Things you should know before going on Tent Peak Climbing
Tent Peak climbing itinerary
Tent Peak Climbing starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From here, you drive to Nayapul and begin trekking towards Ghorepani village via Birethanti and Tikhedhunga. The trail then heads to Annapurna Base Camp via Annapurna sanctuary and beautiful villages like Tadapani, Chhomrong & Himalaya. Further, following the snowy path, you climb to Tent Peak Base Camp and the Tent Peak High Camp before reaching the summit.
Tent Peak Climbing difficulty
Overall Tent Peak Climbing is a strenuous journey. You have to trek in remote areas where no modern facilities are available. The trail can get steep and rugged from time to time. You have to walk 6 to 7 hours a day minimum. The climbing route that leads to the top of the Tent Peak does not involve technical parts, but the high altitude and snow-covered can be challenging. You have to be in good shape and healthy to go to Tent Peak Climbing.
Tent Peak Climbing is a high altitude journey that can lead to altitude sickness if not done properly. Altitude sickness mainly happens if your body did not acclimatize with the increased altitude properly. This can ruin the trip as in the worst case you have to return without completing the journey. Therefore, a well-planned itinerary is needed for successful Tent Peak Climbing. With us, you get a professionally designed Tent Peak Climbing itinerary along with full care from the team leader.
Best time to go on Tent Peak Climbing
March to April and October to November is the best time to go on Tent Peak Climbing. This is the peak time for any excursions in the Himalayas. The stable weather and moderate climate attract hundreds of travelers from around the world.
Food & Accommodation during Tent Peak Climbing
Teahouses are the accommodation in the villages during the Tent Peak Climbing. The tea house is the basic lodging service with minimum facilities. The rooms come with twin beds and a common washroom. The room is usually small in size with a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, during climbing, you stay overnight in a tent provided by the company. The tents are high-quality. Every member of the group gets sleeping tent and a shared dining tent and washroom tent.
Three meals a day are included in the package. You are free to buy snacks on the way, which is not included in the package. Nepali, Tibetan, Continental, and Indian dishes are available on the menu. The meals are served as per the menu of the teahouse. Similarly, you can also find a good range of confectionery items and beverages. During camping, all the meals are cooked by the crew members. We offer you delicious and nutritious meals.
Things you get to see & experience during the Tent Peak Climbing
Spend time in Pokhara, the city of lakes
The route to the starting point of the journey passes by the second biggest city of Nepal, Pokhara. Here you get a chance to spend two nights during the beginning and end of the Tent Peak Climbing. You get a chance to visit tourist sites. Likewise, you can go boating on the tranquil Fewa Lake, enjoying a lovely sunset. The Lakeside Market is like Thamel of Pokhara, where you can meet many fellow travelers.
Explore beautiful Ghorepani village
Ghorepani village is a beautiful village located at 2,874 meters from the sea level. The village is surrounded by lush forests of rhododendron and other wildflowers. From Ghorepani, you can see stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains like Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range, Mt. Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, etc.
Witness gorgeous sunrise from Poon Hill
Poon Hill is a very famous vantage point in the Annapurna region. Situated above Ghorepani village at 3,210 meters, this place offers breath-taking views of the western Himalayan range along with stunning sunrise and sunset. Trekkers usually hike to this place to enjoy the beautiful landscape as well as acclimatize themselves.
Experience rich culture and traditions of locals
During Tent Peak Climbing, you pass by numerous villages resided by people from several communities. You get to see the daily lifestyle of the locals and their culture. People here are very welcoming and love to share their stories.
Trek through Annapurna Sanctuary
The trail passes through Annapurna Sanctuary, which is a protected area. You get to see a diverse range of flora and fauna. Different types of forests, vegetation, and climate are part of this sanctuary.
Explore Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp is the lap of Mt. Annapurna. Hundreds of travelers visit this place to see wonderful landscapes and views of snow-capped mountains. You get to see many fellow trekkers here during the peak season. Located at 4,130 meters, it is one of the most famous trekking destinations in Nepal.
Summit Tent Peak
Climbing Tent Peak is the main highlight of the journey. From ABC, you ascend to the Tent Peak Base Camp and gradually move towards the summit. During the climbing, you get full support from your Sherpa guide. He fix the ropes for you in the required areas and help you not only reach the top but also return safely.
Soak yourself in natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda
After a long walking period, you descend and reach Jhinu Danda on the way. This place houses a natural hot spring, where you can spend some time relaxing your sore muscles. These natural springs are known for treating skin diseases as well. Do know that you have to pay a few extra bucks to use the service, which is not included in the Tent Peak Climbing package.
Get to see tempting scenery and panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalayas
Tent Peak Climbing offers beautiful landscapes throughout the journey. You get to see different perspectives of snow-capped mountains. The trail is packed with lush green forests, picturesque villages, streams, suspension bridges, snowy peaks, and superb flora. Mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), etc.