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Friendship Peak Trek, Manali

7D/6N
2
Days in
Solang Valley
4
Days in
Burwa
1
Day in
Solang Valley
Stay Included
Breakfast Included
Sightseeing Included
Choose Trip Duration
bhrigu-lake-trek3 days
Starting From
3,999
patalsu-peak-trek4 days
Starting From
6,800
4-day-and-3-nights-manali-tour-package5 days
Starting From
11,625
friendship-peak-trek7 days
Starting From
34,500
Destination Routes
Solang Valley
Burwa
Solang Valley
Stay Category
Standard

Trip Highlights

  • Capture the contrast of vibrant greenery against the rugged terrain and snowy expanses, providing an ever-changing backdrop to your trekking adventure.

  • Enjoy the serene and picturesque settings of these campsites, which enhance the overall adventure and experience in nature.

  • Experience the rush of a true mountaineer as you navigate this night-time ascent, adding a unique and memorable element to your trekking journey.

  • Feel the adrenaline rush as you ascend to 5289 meters above sea level, enjoying clear views of the sky-touching Himalayan peaks.

INR 34,500
per_person
INR 46,334
4.6(8K)
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What’s inside the package?
Inclusions
2 night of stays in Solang Valley
1 night stay in Burwa
3 night of stays in Burwa
Trek to Patalsu Trail
Trek to Friendship Peak Summit
Downward Trek to Lady Leg
Downward Trek to Dhundi
Trek to Lady Leg
Permits
Guide
Daily Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required).
Exclusions
Expenses of a personal nature.
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary or inclusions

Know Before You Go

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced drivers especially for hilly terrains available.
  • Permit charges are not included in the package.
  • All the activities depend upon the weather.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the Friendship Peak Trek.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the Friendship Peak Trek.
  • The Friendship Peak trekking takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • In case, the Friendship Peak trek needs to be cancelled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be a part of the Friendship Peak trekking package.

Additional Information

About Friendship Peak Trek:

Feast your eyes with the far-reaching view of the snowy Pir Panjal range located at a height of approximately 17352 ft. Friendship peak trek is an ideal trek for adventurous trekkers that in the very beginning offer you the blessing of Hadima temple, views of the jaw-dropping Solang valley, enchanting streams, and majestic mountains. Pack your bag and entail this 9 days long trek that takes you on a rollercoaster ride of mythical stories, moraine patches, sky-touching mountains, and never-ending alpine meadows. The fitness level required for this expedition is quite high.

Quick Facts About Friendship Peak Trek:

• Friendship Peak Trek Duration: 9D/8N

• Maximum Altitude: 17352.36 ft.

• Friendship Peak Trek Difficulty: Difficult

• Trek Distance: 34 Kms

• Temperature: 19°C during daytime to -6°C during nighttime

 Friendship Peak Trek Best Time To Go: May to June and September to October.

• ATM: You will find ATMs in Manali

• Start Point/End Point: Manali Base Camp. It is 3 km away from the Old Manali Bus Stand.

How to reach Manali:

By Air-

The nearest airport to Manali is Kullu Manali Airport, located approximately 50 kilometers away from Manali town, in Bhuntar. Domestic flights from Delhi and Chandigarh are directly connected... The chief operating airline companies are Air India, IndiGo, and SpiceJet.

By Train-

The closest train station to Manali is Ambala Cantt, which is 200 km away. Another option is to get a train to Chandigarh, which is 250 km away. Ambala Cantt is on the Delhi Amritsar route.

By Road-

The fastest way to reach from Chandigarh to Manali is a cab to Mandi, then bus to Manali and takes 6h 36m. The recommended way to reach from Chandigarh to Manali is a bus to Manali and takes 7h 0m. Buses from Pal Travel Lines, Himalayan Nomad (K.T.C), Leo Travels Height etc. Cabs from Wiwigo, Gozo etc.

Inclusions for Friendship Peak Trek:

1. Accommodation – 8 nights accommodation in Camps as per the itinerary. Accommodation on a double and triple sharing basis.

2. Meals – (Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner). We provide simple, nutritious vegetarian food on all days of the trek. Lunch will be available in proper packaging.

3. Camping charges – All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.

4. Trekking equipment – High-quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. Sleeping bags can withstand temperatures as low as -10 ºC.

5. Safety equipment – First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at the campsite as well to deal with emergencies. Ice axe during Day 4 till day 7 & crampons.

6. Expert trek Leaders – All our trek leaders are at least qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering and first aid course.

7. Expert Trek support team – The mountain staff on this trek consists of certified guides, cooks, helpers, and porters.

Available Dates:

May : 8,15,22,29

June : 5,12,19,26

September : 4,11,18,25

October : 2,9,16,23,30

Note: If you are a group of 4 or more travelers dates can be customized.

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Manali Tour faqs

What is the best time to go for Friendship Peak Trek?

When it comes to Friendship Peak Trek best time, it is undoubtedly during the months of June, July, September and October. During these months the weather remains pleasant and cool during the day and camping at night is also not dangerous.

There is no chance of heavy snowfall or rain showers along your route. This, coupled with the clear, blue skies of Himachal Pradesh, makes for the perfect weather to go trekking.

Where does Friendship Peak Trek start?

