Thorong Peak Climbing

Trip Overview

Throung Peak Climbing is an astounding trekking package of Nepal. Throung Peak lies in the lap of Annapurna Region flaunting dauntlessly to amaze every travelers and trekker. It is the shortest possibility to soar at 6000m. This trek offers a grand opportunity to ascend the highest peak of this area, Thorong La Pass at an altitude of 5416m. If you want to ramble in the least-traveled trekking route of Nepal and enjoy the nature, then Throung Peak Climbing awaits your arrival. This trip is the suitable and ideal choice if you want to enjoy the majestic vista of snow-capped mountains that resembles cinematics, along with lush green hills, white-water rives, and abundant forest.

Throung Peak climbing is claimed to be a moderate adventure. The trek follows the pathway to one of the beautiful areas of Nepal Himalayas. The magnificent views of Annapurna including Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and Tukuche Peak is what this trip offers you. The trek also follows the same route of Annapurna Circuit Trek until reaching Thorong La Base Camp. The trek commences from Kathmandu, heading toward Pokhara city and trekking to Throung Peak. Soaring the peak will let you experience a whole distinct atmosphere which will dwindle your tiredness and fill you with refreshment and ecstasy.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Trek preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive to Besi Sahar

Day 4: Besi Sahar to Nagdi

Day 5: Nagdi to Jagat

Day 6: Jagat to Tal

Day 7: Tal to Chame

Day 8: Chame to Pisang

Day 9: Pisang to Manang

Day 10: Acclimatization Day

Day 11: Manang to Yakkharka

Day 12: Trek to Throung High Camp

Day 13: Trek to Throung Peak Base Camp

Day 14 to 20: Climbing day

Day 21: Trek to Muktinath

Day 22: Trek to Jomsom

Day 23: Fly to Pokhara

Day 24:  Drive to Kathmandu

Day 25: Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. You can rest for the day or take a stroll around the bustling streets of Kathmandu.

Day 2: Trek preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu Today, you will prepare for the trek, where our guide will brief you about the trekking routes, weather conditions, and provide you with necessary information. In the afternoon, you will go on a sightseeing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, which include Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Day 3: Drive to Besi Sahar After an early breakfast, we will drive towards Besi Sahar, which is about 6-7 hours away from Kathmandu. Along the way, we will enjoy scenic views of the Trishuli River and lush green forests.

Day 4: Besi Sahar to Nagdi On this day, we will begin our trek towards Nagdi, which is a small village located on the banks of the Marsyangdi River. The trail passes through beautiful landscapes and lush forests, and we will encounter several small villages on the way.

Day 5: Nagdi to Jagat Today, we will continue trekking towards Jagat, which is a small village that lies at the bottom of a steep hill. The trail passes through several villages and crosses the Marsyangdi River multiple times.

Day 6: Jagat to Tal We will continue our trek towards Tal, which is a beautiful village located at the foot of a large waterfall. Along the way, we will pass through lush green forests and enjoy stunning views of the mountains.

Day 7: Tal to Chame On this day, we will trek towards Chame, which is the district headquarters of Manang. The trail passes through beautiful landscapes and several small villages. We will also enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna range.

Day 8: Chame to Pisang We will continue our trek towards Pisang, which is a beautiful village located on the banks of the Marsyangdi River. Along the way, we will enjoy stunning views of the mountains and pass through several small villages.

Day 9: Pisang to Manang Today, we will trek towards Manang, which is a beautiful village located in the Manang district. The trail passes through lush green forests and beautiful landscapes, and we will also cross several suspension bridges.

Day 10: Acclimatization Day We will spend this day in Manang to acclimatize to the high altitude. We can go on short hikes to explore the surrounding areas and enjoy stunning views of the mountains.

Day 11: Manang to Yakkharka We will continue our trek towards Yakkharka, which is a small village located at an altitude of 4,110 meters. Along the way, we will enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna range.

