About the Destination (short):
Standing graciously at a height of 6,153m, the majestic and mesmerizing Stok Kangri Mountain, is the highest mountain of the Himalayan Stok ranges. Ensconced in the lush Hemis National park, this mystical and charming mountain lies 15km southwest of the Ladakhi capital of Leh.
It provides a true challenge even for seasoned trekkers with its beautifully rugged terrain. During July- August, the mountain is devoid of snow except at the Stok Kangri peak. Despite its formidable elevation, the climb to Stok Kangri is one of the most sought after trekking destinations, as it lets you enjoy the thrill of a high altitude climb, sans the technical formalities. Its deceptively simple looks, often proves quite a challenge for many trekkers. The climb to this majestic mountain starts from the quaint Stok village.
About the Departure with Details:
Get yourself acclimatized to the weather, within a couple of days from arrival. This is very important, to ensure that you have a smooth time in the days ahead. The climb to the magical Stok Kangri Mountain will provide you with a thrilling adventure, as you climb long stretches of rugged beautiful terrain, cross gorgeous glaciers, and maneuver your way through steep and mesmerizing ridges, as you make your way to the summit.
Revel in the breathtaking beauty of the Zanskar and Ladakh ranges and stop to enjoy the views of the beautiful Indus valley and the charming town of Leh. Make your way through the famous Hemis National park and if you are lucky enough, you may even catch a glimpse of the the elusive endangered snow leopard.
Meal Types: Veg Meals
Activities: Trekking, Camping
Total Trekking Distance: 40kms approx.
Maximum Altitude: 20,080ft
Temperature Range: -20 to 10 Degrees
Difficulty Level: Challenging