Stok Kangri Expedition

4 NIGHTS/ 5 DAYS

INCLUSIONS

  1. Transfers by Non A/C Tempo Traveller/SUV.

  2. Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis. (Tents During Trek)

  3. All Meals

  4. Ladakh Border Permit, Wild life Fee etc.

  5. Expedition Tour Guide.

  6. Applicable Tents/Hotels as mentioned below.

EXCLUSIONS

  1. Accommodation in Leh.

  2. Any Kind of Extra Meals / Drinks / Mineral water Ordered.

  3. Tips, Porters, Phone Calls, Camera / Video Shoot entry

  4. Any sort of Personal equipments like Boots, Crampons, Axe, etc required for the Expedition.

  5. Any Kind of Loss / Misplaced / Theft on personal belongings.

  6. Any Kind of Cost which not mentioned above.

  7. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, and road block and / or any factors beyond our control.

  8. Extra recreational activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

  9. Ladakh Border Permit, Wild life Fee etc.

 Tour Route

Leh / Mankarmo/ Base Camp / Summit/ Leh

 

 

Trek Overview.

It is one of the most easily accessible Peaks above 6000 metres. Stok village is a 30 minutes drive from Leh town. Besides the climb, the trek is famous for its colorful shades of mountains and view of Stok Range. It can be summated in minimum 4-5 days. It can be approached from different villages and Stok village is the most famous starting point of this trek. Stok Kangri is famous among amateurs as well as experienced climbers. People from all over the world try to make it, to the top of Stok Kangri Summit. It is a non-technical climb peak. Use of crampons and ice-axe depends on conditions. It is, in no way, an easy trek. The only reason this trek is considered a difficult one is due to the height (altitude) of the peak.

Day 1: Leh to Stok to Mankarmo:

We start driving from Leh in the morning to Stok village, its 14 Kms./30 minutes drive .From Stok we start trekking towards Mankarmo, which is around 9 Kms. Today the walk is almost through a gorge with some ascends but not steep. And in the afternoon arrive at Mankarmo- 4300m, which is a pasture land of Stok village.

Day 2: Mankarmo to Base Camp (Trek 4 Kms).

After a good breakfast ,we continue to ascend gently. After a while the valley divides and we have a beautiful view of Stok Kangri from the west. We then ascent to a flat area and arrive at the base camp. From base camp we climb up the steep path to a small pass at the top of ridges. From the ridges we follow the trail towards south west and arrive at advanced base camp 5300m, the place is surrounded by beautiful landscapes

Day 3: Rest Day/ Training Day.

This day is important for acclimatizing with the harsh environment and to the altitudes. Today, we train with our Guide by going around the surrounding hills and discussing the trek which starts during the midnight or early morning next day. Just read a book, write diaries or just take it easy.
(NOTE:If you are a very good climber/trekker, you can skip this day)

Day 4: Base Camp to Stok Kangri and back to Base Camp (Trek 14 Kms.).

We wake up around midnight or early morning, we will have a cup of tea or coffee and follow the trail towards south east ridge by climbing a slope and maybe we have to use a rope and arrive at the summit (6150m) after walking through loose rock. The Stok kangri summit offers spectacular views of snow-capped mountains and the great Karakorum ranges. We follow the same route for the descent to base camp 5000m.

Day 5: Base Camp to Stok to Leh.

After breakfast we start trekking back through the same route to the village, its around 13 Kms. down, where a car will be waiting for us, and drive back to Leh.

 

Terms & Conditions:
1.    50% payment to be deposited at the time of booking confirmation & balance 30 days before tour starts.
2.    Our Company holds no responsibility for road blocks or flight cancelled or any unforeseen situation happen on tour.

Terms & Conditions for cancellation:

•    25% cancellation charges if cancelled 30 days before the tour departure date.
•    40% cancellation charges if cancelled 20 days before the tour departure date.
•    60% cancellation charges if cancelled 15 days before the tour departure date.
•    No cancellation refund if cancelled between 15 days to departure date.

•    No refund for Tour starting within 10 days of tour, or for after start or middle of the tour.  

Payment Terms:
•    50% Advance Payment to confirm the tour
•    Balance 50% 30 days before tour start date.

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