Go Leb Kangri – 6120 meters

Trip Duration 6
Max Altitude 6120M
Group Size 2 to 20
Best Time for Visit March to May, Sep to February

Trip Overview

Go Leb kangri Overview

A trip to Go Leb Kangri, a majestic mountain located in the Ladakh region of India, is also an exhilarating and challenging adventure for mountaineering enthusiasts. Standing at an elevation of approximately 6,935 meters (22,747 feet), Go Leb Kangri offers a thrilling experience amidst breathtaking landscapes and extreme weather conditions. The expedition also typically begins in Leh, the capital of Ladakh, where climbers acclimatize to the high altitude and make necessary preparations. The route to Go Leb Kangri also involves a trek through diverse terrains, ranging from alpine meadows to rocky moraines and icy glaciers. The journey is a test of physical endurance, mental strength, and technical climbing skills. As climbers ascend, they are treated to stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Stok Kangri and the Zanskar Range. The climb to the summit is also demanding, often requiring the use of ice axes, crampons, ropes, and other mountaineering equipment. The final push to the summit also offers an awe-inspiring sense of accomplishment as climbers reach the pinnacle and soak in the extraordinary vistas. The descent back to base camp is equally challenging, with careful navigation and attention to safety protocols. The expedition usually takes around 14 to 16 days, allowing for acclimatization, climbing, and a safe return to Leh. Aside from the physical and technical aspects, the Go Leb Kangri expedition provides a unique cultural experience as climbers interact with the local Ladakhi people and learn about their way of life. The region is known for its rich Tibetan Buddhist culture and stunning monasteries, adding a cultural dimension to the journey.

Conclusion and Summary

In summary, a trip to Go Leb Kangri is an adventure of a lifetime, combining the thrill of mountaineering with the beauty of the Himalayas and the cultural charm of Ladakh. It's an experience that pushes climbers to their limits and rewards them with unforgettable memories and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders of the region.

 Trip Highlight

  • Embark on an exhilarating journey to conquer the majestic Go Leb Kangri peak.
  • Experience the thrill of ascending one of the highest trekking peaks in the Indian Himalayas.
  • Witness breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped peaks.
  • Traverse through diverse landscapes ranging from lush valleys to rugged terrain.
  • Encounter unique flora and fauna indigenous to the region.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Ladakh as you interact with local communities.
  • Challenge yourself both mentally and physically as you tackle varying altitudes and steep inclines.
  • Camp under the starlit sky amidst the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness.
  • Capture stunning photographs of the dramatic landscapes and towering peaks.
  • Push your limits and test your endurance while acclimatizing to high altitude conditions.
  • Feel a sense of accomplishment as you reach the summit and take in the breathtaking vistas.
  • Bond with fellow trekkers and share unforgettable moments during the expedition.
  • Learn essential mountaineering skills from experienced guides and instructors.
  • Marvel at the pristine beauty of frozen lakes and glacier-carved valleys along the route.
  • Reflect on the raw power and beauty of nature as you disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
  • Explore ancient monasteries and temples nestled amidst the rugged terrain.
  • Indulge in delicious local cuisine and savor traditional Ladakhi flavors.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the region’s history, culture, and spirituality through immersive experiences.
  • Overcome obstacles and setbacks with determination and resilience, forging unforgettable memories along the way.
  • Return home with a profound sense of achievement and a renewed appreciation for the awe-inspiring wonders of the Himalayas.


Upon arrival Leh airport, pick-up and transfer to hotel. After tea/coffee rest in hotel to get acclimatization. Evening walking walking tour in Leh bazaar. Overnight at hotel.

Morning drive to Stok village is about 15 kms from Leh. Start walking from the trekking point along the stream. It is long and cumbersome walk through the valley. There are many shepherd camps in the different entrances of the sub valleys. The Mankarmo Camp is at the point from where the valley turns southward. It is possible to trek up to the first base camp in a day, but to get acclimatized it is recommended to make it in two days. The Camp at Mankarmo is on the river bed. There are no toilet facilities.

Keep walking in the same direction for around 30 minutes and then head towards southward. It involves crossing the stream at several points during the forward march. You reach at the camp after vertical ascent. Overnight in Camp.

