Singu Chuli which is situated at the altitude of 6,501m was formally known as Fluted Peak. This is one of the attractive mountains for climbing in Annapurna region. It can be climbed by amateur mountaineering with basic climbing experience.
Excellent view of mountain can be seen from Singu Chuli. North-East face is normally used to climb this mountain. Wilf Noyce and David Cox made the very first accent to climb Singu Chuli. This peak is very difficult to climb so good climbing skills is required. There is no straightforward route up the mountain. We walk up the Modi Khola to Annapurna. We can also enjoy the cultural and natural sites of Singu Chuli climb. One can enjoy the great cultural experiences in Ghandruk and Chhomorong while walking towards the peak.
Hence, this trip begins from Pokhara after 7 hrs drive from Kathmandu. People are very friendly, kind and helpful of this area. One can also get a chance to learn history and culture of Nepal.
BEST SESSION TO VISIT NEPAL
Autumn Session: September – November
The autumn months of mid-September, October and November are known for being Nepal’s mountaineering and the best time to go trekking. The monsoon rains have cleared the sky with outstanding the views are often remarkable. The valleys are still green and the weather is trifling so trekking is far more pleasurable at this time.
Winter Session : December – February
Winter season is usually snowfall at higher elevations in Himalayas. Though it gets colder in night, often it offers the clear day / blue sky and comparatively less trekkers on the trail. Winter Treks like Ghorepani pun hill trek, Mardi Himal trek, Everest base camp, Annapurna Panorama, Annapurna Sanctuary, Everest base and Langtang reason treks are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
Spring Session: March – May
Spring is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly perfect and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.
Summer Session: June – August
Though summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around upper and lower Mustang, lower and upper Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest, Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in summer season.
– We will provide you English speaking, High Altitude experienced climbing guide.
– There is also the provision of assistant guides, for a group size of 2-4 people, there will be one main guide and one assistant guide.
– In a group size of 4-6 people, there will be one main guide and two assistant guides.
– With a group of 9-12 people, we shall be offering you one main guide and four assistant guides.
– one experienced cook and necessary Sherpa staff.
– Assistants sherpa who will assist in setting up camps during the climb.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements:
– Previous rock climbing and high altitude trekking experiences will still be an asset.
– There will also be climbing training for members at the Lobuche base camp.
– The training will mostly be about using climbing gears such as ropes, ice pick, harness, crampons.
– On the day of the summit, you will be required to walk for 5-6 hours.
– It is important for participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases to consult their doctors before taking the trip.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.(1300m)
High altitude Sherpa Trekking Company Airport Representative will meet you outside the Terminal Hall. Transfer to hotel brief you about tomorrow’s activities and collect your needed documents for our official needs. introduce with your trekking guide check the requirements and briefing about the singu chuli each day program. O/N at hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
As you know Kathmandu is the city of temples and world heritage sites. So To give you the brief information we have managed your second day as sightseeing day in kathmandu. The placeless like Bhaktapur, Bouddha, monkey temple and Pashupati Nath temple.O /n at hotel.
Day 3: Fly or Tourist coach drive to Pokhara.(800m).
Pokhara is the most beautiful city in Nepal surrounded by Himalayas. Your journey from kathmandu starts early morning if you go by tourist bus and if you prefer by flight it can be manage at any time of the day. Evening explore Pokharal. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Hike to Tikhedunga. (1540m): 4 hours.
After breakfast, we take an early morning 1-hour drive to Nayapul. We then begin our trek, following the River Bhurungdi Khola. We pass low land rice fields and orange groves along an easy trail with a gentle incline to our first teahouse where we will spend the night. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Tikhedunga to Ghorepani. (2810m):6-5 hours.
Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with a steep climb to Ulleri ascending a steep stone staircase consisting of 3300 steps, a difficult challenge that rewards us with excellent views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Gandharba Chuli and Annapurana II and III. Ghorepani is reached by passing through a huge, dense rhododendron and oak tree forest, home to Longur monkeys and musk deer. O/n at hotel.
Day 6: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m):1.5 hours and trek to Tadhapani.(2700m):6 hrs.
An early morning climb before breakfast takes us to the top of Poon Hill for spectacular, panoramic sunrise views of the Annapurnas and Dhaulageri mountain range. After breakfast we head out for an uphill trek trough the jungle to Durali before a slight descent to Tadhapani. We will be accompanied by monkeys for much of our journey today. O/n at hotel.
Day 7: Tadapani to Chomrong. (21705): 5 hours.
From Tadhapani, we make a steep descent through a dense, dark forest to the beautiful village of Chomrong. We trek past farmland and local, traditional Gurung villages offering marvelous views of Annapurna South and the sacred Mount Machhapuchhre before reaching chomrong. O/ n at hotel.
Day 8: Chomrong to Dovan. (2580m): 5 hours.
A lot of “up and down” today. We descend for 1 hour to the Chomrong Khola River and cross its waters on a suspension bridge. We then ascend for the next 2 hours to Sinuwa. Bamboo grows wild in this area and there are many beautiful rhododendron and walnut trees along the trail. After lunch we pass through an area named after all the bamboo before reaching Dovan. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. (3700m): 6 hours.
A Gradual ascent following the banks of the river Modi Khola brings us through a sacred valley. No meat or fish is allowed in this area to comply with Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. We continue to pass bamboo trees and if we are lucky, we may see Lophorous birds, the national bird of Nepal. We continue the ascent to base camp. O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Annapurna base camp. (4110m): 2 hours.
