Trek in Spiti and Climb Kanamo peak: 5950m

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 .

You will explore the centuries  old monasteries belongs to Tibetan Buddhism where monks practicing meditation and other monastic rituals, preserving 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 grow Barely and other vegetable, They are hospital able and are still following the century old  Tibetan tradition 

Day 1: Morning arrival in Manali (2000m). and Hike. 

Day 2: Manali to Lossar –Kaza (4050 mtrs.) 6 to 7 hours. over Rohtang pass(3950m) and Kunzum pass (4550m). 

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

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

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

Day 6: Dhoksa to Langza (4100m) via Kaumic and Hikkim, 5h, trek 3

Day 7 : Langza to Kibber ( 4200m ) via Tashigang and Gete. 6h, trek 4

Day 8: Kibber to Kanamo base camp. ( 4921m) 4-5 h., trek 5

Day 9 : Day to acclimatize at base camp. Trek 6

Day 10: Summit day: ( 5950m ) 6-8h. climbing day.

Day 11: Kanamo base to Kibber, 4200m, 4-5h. trek 7

Day 12: Kibber to Hansa (3 650m) 5-6h de trek, trek 8

Day 13: Hansa -  Manali. 2000m. 160km 7-8h over Kunzum pass (4550m). and  Rohtang (3950m).

Day 14: Manali to Delhi, 14 hours, 570 km by night volvo bus 

Day 1: 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.

Altitude  gain: 200m

Altitude drop: 200m

Dénivelé positif---200m

Dénivelé négatif  -200m

 Day 2: 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.

Dénivelé positif---2550m

Dénivelé négatif— 250m

Day 3: 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.

Dénivelé positif---294m

Dénivelé négatif—200m

Day 4: 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 fouded 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. 

Dénivelé positifs : 300m

Dénivelé négatif : 100m

Day 5: 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. 

Dénivelé positifs : 700m

Dénivelé négatif : 50m

Day 6: 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.  

Dénivelé positif : 300m

Dénivelé négatif : 500m

Day 7: 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) 

Dénivelé positif : 250m

Dénivelé négatif : 150m

Day 8: 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.

Altitude gain –515m.

Day 9: Day to acclimatize at base camp. Trek 6
Walk around the base camp to get the better acclimatize before climbing the peak.

Day 10: 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.

Altitude gain –-1189m

Altitude down–1189m

Day 11: 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 12 : 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  

Dénivelé positif  : 100m

Dénivelé négatif : 550m

Day 13: Hansa -  Manali. 2000m. 160km 7-8h 
Road leads through several villages of Spiti valley , the last  village  of  the  valley is Lossar. Short uphill drive till Kunzum pass (4700 m.) offers extensive view of the snow capped mountains. Temple located at pass is dedicated to the Goddess Kunzum adorned by prayer flags, pay homage to the goddess  and continue driving by  alpine Chandra valley under benath of sheer mountains , over Rohtang pass (4050 m.) the  gateway between Lahoul -Spiti and Kullu “ the valley of the God”. Descend from Rohtang Pass  via the snake-curved road, the pasture of wild flowers ( I summer ) , forest of silver Oak, Fir and conifer trees amidst the waterfalls  and panoramic view really gives a sense of satisfaction and joy. Overnight stay in hotel in Manali.

Dénivelé positif  : 850m

Dénivelé négatif : 1650m

Day 14: Departure
Check out at 12 noon. One-time transfer to bus station, end of service.


  • 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


  • 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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    By air: Bhuntar at the distance of 50 kms from Manali, taxi can be booked on arrival and local bus station is at proximity of airport.  please note that by bus 1h30 to 2 hours of journey.

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    No. of items


    Down feather jacket (hollo-fill) type of gore- tax or else



    Tee-shirt fleece                            



    Tee -Shirts (full sleeves)



    Fleece Jackets / woolen sweater


    1 each


    Wind + water proof suite (jacket+ paint)

    1 pair


    Thermal inner suite (upper+ lower)

    1 pair  


    Trek paint,






    Sun hate (cap)



    balaclava (Cagoule)



    Trekking shoes. (high ankle preferred)



    Sneakers / sleepers




    2= I fleece, one water proof.


    pairs of warm socks + normal socks

    2 each.


    Sunglasses / Spare glasses or contact lenses,



    Head light. (torch or flash light with spare batteries)



    Sun cream, stick to protect the lips

    1 each.


    toilet kit



    Camera with spare memory cards and batteries, (battery Charger can be used only in city/ town)

    You to manage.


    water bottle,



    pair of gaiters

    1 pair.


    walking sticks if one required,

    1 pair.


    personal medical kit as per your medical advisor.

    You to manage.


    A light towel, A toilet paper roll- wet tissue paper.

    1 each.


    A knife (Multifunctional knife)- lighters

    1 each.


    A large plastic bag to protect your clothing inside the rucksack,

    1+1 spare.


    fanny pack to keep safely your important doc. as passport, insurance paper, credit cards, money etc.



    Rucksack + day sack



    Dry fruits and energy bars


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    Trek in Spiti and Climb Kanamo peak: 5950m

    India Moderate
    • Region: Spiti (Himachal Pradesh)

    • Duration: 14 days,  ( 8 days of trek, one day for climbing )

    • Best season: July to 15 Oct. 

    • Grade: Moderate


    • Delhi- the capital of India.

    • The lush valley of Kullu – Manali and barren spiti, 

    • A remarkable architect of Hindu temples.

    • Buddhist culture and Tibetan villages of Spiti

    • The beautiful monasteries and murals painting,

    • Climbing Kanamo peak so called white lady.  

    • Interaction with hospitable locals and Buddhist monks

    • Stunning landscape of Himalayan peaks 

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