KANAMO PEAK

Summiting Spiti’s Skyline

KANAMO PEAK

Summiting Spiti’s Skyline 

Base Camp

Kaza

Region

Himachal

Trek Grade

Difficult

Trek Distance

23 Kms

Trek Duration

7 Days

Highest Altitude

19,600 ft

Best Season

June to September

Pick & Drop Point

Manali

Railway Station

Chandigarh

Nearest Airport

Bhuntar

Contact Us

₹ 23,500

₹ 19,350

+5% GST

Region

Himachal

Base Camp

Kaza

Trek Grade

Difficult

Trek Distance

23 Kms

Trek Duration

7 Days

Highest Altitude

19,600 ft

Best Season

June to September

Railway Station

Chandigarh

Pick & Drop Point

Manali

Nearest Airport

Bhuntar

Contact Us

₹ 23,500

₹ 19,350

+5% GST

ABOUT KANAMO PEAK

Nestled in the heart of the mighty Himalayas, Kanamo Peak stands tall as a beacon of adventure and exploration. Rising to an impressive altitude of 19,600 feet, this majestic peak beckons trekkers from around the world to embark on an unforgettable journey to its summit. With its breathtaking vistas, challenging terrain, and rich cultural heritage, the trek to Kanamo Peak offers a truly immersive experience in the lap of nature.

Located in the remote Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Kanamo Peak Trek offers trekkers a glimpse into the raw, untouched beauty of the Himalayas. The journey begins in the quaint town of Kaza, the gateway to the Spiti Valley, where trekkers prepare for the adventure that lies ahead. From Kaza, the trail winds its way through picturesque villages, rugged landscapes, and towering mountain passes, offering stunning views at every turn.

One of the highlights of the Kanamo peak trek is the opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich cultural heritage of the Spiti Valley. Along the way, trekkers encounter ancient monasteries, traditional Tibetan villages, and hospitable locals who welcome visitors with open arms. One such gem is the iconic Key Monastery, perched atop a hill overlooking the Spiti River valley. With its ancient murals, ornate prayer halls, and serene atmosphere, Key Monastery offers a glimpse into the spiritual heart of the region.

As trekkers ascend higher into the Himalayas, they are met with increasingly challenging terrain and harsh weather conditions. From rocky trails to snow-covered slopes, every step brings its own set of obstacles to overcome. Yet, it is amidst these challenges that the true spirit of adventure thrives. With each ascent, trekkers push their limits, both physically and mentally, drawing strength from the rugged beauty that surrounds them.

The culmination of the Kanamo Peak trek is the exhilarating summit push to its lofty peak. As trekkers stand atop the summit, they are rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains stretching as far as the eye can see. The sense of accomplishment is palpable as they reflect on the journey that has brought them to this moment. From the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas to the vast expanse of the Spiti Valley below, the beauty of Kanamo Peak leaves an indelible mark on the soul.

As adventurers, it is our responsibility to tread lightly on the fragile ecosystems of the Himalayas and ensure the preservation of its natural beauty for future generations. By practicing Leave No Trace principles, respecting local customs and traditions, and supporting sustainable tourism initiatives, we can help protect the pristine landscapes of the Spiti Valley and ensure that they remain untouched for years to come.

In the end, the trek to Kanamo peak trek is more than just a physical challenge, it is a journey of self-discovery, renewal, and connection to the natural world. As we navigate the rugged terrain and scale the heights of the Himalayas, we are reminded of our own resilience and strength. And as we stand atop the summit, gazing out at the vast expanse of the Spiti Valley below, we are humbled by the majesty of nature and inspired to continue exploring the wonders of the world around us.

In the footsteps of countless adventurers before us, we embark on this journey with open hearts and minds, ready to embrace the beauty and challenges that lie ahead. For in the mountains, we find not only a test of our physical abilities but also a refuge for our spirits – a place where we can connect with something greater than ourselves and find solace in the beauty of the natural world. So let us lace up our boots, pack our bags, and set forth on the adventure of a lifetime as we conquer the heights of Kanamo Peak and discover the true meaning of adventure.

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FAQs

The Kanamo Peak trek is considered difficult. It requires good physical fitness, prior experience with high-altitude trekking, and proper acclimatization to handle the altitude and challenging terrain.

