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Kanamo PeakTrekking and peak climbing in Spiti

Kanamo Or locally called white Lady, stand high behind the Kibber village, is one of the easily accessible peak of Spiti region which does not required technical climbing skill but for sure one need to get well acclimatized before attempting to summit and is required good physical fitness.
This trek may also allows to encounter with Himalayan Fauna as of Tibetan wolves, Ibex, Blue Sheep and elusive Snow Leopard whereas abundance of flora is seen in summer.

Spiti also known as Little Tibet , The topography of the Spiti is marked by high mountains and narrow rivers valleys with flat land being an uncommon occurrence. The rugged climate and high altitude makes the region somewhat difficult for human habitation . The great range of the main Himalayas in back ground, is beautiful and refreshing .
While travelling in to spiti valley you will explore the centuries old monasteries where monks practicing meditation and other monastic rituals, preserved old Stucco images, and Thangkas depicting different life stories of Guru Padmasambhava, the founder of Gelug-Pa sect. People of Spiti lives with their herds of Yak, Sheep and goats. They are hospital able and are still following the century old Tibetan tradition.


Day 1: Arrival Delhi in evening

Day 2: Delhi-Manali, 560 kms. 14 hours.

Day 3: Morning arrival in Manali (2000m). and Hike.

Day 4: Manali to Lossar –Kaza (4050 mtrs.) 6 to 7 hours. over Rohtang pass(3950m) and Kunzum pass (4550m).

Day 5: Kaza to Dhankar 3,894 metres via Tabo: 63km

Day 6: Dhankar to Lalung. ( 3 800m) 4hours, trek 1.

Day 7: Lalung – Damul- Dhoksa : 4500m. 5-6h, trek 2

Day 8: Dhoksa to Langza (4100m) via Kaumic and Hikkim, 5h, trek 3

Day 9: Langza to Kibber ( 4200m ) via Tashigang and Gete. 6h, trek 4

Day 10: Kibber to Kanamo base camp. ( 4921m) 4-5 h., trek 5

Day 11 :Day to acclimatize at base camp. Trek 6

Day 12: Summit day: ( 5950m ) 6-8h. climbing day.

Day 13: Kanamo base to Kibber, 4200m, 4-5h. trek 7

Day 14: Kibber to Hansa (3 650m) 5-6h de trek, trek 8

Day 15: Hansa – Manali. 2000m. 160km 7-8h over Kunzum pass (4550m). and Rohtang (3950m).

Day 16: Manali to Delhi, 16 hours, 570 km by night volvo bus

Day 17: Arrive in Delhi and departure .


Day 1, Arrival Delhi

By evening arrival at Delhi airport, transfer to your hotel, night in hotel.

Day 2, Delhi-Manali,560 kms. 14 hours.

Day to visit old Delhi by rickshaw ride to explore the spice market and feel the real India, Visit Grand mosque and red fort, after lunch visit Gandhi Tomb and later its time to report at bus station to catch the bus for Manali at 5h30 pm. 6 pm is departure of bus.

It is an air-condition confortable bus hence we request you to keep at least one pull over or one polar jacket with you to avoid to get freeze. On the way you will have diner stop in local restaurant. Overnight in the bus.

Day 3: Morning arrival in Manali (2000m). and Hike.

Day 3, Morning arrival in Manali (2000m). and Hike..

Morning reached Manali, check in hotel, Visit the temple of Manu at old Manali, The Hadimba Devi temple is famous for its association with the Mahabharata temple , Shiva temple and monastery in town are main attraction, afternoon free in town, Night in hotel.

Day 4: Manali to Lossar (4050 mtrs.) – Kaza (3800 m) 6 to 7 hours.

Drive along the Beas river by snake curved road to Rohtang pass (3950 mtrs) from the pass enjoy the magnificent view of the Chandra -Bhaga mountain range . Down hill drive to the Gramphu and follow the rough road towards the east along the true left bank of the Chandra opposite of river is an excellent view of upper Bara Shigri glaciers peaks culminated above 6000mtrs.

Uphill drive to the Kunzum pass (4550 mtrs.) enjoy stunning view of Himalaya, visit temple dedicated to the Goddess Kunzum Devi. Descend for next 11 kms to the first campsite before the Lossar village and further to Kaza the administrative center of Spiti. night in hotel.

