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Tukuche peak climbing

Tukuche Peak Climbing

Difficulty: Challenging
Max Altitude: 6920m
Duration: 24 days
Cost: $8990
Season: Spring/Autumn
Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse/Camping
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Highlights

  • Positioned at the massif Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range of Nepal
  • Magnificent mountain views and valleys
  • A remarkable view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range and many other snow-capped peaks
  • The remote location and challenging passes
  • Stunning Kali Gandaki River and Mustang Valley
  •  The abundant of diverse floras and faunas
  • Walking through the Annapurna Conservation Area

Tukuche Peak is a marvel, located in the anterior of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Range. The summit of Tukuche Peak provides the pleasing view of the neighboring Himalayas including the Annapurna Ranges, Nilgiri and also of the nearby villages such as Marpha and Jomsom. Tukuche Peak Climbing trip is an adventure challenging journey with the incredible landscape, natural wonders, distinct flora and fauna, rocky hills, snow-covered peaks and many more. All these aspects made the Tukuche peak expedition trip one of the special and satisfying ones among many other Himalayan expeditions in Nepal.

The Tukuche Peak Climbing Expedition will take you toward the pure land of the Manang and Annapurna Region. Hike up and down along the trails with scarce vegetation and dry rocky trails. Also, get a ton of chances to get sightings of the mammals, birds and flowers conserved by the Annapurna Conservation Area.

This 24 days Tukuche Peak Climbing designed by Nature Lovers Treks and Tours will let you have the best experience ever. The favorable season for the Tuhuche Peak Climbing is spring and autumn. Even though relatively less explored, Tukuche is one of the most striking peak climbing in Nepal. The Tukuche Peak climbing falls in the Low category in the sense of Risk and Technicality.

Tukuche Peak Climbing outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and hotel transfer

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Marpha

Day 04: Trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka

Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Yak Kharka

Day 06: Trek from Yak Kharka to Hidden Valley

Day 07: Trek from Hidden Valley to Tukuche Base Camp

Day 08: Acclimatization Day at Tukuche Base Camp

Day 09-19: Climbing period [Base camp to Summit, down to Base camp], Overnight at Tented Camps

Day 20: Trek from Tukuche Base Camp to Hidden Valley

Day 21: Trek from Hidden Valley to Marpha

Day 22: Drive from Marpha to Pokhara

Day 23: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 24: International departure to sweet home

Tukuche peak climbing detailed itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and hotel transfer

Soon after you land at the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, you will meet our office staff who will drop you to the hotel and later clarify you about the Tukuche peak climbing. Rest and relax in the hotel.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

After breakfast at the hotel, we travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara along the Prithvi Highway. Drive along the Trishuli River. Feel the zigzag hilly roads and the sounds of the flowing Trishuli River. After arriving at Pokhara, you will be greeted by a representative from Nature Lovers Treks and Tours and will help you for check-in at Pokhara hotel. In the evening, you can stroll around Phewa Lake and the local market in Pokhara.

Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Marpha

Today we take the early morning flight to Jomsom. After exploring Jomsom, we head toward Marpha, the Village of Orchards. We trek along the Annapurna Circuit Trails to get to Marpha. The village offers views of the moraines and high hills shielding back in the corner. You can also enjoy the famous local wine called Marpha (apple liquor). We spend a night in Marpha.

Day 04: Trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka

Today we trek to Yak Kharka from Marpha. We trek along the scattered vegetation and dry landscape to get to the village of Yak Kharka. The trek today is simple which takes about four to five hours walking through uphill. Yak Kharka confirms the correctness of its name, as this place is filled with Yak herders. Overnight in Yak Kharka.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Yak Kharka

We will spend the day acclimatizing to the climate and altitude of the Yak Kharka to be safe from the Altitude Sickness. Today we explore and hike around Yak Kharka. We will also have a chance to get conversant with the local Gurung culture and meet other trekkers hiking along the Annapurna Circuit Trek. While in Yak Kharka, we can set afoot on the cheese factory of the place which specializes in making yak cheese.

Day 06: Trek from Yak Kharka to Hidden Valley

Today's trek from Yak kharka to Hidden valley is quite difficult, which takes at least 8 hours. The initial path engraved by the Yaks which activates to more wilderness. Hike until we get up to the Thapa Pass and then after passing the trail, the trail ooze down towards the Hidden Valley.

Day 07: Trek from Hidden Valley to Tukuche Base Camp

Today we trek along the rocky dusty trails to get to the base of our destination. We will enjoy the shining lights off the snow along the Tukuche peak. After reaching Tukuche, we will set our base camp here. Overnight at tented camp in Tukuche.

Day 08: Acclimatization Day at Tukuche Base Camp

We will have our pre-climbing training for today. Our guides will teach us how to use the gears properly, how to breathe properly, and how to climb up and down with the help of a rope. We will also be planning for the upcoming climb.

Day 09-19: Climbing period [Base camp to Summit 6920m, down to Base camp], Overnight at Tented Camps

We will have ten days long climbing period. Leaving the Tukuche Base Camp, the climb will be followed by setting up Advance Base Camp (5100m). After that, we will set our Camp I at an elevation of 5600m for which our Sherpa guides will lend a hand. Moving further, we will reach Camp II at an altitude of 6100 and then the most significant day will be experienced as soon as we reach the summit of the Tukuche peak 6,920 m. After summiting the peak, get back to base camp again.

Day 20: Trek from Tukuche Base Camp to Hidden Valley

From the Tukuche Base Camp, it is an easy downhill trek back to the Hidden Valley. We can enjoy the walk back with the views of the Tukuche, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and many other peaks en-route.

Day 21: Trek from Hidden Valley to Marpha

Today, we will climb up the Thapa Pass before crossing it; we descend again to get to the Yak Kharka. From Yak Kharka, it’s further steep descent leading finally to Marpha.

Day 22: Drive from Marpha to Pokhara

Today we will drive from Marpha to Pokhara, which takes approximately eight hours. Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.

 Day 23: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After breakfast in the hotel at Pokhara, you will take the first hour bus ride to Kathmandu. It takes about seven to eight hours on the way back to Kathmandu. After doing the outstanding Tukuche peak climbing, we will bid you farewell through the farewell dinner.

Day 24: International departure to sweet home

Tukuche Peak Climbing with Nature Lovers Treks and Tours is going to change your life forever, that is for sure. We will drop you to the airport for the last departure. Bon Voyage.

Tukuche Peak Climbing cost breakdown

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup, drop and other transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodations during trek with full board meals
  • Tented camping accommodation during the climb with full freshly cooked meals
  • Tea/coffee, snacks and seasonal fruits plus salads
  • Complimentary welcome and farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural performances
  • English speaking, experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) and extra Sherpas for carrying camping gears and supplies
  • Staff costs including their salary, equipment and insurance
  • Duffel bag, down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Company t-shirt, certificate of appreciation and route maps
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking plus climbing permits
  • Best quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group climbing equipment
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee and International flight (airfare)
  • Personal expenses of any kinds
  • Sightseeing and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal climbing gears and equipment
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to the staffs, mandatory
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