The Himalayas, 73 per cent of which lies in India, is dotted with astonishingly beautiful and awe-inspiring ranges and peaks. In the Mount Nun Expedition, Transcend Adventures, one of India’s finest Adventure travel companies, brings to its guests, a slice of the most ostentatious serenity and natural beauty of Ladakh combined with the expedition to scale the state’s highest summit Mount Nun (7,135 m).
Mount Nun is also the highest peak in the Zanskar range and is part of the Nun-Kun, a twin-summit mountain massif separated from each other by a high snowy plateau of four kilometres. The Mount Nun-Kun massif is the most stunning peaks of the famous Suru Valley that is adorned with a number of spectacular peaks.
And before you embark on the expedition Transcend Adventures brings you a slice of ancient Buddhist practices through centuries-old monasteries of Hemis, Thiksey and Shey and the experience of exploring the last Shangri La, Ladakh.
DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI (216 M)Welcome to India- a country where hospitality is a way of life; to a culture steeped in tradition, a land where history lives in music and dance. Upon arrivel at Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi, You will meet our representative and warm welcome with traditional manner and garlands, followed by transfer to hotel for check in and overnight stay,
DAY 2: DELHI (IMF VISIT)Morning after breakfast proceed to Indian mountaineering foundation (IMF) for briefing with the Director of IMF, Liaison Officer and complete some paperwork. You can also visit the museum and library of IMF to get more information about Indian Himalayas and your expedition, afternoon free for leisure. Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3: DELHI - LEH (3,524 M)The morning after an early breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport to board a flight to Leh. Maximum flight duration is 2 Hrs, Transcend Adventures representative also fly with you, and help you to airport check-in and boarding, during fly enjoy the fascinating view of Snow-covered mountains of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh, NOTE: ARRIVE LEH AIRPORT YOU NEED TO FILL THE FOREIGNER REGISTRATION FORM TO ENTER LADAKH UNION TERRITORY. After that drive to hotel check-in at hotel for overnight stay. Rest of the day for Acclimatisation. Later in the day meet and greet with Team Transcend (Sherpa, Kitchen Staff, Guides), Transcend Team leader will review your climbing gear. If you need something you can buy from Leh local market, overnight at Hotel. Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
DAY 04: LEH (3,524 M)The morning after relaxed breakfast, we will take you to a guided tour of the Monasteries of the Indus Valley. Your excursion would include visits to, HEMIS (43 KMS. SOUTH OF LEH) Built on a green hillside surrounded by spectacular mountains, Hemis is the biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It was built in the 17th century by Chapgon Gyalshas and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of the royal family. Hemis is the headquarter of the Drukpa order and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by it. This wealthiest monastery contains gold statues and Stupas decorated with precious stones and many priceless old Thanks. THIKSEY (25 KMS SOUTH OF LEH) Thiksey, one of the most imposing monasteries belonging to the 15th century, stands on a crag overlooking the flood plain on the east bank of the Indus. The monastery belongs to Gelugpa order (Yellow sect) and is a 12- Storey Monastery painted deep red, ochre and white with typical tapering walls. There is a 15m high Buddha figure at the entrance of the new temple. The layout of the monastery complex resembles the Potala Palace in Lhasa. SHEY (15 KMS SOUTH OF LEH) On the East bank of the Indus river lies the beautiful Shey Monastery. Up to the 16th century, it was the royal palace. There is a 17.5 m high blue haired Maitreya Buddha of copper, brass gilded and studded with precious gemstones. Return to your hotel by the later part of the afternoon. Evening you can walk down to the nearest market on your own or spend some time at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
DAY 5: LEH (3,524 M) - KARGIL (2,676 M)Morning After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to Kargil, 230kms drive. En route we will visit Alchi monastery, also stop there for lunch, Afternoon continues drive to Kargil. You will witness once again to the Barren Mountain and wilderness, Overnight stay at Hotel in Kargil. NOTE: Kargil is the last place where you can get a mobile network and Internet connection. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Refreshments
DAY 6: KARGIL (2,676 M) - TANGOL (3,700 M):Morning our liaison officer, Transcend tour leader will do the required documents formalities with the local administration. Later in the day, checkout from hotel and drive to Tangol Village Approximately 05 hrs drive, In route, you will see the first view of Mount Nun 7135, Mount Kun 7077 M, and Stop from taking a picture and enjoy local masala tea. Evening reach at Tangol, our team have set up the camp for your overnight stay in the tents, Evening you can walk around the local village. Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Refreshments
DAY 7: TANGOL (3,700 M) - BASE CAMP (4,600 M)The morning after breakfast from Tangol handover your bags to the Porters, today we climb to the moraine and continue to base camp. This involves 5-7 hrs trek. On arrival, establish your base camp and overnight stay at the tent. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Refreshments
DAY 8: TODAY 19: BASE CAMP (4,600 M) - SUMMIT - BASE CAMPNext 12 day is for Attempt to Submit Mt. Nun (7135 M) and back to Base camp. See the below tentative program after the base camp to summit, It will be changed according to the weather condition. The Expedition Leader and our Sherpa will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan Meals: (All Meals high altitude food) DAY 09: ACCLIMATISATION DAY Acclimatisation day at Base Camp, you can go for a little hike around the Base camp.
