Thorong Peak Climbing

Thorong peak 6100m is located on the left of Thorong Pass 5400m while we do Annapurna round or circuit trekking. According to climbing technical points, it is very easy to climb in snow slope parts and many chances to be on summit also according to budget it is more cheaper than other government peaks because of only one night camping to be installed in base camp.

Annapurna circuit trek offers you an experience walking in Annapurna classic route. You can explore the culture of  multi-ethnic  groups, local villages with typical houses, locally cultivated terrain farms, water falls, moraine glaciers, ice lakes, wide varieties of flora and fauna etc. You can enjoy with the  excellent views of Annapurna panoramic Himalayan range including Tilicho peak,Gangapurna peak, Pisang peak, Tilicho Peak, Thorong peak, Yakwakang peak, Chulu East, Chulu West, Chulu Centre, Himlung Himal, Manaslu range,Dhaulagiri peak, Nilgiri peak,Tukuche peak etc.  from the challenging and massive Thorang La pass (5416m) and very amazing climbing Thorong peak 6100m.

Trip summery in facts:
Trip Title: Thorong Peak Climbing
Maximum Elevation: 6100m.
Walking Level: 5-7 hours per day.
Trekking Duration: 22 Days
Mode of Operation: Tea House Lodge + Camping Trek
Best Season: Mar, Apr, May & Sept, Oct, Nov.
Trip Grade: Moderate and Strenuous
Group Size: Minimum: 2 people to Maximum: 18 people

Outline Itinerary: Thorong Peak Climbing
Day 01. Arrival in Kathmandu international airport 1300m, welcome by ART member  and transfer to hotel 2 star bed and breakfast included.
Day 02. Drive from Kathmandu  to Bhulbhule 840m 6 hours by tourist bus. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 03. Trek Bhulbhule – Syange 1100m, 6 hours.Trek passes through green terraces, along the Marshyangdi river side. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 04. Trek Syange – Tal 1700m 5 hours.This day we follow river side climb in mountain path reaching Chyamche. We can view of magnificent waterfall and mini hydro power.Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 05. Trek Tal – Bagarchhap 2160m 6 hours. This day we cross decent view of Manaslu range and we can over look the view of Dudh Khola River and Marshyangdi River. Annapurna II 7900m becomes visible ahead. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 06. Trek Bagarchhap – Chame 2670m 5 hours.Trek pass through thundering waterfall and Marshyangdi Khola becomes a George.Now, we can over look the magnificent Manaslu peak and Phungi Himal peak. We cross through the Gurung ethnic village and climb through a pine forest to Chame. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 07. Trek Chame – Pisang 3200m 5 hours.This day, we reach at the small settlement of Taleku.When we cross Buradhan on the right bank there are military station who fought against the Khampa tribal revolution. We can see the east peak of Annapurna II 7900m and Pisang peak 6100m. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 08. Trek Pisang – Manang 3540m 7 hours.There are two options to reach at Manang through climbing upper Gyaru village and Ngawal village. This day is special view of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna peak,Tilicho peak with large Buddhist Chortens (stupas),Buddhist Mani and Monasteries during the trail. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 09. Manang acclimatization. Manang is a surprisingly a large village for this remote mountain region. It's all houses are line up with Buddhist colorful prayer flags. We explore the surroundings crossing Marshyangdi River to visit wonderful Himalayan Gangapurna Lake and hike up to Deurali approximately  4400m to see the magnificent views of Chulu west peak,Chulu centre peak,Chulu East peak,Chulu Far east peak, Pisang peak, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna peak, Tilicho peak, etc. 5 hours Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 10. Trek Manang – Ledar 4200m 5 hours.Our path this day is full of ups and down as the elevation gradually rises, after crossing Kenzan  Khola path towards to Ledar. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 11. Trek Ledar – Thorong High Camp 4925m 5 hours. This day, we cross difficult first part. We cross high wind, steep hill through rocky area frozen stream. This day we can see wild blue sheep. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 12. Trek Thorong High Camp –Thorong Peak Base Camp 5400m 6 hours. Overnight camping.
Day 13. Thorong Peak Base Camp - Thorong Peak Summit 6100m-Muktinath 3760m via Thorong pass (5416 m) 8 hours. Better view of Kali Gandaki in U shaped valley.  Ahead,  we can see, Thorong peak, Yakwakang peak,  Dhaulagiri I, II and III. Now, we trek in gentle slope with steep cliff through sacred land of Muktinath. We visit Buddhist and Hindu temples in same spot. Overnight at Tea house Lodge
Day 14. Trek Muktinath – Marpha 2670m 6 hours. Descend from Muktinath visit to Jharkot Buddhist monastery in  this ancient village and another sacred village Kagbeni  visit Buddhist monastery where Upper Mustang trek begins. Trek path down below close view of Kali Gandaki and reach famous airfield Jomsom and heading toward Marpha village. This place is very popular for its apple and homemade apple brandy. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 15. Trek Marpha – Kalopani 2530m 5 hours.Trek towards a stream of Tukuche Village. This day we have clear view of Nilgiri peak, Dhaulagiri I, Tukche peak, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri Ice fall. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 16. Trek Kalopani – Tatopani 1190m 5 hours .We cross through pine tree valley with suspension bridge, known as the  deepest gorge in the world between Dhaulagiri I and Annapurna I, a great water fall of Rupche Chahar. We can relax in natural hot spring shower in Tatopani. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 17. Trek Tatopani – Ghorepani 2860m 7 hours. We walk through local Magar ethnic villages and picturesque Rhododendron forest to reach at Ghorepani village. Overnight at Tea house Lodge.
Day 18. Trek Ghorepani – Tadapani 2630m 5 hours walk. Morning excursion 45 minutes walk up to Poon Hill 3200m for panoramic view of Dhaulagiri Himalayan range and Annapurna Himalayan range. After having breakfast, we descend down through the dense forest of different species of rhododendron and reach at Tadapani. Over night at Tea House Lodge.
Day 19. Trek Tadapani – Ghandruk 1940m 5 hours.Early morning, we walk in the dense forest and arrive at Ghandruk. After having lunch, we visit two Gurung ethnic museums and a Buddhist monastery. Approach views of South Annapurna,Himchuli peak,Fish Tail, Gangapurna peak, Gandharba chuli etc. Overnight at Tea House Lodge.
Day 20. Trek Ghandruk- Birethati 1025m 4 hours,  then Nayapul- Pokhara 900m 3 hours by tourist bus. Bed & Breakfast at Mount Kailash Resort.This day,we walk down to Birethati through terrain local farms and follow the Modi Khola river to arrive in Birethati. After having lunch in Birethati, we walk about 30 minutes to reach at Nayapul.Then, we go to Pokhara. Overnight at comfort hotel near Fewa Lake in Pokhara. Bed and breakfast included.
Day 21. Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 6 hours by tourist bus and transfer to  hotel 2 star with bed and breakfast included.
Day 22. International  departure

