Tharang Peak

Trip Details

  • Trip Type: Mountaineering

  • Region: Lahaul - Himachal

  • Grade: Moderately Challenging

  • Duration: 17 days

  • Max Altitude: 6066m

  • Batch Dates: Custom Trips Only

Tharang Peak Peak Overview

The Tharang Nalla is a side valley running East of the main Miyar Nalla. The Miyar nulla is one of the most scenic valleys of Lahaul. The Tharang Group consists of 3 main peaks: Tharang 3 - 5870m, Tharang 1 - 6066m and Tharang 2 - 6011m. The Miyar valley is a mountaineer's delight with innumerable 5000 - 6000m peaks it is also often compared to the Yosemite with its amazing granite walls. The grade for all 3 peaks can vary between F - AD depending on what you choose to climb.

Trip Cost

This is a custom departure tour and so please write to us for prices and more info on this climb. 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Manali

Arrive in Manali in the morning and check into your hotel. Walk around town and orient yourself to your surroundings. Final gear check and prepare for the climb ahead. Overnight in a hotel. 

 

Day 02: Manali - Shukto (3300m)

Duration: 8-10 hours

We leave Manali early in the morning over the Rohtang Pass and pass Udaipur town to enter the Miyar Valley and reach Urgos village. 

 

Day 03: Shukto - Base Camp(3600m)

Duration: 4-5 hours

Start the trek today and walk along the Tharang Nalla to get to the base camp at the foot of the Tharang Nulla.

 

Day 04-06: Acclimatisation days 

Spend the next couple days exploring the area around base camp and acclimatising to the altitude.

 

Day 07-14: Climbing days

We spend the next 8 days establishing Advance Base Camp at the snout of the Tharang Nalla and climbing the mountain to acclimatise for the summit push. The summit push involves a 200m exposed icy traverse to get on the final summit ridge. The summit offers spectacular views of the peaks of the Miyar Valley, Zanskar and Lahaul. Return to Base Camp. 

 

Day 15: Base Camp - Shukto.

Duration: 2-3 hours

We make our bay back to Shukto village. 

 

Day 16: Drive back to Manali.

Duration: 8-10 hours

Drive back to Manali and reach the hotel by the evening. 

 

Day 17: Manali 

Breakfast and Departure. Trip Ends!

Cost Includes

  1. All transfers in a non-ac vehicle as per the itinerary (Manali Hotel - Manali Hotel)
  2. All arrangements for staying and camping while on trip
  3. Accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents/ hotel
  4. All meals as detailed in the itinerary and safe drinking water ( meals in hotels not included) 
  5. Camp staff and cooks until the Base Camp
  6. Climbing guide for the duration of the trip
  7. Portage up to 10kg/person until the Base Camp
  8. Insulated sleeping pads.
  9. All technical climbing group gear
  10. Peak fee/sanctuary fee/royalty/permits where applicable

Cost Excludes

  1. Sleeping Bags
  2. Any food in Manali hotels 
  3. All expenses of personal nature like bottled water, drinks, tips, telephone calls, mineral water etc.
  4. Personal Mountaineering Equipment and Clothing
  5. Medical and evacuation expenses, we strongly recommend purchasing a suitable insurance cover - asc360 provides adventure insurance in the Indian Himalayas
  6. Transfers to Manali hotels
  7. Transport to and from Manali at the beginning and end of the trip
  8. Any expense incurred due to force majeure such as landslide, bad weather or reasons beyond our control

Things you need to get

  1. Sturdy backpack/rucksack (70 lt)- This will go on horses until Base Camp
  2. Backpack small ( 20 - 30 Ltrs) - to carry everyday
  3. Warm hiking pants and shirts/T-shirts/sweatshirt.
  4. T-shirt wicking Layer.
  5. Good hiking shoes.
  6. Head light with extra batteries.
  7. Sunglasses.
  8. Sunscreen (SPF 50+) and toiletries.
  9. Thermal Underwear / Long Johns (Upper + Lowers)
  10. Insulated Water bottle/ 750 ml flask.
  11. Warm fleece jacket.
  12. Rain Gear
  13. Down jacket.
  14. Warm gloves - thin to work in the ice.
  15. Warm gloves - thick (Waterproof)
  16. Warm socks
  17. Head Gear (balaclavas/woollen cap, sun hat, bandana etc.)
  18. 4 Season Sleeping bag (-10 deg C or lower)
  19. Personal recreation: camera, books, music, cards etc
  20. Hiking poles
  21. Personal climbing harness
  22. Helmet
  23. Gaiters
  24. Crampons
  25. Carabiners
  26. Ice axe
  27. Rope slings for self anchors
  28. Prescribed medication if any