• Duration:20 Nights 21 Days
  • Max. Altitude: 6501m
  • Group Size: 1-8
  • Activity: Trekking & Climbing
  • Pick Up: TIA Airport

About Singu Chuli Peak Climbing

  • technical climbing involved
  • innate beauty of the Annapurna Sanctuary
  • gurung culture in the charming village guesthouses
  • camping at high altitude beyond the South Annapurna Glacier
  • exceptional views from Annapurna Base Camp, Tharpu Chuli Peak and Poonhill
  • stunning view from summit includes: Annapurna I, 8091m, Annapurna South, 7219m, Annapurna III, 7555m, Hiunchuli, 6441m, Baraha Shikhar, 7647m, Khangsha Kang, 7485m, Tarke Kang, 7193m, Gangapurna,7454m, Tharpu Chuli ,5663m and Gandharba Chuli, 6250

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, 1,300 m/4,265 ft

Flying to Kathmandu is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. On a clear day, you will get a panoramic view of the snow-capped towering peaks. After completing the visa formalities in airport, collect your luggage downstairs. As you exit the airport terminal, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives carrying your name on our company’s’ signboard, Annapurna Foothills Treks & Expedition. Moving forward, you’ll be taken to your hotel in our vehicle. Once you reach at hotel, you’ll be welcomed by them as well and after that you can relax in your room or go for a walk exploring the city.

  • Hotel

The Managing Director of our company will be there to meet you in the hotel and provide more information about the expedition. Your dues must be cleared before we proceed on the trip. We will finalize paperwork-permit for your trip and make a final check of your climbing equipment. In case you need additional trekking equipment, you will have a chance to buy it today. Sightseeing tours of Kathmandu Valley are also an option.

  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Hotel

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara early in the morning by tourist bus or Private vehicle passing the River side of Trisuli. It takes about 7 hours to reach Pokhara valley. We can visit some interesting places like Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Tal Barahi Temple and boating at Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel

Early in the morning, we will drive to Birethanti which takes about 2 hours by car and we start our trek from Birethanti to Hile which takes about 3 hours through the forests path viewing the small waterfall during the trail.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today's trail ascents bring us to reach Ulleri village after 2 hours steep up walk and continue the trails gently up until Banthanti which takes about 1 hour and will have lunch there. From here, we can see the splendid view of Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli and Annapurna South. After lunch, our trail goes gradually ascending until Ghorepani, a village of Magar peoples which takes about 2 hours to reach. The mountains will be crystal clear and can be seen instantly from the place where we'll be staying. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Early in the morning, we'll hike to Poonhill which is a 45 minutes hike through the Rhododendron forest to encounter the astonishing view of snow white giants like Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak 6920m, Nilgiri 6940m, Bahra Shikhar 7847m, Mt. Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Annapurna III 7855m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna II 7937m, Lamjung Himal 6931m and unobstructed view of sunrise over these mountains. After enjoying the moment, we return back to hotel and the trail steeply ascending until Deurali which is also the same height of Poon Hill and takes about 1 & half hour. Then, we follow the deep forest way until Banthanti which takes about 2 hours and have lunch there. We can see the wild animals like as monkeys and local birds during the jungle trail. After lunch, it takes approx. 1 hour to reach Tadapani village which is surrounded by beautiful rhododendron forest. We can witness more magnificent view of Machhapuchre, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Annapurna II.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Todays' trekking trail starts with descending through the forests which takes about 2 hours. We cross by suspension bridge and the trail ascends gently until Gurjung, 1 hour by walk and we will have lunch there. Then after lunch, the trail goes slightly up and pass the big landslide area and finally, we arrive in Chhomrong village. This village is probably the biggest Gurung village in Annapurna region. The mountains are picturesque and closer from here.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Early in the morning after having breakfast, we start our trek from this village and climb down many steps to the river and cross the suspension bridge then gently ascent up which brings us in Sinuwa village which takes about 2 hours. Moving forward, the trail goes through the forests until Bamboo which takes about 1 & half hours and will have our lunch there. After lunch, we continue our trek through the forest path and many small streams. Finally, after one and half hour walking, we'll reach Dovan.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today, we follow the gently ascending deep forests all the way to Deurali which takes about 3 hours. We'll have our lunch here. Then our trail goes through the Avalanche area because of which we should be careful while crossing that area which rises until Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Once we reach MBC, we can enjoy the magnificent and very closer view of mountains. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today, we climb up gently till we reach Annapurna Base Camp which takes about 1 and half hour. The closer we get to Annapurna Base Camp, the vegetation will become more sparse and the surroundings more rocky. This area is called the Annapurna Sanctuary since it is totally surrounded by spectacular mountains. We can see mountains such as Annapurna I 8091m, Bahra Shikhar 7647m, Annapurna South Face 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Machhapuchhre 6997m, Tharpu Peak 5663m, Singu Chuli 6501m .

