Tharpu Chuli is placed at Annapurna Sanctuary in Annapurna Himal and the pet name Tent Peak was given by Jimmy Roberts in 1956. Tharpu chuli is situated at the hub of the Annapurna region at the height of 5,663m above the sea level. The original route winds around North West ridge ultimately leading to the summit; nevertheless it can also be climbed through South East Ridge as well as South West portion. Tent peak climb is followed by Annapurna Base camp trek which is the best.Tent peak is regarded as the ideal destination for the first timers who are panicked to start with high mountains. It is the fraction of the ridgeline and is placed in the south of the glacier dome.
Tent peak acts as separator between the semicircles of peak wrapping the sanctuary. This climb offers panoramic view of Annapurna Himal along with glaciers, pass and moraines surrounded by some high peaks. The climb over Tent peak also bestows the travelers with unparalleled and undisturbed view of Annapurna Sanctuary.
Destination : Annapurna Region (5663m.)
Maximum altitude : 5663m.
Season : Spring & Autumn
Transportation : private car/Flight
Duration : 17 Days
Grade : Strenuous
Duration : 17 days
Day 01: From Tribhuvan International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel room. In the afternoon we will invite you to our office for briefing about the each day program.
Day 02: After having breakfast we will do some sightseeing in Kathmandu which includes Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Swoyambhunath.
Day 03: Take a 35 minutes scenic flight to Pokhara and trek to Dhampus (1700m). As we reach Pokhara we will take a bus ride to Phedi. From Phedi we start trekking in Annapurna mountain range. After walking for 3 hours we will be at Gurung village of Dhampus. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 04:. Trek to Landrung(1550m) via Pothana and Deorali. Walking through the side of Modi Khola and witnessing spectacular views of Annapurna south and Huinchuli, we will trek to Landrung. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 05: Trek to Chomrong (2040m). From Landrung the path is steep and passing through the villages, crossing the suspension bridge we will arrive to Jhinu where we have our drink or snacks. After having tea, we will trek downhill to Daaulu and continue the walk for five hours to Chomrong. From Chomrong, we can have compelling view of Machhapuchhare. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 06: Crossing the Chomrong Khola we will continue our trek to steep stones passing the Rhododendron forest and witnessing the outstanding vista os Annapuran we will trek to Himalaya Hotel (2680m). During our five hour walk we cross Modi Khola and finally reach Himalaya Hotel.
Day 07: Trek to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3480m) for 3 to 4 hours via Hinku Cave where we can find small lodge. Futher ahead we will pass through Deorali and Bagar and after that we arrive at the level and grassy moraine platform known as Machhapuchhare Base Camp. Therefore we set up camp in there.
Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (3900m). Walking gently uphill to through the tranquil meadows to get Annapurna Base Camp. In the trail we can see the spectacular vista of majestic Himalayan peaks. After having trekked for 2 hours, we reach base camp. From there we can see the spectacular views of Annapurna I.
Day 09: Today we acclimatized at Annapurna base camp and enjoy the unparallel beauty of the towering peaks of Nepal.
Day 10: Trek to high camp, following the trail leading to Tent peak high camp. Struggling against the glaciated mountain passes we finally reach our target destination.
Day 11: Ascent of Tent Peak (5600m). Early in the morning after having breakfast we climb to the peak. After a very hardship ascent we finally reach to the summit of Tent peak. From the altitude of 5600m, we can see the miraculous vista of Annapurna range. After seeing this we return to Annapurna Base Camp.
Day 12: Trek back to Himalaya Hotel (2680m) which takes about 4 hours.
Day 13: Trek to Tadapani (2650m). After descending to the village of Khumnu and crossing the Khumnu Khola the trail lead us to the Melanche which ultimately takes us to Tadapani. From our campsite, we can see the excellent vista of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Machapuchhre.
Day 14: Walking through the zigzag path we trek to Ghorepani (2775m) via Banthanti and Deorali. In Ghorepani you can lodges which provide food and accomodation to traveller.
Day 15: Today early in the morning, we climb to Poon Hill to see the sunrise. After that we march ahead in the village of Ulleri we reach Nayapool. Further walking takes us to Birethanti. From Birethanti we catch a bus for Pokhara.
Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 17: Departure for your onward flight.