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Chulu West Peak Climbing

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Chulu West Peak (6419m.) is popular peak for climbing in Annapurna region. The peak climbing offers panoramic views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna, Manaslu and Tilicho Peak. Chulu West Peak climbing is through Throng La Pass Trekking Trail. Chulu Peak has two summits Chulu East and Chulu West. Chulu East is comparatively difficult than West. Chulu East Climbing is technically straightforward with some challenging glaciated moraines to pass across the trail.

Chulu West Peak Climbing trek starts in Besisahar and reaches to Pisang village. Then the trail heads to the Manang. Chulu summit adventure starts with the trek from Bahundanda and ends in Jomsom exploring flora and fauna along the trekking trail. Astonishing views of mountains and natural landscapes including Manaslu range and Annapurna range are very attractive while trekking to Chulu Peak and returning back. Mt. Chulu is situated in a small Himalayan valley on the north of Manang which is walked through Throng La Pass trekking route. The peak climbing is pleasant experience in Annapurna region for unforgettable adventure. Chulu East Peak climbing is quick access with simply 6000 meters altitude. Chulu East Peak Climbing is technically challenging.

Nepal Trek Adventures and Expedition offers this wonderful adventure package to experience peak climbing with popular route trekking. Chulu West Peak Climbing is not technically challenging climbing but Chulu East Climbing is adventures and technically straightforward with some challenging glaciated moraines. Anyone who loves adventure in High Mountain trekking and climbing can summit the top of the peak. The climbers need to be healthy and fit with experience of High Mountain trekking. 


Day by Day Itinerary for Chulu West Peak Climbing

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1310m)

Day 03:  Kathmandu to Besisahar Drive -7 hrs. (760m)

Day 04: Besisahar- Bahundanda Trek -5hrs. (1310m)

Day 05: Bahundanda – Chamje Trek -6hrs. (1430m)

Day 06: Chamje- Dharapani Trek -6hrs. (1860m)

Day 07: Dharapani- Chame Trek -7hrs. (2670m)

Day 08: Chame – Pisang trek -5hrs. (3300m)

Day 09: Pisang- Ngawal Village Trek -5 hrs. (3657m)

Day 10: Acclimatization Day

Day 11: Ngawal Village – Chulu West Base camp Trek (3910m)

Day 12: Base Camp- Chulu West High Camp Trek (5000m)

Day 13: Summiting Chulu West Peak (6419m) –return to High Camp

Day 14: Chulu Peak Base Camp- Manang Trek (3560m)

Day 15: Manang – Letder Trek (4200m)

Day 16: Letder- Throng Phedi Trek (4550m)

Day 17:  Throng Phedi- Muktinath Trek (3800m)

Day 18: Muktinath -Jomsom Trek (2670m)

Day 19: Jomsom –Pokhara Flight

Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara

Day 21: Rest in Kathmandu

Day 22: Farewell Day

Detail Itinerary Chulu West Peak Climbing

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1310m)
You are heartily welcome here in beautiful mountainous country Nepal. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the representatives of Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition welcome you and take you to the hotel which is already booked for your stay. The hotel staffs will be engaged for your accommodation after completing check in. In the evening, we organize welcome dinner in the hotel with our team.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for trekking
This day is special tour day in Kathmandu city in a car. You will have a guided tour to the famous cultural and historical sites of Kathmandu. Among them, the UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites are the primary places of visit. Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Bauddhanath (Buddhist Shrine), Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Bhaktapur Durbar Squire, Patan Durbar Squire, Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Squire, Dharahara (Bhimsen Tower), Tundikhel, Dasaratha Stadium and many other en-route. You can experience night life of Kathmandu till 9 o’clock and overnight stay at hotel. There will be pre- trip discussion with your mountain climbing Sherpa guides for well preparation of the trek. They will give brief information and highlights of Lobuche Peak climbing.

Day 03:  Kathmandu to Besisahar Drive -7 hrs. (760m.)
On this day, we drive to Besisahar enjoying picturesque views of mountains, rivers and natural vegetation. The road leads to Besisahar through Dumre Bazaar. You can experience the natural beauty of hilly region with fine greenery and scattered settlements. Trail is full of magnificent views of green hills, terraced fields, and streams. You can explore surrounding area of Besisahar and we stay in a guest house.

Day 04: Besisahar- Bahundanda Trek -5hrs. (1310m)
On this day, we begin our trek to Bahundanda. On the way, you cross some settlements and valleys with terraced fields which are fine opportunities to explore because these settlements are full of unique cultures. This day trek is pleasant walk to reach Bahundanda. In the evening, you can explore the village where we stay in a guest house for the night.

Day 05: Bahundanda – Chamje Trek -6hrs. (1430m.)
On this day, trekking continues to Chamje passing through the valley and terraced fields. The trail goes through Marsyangdi River bank and crosses on its east bank at Chamje providing views of mountains and natural beauty. In the evening you can wander around the village to explore. We stay overnight in a guest house there.

Day 06: Chamje- Dharapani Trek -6hrs. (1860m.)
This day trekking continues to Dharapani village. We walk through terraced fields and forests enjoying beautiful views of mountains and green hills. Trekking is pleasantly walking ascending to the elevation and sometimes walking downwards to cross streams. The trek provides the opportunities to explore the villages along the trail. We stay in a guest house in Dharapani

Day 07: Dharapani- Chame Trek -7hrs. (2670m.)
This day trek continues along the left bank of the river passing some settlements in high altitudes. Along the trek, enjoy the panoramic views of Manaslu massif including hundreds of other peaks. The trail continues through Manang Valley and through small villages. We reach Chame, the district headquarter of Manang district with police check-post. We stay overnight in a guest house.

