MOON PEAK TREK EXPEDITION
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
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Moon Peak Trek Expedition
Moon Peak is an impressive peak that may be found in the Dhauladhar Range of the western Himalayas, near the fertile valleys of Kangra. Those who are interested in reaching an altitude of around 4650 metres will find that the summit climb to be of a moderate difficulty. While the height may be undervalued by some mountaineers who are really enthusiastic about the sport of climbing, the ascent of the mountain and the steepness of the terrain give all of the elements that are required for summiting a peak. Moon Peak has a moderate degree of difficulty in terms of its technicality, which requires sufficient strength and endurance. It is a challenging ascent that includes rocky ascents, steep traverses, and an attempt at the difficult summit. Although the Moon peak is situated in the Kangra area, which is home to a wealth of flora and wildlife, the region's spectacular sceneries, which are adorned with tea plantations, herbal medicinal plants, and other such plants, make it impossible not to be captivated by the rich and diverse environment. Moon mountain, which is located in the Dhauladhar range, is the geographic divider between the two districts of Kangra and Chamba. Read More
McLeodganj is the starting point for the walk, which is a popular tourist destination known for its Tibetan cuisine, Buddhist temples, historical buildings, and the diverse greenery of Cedar wood, Pine, Oak, and Rhododendron trees. From the beginning, the route goes on a modest hill climb past spectacular Deodar and Rhododendron trees, which continue to be spread out until they reach the alpine range. The path offers sweeping views of lower valleys that are sporadically covered in vegetation. The end of the day's journey will soon be reached at Triund, a stunning ridge that rises to an altitude of around 2970 metres and is a famous tourist destination frequented by day hikers, campers, and pilgrims. Views from Triund are breathtaking, extending as far as the eye can see over the whole area below them. The next day, ascend over the Triund ridge through stony terrain to reach Laka Got, a shepherds' campsite that is positioned adjacent to the snout of a glacier. The ascent becomes more difficult on ice and scree beyond Laka Got, and is then followed by a rocky ridgeline that continues till Lahesh Cave. In Lahesh Cave, we will get ready for the ascent to the peak while we wait for a break in the weather. In order to reach the top, the climbers will have to negotiate the extreme steepness of Indrahar Pass and then make their way up a rocky slope that is precariously surrounded on all sides by precipitation. Climbing up and down this section of the steep ridgeline needs your full attention and caution at all times. The last ascent is made on stones and pebbles, which continue all the way up to the peak, giving the impression that the peak itself is a rocky pinnacle. When one approaches the top, they will be able to view the enormous Manimahesh Peak rising over the PirPanjal range in the distance, in addition to several snow-covered peaks that span throughout the area. As soon as possible after that, a careful descent is begun to the lower encampment and then back to the city.
There is a wide range of environments to be found at Moon Peak, from the bustling city life of Dharamshala and Mcleodganj to the peace and splendour of Triund, and even the extreme difficulty and arduousness of the Moon Peak itself. This short route of climbing adventure offered participants the opportunity to explore all facets of adventurous sportsmanship. Since climbing Moon Peak is considered to be of a moderate difficulty level, it is an excellent option for someone looking to get their feet wet in the sport of mountaineering. Although most expeditions require a significant amount of preparation in the form of gear, supplies, and laborious planning.
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Itinerary of Expedition
You are responsible for making your own way to McLeodGanj, which serves as the beginning point of our walk. Following the track that has been designated, we will make our way to Triund Valley, and we should be there about afternoon.
Enjoy the remainder of the day taking in the breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar Ranges from the alluring meadows.
Mountain regions are known for their breathtaking nighttime scenery, so be sure to keep an eye on the clear sky above your tents.
After being awestruck by the dawn, we get our hiking boots on and go in the direction of Ilaqa Got. The Snowline Cafe will be on our path during the next 3 hours, and we will be at our destination within the following 60 minutes.
After you have arrived at your destination, take some time to take in the scenery, relax for the day, and then go on an acclimatisation trek to the foot of the mountain range.
After breakfast this morning, we will get an early start and, if the conditions are favourable, we will make an effort to climb Moon Peak today; if not, we will save it for tomorrow. Additionally, this may be used as an extra day in the event that the weather does not cooperate.
If we are ready to start climbing right now, we may make an effort at it beginning very early in the morning.
Today, we will get an early start and go across the magnificent Indrahar Pass. Following a brief dip, we will begin the climb that will take us to the Moon Peak at an elevation of 15,200 feet.
