THURPUCHULI PEAK CLIMBING – 5,663 M

The Tharpuchuli Peak is located in the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary.The Annapurna Sanctuary is a high glacial plateau which is surrounded by a circle of mountains, especially the Annapurna mountain ranges. We can ascend the Tharpuchuli peak from the South East, South West and the North East Ridge.

The Annapurna Sanctuary was previously restricted to outsiders because the Gurung people considered it to be sacred. However, the region has now become a popular trekking destination among trekking enthusiasts who visit Nepal every year.

  • Day 1
    Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Transfer to Hotel.

    After your arrival in Kathmandu our representatives at the airport will transfer you to your hotel and help you in checking in.

  • Day 2
    Drive to Pokhara. O/N in Hotel.

    Today we drive to Pokhara, a seven hour ride or take a flight (optional at additional charge). As we reach Pokhara late in the afternoon we get to stroll around the lake city on foot or on a hired bicycle.

  • Day 3
    Pokhara to Tikhe Dhunga.

    On reaching Nayapul after a one and half hours ride, we walk through Birethanti and Sudami until we reach Tikhe Dhunga. We stay for the night in Tikhe Dhunga.

  • Day 4
    Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2860m). O/N in Ghorepani.

    Today we head to Ghorepani from Tikhe Dhunga, passing trough Uleri and Nange Thati. The trail passes through pastures, cultivated fields and Rhododendron forests. We camp in Ghorepani.

  • Day 5
    Ghorepani to Tadapani (2630m). O/N in Tadapani.

    In Ghorepani, just after an hour’s walk we reach the famous Poon Hill. The view from the top of this beautiful place is superb. The mountains that can be observed from the hill are the Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli and Dhaulagiri. After taking in the beauty of Ghorepani we continue walking to Tadapani.  

  • Day 6
    Trek Tadapani to Sinuwa (2360m). O/N in Sinuwa.

     From Tadapani the trail is a downhill walk through rhododendron and oak forests before we reach Chhomrung for lunch. After an hour in Chhomrung we trek to Sinuwa where we will camp overnight.

  • Day 7
    Trek Sinuwa to Himalaya. O/N in Himalaya (2920m).

    The trail now drops as we descend down a stone staircase and then cross the Chhomrung Khola. After climbing high above the Modi Khola the trail continues up hill to Kuldi before descending again to Himalaya.

  • Day 8
    Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m) or Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). O/N at either destination.

     From Himalaya we follow the trail high above the river and walk until we reach the Annapurna Base Camp (3700m). You could also choose to visit the Machapuchhre Base Camp which is at a lower altitude and a slightly shorter distance.  

  • Day 9
    Acclimatization in Machhapuchhre Base Camp. O/N in Base Camp.
  • Day 10
    Trek to Tharpachuli Base Camp. O/N in Base Camp.
  • Day 11
    Tharpachuli High Camp.
  • Day 12
    Climb to the summit of Tharpachuli and back to Base Camp.
  • Day 13
    Trek Back to Machhapchhre Base Camp. O/N Base Camp
  • Day 14
    Trek to Bamboo. O/N in Bamboo (2310m).

    Today, after a hearty breakfast we retrace our steps to Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo

  • Day 15
    Trek to Jinu (Natural Hot Spring). O/N in Jinu (1780m).

    From Bamboo the trail descends to Kuldi and then Sinuwa. From Sinuwa too the trail is a downhill walk until we reach Jinu. Overnight in Chhomrung.

  • Day 16
    Trek to Ghandruk. O/N in Ghandruk (1940m).

    From Jinu the trail again descends to Taglung, Kummu until we finaly arrive in Ghandruk. Overnight in Ghandruk.

  • Day 17
    Trek to Pokhara. O/N in Pokhara.

    Our trek comes closer to the end as we trek down hill fom Ghandruk to Syauli Bazaar, Nayapul and finally Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

  • Day 18
    Drive to Kathmandu (flights available as supplement) – Transfer to the airport either tonight or tomorrow. NB – Extra nights in Pokhara can also be arranged if desired.
INCLUDES

Return transfers from International and Domestic airport to your hotel, one night stay at the Hotel, all government taxes and national park entry fee, TIMS Card (Trekking Management System), required number of experienced English speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipments, food and accommodation), airport taxes, accommodation during the trek, emergency first aid kit carried by the support staff.

 

EXCLUDES

All meals in Kathmandu, Tips to guides and support staff, Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies), Internal flight tickets, Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetozolomide etc), Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.

Nepal has four climatic seasons


* Spring : March-May

* Summer: June-August

* Autumn: September-November

* Winter: December-February.

There is no seasonal constraint on travelling in and through Nepal. Even in December and January, when the winter is at its severest, there are compensating bright sun and brilliant views. The monsoon season does affect the summer months, so be wary that trekking can be hazardous, although there are some regions that are actually best visited at this time – please see our list of treks for more information.

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In 2005 I had the honor assisting to build a primary school in Pakuwal Tulo Parsel Nepal, together with a friend and on behalf of the Lions Club Schoorl. Tulo Parsel is the home ground of Nir Bahadur Lama, managing director of Peace Nepal Treks. During the building time I was in close contact with him, and still we are.…

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