If you are looking for a trek that lets you explore without getting too challenging, Spituk to Stok trek is perfect for you. Spituk is about 10kms from the main town Leh. The trek will include crossing small water bodies, walking through Zingchen village to reach Stok Village. If you are lucky you may spot a snow leopard! Homestay or camping arrangements for trekkers.

Day 1 Leh to Zingchen to Rumbak 5 hrs

Drive to Zingchen after breakfast and start walking through Zingchen Gorge. As we continue trekking further, the gorge gets narrower and rugged. On the way one might see signs of snow leopard signs along the valley if you are trekking during winter or early spring/fall. As you approach Rumbak fields, the valley suddenly opens up with snowcapped mountains in the background. From the fields the path turns left eastwards for the Rumbak village, where Home stay is available.

Day 2 Wildlife viewing

After breakfast proceed for full day wildlife viewing along with a trained local guide. Possibility of spotting Blue sheep, Tibetan sheep or the Argali, various mountain and migratory birds, high altitude flora and occasionally a Tibetan Wolf or a Snow leopard if luck favors. Ask your Home-stay operator for a local guide or village resource map to show directions for possible options. Overnight in Home Stay.

Day 03 Rumbak to Stok to Leh 8 hours

Make an early start for your trek up the Stok la/pass(4900mts) for 3 hours. Follow the path on the extreme left along the south facing hillside. After one hour the path gets slower as you start climbing up to the pass. From the pass you can get great views of the Indus valley. Descend all the way down to the village of Stok. Optional visit to Stok Palace museum. Drive to Leh.


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