Chulu West Peak Climbing: 6419 m/ 21059 ft
- Trip Code: N-PT-16
- Destination: Nepal
- Season: From Oct to Nov & April to May
- Max Altitude: 6419 m/ 21059 ft
- Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Car/ Coach/ Flight
- Trip Grade: Strenuous
Chulu West Peak Climbing is an inspiring mounting trip in Nepal. Chulu West is a peak in Chulu Massif (Manang Himal). Chulu West is the tallest one among all Peaks in Chulu Massif. Its altitude is 6419 m/ 21059 ft. The other peaks in Chulu Massif are Chulu East and Chulu Far East.
Chulu Mountain Range is on the northern side of the Annapurna Range close to the famous Annapurna trekking trail. The summit of Chulu West grants stunning views of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Mt. Manaslu.
Chulu West ascent has relatively minimal technical difficulties but sometimes adverse snow conditions can make the climbing more challenging. Like other peak climbing to climb Chulu West, the climbers should have good overall physical fitness, to have the ability to walk 8 to 9 hours a day at high altitude and basic knowledge in the use of ice axe and crampons.
The trekking trip of Chulu West Peak Climbing starts from Besi Sahar after 6-7 hours of drive from Kathmandu. Besi Sahar is also the gateway of Annapurna Circuit trek. After reaching Besi Sahar, you follow the trail along Marshyangdi River Valley. While ascending gradually you pass several villages like Chamje, Tal, Bagarchhap, Chame. In Manang, you will have one day rest for the acclimatization.
From Manang valley, the route heads northward to reach the Chulu West Basecamp. After one night halt in Chulu Base Camp, you follow the high camp and subsequently Summit of Chulu West. After Summit you again come back to join with Annapurna Circuit trail and head to Thorong La.
After crossing the world’s longest mountain pass you come down to Muktinath, the sacred Himalayan Shrine. Spend a couple of minutes there watching spiritual activities. Subsequently, you trek to Jomsom. You finish all of your adventure trekking In Jomsom. Then you fly to Pokhara. From Pokhara you back to Kathmandu by flight or drive.
To Sum up, Chulu West Peak is climbing is an exciting climbing trekking in Nepal. It suits for both experienced and amateur climbing lover people and it provides an awesome experience with outstanding Himalayan vistas.
Chulu West Peak Climbing Trip Note:
Chulu West Climbing 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 West Climbing. The package price of Chulu West 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.
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 Manang.
Explore the village and local attractions in Manang. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Manang.
Walking 6 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Lather.
Walking 5 hours. O/n at Camping in Chulu West Base Camp.
Walking 4 hours. O/n at Camping in High Camp.
Walking 6 hours. O/n at Camping in Camp I.
Walking 13 hours. O/n at Camping in Chulu West Base Camp.
O/n at Tented Camp in Chulu West Base Camp.
Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Lather.
Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Thorong Phedi.
Walking 7 to 8 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 Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.