The Expedition to Friendship peak leads from Manali, Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. It is a part of Pir Panjal Range and it gives Fascinationg view of several other peaks like Hanuman Tibba, Shitidhar, Indra Asan and Deo Tibba, the summit of this peak offers spectacular panoramic views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges with the Beas Kund basin enhancing the beauty of the panorama.Once you start to ascend towards a certain altitude, you may face several challenges along the journey like walking on thick glacial tracks, narrow ridges. But you will feel an exhilarating rush in your veins once you reach the summit because it would be nothing but a surreal experience for you .
Approx elevation: 17,450 ft
Trek distance: 49 kms
Starting Point: Manali
Best Season: May – October
We will start early morning around 8:00 AM. It’s advisable that you arrive in Manali a day early so that we can start on Time. The very first day we will meet at Manali bus stand at SBI ATM early morning and then drive to Dhundi via Solang Valley and then start the trek to our first campsite of Friendship Peak Trek called Bakarthach. Dinner and over night in Tents.
A Beautiful trek uphill on the rocks and then it is flat trail to Beas Kund the Place of Rishi Beas who meditated here for many years.We will camp here for Night Hault. 4 Hours
After breakfast we start the trek from Bakarthach to Camp 1 which is knows as Lady Leg. Initial of today’s Friendship Peak Trek is pristine and beautiful. First we trek to Beas Kund and the further towards Campiste Lady Leg. The last leg of today’s trek is very steep trek over the ridge which is infamous for its arduous climb. Once we reach camp rest for a while and the we will go for acclimatize walk.
Trek to ABC we will set up advance Camp. We will go to the nearby snow line to practice use of Crampon, Rope up, After the setup of camp rest for the day. From ABC you can see the summit, it is about 10 hours of arduous climb.
We start climbing very early in the morning after summit with all essential gear necessary for Friendship Peak Summit like Jackets, Water Bottle, Packed Lunch and extra layer. Today is going to be a long day so we start early in the morning so that we cross the snow patch before it melts in the direct sun. It will take around 8 hours to reach on summit after spending 15 minutes at summit we head back to camp.
We trek downhill after the success full summit of Friendship Peak and we will camp at Bakarthach and celebrate the successful Summit of Friendship Peak
Wind up our camp site and Move to Bakarthach and then back to Manali.