Chulu East Peak Climbing

Duration: 21 days |
Altitude: 6,584m

"Situated: The north central Himalayan region of Nepal, which is known as Annapurna himal. Chulu East Peak is one of the beautiful and popular trekking peaks. The peak rises above from Manang village and yak pastures in pyramid slope shape of ice and snow to the summit. We can climb this peak combine with popular classic Annapurna circuit."

 

First climbed in 1955 by a German expedition via the Northeast ridge, the peak of Chulu East, together with Chulu West, forms an integral part of the Manang Himal, which in turn is included in the Larger Damodar Himal. Chulu East lying south east of Chulu West is a comparatively smaller peak. Chulu East Peak (6,584 m.) is situated high above the Manang valley with breathtaking views across to the Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu. Chulu West Peak Climbing is combined with the classic trek around the Annapurna massif, ascending the Marshyangdi valley and crossing the Thorong La, before descending the Kali Gandaki valley to Pokhara. Those who are seeking for test of mountaineering may undoubtedly once join to climb this beautiful peak. Nepal Tour proposed itinerary is based in facts that it will make you perfect acclimatization to be fit to your successive climb. It is also combined with normal trekking itinerary which also cost you less. After the climbing you have to trek further crossing on Thorung La Pass and flight from Jomsom to pokhara.

 

Nepal Visitors is a small group adventure travel which has pioneered responsible tourism practises in Nepal. Our friendly guides and trip leaders are experts at leading interesting groups of men and women throughout Nepal.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 21 days
  • Max Altitude: 6,584m
  • Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Tour Grade: Moderate
  • Season: March - May, Sept - Dec
  • Tour Type: Drive Out / Drive in Trekking and Kathmandu Private Vehicle
  • Highlight: Chulu East (6,584 m.) is situated high above the Manang valley with breathtaking views across to the Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu. .

Chulu East Peak Climbing Itinerary

  • Itinerary
  • Include / Exclude
  • Date & Price
  • Equipment
  • Climb Photo

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu valley and preparation for the trip.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu via Besishahar (6h-850m) to Syage and O/n at lodge.
Day 04: Syange - Tal village (6h-1314m) and O/N at lodge.
Day 05: Tal Village - Timang (6h-1943m) and O/N at lodge.
Day 06: Timang - Pisang (7h-3185m) and O/N at lodge.
Day 07: Pisang - Manang (5hrs-3500m)and O/N at lodge.
Day 08: Manang (3500m) acclimatization for high altitude.O/N at lodge.
Day 09: Manang to Yak Kharka (4000m) and O/N at lodge.
Day 10: Yak Kharka - Chulu East Base camp (5234m (17500ft)). O/N at Camp.
Day 11: Chulu East Base Camp - Chulu East High Camp (5855m.) O/N at Camp
Day 12: Summit to Chulu East (6,584 m.) , you could attempt the summit and if not, rest at the High Camp for the next day too. O/N at Camp
Day 13: If weather permitting, we make the summit ascent today and return to Base Camp. O/N at Camp
Day 14: Chulu East Base Camp - Yak Kharka (4000m.) O/N at lodge.
Day 15: Yak kharka - Thorong phedi (4510m) O/N at lodge.
Day 16: Thorong Phedi - ( Thorong-La pass 5,416m) - Muktinath (3800m) O/N at lodge.
Day 17: Drive / Walking Muktinath - Kagbeni (2800m) - Jomsom (2726m) O/N at lodge.
Day 18: Flight Jomsom – Pokhara - transfer to hotel, relax day in pokhara
Day 19: Drive to Kathmandu (1300meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu and Farewell dinner in Evening
Day 21: Final Departure

 

NOTE: On Chulu East Peak Climbing of this type, weather, local politics, 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 necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Trip Cost Includes:

  • All hotel/airport transfer
  • Three Star Hotel or similar category hotel at Kathmandu
  • Rock climbing course in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles
  • Tent during climbing Period
  • Local Lodges while on the trekking
  • 4 Seasonal sleeping bags.
  • Climbing Sherpa Guide and his equipment service charge
  • Necessary Porters – Special recommended for 2 guest use one porter
  • One climbing guide, one assistant guide for base camp, one cook and necessary number of porters. ( we expect your luggage not to exceed 25 kg per person)
  • Dhampus Peak Permit
  • All necessary paper works and permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes if necessary.
  • Annapurna Conservation Fee.
  • Climbing rope, Ice Axe, Ice Poll, Ice Screw etc for the climbing guide.
  • Service Charges and all government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Guide and porters salary and insurance.

Cost Does Not Include:

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Personal mountaineering gears
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
         
         
         
         
         

Recommended Climbing Kit
The following is a list of climbing equipments, clothing and accessories that we recommend that you take with you. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list, rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel are essential for your comfort and convenience. However we recognise that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.

 

CLIMBING GEARS
 Personal Climbing Gears:
-Ice axe
-Crampons
-Harness
-Tape Slings (2)
-Screwgate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)
-Descender/Abseil Device
-Plastic Mountaineering Boots
-Ascender
-Helmet (optional)
 Group Climbing Gears:
-Snow bar*
-Rope*
-Ice Hammer*
-Ice Screw*
 CLOTHINGS
 Head:
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:
- Under Garments
- Hiking shorts
- Lightweight cotton long pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
-Gaiters

Upper Body:

- T-shirts
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket *

Hands:
- Lightweight gloves
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

ACCESSORIES

- Sleeping bag rated to zero degree centigrade *
- Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
- Small pad or combination lock-to-lock
- Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
- Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
- Trekking Poles *
- Water bottle (2) or camel bag
- Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
- Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Toiletries:
- 1 medium sized quick drying towel
- Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
- Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
- Deodorants
- Nail clippers
- Face and body moisturizer
- Feminine hygiene products
- Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:
- Wet wipes (baby wipes)
- Tissue /toilet roll
- Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras/Luxuries:
- Binoculars
-Camera
- Laptops
- Reading book
- Trail Map/Guide book
- Journal & Pen
- Walkman
- Pencils and small notebooks
- Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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