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Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli Climb

Destination: Annapurna

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Trip Facts

Duration
18 Days
Difficulty
Country
Annapurna
Activity
Max-Altitude
5695 M
Accomodation
Best Season
Meals

Overview

When it comes to trekking and climbing experiences in Nepal, Access the Asia Treks is an outstanding display of professionalism and dependability. Of all our prestigious offers, the trek to Tent Peak (also called Tharpu Chuli) is one of the best for thrill-seekers.

In Nepal, the Annapurna Conservation is home to Tent Peak, often referred to as Tharpu Chuli, which rises majestically. This magnificent peak, standing at 5,663 meters (18,575 feet) high, provides an exciting yet accessible climbing experience, making it a great option for both expert and beginner climbers looking for a thrilling Himalayan adventure.

Climbers are rewarded with breath-taking panoramic views from Tent Peak, which is located in the Annapurna region. Magnificent views of surrounding mountains, including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, and Annapurna South, are revealed throughout the ascent.

Usually, the adventure starts in Kathmandu, where participants get an itinerary briefing before heading to the starting location of the trip. Climbers travel through famous locations like Ghorepani and Machhapuchhre Base Camp, which provide breathtaking views and immersive cultural experiences. They trek through charming villages, luscious woods, and a variety of topography.

Enough time to acclimate throughout the hike is essential. Rest days are typically incorporated into the schedule at crucial points to aid with the body’s altitude adjustment. We carefully plan trips that strike a mix between adventure, acclimation, and cultural immersion. The Tent Peak adventure follows an ideal itinerary that lets climbers enjoy the varied scenery and cultural landmarks along the way, while also enabling them to adjust to ever-higher elevations.

Immersion in the rich culture of the nearby Gurung and Magar cultures is made possible by the walk up Tent Peak. Trekkers travel through charming communities where they are greeted with kind smiles and get a taste of their distinct customs and way of life.

Considering its moderate challenging, Tent Peak is best suited for climbers with a basic knowledge of mountaineering. Regardless to the altitude, it still requires an adequate level of physical fitness and adjustment.

Climbers’ attention turns to the technical challenges of climbing as they get closer to Tent Peak Base Camp. Participants get instruction on basic mountaineering skills, such as the usage of climbing equipment and tactics required for the ascent, under the supervision of our experienced Sherpa guides.

With enthusiasm and anticipation, summit day begins. Early in the morning, climbers start their ascent through fields of snow and ice, utilizing fixed ropes and their newly acquired skills. Attaining the summit signifies the pinnacle of the journey, bestowing upon climbers breathtaking vistas and an immense feeling of accomplishment.

Access the Asia Treks provides you the meticulously designed Tent Peak Climbing itinerary with commendable history of high success rate. Climbing Tent Peak in Nepal surpasses the ordinary adventure. It’s an absolute combination of physical challenge, cultural exploration, and natural splendor that leaves an indelible mark on every adventurer. The unique blend of accessibility, cultural immersion, and stunning vistas makes conquering Tent Peak an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Himalayas.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Explore the Tent Peak summit, take in expansive views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and surrounding peaks.

Trek through the Gurung and Magar communities to encounter friendly locals and lively customs.

Explore the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary, which is encircled by breathtaking Himalayan scenery.

Experience varied natural splendor as you hike through alpine slopes, rhododendron forests, and terraced farmland.

Visit Ghorepani for panoramic views from Poon Hill and Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) en route to Tent Peak Base Camp.

Enjoy a moderately challenging climb suitable for both beginner and intermediate climbers, providing an exciting yet manageable ascent.

Experience a blend of physical challenge, cultural immersion, and unparalleled natural beauty in the heart of the Himalayas.

Itinerary

Day 1

After your arrival at the TIA (Tribhuwan International Airport), Kathmandu, you are received with warm and hearty welcome by our friendly and accommodating staff along with welcoming banner stand sign outside the arrival terminal. Meanwhile, it is followed up by short welcoming procedure in a typical Nepali tradition and you are escorted to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu.

