Chulu West Peak Climbing

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Chuluwest peak climbing

Chulu west peak is the popular trekking peak located in the small valley north of Manang in Annapurna region off the main trail of throng la pass. There are two peaks in the name of Chulu in the Damodar Himal range in the Annapurna region: Chulu east and Chulu west. Among them Chulu west is the highest which was first scaled by Japanese expedition team in 1952. Chulu west peak is climbed through the North West ridge and it requires the some technical knowledge of climbing peak like use of crampons, ice axe, rope etc and prior trekking or climbing experience as well as personal commitment. Chulu west peak climbing offers the adventurous experience of climbing mountains and the mountain vistas. From the summit of the Chulu west you can observe the close up view of the mountains like Mt. Annapurna Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Chulu east, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, as well as the surrounding peaks.

Chulu west peak climbing journey begins from Besisahar and follows the Annapurna circuit trekking trail. The trekking to the Chulu west peak base camp provides the opportunity to explore the natural and cultural beauty of the Annapurna region. Chulu west peak climbing journey is the interesting journey which pass through the varied ecosystem, river valleys, diverse cultures as well as the amazing Himalayan landscapes. On the way you visit tradition villages of various ethnic people like Magar, Gurung, Tamang, and Brahmin etc which is the chance to explore their lifestyle, religion, culture and tradition.  Their cultural performances like Rodi (a singing and dancing custom), Maruni dance of Magar and Gurung community gives the climbers a lifetime memory. You can combine Chulu west peak climbing journey with Annapurna circuit trek. The best seasons to for Chulu West peak climbing are autumn and spring when the weather is clear and you can have the clear view of the mountains.

Details Intinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu at TIA, a representative of A One Nepal Trek will warmly welcome you to Nepal. She/he will guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal. The day can be either rest day or some sightseeing day of Kathmandu. The night will be at the hotel by discussing about the tour and enjoying the delicious dinner.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Jagat

From Kathmandu, after having the breakfast, we will take the drive to Jagat for about 8 to 9 hours. Throughout the road, we can view the best possible view through our windowpane of the vehicle. We will travel through the Coal tarred road until Besisahar and after that the road goes roughly to Jagat. The night will be at Jagat. 

Day 03: Jagat to Dharapani

After enjoying the breakfast at Jagat, we will move towards the beautiful region of Dharapani. The trek begins with the down trek to the river and after crossing the suspension bridge. Walking for a while, we will reach to the beautiful village of Tal. From Tal, we will continue our journey crossing the river through the suspension bridge. The nigh twill is impressively beautiful at Dharapani at 1960m. 

Day 04: Dharapani to Chame

From Dharapani, we will follow the trail next to Dudh Khola and then we will follow the Marsyangdi River after walking for a while ahead. We will view the best scene of Annapurna Himal, Lamjung Himal, and other beautiful ranges of mountain. The beautiful and traditional Bhote village of the trail will be equally interesting to trek. We will stay the night at Chame at 1960m.

Day 05: Chame to Pisang

From Chame, we will start our trek viewing some of the fantastic view of glorious mountains sparkling in the rising sun. We will walk through the trail to Bharthang viewing the extremely beautiful and glorious view of mountains all around us. After walking for a while, we will reach at Pisang viewing the most panoramic view of Pisang peak to the north east. The night will be at Pisang at 3100m.

Day 06: Pisang to Manang

From Pisang, following the trail through upper Pisang, we ill trek into the land of Manang districts. While trekking through this region, we will view the glorious view of mountains like Pisang, Annapurna and other beautiful peaks of the region. The trekking of the day will end up at Manang valley viewing the barren land and unique landscapes.  We can spend a day at Manang. 

Day 07: Manang to Leder

From Manang, we will follow the trail through the alpine forest which goes through the Yak Kharka. The region is used by the local people as the pasture land of the surrounding. The night will be at tented camp of Leder at the altitude of 4200m after the trekking of 4 to 5 hours. 

Day 08: Leder to Chulu west base camp

From Leder, we will trek towards the Chulu west base camp. It will take us about 4 to 5 hours to complete our objectives of the day. The view from the Chulu west base camp will be fascinating and exhilarating. The night will be at the tented camp of Chulu west base camp at the height of 4900m.

