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Mt.Shivling Peak Expedition  is in the western Garhwal Himalayas, near the snout of the Gangotri glacier. It is in the northern Indian state of Uttrakhand, the hndu holy site of Gomukh which is the source of the Bhagirathi river. Its name refers to its status as a sacred symbol shivlinga.  Before it was called Matterhorn peak by early European visitors. Shivling peak forms  gateway for the lower Gangotri Glacier,  just opposite the Bhagirathi massif. a spur projecting out from the main ridge of the Gangotri Glacier; this ridge contains other well-known peaks like Bhagirathi,Meru.Mount Shivling, as seen from Nandanvan camp site during sunrise.Shivling was first accent 1974 from the west ridge, by Indo-tibetan border police, lead by Hukam Singh. The ridge is the lowest-angle feature on the mountain, but still involves serious climbing.

Shivling Peak Expedition

Mt.Shivling peak expedition is one of the frequently attempt peak in this region.  the Shivling Peak an elevation of 6543 mtr. The massif overlooks meadow of Tapovan at 4,463 mtr, which is alpine meadows in India Throughout the trek that goes beyond the source of River Bhagirathi the mouth of Gangotri Glacier, Gaumukh at 4,100 meters approximately,the peaks like Hanuman Tibba at 5,370 mtr, Bhrigu Parbat at 6,000 mtr, Bhagirathi I, II and III at 6,856 mtr, 6,512 mtr, and 6,454 mtr,and Mt. Meru at 6,400 meters are the major attractions after reaching different altitudes. Mt. Shivling peak expedition is quite challenging expedition is quite challenging for climber and require a well-trained team, high level of  mountaineering skills and equipments  for successfully done.

Area                   : Garhwal Himalayas

Duration          : 25 Days

Best Season    : May - October (Except July & August)

Grade                : Difficult

Altitude            : 6543 mts.

Itineraries

Day 01

Arrive Delhi airport than move to Rishikesh : 6-7 Hours

Day 02

Rishikesh to Uttarkashi : 170km : 6 Hours

Day 03

Uttarkashi to Gangotri : 4 Hours

Day 04

Gangotri to Bhojbasa : 16km : 7-8 Hours

Day 05

Bhojbasa to Tapovan : 12 km : 6 Hours

Day 06, 07

Little walk & climb around base camp and lot-farry to camp ABC

Day 08

Route open & rope fixing for camp-1 .

Day 09

Route open & rope fixing for summit camp and occupy summit camp an altitude-5720 mtr

Day 10,12

Attempt to summit and back down to base camp

Day 13

Reserve Day

Day 14

Rest Day Base camp

Day 15

Base camp to Bhojbasa . and night stay - 5 hr,12 km trek

Day 16

Bhojbasa to Gangotri 16 km,6 hr night stay in Gangotri.

Day 17

Gangotri to Rishikesh 285 km,10 hr drive

Day 18

Rishikesh to Delhi/Dehradun Airport drop

Certified and experienced mountaineering/ Climbing Guide

All meals during trekking & Climbing Veg meals during Climbing.

Cooks/Helper and other Supporting  staff.

Porters or Mules for Carrying Equments, Ration and Utensils.

Equipments – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Mattress/ Inner

Camping mattresses, kitchen tent, dining tent, camping stool etc

High Altitude Porters to ferry loads, set up high camps, fix ropes etc

Butane gas bottle for high altitude cooking

High Altitude meal: We will use tin packed food in high altitude.

Basic First aid Kit , oxygen.

Forest Permits,  State Government Fees.

Transportation: All Transportaion during the Program from Delhi or Kathgodam.

IMF Permissions

Liaison Officer Cost (included for foreign expedition only)

Personal Porters for carrying Climber’s backpacks

Air fare

Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.

Group Gears for climbing e.g. rope, pitons, snow bars, crabs etc

Individual Climbing Gears and clothing; special individual mountain diet if any

Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation

Purchases of personal natures (like Alcohol, Soft drink, mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)

Food to/from the trailhead.

Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.

Travel insurance.

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