Day 01: ARRIVE CHANDIGARH INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT * DOMESTIC FLIGHT D
Arrive Chandigarh airport, on arrival meet and greet by your OM and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 02: CHANDIGARH – MANALI 320 Km, around 7 hours drive BLD
Early morning drive to Manali. This journey offers a dramatic changes in nature from Lower Himalayas to Shivalik Himalayas and then again to the lower Himalayas. You will be driving form a hilltop to different valley structures and sometimes driving along different rivers. We would stop at Bajaura to visit Basheshar Mahadev temple with fine stone carvings and sculptures is believed to have been built in the mid 8th century. It is truly an incredible structure. On the banks of the river Beas, roughly about 200 m off the road. On completion drive to Manali.
Day 03: ACCLIMATISATION TREK around 4 hours trek BLD
In the morning after breakfast drive to Dhungri Village and trek 2-3 hours through thick forests towards Lambadug. As one gains height in this steep climb, the change in vegetation is noticeable according to the altitude e.g. end of terraced fields in to thick pine grove, alpine bushes, deciduous forest and finally in to the meadows. The bird view of Manali town and its extension is predominantly the view today but in addition the high mountain range of Peer Panjal continues to stay towered. One can have a magnificent glimpse of Manali, situated on the left bank of River Beas and the whole upper Kullu valley, which appears swathed in the different colors of the season. After 3 hour ascend we have our lunch and we descend down to Manali arriving afternoon at your hotel. Free afternoon to walk around Manali for shopping and own activities.
Day 04: MANALI – SOLANG – DHUNDI 30 minutes drive + around 3 hours trek BLD
In the morning after breakfast drive 13 Km to Solang Nalla. From Solang trek 8 Km to Dhundi. This will be your first camp on the way to Friendship Peak. Dhundi is situated in the elevation of 2900 Mtr above sea level. The arduous job to pitch up your own tents at this height is certainly going to affect your heart beat faster. Overnight tents at Dhundi.
Day 05: DHUNDI – LADY LEG around 4-5 hours TREK BLD
In the morning after breakfast dismantle the camp and trek to Lady Leg (4100Mtr). You will trek left bank of the river Beas. In the beginning trail is gradual and later steep ascend to lady leg. Overnight camp at Lady Leg.
Day 06: BEAS KUND EXCURSION Around 5-6 hours Excursion BLD
In the morning after breakfast trek another side of the Lady Leg and descend down to visit Beaskund Lake. This is holy lake. After spending some time at the lake; trek further to beaskund glacier till the base of Tentu Pass to train yourself to the terrain and altitude. On completion trek back to Lady Leg. Overnight tent.
Day 07: LADY LEG – SUMMIT CAMP Around 4 hours ASCENT BLD
In the morning after breakfast we will trek 3-4 hours to Summit camp of Friendship Peak. Summit camp is just below the edge of the glacier and in between the moraine. On arrival set your camp and make preparation for early morning summit attempt to Friendship Peak. Overnight tent.
Day 08: SUMMIT DAY Around 7.5 hours depending on the weather and snow conditions BLD
Early morning we will start our climbing towards the Peak. Our route initially crosses boulder slopes, and then leads to easy angled snow slopes, which require the use of ice axe and crampons. The route is not very difficult but at this altitude, it can be quite strenuous. After crossing the glacier you will the just foot of the peak and this is the last steep portion of the route. Depending upon the conditions you may get chances to negotiate crevasses along the glacier. From the summit of Friendship (5289m), we get to see amazing views of Peer Panjal range, Dhauladhar and Chandra Bhaga Range. If the weather permits we rest and take pictures from the peak before descending down to Summit Camp. Overnight Tent.
Day 09: SUMMIT CAMP – SOLANG – MANALI Around 5-6 hours DESCENT BLD
Enjoy your last morning in the mountain, after breakfast and closing the camp you will trek down to Dhundi and then trek along the road to Solang. If you wish one can enjoy paragliding at Solang. On arrival at Solang Drive 13 Km to Manali. Free evening to explore the Manali town. Overnight hotel.
Day 10: MANALI – MANDI 110 Km, Around 3 hours drive BLD
Morning you can enjoy your time at Manali to shop around or can plan to go for White Water River rafting at Kullu (Optional Activity on extra payment). On completion, drive to reach Mandi for overnight stay.
Day 11: MANDI – CHANDIGARH – DELHI – FLY HOME Around 5 hours drive B
After breakfast drive to Chandigarh to board on your scheduled flight to Delhi and connecting flight to Singapore as per the flight details:
On arrival at Delhi, transfer yourself to board on International flight on same terminal.
|Economy||Sun Park||Himgiri Hotel||Hotel Mamleshwar|
|Standard||Regenta Central||Rohtan Heights||Visco Resorts|
Hotels Subject to availability, Check In 1400 hour & Check out 1200 noon. Trekking tents provided during trek.
|Private Land Tour in SGD|
|Hotels||6 Pax & above||3-5 Pax||2 Pax||SRS|
SRS: Single Room Supplement, CWB: Child With Bed, CNB: Child No Bed
|Land Tour Cost Includes||Tour Cost Excludes|
|1. Airport transfers and all transport costs in chartered transport as per the itinerary from Delhi airport to Delhi Airport.
2. Hotels as indicated in the itinerary with all meals provided in hotels & restaurants.
3. One mobile phone for group use with Rs. 100 value added.
4. Peak booking Fees.
5. 1000 ml of bottled water per person per day.
6. Odyssey Manager* from airport to airport, traveling with you throughout your stay to manage all services along the route.
|1. Indian visa and all expenses of personal nature like drinks, telephone calls & Entrance charges to the places of Interest as shown above2. Any expenses paid due to any change in itinerary.
3. Travel, medical & evacuation insurance or any expenses associated with medical and evacuation expenses if any.
4. Services not mentioned in the inclusion.
Note: Sequence of itinerary may change due to operational reasons
|Hotels||6 Par and Above Pax||3 - 5 Pax||2 Pax||1 Pax||CWB||CNB||SRS|