Chulu East Peak Climbing
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Overview

Chulu east peak climbing is one of the most gorgeous peaks in whole Himalayan, lying in the Annapurna Himalayan Range, and is also part of the larger Damodar Himal. It is bounded by the beautiful Marshyangdi Khola and Mesokanta La.

Situated in the legendary Manang valley, the trekking trail for climbing this snowy peak is a memorable route which offers the most beautiful views on surrounding peaks, as well as lush green forests of Nepal. We will trek through the arid but the gorgeous valley of Manang, which indeed looks like the slice of heaven on earth. We will be able to enjoy the outlandish landscape of Manang and its unique settlement.

We will also trek through the green meadows. The view of majestic green hills is unforgettable. The trekking along the way to Chulu peak is adventurous and easy, but the peak climbing is tougher. We have to make use of different equipment in order to climb the peak. We will spend plenty of time for adaptation and acclimatization to high altitude.

Nepal Eco Adventure arranges Chulu East Peak at 6,584m climbing from both east and west. We work with the best guides and porters in our country, at your service.

The best time for Chulu Peak climbing are autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May).

Note: Peak climbing is a hobby that requires a lot of physical effort. Only someone in a very healthy state of mind and body qualifies for the peak climbing. Nepal Eco Adventure will do anything possible for you to have the most comfortable, safe and exciting journey. We also have Chulu West Peak Climbing Adventure to try out.

Chulu East Peak Climbing Highlights

  • Chulu East Climbing is a straightforward Peak in the Annapurna region.
  • Stay in beautiful Gurung Villages in Annapurna Region
  • Chulu East Peak Climbing trip is combined with the popular Annapurna Circuit Trekking.
  • It offers the panoramic views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Himalayan ranges.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive to Kathmandu (1,400m approx.) Transfer to Hotel.

After your plane lands in the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, our staffs will welcome you and drive you to your hotel in a comfortable private vehicle. After getting in your hotel, you can take a good rest thereafter your long journey. In the evening, you can roam around this valley city and experience the rich culture of the Nepalese capital.

Day 2
Kathmandu sightseeing tour prepare the permit.

On your second day, we will take a short tour in this famous capital of the Himalayan country. After finishing breakfast in your hotel, we will take you to sight see some of the cultural monuments of Nepal listed in World Heritage Site. At 8:30, we will pick you up from your hotel and first visit the biggest Hindu shrine, Pashupatinath which is at least couple of hundred years old. From here, we will visit Swayambhunath and then Boudhanath, ancient Buddhist shrines built in Shikhara style. Later in the evening, we can roam around Kathmandu Durbar Square, epitome of middle age architecture of Nepal. You can buy souvenirs to take home or do some last minute trekking shopping in Thamel.

Day 3
Drive to Besisahar (830m) and trek to Bulbule.

From Kathmandu, we will travel to small but the old town of Besisahar. The view of the hills and dwindling rivers will keep us mesmerized throughout the ride. It will be around five to six hours long to get there.Once you get to Besishar two hour trekking to Bulbule. spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 4
Trek to Chamje (1,410m).

We will now trek to Chamje, viewing the wonderful scenery of the beauty around us. We will walk for around five hours to reach this picturesque mountain village where we will spend the night.

Day 5
Chamje to Dharapani (1,960m).

We will trek to the beautiful region of Dharapani today. After crossing the great Marshyangdi River, we will continue to trek uphill to reach Tal village. From there, we will trek for some hours to reach Dharapani.

Day 6
Dharapani to Chame (2,710m).

After breakfast, we will trek to Chamje, walking trough the beautiful view of the vicinity. The vegetation and settlements start to be different from here as we enter high altitude. The influence of Tibetan lifestyle is strong in this region. The view of peaks is truly beautiful from here. We will spend the night in a local tea house.

Day 7
Chame to Pisang (3,700m).

Today, we will trek to Pisang, a small village along the bank of Marshyangdi River. We will walk through beautiful coniferous forests and small settlements of the mountain people. We will spend the night in camp or a tea house.

Day 8
Pisang to Manang (3,500m).

From Pisang, we will trek to the splendid Manang Valley. We will walk through the beautiful pine and rhododendron forests. After trekking for around 2 hours we will reach a ridge from where we can have a beautiful view of Manang. We will spend the night in Manang at 3,500m.

Day 9
Acclimatization day at Manang.

As we are moving to higher elevations, we need to acclimatize to avoid the risk of altitude sickness. Manang is the perfect spot with its beautiful natural setting and a hike up to Khangsar in the afternoon for a short detour.

Day 10
Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m).

We will walk northwards to Yak Kharka. While trekking, we can have the most amazing view of Annapurna, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak. We will spend the night in a local guest house.

Day 11
Yak Kharka to Chulu East Peak base camp.

Today we will trek uphill towards Chulu East Peak. It will be very interesting as we will have gorgeous views on the surrounding mountains. We will trek for around five hours through the main trail. We will take some rest once we reach the Chulu East Peak base camp at an altitude of 5,140m.

