Chulu East Peak Climbing: 6564 m/ 21005 ft

22 Days
  • Trip Code: N-PT-15
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Season: From Oct to Nov & April to May
  • Max Altitude: 6564 meters/ 21005
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Private Car/ Coach/ Flight
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous

Trip Overview


Chulu East Peak Climbing is the journey to the summit of Eastern Mountain in Chulu Range. Chulu Range also known as Manang Himal locates north of Annapurna Massif. The height of Chulu East is 6584 meters/ 21068 feet above sea level.

Among several trekking peaks in Nepal, Chulu East is also one of the well-liked peaks by many climbers. Chulu East Peak is technically not too adventurous to ascend despite to be crossed long glacier part.

It is said that the first ascent of Chulu East was by German Expedition team in 1955. But the recorded history says the first summit was by Dick Isherwood & John Noble in 1979. They climbed it through the way of northeast ridge. The summit of Chulu East Climbing grants amazing panoramic views of Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Manaslu, Mount Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak and Glacier Dome.

Chulu Peak is located very close to Annapurna Circuit Trail. To go for climbing Chulu Peak the route of Annapurna Circuit is followed. After 6-7 hours of driving to Besi Sahar, you start trekking trip along the Marshyangdi River. Through the rocky trail passing through several villages and enjoying diverse topography, you arrive at Yak Kharka.

From Yak Kharka you deviate from the Annapurna Circuit trail and head to Chulu East Base Camp. After one night halt in base camp, you move upward to high camp. The distance from base camp to high camp is around 4.5 km long.

From High Camp, you attempt the summit with a following of northeast ridge. It requires glacier walking skill and steering to successfully reach the bottom of the summit ridge. The steepest line of the entire climb is at the bottom of the summit ridge. After reaching the top you climb down to High camp with the following of Base Camp.

After the base camp, you again come to join with Annapurna circuit trail at Manang. Afterward, you trace the way to Throng La Pass (5416m) then down into the sacred Muktinath temple later to Jomsom. Finally, you catch up the flight to Pokhara from where you back to Kathmandu.

Chulu East Peak Climbing Trip Note:

Chulu East Climbing is the 22-day trip. It can be customized by making it long connecting other routes of Annapurna Region. About cost Excellent Himalaya Trek always offer the best and competitive price for Chulu East Climbing. The package price of Chulu East Climbing will be different according to your group size (the number of persons you travel together). For the price, you simply send us an inquiry with your group size. We get back to you with the price within 24 hours.

Itinerary


Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our Tour officer. He will escort you to the hotel. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Four hours guided sightseeing tour of Swoyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square/ Trip briefing at the hotel/ Preparation for climbing. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Driving 5:30 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Beshi Sahar.

Driving 2 hours. Walking 4:30 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Chamje.

Walking 6 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Dharapani.

Walking 6 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Chame.

Walking 5 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Upper Pisang.

Walking 5 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Braka.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Ngwal.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Yak Kharka.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Camping in Chulu East Base Camp.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Camping in High Camp.

Walking 8 to 9 hours. O/n at Camping in Chulu East Base Camp.

O/n at Tented Camp in Chulu East Base Camp.

Walking 7 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Manang.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Yak Kharka.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Thorong Phedi.

Walking 7 hours. Thorong La Pass (5416m/17,770ft). O/n at Mountain Lodge in Muktinath.

Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Jomsom.

Flight 30 minutes. O/n at Hotel in Pokhara.

In Kathmandu, you can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural shows at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. o/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Our tour officer will drop you at the Kathmandu international airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.

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