Kang Yatse II Climb In Ladakh

Departure Date

23 Jul - 04 Aug

Duration

11N/12D

Views

1205

Maximum Seats

12

Essential Information

  • Trip Highlights
  • Activities
  • Inclusions
  • Exclusions
  • Advisory
  • Cancellation Policy for this Itinerary
  • FAQ
  • Semi Technical Peak rated Alpine (PD)

  • Above the magical 20,000 ft barier

  • On a clear day, view K2, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum Massif in the North and Nun, Kun and the Zanskar peaks in the West.

  • Trekking through the Markha Valley, to reach the Base Camp for Kang Yatse

  • Highest Altitude 6245 Mts / 20,488 feet

  • Guided Trek

  • Camping

  • Drive along the river Indus

  • Meet the rare blue sheep, the king of cliffs

  • Make your own base camp and advance base camp- offcourse you need help!

  • Scale 21,000 feet

  • All transfers in a Non-A/C vehicle as per the itinerary (Leh-Leh Airport)

  • All arrangements for staying and camping while on trip

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotels, camps

  • All Meals

  • Individual Climbing Equipment

  • All trekking arrangements with India's most experienced guiding team, camp staff and cooks

  • Porterage upto 15KG/Person

  • All common camping and trekking equipment

  • Peak fee/Sanctuary fee/Royalty / Permits where applicable

  • Safe Drinking Water

  • A guide for all monastery sightseeing Shey, Thikse , Hemis Gompa

  • All taxes

  • Airfare charges

  • Sleeping Bags

  • Any transfers outside of Delhi

  • Bottled Water

  • Items of Personal Clothing

  • Expenses of Personal Nature- Laundry, Alcohol, Phone Calls, Insurance, Camera Fee, Etc

  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.

  • This is a basic, raw trek for culture vultures and adventure enthusiast

  • This is a difficult grade trek

  • Smoking and Drinking is strictly prohibited on the trek

  • This is a guided tour with a guide from accompanying you till the completion of the trip

  • Please carry Govt. ID's

  • Packing essentials will be shared on confirmation

  • If cancellation takes place more than 45 days prior to departure, your full deposit will be returned except a processing charge of Rs. 5000 or US$ 120

  • If cancellation takes place between 45 and 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour price will be forfeited

  • If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour price will be forfeited.

  • Cancellation prior to 10 days from the start of the trek Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund

  • Temperature on Trek will be 1 to 5 deg centigrade

  • Participants must be in good health and reasonable physical condition.

  • Medical and evacuation expenses will be the responsibility of the participant.

  • A team consisting of a qualified Trek leader, trek guides, porters and cooks will be with you throughout the trek.

  • Safe drinking water throughout the trek is available. Your trek leader will brief you about these before starting the day’s trek

  • Transport will be from Leh to Leh

  • Essentials and packing list will be shared post onboarding

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Leh Airport- Hotel 3500 Mts

Transfer to hotel. Relax and acclimatise. Visit Leh market in the evening.
Day 02

Leh Acclimatisation 3500 Mts

A day for acclimatization. Optional visit to the Leh palace and the Shey, Thikse and Hemis gompas. Last minute shopping in the Leh market.
Day 03

LEH - CHILLING - SKIU 3400 Mts

The trail goes through a flat and desolate plain along the river Indus and swings into the mountains along the pretty, willow-lined Zingchen gorge.
Day 04

Skiu- Markha 3700 Mts

Today’s trail is not too strenuous, rising 300m over 22km, crossing the Markha river a couple times. There are a few ancient chortens along the trail, and a number of wolf pits used to trap wolves when they roam the valley during the winter months. Markha is a big village, complete with a derelict fort on the hillside and a small village monastery.
Day 05

Markha – Thachungtse 4150 Mts

KangYatse, commands the views for the next two days. On the walk there are sights of some fascinating geological creations of large boulders balanced precariously on top of consolidated earth spikes. Continue down over a bridge to Thachungtse, a popular place to spot blue sheep slide up and down the steep cliffs with incredible agility.
Day 06

Thachungtse - Nimaling 4600 Mts

We pass several Mani walls and suddenly come across a small lake. The view is wonderful from here - both of Kang Yatse, whose bulk gets reflected in the still waters of the lake, and also of the Markha Valley which we are now well above. We descend slowly to the valley of Nimaling which has a semi-permanent population of villagers who come from the Markha Valley to graze their livestock on the summer pastures.
Day 07

Nimaling - Base Camp 5100 Mts

We take a meandering path up the mountain to reach wide pastures where wild yaks graze. Walk over loose rocks to drop altitude to the other side of the mountain, where we establish our Base Camp right next to the stream
Day 08

Base Camp - Base Camp 5050 Mts

Take the day to rest and practice some technical skills – useful for the snowy slopes of the next day. In the afternoon, gain some height and acclimatize your body
Day 09

Base Camp - Advance Base Camp 5300 Mts

We walk 3 hours to establish Advance Base Take. We walk up to the snow to practice walking with crampons. Summit preparations and we eat dinner early and get to bed by 7 pm to be ready for the summit push.
Day 10

Advance Base Camp - Sumit Base Camp 5100 Mts

Be prepared for a long day of 12 hrs- Summit Day! We start at midnight for our summit attempt of Kang Yatze II (6245M). Walk initially on scree and moraine before getting onto snow. It is a gradual walk all the way except for a few steep parts where we rope up. We should be at the summit by daybreak to catch the sun rise and the glorious view of the Zanskar range and the distant Karakoram. Descend to Base Camp for brunch.
Day 11

Base Camp - Chuskirmo 3300 Mts

Climb back up and descend to Nimaling. Make our way to Kangmaru La (5260m). The descent is steep and we enter a narrow valley. We camp at Chuskirmo, a little after the valley flattens out.
Day 12

Chuskirmo - Shang Sumdo- Leh Hotel 3500 Mts

Walk 2 hours to get to our waiting vehicles at Shang Sumdo. Our cars take us to Hemis (optional) or continue directly to Leh. Wash up & spend the evening shopping in Leh.
Day 13

Leh Hotel - Leh Airport 3500 Mts

Early morning transfer to Airport for Leh - Delhi flight. Trip Ends... Sighh. until next Time

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