Mount Nun Expedition (7135 M)

Package Description

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:

2017:

14 July - 03 Aug

03 Aug - 23 Aug

17 Aug - 06 Sep



Duration 23 Days
Maximum Altitude 7,135 M
Trek Grade Strenous
Activities Trekking, Climbing and summit to Mt Nun
Best Time July - September

Day 1: ARRIVE LEH (3,524 M)
Arrive Leh and transfer to hotel for check. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner


Day 2 : LEH

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



Day 3 : LEH - KARGIL (2,676 M)

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



Day 4 : KARGIL - TANGOL (3,700 M)
Morning after breakfast drive to Tangol. Approximately 04 hrs drive. Upon arrival in Tangol. Overnight stay in Village/Guest house/tent.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner


Day 5 : TANGOL - BASE CAMP (4,600 M)
Morning after breakfast in Tangol we will start trek to base camp. This involves 5-7 hrs trek. On arrival, establish your base camp and overnight stay at tent.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner


Day 6 to Day 19 : BASE CAMP - SUMMIT MT. NUN 7135 M - BASE CAMP

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

Day 20 : BASE CAMP - TANGOL

Trek down to Tangol from Base camp. Overnight stay in Village/Guest house/tent.

Meals:  Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 21 : TANGOL - KARGIL

Today we will drive back to Kargil. Upon arrival check in the hotel for overnight stay.

Meals:  Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 22 : KARGIL (2,676 M) - SRINAGAR (1850 M)

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

Day 23 : DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning check out from hotel/house boat and depart to onward destination.

Meal:  Breakfast 



INR 120,000 Per Person (Leh - Leh)

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation on Dbl / Twin Sharing Rooms as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Tents during Approach March to Base Camp and at Base Camp i.e. Single or Double sharing tent.
  • All meals as per itinerary 
  • Transportation by Non-AC Jeeps as per the program.
  • One English Speaking Escort to remain with the team and also escort them up to Base Camp.
  • One High Altitude Guide for climbing.
  • Complete kitchen and camp equipment including camp staff.
  • First aid kit with Oxygen Cylinder
  • All current taxes including Govt. service tax of 3.625%
  • One time monuments entry fees for sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • We will provide all Meals till base camp to Guest, HAP, All Staff, Liaison officer
  • Transportation of Members' luggage maximum 25 Kgs per person up-to Base Camp.

Note : Please ensure that your members are covered under Insurance as per your Government Rules.


Price doesn't Includes:

  • Air fare
  • Accommodation & Transportation in Delhi
  • Personal clothing and gears required for climbing by the clients
  • High altitude food (Above the base camp).
  • High altitude porter.
  • Personal expenses such as table drinks, rooms services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tips 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.

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.

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