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 turn and soon changes to a difﬁcult moraine patch followed by a long walk a crevasse infested glacier. The route requires an expert guide to help you go through it. Once the pass is crossed, we enter into Zanskar – a dry and arid valley. The trek ends in Padum and involves a gradual descnd under overhead sun and windy weather of Zanskar.
Reporting at Rumsu base camp and Acclimatization walk.
Ride to Udaipur. Overnight at Khanjjar.
Trek to Than Pathan. Level: Moderate. Trek Duration: 6 hours
Trek to Khaigot. Level: Moderate. Trek Duration: 6 hours
Trek to North Phalpu. Level: Moderate. Trek Duration: 7 hours
Trek to Camp 1. Level: Difficult. Trek Duration: 9 hours
Trek to Camp 2. Level: Difficult. Trek Duration: 7 hours
Crossing the Pass. Level: Difficult. Trek Duration: 12 hours.
Descend to Bardan and ride to Padum.
Departure for Kargil.