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Purkung Peak Climbing

Purkung (PURK) is a climbing peak in the Damodar mountain range of Nesyang municipality of Mustang/Manang district in Nepal. The mountain peak has an elevation of 6126m  and can be located at latitude 28.8147 longitude 83.9928. The summit of Purkung offers stunning views of mount Khumbu Yui Lha 5761m, Nuptse 7861m, Ama Dablam 6812m, Kala Patthar 5643m, and more.

The Region

The region habitats vegetation of Pine and Hemlock forests, White Fir, Juniper, Birch and Rhododendron, scrub and alpine plant communities are common at the higher altitude.

The park is home to the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Marten, Himalayan Mouse Hare (Pika), and over 118 species of bird including the Impeyan Pheasant, Snow Cock, Blood Pheasant, and Red-billed Cough.

The Package

Purkung climbing expedition is 28 days challenging adventure trip. The expedition starts from Kathmandu where you will make essential backpacking and preparation. Your guide will brief you with the necessary trip details.

Trails

The trail you can follow to summit Purkung passes from Jomsom, Kagbeni, Jharkot, Muktinath, Thorang Phedi/Chame, Dhikur Pokhari, Humda, Manang, Ledar, Thorang Phedi to the base camp of Purkung this route is 44.8Km and the climbing route is 5.1Km.

Costs

Spring Season: $5600

Autumn: $5400

Winter/Summer: $5200

Package Includes

All ground transportation and flight tickets

Peak climbing royalty and required permits

Necessary climbing gears

Food during the expedition

Tea house and camping accommodation

Sleeping bags and mattresses

Package Excludes

Any personal expenses

Alcohol and drinking water

Health and travel insurance

Emergency helicopter evacuation

Help Centers Nearby

Police post: Muktinath 12.3Km Manang 16.1Km

Armed police post: Jomsom 31Km 

Army post: Jomsom 31Km Chame 44.8Km 

Health centre/post: Jharkot 13.9Km Manang 16.1Km 

Tourist police post: Jomsom 31Km Chame 44.8Km 

Nearest settlement : Muktinath 12.3Km Ghyanchang 10.2Km

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  • 20 Days +
  • Moderate
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