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Arrival Kathmandu, pickup by Nepal Footprint Holiday representative from airport, transfer to hotel B/B plan.
Half day kathmandu city sightseeing by guide and tent peak climbing permit and preparation, hotel B/B plan
Drive to Pokhara, afternoon exploring pokhara lake side, fewa lake, hotel B/B plan.
Drive to Nayapul, Annapurna base camp trek begin, entry Annapurna Conservation Area, walk along the Modi river bank, rice paddy fields, Gurung Villages, Syauli bazaar, trek to Ghandrugk village. 1900m. take about 5 to 6 hours. local guest house with all meal.
Trekking to Sinuwa village via chhomrong, up and down mixed trail along Gurung village. 2200m. Great view of Mt. Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail and green valley of Modi. lodge with all meal.
Trekking to Himalaya via Bambo and Dovan. Walk along the Annapurna Eco-forest, 2900m. about 5 to 6 hours trek. lodge with full meal.
Trekking to Machhepuchre Base Camp via Hinku valley, Deurali, 3700m. takes about 5 to 6 hours trek. lodge with meal.
Annapurna Base Camp excursion in morning, 4130m. explore around base camp, great view of Mt. Annapurna and all ranges. Lunch then back to MBC. Takes about 3 to 4 hours. A half rest day before climbing to Tent peak, lodge with meal.
Tent peak climbing begins – Trek to Tent Peak Base Camp via Annapurna Glacier, Cross Annapurna Glacier, steep climb up setup base camp with tent and all meal.
Trek to Tent peak high camp and get final preparation and ready for next morning, Camp with full meal.
Early morning Begins your tent peak climbing journey – Get Tent Peak summit back to Tent peak high camp, camp all meal.
Trekking to Deurali via Machhapuchare base camp, lodge with all meal
Trekking to Chhomrong village lodge with meal.
Trek to Pothana lodge with meal.
Trekking down to Phedi via dhampus, drive to pokhara, free afternoon in pokhara for relaxing, hotel B/B plan.
Drive to Kathmandu or flight/ free day in kathmandu hotel B/B plan.
Full day sightseeing in kathmandu city including many Buddhist, Hindus and Cultural UNESCO sites and hotel with B/B plan
Free morning, depart to onward destination.
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Arrive in Kathmandu
Bed & Dinner
On arrival to Kathmandu; we will greet you at the airport and transfer you to the traveler’s recommended Hotel Blue Horizon. Later we meet and take you to our head office, brief your upcoming Tent Peak Climbing Adventure with us and introduce our trekking team. Evening, we host welcome dinner at one of the finest local restaurant with music and ethnic dance.
Half-day Guided city tours of Kathmandu Place we visit: Kathmandu Durbar
Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath
Today, we entirely explore at Kathmandu, the richest historical and cultural city of Nepal. It is very worthy seeing it’s amazing outlook. Thus we are taking you to the half day tour of Kathmandu Valley. The main touristic attraction of Kathmandu Valley, we visit are- Kathmandu durbar square (Historical Durbar Square), Monkey temple (Buddhist Stupa, a place where harmony of Nepal religion stays together), Bouddha (The Greatest Buddhist Stupa of the world, known as world peace stupa), Pashupatinath temple (Biggest Hindu Temple of Nepal, riverside, cremation place). Evening, we organize a short meeting again, it is a time to re-check your clothing and trekking equipment; organize your sleeping bag and down jacket etc. Ask us the remaining question of the trip you may have. Over night at Kathmandu
Kathmandu - Pokhara
Altitude: 820m/2510 ft
Distance of driving: 6 to 7 hours of driving
We depart to Pokhara by tourist bus 7:00 in morning. This drive is through the local highway, via through local villages, small hills and riversides. This drive takes approx of 6 to 7 hours. Once reaching to pokhara bus park, we transfer you to hotel in Pokhara at lakeside. Explore remaining time with lakeside and over night at Pokhara.
