DAY 1: Arrive Leh (3500 m), 1h 30 min by flight.
“The journey begins here and the dream stops”. While flying to Leh you will discover of the Himalayan chain, seen by the sky, remains an unforgettable memory. Welcome at the airport of Leh and transfer to the hotel. Take rest till Lunch time. Today afternoon you will be visiting the city Shanti stupa, royal palace), with a slow rhythm. This is the time to acclimatize yourself in the high altitude; night in the hotel.
DAY 2: Acclimatization visit to monasteries of Thiksey and Shey.
Leave to Join morning ceremony at Thiksey, a majestic monastery perched on a rocky outcrop built in the 15th century during the first wave of expansion of Gelugpa sect in Ladakh. There are paintings of protective deities and the great masters of the sect at the entrance.
Shey monastery, once the capital of Upper Ladakh has a monastery which housing rich murals painting, well restored and represent the 18 arhats (disciples of Buddha who attained enlightenment). afternoon free to walk around Leh, night in the hotel.
DAY 3: Leh to Stok and trek to Changma 4400m. 5/6h, Trek -1
Drive to Stok, visit Stok Palace and museum inside contain the antic object. Your adventure start here. Uphill trek in the barren land of Ldakh, amidest multicolor hue, you will be wade the mountain streams, and will enjoy the breathtaking view of Ladakh. Night in camp.
DAY 4: Changm – Base camp of Stok (4990 m), trek 2
Today is hard ascent in the morning to cross the last pass, the Matho- La. One can have the magnificent view of Stok Kangri and whole route of ascent from here. We are in the valley which links the village of Stok with the base camp of the same name. We find here villagers coming and making their herds of yaks graze. Night in the tent.
DAY 5: Climbing Stok Kangri (6130 m): Trek 3
One can climb directly from Lower Base Camp or shift camp to the Higher Base Camp. Get up at 2 am, you should have prepared your daypack and necessary equipment the previous night, before going to sleep. Have a light snack in the morning before starting off for the Big Climb! First, there is a diagonal ascent up the moraine of the glacier, and then a short scramble over the glacier itself. After that, climb up the steep, zigzagging trail to the summit. The view from the pinnacle at sunrise is mind-blowing.
According to the condition of the route, our guide will fix the climbing rope either in rock or in snow, with rock pitons or snow stakes as required and other equipment necessary to secure the rope.
DAY 6: Alternative day at Base camp: Trek 4
DAY 7: Base camp of Stok (4990 m) – Leh, trek -5
Take an easy descent, after descending little more, we find the river which originates from the glacier of the Stok-Kangri. Continue a long but pleasant descend until Stok. We have some time to visit the royal palace of Stok and admire objects of exposition there. Royal Palace was Built in 1825 by king Tsepal Tezndup Namgyal, inhabited by the descendants of a former royal Ladakkhi dynasty. Visit the village and return to Leh in Jeep; night in a hotel.
DAY 8: Leh to Delhi.
Transfer to the domestic airport of Leh as per flight schedule. End of services.