The Nun Kun mountain massif comprises a pair of Himalayan peaks: Nun, 7,135 m (23,409 ft) and its neighbor peak Kun, 7,077 m (23,218ft).Nun is the highest peak in the part of the Himalayan range lying on the Indian side of the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. (There are higher peaks in the Indian part of theKarakoram range.) The massif is located near the Suru valley, about 250 km (160 mi) east of Srinagar, the state capital.
Nun is located south of Kun and is separated from it by a snowy plateau of about 4 km (2.5 mi) in length. Pinnacle Peak, 6,930 m (22,736 ft), is the third highest summit of the group.
SINCE 1980, Shikhar Travels has been handling Mountaineering Expeditions and as on date we have successfully handled 29 Expeditions to Mt Nun & Mt Kun collectively. With every passing year Shikhar Travels is becoming an expert and reliable partner for Himalayan Mountaineers by catering not just logistic needs but also providing expert advices of our Expedition Guides who have themselves made it to the summit of several Himalayan Peaks and climbing assistance till the summit by our highly experienced High Altitude PORTERS & SHERPAS.
The First Expedition to Mount Nun-Kun Massif organized by Shikhar Travels was in 1980. Since then Shikhar has successfully managed and organized 29 expeditions collectively to Mount Nun & Mount Kun. These two towering peaks and their satellites; Barmal, White Needle and Pinnacle Peak form a horseshoe above the Suru river on the boarder of Kashmir and Zanskar. The route to Base Camp at the head of the Shafat glacier is at 4400 M and accessible in a matter of days. The ascent is a moderate snow and ice route suitable for those with previous climbing experience of strenuous grade or Alpine AD.
FIXED DEPARTURE DATES:
14 July - 03 Aug
03 Aug - 23 Aug
17 Aug - 06 Sep
|Maximum Altitude||7,135 M|
|Activities||Trekking, Climbing and summit to Mt Nun|
|Best Time||July - September|
Morning after breakfast, We will take you to a hike for Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Rest of the day free for acclimatization and Shopping in Leh.
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
After breakfast check out from hotel and 230 Kms drive to Kargil, Lunch En-route. Upon arrival in Kargil check in the hotel for overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Next 14 days for Establish Higher camp i.e C1, C2 and Summit camp & Attempt to Submit Mt. Nun (7135 M) and trek back to Base camp.Meals: NA
Trek down to Tangol from Base camp. Overnight stay in Village/Guest house/tent.Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Today we will drive back to Kargil. Upon arrival check in the hotel for overnight stay.Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Morning after relaxed breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Srinagar. Drive 240 km drive. Upon arrival check in the hotel/house boat. Enjoy your evening near Dal lake. Overnight stay in hotel/house boat.Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Morning check out from hotel/house boat and depart to onward destination.
Note : Please ensure that your members are covered under Insurance as per your Government Rules.
Price doesn't Includes:
Please ensure your insurance covers you for the heights you are likely to attain, and for helicopter rescue and 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.
Note:- We will provide the accommodation and transportation services from Leh to Leh for Mt Kun fixed departure expedition.