Singu Chuli (Fluted Peak) Peak Climbing

Trip Duration 26
Max Altitude 6501M
Group Size 2-30
Best Time for Visit March to May, October to December

Trip Overview


The Singu Chuli Peak, also known as Fluted Peak, is a majestic mountain located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Standing at an impressive height of 6,501 meters (21,328 feet), it offers a thrilling and challenging adventure for experienced mountaineers. Here is a brief overview of a Singu Chuli Peak climbing trip. The journey begins in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, where climbers will make their way to the picturesque city of Pokhara. After a scenic flight or a drive, the trekking expedition commences towards the Annapurna Sanctuary. The route also takes you through lush forests, charming villages, terraced fields, and suspension bridges, providing glimpses of the local culture and stunning Himalayan landscapes. Upon reaching the Annapurna Base Camp, climbers rest and acclimatize to the altitude. From there, the ascent to Singu Chuli Peak begins. The climb also involves traversing icy slopes, crossing narrow ridges, and overcoming technical challenges like crevasses and steep inclines. Mountaineers must possess excellent climbing skills and experience in using mountaineering equipment such as ropes, ice axes, and crampons.

Ascending Heights: Conquering Singu Chuli Peak for Unforgettable Panoramas and Triumphs

As climbers ascend, they are rewarded with breathtaking panoramas of the Annapurna massif, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The final push to the summit is also an exhilarating experience, offering a sense of achievement and a panoramic view of the surrounding peaks and valleys. After reaching the summit, climbers carefully descend back to the base camp, where they can rest and celebrate their accomplishment. The descent also follows a similar route, allowing for a well-deserved reflection on the remarkable journey and the beauty of the Himalayas. A Singu Chuli Peak climbing trip typically spans around three weeks, considering the trekking and acclimatization process. It requires physical fitness, mountaineering skills, and a spirit of adventure. It is also recommended to undertake this expedition with an experienced guide and proper gear to ensure safety and maximize the chances of a successful summit.

Conclusion and Summary

In conclusion, the Singu Chuli Peak climbing trip is an awe-inspiring adventure that combines trekking, mountaineering, and cultural exploration. It offers the opportunity to witness the Himalayan splendor up close and challenge oneself amidst the towering peaks of the Annapurna region.

 Trip Highlight

  • Explore Kathmandu Valley, including several UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Enter the heavenly Annapurna region as a mountaineer.
  • Be an adventurer of one of the challenging trekking peaks to climb.
  • Know what it is like to trek in the Annapurna region, one of the famous regions for trekking.
  • Do the trek through the amazing, and iconic villages of the area.
  • Get your eyes’ dust washed away by the greenery and rawness of the region.
  • Sunrise views of Annapurna ranges – including Dhaulagiri I (8,167m / 26,795ft) , Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545m), Nilgiri (7,061m / 23,166ft) from the Poon Hill viewpoint
  • Pokhara: Tourist hub City of Nepal
  • Magnificent glaciers, gorges, and waterfalls, Rivers, Lakes, Forest
  • 2:1 client/guide ratio with experienced Guides.
  • Explore and learn more about the unique and welcoming locals.
  • Enjoy the mountains and terrain displays from the very first day of the expedition.
  • Adventure of climbing one of the technical peaks of Nepal
  • Experience the beauty of renowned peaks like Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, GangapurnaTharpa Chuli, and many more from Singu Chuli Summit.
  • Hike through the classic Annapurna Sanctuary route.
  • Trekking to the Annapurna Base camp experiencing the heavenly surrounding of the Annapurna region
  • Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m)
  • Challenge yourself against a true Himalayan test piece
  • Involve Technical climbing
  • Exploring around the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Get your eyes’ dust washed away by the greenery and rawness of the region.
  • Rich flora and fauna
  • Hot springs at Jhinu Danda
  • Magical view of the holy mountain Fishtail.
  • Reach the Annapurna Sanctuary, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, and Annapurna Base Camp before climbing the peak.
  • Get your feet dancing on the top of Singu Chuli Peak(6,501m).
  • Experience a different culture
  • Pass the iconic villages and explore the lifestyle of the local people of the Annapurna region
  • An opportunity to explore the cultural diversity of different ethnic groups such as Gurung, Sherpa, Magar, etc. and their hospitality
  • Pretty villages and farmland at Ghandruk
  • Insight into rural Nepali life


Thereafter your rest, you will come out of the hotel to meet the expedition team. There will be a discussion about the itinerary and plans for the trip among all the members. Then you’ll leave your hotel for the night rest after dinner with the team. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

After the cultural sightseeing, you will find a way to prepare for the expedition as you will leave Kathmandu the next morning. You might need to buy or rent climbing and trekking essentials for the long expedition. So you’ll reach out to such places for arranging things for your journey. Then doing all of the purchases and arrangements, you’ll retrace the hotel’s way for night rest. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.

