Pokar Khang Peak Climbing

Duration: 20 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Difficult
  • Trip Style: Peak Climbing
  • Transport: As per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Max Elevation: 6370m


  • Adventurous and off-the-beaten trekking experience
  • Get to see a wide range of flora and fauna
  • Trek through beautiful villages observing rich culture and lifestyle of locals
  • Explore hidden Nar & Phu Valley
  • Reach the top of Pokar Khang Peak
  • Witness gorgeous landscape and tempting views of the Himalayas

About Pokar Khang Peak Climbing

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing is very less visited trails in the Annapurna Himalayas. The trail traverses remote part of the Himalayas, where the only handful of travelers visit. The less publicity of the Pokar Khang Peak Climbing has made it a very tranquil trail that offers solitary. If you are seeking to explore something new in the Himalayas than Pokar Khang Peak Climbing is an ideal option for you. The trail offers tempting landscapes and fantastic Himalayan mountain views.

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing moves through famous Nar & Phu villages. Traveling Nar Phu Valley itself is an adventurous journey, and combining Pokar Khang Peak Climbing into it has leveled up the thrill of the package. During the trip, you get to see the rich Buddhist culture and the fascinating life of the locals. This region has a substantial influence of the Tibetan culture, therefore you will find several similarities. Likewise, you can see many stupas and gompas on the way. The trail is challenging, but climbing Pokar Khang Peak is more on the easier side. If you have previous trekking experience, it will get easier for you to walk and adapt to the environment easily.


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As you enter Nepal, you get to witness green hills, settlement areas, and snow-capped mountains at a far distance. After landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you get welcomed by our team representative at the terminal gate. He will take you to the hotel, and later, in the evening, you will have a welcome dinner organized by the company. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

We have organized a guided sightseeing tour for you during which you visit several monuments like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhnath Stupa. These places are part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You get guided by a professional tour guide who will brief you about these monuments. 

  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Hotel

After having breakfast, you begin driving towards Jagat. The drive will be scenic and long. You get to see beautiful views of hills, terraced farms, and small villages on the way to Ngadi.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

From Jagat, you descend to a river and continue trekking through lush forest. The trail then ascends to a sharp-edged cliff and pass by Chamje. Enjoying striking views of Mt. Annapurna, you cross a suspension bridge and gradually ascends on a steep and slippery trail that leads to Sattale. From here you pass by Tal and Karte villages and reach Dharapani.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

Trekking through pine and fir forests, you reach Bagarchaap. From here, the trail continues to Danaque and steeply ascends to Timang. You get to enjoy a lovely view of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29. Further, you trek through lush pine forest till Latamarang, where you will take a small lunch break. You then pass by another forest and reach Koto. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

The trail move towards Nar Phu Valley. Trekking in a steep and narrow path through dense forests, you reach dark gorge Nar Phu Khola. The trail then slowly ascends steeply through forests of bamboo and pine. On the way, you pass by many caves and timber camps. Crossing Phu Khola, you descend to a hot spring and passing by a waterfall, you reach Dharmashala. The trail then ascends and crosses a stream. Further, ascending along a small river, you reach Meta, which is a temporary winter settlement of Nar village. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

The trail passes through the desert-like gorge and descends steeply along a riverbank. On the way, you get to see superb views of colorful chortens with canyonlands and gorges. Also, if you are lucky, you might get to see blue sheep. Passing through Phupi Gyalgen Gate, you descend. From here, you pass by an ancient gate that leads to Phu village. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

Today, you explore around Phu village and rest. Interact with locals and get to see their unique lifestyle and culture. Also, go on a short hike to the summer grazing settlement or Ngoru Kharka. You will have plenty of time to talk with locals and observe their daily chores.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

The trail gradually ascends towards Phu Pass. The trail will be rocky and steep. From the pass, you get to see the stunning landscape. The trail then descends to Yak Kharka, where you will spend the night. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

Today, you will ascend to Pokarkhang Base Camp. The trail will be rugged and steep. As you move up, you will get to see stunning views of the Himalayas and reach the base camp.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Today is a rest day. You will use this day to rest and acclimatize with the altitude. You will explore nearby areas from the base camp. Also, your team leader will give you basic climbing training.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

