ABC Trek And Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

Duration
20 Days
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You can now experience the bliss of Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing in a single package by participating in the thrilling package. Annapurna Base Camp Trek route is considered one of the best trekking routes in the world.  
Existing in Annapurna sanctuary, Tharpu Chuli peak is popular as a tent peak among visitors. It is one of the most attempted peaks in Nepal. Climbing Tharpu Chuli Peak (5663m) is relatively easy and non- technical. Enjoy the unobstructed views of Annapurna Sanctuary, spectacular views of hanging glaciers and witness the panoramic views of Annapurna Mountain Range and some of other highest peaks on world.
ABC and Tharpu Chuli trek route begins from Nayapul. Exploring Annapurna Sanctuary and witnessing sunrise view from Poon Hill are other attractions of this trek. 
ABC and Tharpu Chuli combined itinerary lasts for only 20days. The itinerary can be customized to meet your needs. Contact us soon for best deals on ABC and Tent peak trek cost.

Itinerary Outline
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m)
Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850m)
Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2700m)
Day 07: Trek to Sinuwa Danda via Chhomrong (1950m)
Day 08: Trek to Himalaya hotel (2680m)
Day 09: Trek to Machhapuchhre base camp (3480m)
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna base camp (3900m)
Day 11: Trek to Tent peak Tharpu Chuli high camp
Day 12: Ascent of Tent peak Tharpu Chuli (5663m), Return to ABC
Day 13: Contingency Day
Day 14: Annapurna Base Camp to Sinuwa Danda
Day 15: Sinuwa Danda to Nayapul, Drive to Pokhara
Day 16: Drive to Chitwan
Day 17: Chitwan Jungle Safari
Day 18: Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu
Day 19: Free Day in Kathmandu
Day 20: Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
You will be greeted by our representative as soon as you fulfill the custom and visa formalities. Since there are no planned activities set for this day, you will directly be transferred to the three star category hotel. Briefing regarding your trekking package will be made during the evening. Welcome dinner will be served in the evening. Enjoy the pleasant stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
After breakfast, you will be provided with a guided city tour in Kathmandu which is regarded as City of temples. There are some sort of festivals always going on in this vibrant city. The guide will let you explore Kathmandu Durbar Square which is also known as Hanumandhoka Durbar. It used to be the Royal Residence before the Royal family shift their abode to Narayanhiti Palace. Enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley from Swayambhunath Stupa which is the oldest Stupa in the world. Visit the largest stupa in Nepal at Boudhhanath Stupa and conclude the tour with tour of Pashupatinath Temple. Return to the hotel in afternoon and make necessary arrangement for trekking. 

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Take early breakfast and reach to Tourist Bus Park at Kantipath. Tourist Coach will transfer you from Kathmandu to Pokhara in 5hrs. The vehicle follows Prithvi Highway and offers the striking views of cable cars at Kurintar, Trishuli River, Marsyangdi River and green hills. Stay overnight in a hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara. You can go for boating in Phewa Lake in the evening.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m)
Take breakfast and drive for about one and half hours to reach Nayapul. It exists 42km far from Pokhara. The route offers scenic views of Annapurna Mountain Range, Pokhara Valley and Fishtail Mountain. Nayapul (1050m) is the starting point for ABC Trek and Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing. An hour long walk will take you to Birethanti where you will take lunch. Another 2hrs of walk along Bhurendi River and Gurung villages will take you to Deurali (1500m) from where you will head to Tikhedhunga.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850m)
3 hours of climbing through villages and terraces will take you to Banthanti. The route offers views of Annapurna south (7219m) and Himchuli (6444m) mountains. Take lunch at Banthanti and enter the forest of bamboo, rhododendron and pine. There will be plenty of opportunities of bird watching and wildlife viewing. Reach Ghorepani for overnight stay.

Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2700m)
Wake up early in the morning and reach Poon hill (3200m). This is a hillstation which is famous for best sunrise view in Pokhara. Poonhill is in fact the second best sunrise view point in Nepal, the first being Kalapattar. Enjoy the scenic views of more than 12 peaks including Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna south (7219), Machhapuchre (6993) and others. Return to the hotel in Ghorepani for breakfast and then descend to Tadapani.

