Mt. Yunam Expedition


Expedition Tour

08 Nights/09 Days

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Trek Fee : 0
Pick-Up & Drop : Bagdogra / NJP
Fixed Departure Date Status

Tour Overview

Budget : INR 23,000

Highest Altitude Gain : 6,111 Mtr. ( 20,040 Ft. ).

Grade : Moderate.

Approx Trekking Km : 34 Kms.

Activities : Trekking, Camping & Photography of Nature.

Best Time to Go : June-October.

Yunam peak is a white peak towers 6111m above sea level. Located near Bharatpur, the holiest mountain in Lahaul. This is beautiful trek though is a small region of cold desert. Lahaul valley located in district Keylong, Himachal state, India gives you an opportunity specially new expedition trekkers’. This is a classic Summer  trek. Lahaul valley, surrounded by beautiful snow peaks. The Yunam Peak Trek is fabulous and probably the best way for one to experience a climb to 6000 mtr in himachal. This is with out technicalities high altitude mountain in india. Trekking route was full of natural beauty.

Detailed Itinerary

"Meet & greet" with our company representative on arrival at Manali bus stand and drop to the hotel at Manali. Manali is famous for adventure sports like mountaineering, trekking, and mountain biking. Spend your leisure time and some shopping at Manali market. Overnight Stay at Manali.

After breakfast drive to Jispa via Atal tunnel, Sissu, Tandi, Keylong ( 12,818 ft. / 95 kms., 5 hrs. ). This is an interesting drive via Atal tunnel which will directly drop you at Lahaul Valley where you will get a completely different view from the lush green valleys of Kullu & Manali into the stark dune-like landscape of Lahaul & Spiti valley. We will spend some time at Sissu for tea break and then drive through the Lahaul valley. We will take lunch at Tandi. Tandi is the place where Chenab & Bhaga meets and Chandrabhaga starts the journey. After lunch we will head towards Jispa via Keylong. After arrival at Jispa, we will stay in a riverside camping area. After some hot tea we will go for some walk and will take our dinner at 8 pm. Overnight Stay at Jispa.

After breakfast starts our journey to Bharatpur via Darcha, Zingzingbar, Baralacha La. We will take a tea break at Zing zing bar.  On our way we will witness the beauty of Suraj Tal and Deepak tal. After arrival at Base camp at Bharatpur we will distribute your Tent and preapare our Base camp for next part of the expedition. After some rest take your lunch and then our trek leader will brief you about the next day planning. All the decisions from here on will be made by the team leader and everyone has to follow the instructions given by him, we need to respect the fact that the weather in the mountains remains unpredictable throughout the year.  Bharatpur is at an altitude of 4500 m which is a considerably high altitude. So, it is normal to experience some symptoms of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) such as headache, nausea, and lack of sleep. It is very important that you drink plenty of water, and eat proper food so you can acclimatize to the high altitude. You cant enter tent so early, you can walk along the riverside. After early dinner go to tent. Overnight at Bharatpur.

After breakfast pack your light backpack for an acclimatization walk till the upper part of small stream at an altitude 16000 ft. After taking some rest and hot tea break, we will trek down to our Base camp. Our quater master will serve you hot lunch and then you can take some rest. Hopefully toady you will have a better sleep than yeasterday because of acclimatization. Overnight stay in Tent at Base Camp.

This morning we will start our Load ferry at 8 am, after having our breakfast. Its a easy walk walk till the small stream, but this water stream will be quite tough if we cross after 10 am. So we will start early & cross the stream as early as possible. After crossin the stream there is quite steep climbing till our camp. Today we will walk not so fast after 3-4 hr. we will reach our camp site after a last 1 hr steep climbing. After reaching at campsite we will dump our loads at Camp and take tea - snacks break there. We will take rest for 1 hr there to acclimatize at an altitude of 17300 ft. Then we will start descending towards base camp. After arrival take fresh lunch and take rest at camp. Overnight stay in Tent at Base Camp.

