The Arwa Tower is a peak with a huge rocky ridge along with a steep granite wall. The summit is a needle-like tower on the east ridge. The massif is flanked by many steep buttresses. The First ascent of the Tower was made by Britons Mick Fowler and Steve Sustad on 14 May 1999, via the northwest face.In May 2002, a French expedition led by Antoine de Choudens (with 11 members) climbed Arwa Tower by two different routes: a first ascent of the south face, and a new route on the northwest face.On 9 June 2007 Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Senf and Denis Burdet succeeded to climb the previously thought impossible to climb over-hanging north face route for the first time.
Adventure Trek Highlights
Total Duration 33 Nights / 34 Days
Style of Trip Climbing.
Maximum Altitude 6352 m
Best Season June to September
Accommodation Hotel/Guesthouse; Organized Campsite
Food On trek– All meals included
Adventure Trek Itinerary
Day 1: ARRIVAL DELHI
Day to visit Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) for briefing and to full fill all formalities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi - RISHIKESH.
Day 3: Rishikesh - Joshimath (240km/ 8-9hrs)
Day 4: Day for full fill all formalities with Local Administration & Forest Department. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 5: Joshimath - Badrinath (45 kms/2 hrs)
Day 6: Badrinath - Mana - Ghastoli (3796 m/12450 ft)
Day 7: Ghastoli - Arwa Tal (16 kms / 5-6 hrs).
Day 8: Arwa Tal (BC) 4350m
Day 9: Rest day.
Day 10: BASE CAMP: load ferry to the Advance Base Camp.
Day 11: BASE CAMP: load ferry to the Advance Base Camp.
Day12: Occupied Advance Base Camp.
Day13: to Day28: is Arwa tower climbing session.
Day 29: Rest day.
Day 30: Base Camp – Ghastoli
Day 31: Ghastoli - Badrinath - Joshimath
Day 32: Joshimath - Rishikesh
Day 33: Rishikesh – Delhi.
Day 34: Depart: Morning visit IMF to full fill all formalities and de - briefing .Later in the afternoon group breakup.
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Local Transport Delhi to Delhi.
Highly advanced, Professional & certified mountaineering (Instructor/guide) from Himalayan Adventure Trips.
Skilled local Guide who has ample knowledge of the route.
Vegetarian meals on the Climbing. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.
HAF/LAF/Porters/mules for carrying common equipments (like rations/tents/utensils/and Central climbing Equipment)
Equipments – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Sleeping Mattress/ Sleeping bag Inner
During Trek & Expedition we will provide you Dome/Alpine/High Altitude tents on twin sharing basis. Camping mattresses, kitchen tent, dining tent, camping stool etc would be provided.
High Altitude Porters to ferry loads, set up high camps, fix ropes etc
Climbing Guide’s support up to Summit
Butane gas bottle for high altitude cooking
Meals: In Hotel only breakfast will serve. While on trek all meals will be provided. Meals will be freshly prepared and will be a mix of Indian, Chinese & Continental.
High Altitude meal: We will use tin packed food in high altitude
Basic First aid Kit with portal oxygen.
Forest Permits, wild life fee and camping charges.
State Government Fees.
- GST 5 %.
- Personal Porters for carrying Climber’s backpacks
- Air fare
- IMF Permissions, Royalty and Registration.
- Liaison Officer Cost (included for foreign expedition only)
- Any charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.
- Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
- Group Gears for climbing e.g. rope, pitons, snow bars, crabs etc
- Individual Climbing Gears and clothing; special individual mountain diet if any
- Inner Line Permit.
- Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation
- Purchases of personal natures (like Alcohol, Soft drink, mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)
- Food to/from the trailhead.
- Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
- Travel insurance.
HOW TO REACH:-
Distance by road:-
By road, Dehradun is well connected with major destinations of the country. NH72 connects Dehradun to Nahan (95 km) to the north-west, and thereon to Panchkula, Chandi¬garh and Shimla. NH 72 terminates at Haridwar, which is at 54km from Dehradun. Dehradun is located at a distance of 235 km from Delhi. NH72A links Dehra Dun to NH58 at Roorkee (67 km) and thereon south to Meerut (170 km) and Delhi (235 km). There is regular bus service from Delhi for Dehradun from Delhis ISBT Kashmere Gate.
Nearest Railway Station:-
An excellent rail network connects Dehradun to other important cities like Delhi, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, and Kolkata. From Delhi- DDN NZM AC EXPRESS (2205)
Nearest Airport :-
Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 25 km from the city. There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun
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Terms & Conditions
This Climbing is to be confirmed 100 days prior from trek date. Making arrangements for trekking is tedious and it demands lot of efforts, so a little co-operation from your side is appreciated.
The expenses occurring from change in schedule due to weather conditions or personal health issues are to be borne by the participants. The Himalayan Adventure Trips will not be responsible for weather as well as health issues.
We ensure you to have a memorable time with us!
We plan everything for you well in advance, so that your trip is hassle-free and as smooth as possible. This means that porter fees, permits, accommodation expenses are all paid in advance. Any cancellation will mean inconvenience and loss to all the people involved in making your journey successful. Therefore, it is only fair to pass on the accrued costs to you. Our policy is:-
Cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellation prior to 30 days from date of departure: 25% Refund
Cancellation between 30 days to 20 days prior to date of departure: 15% Refund
Cancellation between 20 days prior to date of departure and departure date: No Refund