Chulu East Peak Climbing Nepal


Trip Overview

Chulu East Peak (6,584m) is considered one of the challenging peak climbing comparing to her height. Due to more technical in feature, our mountaineering guiding team suggest you to prepare enough so that you will be the summit of this peak in first attempt. As longer rope as well as climbing time is required, the success history say less climbers attempt to the summit, even some guide by ignorantly or intentionally guide to climb more easy peak saying Chulu East. Recognize the peak properly before proper Chulu East Peak climbing!

The success of this peak provide you inner satisfaction and certainly encourage to climb additional tough and technical mountains peak perhaps Himlung or Mt. Manaslu First. However Manaslu First the higher than eight thousand meters may still too high after successful attempt of Chulu East Peak climbing!

From the summit of Chulu East Peak, you have breathtaking Annapurna Himalayan range including  Annapurna II, Annapurna III, AnnapurnaIV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Mt. Manaslu among other several peaks. The caravan route of Chulu East Peak Climbing follow the path of Annapurna Circuit trekking route till Pisang. Pisang is one of the most beautiful Managba, the local people village. You over night at newly formed village where there is an old Pisang Village accross the Marshyangdi River. You can have sightseeing visit of old Pisang village. If you are interested, you tell your guide to show the way to be there.

Chulu East Peak Climbing

From Pisang Village, your Chulu East Peak Climbing route head to Julu. After acclimatizing  one more night in Julu, you will reach to the base camp after two days from here with having overnight at Yak Kharka. Chulu East Pak lies at  high above Manang (Marshyangdi) Valley. Most of the climbing, will be involved walking  with fixing rope together from the Base Camp. Your climbing encounter glacier crossing which need to conscious on cravas. As mentioned, Chulu East Peak Climbing mountaineers need to be enough fit and have a good experience of climbing. have this and get success with our climbing guide!

We have planned your itinerary carefully so that you have acclimatization. Additionally, we would like to show you the Annapapurna Himalayan ecology inside Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA). Join us today!

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT) (A)
Showing your name board, our airport representative waits in Kathmandu International Airport (TIA). You transfer to hotel, check in and free time. Have enjoy!

Day 2-3: Trip Final Preperation in Kathmandu (A,B)
In the morning, generally at 8 am, Eco-friendly Treks staff come to meet you at your hotel. Please manage to be there at lobby with:
(a) your original passport to prepare necessary adventure eco holiday permit/s from the concerned authority,
(b) a couple of same passport size photos for permit/s and,
(c) Trip final full payment. The staff introduce you with your trip guide at the same time. You have time to interact with your guide, he may check and suggest your trip equipmment and packing for the trip on your interest, please tell us if you like this. The rest of the day, you may buy or hire additional equipment and packing (if necessary). Then, you rest for acclimatization and final preperation for the trip. If you like any additional program for the day, please inform us at the time of mail corresponding.

Day 4: Drive to Besi Sahar (820M/2688FT): (6-7 HRS) (A,B,L,D)
Today we will review our plan and begin our Annapurna trekking adventure. After driving along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Dumre past the Marsyangdi River. We will pass through several scenic low-lying villages and rice fields. After 6 hours, we will reach Besi Sahar; the capital of the Lamjung District.

Day 5: Trek to Khudi (790M/2589FT) (A,B,L,D)
From Besi Sahar, we follow the trail along the canal on the outskirts of the village before descending the narrow path to the Pam Khola. After crossing the stream, we ascend towards the village of Denauti, which will be your first experience with authentic Nepali village. The route continues along the banks of the Marshyangdi Khola, passing through paddy fields and subtropical forests. As the trail nears the Khudi Khola, we approach the Gurung village of Khudi.

Day 6: Trek to Bahundanda (1310M/4294FT) (A,B,L,D)
As continue through the Marsyangdi Valley, we get our first views of the magnificent Annapurna mountain ranges. The trail then continues past a series of suspension bridge and follows terraced rice fields offering breathtaking view of Manaslu and picturesque cascading waterfalls. As the trail continues uphill, we pass Ngadi village. Before passing through the challenging trails to Bahundanda. Bahundanda literally means “Brahmin hill” and as the name suggests Bahundanda is largely inhabited by Brahmins; the people who will host us for the evening.

