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Mountaineering in Zanskar

Zanskar is surrounded by magnificent Himalayan Ranges which have various snow covered peaks. These peaks give the perception to feel in the sky for mountaineers and from where one can see the whole panoramic view of landscapes of the Zanskar region. Those people who have courageous spirit and want to face the challenge, Zanskar valley provides them ultimate adventures.



Kun Expedition (30 Days)


Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi, transfer to hotel.


Day 02: In Delhi

Today you will be having meeting in Indian Mountaineering officer wherein you will meet the Liaison officer and will have full filled other formalities. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.


Day 03: Flight Delhi - Leh

Early morning transfer to domestic airport for fly to Leh. Arrive Leh transfer to hotel. Day free. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.


Day 04: Sightseeing Around Leh

After breakfast drive to Stok. In Stok, visit the Royal Palace of present King and Queen. In this palace there is a great collection of ancient royal ornaments, Thankas and old statues. After visiting palace, drive to Matho monastery which is 10 km from Stok. Matho monastery is built by Lama Tumgpa Dorje in 13th century. After visiting Matho monastery drive back to Leh. Afternoon, visit Samkar monastery which is walking distance from the main Market. Samkar monastery was built in 1845 and it is the branch monastery of Spituk. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.


Day 05: Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis

Morning after breakfast, full day sightseeing to Shey, Thiksey, Hemis. Shey palace is situated at a distance of 14 km from Leh. This palace is the oldest palace of Ladakh, which is built by the first King of Ladakh in 9th century, now it is in ruined condition. After visiting Shey, drive to Thiksey monastery which is 5 km from Shey. This is the oldest monastery of Gelukpa school in Ladakh which is build by the great Lama Paldan Shesrap in 14th century. After visiting Thiksey monastery drive to Hemis monastery which is 26 km from Thiksey. The great mahasiddha Sthaksang Raspa along with great ancestor Singey Namgyal builds this monastery in 16th century. This monastery is the biggest and richest monastery of Ladakh. After visiting this monastery drive back to Leh. Overnight at the Hotel in Leh.


Day 06: Drive Leh – Alchi – Lamayuru – Heniskut

Leave Leh after breakfast for Heniskut, enroute visit Alchi and Lamayuru monastries. Overnight at Heniskut in Camp.


Day 07 Trek Heniskut – Kanji

Morning after breakfast start trekking. Upto Kanji it will takes us 4 to 5 hours and trekkers have to cross the Kanji Nallah all the time. Kanji is village with 20 small houses. There is a small gompa with a monk from Lamayuru, there is also a samll gompa of Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo with wall paintings. The camp site is 15 minutes from the village.


Day 08: Trek Kanji – Base of Kanji-La

It takes 5 to 6 hours to reach Kanji-la base camp. The trek goes a long the stream till Koing-Do (Sumdo) where 4 valleys meet. After Koing-Do the trek turns to right and goes along the small stream.


Day 09: Trek Base of Kanji la – West Base of Kanji-La

It takes about 8 to 9 hours climbing the descending to the camp. The trekkers have to climb right from the camp after the top descend through a narrow valley which has some glaciers. Camp near the Rangdum Nallah.


Day 10: Trek Rangdum Nallah to Gulmatangole.

After breakfast continue the trek on the right side on the train till you will reach main Kargil/Padam road. From there take follow the path on right side till we reach Gulmatangole. Camp near the river.


Day 11: Trek Gulmatangole to Camp Murien

Leave camp cross the river and trek go up till we reach Camp Murien. Overnight in Camp.


Day 12: Trek Murien to Base camp

After breakfast start ascending till we reach Base Camp.


Day 13: In Base Camp


Day 14: In Base Camp


Day 15 to 24: Summit


Day 25: Trek base camp to Gulmatangole


Day 26: Drive Gulmatangole - Kargil.

Overnight at Hotel in Kargil.


Day 27: Drive Kargil - Leh.

Overnight at Hotel in Leh.


Day 28: In Leh

Day Free.


Day 29: Flight Leh - Delhi.

Transfer to airport for Delhi flight. Arrive Delhi transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit Indian Mountaineering Foundation. Overnight at Hotel in Delhi.


Day 30: In Delhi

Day free. Late evening transfer to IGI Airport for return flight.


Day 31: Departure.



Note: To operate this tour we need minimum 4 paying person. This tour is feasible from mid of July till 15 September. Price on Demand.