Overview

Duration :
18 Days
Secondary Activity:
Nature and Glacier Walk
Max altitude :
5,663m/18,579ft
Transportation:
Domestic Flight and Private Vehicles
Trip ends in:
Kathmandu
Accomodation:
Lodge and Tent Camp
Primary activity:
Trekking and Hiking
Group Size:
Min. 2 pax
Country:
Nepal
Trip starts from:
Kathmandu
Diffficulty:
Strenuous
Meals:
Nepali and Continental
Best Season:
Autumn and Spring
Trip route:
Kathmandu-Pokhara-Naya Pul-Ghandruk-Chhomrong-Dobhan-ABC-Base Camp-Tent Peak-Bamboo-Jhinu Dada-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Trip introduction

“Climbing is as close as we can come to flying.”

Tharpu Chuli with an estimated height of 5,663 meters is located towards the south of the Annapurna Base Camp and is known as Tent Peak in English. Considered as one of the easier peaks among the climbing peaks, Tharpu Chuli is one of the most well-liked and admired trekking peaks in the Annapurna Region. Our trek shall lead us into the diverse Annapurna region full of distinctive species of flora and fauna. We shall come across several steep ridges which in return makes our climbing very appealing and demanding all at once especially for new climbers/trekkers.

Overview of Tharpu Chuli (Tent) Peak Climbing

Our 18-day trip to Tharpu Chuli (Tent) Peak shall begin and end in Kathmandu. But the genuine launch of our trek is from a place known as Naya Pool situated near Pokhara; the gorgeous ‘Lake City’. The main objective of our entire Peak Climbing is to summit the Tharpu Chuli peak. Which in response presents us with distinct panoramic sights of the Himalayas together with the Annapurna range.

We shall begin our trekking from here onwards following the trekking paths. The paths that pass all the way through conventional Gurung villages; tranquil woodlands full of Rhododendrons towards Dobhan via Chhomrong and Ghandruk. The untamed and eye-catching Annapurna region grants us the extravagant landscape scenery of numerous Himalayan peaks. Counting Annapurna I, III, and South which in turn is truly the most stimulating and unforgettable sight. We shall also cross the gleaming and luminous water of the Modi Khola quite a few times. We shall also scale up to both Annapurna Base Camp and Machapuchare Base Camp for a thrilling experience; before setting up our tented camp for our climb the next day.

A climb on this mountain awards us with incomparable views of an out-of-this-world loop of lynching moraines & glaciers bordered by some of the highest peaks on the planet. Subsequent to accomplishing our exhilarating climb to the summit of Tharpu Chuli, we shall head back and revisit Annapurna Base Camp. Later on, we shall tumble down all the way downhill to Naya Pool via Jhinu Dada through the lush terraced Modi Khola valley to take a drive back to Pokhara. And lastly the next day we shall end our unforgettable Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing; with a picturesque drive/flight back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Who can join this Peak Climbing? When and how?

Tharpu Chuli (Tent) Peak Climbing puts forwards you with the preeminent trekking peak climbing experience in Nepal. In evaluation, our Tharpu Chuli peak climbing is actually not as difficult and tricky as climbing Mera Peak or Island Peak. Generally, trekker prefers October to early December and from mid-March to mid-April; as the best suited season for this climbing trek. Join Nepal Mountain Trekkers to experience this surreal and be a part of an epic journey through the Annapurna region. Simply fill the booking form and let us know about your interest in this trip. Or you can also contact us directly by sending us an email in order to get more information about Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing.

Special Note:

If this itinerary doesn’t suit your requirement or if you want to customize it, please feel free to contact us. This trek could be customized as per your required time frame and budget limits.

