18 days
Trip Level
Group Size
6145 m

Thorong Peak falls in the Annapurna region of Nepal and is a comparatively easy peak to climb. No previous experience is required to climb the mountain, but proper acclimatization, а good physique, and mental alertness are essential to climbing the peak. The Thorong peak climbing offers a chance to trek through the beautiful Annapurna region of Nepal. Mustang’s spectacular views and the passing in breathtaking scenery, hypnotic views of the surrounding mountain peaks. Chances of witnessing this region’s lifestyle, culture, and warm hospitality include ethnic communities. The trek’s highest point is the Thorong La pass, which has a height of 5416 m.

Thorong Peak Climbing: Itinerary & Highlights

With а permit to Thorong peak climbing, this trek commences from Besisahar and moves up to Bahun Danda. Through terraced fields and lush forests, the trail then walks into Chame. The tour continues to Bagar chhap, which falls in the Manang district. The path moves into Chame and Pisang from this Tibetan village through dense forests. Manang Village, imitating a fortress, comes next in the trail. From here, trekkers ascend to Yak Kharka and Thorong Phedi, the foot of the Thorong La Pass, which acts as a base camp. It requires fixing another camping near Thorong La, which facilitates reaching the summit in a single day. The peak towers are at 6145 meters; upon arriving at the top of this comparatively easy mountain, Nilgiri, Tilicho, Annapurna massif, and Dhaulagiri range along with the entire Mustang Region, including the Kali Gandaki gorge.

Scenic drive and beautiful landscapes along the trail
Breathtaking view from summit of Thorong peak

Spectacular scenery, really admirable, but a lifetime experience
Amazing view of Thorong La and many more than Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif


Thorong Peak Climbing short itinerary

1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Kathmandu – Bulbule – Ngadi (1000 m) 7 hours by bus and 2 hours walk.
4: Ngadi – Jagat (1400m) 5 hours walk. (Lodge)
5: Jagat – Dharapani (1970m) 6 hours walk. (Lodge)
6: Dharapani to Chame 2,630m 5h00 walk
7: Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m.) 5h30 walk
8: Upper Pisang – Manang (3540m) 4h00 walk
9: Manang: Acclimatization day!
10: Manang – Leather (4200 m) 5h00 walk.
11: Leather – Thorong High Camp (4800 m)
12 – 14: Thorong High Camp – Thorong Base Camp (5416 m) – Muktinath. 8h00 walk.
15: Muktinath – Jomsom (2800 m) 6h00 walk.
16: Jomsom – Pokhara 0h25 flight.
17: Pokhara – Kathmandu 6-7h00 by bus.
18: Final departure.


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be greeted and welcomed by our agency’s representative in front of the Arrival gate with the Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit the heritage site of Kathmandu Valley, followed by a pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing, where you meet the trek guide and other team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment, and nature of peak climbing and other necessary information

Day 3: Kathmandu – Bulbule – Ngadi (1000 m) 7 hours by bus and 2 hours walk.

A picturesque drive in low land from Kathmandu to Bulbule 900m, 7 hours by bus, passing through several villages, landscapes, forests, and rivers. Then adventure footsteps begin here. Then, trek to Ngadi (1000M) 2 hours walk. (Lodge)

Day 4: Ngadi – Jagat (1400m) 5 hours walk. (Lodge)

This is the second day of the journey. You will head to Namche after the breakfast. The trail leads you to the northern valley of the Dudh Koshi River valley, passing by several beautiful villages with their vibrant culture and peaceful forests and crossing several bridges along the trail. Finally, you will get Namche.

Day 5: Jagat – Dharapani (1970m) 6 hours walk. (Lodge)

Early in the morning, trek to Dharapani from Jagat. An easy walking trail along the road until Chamje crosses a suspension bridge, then goes up with bit zigzag trails passing through the forests, bamboo, and rhododendrons to Taal. Then, an easy walk along the river to Dharapani.

Day 6: Dharapani to Chame 2,630m 5h00 walk

Today, walking along steep forested landscapes to reach Timang where you can enjoy a spectacular view of Mt. Manaslu and other major Himalayas like Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, and Nathi Chuli. Night at a lodge.

Day 7: Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m.) 5h30 walk

An easy walk till Swargadwari after crossing the bridge a steep trail through a dense pine forest will bring to the spectacular amphitheater-shaped rock in Swargadwari, rising about 1000m from the river. At the same time, you will be surrounded by Himalayan peaks. Night at the lodge.

Day 8: Upper Pisang – Manang (3540m) 4h00 walk

It is an easy descending walk to Manang, the heart of the region, passing through alpine forest, village, and monasteries along the trail where many trekkers are encountered in the classic route of Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Day 9: Manang: Acclimatization day !

This is the scheduled acclimatization day. It is encouraged to make a side trip surrounding the Manang village, allowing proper acclimatization. There are many places for the side trip, like Praken Gompa, Gangapurna Glacier, Milarepa cave, monastery, and ice lake. Getting some ideas regarding the Acute Mountain Sickness provided by the Himalayan Rescue Association is also possible.

Day 10: Manang – Leather (4200 m) 5h00 walk.

We continue walking through the yak pasture and the beautiful scenery of the mountains from Manang. A gradual climb up that leads to Leather for the night.

Day 11: Leather – Thorong High Camp (4800 m)

Today, we walk along quiet, distinct alpine areas. Crossing the bridge, a short climb leads to the landslide area where we can see Himalayan Thar, then continue to Thorong Phedi. Once taking a short break and a further 2 hours steep climb up to High Camp.

Day 12 - 14: Thorong High Camp – Thorong Base Camp (5416 m) – Muktinath. 8h00 walk.

The trail leads us to the pass of Thorong – La with an elevation of 5,416 meters, and a camp is generated there to facilitate the night stay. Assemble all the climbing gears and fix the rope for the summit; starting early before the snow melts due to the sunrise and heavy wind in the late morning is important. Once we get to the summit, we descend back to base camp. Set out all the gears, clean them up, and continue descending to Muktinath.

Day 15: Muktinath – Jomsom (2800 m) 6h00 walk.

It is easy to walk down to Kagbeni, and it highly recommends walking from Lubra Valley to void dust caused by the road. Super views of Tilicho Peak, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri range from Lubra Valley. Kagbeni, a gateway to the upper Mustang, allows you to explore the Tibetan culture and monasteries, then continue walking along the Kali Gandaki River to Jomsom.

Day 16: Jomsom – Pokhara 0h25 flight.

Early morning, get ready for the flight, which traverses the giant Himalayas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, giving magnificent views of the surrounding Himalayas.

Day 17: Pokhara – Kathmandu 6-7h00 by Bus.

A long scenic drive takes 6-7 hours to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Crossing over the cultivated lands and local villages, en route along the Trisuli River, arrive in Kathmandu in the afternoon.

Day 18: Final departure.

Free time in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport two hours before the departure of your flight home.


DEPARTURE/RETURN  Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
Airport transfer Accommodations
Meal during the trek ACAP and Peak permits
Transportation as per itinerary Professional guide & porters
A First Aid Kits Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare Nepal Visa fees
Meals in City Personal Expenses
Travel Insurance Tips for Guide & Porters

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