Tharpu Chuli Peak


    Tharpu Chuli peak is located across the valley of Annapurna base camp in the Annapurna Sanctuary. It is also known as the Tent Peak. The Annapurna sanctuary offers you magnificent views of the mountain panoramas and an excellent base to climb the Himalayan summits. The superb countryside on the way with the tumbling cascades and high waterfalls, and the colorful Gurung Villages all add extra excitement and pleasure of this ascent. The common ascending route follows the Northwest ridge to the summit although the mountain has been climbed via the Southeast ridge as well as Southwest face.


    Short Itinerary



    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer you to Hotel
    Day 02: Sight seeing around Kathmandu
    Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara by air/land transportation.
    Day 04: Dhampus.
    Day 05: Landrung.
    Day 04: Chhomrong.
    Day 07: Dovan
    Day 08: Bagar.
    Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp.
    Day 10: Tharpu Chuli base camp.
    Day 11: High camp.
    Day 12: Summit - base camp.
    Day 13: Bagar.
    Day 14: Chhomrong.
    Day 15: Tadapani.
    Day 16: Ghorepani
    Day 17: Birethanti.
    Day 18: Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
    Day 19: Pokhara - Kathmandu by air/land transportation.
    Day 20: Rest day
    Day 21: Shopping around Kathmandu
    Day 22: Departure to your next destination

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer you to Hotel
     
    This is the day for your arrival in Kathmandu. Our staffs will be there for your welcome. You are then transfer to the hotel where you are made discussion about the trip you are going to do. Overnight you will be staying at your own hotel.
     
    Day 02: Sight seeing around Kathmandu
     
    Wake up call at 6:30am and have breakfast. We will start the sightseeing trip at 9 am in the morning after breakfast. You will be provided with a Private vehicle and a professional tour guide. You will be visiting Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhhatnath Temple, Monkey Temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparation of the trek. Overnight you will stay at your own hotel.
     
    Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara by air/land transportation.
     
    Wake up early in the morning and have light breakfast. You depart for the six hours drive to Pokhara (915m,) which is 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyangdi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindu along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. Overnight we will enjoy at the heavenly pleasure spot Pokhara.
     
    Day 04: Dhampus.
     
    After having breakfast you will drive to Phedi then have a short trek to Dhampus for 2 and half hours. Dhampus is a small Gurung ethnic group village. Hike around this village and relax by watching magnificent view of mountain and nature scenery. Overnight we will stay at hotel or lodge.
     
    Day 05: Landrung.
     
    This day we will heads to Landrung after having breakfast. The trek from Dhampus to Landrung is not technically difficult but the trail is long and climbs gradually and steadily. The trail passes through chestnut forests, on to a ridgeline with enchanting views and through small villages of Pothana, Deurali, Bainshikharka and Tolka. The day ends in Landrung which is a Gurung village where the night is spent. Landruk is another unique and predominantly Gurung village, famous for its cultural richness and its astounding natural setting. Perched on a hill adjacent to Ghandruk and on the other side of the Modi River, Landrung continues to attract tourists from around the world. Landrung is also a famous vista, overlooking the surrounding villages, Pokhara Valley and the Annapurna region. Overnight we will enjoy at this beautiful land.
     
    Day 06: Chomrong.
     
    After having breakfast we will leave Landrung village and forwards the trail leading down hill, crossing the Modi Khola on a suspension bridge (New Bridge). The trail ascends then to a ridge top, passing through rhododendron forests and terraced fields. We will reach Jinwa Danda (hot springs) in about three hours before continuing another two hours to the Gurung village of Chomrong. This village is the gateway to the Annapurna Sanctuary and if weather permits, fantastic views of mountains including the impressive Annapurna south can be perceived. Overnight we will stay at Chomrong.
     