Overview

  • Day 1
    Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,365m/4,478 ft.):
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu (1,365 m/4,478 ft.): Sightseeing and Preparation:
  • Day 3
    Fly/Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,960ft): 5-6 hrs. drive or 35 minutes’ flight:
  • Day 4
    Drive to Naya Pul and trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft.): 5-6 hrs. trek:
  • Day 5
    Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 6 hrs. trek:
  • Day 6
    Chhomrong to Dobhan/Himalaya Hotel (2840m/9318ft): 6 hrs:
  • Day 7
    Dobhan/Himalaya Hotel to MBC (3,700m/12,135ft): 3-4 hrs trek:
  • Day 8
    MBC to ABC (4,130m/13,545ft): 2-3 hrs trek:
  • Day 9
    Acclimatization & Climbing Preparation:
  • Day 10
    Trek to Tent Peak Base Camp (4,450m/14,600ft): 5 hrs:
  • Day 11
    Base Camp to High Camp (5,200m/17,056 ft.): 5 hrs:
  • Day 12
    Summiting Tent Peak, Return to High Camp: 6 hrs:
  • Day 13
    Descent to Tent Peak Base Camp then to ABC: 4-5 hrs.:
  • Day 14
    ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft): 6 hrs. trek:
  • Day 15
    Bamboo to New Bridge/Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft.): 6 hrs. trek:
  • Day 16
    Jhinu Dada to Naya Pul to Pokhara: 6 hrs. trek, 1-hour drive:
  • Day 17
    Fly/Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 hrs. drive/35 minutes’ flight:
  • Day 18
    Departure Day:

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,365m/4,478 ft.)::

As you land in the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) of Kathmandu and complete all necessary formalities, you shall be welcomed to this enchanting Himalayan nation by a representative of Nepal Mountain Trekkers. You shall then be dropped off at your respective hotel room where you can take off your shoes and just loosen up a bit. Later you can go out and take a stroll around the Thamel area which is a mainstream touristic point where you can get many shops and cafes of your liking. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Kathmandu (1,365 m/4,478 ft.): Sightseeing and Preparation::

Today is a day scheduled entirely for sightseeing and preparation purposes so after having our usual breakfast, we shall start our day with an excursion on the Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath Temple to the Buddhist pilgrimages of Boudhanath and Swayambhunath Stupas the sightseeing has a lot of ancient heritages. Other heritages where we can go are the surrounding Durbar Square, a complex with the royal palace, unique temples, and several artifacts. Later we visit Nepal Mountain Trekkers’ office towards the evening and meet our climbing team and additionally associated members. At our meeting, we talk about what we can anticipate on our excursion and get our arrangement of climbing gear checked. Now you shall return back to your hotel room for your need to rest at night and pack for the following day’s excursion. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3 : Fly/Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,960ft): 5-6 hrs. drive or 35 minutes’ flight::

Rise and shine fellow trekkers, cause this day brings a new destination insight for us. Today we set off for Pokhara at a young hour in the morning on a tourist vehicle which shall make your drive as comfortable and smooth as possible. For the most part, our drive will be following a route along the Trishuli River. Pokhara is prevalently named as “the lake city” inferable from the vast number of lakes the city gloats. Furthermore, the perspectives of the Himalayan tops from Pokhara are astonishing. We can explore Phewa Lake in the late evening and appreciate a vessel ride on its tranquil waters. Stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 4 : Drive to Naya Pul and trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft.): 5-6 hrs. trek::

Today we move in deeper into the Annapurna region to Naya Pul as we drive for about 60 minutes to reach Naya Pul from where we begin our trek. After achieving Birethanti, we trek tough on the trail to Ghandruk getting a charge out of all-encompassing perspectives of the mountains. We go by lovely towns and appreciate the provincial way of life of western Nepal. We traverse Khumnu Khola lastly achieve Ghandruk. From the town, we get a decent perspective of Machapuchare, Annapurna South, and the Hiunchuli mountains. Stay overnight at Ghandruk.

Day 5 : Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 6 hrs. trek::

We move for 60 minutes up to Ghandruk and afterward a precarious plunge takes us to the Kimron Khola. After another precarious rising from Kimron Khola, we stroll around an hour on a simple trail. At that point, we take a lofty climb proceeding up to Chhomrong. Towering over the town is the powerful pinnacle of Annapurna South with Machapuchare confronting it over the valley. Chhomrong is a delightful town situated on the lap of the monster Annapurna gigantic. Stay overnight at Chhomrong.

