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Trekking Peaks

Trekking peaks offer an extra challenge for the committed trekker. Some trekking peaks such as Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Phongun Razi in Burma and Mount Toubkal in Morocco simply offer a more strenuous level of trekking that includes a tough, summit ascent. Whereas others like Stok Kangri in Ladakh, Island Peak in Nepal and Pisco Peak in Peru are more technical and require the use of ropes, ice axes and crampons. Indeed, trekking peaks often bridge the gap in expertise needed between the more technical realm of mountaineering and a challenging trek.

Our trekking peaks vary in height from Mont Blanc (4,810m/15,781ft) in Switzerland to Mera Peak (6,476m / 21,246ft) in Nepal, but all trekking peak routes will offer something extra in the way of difficulty and reward. Our routes are carefully planned to provide the best possible acclimatisation, often with a superb trek in to reach the mountain’s base camp. Island Peak for example takes you along the trail to Everest Base Camp, the climb of Chachacomani Peak in Bolivia is preceded by the classic Cordillera Real trek and a trek up the stunning Markha Valley in Ladakh provides the necessary acclimatisation to tackle Stok Kangri.

When a long trek is not possible to aid acclimatisation we will include a smaller acclimatisation peak or two in the itinerary as, for example, with Mont Blanc in the Alps. Our well-trained, professional guides also provide skills training where necessary to help prepare for a successful ascent. For the higher, more remote trekking peaks we will also provide a satellite phone and a Gamow bag in case of an emergency; your safety is our primary concern.

Trekking peaks are open to fit, determined walkers who have previously undertaken 'strenuous' treks; previous mountaineering experience is an advantage with several of our trekking peaks but not essential with the exception of Island Peak.Please contact our Operations Manager, Niki Morgan, if you have any queries about your suitability; we will review your experience before accepting you onto one our trekking peak trips.

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Trekking Peaks

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Mera Peak 6,476m / 21,246ft Trekking Peaks

22 day Expedition Grade Trekking Peak
Mera Peak 6,476m / 21,246ft
  • Carefully planned route that provides the best acclimatisation as well as stunning Himalayan scenery
  • Highly experienced UIAGM leader and Sherpa trek crew
  • Tea house accommodation on the trail with 2 nights camping at Mera Peak
  • Four star hotel in Kathmandu with time for rest and relaxation after your trek

Flight inclusive from £3,295, Land only from £2,495


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Stok Kangri Climb, 6,153m/20,187ft Adventure Special

Expedition Grade Trekking Peak
Stok Kangri Climb, 6,153m/20,187ft
  • Excellent acclimatisation walks around Leh and over the Stok La
  • Ideal first Himalayan trekking peak with a non-technical ascent
  • Highly experienced local climbing guide supported by local sherpas and trek crew
  • The August departure visits the colourful celebrations at the Dakthok Festival


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Island Peak 6,189m/20,305ft Trekking Peaks

22 day Expedition Grade Trekking Peak
Island Peak 6,189m/20,305ft
  • Carefully planned route - best acclimatisation and stunning Himalayan scenery
  • Trek to Island Peak via the Everest Base Camp route
  • Highly experienced Leader supported by a Sherpa trek crew
  • The best tea houses available on the trek to Island Peak and top quality camping facilities for the summit ascent
  • Four star hotel in Kathmandu with time for rest and relaxation after the trek

Flight inclusive from £3,450, Land only from £2,650


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