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Climb Stok Kangari (6120 mtrs)Explore the Dhauladhar Range

Stok Kangri is one of the classic expeditions of Ladakh, which is a combination of trek and adventurous thrill towards the summit.
Stok Kangri (6153 m) literally means” the high mountain” in Ladakh. It is visible from the main city of Ladakh, Leh. It is located in the National park of Hemis. Although the summit seems difficult to climb but technically it is not. It requires a good physical and mental fitness, with a little knowledge of the mountain and some necessary equipment.
The objective of climbing this peak is to achieve 6 000 m in Himalayas. At your arrival in Leh, the capital of Ladakh, its hurt pyramid will catch your eyes. Its south fish bone (edge) presents a magnificent route, with panoramic views all around the chain of Karakoram.
10 hours for the round trip are needed. According to the climatic conditions and of snow coverage, our guide will fix a rope to cross the bar of snow, if the snow is little, it will be by the rock hooks. If you are an experimented mountain dweller, it will not be necessary to fix the rope.


DAY 1: Arrive Leh (3500 m) Acclimatisation walk
DAY 2: Acclimatisation visit to Thiksey and Shey
DAY 3 Leh – Stok -Gangpoche, trek 1
DAY 4: Gangpoche – Base camp of Stok (4990 m), trek 2
DAY 5: Climbing Stok Kangri (6130 m): Climb, Trek + climb 3
DAY 6: Alternative day to climb, Climb or stroll around. Explore base area or second attempt to climb 4
DAY 7: Base camp of Stok (4990 m) – Leh, trek 5
DAY 8: Drop at domestic airport, tour end.


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.


Price per person : Based on Minimum 4 persons.

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    June to Sept  750.00
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Cost for less than 4 persons

Cost Per Person- €945 for 2 person Grou
Cost Per Person- €805 for 3 person Group

Formed group : If you are a group of more than 8 persons, please contact us to get the special deal.

Cost Include

  • Airport Transfer at Leh
  • Accommodation in Twin sharing with breakfast.
  • Mountain Guide Leh to Leh.
  • Kitchen team with all necessary item
  • Mule to transport the logistic while trekking
  • Dining tent from 4 persons group, 2/3 person will eat in kitchen tent
  • Climbing rope, seat harness & ice axe, climbing shoes, Crampon
  • Climbing fee and environment fee
  • Mattress
  • Expedition fee
  • Oxygen cylinder with first aid box.

Cost Exclude

  • Monument entry fee
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips to the team at your service.
  • Repatriation and medical expenses.
  • Refund to unused services
  • Personal gears



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All the cancellation must be in written and signed by the person who signed the booking form and will be effective from the date of the reception by the company.

40 days or more before departure:

The agency will refund the entire paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee of 30% per persons.

20 to 30 days before departure:

The agency will charge the 50% of total tour amount as registration fee .

Less than 20 days before departure:

The agency will be obliged to withhold the full amount of the deposit paid by the customer.

The Company cannot be made liable for the consequences of weather condition, flight cancellations, war or threat of civil war, strikes, industrial action, political unrest or any other force majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstance. The company reserves the right to use alternate transport, or vary the itinerary if breakdown, sickness or any other force major. Any additional that result, such as extra hotel accommodation, flight or road transport will be on your charge and must be paid directly at the spot.

Please understand, there are certain hazards involved in your adventurous and culture holidays which you must accept at your own risk. The company will not be liable for any illness major or minor injury, death sustained during neither the trip, nor it will be liable for any uninsured losses of your property and other losses during the trip.

It is strongly advised that clients take out insurance to cover the unexpected and cancellation charges:

This is mandatory for all clients travelling on any tour/ trek or independent itinerary arranged by us. You are responsible for obtaining adequate insurance covering expenses of unexpected, the loss of baggage, medical expenses, helicopter (air or ground) rescue, injury, death, repatriation, cancellation and curtailment of the itinerary.