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Thorong Peak Climbing

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  • Availability
    Sept-Dec, Mar-May

  • Trip Duration
    18 days

  • Trek Difficulty
    Strenuous

  • Group Size
    Private & Group Tour

  • Maximum Altitude
    6144m

  • Guide Language
    English

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Quick Review

  • Start: Kathmandu
  • End: Kathmandu
  • Duration:18 days
  • Best Season: Sept-Dec, Mar-May

Introduction

Standing tall at an elevation of 6,144m to the south of the Thorong La in Annapurna Region, Thorong Peak happens to be one of the most popular and safe peaks to climb in Nepal. It is a fascinating Peak climbing destination that is famous for its natural wilderness, majestic waterfalls and glaciers, exotic trekking trail, the unique culture of Annapurna Region and adventurous snow covered trekking region. Thorong peak climbing is the beautiful mixture of a natural and cultural aspect of mountain region with rich culture and eye-pleasing beauty. The region is mostly inhabited by Gurung communities practicing typical culture and their traditions, you'll get to explore their culture, history, and lifestyle during this adventure. Thorong Peak climbing is technically difficult so our experienced Sherpa climber will help you in every step and train you with how to use ice axes and ropes, snow and rock climbing skills. The trek goes through beautiful Manang valley that offers picturesque villages, waterfalls, rivers, rhododendron forests and abundant wildlife. We'll also cross Thorong La Pass at 5,416m, one of the highest passes in the world, during this trek. Months of Sep-Dec and Mar-May are the perfect months to sign up for this trek.

Thorong Peak Climbing adventure begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar and Syange. From Syange we ascend towards the High lands of Annapurna Region through a picturesque valley, lush green forest of rhododendron and oak, steep hills and mountains, cultural villages, etc. The summit of Thorong Peak offers the best view of the Tilicho peak, Dhaulagiri range, Nilgiri peak, Annapurna range, etc. Then we descend back, visit Muktinath and Jomsom and fly back to Kathmandu.

 

Trek Highlights

  • Thorong Peak at 6,114m
  • Thorong La Pass at 5,416m
  • Kali Gandaki Gorge
  • Gurung culture, warm hospitality, and lifestyle
  • Mountain Ranges: Nilgiri, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, Dhaulagiri, etc
  • Majestic waterfalls, lush rhododendron forest

Accommodation

The accommodations during Thorong Peak Climbing are hotels, lodges commonly known as tea houses. Most of the rooms are on a twin sharing basis where you'll get a mattress, pillow, sheets, and blankets and they even provide extra blankets upon request. Teahouses in this region are well managed and a few of them even provide western facilities like hot showers and flush toilets. In high-altitude, there won't be any teahouses, so we'll set a camp/tent for you to spend overnight. During your stay in Kathmandu, you'll get a luxurious accommodation service.

Food

 Most of the teahouses are run by local people that provide you good bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner facility with warm hospitality. The teahouses provide a variety of on-site prepared hot meals. You'll have a food option of typical Nepali, Tibetan, Nepalese, Chinese and even Indian and Italian dishes on the tea houses. In camping trek, we'll provide excellent cooks to prepare hot and delicious foods for you. Our experienced cook will prepare both western and eastern dishes for you.

Day 1 : Arrive at Kathmandu
Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 3 : Drive to Bhulbhule via Besi Sahar
Day 4 : Trek to Jagat
Day 5 : Trek to Dharapani
Day 6 : Trek to Chame
Day 7 : Trek to Lower Pisang
Day 8 : Trek to Manang
Day 9 : Rest day
Day 10 : Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 11 : Trek to Phedi or High camp
Day 12 : Trek to Thorong peak base camp
Day 13 : Preparation and training for climbing
Day 14 : Climbing Throrong peak and back to base camp
Day 15 : Trek back to Muktinath
Day 16 : Trek to Jomsom
Day 17 : Fly to Pokhara
Day 18 : Fly or drive back to Kathmandu
Day 1 : Arrive at Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, our airport representatives will receive you and direct transfer to the hotel in our private vehicle. Overnight at the hotel in Thamel.


Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing

Special day, where we're taking you to some of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu including Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath. Then we return to the hotel and in the evening, you can roam around Thamel local market and buy necessary things that are required for Thorong Peak Climbing. In the hotel, you'll meet your guide and there will be a meeting regarding Thorong Peak Climbing where you can ask all your queries. Overnight stay.


Day 3 : Drive to Bhulbhule via Besi Sahar

Early morning drive to Bhulbhule goes through the river view & Nepalese countryside. Bhulbhule is a countryside hill in the footsteps of Annapurna & Manasalu which is also the starting point of our trek. Overnight stay.


Day 4 : Trek to Jagat

The adventure going to start after breakfast, and we have to get ready as soon as possible with suitable gears and items. The trek starts following the Marsyandgi river and following few wooden bridges, suspension bridges, waterfalls, rice paddies, and forest. We reach Jagat after 7-8 hours of a long walk for an overnight stay.


