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Singu Chuli Peak Climbing

Overview

Trip Highlights; 

  • Summit Singu Chuli Peak 6,501 meters.
  • Excursion of Poonhill 3210m & Annapurna Base Camp 4130m
  • Magnificent view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain Ranges, Annapurna South, Machhapuchre (Fish Tail), Tukuche Peak, Hiunchuli and other surrounding high peaks.
  • Explore the rich flora and fauna in one of the most enchanting spot on planet.

Trip Introduction;
Singu Chuli Peak is also known as ‘Fluted Peak’. It is the third highest trekking peak in Nepal that offers an adventurous climbing experience and unlimited Himalayan panorama. The climbing of Singu Chuli Peak is combined with a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Moreover a hike upto Poonhill offers stunning views of the chains of high mountains included in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Singu Chuli Peak was first conquered by International climbers Wilf Noyce and David Cox through the North ridge. Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team operates guaranteed Singu Chuli Peak Climbing trip with perfect day to day itinerary, safe acclimatization days and together with well experienced climbing guide to avoid possible technical problems and to make your climbing adventure memorable.

Singu Chuli Peak Climbing with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara we take another short drive to Nayapul – the starting point of the trek. For the first couple of days we trek through low altitude cultural villages, dense rhododendron forests, rice terraces and hospitable natives. Our trek leads to the settlement of Ghorepani and the view point Poonhill at 3,210 meters. After enjoying the magnificent sunrise view over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges we continue our trek towards Annapurna Base Camp at 4,100 meters. From there our trek heads higher up to Singu Chuli Base Camp (I) 5,500m and Singu Chuli Camp (II) 5,800m with excellent views of world’s popular mountain scenery.

Properly acclimatized and fully equipped with all the necessary climbing gears we will follow the guidance of our experienced climbing guides and head towards the summit of Singu Chuli Peak. Our tiring climb to the summit is rewarded with sensational views of Machhapuchhare [Fish Tail] 6997m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Annapurna South 7219m, Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak 6920m, Nilgiri 6940m, Varaha Shikhar 7847m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna III 7855m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna II 7937m, Lamjung Himal 6931m and many other snow capped peaks. After spending short quality time at the summit, we descend down following the same route. Our return journey passes through Jhinudada and Potana to reach Dhampus Phedi. Our memorable Singu Chuli Peak Climbing experience ends with a drive from Dhampus Phedi to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Find our two peaks climbing trip; Singu Chuli and Tharpu Chuli Peaks Climbing

Find our day to day Itinerary of Singu Chuli Peak Climbing through Google Map;

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.
Our representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will meet you at Tribhuwan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office for gathering additional information about the trip. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

Day 02: Sightseeing and Climbing Preparation at Kathmandu
Click here for detailed information about World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu 
We will spend our day sightseeing around some of the attractive world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley. Also, today we will complete all the necessary paper works and other preparations required for Singu Chuli Peak Climbing with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition.
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for a day sightseeing.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [820m/2689ft] [5 hrs drive]
After breakfast, we will take a scenic drive over zigzag hilly roads and drive towards Pokhara. Pokhara is a beautiful town set on the banks of the Fewa Lake. Pokhara is tourist’s paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with the fascinating high mountains. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu. After reaching Pokhara you will be transferred to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul[1.5 hrs drive] & Trek to Tikhedhunga[1577m/5172ft] [3-4 hrs trek]
Today we leave Pokhara and drive for about one and half hour to arrive at Nayapul which is the starting point of the trek. We start our trek from Nayapul and follow the trail that goes along the Modi Khola river valley to reach Birethanti. At Birethanti we must register at the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)’s check point. After registration and permit checks at Birethanti, our trek continues through terraced fields to arrive at Tikhedhunga for our overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner]

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani [2855m/9364ft] [5-6 hrs trek]
From Tikhedhunga our trail crosses a small stream before climbing a rather steep stone-staircase to reach Ulleri at 2,070 meters. Our trek continues through dense rhododendron filled forest to reach Nangethanti. From there a gradual uphill trekking will lead us to Ghorepani. Once we reach Ghorepani we will have magnificent views of Annapurna South, Machhapuchre (Fish-Tail), Hiunchuli and other surrounding high mountains.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner]

