Matho Kangri Peak Climbing Expedition

Matho Kangri Peak Climbing

Positioned in the Zanskar Range of mountains, Matho Kangri (approx. 6000 mts) is in proximity to the picturesque region of Leh. There is a quaint village of Matho, which is located below this imposing peak. Trek to Matho Kangri allows the trekkers to savour the deepest beauty of nature. The trail is extensively serene and the panoramas offered are incredibly spellbinding. The months of July, August and September are considered as the best for carrying out this exhilarating expedition. This invigorating trek begins from Martseland near the Hemis Monastery and it is completed at the immaculate Stok Village.

This 09 nights and 10 days itinerary take the adventurer to the elating track to Matho Kangri. The trek is ideal for adventurers and nature lovers and incorporates enchantingly beautiful destinations such as Martselang, Chogdo, Gyuncho La, Shang La, Matho Kangri, Mankarmo and Stok.

ITINERARY

Day 1   Delhi - Leh (3 600m)
On arrival in Leh, meet our representative at the airport who will take you to hotel in Leh. The rest of the day is free for leisure and acclimatising. An overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.

Day 2  Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis
In the morning after breakfast, visit some of the most beautiful monasteries in Leh, including Shey, Thiksey and Hemis. The Shey monastery is situated 15 km away from Leh. It was once an ancient summer palace of the Kings of Ladakh, and there are many Stupas and Temples (Gompas) built around it. The Shey Gompa was built in the 17th century by Deldan Namgyal. It’s biggest attraction is the 12 m high statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, which is inside the Dresthang Gompa. Close to the Shey Gompa lies the Thiksey Gompa, which is 17 km away from Leh and is considered as one of the most beautiful monasteries in Ladakh. Hemis monastery is located 45 km south of Leh. It is one of the most well known and the biggest monasteries of Ladakh. It was founded at the beginning of the 17th century of the Drukpa order. The countryside is amazing as the monastery is located in a valley, surrounded by streams, and the façade is decorated in stone tablets that are engraved with prayers. After exploring these tree monasteries return back to your hotel in Leh for an overnight stay.

Day 3   Leh - Martselang - Chogdo (3-4 Hrs)
After breakfast in the morning, we will drive to Martselang and start trekking to Chogdo. Enjoy an overnight stay in the camp in Chogdo.

Day 4  Chogdo - Gyuncho La (4600 m) - Base Camp at 4350 m in 6- 7 h
In the morning, we will follow a new and rarely travelled route from Chogdo through the valleys to the east of our objective. Today, we turn towards the west into a tributary valley that leads to a long and gradual ascent to the Gyuncho La. From the pass, we will walk towards the south to the Base of Matho West. An overnight stay in the camp.

Day 5   Base Camp - Matho West Summit (6230m) 8-9 Hrs
Today, early in the morning, we will start climbing Matho from south to North. It is quite easy ascent to the Summit from where you can have witnessed the wonderful view of the surrounding valleys, peaks and Karakoram Range. Later, walk back to the camp for an overnight stay.

Day 6  Extra Day for summit
This extra day is free to relax or use for trekking in case of bad weather conditions.

Day 7   Base Camp at 4350 m - Shang La (4800 m) - Matho Phu (4350 m) in 6 h
Today, we will cross many spurs and minor passes with occasional views northwards towards the Indus Valley and the peaks beyond. We will also climb up to the Shang La and then descend to the Tokpo River. Thereafter, we will trek downhill to a nice camping place. An overnight stay in the camp.

Day 8  Matho Phu - Matho La (4820 m) - Mankorma (4500 m) in 4-5 h
At the pass in the morning, we will see colourful prayer flags flap in the wind with the Zanskari range in the background. Afterwards, we will descend steadily along the Zingchan River. While moving towards the Stock summit and the Stock Kangri (6121m), we will We get to see some of the beautiful views. An overnight stay in the camp.

Day 9   Mankorma - Stok - Leh
In the morning after the breakfast, we will walk down to Stok and drive back to Leh. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 10  Leh Departure
Today, we will transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule to catch the flight for onward destination. End of the tour and services.

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Matho Kangri Peak Climbing
  • Duration:9 Night/10Days