Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

Duration: 17 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Difficult
  • Trip Style: Peak Climbing
  • Transport: As per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge and camping
  • Group Size: minimum 1 pax.
  • Max Elevation: 5,663 m


  • Adventurous and beautiful trail
  • Spend a night in picturesque Ghorepani village
  • Hike to Poon Hill to observe gorgeous sunrise
  • Experience rich culture and lifestyle of the locals
  • Explore Annapurna Base Camp
  • Scape Tharpu Chuli Peak
  • Get to witness stunning views of the Himalayan mountains along with breath-taking scenery

About Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing leads you into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary, where you will be gifted with sensational landscape views. Tharpu Chuli Peak is also known as Tent Peak. In 1956, Jimmy Roberts, a mountaineer give this nickname to Tharpu Chuli Peak. Climbing Tharpu Chuli Peak is easier than climbing the famous peaks like Mera Peak or Island Peak. The non-technical route yet adventurous experience makes Tharpu Chuli Peak one of the best peaks to climb for novice climbers. 

Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing will let you explore the wonderful beauty of the Annapurna region. As the trail passes through fine villages resided by people from various communities, you will get to observe a unique blend of culture and tradition. Likewise, you will also see many stupas, temples, prayer wheels, and colorful prayer flags throughout the trail. Moreover, the trail involves several dense forests of rhododendron and oak, meadows, and terraced fields. Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing allows you to see many vegetation and diverse topography in just a matter of a few days. 

During Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing, you get to witness panoramic views of numerous Himalayan mountains like Annapurna range (8,091 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Fang (7,647 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Fluted Peak (4,131 m), etc. The entire trail is decorated with snow-capped mountiantians, moraines, and stunning glaciers. As the trail will gain altitude, you will find yourself amidst unspoiled and gorgeous nature. 

Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing leads you to picturesque Ghorepani village and ascend to Poon Hill from where you get to see tempting sunrise. Likewise, we have designed our Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing itinerary including Annapurna Base Camp. There are so many things you get to see and experience during Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing. Scaling a Himalayan peak is itself a huge achievement, but this does not limit here. You will get a lifetime experience and satisfaction that you will cherish forever. 


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Arrive at the airport, where one of our team members welcome you and take you to the hotel. Later, you get informed about the day program and rest for a few hours. In the evening, you have a welcome dinner organized by the company.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in hotel

You wake up early in the morning and go on a guided sightseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A professional tour guide will accompany you during the tour. You will visit places like Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Monkey Temple. Later, in the day, you prepare for the trip and arrange all the gears.

  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Overnight in hotel

After having breakfast, you drive to Pokhara, the city of lakes. The drive will be long and offers beautiful views of rolling green hills, rivers, terraced farms, and small settlements. Upon reaching Pokhara, you head to the hotel and rest for the day. In the evening, you can explore the Lakeside market. There is also the option of boating on Fewa Lake.

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accommodation: Overnight in hotel

Leaving Pokhara behind, you begin driving towards Nayapul. The drive will be bumpy and presents the outskirts view. From Nayapula, you begin trekking through small villages, teahouses, and green hills. You will then cross Tikhedunga Khola on a suspension bridge and gradually ascend on a steep trail to Ulleri. You get to see superb views of Mt. Hiunchuli and Annapurna South.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

A steep climb from Ulleri leads to Ghorepani. The trail goes through dense forests of oak & rhododendron. You reach Banthanti and then Nangethanti. From Nangethanti, an hour-long drive takes to Ghorepani village. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Wake up early in the morning and hike to Poon Hill to see gorgeous sunrise views. The trail will be a little rough and steep. From the viewpoint, you get to see glorious sunrise along with Himalayan mountain views. Later, you trek to Tadapani. The trail moves along lush forests of pine and rhododendron. Passing through Banthanti, you reach Tadapani. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Following a steep trail, you descend through rhododendron forests. You pass by Gurjung village, which is a Gurung village. From here, an easy walk will take you to Chomrong.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Dropdown via a stone staircase and cross a suspension bridge over Chhomrong Khola. The trail moves out of the side valley and passes through lush forests of bamboo, oak, and rhododendron. You then ascend to Kuldi and a long steep descent through the dense forest takes you to Dovan.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Leaving Dovan behind, the trail passes through a muddy path and move above a river. You soon reach Deurali, where you will be spending the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Trekking along narrow Modi Khola Valley, you reach the base of Mt. Fishtail. As this mountain is not allowed to climb, this base camp is not official. From here, you get to witness stunning views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Hiunchuli, and Mt. Machhapuchhre. This area is also famous as Annapurna Sanctuary.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Today, the trail leads you to Annapurna Base Camp. From MBC, the trail descends along the mountain pass to mountainside offering beautiful views of terraced fields and meadows. Soon, you will approach Annapurna South Base Camp from where you can see gorgeous views of snow-capped mountains. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in camp

