Chulu East Peak Climbing

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Trek Region
Annapurna
Trip Grade
Challenging/Peak Climbing
Highest Elevation
6584m.
Meal
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation
Tea House/Camping
Trek Duration
17 Nights 18 Days
Best Time
Sept-Dec & Feb-May
Start/End Point
Jagat to Pokhara

Chulu East Peak Climbing is the most searched destination peak in Nepal which is formidably exciting and wild with dazzling White Mountains, dense forest, and classic walking routes. It requires knowledge and trekking experience as well as good physical condition and stamina because the majority of the climbing is located in the north part of Yak Kharka. This is one of the most enthralling adventures that one can venture into which offers mesmerizing views of the Annapurna massif, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and many more peaks of this route. This peak climbing is one of the most demanding and highly rated expeditions which are one of the most gorgeous peaks in the whole Himalayan. this route combined Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho lake including Nar Valley and Chulu west Peak climbing.

While doing this peak climbing, you can experience one of the most wonderful mountaineering activities and it will be concerned with a rope walking through this route. It requires trekkers with previous experience to take on this challenge and it makes for a truly wonderful experience. This is one of the most popular areas in the world for trekkers and mountaineers which offers the most beautiful views of surrounding peaks. It will be able to enjoy the outlandish landscapes of Manang and its unique settlement. During the time of this peak climbing, you will have an opportunity to explore one of the beautiful villages and get a chance to see the natural beauty of this route.

Trip highlight

  • A scenic drive towards Jagat from Kathmandu valley
  • Offer the most beautiful views of surrounding peaks
  • Mesmerizing views of the mountain with natural beauty
  • Awesome views of Mt Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and other beautiful peaks
  • Visit a sacred temple for Hindus and Buddhists at Muktinath temple
  • Views of majestic green hills are unforgettable
  • Adventure and easy peak climbing in Nepal
  • Follows the Marsyangdi River through a wonderful variety of landscape
  • Get to know about the culture and traditions of the Gurung people who are the local tribes

Best time for Chulu East peak climbing

Chulu East Peak climbing is one of the most adventurous and challenging activities which can be done within the area of Nepal. While doing this peak climbing, you must know about the season for peak climbing. There are four seasons for trekking, tour, peak climbing, and other adventurous activities. But for peak climbing, the perfect season is autumn and spring season. It is because, in the autumn season, you will get crystal clear mountain views with natural beauty. And in the spring season, you will get a chance to visit and see the forest full of rhododendron with red, white, and pink colors. Not for peak climbing, but for all the adventurous activities in Nepal these two seasons are perfect. Autumn and spring seasons are the peak time to climb in the Himalayas as the weather stays more stable at that time.

If you are planning to trek in the winter and summer seasons then you will highly be recommended not the make plan in this season. It is because in the winter, there will be snow everywhere and the day of the winter is too short and night is too long and you will get a short time to explore. And in the summer or monsoon season, the road will be muddy and slippery. In this season, you will not get clear views because there will be fog everywhere but both seasons endure harsh weather with heavy snowfall and rain most of the time. However, you can trek in the monsoon season but you will not get a perfect view of mountains and great weather.

Equipment for Chulu East peak climbing

Nepal is a small landlocked country that offers many adventurous activities to do. Among many adventurous activities, peak climbing is one of them, and from them, Chulu east peak climbing is one the most adventurous and challenging peaks climbing in Nepal. If you are planning for peak climbing then you must know about the right gear before embarking on this route. Without the right gear, peak climbing is impossible and it is very much important to carry equipment before embarking on peak climbing. If you carry the right gear then it makes your journey easier and more comfortable. Without any equipment is next to impossible so before embarking on this peak climbing you must know about the importance of peak climbing equipment.

While peak climbing there is a huge chance of getting altitude sickness or you may feel sick for prevention you must carry a personal first aid kit. The equipment for peak climbing below is a general idea that provides some guidelines. Some of the equipment which is needed while doing this peak climbing is:

  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Ropes
  • Climbing helmet
  • Mountaineering boots, Trekking poles
  • Ascenders and Desender
  • Hand-warmer
  • Lock and unlock carabineers
  • Shovel, tape, and rappel device
  • Down jacket, windproof jacket, and trekking pants
  • Trekking shoes, thin socks, and woolen socks
  • Woolen cap, sun hat, fleece vest, and thermal underwear
  • Sunscreen, sleeping bag, water bottle, toilet paper, and headlight
  • Gloves, snow goggles, and lip balm
  • Portable solar charger
  • Diamox for altitude (first consult your doctor)
  • Antibiotic cream (in case you are bitten by an insect)
  • Paracetamol tablet
  • Blister kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Dressing gauze

Does the trekker suffer from altitude sickness?

