Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
When you land at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by one of our staff members. He will welcome you and help you get transferred to your Hotel. He will also convey further plans and programs to you regarding the trip. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Today, you will have a guided sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu city. The sightseeing tour includes the tour to places such as the Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Pashupatinath Temple, the Swayambhunath Stupa and the Boudhanath Temple. After the tour, we will return back to our Hotel and prepare for tomorrow's trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (820m), Duration: 6 – 7 Hours, Distance: 200 km
From Kathmandu, we will have a scenic drive to the city of Pokhara. The drive is a pleasant journey that will present us with the fleeting glimpses of the countryside life of rural Nepal. Winding across verdant hills and terraced farmlands, we will finally reach Pokhara- the tourist hub of the country. The city is located beside the Phewa Lake and is in close proximity to the Annapurna Mountains as well. Overnight stay at Pokhara.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Ghandruk (1,950m), Duration: 1½hrs drive, 5-6 hrs trek
From Pokhara, we will have a short drive towards Nayapul. It takes about an hour to reach Nayapul, from where we will start our trek. Upon reaching Birethanti, we will trek uphill on the trail towards Ghandruk. We will pass through villages like Chimrong, Syauli Bazaar and Kimche as we may our way up to Ghandruk. Overnight in Ghandruk.
Day 05: Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m) 5-6hrs
The trek today begins with gradual ascent as we make way towards Kimrong River. Crossing the river, we walk on a pleasant trail and head to Chhomrong. As we continue on our trek, we can notice small settlements of Gurung ethnicity. We can still see reminiscence of rich Gurung culture in their lifestyle to finally reach Chhomrong. Overnight in Chhomrong.
Day 06: Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2,920m) 6-7hrs
Our trek today begins as we climb towards Sinuwa. During the uphill walk, we can enjoy the beautiful landscapes and occasional treats of Himalayan massifs. We continue on the trail along the Modi Khola to reach the village of Bamboo. We continue to walk towards Dovan followed by Pujinim Barahi Temple on the way to reach Himalaya Hotel. Overnight in Himalaya Hotel.
Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) 6-7hrs
Passing Hinku cave and Deurali, the trail crosses several streams before you enter the sanctuary, where few lodges are located. The path up to the base camp is moderately steep from here. The sight of Annapurna I (8091m) loom above the glacier along the journey. Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail, 6997m) appears quite magnificent as well. For a view of Gangapurna (7454m), you can also climb the moraine with a few rock cairns to the south. Finally, we will reach the Annapurna Base camp. Overnight at the base camp.
Day 08: Trek to Tent Peak Base Camp (4,250m) 5-6hrs
We move ahead on a trail alongside the Modi Khola. Moving straight ahead, we will cross a bridge and continue further up. The trail runs amid the lap of the glorious mountains in Annapurna range. We will walk on the steep and grassy area until we reach the Tent Peak Base Camp. Overnight in Tent peak base Camp.
Day 09: Trek to Tent peak high Camp (5,200m/17,056ft) 5-6hrs
We will ascend on a steep trail to the Tent Peak High Camp. Ascending on a 50-60 degree steep path for around 2-3 hours, we will walk on a glacier all the way to High Camp from where panoramic views of Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7229m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6997m) and others are seen quite spectacularly. Overnight at High Camp.
Day 10: Summit Tent Peak (5,695m) & back to Tent Peak High camp (5,200m) 7-8hrs
We will begin our journey to the summit at around 2-3 am in the morning. Walking on a wall rock for around 2 hours, we will progress on flat snow for around an hour further. Next, we will climb on a steep slope. Then, we will walk on a flat trail for around 30 minutes and reach the summit of Tent Peak. We will climb on fix ropes to reach the final summit. From the top, you can see the views Hiunchuli(6,441m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Gangapurna (7,454m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,997m) and many other snow-capped mountains. After spending time at the summit taking in the views, we will return by the same route to the high camp. Overnight in High Camp.
Day 11: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) 2-3hrs
From the high camp of Tent peak, we will gradually descend to Annapurna base camp. We will use the same trail that we had used previously. The descent can be difficult as your legs can get wobbly following the scaling of the Tent peak. After reaching the base camp of Annapurna, we take a much-needed rest. Overnight at ABC.
Day 12: Trek to Sinuwa (2,360m) 6-7hrs
Our trek will mostly downhill walk as we head to Annapurna Base Camp followed by Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Then our trek trail continues along the Modi River all the way to Sinuwa. We will pass across the Hinku Cave before reaching Himalaya Hotel. In similar fashion as before, we descend to reach Sinuwa. Overnight at Sinuwa.
Day 13: Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,780m) 4-5hrs
Leaving Sinuwa, we pass Tliche village and cross the Chhomrong River. A short walk after crossing the river, we reach Chhomrong. From Chomrong, we will descend to Jhinu Danda where we can relax at the natural hot springs. The springs of Jhinu are said to have healing properties and help in soothing aching muscles. Overnight at Jhinu Danda.
Day 14: Trek to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara (910m/2,986ft) 5-6hrs trek and 1½hr drive
We will begin our trek after breakfast and walk on a trail nearby the Modi Khola. Passing through the Kyumi village, we will trek to Syauli bazaar and then down to Birethanti. From Birethanti, we will continue on the trail for about an hour and reach Nayapul. The trek ends at Nayapul from where we will reach Pokhara in about an hour. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus 6-7hrs, 200 km
After breakfast, we will start our drive back to Kathmandu. Like before, most of the trip takes place alongside the Trishuli River. After reaching Kathmandu, you can a take rest or catch up on last minute souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure
The Tent Peak Climbing trip ends today. A company representative will pick you up from the hotel three hours before your scheduled flight time and drop you off at the airport from where you will depart.