Full rest for acclamatization or Spare in case of Bad weather. Today you can also walk up to the advance base camp for acclimatization. The trail leads you towards west and then southward from the top of the hill. You will be passing through a few glaciers before you reach the advance base camp from where you start crossing the glacier. Overnight in Camp

Keep your torch and other climbing gears ready before you set off early morning around at least by 4 am.  Start Climbing Goleb Khangri, which is more technical at the summit. You can follow the same route back to the camp. Overnight in Camp.

Morning after the breakfast walk down to Stok and drive to Leh. Overnight at hotel.

Early morning transfer to leh airport to catch onward destination flight.

Departures & Availability

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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include



  • Accommodation in Leh on arrival and departure days.
  • Camping accommodation during the trek, including tents and sleeping bags.


  • All meals during the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Meals in Leh may or may not be included, depending on the package.


  • Airport transfers in Leh.
  • Transportation from Leh to Stok Village and back.
  • Any transportation required during sightseeing or acclimatization activities in Leh.

Guide and Support Staff:

  • Experienced trekking guides.
  • Support staff including cooks, porters, and helpers.
  • Medical assistance and first aid kit.

Permits and Fees:

  • Permits required for trekking in the Stok Kangri region.
  • Entry fees for monasteries or cultural sites visited during acclimatization days.


  • Trekking equipment such as trekking poles, ropes, and harnesses.
  • Camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags, and sleeping mats.

Briefing and Training:

  • Pre-trek briefing session in Leh covering itinerary, safety guidelines, and equipment check.
  • Acclimatization activities and training provided by guides during the expedition.

Price Excludes


Personal Expenses:

  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs, snacks, and beverages in Leh or during the trek.
  • Expenses for any additional activities or sightseeing not included in the itinerary.

Travel Insurance:

  • Travel insurance covering medical emergencies, evacuation, and trip cancellations.
  • Insurance for high-altitude trekking may have additional costs.

International Flights:

  • Flights to and from Leh, as well as any connecting flights.
  • Additional costs for flight changes or upgrades.

Accommodation and Meals in Leh:

  • Accommodation and meals in Leh before and after the trek.
  • Typically, these are left to the participants’ choice and budget.

Tips and Gratuities:

  • Tips for guides, porters, and support staff, usually given at the end of the trek.
  • Optional gratuities for hotel staff or drivers in Leh.

Personal Gear:

  • Personal trekking gear such as clothing, boots, and backpacks.
  • Any additional equipment or gear required beyond what is provided by the expedition team.

Emergency Expenses:

  • Costs associated with emergency evacuation or medical treatment beyond what is covered by insurance.
  • Additional expenses incurred due to delays or changes in the itinerary caused by unforeseen circumstances (e.g., weather conditions).

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information

Go-Leb in Ladakhi means ‘flathead’ and this peak’s summit is exactly that. The last stretch of the peak is technical and you require a little bit of mountaineering skills for attempting this peak. Go-Leb is also close to Leh and to summit the peak you will need at least 4-5 days. Best Season: July, August, September.

Location: Goleb Kangri is located in the Rupshu region of Ladakh, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is part of the Changtang Plateau and is close to the China border.

Elevation: The summit of Goleb Kangri is 6,120 meters high, making it a challenging climb that requires a high level of fitness and mountaineering skills.

Climbing Season: The best time to climb Goleb Kangri is typically from mid-June to mid-September, when the weather is relatively stable and the conditions are suitable for climbing. However, it’s important to keep in mind that weather conditions can be unpredictable and can change quickly in the mountains.

Difficulty Level: Climbing Goleb Kangri is considered a technically challenging climb, requiring a high level of physical fitness, mountaineering experience, and technical skills such as using crampons, ice axes, and ropes.

Permits: Mountaineers who wish to climb Goleb Kangri must obtain a permit from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. It’s important to apply for permits well in advance, as they can take some time to process.

Guides: It’s highly recommended to hire a local guide or join a guided expedition when climbing Goleb Kangri, as they can provide valuable knowledge about the terrain, weather, and conditions, as well as help ensure your safety during the climb.

Overall, climbing Goleb Kangri is a challenging but rewarding experience for experienced mountaineers, and it’s important to prepare well in advance and take all necessary safety precautions

Go Leb kangri Expedition Route Map

Go Leb Kangri Expedition Map


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