Mt Shivling Peak Climbing Expedition

Mt Shivling Peak Climbing Expedition

One of the most breathtaking mountain peaks in the world, Mt. Shivling looks like a giant granite tooth clad with snow-white ice. Once called the 'Indian Matterhorn' for its pyramid like shape, this stunning peak is located at Tapovan in Western Garhwal Himalaya. The summit reaches at an elevation of around 6543 m and leaves the adventurers speechless for its gigantic sight. Gangotri Glacier, the source of river Bhagirathi is found at the proximity to Shivling which is a treat to the eyes. 

Mt. Shivling encloses two summits together, and takes the visitors close to the western border of Nepal. The trekking trail which connects this mountain peak with the temples of Gangotri, scenic villages and lesser explored parts of Himalaya, meet the requirement of avid religious souls, nature lovers and adventure seekers. The route towards the North of Mt. Shivling introduces one to Meru Bamak Glacier, while the other trek let you witness the Kirti Bamak Glacier situated to the south of Mt. Shivling. For the best camping experience on your way to Shivling, Tapovan Meadows is the most awe-inspiring camping site.

To make this exceptionally remarkable peak climbing expedition hassle free and convenient we have brought tailored a 37days itinerary which will take care of your needs flawlessly. Have a look at the detailed itinerary here:

ITINERARY

Day 1   Arrive Delhi
On arrival meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 2  Delhi
Visit the Indian Mountaineering Foundation for briefing and meet all the formalities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3   Delhi - Rishikesh (230km/6hrs approx)
Morning post breakfast drive to Rishikesh. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Evening free to explore the neighboring attractions. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4  Rishikesh - Uttarkashi
Have your breakfast and drive to Uttarkashi. You will reach Uttarkashi by the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 5   Uttarkashi - Gangotri
Gangotri (3048m) is around 90km from Uttarkashi. So, it takes around 4 to 5 hours to drive here from Uttarkashi. So after breakfast drive to Gangotri and check-in to the guest house. The day is free of any activities, so invest your time for exploring the nearby areas and get acclimatized. In the evening go visiting the temple of Gangotri. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 6  Trek Gangotri - Bhojwassa (3790m)
The actual trekking session starts today. After breakfast trek to Bhojwassa (3800m) along the river Bhagirathi which covers an area of around 14km. Through the entire trek you will get to see mesmeric views of snow-clad mountain peaks. On arrival at Bhojwassa, pitch tent for overnight stay.

Day 7   Bhojwassa - Gaumukh - Tapovan Base Camp
Post breakfast start trekking to reach Gaumukh which is around 5 km from here. Gaumukh is the place from where Bhagirathi starts its journey. After a halt at Gaumukh continue trekking toward Tapovan (4400m). It is around 6 km and would require 3 to 4 hours. Tapovan is the base camp of Shivling Peak. Overnight in camp.

Day 8  - Day 30: BC - Summit - BC
Go setting camps at higher levels and continue climbing upwards for summit bid.

Day 31   Base Camp - Chirbasa
Meet upon arrival with our representative and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 32  Chirbasa - Gangotri - Uttarkashi
Today is the last day of trekking and you will cover 8km stretch of treks in 3-4 hours. On arrival drive back to Uttarkashi. Check in to hotel once you reach. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 33   Uttarkashi - Rishikesh
Post breakfast drive back to Rishikesh. On arrival check in to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 34  Rishikesh - Delhi
After breakfast drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 35   Delhi Departure
Today morning after breakfast you need to visit IMF for debriefing. The day is free of any other activities, so you can think of exploring Delhi. Transfer to the international airport in the evening and board flight for onward destination.

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Mt Shivling Peak Climbing Expedition
  • Duration:34 Night/35Days