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Kang yatse expedition

Trekking arrangement:
Horses, horsemen, food, cook, helpers, back up Jeep, dinning tents, kitchen tents, table, stool, sleeping tents, mattresses, Back up jeep etc.

  • Duration
    12 Night & 13 Days
  • Category
  • Group Size
    01 Pax (Min)
  • Activity
  • Peak Point
    Kang Yatse (6400 m)
  • Best time
    Mid June till end of September

Kangyatse - I Expeditions 2023-24

Area 97,000 sq kms out of which nearly 38,000 sq. kms are under Chinese Occupation since 1962.
Population Approx. 2.40 lakh in the 2 districts of Leh   Kargil.
Ethnic Composition Ladakhi including Balti / Purgi, Shina or Dardic, Urdu / Hindi.
Languages Mongoloid / Tibetan, Dardic and assorted Indo-Aryan elements.
Altitude Leh3505m, Kargil 2750m
Temperature Summer Season
Maximum:27 degree centigrade
Minimum : 10 degree centigrade

Winter Season
Maximum5 degree centigrade
Minimum : (-20 degree centigrade)
Rain-Fall 15cm, 6" (annual average)
Clothing Cotton & light woollens in summer and heavy woolens including down-filled wind proof upper garments in winter.

Climb the Most daunting and high off mountains in the world , Himalayas , Kailash Expeditions offers , Kangyatse Expeditions ( Shoulder 6200 mtrs ) .The trek offers scattered high villages, each with its irrigated fields of barley and potatoes, add color to this otherwise quite barren environment. On this trip we will trek through the lesser traveled Ripchar Valley , cross the Zanskar river by cable pulley to trek into the popular Markha valley before moving to higher grounds and the base of Kangya-tse to climb the left shoulder of Kangyatse , a peak requiring just the basic mountaineering skills - an excellent ending to this wonderful trek.

 Trip Highlights 
  • Expeditions exploring remote areas.
  • Changthang " high altitude plateau".
  • Famous monasteries of Hemis, Thiksey, Shey.
  • Vast valleys & open sky.

 Trip Activities 
  • Gentle walking
  • Jeep Safari
  • Monastery and Palace Visits

 Trip at a Glance 
  • 4 Nights in Hotel
  • Two Men Tents During Trek
 Iternerary Details 
1 Days
Arrival In Leh
2 Days
From Leh – Indus Valley tours ( Monasteries and Palaces of Ladakh ) or One can have complete rest
3 Days
From Leh To Skiu, Via - Chilling
4 Days
From Skiu To Markha
5 Days
From Markha To Thochungtse, Via - Hankar
6 Days
From Thochungtse To Kang Yatse Base Camp
7 Days
Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day
8 Days
From Kang Yatse Base Camp To Kang Yatse Camp 1 ( 5 Kms,3 - 4 hours )
9 Days
From Kang Yatse Camp 1 To Kang Yatse Base Camp, Via - Kang Yatse 1 Summit ( 18 Kms,12 hours )
10 Days
Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day
11 Days
From Kang Yatse Base Camp To Leh, Via - Kongmaru La, Chuskirmo
12 Days
Leh To New Delhi ( 1100 Kms,2 hours )

Kangyatse Expeditions

DAY 01: Delhi - Leh (3500 m), 1h 30min by flight -

Very early the morning, the transfer at the domestic airport for the flight(theft) of Leh. "The journey begins there or the dream stops". The discovery of the Himalayan chaine, seen by the sky, remains an unforgettable memory. Welcome at the airport of Leh and transfer in the hotel. The free afternoon with possibility of visit of the city (old general store(mess), royal palace, Shanti stupa, mosque), with a slow rhythm, the time to acclimatize. At night in the hotel.

DAY 02: Around Leh -

Visit of the monasteries of Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, among the most famous monasteries of the valley of the Indus. Late in the afternoon, return to Leh. At night in the hotel.

DAY 03: Leh - Zingchen (3400m), 5h walk - TREK 1

Transfer until Spituk where you will meet the team of the trek. After the sharing of charges, the hike begins by following the banks of the Indus westward. We are going to cross a wide tray in the shade of the chaine of Stok, then to enter by a throat inside the national park of Hemis. Late in the afternoon, arrived at Zingchen. Camp near a small oasis with some houses.

DAY 04: Zingchen - bottom of Ganda La (4500 m), 5h walk - TREK 2

We go down the throat and cross the river of numerous times. A landscape of multicolored rocks and poplars through a vast tray appears then. Continuation towards Yurutse. Possibility of going to meet a local family (according to their available funds). Progressive ascent to the foot of the Ganda La pass. Installation and at night in camp to Yurutse.

DAY 05: Yurutse - Skiu (3400 m) via Ganda La (4800 m), 6h walk - TREK 3

Of Yurutse, we perceive beautiful landscapes along the mountain. The crossing of a small valley is followed by an ascent zigzag up to the tray. We continue then about 3 hours along the mountain up to the pass Ganda La. A long easy descent towards Shingo leads us through parades of magnificent landscapes. Having come down approximately 2 hours, we arrive in the valley of Markha where a beautiful ground serves us as campsite to Skiu.