This is a rest day for you to acclimatize with the altitude before moving further towards Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. You will spend the day exploring around the Annapurna Base Camp and nearby areas. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in camp

Leaving ABC, you head to the Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. The trail gradually ascends towards the base camp offering superb views of snow-capped mountains. Upon reaching the base camp, you set the camp along with other team members. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in camp

The trail further moves up to the Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. You will walk on snow and glacial paths. The trail will be a little difficult because of high altitude. After reaching the high camp, you will rest. Later, your guide will also teach you how to properly use gears. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in camp

It is a big day. You push towards the Tharpu Chuli summit. Following the lead of your guide, you will gradually ascend. Your guide will fix the rope in difficult sections. Upon reaching the top, you get to see the breath-taking landscape. Later, you descend to Machhapuchhre Base Camp for a night stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

The trail today descend to Bamboo. You trek through dense forests of rhododendron, bamboo & oak, and small villages enjoying wonderful views. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Leaving Bamboo behind, you will retrace the path and descend to Chhomrong. The trail passes through lush forests and small villages.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Passing through beautiful villages and dense forests of rhododendron, pine & oak, you drop down to Landruk. The trail offers diverse vegetation and stunning views.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in teahouse

Drop down to Kande following an easy path. You pass by small settlements area. From Kande, you drive back to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you head to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to rest and explore around. 

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accommodation: Overnight in hotel

Today, you drive/fly back to Kathmandu. The route will be the same as before. Enjoying scenic views, you reach Kathmandu. Rest for a few hours, and stroll on the vibrant streets of Thamel. Later, you have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in hotel

Your trip has come to an end to us. If you are not planned for any other adventures, then our representative will drop you at the airport for your flight back home. 

What's Included

  • Arrival and departure transfer services to airport as per itinerary

  • Three-star or similar hotels for accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara 

  • Experienced and government-licensed trekking guide during the trekking & climbing period

  • Schedule flight tickets for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu 

  • All trekking and mountaineering equipment like; kitchen tent, sleeping tent twin basis, dining tents, toilet tents, tables, chairs, and cooking utensils for base camps and above

  • Common climbing equipment (rope, ice bars, ice screws, snow bar, etc.)

  • Cook and kitchen assistant at Base Camp and other camps

  • Food and accommodation during the trek

  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner with tea/coffee) during the journey

  • Welcome & farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant 

  • All food and fuel for base camp and higher camps during the venture

  • All necessary permits for Tharpachuli peak

  • All wages, equipment, medicals, and accidental insurances for involved staff

  • All ground transportation for staff equipment and member

  • First Aid medical kits

  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 3 per minute call

  • porter for carrying the duffel bags during the trek

  • Emergency Oxygen, mask, and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate charge

  • Trekking and climbing map 

  • Complete pre-departure information

  • Flight ticket reconfirmation

  • Visa extension procedure services (if necessary)

  • Free Ascent Trails T-shirt, cap or duffel bag

What's Excluded

  • Airfare of international flights

  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance on arrival in Kathmandu)

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the welcome & farewell dinner)

  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during the trekking

  • Any personal expenses like laundry, charging, etc

  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc

  • Extra transportation out of the itinerary program

  • Any additional staff other than specified

  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses

  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue

  • Wallie-talkies & filming permit (if any special camera or walkies-talkies are taken on the journey)

  • Personal climbing gears

  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone & Internet expenses

  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods

  • Tips and gifts for staff and porter

  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Any other item not included in the “COST INCLUDES” section

Useful Info

What to expect during Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing?

Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing is an adventurous and wonderful journey for anyone looking to step their feet in the climbing world. The trail offers mixed terrain. Rich biodiversity, ancient culture, unique lifestyle of locals, and appealing mountain views are the main attractions of this journey. Even though climbing Tharpu Chuli Peak is marked easier than other peaks, do not underestimate the difficulties that high altitude and climbing a Himalayan peak will bring regardless of it being easy. 

You have to walk 6 to 7 hours a day in a remote area, where everything is drastically different from what you used to be. There are many small challenges that you have to overcome like spending a night in a teahouse with the bare minimum facility. Therefore, it is very important to not only have good health and physical fitness but also endurance and strong willpower is also needed. 

Why go on Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing with us?

Our years of expertise and ethics make us a perfect travel partner who will not only take you to your destination but also bring you back safely. We are a team of active climbers and trekkers who have been mapping trails of Himalayas for a long time. We are glad to offer our extensive and professionally designed Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing package. With us, you will not only travel but get to know in-depth about the region and make lifelong memories. 

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention

Acute mountain sickness is a common illness that happens during high altitude journeys due to rapid exposure to low oxygen levels because of the increase in elevation. Also known as altitude sickness, this can become a medical emergency if not treated properly on time. Therefore, make sure to take enough rest days in between the trek to give your body time to adjust to the altitude. 

Read below to know more about symptoms and preventive measures of high altitude sickness:-

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Preparation & Physical Fitness for Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

Prior preparation for any high altitude climbing will increase the chances of success. There are many things that you have to do before the commencement of the trip and especially if you are a beginner climbers. One of the best ways is to join a short mountaineering course, where you will get informed about proper uses of gears, terrain, etc. Likewise, join the gym to increase your muscular and cardio power. Do jogging, swimming, hiking, and cycling to increase your stamina.

Best time to go to Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

Autumn and Spring are the best time to climb almost any mountains in the Himalayas including Tharpu Chuli Peak. Autumn (October to November) and Spring (March to May) is the perfect time because of stable weather, sunny days, and lovely climate. Also, these are the months when you get to see the best landscape views that trail has to offer. 

Likewise, Winter (December to February) and Monsoon (June to mid- September) is not the recommended time of the year to go on any climbing. Every factor that makes the journey safe and successful in spring and autumn is exactly opposite in winter and monsoon.

Accommodation during Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

On the trail, teahouse and camps are the main accommodation. We will book the best possible teahouse for you as per your budget. The rooms that you will get to spend the night will be small and simple with minimum facilities. The rooms are most available on a sharing basis, therefore if you need a single room then price can get double. 

While climbing the period, you stay overnight in camps. All of the tents are carried by us. We offer high-quality tents that are specially made for the Himalayas. Likewise, in Kathmandu, you stay overnight in a three-star hotel or good tourist standard hotel. 

Food & Water on Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing

During the Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing, you will get three meals a day- breakfast, lunch & dinner. The meals will be served as per the menu of the teahouse, whereas all the meals will be cooked by our trained crew members while climbing. You can expect to get Tibetan, Nepali, Indian, Continental, and Italian dishes. The menu will not be very vast, but you will get a good option to choose from. Our kitchen staff will cook delicious and hygienic meals for you during climbing. 

Water is available in every teahouse. You can carry water purification tablets for extra safety. Make sure to carry 2L of reusable water bottles that can last you throughout the trail. We highly encourage you not to buy plastic water bottles in the way as it will help to reduce the waste. 

Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing cost

You might see different rates of Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing cost in different companies. It is because of the services that you will get during the journey. With us, you will be getting the most comprehensive packages and genuine cost for the Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing package. We advise you to go through our cost includes and excludes sections to know in detail about the service that you get in the package cost. 

Tailor-Made Options

We do offer the tailor-made option for Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing. The routes and the number of days are designed as per your specifications. This service is a reliable choice for group trekkers. Offering tailor-made service allows us to present excellent service to our guests and meet their needs. Get in touch with us to design your custom itinerary. 

Environmental Practices

Our company believes in running eco-friendly tours, treks, & expeditions. Born and raised amidst nature, we are highly protective of it. During our trip, we tend to use environmentally-friendly gears, and also encourage our guests to not litter the region. Along with that, we also work closely with the locals and help them improve their lifestyle. We believe every small effort matters and as whole impacts hugely on the environment. Therefore, we urge you to take your waste back with yourself after the trek.