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
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- 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.
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.
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.