Trip Highlights
  • Ascend to one of the magnificent peaks of the country towards “Thorong Peak Climbing.”
  • One is likely to be surrounded by the incredible peaks like Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre
  • The area is blessed with plenty of vegetation, animals, various kinds of birds, mountain goats, ibexes, and the elusive snow leopard
  • Renowned in terms of culture and tradition for its beauty, this area is amazing.
  • Feel the joy and pride of standing on top of 6,144 meters height

Thorong Peak Climbing 18 Days proudly ventures on, to the Annapurna region which can be explored through Thorong Peak Expedition 2022-2023. Thorong climb takes you on a magnificent journey at Thorong Peak Height 6,144m above sea level through Manang and various Gurung villages, set in the Himalayan lap, through the beautiful Thorong Peak Climb Route. The Thorong Peak Climb takes us through verdant hills to offer spine-chilling adventure and ecstatic views of the glorious Himalayas. We are bound to be amazed by the grandeur of the journey; leading us to the barren lands of Manang situated at 3,519m. Thorong Peak Climbing Itinerary 2022 is unquestionably certain to give you a wider perspective of mountaineering.

“Thorong Peak climbing trail offers classic views of the entire mountain range and the rolling landscape variety will surely thrill you.”

Thorong Peak Climbing Journey

The Thorong Climbing Trip starts with the arrival in the beautiful Kathmandu City and then, leads for trekking through Dharapaniat 1,860m and Chame at 2,650m to Jagat and eventually to Pisang. The Thorong Peak Climbing Journey will also include crossing the Thorong La high pass 5,416m, often discovered through Thorong La Pass Trekking, while being accompanied by the beautiful views of the snowcapped Mt. Manaslu at 8,156m which is remembered by nomads for adventures like Manaslu Expedition, Mt. Annapurna I at 8,091m, Mt. Dhaulagiri at 8,167m leading mountaineers to Dhaulagiri Expedition, and Mt. Machhapuchhre at 6,993m mountain ranges. Starting from Lamjung's lowlands along the banks of the Marsayangdi River and through dense forests, the Thorong Peak Climbing Package makes its way up to Manang's arid region and finally enters the sacred Muktinath at 3,800m. The area is filled with a wondrous amount of vegetation, different species of birds, mountain goats, animals, and the extraordinary snow leopard. The whole area is exceptional in terms of its wilderness and unique existence.

Thorong Peak Summit

The incredible Thorong Peak Trek and Climb carry you through the scented dense forest filled with the essence of wilderness while blooming with rhododendrons. We will have several encounters of mesmerizing waterfalls and magical river streams which we will be crossing using wooden bridges or suspension bridges. We will be passing through wildlife habitats and human settlements which give us a beautiful opportunity to taste the blend of these two different features of nature’s astounding creation. The amazing Thorong Peak Summit finally starts from our tent camp around Throng La Pass which is situated at an elevation of 5,416 meters. We will stop our Thorong Peak Trek there and again resume it after successfully summiting the Thorong Peak which will indeed be a moment to cherish. Your involvement in the climbing course with Nepal Nomad will boost up your confidence also by ensuring your safety first and foremost.

Thorong Peak Climbing Season

Thorong Peak Climbing has its demands and challenges that one needs to tackle to get to the summit. However, the extremity of challenges often depends upon the season of climbing as well which determines the weather conditions to some extent. So, the best Thorong Peak Climbing Seasons are the spring and the Autumn seasons where there is no heavy rainfall and harsh cold environmental conditions. If one chooses to travel the Thorong peak route during these seasons, then they are likely to be faced with comfortable Thorong Peak Climb Weather conditions in comparison to other seasons like the Monsoon and the winter season.

Thorong Peak Climb Difficulty Level

The Thorong Peak Hike is a non-technical hike; however, because of the long hours of walks, it can sometimes get difficult. It is recommended for those people with good physical status and a motivating passion for climbing adventures. We will celebrate the accomplishments of our achievement after the good climb, which almost feels like you've hit the top of the world. Both novice climbers and experienced climbers can have a great climbing experience while Thorong Peak Trekking and climbing adventure. The Thorong Peak Climbing Difficulty Level can be graded as strenuous. However, the summit of Thorong peak can be successfully conducted with dedication, patience, and proper climbing training.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for Thorong Peak Climbing

Nepal Nomad has been a successful escort for climbing adventurers from all over the world for more than a decade. The company and its team members have been working passionately using all their experience and professionalism to make a nomad’s mountaineering dream come true. The mountaineering team is well decorated with climbing certificates of NMGA and IMGA along with special training in rescue, first-aid, and map-reading. To choose Nepal Nomad for Thorong Peak Climbing means to undertake the journey without any extra burden but with proper planning, precaution, and a great possibility of a successful summit. We are even eager to provide you with a customized form of Thorong Peak Climbing Departure Dates.