Today we will get up early and last checkin of our backpack. After breakfast we will start our trek to Camp 1, again we have to cautious while crossing the stream. After reaching at Campsite our quatermaster will serve you hot soup and pack your summit backpack with necessary things. After lunch we will go for small hike till the Pokhri and spend sometime there and back to camp. After some hot tea our team leader will brief you about the summit attempt. We will take early dinner and try to sleep early.

Tonight at 2 am will start our summit attempt. Today's summit point is apprx 7 km from the camp 1 which will take apprx 7-8 hrs. The terrain is mixed mostly morain, sharp rock, snow covered trails. There is sub zero temparature & chilled wind which will test us till the sunlight touch your face. There is only one water source on our way, so we will carry 2-3 litlre water because we have to hydrated all the time and take dry fruits, fruits, Juice, Biscuit after small interval to be full and strong. Your summit is depend on your mental & physical strength. Last 2 hr will be too tough, so you have to fight with yourself. After an enduring stretch of non-technical climbing, we reach the summit of Yunam peak. Being at the peak of Yunam feels like standing on the top of the world. The CB group and Mulkilla ranges are clearly visible with white, snow covered Lahaul Valley many miles below in a distance. After taking some rest we will click some summit photos with our group and we start trekking downhill on loose rocky trail towards camp 1. We have to very cautious when will start our downhill climb, because we have to remember that Ascending is optional, but descending is mandatory with safety. After reaching at Camp 1, we will celebrate our summit. Halt for the night and take rest.

After breakfast we will dismantle our camp and trek to Bharatpur. We have to cross the nala within 10 am. After arrival at Bharatpur we will collect our left luggage from Base camp & drive to Jispa. We will take lunch at Jispa and again drive to Manali. Overnight stay at Manali.

How to Reach

By Bus :
Manali is well connected with regular AC / Non AC Government / Private bus service from all the major cities of North India. Delhi & Chandigarh are few of them.

By Train :
Kalka Railway Station is a major railway station located in Kalka, 281 kms. from Manali. There are many long distance trains arrives at Kalka. Jogidernagar also have a railway station which is 163 kms from Manali. You can take local train from Pathankot to reach at Jogindernagar.

By Flight :
Flying to Kullu Manali Airport at Bhunter or KUU ( 50 kms. from Manali ) is another option that you can choose. Kullu Manali Airport is well connected with regular direct flight from Delhi.

1. Accommodation : As per the current availability over there we can provide you Dormitory room at Manali, Jispa & you will be accommodated in Tents during the trek.

2. Meal Plan :  Day 1 Lunch to Day 9 Lunch.

​3. Transportation : We will provide you : Manali to Bharatpur & Bharatpur to Manali return - Non-Luxury vehicle ( Sumo / Mahindra Maxx / Tempo / Similar ).

​(​ Please Note : Vehicle will be taken for all transfers (Point to point drop) & the mentioned sightseeing points including fuel expenses on hire basis )​.

4. All Car Permits, Parking, Toll-Taxes, Tips / Bata for the said vehicle & driver.

5. One group leader from our company.

6. Local Guide.

7. Local Porters, Yak / Mule / Horse  for ration & equipment carrying only.

8. Cook during trek.

9. Tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Utensils, Mattress.

10. First Aid kit, Safety gear.

*    Any Airfare / Train fare / Bus fare.

*   Sleeping Bag, Crampon, Snow boot, Ant personal gear ( These all can be mange bi Hire )

*   Any extra porter for personal luggage.

  Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.

*   Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary.

*   Still Camera / Video camera fees at any sightseeing points.

  Any meals / food during transit outside menu or other than those mentioned above.

*   Any expenses of personal nature like Room Heater charges / Hot Water Bag charges / Mobile charging fees etc.