Day 09: Chulu west base camp to camp I

From the base camp, we will trek towards the high trail to camp I. the route is not the toughest one but due to the high altitude the trekking may be little difficult. We need to acclimatize ourselves during the whole trek while hiking at this region. The night will be at the tented camp of the Camp I at the altitude of 5100m. 

Day 10: Camp I to Camp II

From camp I, we will hike towards the camp II. The trail goes through the snowy path to the Camp II. The camp will be at the height of 5530m above sea level.  If you are professional trekkers then you can make the attempt to the summit directly from the camp I. but we will set up camp at camp II after walking for 4 to 5 hours.

Day 11: Camp II to Summit and back to Camp I

Today is the main day of our trekking. We will start early in the morning, with the delicious and nutritious breakfast. We will climb through the way shown by our guides and will reach to the summit at the height of 6419m and will return back to the base camp I after the hiking of about 8 to 9 hours.

Day 12: Camp I to Leder

From the camp I, we will trek further down to Leder. While returning the trail, we will get the glorious view of the Annapurna mountain ranges. The return journey will be to the Leder with the walking of 5 to 6 hours.

Day 13: Leder to Thorung Phedi

From Leder, we will trek towards the Thorung Phedi walking through the trail for about 3 to 4 hours. The trail is mostly is easy going to Thorung Phedi. The night will be at Thorung Phedi at the altitude of 4450m. 

Day 14: Thorung Phedi to Thorung la passes to Muktinath to Jomsom

From Thorung Phedi, we will walk towards the Thorung la passes. We can view the most beautiful view of surrounding from the pass. We will walk through the beautiful trail to reach at Muktinath at the height of 3800m and will further catch the bus to Jomsom. The whole trek goes for about 7 to 8 hours and a 2 hours drive will lead us to Jomsom.

Day 15: Jomsom to Pokhara

From Jomsom, we will catch the flight over to Pokhara. We will enjoy the magnificent view of great ranges of mountains with snow cap during the flight over to Pokhara. The night will be fantastic at Pokhara viewing and visiting the local market along with the lake side of the beautiful valley of Nepal.

Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu

We will wake up early in the morning with the dazzling view of sun rising through the summit piercing the white snows. We will have a short visit over to the market around Pokhara and will take a drive back to Kathmandu. The drive goes for about 7 to 8 hours. The night will be relaxing at Kathmandu.

Day 17: Farewell

Finally, the day of returning back to our home country and busy schedule has come with the ending of our glittering tour over to the highlands of Nepal. A One Nepal Trek will organize a small farewell program at the airport and will help for any inconvenience that may arise during the departure.  We wish for your better journey ahead.

Cost Includes

Cost Includes

  • All Airport pick up and drop.
  • 2 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2 nights your standard hotel in Pokhara.
  • 10days in standard lodges/ tea-houses in mountain during the trek.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
  • Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meal in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

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Trek highlights:

One of the most popular short-medium easy trek of Nepal. Rich of nature with 3 major peaks [Mt Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Annapurna I 8091m, Mt Manaslu 8163m] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with them unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.

Safety – Health- facility:

Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledge able workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also the area has heath post on every 2 days, and main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on ruff road, carry by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg. but 2 days is shorter.

Your Personal Travel Insurance:

We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.

Tea house Local lodge during the Trek:

All accommodations for Ghorepani-Poon hill Trek are on twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. And very some of place has limits of Attach bath room as your own payment. All the lodging and meal cost has controlled by management community at in area.

Meals and Water:

During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.) are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, variety of breads, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also the boiled water, or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.

What to bring with you:

Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof waking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.

Environmental sensitive:

The Annapurna region is stunningly beautiful, but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are consideration a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live at the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.

Best Season: We are Sure Ghorepani-Poon hill trek for all Season. Even Sep to Dec and Feb to Apr is best.

Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara:

Let us advice as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and others 4,3, 2,1 stars hotels: 5 stars hotel in Pokhara: Phulbari resort. And others standard hotels: Fishtail lodge, Meera Hotel.

Booking Policy:

Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying person in a group.[tax, flight and monuments fee is not free.

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