MT. KAMET EXPEDITION

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MT. KAMET EXPEDITION

EXPEDITION
29 Nights / 30 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

Mt. Kamet is the second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of India, after Nanda Devi. It lies in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, close to the border with Tibet. It is the third highest mountain in Indian-controlled territory, although it ranks lower if counting mountains inside Indian-claimed territory in Pakistan, and it is the 29th highest in the world. In appearance it resembles a giant pyramid topped by a flat summit area with two peaks

Activities: Climbing to mount Kamet

Best Time: May, June, September, October

Region: North India

Holidays Theme: Mountaineering Expeditions in India, Expedition Calendar

Routes: Delhi - Rishikesh - Joshimath - Malari - Niti Village - Shepu Kharak - Base Camp - Summit of Kamet 7756 M - Base Camp - Niti Village - Malari - Joshimath - Rishikesh - Delhi

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. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner with garlands and proceed to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi.

DAY 02: DELHI – RISHIKESH

Morning visit I.M.F. for briefing and clear all the formalities. Then drive to Rishikesh, Upon arrival check-in the hotel for overnight stay.

Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 03 : RISHIKESH - JOSHIMATH

Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath on arrival check in at hotel then go to the complete legal formalities for Expedition then return hotel overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 04 : JOSHIMATH – MALARI (3153 M)

Morning after breakfast drive to Malari (70km). Overnight stay in tent.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 05 : MALARI – NITI VILLAGE (3300 M)

Morning after breakfast trek to Niti Village. Overnight stay in tent.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 06 : NITI VILLAGE – SHEPUNITI VILLAGE – SHEPUK KHARAK(4054 M)K KHARAK(4054 M)

Morning after breakfast trek to Shepuk Kharak. Overnight stay in tent.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 07 : SHEPUK KHARAK - BASE CAMP (VASUDHARA TAL)

Morning after breakfast trek to Vasudhara Tal. Overnight stay in tent.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
 

DAY 08 - 25: BASE CAMP – SUMMIT – BASE CAMP

Next 18 days for acclimatization, Establish Higher camps and Attempt the Peak Mt. Kamet and return to Base camp.

DAY 26: BASE CAMP – NITI VILLAGE

Morning after breakfast trek to Niti Village. Overnight stay in tent.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 27 : NITI VILLAGE – MALARI

Morning after breakfast trek to Malari. Overnight stay in tent.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 28 : MALARI – JOSHIMATH

Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath. Overnight stay at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

DAY 29 : RISHIKESH - DELHI

Morning after breakfast, drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival check-into Hotel for overnight stay.

Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

DAY 30 : DELHI DEPART

Morning free for individual activities. After Breakfast debriefing at IMF Delhi with LO and IMF director. Later in the day transfer to IGI airport Delhi to board flight for onward destination.

Meal: Breakfast

Price Includes:

  •  Booking of Mt. Kamet with relevant authority IMF (Indian Mountaineering Foundation) and the booking fee
  •  Liaison officer fees, Accommodation, Meals and Transportation (Delhi to Delhi)
  •  Accommodation on Dbl / Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/ guest house and campsite as per program
  •  All meals as per above mentioned programed
  •  National park fee & Expedition fee of state Govt. Uttarakhand
  •  First aid kit with Oxygen Cylinder
  •  Accommodation in Tents during Approach March and at Base Camp I.e. Single tent for each person.
  •  Transportation by tempo traveler/ Innova in Delhi and Non AC Jeeps in mountains as per program.
  •  Services of Experienced High Altitude Guide for summit
  •  Services of experienced and well trained English speaking Tour Escort/Mountain Guide. Cook and helper till base camp
  •  All currently applicable taxes
  •  All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice.
  •  Transportation for luggage Delhi to Base Camp & Base Camp to Delhi.
  •  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
  •  Services of Porters/Pony for transportation of Members luggage maximum 40 Kgs per person up to Base Camp and back.
  •  Shikhar representative during arrivals and departures
  •  One bottle of mineral water per person on arrival in Delhi and one bottle per person per day during the visits and long drives. however, boiled water can be provided during trek on request
  •  Floral welcome on arrivals

Price doesn't Includes:

  •  Personal clothing and gears required for climbing by the clients
  •  High altitude food & High Altitude porter
  •  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.

STARTING WITH PRICE: USD $3700 PER PERSON

**Rates might vary so kindly contact us before booking with us.

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Payments

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Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

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We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.