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    Tent Peak, also known as Tharpu Chuli, is a stunning mountain peak located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This peak is a great option for climbers who have some experience but are not quite ready for more difficult climbs. Himalayan Marvel Adventures offers a comprehensive 17-day itinerary that includes both the trek to the base camp and the climb itself.

    The trek to base camp takes you through beautiful forests, and mountain villages, and offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna range. Once you reach base camp, you’ll spend some time acclimatizing before making your way up to high camp and then the summit. The climb to the summit involves ascending steep snow and ice slopes and requires the use of technical climbing equipment such as crampons, ice axes, and ropes. However, the climb is considered a “walk-up” climb and does not require any prior technical climbing experience.

    Our experienced guides will accompany you throughout the climb and ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience. Tent Peak climbing is a great way to experience the thrill of climbing in the Himalayas and offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. However, it’s important to note that climbing any peak carries inherent risks and proper training, preparation, and gear are essential for a safe and successful climb.

    Essential Information

    Best time for Tent Peak Climbing

    Climbing to the top of a tent peak is doable at any time. Before Tent Peak Climbing, it is sometimes necessary to understand the weather and the surrounding area.

    Spring Season

    March, April, and May are the months that make up the spring season. During Tent Peak Climbing this season, you will get a spectacular vista of numerous Himalayas. Similarly, daytime temperatures will be between 10 to 12 degrees Celsius, while nighttime temperatures will be below 1 degree Celsius. Furthermore, the vibrant plants and wildlife add to the adventure. You should also bring shorts. During the day, temperatures may soar higher than average, which might be a problem.

    Moreover, this is the best time for Tent Peak Climbing. Annapurna’s spectacular mountain vistas and its natural components Reflect the significance of trekking during the Spring Season. The clear blue skies and the epic view of mountain ranges will amaze you to the maximum.

    Autumn Season

    Tent Peak Climbing will be best during September, October, and November. Autumn lasts for three months. Similarly, this place receives warm air this season, accompanied by many magnificent flowers. The deciduous tree scenery gobsmacks you. The daytime temperature will be about 18 degrees Celsius, while the nighttime temperature will be around 3 degrees Celsius. There will be relatively little rain during this season, making climbing easier. Teahouses and trials may become more difficult to traverse if many people are around. The problem from Bamboo to Jhinu Dada is also primarily covered with flowers and deep oak trees.

    Summer Season (Monsoon)

    The trek is more exciting during June, July, and August. Trekkers who appreciate the challenge of Tent Peak Climbing will enjoy this season. Temperatures will range from 5 to 15 degrees Celsius at night. Due to the rain and strange clouds, Tent Peak Climbing is even more exciting. During this season, there will be fewer customers, and you may be able to get teahouse discounts.

    Furthermore, you will be treated to a stunning glimpse of the surrounding countryside and mountains following the rain. The road to Chhomrong village is a little hilly, but it provides a beautiful clear view. You can carry shorts and half a t-shirt for daytime trekking as sometimes the temperature gradually increases.

    Winter Season

    December, January, and February are the coldest months of the year. The Annapurna Region will have very few visitors during this time of year. Due to the low numbers, every teahouse will be accessible during Tent Peak Climbing. However, flights and other products will be less expensive during this season. The heavy snowfall and cold weather might be challenging to deal with during this time of year. Snowy mountains look majestic; some trekkers usually prefer Tent Peak Climbing during winter.

    Moreover, there won’t be any rain this season, either. During the day, the temperature will be about -8 to -10 degrees Celsius, while it will be around -15 degrees Celsius at night. The trail is covered with snow from Macchapuchre Base Camp to High Camp. You will be frozen by the frigid wind coming from High Camp’s north. This season is beautiful and thrilling for trekkers who adore climbing in a snowy settings.

    The difficulty level of Tent Peak Climbing

    Tent Peak Climbing is rated 2c by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. It’s a medium-difficulty level. It is accessible to everyone, from novice hikers to seasoned trekkers. The difficulty level of Tent Peak Climbing, on the other hand, is determined by a variety of circumstances which are as follows;

    Altitude Sickness

    You’ll inevitably have altitude sickness when you’re over maximum height during climbing. The path from Macchapuchre to Tent Peak is at a maximum elevation of more than 5000m during Tent Peak Climbing. You may get Altitude Sickness when ascending this route. A significant risk of altitude sickness exists at the highest elevations. Fever, headaches, and nausea are all typical symptoms that can be challenging. As a result, you’ll have to drink plenty of water to stay nourished. Consuming meals and beverages that offer energy will be more helpful. There’s a reasonable risk of getting altitude sickness, but we’ll aid you if you need it.

