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  • Mount Shivling Expedition (6543 M)

Mount Shivling Expedition (6543 M)

Duration: 27 Days 26 Nights
Activities: Mt. Shivling Expedition
Regions: North India
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Rishikesh - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Bhojbasa - Tapovan (Base Camp)
Best Time: May, June, September, October
Price 2018 : USD 3155

Validity date 2018 :

27 Aug - 22 Sep

Overview

Expedition to Mount Shivling (6,543 metres high peak) is a pilgrim’s delight as the area reverberates with many things sacred and holy in Hinduism. The mountain’s name refers to its similarity with Shiva-Linga,a famous Hindu deity.

Because of its unique pyramid like conical shape, Mount Shivling has also earned the sobriquet of ‘India Matterhorn’ (A 4478 m Swiss peak in Alps). This similarity could have been starker if not for Shivling’s more than 2100 metres higher altitude! This visually very striking rock peak is a famed prize for mountaineers for the difficulty of the climb.

One of the most beautiful and enticing peaks of the Garhwal Himalaya Region in the state of Uttarakhand, the trek to Mount Shivling, a twin-summit mountain, passes through the precincts of Gangotri, one of the biggest glaciers in the Himalayas and Tapovan, a beautiful lush meadows, both being also popular pilgrimage sites in Hinduism.

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Day 01: ARRIVE DELHI

Welcome to Delhi - a city where hospitality is a way of life; a city that greets all cultures and people from various walks of life with an open heart. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner with garlands and proceed to Hotel for check in and overnight stay.

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Day 02: DELHI

Stay in Delhi for preparation of expedition and briefing with IMF Director.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 03: DELHI - RISHIKESH

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Rishikesh by covering approx 240 km in 05 to 06 hrs. Arrive Rishikesh and check-in to hotel for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 04: RISHIKESH - UTTARKASHI

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Uttarkashi by covering approx 175 km in 06 to 07 hrs. Arrive Uttarkashi and check-in to Camp for overnight stay

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 05: UTTARKASHI - GANGOTRI

Morning after breakfast proceed to Uttarkashi town and complete the legal formalities for Expedition. Later in the day drive to reach Gangotri by covering approx 100 km in 06 hrs. Overnight stay in hotel.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 06: GANGOTRI - BHOJBASA

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Bhojbasa by covering approx 14 km in 04 to 05 hrs. Arrive and stay in tents for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 07: BHOJBASA – TAPOVAN (BASE CAMP)

After breakfast proceed to Tapovan and establish base camp.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 08-22: TAPOVAN (BC) – SUMMIT - TAPOVAN (BC)

Form day 08 to day 22 Establish higher camps & Attempt peak.

Meals: We will provide all meals including high altitude food

Day 23: TAPOVAN - BHOJBASA

Morning after breakfast windup the base camp and trek down to reach Bhojbasa. Night stay in tents.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 24: BHOJBASA - GANGOTRI – UTTARKASHI

Morning after breakfast trek back to Gangotri and later drive to reach Uttarkashi. Overnight stay in Shikhar Nature Resort.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 25: UTTARKASHI – RISHIKESH

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Rishikesh. Lunch on the way. Arrive Rishikesh and check in to hotel for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 26: RISHIKESH – DELHI

Morning after breakfast proceeds for Delhi. After arrival check- in to hotel for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Farewell Dinner

Day 27: DEPART DELHI

After breakfast visit IMF office for some formalities. Later in the day departure transfer to International airport to board flight for onward destination.

Meals: Breakfast

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

Rishikesh: Evening Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh (Ram Jhula).

Uttrkashi: Nehru Institute of mountaineering Uttarkashi (NIM).

During Expedition: Gangotri Glacier, Gaumukh, Trekking, Climbing & Photography.

Price: USD 3155 Per Person

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation on double room in the hotels in cities.
  • Accommodation in Tents during expeition.
  • Services of Mountain Guide and porter for the expedition.
  • Peek booking fee of IMF (Indian Mountneering Foundation)
  • All Transportation by tourist vehicle as per Itinerary
  • National park fee & Expedition fee of state Govt. Uttarakhand
  • Lesion officer fee, Accommodation, food & Transportation.
  • All Meals as per Itinerary (Including high altitude fee)
  • Camping fees to forest department
  • First aid kit with Oxygen Cylinder
  • Climbing equipment i.e. Fix rope, Climbing rope, High altitude tent, Carabiner, Snow bar, Ice piton etc. 
  • Complete kitchen and camp equipments including camp staff till base camp. It is recommended that clients bring their own sleeping bags.
  • Transportation of Members’ luggage maximum 40 Kgs per person up to base Camp.

Price doesn't Includes:

  • Personal clothing and gears required ((Personal climbing equpments) 
  • Personal High altitude potter
  • Any airfare (Domestic and International)
  • Personal expenses such as table drinks, room’s services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tip etc.
  • 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.
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