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Tukuche Peak Climbing (6,920m/ 22,703ft)-25 Days

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Tukuche Peak Climbing- 25 Days includes the climbing of Tukuche Peak (6920m) that stands above Kaligandaki Gorge, between Annapurna And Dhaulagiri Ranges at Northern Mustang. First climbed by a Swiss Team in 1969, Tukuche Peak is technically complicated and requires physical fitness therefore it has been a favourite training mountain for mountaineers. Nepal Mountaineer Association has promulgated Tukuche Peak Climning permit charge that varies seasonally: USD$400 for spring, USD$200 for Autumn and USD$100 for Winter and Summer. The price for Chulu Peak Climbing differs agency to agency  the price varying betweeing USD$9,000 and USD$10,000, whereas Himalayan Wild Treks has limited it to USD$7500. With the most reasonable cost, we also offer the latest  Google Map and client friendly flexible itinerary for Chulu Peak Climbing– 25 Days.

The peak requires physical stamina that can be gained from acclimatization and physical fitness. The summit gives the best view of Annapurna Range, Nilgiri in addition to Marpha and Jomsom villages. AS the trail heads through the deepest gorge in Nepal, Kaligandaki Gorge, religiously believed to be the abode of the Lord Shiva. And the Shaligram (a fossil stone) that is found here is believed to be symbol of the Lord Vishnu. The refreshment at Tatopani, where we relax half-submerged  into lukewarm water at tatopani is Phenomenal. As the way passes through Annapurna Conservation Area, we will come across a flora and fauna galore that holds a wide range of endangered species of animals, birds and plants. The hiking through arid topography of Mustang and Jomsom is once in a lifetime experience. The rustic hospitality and tradition in the region have gravity in them.

Technically stating the trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu (1400m) following by scenic flight to Pokhara(800m) , a spectacular city of lakes. With another flight to Jomsom (2743m) unveils the arid trail to Marpha (2656m) –Yak Kharka (4045m) –Hidden Valley (5100m) and we shall have a short hiking around Tukuche Peak Base Camp (5341m). After the task of rope fixing is done, we climb Tukuche  Peak (6920m) and trace back to Hidden Valley (5100m)–Marpha (2656m) and Jomsom (2743m) to take a flight to Pokhra (800m), where the trekking comes to an end.

Himalayan  Wild Treks, teamed up with experts and professionals is one of the top leading trekking agencies in Nepal. We have been successfully carrying out trekking, hiking and mountaineering for over a decade. Please, contact us for Chulu Peak Climbing– 25 Days.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and Pokhara Sightseeing

Day 04: Fly Jomsom / Trek to Marpha: 2.5 hrs

Day 05: Trek around, acclimatize and rest at Marpha

Day 06: Trek to Yak Kharka: 5 hrs

Day 07: Acclimatization at Yak Kharka

Day 08: Trek to Hidden Valley: 8-9 hrs

Day 09: Trek to and around Tukuche Peak BC

Day 10: Climbing Preparation & Hiking back to Base Camp

Day 11: Base Camp to Camp I back to Base Camp

Day 12: Base Camp to Camp I (overnight at High Camp)

Day 13: Camp I to Camp 2, back to Base Camp

Day 14 to 20: Route Fixing/ Summit Climb/Back to Base Camp

Day 21: Trek to Hidden Valley: 2 hrs

Day 22: Trek to Marpha: 7-8 hrs

Day 23: Trek to Jomsom: 2 hrs

Day 24: Fly Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Day 25: Transfer to the airport for final depature

Included in the Cost

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle

3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast

Teahouse accommodation during the trek

Tented accommodation during the climb

All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb

Welcome and farewell dinners

All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary

English speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides

Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)

Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation

Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)

Himalayan Wild trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take

All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit

Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping

Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments

Medical kit (carried by your guide)

All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost
Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Personal climbing equipment
Personal climbing guide if requested
Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
Tips for guides and porters
Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section.

Tukuche Peak Climbing Highlights
Tukuche Peak , which stands above Kaligandaki Gorge is a first climbed by a Swiss Team in 1969. This technically challenging peak is physically strenuous. The peak climbing involves two scenic mountain flights: one, from Kathmandu to Pokhara and the other, from Pokhara to Jomsom. The sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu prior to the flight to Pokhara proves to be memorable. The warm hospitality of Magars, Thakali and Gurung people on the trail makes you feel at home. Having a rest at Tatopani(a lukewarm perennial stream), dipping into the the water, we can feel rejuvenated. Leading through Kaligandaki Gorge, exploring Annapurna Region, the arid land of Jomsom and Mustang offers peace and tranquility to your soul.

Tukuche Peak Climbing Difficulty
Tukuche Peak Climbing is one of the most famous climbing peaks operating in front of mamous mountian Dhaulagiri I and the Annapurna Range near Kaligandaki Gorge. A great deal of acclimatization is requred at Tukche Peak Base Camp. Before the actual climb of the peak, we make sure the team is prepared with proper acclimatization, which is necessary to adapt to new climatic zone. First climbed in 1969 by a Swiss Team, Tukuche Peak is moderately challenging peak that optionally requires basic climbing skills and prior to the actual ascence. Located at far distance, Tukuche is rich in wilderness including floran and fauna. Though prior climbing skills and experience are instrumental to the climb, anyone with a good fitness level and health can enjoy Tukuche Peak Climbing whose top is a perfect viewpoint for glistening mountain views and peaks in the vicinity.

