Located at an altitude of 6,543m, Shivling is a two summit mountain that lies not far away from the snout of the Gangotri Glacier, in the northern Indian state of Uttrakhand. It is one of the stunning peaks of the Garhwal region.
Shivling is also known as ‘Indian Matterhorn’ because of its unusual shape. Shivling trek is one of the famous treks among the climbers.
After the discovery of the Gangotri Glacier in 1933 by one of the British traveller, a German traveller, R. Schwarzengruber climbed many mountains close to the Gangotri Glacier and did an exploration of Shivling in 1938. Since his first climb, around ten other routes have been found to climb to Shivling.
At Trekking in India, we offer an exclusive Shivling Trekking Tour for all those who love adventure. During this trek, you will get a chance to discover the Tapovan meadow that lies between Gaumukh and Shivling. Tapovan is a famous pilgrimage site as it offers many exciting views of the mountain. You can find Himalayan goat also known as Ibex here. Also, if you are lucky enough, then you can even get a chance to see a rare seen snow leopard. This trek will even take you to Nandanvan, which is located at a height of 4340m. You will cross through many glaciers like Meru glacier and Kirti Bamak glacier. Also, you will trek to Vasuki Tal, a beautiful base for Mt Satopanth and Mt Vasuki Parbat with a small lake. From Vasuki Tal the experienced trekker can reach towards Badrinath after crossing the several glaciers and one of the major high pass named Kalindi Khal.
The trek to Shivling is rated as moderate to challenging. The best time for planning an adventure holiday to Shivling trek is between May to June and Sept to Oct. Our Shivling Trekking Tour is best for adventure lovers.
|Duration||15 Nights & 16 Days|