-Airport-hotel transfers by private car or tourist mini bus according to group size.
-2 nights 2 star hotel in Kathmandu bed and breakfast.
-Trekking permits of ACAP, Thorong Peak climbing permits  and TIMS Cards.
-Accommodation in tea house lodge and camping with mattress twin basis.
-Food (breakfast,lunch & dinner  with hot drinks:tea, coffee, milk, lemon etc.) during the trek.
-Camping equipment: tents, mattress, utensils etc.
-Climbing equipment: main rope, fixed rope, snow bar, ice hammer etc.
-Salary, insurance, transport, food and accommodation for climbing guide, assistant guide, cook and porters.
-Kathmandu to Bulbule by tourist bus, Nayapul to Pokhara by tourist bus, Pokhara to Kathmandu by  tourist bus.
-13 % VAT compulsory tax of Nepal Government and other local taxes.
-Experienced & professional English speaking climbing guide, cook  and porters.

-Nepal tourist visa fee 40 $ for a month. Nepal visa can be obtained upon arrival.
-International airfare.
-Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary.
-Travel, trekking and helicopter rescue insurance.
-Cold and alcoholic drinks.
-Personal high altitude medicines, first aid kits, equipment, gears, cloths etc.
-Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge of camera or mobile and gas shower in mountain.
-Tips for climbing guide, cook and porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.

Member Personal Equipment:
S/No Particular Qty.
(01) Down suits 1
(02) Summit shoe 1
(03) Walking shoe 1
(04) Crampon 1
(05) Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
(06) Normal gloves 1
(07) Special sun glasses for snow.
(08) Iceaxe 1
(09) Harness 1
(10) Jumer 1
(11) Carapina (normal) 3
(12) Sleeping bag (-20 Degree Celsius ) 1
(13) Down filled Mattress 1
(14) Summit socks 1
(15) Normal socks 2
(16) Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
(17) Safety Helmet 1
(18) Down jacket 1
(19) Down trouser 1
(20) 8 finger / descender 1
(21) Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
(22) Gore-tex jacket 1
(23) Gore-tex trouser 1
(24) Fleece jacket 1
(25) Fleece trouser 1
(26) Fleece liner gloves 3
(27) Screw Gate Carapina 1
(28) Balaclava (wind stopper) 1
(29) Thermos bottle 1
(30) Base layer (woolen) 1 (set)
(31) Water bottle normal 1
(32) Travel bag solid North Face/Quechua 60 liter 1

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