Friendship Peak Trek – Best Trekking Peak in Manali – Renok Adventures

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Friendship Peak Trek

Friendship peak is located in Pir panjal range of Himalayas. The trek provides an opportunity for trekkers to see the paranomic view of some snowy peaks of Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal range. The friendship trek goes through the beautiful Solang valley, alpine meadows and thick pine and oak forest. The  Friendship Peak Trek trail is dotted with several varieties alpine flowers. The friendship peak trek begins Solang valley, which is around 13 kms from Manali. From Solang valley we trek uphill to Bakarthach (Thach is for term used for a flat ground at an alpine Meadow), after passing through the flourish green valley and thick forest further trek will continue to the base camps.

Trek Duration : 6 Days 5 Nights

Destinations Covered during Friendship peak Trek : Manali, Solang Valley & Beas Kund

Cost per Person: Rs 13850 + 4.5% per person (Ex Manali)

What’s Included :

  • Accommodation during Trek(Camping)
  • Meals while on trek(Veg)
  • Permits
  • Transport as per the Itineray
  • First aid medical kits
  • Qualified and experienced Guide and support staff.

What’s Not Included :-

  • Trekking Poles, Jackets, Boots etc
  • Any Deviation or detour
  • Cost Escalation due to natural reason.

DEPARTURES (All departures for Friendship peak Trek are ex Manali)

  • 10th – 15th September 2016 (Full) 
  • 17th – 22nd September 2016 (Full) 

Brief Itinerary (Friendship peak Trek)

Day 1: Drive from Manali to Dhundi and trek to Bakarthach ( 8 Hours)

Day 2: Trek from Bakarthach to Friendship Peak Camp 1 Lady Leg ( 7 Hours)

Day 3. Trek from Camp 1 to Advance Base Camp (3 Hours)

Day 4. Summit Day

Day 5. Trek from Friendship Peak ABC to Bakarthach (5 Hours)

Day 6. Trek to Dhundi and drive to Manali

Detailed Itinerary (Friendship peak Trek)

Friendship peak Trek Day 1 

Day 1 : Drive from Manali to Dhundi and trek to Bakarthach (5 Kms, 8 Hours)

We will start early morning around 8 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.

Friendship peak Trek Day 2

Day 2: Trek from Bakarthach to Friendship Peak Camp 1 Lady Leg ( 7 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.

Friendship peak Trek Day 3

Day 3: Training Day  (4 hours)

Depending upon the condition for mules to trek from Lady Leg camp to ABC we will set up advance or else we stay at the same camp and do training for the climb.  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 11 hours of arduous climb.

Friendship peak Trek Day 4

Day 4: Friendship Peak Trek (Summit Day)

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.

Friendship peak Trek Day 5

Day 5. Trek from Friendship Peak Base Camp to Bakarthach (5 Hours)

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

Friendship peak Trek Day 6

Day 6. Trek to Dhundi and drive to Manali

Wind up our camp site and Move to Bakarthach and then back to Manali.