Spituk to Stok Trek
Leh, Ladakh, India
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8Max
Group Size
16+
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Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
8
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
8
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
8
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
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Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
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Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
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Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
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Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
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Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
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Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
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Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
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Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
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Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
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Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
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Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
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Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
8
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
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Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
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Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
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Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
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Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
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Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
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Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
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Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
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Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
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Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
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Cost
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1
Rs. 18,000
  • 3
  • Duration in Days
  • 8
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 16
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
8
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
8
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
8
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
8
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
8
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
8
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
8
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
8
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
8
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
8
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
8
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
8
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
8
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
8
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
8
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
8
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
8
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
8
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
8
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
8
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
8
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
8
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
8
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
8
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
8
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
8
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
8
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
8
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
8
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
8
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
8
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
8
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
8
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
8
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
8
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
8
Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
8
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
8
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
8
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
8
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
8
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
8
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
8
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Trekking
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  • Trip introduction

    A short 3-day itinerary near Leh, the trek from Spituk to Stok takes you into the desolate and snow-capped mountains of Ladakh that offer spectacular views of the Indus Valley. With a day set aside only to explore the native animals and birds, you'll embark on a guided wildlife tour where you can spot the Great Tibetan sheep, the Tibetan wolf and if you're lucky, even the snow leopard.

    You'll trek through bushes and outgrowths of native species of plants and hear the various mountain and migratory birds chirping in the trees. A delightful and enriching experience through towering mountains, this trip is ideal for trekkers looking to explore the rich biodiversity of Ladakh's cold desert landscape.

    NOTE: A minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this trek.

    Destination

    Stok La or the Stok Pass, is a high altitude mountain pass at an elevation of 20,135 feet in the Indian Himalayas. A renowned trekking destination among adventure enthusiasts, the trek to Stok will take you along the gushing rapids of the Indus River to the village of Rumbak. The route to Rumbak passes through the mountains of the Hemis National Park, an undisturbed preserve of nature. At Rumbak, you’ll spend a day within the national park, spotting rare, native animals and birds. As you continue trekking, you'll reach the Stok pass where you can catch stunning views of the Indus valley and surrounding Himalayan mountains.

    Destination highlights

    • Embark on a short 3-day itinerary of the trek from Spituk to Stok.
    • Enjoy a day guided wildlife tour and spot rare and native animals and birds.
    • Climb uphill to an altitude of 20,135 feet to reach the Stok Pass.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the Spituk to Stok trek.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 45 days or more before departure of the Spituk to Stok trek: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made 44-30 days before departure of the Spituk to Stok trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 29-14 days before departure of the Spituk to Stok trek: 40% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 14 days before departure of the Spituk to Stok: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges. 

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are advised to reach Leh a day prior to departure date to acclimatize to high altitude and avoid missing the pick-up at 09:00 hrs on Day 1.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Spituk to Stok trek to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Leh hotel at 09:00 hrs.
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    Drop off point
    Leh hotel at 16:00 hrs.
    Mode of transport
    SUV or other private vehicle
    Start point
    Phey
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    End point
    Stok
    Time of departure
    09:00 AM
    Time of return
    04:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    12 hrs
    Total distance covered
    32 kms
    Start point elevation
    16076 feet
    Maximum elevation
    20135 feet
    Minimum elevation
    11482 feet
    Average per day distance
    16 kms
  • Day 1 of the Spituk to Stok trek: Leh to Rumbak via Spituk

    After meeting the trek guide by 09:00 hrs, you'll board vehicles that will take you to the Phey Bridge over the Indus River. From here, you'll disembark and begin trekking towards Rumbak. The route will take you to the Zingchen Gorge through a winding trail along the Indus River. At the Gorge, there are a few restaurants where you can stop and rest. Your trek will resume as you proceed to Rumbak through the Spituk valley. The trail, rarely frequented by snow leopards, will increasingly turn narrower and rougher. As you get closer to Rumbak, the trail grows wider into open fields with snow-capped mountains not far away. Overnight at Rumbak in homestay.

    Day 2 of the Spituk to Stok trek: Wildlife spotting

    Today, you'll take a day trip around the village of Rumbak and try spotting the valley's native and exotic wildlife. Accompanied by an experienced guide, you'll set out on routes marked for wildlife viewing and attempt to spot animals like the blue sheep, the Great Tibetan sheep, the Tibetan wolf and if you're lucky, even the snow leopard. Trek through bushes and outgrowths of native species of plants and hear the various mountain and migratory birds chirping in the trees. Overnight at Rumbak in homestay.

    Day 3 of the Spituk to Stok trek: Trek to the Stok Pass and return to Leh

    Begin trekking to the Stok Pass, with an early morning breakfast and an uphill climb along a mountain valley. After an hour of trekking, you'll reach the base of the Stok Pass and begin climbing. From the top, you can catch incredible views of the Indus Valley and surrounding mountains of the Indian Himalayas. After some time atop the pass, you'll make your way down to the Stok Village, where you have the option of visiting the Stok Palace Museum. From Stok, you'll drive back to Leh, and reach the city by late evening. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Leh
    End point
    Rumbak
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    16 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rumbak
    End point
    Rumbak
    Day start time
    06:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rumbak
    End point
    Leh
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    16 kms
    Trekking time
    7 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements in SUV or other private vehicle from Leh-Leh
    • Any technical equipment required for trekking
    • Accommodation in homestay with common toilets
    • All meals from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 3
    • Services of an experienced trekking guide
    • Permit charges and entry fees
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel costs between base city and Leh
    • Any meals or accommodation in Leh
    • Optional visit to Stok Palace Museum on Day 3
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking footwear
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Woollen scarf and muffler
    • Sweater and thermal wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Denim jeans
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • SUV or other private vehicle for transport from Leh-Leh
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Insect repellent
    • Water bottle
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Spituk to Stok trek: Leh to Rumbak via Spituk

    Overnight at Rumbak in homestay.

    The trip begins from the guesthouse in Leh by 09:00 hrs. Travel from the guesthouse to start point of the trek will be arranged in an SUV or private vehicles. Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner. At an additional cost, you can also stop for tea and snacks at the Zingchen Gorge. You'll be accommodated at Rumbak in homestay with heated rooms, comfortable beds and common toilets.

    Day 2 of the Spituk to Stok trek: Wildlife spotting

    Overnight at Rumbak in homestay.

    Today's package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. You'll be accommodated at the same homestay in Rumbak.

    Day 3 of the Spituk to Stok trek: Trek to the Stok Pass and return to Leh

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. You'll reach Leh by late evening.

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