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Mentok Kangri Summit with Rumtse Tsomoriri Trek

Mentok Kangri Summit with Rumtse Tsomoriri Trek

A Himalayan High Experience
About The Mentok Kangri Summit with Rumtse Tsomoriri Trek

If we had to suggest you a trek in Ladakh which can make you experience most of it, the Rumtse Tsomoriri Trek will top the list. Top it up with a Summit Climb to Mentok Kangri, and you gift yourself a trek bonanza ! 

With breathtaking views of the twin lakes of Tsokar and Tsomoriri guarded by the tall peaks of the Changtang platue in the Rupshu plains, this is a wonder trek experience which all the passionate travelers and wander souls must not miss. 

Rumtse which is the starting point of this trek is just about 65 Kms drive from Leh and it takes about 3 hours of drive to reach from Leh - the capital of Ladakh. Amidst the ranges of Ladakh in the North, Zanskar in the West, The Great Himalayas to the South and the flat Tibetan Platue in the East, lies the Rupshu plains where this fairyland is of Tsomoriri Wetland Conservation Reserves is. The interactions with the Changpas, or Tibetan Nomads and their way of life with their livestock are an eye opener and a priceless value-addition to your travel experience. This land here is a heaven for nature lovers and a merryland for photographers.

Wildlife of the Tsomoriri Wetland Reserves which includes the animals like Kiangs, Tibetan Gazelle, Lynx, Mountain Goats, Blue Sheep, Marmots including the carnivores like Tibetan Wolves and the elusive Snow Leopard. Birds include the Black Necked Cranes, geese, gulls, grebe and others.

Mentok Kangri is a mountain masif in the Rupshu plains of Ladakh, or Changtang. It has 3 summit points, conveniently named as Mentok 1, 2 and 3 with heights varying between 6100 - 6250 meters. Mentok 1 at an altitude of 6,250 meter is a challenge any Himalayan High Seekers would like to accept. Read more details of Mentok Kangri on  MENTOK KANGRI SUMMIT

Detailed Daywise Itinerary For Mentok Kangri Summit with Rumtse Tsomoriri Trek
  • Day 01: Arrive in Leh
  • Day 02: Rest and Acclimatization in Leh
  • Day 03: Explore Ladakh. Visit Nubra Valley via Khardungla and return to Leh
  • Day 04: Drive to Rumtse. Trek to Kyamar.  (4383m, 4 hours )
  • Day 05: Trek to Tisaling 4800 via Kyamar la (4870m) and Mandalchan La (4996m, 7 hours )
  • Day 06: Trek to Pangunagu (4398m) via Shibuk la (5016m, 6-7 hours )
  • Day 07: Trek to Nuruchan (4600m, 5 hours )
  • Day 08: Trek to Gyama Barma via Horlam Kongka La (4900 m) and Kyamayur La (5410 m )
  • Day 09: Trek to Korzok via Yalung Nyau La (5 440 m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Mentok Base Camp (5,250m)
  • Day 11: Acclimatize and Orientation Day
  • Day 12: Trek to High Camp
  • Day 13: Summit Mentok Kangri - 6230m
  • Day 14: Reserved Day
  • Day 15: Trek to Karzok
  • Day 16: Trek by Tsomoriri. Rest Day By Tsomoriri
  • Day 17: Drive back to Manali via Keylong or return to Leh 

Covid19 Safety Protocol For Himalayan Treks

Unnatural times call for an unusual response. We at Himalayan High are facing it with even more stringent safety measures to ensure our treks, trekkers, and the local support team are safe. The Covid19 Pandemic has completely changed the way we look at the World and do things. It has changed the way we trek as well. Here is a brief.

