Chulu west peak falls on a popular trekking destination in the Annapurna region and then follows Annapurna’s classic main trail to Thorong – La pass. There is a series of Chulu peaks, East, West, Far East, and center, but this program is for Chulu West climbing. It stands at an elevation of 6419 meters. Chulu offers an exciting peak climbing opportunity and outstanding Himalayas panoramas. One can observe whereas Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and other peaks. Therefore, Chulu West Peak is one of the best trekking peaks in the Annapurna region for those looking for an adventure. Still, it requires more significant commitment and previous trekking and climbing experience with the proper physical condition.
However, Himalayan Exploration has uniquely designed itineraries that captivate your imagination and push your extreme desire. The massif of the Chulu peak climbing trail begins from Bensi Shahar. It then continues uphill along the Marshyangdi River valley by exploring the low altitude with the tropical climate and a trek through the different small medieval villages, landscapes, waterfalls, and forests. Moreover, the trail can extend through the medieval town of Nar and Phu. One can explore the hidden paradise and enrich Buddhist culture and monasteries. Further extension of the track after the Chulu West Peak climbing can join the world’s highest Lake, Tilicho Lake (4949 meters), and make another grand traverse of Meso Kanto – La at 5089 meters from sea level.
Chulu West Climbing: Highlights
Chulu West Climbing itinerary
|1.||Drive to Bhulbule, then trek to Ngsdi||920||7h00|
|2-9.||Ngadi to Chulu West Base Camp||4900|
|10.||Chulu High camp I||5100||4h00|
|13.||High Camp II||5530||5h00|
|14.||Chulu Summit back to Camp I||6419||8h00|
|17.||Thorong High Camp||4800||6h00|
|18.||Muktinath via Thorong – La pass||3800||7h00|
|21.||Fly to Pokhara|
|22.||Drive back to Kathmandu||6h00|
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Bulbule – Ngadi (1000 m) 7 hours by bus and 2 hours walk.
Day 4: Ngadi – Jagat (1400m) 5 hours walk. (Lodge)
Day 5: Jagat – Dharapani (1970m) 6 hours walk. (Lodge)
Day 6: Dharapani to Chame 2,630m 5h00 walk
Day 7: Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m.) 5h30 walk
Day 8: Upper Pisang – Manang (3540m) 4h00 walk
Day 9: Manang: Acclimatization day !
Day 10: Manang – Leather (4200 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 11: Leather – Chulu West Base Camp (4900 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 12: Chulu Base Camp – High Camp I (5100 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 13: Acclimatization day!!!
Day 14: High Camp I – High Camp II (5530 m) 5h00 walk
Day 15: Camp II – Chulu Summit (6419 m) – Camp I. 8h00 walk
Day 16: Camp I – Leather 5h00 walk
Day 17: Reserved Day!!!
Day 18: Leather – Thorong High Camp (4800 m)
Day 19: Thorong High Camp – Thorong – La Pass (5416 m) – Muktinath. 8h00 walk.
Day 20: Muktinath – Jomsom (2800 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 21: Jomsom – Pokhara by plane. (Hotel includes)
Day 22: Kathmandu – Pokhara by tourist bus (hotel includes)
Day 23: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN||Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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