Drive to Nayapul( Trekking starting point) & trek to Tikhadhunga
Altitude: 1,540m/5,052 ft
Distance of driving: 1 hr drive
Distance of walking: 4 hrs
Today, we take a short drive continues along with the great scenery passing through several countryside villages all the way up to Nayapul, where from our adventure begins from the warm sub tropical region and follows the Modi River to Birethanti where you can see the confluence of the two river of Modi and Bhurungdi khola. We trek to Bhurungdi Khola with scenery of waterfall, high green forest and follow the stabilized trail and after 3-4 hrs continuing walk will reach at Tikhedhunga village for overnight stay.
Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani
Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walks
Morning we prepare for the long uphill and start with steeply ascends on the long stone steps to Ulleri village with the amazing landscape and Annapurna Himalayan scenery. This scenery gives you inner power to climb up these steps and immerse you to walk more. After few hours of long hard climb with several breaks in between reaching at Ulleri village, from here the path is gradual on the winding trail through the cool shade of forest and stream sound, we continue to walk in the midst of the giant rhododendron forest and finally reach Ghorepani for overnight stop. Ghorepani Deurali is a busy spot on the ridge in the midst of the beautiful rhododendron forest, offering fantastic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range.
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Morning- Hike to Poon Hill & Trek to Tadapani
Altitude: At Poon hill 3,210m/10,531ft & at Tadapani 2650m/8694ft
Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs walk
Morning, we start our hike up to Poon Hill, one of the panoramic view point of this Annapurna. En-route the trail offers the glimpse of aurora walking through the pleasant rhododendron forest. Pun hill named after the hill tribe Pun, inhabitants of Ghorepani/Shikha village. This is wide range of panoramic scenery from the far western Himalaya of Dolpo, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchre (Fish Tail) and all the way to Manasalu Himalayan range. It is picturesque Himalayan scenery and good memorable moments spending an hour to the top. After a great time return back to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue trek to onward destination, the walk passes through the Rhododendron, Pine and fir forest with up and downs hill and finally you will reaches at Tadapani for overnight at local teahouse. This is a great place surrounding by rhododendron forest with closest view of Mt. Fish Tail.
Tadapani to Chhomrong
Altitude: 1,950m/6,397 ft
Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walk
The trail is steeply downhill to the Kimrong Khola through clean forest of oaks and rhododendrons with closest view of the Annapurna south & Fish Tail. After crossing the suspension bridge the trail follows up to the Gurjung village for your lunch stop. Further trek leads uphill for half an hour, once at the top of the ridge the walk is fairly easy all the way to village of Chhomrong the last village and the gateway to the Sanctuary. One of the biggest Gurung village in the surrounding area and we stop here in hotel.
Chhomrong- Dovan or Himalayan hotel
Altitude: 2,900m/9,514 ft
Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs
Today, our trail leads to the long terrace village & farm fields as you descent to the Chhomrong Khola, after the bridge its uphill most of the way for 2 hours till a small place of Sinuwa hill.
Further trail leads downhill for 2 hour through the bamboo bushes till you reach at Bamboo, a place in the midst of the bamboo and rhododendron and oaks forest with couple of teahouses. After lunch stop here an hour walks on the gradual uphill path brings you to Dovan for overnight stay, Dovan means confluence of river where is few teahouses surrounding by bamboo forest. If you still feel good walking for an hour further you could reach Himalayan hotel to over night at same day.
