Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: 20 Days
  • Max Altitude: 6419 meter
  • Trek start form/Ending place: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Sep-Nov, Mar-May

Mt. Chulu West is higher than Mt. Chulu Far West. The peak has been popular following the successful ascent of the peak by a Japanese expedition in 1952. Lying in a tiny valley in the northern part of Manang, the Base Camp of the peak off the main trail to the Thorang La.

In the nearby area, there are more peaks. They are also a part of Mt. Chulu. However, it is difficult for one to differentiate between the two Chulu peaks. Chulu group includes four peaks. Two of them are in the east and the remaining two are in the west. Chulu West is often known as Chulu Central. Although climbers do not face any technical difficulty while ascending the peak, progress is slow because the slopes are vulnerable to avalanches in certain conditions.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the Hotel
Day 02 : Climbing Preparation in Kathmandu 
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar, Khudi (900m)
Day 04 : Khudi to Chamche (1430m) by Bus.
Day 05 : Chamche to Chame (2670m)
Day 06 : Chame to Pisang Village (3380 m)
Day 07 : From Pisang to Manang (3400m).
Day 08 : Rest at Manang for acclimatization.
Day 09 : Manang to Yak Kharkha (4,000m).
Day 10 : Yak Kharkha to Chulu West Base Camp (5200m).
Day 11 : Base camp to High Camp.
Day 12 : High Camp to Summit and back to Base Camp
Day 13 : Extra Climbing Period
Day 14 : Base Camp to Thorong Phedi (4500m).
Day 15 : Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3810m).
Day 16 : Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m).
Day 17 : Jomsom to Pokhara by Flight or Jeep
Day 18 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 19 : Sightseeing and Shopping in Kathmandu
Day 20 : Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Cost included

  • Arrival in International Airport and Departure.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fee in Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Climbing Peak Permit
  • Kathmandu to Besi Sahar, Chamche, Jomsom, Pokhara, Kathmandu ( by bus and by flight)
  • All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent and Mattresses during the Peak climbing.
  • Lodge and Camping Accommodation Breakfast, lunch, dinner in trekking and climbing period.
  • Climbing Sirdar, Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen staffs and porters.
  • Insurance for trekking & Climbing Staff.
  • Climbing equipments and Daily Salary for Staff.
  • Oxygen for Emergency Rescue.
  • Climbing Gears, Fix Rope, Main Rope, Snow Ball, Ice Crop, Rock Piton, High Tent, EPI Gas, EPI Head, Cooking Set etc.

Cost Exclude

  • Personal equipment for Climbing.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.
  • Tipping for Expeditions staff.
  • Alcoholic beverages and canned or bottled cold drinks.
  • Extra cost for air cargo, if more than 20 kgs.
  • Extra cost for bad weather or change flight with helicopter

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