Day 07: Trek to Sinuwa Danda via Chhomrong (1950m)
Leave Tadapani and take the descending trail Kyumru River. Cross the suspension Bridge over the river and make it to Gurjung village. Take lunch at Gurjung village and follow the escalating trail for a bit before continuing the journey through flat surface to Chhomrong village. Chhomrong is inhabited mainly by people of Gurung ethnic. Move further to Sinuwa danda.

Day 08: Trek to Himalaya hotel (2680m)
Follow the descending trail to Chhomrong River via stone steps. From the river, the trail ascends through terraced fields to a bamboo forest. You can enjoy the views of Annapurna and Machhapuchhare Mountains at the backdrop. The trail stretches further to Khuldigar Village. Drop down via stone staircase to Bamboo Lodge. The path then stretches uphill through the forest to Himalaya Hotel.

Day 09: Trek to Machhapuchhre base camp (3480m)
This is going to be a sharp ascend. You will reach Hinku Cave in couple of hours. After view of the cave, you will take the escalating trail to the Annapurna Sanctuary entrance. Move further through the lodges at Deurali and Bagar to the moraine land of Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

Day 10: Trek to Annapurna base camp (3900m)
This is going to be a short trek. Enjoy the views of Annapurna and other mountains from Machhapuchhre Base Camp and climb through the meadow to the steep section before making it to Annapurna Base Camp. The Base Camp offers breathtaking views of south face of Annapurna I.

Day 11: Trek to Tent peak Tharpu Chuli high camp
Leave Annapurna Base Camp and reach Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. Follow the instructions of your leader and learn the basic techniques and then climb to Tharpu Chuli High Camp. Climbing through the glaciated path is tricky. It demands special attention while walking.

Day 12: Ascent of Tent peak Tharpu Chuli (5663m), Return to ABC
Take difficult climb of Tharpu Chuli. You will need help of climbing gears like crampon, ropes and ladders. Reach the summit which will reward you with the stunning panorama of Annapurna Mountain range. Lower down to Tharpu Chuli Base Camp and return to Annapurna Base Camp for overnight stay.

Day 13: Contingency Day
This is a contingency day if in case we cannot make it to the summit and return due to the unforeseen circumstances like bad weather or poor health condition of any of our team members. This spare day will be omitted if the trek proceeds smoothly.

Day 14: Annapurna Base Camp to Sinuwa Danda
The trail begins through the meadow of lush green vegetation where you can see cattle grazing. Climb over lateral moraine and lower down to valley. The trail continues further to British Expedition Annapurna South Face Base Camp (4234m). Walk through the moraine to arrive at the point where you will meet the glacier which flows down from Himal Chuli to the north. Move further and walk past Dovan to stay overnight at Sinuwa Danda.

Day 15: Sinuwa Danda to Nayapul, Drive to Pokhara
Leave Sinuwa Danda and follow the trail to Khuldi Bikas village. Move further through rhododendron and bamboo forest to Chhomrong village. Climb the stone steps to Kabre Chautara. Move towards Landrung through Ghandruk village. Descend to Nayapul via Sauli Bazaar and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 16: Drive to Chitwan
Distance between Pokhara and Chitwan is 160 Kilometer. It takes about 4-5hrs of drive to reach Chitwan from Pokhara. Stay overnight at a lodge in Chitwan National Park.

Day 17: Chitwan Jungle Safari
Chitwan National Park is the first National Park in Nepal. It provides shelter to rare Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhinoceros and other faunas like deer, Chittal, monkey, leopard, crocodiles, snakes and fishes. Popular jungle safari activities include boating, jeep safari, elephant back riding and jungle walking. Visit to Elephant Breeding center and Tharu village.

Day 18: Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu
Return to Kathmandu from Chitwan. Stay overnight in a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Free Day in Kathmandu
This is a rest day to help you recover from the tiring journey. Manage your photo albums and prepare yourself for departure. We would recommend you to stroll around Basantapur Durbar Square in the evening.

Day 20: Departure
Our representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight. We hope to see you again. Bye!!!
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
Cost Included
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle
  • Full board meals with tea or coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek and tended accommodation during the climbing
  • Government licensed holder English speaking guide during the trek and climb, required number of porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance
  • Tharpu Chuli peak climbing permit fees
  • Annapurna conservation permit fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Government taxes and office service charge

Cost Excluded
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  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Optional tours and activities during free time
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 20
Seasons : April to May and Sept - Nov
Type: Strenuous
Activities : Sightseeing, Trekking and Climbing

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