Makra Peak Trek – Kaghan Valley

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  • 3 Days
  • Islamabad
  • 3885 m
  • Year - Round

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Makra Peak Trek in Kaghan Valley: A Himalayan Adventure

Nestled in the heart of the mesmerizing Kaghan Valley in Pakistan, the Makra Peak trek stands as a testament to the allure of the Himalayan region. Rising to an elevation of 12,746 feet (3,885 meters), Makra Peak offers a thrilling and rewarding adventure for trekkers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Enchanting Landscapes: Kaghan Valley’s Natural Splendor

The trek to Makra Peak commences from the charming town of Shogran, known for its lush green meadows and panoramic views. As trekkers ascend, they are treated to a visual feast of enchanting landscapes featuring thick pine forests, gushing mountain streams, and the majestic River Kunhar meandering through the valley. The trail itself is a picturesque journey, with each step revealing the untouched beauty of Kaghan Valley.

Base Camp at Siri Paye: A Scenic Stopover

Siri Paye, a stunning high-altitude meadow, serves as the base camp for the Makra Peak trek. Situated at an elevation of 9,000 feet (2,743 meters), this lush plateau offers breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, including the iconic Malika Parbat. Trekkers often choose to spend a night at Siri Paye, immersing themselves in the serene ambiance and starlit skies before continuing their ascent to Makra Peak.

The Summit Push: A Challenge Worth Undertaking

The final leg of the trek involves a challenging ascent to the summit of Makra Peak. Trekkers traverse steep ridges and rocky terrain, and as they gain altitude, the panorama unfolds with each step. The reward for their efforts is a 360-degree view of the Kaghan Valley, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and valleys stretching as far as the eye can see. The feeling of accomplishment at the summit is unparalleled, making the Makra Peak trek a must-do for adventure seekers.

Camping at Makra Peak: Starlit Nights and Alpine Beauty

Camping at the summit of Makra Peak is an experience like no other. The crisp mountain air, panoramic views, and the sense of isolation create a surreal atmosphere. As night falls, the glittering stars overhead and the distant lights of Kaghan Valley below add a magical touch to the camping experience, making it a memory trekkers carry with them long after the journey ends.

Cultural Encounters: Kaghan Valley’s Warm Hospitality

Beyond the natural beauty, the Makra Peak trek provides opportunities for cultural encounters with the friendly locals of Kaghan Valley. Trekkers often engage with villagers, sharing stories and experiences, providing a cultural richness that complements the adventure.

In conclusion, the Makra Peak trek in Kaghan Valley offers a perfect blend of natural splendor, thrilling adventure, and cultural immersion. This Himalayan gem continues to attract trekkers and nature lovers, promising an unforgettable journey amid the breathtaking landscapes of northern Pakistan.

Attractions

  • Makra Peak
  • Siri Paye Meadows
  • Shogran

Services Included

  • Transportation: GLI / APV / Grand Cabin / Coaster
  • Accommodation: Hotels and Camps (3-4 Sharing)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, and RefreshmentIncluded in Package with Food Only
  • Jeep: Where Required
  • Entry Tickets: Where Applied
  • Professional Guide
  • Basic First Aid

Services Not Included

  • Twin Sharing - Extra Charges Applied
  • Extra Meals and Drinks
  • Personal Medication and Insurance
  • Extra Expense: Due to Unforeseen Circumstances
  • Anything Not Mentioned

What to Carry

  • CNIC / Passport
  • Raincoat
  • Sun Block
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sun Glasses
  • Hiking Stick
  • Backpack
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Warm Clothes: Upper, Jacket, Muffler etc.
  • Extras: Jeans, Shirts, Socks, Handkerchief etc.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Islamabad to Siri Paye

Places to Visit:

  • Kiwai Waterfall
  • Shogran
  • Siri Paye Meadows

 

Night Stay:

  • Camping at Siri Paye Meadows

Day 2 - Makra Peak Trek

Attractions/Activities:

  • Trekking

 

Night Stay:

  • Camping at Siri Paye

Day 3 - Siri Paye to Islamabad

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Payment

Package Price Per Head

With Food

 – Group of 2 Persons: PKR 45500 Per Head

 – Group of 4 Persons: PKR 30000 Per Head

 – Group of 10 Persons: PKR 21500 Per Head

 – Group of 18 Persons: PKR 19000 Per Head

 

(NOTE: Mentioned prices are estimated and are subject to change according to the requirements.)

Payment Methods

 – Cash in Office:
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 – Bank Transfer:
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   Online Transactions: 08140106806925
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Cancellation Policy

 – 90% amount will be refunded if cancelled 7 days prior to tour.
 – 75% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 4-6 days Prior to tour.
 – 50% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 2-3 days Prior to tour.
 – No amount will be refunded if Cancelled in last 24 hours.

FAQs

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Yes, we offer the refund if a person follows the provided cancellation timeline. Please see details in Payment Section under Cancellation Policy.

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