Dovan- Machhapuchre Base Camp- Annapurna Base Camp
Altitude: 4140m,13582 ft
Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs
The trail continues for about 2 hrs. from here the route winds up steeply to a bank of rock and then level out, running through thickets of Bamboo at the bottom of the gorge, keeping always on the west side of the river, then reaching to a small shrine at Panchen Barah, from here the trail climbs to Himalaya Hotel. It’s about an hour walk, first on a rocky trail through forests then up to the Hinku cave, where from the trail crosses a ravine and major avalanche track just further till Deurali (3,000m/9,840 ft) for lunch. After lunch the trail continues into the sanctuary, it crosses two wide avalanche tracks on a narrow trail that huddles up against the cliffs and get Bagar. After here climb across more avalanche paths cross a moraine, then climb towards an area known as Machhapuchre Base Camp (MBC) for lunch break. After wards the walk leads you in the heart of the Sanctuary at the ABC for overnight stay. The trail follows uphill for few hours passing a few roofless shepherds huts along the side of a moraine and this area is cold and windy and often snowbound. This is superb scenery of the Himalaya and can be seen rarely this amazing panoramic view of snow capped mountains surrounding you. Full day you have time to explore and relax at the sanctuary in your way.
Trek to Tent peak B. C.
Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs
Traversing across the glaciated mountain passes we slide down to the glacial region lying on the southern side of Mt. Annapurna. Then, we chase the cairned route over the ice before climbing the moraine nestling on the opposite bank of the glacier and arrive at Tent Peak Base Camp, which is an ideal flat region for camping. Savor the magnificence of sparkling Himalayan peaks that range from 6000 to 8000m. Enjoy the views of the high mountains from 6000ers to 8000ers.
Ascend to Tent peak high Camp
Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs
Today, we go through a challenging day as today’s walk involve sheer ascent to the High Camp of Tent Peak. On arriving at the High Camp keep your eyes wide open to feast them with dramatic views of of Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Virgin Fishtail, and many other snow-covered lofty mountains. The route to high camp, which is a glacial bowl demands efforts to ascend the sheer nival hill. Observe, plan and prepare at the high camp for next day summit.
Summit Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak) then back to Tent Peak High camp
Distance of walking: 7- 8 hrs
Set off to summit the Tent Peak as early as possible today. As the most challenging part of our Tent Peak Climbing Adventure begins, we traverse across a small glacier to arrive at the base
that house several fluted shaped snowy structures. Beyond that we fix the climbing ropes to the ridge before the final summit. Tiptoeing along the ridge, we summit the peak, from where the view seems no less that the snowy paradise. After the successful summit we retrace the trail back to Tent Peak High Camp.
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
Altitude: 4140m,13582 ft
Distance of walking: 2-3 hrs
Actually, this is a short day to trek, which could also play as an reserve day essential during the peak climbing escapade in Nepal. Walk leisurely and enjoy the best of Annapurna Region before descending down.
Trek to Bamboo
Altitude: 2,300m/7,544 ft
Distance of walking: 5- hrs walk
This morning wake up with glimpse of sunrise view on top of the Annapurna ‘I’ and after a great time retrace the journey back to Bamboo for the overnight. As you know that here as well few guest house settled for the purposes of tourism service. You can rest and relax at the evening with a good memorable view of the many snow capped peaks and enjoy the dinner.
Bamboo to Jhinu Danda
Altitude: 1,780m/5,859 ft
Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walk
This morning walk leads to a short climb to Khuldi Ghar and retract to Sinuwa hill, here after long downhill to the Chhomrong Khola and trek up to the Chhomrong.After a lunch break trek steeply descend towards the Jhinu for overnight stay. You may have chance to visit natural hot spring down to the stream and enjoy the dip bath and relax.
Jhinu Danda to Pokhara
Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs
Distance of driving: 2 hrs drives
This will be long day walk follows the river Modi most of the way reaching at Landruk village from here follow the downhill path leading back to the Modi river reaching at Syauli Bazaar for lunch. The walk is pleasant most of the way following the Modi River and to Birethanthi and back to Nayapul. Our trek ends here and drives back to Pokhara lakeside for the overnight stop.
Remaining time explore the surrounding lake side area and simply relax at the heart of Lake Town.
Distance of driving: 5-6 hrs drives
After breakfast, we drive to back to Kathmandu by tourist bus and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Refreshed up; evening we meet, comment about your trip with us and host a farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant. Over night at Kathmandu.
