Kanamo Peak Trek


Kanamo Peak Trek is a thrilling 7-day adventure in the stunning Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh, India. Starting from Kibber village, known as the highest inhabited village in the world, the trek takes you through breathtaking landscapes, including high-altitude meadows, rugged terrains, and pristine lakes. The highlight of the trek is reaching the summit of Kanamo Peak, standing tall at an altitude of around 6,000 meters, offering panoramic views of the majestic Himalayas.

This trek challenges your physical endurance and rewards you with spectacular vistas, cultural encounters with local communities, and a profound sense of accomplishment. The Kanamo Peak Trek is a true test of adventure seekers and promises an unforgettable experience in the Himalayas.

Trekking details:

Day 1: Manali to Kaza

Begin your Kanamo Peak Trek by heading to the Spiti Valley from Manali. There’s always a possibility of getting caught by the beautiful roads, especially around Rohtang Pass from where a spectacular view. The Manali – Leh Highway offers interesting vistas of arid mountains throughout the journey. On reaching Gramphu, you would be directed toward Kaza road leading to our first stop.

While crossing Batal, you will be ushered into Spiti Valley, surrounds by green patches of agricultural fields and scenic views. Stay overnight here.

Day 2: Kaza to Kibber

Today, we will take you for an hour's drive from Kaza to Kibber. Complete the check-in formalities. Zigzagging through the cold deserts you will reach the village by lunchtime. The remaining day is at leisure. Visit the ancient Key Gompa in Kaza – the monastery’s high reaches will offer you a great view of the surrounding valley and the Spiti River flows silently.

Spend hours in the shadowy alcoves of the monastery in the company of the monks, going over prayer. Giving you the first taste of the rocky terrain of the mountain desert, take a walk for exploring village life. Stay overnight in Kibber.

Day 3: Leisure Day at Kibber

To get ready for the heights, this day will be kept for acclimatization in Kibber located at an altitude of 13,500 ft. Prepare for the next day's trek to Kanamo Base Camp. Stay overnight in Kibber.

Day 4: Kibber to Kanamo Base Camp

The dry grass and desert valley of Kibber offers a challenging trek on this day. Continue ascending followed by a slow trek for 6 to 7 hrs. The trail goes through several small villages with flourishing harvest fields and a couple of mountain lakes. The path is brimming with a variety of flowers among which the beautiful Brahma Kamal deserves a special mention. Stay overnight in Kanamo.

Day 5: Kanamo Peak Trek

The ascent will begin at the break of dawn as the sky slowly comes to light and the mountain ranges all around emerge from the darkness. The cold is something to be aware of in the early hours. To protect yourself from the bitter wind, wear bacalavas.

Loose stone chips fill the whole trail and in the last phase. At this time, stepping with a firm toehold is highly important. The trek to the summit is mixed with parts of sheer ascent and relaxing walk. You will find a surface of scree and snow and as you go higher up, the snow will deepen. Get ready for a spellbinding view of the greater Himalayas from the Kanamo top. Capture the interesting bird eye view of the entire Kinnaur-Lahaul Spiti territory will welcome you.

Stay overnight in Kanamo Peak.

Day 6: Kaza transfer via Kibber

The next day after a wholesome breakfast, you will be trekking your way back to Kibber. Take a stop for lunch here followed by a drive back to Kaza. The path is full of scenic brilliance with a magnetic backdrop of the mountains. Stay overnight here.

Day 7: Drive to Manali

Today, you will head back to Manali. The drive will begin in the morning. As you reach there, the tour will conclude here with amazing memories.

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