After we leave Machhapuchhre Base Camp, we leave all vegetation and trees behind, we enter a desert wilderness known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, an area of pristine natural beauty, surrounded by the glorious Annapurna Himalayas and glistening Annapurna glacier. O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp to Singu Chuli Peak Base Camp (4250M) / 4hrs walk / Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 12: Singu Chuli Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5200M) / 4.5hrs walk / Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 13: Summit Singu Chuli Peak (6501M) and back to High Camp. O/n at hotel.
Day 14: High Camp to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) 3700M : 4.5hrs walk . O/n at hotel.
Day 15: machhapuchher Base Camp to Bamboo. (2340m): 6 hours.
We give you an early wake up call today so you can enjoy the wondrous sunrise views of the Annapurna Sanctuary. We then we begin our descent, following the Modi Khola River to Bambo. O/n at hotel.
Day 16: Bamboo to Jhinu. (1780m): 5.5 hours.
We start the day with an uphill trek to Sinewa and then descend to meet the Chomrong Khola River. Another ascent to Chomrong before the final descent of the day to Jhinu. Here, you can visit the natural hot springs to bathe in the relaxing warm waters. O/n at hotel.
Daay 17: Trek from Jhino Danda to Landruk (1565m):4-5 hours,
The trail descends to New Bridge which takes about 1 and half hour. Then we continue our trek after crossing the suspension bridge and side of Modi Khola. Finally we will reach in Landruk village after 2 hours. And we will have lunch and village tour. O/n at hotel.
Day 18: Trek from Landruk to pokhara (800m): 5-6 hours,
The trail begins gradually up until Tolka and we will ascend the steep slope and zigzag up through the forests until Deurali village. It takes 3 hours walk. We will have lunch there. After lunch, we descend the gentle ridge to Pothana. We keep descending the stone stepped path and we will reach in Dampus village after 2 hours by walk. we will be back in Pokhara valley descending the stone steps. Finally we will arrive in Phedi around 3 hours. Then we return back to Pokhara by Car. Again we can visit in Pokhara. O/n at hotel.
Day 19: Fly or Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
We catch tourist bus or flight early morning back to the capital. After landing, we transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. O/n at hotel.
Day 20: Final departure:
Generally 3 hours before your flight time to get Kathmandu airport is needed in Nepal. So you transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your own destination
Member Personal Equipment
S.No: Particular. Qty
(1) : Summit shoe La Sportiva – 1
(2) : Crampon – 1
(3) : Summit Glove (Mitten) – 1
(4) : Normal gloves – 2
(5) : Summit Snow goggles – 1
(6) : Glacier glasses – 1
(7) : Ice axe – 1
(8) : Harness & tapsling – 1
(9) : Jumer – 1
(10) : Carabiners (normal) – 3
(11) : Down filled Mattress – 1
(12) : Summit socks – 2
(13) : Normal socks – 6
(14) : Climbing bag (40 ltr) – 1
(15) : Helmet – 1
(16) : Down jacket – 1
(17) : Down trouser – 1
(18) : 8 finger / descender – 1
(19) : Headlamp (Icon or Spot) – 1
(20) : Gore-tex jacket – 1
(21) : Gore-tex trouser – 1
(22) : Fleece liner gloves – 3
(23) : Screw Gate Carabiner – 2
(24) : Balaclava (windstopper) – 1
(25) : Thermos bottle – 1
(26) : Base layer – 2
(27) : Swise Knife -1
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How long do we walk and climb each day?
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Are the food and water safe to eat and drink?
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What mode of transportation do you use?
Do we book our own international flights to and from Nepal?
Is there any communication while we are on trekking?
Can I use credit cards in the places I visit?
Can I add extra days to my trip?
Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?
This is a difficult thing to scale. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However peak bonus normally $.200 $.300 for high altitude sherps guide.
If you are Going Trekking and Climbing in Nepal, you Should Carry the Complete Medic kit.
1. Povidone-iodine cream –1 tube.
– Antiseptic cream.
2. Cotton- 1 roll.
– For dressing wounds.
3. Dressing gauze – 5 pcs.
– For dressing.
4. Crepe bandage – 2.
– Sprains and strains,also great as a sling for arm fractures.
5. Band- aid – 10.
6. Dressing tape – 1.
– Great not just for dressing but falsifier mild soft tissue injuries especially in the knee and ankles.
7. Moleskin second skin- 1 packet:
– Great for treating chaffing and blisters.
Finger Pulse Oximeter:
1.Normal arterial oxygen is Approximately 75 to 100 millimeters of mercury (mmHg).
2.Values fewer than 60 mm Hg usually indicate the need for supplemental oxygen.
3. Normal pulse oximeter readings usually range from 95 to 100 percent.
4.Values under 90 percent are considered low.
8. Paracetamole 300mg -20 tablets:
– For mild headaches.
9. Ibuprofen 400mg -10 taplets:
– To relieve moderate to severe pain.
10.Throat lozenges -20:
– For cough and sore throat. Given the cold dry mountain air,it is a good idea it have one in your mouth even without any discomfort.
11. Decongestant -10 tablets:
– For nausea congestion. Non-drowsy kinds like pseudo ephedrine recommended.
12. Antihistamine -10 tablets:
– For allergies.
13. Antiemetic -10 tablets:
– To control the vomit and nausea.
14. Azithromycin 500mg –10 tablet:
– For bacterial diarrhea.
15. Omeprazole 200mg -10 tablets:
– For minor gastric upsets and acidity.
16. Tinidazole 200 mg -3 taplats(500mg -12 tablets):
– For giardia and amoebic diarrhea.
17. Acetazolamide 250 mg -20 tablets:
– For helping with acclimataization and treating mild AMS.
18. Dexamethasone 400mg -10 tablets:
– To be used only under expert supervision to treat AMS.
19. Nifedipine 60mg – 10 tablets:
– To be use only under expert supervision to treat HAPE.
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