Friendship Peak Trek

Raoli Thach

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  • 7 Days  6 Nights 
  • Difficulty - Moderate Hard
  • For 18+ years

Located at an altitude of 17,353 ft, Friendship Peak trek is a perfect adventure for trekkers within the Pir Pranjal range in Himachal Pradesh. On this trekking trail, pass through beautiful alpine meadows and dense forests and cross numerous streams. The trek is widely known for its mesmerizing views and the breathtaking soulfulness

The summit to the Friendship Peak offers the bird’s eye view of the Himalayan ranges such as Pir Pranjal and Dhauladhar ranges. One can easily spot foremost peaks like Hanuman Tibba, Shitidhar, Indra Asan, and Deo Tibba from the summit. Pack your bags and embark on this 7 days trekking expedition that will leave you with the most memorable experience of your lifetime

Friendship Peak trek quick info
Friendship Peak altitude: 17,353 f
Friendship Peak trek distance: 32 k
Friendship Peak trek difficulty: Moderate to difficul
Friendship Peak trek best time to go: May to June and September to Octobe
Friendship Peak weather: 19°C during daytime to -6°C during nighttime

Who should attend?

Anyone who loves challenges
Anyone who has limits to push
Anyone looking for an adventure
Anyone fit enough for this thrilling experience

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Upon arrival in Manali, check in to the hostel/campsite and freshen up
The rest of the day is for leisure. Get acclimatized to the altitude
Later, head out to explore the local manali. Visit the famous Jogini Waterfall
Dinner and overnight at Manali.



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Post breakfast, transfer to Raoli Thach, the starting point of the Friendship Peak trek
Trek through the dense forests and soak into the beauty of ridge patches that surround the way
On the way to ABC, spot the Bhoj Patar ridge and learn the history behind it
Upon reaching the campsite, freshen up and explore the surroundings that give you an idea why is it called Lady leg
Dinner and overnight in camps.



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Post breakfast, start your trek to summit camp
Upon reaching the summit camp, get ready for the orientation programme for Friendship Peak
In the training programme, learn to use equipment such as ice-ax, crampons and roping up on the snow patches
Later in the evening, explore the surroundings and calm your body
Have your dinner and retire for the day.



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Today, wake up early at 2 am in the morning and post breakfast, put on your gears and embark on the remarkable adventure
After a long and soul filling adventure trek, reach Summit at around 10-11 am in the morning
Spend some quality time at the summit and after sometime, make our way back to the base camp
Have a hot and fresh dinner and freshen up. Overnight sleep in the tents will mark the end of this day.



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A leisure day to calm the tired body. Explore the surroundings and indulge yourself in clicking some beautiful pictures with the majestic views of snow clad mountains of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges
Play with the snow and make a snowman
Dinner and overnight stay under the sky full of stars in camps.



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After a fulfilling breakfast, bid adieu to the base camp and trek down to the ABC Lady leg
The trek is moderate with few steep descents. We will break for lunch halfway down the day’s trail
Upon reaching the campsite, have dinner and retire for the day.


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Wake up to a beautiful sunrise and post breakfast, start your trek back to Raoli Thach
Today will mark the last day of the trek to Friendship Peak where you will return to Solang valley and then drive back again to Manali
Reach Manali by evening. Trek ends with beautiful memories.


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  • All meals from dinner on day 1 till last day’s breakfast
  • Guide during the trek
  • Camping in tents alongside sleeping bags
  • Equipments, i.e. crampons & ice ax during Day 4
  • Morning and evening tea
  • First aid medical kit
  • Oxygen cylinder


  • Porter for private luggage.
  • Any expenses towards medical emergencies and other emergencies.
  • Unforeseen handling costs thanks to weather disturbance, landslides, political unrest.
  • Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, beverages etc.
  • However, all absolute best assistance would be provided just in case of exigencies


  • Rucksack (Min 55 Ltrs with rain cover)
  • Trekking Shoes, Floaters or Sandals
  • Quick Dry Tees
  • Track Pants
  • Cotton socks
  • Pair of woolen socks
  • Rain jacket or Poncho 
  • 1 Full Sleeves Sweater or Fleece Jacket,1 Heavy Jacket, 1 Pair of Thermal
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Woolen Cap
  • Gloves
  • Sun Cap
  • Scarf
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & SunScreen (SPF 40+)
  • Packed food
  • Water Bottle 1 
  • Powerbank
  • Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
  • Personal Toiletries 
  • Personal Basic Medical Kit
  • Sunglasses
  • People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of contact lenses)
  • Trekking Pole
  • Extra Polythene


Mall Road Manali


By Road :- Roads connect Manali to different places including Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun and Ambala. There are several private buses as well that connect the hill station with different part of the state.
By Air :- The nearest airport is at Bhuntar, located approximately 50 km away from Manali. Domestic flights connect Bhuntar with Delhi and Chandigarh. Once at the airport, you can take a taxi to Manali.
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.

