Gangotri, Uttrakhand

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Mt. Thalay Sagar Expedition

Mount Thalay Sagar is located in the western Garhwal Himalayas and is the second highest mountain in that region. It is located to the south of the Gangotri Glacier. A challenging rock summit that is characterised by an almost impossibly high gradient on all sides, strong winds, and infamously vertical cliffs. There have been several attempts made from a total of nine distinct routes, each of which involves a challenging trek up to the base of the mountain. An Anglo-American team was the first to successfully climb Mount Thalay Sagar. They did so by ascending the northwest couloir and ridge, as well as traversing the shale band on the North face. There are five alternative ways up the mountain's north face, and the majority of these routes involve climbing over deteriorated and hazardous rock formations. Mountaineers usually look for more difficult summit routes so they may push their limitations and reach this spectacular peak, which is the final aim for them. Despite the fact that conquering such a challenging peak would provide one with a more comprehensive understanding of climbing.  Read More

Cost Per Person

₹ 5,00,000

₹ 4,45,500

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Itinerary of Expedition

Our agent will be waiting for you at the airport in Delhi to transport you to the hotel that was pre-booked for you. dinner and a room for the night at the hotel are included.

You will meet our expedition manager in the morning, and they will accompany you to the Indian Mountaineering Foundations (IMF) for the briefing. Following the briefing, we will go immediately to Rishikesh via car. Please check in at the hotel after you have arrived. Stay for the night.

After breakfast in the morning, set off on the journey to Uttarkashi, which will take around five to six hours to complete. As soon as we get to Uttarkashi, we are going to check into the hotel there. Following lunch, we will go to the NIM Institute & Museum, which is known as the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. After that, make your way back to the hotel in order to spend the night there.

The day will be spent doing local paperwork, verifying permits, and completing any other required papers. Staying the night at the hotel is required.

Following breakfast, we will depart for Gangotri via Harsil, which is located around 25 kilometres before Gangotri (3048 metres), and we will travel for approximately 4-5 hours to cover the distance of approximately 95 km. Check in at the hotel or guest home as soon as you arrive.

The first part of the day will consist of a walk through some fir woods, followed by a trek through the Kedar Gorge to get to the campsite. We will walk for five to six hours over a distance of eight km as we follow the Kedar Ganga, which is Lord Shiva's gift to the Bhagirathi. Tents are provided for the night's lodging.

Today, we will go a distance of 4 km (4-5 hours) to Kedar Kharak through foot. The hiking path will take you through a breathtaking birch (Bhoj) forest along the way. The distance covered is not too far; nonetheless, there are numerous challenging ascents and descents along the way. The magnificent Bhirgupanth mountain serves as a stunning backdrop for the camp. Tents are provided for the night's lodging.

To go to Kedar Tal today, we will have a 4-5 hour hike that is 5 km long. The trail is littered with pebbles and stones, making it a challenging environment to go through, which will make the hike rather challenging. After arriving, we will set up camp for the night.

This day is dedicated to getting used to the altitude and doing some exploring. Tent sleeping arrangements for the night.

During these days, we will work on establishing higher camps and making an effort to summit Thalay Sagar (the exact path would depend on the crew).

We will pack up our belongings and depart from the base camp today in order to begin the walk back to Kedar Kharak. camping for the night at the site.

After we have breakfast in the morning, we will get started on our hike to Gangotri, and then we will travel to Uttarkashi from there. Upon arriving in Uttarkashi, check in at the hotel where you will be staying for the night.

Following breakfast, we will get in the car and go back to Rishikesh. When we get to Rishikesh, we will go straight to the hotel to check in and stay there for the night.

Drive all the way to Delhi in the morning. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel where you will be staying for the night.

Visit the IMF for the debriefing once breakfast has been served. The remainder of the day will be left open for you to pursue your own interests. After that, make your way to the international airport to check in for your flights to your final destinations.

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➽ Preparation for Expedition

As you well know, the great Himalayan expedition is one that requires careful preparation, a strategy that allows for enough flexibility to adapt to whatever challenges may arise.

Therefore, here are some things to consider before setting out on your Friendship Peak Expedition:

⦿ Physically – You should start working out at least a month before signing up for a program if you want to be physically prepared for the rigours of a journey. 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. Engage in vigorous physical activity, such as playing sports, doing Yoga, or running.

⦿ Mentally –

Getting in shape physically is essential, but mental preparation is just as crucial for a successful walk. Take time to enjoy your regular activities, maintain a healthy diet and sleep schedule, and unwind before embarking on a hike. Predictions regarding the journey should not cause mental worry. Spend time with your closest pals to recharge your batteries and renew your spirit. Pre-trek preconceptions are unwarranted since the first contact with the other trekkers is certain to be a source of inspiration and energy. Conditions during the walk will contribute to the increase in mental readiness. The mental repercussions of physical disadvantages will not be ignored. So, when you hike, pay attention to different regions of your body and purposefully relax them. If you want to enjoy your hike, you should learn to loosen up a little, particularly in the hips. Think about your descent as a simple dance, and enjoy the natural rhythms that the path and your body can discover together gradually, whether you're on a flowing downhill route or a frightening slope. Try out a few new walking techniques to add some fun to your commute without worrying about getting somewhere in particular. Maintaining mental fitness mostly requires a willingness to relax and take in the journey, rather than subjecting oneself to undue stress.



