Expedition Challenge (Nun-7,135m)22 Nights , 23 Days ( LDK/Ext-Exp I )
Nun/Kun: The majestic twin peaks of Nun (7,135m) and Kun (7,077m) dominate the Suru Valley and are the highest peaks in the Zanskar Himalaya, Northern India. Due to quick access from Leh, to base camp and the ease with which a climbing permit can now be obtained from IMF Delhi. First ascend to Nun was by swiss–French team led by Bernard Pierre and Pierre Vittoz in 1953 .Best Time: June to Mid Sept.
Stok Kangri: An easy and a high peak is what Stok Kangri (6,160 m) is famous for. People from young ages to the elder can join this expedition. You will summit this peak to warm up to summit the majestic Nun/ Kun.
Mount Nun (7,135m)
The mount Nun is higher than its twin the mount Kun.It is located in the rugged and forbidding landscape of Zanskar in northern India and is the highest in the region. The massif is near the Suru valley, about 250 km east of Srinagar, the state capital.
Day 1 : Arrival at Leh airport.
Arrivals at Leh airport to be receive by a representative of Adventure Ibex and transferred to the Hotel. Check in to the hotel for a half day of rest. Post lunch visit Leh Market, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Overnight at Leh.
Day 2: Sightseeing to Hemis and Thiksey monastery and Stok Palace after lunch.
Second day is good to get out doing some sightseeing because you are already acclimatized. So we will start by visiting Hemis and Thiksey monastery at first and then Stok palace after a hot lunch at Chamba restaurant. Overnight in Hotel
Day3: Leh to Mankarmo (4,900m), 4-5hrs
Early morning pick up by a jeep and drive to Stok village which is around half an hour drive and then start the trek .Overnight stay in alpine tents at Mankarmo camp site. Overnight in Camp
Day4: Mankarmo to Base Camp (5,000m), 3-4hrs
We will make an early start and reach base camp with still most of the day to rest. And then we will have lunch and take a short climb from base camp for better acclimatization. We will climb a further 100 m and then come back down again to get an early night in preparation for tomorrow's summit attempt. Overnight in Camp
Day5: Base Camp to Summit (6,153m),9-10hrs and Back to the Base/Mankarmo
We will start climbing in the early hours of the morning to avail of the best weather conditions and a possible sunrise at the summit. First we climb onto a ridge which leads to a large glacier. After crossing the glacier we ascend steeply to the summit. This last leg is the most difficult and takes a lot of physical and mental strength. The panoramic view from the summit is second to none. To the north-west the Karakoram Range, including K2 (8611 m), seems endless. One can also see the Zanskar Range. Overnight in Camp
Day6: Mankarmo to Stok village and then to Leh
From base camp we descend all the way to Stok village. This is a great walk passing by numerous ruins of old forts and castles. It takes about six hours to reach Stok village where we are met by waiting vehicles. We then drive one hour back to Leh. Enjoy and celebrate the evening. Overnight in Hotel
Day7: Rest and Briefing of the expedition
Rest and later meet with the support team and discuses various topic about climbing, backup plans and all other necessary information and check all equipment Overnight in Hotel
Day8:Leh to Kargil 3,870mt
After the breakfast drive towards the weston NH1 and visit Lamayuru monastery and Mulbik Chamba on way. Overnight in Hotel at Kargil
Day9: Kargil (2,676 M) to Tangol (3,700 M
After an early breakfast drive to Tangol. After around 4-5 hrs drive, reach the camp site. Overnight at camp near road head.
Day10: : Tangol (3,700 M) to Base Camp (4,600 M)
Morning after the breakfast from Tangol, we ascend to moraine and continue to base camp. This involves 5-7 hrs trek. On arrival, establish your base camp and overnight stay at tent.
Day11: Rest at the base to acclamatization (Load Ferry to ABC)
Rest the whole to acclamatize so that you proceed smoothly in coming days to summit.The member and staff will do the load ferry for Advance Base Camp. Overnight in Tent
Day12: Move from ABC to Camp1
Start moving from ABC to Camp1. After reaching secure the tents and camp and prepare the load ferry for the next day. Overnight in Tent
Day13: Camp 1 to Camp 2
We will do the load ferry for Camp 2. Today we will clim the stiff mountain and will need to use the aroung 500 metres fixed rope.Because of the technical ascending, we will walk for around 7 hrs. Overnight in Tent
Day14: Camp 2 to Camp 3
From base camp we will do the load ferry to camp 3, it is from this camp we will try our summit.Overnight in Tent.
Day15 to 17: Summit Attempt
Attempt to Summit from this Camp. Attempt will be done for again incase of any problem. 800 mts fixed rope will be used for the attempt.Move back to Camp2 after the Summit.
Day18: Camp 2 to Base Camp
Move to Base camp from Camp 2 with smooth descending. Overnight in Tent
Day19: Base Camp to Tangol Village
Descend more to Tangol village and set up the Camp.
Day20: Tangol village to Kargil
Drive from the Tangol village towards Kargil and rest at Hotel.
Day21: Kargil to Leh
Drive from Kargil to Leh while enjoying the pleasent view of Landscapes. Overnight in Hotel
Day22: Rest and Shopping/span>
Rest and enjoy the last day with souvenir shopping.Later cultural show will be presented and company will host small party with drinks and celebration. All members will be presented souvenir gifts by the company. Overnight at Hotel
End of the Tour