Kangyatse I12 Nights , 13 Days ( LDK/Exp-Kn1 )
An intermediate level of peak is Kangyatse I (6,400m.). Located in the south eastern part of Leh, Kangyatse peak is as famous as Stok Kangri. One can do this expedition along with the Markha Valley trek.There is a alternative route following the Glacier where Camp 1 can be set up too. From Camp 1, the climb gets technical. The last 500 meters of the peak is very steep and requires fixed ropes.Best Time: June to Sept.
Day 1 : Arrival at Leh Airport. Rest for acclimatization.
Coming straight to the altitude of min 3,200 m from a much lower place can cause some health problems. So to avoid that, we suggest our guest to take complete rest for a day to get acclimatized. Later there will be a briefing of the program by the agent or by the company representative.Overnight at Hotel
Day 2 :Sightseeing to Hemis and Thiksey monastery and Stok Palace after lunch
Second day is good to get out doing some sightseeing because you are already acclimatized. So we will start by visiting Hemis and Thiksey monastery at first and then Stok palace after a hot lunch at Chamba restaurant.Overnight at Hotel
Day 3 : :- Zingchen to Gandala base 3,900mts 5 to 6 hrs walk.
It's a gradual climb from Zinchen to Rumbak. From here you can enjoy the fabulous views of the snow capped Stok Mountains. We will move along the Rumbak Nala towards Yurutse. At Yurutse village you will find fields of barley and potatoes. Overnight in Camp/Home stay.
Day 4 : Gandala to Skiu 3,100mts via Gandala pass (4,900mts).
A gradual ascent followed by a steep climb gets one to the Ganda la (4900 M). From here views extend south to the Zanskar range and distant summits of the Himalayan range. This is followed by a long descent to Shingo village. From Shingo the trail heads into a narrow gorge leading towards Skyu. At Skyu there is a confluence of the rivers coming from Markha valley and Shingo. Overnight in Camp/ Home stay.
Day 5 : Skiu to Marka 3,800mts long day but easy walk 6 to 7 hrs.
It's a very pleasant hike, up the Markha valley today with the trail crossing numerous streams. Markha is a quaint village with a deserted fort and a small village. Overnight in Camp/ Home stay.
Day 6 :Markha to Thochuntse 6 to 7 hrs.
From Markha the country changes and the warm, relatively heavily wooded sections of the lower Markha is left behind. We might need to cross the river several times as there are no bridges here. Hanker, en route, is the highest village in the Markha valley. Overnight in Camp / Home stay.
Day 7 :Thochuntse to Kangyatse base 4,750mts 4 to 5 hrs.
From Thoachungtse to the Base camp of the Kangyates in is not that hard Journey as it will be almost flat towards the base. Overnight at Camp
Day 8 :Base camp to ABC Camp
After the breakfast start gradual ascend to Advance Base Camp and Camp. Rest for the rest of the day for proper preparation. Sherpas/Guide will inspect the route situation and later the clients will be briefed. Overnight at Camp
Day 9 :ABC camp to summit Kangyatse 6,400mts.
Early in the morning at around 2;00AM, we start ascending up to submit the peak. The ascending up is quite tough and a bit technical as you climb towards the top. Then as you reach the peak, you will surely enjoy the unimaginable views that surround the peak. You can see the deep Markha valley beneath, the Stok ranges, and the Zanskar ranges that become bold as they ran towards Rubsho. Then descend down is not so easy and one should follow the instructions of the guide to avoid problem. Descend to the Base Camp. Overnight at Camp
Day 10 :Base camp to Nimaling.
Descend more to Nimaling to camp there and rest. Overnight at Camp
Day 11:Nimaling to Shang Sumdo via Kongmaru la 5,050mts walk 5hrs.
After breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5100m). The trek to Kongmaru-La passes through narrow gorges. At the top of the pass, you can get the view of the Ladakh range and the villages of the Indus valley to the north. Cross the pass and proceed to Shang. Overnight at Camp/ Home stay.
Day 12 :Rest and Shopping.
Last day is free for you to shop around. You can visit Shanti Stupa afterwards. In the evening there will be a cultural show on demand. Overnight at Hotel
Day 13 :Departure.
Morning, transfer to the Leh airport for your flight to Delhi. It is a spectacular flight of one hour by around noon you reach to your Delhi hotel. If time allows, we can also organize a small sightseeing of the city.