➽ Things to Carry

  1. Good Trekking Boots: You need sturdy trekking boots with supportive high ankles. Don't bring your running shoes. U can carry extra floaters/flip flops also.
  2. Wear warm clothing, such three-layer coats, fleece upper, hollow fill or down-filled jackets. Carry full-sleeved T-shirt. Carry cotton hiking trek pants and warm pant for your lower body. Never bring shorts or jeans on a hike.
  3. Take top and bottom thermals with you.
  4. Quick dry towel with light weight and Personal toiletries. Suns cream lotion, sanitizer, tooth brush ad toothpaste, lip balm and antibacterial powder.
  5. Socks: Bring two pairs of regular socks and two pair of wool socks for wearing at night.
  6. A head torch is required.
  7. Sunglasses/ Goggle: UV-protected sunglasses are necessary to protect against sunlight and Snow Mountain.
  8. There should also be a woolen cap / balaclava, cap, neck gaiter cum face mask and warm fleece and waterproof summit gloves since it will be chilly. Keep waterproof gloves on hand since they become wet in the snow.
  9. Everyone taking part in the activity should have their own lunchbox, spoon, mug and water bottle/ hydration pack of 2 ltr.
  10. Raincoats/ponchos: Since snowfall and rain are frequent at high elevations, it is important to have one on hand so as to avoid getting wet.
  11. Trekking bag of 75 ltr with rain cover.
  12. Walking stick.
  13. Personal first aid box. Emergency ration, energy bars, dry fruit, electoral/Ors
  14. Personal technical gears list of mountaineering (on rent basis available)
  15. Climbing boot, Crampon, Sleeping bag (optional), Ice axe, seat harness, Rope and tape sling, helmet, Summit gloves, Gaiters, Carabineers 2 no (screw), figure of eight/descendor, Zumar (Ascendor),
  16. Required Documents:
    a) Registration Form
    b) Medical Certificate (signed by a licensed MBBS physician)
    c) NOC form (completed by the trekker)
    d) 2 passport-size photos
    e) ID Proof photo (not PAN)
    f) Basic Mountaineering Course certificate.
    g) Insurance upto 5 lac..


➽ How to Reach

Travel time and distance by road:

While travelling by vehicle, Dehradun is easily accessible from several of the country's most important locations. Via Nahan, which is 95 kilometres to the north-west of Dehradun, National Highway 72 links Dehradun to Panchkula, Chandigarh, and Shimla. Haridwar is the last stop on National Highway 72 and is located 54 kilometres away from Dehradun. The distance between Delhi and Dehradun is about 235 kilometres. Dehra Dun is connected to NH58 at Roorkee, which continues on to Meerut (170 km) and Delhi. The distance between the two cities is 67 kilometres (235 km). At Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate, passengers may board a bus at regular intervals that will take them to Dehradun.

Nearest Railway Station:-

Dehradun is linked to a number of other significant cities, including Delhi, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, and Kolkata, by means of an efficient train network. From Delhi- DDN NZM AC EXPRESS (2205)

Nearest Airport:-

Jolly Grant Airport, which serves the city of Dehradun, is around 25 kilometres away from the centre of the city. There is a flight that departs from Delhi and arrives in Dehradun every day.

➽ Trip Cost Includes

  1. Mountaineering (Instructor/guide) services provided by a highly trained, professional, and qualified Himalayan Adventure Trips staff.
  2. Certified local guide with extensive familiarity of the area.
  3. Climbing provides only vegetarian food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  4. Staff include chefs, cooks, and helpers.
  5. High Altitude Force, Low Altitude Force, Porters, Mules for Common Equipment (Rations, Tents, Utensils, Central Climbing Equipment, etc.)
  6. Tents (to be shared), sleeping bags, air mattresses, and air pads are included. Inner
  7. 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.
  8. Someone who can carry heavy items, set up high camps, repair ropes, etc. at high altitudes.
  9. Assistance from Guide All the Way to the Top
  10. High-altitude butane gas cooker
  11. 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.
  12. Tin-packaged food is what we'll eat at high altitude.
  13. A standard first aid kit with oxygen masks for the patient.
  14. Camping fees, wildlife fees, and forest permits.
  15. Taxes imposed by the state.

➽ Trip cost Excludes

  1. Climbers may hire individual porters to carry their gear.
  2. Airport transportation costs
  3. Expenses for carrying still/video cameras etc.
  4. Irregular/Personal costs, such as laundry, phone calls, and gratuities.
  5. Climbing equipment such as ropes, pitons, snow bars, crabs, etc.
  6. Your own personal mountaineering equipment and clothes, as well as any specialised foods you may need
  7. Inner Line Permit.
  8. Health coverage or the price of a rescue mission
  9. 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.)
  10. Provisions/food to or from the starting point of the trek.
  11. Any expenses that are incurred as a result of natural disasters, human error, or other unforeseeable occurrences.
  12. Protect your trip with a travel insurance policy.
  13. Authorization, licensing, and enlistment with the IMF.
  14. Payment for Liaison Officer (included for foreign expedition only)
  15. 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

Everything about our visit to Prashar lake was better than we could have imagined. From our initial contact with Himalayan Adventure Trips, we felt their genuine interest in learning about our group's goals and expectations, and our travels with them reinforced at every turn that they not only understood our requirements but also have the acute skill and expertise to achieve them. Having already had such a wonderful experience with this firm, I will be promoting a trek to Prashar lake to all my friends who share my passion for hiking and will specifically recommend that they work with this outfit. Absolutely fantastic; I have nothing but praise for it.

Akshay Nanda

I went on the Prashar Lake Trek with Himalayan Adventure Trips with some friends; it was our first trek, and we had a great time because of the beautiful scenery and convenient location. We owe a debt of gratitude to Manu, who organised the trip.


Visiting Prashar lake was a fantastic experience.

Mr. Manu Sharma

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