Tukuche Peak Climbing Weather and Season
Tukuche is one of the most adventurous climbing peaks. Tukuche Peak has a diverse weather pattern. Because of its genial weather condition, climbing Tukuche Peak is feasible throughout the year. Annapurna Region, where Tukuche is situated is called a rain shadow area which means it receives relatively less rain than other peak areas in Nepal. October to November is the best time for climbing Tukuche Peak while December to February is the time when the peak climbers normally feel very cold. March to May offers the second most popular weather for Tukuche Peak Climbing. Moreover, June to September includes monsoon and torrential rains can be expected.

Fitness for Tukuche Peak Climbing
Tukuche Peak in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range is technically challenging, which is also favourite training mountain even among the prospective of 8 thousander climbers. Tuckuche Peak Climbing requires five to six hours of walking each day and perhaps seven to eight hours of walking at some point. There are geographical ups and downs to hike thorough. Therefore, Tukuche Peak knees climbers to be physically fit and full of stamina as physical unfiness like obesity may create impede the journey to this popular peak. To be physically fit is one of the basic requirements for any peak climbing and Tukuche is not an exception to that. We will provide a short climbing training at Tukuche Base Camp in addition to acclimatization.

Best Season for Tukuche Peak Climbing
Tukuche Peak is one of the most celebrated climbing peak over one of the deepest gorges in the world, Kaligandaki Gorge, in Annapurna Region renown as 'paradise for photographers.' Tukuche Peak, famous among the peak climbers across the world offers the mesmerizing mountain views in addition to captivating natural beauty of the western Himalayas in Nepal. In terms of weather clarity and best mountain views, most of the peak climbers across the world prefer Spring (April and May) and Autumn (October and November) for Tukuche Peak. The seasons other than Spring and Autumn may be either too cold or overcast that impedes the fun and adventure of the journey.
How to approach Tukuche Peak
After we do a short sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, we either fly or drive to Pokhara as Tukuche Peak is situated in Annapurna Region. We take a flight to Jomsom (2743m) from Pokhara (800) en route to Marpha (2656m), Yak Kharka (4045m) and Hidden Valley (5100m). At the Tukuche Base Camp, a tents will be set and activities like acclimatization and peak climbing training will be carried out. Ropes will be fixed and the route to summit will be made sure they are in good condition prior to the ascent to the top of Tukuche Peak. After the successful victory over Tukuche Peak (6920m), we trace back to Pokhara.

Tukuche Peak Climbing Permit Fee
Tukuche Peak (6920m) is situated between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Nepal Mountaineering Association has brought into effect Tukuche Peak Climbing Permit Cost which is as follows:

1. Spring (June, July, August)- USD$400
2. Autumn(September, October, November)- USD$200
3. Summer(June, July, August)- USD$100
4. Winter(December, January, February)- USD$100

The permit fees for Spring and Autumn are comparatively higher than they it is in Summer and Winter. It is because Spring and Autumn are the best times as they are not too cold, offer clear weather, thereby offer the highest chances of successful climbing of the peak.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and Pokhara Sightseeing

Day 04: Fly Jomsom / Trek to Marpha: 2.5 hrs

Day 05: Trek around, acclimatize and rest at Marpha

Day 06: Trek to Yak Kharka: 5 hrs

Day 07: Acclimatization at Yak Kharka

Day 08: Trek to Hidden Valley: 8-9 hrs

Day 09: Trek to and around Tukuche Peak BC

Day 10: Climbing Preparation & Hiking back to Base Camp

Day 11: Base Camp to Camp I back to Base Camp

Day 12: Base Camp to Camp I (overnight at High Camp)

Day 13: Camp I to Camp 2, back to Base Camp

Day 14 to 20: Route Fixing/ Summit Climb/Back to Base Camp

Day 21: Trek to Hidden Valley: 2 hrs

Day 22: Trek to Marpha: 7-8 hrs

Day 23: Trek to Jomsom: 2 hrs

Day 24: Fly Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Day 25: Transfer to the airport for final depature

Tukuche Peak Climbing Highlights
Tukuche Peak , which stands above Kaligandaki Gorge is a first climbed by a Swiss Team in 1969. This technically challenging peak is physically strenuous. The peak climbing involves two scenic mountain flights: one, from Kathmandu to Pokhara and the other, from Pokhara to Jomsom. The sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu prior to the flight to Pokhara proves to be memorable. The warm hospitality of Magars, Thakali and Gurung people on the trail makes you feel at home. Having a rest at Tatopani(a lukewarm perennial stream), dipping into the the water, we can feel rejuvenated. Leading through Kaligandaki Gorge, exploring Annapurna Region, the arid land of Jomsom and Mustang offers peace and tranquility to your soul.

Included in the Cost

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle

3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast

Teahouse accommodation during the trek

Tented accommodation during the climb

All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb

Welcome and farewell dinners

All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary

English speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides

Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)

Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation

Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)

Himalayan Wild trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take

All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit

Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping

Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments

Medical kit (carried by your guide)

All government and local taxes

 

Not Included in the Cost

Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)

International airfare to and from Kathmandu

Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen

Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)

Personal climbing equipment

Personal climbing guide if requested

Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

Tips for guides and porters

Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section

 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

For Mountaineering

In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialized items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Fleece trousers or silhouette
Additional mites and gloves suitable for climbing
Ice axe, and ski poles (note - ice axes can be rented in Kathmandu)
Climbing helmet
Alpine climbing harness.
2 x tape slings
2 x screw gate karabiners
Descender / abseil device
Ascender

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

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Trip's Quick Facts

Cost Amount: USD$8000
Duration: 25 Days
Seasons : September - October, April - May
Type: Moderate
Activities : Hiking- Trekking - sightseeing -climbing
No. of Pax : 2-12 person
Maximum Access : Tukche peak
Starts From : pokhara
Ends at : Pokhara

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