  Any kind of Entry Tickets / Fees at sightseeing points/ Monument / Parks / Boating Points / Museum / Zoo / Any Excess Waiting Charges or Parking charges at any Riding point, Example -  Ropeway, Boating, Horse Riding points etc.

  Any portage at airport / rail station / hotels / on the way / during trek / or anywhere, all Tips / Bata, Any Insurance / Travel Insurance, Beverages & Soft drinks, Mineral water, Telephone charges etc and all items of personal nature.

  Expenses caused by the factors beyond our control like any rail and flight delays, any roadblocks, any vehicle disturbances/malfunctions, any political disturbances, any Natural Calamities like earthquake, flood, land slide, snow-falls, storm, heavy rain-fall etc.

Below are the list of personal articles which are required for a trek on the Himalayas. This guide helps you to give an idea about the things that you need to bring in as a trek member. Depending upon the number of days of trek, the articles quantity may vary and this list is made considering the trek duration being 5 to 7 days (week long treks).

Trek essentials:

  • 01. Sun hat.
  • 02. Torch with extra battery.
  • 03. Light Jacket.
  • 04. Heavy Jacket.
  • 05. Trousers.
  • 06. T-shirt.
  • 07. Socks.
  • 08. Identity Card with photocopy.
  • 09. Ruck Sack
  • 10. Water Bottle.
  • 11. Raincoat or Umbrella.
  • 12. Pullover.
  • 13. Balaclava or woolen cap.
  • 14. Hand gloves.
  • 15. Passport size photo.
  • 16. Mattress.
  • 17. Sleeping Bag.
  • 18. Sports shoe.
  • 19. Slipper.
  • 20. Cold cream.
  • 21. Tissue paper.
  • 22. Soap Paper.

Always try to avoid unnecessary Cloths, toiletries which are heavy and of little use on mountain. Pack light.

For selection of personal gear/equipment and backpacking please read the articles carefully, before buying an item:

Rucksack/Back Pack : A Must item. Between 40 to 50 Litres. Don’t buy more than 60L unless you are in expeditions. These will be heavier and can cause discomfort if not fully loaded. You can buy it online or offine from trekking gear store. We can help you to find the right one.

Sleeping Bag : You can hire from us or bring your personal one rated for high altitude in case you have. Personal one is always better for hygiene. You can purchase from us.

Trekking Shoe / Boot : A must item. A good quality trekking shoe/boot must have the following specs :

i) A sticky rubber sole with lug (indentations for better grip).
ii) Ankle support (Medium or high ankle).
iii) Waterproofing membrane. (A must for high altitude and winter treks).

Mattress (Foam/Rubber) : It is very cheap. You can buy it from Hardware shop or trekking gear shop.

Micro spikes/Anti slip grip & Gaiters : Its necessary only for snow trek, specially in winter time.

Rucksack cover (Waterproof): Advised. MUST for protection from rain/dust/stain etc. (Alternately you can keep your clothing and warm jacket inside polythene pack. Do get the pack(s) back to home and re use/recycle).

Daypack/Knapsack : Optional (Can carry along with you with water bottle, food, camera and wind/water proof etc.) if you want to offload your Rucksack in permissible routes.

T-shirt (Base layer while you are hiking) : A must item and as per need. Take at least one Dry fit/Quick dry type which can ventilate sweat/moisture wicking. These are made of synthetic materials. Cotton T-shirts are NOT advised and avoid especially when you walk.

Warm Jacket (Mid layer clothing for warmth ) : A must item. Warm Fleece Jacket/Synthetic fill (Some refer as Hollow Fill Jacket/Down feather Jacket.

While hiking you will not require this unless you are hiking in cold conditions. Use this when you cool down at campsite. You can but from us -

Windproof Jacket/Wind Cheater (Outer layer clothing for protection from wind and rain/snow fall) : A MUST item. A hooded one made of water resistant/repellent material is highly advised.

Use this along with Base layer (t-shirt) while hiking unless it is warm and sunny weather. Wear this always as outer later to protect from wind chill be while hiking or at camp site.

