Manali bus stand is easily accessible by road and is a popular landmark in the city.
This trek to Kanamo Peak is a moderately challenging trek, although it doesn't require any technical knowledge. It takes you to an incredible altitude of 19600 feet, and requires some long days of trekking, so you'll have to be prepared.
Kanamo Peak lies in the stark Spiti Valley, with bare weather-bleached land all around. You'll be trekking to remote villages, visiting ancient monasteries, and seeing terrain that looks like the surface of the moon. The highlight of this tri however is the summit day, when you stand atop Kanamo Peak, admiring the stunning views in all directions. You'll also enjoy camping near Chandratal Lake, a high-altitude lake that shimmers like a blue-green gem in the landscape.
On this trek to Kanamo Peak, you'll get to visit Rohtang Pass and Kunzum La, see Bara Shigri glacier, and see the monasteries of Ki and Kibber. You'll also be spending a couple of nights in Kaza where you can do some sightseeing.
Mt. Kanamo stands at a towering 19,685 feet above sea level, even higher than the monasteries of Ki and Kibber. It is considered the holiest mountain in Spiti, and is beloved by all. At such a height, you'll be able to see spectacular views of the ranges of Kullu, Kinnaur, and the valleys of Lahaul and Spiti. The landscape is filled with stunning natural beauty, and the people here are gentle yet resilient.
Trek through gorgeous high-altitude terrain on the Kanamo Peak trek. | Camp near the mirror-like Chandratal lake. | Enjoy fantastic views at the summit of Kanamo peak trek. | Visit the monasteries of Ki and Kibber on your way back from the Kanamo Peak trek. | Spend two days in beautiful Kaza, learning how this part of the world works. | Go through Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass.
You'll meet your group at Manali and set out on the drive to Batal. This is an interesting drive which crosses over from the lush green valleys of Kullu and Manali into the stark dune-like landscape of Lahaul and Spiti valley via the famous Rohtang pass. You'll stop at the Pass to take pictures and enjoy the views, before heading back into Lahaul valley. Your campsite will be set up at Batal, and you'll go on a short acclimatization hike before ending the day. Overnight in tents.
Camp in sturdy tents in the lap of nature.
If you cancel 45 days before departure of the Kanamo Peak trek: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
If you cancel 30-45 days before departure of the Kanamo Peak trek: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
If you cancel 15-30 days before departure of the Kanamo Peak trek: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
If you cancel 15 days or less before departure of the Kanamo Peak trek: No refund
The operator has a set of guidelines for the Kanamo Peak trek that must be adhered to based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ and 'Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and emphasise on travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader during the Kanamo Peak trek.
Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited on the Kanamo Peak trek.
While on the trek to Kanamo, participants must follow a proper waste disposal system.