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Stok Range

Place : Leh District, Jammu and Kashmir
Altitude : 6,153 m above sea level
Temperature : Maximum : 28 °C in Summer and minus 20°C and 15°C in winter
Significance : It has the famous culmination Stok Kangri
Best Season : May and September
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How to Reach

Stok is just 14 from Leh on Keylong-Leh Rd.

To reach Leh,

Leh, the capital of Ladakh, is reached in two days by bus from Srinagar via the Srinagar - Leh Road. The curving mountainous road passes through Sonamarg, the Zojila pass (8,413 m) and the Drass valley (the coldest inhabited region in the world, after Siberia), culminating in a night's halt at Kargil. Leh is reached on the second day.

Air: There are direct flights from Delhi, Srinagar and Jammu.

Rail: The nearest railway station is Kalka.

Road: Distance from Chandigarh to Leh via Manali is 800 km. Distance from Srinagar to Leh is 432 km. State transport buses also ply on the Srinagar-Leh route.