The panorama that can be seen from the Peak is quite enchanting; thus, be sure to take pictures so you can look back on them in the future.
Following our time spent above that location, we will make our way back down to the Lahesh Caves Base during the afternoon.
Ilaqa Got to McLeodganj Today, we get an early start in order to travel the remaining distance and be at Mcleodganj in time for the evening.
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➽ Preparation for Expedition
During the wonderful Himalayan trek, mind, body, and spirit must all be overcome, as you well know. Precise preparation, with appropriate pliability of observing and confronting circumstances, is essential. Due to the difficulty and unpredictability of expeditions, participation is limited to those who have completed trekking at altitudes of at least 4,500 metres at least four to five times or have finished a Basic Mountaineering course.
The following are some considerations for the Moon Peak Trek Expedition:
⦿ Physically – An Expedition requires a lot of physical endurance, therefore you should start working out a month before signing up for a programme. Strengthen your legs by jogging and working out regularly to increase your stamina. To better acclimatise to the environment and increase your resilience on the walk, you should give up smoking and undertake breathing exercises twice a day. Participate wholeheartedly in sports, Yoga, and other cardiovascular activities. Sometimes you have to climb for 20 hours straight, therefore you need to be ready to push yourself to the maximum, which is only possible with well-defined pre- and post-climb training.
⦿ Mentally – As essential as physical training is for an Expedition, so too is mental preparation. Relax, enjoy your regular activities, and take care of yourself before embarking on an Adventure. Don't put yourself through mental anguish by making guesses or planning ahead for the Expedition. Get together with your closest pals to rejuvenate and refocus your thinking. After you join the March and meet the rest of the pack, you will find encouragement and excitement, proving that your pre-expedition preconceptions were unfounded. As you endure the hardships of the journey, both your mental and physical toughness will increase. Hence, as you make your way up to each campground, it's a good idea to pay attention to different sections of the body and actively relax them. Focus on the path or whatever perilous terrain you must carefully handle when climbing, and attempt to relax your body. Try out a few new walking techniques to add some fun to your commute that has nothing to do with getting anywhere. The best way to keep one's mind in good shape when traveling is to relax and enjoy the ride.
⦿ Technically –
Choose the right size of trekking or climbing shoes and walk with it, from a technical standpoint. Fill a 60-liter container. Carry as much as you can in your rucksack on a regular basis to become accustomed to walking lengthy distances with it. You should equip yourself with a trekking pole, water bottle, warm socks, thermals, fleece, feather jackets, cap, trousers, poncho, flip flops, and any necessary equipment like a power bank and camera (DSLR or digital camera). Get a sling and use it to perfect the primary knots you'll need for the ascent.
The rewards of a successful mountain ascent are well worth the effort required to reach the top, which may be as daunting as the mountain itself. The Himalayan Adventure Tours Expedition to Mighty Mountain Kang Yatse awaits your honest participation.
➽ Things to Carry
- Trekking Pants, Lowers that are thick and heated
- Windproof jacket, Jacket stuffed with down, ideally one that has a hood
- Fleece, which is warm and dense.
- Sweater made of wool with full sleeves
- Thermoregulating undergarments (upper & lower).
- Accessories made of wool, including a woollen hat, woollen gloves, woollen socks, and ordinary socks (3-4 pairs).
- a Balaclava, a woollen hat, or a scarf or silencer (the latter two are optional).
- Comfy Trekking/Hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended).
- Towel with a Low Weight (1 unit).
- Toilet Paper (plenty).
- Wet-Tissue Papers (plenty).
- Floaters, sandals, or slippers that are not too heavy
- Poncho or raincoat, etc. Towel of a small size and low weight.
- a container for water.
- Sunscreen Lotion.
- Use a cap to shield the harsh rays of the sun from your face, Sunglasses.
- Stick or Trekking Pole, Head Torch or Headlamp, and Walking Stick or Trekking Pole (with extra batteries).
- Medications (if required any specific drug) (if requiring any particular medication).
- Personal hygiene products.
- You should have a day pack or another compact backpack that you can sling over your shoulder and carry with you wherever you go.
- A camera with its batteries fully charged.