Day 5: Kaza to Dhankar (3894 m)via Tabo: 63km

Drive to south to visit Tabo monastery which has been founded in 996 A.D . contain exquisite frescoes and stuco statues, often called the Ajanta of Himalayas. In trans Himalayas Buddhism Tabo sanctity is next only to Tibet’s Tholing gompa.

Visit to Dhankar the ancient capital of the Spiti king, the most incredibly situated gompa perched high on the barren rocky mountain slopes. The sixth century Dhankar Gompa, though not well preserved still has some magnificant original Thankas and statues tucked away in dark rooms. Night in camp.

Day 6: Dhankar to Lalung. (3 800m) 4hours, trek 1.

Take two hours of the steady trek to Dhankar lake that provide the extensive view of Surounding Himalaya including Manirang peak erected in front opposite of Lake, Further track leads by gradual descend to the Lalung, literally means ‘land of the gods , camp site is set out of village, By evening visit the village and specially donot miss to visit the Lalung monastery containing stucco images and Thankas , Monastery is founded by the great Tibetan Buddhist lotswa “ translator” the Rinchen Zangpo and belongs to the Ge-lug-pa (Gelugpa ) order of Tibetan Budhism. Night in Camp.

Day 7: Lalung – Damul- Dhoksa : 4500m. 5-6h, trek 2

Descend to the river bank, A tributary of Spiti river which flows though Lingthi valley located at the vicinity of Tibet border at its east , A steady climb of almost 3 hours by Zig-Zag trail to the Damul village, day can be scorching heat in Summer, hence you are advised to prepare for sun protection. Visit Damul Villaage, further short gradual walk of an hours or more to Dhoksa by crossing a small pass, night in camp.

Day 8: Dhoksa to Langza (4100m) via Kaumic and Hikkim, 5h, trek 3

A scenic trail high over the spiti valley, after an hours of walk reach to Comic village housing one of the highest monastery of the world,. after short walk you will entre in to a rustic village of Hikkim built of mud bricks as most of the Tibetan traditional houses .Take further easy trail to Langza, a bowl shaped villages located on the foot of mount Cahu Chau kang Nilda peak also locally known as princess mountain on which the sun & moon shine. ‘here Fossil can collect in its outskirts for which Spiti is known as live museum. However millions of years ago Spit submerged under the Tethys Sea, Hence the remnants of its geological past are witnessed in the unique barren landscape and the diverse fossils which are found here.. evening stroll in the village to interact with villagers, night in camp.

Day 9: Langza to Kibber ( 4200m ) via Tashigang and Gete. 6h, trek 4

Easy path leads to a cliffy patch which has become arduous and risky due to land slide caused by torrential flow of Shila Nalla ( Stream ) flowing below. However local resident repair it time to time.

Climb gradually to Tashigang village with few houses, further trail goes through the farms land grown with barley ( by which local prepare the famous Tsampa and to brew local beer called Chhang ), peas now became an additional source of income by exporting to the neighboring cities. Afternon reached at kibber with its few modern houses and a gompa on the top of village founded by Serkhang Rinpoche of

Tabo. ( can found closed ) contains the ancient Thankas and is perfect place to admire the beauty of desert landscape. Kibber has its charismatic look due to its fortified structure and is known as one of the heighest permenant habitant village among Gete and Tashigang you came to across on the way.

(If the path is not advisable to cross in that case you will be transferred by vehicle till Kye Monastery, After visiting the monastery you will start the trek and will join the route between Kibber and Gete)

Day 10: Kibber to Kanamo base camp. ( 4921m) 4-5 h., trek 5

Leave to the base camp, A ,steady, gradual and level trail leads from the village of Kibber through farm land, high altitude pasture where herds of yaks can be seen grazing and rocky slope that brings to the lake formed as depository of water supplying to the village. After 4-5 hours of walk reached at campsite will be established near the Kanamo lake, night in camp.

Be Privileged of Star gazing in clear weather.

Day 11 : Day to acclimatize at base camp. Trek 6

Walk around the base camp to get the better acclimatize before climbing the peak.

Day 12: Summit day: ( 5950m ) 6-8h. climbing day.