Day 5 : Trek to Dharapani

We start our early morning trek and it leads you through waterfall, rocky lands and trails with passes through small teashops to reach Manang district. We cross the river and walk on a high cliff to reach Dharapani for overnight stay.


Day 6 : Trek to Chame

1 hour of walk from Dharapani takes you to Bagarchhap and you'll see the first glimpse of Mt. Annapurna II very close. Chame is also a district headquarter of Manang district from where you can have the spectacular views of Mt. Lamjung and Mt. Annapurna II. Overnight at a teahouse in Chame.


Day 7 : Trek to Lower Pisang

Today you'll mostly walk on a narrow and steep path with a very dense pine forest. We follow the river bank which first leads us to the village of Bratang where you can taste local Apple products. After 6 hours of continuous walk, we reach Lower Pisang for an overnight stay.


Day 8 : Trek to Manang

While trekking to Manang, you'll see Yaks grazing on the pasturelands and can sense strong Buddhist faith in the area. After arriving at Manang, you'll get to see several monasteries and mountains from the village. Overnight stay.


Day 9 : Rest day

Free day at Manang village gives you an opportunity to explore the village area and its surroundings, know about local culture, visit historical monasteries, taste local cuisines with apple products and capture every moment on your camera. Overnight stay.


Day 10 : Trek to Yak Kharka

We begin our walk with steady ascent enjoying majestic views with delightful geography. This region is well known for its cultural diversity and sublime beauty. On the way to Yak Kharka, you'll see several Yak pasture fields. Overnight at Yak Kharka.


Day 11 : Trek to Phedi or High camp

Today's walk takes you to Phedi which is located at the base of the Thorong La pass (5,416m). You'll find a few guesthouses to spend the night there. After crossing Kone River and we continue our journey to reach Thorong Phedi for an overnight stay.


Day 12 : Trek to Thorong peak base camp

Today, we'll also hike up to the Thorong La Pass, which is the highest pass in the world.  Hike to Thorong La Pass is not hard but it could get challenging due to the unpredictable weather changes. Our journey to Thorong Peak Base Camp provides an amazing view of  Annapurna Massif. Overnight at base camp.


Day 13 : Preparation and training for climbing

Trek to Thorong Peak is not an easy job. Climbing up to 6,144m takes a lot of energy, training, and techniques. So, today, our expert guides will teach you techniques regarding peak climbing, basic instruction and tell you how to use climbing tools. Overnight at Base Camp.


Day 14 : Climbing Throrong peak and back to base camp

The day is finally here, you're going to step on the height of 6,144m which is an achievement for a lifetime. From the pinnacle of Thorong Peak, you can see the view of Kali Gandaki Valley, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Ranges. We descend back to Base camp for overnight stay.


Day 15 : Trek back to Muktinath

Ours descend back journey starts as we are heading towards the holiest place of the region, Muktinath. Muktinath is popular as the famous Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site. We visit Muktinath periphery, bath on holy water and spend overnight.


Day 16 : Trek to Jomsom

After exploring Muktinath's surroundings, we start our trek to Jomsom. During our stay at Jomsom, you can try local apple products, local cuisines and enjoy the magnificent views of mountains from the guesthouse. Overnight stay.


Day 17 : Fly to Pokhara

Finally, we leave Jomsom behind and fly to the city of Lakes, Pokhara. Pokhara is a popular and beautiful city full of natural beauty. In Pokhara, you can enjoy the nightlife, visit the Lakeside, and taste local street food. Overnight at Pokhara.


Day 18 : Fly or drive back to Kathmandu

This is the last day of Thorong Peak adventure. Today we'll drive/fly to Kathmandu and after reaching Kathmandu, our team will bid you farewell and help you to get your next destination.


Cost Includes

  • Airport peak and drop.
  • Three night hotel in Kathmandu. (Two in on arrival and one in departure.
  • Three times meal on trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Hot drinks, tea or coffee.
  • Fresh fruit every day after dinner
  • Accommodation during the expedition
  • For camping part tent & all kitchen crews.
  • English speaking guide and porter ( Two people one porter (each porter carry 25kg)
  • All the necessary Annapurna  conservations entrance fee
  • All the ground transportation
  • Treated drinking water.
  • Nature Explore Trek duffle bag (refundable after trip.)
  • Nature Explore Trek Down jacket (refundable after trip)
  • Nature Explore Trek t-shirt as a gift.
  • All the Gov. Vat, tax etc.

Climbing part included.

  • Climbing permit for Thorong  
  • Garbage deposit cost as per require from Nepal Gov.
  • Climbing guide.
  • Tent and kitchen crews for whole climbing part.
  • Fresh food and hot drinks cook by won cook at the high camp.
  • All the necessary climbing documents etc.
  • Nature Explore t-shirt as a gift.

Climbing certificate

Cost Excludes

  • International air fare.
  • Personal insurance (incase for emergency only.)
  • Personal Trekking and Climbing gear.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Wi-Fi Laundry, Hot shower, Cold drinks, (mineral water, beer and coke Fanta etc.) and Extra Snacks during the trip.
  • Extra then above mention in itinerary.
  • Tipping to staff.
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