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Tent Peak – Tharpu Chuli Climbing

"adventure in the heart of beautiful Annapurna Sanctuary and beyond"

Trip Duration: 20 Days

Highlights of Tent Peak – Tharpu Chuli Climbing

  • Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli a great adventurous climb of lifetime experience
  • Enjoy amazing and exciting thrill with pure adventure climb on top Tent peak
  • Magnificent panorama of whole Annapurna Himalaya and of scenic sanctuary
  • Walk right in the heart of Annapurna massive mountain range at base camp
  • Tent Peak located beyond sanctuary within arctic zone of ice and snow
Trip Profile:
  • Trip Mode: Hotel with local Lodge on treks and camping on climb
  • Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous walks.
  • Climbing Grade: TD ‘Technical Difficule’ (French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems.
  • Daily walk and climb: Minimum of 04 hrs to maximum – 8 hrs on climb.
  • Trek / Climb duration: 13 Nights and 14 Days (with drives both ways)
  • Total Trip: 19 Nights and 20 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu.

Tent Peak – Tharpu Chuli Climbing Overview

Tent Peak-Tharpu Chuli Climbing one of the shortest adventures for mountaineering adventure of two-week duration, where walk leads you right in the tenderness of Annapurna Sanctuary and the base camp. Tent Peak also is known as Tharpu Chuli among Nepalese as listed in NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) where all trekking peaks is controlled and authorized.

Tent Peak –Tharpu Chuli Climbing one of the most technical lesser mountains to conquer, it’s summit top which is at above 5,663 m /18,575 ft high although below 6,000 m but leads you to real adventure. The grade as TD means of Technical Difficult to face the grading takes from French, and Swiss Alpine Climbing System and Classification describes as a mountain possible to climb, but with enough technical know-how to reach the summit.

Adventure to Tent Peak-Tharpu Chuli Climbing begins from the beautiful city at Pokhara a place adorned with scenic views of Annapurna range of mountains and lakes. As our journey leads north-west to reach mid-green hills walking through lovely traditional farm villages of Gurung, the hill tribe of Annapurna Himalaya interwoven with Buddhism religion and their own ancestral culture.

The walk leads to deep Modi River gorge covered with dense tree lines with bamboo and then following the river upstream right up to its glacial source at Annapurna Base Camp located within scenic Sanctuary enclosed by an array of high peaks.

Enjoying time with fantastic scenery of mountain views then heading to our final destination to reach Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli base camp with tents and camping facilities for a few nights till the climb is over. The hill is climbing after much preparation having a rest day to acclimatize as well with a practice exercise on ice and rocks, then getting ready for the final ascent to the top summit of Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli.

After a hard struggle climb to reach the summit of Tents Peak-Tharpu Chuli, where we will reward with spectacular views of mountain panorama and unique landscapes scenery. Feeling on top of the world, for a while then descend back to base camp to continue the journey to Pokhara onwards. Our adventure completes with fabulous memories and robust, exciting experience on Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli Climbing.

Best Seasons for Tent Peak and Tharpu Chuli Climb and Trekking

April to May springtime will be the best time when wild-flowers especially the rhododendron (Nepal national flower) in full bloom, which the walk more appealing with beautiful, bright morning till afternoon, with some chances of rains sometimes.

October to November another best months around Autumn/Fall and pre-winter, when most of the days are clear for views and walks but can be much colder and freezing as altitude gains with chances of snow sometimes.

Monsoon months from mid-June to mid-September wet rainy seasons, where less number of trekkers venture and some lodge in mid monsoon and mid-winter lodge can be closed sometimes due to harsh and humid climate which makes the walking trails much harder and slippery, but much greener hills with lush vegetation in wet seasons, so the choice as per your holidays for Nepal and Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli Climb with Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking.

