Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing (5663m)
Tharpu Chuli frequently known as Tent Peak is one of the attractive peaks and is situated in the core region of Annapurna Sanctuary. This peak lying at an elevation of 5663m can be ascended from South-east edge, south-west ridge and North-east crest. Among all, the north-east route is the regular route for the mountaineering. Tharpu Chuli puts forward an appealing climb to the summit and also furnishes an extravagant view of the Annapurna range. While comparing Compared to Hiunchuli and Singu Chuli, other trekking peaks of the area, it is easier to ascent.
This stupendous trek encompasses mesmerizing trekking path along a way up to the Tent peak. And the summit of Tharpu Chuli Peak offers a spectacular 360 degrees scenic views of the adjacent Annapurna range. The trek takes us to the Annapurna Sanctuary, the most fantastic high peak amphitheatre, through pleasant Gurungs villages and mesmerizing rhododendron forests.
Also, we will witness a range of landscapes extensive diagonally sub-tropical jungle, terraced rice paddies, grassy farmland, pleasant ridges and forests of rhododendron and bamboo. On our way back from the Sanctuary, the path follows a different route moving westwards to go behind a high edge which ultimately leads to Ghorepani and after that the Kali Gandaki Valley. From Poon Hill over Ghorepani, we will witness the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges before moving back to Pokhara on the banks of Phewa Lake. Then we will return back to Kathmandu.
Unique Adventure designs 21-days Tharpu Chuli Peak trekking and takes you all the way passing through Gurung village with the attention-grabbing views of Annapurna vista and Lamjung ranges. This trip is tailored for anyone who is physically vigorous and has guts to face adventures.
Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfers to hotel.
On your arrival, you will be greeted by our representative of Unique Adventure International at Kathmandu International Airport but make sure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel. We 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 as food. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.
Today you go around Kathmandu valley and see Durbar Squares at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. Visit to Boudhanath will be unforgettable experience since it is one of the biggest stupas in Nepal. And, Swayambhunath located top on the mount in the city known as the Monkey Temple will also captivate you. Also, you will visit Pashupatinath, at the bank of Bagmati River which is one of the Hindus sacred places. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and drive for 6 hours we travel to Pokhara by tourist bus, or car depending upon the number in your group. You will be walking through exciting panorama of river and landscape. On the other hand, you might take a flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu which takes half an hour. Then, you will get into the hotel and you relax in the afternoon on your own. You can visit around lakeside region or you can go for boating at Fewa Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Trek to Tolka, overnight at guesthouse.
We drive to Phedi from Pokhara. From Phedi we begin our trek to Dhampus. Dhumpus is a pleasant Gurung village which offers splendid views of Himchuli, Annapurna south and fishtails. Then our path moves up all the way through Pothana village with the scenic views of Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri from Deurali which is the highest point of the trek. Then our track moves down to Bhise Kharka through thick rainforest then go on ascending up to Tolkha. From Tolkha we can observe wonderful views of mountain range. Overnight stay at guest house.
Day 05 : Trek to Jhinu, overnight at guesthouse.
Today, our trail goes down to Landrung through oak forest, terraced fields, pleasant village. Landrung is charming village of Gurung, Magar, Brahmins. Once more our path moves down to Jhinudanda where we get chance to relax at hot spring of Modi River. After bath our trail ascends up to Chhomrong with the huge views of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 06 : Trek to Dovan, overnight at guesthouse.
We come across the bridge then go up to Sinuwa Danda. The trail comes transversely to thick rhododendron forest taking to Khuldighar. After that, we move down a lengthy and vertical stone steps into bamboo and rhododendron jungles through which we arrive at Doban. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 07 : Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp, overnight at guesthouse.
Walking from Dovan, we will arrive at a point where we will be surrounded by huge snow-topped peaks. Moving ahead to Machhapuchhre Base Camp we reach at a set where the views of Mt. Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Annapurna I, and, definitely, the Machhapuchhre itself enchant us. And then progress to Annapurna base camp. The area is surrounded by the peaks and is renowned as Annapurna Sanctuary. Overnight at guest house.
Day 08 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, overnight at guesthouse.
From Machhapuchhre base camp (3900m.), we proceed to Annapurna base camp. The area is encircled by the peaks and is recognized as Annapurna Sanctuary. This set gives you an impressive view of huge peaks including Annapurna I, Barah Shikhar, Annapurna South and many other giant peaks. We today walk for around 2 to 3 hours.
Day 09 : Tharpu Chuli Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Today we will climb to reach Tharpu Chuli Base Camp which offers a matchless view of the complete Annapurna Sanctuary, a wonderful circle of hanging glaciers surrounded by some of the gigantic peaks. Peaks. As soon as we reach at Tharpu Chuli base camp, we set our camp for overnight stay.
Day 10 : Tharpu Chuli Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
We have a rest day at Tharpu Chuli Base Camp after a long day trek. And, in order to acclimatize with the environment at high altitude, we will stay at the base camp today. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 11 : Tharpu Chuli High Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 12 : Summit Tharpu Chuli and back to Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
From Tharpu Chuli High Camp, we will reach at the summit of Tharpu Chuli camp. It offers a spectacular 360 degrees scenic views of the adjacent Annapurna range. And then, we will return back to the base camp. Overnight at tented camp
Day 13 : Trek to Deurali, overnight at guesthouse.
We move early morning and witness the wonderful sunrise over the peaks from Annapurna Base Camp. Then, we move down from Annapurna Base Camp through Deurali, Dovan and eventually reach Bamboo. We gradually, walk down to reach the valley where we again see the waterfalls that pours down from a high above. Tonight, we stay in Deurali at guesthouse.
Day 14 : Trek to Chhomrong, overnight at guesthouse.
Leaving Dovan we have a vertical way up to the Kuldi Ghar then Sinuwa, following the stone steps that take us to Lower Chhomrong. After that, we ascend on the stony steps that lead us to Upper Chhomrong. From Chhomrong, optionally we can we walk down to Jhinu Danda. Here, we will take bath at natural warm water spring. Overnight at guest house at Chhomrung.
Day 15 : Trek to Tadapani, overnight at guesthouse.
Today, we will trek to Tadapani which exactly refers to â€˜Far waterâ€™ which means water is provided in this village from far away. The track passes all along ridges and through rhododendron, pine woods. And then walking further on the twisting way to Tadapani and stay overnight at guest house.
Day 16 : Trek to Ghorepani (Poonhill), overnight at guesthouse
Early morning we march to Poonhill (3195m.) where nature allows us to view the striking mountains and beautiful sunrise. After an hour, we descend from Poonhill and continuously walk to taking around 6 hours to stay overnight at guest house.
Day 17 : Trek to Hile, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 18 : Trek to Naya Pul and drive back to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
Leaving Hile, we arrive at Syauli bazaar and then go up to Birethanti. Walking further for around an hour from Birethanti we will reach Naya Pul. From Naya Pul, we retrace our steps back taking a locally available vehicle and arrive at Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 19 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.
Passing all the way through the striking surroundings early in the morning and travelling for 7 hours we return back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be transferred to the hotel and rest of the day rest or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
Day 20 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.
Today you have a rest day in Kathmandu. There will be possibilities of flight cancel or delay by the weather so we require keeping one extra day. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 21 : Transfer to airport, departure onward destination.
Today, our airport representative will drop you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.
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.
We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.