Total Duration – 14 days (8days Trekking and 1day expedition)
Accommodation – (4 nights hotel stay/ 9 nights camping)
Kangyatze is one of the famous spot for mountaineers and the adventure seekers. The peak is higher than the surrounding mountain ranges. The way up the peak is easier than the other mountains and once you are on the top you would be stuck with wonder as you see the mountain ranges and the beautiful green valleys lying beneath. The peak adjacent to Gang yartse is more technical and less preferred.
Early morning flight to Leh and rest of the day for acclimatized.
Today we are visiting Shey Palace overlooking a small lake, the palace and fortification of Shey was the site of one of the former capitals of Ladakh. Later we visit Theksey Monastery an imposing structure providing a panoramic view of the green Indus valley from its vantage point atop a hill. Lastly we explore Hemis the most famous monastery in Ladakh the private monastery of the royal house and built over a period of 40 years (1602-42).
After breakfast we are heading towards Stok the present residence of the former royal family of Ladakh. The palace museum displays the collections of the royal family. Later we undertake short hike up to the gorges leading into the Stok Range an invaluable day to assist with our acclimatization before we commence our trek.
After breakfast we have short drive up to Zingchen village. Over night camp in Zingchen.
We follow the same spectacular gorge and this is the home of Snow leopards. One the way we reach parachute tent tea house run by women groups of Rumbak village. Later we are heading towards another valley goes to Gandala base camp 4400 meters.
Today we have ascending with zigzag trail up the pass Gandala 4900 meters. When we are on the top of the pass we have a nice view of Zangskar and Ladakh Range including Stok-kangri peak 6150 meters. Later we are descending down in the valley were our camp just above village Shingo 4150 meters.
After the breakfast we follow down in the narrow gorge down to the Village Sku 3400 meters. Later we follow up to the Markha valley. In village Sku here we see again see few parachute tented tea house run by local people. During the day we passes village like Sku Gongma and Pentse. Later we camp in Sara.
We follow the same Markha valley river and on the way we pass village Chalag. Markha 3850 meters is the biggest village in this valley. After that we are heading to Hankar village where we camp. On the way we have a glimpse of the peak known as Kangyatse 6200 meters were we are climbing.
Hangkar is the Last village in the Markha valley and where we see very old ruins Hangkar castle an early CHO period before 10th century. From that point we have a nice view of Kangyatse 6400 meters. After the Tho-chung-tse 4100 meters we have decent up to the small seasonal lake known as "Tsegu" a good place for lunch with view of Kangyatse. From the lake we walk up to the Kangyatse Base Camps.
Today we are doing Kangyatse Expeditions.
We are heading towards the Kongmaru la 5200 meters pass. After the pass we have step descending and one the way we have colorful rocks along the trail. Later we pass Chuskurmo (sulfur sore spring water) where local people coming with (Amchi) local doctor for cure. The Shangsumdo 3760 meters is our last camp side during the tour.
After the breakfast we drive to Leh and afternoon is free to explore Leh town.
Morning flight back to Delhi.
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