dawa kangri expedition

12 Days/11 Nights
6,140 Meters
-14°C To 20°C
48 Km
Himachal Pradesh

Dawa Kangri and Lagh Boeche Expedition

Dawa kangri

Dawa Kangri is a majestic mountain peak located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Indian Union Territory of Ladakh. It is a popular trekking destination, known for its challenging terrain, stunning views, and remote, rugged beauty. The trek to Dawa Kangri peak typically starts from the losar in Spiti Valley or town of Leh and passes through several high-altitude passes and remote villages before reaching the base camp at the foot of the hills. From there, trekkers will need to navigate steep and challenging terrain to reach the summit. The trek is considered to be challenging and recommended for experienced trekkers only. The trek is usually done in summer, monsoon and early autumn.

In terms of physical preparation, climbing Dawa Kangri is a demanding endeavor that requires a high level of fitness. You should be able to walk for several hours a day carrying a heavy backpack and be comfortable camping at high altitudes. It's also essential to acclimate to the high altitude slowly by gradually increasing your elevation. This can be done by taking several rest days or trekking to base camp before starting the climb.

The journey to the top of Dawa Kangri begins with a trek from the roadhead to the base camp, which is located at an altitude of around 4,600 meters. From there, you'll make several climbs to higher camps, each one progressively closer to the summit. The final push to the top involves navigating through steep snow and ice, often with the use of crampons and an ice axe. The reward for your efforts is a breathtaking view of the surrounding peaks and valleys, and the satisfaction of having summited one of the most challenging mountains in the region.

While the Dawa Kangri Expedition may seem daunting, the experience and memories you'll take away from the climb are truly priceless. Not only will you have pushed yourself physically and mentally, but you'll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Ladakh. From the vibrant local communities to the stunning landscapes, there's no shortage of adventure to be had in this incredible region.

In conclusion, the Dawa Kangri Expedition is a truly unique and unforgettable experience, one that requires preparation, skill, and determination. But with the right planning and mindset, you'll be able to tackle this magnificent mountain and reap the rewards of your efforts. Whether you're an experienced mountaineer or a first-time climber, the Dawa Kangri Expedition is a journey that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Best time to do Dawa Kangri Expedition 

The best time to attempt the Dawa Kangri Expedition is during the summer months of June to September, when the weather is most favorable. The climbing route to the summit involves navigating through glaciers, snowfields, and rocky terrain, so it's essential to have adequate experience and training in technical mountaineering skills. It's also recommended to hire a local guide or join a guided expedition, as they'll have a better understanding of the route and conditions..

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive At Manali:

Day 02: Drive from Manali to Losar:

Day 03: Hike near losar village:

Day 04: Hike near Losar village:

Day 05: Trek to base camp:

Day 06: Shift to camp 1 from base camp:

Day 07: Trek from camp 1 to camp 2:

Day 08: Early morning climb to Dawa kangri summit:

Day 09: Back from camp 2 to base camp:

Day 10: Back to Losar:

Day 11: Drive from Losar to Manali:

Day 12: Evening departure from Manali:

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive At Manali

On Day 1, we would be arriving at Manali. Post meal you will be introduced to all of our team guides and the leaders who would be assisting you on your trek. You will be given all the tricks and tips on how to climb. Also, you would be given all the details about the place where we are heading to.

Day 02: Drive from Manali to  Losar 

On day 2, we would be driving from Manali to Losar which is a small village situated in Himachal Pradesh. Losar is known to be the first village on the Manali-Kaza road and is situated at a high altitude of around 13,400 feet.  

From Losar, it takes around 5-6 hours to reach Manali and the roads are difficult but worth it. We would be taking some pitstops during our drive and in the meantime, you can click some pictures of yourself or the scenic beauty there. You will also encounter some of the most beautiful lakes, waterfalls, and beautiful peaks.

Day 03: Hike near losar village (4090 mt) (6.7 hr)

On Day 3, we will have our hiking journey near the Losar Village. Day 3's hike will take around 7 hours and we will give you enough time to take rest and have meals in between. We will start our trek after breakfast which will be served to you by Broza Adventures. While you will be on the trek bear the Losar village, you will be mesmerized by the beauty of this tiny village.

Losar village is one such place where there is just beauty and silence. The atmosphere will relax your mind.

