Singu Chuli Peak Climbing

Trip Overview

Singu Chuli is one peak amongest many in the Annapurna Himal of Nepal at an elevation of 6,501m or 21,328ft. It was formerly known as Fluted Peak. Singu Chuli looks like a minor peak being very foreshortened. Singu Chuli involves a long and arduous climb up an often heavily corniced snow ridge.The first ascent of this peak was made by Wilf Noyce and David Cox on its North-East Face and the top section of the East Ridge. This mountain has proven to be very difficult to climb for most commercial climbing groups who have tried to concentrate on Tent Peak. Singu Chuli is the first summit on the long ridge thrown down from Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome), which separates the South and West Annapurna Glaciers. Annapurna South Base Camp provides the best distant view of the mountain. To date, apart from the original route, most efforts to climb this mountain have concentrated on the face and ridges seen from this viewpoint. The southwest ridge of the mountain connects with Tent Peak. The terrain between the two mountains is a confusing one and the ridge is not straight. Please beware that the area is stone falling prone area and the peak is technically very difficult to climb. Due to global warming, the landslide occurs numerous times resulting in the change of the route.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel / welcome dinner.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day 03: Drive or flight to Pokhara (850m)/ Overnight at Hotel
Day 04: Drive to Birethanti & trek to Tirkhedhunga (1577m)
Day 05: Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2855m)
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani
Day 07: Tadapani (2595m) to Chomorung (1950m)
Day 08: Chomorong to Dovan (2720m)
Day 09: Dovan to Machapuchre Base camp (3700m)
Day 10: Machhapuuchre Base Camp to Annapurna Base camp (4130m)
Day 11: Acclimatization in Annapurna Base camp
Day 12: Annapurna Base Camp to Singu Chuli Base Camp (4350m)
Day 13: Base Camp to High Camp (4900m)
Day 14: High Camp to Higher camp (5500m)
Day 15: Higher Camp to Summit (6501m) and return to Base Camp
Day 16: Base Camp to Machhapuchre B.C (3700m)
Day 17: Machhapuchre B.C to Dovan (2720m)
Day 18: Dovan to Jhinu Dada (1600m)
Day 19: Jhinu to Pothana (1900m)
Day 20: Pothana to Phedi. Drive to Pokhara
Day 21: Drive or fly to Kathmandu (1350m) transfer to Hotel
Day 22: Free day for shopping or relax
Day 23: Departure

Cost Included

  • Completely lodging Treks (During trekking period) and camping trek (during peak climbing period) on an AP plan i.e. breakfast, lunch, dinner and rooms in the lodge.
  • 4 Nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan (Bed & Breakfast)
  • 2 Nights Hotel accomodation in Pokhara on BB Plan (Bed & Breakfast)
  • Airport pick up/drops on private vehicles
  • Climbing permit of Singu Chuli Peak
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entrance fee
  • All government taxes and official charges.
  • Transporation: Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Nayapul. Phedi to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Climbing equipment & allowance for a climbing Guide
  • Climbing equipment: Ropes (Main & dynamic), Ice screw, Rock  piton, snow shovel and Snow bar
  • High altitude Tents, High altitude food and Cooking pot and gas stove.
  • English speaking Trekking / Mountain Guide and  Porters
  • Accidental and medical Insurance of Nepalese staffs
  • Welcome dinner

Cost not Include

  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Rescue/ emergence and insurance cost
  • Beverage, hard drinks and alcohol
  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure.
  • Personal equipment and personal expenses.

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  • Trip Duration:23 Days

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