Hiunchuli Peak Climbing

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Hiunchuli peak climbing

Trip Summary

    1. Hiunchuli Peak Climb Duration: 14 Days
    2. Climbing Difficulty: Moderate Adventure
    3. Summit Height: 5,663m / 18,575 feet
    4. Daily Walking Hour: 6 Hours average
    5. Climbing Group-Size: 2 – 8 People
    6. Climbing Best Months: April – October
    7. Trip Mode: Lodge + Tent Camps
    8. Meals on Trekking: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transport: Car/Plane/bus
Overview

The Hiunchuli peak climbing is a striking approach in the Annapurna region, Nepal. Majestic Hiunchuli peak located on the lap of Annapurna south and presents the best of Annapurna massive view including Gangapurna and Fishtail mountains.

Furthermore, the Hiunchuli peak is a less technically less difficult itinerary specially design for adventure trekkers but is vulnerable to rock falls. Climb Hiunchuli has received little attention from mountaineers and is rarely climbed due to the lack of promotion. The climbing and hiking itinerary cover perhaps the most underline scenery of local people’s lifestyles, pristine rivers, wildlife, and mystical Annapurna range within Annapurna trekking.

For the first time in the past record, the American expedition company touch the summit over the southeast face in October 1971. It forms a massive south-facing wall together with southern Annapurna. Its eastern face overlooks the Modi Khola and guards the entrance to the Annapurna Sanctuary Hike.

Visit sanctuary Annapurna is a part of our journey. You can see the tallest Annapurna mountains, Gurung villages, splendid landscapes, lush green forests, and some of the oldest local inhabitants along the trip.

In addition, climbing Hiunchuli peak is the top popular trekking peak in the Annapurna zone, Nepal. Roughly about 5% of visitors of Modi valley, plan to climb because Hiunchuli peak deaths are very very low, and possible to ascend at any time (except winter months) throughout the year.

Itinerary

The Hiunchuli peak climbing itinerary detail

Annapurna sanctuary hikes combine with Hiunchuli peak climbing has 13-14 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region leading up to the Hiunchuli summit. The Hiunchuli peak route map is designed for a world explorer but is restricted time-wise. But, travelers who wish Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking plus climbing in a more relaxed manner then try this itinerary. However, if this itinerary is not fit you then send us an inquiry for a tailor-made itinerary.

01 Day Arrival in Kathmandu city

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our delegate will brief you Hiunchuli climbing informations.

02 DayWorld heritage site of Kathmandu valley sightseeing, 7 hours.

After breakfast the day will start to our sightseeing guide to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Today’s sightseeing includes Pashupatinath Hindu temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure Hiunchuli climbing trip.

03 Day Morning fly to Pokhara city. Jeep drive to Kyumi & Trek to Jhinu (1,800m), 7 hours

We come at your hotel to pick you up arrange to go Kathmandu domestic airport terminal. You can fly to Pokhara, which takes about 25 minutes roughly. You can see the stunning landscapes and mountain view from the aircraft while on Kathmandu to Pokhara flight.

Pokhara is very popular for the panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas such as Annapurna, Machapuchare in the north, Dhaulagiri peak in the west, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu in the east. Reaching Pokhara, meet the entire team and straight drive to Kyumi passing via Nayapoo l and Birethanti bazaar. The journey takes about 6 hours roughly for an overland drive and we begin to Jhinu village hiking.

04 Day Dovan Guest house hiking (2,600m/8,528 feet), 7 hours

Hike to Jhinu hotpsring in the morning for sightseeing (if you wish). In addition, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Chomrong village. Chomrong village is also the best place to get a brilliant Himalayan view of mount Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin peak Mount Fishtail (Machhapuchhre). We hike continue to Dovan where we stay for overnight.

05 DayTrek to Hinko cave / Deurali lodge (3,200m/10,496 feet), 6 hours

Today, your hikes goes within the dense bamboo forest and you can see 2 lodges at Himalaya Hotel. Leaving the hotel Himalayas, we ascend up to Hinko cave. If you are lucky enough, you can see wildlife like wild boar, monkey, rhesus, and other wild birds including Danphe pheasant. Hinko cave is basically one of the borderlines for extreme adventure avalanches. Almost every year, trekkers are swept away by massive avalanches in wintertime. Cross the river bank and hike to Deurali lodges.

