Footprints Stamped Across Snow @ Friendship Peak
Friendship Peak / Mount Friendship Trekking through Manali
Friendship Peak is a majestic mountain, situated at Pir Panjal range, in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. This mountain, covered with snow, is perched at an altitude of 5,289 m above the sea level. The best route to access this peak is through Dhundi and Beas Kund.
- Duration8 days
- Group Size5 to 10
Friendship Peak is a majestic mountain, situated at Pir Panjal range, in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. This mountain, covered with snow, is perched at an altitude of 5,289 m above the sea level. The best route to access this peak is through Dhundi and Beas Kund. The ideal time to climb this peak is from May to June and September to October. Bhunter Airport and Bus from Delhi to Manali is the best way to reach Manali. Friendship peak in the Beas Kund area is an ideal non-technical trekking peak for those with limited or no mountaineering knowledge.
- All accommodation during trek
- 1st day & last day hotel accommodation in Manali
- All meals during trek
- Necessary Permits and first aid medical kits
- Qualified and experienced mountain guide, and support staff.
- Oxygen Cylinder and stretcher for emergency case.
- High altitude rescue expert trek leader.
- Necessary equipment's for climbing, ropes, ice axe and other technical gear for climbing.
- Transportation: Manali to Dhundhi and return from Dhundhi to Manali
- Any type of personal expenses
- Food in hotel (Manali). Or during bus journey.
- Extra snacks and meals during trek from shop
- Insurance of the trip
- Things not mentioned under Inclusions
- Mule or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Personal gear, and equipment
Day 01: Arrived in Manali CityClick here to expand
Arrival at Manali by morning. On arrival transfer to hotel for relaxation till afternoon. After lunch introduction with arrival team and local guide, and other team member. In the afternoon visit to Hadimda Temple and also an acclimatization walk. Evening free to explore the Mall Road, overnight stay at hotel and tent.
Day 02: Manali -Solang nala-bakerthach(3500mts / 11480Bmt )Click here to expand
After breakfast, drive Manali to Dhundhi, its take time 1 and half hours. We meet you at hotel in the morning. Then depart to the starting point at Dundi. We meet our rest of expedition team here, which is include cooks and horse man. We leave our baggage with them to put on horses. When we reach Dundi enroot you will trek through lush of green valley and forest. We start our walk, which is through the Palchani Thach. First day is little bit short because of lots of things they have to pack on horse. We reach in camping at around 1 o’clock where we will have lunch and by the time we finish our lunch, our arrive and we sat tents and settle in. Rest of the day is spent in exploring surrounding. The camping around you can see lots of big snow capped mountain. Before Dinner discussion about next planning. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.
Day 03 : Bakertach Camp – Beas Kund Base camp 3690mClick here to expand
Trek to Beas Kund 3690m. Today after breakfast we climb gently to Beas kund, through bolders and rocks for few minutes. We will now soon discover tiny like of Beas Kund. Now small introduction about BeasKund, Beas who is author of The Mahabharata, the great Indian epic. Beas Kund – this is the main base camp for lots of peak like Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Manali and also for Friendship peak. The peaks above 6000m are Maker and Shiker Beh both are technical and difficult to climb. Lahul valley region lies to the north of Beas Kund just behind the great wall of these mountains, to the west Kangra as Dhauladher range. After reach Beas Kund we are having our hot lunch here. After lunch go to your tents for relaxation. Our dinner and over night in Beas Kund base camp.
Day 04: Full day in Beas Kund Base CampClick here to expand
Early In the morning you can see top of the Hanuman Tibba when the sun will raise the top of Hanuman tibba rocks are shining, they will look golden color. After having our breakfast we all are going for acclimatization walk around the Beas kund. We are doing some training is there because some are they don’t know how they are going to use these technical equipments those are they have. If they don’t know it’s ok we will teach you till afternoon. we will teach you some amount of technique those technique you are going to use in climbing like ascending and descending on snow, if you fall on snow how you will stop, about important knots, use of ice axe. After learn these things we are going for having hot lunch. After lunch taking short rest we are packing our things for advance camp. Then distribute all the technical equipment to group. After that, dinner and overnight stay in Base camp in Beaskund camp.
Day 05:- Base camp – Advance campClick here to expand
In the morning after breakfast trek further and establish advance camp. The Camp trek is around 4 to 5 hour walk we start our day with an uphill. These hours depending on speed. You have to walk total uphill. After reached there they are putting our tent own self. When you looking around you can see great view of mountain lines and you can see both mountain ranges Pir Panjal and Dholadar rang. Front of you you can see tall Hanuman tibba mountain. Right of Hanuman tibba you can see high mountain Maker Beh and sheker Beh. Behind of you there is head of Friend ship peak, your summit point. Dinner and overnight stay in advance camp. After dinner distributing dry ration to all climbers.
Day 06:- Reserved day for summit attempts – BakertachClick here to expand
Early in the morning 3 o’clock we are going start to move summit. It’s around 6 hour walk between advance camps to summit. We have to face lot of difficult between this climbing like crevasses. We have to climb these crevasses. Around 8 to 9 o’clock we reach on the top of mountain. When you stand on the top you are feeling awesome. You can see towards the Lahul Spiti, lots of high mountains, green valleys, Manali town. After summit back to advance camp we are packing our all things and walk down to Bakertach. We are having our Hot lunch there. After lunch we are taking rest. Dinner and overnight stay in Bakertach camp.
Day 07 :- Back to Manali CityClick here to expand
Morning after breakfast descending down to Dundi. After reached Dundi by car to Manali. Manali lunch will ready. After lunch we all are going for hot spring bath to Basisth. You’re over night stay in hotel.
Day 08 :- Waterfall Hike in Manali and back to New DelhiClick here to expand
After breakfast we all are going for 1 hour waterfall hike to Vasist Village . before lunch we came back to hotel for packing and going bus station. Tonight we have bus journey to Delhi.
Accommodation will be in camps & tents during the days of the trek. we will be carrying camping equipment with us and camping out in the mountains. On Day 1 (first day) & Day 7th (last day), accommodation will be provided in hotels @ Manali. Manali hotels will be 2/3 star with comfortable stay.
Tent / Camping @ Friendship Peak Trek
Tent / Camping @ Friendship Peak Trek
- Diamox: 10 tablets (to prevent Altitude Mountain Sickness / AMS)
- Crocin: 6 tablets (fever)
- Avomine: 4 tablets (motion sickness)
- Avil 25mg: 4 tablets (allergies)
- Combiflam: 20 tablets (Pain killer)
- Disprin: 6 tablets (headache)
- Norflox TZ & Lomofen: 6 tablets each (diarrhoea)
- Digene: 10 tablets (acidity)
- Crepe bandage: 3 to 5 meters
- Gauze: 1 small roll
- Band aid: 10 strips
- Cotton: 1 small roll
- ORS: 10 packets
- Betadine or any antiseptic cream
- Moov / other pain spray (aches, & sprains)
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