Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing
Tharpu Chuli Peak is also known as Tent Peak and is located in the Annapurna sanctuary. Tharpu Chuli is 5663m. Tharpu Chuli Peak offers an ideal opportunity for those who want to summit a Himalayan peak, but who may otherwise be hesitant to try a higher peak as a Himalayan debut.
Peak Climbing Tharpu Chuli offers an unparalleled view of the entire Annapurna Sanctuary a breathtaking circle of hanging glaciers and moraines surrounded by some of the highest peaks on earth.Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing is the best trip for climbing a peak in the Himalayas in the shortest timeframe.
Tharpu Chuli Peak is technically easy, but challenging peak. The excitement and pleasure of the climb as we trek along the rich and lush Modi Khola with its plummeting cascades and high waterfalls and through the colorful Gurung villages will be the experience of a lifetime. From the summit we will have amazing views of about eight summits in excess of 8000m such as Machhapuchre, Annapurna I, II, III and IV and Hiunchuli, Baraha Sikhar, Gangapurna, Annapurna, Khansar Kang and Tarke Kang.
Itinerary in Details
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
You are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program upon arrival. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Trek Preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m) 6 hrs
After breakfast at your hotel we will depart at 8am; take a scenic drive to Pokhara via the Prithivi Highway (approx 6 hours). While driving we will have many chances to observe rural people & various cultures along the highway. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of full board meals
Day 04: Drive Naya Pul (New bridge), to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m) 4 hrs
After breakfast at around 07:30am, we will drive to Naya Pul (42km) by car/taxi via the large village of Lumle and walk for about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. The trail follows the main street of Birethanti, going through bamboo forests and past a large waterfall and swimming hole. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Ramghai where you will have lunch. After lunch, the trail climbs gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m) 6 hrs
From Tikhe Dhunga the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tikhe Dhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps) to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There is a camp site for a rest and water stop one hour’s walk above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti where we stop for lunch.
Thanti is a Nepali word meaning "rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti we will climb to Ghorepani at 2850m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 06: Hiking -Poonhill (3180m), trek to Tadapani (2500m) 6 hrs
This morning, we will get up early and hike to Poon Hill. From here you will see a superb view of the sunrise and a panoramic view of the Himalaya, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2020m) 5 hrs
The day starts with a steep downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we will descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Gurung which is the village of the Gurung people. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 08: Trek to Dovan (2600m) 5 hrs
Today the trail drops down to the Chhomrong Khola & again we continue climbing to Khuldighar at 2380m, where there is an ACAP Check post; after, the trek is a continuous descent to Dovan. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 09: Trek to Deurali (3200m) 4 hrs
The day begins with the climb through bamboo, then rhododendron forests to Dovan, the Himalayan Hotel and on to Hinko at 3020m. The accommodation will be in Deurali, on the ridge above Hinko & is the stretch of trail that is most subject to avalanche. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m) 5 hrs
Today the trail climbs on past the Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m) (which isn’t really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted) to the Annapurna Base Camp. Since, it is totally surrounded by mountain. This area is known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. You can either end the day at Machhapuchhre Base Camp or trek two hours on to Annapurna Base Camp. There, you will view the mountain scenery which is even more spectacular. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 11: Acclimatization at Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 12: Trek to Tharpu Chuli Peak Base Camp
We follow the trail leading to Tent peak high camp. Struggling against the glaciated mountain passes, we finally reach our target destination. There are other options for those who not wish to climb. Hiking from camp can be quite pleasurable and adventurous. Sightseeing exotic ecosystem and breathtaking vistas of Himalayan peaks of Nepal can be equally satisfying. Overnight at tented camp, inclusive of full board meals
Day 13: Summit Tharpu Chuli Peak (5600m), and return to ABC
Early in the morning we begin our ascent of the peak. After strenuous ascent, we finally scale the summit of Tent Peak. From an altitude of 5600meters, we savor mesmerizing views of Annapurna range. Tucking this success under our belt, we return to Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 14: Spare day
We take a complete break from trekking to avoid adverse climatic conditions. This also allows us to rest after our strenuous trekking to enhance our health. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 15: Trek back to Bamboo. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 16: Trek to Jhinu Danda (hot spring). Enjoy the evening at the hot spring. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 17: Trek to Pothana via Landruk. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 18: Trek to Phedi and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of full board meals
Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast and lunch
Day 20: Breakfast at hotel, and transfer to airport for home departure. “Farewell!”
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DURING THE TRIP:
- Airport / hotel / airport pick up & transfer by private car
- Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu city tours, inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle
- Full board meals with tea or coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- Government licensed holder english speaking guide during the trek and climb, require porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance
- General climbing equipment such as rope, ice screw, snow bar etc.
- Tharpu Chuli peak climbing permit fees.
- Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu transports by private car
- Pokhara – Nayapul and Nayapul – Kathmandu transports by private car/taxi
- Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
- Nepal Hiking Team T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
- First aid medical kit
- Annapurna conservation permit fee
- TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Government taxes & office service charge
OUR SERVICES EXCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DURING THE TRIP:
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Your travel insurance.
- Garbage deposit fee US$ 250.00 (Refundable)
- Your travel insurance.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Nepal entry visa , you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International
- Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.) (US$ 40 per person) you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu for 60 days from date of issue.
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
- Personal trekking and climbing equipment.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price includes section
- Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
*Trip Cost: US$ 1950.00*
Get USD 150.00 OFF per person
For a booking of four or more people.
Trip Length: 20 days
Activities: Sightseeing, trekking, climbing
Difficulty: Very Strenuous
Max Elevation: 5600m
Meal: Full board on trek, Breakfast in Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, guesthouse and tent
Best Month: Sept - Nov. and March - May
Group Size: 02 Minimum and 12 Maximum
Sightseeing Tour of Historical, UNESCO World Heritages Sites in Kathmandu,
Scenic drive to Pokhara - Nayapool - Kathmandu,
One of the finest treks in Nepal, walking through rhododendron forest,
Panoramic sunrise view from Poon Hill, surrounded by a wall of 7000 meter Himalaya peaks,
Fantastic variety of landscape trekking into the sanctuary typical Gurung villages at Landruk, Ghandruk, & Chomorung.
Reaching unlimited people's destination Annapurna Base Camp
The ultimated challenge to climb Tharpu Chuli and More...
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