06 DayAnnapurna Base Camp hikes (4,130m/13,546 feet), 6 hours

There are two different trails ahead of us; we follow the best way according to the season to Bagar and to Fishtail base camp. These areas are the most possible for avalanches and always be careful during the journey. After Bagar, you are safe to travel all the way up to the fish tail base camp.

07 DayVisit Annapurna Base Camp hill station for photography. Acclimitization day

Today is a rest day to acclimitze your body. So you can hike to annapurna base camp view point for photography. Check your climbing gears and ready to go further.

08 DayHiunchuli Base Camp Trek (4,600m/15,093 feet), 6 hours

Leave your trekking crew at the basecamp. Take your climbing gears and ready to climb Hiunchuli base camp with your climbing guide, climbing crew. The journey at Himalaya takes roughly six hours if the weather is clear enough. Stay overnight in Tent camp.

09 DayClimb High Camp (5,500m/18,046 feet), 6-7 hours

Today, you can climb to high camp which takes about six or seven hours journey to walk over grassy morriane. Preparation for climbing gears for next morning. Stay overnight in Tent camp.

10 DayHiunchuli peak climbing day. Get summit and descend to Base Camp (4,130m/13,546 feet), 9 hours

Very early morning, begin to climb to get summit around 2-3 AM at night with the help of headlight. We walk on level snow for around an hour, then climb on a steep slope for some hours to get summit which is tough. The highest point of the summit is 6,441 meters above the sea. So, we use fixed ropes to reach the final summit. After successfully ascend the Hiunchuli peak summit, we go down to the base camp.

11 DayAnnapurna Base Camp hikes (4130m/13,505 feet). Descend downhill to Dovan, 9 hours

After sunny breakfast, walk all the way uphill to the base camp. The glacial trail follows the left-hand tributary of the Modi River. You can see the sunrise with a natural Panoramic spectacular view from the base camp viewpoint. Furthermore, we can see Annapurna 1st, Annapurna south, Barah Shikhar, Hiunchuli peak, Machapuchhare, and other snow-capped mountains and glaciers. Having breakfast in ABC, just descend down to Machapuchhare base camp (mbc). Meet the entire trekkers and descend down to Dovan passing several tiny villages. Stay overnight at Dovan.

12 DayDovan to Jhinu Hot spring hiking (1500m/4,905 feet), 6 hours

The trail descends to Jhinu Danda leads through bamboo and Rhododendron forest with superb mountain view from Sinuwa. Have in mind, Dovan to Bamboo trail is the most point to avalanches also. The nature trail leads down and up to stone steps to Chhomrung village. And descend down to Jhinu Danda where climbers can enjoy with natural hot spring at Modi River banks.

13 DayJhinu Danda to Nayapul. Drive out to Pokhara city

After breakfast, trek leads through intermittent bamboo and mixed forest. The climbing team passes through several villages, terraced and as well as flat farming land. After checkout from the Annapurna Conservation office, trek 30 minutes to Nayapul where the car is waiting. Overland drive to Pokhara with a car takes about 90 minutes via Baglung Highway.

14 DayOverland drive to Kathmandu city. Refreshments and drop to international Airport.

Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes seven hours back to city Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu city, we drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends.

Cost

How much does Hiunchuli peak climbing cost?

The Hiunchuli peak climbing cost USD 1,990 per person is the standard trek price on a double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size. Many climbers are demanding to go Hiunchuli peak climbing 2 night 3 days package after basecamp. Gokyo Treks Nepal agency is aware with those issues and If guest requests for such service, we can arrange climbing permits, guide, food and climbing gears to attempt the summit.

For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with attached bathroom while trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.

