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Tent Peak

Tent Peak (5663m/18,575 ft)

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Price Per  Person USD  $ 2300

Known as Tharpu Chuli in Nepali, is located towards the south of the Annapurna Base Camp.  The trip includes the trek to the picturesque Annapurna Base Camp with few days of peak climbing that makes it a very popular trekking peak climbing in Annapurna region. We climb the standard Northwest ridge, which is alpine PD grade. Tent 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.


Trip Fact

Trip Duration: 18 Days

Trip Grading: Moderate

Max Altitude: 5695 m

Best Time: Oct - Nov, April - May

Trip Mode: Camping + Tea House

Group Size: Minimum 2 number of people

Details Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m)Arrival  in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel , evening trek brifing and well come dinner  at nepalies cultural restaurant.

 

  • Day 2: After breakfast sight seeing tour to Pashupatnath,Bouddhanath and syambunath temple after lunch   peparing for trek

 

  • Day 3: After breakfast Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara enjoya dramatic Mountain view of Lantang , Ganesh himal , Manslu  Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range  We can explore the Fewa Lake during the late afternoon and enjoy a boat ride on its serene waters. Overnight in Pokhara

 

  • Day 4:  Drive to Naya Pul and trek to Ghandruk (1940m): 5-6 hours trek We drive for about an hour to reach Naya Pul from where we start our trek. Upon reaching Birethanti, we trek uphill on the trail to Ghandruk enjoying panoramic views of the mountains. We pass by beautiful villages and admire the rural lifestyle of western Nepal. We cross the suspension bridge over Khumnu Khola and finally reach Ghandruk. From the village, we get a good view of Machapuchhre, Annaurna South, and Hiunchuli mountians.  Overnight in Ghandruk.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 5: Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m): 6 hoursWe climb for an hour up to Ghandrukkot and then a steep descent takes us to the Kimron Khola. After another steep ascent from Kimron Khola, we walk about an hour on an easy trail. Then we take a steep climb continuing up to Chhomrong. Towering above the village is the mighty peak of Annapurna South with Machhapuchhre facing it across the valley. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive. Overnight in Chhomrong.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 6: Chhomrong to Dobhan (2,600m/8,530ft): 5-6 hoursThe trail moves along the Modi Khola leaving behind inhabited foothills. We cross a suspension bridge over Chhomrong Khola and reach Sinuwa after walking for a while. From here, our path is on a relatively flat trail. We pass through a thick rhododendron forest up to Khuldighar.  Then we descend on steep stone steps into lush bamboo and rhododendron forests, finally reaching Dobhan. Overnight in Dobhan.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 7: Dobhan to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft): 1 hour 30 minsFrom Dobhan we walk on a trail alongside Modi Khola. We pass through Himalaya hotel and Hinku Cave before reaching Deurali. On today’s short trip we also have to walk on a small section which is prone to avalanche. The short trek will allow us to acclimatize to the high altitude and prepare for the next day’s trip. Overnight in Deurali.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 8: Deurali to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft): 3-4 hoursAfter about a half an hour walk from Deurali, we will find ourselves in the middle of a river bed surrounded by giant snow-covered mountains. The hike to Machhapuchre Base Camp is somewhat strenuous but the unfolding views of the majestic Machhapuchre is certainly worth it.  We enjoy looking at Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and, of course, the Fishtail or Machhapuchhare itself. Overnight in Machhapuchre Base Camp. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 9: Acclimatization and preparationThere will be a short briefing today. Our climbing leader will talk about what we can look forward to during the Tent Peak climbing. There will also be a basic training on peak climbing techniques and the best ways to utilize the climbing gears such as ice axe, climbing boot, harness, jumar, and to go up and down using ropes. Additionally, we also learn about knots and gears.  Himalayan Glacier believes that the training will help boost our confidence ensuring a successful summit of the Tent Peak. We can spend the rest of the afternoon going for short hikes nearby and resting. Overnight at Machhapurchre Base Camp.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 10: Machhapuchre Base Camp to Cave Camp (4,250m/13,943ft): 5-6 hoursWe move ahead on a trail alongside the Modi Khola. After walking for some time, we see the South Annapurna Glacier to our right. The trail from the glacier leads up to the base camp of Annapurna South. However, we move straight ahead and cross a bridge and continue further up until we reach the Cave camp. Overnight in Cave Camp. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 11: Cave Camp to High Camp (5,200m/17,056 ft): 4-5 hoursWe ascend on a steep trail to the Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli) High Camp. We are most likely to use fix rope and helmet while climbing today. We ascend on a 50-60 degree steep path for around 2-3 hours and walk on a glacier of 30 degrees. From the high camp we get panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7229m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machapuchhre and others. After setting up the high camp, we spend the remainder of the day discovering the surrounding areas and preparing for the summit.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 12: Summit Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli), return to high camp: 9-10 hoursWe begin our journey to the summit around 2-3 am in the morning. We walk on a wall rock for around 2 hours and then we walk on flat snow for around an hour. Next, we climb on a steep slope of 70 degrees (100m). Then we walk on a flat trail for around 30 minutes and reach the summit of Tent Peak/ Tharpu Chuli. We climb on fix ropes to reach the final summit. After conquering Tharpu Chuli, we return by the same route to the high camp. Overnight in High Camp.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 13: Tent Peak High Camp to Machapuchhre Base Camp: 4-5 hoursFrom the high camp of Tent peak we descend to Machapuchhre base camp. We use the same trail that we had used previously. After reaching Machapuchhre base camp, we take a much needed rest. Overnight in Machapuchhre base camp.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 14: Machapuchhre Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft): 6-7 hoursFrom the base camp we descend on the same trail we used coming up to Bamboo. We can enjoy views of waterfalls and pass through forests soaking in great views of Machapuchhre and Hiunchuli mountains. Overnight in Bamboo. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 15: Bamboo to Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft): 6-7 hours trekFrom Bamboo we ascend to Kuldi Ghar and then to Sinuwa on a sharp trail. We follow the stone steps that lead to Lower Chomrong. Then we ascend on the thousand stone steps that will take us to Upper Chomrong. From Chomrong we descend to Jhinu Danda. While here we can relax on a natural hot spring which is only 15 minutes away from where we are staying. Overnight in Jhinu Danda.Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 

