Shang to Stok Trek – 10 days
• DAY 01 flies Delhi to Leh
• DAY 02 In Leh (sightseeing)
• DAY 03 drive to Shangsumdo
• DAY 04 trek to Shang Pulu
• DAY 05 In Shang Pulu
• DAY 06 trek to Matho Pulu
• DAY 07 trek to Chorten Chan
• DAY 08 trek to Stok village & drive to Leh
• DAY 09 In Leh
• DAY 10 fly back to Delhi (trip conclude)
Itinerary in Details
Day 01. Flies Delhi to Leh 3500 meters
Early morning flight to Leh and rest of the day for acclimatized. (Lunch & Dinner)
Day 02. In Leh (sightseeing)
After the breakfast we drive to Hemis the most famous monastery in Ladakh the private monastery of the royal house and built over a period of 40 years (1602-42).
Today Hemis is well known for its festival. Later we visit Stok the present residence of the former royal family of Ladakh.
The palace museum displays the collections of the royal family. (B, L & D)
Day 03. Drive to Shangsumdo 3800 meters 60km
Today we drive to Shangsumdo from where we start trekking.
Afternoon explore around camp-site. (B, L & D)
Day 04. Trek to Shang Pulu 4400 meters 5hrs
After the breakfast we start our trek with gradually ascend along the Shang stream.
On the way we pass Shang village and monastery.
Later we pass Lhato 4200 meters and our camp side is near by the shepherd house. (B, L & D)
Day 05. In Shang Pulu 4400 meters
Today we visit shepherd house were we see their life. (B, L & D)
Day 06. Trek to Matho Pulu 4500 meters (via Shang-la pass 4930 meters) 5-6hrs
We start with gradually ascend up to Shang-la pass 4930 meters.
Today from the pass we have glimpse of Stok Kangri 6150 meters.
From the pass we have steep decent and on the way we pass shepherd houses. (B, L & D)
Day 07.Trek to Chorten Chan 4350 meters (via Matho-la Pass 4930 meters)
Towards the Mathola pass 4930 meters with gradual accent and from the pass we have a glimpse of Stok Kangri 6150 meters. Later we have a steep decent to the Chorten Chan camp at 4350 meters.
Approximate walk profile: Matho Pulu to Chorten Chan 5hrs/ 9km
Full service Camping (B, L, D)
Day 08. Trek to Stok village 3700 meters and drive to Leh
Today we walk down towards the Stok village where we finished our trek.
Later we drive to Leh. (B, L & D)
Day 09. In Leh 3500 meters
Today you have choice Rafting or explore Leh town. (B, L & D)
Day 10. Fly to Delhi
Morning fly to Delhi (Trip concludes).