The most prominent summits in this range which are accessible from various parts of the Nubra Valley include, Saser-I (7,415 m),             Saser -II (7,513m) and Saser III (7,495 m).This mountain range has a chain of known peaks which are, however, within the restricted area and so not freely accessible to foreign climbers except with special permission from the Government of India.

Exact Location: Karakoram Range Climbing is a large mountain range spanning the borders between India, Pakistan, and China, located in the regions of Gligit, Ladakh, and Baltistan.

How to get there

By Air: From Delhi to Bagdogra Airport and then by road it will take you to Himalaya.

By train: From Delhi to NJP Railway Station

Distance: Delhi -Bagdogra 1467 km.

Best time to visit: May to mid -October


Nepali and Hindi are spoken by most people, in the tourist places English is used.

Foreign climbing expeditions are required to obtain permission from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation for climbing all listed peaks.

  • Being a climber, you need to keep the climbing route in mind.
  • It is advisable not to carry used ropes, harness or slings.
  • Beginners should prefer high top shoes with mid-sole.
  • Your fingers, elbows and shoulders are more vulnerable to injury and you need to take care of them.
  • Also carry a map to guide you along the routes you plan to take.

Things to Carry

  • Woolen clothes
  • Water, juices, snacks
  • Electric torch
  • Medical kit
  • A good compass
  • An extra pair of clothes
  • Hiking sticks
  • Trek shoes

Other Information

Zanskar range and Pir Panjal range.

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