Final Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination
Free day for shopping and departure
It is your free morning, breakfast at hotel and on time transfer to airport and our trip ends here.
Have a wonderful memory of this trip with us and plan ahead to your onward destination!
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The real fun begins from today as you will be visiting four UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites located in Kathmandu. We visit Kathmandu Durbar Square in the beginning. Here you get chance to see centu ... read more
Upon arrival at the airport, our representative will pick you up and you will be transferred to your hotel. After refreshments, you will be given a brief about the tour.
The real fun begins from today as you will be visiting four UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites located in Kathmandu. We visit Kathmandu Durbar Square in the beginning. Here you get chance to see century old palace called Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Lord Hanuman (Monkey God) is enshrined at the entrance of the palace and due to it the palace is named after it. The Durbar Square is stretched at an area of five acres. Entire Square is divided into two quadrangles—outer and inner. The Hanuman Dhoka Palace is covered within inner part wehereas Kumari Ghar, Shiva-Parvati Temple, Kashtamandap, is located at outer part of the vicinity. Living Goddes (Kumari) lives in Kumari Ghar. She is worshipped as female energy and it the system of worshipping her was started many centuries ago when Malla dynasty ruled the Valley. Before the quake of 25th April, 2015 there were 50 temples in this area and at present there are around 20 such sites including Hanuman Dhoka Palace. From here we move towards Pashupatinath Temple. Lord Shiva is worshipped here in the form of Linga. It is the greatest Shrine of Hindu. The temple is located on the bank of Bagmati River. Bouddhanath is another place of our visit today. No any exact record is found regarding the foundation date of Bouddhanath. Some believe that the stupa was built by one of the Kings of Lichhavi dynasty more than 2000 years ago. The stupa is built in octagonal-mandala structure and is protected by wall from all side. There in the wall you can see 108 depiction of Amitabh Buddha. From here we move towards Swoyambhunath. It is located in a hillock. It is said that the civilization of Kathmandu Valley started with Swoyambhunath. The literal meaning of Swoyambhunath is self-existing. Legends say that Lord Buddha visited here and gave sermon to his disciples here. Overnight at hotel.
A 30-minute flight from Kathmandu will take you to Pokhara. You can have excellent views of the Annapurna mountain range on this scenic flight. From Pokhara you will drive on a bus to Phedi, the start of our trek. We reach Dhampus for the night.
At first we walk down to Modi Khola from Dhampus and then ascend to Chomrong. We will reach Jhinu Danda from the river bed and take some time to enjoy the nearby natural hot spring. From there we trek along to reach Chomrong, a Gurung settlement.
Today we trek deeper into nature enjoying the majestic views of Mt Fishtail and other peaks in the Annapurna range. The thick rhododendron forests along the trail make our trip colorful before reaching Sinuwa Danda. From there we trek through mixed forests of bamboos and rhododendrons until we arrive at Dovan and trek uphill for a while to reach Himalaya Hotel.
At first it is mostly a 5-hour uphill climb that takes us to Machchhapuchhre Base Camp. En route, we cross Hinku Cave at first and then move ahead past Deurali and arriving later at a glacier deposit. Although the walk today is demanding, we are rewarded with captivating views of Mt. Fishtail, Mt Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, and Annapurna First and Second.
The trek today is a short one, taking about three hours. The trail passes through high-altitude meadows and pasturelands in the alpine regions. Along the route today we will see a number of beautiful peaks. Later when we reach Annapurna Base Camp, we will have unbeatable views of Mt. Annapurna’s south face.
Today we rest for the day for acclimatization. We can do some sightseeing and take short hikes around for better adjustment in the high altitude. Today our guide will give you the quick training of handling climbing gears and equipment With enhanced skills and confidence, you are now ready for the ascent.
On a flat land, we comfortably set up our camp, but the approach is somewhat difficult. We have to walk across moraines and mountain passes covered with ice. We cross the glaciated mountain passes.
