A Classical climbing Summit

Mt. Thelu (6005 m) is in Garhwal region of uttarakhand, India. The mountain ranges of Garhwal had been a fascination to many climbers from all across the globe, and Mt. Thelu is one of the peaks that offers an opportunity for experienced climbers to experience climbing over 6000 meters. The climb is a mix of different high-altitude techniques. From the summit of Mt. Thelu, the view across the Gangotri region is astonishing as one could see the high rises like Mt. Shivling, Mt. Meru, Mt. Bhagirathi, Mt. Thalay Sagar, Kedar Dome, Mt. Rudragaira, Mt Bhrigupanth are standing in a very close proximity. Mt Thelu Expedition is a great challenge for even experienced climbers and it requires a great amount of Physical and mental Fitness.

cost INR On request   Inc. of all taxes T&C*
days 16 days
best time May- June, October
group size Max. 08
altitude 6005 m
gradient Challenging 
location Uttarakhand
Day 01: Haridwar to Uttarkashi

Board our vehicles at Haridwar in the morning and move to Uttarkashi. Briefing session, Accommodation in Hotel.

Day 02: Uttarkashi to Gangotri

We will head towards Gangotri this morning on a very scenic drive through some of beautiful landscape. Accommodation in hotel, evening visit to Gangotri Shrine.

Day 03: Acclimatization day at Gangotri

Today we will have an active rest day that we will utilize in managing our logistics for the climb, acclimatizing in high altitude, and understanding more about the whole climb.

Day 04: Gangotri to Chirbaasa to Bhoj-wasa.

Starting from Gangotri we will follow a trail which is partially perched and walk on a very gradual walk towards Chirbaasa, the entire trail till Chirbaasa is on the Left bank of Bhagirathi river. The terrain, after crossing Chirbaasa it becomes really barren as it is a wide-open valley. In the evening one can enjoy the mesmerizing view of sunset on Bhagirathi group of peaks, 14 km trek, Accommodation in Camp.

Day 05: Bhoj-wasa to Gaumukh to Raktavan

Heading further into the valley we will reach the snout of Bhagirathi glacier which is sacred site for Hindus and it is known as Gaumukh. It is the starting point of Ganges River. Climb up the glacier to follow the route to our base camp of mt. Thelu. Accommodation in Camp.

Day 06: Acclimatization Day and Load management day.

Today we will invest our day in sorting out our loads for the future climb, also we will distribute the technical equipment and plan our intermediate camps and load ferries this day. Accommodation in Camp.

Day 07-13: Summit attempt.

Next 7 days we will prepare our self for the summit attempt of this mighty peak. In these 7 days we will be going through phases for load ferries to intermediate camps, preparing the route, summit push and reserve days. Accommodation in Camp.

Day 14: Raktavan to Chirbaasa.

We will wrap up everything from the base camp and say farewell to Mt. Thelu and proceed to Chirbaasa. Accommodation in Camp.

Day 15: Chirbaasa to Gangotri to Uttarkashi.

We will start early this day and reach Gangotri where our vehicles will be waiting to drive us to Uttarkashi. Accommodation in hotel. Celebration time.

Day 16: Uttarkashi to Haridwar

Early morning drive to Haridwar, here we conclude our trip.


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Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board

Department of Tourism, Government Of Uttarakhand

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