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hi Pierre and Mahesh. Very nice to hear from you. Great to hear that Pierre now you are in Kathmandu. We had a wonderful visit to Nepal, the weather was great during the Kali Gandaki trek. We did what wanted to do in Kathmandu and Pokhara and we even managed to do the mountain flight. What more could we ask for. Mahesh and Lhakpa looked after us very well and we came back with wonderful memories of Nepal, with a strong desire to return. Thanks for Frens Himalayan Treks and Expedition. Anu Mitra
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Tent peak climbing

The trek that starts from Phedi after a short drive of about 45 minutes from Pokhara, takes you to the Annapurna Sanctuary, the most spectacular high mountain amphitheatre, through charming Gurung villages and rhododendron forests. A chance to ascend Tent peak [5600m.], also known as Tharpu Chuli, and exploration of Annapurna sanctuary are the major highlights of this trip.

Being technically straightforward all the way up to the summit the Tent peak has been able to attract a lots of novice climbers over the past few years. It is also the second most climbed trekking peak in Nepal after Island peak in Khumbu region. A 360 degrees panoramic view of the surrounding Annapurna massif from the summit of Tent peak is simply breathtaking.

 

 

 >ALPINE GRADE: PD/AD : The most difficult section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge.

>SEASON : september/november and march to may.
 
>MODE OF TREKKING : tea house / camping.
-2 types of program : in tea house during the trek and 1 night camping for the ascent or full arranged camping trek during the trek and the ascent. The first type of program (lodge) is better from 1 up to 5 per.

Tent peak climbing Itinerary

D-1: arrival in Kathmandu and transfert to hotel.

D-2: visit of Kathmandu: Durbar Square and its bazar, temples, Royal Palace, the goddess Kumari’s home.
Afternoon: visit of the Buddhist Stupa of Swayambunath, one of the oldest religious sites of Nepal, worshipped by both Buddhists and Hindus.
Visit of Pashupatinath, the “Benares of Nepal”, dedicated to the God Shiva on the Bagmati River and visit of Bouddhanath and its famous Stupa, one of the biggest in southern Asia.
you can use this day as a rest day too.
 
D-3: KTM-Pokhara by bus (6h)
 
D-4: Pokhara-Phedi by bus and walk to Tolka (1710m): 5h
From Phedi, ascent to Dhampus (1580 m), we climb upward a ridge (2000 m) and descent to Tolka.
 
D-5: Tolka-Chomrong (2000 m): 5h
We descend to the village of Laundrung (1550 m), excellent view of Annapurna south and Patal Hiunchuli, Macchapuchare. From Laundrung we climb upward the village of Chomrong.
 
D-6: Chomrong-Himalayan Hotel (2680m): 5h
We cross the Mhodi khola and we start the ascent to Kurdi through pines forest (2300 m), the path continues in plentiful bamboo forests until Bamboo lodge.
The route continues on the side of the valley through bamboo forests until Doban and Himalayan hotel.
 
D-7: Himalayan hotel-Macchapuchare BC (3480 m): 5h
During the day we cross the Mhodi Khola several times and a gradual climb accompanies the increasing elevation: we enter an ablation valley before Macchapuchare BC. The view is fantastic: Annapurna 3 and south, Macchapuchare…
 
D-8: Macchapuchare BC-Annapurna BC (4100 m) : 3h
We start early in the morning for the fantastic panorama from Annapurna BC: Annapurna 1 south wall, Singu Chuli, Macchapuchare…
 
D-9: Rest day for acclimatization

D-10: Trek to Tent peak high camp
We follow the trail leading to Tent peak high camp. Struggling against the glaciated mountain passes, we finally reach our target destination.
 
D-11 : Ascent of Tent peak (5600m)
Early in the morning we begin our ascent of the peak. After crossing the glacier ( crevasses) we reach the slope that leads onto the summit ridge. This ridge is very airy and on reaching the summit we have stunning close-up views of the south face of Annapurna 1. We descend by the same itinerary.
 
 D-12:Spare day
We take a complete break from trekking to avoid adverse climatic conditions. This also allows us to rest after our strenuous trekking to enhance our health.
 
 D-13 to D-16: descent to Chomrong via Himalaya hotel, Deorali, Doban.
 
D-17 : Chomrong – Tadapani (2540 m) : 5h
Now we take another route to Ghorepani; we follow a path through rhododendrons and pines forest.
 
D-18: walk to Ghorepani (2900 m): 6h
Ascent to Deorali pass (2960 m), in Ghorepani we are on the Kali Gandaki circuit.
 
D-19: ascent to Poon Hill (3193 m): 1h30, descent to Birethanti: 4h
Early morning ascent to Poon Hill for a magnificent sunrise over Dhaulagiri, Annapurna Himal, Macchapuchare…
Long descent to Birethanti through rhododendrons and pines forests.
 
D-20: Birethanti-NayaPool: 1h and drive back to Pokhara (1h30)
 
D-21: drive back to KTM (7h)
 
D-22: rest day in KTM
 
D-23: Transfert to airport and return
 
>Price/pers with all the detailed program : Please write us with the number of guests. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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Our Price Includes

1. Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
2. Standard twin sharing accommodation in 2 star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara breakfast included.
3. Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
4. All your standard Meals as per itinerary (breakfast, lunch, diner)
5. Hot drinks during tented camping.
6. Twin sharing tea Houses / Lodges, Guesthouses and Tented accommodation during the trek.
7. A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek and climb.
8. The required number of staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
9. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
10.trekking permit
11. peak permit fees.
12. Garbage Deposit Fee.
13. General Climbing equipments such as Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar etc..
16. Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
17. All our government taxes.
18. Official expense.

Our Price Excludes

1. Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory).
3. International airfare and airport departure tax.
4. Nepal entry visa, you can obtain easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency is required to obtain Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days. Likewise, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. You will also require 2 passport size photos.)
5. Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
6. Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment.
7. Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).
8. Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.