Makra Peak

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Makra Peak
Makra Peak by Khalid Mahmood.jpg
Elevation 4,000 m (13,000 ft)
Listing List of mountains in Pakistan
Makra Peak is located in Pakistan
Makra Peak
Makra Peak
Range Himalayas
Coordinates 34°34′26″N 73°29′43″E / 34.57389°N 73.49528°E / 34.57389; 73.49528Coordinates: 34°34′26″N 73°29′43″E / 34.57389°N 73.49528°E / 34.57389; 73.49528
Easiest route Hike

Makra is a scenic peak in the Mansehra District in Hazara Region of the Himalayas in northern Pakistan. It is 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) high and almost 200 km from Islamabad on Naran Road. From Kiwai a single 7-KM road goes upwards to Shogran, a tourist place with plenty of hotels; the track goes upward to Seree Lake and ends at Paye. From here it is a walking trek of four hours to the top of Makra. Hiking Makra is difficult task due to snow and slope of the peak.

Although it can be normal peak to climb, deaths have occurred in storms. In spite of the difficulties, the top offers the scenery of Hazara and Azad Kashmir. Main reason for deaths is too much fog when weather goes bad, and too much slope. Waters of its glacier feed the Kunhar River.

You can watch a short trekking video to Makra peak top. You can see around Makra peak top in this short video. Makra (Spider Peak) Top Trekking Video