During this time period, you can feel the vibes of the bustling lifestyle of Kathmandu city. Various cultural heritages and ancient sculptures with magnificent monasteries are the center of attraction in Kathmandu city.

Furthermore, you are provided with pleasantly brief details regarding your stay in hotel. A comfortable and luxurious stay in hotel of Kathmandu for this night.

Drive duration: (30 minutes)
Accommodation: Luxurious hotel in Kathmandu City

 

Day 2

Depending on traffic and road conditions, the picturesque 200-kilometer drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara might take between six and seven hours. After departing from Kathmandu, tourists move westward through scenic regions, colorful towns, and verdant farmland.

Travelers can take a quick pause to refuel and take in the breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges reflected in Phewa Lake after arriving in Pokhara, a lovely lakeside city.

The trip continues from Pokhara to Nayapul, which is around a 1.5 to 2 hour drive and roughly 42 kilometers in length. Numerous hikes in the Annapurna region, notably the Tikhedhunga trail, begin from Nayapul.

The 11 kilometers that separate Nayapul and Tikhedhunga can be traveled in roughly an hour by car. Views of terraced fields, rural life, and the stunning scenery typical of the area can be seen during this portion of the drive.

Once in Tikhedhunga, visitors can unwind, make themselves comfortable, and get ready for the trekking experience that awaits. Tikhedhunga is the starting point for trekking into the Annapurna region, which includes the well-known trekking track that leads to Ghorepani and, eventually, Tent Peak Base Camp.

An overnight stay at Tikhedhunga.

Drive Duration: 8-9 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 3

After having breakfast in Tikhedhunga, you trek in Nepal’s Annapurna region is a fascinating adventure that takes around 12 kilometers, starting at Tikhedhunga and ending in Ghorepani. The route heads off from Tikhedhunga and winds through a variety of scenery with lushness.

Hikers begin at Tikhedhunga and proceed along a path that progressively rises after crossing the Modi Khola River via a suspension bridge.

The climb of the Ulleri Steps, a set of over 3,000 stone stairs, is a noteworthy section. Climbers who successfully complete this difficult part are rewarded with expansive views and a sense of accomplishment.

The trail continues through thick oak and rhododendron forests, providing views of the nearby valleys and peaks. The trail is adorned with vividly colored rhododendron blooms, which are particularly beautiful in the spring and add to the hiking experience.

Before the last stretch to Ghorepani, trekkers eventually arrive at Nangethanti, another settlement along the trail that serves as a rest stop. Travelers can unwind in the tranquil surroundings here.

The journey from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani combines magnificent views, varied landscapes, and difficult terrain. It’s an enthralling voyage that provides insights into local culture while showcasing the Himalayas’ breathtaking natural beauty. This section lays the groundwork for additional discovery and life-long memories along Nepal’s Annapurna trekking route.

An overnight stay at Ghorepani.

Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 4

One of the highlights of the Annapurna trekking circuit is the journey from Ghorepani to Poon Hill early in the morning. In order to witness the magnificent sunrise, hikers usually start their ascent to Poon Hill early in the morning, usually at 4 AM. The trail, which is well-marked and climbs from Ghorepani to the peak of Poon Hill, which is at an elevation of roughly 3,210 meters (10,531 feet), is steep in places but generally not more than an hour.

Trekkers are rewarded with stunning views of the sun rising across the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges when they reach Poon Hill. This viewpoint is one of the most gorgeous locations in the area because of the breathtaking view that is created by the golden light falling on the snow-capped peaks.

Trekkers return to Ghorepani for breakfast and to get ready for the Tadapani hike after savoring the sunrise and admiring the captivating vistas. Walking through forests and beautiful pathways, the 7-8 km (4-5 hr) journey from Ghorepani to Tadapani takes about 4 hours.

