Tent Peak Climbing

Duration: 18 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Climbing and Trekking
  • Transport: Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House + Tented Camp
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Max Elevation: 5663m.
  • Airfare Included: No
  • Tour Customizable: Yes
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Tent Peak, also known as Tharpuchuli is situated right in the centre of the Annapurna Sanctuary, just south of the Annapurna Base Camp. It is 5,663 meters high mountain was given the name 'Tent Peak'in 1956 by Jimmy Roberts. A simply gorgeous mountain, Tent Peak is one of the most climbed mountains peak in Nepal. It is perfect for those who would like to scale a summit but would prefer to make a climb to a lower height peak before going on to summit higher mountains. The climb to Tharpuchuli offers an unmatched view of the entire Annapurna range. The view of snow-clad mountains which consists of some of the highest mountains in the world from the top of the peak is indeed priceless.

Located south of the glacier dome, Tent Peak is a part of the ridgeline, also comprising of Singu Chuli which works as the main barrier between the arcs of peaks that surrounds the Sanctuary. The climb to Tent Peak is an adventurous one. It involves glacier travel, face climbing and tiptoeing on knife ridges. The standard route to Tent Peak follows the north-west ridge to the summit. Other routes include following the South-east ridge as well as the south-west face.

The trek to Tent peak begins from Pokhara, a beautiful city located in the lap of the Mt. Annapurna and Machhapurchre. On route, you will pass several beautiful villages- Dhampus, Landruk, Chhomrong, and Dhoban, where you get to see how ethnic Nepali people live. All along the way, you get to enjoy the stunning views of the mountains including Mt Annapurna and Mt Dhaulagiri which are above 8000 meters mountains. Initially, the trail is steep, almost serpentine like. Once you reach Annapurna Base Camp, you will head on to set up Tent Peak Base Camp from where you begin your climb to the Peak. The journey back after summiting the peak follows the same route until Annapurna Base Camp.

As you walk along the serene Modi Khola River, you will be enchanted by the richness of Nepal's geographical features. The trail takes you to the Annapurna Sanctuary, through fascinating villages and forests. The alpine plant, lush green forests, colorful rhododendrons with a view of the mountains to accompany makes this journey truly magical. Furthermore, you get to experience the culture of Nepal as you pass several beautiful Gurung villages. Nepali people are famed for their warm hospitality and amicable nature and on this trek as you meet such people, you will understand why. For your details information please feel free to contact us.

Highlights

  • Tent Peak offers a stunning 360 degrees panoramic view of Himalaya
  • It is the best peak to experience for mountaineering
  • A beautiful walk to Annapurna Base Camp and hike to Tent peak 
  • Experience the Glacier walk to reach Tent peak base camp

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Kathmandu-Pokhara by bus 7hrs. by Air 30 min.

The Bus leave early morning from Global Adventure Trekking. It is a Tourist bus and goes through the scenic valley. Over night at Hotel.

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In the Morning the trek begins after the short drive to Nayapul. Trails goes through the deciduous forest and over look water falls,mountain and rice field. Over night at guest house. 

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You are going all the way up hill to Ghorepani but apart from the first part till to Ulleri then gradually up through the rhododendron and pine forest. Over night at Guest house. 

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Early morning GAT guide takes you to Poon hill 3,155m. for Sun Rise and back to lodge and trek begins through the rhododendron forest,offers you the great views of Dhauligiri range,Annapurna range and Lamjung Himal range. After Deurali the path goes into the valley facing dense forest and river to Banthati. Short walk to tadapani into the forest all up hill to Tadapani. Over night at Guest house.

Morning Climb up to Poonhill (3,100m) to see sun rise in the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung ranges and many more. Same day trek to Tadapani. 

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Your trek descends to Chhule with great views of himalaya and settlement village,farming land,water falls. After Chhule the path goes gradually flat to Chhumrung through the Gurung village. Over night at Guest House. 

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The path goes down hill to Chhumrung Khola and ascends to Sinuwa top. Then goes flat to Khuldi Ghar and descends to Bamboo. Bamboo is in between the massive bolder and forest. After lunch your trek goes through the bamboo forest and sound of river and water falls take you Dovan. Over night at Guest house. 

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In distance it is short day hiked but the altitude makes different to go. Slowly you are going above the tree lines. over night at Guest house. 

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You're trekking above the 3,000m. faceing to the Himalaya and walking on the ice/snow some times depends on the seasons. You are soon going in your destination ABC which is like an amphitheater. Over night at Guest house. 

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Morning sun rise and trek descends to Bamboo which will be much easier to you but be sure about your knee as down hill is not good for knee. Over night at Guest house.

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Untill Chhumrung you are trekking the same way. This is another Biggest Gurung tribe inhabited village. After Chhumrung your are descending to Hot spring which will takes about 1hrs. Over night at Guest House. 

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The path descends to Kimrung Khola and gradullay down to Landruk Besi and up hill in 45 degree to landruk. This is also a big and nice Gurung village then path goes to Tolka. After 2hrs walking through the rhododendron forest you are in Deurali on top of the ridge. Over night at Guest house. 

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These all place are view points to All annapurna range and Pokhara valley. Walk through the forest to Pothana and Damapus. Both village are inhabited by Gurung tribes. Then you are in Phedi drive to Pokhara. Over night at Hotel. The trip concludes here in pokhara.

What's included

  • Experience English speaking Mountain Guide.
  • Full equipped porter until Base camp
  • Insurance of guide and porters.
  • All meals while on the trek.
  • All land transport by Tourist bus to and back from Pokhara
  • All overnight accommodation twinn sharing as per itinerary.
  • Annapurna conservation area entry fees.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System).
  • All climbing gears.
  • Tent peak Climbing permit.
  • Airport pick up and drop.
  • Safe Drinking Water.
  • All kind of Drinks and personal expenses.
  • Clients personal Insurance and Tips.
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Airport tax and custom clearance and visa.
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.