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Stok Kangri (6,137 m/20,135 feet) is the highest mountain in the Stok Range of the Himalayas in the Ladakh region of northwest India. The Stok Kangri is located in Hemis National Park, 12 km southwest of the trailhead in the beautiful village of Stok and 24 km southwest of the Leh-capital of Ladakh. Stok Kangri is a popular peak and is often climbed as an initial non-technical foray into high-altitude mountaineering.
Arrive at Leh kushok bakula rinpoche airport, where you will be received by our service executive and he will transfer you to pre booked hotel at Leh. Full day rest for proper acclimatization. Overnight stay at Leh.
Today after breakfast you will visit various famous monasteries of Leh. You will visit Shey, Thik and Hemis Monastery. Shey Palace is 16 kms from Leh. It used to be the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. There are lots of Stupas built around the palace. Shey palace was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17Th century AD. Thiksey Monastery close to Shey is about 3 kms. Thiksey monastery also known as the Mini-Lhasa is the biggest Monastery under Gyelukpa Sect. Hemis, about 45 kms south of Leh it is one of the most famous and largest monastery in Ladakh. It belongs to the Drukpa Sect and was founded in the early 17Th century. Overnight stay at the guest house.
Walking time: drive-half an hour/ trek-5-6 hours. Easy day: moderate climb Altitude stok 3500m Manikarmo 4700m After breakfast you will drive to Stok village it will take only half an hour. After reaching Stok you will start your trek towards Manikarmo. Most of the route are along with a valley with moderate ascend upto Manikarmo. After walking for around 5 to 6 hours you will reach to Manikarmo. Overnight in the camp.
walking time:4-5 hours Easy day: a easy-moderate ascent Altitudes stok kangri base camp 4900m Today we will make an early start to reach the base camp early, so that we have most of the day to restand to get acclimatized for the next day ascent. From Manikarmo to base camp the trail is a gradual ascent. It will take four to five hours to reach base camp. Camping at base camp.
walking time: 8 hours hard day: a hard ascent to the top; steep descent altitudes stok kangri top 6150m We start the climb very early in the morning to avail the best weather conditions and to enjoy the beautiful sunrise at the summit. The trail will lead to a climb onto a ridge which leads to a large glacier. Cross the glacier and ascend steeply to the summit. The last leg of the climb is most difficult and demands a lot of physical and mental strength. After the hard climb you will be rewarded with the most beautiful and panoramic view of the snow capped peaks of ladakh. To the north-west you will get the beautiful view of the Karakoram Range, including the mighty K2 (8611 m). One can also see the Zanskar Range and view Tibet in the distance. After the spiritual and soul moving experience at the top, descent back to the base camp. Overnight at the camp.
Walking time: trek-6 hours/drive-2 hour. Easy-moderate day: moderate descent Altitudes Stok 3500m Today the trail from base camp will descend all the way to Stok village. The trail will pass by numerous ruins of old forts and castles. It takes about six hours to reach Stok village where the taxi will be waiting for us. We then drive two hours back to Leh enjoy a meal and some well earned drinks at the hotel. Overnight in the Hotel.
Today your tour will come to an end as you depart from leh with the mesmerizing and the beautiful memories of the himalyas.