Stok Kangri via Markha Valley

Event Name: Stok Kangri Summit via Markha Valley trek 2017
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Event Date: Friday 1st September 2017 ­­­­­­­­­
Region :- Leh, Ladakh, J & K
Max Altitude :- 20,800 Ft.
Grade :- Difficult
Duration :- 15 Days

One of the most fascinating places on the planet is Stok Kangri that lies in the beautiful area of Ladakh. Ladakh is located in the northern state of India and is famous for compassion and support of its residents. Leh the capital of Ladakh is situated at the height of 3500-3800 mts of sea level and the most adventurous place for the trekking lovers. Trekking in Leh is the best option for trekking in India and hence it attracts tourist from every corner of the world.
Stok Kangri is one such peak that has gain tremendous popularity in the last few years. Illustrating the Himalayan range with a wider perspective, this trek embrace deserted surroundings and offer its trekkers the opportunity to experience the complete peace. The entire trail has incorporated many ridges so you can feel the sudden change in scenery. In winter, the whole landscape attains a perfect magnificence. Stok Kangri peak provides you the entire view of Zanskar and the Indus Valley.

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IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as we won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Please call us on 09870468678 for any query.



11 replies
  1. Hello, Ketan.

    Your schedule is almost identical as mine. I also plan to do the Stok Kangri trek on September 2nd – 9th (that’s apparently the schedule that I found on several trekking companies). Are you planning to do it independently as in without trekking company?

    I actually plan to join one of the scheduled trek, not decided on which agency yet but since I’m going in solo it would be nice to have company. I’m not really flexible with the dates since I have booked the ticket, so if our schedules matched maybe I can join you.

    • Hello Ruth

      My dates are not fixed yet as i have some planing in jun also & i think solo trekkers are not allow in this trek any more as in 2016 season one of my friend went solo & he have to back from stok base camp,

      so we have to join trekking company or have to hire a local guide
      as of now one of my friend with his 3 friend is also planing for the same so now we are may be planning for it,

      will let you know once the things fixed.


  2. Hi Ketan,

    do you already have a trekking company in mind? I have looked up a view but not sure which one to go with. They all seem to have similar schedule and cost. If you have any recommendation do let me know okay.

    I have managed to get 2 more of my friends to join me. So once you and your friends are fixed, we can go together.. The more the merrier 🙂

  3. Hi Ruth

    this sounds good now you have two more friends with you & i have at least 4 from my side,
    i do have a trekking company in my mind as well as i also have a local guide/porter contacts so will try to contact them or will do book a slot with trekking company…


  4. Count me in, if slota left.. Could u guys watsapp me at 9480538540

    • hello ATUL will surely contact you on your wataspp number & about slots than i think right now allmost 10 trekkers are is in my list so you don’t worry about slots.


  5. Hey Ketan!
    If there is still a slot left, will it be fine if I join you guys?
    I have some experience with ladakh as I’ve been there once on a road trip.
    feel free to contact me.


    • hello vikaram
      it seems your last visit to ladakh was a road trip & this would be a trek for 6 to 7 days above 6000MTR from sea level,
      so am not aware that you have any past experience in trekking in high altitude,

      don’t take me wrong but this trek require a bit exp in trekking & if you have been done in past then yes we have a slot for you also.


  6. Hi Ketan,
    Planning to do Stok summit between 20th to 30th August 2017. I am in touch with a trusted trekking person with who i have done chadar trek before. He is working on a safe and doable itinerary.

    Its two of us right now and will be happy to have more on board. Please reach out at 9936501847
    I understand there have been quite a many deaths and injuries last year on Stok compared to previous years. due to changing weather conditions. But, I do not have concrete data to support that rumour at the moment. However, That information is from a friend working in the trekking arena.
    Beware guys ! Be safe. Cheers.

  7. Hi Ketan, I’m planning to do the markha valley trek and I’m reading about Stok summit and I’m thinking about it. I’m a trekker, I do trekking in the Italian Alps (last week I was in one of the summit of the Rosa Mountain at 4200MTR from sea level) but I did’t try Himalaya trekking in the past. Did you already book a guide? Is alredy slot available? tks Fabio

  8. @Fabio I am doing Markha from 27 Aug – 1 Sept. Let me know if you wish to join