NUN KUN PEAK CLIMBING-23 NIGHTS 24 DAYS
NUN KUN PEAK CLIMBING The Nun Kun Peaks enhances the skyline beauty of the upper Suru Valley in the Zanskar Range, Ladakh. The two lofty peaks are separated by a snow ridge of about 4kms in length. Nun is the highest peak on the Indian side of the Line of Control in the state Jammu and Kashmir and is measured to be 7135 high. Nun peak on the other side has an elevation of 7087m. Attempting summit bid on Kun can be extremely enthralling due to the challenging trekking trail. The gradual change in level of difficulty and the mesmerizing landscape view makes this expedition appealing to adventurists. The trekking trail passes through remote villages, rough ridges, and snow-layered paths.
Day1 ARRIVE DELHI On arrival in Delhi airport, you shall be met by our executive who will help you transfer to a pre booked hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day2 DELHI In the morning after the breakfast, we shall be visiting the IMF (Indian Mountaineering Foundation) for briefing and equipment check up and meeting with the Liaison Officer. Later drive back to the hotel. The day is free for relaxing. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day3 DELHI - LEH (3600M) Early in the morning today, we shall head to the airport to catch a flight for Leh. On arrival at Leh airport, you will be met by our Ladakhi representative who can assist you to transfer to the hotel. The day is free to get acclimatized. By evening, one can visit the colorful Leh market. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day4 LEH - SHEY - THIKSEY - HEMIS Today, we shall go for a sightseeing trip to a few ancient monasteries like Shey Gompa (15 kms from Leh), Dresthang Gompa, Thiksey Gompa (17 kms from Leh). Hemis is about 45 kms south of Leh and has beautiful monastery belonging Drukpa order. Overnight stay at the guest house.
Day5 LEH - KHARDUNG LA - LEH (39 KMS) After the breakfast, we shall drive north of Leh to Khardung La. (Mountain Pass at 5570 m/18380 ft.). This is believed to be the highest motorable road in the world. After exploring Khardung La, we shall return to Leh by afternoon. In the evening, a walk to Leh Market for last minute shopping. Overnight in hotel.
Day6 LEH - HANISKUT (3700 M) In the morning meet our team and drive towards Haniskut village via Fatu La Pass (4091 mts), which is a small village in the Markha valley. On arrival, we shall set our camp. Overnight stay at camp.
Day7 HINASKOT - KANJI (3680 MTS) After the breakfast today, we will leave for Kanji, which is Kun's base camp. Overnigh stay in the tent.
Day8 KANJI - KANJI LA BASE (4440 MTS & 5200 MTS TOP OF KANJI LA) Today, we shall continue our trek towards Kanji La base camp. On arrival, we will set out camp for an overnight stay. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Day9 KANJI LA BASE - SUMDO (3810 MTS) Our destination for today will be Sumdo. We will trek through a place that is surrounded by the Kanji range with several peaks ranging from 5000 to 5500m. Night stay in the tent.
Day10 SUMDO - RANGDUM (3840 M) Today, we shall continue our trek towards Rangdum from Sumdo. This will be an acclimatization trek. Night in the tent in Rangdum.
Day11 RANGDUM - SHAFAT (3840 M) It will be the last day of our approach trek, today we shall head out to the base camp. Night stay in the tent in Shafat.
Day12 SHAFAT - BASE CAMP (4830 M) We will head out for the base camp, which is somewhere below 5000m. The team will set up the camp, facing the summit here. Rest and night stay in the camp.
Day13 BASE CAMP - CAMP 1 (5500 M) Days walk to reach camp 1; we shall be crossing the 5500m limit and return to base camp for the night. Overnight stay at the camp.
Day14 CAMP 1 (5500 M) We shall be climbing to the altitude camps at Camp 1, where we will pitch our tents. Night stay in the tent.
Day15 CAMP 1 - CAMP 2 (6200 M) Our aim will be to climb to Camp 2. Due to the altitude and non existence of tracks, our progression on the slope can be slow. We shall be establishing our camp at 6200 m. Night in the tent.
Day16 CAMP 2 (6200M) Rest day. Night in tent.
Day17 KUN SUMMIT (7038 M) Today, we shall attempt the summit climb. We will reach the summit and then will return to camp 2. Night in the tent.
Day19 RESERVE DAY Reserve day is for a second attempt in case of bad weather. Return to base camp.
Day20 BASE CAMP - GULMATUNGO We will leave the base camp and shall walk down to Gulmatungo near Yumkun on the banks of the Suru river. Night stay in the tent.
Day21 GULMATUNGO - KARGIL Our vehicle will pick us and we shall drive back to Kargil, which is a small trading town, where Indian and Pakistani merchants meet. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day22 KARGIL - LEH After the breakfast we shall take the ride back to Leh. The winding road will lead us passes and familiar landscapes discovered during our trek. We will reach Leh by mid-afternoon. On arriving at Leh, we will check in at the hotel. Evening free. Overnight stay in the hotel in Leh.
Day23 LEH - DELHI We will assist you to the airport to catch a flight to Delhi. Check in at your hotel. Afternoon will be free. Overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Day24 INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT Transfer to airport. Return flight. (or extension in Delhi)
End of the trip and services.