Meals: BB Plan

The place is also known as the city of lakes and a city with great mountain views. You will explore the city as much as you can before night falls. The place is quite bright to explore at night also. A stroll around the lakeside can be a healing walk for you. Once you are done with the exploration, you’ll head for the delicious dinner before bedtime. Overnight in Pokhara.

Meals: BB Plan

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

The trek will start with an ascent as usual to find your way to Deaurali La. From there, the walk will be through the deep forest of Rhododendron until Banthanti. You may come across some of the wild animals of the woods. Keeping all of the things behind, you’ll reach Tadapani Village which is another important village in the region. Of course, you can enjoy the mountains through your eyes from here also. Overnight in Tadapani’s teahouse.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Soon after leaving Chhomrong, you’ll start to get into the deep forest of Rhododendron, Oak, and Bamboo. The trek is quite a healing one as you will get to trek amid greenery after so long. Moving through the forest, you’ll see some monkeys jumping around. The trek will come to an end after reaching Bamboo. Awesome overnight in Bamboo’s peaceful surroundings.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Before reaching ABC, you’ll trek through the base camp of Iconic Mt Machhapuchhre which lies in the Annapurna Sanctuary. You’ll see loads of mountains today, the thing is pretty sure if clouds are not around. After you reach ABC, you’ll spend an appealing evening and night at the lapse of Mt Annapurna.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

This way, you’ll overcome the strenuous trail to reach the base camp before nightfall. As there are no tea houses or houses at the base camp, the tented camp will be the ultimate choice. The team will install the tent for all of the members of the Singu Chuli Expedition. Overnight in the base camp of Tent Peak.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

The process of ascending upwards will continue on this day also. It will be an ascent of 6 hours through a snowy and iced trail which will take you to the Singu Chuli Camp I. If snow is densely dotted along the trail, you have to bring out your crampons. The more closer you are to Singu Chuli, the tougher will be the trek. Overnight at Camp I in a tented camp.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Now you are close to reaching an elevation of 5,500m, so take it slow. Rushing will only initiate altitude sickness or nothing. It will be another ascending day through the alike snowy trail. After you overcome the climb, you and your team will start to set up tents for night rest.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

And, the most important day of Singu Chuli Peak Climbing will come by when you have to do a final stretch to reach the top of the peak. The day is an equally exciting and difficult one. This is where you have to display all of the skills and experiences you are made of.

The ascent of the peak will start early in the morning. You’ll be assisted by a group of experienced guides throughout every step of the day. The technical section which lies just before the summit point is the most difficult. It’s like very difficult to pass through this section without the usage of ropes, axes, and other climbing gear.

With constant guidance from the guides, you’ll be successful to set your feet upon the summit of Singu Chuli Peak(6,501m). What a feeling will it be! You’ll live the moment to the fullest by enjoying all of the visions from the top. The wide panorama will surely pause you for a moment. Following, you’ll make a descent back to the Singu Chuli Camp II for the night.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

As your goal of the expedition is already achieved, now you’ll be on the way back home. The trek will be easy to do as no more ascents are required anymore. But don’t forget to watch your step, the trail can be slippery and sliding. Descend of 6 to 7 hours will take you back to Tent Peak Base Camp. Overnight in Tent Peak Base Camp.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

The way back home will continue today straight from Tent Peak Base Camp to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. You’ll enjoy the descending trail more than before when you’ll see the mountains in the backdrop. You’ll also bid farewell to Annapurna Base Camp until next time today. Overnight stay at Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Now it will be the time to leave the scenic Machhapuchhre Base Camp as well. You will retrace your way back to Sinuwa. You’ll pass via Deurali, Himalaya, Dobhan, Bamboo by re-exploring the region. Overnight in Sinuwa.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

(Note: You can also opt for a much shorter Singu Chuli Peak Climbing itinerary. There are other itineraries also complete within around 18 to 21 days. This particular itinerary is a long one for those who do not like to rush way back home.)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Meal: Breakfast

