Best Period: July, August, September.
Tour Route: Leh - Martselang - Chogdo - Gyuncho La - Shang La - Matho Kangri - Mankarmo - Stok - Leh
Close to Leh this peak is better known as Matho Kangri, Matho being the village below it. We start our trek to Matho West from Martselang near Hemis monastery and finsh the trek at Stok Village after Climbing the Summit.
After Breakfast drive to Martselang and start trekking to Chogdo. Overnight in Camp.
From now on, we will follow a new and rarely traveled route through the valleys to the east of our objective. Today, we turn towards the west into a tributary valley that leads after a long and gradual ascent to the Gyuncho La. From the pass we walk towards south to the Base of Matho West. Overnight in Camp.
Early morning Start Climbing Matho from south to North. It is little easy ascent to the Summit from where you can have wonderful view of surrounding Peaks, valleys and Karakoram Range. Walk back to Camp. Overnight in Camp.
Today, we will cross many spurs and minor passes with occasional views northwards towards the Indus Valley and the peaks beyond. We climb up to the Shang La and then descend to the Tokpo River. Afterwards we will trek downhill to a nice camping place.
At the pass, colorful prayer flags flap in the wind, with the Zanskari range in the background. Afterwards, we descend steadily along the Jingchan River. We get great views towards the Stock summit and the Stock Kangri (6121m). Overnight in Camp.
Morning after the breakfast walk down to Stok and drive to Leh.
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