adventure around scenic Annapurna Sanctuary with daring experience climb on top striking Tent peak
Tent Peak -TharphuChuli Climb an adventure of great excitement which leads you within scenic stunning Annapurna Sanctuary and at Annapurna Base Camp for the climb of striking peaks beyond the sanctuary where trek and climb leads to high technical skill and effort.
Although Tent Peak also known as TharphuChuli a lesser trekking peaks below 6,000 m at 5,663 m and 18,575 ft high, but one of the most toughest mountain for challenge to its summit top, the peak with Tent name, as the mountain with rocks and ice resembles like a tent looking towards north east from the Annapurna Sanctuary.
A great adventure which leads you to enjoy with excitement and thrills on the climb to its summit top offers grand views of whole Annapurna range of peaks with other giant peaks of Dhaulagiri and Manaslu in the distance horizon.
The grade we have set as TD Technical Difficule due to it highly technical effort to cope and encounter on climb where climbers should be well prepared mentally and physically with complete climbing gears for Tent Peak-TharphuChuli climb.
The grade used from famous and popular French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems which proves to be the correct grading on this type of alpine climb of a day or more and helps you to prepare beforehand planning this great adventure with us.
Starting our journey from scenic Pokhara valley after a drive from Kathmandu and then heading further North West where walk leads to nice traditional villages of Gurung the hill tribe of Annapurna Himalaya interwoven with Buddhism religion.
As walk progress entering into Modi River gorge covered within dense green forest of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia, pines and fir tree lines with some bamboo groves and then finally entering into a wide open valley and plateau at Annapurna Sanctuary enclosed within series of peaks all the way to its base camp the last place with facilities of nice and cozy lodge beneath towering wall of Annapurna I.
From Annapurna base camp walk leads beyond towards our main highlights heading towards Tent Peak base camp covered with walls of peaks and glaciers, here with time to acclimatize and practice on ice and rocks then getting ready for the big haul on top Tent Peak-TharphuChuli summit following our lead guide, where you will encircled with range of mountains.
After a successful ascent on top Tent Peak then heading back to Pokhara taking an alternative scenic route facing views of Annapurna range all the way to reach at Pokhara where our awesome adventure on top Tent Peak-TharphuChuli Climb concludes.
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries
Traveling to Himalayan countries specially on treks and other adventure with Nepal-Bhutan and Tibet, where clients should purchase travel and medical insurance covering immediate evacuation by any means of transportations, like helicopter or fastest way vehicle to reach nearest city and town hospitals.
Insurance Policy should cover all medical expenses incurred during your holidays in Himalayan countries, including travel insurance where sometimes Himalayan weather even in best times can be unpredictable, where trekking routes can be re-routed of cancelled in this case local company will not entertain you with refund, however provides you with letter so that one can claim from your respective insurance companies.
Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:
Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.
Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………
Guide and Porters:
On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.
All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.
Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.
Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.
Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.
We are also member of PACT (Porters Act commitment).
Altitude Sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness):
Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:
High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.
Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.
To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.
The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.
On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.
The company provides as precaution measures against AMS with comprehensive medical kit, oxygen and Gamma Bags / Pressure Bags in some high altitude adventure treks, where some people as per their own doctor advice use Diamox also known as Acetazolamide to prevent and reduce symptoms of AMS can lower headache when in high altitude walks and climb
Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.
This Diamox also used for other medications to treat certain type of eye problem (open-angle glaucoma).
Acetazolamide a "water pill" (diuretic), it decrease amount of fluids that can build up in eyes, also helps to decrease buildup of body fluids (edema) caused by congestive heart failure or certain medications. Acetazolamide can work less well over time, so it is usually used only for a short period of time.
Using this pill should get advice from your doctor before trip departure to high Himalaya.
In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.