Top Hiunchuli peak climbing cost includes:

  • Kathmandu international airport pick up on your arrival in kathmandu airport with private vehicles.
  • 2 nights Twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
  • A highly experience, helpful, friendly and knowledgeable, English speaking well trained, Government license holder climbing Sherpa Guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
  • Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu to Pokhara one way trip with applicable airport taxes
  • Everyday Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking and climbing days.
  • Guest House accommodation during the trekking and Tent accommodation while on climbing
  • Required number of porters during the trek.(one porter = 1 guest basis) because each of our porter can carry maximum 24 kilogram of your bag pack.
  • Hiunchuli peak climbing permits fees.
  • Annapurna conservation permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
  • Tent accommodation with unlimited climbing foods serve with ho tea/coffee while on peak climbing time
  • Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese staffs.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.

Hiunchuli peak climbing cost exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Trekking and climbing gears for each foreigner (personal) and clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note: TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

As checking Hiunchuli peak facts, the climbing tour is possible to complete within 10 days, if you wish to go express to Hiunchuli peak climbing. However, we can organize private Hiunchuli peak Climbing starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

FAQ

Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure. Provide us your flight details and request for airport pickup. Our agent will come to pick up you at TIA, Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need experience for Hiunchuli peak climbing?

Answer: The climbing trip is suitable for professional trekkers who can walk about 5 hours daily with a lightweight daypack. If you have some hiking experience something above 3000 meters, you can complete hiunchuli climbing trip..

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on climbing Hiunchuli peak?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and normal guest rooms en route. Rooms will have a double bedroom with a nice mattress and blanket. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them either in Kathmandu or Phewa lakeside in Pokhara.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in Hiunchuli peak climbing?

Answer: All the guesthouses along the trek routes have attached restaurants. They cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, rice, lentils, bread, soups, fresh vegetables.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with climbing and trekking?

Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it on pay.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Hiunchuli peak Climbing?

Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotels and shops where you can buy mineral water but advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. We recommend you bring aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal tap water is available in almost all stations.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: During the guest house trekking there will be chances to charge the battery on pay. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you to take extra batteries along with you.

Question: Are there any communication facilities on Hiunchuli peak climbing?

Answer: In this trek route, you can get telephone services as well as internet services.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?

Answer: No. You need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards don’t accept in mountain lodges. Credit cards accept only in bigger cities to pay for restaurants and lodges.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.

And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on express Hiunchuli peak Climbing?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, our every porter carry a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, but you need to prepare to walk roughly about 5 hours daily.

Question: Do I need walking poles for the Hiunchuli base camp trek?

Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.

Question: Where can I organize my personal climbing gears?

Answer: If you have those climbing gears at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent it from the Thamel gears shop.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu. It depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.

Hiunchuli climbing review

The best experience in Hiunchuli peak climbing

100% 5 star based on – 191 Based on TripAdvisor Reviews

We were a group of 2 Germans (me and my wife) and we started on October 15th from Kathmandu to Hiunchuli peak climbing tour. Ammar made almost everything reservation for our trip such as flight tickets, private coach, jeep, hotel reservation, climbing guide..etc along the trek.

Ammar welcomed us at Tribhuwan international airport (TIA), picked us at the center point of Thamel. Meeting our mountain guide Nawang, we arranged all hiking gears together.

4 of our other porters recruited from Ghandruk village, they recognized almost all lodges and the local people. They were strong, friendly, and easy-going.

Furthermore, Ammar´s rates are quite decent, much cheaper comparing others. Don´t hesitate to ask further questions, I am happy to answer, and had a good time there. Best wishes, and namaste from – Gufi Gehard & Emily from Thuringia, Germany

Hiunchuli peak Climbing highlights

  • Discover the best Himalayan view in 360 deg angle from Hiunchuli peak summit.
  • Best view of Mt Annapurna, Fishtail, Hiunchuli and Gangapurna ..etc
  • Challenging Hiunchuli peak summit offers the best Mountain scenery of all Annapurna region.
  • Local Gurung and Magar cummunities, hospitality and thier daily life styles.

Hiunchuli peak climbing Note:

The Hiunchuli climbing information stated above is just a standard template guideline. However, the trip is possible to modify at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary en route.

It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Hiunchuli peak Climbing special?”

Opportunities for adventure peak climbing are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition operator agency believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

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