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Kamala Patel

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I have never gone trekking before and was a little hesitant to go on this one, but my booking experience, guide, facilities and amenities made it one o...

Friendship Peak Trek Overview

Trip Starting From: New Delhi

Trip Location: Manali

Friendship Peak is located in Pir Panjal range with a height of 5289m. This site offers a panoramic view of some snowy peaks namely Friendship. Friendship Pass Trek is a popular trekking spots in Himachal Fairly accessible location.

Friendship peak is in the Beas Kund area and is an ideal non-technical or trekking peak for those with limited or no mountaineering knowledge. This is the most popular mountain area for foreign tourists also. We will start our journey from New Delhi, in first phase; we will reach to beautiful Manali. While touring we will visit Manali, the main attraction of tourists. A temple in Manali called Hadimba Temple is famous. Then we will visit Beas Kund, which is a small water body on the true left side of the glacier draining one of the many trickles which join to form the mighty Beas.

One of the best treks is from Solang Valley on to Dhundhi. While moving further we will have the opportunity to visit the Base camp. Then after we will visit Dhundhi (It is believed that there was once an Ogress called Dhundhi in the kingdom of Prithu) which is the last destination of our tour.

Friendship Peak Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Reporting at Manali(2050 mtr.) & trek to Solang Valley(2560 mtr.)

    Today, we will report at Manali in the morning, Freshen up and a small briefing about today’s trek to Solang Valley, Get to know your guide and start the trek to solang. We are supposed to reach Solang by evening, where we will have our complete orientation session after relaxing about the next programme for 7 days. Night camping at Solang valley.

  • Day 2 - Solang Valley ( 2560 mtr.) to Dhundi ( 2743 mtr.) Trek

    Today after our breakfast at Solang valley, we will start our trek to Dhundi, which will be our camping for tonight. For acclimatization purposes, we prefer not to gain much height on this day.

  • Day 3 - Dundhi ( 2743 mtr.) to Lady leg((4-5 hours) (3500 mtr. Approx )

    Today we will be trekking from Dhundi to Lady leg and will be camping there for the night. Today will be a unique day as we will be crossing lots of moraine patches in the process of reaching lady legs.

    It has been named as a lady-leg due to it’s visual physical feature like a leg of a lady. We cross a bhoj-patar ridge, where we find the skin of the tree, which was used to write in earlier times.

    Night camping at Lady leg.

  • Day 4 - Acclimatization and training programme (whole day)

    Today will be our acclimatization and training programme, we will be issued crampons and ice-axe and small orientation programme will be conducted on snow patches, where will be trained to trek on snow using crampons and ice-axe, more technical aspects will be told to us, which will be sufficient to summit the Friendship peak.

  • Day 5 - Training Programme

    The programme will be the same as day four, learning the technical aspects of this lifestyle and gaining a proper knowledge about the Journey ahead.

  • Day 6 - Summit to Friendship peak(5289 mtr)

    Today, we will go for the friendship peak summit, which will consume our whole-day.

    We will start this ascend at 4-5 am in the morning as snow is hard and suitable to walk upon also, it is pleasant to trek in the morning hours in the absence of direct sun rays in the thin atmosphere.

    Enjoy the day to the fullest on the summit. Later descend down and take rest.

  • Day 7 - A Leisure day at Summit

    This day is kept as a leisure day for people who were unable to perform on Day 6.

  • Day 8 - Lady leg trekking- Solang

    Trek down from Lady leg to Dhundi and drive to Solang, camping at Solang.

    Today we trek down from Base camp to dhundi and then drive to Solang valley to enjoy the overnight camping at Solang valley.

  • Day 9 - End of trek

    Departure after breakfast.

Stay

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

Meal

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  • Tea in Morning and evening
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  • Soup in evening
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  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on all days .
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  • Lunch will be available in proper packaging

Other Inclusions

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  • Guide during the trek.
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  • Camping in tents along with sleeping bags.
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  • Crampons
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  • Ice axe during Day 4 till day 7
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  • First aid medical kit.
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  • Oxygen cylinder at base camp