While the trek itself to Kanamo Peak only takes 4 days of ascent and descent, the total trip typically takes 7 days. This includes acclimatization days, travel days to and from Spiti Valley, and rest days.

Acclimatization allows your body to adjust to the lower oxygen levels at high altitudes. It helps prevent altitude sickness, which can be dangerous. Spending time at lower altitudes in Spiti Valley before attempting the climb is crucial.

The best time to do the Kanamo Peak trek is from mid-June to mid-September. This is when the weather is most stable, with minimal snowfall and clear skies for stunning views.

Kanamo Peak stands at an impressive 19,600 feet (5,975 meters) tall.

The total distance of the trek varies depending on the route, but it is typically around 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kibber to Kanamo peak and return.

Summit day is a challenging but rewarding experience. It typically starts very early with a pre-dawn departure to reach the peak before the afternoon winds pick up. The trail is steep and requires good stamina for the long ascent in cold, pre-dawn temperatures.

Trekkers planning to trek to Kanamo Peak are required to obtain inner line permits for the Spiti Valley, which can be obtained from the District Commissioner's office in Kaza. Additionally, trekkers may need to register at the local police station before starting the trek.

Accommodation during the Kanamo Peak trek typically consists of camping in tents at designated campsites along the trail. Basic amenities such as sleeping bags, sleeping mats, and meals are provided by trek organizers. In Kibber and Kaza, trekkers can opt for guesthouses or homestays for a more comfortable stay.

Trekking to high altitudes poses certain health risks, including altitude sickness, dehydration, and exhaustion. Trekkers are advised to stay hydrated, eat nutritious meals, and pace themselves during the trek. It is essential to recognize the symptoms of altitude sickness and seek medical attention if necessary.

Essential items to pack for the Kanamo Peak trek include appropriate clothing for cold weather, sturdy trek shoes, a backpack, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, and plenty of water. Trekkers should also carry snacks, energy bars, and high-calorie foods to maintain energy levels during the trek.

While emergency facilities may be limited in remote areas, trek organizers typically carry safety equipments, first aid kits, and emergency oxygen cylinders for use in case of emergencies. Trekkers are advised to have travel insurance that covers high-altitude trekking and emergency evacuation.

DETAILED ITINERARY

  • Drive : 184 km, 6-7 hours

  • Self paid transport

  • Altitude : 12,000 ft

  • Night stay in Hotel, Homestay

    Start your journey early in the morning from Manali, driving through the picturesque valleys and winding mountain roads. Along the way, make stops at scenic viewpoints to admire the breathtaking landscapes and capture memorable photographs. Pass through Rohtang Pass, Gramphu, and Kunzum Pass, experiencing the rugged beauty of the Himalayas. Arrive in Kaza, the headquarters of the Spiti Valley, situated at an altitude of 12,000 ft. Check into your chosen accommodation, whether it's a cozy hotel or a welcoming homestay, and relax after the long journey.

  • Drive : 19 km, 1 hour

  • Altitude : 14,000 ft

  • Night stay in Homestay

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before setting off on a short drive to Kibber, one of the highest inhabited place in the world. Explore the kibber, Visit the iconic Key Monastery, perched atop a hill overlooking the Spiti River valley. Explore this centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist monastery, which is not only a place of worship but also a center for learning and meditation. Admire the ancient murals, thangkas, and scriptures preserved within the monastery walls, and soak in the serene atmosphere of this spiritual sanctuary. Engage with the resident monks, who may offer insights into Tibetan Buddhism and the monastery's rich history. Take a stroll around the village to acclimatize to the higher altitude of 14,000 ft. Interact with the friendly locals and learn about their unique way of life in this remote mountainous region. Spend the night in a homestay, immersing yourself in the warm hospitality and authentic culture of the Spiti Valley.

  • Trek : 7.5 km, 6-7 hours

  • Altitude : 15,600 ft

  • Night stay in tents

    Wake up early and fuel up with a hearty breakfast before beginning your trek to the Kanamo Base Camp. The trek covers a distance of 7.5 km and takes approximately 6-7 hours, crossing rugged terrain and high mountain passes. Marvel at the panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, deep valleys, and pristine alpine meadows along the way. Arrive at the Kanamo Base Camp, located at an altitude of 15,600 ft, and set up your tents for the night. Spend the evening relaxing around the campfire, sharing stories with your fellow trekkers, and gazing at the starry sky above.

