Hiunchuli Peak Climbing (6441m)

  • Hiunchuli Peak Climbing (6441m)

Overview

The Dhaulagiri range embraces some of the world's most remarkable peaks. And, to the west of Annapurna South of Ganesh Himal there appears a long edge at the end of which sets the tranquil Hiunchuli peak. This peak is one of the peaks having an altitude more than 7000m and signifies the last part of the snow-topped range. Hiunchuli (6441m.) is actually the fourth highest peak amongst the 'trekking peaks' and regarded one of the least tricky trekking. Regardless of the relative effortlessness to the entry of the peak by tagging along the popular Annapurna sanctuary trekking route, the peak seems to be unnoticed by climbers which may be due to the risk of flood and rock falling. The Himchuli Peak is not really difficult to ascend but is exposed to rock falls, and path finding may also be another problem. Nevertheless it provides major new way trodden rarely where you will be hallucinated by the natural beauty.

The major fascinations of the Hiunchuli Peak trekking are passing through Modi stream, terrace field, taking bath at hot water spring at Jhinu Dada, wonderful sights of Annapurna range including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak. And, go for Hiunchuli Trekking Peak during spring and autumn to witness the beauty of the peak at its best. We Unique adventure design this 18-days Himchuli Trekking and offer you an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary Details

Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfers to hotel

On your arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative of Unique Adventure at International Airport, Kathmandu but assure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then taken to the hotel where you can either relax in the afternoon or hang around. You will have a dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant where we take pleasure in a Nepalese cultural program as well. We will be staying in a hotel for overnight.

 

Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel

After having breakfast in the morning, our sightseeing trip will begin. The Swayambhunath (the Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath; Patan Durbar Square Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square are the main sightseeing attractions in Kathmandu valley. Later in the afternoon, we will have a final preparations and short briefing for the trek. We will stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel

After breakfast, early in the morning you will arrive at Pokhara after a drive for nearly 6 hours. You will be able to have a breathtaking panorama of river and scenery all the way through your drive. Or, you might also take a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara in half an hour. You will be taken to your hotel and with a relaxing afternoon. You can even visit around lakeside region or you can go for boating at famous Fewa Lake. We will be staying overnight in the hotel.

Day 04 : Drive to Phedi and start trek to Tolka, overnight at guesthouse

Today from Pokhara we will drive to Phedi. This will hand out as the initial point of this remarkable trek. The trail starts moving down across striking cultivated fields. There are amazing views of Machhapuchhre en-route the way. We keep mountaineering and after 2 hours we will arrive at Dhampus village (1,770 m). Then, we will move up steadily all along a high edge to Deurali Pass (2,100m). As we come across the pass we will have to move down to Tolka (1,850m). Tolka bestows us with incredible views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South and Hinchuli. Overnight at guest house in Tolka.

Day 05 : Trek to Jhinu, overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06 : Trek to Dovan, overnight at guesthouse

The quiet and serene routes through stone staircase will lead us to our next destination, Dovan today. While ascending up to the forest of rhododendron the tranquil settings will surely mesmerize many of us. We pass through the Madi khola and then via the green and thick forest. Then, finally we will reach at Dovan, which is set at the altitude of about 2500 metres.

Day 07 : Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp, overnight at guesthouse

Leaving Dovan, after having a walk for around 4 to5 hours we can arrive at Machhapuchhre base camp which lies at the elevation of 3900m. From here we can observe a tremendous view of Annapurna I, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre (Fish tail peak). Finally, we arrive at Machhapuchhre base camp where we stay overnight.

Day 08 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, overnight at guesthouse

After walking on the Annapurna Circuit path for about 2 hours we will trek to Deurali through the rhododendron forest all along the bamboo forest. Then after passing quite a few passes we can arrive at to the Annapurna South Base camp (4131m). As we arrive at Annapurna Base Camp, we can observe a wonderful scene of snow-topped peaks as well as thick forest.

Day 09 : Trek to Hiunchuli Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.

Day 10 : Ascent to Hiunchuli High Camp, overnight at tented camp.

Day 11 : Summit Hiunchuli and back to Annapurna Base Camp, overnight at guesthouse.

Day 12 : Trek to Bamboo, overnight at guesthouse

From Annapurna Base Camp the way rapidly moves down passing the Machhapuchhre Base camp, Deurali and Doban and then we reach at Bamboo. Overnight at guest house in Bamboo.

Day 13 : Trek to Chhomrong, overnight at guesthouse

We have to trek to Chhomrong through the path of Deurali and walk for about 5-6 hours at the side of the green forest of rhododendron holding the remembrance of the outstanding view of gigantic Himalayas. From Chhomrong, we may go down to Jhinu Dada. Here, we can take bath in the natural hot water spring. Overnight at guest house.

Day 14 : Trek to Ghandruk, overnight at guesthouse

Today, we leave Chhomrong and move to the Kyumi village walking for 3 to 4hours. We head back to Taglung and trek all the way through the Ghandruk village which will present us a charming scene of Annapurna range. Overnight at guest house in Ghandruk.

Day 15 : Trek to Naya Pul and drive back to Pokhara, overnight at hotel

Today we will trek to Nayapul from Ghandruk Village. We can stroll for approximately 4 hours all along the way of Syauli Bazaar, witnessing the attractiveness of tea farming. We will then drive to Pokhara within an hour.

Day 16 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Leaving behind the superb countryside early in the morning and travelling for 6 hours we return back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for rest of the day and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 17 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

We can go around Kathmandu valley, if some important places have been missed according to your choices. After the hectic schedules of trek, today you can eithe go for shopping or have a day rest before departing from Nepal.

Day 18 : Transfer to airport, departure onward destination

This is your last day, our airport representative will drop you to the airport and you will depart from Nepal.

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Airport / Hotel transfers.
  • Expert Climbing Guide and porter
  • Three meals in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
  • Cosy guesthouse and Tented camp accommodation whilst on trekking.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry and trekking peak royalty fees.
  • All necessary staff with an experienced fluent English speaking trekking and expedition guide trained and licenced by Nepal Mountainering Association (NMA), cook and assistant expedition guide.
  • Highly experienced trekking porters to carry luggage (1porter per 2 trekkers).
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • All governmental paperworks and procedures.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Satellite phones and Gamow bag.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

What is not included?

  • Visa fee for Nepal.
  • International airfares, extra baggage and cargo charges
  • Visa Fee.
  • Personal trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Meals and extra night (more than stated in itinerary) accomodation in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal expedition equipment.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Your Travel and rescue Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation costs.
  • Your optional and extended trips e.g. sightseeing, rafting etc. (other than the negotiated)
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.

Info

Necessary Gears

Main rope, Down Sleeping, Bag, Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser, Climbing boots, Trekking boot, ICE-axe with Ice hammer, Rucksack, Crampon, Stick, Harness, Get up (Boot clover), Snow Glass, ICE Screws, snow Shavel, Carbine Lock & unlock, Head Lights, Wind Proof Jacket & trouser, Down Trouser, Wind Proof Trouser, Water Bottle, Woolen Gloves, Bag Cover, Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves, Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine, Eight figure, Knife

Note: You can bring the necessary gears from your own country or can buy or hire from the stores at Kathmandu.

Note

All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 18 days
  • Best Season : Spring & Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 919 meter
  • Max Altitude : 6441 meter
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min - 1