Spituk To Stok

This short trek follows the two-alternative start to the Markha valley trek. From Spituk you begin by following the trail towards Zingchen and then to Rumbak. Being short and close to Leh. Take plenty of time to acclimatize before crossing the Stok La. From Rumbak the trail leads up the stok la 4800m/15,750ft.

  • Time: 6 hrs
  • Distance: 16 km
  • Elevation: 3380m/11090ft
  • Leave the Indus behind and head into the mountains along the pretty, willow -lined Jingchen Gorge..
  • Follow the jeep track and then the trail into Jingchen.
  • Time: 2-3 hrs
  • Distance: 6.5 km
  • Elevation: 3380 m /12470 ft
  • The route is straight forward as you follow the Jingchen stream.
  • Continue left towards the Hemis national park entry point, the trail leading to Rumbak.
  • There is a tea tent along at the Hemis national park entry point, take some time for refreshment.
  • Time: 8 hrs
  • Distance: 17 km
  • Elevation: 4800m/15,750ft.
  • From Rumbak take the trail towards the stok la, crossing over the Stok la.
  • Great view of the mountains awaits you from the top, descent steep to Stok village.
  • Taxi will be waiting at the trekking point and from stok drive to Leh.
  • The trek can be organised from the opposite direction too, starting from Stok and to Spituk.