Chulu East Peak climbing

Chulu East Peak climbing The Chulu - east peak rise above the dry and arid Manang valley of Nepal which lies in the rain shadow of the massive Annapurna Himalayas. We begin our approach by following the Marsyandgi Khola through a variety of landscapes and cultures. From the subtropical land of the Gurung people to the high Tibetan like region of the Manang people. Our route up Pisang Peak rises in an elegant are of the south west face to a steep, icy ridge. The route is not technically difficult but demands solid snow climbing skills and excellent physical conditioning. Following our ascent of Pisang we trek further up valley to the district head quarters of Manang. A long day takes us to base camp. After a rest day we precede to high camp on a high col. Our route to the summit follows the exposed north east ridge on snow and ice with outstanding views of the Annapurna and Manaslu to the East. A quick descent takes us back to Ogre where we take a flight to Pokhara then to Kathmandu.

Chulu east peak climbing combines all the best elements of a Himalayan expedition. While the trip is strenuous and demands that each participant be well versed in alpine snow climbing skills, it is an excellent way to experience the culture of Nepal and ascend two Himalayan peaks in the safest possible way.

Chulu East Peak climbing itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, warm reception and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.  
Day 02: Besishar - Bahundanda (1310m) in 6h30. O/N at guest house.
Day 03: Bahundanda - Tal (1670m) in 6h. O/N at guest house.
Day 04: Tal - Chame (2713m) in 7h. O/N at guest house.
Day 05: Chame - Hongde (3320m) in 7h. O/N at guest house.
Day 06: Hongde - Chegaji Khola I (4100m) in 4h. Overnight under tent.
Day 07: Chegaji Khola I - Chegaji Khola II (4800m) in 4h. Overnight under tent.
Day 08: Chegaji Khola II – Base Camp(5400m) in 4h. Overnight under tent.
Day 09: Ascension (6200m) and back to Base Camp in 9h. Overnight under tent.
Day 10: Base Camp - Hongde in 4h. O/N at guest house.
Day 11: Hongde - Yak Kharka (4050m) in 5h. O/N at guest house.
Day 12: Yak Kharka - Thorong Phedi (4420m) in 4h. O/N at guest house.
Day 13: Thorong Phedi - Thorong La (5415m) - Muktinath (3802m) in 8h. O/N at guest house.
Day 14: Muktinath - Jomosom (2713m) in 5h. O/N at guest house.
Day 15: Jomosom - Kalopani (2560m) in 7h. O/N at guest house.
Day 16: Kalopani - Tatopani (1189m) in 6h . O/N at guest house.
Day 17: Tatopani - Ghorepani (2775m) in 6h. O/N at guest house.
Day 18: Ghorepani - Hille (1510m) in 4h. O/N at guest house.
Day 19: Hille - Birethanti (1037m) in 2h, and bus to Pokhara. O/N at hotel.
Day 20: Rest in Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 22: Pokhara - Katmandu by bus. Overnight at hotel.
Day 23: transfer to airport, fly back to home.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays. Click here for tailor made trip

Cost for the trip: The cost of each climbing differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client's interest of service and amendments in our itinerary. Our prices are very reasonable for the services we cater. Please contact us for more information and cost details. 

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Trip Facts:

Destination: Chulu West Peak

Trip duration: 23 Days

Grade: Strenuous

Activity: Sightseeing, trekking and climbing

Starts in: Kathmandu

Ends in: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel, camping or lodge (tea house)

Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum altitude: 6200m

Best season: September, October and early November and late February, March, April, May, June, July.

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