Singu Chuli Peak or Fluted Peak located in the heart of Annapurna Range within the surroundings of Annapurna Sanctuary is an attractive mountain to climb from both a visual and climbing aesthetics. Singu Chuli is a fantastic looking peak that seems much more daunting viewed from Annapurna base camp than its height suggests. This impression grows the closer you get. Various routes are possible but the south ridge dominates the eye. Combined with Tharpu Chuli, its much easier neighbor, it makes a great and cheap proposition for serious Himalayan climbing in fantastic scenery without the crowds. It is a part of the ridge line extending south from Glacier Dome and sharing it with another attractive peak Tharpu Chuli or Tent Peak. This trek is strongly recommended for excellent mountain views. You will enjoy the great cultural diversity in Ghandurk, Chomorong & Ghorepani before entering Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Base Camp. You can enjoy the panoramic views of the world’s highest mountains such as Annapurna I, Annapurna III and other snowy peaks. All peaks must be climbed with a well climbing trained guide. Singu Chuli 6501m, formerly known as Fluted Peak is the highest amongst the “Trekking Peaks” of Nepal. Wilfred Noyce, the first man to climb this mountain with David Cox, compared its beauty with Indian’s highest and probably the most beautiful peak, Nanda Devi. This peak is situated in the Annapurna Sanctuary adjoined to Tharpu Chuli and across the Hinchuli peak. We arrive at the Base camp of Singu Chuli after walking up the Modi Khola gorge to the Annapurna Sanctuary Base camp, at around 4350m and then establish two higher camps, one at 4900m at the approach of North East face and a higher one at 5500m, on the North East face of the mountain before the summit is gained. Vertical walls near the summit pose some technical challenge on this climb. This climb is suggested only to people with some alpine and ice climbing experience.
Safety is a major consideration during all our expeditions however there are dangers involved in climbing 6000m peaks that cannot be avoided. The extreme altitude, weather, cold and other mountaineering hazards ensure high altitude climbing has unavoidable risks at the best of times, members of our expeditions need to be aware of these dangers and accept that they are an integral part of high altitude mountaineering.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu and Preparation day.
Day 03: Drive or flight to Pokhara (850m)/ Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Hile & trek to Uleri (1977m).
Day 05: Uleri to Ghorepani (2855m).
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani.
Day 07: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani.
Day 08: Tadapani (2595m) to Chomorung (1950m).
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 1 (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: Final Departure.
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As you are picked from Tribhuwan International Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast. We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.
During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.
Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can Climb in Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.
We will provide an experienced Climbing guide having fluency in English or any other language. 1 Climbing Sherpa Guide is entitled to every 3 members and 1 porter as per required. In every group, 1 Climbing guide is provided whereas Climbing Sherpa guide (assistant) is provided as per the size of the group. The proper management of Sherpa guides help in safety and make convenient while climbing. Even though if any member gets sick on the way to peak it will not affect the whole team and the rest team can successfully reach the peak.
When it comes to summit a Peak Climbing Gears plays a very vital role and it is very important. It is the main thing that helps you to determine whether you can make the peak success or not. Proper quality to Gears makes you very easy in climbing whereas it also helps you stay away from cold and prevents frostbite and other problems.
Fixed rope, Tent, Kitchen stuff, Main rope, Snow bar, Ice screw, Rock pittan, and Ice hammer, etc are the gear which is provided by the Company.
These are the gear that you should purchase:
Climbing boot, Crampons, Harness (safety belt), sunglasses, Jumar, Figure of eight, Helmet, Ice axe, Carabiner (2 lock/ 2 unlock), Gloves, Windproof Gortex, Sleeping Bag Jackets, Pants, Water bottles, Thermos, Sun cream, Hat, Down jackets, Inner thermal coat, some prusik, warm Socks (New), water bottle, Tape slings (2)