    Day 07: Dovan
     
    This day after having breakfast we will forward our trek from Chomrong to Dovan (2540m.) which takes about 6 hours. Leaving Chomrong, the trail descends on a stone staircase and crosses the Chomrong Khola (1860m.) then climbs out of the valley through the tiny settlements of Tilche through forests of Bamboo, rhododendron and oak. Climbing further on a rocky trail, you reach Bhanuwa and still gently climbing to Sinuwa (2340m.). Afterwards the trail is quite easier than previous hours. After you reach Kuldi Ghar the trail descends steeply to the Bamboo village (2310m.). If you are lucky enough, you could encounter a leopard, jackal and monkeys in and around the area. Now path gently ascends for next one and half hours to Dovan (2540m.). Overnight we will stay at Dovan.
     
    Day 08: Bagar.
     
    After the night spent in Dovan, this day after having breakfast we will leads towards Bagar. This day a path is quite difficult and we might need to use rope on the way. The trail continues through a terraced fields and small ridges and forests and gives us the way to jyardan. After some walk we will reach to Bagar for overnight stay.
     
    Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp.
     
    After breakfast we make the 2 hours trek to Annapurna Base Camp at 4095m, crossing four hotels on a knoll at 4130m. The trail continues upwards, on a good path, to the south of the moraine. This is the highlight of the trip and affords us marvelous close up views of the mountains that make up this incredible natural amphitheatre. On arrival at ABC we get a superb view of the near vertical south face of Annapurna that towers above the Sanctuary to the north-west, which was climbed in 1970 by Don Whillans and Dougal Haston on an expedition led by Chris Bonington. We arrive at ABC mid-morning which allows ample time to explore the surrounding area and take some stunning photographs. We will stay overnight at camp on Annapurna base camp.
     
    Day 10: Tharpu Chuli base camp.
     
    This day after having breakfast we will leads towards Tharpu Chuli base camp for the overnight stay. It takes about five hours to complete our trek. You cross Annapurna glacier to follow the steep ascent trail all the way to Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. On the way you can enjoy the panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna south (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Fishtail Mountain, Barahashikhar Mountain and many others. Overnight we will stay at Tharpu Chuli base camp.
     
    Day 11: High camp.
     
    After having breakfast, this day we will leads towards high camp. It takes about five hours to conclude our trek. The trail is steep ascent all the way to High Camp. This day you can enjoy the panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna south (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Fishtail Mountain, Barahashikhar Mountain and many others. We will stay overnight at high camp in camp.
     
    Day 12: Summit - base camp.
     
    This day early in the morning we begin our ascent to the peak. After strenuous ascent, we finally scale the summit of Tent Peak. From an altitude of 5600meters, we savor mesmerizing views of Annapurna range. Tucking this success under our belt, we return to Annapurna Base Camp for the overnight stay.
     
     
    Day 13: Bagar.
     
    This day after having breakfast we will leads towards Bagar which takes 4 to 5 hours to reach. We will stay overnight at Bagar.
     
    Day 14: Chomrong.
     
    This day after having breakfast we will retrace to Chomrong. We will move through the forest of Bamboo, rhododendron and oak. If you are lucky then you can see the animals like leopard, jackal, monkey and various others. Overnight we will stay in Chomrong.
     
    Day 15: Tadapani.
     
    It takes 5-6 hours to reach Tadapani from Chomrong.
    You will cross some Gurung villages, a landslide, and a suspension bridge, last part of the trek is steep climb to Tadapani. This place is surrounding by rhododendrons forest so you will have an opportunity to see lounger monkey. You will see fabulous sunrise over fish tail, Gangapurna and Annapurna range. Stay overnight in Tadapani (2,710m/8,891ft).
     
    Day 16: Ghorepani
     
    This day after having breakfast we will trek for about 5-7 hours to reach Ghorepani. The trial descends through rhododendron forest to stream and stiff extended ascending to Deurali, from where you will witness fabulous view of Himalayas including Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,795ft). Then the path descends to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft) for overnight. You will encounter the first of many elaborately decorated horse and mule caravans. Overnight we will be at Ghorepani.
     
    Day 17: Birethanti.
     
