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Stok kangri is one of the peak which is gaining tremendous popularity in last few years due to its non technical nature. The first ascend to this peak was made in year 1951. Stok range is the parent range of this peak. Stok kangri stands highest amongst all in its range. The climb to stok kangri requires good amount of stamina, both physically and mentally. The trek starts from village called stok which is 15km in distance from leh. The view in between of trek is just tremendous which will fulfill your desires in every aspects. From the top of peak many major peaks can be seen like K2, K6, Saltoro kangri and rimo1 etc. To climb stok Kangri you need a experience of any high altitude trek. Best time to do this peak is in between September to November.
DAY 1- Flight to leh
Enjoy the view before the touchdown. You will see snow-capped peaks around the leh airport.
The leh airport is known as one of the most beautiful airport in India. Iy is important to have warm clothes handy at airport . Transportation is provided from airport to guest house.
DAY 2- Acclimatization day
The biggest threat to any trekker is (AMS) acute mountain sickness, to avoid that you have to acclimatize in leh by taking a day off. This step is very important and recommend to every trekker. In meantime enjoy the walk in the market and go for sightseeing in the evening. The main motive of the day is to increase the intake of water in your body.
DAY 3- Leh to Chang ma via stok village
The day starts with the drive from leh city to stok village. This will be 15km drive. The trek starts from stok village which itself is the last village during the trek. The stok village lies to the south of leh. The recently crowned king of Ladakh lives here. You will find the museum inside the palace which has the beautiful architecture. Chang ma is 6km from stok village. You will face gradual ascend from stok village till the campsite.
Distance-6km trek and 15km drive
Trek Time- 3 hours
Altitude- (13,087 ft)
DAY 4- Chang ma to Mankorma
Reaching mankorma can be quite easier. You will face easy ascend throughout the way. You will be walking through many small streams. The day will show you the real beauty of Ladakh region.
Trek Time- 2 hours
DAY 5- Mankorma to base camp
Base camp is surrounded by lush green grass and number of water bodies around it. You will not face much difficulties in reaching base camp. The trail has easy ascend through the way. You will reach base camp before the lunch. After the lunch you will enjoy the sightseeing around the campsite. Gulab kangri and Parcha kangri can be seen from base camp itself. This is the place where you may face extreme cold climate and thin air
Trek time- 3 hours
DAY 6- Training day
This is one of the most crucial day amongst all. You will acclimatize at the base camp. Further the team of Devadars will guide you through technical equipments and assist you about the next days terrain. These seasons will power your confidence and will make things easier next day. Adjusting your body and getting use of thin air will be the main motive of the day.
day 7- Base camp to Summit & back to Base camp
This will be the most crucial and fascinating day of your life. The trek will start early in the night. The trek will go through glaciers and steep slopes. This will be the longest walk. Estimated time for the experienced climber can be in between of 8-10 hours for the summit push. In the end once you will reach summit, it will be worth of coming so far. From the summit you will see Karakorum range and Zanskar range towards the south. After spending some time on summit you will descend down to base camp.
Distance - 7km each way
Trek time- 14 hours
day 8 - Base camp to Leh
You will take the same route to descend down till stok village. Transportation will be be provided from stok village to leh
Distance - 13km
Trek time - 5hours
Altitude - (16,100ft)
Things included in package
- Guest house in day 1,2 and 8
- Camping during the trek
- Meals on trek
- Permits and entry fees
- Medical kit and oxygen cylinder
- Qualified trek leader, guide, cook and support staff
- Transportation from leh to leh as per the itinerary
- Pick up and drop from the airport
Things not included
- Personal expenses during the trek
- Food in leh ( guest house)
- luggage carry cost during the trek
Arrival at Leh (11,400ft)
Leh (acclimatisation day)
Leh to Chang ma (12,900ft) via stok village 15km drive and (6km trek)
Chang ma (12,900ft) to Mankorma (14,300ft) (3.5 km. trek)
Mankorma (14,300ft) to Base camp(16,100ft) ( 4km trek)
Training day + rest day
Base camp (16,100ft) to stok kangri ( 20,180ft) & back to base camp ( 7km trek each way)
Base camp ( 16,100ft) to stok village & drive to leh (13km trek & 15km drive)
BasicsBack pack & rain cover: 50 – 60 ltr with comfortable strap and back supportTrekking pole
LED torch: Mandatory
Snacks: Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
Two water bottles: 1 litre each
ClothesThermal inners (upper and lower): 1 Pair
T-shirts: 2 Pair of full sleeve and collared t-shirts
Woolen layer- 2 Pair
Jacket: 1 pair wind & waterproof
Track pants: 3 Pair
Poncho: 1 Pair
AccessoriesSunglasses: Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected. Woolen cap Suncap
Synthetic hand gloves: one pair of woolen gloves and should be water proof
Balaclava: one pair of Balaclave
Mind your stepsTrekking shoes: 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
Floaters/flip-flops: 1 pair (optional)
Cotton socks: 5 pair
Woolen socks: 3 pair
Gaiters: 1 Pair
Personal UtilitiesSunscreen cream
Toilet Paper & wipes
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Quick dry towel
Cutlery: Carry a spoon, coffee mug and a lunch box.
Plastic covers: use plastic bags and carry few extra plastic bags for wet clothes.
Medical Kit is must: Consult your doctor
Mandatory DocumentsMedical certificate –
Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (driving license, voters ID, etc.)
Your Packing Guide for the Trek
21 Jun – 28 Jun 2019(open)
1 Jul – 7 Jul 2019(open)
+ If the trekker wants to cancel his/her trek, then please login to your devadars account and put the cancel request from there.CANCELLATION CHARGES
- Cancellation prior to 15 days from the start of trek - full refund
- Cancellation less than 15 days to start of trek - 50% refund
( transfer may take 6-7 working days )
+ If the trek is cancelled on the last moment, due to any natural condition like( rain, earthquake, local strikes or bad weather) then the trekker will get the voucher for the same amount. That voucher can be redeem in next 365 day for any further booking through devadars.
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