There are a variety of wooded pathways, sporadic open spaces with breathtaking views of the mountains, and gentle climbs and descents throughout the Ghorepani to Tadapani trek. Hikers pass through forests of rhododendron, where they come across a variety of plants and animals.

The journey up Poon Hill in the early morning, followed by the trek to Tadapani, offers breathtaking views, a sense of achievement, and beautiful scenery. It’s a day that embodies the charm of Nepal’s Annapurna region, with sweeping vistas of the sunrise and engaging trekking activities.

An overnight stay at Tadapani.

Trek duration; 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 5

After breakfast at Tadapani, you head towards Chomrong. A beautiful section of Nepal’s Annapurna range, the trip from Tadapani to Chomrong offers a variety of scenery and breathtaking views. Depending on personal pace and pauses, this hike, which covers around 9 kilometers, takes 4 to 5 hours.

Trekkers start their ascent into Chomrong from Tadapani, which is tucked away amid forests and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

The trail first dips through verdant trees where one can occasionally spot wildlife and a variety of bird species. Trekkers can enjoy peaceful surroundings as they follow pathways that descend.

The sound of running water adds to the hiking experience as the trail frequently crosses tiny streams and rivulets. Trekkers experience moderate ascents and descents as the terrain changes.

Trekkers travel through small villages and Gurung communities along the way. Gurjung is one such noteworthy halt where hikers can take a break, replenish their energy with refreshments, and engage with people to learn about their customs and culture.

Trekkers can fully immerse themselves in the culture of the Gurung population by visiting Chomrong and enjoying their kindness and friendliness. Trekkers can take in the distinctive architecture and way of life of the area while exploring the settlement and interacting with the inhabitants.

Trekking from Tadapani to Chomrong offers a variety of landscapes, cross-cultural experiences, and stunning views. This section offers a chance to experience the rich cultural legacy of the Gurung community while showcasing the Annapurna region’s natural splendor. Trekkers can unwind, revitalize, and be ready to explore the stunning Himalayan vistas even more.

An overnight stay at Chomrong.

Trek Duration: 4-5 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 6

The trek from Chomrong to Dovan is a beautiful 10-kilometer walk that takes five to six hours, passing through the Annapurna region.

Trekkers start on a descending track from Chomrong, which is tucked away in beautiful scenery and provides breathtaking views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).

The walk begins with a descent of steep stone steps that lead to the Chomrong Khola (river). The trail progressively climbs and descends along the uneven terrain as hikers reach the bridge.

The path meanders through sections covered with rhododendron and bamboo forests, offering peaceful surroundings and sporadic views of the nearby hills and valleys.

Trekkers can pause and drink refreshments while admiring the breathtaking surroundings at settlements like Sinuwa.

The journey from Chomrong to Dovan is characterized by a variety of wooded paths, varied topography, and views of nearby communities. Trekkers can experience the peace and quiet of nature on this section as they make their way through the stunning Annapurna region. In Dovan, hikers can recuperate before resuming their journey deeper into the Himalayan interior.

An overnight stay at Dovan.

Trek Duration: 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 7

The walk continues from Dovan to Deurali on the seventh day of the Annapurna region, with an elevation gain along the route. Early on in the hike, the route passes through verdant forests and rhododendron-covered sections, providing peaceful surroundings and sporadic views of the surrounding terrain.

The trail climbs steadily as it goes along, winding through the stunning Annapurna region. Trekkers see the scenery change as they get higher into the mountains.

Throughout the trek, breathtaking vistas of the surrounding hills and valleys may be seen intermittently from the road.

The journey from Dovan to Deurali demonstrates the Annapurna region’s enthralling splendour. Trekkers experience the beauty of nature as they rise to higher heights, seeing the progressive changes in sceneries and elevation. Before continuing the journey further into the mountains, visitors can rest and take in the Himalayan views at Deurali, a charming resting place along the trail.

