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  • Mount Kun Expedition (7077 M)
  • Mount Kun Expedition (7077 M)

Mount Kun Expedition (7077 M)

Duration: 24 Days 23 Nights
Activities: Mountaineering expedition
Regions: North India
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Leh - Indus Valley - Leh Kargil - Golmatungus - Srinagar - Delhi
Best Time: April, May, June, July, August, September
Price 2017 : USD 2950

Validity date 2017 :

04 Jul - 27 Jul
14 Aug - 07 Sep

Overview

Edmund Hilary said, “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” Travel to India in the most reliable company of Adventure specialist Shikhar Travels to scale some of the most breathtaking mountain peaks of the Himalayas, 73 per cent of which lies in India!

Shikhar Travels brings you a once in a lifetime experience of conquering Mount Kun, and thereby the experience to conquer yourself. Located in Suru Valley in the rugged forbidden landscape of Zanskar, Mount Kun Expedition offers opportunity to climbers to scale one of the highest peaks of J&K (7, 077 m), and higher than any other peaks in the world outside the great Himalayas!

The second highest peak in the Zanskar range, Mount Kun is part of the twin-summit mountain massif Nun-Kun. And before you embark on the expedition, Shikhar Travels takes you on a trail tracking centuries old monasteries of Hemis, Thiksey and Shey and the experience of exploring the last Shangri La, Ladakh.

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Day 1: ARRIVE DELHI

Arrive Delhi Airport Welcome to India- a country where hospitality is a way of life; to a culture steeped in tradition, a land where history lives in music and dance. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner with garlands and & overnight stay at Hotel.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: DELHI

Proceed to IMF for clearance and briefing with Laision Officer.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: DELHI - LEH (3,524 M)

Morning after an early breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport to board flight to Leh. Arrive Leh and check-in at Lingzi hotel for overnight stay. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 4: LEH - INDUS VALLEY

Morning after breakfast, we will take you to a guided tour of the Monasteries of the Indus Valley. Your excursion would include visits to,
HEMIS (45 KMS. SOUTH OF LEH)
Built on a green hillside surrounded by spectacular mountains, Hemis is the biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It was built in the 17th century by Chapgon Gyalshas and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of the royal family. Hemis is the headquarter of the Drukpa order and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by it. This wealthiest monastery contains gold statues and stupas decorated with precious stones and many priceless old Thankas.
THIKSEY (25 KMS SOUTH OF LEH)
Thiksey,one of the most imposing monasteries belonging to the 15th century, stands on a crag overlooking the flood plain on the east bank of the Indus. The monastery belongs to Elugpa order (Yellow sect) and is a 12- Storey Monastery painted deep red, ochre and white with typical tapering walls. There is a 15m high Buddha figure at the entrance of the new temple. The layout of the monastery complex resembles the Potala palace in Lhasa.
SHEY (15 KMS SOUTH OF LEH)
On the East bank of the Indus river lies the beautiful Shey Monastery. Up to the 16th century it was the royal palace. There is a 17.5 m high blue haired Maitreya Buddha of copper, brass gilded and studded with precious gemstones.
Return to your hotel by the later part of the afternoon. Evening you can walk down to the nearest market on your own or spend some time at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 5: LEH - KARGIL (2,676 M)

After breakfast, 230kms drive to Kargil, Lunch Enroute. Witness once again to the barren mountain and wilderness, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 6: KARGIL - GOLMATUNGUS(4,000 M)

Morning after early breakbast drive to Golmatungus. On arrival, cross the Suru Valley and establish your camp.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 7: GOLMATUNGUS (4,000 M) - BASE CAMP (4,400 M)

Morning after breakfast from Golmatungus we walk upto moraine camp and continue to base camp. This involves 5-7 hrs walking and crossing rough glacial terrain. Camp for overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 8 to Day 21: Base Camp - Kun 7077M Summit - Base Camp

Day 08 to 21 for Mt. Kun (7, 077 M) Summit and descend down to Base camp.
Meals: xxx

Day 22: BASE CAMP (4,600 M) - GOLMATUNGUS(4,000 M)

Trek Back to Golmatangus. Overnight stay at camp.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 23: GOLMATUNGUS(4,000 M) - KARGIL (2,676 M)

Drive back to Kargil. Overnight stay at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 24: KARGIL (2,676 M) - SRINAGAR

Drive to Srinagar. Overnight stay at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 25: SRINAGAR(3,524 M) - DELHI

Morning check out from hotel/house boat and transfer to Srinagar Airport to catch the flight to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi transfer to IMF Delhi for (De-briefing) IMF Director. Overnight stay in IMF.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 26: DELHI - DEPART

Morning after a relaxed breakfast we will take you to International Airport for Departure.
Meals: Breakfast Only
 

Delhi: Briefing and De- Briefing at Indian Mountaineering Foundation.

