Duration - 10 Days
Heigh t- 5669mts
Location - Manali
Grade - Challenging
Manali peak is situated in Pir Panjal range. Manali peak requires a little bit of climbing experience like use of mountaineering equipment and walking in snow and ice. This is certainly not for beginners. If you are first time climbing in Himalayas or climbing first time-choose Friendship peak.
Day 01 Arrival in Manali
Arrival in Manali transfer to hotel. After breakfast get the equipment for the climb sorted out. Fit yourself in your climbing gear (climbing boots, crampons and your harness). After lunch visit the Hadimba temple, the Vashisht hot spring water. Night in hotel
Day 02 Manali -Bakkar Thach trek 1
Drive to Dhundi and walk through the forest of Pine, Mapple, Walnut, Silver fir and Oak. Its a Gradual uphill 2-3hrs walk. West of Dhundi the highest mountain of the Dhauladhar ( Hanuman Tibba 5950 m. ) is erected, on the east (Deo Tibba 6001m, and Indra Asan 6100 m. ) can be seen if the weather is in your favor. Bakkar Thach is high altitude shepherd fields-please do see.
Bakkar Thach - Beas Kund (Base Camp)
This is short climb up the ridge and then plateau of BEAS KUND. Shift of camp to Beas Kund depends on good weather. Packed lunch will be provided for a full day excursion in Beas Kund plateu.
Day 04 Acclimatization Day
Day 05 Beas Kund- Camp1
Beas Kund to Camp1 is a 6-7hrs steep uphill walk which includes scenic view all around the trek.
Day 06 Camp1 - Col (Camp2)
Climb to camp2 will take about 5-6hrs. Climb includes technical skills with all climbing gears. Shetidhar peak is only 30minutes climbing from here and Manali Peak is around 3-4hrs climbing from col.
Day 07 Summit Attempt – Manali Peak 5640m/18900 ft
And after col we fix the rope and will climb fix rope, where we have to do some rock climbing from here you can see very panoramic view of Dholadhar and Pirpanjal range with Indrasan peak(6160mts) and Deotibba Peak (6001mts). After summit the peak we will Back to camp-1.overnight in tents.
Day 08 Camp1-Bakkar Thach
After breakfast trek to Solang Valley and from here drive to Manali. Evening free for shopping at Manali. Overnight Hotel.
Day 09 Bakkar Thach –Manali
After breakfast we are moving towards the Solang nala via Dundi. We are taking taxi there to Manali. Today night in hotel.
Day 10 Departure from Manali