This is a special day for each of climbers which they dreamed to achieve, leave early in morning, cross the boulder and moraine patches, further on take south east ridge, while in early season there can be snow, once at the top of the peak, your dream comes true and that is the moment of joy and emotion. Climbers are rewarded by 360 degree view of Surrounding Himalayan peaks. After spending few minutes at summit, descend back to base camp, night in camp.

Day 13: Kanamo base to Kibber, 4200m, 4-5h. trek 7

Take same trail to get back till village, Once again be privileged by hospitality of your host. Afternoon stroll in village. Night in family house.

Day 14: Kibber to Hansa (3 650m) 5-6h de trek, trek 8

Last day of trek, after few minutes of walk path leads in to the deep gorge following the paved path to the stream bed and climb up other side to come out from the gorge, Here you will join ancient trade route that linked between India and Tibet and bit further you will reach at the famous ground called La Darcha where once barter trade festival used to held between the merchants from both the coutry India and Tibet.

Graduel long descend to Hansa high over the Spiti river projecting the view of North east of Spiti, Later afternoon reached at Hansa , after seting the camp site visit Village and its small Gompa hooked in the cliff with great importance of both Hindu and Budhist which is not often visited by tourist, night in camp

Day 15: Hansa – Manali. 2000m. 160km 7-8h

Same way back to Manali over Kunzum pass (4550m). and Rohtang (3950m).

Day 16: Manali to Delhi, 16 hours, 570 km

Morning free to bind up the baggage, afternoon at 4h30-5h transfer to bus station to board your comfortable night bus to Delhi, It is an air-condition confortable bus hence we request you to keep at least one pull over or one polar jacket with you to avoid to get freeze. On the way you will have diner stop in local restaurant. Overnight in the bus.

Day 17: Arrive in Delhi and departure.

Morning between 8h-10h arrive in Delhi, Transfer to hotel, later half day sight seen to Temple of Laxminarayan, Bhai Temple, India Gate, evening after dinner transfer to the airport and board the flight to your onward destination. End of services. No room from 12 noon onward.


Price per person : Based on Minimum 4 persons:

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    07 July -23 July  1,700.00
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    28 July- 13 Aug.  1,700.00
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    18 Aug - 3 Sep.  1,700.00
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    8 Sep. - 24 Sep.  1,700.00
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Cost for less than 4 persons:

Cost per person—- €2080 based on 3 pax
Cost per person—- €2200 based on 2 pax

Formed groups: If the proposed dates don’t suite to those who are already formed group of individuals, families, friends, club or corporates, we can tailor their trip for the date that match to their holidays schedule for the suitable period when your trip can be conducted.

Cost Include

  • Ground transport as per itinerary.
  • Airport / Railway Station & Bus Stand transfer.
  • Volvo Bus ticket Delhi-Manali-Delhi.
  • English speaking local Guide.
  • Full board (breakfast, Lunch & dinner).
  • Twin sharing room on medium class neat and clean hotel.
  • Twin sharing specious tent & foam mattress
  • Dinning tent for 4 person onward, 2/3 person will eat in kitchen tent.
  • All meals during trekking-lunch will be served as packed.
  • During the trek transport by jeep/pony, mule or porter,
  • Kitchen team with all necessary items,
  • Climbing Equipment such as: Climbing Rope, Fix Rope, Ice Piton, Rock piton, Jumar, Ice Axe, Carabiner.
  • Camping fee / permit
  • Medical box with oxygen cylinder

Cost Exclude

  • International / Domestic flight ticket,
  • Monument fees,
  • Visa and airport tax,
  • insurance,
  • Sleeping bag & Helmet,
  • Beverages and personal expenses,
  • Medical expenses and evacuation,
  • Porters to carry your personal gears,
  • Personal gears used for trekking / expedition,
  • Tipping,


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All the cancellation must be in written and signed by the person who signed the booking form and will be effective from the date of the reception by the company.

1: 60 days or more before departure: The agency will refund the entire paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charge for train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelation policies applied for different services.

2: 40 Days before departure: The agency will refund the 50% of paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charges of train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancellation policies applied for different services.

3: Less than 30 days before departure: The agency will be obliged to withhold the full amount of the deposit paid by the customer. In this case, the customer must inform their insurance as soon as possible and provide as much documentation to support the cancellation of trip. It is therefore strongly advised to take out cancellation insurance to cover such expenses.