➽ How to Reach
How to Reach Dharamshala?:
Travel time and distance by road:
The connections between Dharamshala and Delhi are quite good. If you take a bus that travels through the night from Delhi, it will take you between 12 and 14 hours to reach Dharamshala (approx 468 KMS). You may make online reservations for tickets at either www.redbus.in or www.hrtc.gov. in Since the trip from Delhi to Dharamshala is so lengthy, the majority of private Volvo buses depart Delhi between the hours of 5 and 8 pm. About 8.30 in the evening, the last government bus departs from ISBT Kashmere Gate. From Delhi to Dharamshala and back, the fare for a sector in a Volvo bus is anywhere from 1,200 to 1,800 Indian Rupees. In the same manner as the voyage going forward, buses depart Dharamshala for Delhi between the hours of 4 and 8 o'clock in the evening. It is possible that you will arrive in Delhi at any time between six and ten in the morning. Your subsequent travel should begin after midday, and you should leave enough time for the bus to be late.
Nearest Railway Station:-
Pathankot, which is 85 kilometres distant, has the main railway station that is the closest. There are a number of trains that go to Jammu and Kashmir and stop at Pathankot on their way there. While travelling from Pathankot to Dharamshala, you have the option of taking a cab or a bus.
Domestic flights are handled by Gaggal Airport, also known as the Dharamsala-Kangra Airport, which is located in Dharamshala. Dharamshala is linked to the rest of the world by its proximity to Amritsar International Airport, which is the closest international airport and is about 155 kilometres away.
➽ Trip Cost Includes
- Mountaineering (Instructor/guide) services provided by a highly trained, professional, and qualified Himalayan Adventure Trips staff.
- Certified local guide with extensive familiarity of the area.
- Climbing provides only vegetarian food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
- Staff include chefs, cooks, and helpers.
- High Altitude Force, Low Altitude Force, Porters, Mules for Common Equipment (Rations, Tents, Utensils, Central Climbing Equipment, etc.)
- Tents (to be shared), sleeping bags, air mattresses, and air pads are included. Inner
- We offer twin-share accommodations in dome, alpine, and high-altitude tents on all of our treks and expeditions. All necessary camping equipment, including air mattresses, a shelter for cooking and eating, a table and chairs, a stool, and more, would be supplied.
- Someone who can carry heavy items, set up high camps, repair ropes, etc. at high altitudes.
- Assistance from Guide All the Way to the Top
- High-altitude butane gas cooker
- The only meal offered at the hotel will be breakfast. All meals while on the walk will be supplied for you. Indian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines, all freshly cooked, will be on the menu.
- Tin-packaged food is what we'll eat at high altitude.
- A standard first aid kit with oxygen masks for the patient.
- Camping fees, wildlife fees, and forest permits.
- Taxes imposed by the state.
➽ Trip cost Excludes
- Climbers may hire individual porters to carry their gear.
- Airport transportation costs
- Expenses for carrying still/video cameras etc.
- Irregular/Personal costs, such as laundry, phone calls, and gratuities.
- Climbing equipment such as ropes, pitons, snow bars, crabs, etc.
- Your own personal mountaineering equipment and clothes, as well as any specialised foods you may need
- Inner Line Permit.
- Health coverage or the price of a rescue mission
- Expenditures of a more personal character (such as booze, soda, bottled water, mineral water, canned or bottled drinks, candy, canned or packaged dried fruits, etc.)
- Provisions/food to or from the starting point of the trek.
- Any expenses that are incurred as a result of natural disasters, human error, or other unforeseeable occurrences.
- Protect your trip with a travel insurance policy.
- Authorization, licensing, and enlistment with the IMF.
- Payment for Liaison Officer (included for foreign expedition only)
- GST of 5%.
➽ Special Casual Leaves
Government employee can avail the benefit of special casual leave when u join us for a trekking expedition. As per the rule of the pay commission, special casual leave can be availed for up to 30 days in a calendar years for trekking and mountaineering expeditions through a register organization. Himalayan adventure trips are a register adventure tour operator register with Indian mountaineering foundation and Himachal Pradesh tourism. Candidates have to apply for leave at least 30 days before the trek/expedition start.
➽ Provided By The Customers
Climbing Hanuman Tibba in August 2019 with Good Company
In the company of Hat, Sameer, Arun, and I climbed to the summit of Hanuman Tibba (at an altitude of 5932 metres). With Shera at the helm as the chief guide, along come Vishal, Panna, and Jaggi, who work together to form a tight-knit, effective, and amiable unit. The majority of our time was spent in a high-quality 4-person tent; the given gear was not brand new but adequate, with the exception of a few small difficulties with one of the sleeping bags. Both the meal and the hot beverages were delicious. Manu was simple to get in touch with before to our adventure, and he answered all of our questions (there weren't many) thoroughly. Basically, my time spent on adventure with Himalayan Adventure Trips was both personally rewarding and professionally enriching.