    Its better that you set your alarm for 4 am today. It is 45 minutes hike up to the vantage point of Poon Hill by the torch light. You will stare westwards as the purple shadows recede and the awe-inspiring peaks catch the first dazzling rays of orange sun. After having the awesome view of sunrise from Poon hill, you then walk up to Birethanti via Ulleri & Tirkhedhunga ascending all the way about 6 hours. Today will be the last night of the Annapurna trek at Birethanti.
     
    Day 18: Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
     
    This day we will leads to Pokhara via birethanti. The trail to Birethanti leads south from here. After walking few famous places along the trail, we will reach Birethanti. It's a 20-minute walk on the rough trail to Nayapul from Birethanti, and then we have to climb steeply up the hill to the road. We found here some taxi that leads us to Pokhara. Overnight we will be staying at Pokhara lodge.
     
    Day 19: Pokhara - Kathmandu by air/land transportation.
     
    Wake up early in the morning and after having light breakfast you are made ready for the travel for capital city. Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route, you can enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to the capital city. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. Overnight we will stay at lodge in Kathmandu.
     
    Day 20: Rest day
     
    This day you can take rest or have fun. You can watch the photographs that you had captured or simply make some walk around the places. This day we are not going to do anything special. You can enjoy the restaurants, thakali restaurant, and night clubs. Overnight, stay at your own hotel.
     
    Day 21: Shopping around Kathmandu
     
    This day you can visit the shopping centers for the shopping. You can have various sorts of things that you can be pleased with, you can buy thankas, handicrafts, hand made utensils like masks, paints and others various thing that makes you remember our country. You can visit malls for your other requirements. Overnight, be at your own hotel.
     
    Day 22: Departure to your next destination
     
    This day you are done farewell and then you are transfer to international airport by our staffs. You are then let go for your own destination. Bye Byeeeee
     

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    Tharpu Chuli Peak


    Tharpu Chuli peak is located across the valley of Annapurna base camp in the Annapurna Sanctuary. It is also known as the Tent Peak. The Annapurna sanctuary offers you magnificent views of the mountain panoramas and an excellent base to climb the Himalayan summits. The superb countryside on the way with the tumbling cascades and high waterfalls, and the colorful Gurung Villages all add extra excitement and pleasure of this ascent. The common ascending route follows the Northwest ridge to the summit although the mountain has been climbed via the Southeast ridge as well as Southwest face.


    Trip Facts


    Group size
    None
    Trip duration
    22  days
    Maximum altitude
    5663  m
    Grade
    Easy
    Possibility
    None
    Transportation
    None
    Season
    October to December - Feb to May




    Short Itinerary



    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer you to Hotel
    Day 02: Sight seeing around Kathmandu
    Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara by air/land transportation.
    Day 04: Dhampus.
    Day 05: Landrung.
    Day 04: Chhomrong.
    Day 07: Dovan
    Day 08: Bagar.
    Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp.
    Day 10: Tharpu Chuli base camp.
    Day 11: High camp.
    Day 12: Summit - base camp.
    Day 13: Bagar.
    Day 14: Chhomrong.
    Day 15: Tadapani.
    Day 16: Ghorepani
    Day 17: Birethanti.
    Day 18: Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
    Day 19: Pokhara - Kathmandu by air/land transportation.
    Day 20: Rest day
    Day 21: Shopping around Kathmandu
    Day 22: Departure to your next destination

    Long Itinerary



    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer you to Hotel
     
    This is the day for your arrival in Kathmandu. Our staffs will be there for your welcome. You are then transfer to the hotel where you are made discussion about the trip you are going to do. Overnight you will be staying at your own hotel.
     
    Day 02: Sight seeing around Kathmandu
     
    Wake up call at 6:30am and have breakfast. We will start the sightseeing trip at 9 am in the morning after breakfast. You will be provided with a Private vehicle and a professional tour guide. You will be visiting Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhhatnath Temple, Monkey Temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparation of the trek. Overnight you will stay at your own hotel.
     
    Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara by air/land transportation.
     
