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Stok La and Stok Kangri Base Camp Trek

Stok La and Stok Kangri Base Camp Trek

A Himalayan High Experience
About The Stok La and Stok Kangri Base Camp Trek

Stok  Kangri is perhaps the most climbed peak in Ladakh, and why not ? It is above 6000 meters and offers great views of Leh and Ladakh. Sadly, it is dufficult and everyonbe cannot climb it. It requires much preparation and planning. 

For those who either plan to climb it but are not confident or for those who have bit less time but want to experience trekking amidst the beautiful landscape of Ladakh, the trek to Stok Kangri Base Camp is a very good option. 

The landscape is astonighingly beautiful and crossing over of Stok La adds ruggedness adds good difficulties to the trek. The altitude of the trek goes as high as 5000 meters and is no joke. We spend an extra day in the Base Camp to explore the area as it serves as a base camp for all the 4 surrounding peaks in the Stok Range namely - Suku Kangri, Golep Kangri, Pyramid Peak, Pracha Kangri..

The locals add enough energy and fun to the trek. Starting the trek from Zingchen, we stop by at Rumbak at a local's home which gives a rare oppurtunity to experience a local Ladakhi homely hospitality and exchange of culture and knowledge.

Over all, this trek has lots to offer and is a good option for specially those who wants to reach higher altitudes, add challenge to their trek and are plannig for Stok Kangri in near future. The best thing is that it can be done even in the winters when this land becomes the dwelling ground for the snow leopard and mountain goats.

Detailed Daywise Itinerary For Stok La and Stok Kangri Base Camp Trek
  • From Delhi To Leh
  • Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day
  • From Leh To Rumbak , Via - Zinchan
  • From Rumbak To Mankorma , Via - Stok La
  • From Mankorma To Stok Kangri Base Camp
  • Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day
  • From Stok Kangri Base Camp To Leh, Via - Mankormo, Stok Village

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: 7 Days, Leh to Leh
  • Highest Altitude: 4950m
  • Grade: Moderate ( know trek grades )
  • Best Time: Jan - Dec
  • Terrain: Flat river bed and tral
  • Activity Type: 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: Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Ladakhi
+ Short Travel Itinerary
  • From Delhi To Leh
  • Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day
  • From Leh To Rumbak , Via - Zinchan
  • From Rumbak To Mankorma , Via - Stok La
  • From Mankorma To Stok Kangri Base Camp
  • Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day
  • From Stok Kangri Base Camp To Leh, Via - Mankormo, Stok Village
+ Fixed Departure Dates
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+ Trek Highlights

Passes At Glance: Stok La ( 4900m )

Villages At Glance: Zinchen, Stok Village

  • Trek to the base camp of Stok Kangri - The most climbed peak of Ladakh. Climbing Stok Kangri is an accomplishment in itself and can be treated as an introduction to mountaineering in the Himalayas. This trek helps you prepare better and come back to summit the peak as a confident climbing member.
  • Crossing the rugged Stok La: Reaching the base camp of Stok Kangri by crossing the high pass of of Stok La which is at a height of 4950 meters. The pass top offers great views of the Ladakh Himalayas and the surrounding landscape
  • Homestays and experiencing the local culture and villages of Ladakh. Trekking is not just about accomplishment, its also about feeling the place and getting to know it much better.
+ Reviews & Testimonials

4.9 of 381 reviews

Excellent: 344
Very Good: 31
Good: 5
Average: 1
Bad: 0

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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.


(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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