    Physical Fitness

    You’ll come across a lot of steep slopes during Tent Peak Climbing. Similarly, sufficient physical and mental condition is required to climb these challenging uphills. You can mount even the steepest slopes effortlessly because of your body’s suppleness. You must first train and exercise before climbing. Fitness needs many-body regimens targeting all your body’s major muscle groups. With proper breathing regulation and a masculine physique, climbing will be more enjoyable. It will be hard for you during Tent Peak Climbing without appropriate physical fitness.

    Distance and Duration

    We’ll be trekking for 6-7 hours each day at a high altitude for 17 days. Climbers must inform our staff if they have any pre-existing medical issues. Furthermore, carrying a backpack weighing 20 to 25 pounds while hiking will be tricky for inexperienced hikers. So, before Tent Peak Climbing, you’ll need serious training and get your muscles in shape. This trek will cover around 35 to 40 kilometers, which is quite far. However, if we overcome the challenges, this trekking will be an exceedingly exciting experience for you.

    Weather and Temperature

    The Tent Peak Climbing Weather changes will almost certainly affect climbing. Tent Peak is best climbed in the spring and fall since each season has its unique weather set. During these two seasons, the daytime temperature will be approximately 20 degrees Celsius, while the overnight temperature will be below 3 degrees Celsius.

    The ascent will be more demanding during the monsoon season, which runs from April to June. Due to the lack of vision, climbing will be difficult. The slopes around Bamboo and Cave Camp will be pretty slippery. Likewise, it will be challenging during the cold months. The massive snowfall and severely low temperatures will also be problematic throughout the winter. You may reach Tent Peak Climbing with the right equipment and leave all impediments behind.

    Types of equipment for Tent Peak Climbing

    Trekking poles

    Trekking poles are handy for ascending Tent Peak. It will benefit you much from the modest force it generates from the ground to the body.


    This transceiver is one of the most critical tools for Tent Peak Climbing. Avalanches may kill or seriously injure trekkers. As a result, to determine the current state of the ground and the density of the snow, it’s crucial to have a transceiver.


    Crampons are essential for tent peak climbing. Make sure you’re getting suitable crampons. Crampons that are adequate for the task will make climbing considerably easier.


    Carabiners aid in the connection of ropers in specific ways. It also aids in the arrangement of your belongings or small luggage.

    Waist Leash

    It facilitates the connection of several ropes linked to bags and the body. It also aids in the ascent of steep uphills.

    Ice Axe

    It aids with clearing the path by crushing down ice crystals and allowing you to grip onto anything during tent peak climbing.

    Single Boots or Double Boots



    • Majestic Views of Annapurna Massif: The Tent Peak Climbing and Annapurna Sanctuary Trek offer some of the most breathtaking views of the Annapurna Massif. From the summit of Tent Peak at 5,663m, you’ll have panoramic views of the entire Annapurna range, including Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7,937m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), and many more.
    • Glaciers and Alpine Scenery: This trek takes you through the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary, where you’ll witness some of the most stunning alpine scenery in the world. You’ll also have the opportunity to see some of the largest and most spacious glaciers in the region.
    • Experience Ethnic Gurung Culture: The Annapurna region is home to the Gurung people, who are renowned for their warm hospitality and rich cultural traditions. During this trek, you’ll have the opportunity to visit Gurung villages and experience their unique culture firsthand.
    • Visit Annapurna and Machhapuchhre Base Camp: The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek also takes you to the base camps of two of the most iconic peaks in the region – Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). These base camps offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and are a highlight of the trek.
    • Sightseeing in UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The trek begins and ends in the city of Pokhara, which is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the beautiful Phewa Lake, the International Mountain Museum, and the World Peace Pagoda. These sites offer a perfect opportunity to relax and soak up the rich cultural and historical heritage of Nepal.


Day 1 Arrival Day at Kathmandu (1,400m)

Once you reach Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the Himalayan Marvel Adventure delegate will receive you from there then check-in in the hotel.

Day 2 Planning and Preparation Day at Kathmandu

On this day, after breakfast at the hotel, we will meet the guide, crew members, and then a small meeting regarding our trek details. In the meeting, we will be discussing our itineraries, accommodation, transportation, services that we include and exclude, and we provide a cap, T-shirt, and bag with our company logo.

Then our city guide will take you for Kathmandu sightseeing, which includes Basantapur Durbar, Hanuman Dhoka, the busiest market of Kathmandu- Asan Bazar, Pashupatinath, and many more.

Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Hile via Pokhara and trek to Thikhedhunga (1,750m/5,741ft) – 8 to 9 hours drive and 1-hour trek

You will be driving on the windy, hilly highway from Kathmandu to Hile via Pokhara. Drive past fast-flowing rivers, jade colored hills, rural towns, small villages, and terraced farmlands along the way. Tune in to your favorite playlist or download some movies to watch on your road journey.  You will pass the popular touristy city of Nepal, Pokhara, before reaching Hile the trailhead of your trek.

