Tent Peak Climbing is a mind-blowing and challenging approach in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Majestic Tent Peak equally popular as Tharpu Chuli peak and offers the best view of Annapurna massive including Gangapurna and Fishtail mountains.
Furthermore, Tent peak located on the lap of Annapurna first and less technical challenging itinerary specially designed for adventure trekkers. The itinerary covers perhaps the most underline scenery of local people’s lifestyles, pristine rivers, wildlife, and of mystical Annapurna range within annapurna hikes.
Hikes at annapurna sanctuary 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.
Furthermore, it has a great opportunity to experience the local Magar and Gurung community hospitality. Moreover, climbing Tent peak summit is great and adventure but the summit provides an excellent view of almost the top summits highlights of Annapurna region.
In addition, climbing Tent peak is the top most popular trekking peaks in Annapurna zone, Nepal. Roughly about 5% of visitors of Modi valley, plan to climb because of Tent peak deaths is very very low and possible to climb at any time (except winter) throughout the year.
The Tent Peak Climbing itinerary detail
Annapurna sanctuary hikes combine with Tent peak climbing has 13-14 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region leading up to the summits. The Tent peak route map is designed for a world explorer but is restricted in time-wise. But for travelers who wish sanctuary trekking plus climbing in a more relaxed manner than try this itinerary. However, if this itinerary is not fit you then send us an inquiry for tailor-made itinerary.Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
After breakfast the day will start to our guiding sightseeing to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to Pashupatinath temple, Hindu pilgrimage sites, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. You can see the sights with the Hindu temple, Buddhist monastery, gompas build with unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure tent peak climbing trip.
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 Jhinu village hiking.
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.
Today, your hikes goes within the dense bamboo forest and you can see 2 lodges at Himalaya Hotel. Leaving 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 up to Deurali lodges.
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 possibility for avalanches and always be careful during the journey. Take it seriously because there are already a lot of people who lost their lives here from viewpoint to Bagar. After Bagar, you are safe to travel all the way up to the base camp.
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.
Leave your trekking crew at the basecamp. Take your climbing gears and ready to go tent peak base camp with your climbing guide. The journey takes roughly about 6 hours if the weather is clear enough. Stay overnight in Tent camp.
Today, you can go to high camp which takes about four hour journey to walk over grassy morriane. Preparation for climbing gears for next morning. Stay overnight in Tent camp.
Very early morning, begin to climb to the summit around 2-3 AM at night with the help of headlight. We climb on a rocky trail for about 2 hours. We walk on level snow for around an hour, then climb on a steep slope of 70 degrees for about 100meters to get summit which is tough. So, we use fix ropes to reach the final summit. After successfully ascend tent peak summit, we go down to the final Annapurna base camp cleaning the high camp.
After breakfast, walk all the way to normal abc. The trail follows along with the stream of the Modi River. You can see the sunrise with a natural Panoramic spectacular view from the trail. Furthermore, we can see Annapurna 1st, Annapurna south, Barah Shikhar, Tent peak, Machapuchhare Hiunchuli..etc. Not only this but also you can get a glimpse of several other snowy peaks within 360 deg angle in a row. Furthermore, hike downhill to Machapuchhare base camp (mbc) for lunch. We can meet the entire crew either in ABC or in mbc and descend to Dovan passing rocky mountain trail. Stay overnight at Dovan guest houses.
The trail descends to Jhinu Danda leads through bamboo and Rhododendron forest with superb mountain view from Sinuwa. Have in mind, the trail from Dovan to Bamboo is most subject to avalanches also. The trail leads down and up to stone steps to Chhomrung village. And descend down to Jhinu Danda where we can enjoy with natural hot spring in the banks of Modi River
After breakfast, trek leads through intermittent bamboo and mixed forest. During the journey, you can pass through several villages, terraced and as well as flat land. You will have a plane surface from Syualibazar until Nayapool. After checkout from the Annapurna Conservation office, we trek 30 minutes furthermore to reach Nayapul where the car is waiting. Overland drive to Pokhara with a car takes about 90 minutes.
Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, we drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends.
How much does Tent peak climbing cost?
The Tent peak climbing cost USD 1,990 is 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 Tent peak climbing 1 night 2 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 on 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 discount and attractive complimentary.
Top Tent 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.
- Single night Twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Pokhara lakeside 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.
- Tent peak climbing permits fees, Climbing guide bonus and climbing guide’s insurance
- Tent accommodation with unlimited climbing foods while on peak climbing time
- Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese staffs.
- Annapurna conservation permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Tent 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
As checking Tent peak facts, the climbing tour is possible to complete within 10 days, if you wish to go express to Tent peak climbing. However, we can organize private Tent Peak Climbing starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
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 Tent peak climbing?
Answer: This trip is suitable for experienced trekkers who can walk roughly about 4 or 5 hours daily with a lightweight daypack. If you have some walking experience something above 3000 meters, you can do this trip..
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on climbing Tent peak?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking normal but the rooms are a clean cozy bed with nice mattress and blankets. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Tent peak climbing?.
Answer: All the guesthouses along the trek routes they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. However, for climbing days you will have climbing food serve with hot drinks.
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 Tent Peak Climbing?.
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. We recommend you to bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the campsite along the way.
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 for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you to take extra batteries along with you.
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Tent peak climbing?.
Answer: In this trek route, you can get telephone services as well as internet services.
Question: Compare the Tent peak vs Kilimanjaro peak climbing and hiking?.
Answer: According to our climbers says, climb up Mt Kilimanjaro sounds like an incredible encounter. We get the sense it’s more a test of patience, stamina or endurance, and high mountain altitude sickness rather than something that is physically challenging. It is great to hear why you think climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is an incredible challenge.
However, Climbing Tent peak is better adventure vs Kilimanjaro as it located into the depth of Modi river valley. The trip starts with fly and goes up to 20,300 feet within a short span of time.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.
Answer: No. You need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards don’t accept in the mountain lodges. Credit cards accept only in bigger cities to pay for restaurants and lodges.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments 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 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 Tent 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, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls for Tent Peak Climbing?.
Answer: Yes, Walking pools are better and we recommend to our guests to take them along with.
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 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.
Tent Peak Climbing highlights
- Discover the best Himalayan view in 360 deg angle from Tent peak summit.
- Best view of Mt Annapurna, Fishtail, Hiunchuli and Gangapurna ..etc
- Challenging Tent peak summit offers the best Mountain scenery of all Annapurna region.
- Local Gurung and Magar cummunities, hospitality and thier daily life styles.
Tent peak climbing Note:
As the information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you, however, the trip can be customized 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 during on trip.
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 Tent 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 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.
Tent peak climbing was great with Nepali Friends
We were a group of 3 Germans (me, my wife, a daughter) and we started on October 20th from Kathmandu to Tent peak climbing tour. Ammar made almost everything reservation for our trip such as flight tickets, private coach, private jeep (of course we paid extra cost), hotel reservation and booked clean rooms along the trek.
Ammar welcomed us at Tribhuwan international airport (TIA), picked us to the center point of Thamel. Meeting our mountain guide Pasang, we arranged all hiking gears together.
3 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 – Gehard sommer & Family Thuringia, Germany
Trip Price : USD 1,990 Per Person
- Duration: 14 Days
- Summit: 5,663m / 18,575 feet
- Walking Hour: 6 Hours
- Group-Size: 2-6 People
- Best Time: Oct – May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transport: Car/Plane/bus
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