● Scenic drive to Chame.
● Walk through various beautiful villages.
● Experience rich culture and tradition.
● Summit Thorong Peak.
● Explore Manang village.
● Cross challenging Thorong La Pass.
● Visit Muktinath Temple.
● Witness outstanding landscape throughout journey.
● Get to see panoramic views of Himalayan mountains like Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gnagapurna, etc.
Thorong Peak Climbing is one of the most adventurous and challenging peak climbing in the Annapurna region. Standing 6,144 meters above from the sea level, Thorong Peak Climbing offers you traverse through verdant hills and picturesque valleys. Thorong Peak is a beautiful pinnacle that will present some of the best views of Annapurna Himalayas. Climbing Thorong Peak is the best option for anyone looking for an extra thrill in the Himalayas of Nepal.
We, Peak Explorer has professionally designed our Thorong Peak Climbing itinerary to make sure you are getting to see the major beauty of the region. Climbing Thorong Peak is not an easy thing. Along with physical fitness, you also have to prepare yourself mentally. There are so many things to learn and observe during Thorong Peak Climbing 17-days. From culturally rich villages to no human settlement areas, you will get to make lifelong memories. You can get in touch with us at any time for further information. Also, check our Pisang Peak Climbing package, a very famous peak to climb in the Annapurna region.
From lush green hills to stunning Annapurna Himalayas, Thorong Peak Climbing is full of breath-taking views. This adventurous and thrilling journey will take you to the top of Thorong Peak from where you will get to witness several Himalayan mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7061 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), Thorong Peak (5,416 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), etc.
Thorong Peak Climbing landmark
During Thorong Peak Climbing 17-days, you will reach the top of Thorong Peak, which is the main highlight of the journey. Other than this, you will explore Manang village, one of the most famous places in Nepal. Similarly, moving towards the challenging Thorong La Pass, you will head to the summit and descend to Muktinath. Here, you will visit Muktinath Temple, which is a very important pilgrimage site. Kagbeni will welcome you with beautiful apple orchards and products made out of it. Whereas Jomsom becomes the last place of the journey from where you will take a scenic flight back to Pokhara.
Culture & Ethnic Diversity
During Thorong Peak Climbing, you will stay overnight in several villages, which is resided by people from Gurung, Magar, Thakali community. Locals here are very friendly and kind. They have their own set of cultures, traditions, and norms. The journey will let you experience the rich culture of the region. Not only this, you will be visiting one of the holiest temples of Hindus, Muktinath Temple. Hundreds of pilgrims visit this place every year to worship. You will get to see beautiful fusion of Hinduism and Buddhism on the way.
The trail to Thorong Peak goes through tropical to alpine vegetation. Known as the paradise for stunning mountain panorama and tempting nature, the Annapurna region is home to numerous flora and fauna. Moreover, the entire region is declared as a conservation area by the government of Nepal. Trekking through lush green foothills, dense forests, and picturesque valleys, you reach the top of Thorong La Pass. Not only this, but you will also come across the deepest gorges of the world, Kali Gandaki gorge.
Thorong Peak Climbing difficulty
Climbing Thorong Peak 17-days is difficult. It is one of the most challenging peaks in the Annapurna region to climb. To reach the summit of Thorong Peak, you have to pass by many technical climbing sections. An experienced guide is very important to make Thorong Peak Climbing successful. Previous experience is very important to go on this climbing.
Altitude Sickness and Prevention
Altitude sickness can become a major problem while high altitude trekking. It is a common illness that occurs if your body is not properly acclimatized with the altitude. This can happen to anyone regardless of their age and physical fitness. Sort in breathing, fatigue, headache, and loss of sleep are the most common symptoms.
The first and foremost thing you have to do to avoid altitude sickness is by adding enough rest days in the itinerary. Walk slowly and let your body adjust to the surroundings. Keep yourself hydrated and avoid alcoholic drinks.
Transportation and Bag Pack
The journey begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Chame. From here, you will gradually ascend towards the summit of Thorong Peak through several villages.
Food and Accommodation during Thorong Peak Climbing
Your accommodation during the trek will be a tea house or guesthouse. The food during your stay in the teahouse will be based on their menu. From Thorong La Pass, you will stay overnight in a tent set by crew members and during this time, meals will be also prepared by the crew members.
During your stay in a teahouse, you can expect to get dishes like rice, curry, bread, veggies, eggs, momo, noodles, soup, tea, coffee, etc. Likewise, from base camp, the meals will be prepared and served by porters.
Best Season to go on Thorong Peak Climbing
Autumn and spring is the best time to go on climbing in Nepal and so on Thorong Peak Climbing. The stable weather and bright sky make the journey smooth. You will get to see clear views of all the surrounding scenery. March to May and September to October falls under these two seasons.
Thorong Peak Climbing Cost
Thorong Peak Climbing cost depends on the itinerary you will be following during the trek and facilities you are looking for. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition have the best cost for Thorong Peak Climbing in the market. The cost usually includes things like your accommodation & food during the trek, ground transportation as per the itinerary, permits, and expenses of guide and porters. You can get in touch with us for detailed information about the cost.
● Carry extra cash as there will be no ATMs on the trail or villages.
● Make sure to take out insurance.
● Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated.
