Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli)- 5663m

Destination: Annapurna Region
Duration : 20 days
Best Season : Mar-May; Oct-Nov

Grade : Easy
Max. Altitude : 5663m

Tent Peak, also known as Tharpu Chuli, is located right in the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary, just south of Annapurna Base Camp and directly opposite Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). It is commonly known as Tent Peak due to its shape. Its central location makes it an ideal trekking peak, usually combined with the popular Annapurna Base Camp trek. From Tent Peak's base camp you continue along the route crossing the glacier towards the North West Ridge. Although the peak is somewhat less challenging than Mera or Island Peak, it does provides some ice and snow difficulties and the ridge becomes knife edged towards the summit, making for an interesting climb. From the summit you will get an unparalleled view of the entire Annapurna Sanctuary, a breathtaking circle of hanging glaciers and moraines surround by a semicircle of some of the world’s highest peaks. This peak provides a good opportunity for those who want to take the next step up from trekking to mountaineering.

 

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1300 m/4265 ft). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 - Pre-trip Meeting and sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. 

Day 03 - Fly (25 min ) or drive to Pokhara (900 m/2952 ft) 7 hours. 

Day 04 - Drive to Nayapul (1010 m/3313 ft) and trek to Tikhedunga (1570 m/5150 ft) 3 hours. 

Day 05 - Trek to Ghorepani (2840 m/9317 ft) 5 hours. 

Day 06 - Morning hike to Poon Hill (3210 m/10531 ft) and trek to Tadapani (2610 m/8562 ft) 

Day 07 -Trek to Sinuwa (2340 m/7677 ft) 5 hours. 

Day 08 - Trek to Deurali (3140 m/10302 ft) 4 hours 

Day 09- Trek to Annapurna base camp (4130 m/13550 ft) 5 hours

Day 10 - Trek to Tent Peak base camp (4400 m/14435ft) 5 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11 - Climbing training course and preparation

Day 12 - Trek to high camp (approx 5000 m/16404 ft). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13 - Summit (5850 m/19193 ft) and return to base camp. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14 - Trek to Deurali (3140 m/10302 ft). 6 hours. 

Day 15 - Trek to Chommrong (2140 m/7021 ft). 6 hours 

Day 16 - Trek to Ghandruk(1950 m/6398 ft) 5 hours. 

Day 17 - Trek to Nayapul (1010 m/3313 ft) 5 hours and drive to Pokhara.

Day 18 - Pokhara city tour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 19 - Fly or drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 20 - Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Personal Belongings:

- Camera, chargers, personal medical kit, ID/passport, diary/notebook, Nepalese currency etc....

 

 

Personal Trekking / Climbing Gear:

- Climbing boots

- Harness

- Zummer

- Crampons

- Ice axe

- Carabineer

- Descender

- Tape shilling

- Fursik rope

- Helmet

- Warm Inner base layer

- Day bag (hiking - 10-20 L)

- Rucksack - 45 L

- Gore-Tex jacket and trouser

- Feather/down jacket

- Trekking shoes

- Several pairs warm socks

- Thick climbing gloves

- Normal gloves

- Hat/cap

- UV polarised sun-glasses

- Water bottle, camelbak

- Water thermos

 

Cost Includes:

- International arrival and departure

- Domestic arrival and departure

- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (B/B plan)

- 3 nights hotel in Pokhara (B/B plan)

- Trekking lodge and accommodation�

- Climbing guide

- Tent service and full camping support in base camp and high camp

- Food and tent

- cook, kitchen boy and other service crew

- Tent Peak climbing permit

- Group climbing gears (fix rope, ice bar, ice screw, rock piton etc)

- Insurance for�sherpa�and crew

Cost Excludes:

- Personal climbing gear

- Oxygen and regulator mask (emergency support purpose)

- Insurance (rescue, medical)

- Food in Kathmandu

- Drinks and beverages

- Staff tips

 

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