Hiunchuli is one of the most famous trekking routes in the Annapurna region, located near the South Face of Annapurna South (7219m). Hiunchuli Peak Climbing is one of the challenging and most popular climbing treks in the Annapurna region. The journey is graced with the majestic views of the Himalayas that provide a serene and dreamy setting as if nature has carefully painted it. The trek also includes a brief introduction to the Gurung community, their rich culture and practices.
The climbing journey starts from Kathmandu and reaches Nayapul through Pokhara ‘City of Lakes’. We will start our trek towards Poonhill to witness the beautiful sunrise over the highest mountains of the Annapurna region. And we will climb the Hiunchuli peak from the north-west face. Hiuchuli climb is challenging and technical and we need mountaineering skills as well as awareness of using climbing gear. The trail often ascends through ice cliffs, glaciers and steep slopes that require an excellent level of fitness and prior climbing experience. From the peak of Hiunchuli mountain, beautiful view of mountains like Dhaulagiri Himal (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7219m), Himal can be seen You can see the mountain like Hiunchuli (6434m), Machhapuchhre Himal (6997m), Nilgiri Himal (7061m), Lamjung Himal (6983m), Tukuche Peak (6920m). We will pass several Gurung villages that reflect their traditional lifestyle and cultural practices. Climbing Snow Chuchu Peak is an adventure journey through quaint villages, diverse landscapes, and rich bio-diversity to reach the summit of the peak which give us an experience of a lifetime.
However; The success of any climb depend largely on a well-planned itinerary and excellent logistics, which we offer. We are committed to making climbing successful with safe and quality service. Our emphasis is always on maintaining small groups to facilitate coordination and cooperation with each other. We offer climbing guide to customer ratio on peak days.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 2: In Kathmandu, preparation for trekking and climbing
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [827m/2,714ft], 6-7 hours
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri [2,050m/6,726ft], 5-6 hours
Day 5: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani [2,750 m/9,033ft], 5-6 hours
Day 6: Trek to Poonhill [3,210m/10,532ft] and trek to Tadapani [2,700m/5,586ft], 6-7 hrs
Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Chomrong [2,170m/7,120ft], 5-6 hours
Day 8: Trek from Chomrong to Dovan [2,580m/8,465ft], 6-7 hours
Day 9: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp [3,700m/12,140ft], 5-6 hours
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp [4,130m/13,550ft], 2-3 hours
Day 11: Rest in Annapurna Base Camp for acclimatization [4,130m/13,550ft], 1-2 hours
Day 12: Annapurna Base Camp to Hiunchuli Base Camp [5400m/17712ft], 5-6 hours
Day 13: Hiunchuli Base Camp to High Camp [5900m/19352ft], 4-5 hours
Day 14: Summit Hiunchuli [6441m/21126ft] and return to Base Camp [5400m/17712ft], 10-12 hours
Day 15: Hiunchuli Base Camp to Deurali [3,230m/10,598ft], 6-7 hours
Day 16: Trek from Deurali to Upper Sinuwa [2,360m/7,742ft], 5-6 hours
Day 17: Trek from Upper Sinuwa to Jhinu Danda [1,760m/5,775ft], 4-5 hours
Day 18: Trek to Nayapul [1050m/3,445ft] and drive to Pokhara, 5-6 hours
Day 19: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft], 6-7 hours
Day 20 : Rest day, explore Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 21: International Departure
Important Note: Your safety is an imperative concern when traveling with AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions. Please note that your leader/guide reserves the right to modify or cancel any part of the itinerary if deemed necessary due to your safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep the above itinerary; However, since this adventure travels through remote mountainous areas, we cannot guarantee that it will not be disturbed. Weather and health conditions of group members, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Climb guide will try to ensure that the trip goes as planned, but be prepared to be flexible if necessary.