It is obvious that while trekking or peak climbing in the high Himalayan land altitude sickness is possible. While you trek at the height of 5000 meters from sea level and it is possible to have altitude sickness at this height. Chulu east peak climbing is located at a height of 6584 meters from sea level so while walking on this route there is a high risk of altitude sickness. Altitude sickness in the high Himalayan land is normal things and to avoid altitude sickness you have to drink lots of water, ginger tea, and garlic soup and totally have to avoid drinking alcohol.

Trip Itinerary

Outline Itinerary

  • DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1,400M)
  • DAY 02: KATHMANDU TO JAGAT 7/8 HOUR (1400M)
  • DAY 03: TREK TO DHARAPANI. (1700M) 6/7 HRS)
  • DAY 04: TREK TO CHAME (2660M, 6 HRS)
  • DAY 05: TREK TO UPPER PISANG (3185M 5 HOUR.)
  • DAY 06: PISANG TO CHULU GAON (3,800M) 6 HOUR
  • DAY 07: CHULU GAON TO CHULU FAR EAST BASE CAMP (4,700M) 4 HOUR
  • DAY 08: BASE CAMP TO HIGH CAMP (5,300M) 4 HOUR
  • DAY 09: SUMMIT CHULU FAR EAST (6,059M). BACK TO BASE CAMP 10 HOUR
  • DAY 10: BASE CAMP TO CHULU KHOLA (4,200M) 6 HOURS
  • DAY 11: CHULU KHOLA TO MANANG (3,450M) 6 HOUR
  • DAY 12: TREK TO LEDAR (4200M, 6 HRS)
  • DAY 13: TREK TO HIGH CAMP (4800M, 5 HOUR)
  • DAY 14: TREK TO THORONG LA PASS 5416M AND CONTINUE MUKTINATH (3800M. 7HRS)
  • DAY 15: TREK TO MARPHA (2670M 6 HRS)
  • DAY 16: MARPHA TO TATOPANI (1100M) 4 HOUR
  • DAY 17: TREK TO GHOREPANI (2800M 7 HRS)
  • DAY 18: TREK TO POKHARA 6 HOURS (827M.)
  • DAY 19: POKHARA TO KATHMANDU

Details Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1,400M)

After arriving in Kathmandu, a delegate from Everest Trekking Routes will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may take a rest or visit the Everest Trekking Routes office. In the evening there will be a welcome dinner given by Everest Trekking Routes where you will be served Nepalese food which will introduce you to the country’s food culture.

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu

DAY 02: KATHMANDU TO JAGAT 7/8 HOUR (1400M)

In the morning time, after having breakfast we will drive from Kathmandu to Beshishahar. After reach in Beshishar, we will move towards Syangee and at the time of trekking we will pass through the many beautiful villages, and landscapes and we will have our lunch on the way and takes some rest then after move towards our destination. After reaching Jagat, first of all, we will check out the hotel then we will go to explore all around Jagat where we will spend one night.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Guest House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 03: TREK TO DHARAPANI. (1700M) 6/7 HRS)

We slowly start trekking towards Dharapani after the wonderful night in Syangee. As we walk away from Tal, the path becomes rugged and winding. During the time trekking, we will pass through many beautiful villages, and landscapes and we will walk on the way through the lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. We will have our lunch on the way and have some rest then after we will start our trekking towards Dharapani. We approach the steeply-forested village of Kartemeandering along the waterfalls and cliffs, we finally reach Dharapani after crossing a suspension bridge where we stay overnight in a lodge.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Guest House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 04: TREK TO CHAME (2660M, 6 HRS)

Whilst walking to Chame after having breakfast in Dharapani. During the time trekking, we get the opportunity to see amazing views of the Himalayas including LamjungHimal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV. Chame is the headquarters of the Manang District. It will go through an unpaved road so you have to prepare yourself for the possible bumpy road. We will continue our walk enjoying the view of mountains, and waterfalls on the way, and this day will be an easy day. After reaching Chame we will explore all around the Chame village and we will spend one night in this beautiful village.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Guest House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 05: TREK TO UPPER PISANG (3185M 5 HOUR.)

