Kanamo Peak

Temperature

Day : 16°C to 20°C
Night : -4°C to -4°C

Duration

8 Days | 7 Nights
Manali to Manali

Level

Difficult

A High Peak in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Height of Kanamo Peak is 19553 feet, it lies in Spiti at the back of Tashi Ganga village and Kibber. This is not an easy peak to traverse, prior experience and knowledge are very important to overcome the challenges.

Exceptional 360 degree Views in Kanamo Peak

Kanamo Peak offers excellent views of the Great Himalayas. Kullu valley, Kinnaur ranges, Parang La Pass and Pin Parvati Pass can be seen towards Spiti, Ladakh and Lahaul.

Trek Through the Villages of  Spiti in Kanamo Peak

On the way are some beautiful villages of Spiti. Kaza and Kibber are amid the deserted mountains and have cultivated fields there. The villagers cultivate peas and wheat.

ATM Point and Mobile Connectivity

ATM Point – Kaza is the last ATM point.

Mobile Connectivity- Only BSNL networks are available at Kaza there are no networks ahead, so finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.

About Valley of Flowers

Height of Kanamo Peak is 19553 feet.

It lies in Spiti at the back of Tashi Ganga village and Kibber.

This is not an easy peak to traverse, prior experience and knowledge are very important to overcome the challenges.

Highlights of this Trek

The excellent panorama views are the real highlight of this trek, Kullu valley, Kinnaur ranges, Parang La Pass and Pin Parvati Pass can be seen towards Spiti, Ladakh and Lahaul are seen clearly. Trekking through the villages of Spiti is also a delight of this trek.

Duration – 9 days (Manali to Manali)

Best Season – May, June and July

Level – Difficult

Highest Points – (19553 feet)

Temperature – Day (16°C to 20°C) Night (-4°C to -4°C)

Starting Point – Manali

Altitude Covered Per Day

Kaza (12,467 feet)

Kibber (14108 feet)

Kanamo Base Camp (15,748 feet)

Kanamo Peak (19,553 feet)

These points should not be avoided

1. Proper conditioning and training of body required

2. Proper gear and clothing for sub-zero temperatures

3. Sturdy hiking shoes are important

4. High altitude requires proper acclimatization

5. Intermittent or no signals

6. Carry travel light

7. Weather is unpredicted so the itinerary is flexible

Short Details for Kanamo Peak Trek

Day 1: Manali to Kaza (12,467 feet) (204 km) (10 hours)

Day 2: Kaza (12,467 feet) to Kibber (14108 feet)

Day 3: Acclimatization Day

Day 4: Kibber (14108 feet) to Kanamo Base Camp (15,748 feet)

Day 5: Acclimatization Day

Day 6: Kanamo Base Camp (15,748 feet) to Kanamo Peak (19,553 feet) and return (12 hours)

Day 7: Kanamo Base Camp to Kibber (14108 feet)

Day 8: Kibber to Manali

Kanamo Peak Trek Details Itinerary

Day 01:- Manali to Kaza (12,467 feet) (204 km) (10 hours)

The Drive is from Manali to Kaza, mostly there are traffic jam on the road of Rohtang and Kunzum Pass. The same road further lead to Kaza. You go through Batal to Spiti valley, reach the villages with fields of peas and barley. The route is straightforward to Kaza, stay in a hotel there.

Day 02:- Kaza (12,467 feet) to Kibber (14108 feet)

Drive from Kaza to Kibber, it is a small high altitude village located amid a valley. Today explore the nearby places like a fable Monastery there which is present on the top of the hill from where River Spiti can also be seen.

Return and after your lunch you can go to the deserted mountain valley, the terrain is rocky. After the descent visit the Kibber village and know about the people living there. All the houses are made in same design there which makes this village unique.

Day 03:-Acclimatization Day

Go for a short hike and rest today

Day 04:- Kibber (14108 feet) to Kanamo Base Camp (15,748 feet)

The trek from Kibber to Kanamo Base Camp is a steep ascent afterwards which gets levelled. Start by crossing the fields of villagers and on the way there are two lakes and through one lake water is supplied to Kaza.

During your final climb you can see many Brahma Kamals and other variety of flowers. Before reaching the base camp (1 km) do not miss to see the stored fossils. Setup your camps, have food and comfortably sleep in your tents.

Day 05:- Acclimatization Day

Proper acclimatization is very important on high altitude treks. Today go to nearby places.

Day 06:- Kanamo Base Camp (15,748 feet) to Kanamo Peak (19,553 feet) and return (12 hours)

Trek will start early today because climbing the peak will take time, after you cross the first mountain hike the ranges will be visible from there. Wear enough warm layers because the temperature remains low at the time of morning.