Thermal wear (Base Layer once you reach campsite) : Upper and lower (Woolly cot). Must for winter treks.

Trek pant : A must item. Can be Track pants (avoid cotton), 3 quarter/Cargo or Convertible kind.

One Dry fit/Quick dry track pant is advised. Water repellent/proof quality is a plus.

For altitude above 5000m/16400ft you should use wind proof and water proof trek pants.

Raincoat/Poncho/Waterproof clothing: Waterproofing is MUST during your trek in the Himalayas, be it in summer or winter.

This can be achieved by any of the following:
i) Use your windproof jacket and hiking pant having water repellent/proofing quality.

ii) A Poncho/Raincoat.

Balaclava/Woolen skull cap/Monkey Cap : A Must item for protection from cold. Made of woolen/synthetic warm material.

Sun cap/Wide-brimmed Hat/Bandana : For protection from sun while you hike.

Under garments/Inner wear : As per need.

Hiking Socks : 3/4 pair. Use full length socks (Don’t use tennis socks). 100% Cotton socks are NOT recommended as these absorb sweat and dry slowly. A pair of woolen material is nice to have especially in winter treks.

Woolen gloves : A Must item.

Waterproof gloves : Optional. Useful especially on high altitude treks where snow/ice is encountered.

Camp sandal : Can be a strap on sports sandal or a Hawaiian sleeper.

Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles/Ski Poles : Nice to have, reduces the pressure on knees and gives balance specially while descending. Advised at least one pole for treks involving snow/ice.

Knee cap : Optional. Makes a difference especially if you have knee injuries/problems (Neoprene added variant is better).

Water bottle/Hydration pack : Must. Good quality plastic bottle.

Sunglasses : This is MUST for all the high altitude treks and winter treks. Polarised/Anti-glare is always a better option in snow with UV400 (UV A & B) protection. Trekkers using spectacle can order custom make powered sunglasses.

Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries : A MUST item. Head torch keeps your hands free.

Accessories/Toiletries : Optional and try to share when you travel in group.

Sunscreen lotion – Optional. At least 30/40 SPF.

Chap Stik/Cold & Moisturising cream – Optional. As per need. Use small tubes/bottles.

Tooth brush and tooth paste – Carry smallest available tube of tooth paste.

Soap/Soap strip – Carry small pocket size soap, or Soap strip.

Hand sanitizer – Optional. Small bottle.

Tissue roll ( Toilet paper) – This is a must item as water may not be available in the vicinity.

Towel – Medium size (light weight).

Anti-Fungal Powder – Optional. This helps to keep the socks and the trek shoe drier and odour free to an extent. Carry smallest container.

Camera with extra cells: Optional. Normally there is no charging point on the Himalayan trek routes, carry spare batteries/power bank.

Dry food items(Kit): Must. Carry some dry fruits, chocolate/energy/protein bars and GluconD/Tang/Getorade.

Personal First-Aid Kit: Optional – Anti septic cream, Betadine/Dettol/Savlon, Band aid, cotton, crepe bandage, safety pin etc.

Medicines Kit: This is a simple guide line and a doctor’s consultation is recommended.)

  • a) General medicines comprising of headache, fever, vomiting, stomach upset and pain killer (Volini gel/spray)
  • b) Anti Diarrhoearal
  • c) Antibiotics – ( choose broad spectrum antibiotics for treating a variety of infections – carry a course of each)
  • d) Mild analgesics – (Aspirin/Paracetamol etc but DONOT take Codeine based painkillers).
  • e) Strong analgesics (Co-Proxamol/Ponstan/Temgesic, use with care).
  • f) Anti-inflammatory (Nurofen or diclofenac sodium)
  • g) Diamox – This helps in acclimatisation (a proper dosage is must if taken. Drink lot of water as this is a diuretic drug.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.


In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 – 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.

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