An overnight stay at Deurali.

Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 8

The thrilling section of the adventure is the ascent to the destination inside the Annapurna Sanctuary from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). This section, which covers around 4 to 5 kilometers and takes 3 to 4 hours on average, offers beautiful alpine views and amazing perspectives.

Trekkers start their ascent toward Annapurna Base Camp at 3,200 meters (10,498 ft) above sea level from Deurali.

The trail gently rises, providing scenic vistas of rocky cliffs, glacial moraines, and snow-capped peaks.

Trekkers pass past Hinku Cave, a well-known sight that offers refuge and a place to relax, along the trip. It’s a wonderful spot to stop and take in the scenery.

Trekkers continue their journey to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC), which is situated at a height of roughly 3,700 meters (12,139 ft). Magnificent vistas of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and the surrounding peaks can be seen from MBC.

From Machhapuchhre Base Camp, the trail further ascends through alpine terrain. Trekkers make the final push toward Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at an elevation of 4,130 meters (13,550 feet).

Trekking up into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp is an enthralling adventure across a variety of landscapes. This section of the journey is the high point because of the breathtaking views and the accomplishment felt when reaching ABC. Trekkers will have an amazing Himalayan experience.

Trekkers are welcomed by the magnificent amphitheater of high peaks, which includes Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, and others, upon their arrival. The summit of the trek is a satisfying experience because of the magnificent vistas.

An overnight stay at ABC.

Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 9

Trekkers can take advantage of a much-needed rest day at 4,130-meter (13,550-foot) Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to acclimate, refuel, and take in the breath-taking mountain views that encircle this high-altitude sanctuary.

Trekkers spend the rest day getting used to the increased altitude and enabling their body to acclimate to the lower oxygen levels. This rest helps hikers avoid altitude-related illnesses and gets them ready for more ascents.

Trekkers can explore the area around ABC while they’re sleeping, going on little strolls to see the nearby peaks, which include Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Awe-inspiring panoramic views of the spectacular Himalayan peaks may be seen from ABC.

A high-altitude trekking partner’s rest day at Annapurna Base Camp is an essential component. In the middle of the Annapurna region’s unmatched natural beauty, it’s a day of physical recuperation, acclimatization, and mental renewal that gets hikers ready for the obstacles and experiences that lie ahead on their trekking expedition.

An overnight stay at ABC.

Trek Duration: 1-2 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 10

There is a moderate elevation increase and a relatively short distance to cover on the walk from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), which is located at an altitude of 4,130 meters (13,550 feet), to Tent Peak Base Camp, which is located at about 4,200 meters (13,780 feet). This segment usually takes one to two hours to complete, covering roughly two to three kilometers.

Trekkers begin their journey to Tent Peak Base Camp from the peaceful surrounds of ABC. The trail winds through the stunning scenery of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The track starts off by descending from ABC and progressively meandering through the breathtaking mountainous landscape.

Trekkers can enjoy captivating views of the surrounding peaks and valley bottom as they descend along the trail towards the Modi Khola Valley.

The trail descends first, then climbs steadily in the direction of Tent Peak Base Camp. Trekkers travel through a variety of landscapes, encircled by the majesty of the Himalayas, such as stony trails and alpine meadows.

After ascending to about 4,200 meters (13,780 feet) to reach the Tent Peak Base Camp, hikers are welcomed by the official campsite. Tent Peak (also known as Tharpu Chuli) ascent begins at this camp.

After reaching the base camp, hikers get settled in, get their gear ready, and adjust to the greater altitude. Climbers can relax, arrange their equipment, and get advice from knowledgeable Sherpa guides at the campsite, which offers a prime location for the summit push.