  • Small Groups of less than 15 members
  • No Fixed Camps at all. Use a single sleeping bag, mattress & sleeping bag inners throughout the trek without any mixup
  • Sanitized Transportation
  • Contactless Screening of Participants on arrival
  • Contactless Paperwork and Online Booking Procedure
  • Mandatory Sanitization Before Entry
  • Sanitized Accommodation, Linens, Sleeping Bags, etc
  • Sanitized and sun-dried Camping Equipment
  • Monitored Support Crew with extra protection of masks, gloves and frequent use of sanitizers
  • Social Distancing from other unmonitored groups
  • Daily evaluation of Health for Safe Mountain Health
  • Twin Sharing Accommodations on the trek
  • Single tent supplement available
  • Proper Dining Hygiene in Dining Tents
  • Dry Toilets in toilet tents.
  • Covid Hygiene Kit including personal Sleeping Bag Inner for free
  • Precautionary Quarantine Tents On Trek
  • Immunity-Boosting Food Menu and Drinks
  • Filtered, Boiled and Treated Drinking Water

Read more on the following link about our Covid19 safety measures to ensure a safe trek. Safe trekking in the Himalayas during COVID-19

With this protocol, we have resumed our Himalayan Treks.

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+ Quick Info
  • Duration: 17 Days, Leh to Leh
  • Highest Altitude: 6250m
  • Grade: Challenging ( know trek grades )
  • Best Time: Jun, July, Aug, Sep, Oct
  • Terrain:
  • Activity Type: Climb, Trek
  • Trail Type: Same Exit Entry Point
  • Starts At: Leh
  • Ends At: Leh
  • Region: India - Ladakh
  • Country: India
  • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
  • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
  • Travel Guide: Where and How To Reach Leh
  • Mobile Network:
  • Internet Option:
  • Temperatures:
  • Is Cloak Room Available: No
  • Generic Food Menu:
+ Short Travel Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrive in Leh
  • Day 02: Rest and Acclimatization in Leh
  • Day 03: Explore Ladakh. Visit Nubra Valley via Khardungla and return to Leh
  • Day 04: Drive to Rumtse. Trek to Kyamar.  (4383m, 4 hours )
  • Day 05: Trek to Tisaling 4800 via Kyamar la (4870m) and Mandalchan La (4996m, 7 hours )
  • Day 06: Trek to Pangunagu (4398m) via Shibuk la (5016m, 6-7 hours )
  • Day 07: Trek to Nuruchan (4600m, 5 hours )
  • Day 08: Trek to Gyama Barma via Horlam Kongka La (4900 m) and Kyamayur La (5410 m )
  • Day 09: Trek to Korzok via Yalung Nyau La (5 440 m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Mentok Base Camp (5,250m)
  • Day 11: Acclimatize and Orientation Day
  • Day 12: Trek to High Camp
  • Day 13: Summit Mentok Kangri - 6230m
  • Day 14: Reserved Day
  • Day 15: Trek to Karzok
  • Day 16: Trek by Tsomoriri. Rest Day By Tsomoriri
  • Day 17: Drive back to Manali via Keylong or return to Leh 
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+ Trek Highlights

National Parks / Forest Reserves: Tsomoriri Wetland Reserves

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+ Cancellation Policy

When Should You Book?

We typically get booked about 3 - 6 months in advance. It is advisable to book this much in advance as you get early bird discounts and also your travel costs like flights/hotels/trains etc are much cheaper and confirmed if you book well in advance.

 

SPECIAL CANCELLATION TERMS DURING COVID19:  
(1st OCTOBER 2020 TILL 31st MARCH 2021 )

Considering the uncertainties during the COVID19 pandemic, we have eased our cancellation rules. 

  • Up to 3 days or more before the trek start date  - Full Refund of the total invoiced amount. No questions asked.
  • 2 days to 1 day before the trek start date - We will either issue you a trek voucher with a value of 100% of the trek fee or refund 85% of the trek fee if you want us to transfer the money back.
  • Transfer Of Seat to Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 1 day before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  • Transfer of Seat to Friend/ Family: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 1 day before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  • Validity Of The Covid19 Cancellation Policy: The above-listed cancellation rules apply only to bookings for which the trek start date falls between 1st October 2020 till 31st March 2021.

Find detailed info on Cancellation & Refund Policy

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