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Chulu East Peak Climbing - 20 Days

Chulu East Peak Climbing with Thorang-La is an idyllic peak climbing option that combines the experience of thrills of climbing. Along with that, we can be witnessing scenic panoramic landscapes in the Annapurna region.Chulu East lying at the height of 6059m rises from the north of the Marsyangdi River. It is located in the Manang area. While experiencing  climbing the grand landscape of the Annapurna Himalayan range.

The path of Chulu East will takes us up passing the Marsyangdi River. Trekkers should have knowledge of using equipment like ice axe, crampons, tying knots, manage mountaineering ropes etc. Besides, trekkers are required to be fit as well as have experience of climbing.

We begin our climbing tour to Chulu East Peak from Kathmandu to Besisahar and trek the common trial that leads to Annapurna Circuit Trek and reach Chulu East Peak within a week. The diversity of greenery along the trail of this Annapurna Region until arriving at the Chulu East Peak are unimaginable. Along the way we plan to climb moderate snow and ice over 6000m along with Chulu Peak. After successfully ascending the Chulu peak we make our way to Throng La Pass at an elevation of 5000m; then the trail follows down to the spectacular pilgrimage site, Muktinath. The following day we begin our downward trek to Jomsom for the interpid 20 minutes flight back to Pokhara.

  • Chulu East Climbing is a straightforward Peak in the Annapurna region.
  • Stay in beautiful Gurung Villages in Annapurna Region
  • Chulu East Peak Climbing trip is combined with the popular Annapurna Circuit Trekking.
  • It offers the panoramic views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Himalayan ranges.

Day 1
Arrive to Kathmandu (1,400m approx.) Transfer to Hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu sightseeing tour prepare the permit.

Day 3
Drive to Besisahar (830m) and trek to Bulbule.

Day 4
Trek Bulbule to Chamje (1,410m).

Day 5
Trek Chamje to Dharapani (1,960m).

Day 6
Trek Dharapani to Chame (2,710m).

Day 7
Trek Chame to Pisang (3,700m).

Day 8
Trek Pisang to Manang (3,500m).

Day 9
Acclimatization day at Manang (3,500m).

Day 10
Trek Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m).

Day 11
Trek Yak Kharka to Chulu East Peak base camp.

Day 12
Base camp to summit and back to base camp.

Day 13
Trek Base camp to Ledar (4200m).

Day 14
Trek Ledar to Thorung Phedi (4,450m).

Day 15
Trek Thorung Phedi to Muktinarh via Thorung La (5,416m).

Day 16
Trek Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,800m).

Day 17
Trek Kagbeni to Jomsom.

Day 18
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 19
Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 20
Final Departure.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transfers by private vehicle as per our itinerary.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (twin sharing, including breakfast and all govt taxes)
  • Welcome Dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program we host.
  • Guided sightseeing around world heritage sites of KTM. (Includes all applicable entrance fees.)
  • All domestic airfares (Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu).
  • Hotel in Pokhara (twin sharing, including breakfast and all govt. Tax / VAT)
  • Organized Camping Trek / Expedition arrangement, including all high quality camping equipments and tents such as Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dinning Tent, Toilet Tent, Tables, Chairs, Mattresses, Hot Water Bags, Pillows, Inner Sheet and etc.
  • Three times hot meals everyday while trekking, which will be prepared by our very professional kitchen crew.
  • National Park / Conservation Area Permit Fees.
  • One Vastly experienced climbing Sherpa, including his all wages, insurance and all arrangements.
  • Guide, porters and their daily wages, insurance with all necessary lodging - food arrangements.

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Price From USD 2,700 USD $ 2,600/person
Total $ 2,600 USD

Trip Facts

  • Drive in / Drive Out
  • 19 Nights / 20 Days
  • 6584m
  • 2-20 Persons

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