Highlights of Tharpuchuli Peak Climbing
- Annapurna region
- Known for Tent peak
- Easy peak Climbing
- Icey peak
- Elevation (5,695 m)
An overview of Tharpu Chuli Peak
Tharpu Chuli peak is one of the easiest peak climbing. It lies in the Annapurna Massif of Nepal in the north. Pokhara city is the way to this peak. This peak has the other name Tent peak 5,500 m.
All climbers encounter the wonderful views of peaks such as Annapurna I, (8091m) Annapurna III (7555m), Singu Chuli (6501m), Machhapuchre (6997m), Hinuchuli (6331m) Gangapurna (7455m) and Annapurna South (7219m) from the top of Tharpu Chuli peak.
This peak climbing is very relevant for beginners since it is very easy. First of all, climbers have to trek from Tikhedunga until reaching the summit. The route follows with classic villages, evergreen bamboo, Rhododendron, and rivers.
In addition, all climbers get a chance to go on the top of Poon Hill in order to experience the real views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Fishtail (6997m) and Annapurna South(721m) from Ghorepani. The sunrise and sunsetting offers a stunning feeling.
Encountering the Gurung and Magar will be joyful since they are friendly and hospitable in Ghorepani and Ulleri since the route moves through these villages. The first summit was in 1965 on behalf of the Japanese group.
After completion of the Tharpu Chuli summit, all of us move down to Ghandruk and Nayapul bypassing a wide variety of places, stunning mountains, waterfall, wild animals and botanical trees. If we wish to know more and explore this peak than visit Tharpu Chuli itinerary. For similar peaks climbing Mardi Himal and Singu Chuli. We G.K. majestic trek family ready to serve you.
When is the best timing for Tharpu Chuli peak climbing?
- April to May
- Oct to November
The 12 months are good for trekking. Even the summer is good for the Island peak summit. Besides, sometimes landslide takes place, the route becomes very muddy also mosquito can bite easily. If you are adventurous, then you can enjoy hiking even in Summer. If you are hoping for a perfect time for the sake of climbing this peak, then Autumn is the best, relatively in this season weather becomes very clear and dry thus you can see blue sky. Because of a good time, there is a sharp growth of climbers. Usually, the temperature remains modest during this time.
Starting and closing locations of Trek for Tharpu Chuli peak climbing
Starting and closing locations
Your trek beings from Tikhedhunga in the morning. Your journey will be very memorable and everlasting as all of you pass through different places and Finally ends in Nayapul to Pokhara city.
Require Permission for Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing
Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (SCAP)/NMA permit
NMA charges nearly 350 USD including VAT for climbing a peak. If you wish you can do in Kathmandu either in Pokhara for Tharpu Chuli peak climbing permission. Annapurna Area Conservation charges nearly 30 USD including VAT. And for the SAARC nationalities 5 USD for the entrance.
Trekkers Information Management (TIMS)
Compulsory for international trekkers. TIMS maintains a record of each trekker by the registration. It helps to find out missing trekkers. So; the charge is 30 USD. Register for safety and security.
What is Altitude Sickness?
It can occur from 2000 to 3000-5000-6000 meters higher. It happens, the air pressure decreases and then less oxygen remains to the body’ tissues, as a result, the function of the lung or heart do not function well so hikers could face AMS.
Acute Mountain Sickness which means it is the effect of high elevation in our body. Some part of the body does not function well by the low oxygen while hiking over 2400 higher.
As a result, you may feel a headache, nausea, vomiting, appetite, and breathing problems. Please, do not ignore such signs. Instead of healing yourself in a matter of time rather it will be or turn to a worse situation like HAPE or HACE. When you do not care about these symptoms and if you go through these problems then the first of all, you will have to take a rest and after that move down.
However, some hikers acclimatize within a day others may take 2-3 days to recover. if resting does not heal, then you have to move down.
When traveling or trekking you may come across the accidents or problems. You need to have traveling or trekking insurance.
Why travel insurance?
Insurance is most essential when traveling one place to another. It helps to cover your billing in case if you get sick, accidents, loss of your bags or luggage even missing flights. So, your expenses could be higher than your expectations.
To balance your travel budget, it is very worthy to have Travel insurance so you might travel happily and safely.
Traveling insurance covers your Trip Cancellation, Travel Medical Insurance, Emergency Medical Evacuation insurance, Baggage coverage, Accidental death, flight accident insurance, theft of your document and money.
For the British citizens
BMC (British Mountaineering Council)
BMC covers a variety of insurance for hikers, travelers, climbers, mountaineers including skiers. It is only for the residents of the UK, Ireland, and the Channel Islands. Our recommendation goes to BMC.
For the Canadians
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- Helicopter evacuation
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- Accidents and Sickness.
For New Zealanders and Australians
1Cover Travel Insurance
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- Unlimited medical and emergency coverage
- Covers for cancellation fees and unexpected incidents.