  • Day 16: Jhinu Dada to Naya Pul, drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour driveWe begin our trek after breakfast and walk on a trail nearby the Modi Khola. We stop for lunch in Kyumi village. After lunch we trek to Syauli bazaar and then down to Birethanti. From Birethanti, we trek for about an hour's trek and reach Naya Pul. The trek ends at Naya Pul. From Naya Pul we take a vehicle and reach Pokhara in about an hour. Overnight in Pokhara. Included meals:Breakfast Dinner

 

  • Day 17:  After breakfat at 8am fly to Kathmandu (1350m), transfer to Hotel ,rest of time free leasure evening fare well dinner.Included meals:Breakfast Dinner
  • Day 18:After breakfast departure transfer  trip conclude.

Above Price Include:

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle    5-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast  Teahouse accommodation during the trekTented accommodation during the climb All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climbEnglish speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guidesPorter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodationDown jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)Himalayan Glacier’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to takeAll necessary paper work; trekking permits and Tent Peak climbing permitGood quality tents and kitchen utensils for campingGroup mountaineering (climbing) equipmentsMedical kit (carried by your guide)All government and local taxes

Above Price Not Include

:Nepalese visa feeInternational and domestic airfareAltitude chamber (PAC) or oxygenTravel and rescue insurancePersonal expenses (phone calls, internet,  laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)Personal climbing equipmentPersonal climbing guide if requestedOptional trips and sightseeing if extendedTips for guides and portersServices not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section


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