Shivling Peak Expedition

23 Days - 22 Nights
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A Twin Summit Mountain – One of the Most Beautiful Mountains in India

Shivling Peak Expedition, a twin summit mountain is considered one of the most beautiful peak in the Indian Himalayas. At a very high elevation of 6543 meters above the sea level Mt Shivling is perched in Gangotri valley of Garhwal Himalayas.

Tapovan is a Base camp of Mt. Shivling Expedition, this is the most loved trek in Uttarakhand. Meaning of Tapovan is a holy tranquil place, where sages meditate to attain spirituality. It is a high altitude meadow at a height of 4,500 m. It lies on the bank of large Gangotri glacier and at the base of lofty Shivling peak. There is one most beautiful amer Ganga.

Shivling Peak Expedition – “Indian Matterhorn”

The mountain top resembles Shiva Lingam, it has also been called “Indian Matterhorn” because of its unique shape. The front part can be seen from Gomukh which resembles Ganesha’s face. It is a very technically challenging expedition and it should only be tried by expert mountaineers.

Shivling Peak Expedition

Highlights of Shivling peak Expedition

Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging

During the trek, proper conditioning & training of body is required.

In addition, need of proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature

Furthermore, shoes are the single most important equipment.

High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.

Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.

In addition, the backpack should not exceed 15 kg.

Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the Expedition

need to proper knowledge of technical claiming equipment

Shivling Peak Expedition

Key Points Shivling peak Expedition

Duration: – 22 Nights 23 Days – from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Gangotri

Temperature: – Gangotri or Tapovan base camp Day (5°C to 10°C) Night (-2° C to 6° C)

Temperature – base camp 1 Shivling Summit – (- 5°C to -8°C) Night (-2° C to -15° C, above

Shivling peak Expedition – Altitude: – 6543 Meter

Best Time: – After 2nd week of May, June, September, and October

Expedition Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging

Group Size: – Need to Minimum Group sized 4 people maximum 10 people

Day 1- Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Gangotri – 258 km) (10/11 Hours) (3415 Meter

Day 2- Rest day + Acclimatization

Day 3 – Trek from Gangotri to Bhojbasa camp (14 km) (6/7 Hours) (3775 Meter)

Day 4 –Trek from Bhojbasa camp to via Gomukh to Tapovan camp (09 km) (6/7 Hours) (4500 Meter)

Day 5 –Exploration Day Nil Tal and Shivling base camp (4619 Meter) back to camp (4/5 Hours)

Day 5 to Day 20 – Setting up higher camps and Summit attempt

Day 21– Tapovan (BC) to Bhojbasa

Day 22– Bhojbasa to Gangotri

Day 23– Gangotri to Dehradun

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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Items that is not included in the cost of tour price.
❌ Personal Insurance
❌ Personal toiletry Items
❌ Trekker carry your Photo ID , Adhar card , Passport , Visa , Medical certificate , Declaration from for entry at forest check posts on the trek it is very important

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