Today you will do a five-hour steep climb from Base Camp to High Camp. While the trek is difficult, the views are mesmerizing. Notably visible peaks are Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna I, and Hiunchuli, the sight of which will make us forget our tiredness. We set up our high camp at a small flat area at 5,200 meters and spend the rest of the day enjoying the scenery and peace.
Immediately after midnight, we start our climb. At first we cross a glacier and reach a place with ice-eroded gulleys. Using ropes and gears, we now move towards the tip of the mountain. After standing at the top and savoring the majesty of the Himalayan range, we return to the High Camp.
Today we trek back from the High Camp to Himalaya Hotel, basking in the pleasure and satisfaction of a summit. Today you will trek for about seven hours.
Today we trek deeper into nature enjoying the majestic views of Mt Fishtail and other peaks in the Annapurna range. The thick rhododendron and bamboo forests along the trail make our trip colorful before reaching chhomrong
Today we will trek via different way instead of returning by same route we are returning to pokhara through the popular trekking route The trail passes through scenic countryside, and over the farmlands of wheat and potato. Then we go down to Khumnu Khola, and via Melanche, we pass through thick rhododendron bushes to reach Tadapani. Overnight stay at Tadapani.
Today is another day of trek along peaceful rural areas. In the morning we trek to Banthanti, walk past sublime views of peaks and thick forests to reach Deurali. Now we enter more into the region of human settlements. Later we arrive at Ghorepani where we can either stay in a lodge or choose an ideal campsite for the overnight stay.
Before dawn, we reach Poon Hill (3,195 m) to watch a mesmerizing sunrise. The views of sunrise over Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt Fishtail, and numerous other peaks in the Annapurna Range is simply wonderful. We then return to Ghorepani and after breakfast, descend to Nayapul via Birethanti to Ulleri. From here we take our car back to Pokhara.
We can take a flight from Pokhara or drive back to Kathmandu.
Here ends your memorable trip in Nepal today. A representative of Adventure White Mountain will drop you to the airport three hours before your arranged flight to help you reach your destination.
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In Kathmandu where our city will guide will take you on a half day city tour in and around Kathmandu city at places of interest, as Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur is full of World Heritage Sites. Our ... read more
On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by our company staff and representative, our staff will transfer you in nice cozy vehicles with a short drive into the busy and interesting part of Kathmandu city around Tourist hub in Thamel or around, on reaching at hotel with refreshment our guide will brief with orientation programs and information regarding the trips to Annapurna Base Camp with Thrapu chuli / Tent Peak trek and climb, at evening group dinner in Nepal’s most authentic meals with live culture show.
In Kathmandu where our city will guide will take you on a half day city tour in and around Kathmandu city at places of interest, as Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur is full of World Heritage Sites. Our guide will lead you to the famous old Durbar Square (kings courtyard and palaces) Kumari Temple (Living Goddess) and other interesting sites around the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square! The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty, time permitting visit of old Swayambhunath Stupa the landmark of Kathmandu, located on a hill lock surrounded with forest with lots of monkeys, this Buddhist stupa with 4 cardinal eyes of Lord Buddha looking over the valley standing high for more than 2,500 years of history, afternoon preparation for the great adventure to Annapurna with Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak climb.
Morning a great scenic drive on Nepal’s main highway leading outside of the valley rim and then heading downhill by the Trisuli River for some time and then heading west with views of snow capped peaks of Langtang and Ganesh Himal as the journey progress towards Pokhara more mountain views of Manaslu and Annapurna range with Lamjung Himal, the drive is interesting through many farm villages and towns and eventually reaching at famous Touristic spot at Pokhara by the pristine Phewa lake.