Day 7: Trek to Jagat (1290M/4229FT) (A,B,L,D)
A steep trail descends from Bahundanda, through rice fields, before crossing a stream at the bottom of a small waterfall. It then rises again and traverses the hillside high above the river before reaching the village of Hani Gaon. Ahead, the Marshyangdi valley forms a steep V-shape. We follow the winding mountain path through Syange along a relaxing river. The trail then climbs steeply and the path cuts into the sheer cliff-face some 200-300m above the riverbed. We will descend to the famous stone village of Jagat, situated on a shelf, jutting out into the precipitous Marsyangdi valley.

Day 8: Trek to Dharpani (1920M/6294FT) (A,B,L,D)
The trail from Jagat descends until it reaches the river and then continues through a charmingly lush forest. Further ascent leads to sharp-edged cliff facing the riverbank. Along the way Chyamje comes into vies amidst the towering Annapurna mountain ranges. After crossing a suspension bridge, we continue our climb towards the challenging path to Sattale. After treading along a succession of rock-laden trails, we descend to a grassy riverbank passing through Tal as the trail becomes increasing difficult and narrow. We then approach the steep forested village of Karte before passing along waterfalls and cliffs for our arrival at Dharapani.

Day 9: Trek to Chame (A,B,L,D)
An uphill journey takes us to the village of Chame known for its hospitality and spectacular views. This will be your first chance to take in panoramic vies of Annapurna II, III and Lamjung Himal

Day 10: Trek to Pisang (A,B,L,D)
A steady uphill climb takes us from Chame to altitudes over 3000 meters. You will notice the surrounding changing as natural trees and plants become more scarce as the terrain begins to shift to a drier more desert like environment.

Day 11: Trek to Julu (A,B,L,D)
We continue along the main trail leading to the Chegaji Khola Valley on the way to the Chulu East Base Camp. We will continue uphill through a juniper and pine forest before reaching the area known as Julu. This riverside flatbed is an ideal place to make camp and enjoy the star filled sky while we relax by the fire at our camp.

Day 12: Rest Day (A,B,L,D)
To protect against altitude sickness, we will take an acclimation day where you are free to relax with the locals or take a few short hikes to admire the local scenery and learn more about the life of the local hill people.

Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka (A,B,L,D)
The trail moves across the Cheggi Khola River before gradual rising to a peaceful apple field known for its stone huts and scenic vantage points. We continue past a powerful waterfall fed from a tall cliff in the distance before arriving in a small meadow used to feed local goats and yaks. Finally, we arrive in Yak Kharka where we will make camp near a stunning ridge offering views of the powerful mountains looming over the valley

Day 14: Trek to Base Camp (A,B,L,D)
After enjoying a scenic morning sunrise, we continue along the winding trail before the meadow meets a large rock formation. We will camp near a stunning viewpoint offering views of the Annapurna giants towering over the clouds.

Day 15: Rest Day (A,B,L,D)
We will take a full day rest to adjust to the high altitude. You have a free day to relax, chat with locals, prepare your equipment for the following day or take a few short hikes to enjoy the local scenery.

Day 16: Trek to High Camp (A,B,L,D)
After packing and arranging our equipment, we move along the trail admiring the rapidly changing landscape as we reach higher elevations. We then continue along a steep trail leading to the strategic high camp location that will allow the best access to the peak. We will set up camp here and enjoy a timeless panoramic sunset as the mountains reflect the pinkish sunlight over the mountains.

Day 17-18: Chulu East Peak (A,B,L,D)
The climb will take a full 2 days and we begin climbing along the glacier through slippery ice trails. We will stop at several breathtaking vantage points before reaching a glacier composed of stone steps leading the way to the top. We then continue the journey to the peak of Chulu East stopping to admire the panoramic scenery and celebrate the highlight of our trek. We then return back to high base camp for some much needed rest. We will take a hike along the glacier to reach the other side of Chulu East to ensure we have taken all the best views in the region. After stopping at the various vantage points and having lunch we will return to high base camp for the night.

