Spituk to Stok trek

list of treks

 

Duration: 3 days
Difficulty: level 2
Distance: 39 km
Max elevation: 4855m
Elevation gain / loss: +1925m / -1509m

 

This short trek is great for those who don't have much time. You will discover the charming village of Rumbak surrounded by green fields and colourful mountains. On the last day, you will cross the Stok La pass and enjoy spectacular landscapes. It is also common to see wild animals such as blue sheep and marmots in this area.

 

 

 

Spituk to Stok trek map

 

 

Spituk to Stok trek elevation profile, altitude gain loss

 

 

Spituk to Stok trek in Ladakh

 

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Spituk - Zingchen

 

Time: 5 hrs
Distance: 15.7 km
Elevation gain / loss: +375m / -161m

 

- before you commence the trek, visit Spituk gompa
- the trail follows the south bank of the Indus river till it enters the gorge leading to Zingchen
- it is also possible to go from Spituk to Zingchen by car

 

 

Spituk - Zingchen

 

 

Day 2: Zingchen - Rumbak

 

Time: 3-4 hrs
Distance: 6.5 km
Elevation gain / loss: +555m / -0m

 

- it’s quite a short walk to reach the beautiful village of Rumbak
- homestay is available in Rumbak

 

 

Zingchen - Rumbak

 

 

Day 3: Rumbak - Stok La - Stok

 

Time: 7-8 hrs
Distance: 16.5 km
Elevation gain / loss: +995m / -1347m

 

- start early to cross the Stok La, the path gets steeper as you get closer to the pass
- enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view from the pass
- there is a long descent through a narrow valley to reach Stok village
- possibility to visit Stok palace

 

 

Rumbak - Stok La - Stok

 

 

Getting to / from the trek

 

- it takes only 20 minutes to drive from Leh to Spituk (10 km)
- it takes 30 minutes to drive from Stok to Leh (20 km)

 

 

All the itineraries can be customized to suit your own special interests, preferences and abilities. Please contact us for more information.

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