Thorung Peak Climbing is unique and technically less difficult peak climbing to the northwest of the Annapurna range. The journey circuits the Annapurna range and crosses one of the biggest passes in the world at Thorung La Pass (5416m).
Furthermore, you get spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Tilicho, and many other mountains. In addition, the journey goes through beautiful Tibetan villages and the barren land of Manang.
Thorung Peak Climbing is a great opportunity to conquer a mountain above 6000 m. The trails on the journey pass through the Annapurna Conservation Area. Thus, there are plenty of moments where you can enjoy the natural wealth of the area.
The journey passes many culturally rich sites on the way. Finally, the trip heads to the Muktinath Temple and settles at the barren lands of Jomsom.
To start your journey, you’ll drive to Syange, west of Kathmandu. Next, you head to Tal crossing the suspension bridge over the Marshyangdi River. The river gives you company along the trail as you trek towards Danakyu.
Following a gentle trail, you’ll head to Chame with magnificent views of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges. Passing Pisang, you reach Manang village where you spend a day resting. Further, you head to Yak Kharka and trek to High Camp the other day.
From High Camp, you climb to the top of Thorung Peak (6144m) and head down to Muktinath. After exploring Muktinath temple, you trek down to Jomsom and take a flight to Pokhara. Finally, a scenic flight over enchanting Nepali geography brings you back to Kathmandu.