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Tukuche Peak (6921m) (30 days)

Tukuche Peak Climbing  offers you a wonderful trekking in the Dhaulagiri Region. Dhaulagiri Region is one of the most remotest trekking destination of Nepal and takes you to the several mysterious hidden valleys,

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Facts of the Trip

Highest access :( 6,920m/22,6801ft)

First Ascent: Swiss Team in the year 1969 by Hugh Merrick

Duration: 30 (typically) Days

Group Size: 02-10 people

Co-ordinates: 28°35'13

Location: Dhaulagiri Region

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu Airport

Departure From: Kathmandu

Grade: Moderate Climb (PD++)

Accommodation: Three star hotel to five stars as request

Meals: Full board during climbing

Transportation: Flight, Car, Jeep

Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

Major Activity: Trekking and climbing

Include Activity: Trekking

Culture: Hindu, Tibetan

Mode of Travel: Tea house on trek and Camping during climbing

Climbing route: Northwest Ridge

Himalayan sights: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Putha Hunchuli

Tukuche Peak is one of the popular climbing peaks of Nepal. The peak is located in the west of Nepal in Dhaulagiri Region. Standing with an altitude of 6920m Tukuche Peak is one of the highest 6000m climbing peaks of Nepal. The most popular route for climbing this Tukuche Peak is via the North-west ridge. The Tukuche Peak Climbing requires sound physical fitness with some minor technical climbing skills. Tukuche Peak Climbing offers you a wonderful trekking in the Dhaulagiri Region. Dhaulagiri Region is one of the most remotest trekking destination of Nepal and takes you to the several mysterious hidden valleys, steep trials and several difficult high passes like Thapa Pass, French Pass, Italian Base camp and Dhaulagiri Base Camp. 

Tukuche Peak climbing although does not consist of steep trials but often considered as a technical climb because of the need to acclimatization. Climbers with little climbing skills can climb this peak. If you don’t have any technical climbing skills or experience then we do have team of highly experienced climbing guides they will provide you the knowledge of climbing gears. Our guides will do their best to help you successfully climb the Tukuche Peak

Highlights of the Trip

• Magnificent view of Himalaya

• Unforgettable view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range

• Abundant flora and fauna

• Sleep at the base of Dhaulagiri

• A good test of isolation and psychological endurance

• Spectacular & challenging 7000m Himalayan peak

• Difficult technical climbing

• Metabolic boost to your fitness, wellness and creativity

Outline Itinerary 

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] & transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [820m/2689ft]

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom [2713m/8898ft] & Trek to Yak Kharka [3680m/12070ft]

Day 05: Rest/Acclimatization day at Yak Kharka

Day 06: Trek from Yak Kharka to Hidden Valley [5050m/16564ft] via Dhampus Pass

Day 07: Acclimatization / Rest day at Hidden Valley

Day 08: Trek from Hidden Valley to Tukuche Peak Base Camp [5640m/18499m]

Day 09-19: Climbing period Tukuche Peak [6920m/22698ft] and back to Base Camp

Day 20: Trek back to Hidden Valley

Day 21: Trek to Yak Kharka [3680m/12070ft]

Day 22: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom [2670m/8757ft]

Day 23: Morning flight to Pokhara; Free day – Sightseeing, Boating and Personal Activities

Day 24: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 25:  International Departure

 

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] & transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [820m/2689ft]

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom [2713m/8898ft] & Trek to Yak Kharka [3680m/12070ft]

Day 05: Rest/Acclimatization day at Yak Kharka

Day 06: Trek from Yak Kharka to Hidden Valley [5050m/16564ft] via Dhampus Pass

Day 07: Acclimatization / Rest day at Hidden Valley

Day 08: Trek from Hidden Valley to Tukuche Peak Base Camp [5640m/18499m]

Day 09-19: Climbing period Tukuche Peak [6920m/22698ft] and back to Base Camp

Day 20: Trek back to Hidden Valley

Day 21: Trek to Yak Kharka [3680m/12070ft]

Day 22: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom [2670m/8757ft]

Day 23: Morning flight to Pokhara; Free day – Sightseeing, Boating and Personal Activities

Day 24: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 25:  International Departure

Cost (Includes)

• All arrival and departure transfer services to and from KTM international airport with other necessary transportation as per itinerary.

• Assistance at KTM international airport by Actual adventures representatives during your arrival and departure.

• 4 night request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B&B basis.

• Experienced and government licensed trekking and climbing Sherpa guide during the trekking and climbing period.

• Appropriate number of porters during the trekking period.

• Land transportation from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Marpha-Pokhara-Kathmandu for all climbing members, Sherpa guide, liaison officer and kitchen staff in mini bus and public jeep.

• All Actual adventures facilities including: Kitchen tent, storage tent, dining tent, client tents, toilet tents, tables, chairs and cooking utensils for base camp.

• Common climbing equipment such as: Rope, ice bars, ice screws, and snow bar.

• 3 meals a day: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee.

• Accommodation at hotel/lodge/guest house or tent camps during the trekking period.

• All camping accommodation for members and staff during trekking and climbing period. You will be sharing sleeping quarters with one other member.

• All food and fuel for base camp and higher camps during the climbing period.

• 40kg baggage allowance per person during the trekking period. This will be carried by porters/mules.

• Daily weather report services from Seattle, Washington based company.

• Services of chef and kitchen assistant at advance base camp.

• Trekking Permit (Annapurna Conservation Park entry fee).

• TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).

• Expedition Royalty and permit from Nepal government to climb Mt. Tukuche peak.

• Nepalese government royalty.

• One experienced, trained, government licensed and 2 time summiteers climbing guide (Sherpa) per person.

• All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurances for all involved staff during the trekking and climbing period.

• Helicopter rescue insurance for all involved expedition staff.

• Medical consultation services at the base camp with the HRA clinic at base camp.

• Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpa’s, cooks, kitchen assistant and government liaison officer.

• First aid medical kits for the group and the staff.

• Satellite phone carried by guide for communication. Available to clients with the cost of $3USD per minute.

• Appropriate high altitude food for all clients and staff at base camp and above as required.

• Required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period.

• Heater will be provided at base camp for the dining tent.

• Emergency oxygen mask and regulator provided upon request of client with requirement appropriate charge.

• Each client will have an individual tent available in the Tukuche peak advanced base camp.

• Solar panels for light and electronics charging.

• All tents for camp I, II and III. Ice fall charges.

• Gamow Bags (Portable hyperbaric chambers) for high altitude sickness.

• We provide Sherpa's tents, food for climbing and insurance.

• Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.

• EPI cooking gas and stove will be provided above base camp for cooking food.

• Generator will be providing to back-up the lighting in base camp.

• Transportation of food supply from Kathmandu to base camp by porter/mules.

• Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.

• Complete pre-departure information.

• Flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services.

• Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural show in Kathmandu before departure.

• Actual adventures t-shirt and scarf.

• Full Board Service Cost(Excludes):

• Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).

• Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner.

• Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones and internet.

• Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking gear.

• Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.

• Transportation services includes only what is listed on the itinerary. Any extra distance traveled will be appropriately charged.

• Any additional staff other than specified.

• Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.

• Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.

• Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.

• Walkie-talkies & Filming permit (if you have a special camera).

• Personal climbing gear.

• Summit bonus $700.00USD minimum for each climbing Sherpa guide. 

• Nepal custom duty for import of expedition equipment.

• Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.

• Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

• Airfare of international flights.

• Nepal entry visa fee (Visa is easy to acquire upon arrival).

• Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.

• Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section.

• Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

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