After having a warm breakfast at the base camp, you ascend towards the Advance Base Camp. The trail will be a little tough. Likewise, you will also see stunning views of the Himalayan mountains on the way.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

From Advance Base Camp, the route is tough to High Camp. You will use fixed rope for some time. The rope gets fixed by the team leader. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Today is going to be a big day, you will reach the summit of Pokar Khang Peak. The trail is not difficult. You might have to cross a few crevasses depending on the season. Also, you will use 100 meters of fixed rope before reaching the top of the peak. After spending some time at the peak, you return to base camp for a night stay.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

This is an extra day that can be used in case of bad weather or any delays. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Retracing the path, you trek back to Phu village. The trail passes by Yak Kharka and further descends to Phu offering superb landscape views.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

Leaving Phu village behind, the trail further descends to Nar Phedi. The trail passes through a rugged path along with offering superb scenery. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

Trekking through small settlement areas, you drop down to Nar village. The trail offers wonderful views of snow-capped mountains. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

After a memorable time in Nar & Phu villages, today you ascend towards Kang La Phedi. The trail offers an excellent view of Kang Garu Peak and Pisang Peak. Trekking through grazing fields and small villages, you reach Kang La Phedi.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

It is going to be a long trekking day. You begin trekking early in the morning and reach the top of Kang La Pass from where you can witness fantastic views of Annapurna II, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Mt. Gangapurna. The trail then descends to Ngwal, a beautiful old village.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

After having breakfast, the trail gradually descends to Chame. You will trek through small villages and the forested path to reach Chame.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Teahouse

Enjoying spectacular views of rolling lush green hills, colorful terraced fields, scattered settlement areas, rivers, cascading waterfalls, and dense forests, you drive back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head back to the hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast & lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel

It is a rest day. You can explore around and do some shopping. If you want, we can arrange a guided sightseeing tour for you as well. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Meals: Breakfast & farewell dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

The time comes when we say goodbye to each other. Today, you will fly back to your home. One of our team delegates will transfer you to the Airport as per your flight schedule. 

What's Included

  • Arrival and departure transfer services as per itinerary
  • Three-star or similar hotels for accommodation in Kathmandu

  • Experienced and government-licensed trekking guide during the trekking & climbing period

  • All trekking and mountaineering equipment like; kitchen tent, dining tents, toilet tents, sleeping tent twin basis, tables, chairs, and cooking utensils for base camps and above

  • Common climbing equipment (rope, ice bars, ice screws, snow bar, etc.)

  • Cook and kitchen assistant at Base Camp and other camps

  • Member & Climbing Stuffs Transportation Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat and back as per itinerary.
  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner with tea/coffee) during the journey

  • Welcome & farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant 

  • All food and fuel for base camp and higher camps during the venture

  • All necessary permits for climb Pokarkhang peak

  • All wages, equipment, medicals, and accidental insurances for involved staff

  • First Aid medical kits

  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 3 per minute call

  • Emergency Oxygen, mask, and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate 

  • Trekking and climbing map 

  • Complete pre-departure information

  • Flight ticket reconfirmation

  • Visa extension procedure services (if necessary)

  • Free Ascent Trails T-shirt, cap or duffel bag

What's Excluded

  • Airfare of international flights

  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance on arrival in Kathmandu)Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the welcome & farewell dinner)

  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during the trekking

  • Any personal expenses like laundry, charging, etc

  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc

  • Extra transportation out of the itinerary program

  • Any additional staff other than specified

  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses

  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue

  • Wallie-talkies & filming permit (if any special camera or walkies-talkies are taken on the journey)

  • Personal climbing gears

  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone & Internet expenses

  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods

  • Tips and gifts for base camp and high altitude trekking and climbing staff 

  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Any other item not included in the “COST INCLUDES” section

Useful Info

What to expect during Pokar Khang Peak Climbing?