Day 6 : Chhomrong to Dobhan/Himalaya Hotel (2840m/9318ft): 6 hrs::

With the overnight destination of Dobhan, we shall move away from Chhomrong village today. After having our breakfast, the trail moves along the Modi Khola abandoning occupied foothills. We traverse Chhomrong Khola and achieve Sinuwa subsequent to strolling for some time. From here, our way is on a moderate level trail. We go through some thick rhododendron backwoods up to Khuldighar. At that point, we drop on soak stone strides into rich bamboo and rhododendron woodlands, at last achieving Dobhan. Stay overnight at Dobhan.

Day 7 : Dobhan/Himalaya Hotel to MBC (3,700m/12,135ft): 3-4 hrs trek::

From Dobhan we stroll on a trail nearby Modi Khola. We go through Himalaya inn and Hinku Cave before achieving Deurali. On today’s short outing we likewise need to stroll on a little area that is inclined to torrential slide. The short trek will permit us to adjust to the high elevation and plan for the following day’s outing. After about a thirty minutes’ stroll from Deurali, we will end up amidst a streambed encompassed by mammoth snow-shrouded mountains. The climb to Machapuchare Base Camp is fairly strenuous yet the unfurling perspectives of the superb Machapuchare are unquestionably justified, despite all the trouble. We appreciate taking a gander at Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, and, obviously, the Fishtail or Machapuchare itself. Stay overnight at Machapuchare Base Camp.

Day 8 : MBC to ABC (4,130m/13,545ft): 2-3 hrs trek::

In the wake of awakening, we take after the valley trail in a consistent climb. The trail adheres to a rough precipice and is some of the time soaks. We stroll on a to some degree level way for some time before climbing to Machapuchare Base Camp. From here we get fabulous perspectives of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli, and Gangapurna mountains. We then turn left and start rising tenderly to the Annapurna Base Camp. Amid our rising, we can appreciate the dynamite perspectives of the Himalayan display. Strolling further we achieve the base camp of Mt. Annapurna and it is astounding. We are encompassed by superb pinnacles and the main route into this territory is through the chasm we just climbed. Stay overnight at ABC.

Day 9 : Acclimatization & Climbing Preparation::

There will be a short preparation today. Our climbing pioneer will discuss what we can anticipate amid the Tent Peak climbing. There will likewise be an essential preparation on pinnacle climbing methods and the most ideal approaches to use the climbing riggings, for example, ice hatchet, climbing boot, bridle and to go here and there utilizing ropes. Moreover, we additionally find out about bunches and apparatuses. We recommend that the preparation will help support our certainty guaranteeing a fruitful summit of the Tent Peak. We can spend whatever remains of the evening going for short climbs close-by and resting. Stay overnight at Machapuchare Base Camp.

Day 10 : Trek to Tent Peak Base Camp (4,450m/14,600ft): 5 hrs::

We push forward on a trail close by the Modi Khola. Subsequent to strolling for quite a while, we see the South Annapurna Glacier on our right side. The trail from the icy mass paves the way to the base camp of Annapurna South. In any case, we advance straight and cross an extension and proceed additionally up until we achieve the Tent Peak Base Camp. Stay overnight at Tent Peak Base Camp.

Day 11 : Base Camp to High Camp (5,200m/17,056 ft.): 5 hrs::

We rise on a precarious trail to the Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli) High Camp. We are destined to utilize settle rope and protective caps while climbing today. We rise on a 50-60-degree soak way for around 2-3 hours and stroll on an icy mass of 30 degrees. From the High Camp, we get all-encompassing perspectives of Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7229m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machapuchare, and others. In the wake of setting up the high camp, we spend the rest of the day finding the encompassing ranges and get ready for the summit. Stay overnight at High Camp.