Today we trek to Upper Pisang after having breakfast early in the morning. This route will bring us to the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500m from the river. After passing this last bit of rock, the valleys open up with majestic vistas. During the time of trekking, the trails will pass through the left side of the valley and you will cross the suspension bridge. It takes almost 5 hours to trek here from Chame to reach Upper Pisang. From here we continue for a short time to Upper Pisang where we spend the night.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Guest House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 06: PISANG TO CHULU GAON (3,800M) 6 HOUR

There are two routes that we can follow today upper and lower. The lower, easier route follows the river to Ghyaruwith a couple of hours up steps where it meets the upper route and continues to Ngawal. The trail to Ngawal is about 400 meters higher than the lower trail. You will have great opportunities to witness high-altitude flora and fauna. This has very beautiful views of Annapurna II, Manaslu, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Chulu West, and Chulu East Pisang Peak. We will have our lunch on the way then after we will move towards Chulu Gaon where we will stay overnight at a lodge.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Guest House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 07: CHULU GAON TO CHULU FAR EAST BASE CAMP (4,700M) 4 HOUR

We will slowly start our trekking towards Chulu Far East Base Camp after spending the wonderful night in Chulu Gaon after having breakfast in the morning. During the time trekking, we will pass through the many beautiful village and landscapes of this region. We get an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain of the Annapurna region. And we will spend one night in the camp.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 08: BASE CAMP TO HIGH CAMP (5,300M) 4 HOUR

We trek towards High Camp today after having breakfast early in the morning. We follow a steep climbing trail through snow slopes. We climb uphill towards the straight north. Mountain travel today offers you the amazing vistas of Annapurna valley Himalayas, Chulu East, Chulu west, Pisang peak, and the Chulu Far East. We will descend all along the vertical Slopes to the high camp where we will spend one night.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 09: SUMMIT CHULU FAR EAST (6,059M). BACK TO BASE CAMP 10 HOUR

Early morning take a little light breakfast and leave around 1:00 PM to start Climbing. Our climbing Sherpa will fix the rope before we climb and take light lunch with Sherpa. Sherpa will care for all Members and take them to the summit. The important things are when we reach high then check weathers forecast. A lot’s of snow at that time very difficult to climb. And very hard and technical area compare to other peak climbing. After summit returns to base camp and stays overnight at Campsite.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 10: BASE CAMP TO CHULU KHOLA (4,200M) 6 HOURS

Today we will trek to Chulu Khola after having breakfast early in the morning. During the time of trekking, the trails will pass through the left side of the valley and you will cross the suspension bridge. It takes almost 6 hours to reach Chulu Khola from Base Camp where we will spend one night in this beautiful village.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 11: CHULU KHOLA TO MANANG (3,450M) 6 HOUR

After Chulu Khola we slowly walk to Manang which takes 6 hours. The trail now gradually descends to Mungji which has a nunnery above the village. As we walk away from Tal, the path becomes rugged and winding. During the time trekking, we will pass through many beautiful villages, and landscapes and we will walk on the way through the lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. We will have our lunch on the way and have some rest then after we will start our trekking towards Manang. It is the largest, oldest, and best-endowed gompa in the valley. Manang is a short walk from Braga and we stay overnight at a lodge.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 12: TREK TO LEDAR (4200M, 6 HRS)

Leaving Manang we slowly walk to Ledar. Continuing along the JarsangKhola Valley, we reach Ledar at 4200m, there we see the vegetation become steadily more sparse with lots of domestic yaks and wild blue sheep. The trail goes through the dry terrain with growing altitudes it would be difficult to breathe so we will take a slow and steady pace to make it to our destination. It takes 6 hours from Manang with views of the beautiful Chulu West Peak and many other Annapurna Himalayan ranges. And we will stay overnight at a lodge in Ledar.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 13: TREK TO HIGH CAMP (4800M, 5 HOUR)

After leaving Ledar the trail descends to cross the river at 4310m, we then climb up to Phedi at 4420m and then the High Camp at the elevation of 4600m, where we can find some good Guest houses that have been recently built. We will pass through the lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. During the time trekking, we will cross many beautiful villages, and landscapes of this region. We will have our lunch on the way and take some rest then after we will move towards High Camp. It is 5 hours from Ledar to reach High Camp and we will spend one night at a lodge in High Camp.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 14: TREK TO THORONG LA PASS 5416M AND CONTINUE MUKTINATH (3800M. 7HRS)