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • Transfer from Airport – Hotel – Airport: Car, Jeep, Van, Hi-ace or Coaster in a private vehicle.
  • Authentic Nepali welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  • Accommodation during Trek ; local lodges 12 nights (twin-share rooms ,beds with comfortable foam mattress & pillows)
  • Accommodation during Camping ; 12-14 nights full camping services
  • All standard meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking
  • Government licensed Discovery World Trekking experienced trek leader (guide), an assistant trekking guide for 12 or more trekkers. Porters to help trekkers luggage ( 1 porter for two trekkers, max luggage limit per trekker is 9 kg)
  • Guides and porters costs – including meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment
  • Arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Friendship World Trek trek achievement certificate after the trek
  • Farewell dinner at Kathmandu at the end of the trek
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff while on Singu Chuli Peak Climbing
  • Oxygen meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) which will ensure your health during the trek.
  • Climbing rope, Ice screws, Snow bar
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gears
  • Camping  kitchen staff, Porters  while on Singu Chuli peak climbing
  • All Camping Equipment required during the trek, sleeping tents/mattresses, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment
  • Garbage fees / a comprehensive First Aid medical kit
  • Trek Staff costs including their salary, equipment, food and accommodation.
  • Personal insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • Company’s Duffle bag for Trekking.
  • Souvenir as Company’s Tshirt and Cap.
  • Energy Supplies; Snickers, Mars, Bounty etc.
  • Water purification tablets
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee
  • All required permits or Official Documentation.
  • Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses
  • Climbing permits (Please bring 6 passport size photos each for permits)
  • All ground transfers

Price Excludes

  • Your Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
  • Lunch & Dinner in cities – allow $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurants.
  • Beverages (drinks, mineral water,boiled water and beer).
  • Tips for guide, porters and driver (customary).
  • Any personal expenses not mentioned in above services.
  • Extra night accommodation, meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara due to early arrival or late departure, and early return from the trek.
  • Personal Climbing Gears: Mountaineering Boots, Crampons, Harness, Ice Axe, 2 x Tape slings, 2 x Screwgate Karabiners, Descender / Abseil,  Device (Jumar), Prussic Loops, Helmet
  • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs or (due to) delays caused by circumstances beyond our control, like landslides, bad weather, itinerary modifications for safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc
  • All the costs and expenses not listed in “What is included?” are counted as excludes

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information

Singu Chuli, also known as Fluted Peak, is a mountain peak in the Annapurna Himalayas of Nepal. It is part of the Mansiri Himal, which is located in the central part of Nepal.

Singu Chuli has an elevation of 6,501 meters (21,326 feet) and is a popular destination for mountaineers. The peak was first climbed in 1955 by a Japanese expedition team, and since then it has become a popular peak for climbing.

The ascent of Singu Chuli is technically challenging and requires a high level of mountaineering skills, including the use of ropes, crampons, and ice axes. The climb usually takes about 3-4 weeks and involves crossing glaciers, traversing steep ice and snow slopes, and camping at high altitude.

The peak offers spectacular views of the Annapurna range, including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, and Hiunchuli. The best time to climb Singu Chuli is during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) seasons, when the weather is generally stable and clear.

Best Time for Singu Chuli Peak Climbing

The best seasons for climbing, trekking, or mountaineering in Nepal are spring and autumn due to their stable climate and clear visibility. Hence, the best time to climb Singu Chuli Peak is also during the spring or autumn season. These seasons will offer you favorable and moderate weather to trek and climb the peak while avoiding the heavy snowfalls, freezing temperature, and risks of landslides like the winter and summer seasons.

Singu Chuli Peak Climbing in Autumn Season

Autumn is a peak adventure season in Nepal considering the inflow of trek enthusiasts during this season. The fall weather has been very appealing to the travelers interested in summiting the high altitudes. In Nepal, autumn starts from late September to early December.

The soothing climate with an exquisite panorama of the great Himalayas and sometimes a little snowfall will greet you while summiting the Singu Chuli peak in the autumn season.

Singu Chuli Peak Climbing in Spring Season

The warm and sunny days of spring are what make it the perfect time for peak climbing. You can enjoy the scenery of the mountains without any obstacles like fog. There are no or very few alterations in weather during spring which avoids any sort of uncertainties during the journey.

Most of the trek routes are filled with blooming beautiful flowers like rhododendron in spring which can be a great aesthetic for photographs and creating memories.

How Difficult is Singu Chuli Peak?

Although considered one of the trekking peaks, Singu Chuli peak climbing with an elevation of 6501 meters is no simple or easy trek. It comes under one of the technical peak climbing in Nepal. A rookie trekker or climber might have to face multiple challenges while heading toward its summit.