The hike from Annapurna Base Camp to Tent Peak Base Camp provides a change of pace from the peace and quiet of the sanctuary to the intense training needed to climb Tent Peak. Despite its short distance, this part of the route delivers a taste of the unique mountaineering experience that awaits and gets hikers ready for the thrilling ascent that lies ahead. Climbers reassemble, acclimate, and prepare for the trek to the summit of Tent Peak during this vital phase.

An overnight stay at TBC.

Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 11

An important stage prior to the final ascent to Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli) is the hike from 4,200 meters (13,780 feet) at Tent Peak Base Camp to roughly 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) at Tent High Camp. Due to the steep ascent and elevation gain, this stretch, which covers a distance of roughly 2 to 3 kilometers, often takes 3 to 4 hours.

There is a strenuous climb on the trail that goes from Tent Base Camp to Tent High Camp, with a notable elevation gain. Trekkers make their way uphill to the high camp, dodging rocks and steep inclines.

The air gets thinner as hikers travel higher up, necessitating a slower pace to allow for adequate acclimatization. This phase is essential for acclimating climbers to the higher altitude and reduced oxygen levels they would experience on the summit push.

Climbers camp out at an elevation of around 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) after arriving at Tent High Camp. Here, they rest, gather their belongings, and acclimate themselves even more in preparation for the strenuous ascent to the summit of Tent Peak.

The high camp offers breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks despite its physical difficulties. Trekkers are rewarded with beautiful views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, and the surrounding terrain, which serves as a constant reminder of the amazing grandeur that lies ahead.

Climbers organize their climbing plans, receive advice from experienced Sherpa guides, and mentally get ready for the trip to the summit of Tent Peak in Tent High Camp. Before making the summit push, climbers must concentrate on staying hydrated, getting enough sleep, and being mentally prepared.

The difficult but necessary hike from Tent Base Camp to Tent High Camp prepares the way for the last ascent to Tent Peak. This is the time when climbers prepare for the thrilling summit ascent ahead by acclimating, planning, and taking in the breathtaking Himalayan vistas.

An overnight stay at THC.

Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

 

Day 12

Starting early in the morning from Tent High Camp, the 5,663-meter (18,575-foot) summit climb of Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli) is a thrilling and demanding adventure. Trekkers return to Tent Peak Base Camp at 4,200 meters (13,780 feet) after completing the ascent. The journey to the summit and back is around 3 to 4 kilometers round trip.

With the goal of reaching the peak by sunrise, the ascent typically starts in the early morning hours, from midnight until early in the morning. With crampons and ice axes—two crucial climbing tools—trekkers begin their hard ascent through snow and ice.

There are technical parts of the route to navigate, including parts with steep slopes and maybe ice conditions. Climbers follow approved routes and safety procedures while being led by experienced Sherpa guides.

Climbers are rewarded with stunning vistas of the surrounding Himalayan peaks lit by the first light of morning as they ascend. The summit offers expansive views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and other famous peaks.

Trekkers return to Tent Peak Base Camp after savoring some last-minute moments at the summit. In order to ensure safety while retracing the route, the descent frequently calls for cautious maneuvering over the difficult terrain.

The journey back to base camp descends steadily through the rugged landscape. Trekkers proceed with caution, staying focused and negotiating the hills until they arrive at the security and comfort of base camp.

After reaching Tent Peak Base Camp, climbers celebrate their successful summit ascent and take stock of their accomplishments. This is a time to honor the beauty of the mountain and the friendships that climbers have formed.

It’s a difficult but incredibly gratifying trip to ascend Tent Peak and then descend back to Tent Peak Base Camp. It combines technical proficiency, tenacity, and the pure thrill of reaching a Himalayan peak to represent the epitome of the Annapurna trekking experience. Trekkers that accomplish this in the midst of the breathtaking Himalayas are left with priceless memories and a great sense of accomplishment.

An overnight stay at TBC.

Trek Duration: 8-9 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 13

Trekking descends across diverse terrain for around 10 to 12 kilometers from 4,200 meters (13,780 feet) at Tent Peak Base Camp to Bamboo, which is about 2,310 meters (7,579 feet) above sea level.

