Tent peak climbing is really mesmerizing in a sense that you will come to notice wonderful trail while climbing up. Tent peak is also known as the Tharpu Chuli, situated in the altitude of 5663m. After Island peak in Khumbu region, this is second most climbed trekking peak in Nepal . There many attractions in this trekking including exclusive exploration of the Annapurna sanctuary. You will get a chance to observe stunning views Annapurna massif from the tent peak summit. Tent peak Climbing is beginning from either from Phedi or Nayapul in Pokhara. As the trek goes further towards the Annapurna sanctuary, you will come to notice the most spectacular high mountain amphitheatre, charming Gurung village and rhododendrons forest on the trail.
We see different landscapes expansive across the forest on the trail. You will also observe paddies, pleasant ridges, grassy farm land, bamboo forest and rhododendrons. While returning from the sanctuary, we follow the alternative route that goes west, following a high ridge. It eventually leads us towards Ghorepani and Kaligandaki valley. The Poon hill is above Ghorepani and we witness breathtaking view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range from there. Finally, we either catch a flight for Kathmandu or board a bus from Pokhara.
Facts of Tent Peak Climbing
|Destinatin:||Tent Peak Climbing|
|Peak Climbing Starts in:||Dhampus|
|Peak Climbing Ends in:||Hile|
|Peak Climbing Duration:||22 Days|
|Activities:||Tours & Sightseeing, Trekking & Walking, Peak Climbing|
|Culture:||Different Community with majority of Sherpa, Tamang, Chhetri, Brahamn & Tibetan.|
|Transportation:||Private vehicle as per itinerary | Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by bus|
|Max. Altitude:||5600m (Tent Peak)|
|Best season in Nepal:||Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov|
|Mode of Trekking:||Camping|
|Group Size:||Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX|
|Cost starts:||US$ 1310 - US$ 1895 per person|
Map of Tent Peak Climbing
|Days||Day to Day Activities|
|01||Arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Exp and follow them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.
The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day. Over Night stay at Hotel
|02||Sight seeing Kathmandu
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Darbar Square, the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the worlds most glorious Buddhist Chaityas.It is said to be 2000 years old.
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the biggest Hindu temples. Over Night stay at Hotel
|03||Kathmandu to Pokhara:
Early in the morning, transfer to pokhara bus station & drive seven hours to Pokhara, check in at hotel and evening Phew lake exploration. Over Night stay at Hotel
|04||Trek Pokhara-Dhampus (1650 m)
After breakfast, we take 45 minutes drive to Suikhet Phedi (1130m), where our trekking crews will be waiting for us. Then we start the trek ascending the trial, from here the path diverts and climbs the ridge above the Yangri Stream and reaches the village of Astam at the top of the ridge. Follow the ridge west through the Henjakot & reach to Dhampus, from here one can have a closer view of Mt. Machhapuchre & Annapurna South. Over night stay lodge.
|05||Dhampus-Landrunk (1646 m)
we start the trek & ascend up for an hour through the dense forest of Rhododendron & Orchid to a Pass at 2160 m then descend gradually for another an hour to reach Ghatte Khola for lunch. Then continue the slope downhill to Landrung. . Over night stay at lodge.
|06||Landrunk to Chomrong:
The first village you can be at Landruk (1646m), a typical Gurung (out of ethnical group) community. High on the opposite side of the river, you can explore the village of Ghandruk . From this point, the trial descends along terraced slopes & forest down to the river. After crossing the river at New Bridge, your trial moves to steep ascend 500m and join with the trial from Ghandruk.From here it is a short & fairly walk to Chomrong (2000m).Chomrong is a village which offers a spectacular views of Annapurna south & Machhapuchhre. . Over night stay at lodge.
|07||Chhomrong to Dovan, [2850m]:
here, the trail descends via a stone staircase, eventually crossing the Chhomrung Khola. Participants climb high above the Modi Khola, traveling its west bank, and pass through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. This portion of the day’s trek is followed by yet another ascent to Kuldi before finally descending a long, steep, stone staircase to Dovan. we stay overnight at Dovan at lodge.
|08||Dovan to Deurali (3230m.)
Its five hours from Dovan to Deurali. We ascend through the Bamboo forest and pass through the many rhododendrons and Oak trees. We reach a town named Himalaya and there are few lodges and camp sites. Then we trek through the muddy trail just above the river. You can see the trace of avalanche except winter. The trail is steeper ascent as we move further. Then we reach at Hinku cave. It takes twenty minutes to reach Deurali from Hinku cave.
