Tent Peak Climbing

18 Day(s) From USD $ 2950 per pax Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 4 star- Luxury | 3 star hotel- Budget, Teahouse & Camping
Difficulty Strenuous
Max Alt. 5663

Tharpu Chuli or Tent peak has registered its name as one of the best short trekking peak climbing in the Annapurna region. It's way easier than other trekking peak climbing in Nepal & undoubtedly the most picturesque. Enjoy fairly easy climbing terrain that adds the level of experience to your climbing portfolio & helps you scale other elevated peaks. Tent Peak is the tent-shaped peak with an elevation of  5,500m can be achieved in 5 days. It does require ice climbing equipment to achieve the summit & rated as Alpine PD grade.

History

  • Tent peak is also known as Tharpu chuli
  • In 1956, col. Jimmy roberts as a part of British Expedition team climbed (not summitted) Tent peak
  • The tent peak was first summitted by japanese group in 1964 on an expedition to Annapurna south led by dr Haruo Higuchi.
  • The peak is initially seen from original Annapurna base camp.
  • Climbing to tent peak takes about 5 days
  • Rated as alpine PD

Major Highlights

  • Promising views of Tent Peak (5500m) its neighbour Singhu Chuli (6500m)
  • Views Of Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna V 7525m, Annapurna South 7219m,Gangapurna 7455m, Fang 7647m, Machhapuchhre (Fish-Tail) 6997m, Hiunchuli 6331m are high peaks.
  • Annapurna Base Camp
  • Rhododendron Forests, Waterfalls & More.

Top things to do during Tent peak climbing

  • Bring your country flag & place it to the top of tent peak
  • Purchase the prayer flag for Annapurna base camp
  • Capture the vertical shot from Annapurna Base camp
  • Enjoy Masala Tea Offered at Base Camp Tea Houses
  • Take time to explore the clean & beautiful village of Chhomrong
  • Capture the slate-roofed houses & paddy fields During the way
  • Enjoy Hot springs at Jhinu Danda

Physical fitness

Tent peak is rated as alpine PD for climbing. This means you require ice climbing equipment like: ropes, ice axe & crampons for climbing. No previous climbing experience required for this peak however, maximum flexibility often helps during such adventure. Expect to cover 6-7 hours of trekking while you are up for scaling tent peak.

Best Time to Travel

Nepal has two main climbing seasons: March-May & october-November. The weather is clear during these seasons & you will  love the mighty views Himalayas has to offer.

What to expect

  • Facilitated guest Houses with twin beds
  • Shared toilets at most of the places
  • Paid showers(hot) in Tea houses
  • Paid wifi & Charging
  • Variety of food menus including typical Nepali cuisine.

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • 4-star or equivalent hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • All necessary paper work including trekking and climbing permits
  • An experienced, English-speaking local leader
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Down jacket, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment
  • Kathmandu airport transfers and escorts
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Based on your picks (Any 4), with entrance fees by private vehicle
  • Signature Accommodations-Best Available in the mountains
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during trek – as per itinerary
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at finest local restaurant

What's excluded ?

  • Hot Shower, Wi-Fi, Power charging during the trekking or mountaineering
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • International Flight to and from Kathmandu ( We can help you find the best route and reasonable price)
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa (USD25 for 15 days and USD40 for 30 days in Cash) and two passport photographs
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation)
  • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation as well as medical expenses and trip cancellation.

Detailed Itinerary (15 Days)

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu, welcome dinner

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, so our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel, one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel.

