MT. DHARAMSURA EXPEDITION (6446M)- WHITE SAIL Itinerary

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MT. DHARAMSURA EXPEDITION (6446M)- WHITE SAIL Itinerary

EXPEDITION
26 Nights / 27 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

Dharamsura (6446 Mt), which is also called WHITE SAIL because of its shape,is situated in Himachal Pradesh. The trek route to this start from Tosh village near Manikaran through two camp night halts till base camp. Generally one can find ponies and porters for this trek till BC. Dharamsura Peak is close to Papsura Peak and these two peaks are divided by a ridge of about two kilometers where the Tosh glacier is left on south and the Bara Shigri glacier in the north. Both of these mountains are not very popular among climbers simply because the peaks in this section of Indian Himalaya are rarely promoted. It is believed that the ridge between these two peaks is yet unclimbed.

Total Duration – 26 Nights / 27 Days

Style Of Trip – Climbing

Maximum Altitude – 6420 m./ 21062 ft.

Grade – Difficult

Best Season – June  to September

DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI

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 arrival 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. 

Meal: NON.

DAY 2: DELHI (IMF VISIT) - CHANDIGARH (321M) - 250 KM 4,5 HRS

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. Afternoon drive to Chandigarh, overnight stay at Chandigarh hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3: CHANDIGARH – KASOL (1600 M) - BY: DRIVE 280KM/6 HRS

Morning after breakfast drive to Kullu Himachal Pradesh, In route stop for lunch at (Mandi), Today we enter to the Himachal Pradesh that is known as the land of God, Mountains in all around, where you encounter a different culture and landscape. Evening reach at Kasol, overnight stay at kasol hotel.

Kasol: Kasol is a tiny mystical village that is nestled on Parvati Valley and comes under the Kullu district, This place is also called MINI ISRAEL OF INDIA due to a high percentage of Israeli tourists here.

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 4: ACCLAMATION DAY AT KASOL

Today you also meet with our expedition team (Sherpa, Local guides, Kitchen staff), Shikhar guide will give the instruction about next days plan, after the briefing handover your climbing equipment, other stuff to our management staff, so they can pack accordingly. (You will get all this stuff in our next camping site)

SHIKHAR TRAVELSworking in adventure filed since 1979, With the experience of 41 years, company have their own permanent (Cook, Sherpa, Guide, Ground Management Staff).

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 5: KASOL – TOSH – KUTLA (2825M) - BY: DIRVE 2 KM/1HRS, 3 HRS TREK

Early morning after breakfast drive to tosh village that is only 20 km from kasol, Reach tosh, our staff already move forward to the camping site. So the can set up the camps for us.  Tosh is a small village, trek from tosh to kulta go through pine trees and waterfalls. You will get the amazing view of the valley, snow-covered mountains. Afternoon reach the camping site,  you can go for the photography near the area,  our camping site is fully covered with Cedar and Maple trees. Overnight in Shikhar Trekking Tents.

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 6: KULTA - SARAN THATCH (3450 M) - TREK- 12 KMS/ 5,6 HRS

Morning after breakfast we start our trek to  saran, it is around 12 km from Kulta, it will take 6 hrs to reach our next camping site, Today we provide you pack lunch that you can take in route during rest,  The route full with the amazing landscape, flowers. Evening reach at Saran Thatch, overnight in tents.

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 7: SARAN TO SAMSI THACH (3760 M) - TREK- 12 KMS/ 5,6 HRS

Morning after breakfast start your trek to Samsi, today we trek along with the Tosh River, we take our pack lunch in route, There is also chance to  see the sheep during the today treks, Samsi Thach is known of the the medicinal plants. overnight in tents. There are no tree lines at 3760 M in the Himalayas so we can see the open view of Himalayas, and many other peaks of the valley, our local guide helps you to describe the views and also tell about the flora n fauna of the valley.

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 8: SAMSI THACH TO KUTA THACH /BASE CAMP (4230 M) - TREK 07 KMS/4,5HRS

This is the last day of trekking, today we reach the basecamp of Dharamsura and Papsura, we cross the Tosh Glacier to reach at BC, Our Porters team will go early in the morning to drop our luggage in the basecamp so they can come back soon, today they will leave us at the BC. Afternoon reaches at Basecamp.

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 9 - 22: BS - SUMMIT MT. DHARAMSURA(6446M) – BC

Next 14 days are for summit the mount Dharamsura and descend back the Base camp, Shikhar Climbing sherpa will help you to open the route and make necessary arrangements for you after the basecamp, You are also connected with the basecamp and our Backup team by satellite phone and walkie talkie, We update you about the weather condition on time to time accordingly The summit team will take the decision, from the summit you will get the panoramic view of Kullu and Spiti valley.

Meal: High Altitude food

DAY 23: FULL DAY REST AT BASE CAMP

Full day for rest in the base camp, you can pack your bags and all the stuff and makes ready your self for next day trek, evening our Porters also reach at Basecamp.

Meal:- Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 24: BASE CAMP - TOSH

Early morning trek to tosh valley, this is the full-day trek. Due to the heavy loads, a long trek porters will take time to reach tosh, so we stay today at Thos village in a local Guesthouse. Overnight at tosh

DAY 25: TOSH – CHANDIGARH

After relaxed morning drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival check-in the hotel for the overnight stay.

Meal:- Breakfast+ Lunch + Dinner

DAY 26: CHANDIGARH – DELHI

Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi,  in route visit IMF office for  De-briefing.  overnight stay in hotel.

Meal:- Breakfast+ Lunch + Dinner

DAY 27: DEPART DELHI

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel, our airport RAP 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 

Price Includes:

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  • Peak booking fee to IMF and relevant authorities
  • Liaison officer fees, Accommodation, Meals and Transportation (Delhi to Delhi)
  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/ guest house and camp as per program
  • All meals as per mentioned in the program
  • Accommodation in Tents during Approach March and at Base Camp i.e. one tent for 2 person
  • Transportation by tempo traveler Delhi and Non AC Jeeps In mountains as per program
  • First aid kit
  • Services of Escort, Cooks, Helpers. Camping staff and Porters or Ponies till Upper base camp during the expedition
  • High altitude porter and High altitude food     
  • Complete kitchen and camp equipments including camp staff till base camp
  • We will provide all Meals till base camp to Guest, All Staff & Liaison officer
  •  All current taxes including Govt. service tax 
  •  Transportation of Members luggage from road head to Base Camp & Base Camp to road head by Pony or porters
  •   Liaison officer Air fare if required

Price doesn't Include:

  •     Personal clothing and gears required for climbing by the clients
  •     Personal expenses such as table drinks, room’s services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tip etc
  •     Climbing equipments
  •     Any additional expenses caused by or liability for disturbance in trip program due to or circumstances, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc
  •     Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods
  •     Camera Fees
  •     Any Cargo and Shipment Charges (Import and Custom Clearance)
  •     Personal Belongings such as Sleeping Bags, walking sticks etc.

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