Chulu East Peak Climbing
Chulu East Peak, located in the Manang Valley of Annapurna Region is the central peak that lies in between Chulu West and Chulu Far-East peaks. This peak is a straight forward peak which demands a good level of skill, experience, and stamina in the climbers before proceeding the summit.
Rewarding views of great massive Annapurna II, III, and IV along with Tilicho Peak, Gangapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri is the main highlights seen from the top of Chulu East Peak.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu. Permits preparation day.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m) OR up to Khudi (890m).
Day 04: Drive to Chame (2630m).
Day 05: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3190m).
Day 06: Trek from Pisang to Ngawal village (3660m).
Day 07: Trek from Ngawal village to Yak Kharka.
Day 08: Trek from Yak Kharka to Chulu East BC (5140m).
Day 09: Rest day at Base Camp.
Day 10: Trek from Chulu Ease BC to High Camp.
Day 11: Trek from High Camp to Camp 1 (5300m).
Day 12: Summit Chulu East Peak (6584m) and return back to the Base Camp.
Day 13: Extra day for weather contingency.
Day 14: Trek from Base Camp to Manang (3520m).
Day 15: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4010m).
Day 16: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi (4450m).
Day 17: Trek from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorung La Pass (5416m).
Day 18: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m).
Day 19: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara.
Day 20: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 21: Depart Kathmandu.
Commencing this trip
This trip follows the route of Annapurna Circuit Trail. You will drive up to Chame with extra overnight at Besisahar / Khudi a day before. The trail follows the Annapurna Circuit route until you reach Pisang village. Afterward, the trail diverts towards Ngawal village and continues towards a point where the route to Chulu East and Chulu Far East separates. You will cross Chulu Central and continue towards Chulu East Base Camp. With spending days at High Camp and Camp 1, you will summit Chulu East Peak and return back to Manang.
Continue the trail towards Thorung Phedi, you will cross the Thorung La Pass towards Muktinath and Jomsom. From here you will have flight back to Pokhara concluding your trek.
Important points to be noted:
- The mentioned trip price is per person price for an open trek* basis. The trip price will vary depending on the final size of the group.
- The Single Room Supplement charge will be USD 120.00 net for the traveler willing to use a single room for 5 nights stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara Hotel.
- Single rooms will not be available in the tea houses during the trek due to the limited number of lodges on the trail.
- Depending on time availability or budget, travelers can opt for either tourist bus transport or domestic flights for Pokhara to Kathmandu transport on a revised trip price without affecting the actual trek departing date.
*Open trek refers to the trek opened for all interested travelers from around the world to join.