(Flying options: A sweeping scenic great flight of 30 minutes to Pokhara on reaching at Pokhara domestic airport our staff will meet and transfer you to respective hotels by the lake Phewa)
Beginning this awesome adventure to Annapurna Base Camp with Tharpu chuli and Tent Peak trek and climb, at first few hours’ drive towards west to Nayapul on the newly built Beni, Baglung linking with Pokhara highway a nice journey for 2-3 hours with views of snow capped peaks, on reaching the warm area of Nayapul a short walk following the Modi River to a beautiful Bhirethati village, from here heading west on the old Trans Himalayan Salt Trade route that links with Tibet via Upper Mustang region, walk leads through farm villages till Tirkhedhunga is reached with wonderful views of waterfalls.
From Tirkhedhunga with refreshing stop a steep climb on stone steps for few hours to reach at a large Ulleri village where the air gets cooler as the altitude gains at 2,071 meters high with great views of Annapurna South, Huinchuli and tip of Mt. Maccahapuchare, Ulleri village a nice traditional Gurung village with slated roof tops.
After a hard walk uphill to Ulleri, morning walk is pleasant through the winding uphill trail to Ghorepani, walk at first is refreshing into enchanting wooded area with fresh clear streams with several tea houses along the route, on reaching at Banthati and Nangithati, on the uphill path through serene forest of rhododendron and pines tree lines and finally reaching at Ghorepani Deurali for overnight stop after a pleasant walk through cool forest.
At Ghorepani check into a nice cozy lodge with wonderful views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiris, Annapurna South, Huinchuli with Vara Shikar (Annapurna Fang).
Getting up early morning before the crack of dawn, an hour hike uphill through beautiful rhododendron and firs trees with amazing views along the walk, reaching on top of Pun Hill the highest spot at 3,195 meters high with striking sunrise views over range of Himalayan peaks from Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 meters, Nilgiris 6,230 meters, Annapurna at 8,091 m, Annapurna South 7,219m, Gangapurna 7,455m and Annapurna III 7,555m. Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish-tail) 6,997 m as far to Mt. Manaslu in the eastern horizon.
After a wonderful time here our journey continues with downhill to Ghorepani for breakfast and then heading higher above Ghorepani with views after views till the trek leads downhill to another Bhanthati in a gorge and then with short downhill and uphill reaching at overnight stop at Tadapani a charming place with views of Annapurna South, Huinchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre and A II, located in the middle of pristine forest with about 8 to 10 lodges and tea houses with awesome mountain views towards north with great contrast of rolling green hills.
From Tadapani with great views heading downhill through forested area and farm lands reaching at rushing Modi River by the Kimrong River valley, on crossing a small bridge with a steep climb for few hours and then the walk gets gentle on the winding path leading to the top of Chomrong village, and then short downhill to Chomrong the last permanent village before on route to Annapurna Base Camp and the sanctuary area.
This large Gurung village with many good looking lodge with stunning views of Annapurna peaks in the close distance.
After Chomrong heading downhill on steps to cross a small bridge and then with a climb for few hours reaching at Sinuwa danda with 2-3 tea shops and lodges, after a short break walk leads on the winding trail through the forest and downhill to Bamboo a small settlement with 6-8 lodges in the midst of bamboo and rhododendron forest by the River Modi. Here stopping for lunch break and then carryon trekking further for a while to reach at Dovan for overnight stop in a peaceful surrounding located on a gorge by the river.
Slowly our adventure gets closer to our destination, as the trek progress leading towards few short descend and up hills reaching at Hinko Cave beneath the towering Huinchuli peak and close to Hotel Himalaya, from here another few hours walks leads to Deurali with short downhill and last 20 minutes climb reaching at Deurali a small settlement with 8-10 lodges and guesthouses.
Our destination gets much closer; on leaving Deurali the walk is pleasant for few hours and then re-crossing the same Modi River and then heading higher up to reach at Machhapuchhre base camp 3,720 meters high, located beneath the towering Fish Tail North Face. From here after a refreshing stop continue our journey for another 3 hours as the tree lines drops for alpine bushes and shrubs where you will be surrounded with snow capped peaks all around as the walk slowly reach at Annapurna Base Camp at 4,30 meters high, a wonderful location with 4-5 lodges. On reaching at Annapurna Base Camp check into respective lodges for overnight stop with time to marvel the great views and short walks around.