Itinerary / hotels are sub. to change in case of strike, civil war threat, you may be will lose expected places you have prepared for but will explore unexpected and for sure will not disappointed.
In case of Vehicle break down another mode of transport will be managed at the earliest possible, In that case you are requested to keep patience and co-operate with the situation, while travelling to rural and isolated area replacing vehicle can take time due to lac of communication. .
The Company cannot be made liable for the consequences of weather condition, flight cancellations, war or threat of civil war, strikes, industrial action, political unrest or any other force majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstance. The company reserves the right to use alternate transport, or vary the itinerary if breakdown, sickness or any other force major. Any additional that result, such as extra hotel accommodation, flight or road transport will be on your charge and must be paid directly at the spot.

Please understand, there are certain hazards involved in your adventurous and culture holidays which you must accept at your own risk. The company will not be liable for any illness major or minor injury, death sustained during neither the trip, nor it will be liable for any uninsured losses of your property and other losses during the trip.

It is strongly advised that clients take out insurance to cover the unexpected and cancellation charges

This is mandatory for all clients travelling on any tour/ trek or independent itinerary arranged by us. You are responsible for obtaining adequate insurance covering expenses of unexpected, the loss of baggage, medical expenses, helicopter (air or ground) rescue, injury, death, repatriation, cancellation and curtailment of the itinerary.

Due to wide range of temperature and climate conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing. For protection against cold a layered clothing is better than a few thick ones, so choose your cloths accordingly. Cloths should be preferable be made from natural materials which allow the body to breath better. You will be offending people if you walk around in skimpy or tight fitting clothes. Although there are normally opportunities to wear shorts, it is strictly forbidden to be with short in any religious places as monasteries and temples. We would advise women to wear shirts or loose trousers, men should not wear singlet

Warm jacket type of gore axe or else, Raincoat, full sleeve Pull over, 2-3 pairs of long and short sleeves /Shirts, Track paint, trekking shoes, Sneakers for river crossing ( where applicable ), Camp shoes ( Sleepers ), 2 pairs of Gloves, 2-3 pairs of warm socks + normal socks, Sunglasses / Spare glasses or contact lenses, Sun hat / cap, Scarf, sun cream, lips balm to protect the lips, Washing kit, toilet kit including light towel, A small sewing kit, Safety pins, torch or flash light with spare batteries, Camera with spare batteries and cards, battery Charger ( used while in villages) , Back pack ( 60-70ltrs ) day sac ( 35 Ltrs ) , water bottle, If it is early or late season required the pair of gaiters to walk on the soft snow over the passes (in case of bad weather) and walking sticks if one required, personal medical kit as per your medical advisor. Sleeping bag (-10/-15°C ) small pillow if you required , A light towel, a knife, a role of toilet paper, a plastic bowl for shaving ( for men ), a large plastic bag to protect your clothing inside the back pack and, wet tissue paper, fanny pack to keep safely your important docs as passport, insurance paper, credit cards, cash etc. Your personal medical kit. walking stick those required.

Due to the vastness of country climate is vary in different part of Indian states as from plains of India to the mountains of Himalaya. Where summer Temperatures can be minimum 10 to 20°C and maximum 25-30°C. But while in bad weather temperature can go under Zero, so please be prepared accordingly.

Preparation of relief of sun burn, Lip salve, Anti septic cream, Antihistamine cream (for relief of insect bites), Anti diarrhea (flagyl or any other), Anti headache (Diamox, aspirin, paracitamol, zimalgin), Anti vomiting (avomin), For stomach-ache (baralgan,trigan or other diagnose) Dettol, wash proof Dettol plaster, Bandage and cotton, Balm, Anti cramp spray, Pills to purify the water, Scissor and knife are must in the medical kit. According to your physical condition you are requested to consult your doctor to complete your medical kit.

Pre-travel conditioning is very desirable, as more you are prepared the more you enjoy the trips. For all the adventure trips at least light physical exercise is required however no exercise is obliged for cultural tours or jeep safari in hilly region. As we gain altitude slowly, so we get acclimatize naturally. And for the vast majority the slow ascent to height will produce minimum effects. The most important attribute for any adventure travel trip is positive attitude.