|09||Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m.) Machhapuchhare Base camp
Then we trek from Deurali to Annapurna base camp and the route goes through Machhapuchhre base camp. It’s almost four hours walk. As we move forward, the valley widens and becomes less steep. We approach to the sanctuary gate. As we continue the trek towards sanctuary, we happen to cross two avalanche tracks and the trail is quite narrow. After a short trek, we arrive at Bagar and you see some cast off hotels there. Again we follow the trail from the left side of the valley. Until we arrive at Machhapuchhre base camp, the trail is still ascent. You find few lodges there. You can catch the splendid view of the mountains such as Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna III (7555m.), Gangapurna (7454m.) and Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.) Overnight stay at lodge
|10||Rest day Acclimatization
We spend the whole day here and take complete rest. This is going to be a kind of acclimatization for our next trip. You see amazing view of the surrounding peaks there Overnight stay at lodge
|11||Trek to Annapurna base camp [4210m]
We have to climb up gently through the meadows to reach at Annapurna base camp. We pass along the steep slopes on the trail. In the trail, you see the splendid views of the beautiful Himalayan peaks. We reach at base camp after two hours continuous trek. You can capture the incredible view of the south face of Annapurna I. Overnight stay at Tent
|12||Trek to Tent peak high camp
In the morning, we climb up to high camp and make certain preparation for the following day. You can even plan for hikes from the camp if you are not interested to climb the peak. It’s really an unbelievable place to catch admiring views of surrounding simply by sitting there. Overnight stay at Tent
|13||Ascent of Tent peak [5600m]
We start climbing the peak from the early daybreak. We reach at the summit of Tent peak after exhausting ascent. The summit is in the height of 5600m. You catch mesmerizing view of Annapurna range from the peak. After enjoying this hard-earned success, we return back to the Annapurna base camp. Overnight stay at Tent
|14||Annapurna Macchapucchre Base Camp - Sinuwa
From Machhapuchhre base camp, we trek to Sinuwa through the forest and then we arrive at Bamboo. From Bamboo, the trail goes steep up to Kuldi ghar and ultimately reaches at Sinuwa
|15||Sinuwa to Tadapani
The trial descends down to Kyumrong and all the way to Tadapani. From the trial, you can have superb view of Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri etc. and the forest of rhododendron flower. Over night stay at lodge
|16||Tadapani to Ghorepani:
Ascend the walk with magnificent view of western Himalaya , all the way to the base of best view point of Poonhill called Ghorepani.This point can be accessed either from Tirkhedhunga or from natural hot spring Tatopani. Over night stay at lodge
|17||Ghorepani to Poonhill to Hile:
An hour climb from Ghorepani, you can reach at Poonhill (3200m) from where you can explore beautiful mountains such as Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna I & Annapurna south. It is best at dawn. After returning from Poonhill, you descend to Hile is small Gurung Village.
The large Magar villageUlheri path descents some stone steps to tirkhedhunga.The trial goes through cultivated area and some pastures to dense forest of rhododendron, Danphe and azalea mixed with giant conifers. Tirkhedhunga or Hile
|18||Hile to Pokhara:
From Hile 3 hours walk Nayapul and drive to Pokhara, then driving to Pokhara for an hour by private vehicle. We have short and easy walking on this day. Overnight stay at Hotel with breakfast included.
|19||Pokhara: city tours.
Your sightseeing trip will start at 9AM in the morning after breakfast. Places we visit are Fewa Lake , Devis water fall, Museum, and Gupteshower cave. You will have relaxing afternoon. Overnight stay at hotel with breakfast included. .
|20||Drive back to Kathmandu: (1345 meters)
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu . If you are interested in continuing on to Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure or any other tours you can start today.
|21||Sight seeing in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, our city guide reaches in Hotel with Vehicles, then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum. Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu, this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square. (Culture program) Over night stay at Hotel.
Our Nepalese support team will take you to the airport for your flight back to home. (Or stay longer for short tours such as game drive at National parks, rafting, Tibet tours, mountain biking etc).
Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek, Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.
The safety and security of clients is a matter of great importance for us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional government license holder guides and they have received adequate training from the government of Nepal. We always carry first aid kits in our trip. Out duty is to work hard for you safety and comfort, no matter where we go. Therefore, we work very honestly to provide you the Himalayan experience that suits your needs. Please feel free to put forward your queries for making your trip more significant and memorable.
|Group Size||1 pax||2-4 pax||5-8 pax||9-12 pax|
|USD (US$) per person||Inquiry||1895||1420||1310|
- Climbing boots, Crampons
- Ice axe, Harness
- Rock pegs, Helmet (crash hat)
- Warm climbing trousers, Long cotton hiking shirts
- Waterproof climbing jacket, Gaiters,
- Sun hat, Light cotton athletic socks and wool,
- climbing socks, Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts,
- T-shirts, Wool long underwear
- Down high altitude, Sleeping bag
- Down jacket/ trousers/vest, Climbing sunglasses
- Sunscreen, Lip salve
- Lightweight fleece, Fleece/wool for climbing
- Head torch /batteries/bulbs, Lightweight thermal/ insulated ski gloves
Equipments are available in Kathmandu on sale and parts of this equipment can be rented too.
While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.