Day 06: Morning hike to Poon Hill [3210m/10528ft] & Trek to Tadapani [2590m/8495ft] [5-6 hrs trek]
The panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges from Poon Hill is one of the classic Himalayan views. After one hour of hiking we will reach the top of Poon Hill for enjoying the magnificent sunrise view over Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchre (Fish Tail), Tukuche Peak, Hiunchuli and other surrounding high peaks. After spending a beautiful morning at Poon Hill, we descend back to Ghorepani. Then we will follow the trail that climbs a little through forested area in the beginning. Soon our trail is downhill trekking through rhododendron filled forest to reach Tadapani for our overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner]

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong [2340m/7675ft] [5-6 hrs trek]
Leaving Tadapani we continue our trek by following the trail that goes along rhododendron and oak filled forest towards Chhomrong. Our trail descends vigorously to reach Kimrong. From there a steady climb for about two hours will lead us to Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a Gurung village that has managed to preserve its tradition and culture. Besides, from Chhomrong we get to enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Machhapuchre (Fish-Tail), Hiunchuli and Gangapurna.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner]

Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo [2335m/7658ft] [4-5 hrs trek]
After having breakfast we start our trek by descending down to cross a suspension bridge over Chhomrong Khola. We cross the bridge and trek along the left bank of the river  to reach the last permanent settlement of Sinuwa. Our trek continues through dense rhododendron, oak and bamboo trees. Langur Monkeys are often spotted around the forest area while jumping from one tree to another. Our trek continues until we arrive at Bamboo for the overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 09: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali [3230m/10594ft] [5-6 hrs trek]
From Bamboo our trail descends steeply along the bank of rocks. Our trek continues on a leveled path for a while and then make a steep uphill trekking through dense bamboo and rhododendron filled forest to reach Doban. From there a mixture of both downhill and uphill trekking will leads us through Himalaya to a large rock overhang called – Hinku Cave. From here we trek for about an hour to reach Deurali for the overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 10: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp [4130m/13546ft] via Machhapuchre Base Camp [3700m/12136ft] [4-5 hrs trek]
After breakfast we leave Deurali and trek through forest filled of fine birch trees before passing a small snow cave that has been slowly melting in recent years. After few hours of trekking we will arrive at the broad grassy slopes of Machhapuchre Base Camp. From here we can enjoy the views of Machhapuchre (Fish-Tail), Gangapurna and Annapurna South. Our trail from there climbs an ancient moraine all the way up to Annapurna Base Camp. Once we reach Annapurna Base Camp, we are greeted by up-close view of Annapurna I. We will spend one more day at ABC for acclimatization.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 11: Rest at Annapurna Base Camp
By now we have reached over 4,000 meters above the sea level. In order to avoid altitude sickness and to ensure the successful summit climb of Singu Chuli Peak, we take a day rest at Annapurna Base Camp for acclimatization. We will make short hikes around Annapurna Base Camp, which are considered best for acclimatization and for magnificent views of Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna South and other surrounding snow capped mountains.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 12: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Tent Peak Base Camp [4800m/15744ft] [5-6 hrs trek] 
After spending a full day exploration at Annapurna Base Camp, we pack our gears and gently descend to the Annapurna glacier. Our trail goes over the glacier and crosses it before following a difficult trail that climbs to Tent Peak Base Camp. Our trek can be very tiring so resting every now and then helps in restoring energy. Once at the base camp, our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary preparations for setting up at least three more camps above the base camp.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 13-20: Summit Singu Chuli Peak [6501m/21328ft] and back to Base Camp
We engage in climbing training practices with enough time for acclimatization. Our Sherpa crew will set up higher camps before attempting the main summit climb. Fully acclimatized and properly equipped with all the climbing gears we will follow the footsteps of experienced climbing experts. We will overcome several technical sections and head towards the summit. Our tiring climb to the summit of Singu Chuli Peak is rewarded with stunning views of gigantic mountains within Annapurna Sanctuary including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Varaha Shikhar, Machhapuchre (Fish-Tail), Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, Lamjung Himal and Tharpu Chuli Peak. We will spend short and quality time at the Singu Chuli Peak summit and then descend following the same route back to the Base Camp.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 21: Trek from Base Camp to Machhapuchre Base Camp [5-6 hrs trek]
Having achieved our target – summit of Singu Chuli Peak, we prepare for our return journey. From the Base Camp we will retrace our steps and follow the same trail that passes through Annapurna Base Camp. We take a short rest at ABC and then descend further to Machhapuchre Base Camp for the overnight stay. We might get lucky to see the sunset view over Machhapuchre (Fish-Tail).
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 22: Trek from Machhapuchre Base Camp to Sinuwa [2340/7675ft] [5-6 hrs trek]
After breakfast we leave Machhapuchre Base Camp and retrace our steps on the main trail that descends from harsh alpine vegetation in to sub tropical environment. Our trail is a mostly downhill as we pass along Deurali, Himalaya, Dobhan and Bamboo before arriving at Sinuwa. From Sinuwa the settlement of Chhomrong is clearly visible.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 23: Trek from Sinuwa to Jhinudanda [1750m/5740ft] [4-5 hrs trek]
From Sinuwa, our trail descends down to cross a suspension bridge over Chhomrong river. After crossing the bridge we start ascending over stone staircase to the village of Chhomrong. From Chhomrong our trail descends vigorously towards Jhinudanda. There is a ‘Natural Hot Spring’ at Jhinudanda. We will leave our belongings at the tea house and relax at the hot spring of Jhinudanda.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 24: Trek from Jhinudanda to Pothana [1890m/6199ft] [5-6 hrs trek]
After breakfast we leave Jhinudanda and follow the trail that descends and then levels out before reaching Himal Pani. From here our trail ascends gently crossing several streams and terraced fields to reach Landruk. Landruk is a big village that is inhabited by Gurung, Magar and Brahmin ethnic tribe communities of Nepal. Our trek continues until we arrive at the Gurung village of Pothana.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 25: Trek from Pothana to Dhampus Phedi [1130m/3706ft] [4-5 hrs trek] & Drive to Pokhara.
The last day of our trek heads from Pothana as our trail descends for an hour and then follow a gravel road for two hours. After a while our trail descends more steeply through paddy fields and forest areas to reach Dhampus Phedi. From Dhampus Phedi we will take a drive back to Pokhara.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 26: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Today we will take a drive from Pokhara back to Kathmandu which is approximately four to five hours of drive journey. After arriving at Kathmandu, you can either have rest at hotel or take a walk around the busy shopping streets of Thamel. In the evening, we will celebrate the successful completion of our Singu Chuli Peak Climbing and have a final meal together.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner

