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Chulu West Peak Climbing (6419m.) - 16 Days

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Chulu West peak is situated in a small valley that lies to the north of Manang, away from the key track to the Thorung La. Chulu West is the Mera Peak alternative, difficulty in reaching the summit but progress can be slow depending on snow conditions. Above base camp some steep loose rock requires some fixing of ropes. It has sometimes tricky rock section to negotiate before the actual summit. Chulu West (6419m.), the Chulu West Peak bestows an exciting peak mountaineering option for those trekkers who would love to go to experience adventure in the Annapurna Region. While mountaineering the peak, we will be rewarded by splendid views of peaks like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and other massive peaks.
Chulu West Peak Climbing begins from Chamje after driving for 8-9 hours from Kathmandu and from Chamje the way goes up slowly to Dharapani. Continuing our trekking we reach to Chame, follow towards Pisang and finally we move to Manang Valley. From Manang valley the path moves north to the Chulu West Base camp. The major highlights of the trek are passing through the Marsyangdi valley which will mesmerize you with the views of Manaslu, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, III, IV and Tilicho peak. We walk towards Thorang Pass and we catch the way to Muktinath; a sacred place of salvation, they believe that bathing in the 108 water spouts here guarantees salvation after death. The Hindu god, Brahma, is said to have lit the eternal flames that burn at Muktinath. The Area Is a Perfect place to find fossilized ammonites, known locally as Shaligram, which are found all along the upper reaches of Kali Gandaki. Gurungs, Magars, Thakalis and Lopa are the inhabitants of this region who have typical lifestyle.


Outline Itinerary (Chulu West Peak)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for briefing
Day 03 : Drive to Chamje, (1,960m.) 8-9 hours
Day 04 : Trek to Dharapani, (1,900m.) 5-6 hours
Day 05 : Trek to Chame, (2,675m.) 5-6 hours
Day 06 : Trek to Pisang, (3,300m.) 4-5 hours
Day 07 : Trek to Manang, (3,540m.) 4 hours
Day 08 : Acclimatization at Manang
Day 09 : Trek to Chulu West Base Camp, (4,700m.) 5-6 hours
Day 10 : Rest at Chulu West Base Camp, (4,700m.)
Day 11 : Summit Chulu West (6,419m.) and back to Base Camp
Day 12 : Trek to Thorung High Camp, overnight at lodge.
Day 13 : Trek to Muktinath after crossing Thorung La pass (5,416m.)
Day 14 : Domestic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 15 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hours
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this challenging Mt. Chulu west peak if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, Hiking or more Peak climbing in other region’s we can organize based on your desires and requirements.


NOTE : All Peak Climbing offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested Climbers who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 3100

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative

On your arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative of Alpinetrav Treks at Kathmandu International Airport but reassure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate.

Day 2
Day 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for briefing

A cultural exploration day is due in Kathmandu. We will take you for a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley, and after final preparations for the trek and climb.

Day 3
Day 03 : Drive to Chamje, (1,960m.) 8-9 hours

Our whole team leaves for Chamje today. You will check out the hotel after breakfast and board the vehicle to drive to Chamje in the Marshyangdi River valley in the Annapurna Circuit Trekking route. The drive will be an excellent experience of Nepali highway drive and through the rural Nepal. The drive will be of about seven hours and will go past several towns and villages along. You will enjoy the view of natural surroundings and river valleys.

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek to Dharapani, (1,900m.) 5-6 hours

The day to start trekking adventure has finally arrived today. Today’s walk takes you through beautiful cultural villages, spectacular landscapes of the river valley and peaceful natural surroundings. You are walking to Dharapani as the destination for today to stay overnight. Before you reach Dharapani, you will come across so much of wonderful things along the trail that the first day of trekking itself becomes a wonderful day.

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek to Chame, (2,675m.) 5-6 hours

Another amazing day on the mountain trail in the river valley will take you to Chame as the destination today. Chame is the headquarters of the district and a beautiful overnight place for the trekkers in the region. You will be walking across different amazing villages and beautiful surroundings of the nature before reaching the destination for the day. Chame offers a peaceful indulgence with wonderful view of the surroundings.

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek to Pisang, (3,300m.) 4-5 hours

Today’s walk goes to Pisang village. You will still be walking along the river valley but with a clear feeling of gaining elevation on each day. The walk today will take you to the elevation of (3,300m.) above sea level. The first night stay over at the elevation above 3,000 meters will prepare you well for the higher elevation on the trip. After reaching Pisang village, you will have time to wander around the village soaking in the beauty and magnificence of natural surroundings.

