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Chulu East Peak Climbing

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  • Availability
    Sept-Nov, Mar-July

  • Trip Duration
    13 days

  • Trek Difficulty
    Strenuous

  • Group Size
    Private & Group Tour

  • Maximum Altitude
    6429m

  • Guide Language
    English

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Quick Overview

  • Start: Kathmandu
  • End: Kathmandu
  • Duration: 13 days
  • Best Season: Sept-Nov, Mar-July

Introduction

Located just north of the Annapurna massif, Chulu East Peak is one of the most popular climbing peaks in the Annapurna trekking region which is first climbed in 1955 by a German explorer's expedition. Chulu East peak (6,429m) is situated high above beautiful Manang valley which offers the breathtaking views across to the Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu, Glacier Dome, and Dhaulagiri. The climb is technically challenging and you should be familiar with the use of your equipment, harness, ice axe, crampons, tying knots, and handling climbing ropes. Our experienced guides will help you in every step throughout this adventure. This adventure will also introduce you to diverse cultures, ever-changing landscape, green paddy fields, and oak forests, arid deserts, the deepest gorge Kali Gandaki, famous pilgrimage sites and some of the most fascinating mountains. The best season for Chulu East Peak is the months of Sep-Nov and March-July.

Chulu East Peak Climbing begins with a scenic drive to Besishahar, Bulbule which takes around 8-hour drive from Kathmandu.  The trail goes up to Chamche, Pisang and reach to Yak Kharka and then continue to Chulu base camp and finally reach to Chulu East Peak and set up tents to acclimatize. Then we finally proceed towards the summit and explore the best it offers and return back via Humde, and Chame to reach Besisahar. From Besisahar, we drive back to Kathmandu Valley.

Trek Highlights

  • Chulu East Peak at 6,429m
  • Stunning mountains: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Glacier Dome, Manaslu, etc
  • Tibetan culture and tradition
  • Famous pilgrimage site, Muktinath
  • Picturesque landscapes
  • Thorong La Pass

Food

During Chulu East Peak Climbing, you'll get typically traditional meals including standard breakfast, lunch, and dinner which includes Nepali Dal, Bhat, and Vegetables which are the most popular dish. You'll also get Indian, Chinese, continental and other varieties of food according to your choice. Teahouses provide cookies, soft drinks, chocolate, French fries, and even seasonable fruits. We recommend you to bring the light snacks, chocolates, energy bars, protein bars on your own to have it while walking.  In climbing days, we'll provide a cooking crew who'll provide the best and fresh food for you throughout the camping journey.

Accommodation

 Accommodation will be in a remote area of tea houses in Nepal most of the time. The standard and services of these tea houses or guesthouses have notably improved in the past few years. Trekkers will be provided a normal, clean, and functional twin sharing accommodation room. You will be provided with single-sized beds with sheets, blankets, and pillows and an extra blanket or single room can be provided upon request. For extra comfort, you can bring a camping mat/thermarest- which is your personal choice. As you go to a higher altitude, you may not find teahouses. Our team will provide camp to stay overnight. We'll spend nights in Camp until the availability of guesthouses.

Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Day 2: Trip preparation day
Day 3 : Drive to Dharapani or Bagarchapp via Beshishar Alt 2000m
Day 4: Trek to Chame  ( 4 to 5 hours) 2600m
Day 5: Trek to Upper Pisang Alt. 3300m
Day 6: Trek to Nagwal Alt 3650m
Day 7: Rest and acclimatization day
Day 8: Trek to Chulu East base camp Alt 4400m
Day 9: Base camp to high camp Alt 5330m
Day 10: Summit day (Chulu East Alt. 6,429m.) return to base camp
Day 11: Trek  back to Humde
Day 12: Trek back to Chame
Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu via Beshishar 
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival

Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, we'll greet you and direct transfer you to the hotel in Thamel. Overnight stay.


Day 2: Trip preparation day

A big day is waiting for you ahead. Today we'll take you to the short sightseeing of different places in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, famous Hindu temple Pashupatinath, Monkey temple and big Boudhanath stupa. We go back to the hotel and prepare for the adventure.


Day 3 : Drive to Dharapani or Bagarchapp via Beshishar Alt 2000m

We'll pick you from the hotel in the morning at 6:30 and to pick you with private transport to the bus station. Our journey starts to Besisahar which is 185km away that takes about 5 to 6 hours along a scenic route. Along the way, you can enjoy snow-capped mountains, green hills, rivers, and villages during your journey. And again drive from Besisahar to Dharapani by local bus for 3 to 4 hours through the villages of Nagdi, Bhulbhule, Sange, Chamche, Tal to reach Dharapani for overnight stay.


Day 4: Trek to Chame  ( 4 to 5 hours) 2600m

Dharapani to Chame trek passes through the Marshyangdi river valley where one can enjoy varieties of climate, beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, and lifestyle of local peoples. Following the Annapurna circuit trail, with eye-pleasing panorama, we reach Dharapni for overnight stay.


Day 5: Trek to Upper Pisang Alt. 3300m

Chame to Pisang is 4-5 hours of the interesting journey where you'll get to witness several high mountains: Annapurna II, Pisang peak, Chulu peak, Tilicho peak, and others. Overnight at Pisang.


Day 6: Trek to Nagwal Alt 3650m

 The total journey from Upper Pisang to Ngawal is an interesting one which is about 10 kilometers of hiking over 5-6 hours. The elevation increase of 350 meters during our trek to Nagwal. Overnight stay.


Day 7: Rest and acclimatization day

Nagwal is a beautiful place to spend the day and for camping where you can enjoy some of the best peaks of the region including Annapurna range, Annapurna II, III, IV, Tilicho peak, Pisang peak Annapurna,and Lumjung Himal. Overnight stay.


Day 8: Trek to Chulu East base camp Alt 4400m

Today, we'll go uphill towards the Chulu east base camp perched at 4,400m. During your walk uphill, the trail becomes more interesting and scenic full of white mountains. We'll set a camp at base camp and spend overnight.


Day 9: Base camp to high camp Alt 5330m

This day is very important for us. Before going for the summit day, we need proper acclimatization and training to prevent high altitude problems and physical problems. Today we'll go to High camp from base camp and set a camp there for overnight stay. 


Day 10: Summit day (Chulu East Alt. 6,429m.) return to base camp

Summit day of the trek is the main highlights of the entire trek where you are going all the way up at an elevation of 6,429m, Chulu East Peak. The peak features the best views of Annapurna II, III and IV, Manaslu, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna, Tilicho, and Dhaulagiri. We go back to Base camp for overnight stay.


Day 11: Trek  back to Humde

Our Wayback journey starts from here. Today's trek takes you to Humde from the base camp of Chulu East Peak. During your walk, you can witness the same beauty of high peaks. Overnight at Humde.


Day 12: Trek back to Chame

This is the final walk day of your trek where we'll trek down to Chame where you'll see several paddy fields, ever-changing landscape, and scenic surroundings. Chame is a beautiful village to get refresh and get indulge with local people. Overnight stay.


Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu via Beshishar 

Day 13 is the last day of our adventure where we will drive back to Kathmandu and after arriving at Kathmandu, we'll drop you to the airport for your flight back home.


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