Trekkers begin their expedition by descending through rocky trails and alpine meadows from Tent Peak Base Camp.

As it gradually drops from the higher elevations, the trail offers expansive vistas of the surrounding Himalayan landscapes. Trekkers go over a variety of topography, such as rocky patches and routes through forests.

The environment changes to thick bamboo forests as you descend, bringing with it lower temperatures and a change of sight. These woods provide shade and a calm atmosphere as the trail meanders through them.

Trekking from Tent Peak Base Camp to Bamboo descends via a variety of environments, moving from the Himalayan highlands to the wooded valleys. Trekkers that travel to Bamboo enjoy the gradual change in the environment, the changing scenery, and lower temperatures. It’s a section where hikers can relax, recharge, and think back on the amazing experiences they had in the Annapurna region’s higher altitudes.

An overnight stay at Bamboo.

Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 14

The hike from Bamboo, which is at an elevation of about 2,310 meters (7,579 feet), to Jhinu Danda, which is at an elevation of about 1,760 meters (5,774 feet), is roughly 6 to 8 kilometers long and usually takes 3 to 4 hours.

Trekkers begin the day’s journey at Bamboo and make their way down through verdant forests, winding through scenic scenery.

The trail descends as it goes on, taking hikers into lower valleys and milder weather.

Trekkers can unwind and relax in the calming thermal waters of Jhinu Danda, a destination renowned for its natural hot springs, following a strenuous day of hiking.

An overnight stay at Jhinu Danda.

Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 15

It normally takes three to four hours to hike the 8 to 10 kilometers between Jhinu Danda, which is at an approximate elevation of 1,760 meters (5,774 feet), and Nayapul, which is at an approximate elevation of 1,070 meters (3,510 feet).

Before arriving at Nayapul, the journey from Jhinu Danda descends along picturesque paths past villages and terraced fields.

We usually organize a jeep from Nayapul for the drive to Pokhara, a well-known Nepalese city and trekking hub.

Depending on road conditions, the 42-kilometer drive from Nayapul to Pokhara takes between one and two hours to complete.

It may take four to six hours to complete the hike and drive from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and then to Pokhara, depending on the length of the walk, the mode of transportation, and the state of the roads.

After you arrive to Pokhara, you can relax and go for a self-walk.

An overnight stay at Pokhara.

Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

Drive Duration: 1-2 hours

Accommodation: Best available hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Day 16

After breakfast at Pokhara Hotel, you set out for a drive to Kathmandu. The drive duration is around 6-7 hours in tourist bus. During this drive, you pass through the dense forests and towering hills. The road takes you along the Marshyandi and Trishuli River.

NOTE: For your time convenient and your personal choice, you can customize this drive duration by taking flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The flight duration is about 30-40 minutes. The aerial view of the Himalayas and the terraced fields can be observed during the flight.

On reaching Kathmandu, you are picked up by our representative and you are escorted to the luxurious hotel at the center of Kathmandu for a farewell dinner and an overnight stay there.

Accommodation at Kathmandu.

Drive duration: 6-7 hours (Approx. 200 KM)

Accommodation: Luxurious hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 17

You have to check out at your regular time before few hours of your flight schedule. You are dropped off to the airport after successfully accomplishing the exciting and thrilling trekking trial in Nepal.

Drive duration:  30 Minutes

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What's Included

  • Transportation includes both grounded
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast in a luxurious hotel in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek (optional)
  • Sightseeing tours in the areas covered by the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide and an assistant guide. Porters (1 porter for two people) and their insurance, food, accommodation, salary, and equipment.
  • Camping staffs for tent installation, Climbing ropes and accommodation arrangement
  • Sleeping Bag, Down jacket and Duffle bag for porters
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Annapurna National Park Permit fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System
  • All government taxes and office service charge

What's Excluded

  • Meals not specified in the inclusions
  • Hot shower and extra hot water
  • Personal equipment
  • Cold drinks and sweets like chocolate bar and other snacks
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for staffs
  • No extra expenses from the company if there is an emergency or bad weather

Equipments

What to Bring?