- Includes ambulance fees, evacuations, funeral arrangements
For the South–Africa and Europeans
- It has the providence of roadside help, medical insurance, and concierge service.
- Health care for 24 hours anywhere in the world.
- Assurance of protection for accidents, medical expenses, and lost baggage.
The necessity of hiring a guide, porter and mountain leader for Tharpu Chuli peak
Licensed guides along with an assurance of trek insurance. They can communicate in English, Hindi, French and more. In addition, our guides know about the weather, food, accommodation, local people, easy route, culture and very frank to help your journey very well.
Among 100 trekkers, 99% of trekkers hire guides. The guides are very essential since they can help you reach out the right route and many ways depending on the conditions of weather, even your trekking becomes riskless. only 1% trekkers do not hire guides so it may be a risk. Many new trekkers do not know how to do trekking and have no practical ideas, as a result, their journey could be difficult. So, guides are very fundamental to make the trekking very easier. We have qualified and experienced guides who can easily help you reach your destination. The direction of the mountain leader is very important while climbing the Tharpu chuli peak. Some experienced guides could serve as a mountain leader.
How much money do you have to pay for Guide and Potter?
When hiring a Guide, then you have to pay around $30 USD to $35 USD per day for Island Peak climbing. This amount includes accommodation, food, and insurance. Be sure that Guides do not carry your bags or luggage.
Only potters carry your luggage or bags and they charge per day $25 to $30 USD. They carry 20-25 kg while hiking and they help to carry your bags or luggage in your respective destination on prescribed time. A potter can carry two trekkers bags.
Accommodation, Meals, and Drinks for Tharpu Peak Climb
Resting stay at Tea house and while hiking up beside some guest house. In addition, you could experience different guest houses and tea houses living throughout your trek.
You need to have enough energy so taking 3 times of food is very important. You can have breakfast along with typical Nepali Dhal, Bhat, and Tarkarli depending upon your choice of food.
Tea and coffee
You can have a preference for drinks, like Organic Green Tea, Ginger Tea, Lemon Tea, Coffee and more.
If would like to have lunch, then you could enjoy having a Pizza (Italian), soup items such as Chicken soup or Mushroom and noodles (Chinese). In addition, you can have vegetarian or non-vegetarian items during lunch hours. Even western and continental lunch items.
Hikers can rejoice by drinking natural water since your body becomes dry when walking a lot, so you need to drink plenty of water. You can have hot or cold water.
Tips for Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing
- Having more energy is very important so you need to take over 3 times of food once you pay for only for Nepali set you can get 3 times of service.
- Keep Nepali money enough since there are ATMs on this route.
- Come with a few more days of planning, sometimes you may need extra days to acclimatize or to explore more.
- Do not believe in the locals because bad people could be anywhere since not all Nepalese are honest and supportive.
- If you are willing to save money, then you could rent expensive trekking gear and equipment.
- Do not take pictures of people without permission.
- It could take a long time to prepare food so order early.
- Get proper ideas about AMS or Altitude sickness.
- You need to take care of your stuff.
Gears for Tharpuchuli Peak Climbing
Individual Climbing Equipment
- Ice Axe
- Tape Sings
- Plastic boots
- Ice Screw
- Mountain/Ice hammer
- Snow Bar
For the Head
- UV protection sunglasses
- Warm Cap which covers ears
- Headlamp with extra batteries
- Prescription sunglasses
For the Upper Body
- lightweight thermal top
- Fleece wind jacket or pullover
- Polypropylene Shirts
- Waterproof Sheel jacket
- Gore-Tex jacket (waterproof, breathable)
- Down vest
For Lower Body
- Pair of waterproof shell pants
- Hiking trousers (1 pair)
- Non-cotton underwear (1 pair)
- Fleece or woolen trousers (1 pair)
For the Hands
- Poly-liner gloves
- Wool or fleece gloves
- Polar-fleece mitt liner
For the Feet
- Light-weight inner socks (2 pairs)
- Wool socks or heavy poly socks (2 pairs)
- Hiking boots
- Cotton socks
For the sleeping
- Sleeping Bag (30 degrees)
- Fleece sleeping bag liner
- Large Duffel bag
- Day pack (should have good padding for shoulder)
- Padlocks for duffel kit bags
- Waterproof rucksack (2)
- First Aid Kit
- Skin blister kit
- Anti-diarrhea pills
- Anti-headache pills
- AMS pills
- Water purification tablets
For practical items
- Sewing repair kit
- Cigarette lighter
- Digital Camera
- Large Zipoces
- Water bottles
- Folding Knife
- Disposable rubbish sacks
For the Toiletries
- Drying towel
- Nail Clippers
- Small mirror
For the extra items
- Plug adapter
- Neck pillow
- Travel game