Tent Peak – Tharpu Chuli Climbing Short Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu options for sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
  • Day 03: Drive or Fly to Pokhara 860 m (30 mins by air) with 6 hrs overland.
  • Day 04: Drive to Nayapul start walk to Ghandruk village 1,930 m- 05 hrs.
  • Day 05: Trek to Chomrong 2,170 m – 06 hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek to Dovan 2,630 m – 06 hrs.
  • Day 07: Trek to Machhapuchare Base Camp 3,700 m – 06 hrs.
  • Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4,130 m – 04 hrs.
  • Day 09: Trek to Tent peak base camp 4,450 m / 14,600 ft – 05 hrs.
  • Day 10: Rest day for acclimatization and climb preparation with practice.
  • Day 11: Trek to high camp 5,200 m / 17,056 ft – 05 hrs.
  • Day 12: Climb Tent Peak and return to base camp – 07 hrs.
  • Day 13: Spare, contingency day in case of unfavorable weather for the climb.
  • Day 14: Trek back to Annapurna Base Camp – 04 hrs.
  • Day 15: Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo 2,345 m – 06 hrs
  • Day 16: Trek to Jhinu village 1,780m with Hot Spring – 06 hrs.
  • Day 17: Trek to road head and drive to Pokhara-05 hrs.
  • Day 18: Drive / Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 19: In Kathmandu for individual activities or short sightseeing tour.
  • Day 20: International Departure homeward bound to respective countries.

