Hiunchuli Peak Climbing

Duration: 21 Days     
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking, Culture Tours
  • Group Size: 1 +
  • Max Elevation: 6441m
  • Type of Trek: Teahouse / Camping
  • Mode of travel: Land Transportation / Flight

Hiunchuli (6,441m) is the fourth highest peak among the 'Trekking Peaks'. Hiunchuli Peak climbing is one of the least difficult by expedition which lies in the Annapurna range and it is connected to Annapurna South discovered by Col. Jimmy Roberts. Hiunchuli is one of the three major trekking peaks within the Annapurna Sanctuary to be named by Roberts.

An American Peace Corps Expedition, via the southeast face, first climbed Hiunchuli in October 1971 then climber begins to climb Hiunchuli. Hiunchuli 6,441m lies in the Annapurna range like two other peaks Tharpu Chuli and Singu Chuli.

Hiunchuli, at a height of 6,441 meters, forms a massive south-facing wall together with Annapurna South. Hiunchuli Peak eastern face overlooks the Modi Khola and guards the entrance to the Annapurna Sanctuary. This part is mainly dominated by Gurung and the mountains of this area are sacred to them.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) which takes about six hours.
  • Day 2Trek from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1,050m.) by car.
  • Day 3Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,675 m.) and it takes about six hours.
  • Day 4Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,180m.) to Tadapani (2,675m.) which takes about five and half hours.
  • Day 5Trek from Tadapani (2,675m.) to Chhomrong (2,040 m.) which takes approximately four hours.
  • Day 6Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2,340m.) and it takes about five hours.
  • Day 7Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3,230m.) which takes about five hours.
  • Day 8Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,170 m.) via Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3,820m.) and it takes about four hours.
  • Day 9Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Annapurna South Base Camp which takes about five hours.
  • Day 10Trek from Annapurna South Base Camp to Hiunchuli High Camp and it takes about five hours.
  • Day 11Climb to Hiunchuli Camp I.
  • Day 12Rest at Ten Peak High Camp. This is an acclimatization day for the preparation of Singu Chuli summit.
  • Day 13Summit Hiunchuli peak and back to Hiunchuli Camp II.
  • Day 14Climb down Annapurna South Base Camp.
  • Day 15Trek from Annapurna South Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Day 16Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Dovan (2,630m.) which takes about five hours.
  • Day 17Trek from Dovan to Jhinudanda (1,750m.) and it takes about six hours.
  • Day 18Trek from Jhinudanda to Pothana (1,600m.) which takes about five hours.
  • Day 19Pothana - Dhampus Phedi - Pokhara.
  • Day 20Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours.

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