Tharpu Chuli Peak Climbing / Tent Peak (5,663m)

Chulu West   Peak ClimbingTharpu Chuli also known as Tent peak offers a challenging and achievable two weeks expedition in the heart of Annapurna Sanctuary. This is the most popular of the Sanctuary peaks and good reason. Its lower altitude keeps plan short, the climbing reasonably straightforward and it enjoys a fabulous location, right in the center of the Annapurna Sanctuary, giving and unbelievable panoramic view from its summit.

The expedition starts with a picturesque tea-house trek, through striking villages and rhododendron forests, into the glorious high amphitheatre of the Annapurna Sanctuary.

From the high camp placed below the mountains north-west ridge, a steep ascent leads to the easy summit ridge with its unimpeded views to Annapurna south, Fang Annapurna first and the magical Mt. Machhapuchhre.

Trip day to day itinerary

Days 1 to 6: Fly or overland from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive to Birethanti or Dhampus from where you start the famous trek up to the impressive Annapurna Sanctuary and the Base Camp for Annapurna.

Days 7 to 10: Get Tent peak base camp, high camp and top.

Days 11 to 16: Trek down to Pokhara and fly out or drive out to Kathmandu.