Tent Peak – Tharpu Chuli Climbing Detailed Itinerary


01
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Reaching Kathmandu received by our staff and guide
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks transfer to your respective hotel
  • Explore around the streets of Kathmandu and Thamel area.
  • Trek and climb briefing includes welcome dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with culture programs of the country.
02
Day 02: In Kathmandu options for sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
  • Time Kathmandu preparation for trek to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Options for sightseeing tour around Kathmandu at places of interest.
03
Day 03: Drive or Fly to Pokhara 860 m (30 mins by air) with 6 hrs overland.
  • 6:30 a.m. or 7 a.m. Overland journey to Pokhara city 5-6 hrs drive
  • On arrival transfer to respective hotels by the Phewa Lake
  • Time for short walks and enjoy view of lake and Annapurna peaks. (Flight options 30 minutes to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu by air)
04
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul start walk to Ghandruk village 1,930 m- 05 hrs.
  • Morning drive to starting point of trekking
  • Walk uphill on stone paved path to Ghandruk village for overnight stop
  • Time to explore around Gurung cultural village with views of Annapurna
05
Day 05: Trek to Chomrong 2,170 m - 06 hrs.
  • After breakfast walk uphill to Kimrong hill
  • Descend to Kimrong River and uphill to reach at Chomrong village
  • Transfer into local lodge with time for short walks around Chomrong Gurung village.
06
Day 06: Trek to Dovan 2,630 m - 06 hrs.
  • Downhill to Chomrong River and cross over a bridge
  • Climb to Sinwua hill and walk into forest to Bamboo place
  • From bamboo few hours walks to Dovan and into a nice lodge
07
Day 07: Trek to Machhapuchare Base Camp 3,700 m - 06 hrs.
  • Breakfast and walk to Himalaya Hotel area approx 2 hrs
  • Reach Deurali from Himalaya Hotel – 2 hrs.
  • Climb to Machhapuchare Base Camp with few hour walks
  • Check into local lodge with time for short walks and enjoy views
  • Machhapuchare where Annapurna Sanctuary begins
08
Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4,130 m - 03 hrs.
  • Morning walk to Annapurna base camp to enter Annapurna Sanctuary
  • Few hours of good walks to reach a welcome sign-post of Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Reach the final destination and highest spot at 4,130 m located beneath Mt. Annapurna and its range of other peaks.
  • Lunch and overnight stop at Annapurna base camp with grand mountain views
09
Day 09: Trek to Tent peak base camp 4,450 m / 14,600 ft - 05 hrs.
  • After Annapurna Base Camp walk across snow-covered moraine rocky path, to reach Annapurna south glacier
  • Walk offers views of high peaks, after few hours of trek reaching a flat area to set camp at base camp
  • First night camping for Tent Peak climbs afternoon rest for acclimatization.
10
Day 10: Rest day for acclimatization and climb preparation with practice.
  • Rest day for acclimatization as well practice exercise with climb on nearby ice and glaciers
11
Day 11: Trek to High Camp 5,200 m / 17,056 ft - 04 hrs.
  • Adding more camps to make the climb more accessible and easier to reach the summit of Tent Peak
  • From base camp climb on rocky and icy glacier path of boulders, continue to set high camp at 5,200 meters.
  • Afternoon free preparation and checking route for next early climb
12
Day 12: Climb Tent Peak summit and return to Base Camp - 06 hrs.
  • Start early morning climb on snow slope with steep technical section to reach on the summit;
  • Where our guide fix ropes at necessary portion to reach the summit, on reaching the top feel on top of the world
  • Facing awesome mountain panorama and descend safely to base camp of Tent Peak.
13
Day 13: Spare and Contingency day in case of unfavorable weather.
  • A reserve day in case of technical problem as well for weather permitting for fine day for climb
  • Extra day use for another attempt to reach the summit of Tent Peak,
  • If all goes well according to our standard itinerary using this spare on the way back to Pokhara having slow and easy day.
14
Day 14: Trek back to Annapurna Base Camp - 05 hrs.
  • Morning after breakfast cleaning up the base camp and then packing
  • Return back to Annapurna Base Camp on icy path for 4-5 hours to Annapurna base camp in the comfort of lodge.
15
Day 15: Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo 2,345 m - 06 hrs.
  • Depart Annapurna Base Camp downhill to Deurali
  • Walk back into forest to reach Himalaya Hotel and at Bamboo for overnight stop
  • Lunch on route Bamboo after Deurali after 3-4 hrs walks
16
Day 16: Trek to Jhinu village 1,780m with Hot Spring - 06 hrs.
  • Return journey to Chomrong with ups and downhill trail
  • From Chomrong hill top route diverts to Jhinu a place with natural hot-spring
  • Enjoy bathe and dip in hot spring pools downhill of half hour close to Modi-River.
17
Day 17: Trek to road head and drive to Pokhara-05 hrs.
  • Last day walk downhill to New Bridge then drive to Pokhara
  • At Pokhara transfer to respective hotels for overnight by the lake Phewa
  • Enough time to enjoy walk around shops and streets by the lake
18
Day 18: Drive / Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
  • Morning drive on busy interesting highway to Kathmandu
  • On route lunch after 2-3 hrs journey then reach back at Kathmandu.
  • Time for leisure activities and shopping around Kathmandu
    (Flight options 30 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara by air)
19
Day 19: In Kathmandu for individual activities or short sightseeing tour.
  • In Kathmandu free day one can join for optional tour
  • Enjoy relaxing with memories of Tent Peak and Tharpu Chuli Climb around Annapurna Sanctuary.
20
Day 20: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.
  • Last day in Nepal depart hotel as per your international flight time
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks staff-guide transfer you for International departure homeward bound or to respective countries.
Cost Includes
  • All airport/Hotel transfers
  • Three star Hotel in Kathmandu as per the BB plan according our itinerary
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu covering UNESCO heritage sites and monument entrance fee.
  • Pokhara accommodation twin sharing basis room with breakfast at a 2-star category hotel
  • Kathmandu -Pokhara – Kathmandu transports by flight/private vehicle
  • Both way pokhara to Nayapool by private vehicle
  • Climbing equipment (Climbing Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar, Ice Hammer
  • All necessary camping gears like sleeping tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
  • Climbing Sherpa guide from Tent peak base camp for the summit and back to base camp
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • All necessary paper work and trekking/climbing permits (National Park Permit and TIMS)
  • Twin sharing Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trekking on local tea houses.
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered professional and dedicate trekking guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide & climbing guide, porter salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and Lodging
  • Trekking equipment: down filled sleeping bag and duffel bag (if you need you have to inform during our meeting at the office)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits deserts every day
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks Gifts (T shirt & trekking certificates)
  • Farewell dinner at local Nepali restaurant
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit
  • All government and local taxes
Cost Excludes
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver (tip is expected but not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned above Price Includes section.

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Trip Facts
  • Trip Duration: 20 Days

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Group Size: 2-12 People

  • Difficulty: Moderate to Adventurous

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