Everest Base Camp

Thank you for the best experience of my life. I couldn't fault anything on the trek and I had a ball. Our crew lead by Bir Sing were always smiling and helpful and this is what made the experience so great.

I never thought I'd laugh so and much and the bond that formed in such a short time between the crew and trekkers grew stronger everyday so much so that some of us didn't want to leave - it was hard to say goodbye.

Charles Zidkovik | Perth, Australia

Twin Peaks of Ladakh

An updated itinerary that is ideally suited to fit trekkers keen to develop their mountaineering CV. We have added extra time in and around Leh, including visits to Alchi Monastery and the Khardung La, the world's highest road, as well as additional time at Stok Kangri to acclimatise and prepare for the climb. This trip is an ideal introduction to Himalayan climbing or a perfect follow on after ascending a trekking peak in Nepal. Under the expert guidance of our local climbing leader we combine ascents on the well known Stok Kangri (6153m), before tackling the non-technical western summit (6200m) of Kangyaze that looms above the head of the Markha Valley. In between climbs we cross high passes and follow trails linking tiny whitewashed settlements and exquisite Buddhist monasteries set beneath the awesome backdrop of the Trans Himalaya. This new itinerary maintains the best of the mountains, while incorporating more of the culture and history that makes this part of the Himalaya so special.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Delhi,
DAY 2 Fly to Leh,
DAY 3/5 In Leh
DAY 6 /9 Trek to Stok Kangri Base
DAY 10 Climb Stok Kangri (6153m)
DAY 11/13 Cross Ganda La to Markha Valley
DAY 14/17 Trek to base Kangyaze 2
DAY 18 Climb western ridge Kangyaze 2 (6200m)
DAY 19/20 Cross Kongmaru La, trek Shang Sumdo
DAY 21 Trek Shang monastery Drive to Leh,
DAY 22 Fly to Delhi, trip concludes.

traveller reviews

The most memorable part was summitting Stok Kangri. I like your Facebook page and GHT blog, being able follow some of the adventure travels almost as they happen.

J. Lindsey VIC, Australia

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Trip Code: TPL
Trip Grading: Entry Level Mountaineering or Exploratory Treks
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Duration:  22 days
Activities:  Trekking Mountaineering
Next Trip:  06 August 2017
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