Policy and Terms

  • If cancellation is made 30 days before the date of travel, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days before the date of travel, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation is made 0 to 15 days before the date of travel, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Frequest Questions

Q: How difficult is Friendship Peak trek?
A: Friends Peak difficulty level is moderate to difficult. The Friendship peak summit isn’t suitable for beginners, trekkers must have high altitude trekking experience to go on this trek.

Q: What is the group size for Friendship Peak trekking?
A: Usually, the trek group consists of 10-15 people in one batch including males and females.

Q: What is the Friendship Peak trek group size?
A: Usually, the trek group consists of 20-24 people in one batch including males and females.

Q: What is the height of Friendship Peak?
A: Maximum Friendship Peak altitude is 17,353 ft above sea level, making it one of the most beautiful treks in the country because of the awestruck views it offers.

Q: What type of shoes are suitable for Friendship Peak summit?
A: The best suited shoes for this trekking route are the ones that are breathable and light in weight. Also, ankle support is also a very important thing to take care of while buying the perfect pair of shoes. You can go for brands like- Decathlon, Wildcraft, Quechua, etc. In the winters, you’ll require gators or gumboots which you can rent from the base village.

Q: Where does the Friendship Peak trek start from?
A: The trek to Friendship Peak duration is 6N/7D. You will start your trek from the Dhundi village located at a distance of 20 km from the Manali.

Q: What is the best time to go for Friendship Peak trek?
A: Friendship Peak best time to go is in the months of May, June, September and October. Temperature remains cool and pleasant during the day and night camping is not dangerous during these months.

Q: What kind of food is served during the Friendship Peak expedition?
A: Nutritious and vegetarian Indian food is served during the trek making sure that you have enough energy during the trek.

Q: What is the minimum age to opt for this expedition?
A: The minimum age to opt for this trek is 18-60 years. Since this trek is moderately difficult, the trekkers need to be in good fitness level to opt for this trek.

Q: Is the trek to Friendship Peak open in December?
A: No, due to excessive snow during this time this trekking route gets closed in the winter months.

Q: What will be the Friendship Peak weather?
A: The average temperature one will be experiencing during the daytime is 19°C and -6°C during nighttime.

Q: What type of accommodation will be provided in the Friendship Peak trekking?
A: It is a 7-day trek. Accommodation will be in the tents on all the days on quad/triple/twin sharing basis. The camping tents provided are clean, hygienic and equipped with sleeping bags for every trekker.

Q: Do I need a guide for this trekking package?
A: A well-trained guide is essential for the trek so they could arrange for the necessary permits and guide you safely through the high altitude mountain terrains.

Q: Is Diamox advisable on Friendship Peak summit?
A: Yes. Since we are climbing an altitude of 17,353 ft hence it is advisable to carry Diamox tablets with you which will help you overcome high altitude sickness.

Q: What level of fitness is required for Friendship Peak trek?
A: Since it is a high altitude trek, a proper physique as well as mentally and physically fit body is needed to complete the whole trek.

Q: What type of clothing should I carry with myself on this trek?
A: Make sure to carry warm and comfortable clothing as temperature can drop. Wardrobe essentials like heavy woolen and fleece clothes, rain-proof jackets, sunglasses, wind-proof jackets, thermal inner-wear. A sturdy backpack with a plastic or waterproof lining. Trekking shoes, snow boots, trekking poles. moisturizers, chapsticks. torch, water bottle, extra polythene bags for wet clothes, and a whistle.

Q: Is smoking and drinking allowed on this trek?
A: Consumption of liquor and smoking is not advisable on high altitude treks. The use of these substances dehydrates the body easily and makes it difficult for trekkers to complete the stretches.

Q: What are the safety precautions in the Friendship Peak trekking?
A: All the members of support staff are certified in wilderness first aid and are trained for all concerns related to high altitude. The staff will be carrying a first aid kit, a stretcher, and an oxygen cylinder. All these precautions will be included in the Friendship Peak trek cost.

Q: Can we go on this trek in winters?
A: No, due to heavy snowfall and very low temperatures the trekking route get blocked during the winter months. It is not safe to camp on this trekking route during winter time.

Q: Tell me about the guides who will be accompanying me.
A: The trek is led by professional trek leaders who have completed basic and advanced mountaineering courses. There will be one guide who leads the group and another guide who will be walking at the end of the group making sure of the safety of the whole group.

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