Trek alongside the Modi Khola, a river flowing from the Annapurna valley. Walk past small hillside villages, and waterfalls along with scenic mountain views on your way to Thikhedhunga.

Overnight in Thikhedhunga.

Day 4 Trek to Ghorepani (2,874m/9,429ft) – 5 to 6 hours trek

Walk on an ascending trail enjoying the view of the snowy mountains on your way to Ghorepani. Climb up the path paved with stone steps on your way to Ulleri. Bask in the astounding views of the snowy mountain peaks like Fishtail Peak and Annapurna South. Further, you will be walking through the rhododendron forest and trekking through the hillside villages on your way to Ghorepani. The village of Ghorepani lies right below Poon Hill. Ghorepani was along the old trade route and used to be the stopover for horses and mule packs to drink water. Magar ethnic group dominates the region. Observe the rural Nepalese lifestyles and interact with the locals to know about their daily life.


Day 5 Morning Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft) and trek to Tadapani (2,600m/8,528ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

Get up early to catch a mesmerizing sunrise over the Himalayas from the popular vantage of Poon Hill. You will be surrounded by the Himalayas upon reaching the top of Poon Hill. Bask in the panoramic view of the mountains, including Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Hiunchuli. Watch the sun’s rays touch the mountains turn them from red, pink, and orange to golden. Trek on a descending path and enjoy the view of the Annapurna from Deurali Danda on your way to Tadapani. Colorful Buddhist prayer flags welcome you to the Tadapani village residing on the foothill of Fishtail Peak.

Day 6 Trek to Chomrong (2,170m/7,118ft) – 5 to 6 hour trek

Wake up to the awe-inspiring views of mountains like Annapurna South, Fishtail, and Hiunchuli peaks, and enjoy breakfast with the mountain view. Walk carefully on a steep and descending trail, followed by a hike through the rhododendron forest. Moreover, you will also be trekking past small settlements en route. Upon crossing a suspension bridge over a river, the trail will ascend gradually to Gurung village which is dominated by Gurung ethnic groups. A trek on an ascending but easy trail will lead you to Chhomrong.

Day 7 Trek to Dovan (2,600m/8,530ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

Today you will be trekking to Chhomrong leaving behind the villages. You will be walking on a steep descending trail and crossing a suspension bridge over the Chhomrong Khoa, a river on your way to Upper Sinuwa. Trek through a dense forest filled with oak, bamboo, and rhododendron trees. You will be descending on steep stone steps, and walking through ascending forested trail will take you to the village of Dovan.

Day 8 Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,136ft) - 4 to 5 hours trek

The trek begins with a walk on rugged terrain beside the Modi River and a hike past Himalaya Hotel. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the glacial river tumbling down the valley from the viewpoint of the Himalayan Hotel. You will also be trekking past Hinku cave, where the first group of climbers ascending Annapurna I camped for the night. A hike on an undulating path takes you to Deurali featuring a small setting with some stone huts. Walkthrough, a narrow valley with steep mountainsides, takes you to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Savor the astounding views of mountains, including Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, and Hiunchuli. Machhapuchhre peak is a guardian deity of the locals, so climbing the peak is strictly forbidden. You will notice the vegetation getting sparser as you trek higher in altitude.

Day 7 Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,547ft) - 2 to 3 hours trek

Catch a marvelous sunrise over the Himalayas from Machhapuchhre Base Camp before trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp. Walk leisurely to the nearby Annapurna Base Camp from Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Trek past Annapurna Sanctuary, which is said to be the abode of gods as per local folklore, is an experience in itself. Walk on an ascending trail and trek past beautiful wildflowers and waterfalls. Glaciers and colossal Annapurna Massif circle Annapurna Base Camp; the soul-stirring sight will leave you mesmerized. Today you will be camping in Annapurna Base Camp, and your team will step up the camp. In the afternoon, you can explore the vicinity and bask in the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Day 10 Acclimatization day at Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,547ft) and pre-climb training

You will be spending the day acclimatizing at the Annapurna Base Camp situated at the height of 4,130m/13,547ft. Your climbing leader will tell you about the condition of the glacial trail and will be doing pre-climb training with your guide. Practice ascent and rappel down using ropes. You will be learning to ice axe, snow bar, ice screw, harness, jumar, crampons, and others. You will also be tying knots using main and fix ropes.


The pre-climb training will give you a rough idea about the summit the next day and boost your confidence level. Go on short hikes as an acclimatizing activity near the base camp in the afternoon and take a rest later.

