Thorong Peak Climbing


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Thorong peak climbing

Trip Summary

    1. Thorong Peak Climb Duration: 17 Days
    2. Climbing Difficulty: Moderate Adventure
    3. Thorong Summit Height: 6,144m/20,158 feet
    4. Walk duration: 6 Hours
    5. Group-Size: 2-12 People
    6. Climb Best Time: April to October
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House + Tent Camp
    8. Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transport: Car/Plane/bus

The Thorong peak climbing is a prominent magnificent mountain that locates in the heart of Annapurna region in Nepal. Gorgeous Thorong mountain summit is situated just above the thorong la pass in Manang District.

The summit offers an excellent view of Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,937m), III, and IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, etc. Furthermore, the Chulu west peak itself is 6,419 meters, the most popular climbing Peak among the trekking peaks.

Hikes around the Annapurna together with thorong expedition, you can see the tallest Annapurna summits, Gurung villages, splendid landscapes, lush green forests. Likewise, you can see further some of the Gurung, Magar, and Manangis inhabitants along with the travel which has a great opportunity to experience.

Moreover, the highest elevation of Thorong Peak is 6,144m, mark as a classic Himalayan journey. Climbing Thorong top is a splendid excursion that navigates through a wonderful nature path set in the lap of the majestic Annapurna.

The Thorong Peak Climbing takes us through hills and the Marshyangdi valley and into the core of the Himalayas. The zone is honored with a lot of plants, animals, mountain goats, ibexes, and the subtle snow panther. The territory is additionally prestigious in culture and convention for its magnificence. Annapurna Circuit hikes will likewise involve crossing the Thorong La pass 17,770 feet and seeing wonderful perspectives on the Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

Thorong Peak Climbing Difficulty

Climbing Thorong Peak is relatively one of the easiest peak climbing in Nepal Himalaya. You do not need earlier climbing experience but require good physical conditions and stamina to walk about 5-6 hours daily. The foothill of Thorong La Pass in Thorong Phedi. It is a base camp that requires setting up another camping near the Thorong La that makes it easier to reach the summit in the next single day.

The next day, leave early to get to a campsite. One hour to reach the foot of the snow slope with an inclination of about 35° to 40°. We sat on a little level that we cross in a hallway that we return to 100m. At long last, by enormous slants somewhat slanted, at that point arrives at the culmination.

In addition, climbing Thorong peak summit is great in terms of scenery. The Thorong la summit provides an excellent view of almost the top highlights of the Annapurna region including Kali Gandaki valley.


The Thorong peak climbing itinerary details

The specific climbing Thorong la top is intended for wayfarers who wish to reach Thorong peak top. Nevertheless, if the given itinerary is not suitable for you then request us to customize it.

01 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within breakfast plan. Our agent will give you news about thorong la climbing trip.

02 Day Bus drive to Besisahar (760m/2,485 feet) – Dharapani (1,810m/5,937 feet), 10 hours.

Early morning, guide will come at 7.00 am in the morning to pick up. We have 7 hours Micro Bus riding to Besishar town. It’s almost 185 kilometers far from Kathmandu valley. Besisahar is a gateway exploring NATT trail Annapurna where to start lodge basis trek around Annapurna.

Local jeep drive starts from Besisahar to upper Dharapani village. It is a local jeep ride on a passenger gathering basis. Want to rent a private jeep drive? (cost is USD 150 additional, max 7 people). However, the driving distance between Besisahar to Dharapani is 330 km and takes about 5 hours roughly. The time length is depending upon the road condition and road traffic. The trek journey starts up and down to Dharapani village at 1,890 meters.

03 DayChame hot spring trek (2,630m/8,600 feet), 5 hours.

Bagarchhap is the typical flat-roofed stone houses of local Tibetans design along with the village surrounding with apple Orchards and maize fields. Trek continuing through the forest, but near the river, to Kopar at 8,495 feet. As we reach Chame, the headquarters of Manang district, you can get a nice view of Annapurna II. There are two small natural hot springs. Along with the hike, tourists can present with a local society who have been migrated from the open Tibet border.

04 DayPisang village trek (3,300m/10,791 feet), 6 hours.

The day begins through profound timberland in a lofty and thin valley, crosses a stream on a long extension. Persistently cross one more extension, from where the perspective on the taking off Paungda Danda rock face truly starts to show up. From that point, the path joins to move to Pisang, which spreads between 3200 to 3300 meters.

