Friendship Peak Expedition

13 Days - 12 Nights
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Description

Friendship Peak Expedition in Himachal 

Mount Friendship, also known as Friendship Peak, is a mountain peak in Himachal Pradesh, India, located in the Beas Kund area of the Pir Panjal range. It is known for its hard ascent and panoramic views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar peaks, standing at an altitude of 5287 m (17353 ft.) above sea level. The trek, which extends to the friendship peak, encourages aspiring mountaineers and those looking for a challenging trail to enjoy the tranquility and grandeur of the Pir Panjal range. The road winds through the lovely Solang valley, which itself is thickly forested with a variety of alpine tree species, alongside numerous lavish streams leading to upland pastures, before climbing to the frozen surface with extensive tilts and crevasses. The view from the top is stunning, with snow-capped mountain ranges and endless vistas.

Friendship Peak Expedition

Why should you include Friendship Peak on your list of summer hikes this year?

Whether you’ve never done a trek before or have a long list of them under your belt, the obstacles and stops along the way will stick with you. And, as the name implies, we strongly advise you to bring your loved ones along on this thrilling adventure.

Best time to visit in Friendship Peak Summit

The best season to travel is from June to mid-October, when temperatures can reach as high as 20 degrees Celsius in the afternoon, which is ideal for team travel. The nights are substantially colder, with temperatures ranging from -2 to 6 degrees. The temperature increases to 12-18 degrees Celsius in the daytime and dips to -6 to 4 degrees at night from September to mid-October.

Beautiful Mountains in Friendship Peak Expedition

Difficulty level in Friendship Peak

Despite the fact that we enthusiastically invite aspiring mountaineers on this journey due to its achievable goal, we urge them to have prior experience due to the difficulty level. Strong physical endurance and altitude acclimation have become essential.

The altitude that will be covered in Friendship Peak

    • Manali-2050m
    • Solang Nala-3300m
    • Baker Thach camp/Beas Kund camp -3690m
    • Advance camp-4500m
    • Summit camp-4900m
    • Summit-5287m

Short Details  of Mt Friendship Peak Expedition 

  • Duration: 08 Days ( Manali to Manali )
  • Base Camp: Manali 
  • Best Time to Do :  June, July, August, September, 
  • Level: Difficult 
  • Highest Point: (5,287 m)
  • Temperature:  (5°C to 10°C) (-2°C to -15°C)
  • Starting point: Solang 
  • Group Size: Minimum 4 and Maximum 10 people

Key Points about Mt Friendship Peak Expedition 

  • Level:  Difficult (so first-timers trekkers should avoid)
  • For this expedition, it is important to follow the Guideline and Rule of the IMF. Without this, it will not be an expedition
  • Proper conditioning & training of body required
  • Group size minimum of 03 maximum of 10 people
  • Need proper Expedition gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures?
  • Shoes are the single most important equipment
  • High Altitude requires proper acclimatization
  • Phones don’t work on the trek, we are provide to you Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
  • Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn’t carry my best equipment)
  • Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 12 kg to 15 Kg )
  • Keep an extra day in your itinerary for attempt to summit account for bad weather
  • Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the Expedition

Campsite of Friendship Peak Expedition

Total time for the journey

The minimum is eight days, but, depending on the conditions and the weather, the schedule may change by one or two days.

Things to consider

Because nights at higher elevations tend to be substantially colder, we suggest having well-graded, warm and comfortable clothing.

Despite the fact that we handle medical crises, we urge individuals to keep their emergency kits on hand in the case of personal underlying illnesses.

Since the journey provides you with a picturesque view, don’t forget to bring your camera along with extra batteries.

Because connectivity along the route is unpredictable, we urge people to do all of their work ahead of time.

Why Himalayan hikers 

We’re here to give you the greatest experience possible through the eyes of highly skilled and qualified specialists who have a passion for adventure sports. We are community members attempting to promote our favorite adventure sports while also supporting local businesses. We, at Himalayan Hikers, dedicate ourselves to providing you with an unforgettable experience.

Short  Itinerary friendship Peak Expedition 

  • Day 1- Drive from Manali-Solang base camp 
  • Day 2- Solang – Baker Thach camp
  • Day 3 – Baker Thach Camp – Beas Kund Camp
  • Day 4 – A rest day may be necessary depending on the reaching conditions. and load ferry to Camp 01
  • Day 5- Beas Kund Camp- Advance base  Camp 
  • Day 6- Final Summit Attempt (Max Alt. 5287 M) and back to Base Camp (Climb 3 Kms and trek back around 9 Kms)
  • Day 7- Reserve Days  for Second Attempt or  bad weather 
  • Day 8- Base Camp to Dhundi and same day Driver to Manali

Your Travel Plan for friendship Peak Expedition

You can book trains, air flights, and bus tickets for your journey only according to the information given by us.