Today is the harder day to Thorong La pass, we have to leave early morning and light breakfast climb to 600m to reach the top of the Thorong La pass 5416m. This is our main target which is a top and harder walk with Beautiful Himalayan scenery more than 20 Peaks can see on the path. You feel like you have conquered everything and the view from there makes you forget all the effort and difficulties you went through to make it there, it takes 7/8 hours to reach Muktinath which is the main pilgrimage Hinduism and Buddhism 108 water tap secrete holy water. Stay overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 15: TREK TO MARPHA (2670M 6 HRS)

Muktinath is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists alike. In the morning, we pay our visit to a Vishnu Temple and a Gompa. After leaving Muktinath we slowly walk for Marpha. During the time trekking, we will cross many beautiful villages, landscapes, and monasteries. we will have our lunch on the way then we continue our trekking towards Marpha. Marpha is also famous as the apple capital of Nepal. The local apple brandy of Marpha is famous all over Nepal and after reaching Marpha we will go to explore all around the Marpha and return back to the hotel and we will stay overnight at Marpha.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 16: MARPHA TO TATOPANI (1100M) 4 HOUR

We drive to Tatopani from Marpha. It is 1100m above sea level. There are bigger villages in this area where we can observe the everyday lives of the local people and upon reaching Tatopani, we relax and have a bath in the hot spring. During the time trekking, we will pass through many beautiful villages, and landscapes and we will walk on the way through the lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. We will have our lunch on the way and have some rest then after we will start our trekking towards Tatopani. After reaching Tatopani we will explore all around Tatopani and we will spend one night in Tatopani.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 17: TREK TO GHOREPANI (2800M 7 HRS)

After leaving Tatopani we slowly start our trip to Ghorepani which is 7 hours from Tatopani. It is 2800m above sea level. During the time trekking, we will pass through the beautiful Gurung village, Landscapes, and monasteries and get the chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain. We will have our Lunch on the way and take some rest then after we will move towards Ghorepani. We will pass through the Lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. It takes 5-6 hours to reach Ghorepani where we stay overnight.

Accommodation: Stay Overnight at Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 18: TREK TO POKHARA 6 HOURS (827M.)

We will move towards Pokhara city after having breakfast early in the morning. The situate of poon hill 3210m established by Major Poon, now all trekkers make enjoy sunrise and sunset with Magnificent Himalayan scenery Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Machapuchhre, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, and Many others trekking peaks. After poon hill, we will return to Ghorepani and take a breakfast trek to Continue Pokhara. Around 6/7 hours walk and 1-hour drive to reach Pokhara stay overnight at hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Pokhara
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 19: POKHARA TO KATHMANDU

In the morning time, around 7:00 am we will drive towards Kathmandu valley. We get the chance to see the wonderful scenery of Nepal. After reach in Kathmandu valley, First of all, we will check out our hotel first then we will explore all around the Thamel Bazaar and have a farewell dinner. And return back to the hotel and spend one night in this village.

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

DAY 17: FINAL INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE

We will drop you to the TIA for your final departure and happy journey to your hometown, hope to see you again and goodbye.

Meals: Breakfast

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • 2* Category Hotel In Kathmandu: 2 Nights standard accommodation in Katmandu BB Plan
  • 1 Night hotel in Pokhara with BB Plan
  • Kathmandu to Beshisahar to Syange by Public Express bus and Jomsom to Pokhara Domestic Flight and Return Kathmandu by Tourist bus
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a cup of tea or Coffee).
  • $ 250 Per Person Special Climbing Permit.
  • Trekking Permit as ACAP.
  • $ 300 Climbing Sherpa Per Person his climbing fee, insurance, equipment, food, accommodation etc.
  • $ 500 Garbage Deposit.
  • Climbing Gear as Harness, figure Eight, Rope, Snow bar
  • 4-night full board Campsite at Base Camp
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Everest Trekking Routes will Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

Cost Includes

  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra Porter $ 20 Per Days
  • Climbing Sherpa $ 350
  • Personal Climbing Equipment
  • Private Car, Jeep, Van, or Helicopter
  • personal expenses (bar bills, beer, coke, a bottle of water, hot water, phone call, laundry service, Helicopter rescue, Electronic device recharge such as Mobile, Camera, etc.)
  • Tips for guide, porters, and driver.

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