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today, for proper acclimatization, we will stop and spend the day around Annapurna Base Camp for many reasons. We can either take rest or go for a hike.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today, we trek from Annapurna Base camp to Singu Chuli Base camp.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping

Today, we head for High Camp early in the morning.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping

After packing and arranging our equipment, we move along the trail admiring the rapidly changing landscape as we reach higher elevations. We then continue along a steep trail leading to the strategic Higher Camp location that will allow the best access to the peak. We will set up camp here and enjoy a timeless panoramic sunset as the mountains reflect the pinkish sunlight over the mountains.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping

We will take a light day and return back down to the base camp taking plenty of time to descend safely on the slippery trail. Upon arrival at camp I, you may either rest or take a short hike to enjoy more of the local scenery.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping

After the successful summit  to the peak, we'll head towards Machhapuchhre Base Camp to stay overnight.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today, we start early and walk all the way down to Dovan through the wilderness of Deurali and fall down to Himalaya where we will have our lunch and take a good rest. After a good rest, we'll walk for another 2 hours and reach Dovan where we'll stay overnight.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

In the morning after breakfast, we start our trek from this village and climb down many steps until River and cross the suspension bridge.  After a gently ascent, will brings us in chomrung village which takes 3 hours. Then after the trail goes through the forests until jhinu which takes about 1 & half hours.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Today, we will be back in Pokhara valley descending the stone steps. Finally we will arrive in Nayapul within 4 hours. Then we will return back to Pokhara by Car. 

  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Tea house/ Lodge

Early morning, we depart from Pokhara Tourist Bus Station to travel back to Kathmandu. If you are interested in continuing on to Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure or any other tours you can start today.

Option: We have not included the airfare of Pokhara – Kathmandu (USD $120 Per Person). The exciting half hour flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu gives you the feeling of a mountain flight, high in the Himalaya where you can see the Langtang, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. If you chose to travel to Kathmandu by flight, we provide free Airport Drop and Pick up. You need to book this flight before start the trek. 

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel

Our Nepalese support team will take you to the airport for your flight back to home.

  • Breakfast

What's Included

  • Transfer from Airport – Hotel – Airport: Car, Van, Hi-ace or Coaster in a private vehicle.
  • Authentic Nepali welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Three nights on Twin share Bed and Breakfast Basis.
  • Accommodation in Pokhara, Two nights on Twin share Bed and Breakfast Basis.
  • Accommodation during Trek ; local lodges 11 nights (twin-share rooms ,beds with comfortable foam mattress & pillows)
  • Accommodation during Camping ; 4 nights full camping services 
  • All standard meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking
  • English speaking experienced Sherpa guide (Govt. Trained/License Holder).
  • Climbing rope, Ice screws, Snow bar
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gears 
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff while on Singu Chuli peak climbing
  • All Camping Equipment required during the trek, sleeping tents/mattresses, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment
  • One Sherpa guide-assistant if group size is more than 4 Trekkers.
  • Porters: One porter for Two Trekker basis.
  • Trek Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
  • Personal insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • Annapurna Foothill’s Duffle bag for Trekking.
  • Annapurna Foothill’s Tshirt.
  • Energy Supplies (Snickers, Mars, Bounty) and Fresh Fruits on the Trek 
  • First aid medicine kit.
  • Singu Chuli Peak Permit 
  • Annapurna Conservation Fee, TIMS permits & all required permits or Official Documentation.
  • All ground transfers.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Singu Chuli Peak climbing certificates issued from the respective body of Nepal Government.
     