Today at free and leisure which is very important to have rest day for acclimatization before the climb of Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak, here our expert guide will brief with information regarding the climbing technique and skills that required during the climb, a good practice and training on using ice axe, crampons, tying knots with main and fix ropes and use of ice screws, snow bar and making path on route the climb. If any doubts and ill health please inform our climbing guides where he can solve and find solution to your problem if any. Afternoon rest and relax and enjoy the views and catch with your dairy and notes.
After a pleasant and wonderful time at Annapurna base camp, and then our morning walk leads to our main highlights and destination towards complete wilderness over rubble-covered glacier and moraine cliffs, the path in few places marked by cairns, heading towards north on the glacier.
As the walk progress leading to a flat boulder close to a small icy stream, then reaching a flat, grassy area to for base camp before the climb with afternoon to scout the area of climb and rest with preparation for final summit bid to Tent Peak climb
From Base Camp it is highly necessary to have one extra camp, as this is a technical climb in several sections to reach this peak on time, a high camp is important. After base camp walk follows towards north-west on deep-cut gully, a vague trail leads to a climb above the gully then contouring the hillside reaching a ridge above and then with a climb to a flat spot at about 4,877 meters high, to make high camp for the successful climb to the summit of Tharpu Chuli and Tent Peak.
Starting early for the Big Day! Our expert guide will lead you from high camp, on a flat glacier beneath the west side of Tharpu Chuli without any difficulty taking an hour, from here our route leads to a moderate slopes towards Raksi Peak on the left-hand side of a glacier, with careful steps on possible crevasses, and then walking to cross at the bottom of fluted wall which separates Tharpu Chuli and Singu Chuli.
The rocky and ice wall is about120 meters high at its lowest point, rising up to 180 meters on both side.
As our route of the climb leads right – hand edge with an easy snow slope at the foot of a gully. Then crossing with a climb on a gully between flutings at 60 meters angle with 45 degrees, then with a great effort climbing to a steep 55 degrees up to the last 90 meters ridge which is broad but soon steeps as the climb gains and progress reaching the summit the top with help of support fixed rope on the steep section of the flutings. On reaching the peak summit a great panorama with Annapurna range of mountains, Huinchuli 6,441m, Annapurna South 7,219m, Annapurna Fang 7,647m, Annapurna I, 8,091m, Gangapurna 7,455m, Annapurna III 7,555m, Annapurna V 7,525m, Mt. Machhapuchhre 6,993m and Singu Chuli or Fluted Peak 6,501m.
Feeling high on achieving an experience of a life time as the last climb reaching highlights and goals of this fabulous adventure return journey by the same route towards Base Camp and further to Annapurna base camp in the comfort of nice cozy lodges
After a great and fantastic time with awesome experience, morning walk is easier following the same trail all the way to Dovan passing by MBC, Deurali and Himalaya Hotel back into woodland with tree lines by the raging Modi River closeby at Dovan for overnight stop after wonderful long walk of near 6-7 hours.
Morning walk leads past Bamboo after an hour walk and then a climb up to reach a gradual path in the middle of forested area, where the walk is pleasant till Sinuwa danda and then heading downhill to reach at Chomrong khola (stream) after crossing the bridge slow uphill walk to overnight stop in respective lodges, with afternoon free at leisure.
With a great time at Chhomronmg, morning starts with a short climb on stone steps and then heading downhill towards Jinua danda with few lodges, walk continues with a long descent to reach at Nayapul, on crossing the bridge over Modi River, walk is gradual leaving the river behind and through several farm terraces with last uphill climb to another large Gurung village of Landrung after pleasant walk downhill on this warmer area with fantastic views of Annapurna South and Huinchuli.
