Mount Shivling Expedition (6,543 M)

Package Description

Mt. Shivling 6543 (Meters) Shivling is a two summit mountain which lies not far from the snout of the Gangotri Glacier [the largest glacier in the Himalaya]. It is one of the most beautiful peaks in all Garhwal. Due to its unusual shape, it earned its nickname 'Indian Matterhorn'. It has an easy access and easy access, and is very popular among climbers.
May be the most stunning peak of the Garwhal region. It rises as a sheer pyramid above the snout of the Gangotri Glacier, in the northern Indian state of Uttrakhand.

Shivling appears as a single pyramid when seen from Gaumukh, but is actually a twin-summit mountain, with the northeast summit being slightly higher than the southwest summit, 6,501 m (21,329 ft). Between Gaumukh and Shivling lies the Tapovan meadow, a popular pilgrimage site due to its inspiring view of the mountain.


Duration 22 Days
Maximum Altitude 6543 M
Trek Grade Moderate
Best Time May - June & Sep - Oct

DAY 01: ARRIVE UTTARKASHI

Arrive Uttarkashi and check-in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel at Uttarkashi.

Meal: Dinner

DAY 02: UTTARKASHI - GANGOTRI

Morning after breakfast 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 03: 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 04: BHUJBASA - TAPOVAN (BASE CAMP)

After breakfast proceed to Tapovan and establish base camp. Overnight stay in tent at base camp.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 05 - DAY 19: TAPOVAN (BC) - SUMMIT - TAPOVAN (BC)
Form day 05 to day 19 Establish higher camps & Attempt peak.
Meals: We will provide all meals at base camp 

DAY 20: TAPOVAN - CHIRBASA

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

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 21: CHIRBASA - GANGOTRI - UTTARKASHI

Morning after breakfast trek down to Gangotri. From Gangotri drive to reach Uttarkashi. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel/Resort at Uttarkashi.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

INR 145000 Per Person

Price Includes: 

  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels and tents as per program. Accommodation would be in Tents during  march approach to base camp and at base camp.
  • All Meals as per Itinerary
  • Camping fees to forest department
  • First aid kit with Oxygen Cylinder
  • All Transportation  by  Non AC vehicle as per Itinerary
  • One English Speaking Escort to remain with the team and also escort them up to Base Camp
  • Services of one High altitude guide / porter for climbing,
  • Services of  tour Guide, Cook, helper, porter/ponies during the expedition till Base Camp.
  • Complete kitchen and camp equipment 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.
  • All service tax including Govt. services tax. 
Price doesn't Includes:

  • Accommodation and Transportation in Rishikesh or Delhi
  • Personal clothing and gears required for climbing
  • High altitude food (Above Base Camp)
  • High altitude potter
  • Any airfare (Domestic and International)
  • Personal expenses such as table drinks, Rooms, Services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tip etc.
  • Camera Fees.
  • 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.

NOTE:

  1. Above cost is valid till Oct 2016
  2. Please ensure that you are covered under Insurance as per your Govt Rules 

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.

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