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek to Manang, (3,540m.) 4 hours

You will continue your walk to Manang today. It is a beautiful day walk to Manang that brings wonderful views of the mountain peaks in the Annapurna range. Although the elevation gain is not much for the day, it feels amazing to be at the elevation of (3,540m.) above sea level and be surrounded by mountains. You will reach Manang to stay overnight but you will experience wonderful natural surroundings before reaching Manang.

Day 8
Day 08 : Acclimatization at Manang

You will spend an extra day here at Manang. You will explore the surroundings and doing so will help you to acclimatize and go higher.

Day 9
Day 09 : Trek to Chulu West Base Camp, (4,700m.) 5-6 hours

From Manang (3540m.), we carry on trekking to the Yak kharka. We can see wonderful view of tall peaks while trekking. We trek around 4-5 hours today to arrive at Yak Kharka which is situated at the height of 4200m. It will take around 4 to 5 hours for us to arrive at Chulu West Base Camp from Leder. From the base camp, we can see the wonderful view of Annapurna Himalayas. The Chulu base camp is located at the height of 4900m. Overnight at tented camp in Chulu West Base Camp.

Day 10
Day 10 : Rest at Chulu West Base Camp, (4,700m.)

Today we have another rest day at Chulu West Base Camp for proper acclimatization. We will stay overnight at tented camp in Chulu West Base Camp.

Day 11
Day 11 : Summit Chulu West (6,419m.) and back to Base Camp

It takes around 9 -10 hours to reach our destinations. We have to begin the summit climbing early in the morning. Here we can abundantly enjoy the glorious view all the way through the horizon with towering mountains. We then, reach at the top of the summit of Chulu West (6419m.). Then, we return back to the Base Camp to stay overnight.

Day 12
Day 12 : Trek to Thorung High Camp

We move down t o Leder, we can observe magnificent vista of Annapurna all along with more than a few mountains. We have to trek for about 5 to 6 hours downhill. We can see the meadow land where the local people let their yaks graze. Then, we move towards Thorung Phedi which is located at an altitude of 4450m.We will walk for 3-4 hours to reach Thorung High Camp.

Day 13
Day 13 : Trek to Muktinath after crossing Thorung La pass (5,416m.)

After passing the well-known pass at Thorung la pass, we straightly walk forward to Muktinath. This is one of the most noteworthy holy sites for Hindus. Sanctified water flows from the 108 taps nearby the Vishnu temple. Muktinath is also home to many tribal Tibetans and Buddhists, who visit the temple. You can also see fire eternally burning by natural gas underground. Overnight at guest house in Muktinath.

Day 14
Day 14 : Domestic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara

We fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, taking around 20 minutes. The major attractions of Pokhara are natural as well as cultural sites such as lakes, temples of Hindus and Buddhist, caves, mountain views. You can view the north region across the hill, Phewa lake to the snow peaks of the Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 15
Day 15 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hours

Leaving behind the wonderful countryside, we travel for 6-7 hours we return back to Kathmandu. We can either take a vehicle for a drive or fly back from the beautiful city Pokhara. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for rest of the day and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 16
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up, drops off, upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Jomsom - Pokhara Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • All ground transportation by private Jeep
  • Fluent English speaking trekking and Expert Climbing guide
  • Full boards Camping Service during whole trek
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary and insurance
  • Peak climbing, trekking permit and Annapurna Conservation fee
  • Oxygen cylinder with mask and regulator for emergency use only
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal Trekking-Climbing Gears
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter in case needed
  • Staff tips

Chulu West Peak Climbing (6419m.): 16 Days

(All rates are in Euro)

PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 4 Person basis : EUR 3100 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 6 Person basis : EUR 2900 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 8 Person basis : EUR 2700 per person


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
Main rope, Down Sleeping Bag
Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser
Climbing boots, Trekking boot
ICE-axe with Ice hammer
Rucksack, Crampon, Stick, Harness
Get up (Boot clover), Snow Glass
ICE Screws, snow Shavel
Carbine Lock & unlock
Head Lights, Wind Proof Jacket & trouser
Down Trouser, Wind Proof Trouser
Water Bottle, Woolen Gloves, Bag Cover
Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves
Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine, Eight figure, Knife


NOTICE: You can bring the necessary gears from your own country or can buy or hire from the stores at Kathmandu. All Equipments are available.


NOTE : All Peak Climbing offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested Climbers who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

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Trip Facts

  • 16 Days
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 6419 Meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private AC Vehicle & Flight
  • Camping
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