Kang La Trek

Description

Kang La is a high altitude [5,470 meters], less frequented and challenging route used by the lahauli people in past as a trade route to Zanskar. The The initial couple of days of the trek is easy and offers some of the most beautiful flat green meadows covered with flowers. Locals often turn up here with their cattle for the rich pasture land that the valley offers. The trek then takes a dramatic...

Amenities
  • Trekking
Whats Included?
  • Accommodation : Stay will be in tents on triple sharing basis at all camps. Stay for male and female is separate
  • Meals : Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. We provide simple, nutritious veg/Jain food on all days of the trek.
  • Rucksack : A 60 litre bag with rain cover is provided for using in trekking. You can deposit your extra luggage with your bags at our campsite
  • Camping charges : All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included
  • Trekking equipment : High quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. Sleeping bags can withstand temperatures as low as -10 oC.
  • Gaiters : It prevent snow from entering inside your shoes.
  • Safety equipment : First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at campsite as well to deal with emergencies
  • Expert trek Leaders : All our trek leaders are at least qualified in basic/ advanced mountaineering and first aid course
  • Expert Trek support team: The mountain staff on this trek consists of certified guides, cooks, helpers and porters
  • HAPO Chamber bag [Only for Expeditions]
  • Personal Insurance
  • GST 5%.
Whats Excluded?
  • Cost of Emergency.
  • Bottled water
  • Any personal expense.
Need to Know
  • Trekking shoes: Carry water proof trekking shoes with good grip and ankle support. Do not carry sports shoes
  • Jackets: Carry three jackets - a hard shell type that can protect you against rain and cold wind, a warm jacket padded type for the camp and a fleece as an additional layer for warmth during the trek.
  • Three trek pants: Carry a minimum of 2 trek pants and 1 cotton pant. Trek pants should be quick dry material. Denim/jeans and shorts are not suitable for trekking.
  • Three trek t-shirts (quick dry/dri-fit): Full sleeved t-shirts that prevent sun burns on the neck and arms and are quick dry will be recommended.
  • Plastic Packet/Garbage Bag: Carry a minimum of 3-4. These can be quite helpful to give an extra protection to your clothing against getting wet during the rain. Theses can be also used to store garbage.
  • First Aid Kit: It is advisable to carry a basic medical kit comprising items like Cotton, Blister tape, savlon, antiseptic cream, band aids, crepe band aid, pain spray and few medicines like Diamox, Dexmethasone, Disprin and few antibiotics.
  • Toiletries: Carry a minimum of items like mouth wash, sun’s cream, hand sanitiser and a small
Itinerary
Day 1 Rumsu Base Camp
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Opening Days
Address
  • Rumsu Base Camp

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