Mt. Everest towering to 8850m / 29,028ft the highest mountain peak in the world is situated here. Then there's K2 also known as Godwin Austen at 8611m / 28,244ft in the Karakorum ranges. India has Mt. Kanchanjunga at 8,586m / 28,169 feet and Nanda Devi at 7,816m / 25,645 feet, the two highest peaks in India. The Himalayas the youngest mountain range in the world has the highest peaks in the world. Today it offers the ardent mountaineer numerous challenges with its lofty peaks some of them still unclimbed like Mt. Gya in the Spiti Himalayas rising to 6,833m / 22,420ft . The list is endless.

Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal and Ladakh are home to numerous peaks most of them above 6000 metres. Dragon Tours & Camp based in the hill resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh offer you total ground logistic support for mountaineering expeditions in Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh to make your expedition a success. Our team of expert qualified mountaineers who have successfully scaled numerous peaks in the region have all been with the Western Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Manali.

Climbing peaks in the Indian Himalayas by overseas climbers require the authorization of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation based in New Delhi. An application form needs to be filled in by the expedition leader with complete details of the proposed expedition. This application contains certain conditions including the exact route to be followed, the name of the peak proposed to be climbed, the kind of photographic and wireless equipment being used and other details. It is also mandatory for a Liaison Officer appointed by the I M F to accompany the expedition.

Dragon Tours & Camp suggests that all expedition teams plan their expeditions accurately as any changes after the application has been submitted will involve unnecessary delay of more than a month in processing. Please carefully go through the brochure published by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation and collect all relevant data and information required by the team in advance. Peaks and expeditions can be booked by the leader of the expedition. Please attach all specified documents along with the application so that processing can be done well in time for the expedition date. Also ensure that the application reaches the I M F at least three months in advance from the starting date of the planned expedition. Please note some of the following points while planning your expedition:

Members are required to have adequate insurance in case rescue and evacuation becomes necessary by helicopter.

Dragon Tours & Camp can provide all camp staff, porters etc after due consultation with the I M F. We shall also mail you a list of all the documentation required for booking a peak and the exact charges that will be payable to the I M F according to the height of the peak to be attempted.

While planning your expedition you can rest assured that Dragon Tours & Camp will provide all the necessary help required after your permits have been sanctioned by the Government of India / Indian Mountaineering Foundation.

Peaks in Himachal Pradesh open for climbers

S. No .

Name of peak

1.

Hanuman Tibba I - 5932 metres
Route and Camp Details:
Manali – Solang Valley – Dhundhi – Beas Kund – Base Camp – ABC – Camp 1 - Camp II – Camp III – Summit Attempt.

2.

Deo Tibba – 6001 metres
Route & Camp Details:
Manali – Jagatsukh – Chikka – Seri – Tainta – Base Camp – Camp I – Camp II - Duhangan Col – Camp III and summit attempt.

3.

Hanuman Tibba II – 5561 metres
Route & Camp Details:
Manali – Solang Valley - Dhundhi – Beas Kund Base Camp – ABC – Camp I - Camp II – Camp III and Summit attempt.

4.

Makerbeh – 6069 metres
Route & Camp Details:
Manali – Palchan – Dhundhi – Beas Kund Base Camp – Camp I – Camp II - Camp III and summit attempt.

5.

Indrasen – 6223 metres
Route & Camp Details :
Manali – Jagatsukh – Chikka – Seri – Tainta Base Camp – Summit attempt.

6.

Manali Peak – 5640 metres
Route & Camp details:
Manali – Dhundhi – Beas Kund base camp – Camp I – Camp II and summit attempt

7.

Menthosa – 6443 metres
Route & Camp details:
Manali – Tandi - Udaipur – Miyar Nullah – Urgos village – Camp I – Camp II and summit attempt

8.

Papsura – 6440 metres
Route & Camp details:
Manali – Manikaran – Tosh Nullah – Saram base camp –ABC - Camp I & summit attempt

9.

CB 13 – 6264 metres
Route & Camp details:
Manali- Chhatru-Chhota Dara-Batal (RH) - C-I - C-II & summit attempt.

 

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