Duration: 21
Difficulty: Difficult/ Adventure
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Activity Per Day: 6-7 hours of trekking
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge, Teahouse, Tent, Camping
Trip Overview

Make your Chulu West Peak (6419m/21,055ft) and make the dream of peak climbing in one of world’s most beautiful regions (the Annapurnas) come true. There are two Chulu Peaks, East and West. This package is for the Chulu West Peak Climbing. Standing at a height of 6419m, the Chulu West Peak offers an interesting peak climbing opportunity for those looking for an adventure in the Annapurna Region.

Some consider the Chulu West Peak to be one of the best peaks in the Annapurna region. While climbing the peak, we will also be able to enjoy magnificient views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna, and other Himalaya peaks. However, climbing the Chulu West Peak requires a good physical condition and a high degree of stamina.

After initial preparations and sightseeing in Kathmandu, we drive to Khudi from where we begin our trek. The trail leads slowly to the Manang Valley, one of the highest valleys of the world. We set up two camps above the Base Camp.After summitting the Chulu West, we return via the Thorong-La Pass and Muktinath to Jomsom. From Jomsom, we fly to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: International Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel – 1,300m/4,264 ft

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Preparation

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Besi sahar

Day 04: Besi sahar to Dharapani drive by Jeep [1,960m/6,430ft]: 7 – 8 hrs

Day 05: Dharapani-Chame [2,710m/8,891ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

Day 06: Chame- Pisang [3,300m/10824ft]: 5 – 6 hrs

Day 07: Upper Pisang-Manang [3,500m/11,482ft]: 6 – 7 hrs

Day 08: Manang: Rest

Day 09: Manang to Leder [4200m/13,776ft]: 4 – 5 hrs

Day 10: Leder to Chulu West Base Camp [4900m/16,072ft]: 4 – 5 hrs

Day 11: Chulu West base camp to camp I [5100m/16,728ft]: 4 – 5 hrs

Day 12: Rest & Acclimatization at Camp I

Day 13: Camp I to Camp II [5,530m/18,143ft]: 4 – 5 hrs

Day 14: Summit Chulu West [6419m/21,055ft] and back to Camp I: 9 – 10 hrs

Day 15: Camp I to Leder: 5 – 6 hrs

Day 16: Contingency Day

Day 17: Leder to Thorong Phedi [4450m/14,596ft]: 3 – 4 hrs

Day 18: Thorong Phedi – Thorong Pass [5416m/17,765ft] – Muktinath [3,800/12,467ft]-Jomsom [2,715m/8,910ft]: 7 – 8 hrs trek and 2 hrs drive

Day 19: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight

Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu: 6 – 7 hrs

Day 21: Final Departure

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Accommodations

As you are picked from Tribhuwan International  Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast.  We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.

Meals

During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.

 

Best Time to Climb

Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can Climb in Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.

Climbing

We will provide an experienced Climbing guide having fluency in English or any other language. 1 Climbing Sherpa Guide is entitled to every 3 members and 1 porter as per required. In every group, 1 Climbing guide is provided whereas Climbing Sherpa guide (assistant) is provided as per the size of the group. The proper management of Sherpa guides help in safety and make convenient while climbing. Even though if any member gets sick on the way to peak it will not affect the whole team and the rest team can successfully reach the peak.

Climbing individual Gears

When it comes to summiting a Peak Climbing Gears plays a very vital role and it is very important. It is the main thing that helps you to determine whether you can make the peak success or not. Proper quality to Gears makes you very easy in climbing whereas it also helps you stay away from cold and prevents frostbite and other problems.

Fixed rope, Tent, Kitchen stuff, Main rope, Snow bar, Ice screw, Rock pittan, and Ice hammer, etc are the gear which is provided by the Company.

Personal Climbing Gear you should bring 

These are the gear that you should purchase:

Climbing boot, Crampons, Harness (safety belt),  sunglasses, Jumar, Figure of eight, Helmet, Ice axe, Carabiner (2 lock/ 2 unlock), Gloves, Windproof Gortex,  Sleeping Bag Jackets, Pants, Water bottles, Thermos, Sun cream, Hat, Down jackets, Inner thermal coat, some prusik, warm Socks (New), water bottle, Tape slings (2)

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Included in the Cost
  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport By Private Vehicle
  • 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Kathmandu to Besi sahar and Besi sahar to Dharapani Drive by private jeep
  • Domestic flight (Jomsom to Pokhara)
  • Hotel accomodation In Pokhara (B&B)
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive by Jeep
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  • All Meals ( Tea, Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in Tent camp at Base camp and High camp During the Climbing with All Meals and Hot Drinks(Tea, breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)
  • All group camping equipment (kitchen tent, Dining tent, toilet tent, table, chair and kitchen, camping items) in Base camp
  • Trekking Permit ( TIMS Card )
  • Annapurna Conservation (ACAP) Entry Fee
  • Chulu West Climbing Permit
  • Garbage Deposite
  • Experience Climbing Sherpa guide & Assistant " Climbing Sherpa " (For 3 Trekkers =1 Assistant support "Climbing Sherpa")
  • Group Climbing Equipment and instruments (Fixed Rope, Mean Rope, Ice Hamber, Snowbar,Ice Crew )
  • Single/Double tent at the Camp with mattress
  • Required Number of Potters
  • Cook, Kitchen Staff and other Necessary staff ( Base Camp and High camp)
  • Insurance For Climbing Guide and Climbing sherpa
  • Insurance for all Nepali Trekking staff
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night