Day 12 : Summiting Tent Peak, Return to High Camp: 6 hrs::

We start our excursion to the summit around 2-3 am in the morning. We stroll on a divider shake for around 2 hours and afterward we stroll on level snow for 60 minutes. Next, we get on a precarious incline of 70 degrees (100m). At that point, we stroll on a level trail for around 30 minutes and achieve the summit of Tent Peak/Tharpu Chuli. We jump on settle ropes to achieve the last summit. Subsequent to overcoming Tharpu Chuli, we return by a similar course to the high camp. Stay overnight at High Camp.

Day 13 : Descent to Tent Peak Base Camp then to ABC: 4-5 hrs.::

From the high camp of Tent pinnacle, we slip to Machapuchare base camp. We utilize a similar trail that we had utilized already. Subsequent to arriving at Annapurna Base Camp, we shall take a genuinely required rest as of now we have successfully triumphed over the glorious Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli). Stay overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

Day 14 : ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft): 6 hrs. trek::

Today, we descend further down from the Annapurna Base Camp. After having our breakfast, we now start trekking down to lower altitude to the village settlement of Bamboo. So we continue plummeting down in light of a similar trail we utilized to ultimately arrive at Bamboo. We can appreciate perspectives of waterfalls and go through woods absorbing awesome perspectives of Machapuchare and Hiunchuli mountains. Stay overnight at Bamboo.

Day 15 : Bamboo to New Bridge/Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft.): 6 hrs. trek::

From Bamboo, we rise to Kuldi Ghar and after that to Sinuwa on a sharp trail. We take after the stone strides that prompt Lower Chomrong. At that point, we rise on the thousand stone strides that will take us to Upper Chomrong. From Chomrong we plunge to Jhinu Danda. While here we can unwind on a characteristic hot spring which is just 15 minutes from where we are remaining. Stay overnight at Jhinu Danda.

Day 16 : Jhinu Dada to Naya Pul to Pokhara: 6 hrs. trek, 1-hour drive::

We start our trek after breakfast and stroll on a trail close by the Modi Khola. We stop for lunch in Kyumi town. After lunch, we trek to the Syauli Bazaar and after that down to Birethanti. From Birethanti, we trek for 60 minutes and reach Naya Pul. The trek shall finish at Naya Pul as we are to take a drive back to Pokhara from Naya Pul and reach Pokhara in around 60 minutes. Upon reaching Pokhara, you shall be escorted to your respective hotel rooms where you can Stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 17 : Fly/Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 hrs. drive/35 minutes’ flight::

After breakfast, we begin our drive back to Kathmandu. The majority of our excursion will be close to the Trishuli River. In the wake of achieving Kathmandu, we can a take rest or make up for lost time with a minute ago trinket shopping. We go to a goodbye supper facilitated to commend our effective move of the Tent Peak, otherwise called Tharpu Chuli, in Nepal. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 18 : Departure Day::

Our exhilarating and fascinating 18 days’ trek to the Tharpu Chuli Peak comes to an end today. A representative of Nepal Mountain Trekkers shall transfer you to the airport 3 hours prior to your flight. So we shall wish you a pleasing journey back to your home nation and hope that we have managed to give you a satisfying trip worth your time and effort here in the Himalayan nation of Nepal.

Price Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop
  • 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu(Hotel Green Horizon or similar standard)
  • All accommodation during the trek in the best hotels/tea-houses in the area (differing according to the price you wish to spend)
    • Sanitation: The accommodation we provide will be neat and clean with warm-hospitality and quality services.
    • Single Accommodation: You won’t have to share your accommodation with anyone else so that your privacy is protected.
  • All foods during the trek: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; any items on the menu as much as you wish to consume.
    • We provide hygienic and safe meals to re-energize you.
    • We request you not to waste your meals for it is difficult to transport food in the rural area.
    • You are not allowed to share your meals with anyone else from another group.
  • All required camping equipment
  • Domestic Flights and all required land transportation
  • Professional and Highly experienced English-speaking Trekking Guide licensed by the Government. Including their lodging and food.
    • Local Staffs: Our guides are locals of the region which ensures that you will surely get to explore a bit more during the trek than with any other guides.
    • Experienced: With an experience of more than a decade of working in this field, our trekking guides possess excellent knowledge on briefing during the trek as well as they are experts in handling all kinds of critical situations which might occur during the trek.
    • Insurance: Nepal Mountain Trekkers have an insurance policy for all our trekking staff.
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers with a max load of 25 KG). Including their lodging and food.
    • Local Staffs: The porters we hire belong to the same region where we trek in order to provide employment opportunities to the locals as well as to make you explore every prospect of the region.
  • Well experienced ice climbing guide (Climbing service charge, insurance, food, personal equipment)
  • Group Climbing gear fixed rope, main rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, the figure of eight, carabineer
  • Four seasonal sleeping bags, down jacket, Nepal Mountain Trekkers duffer bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (Note: down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Peak Permit Royalty, Annapurna Conservation Area Entrance Fee
  • Rescue Arrangement Service
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • 13% VAT and 10% service charges
  • Farewell Dinner