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing is an exciting, less-traveled, and amazing journey in the Himalayas. The trail is trodden, pristine, and unspoiled. During the journey, you will explore a diverse range of vegetation and climatic zones. Likewise, you will get to see outstanding views of several snow-capped Himalayan mountains like Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Peak 29 (7,871 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Pisang Peak (6,091 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), etc.

Why go on Pokar Khang Peak Climbing with us?

While trekking with us, you will get the finest services and most comprehensive package with us. We offer a huge range of adventurous activities throughout Nepal, which makes us professionals in our field. We have been climbing and mapping several peaks & trails in the Himalayas for a long time, which has given us ample knowledge of the region. We assure you that, we are the best travel partner that you will not regret choosing.

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing map

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing map will present an overview of our Pokar Khang Peak Climbing itinerary. This map will help you understand the trail and major places. You can also carry this map on the trip or get yourself a more detailed map that leads to the top of Pokar Khang Peak.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing is a high altitude journey in the Annapurna Himalayas, which no doubt triggers altitude sickness. This happens when your body did not get acclimatize properly with the elevation. It is very important to protect yourself from AMS to complete the trip. Therefore, we take a very careful ascent profile with ample rest days and take all necessary measures to aim to prevent AMS.

Read below to know more in detail about altitude sickness symptoms & preventive measures:-

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Pokar Khang Peak Climbing difficulty

Any peak climbing in the Himalayas is difficult and requires lots of strength and will-power. Same goes Pokar Khang Peak Climbing, it is difficult to climb but not strenuous as other peaks. It is a very good peak to climb for bigger climbers as the route to the top of the peak does not involve technical climbing. However, this climbing takes place in one of the remotest parts of the Annapurna region, which ultimately make the trip difficult. You have to trek before to go on this trip with good health and physically fit.

Best time to go to Pokar Khang Peak Climbing

As per our experience, October to November (autumn) and March to April (spring) is the best time to go on Pokar Khang Peak Climbing. The trail during this time of the year is very beautiful and rewarding. You will get to see colorful rhododendron and other numerous floras bloomed all over the trail in spring. Whereas, in autumn, Nepal celebrates numerous festivals including the most significant ones. The weather is temperate and the sky is clear. Views are also at its best.

Accommodation during Pokar Khang Peak Climbing

During Pokar Khang Peak Climbing, you will stay overnight in teahouses and camps. Teahouse is available up to Yak Kharka. From here onwards, you will stay overnight in camps. Talking about teahouse, they are bare minimum facilities that will help you to spend the night. Don't forget to carry a good sleeping bag with you as the rooms are not properly insulated. One more thing to keep in mind is that rooms come with two beds and a common washroom most of the time.

For camping, all the tents and necessities will be carried by our crew members. We provide high-quality tents that will keep you warm during the night. Every member of the group will get a separate sleeping tent to spend the night with a common dining tent and washroom tent.

Food & Water on Pokar Khang Peak Climbing

You will get three meals a day. Meals will be served based on the menu of the teahouse while you stay there and cooked by our trained team members in the camps. The menu will have a diverse variety from a sandwich to porridge. While traveling with us, we will select the best home-cooked for you that is not only hygienic, delicious, and nutritious, but also are affordable and filling. If you feel hungry any other time, you are free to munch on your expenses. Likewise, boiled water is available in the teahouse. You can refill your bottle every time it gets empty paying a small fee. Don't buy plastic water bottles as it will be very expensive and increase waste.

Tailor-Made Options

Along with providing a fixed itinerary, we are also open to custom made itineraries. You can design the Pokar Khang Peak Climbing itinerary as per your needs. This helps us to provide the best service to our guests as well as meet their requirements. Therefore, feel free to share your queries with us, so that we can arrange the best possible venture for you.

Environmental Practices

We try our best to run sustainable & eco-friendly treks and tours everywhere. As we spend lots of our time in nature, it is very important for us to conserve and protect it. From recommending not to use plastic water bottles on the trail to cleaning the base camps while returning from the journey, these small steps that we are taking do make a difference. Moreover, we try best to reduce wastage on the trail by carrying more eco-friendly things with us.