Day 19: Trek to Base Camp (A,B,L,D)
We will take a light day and return back down to the basecamp taking plenty of time to descend safely on the slippery trail. Upon arrival at the base camp you may either rest or take a short hike to enjoy more of the local scenery.

Day 20: Trek to Manang (A,B,L,D)
We will return to the orginal path leading to Manang passing through several agricultural fields taking time to stop at the Bryaga Monastery to see the daily routines of the local monks. The monastery is famous for its timeless views of the Annapurna region and we will stop to enjoy the spiritual mountain scene. We then continue to the hospitable area of Manang known for its flat houses and traditional handicrafts.

Day 21: Trek to Thorung Phedi (A,B,L,D)
The trail from Letdar continues as we climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marshyangdi River via a covered wooden bridge. After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, we follow a narrow trail across an unstable steep slope and then descend to Thorung Phedi.

Day 22: Trek to Muktinath and Thorung La (A,B,L,D)
We have an early start today for the crossing of Thorung La (5416M). The trail becomes steep immediately on leaving camp, but as local people have used this trail for hundreds of years, the path is well defined. The gradient flattens after around 4 hours of steady climbing, we reach chorten as prayer flags form our pass. From the snow-covered mountains above, to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below we are surrounded by the brown and purple hills of Mustang offering a once in a lifetime vantage point. The descent to Muktinath is a 1600m trek. But the excellent views of Dhaulagiri, more then makes up for the tiring journey. Eventually the moraines give way to grassy slopes before a pleasant walk along the Jhong Khola Valley to Muktinath, home to many curious shrines and temple.

Day 23: Muktinath to Jomsom (A,B,L,D)
We will head down the Kali Gandaki Gorge past the town of Kagbeni before arriving in Jomson. We will stay here for the night to learn more about the local culture and customs of the Tibetan people while exploring the peaceful town.

Day 24: Jomson to Pokhara (A,B,L,D)
We will return along the short 35-minute flight route to Pokhara. You will be able to spot some of the villages you hiked through on your flight as we return to the lakeside town of Pokhara before continuing on to Kathmandu.

Day 25: Drive back to Kathmandu. (A,B,L,D)
(Flights also available) After our breakfast, we take a drive to Kathmandu or take a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 26: Spare day in Kathmandu. (A,B)

Day 27: Departure to your destination (A,B)
Today is your departure day, we will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and pray for your Safe journey.
(Abbreviation: A = Accommodation, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • We meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Double room in sharing basis with breakfast at 5 star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Experienced trip guide and his expenses (meals, transport, tent, insurance except tips)
  • Required permit/s for the trip
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as per itinerary
  • Transfer from Kathmandu to trip starting point as per itinerary
  • Transfer from trip ending point to Kathmandu
  • All taxes (Value Added Tax if apply and income tax)
  • Agency service charge
  • We transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for onward flight
  • Domestic Airfare if needed (confirm this at the time of trip book)
  • Supporters (Porters) during the trip
  • 3 staffs (cook, kitchen boy and spare) charge
  • Kitchen utensils required, during the trip
  • Kitchen tent / Kitchen (camping) charge during the trek
  • Toilet tent and pitchment charge during the trek
  • Double tent for accommodation in sharing basis during the trip
  • Camping charge during the trip
  • Charge of Sleeping bags during trip
  • Tent grounding service to be paid at local
  • Other supports (first aid) during the trip

Price NOT Included:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Hot and cold drinks are not available except mineral water
  • Tipping
  • All above “Cost Include” mentioned above

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Trip facts

  • 27 Days
  • Grade: TD
  • Lodging: Lodge & Tent
  • Size: 2-20 Persons
  • Dept: Each Month 5th
  • Trip Season: Spring/Autumn
  • Trip Type: Mountaineering
  • Price: USD /each

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