A trekker requires some prior alpine experience with appropriate technical skills since some trails of this peak climbing are filled with icy slopes and rock climbing. You will have to be ready with mountaineering gears such as rope, axes, etc., and also have training on using them.

Physical fitness is also a must in this climb as you have to trek for almost 6 to 7 hours per day for more than two weeks. There are chances of altitude sickness due to its high elevation.

The weather in Himalayan areas is sometimes unpredictable and can be harsh. So, you will have to be prepared to face these challenging weather conditions. Also, the oxygen level at such high altitudes is low so regular acclimatization is required.

The difficulty level of Singu Chuli Peak makes it an exciting and adventurous trip. With good physical health and strong will, you will be able to touch the summit with your feet and feel a sense of accomplishment and triumph while admiring the panorama of several mountain ranges.

Singu Chuli Peak Climbing Packing List:

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” Alfred Wainwright

Are you planning your dream trip to the Himalaya of Nepal? Make sure you have packed well for your hiking, trekking and climbing experiences in Nepal. The time period of your visit also determines your packing list. The best trekking seasons for beginning your Singu Chuli Peak Climbing are spring and autumn. During these seasons, maximum flow of trekkers can be witnessed. Weather during spring (March – May) and autumn (September – November) are likely to be mild with clear blue sky and outstanding mountain views. But nights can get freezing cold at higher elevation. So, packing appropriate clothing, gear, and equipments for your Singu Chuli Peak Expedition is a must for lifetime memorable trekking and climbing experience in Annapurna region of Nepal.

A strategically way of packing will be keeping in mind that your stuffs will be packed in two bags. One will be the daypack that you carry every day on your trek. Pack your daypack as light as possible by carrying only the essentials so that you can relish your moments in wilderness freely. Pack anything you may need each day during your hike in your daypack. Other bag will be your duffle bag which will be carried by your Porter from the very beginning of your trek till the end.

Upper Body:

  • Warm beanie hat
  • Tubular Headwear (buff)
  • Sun Hat or Cap (cap and buff all fit under your hood)
  • Polarized Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Headlamp (Black Diamond / Petzl) with spare batteries
  • Sunscreen with factor 50+
  • Upper Body (Core body):
  • 3 Light and trekking weight thermal tops
  • 3 T-shirts or cool-max trekking shirts
  • 1 Fleece Jacket or pull over (Merino, soft shell)
  • 1 Waterproof shell jacket with hood (lightweight, breathable)
  • 1 Down Jacket

Lower Body:

  • 2 Thermal base layers (merino or polartec power dry)
  • 2 Pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • 1 Heavy weight hiking trousers (wind proof soft shell for warmth at higher altitude)
  • 1 Waterproof/ Rain pants
  • 2 Light Hiking shorts
  • 2 Fleece Pants
  • 4 Under wears (merino)


  • 1 Lightweight gloves or liner gloves
  • 1 Pair shell gloves (Gore-Tex)
  • 1 Waterproof outer glove


  • 3 Warm Trekking socks (smart wool)
  • 3 Pairs of liner socks
  • 2 Pairs of thick/ warm socks
  • 2 Thick wool socks to wear at night in lodges
  • Trekking Boots (waterproof, ankle support with rigid sole)
  • Lightweight Rubber Shoes / Trainers / Trail Runner to wear at the Tea Houses


  • 1 Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 40 – 50 Liters
  • 2 Water bottle or camel bag, 1-liter (one with an insulated cover is recommended)
  • Large duffle bag (and a lock as the porters will carry this)
  • A pair of adjustable Trekking Pole
  • Camera with extra battery
  • Sleeping bag (- 15 C depending upon trips)
  • Sleeping Bag liner
  • Ear Plugs
  • Portable Solar Charger
  • Smart Trekking Watch

Personal First Aid Kit:

Please do note that our trekking guides will be too carrying the first aid kit with them especially for the guests and the entire team as a whole. Still, we suggest the following items to be carried with you while trekking in the Himalaya of Nepal.

  • Personal Medication
  • Diarrhea Stopper (e.g. Imodium)
  • Paracetamol Tablets
  • Small Swiss Army knife (which has knife, scissors and tweezers)
  • Diamox for altitude (consult your doctor about this)
  • Water Purification tablets or drops
  • Blister kit / Zinc Tape
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Dressing Gauze
  • Antibiotic Cream

Singu Chuli Peak Climbing Route Map

Singu Chuli


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