Price Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee (Visa Information)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation(s)
  • Travel Insurance and rescue cost
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal trekking and climbing gears
  • Tips for guides and porters

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Equipments

Equipment List

  • Duffel Bag
  • Day Pack (35-45 L)
  • Sleeping Bag (-20F/-30C recommended)
  • Down Jacket
  • Trekking Boots
  • Crocs (evenings & washing)
  • Trekking Pants (2-3)
  • T-Shirts (3)
  • Long-sleeve Trekking Shirts (2-3)
  • Trekking Jacket
  • Gortex (or similar) Jacket & Pants
  • Fleece or Thermal Top (evenings)
  • Fleece or Thermal Bottoms (evenings)
  • Lightweight Long Underwear (to sleep in or layer under clothes)
  • Socks (5)
  • Gloves (lighter & heavier for passes)
  • Wool Hat
  • Baseball Cap or Wide-brimmed Hat
  • Camp Towel
  • Trekking Poles (optional, recommended)
  • Down Booties (optional, recommended)
  • Sunglasses (2)
  • Water Bottles | Nalgenes (2-3)
  • Bladder (optional, recommended)
  • Toiletries, Sunscreen with SPF, Lip Balm with SPF
  • Watch (with alarm)
  • Extra Batteries
  • Battery Chargers
  • Head Lamp (2)
  • Yak Trax (for treks with icy passes)
  • Water Purifying Tablets, Small Water Filter or Steripen
  • Camp Washing Bowl (optional, collapsible for clothes)
  • Laundry Detergent (Kathmandu) or Bio-degradable Clothes Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Small Solar Panel (optional, recommended for iPods, iPhones, camera batteries, Kindles)
  • Book(s)
  • Zip-Lock | Plastic Bags
  • Soft Toilet Paper | Tissues (we supply toilet paper but you will want something softer for blowing your nose)
  • Baby-Wipes | Wet-Wipes (for personal cleaning)
  • Handi-Wipes, J-Cloth, or Chux (optional: easy for a quick daytime clean, fast drying)
  • Rehydration | Electrolytes
  • Snacks!
  • Personal Medical Supplies
  • Available in Namche Bazaar
  • Snacks, chocolate bars, energy bars (Western brands), dried fruit & nuts
  • Laundry Detergent
  • ALL trekking gear (Sherpa Gear, Mountain Hardwear, Tsetang’s Gear Shop all have real gear), real & knock-offs.
  • Lemon Tang (for water if you want)
  • Batteries
  • Trekking Poles
  • Micro Spikes
  • Medical Supplies
  • We strongly suggest bringing Western meds with you as there are a lot of Indian fakes on the market!
  • Suggested: Diamox, Azithromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Tinidazole, or Flagyl & Augmentin. Bring COMPEED for covering blisters & good tasting electrolytes &/or rehydration salts (Emergen-C is a good American brand). The local versions aren’t very appealing.
  • We also recommend bringing strong knee & ankle supports & braces, ACE bandages for sprains & strains, Tegaderm &/or other would coverings. Duct tape is always useful. We’re happy to take excess medical supplies off your hands when you leave if you won’t need them and pass them on to others. We use lots of the large amount we have with us to treat locals we meet when trekking.
 

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