Hike for some hours and reach the last section which is steep climb to Kanamo Peak. There is scree so walk carefully and take long steps, traversing this section would take around 4 hours. The top offers enthralling panorama views of Himalayas.

Kullu valley, Kinnaur ranges, Parang La Pass and Pin Parvati Pass can be seen towards Spiti, Ladakh and Lahaul. At Kanamo there are some snow patches but the twin peak Shila remains covered in snow which is next to this high peak.

Now, start descending it is steep from here valley views are clear and through the same path you can reach the Kanamo Base Camp. After a thrilling trek spend your night comfortably in tents.

Day 07:- Kanamo Base Camp to Kibber (14108 feet)

Get back to Kibber through barren Spiti valley with views of snow clad mountains. Spend the night in a homestay today.

Day 08:- Kibber to Manali

Get back to Manali through the same route which you took from Manali to Kibber.

What to carry on a Trek?

The most common question of all Trekkers is what we carry on a trek or what to carry on a trek so if you plan to go for trekking, so here is about what you should carry on a trek ..!

First of all trekkers must bring the documents mentioned below

1. Government ID proof, carry original and a photocopy of any of these (Driving License, Adhar Card, Pan Card, Voter Id, etc.)

2. Medical certificate by a doctor

3. Risk certificates

Foremost Requirements

1. Strongly built Trekking Shoes

2. Backpack (50 to 60 liters)

Clothes to Carry On A Trek

Carry clothes according to the season. In winters there is chilly cold and in summers the temperature remains cold. (Day and Night temperature varies)

Jacket

Take at least 2 jackets with you, it should be warm enough to protect you against the chilly cold.

Trekking Pants

You should have 2 3 trek pants on a week-long trek and take more for longer treks.

Thermals

At night the temperature lowers and to keep yourself warm and sleep comfortably wear thermals.

Warm clothes

Keep enough woolen layers and fleece according to the season.

T-Shirts

To avoid sunburns always carry full-sleeved t-shirts which dry easily and covers neck and arms properly.

Poncho/Raincoat

They are useful during rain and snowfall.

Necessary Items

1. Water Bottle

2. Gloves (Waterproof and woolen), Cap

3. Socks (Regular and woolen

4. Sunglasses

5. Hiking Pole

6. Torch

7. Toiletry Items

Toilet paper, Sunscreen, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Face Wash, Sanitizer, etc.

(Avoid using wet wipes and sanitary napkins during your trek because they are not biodegradable and cause harm to the environment. If you use them in the mountains make sure you bring them back with you.)

Medical Kit is Mandatory

(Use medicines only after prescribed by the doctor) (In case of any problem arises during the trek follow the instructions given by your trek leader because they are certified in First Aid Mountaineering courses.)

Carry These Medicines in Your Medical Kit

01. Avomine for treating motion sickness

02. Diamox for treating altitude sickness

03. Avil to treat allergies

04. Saradon to cure headache

05. Combiflam to relieve pain

06. Crocin for treating fever and headache

07. Digene to cure acidity

08. Norflox TZ and Lomofen to prevent Diarrhoea

09. Betadine (Antiseptic cream)

10. ORS

11. Moov/Volini spray for treating sprains

12. Band-aid

13. Elastic bandage

14. Gauze

WE CARE FOR YOURSAFETY AND IT IS OUR PRIORITY

Har Ki Dun Protection and Mountaineering Association is Making Your Trek Safe. We have a team of more than 80+ guides to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) Uttarkashi, Hanifle Centre; Mussoorie and Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) Delhi. We also have Kitchen staff to serve in the mountains and supporting staff goes along to manage the activities.

Oxygen Cylinder for trekkers safety

The trek leaders are certified in courses of Mountaineering. On every high altitude trek, we carry oxygen cylinders and First Aid kits. We take proper care of everything and make sure you feel safe and comfortable with us.

Getting to high altitude can be a problem for some people, the risks are enormous but we minimize them by providing the best quality equipment which is changed on a regular basis.

We do every possible thing to make your treks safe because if you trust and choose us then it becomes our responsibility to make your safety our topmost priority. The risk factor can never be abolished but it can be reduced and if you have a heart of mountaineer then this “risk factor” is the real pleasure and we can help you overcome every risk successfully without fear by taking proper care of your safety.

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Include & Exclude In This Trek

Transport from Dehradun to Dehradun

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in Hotel

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking.

All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea,Coffee, Snacks, Soup, Dinner

All camping gear including

Separate Tent, High quality

Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, Chair, Dining table

your uploading

Guide, Porters, cook, Helper

Mules, Kitchen team

Good Experience local Trek Leader guide

Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s

Gaiters

Micro crampons

Hiking Pole

Personal Toiletry Items

Personal Medical Kit

Medical Certificate

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