Itinerary

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After your arrival at Kathmandu airport, one of our team members will be there to pick you up. He will drive you to your respective hotel. After some refreshment, we will conduct short discussions about your upcoming journey to Thorong Peak. You can ask any question regarding the trip and you will be also introduced to your guide and other members who will be traveling with you on your trip.

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

You will be spending your second day in the city of temples. After having breakfast, our tour guide will escort you around the beautiful city. You will be conducting visits to various heritage sites, some of which are even listed in the world heritage like Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath, and some other amazing heritages. Later in the evening, we will need to be prepared for the journey for which we will have some discussions where all your queries will be answered. We will be staying overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

On the third day, we will be driving to Dharapani from Kathmandu. It is likely to take us about eleven to twelve hours to reach Dharapani which is situated at an elevation of 1860 meters. We will be staying overnight at Dharapani before we begin our trekking journey on the following day.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 1860m

Today, we will be heading for Chame after having an early morning breakfast at Dharapani which will take us about five to six hours to reach. The elevation of 2,670 will be our final destination for the day where we will be staying for the night. Along the way, we will be awarded the majestic sight of Annapurna II. Various fluttering prayer flags will welcome us along the way.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chame
  • Altitude: 2670m

Today, we will be heading for Chame after having an early morning breakfast at Dharapani which will take us about five to six hours to reach. The elevation of 2,670 will be our final destination for the day where we will be staying for the night. Along the way, we will be awarded the majestic sight of Annapurna II. Various fluttering prayer flags will welcome us along the way.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lower Pisang
  • Altitude: 3200m

Today, after having early morning breakfast at Lower Pisang, we will be heading for Manang Village which is situated at an elevation of 3,540 meters. It is likely to take us about five to six hours to get there. As we go along the trials, we can get the mesmerizing sight of Yaks grazing in the grassland. We will certainly be welcomed with joyous faces as we reach the village. We will be staying overnight at Manang Village. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Manang Village
  • Altitude: 3540m

Our seventh day of the trek is separated for acclimatizing purposes in which we will be conducting exercises with the involvement of short walks at and around Manang Village. You can seize the opportunity to explore and observe the serene beauty of the village and hike to GangapurnaGlacier Lake or hike up to the lap of the mountain to take blessing from a local Tantric guru.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Manang Village
  • Altitude: 3540m

On the eighth day of the trek, we will be heading for Yak Kharka from the village of Manang. It will take us about four to five hours to the elevation of 4020 meters which is our final destination for the day. It is going to be a slow day as we move ahead steadily. We will be crossing the gracious Ghunsang and Ghyangchang River along the way. We will be staying overnight at Yak Kharka

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yak Kharka
  • Altitude: 4020m

The ninth day leads us all the way to Thorong Phedi which is situated at an elevation of 4,525 meters. We will leave Yak Kharka after having an early morning breakfast and conduct a walk lasting for about six to seven hours to reach the final destination where we will be having our overnight stay. Thorong Phedi lies right at the bottom of the amazing Thorong La pass.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thorong Phedi

Today, we will be making our way to reach Thorong La Pass which is situated at the height of 5,416 meters. It is likely to take us about five to six hours to get there from Thorong Phedi which we will be leaving after early morning breakfast. We will be beginning the journey very early in order to avoid any difficult situations of climate like the strong winds. It is going to be a challenging day but equally worth it. We will be staying overnight at our tented camp settled in a favorable area around Thorong La Pass.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thorong La
  • Altitude: 5416m

The day has been separated for preparation purposes. You will be explained and guided about what needs to be done and what mustn’t be done while climbing. You will be taught about the use of gears and every other thing that needs to be taken into consideration.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thorong La
  • Altitude: 5416m

This is a day separated for flexibility in the plans. Sometimes the weather takes on an unpredictable pattern which increases the risk of climbing and we might have to delay the climb.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thorong La
  • Altitude: 5416m

Finally, on this day of our Thorong Peak trekking and climbing journey, we will be summiting the Thorong Peak situated at an elevation of 6,144 meters. You will be required to properly follow the instructions given by our climbing experts. We will be beginning the summit very early in the morning as on the same day we will be heading back to Muktinath. We will be stunned by the magical views of valleys, mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. It is indeed going to be a moment of pride to stand on the top of Thorong Peak.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Muktinath
  • Altitude: 6144m ,3760m

