Kanamo Peak Trek in Spiti Valley in Himachal
Trek to the one of the spellbinding “Kanamo Peak”. It lies amidst high ridges at an altitude of 5964 meters.
Kanamo means ‘White Lady’. This peak can be approached and does not require any mountaineering skills and can be climbed properly if one is acclimatized.
This trek is in Spiti Valley and starts from the village Kibber .
No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate and desirable soothing green meadow.
So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity!!
Surpassing Panorama Views Kibber or Kaza Valley
There is a sudden altitude gain, basically you start from 13,000 ft (4300m) that is from the Kibber Village and then goes till 19,600 ft (5960m) the summit of the Kanamo Peak.
On this trek, experience the vistas of nature and closer view of the Spiti valley.
One will get to see the beautiful ranges of Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur from the height of 19,600 ft. The trail is exceptionally beautiful at the same time very difficult.
It is a fascinating trek with a different quality of Himalaya’s i.e. barren mountain desert with sparse vegetation with a touch of snow. Quite an eye opener giving a different vibe to the scenery.
Go through Villages Kibber
On the way come across some beautiful villages of Spiti. The villages ahead Kaza and Kibber have fields between mountain desert which are cultivated with wheat and green peas.
In the month of August they are harvested. Go through boulder and moraine region which makes this trek tricky,
Meet the beautiful and welcoming people of the land and visit the ancient monasteries and walk through villages. On the way, you will stop at the exotic villages of Spiti.
Witness the green patches amidst the mountain desert which definitely take your breath away.
The desert has been a motherland to thousands of Tibetans belonging to the Mahayana sect of Narayana Buddhism brimming with an authentic insight of Spitian Culture enclosed with traditional dance, dresses, home stays, architectures, local cuisine and songs deeply rooted, into the diversity of Spiti.
The trail is rough throughout that is mix of snow, boulder moraine and scree and it is meant for the experienced trekkers who had done high altitude trekking before and not meant for beginners.
Good level of fitness is required and one should do few high-altitude treks which adds to the bonus.
Why to choose Kanamo Peak Trek?
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of 484 km by Taxi and on foot 27 km which is to be covered into the 6 days. Manali – Kibber- Kanamo Base Camp- Kanamo Peak- Kanamo Base Camp- back Kibber- Manali
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing the Kanamo Peak Trek
Kanamo Peak Trek is a high-altitude mountain trek Altitude is 5964 Meters
The Starting trail is difficult to challenging. So, this trek is for the people who have done high altitude treks before. Not meant for beginners, or family or school tour
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, like Lahaul and Spiti Range Pir Panjal Range, Kinnauri Range
I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only
Getting to Himalayan hikers Base Camp Kibber
Option 01 – Direct flight to Bhuntar and hire a book a bus from Delhi – Manali
Kolkata to Bhuntar
Mumbai to Bhuntar
Pune to Bhuntar
Delhi to Manali
Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are
Available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs. 700- Rs1000. Bhuntar is well
Connected to Delhi by air. The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian
Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu.
Tip: Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 6 pm. The last Govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate or Manali to Delhi.
Note: – Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Manali mall road pickup and drop
ATM Point & Mobile connectivity
ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey, Manali is the last point where you will find ATM.
(If you want to withdraw the money then do it in Kibber.)
Key Points to Kanamo Peak Trek
Duration: – 6 Nights 7 Days from Manali to Manali
Base camp: –Kibber
Summer Temperature: – 7°C to 13°C and Night: 0°C to 4°C
Altitude: – 5964m
Best Time: – July to 1st week of September
Trek Level: –Difficult to Challenging
Trek distance: – On foot 27km – By taxi 215 by Taxi
Group Size: – a minimum 5 people maximum 15 people
Altitude we are going to cover per day
Manali- 2050 meters
Kibber base camp- 4300 meters
Kanamo base camp- 4800 meters
Kanamo Peak- 5964 meters
Short Itinerary of Kanamo Peak
Day 1: Pick up to you from Manali and then drive to Kibber village (215 km) (8/9 Hours) (3700 m) overnight stay Hotel
Day 2: Acclimatization at Kibber Village explore day
Day 3: Trek from Kibber to Kanamo base camp (5 km) (6/7 hours) (4800 m)
Day 4: Acclimatization at Kibber
Day 5: Trek from Kanamo Base camp to Kanamo Peak summit (18 km) (12/13 hours) (5964 m)
Day 6: Trek from Kanamo Base to Kibber village (5 km by foot) (4/5 hours)
Day 7: Drive From Kibber village to Manali (201 km) (4/5 hours) (2050 m)