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Serious trekkers who want to experience extremely cold temperatures

Experience

Experience of any high altitude trek, at least 1 treks of 5,000m/16,400ft.

Fitness

Sufficient stamina to cover 5 km of distance in 30 minutes

Max Altitude

7135

Grade

Difficult

Duration

21 days

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Leh airport to Leh airport | included transport

Pick up and centrally heated room included

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Nun Peak Expedition

Overview

The only way to travel is to fly to Kushok Bakula Rimpochi Airport located in Leh. It is just 4 km away from the main city. The airport is well connected to Delhi and also receives flights from Mumbai, Srinagar, Jammu, Chandigarh and other general destinations in India. Even international travellers can fly directly from major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi.

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1. Accommodation: (as per the itinerary)
• Guest house (centrally heated room) (attached washroom) in Leh on Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 & Day 8 (twin
sharing basis, triple in very rare case).
• Camping during the trek (Day4 to Day 7).
2. Meals (Veg + Egg):
• Day 4 breakfast to day 8 lunch.
3. Trek equipments:
• Sleeping bag, Mattress, Utensils.
• Trekkers tent (twin sharing), Kitchen & Dinning tent, Toilet tent, Ropes.
4. First aid:
• Medical kit.
• Stretcher.
• Oxygen cylinder.
5. Support:
• 1 Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader.
• Guide (Number of guides depend on the group size).
• 1 High Altitude chef.
• Support staff.
6. Transportation: (as per the itinerary)
• Leh to trekking point (Day 4).
• Trekking point to Leh (Day 8).
7. Hot water
• Hot water in buckets on Day 1, Day 2, Day 3.
• Running hot water in taps on Day 8
8. Sightseeing included in the cost (Hall of Fame, Shey Monastery, Thiksey Monastery).
9. Facility of keeping extra luggage at Leh when leaving for trek.
10. Porters to carry the central luggage.
11. Pickup and drop from airport.
12. Services from Leh and return.

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Description of itinerary. You will arrive in Delhi and check-in at the hotel. After lunch, you will have to mandatorily visit
Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) for a briefing. You can also rent essential equipment from
the IMF at a nominal fee. You will stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 1:- Arrival in Delhi

Altitude: 3500 m
You will fly from Delhi to Leh in an early morning flight. Leh is a high altitude region, you must get
acclimatized to its climate for a challenging trek. You can spend your day for acclimatization.
Overnight stay will be in Leh.

Day 2:-Delhi to Leh

Today, you will spend time getting acclimatized to Leh’s climate and sightseeing. You can visit Leh’s
Old Town that is dominated by the ancient Leh Palace. You can also check out the ancient Buddhist
monasteries around Leh like Thikse, Namgyal Tsemo, Hemis, and Sangam and Hemis. These are
perfect places to find some inner peace and relaxation.

Day 3:- Acclimatization and sightseeing

Altitude: 2676 m
Your road trip starts early morning from the guest house after breakfast. Driving through spectacular
cold desert highlands, you will take National Highway 1 that connects Kashmir to Ladakh. On both
your sides, you will have stunning visuals of the Great Himalayan mountains.
You will cross the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. This point is about 6km from Nimo, a
village where you can have your packed lunch. You will see Magnetic Hill, Gurdwara Pathar Sahib
and Lamayuru Moon Land on the way. After driving for about 7 to 8 hours through the stunning
landscape, you will reach the guest house in Kargil.

Day 4:- Leh to Kargil

Altitude (3700 m)
You will drive through Suru Valley to the little hamlet of Tangul. It will be a 5-hour drive covering
about 75 kilometres. Kargil is a crowded little town that lies between the high passes of Zozi La and
Fotu La. You can shop for essential things in the local market for the expedition.

Day 5:- Kargil to Tangul

Altitude: 4600 m
The first day of the trek will be for 5 to 6 hours from Tangul to the base of the Nun-Kun massif. The
path is snow-free but you will feel biting-cold weather. You will reach the base camp by evening and
rest. The next day is dedicated for acclimatization as it is essential for the challenging expedition.

Day 6 & Day 7:- Tangul to Base Camp / Acclimatization

Summit (7135 m)
From Day 6 to Day 15, you will have the camp in three spots - Advanced Base Camp (5400 m), Camp
1 (5800 m), and Summit Camp (6400 m). The trail opens to a moraine ridge that steeply slopes up.
You will run into a glacier where the ridge slope ends. You might take a break on Day 8 at Camp 1
depending on the trekking scenario.
From advanced base camp, you will descend to base camp and return up again to ferry goods in two
phases. You will traverse along the baseline of the Nun mountain from the advanced base camp. You
will continue to 600 vertical meters on fixed rope equipment. It would take approximately 6 hours to
cover. At 5800 metres, you will reach camp 1 and descend back to the advanced base camp for
overnight stay.
Ahead of Camp1, there will be a technical climb that continues to a subsidiary peak’s summit. You
will be challenged with steep snow slopes and a downward expedition from a crevassed col. Camp 2
will be set on a plateau of ice at 6400 meters below the summit climbing stretch of Nun. The final
summit climb would be reserved over two days, considering several attempts and resting gaps.
The closing 2300 feet of the summit has a steep and narrow snow ridge that is to be climbed with a
fixed rope. There will be equal days returning to base camp. You will reach base camp by day 16.
There will be a contingency day.

Day 8 to Day 18:- Base Camp to Summit / Back to Base Camp

You will descend for about 4 to 5 hours from Base Camp to Tangul road head. A camp would be set
up there.

Day 19:- Base Camp to Tangul

Early morning, you will begin the day with a drive from Tangul road-head to Leh. This will be a 12-
hour leisure journey after the strenuous trek. You will stay in a hotel and your Nun Peak expedition
ends here.

Day 20:- Tangul to Leh

You will take an early morning flight and fly to Delhi. Your overnight stay will be in Delhi.

Day 21:- Leh to Delhi

Itinerary

Nun Peak is a gorgeous mountain top in the Suru Valley elevated at 7135 metres. The expedition is

packed with an adventure and physically enduring for seasoned trekkers. The moment you arrive at

Leh, you can see the glittering presence of Mount Nun, the higher peak in Nun Kun massif.

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