Tent Peak (5,663m) is the awesome and moderate trekking peak in the north-western region of Himalayan Nepal, it is a perfect experience for challenge peaks and mountaineering intending climbers. This famous trekking peak is also known as “Tharpu Chuli” which lies the closest part of massive Annapurna. The top of this peak looks like a shape of a Tent so that it is called Tent peak as well as this trekking peak combines delightful Annapurna base camp, where each year thousands of trekkers come to visit this place. Tent peak is relatively a low altitude peak which is 5,663 meters high above the sea level, it is not as challenging as the Mera Peak, Lobuche Peak, and Island Peak. This Peak climbs from the standard Northwest ridge of ‘alpine PD grade’ and crosses the glacier floor with rocks steeps then after pass the steep snow face, finally, you summit the Tent Peak “Tharpu Chuli”, then be ready to see amazing mountain views of Annapurna I, Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Mountain), Baraha Sikhar, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Annapurna V, Khansari Kang, Tarke Kang, etc.
A thrilling experience Tent Peak climbing or Tharpu Chuli peak climbing are some steep and ridge climbing sections to success but the climbing route is very interesting where you will feel most joy. This trip is not only for Tent peak climbing, you can discover the beauty of nature and culture through the picturesque ethnic settlements of Gurung and Magar. The trek route follows the terraced farmland, traditional villages, paddy fields, uphill stone steps, gorge valley, peaceful landscapes, and walks through the dense lush forests of rhododendron, oak, and bamboo along the Modi River with enjoying the wide range flora and fauna. Tent peak climbing trip allures the climbers to enjoy the alpine challenge and takes the nearest zone of huge glaciers. This Annapurna base camp trek with Tent Peak Climbing is a great choice to get the greatest experience of trekking and peak climbing.
After sightseeing the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu and Pokhara valley, you will start Tent Peak Climbing via ABC trekking route from Siwai. Then the trek leads us the beautiful villages of Chhomrong, Dobhan, and Deurali where you can explore the local lifestyle and diverse cultures. Likewise, the trail passes the pleasant scenery of the colourful forests, scattered countryside, and terraced lands to reach Annapurna base camp via Machhapuchre. The base camp offers excellent panoramic views of Annapurna range and alpine glacier valley. Tent Peak Climbing trip takes us from ABC to Tent Peak Base Camp and High camp then we set up our tent camp. Next day, early morning you will start to climb through the snow route, glacier valley, rocky steep, and snow steep ridge to summit the Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli. Top of the peak provides surrounding peaks views with eight summits above 8000m, where you’ll feel very exciting seeing the around the valley of Annapurna range. Finally, you return the same route to High Camp, Base Camp, Deurali, Bamboo, Jhinu Danda, and Siwai then drive back to Pokhara.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel 1350m
Day 02:Kathmandu valley sightseeing and preparation day
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus 850m — 7 hrs
Day 04:Drive from Pokhara to Siwai and trek to Chhomrong 2170m — 5 hrs
Day 05:Trek from Chhomrong to Dobhan 2600m — 5/6 hrs
Day 06:Trek from Dobhan to Deurali 3230m — 4/5 hrs
Day 07:Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp 4136m — 5/6 hrs
Day 08:Acclimatization day at Annapurna Base Camp 4136m
Day 09:Trek from ABC to Tent Peak Base Camp 4450m — 4 hrs
Day 10:Tent Peak Base Camp to High Camp 5000m — 4 hrs
Day 11:Summit to Tent Peak (5663m) and return to Base Camp 4450m — 7/8 hrs
Day 12:Spare day in case of bad weather and group health condition
Day 13:Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo 2340m — 5/6 hrs
Day 14:Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda 1780m — 5/6 hrs
Day 15:Trek from Jhinu Danda to Siwai and drive to Pokhara 850m — 4 hrs
Day 16:Sightseeing around the Pokhara Valley 850m
Day 17:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 1350m — 7 hrs
Day 18:Final departure from Kathmandu valley