05 DayTrek to Braga village (3,475m/11,398 feet), 7 hours.

Walk through the drier upper aspect of the Manang locale, cut off from the full impact of the rainstorm by the Annapurna Range. Individuals of this district crowd the yaks & raise crops for part of the year. They additionally keep on appreciating exceptional exchanging rights recovered path in 1784.

We have substitute pathways north and south of the Marsyandi River. The southern hikes go to the Humde air terminal at 3,325m is easier. Hike over the northern route by means of Ghyaru, there are better sights on the follow that follows the northern bank of the stream. Climbs through the past the pleasant however incompletely shrouded town of Braga at 3,475 meters close to the middle purpose of Manang.

06 Day Manang Trekking (3,5519m/11,542 feet), 1 hour (acclimatization day).

Hike about 1 hour to reach at the main downtown at Manang guest houses. As today, is an acclimatize day, you can rest to save energy but we recommend you to spend doing some fine hikes at Gangapurna viewpoint and Gangapurna glacier. That helps your body to acclimatize properly. Tourists can visit ice lake… more information, you can find in the Annapurna Circuit Trek blog on our home page.

07 DayYak Kharka hikes (4,050m/13,244 feet), 5 hours only.

Trek leads through cultivated potatoes land with majestic landscapes around Tanki Manang. Reaching at Gunsang lodges, trail makes an ascent of nearly 500 meters to the Yak Kharka. Yak Kharka lodge locating at an altitude in 4,000 meters where the many yaks and vegetation steadily more sparse.

08 DayThorong Phedi hike (4,450m/14,552 feet), 4 hours roughly.

A short day hike to go Thorong la Phedi or at high camp, depends upon travellers choice. We need to cross Thorong la river and passing one of the dangerous land slides areas. Thorong la phedi offers good lodges and good food, Bakery, as well as Internet and telephone facilities.

09 DayThorong la summit trek (5,416m/17,710 feet), 3-4 hours roughly.

We begin our short day trip in the morning to get better landscapes view. At sunrise, as we need to set out early to complete the reaching at the Thorong la at 5,416 meters. The trail is steep right in the beginning, but with a slow and sustained pace, we should reach the thorong la summit in 4 hours hike. Reaching Thorong la pass earlier 10 o’clock is better because of the strong wind. Our mountain guide’s team will set up a campsite to stay overnight.

10 DayThorong peak climbing preparation day.

Today, Our expert mountain guide will brief you about your climbing techniques. So you will understand better about do’s and don’ts for a successful safe climb. The climbers will have better idea to use the climbing gears. Overnight at a tented camp.

11 DayThorong Peak summit climbing (6,144m/20,158 feet), 6 hours. Trek to Muktinath 3,760m.

We will start climbing early so that the winds won’t affect us as much. As we begin the steep go up, we can see Kali Gandaki valley. As we reach the top, we get the best views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges including Tilicho.

Descend to Muktinath Temple, 4 hours

Get back from Thorong la to Muktinath Temple visit takes about an additional 4 hours downhill treks. Our plunge to Muktinath Temple is long, additionally unpleasant due to hiking over the snowy slopes. Be that as it may, the perspectives on the outskirt Himalayas and the Dhaulagiri family are essentially astounding. Muktinath Temple has an enormous settlement with modern lodges in the present day.

12 DayJomsom Bazaar hikes (2,713m/8,872 feet.), 4 hours.

Superb view with the mustang scenes makes your excursion fantastic. We move to the Lubra Danda and stroll down to the Lubra town. Lubra is a beautiful Thakali village. Furthermore, The excursion offers a super view of mount Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche, and other encompassing snow-topped tops before you. The wide level of a sandy path that comes to the kali Gandaki riverbanks prompts the region base camp of Mustang. There are a few verities of fine lodges and luxurious lodgings that offer you scrumptious nourishments that maybe recoup your body.

13 DayJomsom to Pokhara flight (25 minutes) & drive to Kathmandu valley, 7 hours

All the Jomsom flights are available at morning time cause after 9 AM usually starts windstorm. A strong breeze blows during and after and frequent changes in the weather prevent flights from landing and taking off in the afternoon. During the flights in the morning, the skies look very clear which allows you to enjoy splendid views of different mountain peaks.

As soon as landing at Pokhara domestic airport, we take a bus ride back to Kathmandu. The bus drive takes about seven hours roughly. Transfer to the hotel.