● Get a good map.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrive at Kathmandu airport, where one of our team members will welcome you and take you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and explore around. In the evening, you will have a welcome dinner organized by the company.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Today, you will prepare for the trip. Meet with your guide. He will brief you about the trip and go through the gears gradually. You will be informed about the trek and the region you will be traveling. If there will be a problem with equipment then you will do some shopping as well.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chame (2,770m); 7 hours by jeep
Drive to Dharapani, the starting point of the trek. The drive will be following the Trishuli river and present you with the gorgeous scenery. On the way, you will pass by Dharapani before reaching Chame.
Day 04: Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (3,200m); 5/6 hours
The trek begins with a narrow path that further goes through dense pine forests. You will come across a huge rock face rising 1,500 meters from the river. The trail then moves towards Pisang while presenting superb views of the Himalayan mountains.
Day 05: Trek from Lower Pisang to Manang Village (3,540m); 5/6 hours
The trail today will take you to picturesque Manang village. As you will approach Manang the climate begins to get cold and dry. You will also visit the Barge monastery, the biggest monastery in Manang District.
Day 06: Acclimatization Day and exploring village and lakes
This day is for acclimatization. You will explore Manang today. You can go on short hikes to nearby hills or villages. From Manang, you will get to see superb views of Chulu West (6,419 m), Chulu East (6,429 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,454 m), Mt. Annapurna III (7,555 m), and other mountains.
Day 07: Trek from Manang Village to Yak Kharka (4,020m); 4/5 hours
Crossing a stream, you will ascend to Tenki village. The trail then moves out of Marshyangdi Valley and turns northwest towards Jarsang Khola Valley. Trekking through pastures and scrub of juniper trees, you will ascend. From Ghunsa village, you will pass by meadows and cross a river on a small wooden bridge. Further, passing by the old mani wall, you will reach Yak Kharka.
Day 08: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,525m); 6/7 hours
The trail today will mostly include an uphill walk to Thorong Phedi. You will cross a suspension bridge and reach Ledar village. Further, trekking through huge cliffs, you will reach Thorang Phedi from where you will get to see impressive views of Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak, Mt. Gundang, and Mt. Khatungkan.
Day 09: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Thorong La (5,416m); 5/6 hours
Today, you will climb towards the challenging Thorong La Pass. You will begin walking towards the pass early in the morning. Upon reaching the pass, you will see a gorgeous landscape view. You will set up your camp with your other team members for a night stay.
Day 10: Preparation Day for Climbing
This day is for preparation before you embark on the main climbing. Today, your team leader will brief you on some basic mountaineering techniques that will help you in further climbing. He will teach you the proper use of ascender, harness, crampons, rope, ice-ax, climbing boots, etc.
Day 11: Summit to Thorong Peak (6,144m) and trek to Muktinath (3,760m)
Today, you will begin climbing early in the morning to avoid high winds. The ascend will be on a steep path. You will get to see an impressive view of Kali Gandaki Valley. Upon reaching the top of the summit, you will get to see heartwarming views of Himalayas. The trail further drops down to one of the very religious and famous spots, Muktinath.
Day 12: Extra Day for climbing due to bad weather or AMS
It is an extra day for any contingency. In case of bad weather, if you will not be able to reach the summit as per the itinerary then this can be used. If everything goes as per plan, then you can use this extra day in the city to explore around.
Day 13: Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,810m); 4-5hours
The trail will mostly descend today on a windy terrain. The day will begin early in the morning with your visit to the Muktinath temple. After that, you will pass by small settlement areas and cross small streams to reach Kagbeni.
Day 14: Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom (2,720m); 5-6hours via Lubra Village
This is the last day of the trek. You will walk through beautiful scenery along the Kaligandaki River. On the way, you will see the stunning view of Mt. Nilgiri and a few suspension bridges decorated with colorful prayer flags. Crossing a thrilling wooden bridge, you will walk on a lovely path filled with apple trees and reach Jomsom.
Day 15: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m); 40minutes and transfer to Hotel
An early morning scenic flight will take you back to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore around the Lakeside market. You will also do boating on the serene Fewa Lake and do shopping.
Day 16: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Today, you will fly to Kathmandu. The flight will offer you a scenic view of lush green hills, small settlements, and huge mountains on far distant. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will get moved to the hotel. Have your time for the rest of the day. In the evening, you will join the farewell dinner organized for you by the company.
Day 17: Final Departure to International Airport
As per yu flight scheduled time, one of our delegates will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back to your next destination
Airport Pickups and drops
Standard twin sharing accommodation in a hotel in Kathmandu ; Breakfast included. (3 nights Kathmandu - 1 nights Pokhara)
All your standard Meals during the trek one iteam menu (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (9 nights Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style).
Licensed English speaking guide.
The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
Annapurna National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
Pravite car from Kathmandu to Pokhara , Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant on second last day.
Sleeping bag during the trek (should be returned to us)
All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
Rescue service arrangement only (covered by your travel insurance)
Air travel to/from Nepal,
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara.
Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements will be covered by travel insurance.
● T-shirts and Pants (Innerwear).
● Thermal Wears.
● Breathable Underwears.
● Trekking Pants/Shoes/Socks.
● Insulating Jacket.
● Rain jacket .
● Warm woolen Gloves.
● Sun hat/woolen hat.
● Sleeping bag.
● Trekking Poll
● Ice Axe
● Climbing Boots
● First aid kit.
● Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, soap, shampoo, sanitary napkins, etc).
● Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc).
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Berakfast, Lunch and Dinner
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Spring and Autumn
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