On the fourteenth day, we will be heading for Kagbeni after a wonderful stay at Muktinath. It is likely to take us about four to five hours to reach Kagbeni which is situated at an elevation of 2,810 meters. Along the way, we will be visiting the temple of Muktinath and devour ourselves with its blessings. We will be encountered with various remote villages along the way. We will be staying overnight at Kagbeni.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kagbeni
  • Altitude: 2810m

Today, we will be making our way towards Jomsom after having early morning breakfast at Kagbeni. We will be making our way through the beautiful village of Lubre. It is likely to take us about five to six hours to reach the final destination for the day. We will be following the trails led by the flow of the Kaligandaki River. We will be staying overnight at Jomsom. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jomsom
  • Altitude: 2720m

We will be flying high above the magnificent Himalayas and Mystical Landscapes connecting to Pokhara. It is indeed going to be a scenic flight of about forty minutes. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 820m

On the seventeenth day of the incredible journey, we will finally be flying back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. It is going to be a thrilling and scenic flight. You can use the remaining day by touring around the beautiful city of Kathmandu.

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

Today, you shall be preparing to depart from Kathmandu. This day in the itinerary shall mark the end of our amazing Thorong Peak Climbing trip together and we shall forever feel blessed to have gotten the chance to accompany you on the amazing journey.

  • Meals: Breakfast, with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • 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 including Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu flights as per the itinerary.
  • 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 supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks up 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 a responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 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.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience and Insurance Required for Thorong Peak Climb

Physically fit with comfort in walking along with some mountaineering knowledge can help you accomplish the Thorong Peak Climbing Venture. For conducting the Thorong Peak Climb journey, you will be required to get insured on medical, trip cancellation, and on the grounds of an emergency evacuation.

Accommodation and meals in Thorong Peak Summiting adventure

While at the Thorong Peak Climbing Journey, the accommodation availability will be limited and will not be greatly luxurious. So, we request you to remain prepared for adjustments and the possibility of having to use shared bathroom facilities. In the case of meals in the Thorong Peak Climbing Adventure, you will be provided with three different meals at three different times of the day which include Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner respectively.

Transportation facilities and Responsible Travel in the Thorong Peak Climb Adventure

Private Vehicles will be used before getting to the trekking area, however, you can also travel via airplane or helicopters if you wish to. Likewise, for responsible travel, we will be conducting the journey in such a way that it doesn’t add any alterations or harm to the natural environment while acting respectfully towards the social environment.

Pre-Trip Meeting

A meeting shall be conducted among the participants of the Thorong Peak Trip before going for Thorongpeak climbing for the proper and professional preparation of the thrilling and exciting Thorong Peak Expedition.

Altitude Sickness in the Thorong Peak Climbing

The risk of altitude sickness is given in the mountaineering journey to over 6000 meters and we need to remain prepared for that. Thus, we prepare the itinerary in a friendly manner with the rest and acclimatization days including hiking as well as conducting altitude tackling exercises. If we face any of the three types of sicknesses which are; Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), we shall resort to first-aid service and even evacuation if necessary.

FAQs

The requirement regarding the permits are as mentioned below:

Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card,

Annapurna Conservation Area Permit,

Local government permit,

Nepal Mountaineering Association permit

Nepal Nomad shall stay ready and prepared for any type of emergency occurrence in the Thorong Peak Climbing Journey. As always, your safety shall be our foremost priority and we shall act in accordance with that while applying measures to tackle emergency circumstances. Nepal Nomad shall lead you to a safer area or apply necessary first-aid services or even call for help from helicopter evacuation services in extreme cases of emergencies in the journey of Thorong Peak Climbing.

With the company of Nepal Nomad, any type of adventurous journey like the Thorong Peak Summiting shall be safe and secure no matter your gender or the nature of your trip.

The conditions of toilet facilities are of basic level in the lodges and hotels which we will be encountering in the Thorong Peak Journey but in the off-beaten tracks, it shall be troublesome to locate a proper toilet facility and thus, human wastes need to be disposed of through alternate ways. However, as long as you are in the city, you need not worry about the luxury of the toilet facilities.

Professional level Thorong Peak Climbing equipment can certainly be arranged through renting services in Nepal but basic level gears are not usually available for rent.

As long as you are staying in the lower regions, there won’t be much trouble in connecting and communicating with your close ones even on a regular basis but as you further step into the higher areas, regular communication can be quite a big deal.