The Friendship Peak Trek which reaches an altitude of 5,289m located in the Pir Panjal range of Himachal Pradesh, is one of the most popular trekking summits of the Indian Himalayan region. It is a paradise for trekkers.
From the top, you can take in the vast views that are and the Pir Panjal range. It is set against the Great Himalayan and Dhauladhar mountain ranges silver horizons. One of the most difficult hikes is that of the Friendship Peak Trek. Thus anyone who plans to hike there should have plenty of experience climbing mountains that are steep.
About the Destination
It is believed that the Friendship Peak climb begins in Solang which is a valley located at 2500 meters. It is in elevation that is about two hours driving distance from Manali. To climb to Bakarthach (3050 meters) you must walk uphill from Solang after traversing beautiful valleys and dense forests.
Highlights of the Friendship Peak Trekking Tour
- The green valleys, the lush hills, and forests
- Optimal Season for Visiting Friendship Peak Trek.
- Mid-June to Mid-October
- July to June
- 12-20 degC was the average temperature during the daytime. Nighttime and evening temperatures varied between (-2) to 6 degrees Celsius.
- From October to September, 12 to 18 degrees C was the temperature during the afternoon.
- Nighttime and evening temperatures varied between (-6) to 4 deg.
It is the Friendship Peak Trek is where?
A trip towards Friendship Peak, which is situated in the Pir Panjal Range. At 5289m elevation is ideal for novices or aspiring mountaineers. To reach Friendship peak, which is located in the Beas Kund region. One has to traverse glaciers, rough moraines, and lush green valleys and forests. The route up to Friendship Peak starts in the Solang-Nala Valley.
It then goes via Bakarthach after a series of thrilling ascents and descents.
With enough endurance and proper instruction, even the most novice climbers can take on the mountain. These are considered to be one of the easiest climbs in the Himachal Pradesh highlands.
Trekking Friendship Peak (Detailed Itinerary)
Day 1: Delhi to Manali Other Amenities Meal
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AC In the night, Volvo leaves at 6 o’clock from the location of the meeting in Delhi. The trip will take you to Manali for 12-13 hours. Travel on an AC Volvo in the evening.
Day 2: Tuesday, Manali
The lengthy 12- to 13-hour ride in the Volvo will take tourists to Manali at dawn. Visitors will be transferred to the hotel following their arrival. You are free to go exploring Manali during this time. The hotel stays open overnight.
Day 3 Manali from Solang Nala and returning in Bakerthach (3500 feet/11480 BMT)
This exciting climb to Friend Peak will start with an excursion along one of the busiest Himachal Pradesh trails. A jeep will transport passengers into Solang Valley in the early morning to check-in. Breakfast at the hotel located in Solang Valley, you will pack your things in vans before heading to Dundi in the area where the hike starts.
The trek will begin at Palchani Tach to Bakerthach on the third day. The rest of the day could be used by trekkers to explore Bakerthach. In the camp of Bakerthach, there is a meal available.
Day 4: Bakertach Camp: Beas Kund Base Camp, 3690m
Trekkers begin their trek towards Beas Kund, a sacred river located in Himachal Pradesh, after breakfast. Beas Kund has become a popular stopover with numerous hiking trails that include Shitidhar, Ladakh, and Manali. It is the Beas Kund Glacier that is seen along the way in the direction of Base Camp. In the camp, meals and lunch will be provided.
Day 5: A long day spent at Beas Kund Base Camp
After breakfast, visitors take part in a session of training in which they will be taught how to operate the equipment. The instructors in this training course will make sure you are prepared for the snowy glaciers. You could need to cross in the next few days. Give yourself time to familiarize yourself with crampons, boots, and harnesses. You’ll become familiar with the tools and can efficiently stop slope falls.
Day 06: Camp advance from Base camp
The hike will last approximately 4-5 hours until you reach Advanced Base Camp, following breakfast. The view from Advanced Base Camp is breathtaking set among the mountain ranges. It is where trekkers prepare their gear as they enjoy the stunning views that the mountains offer.
Day 07: Reserve for summit efforts at Bakarthach
The trek to the summit begins before dawn at 3 a.m. You’ll need to hike for about six hours to the top starting from your base camp. There are many crevasses, glaciers, and snow peaks during this strenuous trek. It is possible to get to the top by 9 in the morning if all goes to plan. Visitors will enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, towns such as Lahaul & Spiti, and Manali from the top of the mountain.
Return to Manali
Return on the same path to the city. Breakfast is served on the 8th day, hikers will head down to Dhundi the trailhead. There is a chance to explore Manali following lunch. Be sure to check out Hadimba Vashisht’s hot springs or perhaps visit the Naggar Roerich Gallery of Art. Gallery. At the hotel in which you’re staying Manali dinner has been scheduled.
Day 09: Delhi and Manali
Tourists are allowed to wander around Manali during the 9th day. An AC Volvo that will transport you back to Delhi will arrive at the hotel around 4:45 pm. Volvo for overnight journeys.
The excitement of the Friends’ Peak trek ends with an early morning arrival in Delhi.