Sat 14 Jul - Mon 30 Jul 2018

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The challenge

  • Visit the Tibetan influenced town of Leh
  • Ascend one of India's highest Himalayan peaks (6,114m)
  • Enjoy spectacular mountain scenery
  • Undertake non-technical summit climb
  • Celebrate at the Taj Mahal

This outstanding trek to the summit of India's magnificent mountain, Stok Kangri (6,114m), is the perfect challenge for trekkers who want to summit an Indian Himalayan Peak. It is one of the main peaks of the Zansker range, situated in the fascinating region of Ladakh. Your trekking adventure begins at Leh where you will have plenty of time to acclimatise to the high altitude. This stark region of high passes and wild mountains is softened by the immense charm of the Ladakhi villages and their inhabitants. You will spend several days acclimatising by visiting the colourful monasteries at Shey, Thikse and Hemis and visiting the world highest driveable road at Khardungla, before setting off on the memorable trek to Stok Kangri. You will trek for between 10-15kms per day and although the route is very safe and technically straightforward (involving low-angle scree and easy snow slopes), the climb up Stok Kangri is challenging and may involve the use of crampons, ice axes and ropes.

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Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Amazing trek! The Himalayas are unbelievably beautiful and the people who live out there are genuinely lovely. It really makes you stop and think about the important things in life when you are living in a tent thousands of miles away from home. Do it- you won't regret it!

Jess Bye

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Trekking through the breath taking Indian Himalaya to Stok Kangri was a challenging but wonderful journey which I will never forget.

Gemma Lumly

Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

The Stok Kangri Trek is the Ultimate Challenge. I was blown away by the scenery, the food, the people and the varied nature of this trip. From white water rafting, to crossing a river in a wooden box, to using crampons and an Ice Axe in action for the first time, to celebrating at the Taj Mahal. This Trek will stay with you forever - the best Charity Challenge experience I have had to date!! Roll on Trek no.7!

Rachel Walker

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