Leh: Hemis, Shey & Thikshey monastery

Suru Valley: Camping, Trekking, Climbing & Photography.

Price for 2017: USD 2950.00 per person

Price Includes:

  • Airfare Delhi - Leh and Srinagar - Delhi
  • Peak booking fee to IMF and relevant authorities
  • High altitude food (Above Base Camp)
  • Liaison officer fees, Accommodation, Meals and Transportation (Delhi to Delhi)
  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/ guest house and camp as per program
  • All meals as per mentioned in the programme
  • Accommodation in Tents during Approach March and at Base Camp i.e. one tent for 2 person.
  • Transportation by tempo traveler Delhi and Non AC Jeeps In mountains as per program.
  • First aid kit
  • Services of Escort, Cooks, Helpers. Camping staff and Porters or Ponies till Upper base camp during the expedition
  • Complete kitchen and camp equipments including camp staff till base camp
  • We will provide all Meals till base camp to Guest, All Staff & Liaison officer
  • All current taxes including Govt. service tax of 9%
  • Transportation of Members luggage from road head to Base Camp & Base Camp to road head by Pony or porters.
  • Liaison officer Air fare if required

Note: Please ensure that your members are covered under Insurance as per your Government Rules.
Our kitchen staff and escort will give you the accompany till base camp

Price doesn't Includes:

  • Personal clothing and gears required for climbing by the clients
  • High altitude porter (Above Base Camp)
  • Personal expenses such as table drinks, room’s services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tip etc.
  • Climbing equipments
  • Any additional expenses caused by or liability for disturbance in trip program due to or circumstances, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
  • Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods.
  • Camera Fees.
  • Any Cargo and Shipment Charges (Import and Custom Clearance)
  • Personal Belongings such as Sleeping Bags, walking sticks etc.

Please ensure your insurance covers you for the heights you are likely to attain and for helicopter rescue as well. When you have chosen and booked your insurance, please provide SHIKHAR TRAVELS with your Insurers name, their 24 hour emergency telephone number and your Policy number with them. Remember, your insurance is not worth the paper it's written on if we don't know the details and you need their assistance.

General Conditions:

  • The prices are on Per Person basis, Nett & Non Commissionable.
  • Upon confirmation of the booking we would require 50% of the total invoice and the balance amount can be paid 60 days prior to the date of arrival.
  • Class of travel on trains may change based on availability at the time of booking
  • All flight/train timings are based on current schedule and are strictly subject to change
  • All prices are subject to any revision of tax and tariff structure

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation Charges: Notice of cancellation must be made in writing in the name of Shikhar Travels (India) Pvt. Ltd.

For cancellation made 4 weeks prior to the scheduled departure, there will be a cancellation fee of 50% of the invoice. For cancellation made within 4 weeks of scheduled departure, there will be cancellation charge of 100% of the invoice.

In certain cases the cancellation policy (including conditions applicable on the advance deposit made/required for holding the reservation) may differ & would be applicable as per the cancellation policy of that hotel / Service provider. This will be charged over & in addition to the cancellation policy.

Unused Services & Refund

No refund will be made for any unused services or other arrangements due to any changes in schedule made by passenger while traveling. However, in certain cases, the refund will be considered as per the policy of the carrier/ hotel/ tour company / or other suppliers used for providing services.

Refund request must be made within 2 weeks of the completion of the trip.

If there is any additional expenses due to bad weather or any other reason beyond the control of the tour operator on account of hotel stay, transportation, and meals etc. extra bill will be raised. Neither Shikhar Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd. nor the participating suppliers/hotels will be responsible for the additional expenses.

Responsibility, Liability, Extra Cost, Prices and Brochure Accuracy - Changes and Errors

All the packages are sold under the business management of Shikhar Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd. and they are in no way to be considered as the principal or operator of the subject services. The right is reserved to cancel or alter any package as conditions require. Neither Shikhar Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd. nor the participating suppliers/hotels will be responsible for the additional expenses due to loss, delay or damage caused by accident, illness, bad weather, strikes / riots, road block etc.

Governing Law

This conditions and each term shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India without reference to conflict of laws principles and disputes arising in relation here to shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Delhi.

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