Mt. Singu Chuli (also known as Flute Peak) is one of the high peaks in most popular Annapurna Region of Nepal, situated at the elevation of 6,501 meters above sea level. The peak is group ‘B’ categorized climbing peak by NMA and is considered as attractive and pretty-looking Mountain from a visual and climbing point of view. The first expedition to the peak was made by Wilf Noyce and David Cox through the Northeast face of the peak. However, the base camp of the peak is situated at the elevation of 4,350 meters and there are two high camps (I and II) before summiting of the peak at 4,900 meters and 5,500 meters respectively.
However, the peak is one of the challenging and difficult peaks to be climbed because of being in higher elevation and a vertical wall near the summit of the peak. Hence, the journey to Singu Chuli Peak is truly made for real adventure seekers or explorers, physically fit and fine and having some alpine and ice climbing experiences. However, the trekking trail passes through off the beaten trail passing through terraced farmland, traditional villages, Oak, Rhododendron forests, sparkling streams and wonderful waterfalls towards the world of snow and ice making your journey more and more enjoyable and adventurous. You can enjoy amazing mountain views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I and Hiunchuli and gazing natural sceneries along with cultural experiences in some appearing villages on the way like Ghandruk and Chhomorong.
Singu Chuli Peak Climbing journey usually starts with a drive/flight to Pokhara Valley and further one more drive taking you to Nayapul. From Nayapul you can actually start you trekking trail which passes through Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Tadapani, Chhomorong, Dovan, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Singu Chuli Base Camp, High Camp I, High Camp II and finally to the summit of the peak. Furthermore, the descending trail from the summit of the peak passes through Base Camp of the peak, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Bamboo, Jhinudanda and finally Nayapul, finishing your trekking trail. From Nayapul, take a drive towards Pokhara Valley and a drive/flight towards Kathmandu valley.
Moreover, the best time to make your trip towards Singu Chuli Peak is autumn (September – November) and spring (March-May) for more exploration and adventure.