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Tent Peak Climbing

Trip Overview

Tent Peak (5663m/18,575 ft), known as Tharpu Chuli in Nepali, is situated towards the south of the Annapurna Base Camp.Tharpu Chuli offers the best short trekking, peak climbing experience in the Annapurna region. Our extreme objective is summiting the Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli.  

Tent peak climbing starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and afterward you will have around one hour drive to Nayapul at that point, begin trekking and keep trekking from Nayapul along the edge and the trail takes you to Ghorepani and to Poonhill. proceeds to Tadapani and Chhomrong, Dovan, Deurali lastly make outing around Annapurna base camp and keep trekking to Tent peak base camp and then summit to the tent peak, follow back to Dovan, Chhomrong and Jhinu dada,pokhara and finally kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) 7 hours

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.) 2 hours & trek to Tikhedhunga for 4 hours

Day 04: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.) takes approximately 5 hours.

Day 05: Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3232 m.) 1 hour and then to Tadapani.

Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (2950m) for 3 hours.

Day 07: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong for 4 hours.

Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m) for 5 hours.

Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Macchapuchre Base Camp (3700m) for 5 hours.

Day 10: Trek from Macchauchre Base Camp (3720m) to Annapurna Base Camp (4170m) for 2 hours.

Day 11: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Tent Peak Base Camp for 5 hours.

Day 12: Trek from Tent Peak Base Camp (4,800m.) to High Camp (5,200m.)for 5 hours.

Day 13: Summit the Tharpu peak (Tent peak) and back to Annapurna Base Camp which takes about six and half hours.

Day 14: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo via Machapuchhare Base Camp for 5 hours.

Day 15: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) for 5 hours.

Day 16: Trek from Jhinudanda (1750m.) to Pothana (1890m) for 6 hours.

Day 17: Trek from Pothana to Phedi and then drive to Pokhara.

Day 18: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours.

Day 19: Departure

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, we will come to pick up you on the airport and drop you to your booked hotel by our private jeep.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) 7 hours
After taking breakfast, our guide will pick up you from your hotel to bus station. Then you start driving towards Pokhara with the scenic views. After reaching pokhara, you will do boating in the evening.

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.) 2 hours & trek to Tikhedhunga for 4 hours
You will drive towards Nayapul by local jeep. Then start trekking to Tirkhedhunga.

 Day 04: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.) takes approximately 5 hours.
The first 2 hours of the trail steeply ascends up to Birethanthi and then levels up till Ghorepani. On the trail you will have spectacular views of snowcapped mountains.

Day 05: Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3232 m.) 1 hour and then to Tadapani.
You can have the majestic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Mt. Annapurna I,Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare,Annapurna IV and Lamjung Himal along the trail.

Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (2950m) for 3 hours.
It is a very easy trek by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. This is one of the popular destinations for the birds' lovers.

Day 07: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong for 4 hours.
At the beginning of the day, you ascend gently for an hour up to Ghandruk and descend steeply to the Kimrung Khola (1700m.). Chhomrong is a gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary trek and inhabited by Gurung, one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal.

Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m) for 5 hours.
The trail in the beginning descends until you cross a small bridge. From here it’s a long steep ascent up to Sinuwa. Enjoy local farming in terraced landscapes all around.

Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Macchapuchre Base Camp (3700m) for 5 hours.
The trail ahead is devoid of any villages until we reach Sinuwa, where there used to be a check post, the last village of the trail. You trek gently ascend through bamboo forests with varieties of rhododendron and oak trees up to Macchapuchre Base Camp.

Day 10: Trek from Macchauchre Base Camp (3720m) to Annapurna Base Camp (4170m) for 2 hours.
It is further 2 hours walk to reach Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is a vantage point to see the Himalayas at a 360 degree turn. Some of the impressive ones include Mount Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna III (7555m.), Gangapurna (7454m.) and Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.) etc.