Annapurna Region is considered to be the most thrilling and spectacular trekking region, well renowned all over the globe. This region’s trek starts from the easy level to elite level where you have to be equipped with all the necessary and appropriate gears and equipment to ensure your safety, comfort, and pleasure during your trek. When trekking in the Annapurna region, you should bring the following items, among others:

  1. Climbing and trekking boots: As you reach to various landscapes including the rocky difficult trials in this region. Therefore, the sturdy trekking boots is required with an ankle support to make your trek safer and risk free. Along with this, the climbing boots is also required for climbing the peak.
  2. Hand Gloves: Another important trekking equipment is hand gloves. Basically, hand gloves is used to prevent your hands from frostbite and the possible numb situation due to snow.
  3. Hat: It is the equipment that is used to prevent yourself from severe coldness. Basically, hats that covers your ears are highly preferable in order to keep you warm.
  4. Backpack: A roomy backpack is necessary for you to carry the electronics equipment like mobile and camera with water bottle and other necessary personal equipment.
  5. Clothing: The weather in the Annapurna Region is unpredictable. Thus, you have to be prepared for the sudden change in the weather. Thus, you have to take thermal undergarments, layered clothes and trekking trousers to make yourself cozy and warm. Fleece and down jacket with a scarf, hat and mittens are also very useful during this trek.
  6. Sleeping bag: In Annapurna region, the weather might reach below zero. Thus, a quality sleeping bag is necessary which can keep you warm and safe during the trek.
  7. Trekking poles: While walking in the rocky and steep grounds, you have to be careful whereas trekking poles help your ankle and knees to prevent you from the possible mishaps.
  8. Headlamp: For Navigating early in the morning and evening time, you need the headlamps while moving though the lodge and tea houses in the lush forests.
  9. Sunglasses: UV protected and a quality Sunglasses is required to prevent yourself from the glare of the snow and intense mountain sunshine.
  10. Water container and purification tablets: The water during the trek is most essential. Healthy and pure water makes your trek full of energy whereas polluted water might hamper your health. Thus, water container and purification tablets are really necessary.
  11. First aid box: The first aid equipment like bandages, antiseptic cream, pain relievers, and altitude sickness medication is crucial. The trekking leader of the trek also carries first aid medical kit for your safety.

Access the Asia Treks offers its customers a thorough packing list, equipment rental choices, and guidance on the best supplies for their trekking requirements. In order to complete their trek to the Annapurna region securely and comfortably, we want to make sure that our clients have all the required supplies.

 

                   

ADVISORY

  • Non-bio degradable materials are not allowed to dispose in the trekking route randomly.
  • Proper follow of the guidance provided by the leader/guide of the trek.
  • Alcoholic beverages and other intoxicating substances are highly discouraged.
  • There might be the chances of bad weather so be prepared for the inconvenience caused by the unpredictable weather.

Try to be mentally and

                   

IMPORTANT THINGS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Few passport size photos for TIMS and other official documents
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snow goggles
  • Personal handbag and luggage
  • Snacks and sweets like chocolate bar (if required)
  • Warm clothes, down jacket and multilayered clothes
  • Trekking shoes
  • Some personal items and sunscreen/sun cream
  • Water bottle and hat
                   