Today is reserved for rest and acclimatization at the base camp to prepare your body for the higher altitude. Take short walks around the campsite to keep your muscles active and allow your body to adjust to the thin mountain air. Practice deep breathing exercises and stay hydrated throughout the day to prevent altitude sickness. Use this downtime to soak in the natural beauty surrounding you and appreciate the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness.

  • Trek : 4 km each way, 7-8 hours

  • Altitude : 19,600 ft

    Rise before dawn and start your ascent to the summit of Kanamo Peak, the highest point of the trek at 19,600 ft. The trek to the summit and back covers a distance of 4 km each way and typically takes 7-8 hours to complete. Trek through rocky terrain and snow patches, following the guidance of your experienced trek leader. Reach the summit of Kanamo Peak and savor the exhilarating feeling of standing atop a Himalayan peak, with panoramic views stretching as far as the eye can see. After spending some time at the summit, begin your descent back to the base camp, where a warm meal and comfortable tents await you.

  • Trek : 7.5 km, 5-6 hours

  • Drive : 19 km, 1 hour

    Bid farewell to the base camp and start your descent back to Kaza, retracing your steps along the trekking route. Enjoy the last moments of trekking through the stunning landscapes of the Spiti Valley, taking in the sights and sounds of nature. Upon reaching Kaza, celebrate the successful completion of your trek with a delicious meal and perhaps a hot shower to refresh yourself. Check into your accommodation in Kaza for the night and reflect on the incredible experiences of the past few days.

  • Drive : 185 km, 6-7 hours

  • Our service ends here

    Begin the journey back to Manali, driving through the scenic Spiti Valley and crossing over high mountain passes once again. Make stops along the way to stretch your legs, take photographs, and enjoy the majestic beauty of the Himalayas one last time. Arrive in Manali in the evening, where our service ends, marking the conclusion of an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.

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THINGS TO CARRY

BASIC GEARS

INCLUSIONS

EXCLUSIONS

POLICY

Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The Kanamo Peak trek is considered difficult. It requires good physical fitness, prior experience with high-altitude trekking, and proper acclimatization to handle the altitude and challenging terrain.

While the trek itself to Kanamo Peak only takes 4 days of ascent and descent, the total trip typically takes 7 days. This includes acclimatization days, travel days to and from Spiti Valley, and rest days.

Acclimatization allows your body to adjust to the lower oxygen levels at high altitudes. It helps prevent altitude sickness, which can be dangerous. Spending time at lower altitudes in Spiti Valley before attempting the climb is crucial.

The best time to do the Kanamo Peak trek is from mid-June to mid-September. This is when the weather is most stable, with minimal snowfall and clear skies for stunning views.

Kanamo Peak stands at an impressive 19,600 feet (5,975 meters) tall.

The total distance of the trek varies depending on the route, but it is typically around 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kibber to Kanamo peak and return.

Summit day is a challenging but rewarding experience. It typically starts very early with a pre-dawn departure to reach the peak before the afternoon winds pick up. The trail is steep and requires good stamina for the long ascent in cold, pre-dawn temperatures.

Trekkers planning to trek to Kanamo Peak are required to obtain inner line permits for the Spiti Valley, which can be obtained from the District Commissioner's office in Kaza. Additionally, trekkers may need to register at the local police station before starting the trek.

Accommodation during the Kanamo Peak trek typically consists of camping in tents at designated campsites along the trail. Basic amenities such as sleeping bags, sleeping mats, and meals are provided by trek organizers. In Kibber and Kaza, trekkers can opt for guesthouses or homestays for a more comfortable stay.

Trekking to high altitudes poses certain health risks, including altitude sickness, dehydration, and exhaustion. Trekkers are advised to stay hydrated, eat nutritious meals, and pace themselves during the trek. It is essential to recognize the symptoms of altitude sickness and seek medical attention if necessary.

Essential items to pack for the Kanamo Peak trek include appropriate clothing for cold weather, sturdy trek shoes, a backpack, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, and plenty of water. Trekkers should also carry snacks, energy bars, and high-calorie foods to maintain energy levels during the trek.

While emergency facilities may be limited in remote areas, trek organizers typically carry safety equipments, first aid kits, and emergency oxygen cylinders for use in case of emergencies. Trekkers are advised to have travel insurance that covers high-altitude trekking and emergency evacuation.

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