DAY 06: Skiu - Markha, (3710 m), 7h walk - TREK 4

The day begins on the right bank of Markha: attractive path with a lot of vegetation. Several successive crossings left bank, right bank lead us to Chaluk (few houses). New crossings which are linked before achieving, after a short rise, but stiff, the beautiful village of Markha. We establish our camp near the river.

DAY 07: Markha - Tchatchutse (3750 m), 5h walk - TREK 5

The track goes back up the main valley, the right bank. The path is sometimes difficult in the bed of the river. Before arriving at the village of Hankar, we visit the monastery of Humlung, along the river. Little beyond Hankar, we abandon a wide valley on our right. We take a narrow valley going up higher and which obliges us to cross a bridge to has the left bank to reach the pasture of Tchatchutse. Installation of the bivouac.

DAY 08: Tchatchutse - Base du Kang yatse (5040 m), 5h walk - TREK 6

The path rises very gradually, the river being rather far in our left. We continue near a small lake, then cross the pastures where are often herds of the yaks. It is one of the most beautiful high valleys of Ladakh. Camp at feet of the summit. In the evening, stroll of gratitude for the climbers until 5 400 m to acclimatize to the height.

DAY 09: Kang Yatse expedition (6400 m) - Nimaling (4700 m) - TREK 7 + Expedition

Departure between 2 am and 4 AM in the morning. 5 to 7 hours of ascent are approximately needed to reach the summit, easily accessible by a snowy but a little bit technical slope. After this extraordinary expedition, return in the camp of Nimaling. Those who are not interested in the ascent will have been able to walk on the beautiful tray of Nimaling, in the discovery of the sheepfolds of height.

DAY 10: - TREK 8

This day is necessary in case of bad weather the day before for the ascent of Kang Yatse. If we might weather in the daytime, we leave then for a new stroll on the meeting of the shepherds and their herds. Return in the afternoon and rest. At night in the same camp as watches over it.

DAY 11: Nimaling - Shang via Konmaru La pass(5 150 m), 7/8h walk - TREK 9

A rise wound about 2 hours waits for us to reach the pass of Konmaru La, offering us then a panoramic view on the valley, as well as on the distant chains of Zanskar. Then we continue by a stiff descent zigzag on the other side of Konmaru La. The track crosses the magnificent bed of the river and continues by a difficult slope for horses. After several crossings of river, arrived at Shang. Beautiful camp in copses. We can visit a small gompa not far from the village.

DAY 12 : Shang - Leh, 60 Km - 2h

Vehicles join us in the morning and departure for Leh. The free afternoon in the city of Leh. Carrefour of civilizations, you will meet numerous charismatic characters. Free evening and at night in the hotel.

DAY 13: Leh - Delhi, 1h 30m by flight

Very early the morning, the transfer at the domestic airport of Leh and flight to Delhi. Welcome at the airport of Delhi and transfer in the hotel. The free afternoon to measure the streets of the capital, at night in the hotel.

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Kangyatse Expeditions

Start Date End Date Cost Duration Status
01-Jun-2023 30-Oct-2023 INR ---- 4 Days Available

  • Hotels in Leh on full board (Hotel Nature's Land Ladakh )
  • Full-board while on trekking
  • All sightseeing and transfers by Tempo traveller
  • All Kitchen equipment
  • Expeditions guide
  • Permits
  • Camping fee
  • English speaking monastery guide
  • All meals with refreshment while on the trek
  • Trekking guide
  • Back up Jeep for Luggages and equipments
  • Cook
  • Helper
  • Horses
  • GST
  • First Aid
  • Oxygen cylinder for Back up

  • Any airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Peak fee 500 USD for member of two
  • Personal drinks
  • Anything that is no mentioned

  • Sleeping bag @ 500 INR per day
  • Crampons 200 INR per day
  • Ice axe 200 INR per day
  • Jackets 500 INR per day
Location Luxury Super Deluxe Deluxe Superior Standard
Leh The Grand Dragon Druk | Ladakh Residency | Grand Himalaya Lotus | Lha Ri Sa Resort | Spic N Span Holiday Ladakh | Hotel Nalanda Ladakh | Ladakh Retreat Silk route Inn | Three Roses | Ladakh Retreat
 Duration : 11 Night & 12 Days
 Category : Challenging
 Group Size : 01 Pax (Min)
 Peak Point : Kang Yatse (6400 m)
 Best time to Plan : Mid June till end of September
 Activity : Adventure
Places Details
Ladakh ,Markha Valley, Jingchen-Rumbak

Number of Person Costs per person in INR GST Net Payable per person in INR
02 Pax 86900 4345 91245
04 Pax 64208 3210 67418
06 Pax 57250 2862 60112
08 Pax 55376 2768 58145
10 Pax 53203 2660 55863
12 Pax 48941 2447 51388