Mt. Yunam Expedition - 10 Days

Trip Facts

  • 36500
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • 20500
  • Hard
  • Campsite, Tents
  • 20
  • 14
  • 60

Overview

Mt. Yunam Expedition, a rare 6000er mountain and a perfect way to kickstart your mountaineering journey. Situated in the Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh, this peak offers beautiful views of the Chandra Bhaga Mountain range from the summit. Along with the views, experience camping above 5000 m at the summit camp. The trek starts from base camp, which is situated at Bharatpur at 4,300 m. A  challenging climb from the base camp takes you to the summit camp from where you will have the Summit Attempt.

Trek Schedule: 6th to 15th August 2022
Trek Fees: INR 36,500/- + GST (at actual)
(Ex- Naggar)

Register yourself by paying INR 20,000 (booking amount Non Refundable Rs. 5,000 + Refundable Rs. 15000*)

Cancellation Policy:

  1. If cancellation is made one month or more prior to the trek, we will refund 100% of the paid amount
  2. If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to the trek, we will refund 50% of the paid amount
  3. If the cancellation is made within 15 days prior to the trek, there will be no refund.

If the trek gets cancelled due to any any natural calamities like Uttarakhand floods, Nepal Earthquake, Covid-19 pandemic, we will refund the trek fees deducting actual expenses incurred depending on the stage of the trek.

Covid-19 Regulations:

  • You have to carry 2nd Vaccine certificate or RT-PCR negative report (not be older than 72 hours) while travelling to Himachal Pradesh.
  • For your return journey, if your destination requires RT-PCR negative report, plan your travel accordingly and keep minimum 1 day buffer to get tested.

Expedition Highlights

  • Explore the beauty of Lahaul Region
  • View of Chandra Bhaga Range from Summit
  • A perfect 6000er to kick start your mountaineering journey

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Naggar (2130 m)

Arrival at Naggar and you will meet our representative who will guide you for further trip. There will be a briefing planned related to the trip details. Evening preparation for the expedition.

Day 2
Drive from Naggar to Jispa (3200 m)

You will start early morning from Naggar. The drive to Jispa takes you through some of the beautiful spots near Manali. You cross the famous Rohtang Pass and beautiful Keylong Village. Enjoy the fascinating mountain range on the way to Jispa. Stay overnight at Jispa in hotel.

Day 3
Drive to Zin Zing Bar (4270 m) (Basecamp)

You will start from Jispa early morning and drive near Zing Zing Bar, a Border Roads Organization road-building camp and tea house way-station. Stay overnight for Acclimatization purpose.

Day 4
Drive to Bharatpur (4700 m)

Like the previous day, you will start early morning. You will cross the Baralacha Pass at (4900 m). Spending some at this pass will help your body to acclimatize. After rest, continue the journey to Bharatpur (4700 m). You will establish the base camp near the road head. This day you will also practice a few of the climbing techniques like how to wear crampons, wearing shoes, ascend and descent techniques, basic rope work required, carabiner working and knot practicing. Tent stay starts from here.

Day 5
Load ferry to Camp 1 (5000 m) and back to Base camp

You will be carrying your essential gear till Camp 1. The route is comprised of moraine. The walk takes around 6-7 hours. You again come back to base camp .Trek to camp 1 and establish camp at 5000 m.

Day 6
Trek to Camp 1 and establish Camp 1 (5300 m)

This day, you will move ahead to the summit camp at 5300 m. The rocky trail and moraine restricts your speed, taking around 5-6 hours to reach the summit camp.

Day 7
Summit attempt on Yunam Peak (6111 m)

On the seventh day, you will start your climb early at around 2 AM, as you will have to reach the altitude of 6111m. You will come across some serious amount of hard snow on your way and also, the weather will be chilly. After an enduring stretch of semi-technical climb, you reach the top of the Yunam peak 6111 m and you will be amazed by the views you get to witness from there. Later you will move back to Camp 1 at 5000 m.

Day 8
Spare day for Summit Attempt

Buffer day for summit due to weather unpredictability.

Day 9
Trek down to base Camp and Drive to Naggar

This will be a long day as you will descending down to base camp at Bharatpur. After the descend, you will wind up the base camp and start your journey back to Naggar by road. After reaching Naggar, you can take good rest in the cozy hotel room.

Day 10
Departure from Naggar

The last day of the trip. You pack your bags and leave from Naggar with the amazing memories to be cherished forever.
Have a Safe Journey !

Trek Cost: Rs. 36,500 + GST (at actual)

Cost Includes

  • 1.Accommodation in spacious and comfortable Huts/tents at Up North’s base camp, Naggar
  • 2. Accommodation in Alpine tents (2/3 men) during the expedition with sleeping bags, fleece inners and trekking mats. (Separate toilet tent facility is provided) at base camp.
  • 3. A variety of wholesome hygienic veg. /non veg. meals during the expedition.
  • 4. Services of cook, kitchen helpers with the entire necessary kitchen items, utensils etc.
  • 5. Technical equipment such as Climbing shoes, crampons, gaiters, Ice Axe, climbing ropes, ascenders, descenders, helmets, ice screws, rock pitons, carabiners, snow stakes and other technical equipment will be provided.
  • 6. The services of one qualified Alpine Instructor.
  • 7. The services of high altitude porters for assisting with load ferry and camp establishment.
  • 8. Vehicular transport from Naggar to Bharatpur and back to the Naggar, after the completion of the climb using Sumo / Tempo traveler or similar.
  • Insurance of technical staff and camp staff (Members to obtain their own insurance).
  • 9. GGIM trained mountaineer as expedition guide
  • 10. First aid kit with oxygen cylinders.

Cost Excludes

  • 1. Any accidental, emergency, travel or medical insurance for the climbing party. It is strongly recommended that the participants to get themselves comprehensively insured before the expedition.
  • 2. Expenses of a personal nature.
  • 3. All evacuation charges (medical emergency or otherwise), or hospitalization or physicians consultation charges. Your own insurance policy should also ideally, cover this.
  • 4. Beverages or drinks of any sort, including soft drinks, alcoholic / non-alcoholic drinks or bottled / mineral water.
  • 5. Charges for a manual or helicopter evacuation, in case of a medical emergency or the like.
  • 6. Personal climbing gear or equipment, not mentioned above
  • 7. Other services not specifically mentioned in the service inclusions
  • 8. GST as applicable (Current rate - 5%)

Registration Process –

Step 1>> Booking Amount

Register yourself by paying booking amount Rs. 20,000 (Non-refundable 5,000 + Refundable 15,000)

Step 2>> Medical Form

Print and submit the Medical declaration Form Download

Step 3>>Indemnity Bond

FOR ADULTS – Print and submit the notarized indemnity bond Download

FOR MINORS – Print and submit the notarized indemnity bond Download

Step 4>> Balance Payment of your trek

Bank Transfer:

Account Name: GIRIPREMI ADVENTURE FOUNDATION
Bank Name:  HDFC Bank, FC Road Branch
A/c No. : 50200062745252
IFSC code: HDFC0000103

Google Pay
G-Pay Number: 8668548653
UPI: 8668548653@okbizaxis
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2 Months Training Module for High Altitude Treks – Download

Acclimatization at high altitude – Download

Suggested Kit list – Download

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Mt. Yunam Expedition

Trip Facts

  • 36500
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • 20500
  • Hard
  • Campsite, Tents
  • 20
  • 14
  • 60