Friendship Peak - Tourist Places of Himachal Pradesh

About Friendship Peak

Friendship Peak is another popular trekking spot located in the Pir Panjal Range, at an altitude of 5290 metres. It is ideally within the Beas Kund area and is one of the most challenging treks in the whole of Himachal Pradesh. The Friendship Peak trek commences from Solang, located at an altitude of 2,500 metres. Gradually it leads to the Friendship peak via Bakarthach. From this peak, one can see the vastness of the green valley below the mountains. From this peak, the sky appears to be nearer.

How to reach

By Road : Manali is the nearest staging area for those who intend to visit Friendship Peak. Manali is well connected with cities like- Delhi, Agra, Chandigarh, Shimla and many more. 
By Rail : Joginder Nagar Railway station is the nearest one located 166 kilometres away from Manali.
By Air : Bbuntar airport at Kullu and Chandigarh International airport are the closest ones. However, in case of bad weather, the airport at Bhuntar gets closed.

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  • When to visit
  • Mid-June to October is the best time to visit this place. The weather remains favourable for a safe journey.

  • What to Eat
  • Tourists are advised to carry their own foods from the town of Manali. Carry sufficient amount of dry foods.

  • Attractions
  • Manali : It is one of the nearest place that you can visit. In fact, it is the nearest town to this trekking point. This beautiful town is also a favourable shopping centre. 
    Beas Kund Area : It is another popular site, within which this beautiful trekking site is located. Beas Kund is having both cultural and geographical significance. 
    Another reason as to why tourists trek to the Friendship Peak, is to get a good view of the Pir Panjal Mountain Range. This range is one of the highest and loftiest range in the entire Himalayan system.

  • Activities
  • - Trekking enthusiasts can attempt to reach the summit, which is located at 5,290 metres. Also, one can spend some quality time at the base camp, and enjoy the evening with fun and revelry.
    - From the top of the mountain, evertything appears beautiful and so if you are carrying a decent camera, then don’t forget to take some quality shots.

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