    Elevation: 1,400 metres

  • Day 2 : Cultural Tour in Kathmandu and Climbing preparation

    Highlights: Any 4 World Heritage sites:

    Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

  • Day 3 : Fly to Pokhara and Trek to Tikhedhunga

    Flight Kathmandu to Pokhara:  25 minutes, Tikhedhunga: 5 hours

    Accommodation: Basic tea house

    Elevation: 827m at Pokhara & 1570m at Tikhedhunga

    Topography:  Stone staircase, Uphill climb

    Highlights: Bird's eye view of Green Hills, breathtaking flight: Rhododendron forest, langur monkeys,  stone steps, farmlands, stone houses

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner

  • Day 4 : Trek to Ghorepani

    Walking hours: 5-6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3,210m

    Topography:  countryside paths, wider trails, stone steps, forested lands

    Highlights: Approaching views of Annapurna, Local Hospitality, Old stone houses

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Hike to to Poon Hill and Trek to Tadapani

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 2,700m

    Topography: Forested lands, Rocky paths, Zigzag trails

    Highlights: Rhododendron forests, Oak trees views-Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek to Chomrong

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate/strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 2170m

    Topography: Long ascends, Steep paths, stone stairs, river crossings

    Highlights: Hot springs, Traditional villages, Gurung Hospitality, Farmlands, Homemade Apple pie, views- Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna South

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Trek to Dobhan

    Walking hours: 5-6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 2600m

    Topography:  Gradual ascends, Narrow forest paths, downhill Stairs, River crossings,

    Highlights: Bamboo forests,  Waterfalls, River streams

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 : Trek from Dobhan to Deurali

    Walking hours: 2-3

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3,230m

    Topography:  Short ascends & descends rocky trails

    Highlights: Hinku Cave, Himalayan views, River streams, wooden bridges

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Trek from Deurali to Machhapuchre Base Camp

    Walking hours: 3-4

    Difficulty: Moderate/strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic tea house

    Elevation: 3700m

    Topography:  dry, rocky trails,  riverbanks

    Highlights: Waterfalls, grassy moraines, Machhapuchhre base camp, 360 views of fishtail towering above

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Acclimatization and Hike to Annapurna Base Camp

    Difficulty: Moderate/strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic tea house

    Elevation: 4,310m

    Topography:  dry, rocky trails,  riverbanks, short inclines, snowy paths

    Highlights: Freezing water streams, masala tea, sunrise views while approaching the base camp, views-Machapuchare, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli, and more.

  • Day 11 : Machhapuchre Base Camp to Cave Camp

    Walking hours: 3-4

    Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    Accommodation: Camping

    Elevation: 4,250m

    Topography:  Glacier walk, icy trail

    Highlights: Annapurna glacier, close up views of Annapurna

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12 : Cave Camp to High Camp

    Walking hours: 4-5

    Difficulty: Moderate/ strenuous

    Accommodation: Camping

    Elevation: 5,200m

    Topography:  Uphill climb, Glacier walk, steep trail

    Highlights: views- Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7229m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre.

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 : Summit Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli), return to high camp

    Walking hours: 9-10

    Difficulty: Strenuous/Difficult

    Accommodation: Camping

    Elevation: 5,663 m

    Topography:  rocky trail, steep slopes, glacier walk

    Highlights: Summit of Tent Peak

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14 : Trek to Bamboo Camp

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 2,310m

    Topography:  Gradual descends, Rocky ways

    Highlights: Bamboo forests, waterfalls,  Views- Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli mountains.

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 15 : Trek to Jhinu Dada

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 1760m

    Topography:  stone steps, Long descends, stairs,

    Highlights: hot spring, Gurung Hospitality, Farmlands,

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 16 : Jhinu Dada to Naya Pul, drive to Pokhara

    Today we will start early & Follow modi river. On reaching Sauli village, we take lunch & trek down to Birethanti where transportation is accessible. Now we take a ride to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara.

    Walking hours: 6

    Driving hours: 1

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

     

  • Day 17 : Fly to Kathmandu

    Flight Pokhara to Kathmandu:  25 minutes

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Elevation: 827m

    Highlights: Bird's eye view of Green Hills, breathtaking flight

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner

  • Day 18 : Departure from Kathmandu

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country, Nepal

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