Day 11: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Tent Peak Base Camp for 5 hours.
You cross Annapurna glacier to follow the steep ascent trail all the way to Tent Peak Base Camp. On the way you can enjoy the panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Fishtail Mountain, Barahashikhar Mountain and many others.

Day 12: Trek from Tent Peak Base Camp (4,800m.) to High Camp (5,200m.)for 5 hours.
This day you can enjoy the panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Fishtail Mountain.

Day 13: Summit the Tharpu peak (Tent peak) and back to Annapurna Base Camp which takes about six and half hours.
You will summit the Tharpu peak (Tent peak) and back to Annapurna Base Camp which takes about six and half hours.

Day 14: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo via Machapuchhare Base Camp for 5 hours.
Today, the trail gradually descends passing through bamboo forests.

Day 15: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) for 5 hours.
You trek gradually descends to the Chhomrong Khola and you have to follow stone staircase for almost an hour to reach Jhinu Danda.

Day 16: Trek from Jhinudanda (1750m.) to Pothana (1890m) for 6 hours.
You will pass through local villages, farms and terraced fields. Views of Annapurna II, Machapuchre and sunrise should not be missed along the trail.

Day 17: Trek from Pothana to Phedi and then drive to Pokhara.
From Pothana we trek towards Phedi for 3 hours followed by an hour long drive to reach Pokhara.

Day 18: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours.
Today you will leave Pokhara early morning and drive towards Kathmandu by tourist bus. It will take around 7 hours. You will visit Thamel or Swyambhunath Stupa in the evening.

Day 19: Departure
We will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure 3 hours before your flight.

Equipment List

Personal Accessories:

  • Fleece jacket
  • Thermal shirts
  • Fleece/sweatpants
  • Day-wear shirt/rain pants
  • Trekking pants
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Torch / Flashlight
  • Quick drier Towel
  • Sunscreen and lip balm 
  • Water purification
  • A set of Earplugs
  • Hiking Boots
  • First aid kit

CLIMBING GEAR :

  • Ice Axe 
  • Crampons 
  • Alpine Climbing Harness 
  • Carabiners
  • Climbing helmet 
  • Ascender 
  • trekking poles 
  •  Gaiters
  • Fix Rope
  • Gas Stove
  • Rock Piktung
  • Sabel
  • Tape Sling

Useful Info

 The trek  can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at mountainsunvalley@gmail.com.

FAQ

what is peak climbing?
Peak climbing refers to a mountain or hill peak  that has to be attemp  by climbing. Trekking peaks are generally between 5500m to 6500m. We can get the  climbing permits from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). 

How difficult is climbing a peak in Nepal?
Peak climbing difficulty  depends upon the peak. There are easy level to technical and challenging level climbing  peak, any participants with good physical can climb any peak.

Who will lead me during climbing?
A licensed, trained and experienced Climbing Sherpa Guide will lead you while Peak Climbing.

Can I buy my equipment in Nepal?
We recommend you buy all the climbing equipment with your guide in Kathmandu. It helps to save money and you will be buying only reasonable equipment. 

What is the best season for trekking peak?
The best season for trekking peak is in September and October | March April and May. 

What will be the food and accommodation?
During the access trek you will stay in a teahouse.  After you reach  basecamp you will be do camping and your climbing guide  will prepare high altitude food.

Is communication possible while climb?
In case of a climb, VHF or satellite phones are available at the base camp. In both cases, weather can play an important role in communication.

Do I need travel insurance?
Yes.Travel Insurance is absolutely necessary.Please check this info for insurance.

How much time is generally required for trekking peak?
It depends upon the difficulty level and height of the peak, weather and individual’s ability to cope up with the environment. Normally, the ascent and descent between base camp and peak will take one to two days.

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Duration 19 Days
Transportation Bus/Jeep
Group Size 4-18
Difficulty Difficult
Max Elevation 5,663m/18,575 ft
Accomodation TeaHouse /Camping
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