – Stok Kangri Summit – 20,183 feet

Night Stay – Camp – on twin share basis

Wake up early, to start the climb. Stok Kangri peak, with your technical sport Today is the main day of your trek, so be ready at 4:30 am in the morning to witness sunrise from Stok Kangri summit. Nothing can be better than watching rising sun from the summit because then the views are jaw dropping. Whoever watches it gets mesmerized.

Light breakfast will be served at 4:30 am then the trek with start. It is important to use headlamps. Trekking in dark is really fun but only with professional guides. Soon you will reach just below the Stok Kangri summit.

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.


Day 8 : Trek from Base camp to Stok Village (13 km) (8/9 Hours) same day drive to Leh

Trek Distance –28 km – 8/9 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi – 15 km – On foot – 13 km

Night Stay – Our campsite – on twin share basis

I hope all trekkers coming 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 carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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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

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