Mt.Tukuche peak climbing (6920m).

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Mt. Tukuche peak climbing (6920 m)

Mt.Tukuche peak (6920m) is an interesting climbing objective. It is a very picturesque almost symmetrical 3 ridge pyramid with Northwest,Southeast and South ridges radiating from the summit.The obvious and safe climb is along the Northwest ridge which is the most often climbed it presents very low objective danger.

Although the ridge itself is not steep but it, is considered,technical climb and with the elevation close to 7000m) there is the need to acclimatize and the elevation exposes climbers to a cold and windy weather conditions. The climb is usually done using two camps at 5600m and at 6100m.
First Tukuche ascent was in 1969 by Swiss team and till 2007 a total 38 expeditions attempted the climb and 19 teams including 72 climbers were successful.

After aesthetically satisfying climb the reward of the summit is an absolutely stunning vista on a whole range of massive. And famous 6000m, 7000m and 8000m peaks:Dhaulagiri I (8167m), .And Dhaulagiri II (7751m), Dhaulagiri III (7715m), Mt.Dhaulagiri V (7618m),Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Bharth Chuli (6839m), Nilgiri North (7061m), Nilgiri Center (6940m)Mt.Tukuche is located in Mt.Dhaulgiri region 10.5km Northeast of Mt.Dhaulagiri I.

The Mt.Tukuche peak Base Camp (5100m) for the North Ridge climb is located in Hidden Valley midway between French and Dhampus passes. The standard 9 days access trek to the Base Camp follows a classic section of Mt. Annapurna Circuit via Poon Hill and Kali Gandaki Valley to Maphra and Mt.Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek via Yak Kharka allowing a solid acclimatization.

Return trek from the Base Camp to Jomsom takes only 2 days followed by 20 minute  flight to Pokhara. Alternative approach is via Myagdi Khola Valley separating Dhaulagiri I from the rest of Dhaulagiri peaks Dhaulagiri II, III, IV and  V, via Italian Base Camp offering slightly different trekking aesthetics.

SAFETY  KITS:

1. Never trek alone. Hire a guide if you can’t find companion.
2. Choose trekking companies/guides with eco friendly concepts
3. Become informed about high altitude sickness.
4. Carry a good medicine kit.
5. Watch where you are walking. Don’t step backward blindly while raking photos.
6. Time your trek generously. Also, taking rest while trekking is not a sign of weakness.

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Mera peak with Amphulapcha La Pass and island Peak (6654m). 

Gurla mandat trekking 

 

Available departures

Itinerary Details of Tukuche Peak Climbing
  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Hotel transfer;
  • Day 02:We meet all other expedition members and the leader, conduct initial briefing and preparations and we will have an opportunity to do last minute shopping in Kathmandu
  • Day 03:We take 6hrs a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m). Alternatively you can take a 25mins flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara; hotel accommodation
  • Day 04:We take 90mins drive from Pokhara to the trailhead in Nayapool (1050m) and trek 4hrs from Nayapul to Tikhedunga (1577m) via Birethanti (1065m); lodge accommodation or camping
  • Day 05:We trek 6hrs from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2675m); lodge accommodation or camping
  • Day 06:After enjoying early morning hike to Poon Hill (3180m) for sunrise view, we trek 5hrs to Tatopani (2520m). From Poon Hill we will view the sunrise over Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), VarahaShikhar (7847m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III (7855m), Machapuchere (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), LamjungHimal (6931m) and other numerous snow-capped mountain peaks; lodge accommodation or camping
  • Day 07:We trek 6hrs from Tatopani to Ghasa (2010m); the trek follows the Kali Gandaki valley; we will walk along the Kali Gandaki riverside, slowly climbing into sub-tropical flora areas; lodge accommodation or camping
  • Day 08:We trek 5hrs from Ghasa to Larjung (2550m); We will walk along the narrow ravine of Kali Gandaki River, and we will passing through Thakali traditional villages; lodge accommodation or camping
  • Day 09:We trek 4hrs from Larjung to Maphra (2670m); we will continue along the Kali Gandaki River; we will pass Khobang village with the with quaint allies and tunnels connecting the houses; lodge accommodation or camping
  • Day 10:We trek 5hrs from Marpha to Yak Kharka (3680m) via Alubari; camping.
  • Day 11:We trek 6hrs from Yak Kharka to Tukuche Base Camp (5100m); camping. Day 12-20:Climbing Period; summit Tukuche (6920m);
  • Day 21:We trek 4hrs from Tukuche Base Camp to Yak Kharka (3680m); camping
  • Day 22:We trek 6hrs from Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2720m); lodge accommodation or camping.
  • Day 23:We take 25mins flight to Pokhara (915m); leisure time in Pokhara; hotel accommodation.
  • Day 24:We take 6hrs a scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Alternatively you can take a 25mins flight to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation
  • Day 25:We trek 3hrs from Pothana to DhampusPhedi and take 30mins drive to Pokhara.
  • Day 26:We take 6hrs a scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Alternatively you can take a 25mins flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation
  • Day 27:Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath&Pashupatinath); Farewell-Celebration dinner in the evening.
  • Day 28:Transfer to the airport for final departure or alternatively join other activities.
INCLUDES:
  • 1. 3 night’s hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast BB.
  • 2. Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • 3. Trekking Permit, Tukuche Peak Permits ,TIMS,
  • 4. Meal: All meal Breakfast, Lunch, dinner during the trek
  • 5. One experience climbing Sherpa,trekking guide 1 porter for 2 trekker
  • 6. Climbing Main rope, fixed rope, Tents for nights
  • 7. Life, Medical Insurance for Guide & Porter
  • 8. Annapurna National park permit
  • 9. Life, Medical Insurance for Guide & Porter
  • 10. All accommodation during the trek best available hotel/guesthouses
  • 11. Our service charge.
  • cost:
  • 1. Personal equipment for Trekking & Climbing
  • 2. Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • 3. Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • 4 Emergency Rescue evacuation during the trek incase needed
  • 5. Personal expenses
  • 6. Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter
  • 7. Bar bills, Beverage and mineral water during the trek.
  • 8. The cost not mentioned in cost includes.
  • Nepal visa fees (Multiple Entry): 15 days – US$25, 30 days – US$40, 90 days – US$100. Trip cost

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