• 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
Trip Details

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, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition 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.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu.
  • Day 2Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
  • Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Chame (2,770m); 7 hours by jeep.
  • Day 4Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (3,200m); 5/6 hours.
  • Day 5Trek from Lower Pisang to Manang Village (3,540m); 5/6 hours.
  • Day 6Acclimatization Day and exploring village and lakes.
  • Day 7Trek from Manang Village to Yak Kharka (4,020m); 4/5 hours.
  • Day 8Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,525m); 6/7 hours.
  • Day 9Trek from Thorong Phedi to Thorong La (5,416m); 5/6 hours.
  • Day 10Preparation Day for Climbing.
  • Day 011Summit to Thorong Peak (6,144m) and trek to Muktinath (3,760m).
  • Day 012Extra Day for climbing due to bad weather or AMS.
  • Day 013Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,810m); 4-5hours.
  • Day 014Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom (2,720m); 5-6hours via Lubra Village.
  • Day 015Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m); 40minutes and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 016Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 017Final Departure to International Airport.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What to Expect

  • Airport pick + drop by private car with warm Welcome at Airport (TIA)
  • 3-night accommodation star Hotels in Kathmandu & one-night Hotel in Pokhara.
  • flight fare Jomsom/Pokhara
  • All land transportation
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide
  • Thorong Peak Climbing permit
  • National Park Entry Permit
  • All accommodation in Tea houses and tented camps as per the itinerary
  • Three times meals and one item menu during a trekking time
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trip.
  • Experienced and qualified trekking guide, cook, Sherpa’s (assistance guide) staff and porters services
  • Transportation, meals, accommodation, allowance, equipment, and insurance for all the staff including climbing guide
  • Trekking camping equipment (tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, all kitchen gear/utensils if necessary
  • Fixed rope for climbing
  • All the official paperwork and all applicable government taxes
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage
  • Company T-shirt as a Souvenir
  • Tour Certificate
  • Farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Client’s insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature and all bar bills
  • Expenses other than mentioned in the inclusion section above
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone, and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.
  • Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Thief or Damage and personal effects
  • Tips

Useful Info

Himalayan Penchant

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.

Natural Aptitude

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.

Here is the list of things you should carry during Thorong Peak Climbing:

  • Pair of hiking pants and casual pants
  • T-shirts
  • Thermal Wears
  • Breathable Underwears
  • Trekking shoes/socks
  • Rain jacket
  • Gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking Pole
  • Climbing gears (rope, ascender, harness, crampons, ice-ax, etc)
  • 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)

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.

Miscellaneous

  • 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