Tent Peak Climb
Exciting and scenic walks to Annapurna Sanctuary and beyond its base camp Adventure on top stunning Tent Peak overlooking fabulous panorama of peaks Within high green hills covered with tall rhododendron-magnolia and pines tree lines Walk from low warm paddy fields to cooler alpine hills to the vast arctic zone of ice and glaciers Explore traditional Gurung farm villages of great interest with colourful culture and old custom Start & End at picturesque Pokhara valley place of natural beauty with mountains and lakes.
Tent Peak Climb within beautiful Annapurna Sanctuary and beyond Annapurna base camp an adventure which leads you with awesome and fascinating time facing a glorious panorama of Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak (5,663 m), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft) to Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish-tail) and more.
Truly, the mesmerizing and overwhelming adventure of a lifetime experience, wherein this planet that one can walk from sub-tropical temperatures to reach at the arctic zone of ice and glaciers in a short frame of time of over a week or more to reach Annapurna Sanctuary and its base camp towards Tent Peak climb.
Tent Peak stands at 5,663 m and 18,575 ft high, although a lesser and below 6,000 m but one of the toughest and highly technical peaks to climb right up to its rocky and ice summit, the peak is also known as Tharpu Chuli when looked from the sanctuary and at base camp, it resembles the shape of a tent hence the name Tent peak which rises high above the sanctuary and from the top mind-blowing panorama of mountains that surrounds you.
Tent Peak Climb grade as ‘TD’ which means ‘Technical Difficulties’ comes from French and Swiss Alpine limbing Classification Systems, truly an adventure of high technical skill where climbers will face the adrenaline challenge that fulfils your true spirits on this tough peak, Starting our adventure from scenic Pokhara valley and heading towards mid-green hills with daily views of Annapurna peaks walking past traditional farm villages of Gurung people, as our route leads into Modi River gorge and the following the river right up to its glacial source at base camp. On reaching at Annapurna base camp within scenic Sanctuary where our adventure leads further beyond into hidden areas of Annapurna Himalaya at Tent Peak base camp, with time to acclimatize and practice before the big day on top Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli.After a tough and heroic climb heading back to Pokhara on completing our memorable adventure on top Tent Peak Climb.