Though, the Stok Kangri trek does come along with some challenges, some of them being dealing with thin air on high altitudes. For this very reason, the first three days are reserved for acclimatisation. The route taken to the summit is among the shortest. Begin with an ascend from the charming Stok Village.
The experience entails crossing a glacier, climbing long stretches and manoeuvring and long and steep ridge leading to the peak. Feast your eyes on Ladakh range, Zanskar range, Indus valley and Leh City. Also during the Stok Kangri trek, make way through Hemis National Park that is renowned for the endangered snow leopard.
Duration of the Tour: 8N/9D
Temperature Range: The temperature varies from -20 to 10 degrees. Please keep in mind that the above information is not exact and does not account for sudden changes.
Meal Types: Importance is given to nutritional needs and a menu of vegetarian dishes is prepared accordingly
Activities: Trekking, Camping
Difficulty Level: Challenging
Day 01: Arrival at Leh
Day 02: Acclimatisation and Exploration of Leh
Day 03: Drive from Leh to Khardung La and back
Day 04-05: Drive from Leh (3500m) to Stok Village (3650m), Trek from Stok Village to Stok Basecamp (4900m) (Trek/5-6 hrs)
DAY 06: Trek from Base camp (4900m) to Stok Kangri (6153m) and back to Base Camp (4900m, trek/10-12 hours)
Day 07: Trek from Stok Base camp (4900m) to Stok Village (3650m, Trek/4hr), Drive from Stok Village to Leh (drive/30 mins)
Day 08: Extra day at Leh
Day 09: Leh Departure