From here onwards into warmer area, the walk is pleasant on the winding farm areas passing by many villages and small woods on reaching at Tolka and Bhichok a final short climb of 45 minutes to reach at another Deurali with few tea shops offering tremendous views of snow capped peaks and of the Pokhara valley, from Deurali a smooth walk downhill into forested area reaching at Potana village with awesome views of Annapurna and Manaslu range of peaks.
After a break here continue walk downhill on the easy gradual path to reach at Dhampus village with last overnight stop in the hills of Annapurna Himalaya. Dhampus large scattered typical Gurung traditional villages with mind-blowing scenery of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Manaslu range of mountains with fantastic sunrise and sunsets.
Our last day of trekking, as the morning walk leads to a long descend through patch of small forested area and into farm lands and many villages with wonderful views, and then slowly walk comes to an end at Dhampus Pehdi meaning the base or the bottom of a hill.
From here taking short drive of ½ hour to reach at Pokhara Phewa Lake side for overnight halt, with mesmerizing and enjoyable time high up in the mountains of Annapurna.
Morning after breakfast transfer in our vehicles for an interesting scenic drive back to Kathmandu, the drive is wonderful with views of countryside, farms and villages and then on the same highway following the Trisuli River for a while and then climb to Thankot the door to Kathmandu Valley, after a great drive reaching back in the hustle bustle city life in Kathmandu, on reaching the hotel with afternoon free at leisure.
(Flying options: As per the schedule flight time our staff will transfer you to Pokhara airport for a short scenic flight to Kathmandu, on reaching Kathmandu meet our office staff for a short drive back to respective hotels).
Morning as per the time informed by our staff and guide as per your international flight time, after a wonderful and interesting morning a great time visiting the best of Nepal depart from the hotel to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight home or to next port of call, after a great enjoyable time with Himalayan Smiles management around amazing Nepal.
About Tharpu Chuli (Tent peak)
Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak a smaller trekking peak with just about 5,663 meters / 18,577 ft high, the rocky smooth near the top looks like in a shape of tent, due to its formation also known as Tent Peak, located in the midst of Annapurna Sanctuary and beyond North of Annapurna base camp within massive Annapurna Himalayan range of mountain in Gandaki zone of Kaski district which is just 40 k.m. aeronautical distance from picturesque touristic Pokhara Valley.
Latitude of 28.5621700 – 28”23” and 44”
Longitude of 83,88967000 – 83” 53” 23”.
This area was first explored by Col Jimmy Edward and Mike Cheney in the early 1960’s and christened this amazing place as the Sanctuary, ‘the place of the Gods and Nature Spirits’.
Himalayan Smile Treks & Adventure to Annapurna Base Camp with Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak Trek and Climb offers panorama of Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft) extend to Mt. Machhapuchhre ‘Fish-Tail’ 6,997 m and beyond east worlds 8th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m.
The climb of Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak graded as PD + which is internationally accepted climbing system which is classified by French / Swiss Alpine classification system which is widely used. The climb PD+ means some difficult with technical climbing and complicated glaciers to encounter.
This is certainly a high adventure climb where one should be familiar with use of ice axe, crampons and fixing ropes where required, Himalayan Smile Treks & Adventure to Annapurna Base Camp with Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak Trek and Climb will be fully supported by our expert and veteran trekking and climbing guides who have climbed most of high peaks around Himalaya region.
So whatever your physical conditions are this will be a perfect challenge to encounter a life time dream and experience with Himalayan Smile Treks & Adventure to Annapurna Base Camp with Tharpu chuli / Tent Peak.
The Best season for the climb is from May to June and September to November. Other months can be climbed as March to April will be chances of more snows and avalanches and winter from mid November to March will be cold.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel / welcome dinner. Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley Day 03: Drive or flight to Pokhara (850m). Overnight at Hotel D ... read more