Day 27: Departure from International Airport.
Our Airport Representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

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Your Program Duration = 27 days Days
All the Prices are in USD ($) Per Person.

Cost Includes

  • 2 Nights stay in Kathmandu & 2 Nights stay in Pokhara with BB Plan
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Climbing and trekking permits for Singu Chuli Peak climbing
  • All required Trekking permits and Conservation area fees
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during trek – as per itinerary
  • All meals during trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • Required number of porters
  • All necessary climbing gears
  • Required Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during climbing period
  • General first aid kids
  • Insurance, clothing and salary for staffs
  • welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and necessary paper work

Cost Excludes

  • Personal climbing gears
  • Your Personal Insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Cost of personal nature expenses
  • Tips & Summit Bonus for staffs

Important Info

Essential Personal Climbing Gears:

  • Alpine Climbing Harness; It should be simple designed, light and easy to carry with positively foolproof features.
  • Crampons; It should be fit with boots perfectly, still crampons with anti-balling and safely into ice.
  • Ice Axe; used to cut off the ice during climbing should be versatile light.
  • Ascender; also known as Jamar, used for ascending on rope, should be flexible to use with gloves or mittens.
  • Head Lamp; multi led head lamp with spare batteries are essential.
  • Karabiners; requires minimum 2 locking carabineers (1 large & 1 small) and 4 regular.
  • Rappel Device; includes Figure eight, ATC device or similar.
  • Ski Poles; Very handy for the approach; adjustable types are the best and are recommended type
  • Slings; requires one 3m/10ft and three 2m/6ft
  • Masks, Hoses and Regulators; recommended good quality for your safety.
  • Altimeter Watch;
  • Climbing Helmets; It is an essential gear to be safe from possible ice falls and rock falls, should be light and comfortable.