Day 11 Trek to Tent Peak Base Camp (5,695m/18,684ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

Today you will be trekking to the Tent Peak Base Camp. Start the trek with a walk on the moraine cliffs and glacier-covered in rubble in the wilderness. You need to walk cautiously while crossing this path.   You will see a trail marked with cairns on the northern side of the glacier. A trek further takes you on a flat boulder close to the icy stream, and upon crossing the stream, you will come across a flat grassy area of the Tharpu Chuli Base Camp. Enjoy the mountain views during the trek and stargazing at night.

Day 12 Trek to High Camp (5,230m/17,159) - 3 to 4 hours trek

Begin your trek towards the High Camp, walking on an ascending trail to the Tent Peak High Camp. It involves technical climbing, and your pre-climb session will turn out to be helpful. You will be using a rope and helmet while climbing and traversing the steep section tilted around 50 to 60 degrees. Moreover, you will be walking upwards on the glacier at 30 degrees gradually. Savor the awe-inspiring views of mountains, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, and Hiunchuli. Your team will set up a camp at the High Camp and prepare hot lunch for you. Explore the vicinity and rest before the big day of summiting Tent Peak the next day.

Day 13 Summit Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli (5,695m/18,684ft) and back to Base Camp – 7 to 8 hours trek/climbing

Wake up before dawn around 2 AM to summit Tent Peak. It is an exciting as well as rewarding day. Start walking on a wall rock followed by a walk on a steep slope of 70 degrees covered with snow. This is a tough and steep climb along the ridge, but the scenery waiting at the top is worth all your pain and effort. You will be walking on a flat section before making the final ascend.


The final ascend requires technical maneuver, and you will be using fixed ropes for the final summit of the Tent Peak. The apex of the peak rewards you with soul-stirring views of mountains, including Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and others. Bask in the grandeur of the Himalayas and click lots of pictures before climbing down the same route back to the Base Camp.

Day 14 Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,577ft) – 6 to 7 hours trek

Today you will be leaving the amphitheater of mountains behind and retracing your steps back to Bamboo. Trek past the cascading waterfalls and make your way through the dense forest. Moreover, the gorgeous views of mountains like Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli will entertain you on the way.

Day 15 Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,760m/5,773ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

Trek on an ascending trail to Kudi Ghar followed by a hike on a steep ascend to Sinuwa. You will be walking on a stone step alongside a river. Upon ascending thousands of stone steps, you will reach Upper Chomrong. A steep downhill trail runs to the Jhinu Danda, and you will be descending. Relax and rejuvenate yourself by soaking in the natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda. The natural hot spring, situated on the bank of Modi Khola,  is known to have healing properties and relax paining muscles.

Day 16 Trek to Matque (1,070m/3,510ft) and drive to Pokhara - 2 hours trek and 2 to 3-hour drive

A trek from Jhinu Danda to Matque marks the end of your trek. You will begin your trek after having your breakfast. Make your way downhill and walk on an undulating path up to the new bridge. Enjoy the scenic mountain view of Modi Khola valley from the top of a cliff. A walk further on a descending path will take you to Matque. Take a short drive from Matque to Pokhara, a famous touristy city in Nepal.

Sit by the serene Phewa Lake with colorful boats and watch the reflection of Fishtail Peak in the lake. The city also offers various recreational activities. You can indulge in the activity of your choice; go sightseeing, try local food, do shopping, or just relax.

Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 17 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) - 6 to 7 hours drive

You will be driving back on the meandering hilly road to Kathmandu. Drive alongside the Trishuli River and drive past rural towns and small villages. Enjoy the view of snowy mountains, jade hills, and terraced farmlands en route. You can download some movies and your favorite shows to watch during this long bus ride. In Kathmandu, you can go sightseeing, stroll in the streets of Thamel and even do some souvenir shopping.

Day 18 Final Departure

Today you will be boarding an international flight back home, and you will be flying back with lots of wonderful memories to cherish for a lifetime. A representative from Third Rock Adventures will drop you at the airport a few hours before your scheduled flight.


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  • Airport pick up and drop and transfer to hotel
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, teahouses for trekking, and tented accommodation for climbing
  • Meals during the trekking and climbing period
  • All ground transportation as per our itinerary
  • All necessary staff with experienced English-speaking climbing guide, cook, assistant climbing leader (5 trekkers 1 assistant guide), and Sherpa porters
  • All necessary paperwork like trekking permits and climbing permit
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bags, Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag have to return after trip completion)
  • Mountaineering camping and climbing equipment high-quality equipment like North Face or Mountain Hardwar tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipment
  • Travel and rescue arrangements provide
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

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  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and or early return from the mountain for any reason.
  • Altitude chamber or oxygen
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide on your request
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral/boiled water, shower, etc
  • Tips for trekking and climbing crew member


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