The friendship peak Expedition   will be of 7 nights 8  Days from Manali to Manali, includes travel.

First of all, all the trekkers will have to book their flight and train bus according to our time table as our pick up is from 9:00 am to 10:30 am, you will have to reach Manali Bus Stand, near by Mall Road in the morning.

A taxi from Himalayan hikers will link you to the Manali bus stand, near mall road.

Himalayan Hikers organize transport to the Solang  base camp from the Manali bus stand. Our vehicles leave at 9:00 am to 10:30 am sharp from Manali. Sharing taxi costs include your package.

In the Manali bus stand, you will get our taxi staff that will arrange transport for you. The contacts no Transport coordinator or our office team will give you a week ago to your departure.

Please you guys book your transport facility according to your own time table, after Himalayan hikers take all the responsibility of Manali to Manali, that you will not face any problem.

Your trek ends at Manali day 08th evening 6:30 pm. Manali is a beautiful city in Himachal here available public transport for all over State in India. Booked your return bus tickets directly Manali bus stands.

How to  reach the Friendship Peak Expedition?

If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a flight from Delhi for Bhuntar comfortably.

Option 01:- By Air Bhuntar Airport kullu

Himalayan hikers tell you that whenever you travel, you should reach your destination within 2 hours.  Bhuntar, Kullu airport is the nearest airport in Manali.

Located about 32 km for the Manali city. There are flights available to Bhuntar airport, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time, Bhuntar to Manali taxi available in airport 24×7.

If you find the flight to Bhuntar airport expensive, then you come by flight to Delhi or travel by bus from Delhi to Manali, and it will be easy for you. And many Volvo bus available.

Option 02:- By Bus

You can reach Manali from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) Kashmiri Gate, ISBT; it is good if you are booked the seats. It is a 10-11 hour bus journey from Delhi to Manali bus stand, near mall road.

(Reach Manali bus stand between 5:00 am to 6:30 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there)

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Day 1- Drive from Manali-Solang base camp by taxi

The distance between Manali and Solang will be covered by several modes of transportation. Teams will first travel from Solang to Dundi before hiking to the Friendship Peak.

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Day 2- Rest Day for Acclimatization

The journey will continue to the Baker Thach camp after arriving in Dundi. It can be used as an opportunity to explore Bakerthachcamps.

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Day 3 – Baker Thach Camp – Beas Kund Camp

After Baker thach, the walk continues towards Beas Kund camp, which is one of Himachal’s most popular hiking routes. Beas Kund is well-known as a rest stop for several different trekking routes.

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Day 4 – A rest day may be necessary depending on the reaching conditions.

During the rest of the day, our staff will lead a guided session for hikers, in which they will be informed about the upcoming terrain and equipment.

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Day 5- Beas Kund Camp- Advance Camp

The trek to the advance camp will take you through the mountains from here. When you arrive at the advance camp, you can admire the grandeur of the other ranges, such as Maker Bah, Friendship Peak, and others.

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Day 6- Final Summit Attempt (Max Alt. 5287 M) and back to Base Camp (Climb 3 Kms and trek back around 9 Kms)

A steep path leads through frozen glaciers and sloping terrain, culminating in our journey’s conclusion. The serendipity of the top vista is enough to leave one feeling overwhelmed and yearning for more.

After spending some time, the teams will be guided on their way back to the advance camp

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Day 7- Reserve Days for Second Attempt or bad weather

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Day 8 -Base Camp to Dhundi and same day Driver to Manali

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava

Sunglasses

Slippers

Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)

Sunscreen

Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

ORS

Band aid

Cotton

Stretchable/Elastic bandage

Gauze

Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is included in this Expedition?

Transport facility from Manali to Manali.

Forest Permit and entrance fee including camping charges.

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis.

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner.

Expertise Trek Leader, fluent in English and Hindi certified in basic and advance, Search & Rescue , Method of Instructions  mountaineering courses from NIM, IMF or Hanifl Centre outdoor Education.

Experienced local guide and Sherpa, permanent technical guide.

Kitchen team

Porters

Helpers

High quality camping tents, sleeping bags, mattress liner etc

Dining Tent

Helmet,

Gaiters, Koflach Climbing shoes

Crampons

Ice Axe, Screw gate

Carabineers, rock pitons, ice pitons, snow stakes

Rescue Ropes, Climbing Ropes, Snow bar

Harness, Descended, Ascender, figure of 8, Ice Screw

Radio Willkie Talkie for Communication

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

What is not included in this Expedition?

Items that is not included in the cost of tour price.
❌ Personal Insurance
❌ Personal toiletry Items
❌ Trekker carry your Photo ID , Adhar card , Passport , Visa , Medical certificate , Declaration from for entry at forest check posts on the trek it is very important

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