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Stok Kangri climb, mountaineering in Ladakh
Summit of Stok Kangri, mountaineering in Ladakh

6-day Stok Kangri climb (6153m)
Fixed departures

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Stok Kangri is closed in 2020 and 2021. This measure has been taken in order to protect the glacier which is the main source of water for Stok village.

Stok Kangri (6153m) is the most popular 6000m+ peak in Ladakh. The climb does not require mountaineering skills but a good physical condition and a proper acclimatization are essential for a successful summit attempt.

Starting from Zingchen and crossing Stok La pass is an excellent way to acclimatize to the altitude.

Stok Kangri climb, trek from Zingchen map

Highlights

- Ascend Stok Kangri, an ideal peak for a first mountaineering experience in the Himalayas
- Trek through some of Ladakh's most dramatic landscapes
- Cross Stok La pass and acclimatize gradually to the high altitude
6-day Stok Kangri trek from Zingchen, Fixed Departures, Ladakh

Key information

- Trek duration: 6 days (from Leh to Leh)
- Trek difficulty level: difficult
- Maximum group size: 9 persons
- Highest point: Stok Kangri summit at 6153m
- Highest night: base camp at 4969m
6-day Stok Kangri trek from Zingchen, Fixed Departures, Ladakh

Itinerary

Day 1: Leh to Zingchen by car.
Zingchen (3402m) - Rumbak (3956m)
2-3 hrs, 6.5 km, +555m / -0m  |  Camping  |  meals: L, D
Day 2: Rumbak (3956m) - Stok La (4855m) - Mankarmo (4380m)
6-7 hrs, 10.7 km, +1106m / -682m  |  Camping  |  meals: B, L, D
Day 3: Mankarmo (4380m) - Base Camp (4969m)
2-3 hrs, 3.4 km, +589m / -0m  |  Camping  |  meals: B, L, D
Day 4: Acclimatization day (short walk above Base Camp) / rest day
Camping  |  meals: B, L, D
Day 5: Base Camp (4969m) - Stok Kangri Summit (6153m) - Base Camp (4969m)
8-11 hrs, 9.1 km, +1184m / -1184m  |  Camping  |  meals: B, L, D
Day 6: Base Camp (4969m) - Stok (3604m)
3-4 hrs, 12.4 km, +0m / -1366m  |  meals: B, L
Drive back to Leh.
Note: the number of walking hours stated includes lunch and photo stops and will vary depending on the pace of your group.
Stok Kangri trek from Zingchen elevation profile, altitude gain loss

What's included

- Camping equipment (tent, mattress, kitchen tent, etc., except sleeping bag) for 5 nights
- Meals (vegetarian): 5 breakfasts, 6 packed lunches and 5 dinners prepared by the accompanying cook
- Experienced Ladakhi guide (English speaking) supported by assistant guides as the group size dictates
- Horses / porters for the transportation of the luggage, 1 bag of maximum 13 kg per person
- Transportation by car from Leh to Zingchen and from Stok to Leh
- Wildlife fee, permit, climbing equipment (crampons, ice axe, etc.)

What's not included

- Travel insurance
- Hotel and meals in Leh
- Flights
- Sleeping bag and trekking poles
- Any deviation from the itinerary

Single supplement (optional)

- Our prices are on twin-sharing basis which means that if you book on your own, we will arrange for you to share the tent with a person of the same gender.
- An optional single supplement of Rs.3,600 is available for those who wish to have a single tent during the trek. You can opt for the single supplement after you book by contacting us.
6-day Stok Kangri trek from Zingchen, Fixed Departures, Ladakh

Reservation

Trekking dates

Not available this year

Number of persons *

* maximum 3 persons or the number of places left. If you are a group of 4 persons or more contact us directly by email.

Note: you should spend 3 days at 3500m for altitude acclimatization before starting the trek.