DAY 10: BASE CAMP TO CAMP 1 (5468 M)The morning after breakfast move to camp 01, We also need to fix the rope to reach at camp 01, Climb and establish Camp 1
DAY 11& 12: ACCLIMATISATION DAYSGet acclimatisation for high altitude.
DAY 13: CAMP 1 TO CAMP 2 (5990 M)Climb up to Camp 2
DAY 14 & 15: ACCLIMATISATION DAYTwo more days for acclimatisation.
DAY 16: CAMP 2 TO SUMMIT CAMP (6436 M)Climb to Summit camp
DAY 17: SUMMIT CAMP – SUMMIT (7135 M) – CAMP 2Early morning Attempt Mt. Nun 7135M, Reach the top and see the panoramic view of Karakoram range. After some time descend to Camp 2. Overnight in camp two.
DAY 18 &19: RESERVE DAY FOR SUMMITTwo days reserve for the summit. If the weather is not in our favour.
DAY 20: CAMP 2 – BASE CAMPMorning pack you bag and all the stuff as well as garbage Back to Base Camp. Reach base camp and celebrate the Success of summit. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Refreshments
DAY 21: BASE CAMP (4,600 M) – TANGOL – KARGILMorning handover your bags to the porter and Trek down to Tangol. Reach village tagol and drive to Kargil. Overnight stay in the hotel Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
DAY 22: KARGIL - LEHThe morning after a relaxed breakfast drive to Leh. Overnight stay in the hotel. Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
DAY 23: LEH - DELHIMorning drive to Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport to catch the Flight for Delhi. Reach Delhi airport and drive to IMF for Debriefing, you need to submit the report of your experience in Indian Himalaya, with your valuable feedbacks and inputs. The Liaison Officer duty will be over in here, after Debriefing drive to hotel for Overnight stay. Evening enjoys the Farewell Dinner in Delhi with the senior Transcend Team members. Meals: Breakfast + Farewell Dinner
DAY 24: DELHI DEPARTThe morning after breakfast check out from the hotel, our airport Transfer will drop you at Indira Gandhi Airport to Depart for onward destination. It was lovely to have you in India, See you soon. Meal: Breakfast
- Booking of Mt. Nun with relevant authorities and the booking fee
- Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/guest house and tents as per program
- Air fare from Delhi to Leh and Srinagar to Delhi.
- Transportation in Delhi by AC Tempo traveller / Innova and by Non-AC Jeeps in Mountain areas as per the program.
- Services of a mountain guide and high porter during the expedition.
- Liaison officer fees, accommodation, meals and transportation (Delhi to Delhi including airfare)
- All means including High altitute food (above Base Camp)
- Complete kitchen and camp equipment including camp staff.
- First aid kit with Oxygen Cylinder.
- Accommodation in Tents during Approach March to Base Camp and high camp.
- We will provide all Meals to Guests, All Staff and Liaison officer
- Transportation of Members luggage maximum 40 Kgs per person road heads to Base Camp & Base Camp to road head by Pony or porters.
- Climbing equipment i.e, Fix rope, Climbing rope, High altitude tent, Carabiner, Snow bar, Ice piton etc.
- One time monuments entry fees for sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All current taxes including Govt. service tax of 5%
- Personal clothing and gears required for climbing (Personal Climbing equipment)
- Personal expenses such as table drinks, rooms services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tips etc.
- Personal high altitude porter
- Any additional expenses caused by or liability for a disturbance in the trip program due to our circumstances, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
- Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods.
- Any Cargo and Shipment Charges (Import and Customs Clearance)
- Personal Belongings such as Sleeping Bags, walking sticks etc.