The Indian Himalaya or the `abode of snow' offer some great challenges and the finest climbs in the world of 6000 and 7000 meters. The main regions for this are Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand the recently opened Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
From the moment, you think of your expedition to India, ADVENTURE TRIPS INDIA helps you with details of the right peak, depending on height requirements, technical difficulty and duration. The extensive pre-trip information includes route charting, itinerary idea, maps, and reference details. ADVENTURE TRIPS INDIA assists with the peak bookings and permits, and all other logistical details. We provide airport transfers, hotel accommodation, transport, porters/mules, guides and cooks, camp and kitchen equipment, dining and kitchen tents, food at base camp - all that form a part of the integral, personalized services.
Climbing expeditions from overseas are obliged to pay a peak royalty depending on the height of the mountain. A liaison officer is assigned to the trip and walkie talkies can be hired from the IMF.
The ideal climbing season in India is best between mid Aprils to end October. The monsoon in July affects areas not in the rain shadow, though Ladakh and Zanskar are good even then for climbing.
The IMF Royalties are as follows:
1. 6500 meters and below: US $ 1500
2. For peaks between 6501-7000 m: US $ 2000
3. For peaks 7001 meters and above: US $ 3000
4. For peaks in restricted areas US $ 4000
above peak fees are for a party of 12 persons. Additional US $ 300 for each person from 13th - 16th person. Environment levy: US $ 400
LO Equipment charge: US $ 500
Please allow 3 to 4 months of processing time for documentation and permits, though for certain popular peaks like Nun, Kun, Satopanth (all above 7000 meters), Shivling, Meru, Bhagirathi and Thaley Sagar, could be booked even a year in advance with a 25% deposit.
There are few other taxes imposed by state and forest departments other then IMF; SIKKIM AND UTTARAKHAND.
'ADVENTURE TRIPS INDIA' invites you to fly your flag on an Indian summit!
NEW OPEN PEAKS IN INDIAN HIMALAYAS
More than a hundred previously restricted peaks in India's Jammu and Kashmir regions will open to climbing this upcoming season. The Indian Mountaineering Federation and India's Ministry of Tourism had proposed the measure last year; now with approval from India's Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Home Affairs, the measure will go into effect this summer, opening at least 104 mountains.
Affected summits range from 3000 to 7800 meters, or 9,842 to 25,590 feet, in altitude. They are located in the eastern Karakoram, primarily in the Leh and Ladakh regions of northern India, near the border with Pakistan and China. Some notable peaks include Lingsarmo (6955m), Rungofarka (6395m), Techafarka (6495m), Pt 6148, Shafat-I (6800m), Photoksar (6080m), Shafat-II (6302m), Shafat-III (6155m), Chiling-I (6349m), Chiling-II (6253m), Hagshu-I (6515m), Kangyarrag (6210m), Kangyassay I (6401m), Lalung-I (6243), Lalung-II (6157) and Lalung-III (6126m).
The Saser Kangri group-which includes one of the world's highest unclimbed peaks, Saser Kangri II Main (aka East, 7513m)-will be accessible, as will sought-after summits in the Rimo, Apsaras and Ghaint groups.
Interested in this service?Get Latest Price from the seller