The White Hostess Summit (6000m) – Journey with UcL
Trek | Accomplish | Experience
5 days | 10 people max.
Conquer a 6000m peak in the barren lands of Spiti!
Trek the high altitude desert which used be at the bottom of the Tethys sea. Feel the solitude of the barren mountains and serene valleys
Summit a 6000 meter peak; not many humans have done so. Witness the breathtaking views of Lahaul, Kinnaur, Spiti and even Ladakh from up top
The untouched beauty of Spiti, the warmth in their homes, the depth of their Buddhist culture. The remote wilderness with yak, goat, wild dogs, foxes and maybe the rare snow leoprad
|Region: Spiti, Himachal Pradesh||Difficulty: Tough|
|Climate: Cold Desert||Temperatures – Day: 10°C to 15°C / Night: 0°C to 7°C|
|Max Altitude: 6,000 m||Approx.Trekking Distance: 30 Kms|
Day 1 – Night at UcL Stay in Kaza
Day 2 – Drive to the high altitude village of Kibber (~4200 m) via Ki Monastery (a 1000 year old citadel of spectacular beauty). Acclimatization day – walk around the meadows, up to the gompa. Visit the village of Chichham across a gorge. Stay and eat at UcL Stay
Day 3 – Begin trek to Kanamo base camp (~5 km, 4-5 hr). More acclimatization activities, camp for the night
Day 4 – Early morning trek up to summit (~7 hr). Soak in your accomplishment. Back down to base camp (~5 hr)
Day 5 – Hike back to Kibber. Lunch at homestay. Drive down to Kaza. Music and culture night (depends on availability of performers). UcL Stay at Kaza
You need to bring your own backpack, shoes and warm clothing. A trekking pole will be beneficial.
Note: This is a high altitude trek. Fitness is a must. A two-month regime of regular jogging and running is recommended to strengthen the cardiovascular system. Acclimatization activities to adjust to increasing altitudes is a key part of the trip. Prior trekking experience is a plus.
- 3 nights at a UcL Stay on twin sharing basis
- 2 nights in a tent
- All major meals
- Transportation from & to Kaza
- Cost of trek
- Experienced, local Trip Leader
- Camping equipment, porters & sleeping gear
- UcL experiences of cultural performance & cuisine
- First-aid kit
- *Entry fees for the monasteries, sightseeing spots etc. are to be borne by you.
- *Things marked with an asterisk (*) can be done voluntarily by the customer at their own expenditure, if time permits
- All costs are ex-Kaza
- Please get in touch with us if you need help traveling from Manali to Kaza