    Wake up early in the morning and have light breakfast. You depart for the six hours drive to Pokhara (915m,) which is 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyangdi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindu along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. Overnight we will enjoy at the heavenly pleasure spot Pokhara.
     
    Day 04: Dhampus.
     
    After having breakfast you will drive to Phedi then have a short trek to Dhampus for 2 and half hours. Dhampus is a small Gurung ethnic group village. Hike around this village and relax by watching magnificent view of mountain and nature scenery. Overnight we will stay at hotel or lodge.
     
    Day 05: Landrung.
     
    This day we will heads to Landrung after having breakfast. The trek from Dhampus to Landrung is not technically difficult but the trail is long and climbs gradually and steadily. The trail passes through chestnut forests, on to a ridgeline with enchanting views and through small villages of Pothana, Deurali, Bainshikharka and Tolka. The day ends in Landrung which is a Gurung village where the night is spent. Landruk is another unique and predominantly Gurung village, famous for its cultural richness and its astounding natural setting. Perched on a hill adjacent to Ghandruk and on the other side of the Modi River, Landrung continues to attract tourists from around the world. Landrung is also a famous vista, overlooking the surrounding villages, Pokhara Valley and the Annapurna region. Overnight we will enjoy at this beautiful land.
     
    Day 06: Chomrong.
     
    After having breakfast we will leave Landrung village and forwards the trail leading down hill, crossing the Modi Khola on a suspension bridge (New Bridge). The trail ascends then to a ridge top, passing through rhododendron forests and terraced fields. We will reach Jinwa Danda (hot springs) in about three hours before continuing another two hours to the Gurung village of Chomrong. This village is the gateway to the Annapurna Sanctuary and if weather permits, fantastic views of mountains including the impressive Annapurna south can be perceived. Overnight we will stay at Chomrong.
     
    Day 07: Dovan
     
    This day after having breakfast we will forward our trek from Chomrong to Dovan (2540m.) which takes about 6 hours. Leaving Chomrong, the trail descends on a stone staircase and crosses the Chomrong Khola (1860m.) then climbs out of the valley through the tiny settlements of Tilche through forests of Bamboo, rhododendron and oak. Climbing further on a rocky trail, you reach Bhanuwa and still gently climbing to Sinuwa (2340m.). Afterwards the trail is quite easier than previous hours. After you reach Kuldi Ghar the trail descends steeply to the Bamboo village (2310m.). If you are lucky enough, you could encounter a leopard, jackal and monkeys in and around the area. Now path gently ascends for next one and half hours to Dovan (2540m.). Overnight we will stay at Dovan.
     
    Day 08: Bagar.
     
    After the night spent in Dovan, this day after having breakfast we will leads towards Bagar. This day a path is quite difficult and we might need to use rope on the way. The trail continues through a terraced fields and small ridges and forests and gives us the way to jyardan. After some walk we will reach to Bagar for overnight stay.
     
    Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp.
     
    After breakfast we make the 2 hours trek to Annapurna Base Camp at 4095m, crossing four hotels on a knoll at 4130m. The trail continues upwards, on a good path, to the south of the moraine. This is the highlight of the trip and affords us marvelous close up views of the mountains that make up this incredible natural amphitheatre. On arrival at ABC we get a superb view of the near vertical south face of Annapurna that towers above the Sanctuary to the north-west, which was climbed in 1970 by Don Whillans and Dougal Haston on an expedition led by Chris Bonington. We arrive at ABC mid-morning which allows ample time to explore the surrounding area and take some stunning photographs. We will stay overnight at camp on Annapurna base camp.
     
    Day 10: Tharpu Chuli base camp.
     
    This day after having breakfast we will leads towards Tharpu Chuli base camp for the overnight stay. It takes about five hours to complete our trek. You cross Annapurna glacier to follow the steep ascent trail all the way to Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. On the way you can enjoy the panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna south (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Fishtail Mountain, Barahashikhar Mountain and many others. Overnight we will stay at Tharpu Chuli base camp.
     
    Day 11: High camp.
     