14 DayFinal departure to the Kathmandu international airport.

Drop you to the International Airport kathmandu for your onward destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.


How much does Thorong peak climbing cost?

The Thorong peak climbing cost depends upon the months you are traveling. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size. Many climbers are demanding to go Thorong peak climbing 1 night 2 days package after Pisang village. Gokyo Treks & Expedition operator agency is aware of 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 hikes 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.

Adventure Thorong 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 Jomsom to Pokhara one way trip with applicable airport taxes.
  • Micro Bus drive transportation from Kathmandu to Besisahar while on going.
  • Local jeep drive (passanger collection basis) starts from Besisahar to Dharapani on ascending.
  • Everyday Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking and climbing days.
  • Guest House accommodation during the trekking and Tent accommodation while on climbing periods.
  • 1 professional cook and kitchen staff dependsing upon the group size you are coming with.
  • Required number of porters during the trek.(one porter = 1 guest basis) because each of our porter can carry maximum 22 kilogram of your bag pack.
  • Thorong peak climbing permits fees, Climbing guide, his bonus and climbing guide’s insurance.
  • Tent accommodation with 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.

Thorong 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 Chulu west peak facts, the climbing tour is possible to complete within 12 days, if you wish to go express to Thorong peak climbing. However, we can organize private Thorong peak climbing combine with Everest base camp trek 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: I have never climbed mountains. Would I be able to go for top moving in Nepal?.

There’s consistently a first an ideal opportunity for everything, including summit climbing. This is a non-specialized pinnacle in which a fit traveler can climb securely, and even fairly specialized pinnacles can be endeavored by a tenderfoot climber with an expert Sherpa climbing guide.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on climbing periods?.

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 can rent gears in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect on Thorong peak climbing days?.

Answer: The guesthouses have an attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian meals. For example, they cook Pasta, potatoes, tuna bakes, noodles, eggs, soups, bread, fresh vegetables rice. The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same place 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 tea/coffee.

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 Thorong peak climbing?.

Answer: Ang the hikes, there are local tea shops, hotels where you can buy mineral water but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are contains no provision for disposing of these. We recommend you carry chlorine tablets to purify the tap water as the normal water is available at the campsite along the way.

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

Answer: You can get charging places to recharge 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 contact facility on Thorong peak climbing?.

Answer: While on the trek route, you can get telephone services as well as internet services but better to go with a satellite phone while on climbing periods.

Question: Can I use credit cards on hikes?.

Answer: No. You need to have cash Nepali rupees with you to buy extra food or extra beverages for yourself. 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 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 the express Thorong peak climbing trip?.

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. Our porter carries 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. It is very hard to give specific distances on each day, you need to prepare to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking poles for Thorong peak climbing?.

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 one, you can rent it in Kathmandu, Thamel gears store.

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 hikes.

Thorong peak climbing review

Amazing Thorong peak climbing with Sherpa Guide

100% 5 star based on – 173 Based on TripAdvisor Reviews

We were a group of 4 alpinist from Tirol landed in kathmandu 8 April 2019. Ammar made almost everything reservation for our trip such as climbing trip, Jomsom-Pokhara flight tickets, private coach, private jeep (of course we paid extra cost), hotel reservation etc.

Ammar welcomed us at Tribhuwan international airport, took us to the hotel. He introduces our mountain guide. With the help of our climbing guide Pasang, we arranged all hiking gears together.

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

Furthermore, Ammar’s rates are cheaper comparing other agencies. Don’t hesitate to ask further questions, I am happy to answer, and had a good time there. – Wolfgang Hill and team, Innsbruck town, Austria.

Thorong peak climbing highlights

  • Find out the best Range of mountains view in 360 deg angle from Chulu west peak summit.
  • Most beautiful sight of Mount Annapurna, Fishtail, Hiunchuli and Gangapurna ..etc
  • Thorong peak summit offers the best Mountain scenery of all Annapurna region.
  • Local Gurung and Magar cummunities, hospitality and thier daily life styles.

Thorong peak climbing Notes

As the information stated above is just a guideline that we provide you. The trip is possible to customize at your request to accommodate your specific terms. Local politics, landslides, cancel of local flights, weather, transport, or a mass of other factors that are out of our control can result in a change of travel itinerary on a journey.

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 Thorong peak climbing special?”

Opportunities for risk 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 expert, trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and helps to preserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

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