Ladakh is mountaineers enjoyment given by its numerous mountain ranges like Karakoram, Zanskar and Ladakh Ranges. The most well-known and with no trouble accessible is the Stok Khangri massif in Zanskar range, south of Leh. The base Camp for a variety of peaks of this massif is about four days trek from the village of Stok or Spituk. Among its known peaks Stok Khangri (6,150 mtrs.) is the most well-known between travelers and neighborhoods as a trekking peak. It offers a spectacular view of Indus valley and Karakoram Range.
Other peaks in this region include Golaib Khangri (5,900 mtrs.), adjoining to Stok is Matho west (5,950 mtrs.) and many unnamed peaks in the same range.The Kangyatse peak (6.4 Kms) present between south east of Leh and is get in touch with via the famous Markha Valley trek of 9 days. There are many other peaks around Kangyatse on the elevation range of 5.5 Kms and 6.4 Kms, which are also available for climbing in the Nimaling plateau.
The Nun-Kun massif in the superior Himalayan range is effortlessly available from Kargil-Padum road. The shortest possible approach is to march to the base camp makes this massif the most eye-catching climbing destination in the great Himalayas. Among its six known peaks accessible from Suru Valley is Nun (7,135 meters) and Kun (23,213 feet.) is the highest.
Ladakh Mountain Biking
Ladakh Mountain Biking provides a thrilling skill for those who wish or dream of riding through the highest mountain range in the world. Motorbiking at all stages of experience can be a welcome experience here. In Ladakh, one can come crossways many of the attractive Buddhist Gompas on the route while Motorbiking through small but very beautiful local villages, all at the backdrop of the snow-coated Himalayan mountain ranges. After day long performances of Biking one can enjoy the Himalayan food & beverages.
You want to ride a bicycle in Ladakh, well then come and explore the amazing sites in Ladakh Mountain biking from mid June to September end. The tourists can ride all the way through the road of 1500kms from Manali to Leh and back to Manali. This road to the mountain ride takes the cyclists on a roller coaster ride covering the bendy turns of the Himalayan Roads.
Some Popular Peaks:
Stok Kangri (6140 metres): Stands extremely adjoining to Leh and is named after the Stok village. Easy to climb from the north side/ the shortest time required is 4 days but it is advisable to do this during the trek as you will get time for accommodation. In summer months, this peak is heavily booked and is quite packed.
Best Season for Mountaineering: June- July-August-September.
Go-Leh Kangri (6120 metres): Go-Leh in Ladakhi means 'flathead' and this peaks summit is accurate. The last extend of the peak is procedural and you require a little bit of knowledge about mountaineering for attempting this peak. Go-Leh is also close to Leh and to summit the peak you need at least 5 days.
Best Season for Mountaineering: July, August, September.
Matho West (6010 metres): Nearer to Leh this peak is improved known as Matho Kangri, Matho being the village below it. Best Season for Mountaineering is from July to September.
Best Season for Mountaineering: July, August, and September.
Nun – (7135 metres): This is one of the upmost peaks in the Himalayas and is maintained by another peak - Kun at 7077 metres. Both these peaks are positioned close to each other and to climb them one should have a good experience of climbing besides being physically fit.
Lungser –(6666 metres): This peak is named after the River by the same name which drains into the Tso Moriri Lake in the Rupshu area. Lungser is Easy to climb and quite popular among mountaineers.
Best Season for Mountaineering: Mid July, August, September and mid October.
Mentok Kangri I & II (6172 and 6120 metres): Mentok Kangri is an attractive peak on a extensive ridge running south from Korzok village on the shores of the Tso Moriri Lake. In July and August the entire Korzok valley is green with wild flowers giving the peak its name. Mentok in Tibetan and Ladakhi means 'flower'. In some old maps this peak has been named Mata.
Best Season for Mountaineering: Mid-July, August, September, mid October.
Stok Peak Climbing Itinerary
Starting Point Leh
Ending Point Leh
Duration 4 days / 3 nights
The best climbing season extends from mid May to mid October. Foreign climbing expeditions are required to obtain permission from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, which ensures safe mountaineering by allowing limited climbers at one time. You should give atleast six months notice before leaving form an expedition.
A booking fee is based on the height and popularity of the peak and the liaison officer accompanies every team.
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