Personal Climbing Gears includes:

  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Crampons
  • Harness 
  • Ice Axe
  • 2 x Tape slings
  • 2 x Screwgate Karabiners
  • Descender / Abseil Device (Jumar)
  • Prussic Loops
  • Helmet

What’s Excluded

  • Your Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
  • Lunch & Dinner in cities - allow $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurants.
  • Beverages (drinks, mineral water,boiled water and beer).
  • Tips for guide, porters and driver (customary).
  • Any personal expenses not mentioned in above services.
  • Additional night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early return from Trek (due to any reason) than the planned itinerary.

Useful Info

Singu Chuli Peak Climbing Packing List:

“There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” Alfred Wainwright

Are you planning your dream trip to the Himalaya of Nepal? Make sure you have packed well for your hiking, trekking and climbing experiences in Nepal. The time period of your visit also determines your packing list. The best trekking seasons for beginning your Singu Chuli Peak Climbing are spring and autumn. During these seasons, maximum flow of trekkers can be witnessed. Weather during spring (March – May) and autumn (September – November) are likely to be mild with clear blue sky and outstanding mountain views. But nights can get freezing cold at higher elevation. So, packing appropriate clothing, gear, and equipments for your Singu Chuli Peak Expedition is a must for lifetime memorable trekking and climbing experience in Annapurna region of Nepal.

A strategically way of packing will be keeping in mind that your stuffs will be packed in two bags. One will be the daypack that you carry every day on your trek. Pack your daypack as light as possible by carrying only the essentials so that you can relish your moments in wilderness freely. Pack anything you may need each day during your hike in your daypack. Other bag will be your duffle bag which will be carried by your Porter from the very beginning of your trek till the end.

 

Upper Body:

  • Warm beanie hat
  • Tubular Headwear (buff)
  • Sun Hat or Cap (cap and buff all fit under your hood)
  • Polarized Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Headlamp (Black Diamond / Petzl) with spare batteries
  • Sunscreen with factor 50+
  • Upper Body (Core body):
  • 3 Light and trekking weight thermal tops
  • 3 T-shirts or cool-max trekking shirts
  • 1 Fleece Jacket or pull over (Merino, soft shell)
  • 1 Waterproof shell jacket with hood (lightweight, breathable)
  • 1 Down Jacket

Lower Body:

  • 2 Thermal base layers (merino or polartec power dry)
  • 2 Pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • 1 Heavy weight hiking trousers (wind proof soft shell for warmth at higher altitude)
  • 1 Waterproof/ Rain pants
  • 2 Light Hiking shorts
  • 2 Fleece Pants
  • 4 Under wears (merino)

Hands:

  • 1 Lightweight gloves or liner gloves
  • 1 Pair shell gloves (Gore-Tex)
  • 1 Waterproof outer glove

Feet:

  • 3 Warm Trekking socks (smart wool)
  • 3 Pairs of liner socks
  • 2 Pairs of thick/ warm socks
  • 2 Thick wool socks to wear at night in lodges
  • Trekking Boots (waterproof, ankle support with rigid sole)
  • Lightweight Rubber Shoes / Trainers / Trail Runner to wear at the Tea Houses

Accessories:

  • 1 Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 40 - 50 Liters
  • 2 Water bottle or camel bag, 1-liter (one with an insulated cover is recommended)
  • Large duffle bag (and a lock as the porters will carry this)
  • A pair of adjustable Trekking Pole
  • Camera with extra battery
  • Sleeping bag (- 15 C depending upon trips)
  • Sleeping Bag liner
  • Ear Plugs
  • Portable Solar Charger
  • Smart Trekking Watch

Personal First Aid Kit:

Please do note that our trekking guides will be too carrying the first aid kit with them especially for the guests and the entire team as a whole. Still, we suggest the following items to be carried with you while trekking in the Himalaya of Nepal.

  • Personal Medication
  • Diarrhea Stopper (e.g. Imodium)
  • Paracetamol Tablets
  • Small Swiss Army knife (which has knife, scissors and tweezers)
  • Diamox for altitude (consult your doctor about this)
  • Water Purification tablets or drops
  • Blister kit / Zinc Tape
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Dressing Gauze
  • Antibiotic Cream