Day 12: Trek to Throung High Camp We will trek towards the Thorong High Camp, which is a beautiful campsite located at an altitude of 4,925 meters. Along the way, we will enjoy stunning views of the mountains and cross several suspension bridges.

Day 13: Trek to Throung Peak Base Camp On this day, we will trek towards the Thorong Peak Base Camp, which is located at an altitude of 5,416 meters. We will enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains and pass through beautiful landscapes.

Day 14 to 20: Climbing day

During these days, climbers will attempt to summit the Throung Peak. Climbing can be a challenging and technical endeavor that requires careful planning, teamwork, and proper equipment. Climbers will work with their guide and support staff to acclimate to the altitude, establish camps, and make their way to the summit. The climb will involve steep slopes, snow and ice fields, and possibly some crevasses. The exact schedule and route will depend on a variety of factors, including weather, conditions, and the pace of the team.

Day 21: Trek to Muktinath

After the successful climb, the team will begin their descent towards Muktinath, a holy site for both Buddhists and Hindus. The trek offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes. Muktinath is also known for its temple and natural spring, which is believed to have healing properties.

Day 22: Trek to Jomsom

From Muktinath, the trek continues towards Jomsom, a small town located in the Mustang district. Jomsom is known for its scenic beauty and the strong winds that blow through the valley.

Day 23: Fly to Pokhara

After a trek from Jomsom, the team will take a flight to Pokhara, a city known for its beautiful lakes, stunning views of the Annapurna range, and outdoor adventure activities. In Pokhara, climbers can take some time to rest, relax, and reflect on their journey.

Day 24: Drive to Kathmandu

From Pokhara, the team will drive back to Kathmandu, which will take approximately 6-7 hours. The drive offers stunning views of the countryside and a chance to see rural life in Nepal.

Day 25: Final Departure

On the final day, climbers will say goodbye to their guide and support staff before departing for their next destination. They can take some time to reflect on their journey, the challenges they overcame, and the memories they made during their Throung Peak climbing expedition.

Cost Included

Inclusions:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trek
  • All necessary permits and fees
  • English-speaking guide and porters
  • All meals during the trek
  • All necessary trekking equipment (e.g. sleeping bag, down jacket)
  • Domestic flights (Jomsom to Pokhara)
  • Ground transportation during the trek
  • Medical kit and oxygen cylinder (for emergencies)

Exclusions:

  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses (e.g. snacks, drinks, laundry)
  • Tips for guide and porters (usually around 10% of total cost)
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances (e.g. natural disasters, flight delays, roadblocks)

Before You Go

  1. Get in shape: Climbing Thorong Peak requires a high level of physical fitness. You should prepare yourself by doing regular exercise and training that builds your strength, endurance, and agility.
  2. Get the necessary gear: Climbing gear is essential for safety and comfort during the climb. You should have good quality climbing boots, warm clothing, a climbing harness, ropes, crampons, ice axes, and other necessary gear.
  3. Acclimate to the altitude: Thorong Peak is located at an altitude of 6,144 meters (20,160 ft), and altitude sickness is a significant risk for climbers. You should acclimate yourself to the altitude by gradually ascending and taking enough rest along the way.
  4. Hire a guide: Climbing Thorong Peak is challenging, and having a local guide who is experienced and familiar with the terrain can be very helpful. They can provide you with valuable advice, help you navigate the route, and ensure your safety.
  5. Check the weather: The weather conditions in the mountains can be unpredictable and harsh. Check the weather forecast before starting your climb and avoid climbing during extreme weather conditions.
  6. Respect the environment: The Thorong Peak region is a beautiful and fragile ecosystem, and it is essential to respect the environment and follow the local rules and regulations. Avoid leaving any trash behind and follow the leave-no-trace principle.
  7. Stay hydrated and nourished: It is crucial to stay hydrated and well-nourished during the climb to maintain your energy and health. Carry enough water and food and make sure to eat and drink regularly.

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