Markha Valley with Stok Kangri (6121m) 11 Days 10 NIGHTS/ 11 DAYS

Package Summary

Duration: 10 NIGHTS/ 11 DAYS

  • cook
  • Guide
  • Ponies
  • Porter
  • Sightseeing
No.Of Trekker
Note* : More than 6 persons please contact.
Total Price:
  • Trekking and Hiking in Ladakh
Overview

Experience climbing Stok Kangri with Markha Valley Trek. Enjoy the beauty of Markha Valley and scenice beauty of Himalayan Mountains from the summit of Stok Kangri. The climbing is easy even if you are trekker without an experience. trekking Sector: Leh / Chilling / Markha / Stok Kangri / Stok / Leh, this trekking is mainly focusing on Monasteries, Wildlife, Markha Valley, Villages and Stok Khangri. The peak season to trek is from June to October. ... See More+

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Leh to Chilling - Sku (3500 m) in 5 hours:
    leh Chilling Sku
    Other Benefits
    • Transfers

    After Breakfast drive to Chilling. We cross the Zanskar River with a trolley bridge turn wise to join the waiting team on the other side of the river.

  • Day 2
    Skiu - Markha (3850 m) in 7 hours
    Skiu Markha
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies

    The trail joins the Markha stream and will follow it for a few days. The day’s trek is relatively easy, but it involves crisscrossing the stream at numerous points depending on the water level. Markha has a monastery and a fort for a local cultural sightseeing.

  • Day 3
    Markha - Hankar (4000 m) in 4 hrs
    Markha hamkar
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Many monasteries are spread along our route today. After the Umlung monastery, the valley narrows and we stop to camp at the foot of Kang yatse (6400 m).

  • Day 4
    Hankar - Nimaling (4650 m) in 4 hrs
    Other Benefits
    • Guide
    • Ponies
    • Sightseeing

    Trek in the valley in direction of Zalung Karpo and Rupshu. We pass through Thagshungtse pasture and start our gradual ascent towards the wonderful high valleys of Ladakh.

  • Day 5
    Nimaling - Kongmaru La (5150 m)- Chogdo (4000 m) in 7 hrs
    Other Benefits
    • Climbing Equipment
    • helper
    • Horses

    Climb up to the summer pastures of Nimaling, used by the shepherds of Hankar and Markha, then follow the hedge to the top. The Kongmaru La pass commands a beautiful view of the Kang Yatze north face (6400 m), the Ladakh ranges and the Indus valley.

  • Day 6
    Chogdo - Gyuncho La (4600 m) - Camp at 4350 m in 6- 7 hrs
    Other Benefits
    • Climbing Equipment
    • helper
    • Horses
    • Sightseeing

    From now on, we will follow a new and rarely travelled route through the valleys to the east of our objective. Today, we turn towards the west into a tributary valley that leads after a long and gradual ascent to the Gyuncho La. We descent a few meters bellow to establish our campsite.

  • Day 7
    Camp at 4350 m - Shang La (4800 m)- Matho Phu (4350 m) in 6 hrs
    Other Benefits
    • Climbing Equipment

    Today, we will cross many spurs and minor passes with occasional views northwards towards the Indus Valley and the peaks beyond. We climb up to the Shang La and then descend to the Tokpo River. Afterwards we will trek downhill to a nice camping place.

  • Day 8
    Matho Phu - Mato La (4820 m) -Stok Kangri Base Camp (4700 m) in 5 hrs
    Other Benefits
    • Climbing Equipment
    • Horses

    At the pass, colourful prayer flags flap in the wind, with the Zanskari range in the background. Afterwards, we descend steadily along the Jingchan River. We get great views towards the Stock summit and the Stock Kangri (6121m)

  • Day 9
    Acclimatization day at Base Camp
    Acclimatization day at Base Camp
    Other Benefits
    • cook

    Acclimatization day at Base Camp

  • Day 10
    Summit day (Approx. 8-9 hours to base-camp)
    Other Benefits
    • Climbing Equipment
    • helper

    Our route initially crosses scree and boulder slopes, and then leads to easy angled snow slopes, which require ice axe and crampons. The route is not difficult but at this altitude, it will be strenuous. From the summit of Stok Kangri (6116m), we should see as far as the Karakoram, the Pamirs and Tibet. If it's warm enough we'll rest and recover some energy on top before descending to base-camp.

  • Day 11
    Stok Kangri Base Camp - Leh (5 h walk to Stok)
    Other Benefits
    • Sightseeing
    • Transfers

    All downhill and through wild gorge scenery. There should be time to visit Stok Palace and museum while we wait for our jeeps. Then an hour's drive across the Indus valley to the comforts of the guesthouse in Leh.


Accommodation

Tented Accommodation

• Accommodation in Hotel in Padum & Kargil with all meals.
• All transportation by Toyota Qualis, Innova or Scorpio.
• Two men tent, Kitchen and dinning tents.
• Kitchen equipment and Toilet Tent.
• Stool, Table and mattresses.
• Food veg and non-veg.
• Cook, helper and guide.
• Ponies for Luggage for Trekking with Camping.
• Ponies/Potters for Luggage for Trekking with Homestay.
• Monument entrances, wild life fees and camping charges.
• Climbing permit to Stok Khangri and Equipment.

• Any flight tickets and any Accommodation except Padum & Kargil.
• No accommodation in Leh is included in Trekking Packages.
• Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
• Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices Included”.
• Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
• Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
• Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.

• Prices valid from 01 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.
• 10% cancellation charges if the trekking is cancelled within 30 days before the tour.
• 20% cancellation charges if the tour and trek is cancelled within a one week before the tour.
• No refund if the trek or tour is cancelled after starting or middle of the trek or tour.

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