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Chamser Khangri

Chamser and Lungser Kangri (6634m & 6666m) situated at the eastern shore of Lake Tsomoriri, at the SE of Ladakh in the Rupshu region. The twin peaks are highest peak in Rupshu region. Karzok village is situated at the western shore of Lake Tsomoriri and also home of Changthang nomads, living in tents looking after their flocks of sheep, which produce finest Pashmina. After well acclimatizing in Leh we drive to Karzok. We trek to Peldo by following the western shore to eastern shore of lake and climb short to Skyurchu. The ascent to the base camp (5580m) on barren plateau is rather easy. The way up to ABC is on gravel with course of plates rather difficult to climb. Technically, the climb is not difficult, but its great challenge for physical strength and adventurous trekkers. After final ascent the impressive view of Lake Tsomoriri, Mentok Kangri and numbers of peaks rising above 6000-7000m. We descent to Karzok and continue our drive back to Leh via Mahe bridge along the Indus river.

Expedition Details

Summit Programs

  • Day 1
    Delhi - Leh (3500 m): 1 hr flight Take the short flight to Leh, the capital of Ladakh. This is an incredible flight over the greater Himalayas with spectacular views of K2 among others, to one of the world's highest airports. We spend the day in Leh to acclimatise. Take the time to explore the monasteries and markets, or just relax at the hotel. Overnight hotel
  • Day 2
    Fly Leh, afternoon visit Shanti stups, Sankar village, Leh fort and market.
  • Day 3
    Leh: Acclimatize – local sight-seeing – visit Shey, Thiksey, Hemis and Stok palace.
  • Trek over the Stok La Pass and camp at Mankorma. The pass offers great views of Stok Kangri and the route to the summit from the base camp.
  • Day 4
    Leh: Acclimatize – local sight-seeing – Drive to Khardung la – Nubra valley day trip.
  • Day 5
    Drive Leh – Karzok.
  • Day 6
    Trek to Peldo.
  • Day 7
    Trek to Kyurchu.
  • Day 8
    Trek to BC.
  • Day 9
    Climb to ABC.
  • Day 10
    Summit - BC.
  • Day 11
    Reserve day.
  • Day 12
    Trek to Peldo
  • Day 13
    Trek to Karzok
  • Day 14
    Drive to Leh