SINGU CHULI CLIMBING
‘adventure in the heart of world’s tenth highest Mt. Annapurna with awesome panorama’
“Adventure around scenic Annapurna base within picturesque and beautiful sanctuary
Exploring high hills Gurung villages enriched with ancient Buddhist culture and religion
Walk into lovely woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-firs-pines and junipers trees.
From warm paddy fields to cooler alpine hills towards arctic zone of ice and glaciers
A moderate to challenging trek within heart of Annapurna with awesome views
Adventurous and “
Trip Mode: Hotels and Lodge basis on trek.
Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous.
Climbing Grade: TD as per French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems
Highest point: 6,501 m on top Singu Chuli / Fluted Peak.
Trek & Climb duration: 14 nights & 15 days (Pokhara to Pokhara)
Total Trip: 19 nights & 20 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Activities: Cultural tour – exciting drive with scenic and cultural trek.
Season: All year round except June to August the wet months.
Singu Chuli Climbing leads you to most picturesque and amazing spot in whole Himalaya, a unique destination, where in the world one can find arctic and ice fields close to green rain and alpine forest. From warm semi-tropical of paddy terraces into cooler alpine zone and ending within massive Himalayan snow capped peaks, outstanding and awesome truly an adventure of great fascinations and experience of a life time.
Singu Chuli at 6,501m stands as Nepal’s highest trekking peaks also known as ‘Fluted’ peak, as seen from moraines above Annapurna Base Camp.
Located beyond Annapurna Sanctuary, Singu Chuli of Fluted peak an attractive mountain, part of its ridge lines which extends to the south with Glacier Dome,
The route for the ascent follows a shelf above west bank of west Annapurna Glacier, skirting around the base of the mountain’s within rocky east ridge reaching at the base of North-East Face, which is unseen, even from the moraines above Machhapuchare Base Camp.
The view of Singu Chuli can be seen from Annapurna South base as you walk above the moraines from the lodges at Annapurna Base Camp, the Singu Chuli or Fluted peaks South Face presents a ‘beautiful shape, buttressed by the pencil shadowy ridges of snow and ice’ rising above the ridge connecting it with Tharpu Chuli / Tent Peak.
Perhaps this is the only walk and climb where all types of trekkers can join in without much problem of getting AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) as the trek leads gradually and the heights increases slowly as you acclimatize on daily walks.
After a walk from beyond Pokhara and on high hill villages of Ghandruk and Chomrong reaching towards arctic zone of remorseless fields of ice and glaciers on leaving the green vegetation and tree lines behind at Annapurna Sanctuary and base camp, encircled by high snow capped peaks.
From Annapurna base camp where our real adventure begins entering into complete wilderness within moraine-ice and glaciers where our team of expert guide will make the route of the climb possible.
The climb graded as TD a technical Diffcule, grading classification from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems. Walking on moraine-ice and glaciers with straightforward climbing route with some technical difficulty in few areas, where our expert guides will make every possible step secure for safe and enjoyable climb, on reaching the highest trekking peak of Nepal Himalaya on top Singu Chuli or Fluted Peak with awesome panorama, head down safely back to Annapurna base camp.
After an adventurous trek and climb head back to scenic Pokhara within lovely villages and views of Annapurna peaks on daily walks, and then finally concluding our marvelous adventure Singu Chuli Peal Climbing at Pokhara with exciting drive back to Kathmandu.
There are two routes for the climb of Singu Chuli, one from back of Machhapuchare base camp, while other one near Tent and Rakshi Peaks, we have chosen the later route for safe and accessibility for the climb of Singu Chuli or Fluted Peak.
Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfer to hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Departure for Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Trek to Tolka, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 05 : Trek to Jhinu, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 06 : Trek to Dovan, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 07 : Trek to Machhapuchhre base camp, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 08 : Trek to Annapurna base camp, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 09 : Tharpu Chuli base camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 10 : Singha Chuli base camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 11 : High camp Singha Chuli, overnight at tented camp.
Day 12 : Summit Singha Chuli and back to base camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 13 : Trek to Deurali, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 14 : Trek to Chhomrong, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 15 : Trek to Tadapani, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 16 : Trek to Ghorepani (Poonhill), overnight at guesthouse.
Day 17 : Trek to Helay, Overnight at Guest House
Day 18 : Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
Day 19 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.
- Airport/Hotel/Airport transfers.
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan as itinerary – Twin Sharing Room (3 star Hotel).
- Accommodation during the trekking and Climbing.
- All Land Transport.
- Climbing Cargo both ways.
- Climbing Permit (NMA permits).
- National Park and Conservation fees.
- Trekking Permits.
- Food – 3 times during the Trekking, Base Camp and high camp for member & staffs.
- Nepali Kitchen Helper for Base Camp & High Camp.
- Necessary Porters / staffs.
- VE 25 North Face or Mountain Hardware tents for base camp/ High Camp.
- Foam Mattresses, Dining/Kitchen/Toilet tent etc.
- Tables & Chairs, all necessary Cooking gears.
- A First Aid, safety and basic/advance mountain trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking and climbing guide.
- Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Asian Hiking Team staffs.
- First Aid Kit.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- All government taxes.
- Farewell Dinner.
- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Personal trekking/ climbing equipment.
- Insurance: Travel/Accident/Medical /emergency evacuation.
- Nepal Visa fee US$ 40 for 90 days & US$ 25 for 30 days Per person.
- Extra Climbing Sherpa US$ 350 Per Sherpa (if require private climbing guide).
- Sherpa Summit Bonus or Tips.
- Hot and cold drinks during the trekking.
- Extra Yak which can be paid at base camp (if need).
- All other personal nature expenses.