Chulu West Peak (6,419 m)

16 Days

The massif of Chulus, it stands in front of spectacular chain of Annapurna Himal. Between the two Cholus, the west is higher then east. The view of entire slope of Annapurna II, IV, III, Gangapurna, Annapurna I, is outstanding from the top of Chulu West.

Chulu West was first ascended in 1952 by a Japanese Expedition. The Base Camp of this peak is situated in a small valley north of Manang, off the main trail to the Thorang La.  This trip sets out from Beshi Sahar, the district headquarters of Lamjung a neighboring district of Gorkha. From Beshi Sahar the trail leads up slowly to wards Manang valley, one of the highest valleys of the world situated at an altitude of 5000m. One-day rest will be set to explore the Manang Valley and for the acclimatization. From Manang valley the route heads north to lead and on to the Chulu West Base camp. Three days are set a side for the ascent of this peak and you head to Thorong-La and follow the same route come back to Katmandu as in the “Around Annapurna Trek”.

Itinerary

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Drive from Kathmandu to Bulbule
8 hours.
Start trekking to Bahundanda (1310m) via Nadi
2 & 1/2 hours

10.5 hours

Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje(1430m).

7 hours

Trek from Chamje to Bagarchap(2160m).

5.5 hours

Trek from Bagarchap to Chame(2670m).

5 hours

Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m).

5 hours

Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m.).

5 hours

Rest day at Manang and hang in and around town.

12 hours

Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) and it takes about three and half hours.

3.5 hours

Trek from Yak Kharka to Chulu West Base Camp

Trek from Chulu West Base Camp to Chulu West High Camp

Climb Chulu West (6419 m.) and return back to Chulu West Base Camp

Trek Chulu West Base Camp to Thorong Phedi (4800m.)

Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m.) Pass

7 hours

Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2895 m.).

3.5 hours

Drive from Kagbeni to Pokhara via Jomsom.

10 hours

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

6 hours

Cost Includes

  • Climbing Guide
  • Necessary Porter (a porter can carry up to 20 Kg)
  • Annapurna Conservation Fee
  • Chulu West Peak permit fee.
  • TIMS card
  • All meal during climbing period.
  • Kathmandu to Bulbule by bus and Kagbeni to Pokhara by group Jeep Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.
  • Mountain medical Insurance for Guide & Porter
  • All accommodation during the trek available hotel/guesthouses
  • Airport pick-up and drop service.
  • Garbage deposit fee US$ 500 (You will get a refund after climbing)

Cost Excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking & climbing
  • Breakfast, Lunch & dinner during teahouse trek.
  • Emergency Mountain Medical Rescue Insurance (Provided by your insurance company. Please buy it in your country. You cannot buy it in Nepal.)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Personal Climbing Equipment List

  • Seat Harness
  • Jumar
  • Helmet
  • Altimeter
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Ice-screw
  • Gaiters
  • Locked and unlocked carabiner
  • Climbing boots
  • Pocket knife
  • Woollen gloves
  • Gloves(gore-tex fabrics)
  • Woollen hat
  • Woollen socks
  • Windproof jacket
  • Windproof pant
  • Snow bar
  • Snow goggles(UV factor)
  • Sun cream(UV protection)
  • Headlamp
  • Tent
  • Mattresses
  • Rope
  • Rain gear
  • Ice hammer

You can also hire(rent) all the above-mentioned climbing equipment from here in Kathmandu. Our climbing guide will help you go to one of the equipment stores and select the necessary equipment.

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/ Adult

Trip Facts

  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Hard
  • 6,419 m
  • Peak Climbing
  • Tea House and Camp
  • Nepal
  • Annapurna
  • Sep - Nov and Mar - May
  • Annapurna

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