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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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