Mentok Kangri - 1 - 6,270mt

No of Days

15 Days

Higest Point

6,200mts Mentok Peak 2




Tsokhar lake, Tsomoriri lake, Mentok Peak

Mentok Kangri - 1 - 6,270mt - Trip Detail
  • 01


    Delhi - Leh (3 600m)
    • Early in the morning catch a spectacular flight to Leh. On arrival at Leh airport, meet & greet by our Ladakhi representative who will transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. Check in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free to get acclimatised. In the evening, you can roam in the colourful Leh market. An overnight stay in the hotel.

  • 02


    Leh - Khardung La - Leh (40 Kms)
    • After breakfast in the morning, we will drive north of Leh up to Khardung La. (Mountain Pass at 5570 m/18380 ft.). It is supposed to be the highest motor able road not only in India but in the world. After exploring the area, we will drive back to Leh by afternoon. In the evening, one can walk on Leh Market for a last minute shopping. An overnight stay in the hotel.

  • 03


    Leh –Rumstse - Kymar (4000 metres), 5 hours
    • On day 1, you have to drive to the village of Rumste right after breakfast. It lies on the Leh -Manali Highway. This pretty village has a number of ancient stupas and small monasteries here and there. When you drive from Manali, this is the first village you will see on Leh- Manali Highway, right after Tanglangla Pass. Your team and horsemen will be waiting for you at Rumste, which is where the trek begins. Once you meet everyone and receive all necessary equipment, you will start trekking towards Kymar at a slow pace. On your trail, you will chance upon a beautiful pasture valley where the Changpas let their goats and yaks graze. In olden times, this route was used by the Changpas to trade the salt they obtained from Tsokar to the other regions of Ladakh. Tsokar is also known as Salt Lake. When you trek along this Salt Lake route, you will see mind-blowing landscapes that will make you more enthusiastic about this trip. You will halt for the night at Kyamr then.

  • 04


    Kyamar –Kumur La -Tisaling
    • After walking for half an hour on day 2, you will arrive at the Kumur la Pass at 4770 metres, and the ascent is easy here. At the summit, unbelievable views of the snow-capped Ladakh Range will greet you. You will also catch a glimpse of the famed Mt. Kangyatse. When you descend from the top, you will reach another pass called Mandalchan la at 4996 metres. Your trekking for the day will end at Tisaling, and you will spend the night at a camp here.

  • 05


    Tisaling –Pangunagu via Shibuk La
    • On day 3, after finishing breakfast, you have to trek towards Pangunagu. On your way, you should stop at the Shibuk la Pass to soak in the panoramic views of the beautiful Tsokar Lake. This lake was a salt reservoir in bygone days but with modernisation, the local people have started using packaged salt. Tsokar Lake is also close to a small village inhabited by the nomads or Changpas. In summer, the village is almost deserted as most people move around with their sheep and yaks to let them graze. But in winter, everyone returns to the village to stay protected from the harsh weather. The village has a small monastery as well. Many migrating birds flock here and if you are a bird-watcher, you will love the spot. At night, you will camp at Panguagu.

  • 06


    Tsokar - Rajungkaru
    • Today, we will have an easy trek along the lake. Tsokar area has the vast area of wet land where you can see lots of Migratory birds come here for the breeding in summer. On the way, you can also see Wild ass (Kyang) of Ladakh and Tibet plateau. At the end of the lake, the trail goes right and enters the Nuruchan village.

      We will visit Rajungkaru in the morning today, which is about 4 to 5 hrs long journey. It is an easy walking by the side of river. Here, we will camp a little before the camps of nomads as they keep very aggressive dogs along with them. It is a nice camping area where you can take pleasure of a comfy stay in camps.

  • 07


    Rajungkaru - Gyamabarma
    • Today, we will reach Gyamabarma, which is again 5 hrs long journey. On the way, we will cross Kyamayuri la ( 5300 Mtrs ) and reach to broad valley then to Gyamabarma, where we can find nomad camp.

  • 08


    Gyamabarma - Korzok Phu
    • Today, we will reach Korzok Phu in 7 hrs by crossing the yalung nyau la (5400 Mtrs ). From the top of pass, you can see the beautiful and heart-throbbing panoramic view of high-altitude fresh water of Tsomoriri Lake. After steep descending, we will reach to Korzok phu where you can see the biggest nomad camp, which is also called Head Quarter of Changpas. After one and half hour walk, we will reach to Korzok Village, situated on the bank of Tsomoriri Lake.

  • 09


    Korzok Phu - Base Camp
    • After breakfast in the morning, we will gradually trek to the base camp of Mentok Kangri at 5400 Mtrs, which will take about 6 Hrs. An overnight stay in the base camp.

  • 10


    Base camp – Advance Base camp
    • Today you will walk around 1 hour to reach advance base camp. After pitching tents walk around or rest at the camp fo

  • 11


    Summit day Mentok Kangri 1 & 2 6200 Mtrs 6100 Mtrs
    • In the morning, we will proceed to a lovely peak on a long ridge running south of the Korzok village to the shore of the Tsomoriri Lake. Mentok in Ladakhi language means FLOWERS, in summer, the Korzok valley blooms with wild medicinal flowers justifying the name of its peak. When you reach to summit, you will get to see a magnificent and heart throbbing view of entire Changthang region. Later, we will descent back to the base camp for a night stay.

  • 12


    Reserved day
    • in case of bad weather or if the summit is successful then you could summit the mentok kangri 2

  • 13


    Base camp - Korzok
    • After breakfast in the morning, we will descent back to the Korzok. Enjoy an overnight stay in tents.

  • 14


    Korzok - Leh 220 kms 7 hrs
    • In the morning after breakfast, we will travel back to Leh. An overnight stay in the hotel in Leh.

  • 15


    Leh Departure
    • Early in the morning after breakfast, we will have final departure from Leh to onward destination. End of the tour and services.

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