Day 04: Hike near Losar village

On Day 4, we will continue moving and hiking near the Losar Village. You are advised to drink lots and lots of water and take more intake of fluid items on Day 4 because the next day we will again be trekking towards our base camp. You will be served your meal and next thing we have to put up the tents as we would be spending the night in the beautiful tents. The next day is going to be very important as we would be starting our journey towards the mountains, so it is advised to have a tight sleep so that you remain fresh the following day.

Day 05: Trek to base camp (4267m) from Losar 

Finally, we are on Day 5 of our trekking journey and from this day we will start our real climbing. We will be leaving the Losar Village and starting our journey toward our base camp. As we start our climb upwards, you would find some roads very tricky due to landslides so it is always advisable to have your equipment with you which is very helpful. 

As we keep on moving forward, you will also be climbing up a glacier which will be again a lifetime experience. Soon, we will be reaching our base camp where you will get your hot meals served. We will be spending the overnight in the tents below the stars.

Day 06: Shift to camp 1 from base camp (3hrs)

The trek on day 6 will take around 3 hours. We will be starting to move forward after some hearty breakfast which will be served to you by our team. Today, we will be leaving our base camp and we will be shifting to Camp 1. The height at this place would be around 2500 feet. We would be taking regular breaks while trekking so that you do not feel exhausted. We would be reaching Camp 1 around late afternoon and after the meal, we will set back in our tents.

Day 07: Trek from camp 1 to camp 2 (5486m) (5-6hrs)

Day 7 is going to be a long and tough day for everyone. We would be moving from camp 1 to camp 2. The trek will take around 6 hours. After breakfast, we will pack our bags and get started. Before starting, our guides will give you all the advice and instructions. Soon you would get your meals served and we would make sure you are well hydrated since we will be gaining more height in the next part of our journey.

The trek would gradually be going to be a bit tough but that is worth it. The whole of the Broza Adventures team would be motivating you throughout.

Day 08: Early morning climb to Dawa kangri summit (6140m) and back to camp 2

in the Day 8 is going to be the most precious. What you will see today will blow your mind and will fill you with loads of happiness. Post breakfast we will be trekking some more for some hours and soon we will finally reach our summit camp. Th view from here is something that cannot be expressed in words. You may also encounter snowfall or winds at this peak. You will Mt. Dawa in front of your eyes and that feeling will be like out of the world.

Here, you will get your hot meals served which will help you charge up and enjoy the view.

Day 09: Back from camp 2 to base camp 

After a glorious day witnessing Mt.Dawa Kangri, on day 9, we will be descending from camp 2 to our base camp. On reaching the base camp, we will again be celebrating the success of the journey and after some rest and post-meal, we will head to our tents for a good sleep which is important for our body after such a tiring day.

Day 10: Back to Losar

Day 10th is going to be the last day of the advent when moviegoing into Losar. Early in the morning, you will get your breakfasts after which you have to deposit all your equipment to our team members and from there we will start to descend towards Losar. If we reach Losar early then you can also explore some more of the Losar Village.

Day 11: Drive from Losar to Manali 

On Day 11th we will start our last journey from Losar to Manali. This will be the last time when the whole of the team would be together. The distance from Losar to Manali is typically 145km and takes around 3 hours to reach Manali if the road is clear.

Day 12: Evening departure from Manali

Day 12, is the last day of our journey and by evening we will take our respective departure from. Manali. This is the last time that we would be spending together. Now, peace will take over your excitement and you will feel as if you have achieved something that you will cherish throughout your life.

Inclusion And Exclusion


  • Fresh and hygenic food. Served hot by the cooks of Broza Adventures
  • Camping permits. 
  • certified and well-trained climbing instructors.
  • transportation from Manali to losar and losar to Manali
  • Comfortable stay in some/alpine tents during the expedition.
  • Dome tents will be provided on 3 sharing basis, we also provide tents on 2 sharing basis on request.
  • Oxygen cylinders and other equipment.
  • first aid boxe.
  • All the important trekking things such as sleeping bags, mattresses, tents, dining tents, and kitchen tents.
  • Porter service for compon climbing equipments..Insurance of staff of Broza Adventures .
  • Certificate of Completion to every member.
  • Lots of memories with our team.


  • Any kind of personal expense is not included.
  • Transportation from Delhi or nearest airport. 
  • Personal trekking equipments like trek shoes, ruck-sack end other. 
  • Porter service for carrying personal items is not included.
  • Sightseeing expenses not included.
  • Any kind of hotel expense in your last dayday
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions section. 
  • Insurance.
  • Any emergency. 

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