The Friendship Peak Trek starts from Delhi and consists of a total journey of 10 days. The starting point of the tour is from Delhi and goes on to Manali, which is the next stop. From Manali, the next consecutive stops are Solang and Bakarthach, and finally, the trek ends at the Friendship Peak.

What kind of level of fitness is required for Friendship Peak Trek?

A Moderate to high level of fitness is required to conquer the Friendship Peak Trek. Since you are required to trek for nine days straight, a proper physique as well as mentally and physically fit body is needed to complete the whole trek.

What meals are included in Friendship Peak Trek?

The trekking package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on all days. Soup is served in the evening as a snack, while tea is served twice daily, in the morning and evening. All meals are provided with proper packaging.

How can I reach to Friendship Peak Trek?

The Friendship peak trekking is a 10-day trek which starts from Delhi and after making consecutive stops at Manali, Solang and Bakarthach, trekkers finally reach Friendship Peak. From this point, the ideal trekking route to reach the peak of the mountain is through Dhundi and Beas Kund.

All the Friendship Peak trekking tours start from Delhi, which is accessible by flights, trains, buses and cars from all over the country.

What kind of accommodations are included in Friendship Peak Trek?

The Friendship Peak Trekking tour offered by Thrillophilia includes accommodation in tent-based camps on all 8 days of stay. Accommodation is provided on a double or triple sharing basis. The camping tents offered are clean, hygienic and equipped with sleeping bags for each trekker.

How long is the Friendship Peak Trek?

The Friendship Peak Trek spans over nine days and eight nights, out of which various days are spent trekking through the lush green and mountainous terrain.

What is the height of Friendship Peak Trek?

The height of the Friendship Peak Trek is 5,289 m above the sea level, making it one of the most exciting and beautiful treks in the country because of the panoramic views it offers.

What will be the weather conditions in Friendship Peak Trek?

The ideal time to visit the Friendship Peak is during the months of June, July, September and October, when the mornings are cool and warm with the sun shining brightly and the nights are cold and chilly.

During this time of the year, the temperature during the day time is 12 degrees Celsius and during the night, the temperature drops down to -5 degrees Celsius.

Can I do Friendship Peak Trek solo?

Yes, it is absolutely safe for anyone to go to Friendship peak trekking solo. In fact, if you are an amateur trekker or if you are travelling solo for the first time, this is the perfect tour to start with. To ensure additional protection, professional guides accompany you on your journey.

If you follow the guidelines well and plan your trip in advance, this could easily become one of your most cherished vacations, especially if you are travelling solo.

How much weight do I have to carry on this trek?

There is no official weight limit for your backpacks on this trek. However, while going on a trek on a high altitude, it is always advisable to pack light clothes and absolutely necessary items and try to keep the weight of the backpack as less as possible. Heavier the weight, more stressful the trek might become for you, especially in higher altitudes.

What will be the temperature on Friendship Peak Trek?

During the day the temperature on Friendship Peak Trek remains around 12 degrees Celsius and during the night, the temperatures drop down to as low as -5 degrees Celsius.

What is the difficulty level of Friendship Peak Trek?

This is a relatively difficult trekking tour. The Lap of the Lady Leg is the most difficult stretch of your trek. Apart from this small section the rest of the route is relatively easy to overcome. Personally, you need to be agile and physically fit to endure all the terrains in the Friendship peak trekking without exhausting yourself.

What things should I carry while going on Friendship Peak Trek?

Since the Friendship Peak Trek is quite a long trip of 13 days, it is necessary to pack a few essentials that will help you execute a successful and hassle-free trek. Here is a list to help you pack everything you require for the trip –

- A strong and sturdy backpack with a capacity of at least 45-55 Litres.

- A durable and sturdy pair of trekking shoes with high ankles and rubber soles (Waterproof shoes are a bonus)

- A few pairs of sports socks

- Easy, breathable, but warm clothes like cargo pants, long-sleeved T-shirts, etc.

- Jackets made of thick material, such as leather and fleece

- A wind-cheater

- Thermals and other woollens to keep you warm at the higher altitudes

- Sunscreen lotion, creams, moisturizers, etc.

- Your own supply of drinking water and water for other purposes.

- A first-aid kit- ID cards such as a Voter ID card, PAN Card or passport.

Is it safe to do Friendship Peak Trek?

It is absolutely safe to plan your Friendship Peak trek. This is one of the most pleasant and adventurous treks in Himachal Pradesh that is pleasant for expert, as well as novice trekkers. However, for extra safety, there are other facilities provided by the trip organisers to ensure a hassle-free trekking experience: Some of the facilities included in the package are -

- The trekkers will be accompanied by professional and certified guides

- Pickup facility will be provided from the train station in Delhi, or from Delhi Airport

- Group Medical Kit

- Clean, safe and hygienic accommodation

- Private transportation

- All park entrance fees and trekking permits are taken care of from beforehand and included in your booking package

Can beginners do Friendship Peak Trek?

No, if you are a beginner and have not done any kind of trekking before, then you might not be able to complete the Friendship Peak Trek. Since you are required to cover around 34 KM over the span of 9 days, proper physical fitness and knowledge of the activity is required to complete it.

Which are the other best Himachal treks that we can book from Thrillophilia?

Here is the list of best treks in Himachal that you can book from Thrillophilia:

  1. Triund Trek
  2. Kheerganga Trek
  3. Sar Pass Trek
  4. Laka Glacier Trek
  5. Lamkhaga Pass Trek