    After having breakfast, this day we will leads towards high camp. It takes about five hours to conclude our trek. The trail is steep ascent all the way to High Camp. This day you can enjoy the panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna south (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Fishtail Mountain, Barahashikhar Mountain and many others. We will stay overnight at high camp in camp.
     
    Day 12: Summit - base camp.
     
    This day early in the morning we begin our ascent to the peak. After strenuous ascent, we finally scale the summit of Tent Peak. From an altitude of 5600meters, we savor mesmerizing views of Annapurna range. Tucking this success under our belt, we return to Annapurna Base Camp for the overnight stay.
     
     
    Day 13: Bagar.
     
    This day after having breakfast we will leads towards Bagar which takes 4 to 5 hours to reach. We will stay overnight at Bagar.
     
    Day 14: Chomrong.
     
    This day after having breakfast we will retrace to Chomrong. We will move through the forest of Bamboo, rhododendron and oak. If you are lucky then you can see the animals like leopard, jackal, monkey and various others. Overnight we will stay in Chomrong.
     
    Day 15: Tadapani.
     
    It takes 5-6 hours to reach Tadapani from Chomrong.
    You will cross some Gurung villages, a landslide, and a suspension bridge, last part of the trek is steep climb to Tadapani. This place is surrounding by rhododendrons forest so you will have an opportunity to see lounger monkey. You will see fabulous sunrise over fish tail, Gangapurna and Annapurna range. Stay overnight in Tadapani (2,710m/8,891ft).
     
    Day 16: Ghorepani
     
    This day after having breakfast we will trek for about 5-7 hours to reach Ghorepani. The trial descends through rhododendron forest to stream and stiff extended ascending to Deurali, from where you will witness fabulous view of Himalayas including Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,795ft). Then the path descends to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft) for overnight. You will encounter the first of many elaborately decorated horse and mule caravans. Overnight we will be at Ghorepani.
     
    Day 17: Birethanti.
     
    Its better that you set your alarm for 4 am today. It is 45 minutes hike up to the vantage point of Poon Hill by the torch light. You will stare westwards as the purple shadows recede and the awe-inspiring peaks catch the first dazzling rays of orange sun. After having the awesome view of sunrise from Poon hill, you then walk up to Birethanti via Ulleri & Tirkhedhunga ascending all the way about 6 hours. Today will be the last night of the Annapurna trek at Birethanti.
     
    Day 18: Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
     
    This day we will leads to Pokhara via birethanti. The trail to Birethanti leads south from here. After walking few famous places along the trail, we will reach Birethanti. It's a 20-minute walk on the rough trail to Nayapul from Birethanti, and then we have to climb steeply up the hill to the road. We found here some taxi that leads us to Pokhara. Overnight we will be staying at Pokhara lodge.
     
    Day 19: Pokhara - Kathmandu by air/land transportation.
     
    Wake up early in the morning and after having light breakfast you are made ready for the travel for capital city. Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route, you can enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to the capital city. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. Overnight we will stay at lodge in Kathmandu.
     
    Day 20: Rest day
     
    This day you can take rest or have fun. You can watch the photographs that you had captured or simply make some walk around the places. This day we are not going to do anything special. You can enjoy the restaurants, thakali restaurant, and night clubs. Overnight, stay at your own hotel.
     
    Day 21: Shopping around Kathmandu
     
    This day you can visit the shopping centers for the shopping. You can have various sorts of things that you can be pleased with, you can buy thankas, handicrafts, hand made utensils like masks, paints and others various thing that makes you remember our country. You can visit malls for your other requirements. Overnight, be at your own hotel.
     
    Day 22: Departure to your next destination
     
    This day you are done farewell and then you are transfer to international airport by our staffs. You are then let go for your own destination. Bye Byeeeee
     

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Tharpu Chuli Peak

Trip Facts

Group size
None
Trip duration
22  days
Maximum altitude
5663  m
Grade
Easy
Possibility
None
Transportation
None
Season
October to December - Feb to May