Trip Highlights
  • Alpine style peak climbing in the center of the Annapurna
  • One of the brief and thrilling trekking peak climbing in Nepal
  • Trek the spectacular Annapurna Sanctuary trek
  • Get to the edge of the mesmerizing Annapurna and Machhapuchhare
  • 3 week climbing adventure in Annapurna Nepal.

Straight opposite to one of the most reckoned peaks in the globe of the majestic Machhapuchhare, Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli which is at the altitude of the 5663m is one of the top Annapurna gorge. Because of its shape, Tharpu Chuli is claimed to be one of the ‘Tent Peak’ every so often. Annapurna is climbed one and half week and it is accessed from the Annapurna Base Camp. More continued than the Island Peak, the direction as we ascend to the North West Ridge offer more ice and snow challenges. You can connect us with promises to be a splendid expedition if you are looking for a small Himalayan knocks in the heart of the Annapurna.

“You get the best view,as you climb higher”

To embark the amazing trek on the Annapurna Sanctuary, we get an afternoon flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu. We choose the longer trekking path other than the Sanctuary short path because the longer path takes us to an improved ascent profile and acclimatization.Amazing views of the majestic Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Range can be observed from the Poon Hill. From Poon Hill, you can take pleasure in the renowned views of the Annapurna range and of Dhaulagiri. Once you are at Annapurna Base Camp, you expend some time acclimatizing additional ahead of next to the glacial moraine to Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. An additional elevated camp is used at 5,000m.

To reach the North West Ridge, the path crosses the glacier from the high camp and ascends to the snow slope. The rim becomes the blade edge which at initial is extensive for the summit ranging from the 50m to 60m. The sight is extremely supreme in the majestic Himalayas. During our trekking and climbing endeavor, we eyewitness a diversity of landscape rambling transversely sub-tropical forest, terraced rice paddies, pleasurable ridges, grassy farmland and forests of bamboo and rhododendron. On our come back from the Sanctuary, the track follows a different route, turning eastwards to follow a high ridge which eventually leads to Dhampus.

An awesome 360 degree panorama of spectacular peaks; each one framing the highest will be a great reward. We Nepal Nomad arrange the trekking according to traveler’s holiday program and wish with amazing life time experience.Our skilled guide and porter will accompany you throughout the trek and supervise you with additional care. We will provide you with the finest guesthouse and accessible healthy food. Make a way with thefusion of beautiful dense rhododendron forest and climb up through an erratic path with your travel partner-Nepal Nomad Team.You will be assured with an incredible experience with us that you willnever forget. Don’t be a stranger! Contact Us at Nepal Nomad. We can give you Tent Peak Climbing Itinerarythat will be suitable according to your time for the listed peaks or any other peaks that may excite. We will be replying within 24 hours of your inquiry. We as a Team of Nepal Nomad promise you that you will have an amazing journey while we go through the paths and hardships.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Using Kathmandu as your home, take a day trip and explore around on an organized sightseeing tour to world heritage sites including a visit to an ancient and beautiful Bodhnath Stupa known for its unique structure and as the biggest shrines in the world. For a more lighthearted day, a visit to Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the holy Bagmati River which is considered as a home to the hundreds of thousands Hindus people identified as the famous Hindu temple across the country.

Here, we will see Hindu holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing, and occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. The cremation site here is open to all the citizens of Nepal that begins with royalty to the simple man on the street. The same afternoon you will be free to relax to hotel garden or take a visit Thamel for some last minute shopping. Later, trek departure information will be provided.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

From Kathmandu, we take an early flight to Pokhara after an early breakfast and get moved to the hotel. After relaxing and wandering around we will head to dine out at lake side restaurants (cost not included).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 850m

Our trek initiates with drive of 45 minutes in the morning to Nayapul from Pokhara. We then go down the hill to Birethanti progressively after the Bhurungdi Khola bank to arrive at the Tirkhedunga where we stay our overnight there on the path.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tirkhedunga
  • Altitude: 1525m

The path for today proceeds to the suspension bridge as the track passes a stream at the Bhurungdi Khola from Tirkhedunga. We ascend to the Magars village which is large village of Ulleri (2070m). The track beautifully inclined with cultivated fields and pastures and the trail is filled with the dense forest of oak and rhododendron. At Nangethanti, we will stop there for a lunch. The Nepali word meaning for Thanti is rest house. The path is covered with snow in the winter and then it is just an hour walk to Ghorepani from Nangethanti.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghorepani
  • Altitude: 2855m

It is day six as we hike up to the designation of Poon Hill in the early morning to the farmed vantage point. Around 45 minutes of time and then you get the whole sight of the mesmerizing sunrise with a thrilling Himalaya views which extends from Dhaulagiri (8167m) to Manaslu (8156m) both being the world’s seventh and eight highest mountains. We are back in the camp and then we will have our warm breakfast. The beginning includes rhododendron forest to 3030m as you climb along the ridges. Then we descend to the Deurali and then reach Banthanti for lunch. The path becomes gentle and then we ascend to the Tadapani (2540m).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tadapani
  • Altitude: 2600m

Out from the Tadapani, we will track our path to Chhomrung which is the base of Himachuli village and has the long ascent to the Modi Khola west bank. We stay for an overnight here.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chhomrung
  • Altitude: 2210m