Things To Carry

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  • Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps, supporting frame and backpack rain cover
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  • Trekking pole
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  • Thermo Plastic Water Bottle, Water Purifying Tablets, and Hot water bag
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  • Gumboots for Trekking
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  • 3 pair of synthetic track pants
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  • 3 Full sleeve woolen tees with collar
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  • Raincoat
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  • Thick jacket and sweater, both full sleeved
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  • 2 pairs of thermal inners
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  • Woolen monkey cap/balaclava that cover the ear, hand gloves + synthetic waterproof glove, head-scarf or muffler
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  • 2 pairs each of sports socks and woolen socks
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  • LED Torch & with Extra Batteries
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  • Cold cream and sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+)
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  • Snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruits
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  • Sunglasses should be U/V Protected
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  • Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper) & Quick-Dry Towels
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  • Personal and necessary medication
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  • ID proof like driving license, voters ID card, passport
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  • Passport size photos
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  • Medical certificate from a recognized practicing doctor certifying your fitness for the trek
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  • Indemnity certificate

Advisory

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  • GST is applicable to the tour cost
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  • Rescheduling is possible before 3 days of starting date at 30% reschedule charge.
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  • Any meals or transfers not mentioned in the itinerary are not included in the package cost
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  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be in part of the deal
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  • The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
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  • The trekkers must abide by the advice and instructions of the trek leaders.
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  • Any no show or changes in the trek due to extreme climatic condition, the package will not qualify for any refund policy.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Friendship Peak Trek: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days in your bank account.
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Friendship Peak Trek: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Story by Kamala Patel

     Rated : 5.0

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    I have never gone trekking before and was a little hesitant to go on this one, but my booking experience, guide, facilities and amenities made it one of the best vacations of my life! What a great way to discover the gorgeous state of Himachal Pradesh. Would recommend Thrillophilia tours to everyone, especially if you are second-guessing yourself about going on that tour. Just take the leap, I promise you won’t regret it. Thank you for a memorable holiday and a hassle-free tour.

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    People Also Ask About Friendship Peak Trek

    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. How long is the Friendship Peak Trek?

      The entire Friendship Peak Trek takes a total of 10 days. Here is the general itinerary of your tour:

      Day 1: The trek starts from Delhi and goes on to Manali, crossing a distance of 536km. This takes approximately 11 hours to traverse via road, whether you are travelling in a bus or a private car.

      Day 2: Day 2 is spent exploring the city of Manali, shopping in its many markets and observing the natural beauty of the landscape. This is also a day you can take to start acclimatizing your body to the changing altitude and temperature.

      Day 3: Manali to Dhundi to Bakarthach via Solang Nala is 21km on-road and additional trekking of 4.5km is involved, which takes approximately 4-5 hours.

      Day 4: You spend the day at Bakarthach Camp, where you spend a day getting used to the change in weather, geography and altitude.

      Day 5: You move from Bakarthach to Lady Leg, which is a 4km-long trek that takes around 5-6 hours.

      Day 6: On day 6, you reach the Friendship Base Camp after covering a distance of 2km from Lady Leg, which takes less than an hour.

      Day 7: This day is spent climbing 3km to the Peak, which takes 7-8 hours and then again climbing down 9km back to Lady Leg, which takes 4-5 hours.

      Day 8: Descending to Bakarthach from the Friendship Base camp

      Day 9: This consists of a journey from Bakarthach to Dhundi covering a distance of 21km after which you reach Manali.

      Day 10 - Accounted for reserve days of the summit and adjusting to climate change.

    4. What is the height of Friendship Peak Trek?

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

    5. Is Friendship Peak Trek dangerous?

      No, the Friendship Peak Trek is not dangerous at all. On the contrary Friendship Peak Trek is one of the safest and most visited treks for those who are not professional trekkers or have no prior experience in trekking or climbing.

      The ease of the route as well as the incredible natural beauty of all stops along the way makes it an internationally popular trekking tour that can be enjoyed by all. In addition to it being an easy route, all trekkers are guided by professional and certified mountaineering instructors.

    6. 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.

    7. 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.

    8. How much does the Friendship Peak Trek cost?

      The Friendship Peak Trek cost depends on several factors such as when you’re planning your trek, how many people you are travelling with, etc. The approximate minimum cost per person for the trek starts from INR 22,500.

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

    11. 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.

    12. What is the difficulty level of Friendship Peak Trek?

      This is a relatively easy 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.

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. Can beginners do friendship peak trek?

      Yes, Friendship Peak is ideal for beginners to try their hand at trekking. It is one of the safest and most sought-after treks for new mountaineers, climbers and tourists who want to embark on an adventurous activity and take in the natural beauty of Himachal Pradesh.

      With experts to guide you and frequent stops along the way, this is an easy adventure that you can embark on, to enter the wonderful world of trekking.

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