Chulu West Peak Climbing

Chulu West Peak

Chulu West Peak climbing one of the popular trekking in peak Annapurna region, Two Chulus (East and West), Chulu west is the higher Peak. It was first ascended in 1952 by a Japanese Expedition. The base camp of this peak is situated in a small valley north of Manag, off the main trail to the Thorang La (5416m). There is a controversy regarding the name and location of the Chulu Peaks, there are several peaks close by and are also a part of Chulu massif but are not indicated in the map. Thus it is difficult to differentiate between the two Chulus. Chulu west may also be called an Chulu Central. There is no technical difficulty in ascending this peak but the progress can be slow as the slopes are vulnerable to avalanches in certain conditions.

Chulu West Peak Climbing commence from Beshi Sahar after 5-6 hour drive from Kathmandu. The district headquarters of Lamjung a neighboring district of Gorkha. From Beshi Sahar the trail leads up slowly towards Manang valley, one of the highest valleys of the world situated at an altitude of 5000m. One-day rest will be set to explore the Manang Valley and for the acclimatization. From Manang valley the route heads north to lead and on to the Chulu West Base camp. Three days are set aside for the ascend of this peak and you head to Thorong-La and follow the same route come back to Katmandu as in the “Around Annapurna trek. We Himalaya Journey Treks and expedition arrange the chulu west peak climbing itinerary according to your holiday schedule and wish with amazing life time experience in Nepal Himalayas.

Itinerary of Chulu West Peak Climbing

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel 

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu for climbing prepration  / Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (823m.) follow the narrow and paved road by the Marshyangdi River it takes almost six hours, and stay at teahouse lodge

Day 04: Drive from Besisahar to Chamje (1410m.) and trek to Dharapani (1960m.) which takes 6/7 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2675m.) which takes 5/6 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge 

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m.) which takes 5/6 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge 

Day 07: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3440m.) which takes 5/6 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge 

Day 08: Rest day at Manang and hang in and around town. Rest and acclimatization day before peak climbing / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge 

Day 09: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) the trail ascends gently all the way to Yak Kharka passing through the Gunsang (3960m.) village which takes 4/5 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge 

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Chulu West Base Camp (4700m) you ascend the rocky and dry land all the way which takes 4/5 hrs. / Overnight at tented camp

Day 11: Trek from Chulu West Base Camp to Chulu West High Camp. The path is steep up all the way which takes 3/4 hrs. / Overnight at tented camp

Day 12: Trek from High camp to summit the peak and back to high camp which takes 3/4 hrs. / Overnight at tented camp 

Day 13: Trek from high camp to Yak Kharka which takes 3/4 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge  

Day 14: Trek from Yak Kharka to throng phedi which takes 3/4 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge  

Day 15: Trek from Phedi to Thorong-la (5416m) passes and spend night at Muktinath which takes 8/9 hrs. / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge

Day 16: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m) / Overnight stay at teahouse lodge

Day 17: Fly or drive from Jomsom to Pokhara and transfer to hotel/rest or free day in Pokhara for personal activities / Overnight in Pokhara BB Basis.

Day 18: Rest day in Pokhara or free for personal activities- or Fly / Drive back to Kathmandu

 

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop upon arrival and departure  
  • In trekking- B/F, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge / tented camp
  • Transportation- to/from trek starting & ending point
  • Necessary trekking permit, climbing permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
  • Trained trekking guide, climbing  Sherpa and porter, necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • 3- Nights hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)
  • Tourist bus (Pokhara – Kathmandu) or for group private bus/car/van
  • Comprehensive first aid box for the trekking.

Cost Excludes

  • Extra day hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara  
  • Foods self lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses-laundry, telephone, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (cold drinks and mineral/hot water)
  • Tips for guide & porter.  
  • Personal travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Extra cost for if in case trek effected by natural calamities
  • Personal trekking equipments for the trek.

Fixed Departure Date

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Conditions

  • 04 to 06 people in a group, there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • 07 to 09 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost.
  • 10 to 19 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost and 1 group leader free of cost.
  • 20 & above people in a group, there will be special discount in total cost and + + member free of cost.
  • Winter Special Offer: If you travel in winter time (Dec / Jan / Feb), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • Summer Special Offer: If you travel in summer time (June / July / August), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • Early Booking Special Offer: If you Book a Trip before 6 months from the trip departure, there will be 10% discount in total cost.

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