Day 08: Chame – Pisang trek -5hrs. (3300m.)
On this day, we walk through the forests of pine. We walk passing across Taleku and Bhratang villages. These Buddhist predominant villages have chörtens in entrance and exit. You can see astonishing views of Annapurna II to the south while you are walking to Pisang village. We stay overnight in a lodge in Pisang.

 Day 09: Pisang- Ngawal Village Trek -5 hrs. (3657m.)
On this day, we trek to Ngawal Village from Pisang village. The trail offers astonishing views of lofty mountains and landscape. Walking ascending and sometimes in slopes through the valley, we reach Ngawal valley and explore the village. The village is rich for its unique culture which is unmarked by the modernization. We stay in a guest house there.

Day 10: Acclimatization Day.
It is our rest day in Ngawal village. You can go for hiking around the region. You are free to explore the landscape and settlements and enjoy the views of giant mountains. Acclimatization helps you to adjust with the body and environment while the air becomes thinner in high altitude. We stay overnight in the same place of previous day.

Day 11: Ngawal Village – Chulu West Base camp Trek (3910m.)
On this day, our trek continues to Base Camp of Chulu West. On the trail, you can enjoy the gigantic views of mountains and landscape. The trek is wonderful experience with the unlimited views of snow-peaks and glaciers. We stay overnight in a tent in Chulu West Base Camp area.

Day 12: Base Camp- Chulu West High Camp Trek (5000m.)
We trek to Chulu West High camp from the base camp. We set camp there and make necessary preparations for the summiting the peak. You will be given short informative training by the guides of the Chulu West Peak climbing. You can explore the surrounding area in leisure time. We stay overnight in a camp.

Day 13: Summiting Chulu West Peak (6419m.) –return to High Camp.
It is our summit access day to Chulu West Peak. We reach the top of the peak and enjoy the views of mountains and peaks around there including Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Gangapurna, Tilicho Himal, Glacier Dome etc. The excitement of successful summit and panoramic views of the mountains give you unpredictable experience in life. In the afternoon, you will return back to Base Camp and overnight stay there.

Day 14: Chulu Peak Base Camp- Manang Trek (3560m.)
On this day, we retrieve back to Manang Valley from Chulu West Base Camp. It is a short trek so you can have enough time to explore the village. You can enjoy impressive views of mountains from the village and experience the hospitality of the people in this area. We stay overnight in a guest house in Manang.

Day 15: Manang – Letder Trek (4200m.)
This day trek continues through Yak Kharka to Letder.  You can experience hill side culture and hospitality of the local people. Enjoy the pleasant views of natural scenarios and landscapes while trekking along the way. The green hills and mountains are very impressive while trekking to Letder. Spend the remaining time exploring the village before we stay overnight in a guest house.

Day 16: Letder- Throng Phedi Trek (4550m.)
On this day, we trek to Throng Phedi which is a short trek of about 4 hours. The trekking is simply a walk through some terraced fields and meadows. It is the base camp for Throng La Pass climb therefore busy with climbers and trekkers. The views of mountains from Phedi are very impressive and spellbinding. We stay overnight in a lodge at Throng Phedi.

Day 17:  Throng Phedi- Muktinath Trek (3800m.)
On this day, the trekking trail descends down to Muktinath from Throng Phedi. The area is quite busy because of the crowded by the tourists. We walk through the Valley of Kali Gandaki River with climbing ups and down. The views of mountains including Dhaulagiri massif and other mountains are astonishing while walking.  Muktinath area is religious site for Hindus and Buddhists. We stay in a lodge in Muktinath region.

Day 18: Muktinath -Jomsom Trek (2670m.)
On this day, we trek to Jomsom from Muktinath along the gorge of kali Gandaki River. We pass through Jharkot and Khingar villages and reach to Kagbeni village. You can explore the village which are traditional and have untouched culture. The views of Nilgiri Himal and Tilicho Peak from Jomsom are astonishing. We stay overnight in a hotel in Jomsom.

Day 19: Jomsom –Pokhara Flight
On this day, you will fly to Pokhara from Jomsom in the morning in a short scenic flight of about 2o minutes. The flight itself is exciting between the two ranges of mountains. You will have sightseeing tour in Pokhara city in the afternoon. You can experience paragliding adventure in Sarangkot or explore the city. We stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara
On this day, we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. It is about 6 hours drive along Prithivi Highway. You will be transferred to the hotel where either you have leisurely rest or wander around the market. In the evening, there will be celebration dinner in the hotel with Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition team.

Day 21: Rest in Kathmandu
It is rest day in Kathmandu after adventure-climb of Lobuche East Peak Climbing Adventure. Hiking to any of the surrounding area in valley rim can be the best. Nagarkot view tour or Champadevi Trekking or Dakshinkali Mandir Darshan can be your choice according to your strength and interest.  In the afternoon, you explore city for shopping in the market and stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 22: Farewell Day
On the last day, we bid goodbye to the guest as visit in Nepal comes to the end for this time. If you have time enough, you can have sightseeing and purchasing the token of love from Nepal. Before 3 hours of scheduled flight, you will be driven to the TIA by our company representatives. On your way home, we hope you make plan for another adventure trip in Nepal.

  • It takes approximately 22 days to climb the Chulu west peak.
  • The maximum altitude will be 6419m.
  • Comparatively easier than Chulu East peak.
  • The eye catching view of Manang district.
  • Offers the panoramic views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Manaslu and Tilicho.

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