PRELIMINARY AND KEY NOTES

  • Greeting ‘Namaste’ (your palms held together) is the most respectful and attractive way to greet somebody and is practiced profoundly.
  • Accessibility of internet and phone calls can be made efficient using the mobile SIM Cardprovided by the company itself or you can buy easily in the local market. All you need is one passport sized photo and a photocopy of your physical passport in either case.
  • There are lots of major cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu along with the ancient monasteries and sculptures. Photos are not taken unless you have asked for the permission.
  • The nightlife in Kathmandu is mostly safe and concentrated in Thamel area, one of the busiest destinations for foreigners to hang out with varied options of bars, restaurants and other places to choose from. Somehow, other areas including small towns are closed before 10pm.
  • Nepalese people are friendly, truly kind and incredibly welcoming as there is a phrase in Nepali culture ‘Guests equal Gods’. Out of the blue moon, there are several chances of being cheated. Saying this, you are somehow prone to possible travel scams. Keep yourself and your belongings safe, if you are travelling solo. It is highly recommended to have one experienced guide, taking safety into consideration.

FAQ

The somewhat difficult ascent of Tent Peak is possible for those with only basic climbing knowledge. It’s not overly complicated, but it does require some physical fitness and knowledge of basic climbing techniques. Experienced climbers who are prepared to challenge themselves can successfully complete this ascent with the right assistance and planning. The climb is a great starting point for anyone looking to experience a Himalayan summit because it includes maneuvering over snow and ice, using fixed ropes, and following the guidance of experienced climbing guides.

March to May in the spring and September to November in the fall are the best times of year to climb Tent Peak. The climbing experience is enhanced by these seasons’ bright skies, consistent weather, and good visibility. Rhododendrons blossom in the spring and the weather is mild, but autumn brings with it clear skies and breathtaking views following the monsoon. Climbs in Nepal’s Annapurna range are safer and more pleasurable throughout both times of year because there is less chance of bad weather.

Climbing Tent Peak demands essential mountaineering gear. Necessary equipment includes crampons, ice axes, harnesses, helmets, sturdy trekking boots, and gaiters for snow. Adequate layered clothing for varying weather conditions, such as thermal base layers, insulated jackets, waterproof pants, and gloves, is crucial. A four-season sleeping bag rated for cold temperatures, trekking poles, and a headlamp with spare batteries are essential. Additionally, a personal first-aid kit, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a backpack suitable for carrying climbing gear and personal belongings ensure preparedness for the varying terrains and climates encountered during the ascent in Nepal’s Himalayas.

Yes, Tent Peak requires climbing permits. A climbing permit from the Department of Tourism (DoT) or the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) is required for climbers. Since the climb takes place inside the conservation area, an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) is also necessary. For the hiking phase, Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) cards are also required. We manage the permits while supporting the preservation and upkeep of the area’s natural beauty and cultural legacy in Nepal’s Annapurna region.

Acclimatization techniques are the main means of managing altitude sickness, a potential risk for high-altitude climbs such as Tent Peak. The itinerary is set up to gradually increase altitude so that the body can get used to lower oxygen levels. Rest days at key locations facilitate acclimatization, allowing climbers to progressively acclimate to greater elevations and reduce the likelihood of illnesses associated with altitude. Important things to remember include staying hydrated, eating a healthy diet, exercising moderately, and avoiding steep ascents. The main course of action in the event that altitude sickness symptoms appear is to quickly descend to a lower altitude. Furthermore, under medical supervision, carrying drugs such as acetazolamide (Diamox) may be explored to treat symptoms associated to altitude. Even our experienced team members take proper supervision during the trek regarding your physical status, every day movement and all.

Although it is not required, having prior climbing expertise is helpful when taking on Tent Peak. It is helpful to have a basic understanding of mountaineering tactics and experience utilizing climbing equipment, such as ice axes and crampons. Climbers who are not too experienced but have a good degree of fitness and are eager to learn can try Tent Peak under the supervision of seasoned Sherpa guides. Because the climb requires moving through snow and ice, it helps to have a basic understanding of climbing techniques and the ability to follow directions on tough climbs. A strong mentality, unwavering resolve, and a readiness to take on the task are essential for conquering Tent Peak in Nepal’s Annapurna range.

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