Out from the Chhomrung, we precede our trek with steep stone after passing the Chhomrung Khola. Beautiful bamboo forest, rhododendron covered path and the mountain terrains accompany us. We gather more enthusiasm and energy right after an inspiring sight of the Machhapuchhare and the Annapurna mountain ranges. After passing through the Bamboo, Doyan and the Khuldigar we pass the Modi Khola and ultimately arrive at the Himalaya Hotel for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Himalaya Hotel
  • Altitude: 2850m

The designation for today is at the Machhapuchhare Base Cano where we will climb up hill and descend on the beautiful grassy path and then reach at the Hinku Cave. Following the zigzag path of stone we reach at the Annapurna Circuit Sanctuary after 3 to 4 hours. Beautifully enclosed by the Annapurna I, II, III and IV, this is a huge amphitheater. Different spots at Deorali and Bagar can also be visited at and the fish tail Machhapuchhare as well as Annapurna inns and accommodation can be found there. We the n reach at the splendid Machhapuchhare Base camp and eat at the accommodation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Machhapuchhare Base camp
  • Altitude: 3700m

After our Base camp trek to the Machhapuchhare for about two hours, we will then go the small crest downhill to the fertile farming land and the tranquil meadows which showcase to the branching out of the mountains. We then get to see the beautiful landscape of the snowcapped mountains and the panoramic sight when we reach to the Annapurna South Base Camp. We stay for an overnight at the Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Annapurna Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4130m

Today is day 11 as we make to the summit but before that we get pre climbing trainings on the peak climbing techniques by our guides. We use climbing gears such as the crampons, ascender, climbing boots, ice axe etc. The training also comprises of the ropes for ascend and descend. We will head to trek to the Tent peak High camp after the successful training. We then spend our time on going to brief trek or resting.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tent peak high camp
  • Altitude: 4450m

After the training session from day 11, we get ready to hike and reach the summit of the Tent peak which has an altitude of about 5850m.Straight opposite to one of the most reckoned peaks in the globe of the majestic Machhapuchhare, Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli which is at the altitude of the 5663m is one of the top Annapurna gorge

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Summit Tent Peak
  • Altitude: 5850m

It is day 13, we look at the weather, if there is unforeseeable weather calling we will stay at our accommodation or we head to proceed the trek if the weather is fine.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Summit Tent Peak
  • Altitude: 5850m

It is day 14, as we descend from the summit of the Tent Peak which has an altitude of 5850m and return to the base camp after a tiring hike to the peak and rest for the time at the base camp with an amazing memories staying with us.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5850 m

The morning is started with an early splendid sunrise views from the majestic mountains which is snowcapped and no matter how much we see them, we are never tired or bothered. We then go on our track to Sinwa and the Bamboo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sinwa
  • Altitude: 2310m

Out from the Sinwa we go on the track to the Taglung as we follow the trail and then descending gently from the forests we will walk above the wheat fields of the Taglung and the potatoes fields. Located just above the Khumbu Khola at 1720m, the trail drops steeply on a series of switch backs to Kimrung village. Then with the steep climb of the Uri’s tea house, we pass at 2200m. We then descend to Ghandruk from Uri where we will stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghandruk
  • Altitude: 1940m

Today is day 17, as we go for a 5 hours trek to the Tolkha as we go downhill to the Ghandruk Village courtyards which the natty paved. The trail encloses with the Modi Khola as we reach at the Tolkha and the Landruk after crossing the stream at the suspension bridge. At Tolkha we stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tolkha
  • Altitude: 1710m

Along with stones of the forested path, the trail descends out of the Tolkha then we proceed at the Bherikharka descending to the past several tea houses, Bherikharka is also the head of a canyon at the Dhampus (1510m). We will head back to the Pokhara for reminding ourselves to be free and relish at the gracious city of lakes and relax at the hotel. Then we walk on the walk to the Fewa Lake.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pokhara

On day 19, we get up early in the morning to be ready for the arrival of your aircraft for the flight back to Kathmandu. We will meet at the airport and shall be transferred to hotel. Please remark, our flight will be subject to good weather for the sake of our overall safety. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

You can unwind until your departure or can initiate any additional trips that you might have booked. If you are departing, then you will be moved to the international airport for your return flight to home.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
21 Mar, 2020 - 09 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$3500
22 Mar, 2020 - 10 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$3500
26 Mar, 2020 - 14 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$3500
27 Mar, 2020 - 15 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$3500
28 Mar, 2020 - 16 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$3500

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Tent Peak ClimbingTrek. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak. Altitude may range up to 5000 meters.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Tent Peak ClimbingTrek, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your TentPeak ClimbingTrek as well as introduce yourself to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Climbing Gears:-

Climbing Gears: - Crampons - Tape Slings - Ice Axe – Harness - Ice Hammer - Ice Screw - Screw-gate Karabiners – Eight Figure / Descender - Plastic Mountaineering Boots – Ascender / Jumar– Rope ( Main / Fix) - Snow-bar - Multi-Led Head Lamp

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Tent Peak Climbing, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Tent Peak Climbingtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Tent Peak ClimbingTrek includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Tent Peak ClimbingTrek is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Tent Peak Climbing, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.