Clothing:

Upper Body:

  • One T-shirt Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200.
  • Two long Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200 shirts.
  • One polar fleece pullovers, medium weight.
  • One polar fleece jacket.
  • One Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable jacket with large hood to accommodate climbing helmet.
  • Lightweight down jacket for chilly days in base camp or warm layer when stopping for short breaks.
  • One very warm goose-down (duvet) jacket with hood or a down/duvet suit if you prefer, for high altitude use.

Hands:

  • One pair lightweight poly-liner gloves. These will be worn when tying knots, but not inside your mitts
  • One pair mittens, consists of 1 Goretex over mitt matched with the very warm polar fleece mitt liner

Heads:

  • Warm hat wool or synthetic that covers your ears
  • Balaclava
  • Scarf or neck sleeve
  • Face mask
  • Ball cap or brimmed sun cap
  • Glacier Sunglass with side shields
  • One pair ski goggles (optional with light and dark lens)
  • Bandana or head scarf, useful for dusty conditions

Lower Body:

  • Icebreaker Merino 150 underwear briefs
  • One pair walking shorts
  • One pair walking trousers for trekking and around camp
  • Two pair Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200 thermal bottoms
  • One pair Icebreaker Merino 200 weight thermal bottoms
  • One pair polar fleece trousers
  • One pair Gore-Tex trousers or bibs. Waterproof/breathable with full side zips
  • One pair of Goose-down (duvet) trousers or bibs. You may prefer a down (duvet)

Feet:

  • One pair One-Sport Millet Everest Overboots or equivalent (with Aveolite liners; good quality plastic shells with inner boots; avoid tight fit with heavy socks.)
  • One pair sturdy leather or synthetic (Gortex) hiking boots with good ankle support for the walk to advanced base camp
  • One pair cross-trainers, running shoes and/or sandals for Kathmandu and in camp
  • One pair down booties (optional)
  • Two pair med-heavy poly or wool socks
  • Two Pair of liner socks. Polypropylene or wool
  • Vapour barrier liner socks or plastic bread-bags
  • Two pair lightweight trekking socks, poly or wool
  • Light Icebreaker Merino wool or cotton socks for in town.

Travel and Sleeping Gear

  • Rucksacks and Travel Bags; One medium rucksack (50-70 litters / 3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for airplane carry).
  • Two large (120 L / 7500 cubic inch) duffle kit bags for clothing and equipment. Must be durable for use on pack animals.
  • Small padlocks for duffel kit bags.

Medical & Personal:

  • Sunscreen: SPF 30 or higher, non-oily (Dermatone or Terrapin)
  • Lipscreen: SPF 30 or higher, any brand
  • Toiletry kits: toothbrush, toothpaste, lotion, alcohol-based anti-bacterial hand sanitizer, anti-bacterial soap, comb/brush, shave kit, lighter, small long-burning candle, needle/thread, throat lozenges (bring travel size bottles to keep you kit small)
  • First-aid kits: Ibuprofen/aspirin, assorted band-aids, moleskin, little of hydrogen peroxide, Neosporin-type suave, Nu-skin spray, small gauze pad, roll of adhesive tape, tweezers, safety pins, small bottle of water purification tablets. Include any prescription travel meds that might prescribed by your doctor. (antibiotics, Diamox, sleep aids)
  • Zip-loc bags: Always useful Baby wipes
  • Ear plugs: Very useful in noisy lodges and tents. Available in most hardware stores.
  • Water purification tablets: Such as Potable Aqua brand iodine tablets. You will be given plenty of purified water during your trek and climb, but one bottle of backup purification tablets is always a good idea for your travels. They are especially useful in hotels on you way to Nepal. You should not drink untreated tap water anywhere in Asia and bottled water in some rare cases might not be available.

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