Regd No. 87320/068/069

Mt. Tukuche 6920m

Mt. Tukuche 6920m

Mt. Tukuche Expedition Nepal 6920 meters peak situated in the Dhaulagiri range is becoming one of the popular peaks in the area. This is a technical peak however may need to be acclimatized before you try to ascend it. Before ascending the peak, a trek to from Pokhara, Beni, Tatopani, Kalopani, Marpha and gets base camp of Tukuche peak which situated in Dhaulagiri region.

Tukuche Peak a wonderful mountain located in front of Dhaulagiri I and Annapurna range on the other side divided by the great Kali Gandaki George. This Peak is on the northern side of Nepal in the wildest valley (hidden valley) known as Mustang. Kali Gandaki River flows on its bottom. The Summit of Tukuche Peak offers stunning mountain vistas including entire Annapurna Range, Nilgiri and the beautiful villages of Marpha, Syang, and Jomsom.

We attempt the summit of Tukuche Peak (6,920m) about 4/5 days preparation in its Base Camp and High Camp via North East Ridge. Before attempting for climbing Tukuche Peak, the trek toward the peak made through the deepest George of Kali Gandaki using Pokhara- Beni unique drive and Tatopani (the hot spring)-Ghasa-Tukuche trekking trail of Annapurna conservation area. Magnificent mountain views and valleys viewed during the trekking and Peak climbing. Tukuche firstly climbed by a Swiss Team in 1969. Due to its remote location and the seriousness of the terrain the area seldom visited by commercial trekking and climbing groups. The Tukuche Peak is in Low Category in the sense of Risk and Technicality.

The attempt of the summit for this Tukuche Peak begins after we reach in the Hidden Valley Base Camp. Once we set up Base Camp we will begin pushing out the route and acclimatizing. When the climbing phase is over, we will descend to Jomsom have a rest there a night or two and take a flight out to Pokhara and then on to Kathmandu by any means.

We invite both the climbers requiring full board service or base camp service for this Tukuche Peak Climbing. Our service includes the proper maps of the trekking and climbing route, hygienic high altitude food cooked freshly by our experienced cooks, experienced and professional trekking and climbing Sherpas and guides, sufficient and quality logistics, properly arranged arrival and departure transfers, well managed accommodation and tours to Kathmandu and Pokhara valley.

 

It is also possible From Pokhara; you may take a flight to Jomsom (2800m. m.) trek to Marpha, Yak Kharka, Hidden valley and Tuckche peak base camp.

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer Hotel.

Day 02: Preparing Expedition.

Day 03: Expedition Briefing.

Day 04: Drive to Pokhara & Transfer Hotel.

Day 05: Flight - Jomsom & trek to Marpha.

Day 06: Marpha - Yak Khark.

Day 07: Yak Khark - Hiden valley.

Day 08: Hidden Valley - Base Camp.

Day 09-21: Climbing period of Tukuche peak (6,920m).

Day 22: Base Camp - Yak Khark or Marpha.

Day 23: Yak Khark / Marpha – Jomsom.

Day 24: Fly /Drive from Pokhara.

Day 25: Relax in Pokhara.

Day 26: Drive/fly to Kathmandu.

Day 27: Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 28: Transfer to Airport for Final Departure.

 

Group size            Package Price(US Dollar)

Single                     US$ 9500.00

2-3 person             US$ 7000.00

4-5 person             US$ 6500.00

6-7 person             US$ 6000.00

8-9 person             US$ 5500.00

10 and above        US$ 5000.00

Cost Includes

  1.  Hotel in Ktm.  on  bed & Breakfast
  2. Climbing Permit 
  3. Food and fuel supply   
  4.  Guide, cook, helper
  5. Land Transportation as per Itinerary
  6. Porter from and to  Base camp
  7. Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer & staff
  8. Life, medical & rescue Insurance for Nepali staff & Liaison officer
  9. 1 tent for 2 people for trekking & 1 tent for 1 climber in base camp
  10. Dining tent, toilet tent, store tent, table & chair for expedition
  11. Emergency Oxygen -Mask & regulator (use pay it)
  12. Satellite phone (Pay calls)
  13. Welcome dinner with song & dance

Cost Excludes

  1. Personal expenses
  2. Lunch, dinner in Kathmandu 
  3. Willkie Talkie permit
  4. Personal Satellite phone permit
  5. Fixed rope
  6. Bar & beverage Bills
  7. Tips for staff
  8. Garbage deposit USD 3000 (Sharing of the total person) and deposit.

Note:-  Fee will be not refunded if the climber don’t take back their garbage.

The following basic equipment checklist should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment down to a minimum. NB. This is just a check-list. We are not asking you to bring everything on this list; much will depend on personal preference. As a general rule, cyclists will need similar clothing to trekkers. The one additional (essential) item is good quality padded cycling shorts (loose and baggy, as previously discussed).

  1. Cycling helmet
  2. Fleece headband (to keep your ears warm)
  3. Lightweight long sleeved thermal shirt
  4. Lightweight windproof biking jacket
  5. T-shirts (3)
  6. Padded cycling shorts - baggy style
  7. Underwear (4 pairs)
  8. Lightweight trekking boots
  9. Sandals
  10. Camelbak or 2 x 1 litre water bottles & cages
  11. Sleeping bag
  12. Small padlock & spare keys
  13. Toiletries
  14. Thermarest
  15. Sunglasses
  16. Fingerless biking gloves
  17. Waterproof (breathable) jacket
  18. Fleece jumper (eg Polartec 200)
  19. Light weight ‘trekking style’ pants
  20. Warm cycling tights
  21. Socks (4 pairs)
  22. Cycling shoes
  23. Spare laces
  24. Small towel
  25. First aid kit (See first Aid medicine above)
  26. Head lamp eg. Petzl Zoom (spare bulb & battery)
  27. 4 large plastic bags (for keeping items dry in kitbag)

In addition to the checklists for general and trekking equipment above, and depending on the trip you have chosen, various items of mountaineering equipment may also be required, eg:

  1. Plastic boots and crampons (preferably step-in bindings) with front points.
  2. Mountaineering harness.
  3. Mountaineering ice-axe (60-75cms long depending on your height and personal preference.)
  4. 120cms (4ft) climbing sling and two locking carabineers
  5. Telescopic ski-sticks (optional)
  6. Prussik loops
  7. Climbing helmet (optional)

Most if not all of this equipment will be needed for any trip that crosses steep, snow-covered ground, or which includes sections of glacier travel. Our recommendation that you take no more than 15 kilos (33 pounds) of trekking equipment does not include your plastic boots, ice axe, crampons or harness/carabineers. (During the trek, climbing hardware will be carried separately from your personal trek bag, in group bags until needed).

 

Year

Spring                         

Autumn

2016

 

 

2017

 02nd-29th April 2017

02nd -29th Oct 2017

2018

 02nd-29th April 2018

02nd -29th Oct 2018

 

Trip Facts

Altitude: 6,920m

Trip Duration: 28 Days

Best Time:  Autumn and Spring

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