Day 12
Base camp to summit and back to base camp.

From the high camp, we will climb the peak from the east side. The climbing will be difficult but worth. After ascending up the main trail, we will finally reach the summit and then slowly climb down and return to base camp.

Day 13
Base camp to Ledar (4200m).

Now, we will slowly trek downwards towards Ledar at an altitude of 4,200m with beautiful view of the hills and mountains. We will spend the night here at a camp.

Day 14
Ledar to Thorung Phedi (4,450m).

From Ledar, we will now trek to Thorong Phedi, from here we can have a beautiful view of the mountains. After trekking for around 4 hours, we will reach Thorong La Phedi where we will spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 15
Thorung Phedi to Muktinath via Thorung La (5,416m).

We will gradually go downwards, leaving the mountains in the backdrop via the Thorung La Pass. We will trek to reach Muktinath. The vicinity is absolutely stunning. We will stay overnight at Muktinath. While there, we will visit the Muktinath temple, which is an important religious place for Hindus and Buddhists.

Day 16
Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,800m).

From here, we will climb down to Kagbeni. It is a beautiful place and economic hub of the region. After trekking for around 5 hours we will reach Kagbeni where we will spend the night.

Day 17
Kagbeni to Jomsom.

We will now trek down to beautiful town and district headquarter, Jomsom. We will enjoy great food with friends tonight and sleep in a local hotel.

Day 18
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara

We will board a plane to Pokhara. It will take around 35 minutes. The flight will offer great view of mountains and hills. We will explore the beautiful city of Pokhara on arrival.

Day 19
Back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we will travel to capital via Prithvi Highway. Once again the scenic bus ride will keep you refreshed throughout the journey. On reaching Kathmandu, you can once roam around this vibrant city and buy gifts and souvenirs to take back home.

Day 20
Final Departure.

One of our representative from Nepal Eco Adventure will drive you off to Tribhuwan International Airport, from where you will board your plan for another destination or your home country. Nepal has many other natural and cultural beauties waiting to be explored. We will be always ready to help you travelling around this amazing country. We will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements so that you can explore other parts.

What is Included

  • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
  • Three night standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Fresh fruits every night after the dinner.
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) accommodations during the trek .
  • ACAP permit and Peak climbing permit.
  • Three nights tent accommodation above yak Kharka. Hygienic meals( Breakfast ,Lunch Dinner) with tea and coffee, seasonal fruit or cane fruits.
  • Camping gear like tent,Mattress and main climbing rope.
  • Bus to Besishar and Flight from Jomsom-Pokhara including airport tax and pickup and drop .
  • Tourist Bus from Pokhara -Kathmandu.
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder trekking guide and climbing Sherpa, with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
  • Strong, helpful porters with proper equipment (1porter= two people). with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation and insurance.
  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel insurance company).
  • Use of sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag and Walking Poles (to be returned after the trip).
  • Nepal Eco Adventure branded T-shirt and Cap.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Guided kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle as per itinerary.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
  • Assistant guide group size above 6+ person.

What is Excluded

  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee .
  • Your Travel and medical insurance( Recommended)
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek (i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
  • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Battery charging and hot shower on the tea houses.
  • Personal climbing equipment can be hired $150 USD per person.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour entrance fees.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Excess baggage more than 15kg for Jomsom-Pokhara flight.

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FAQs

Can I get Nepal visa on arrival or online?

Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.

You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).

Does your company pick up from airport on arrival ? is that included pick up and drop?

Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying our name card of Nepal Eco Adventure with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.

 When is the best time to visit Nepal?

Trekking at Nepal will be best during the seasons of spring and autumn. But according to the will of the trekkers, the trekking and visiting in Nepal can be managed. The trekking at the high altitude should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May but the trekking at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.

 How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

The trekking in Nepal is one of the most interesting things that the visitors in Nepal want to do. The trekking will take the visitors of Nepal to different parts of Nepal. Generally, trekking in Nepal will goes for about 5 to 7 hours per day in every trekking but the toughness of the trekking will differ from its grade. There are different types of trekking grading from the easy, medium, challenging and demanding. Normally in Trekking covers 3000 meters to 8848 meters which has categories in various stage of grade. Expedition is challenging but trekking is normal and easy.

How fit do need to be for trekking? wil i be able to do it?

It depends on you; if you’re reasonably fit and enjoy walking then trekking is certainly  for you. Choose  the trekking route suites your fitness level. Obviously shorter treks are easier then longer ones, longer and bigger treks require a better standard of fitness. If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should try some longer day hikes.

 How long will be the trekking?

The trekking at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the trekking destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for trekking and the duration of the trekking will generally goes for about 1 to 4 weeks. But the trekking at the different places like in city tours will be short but the trekking towards the base camp of the high hills will be generally long.

What is teahouse and camping trekking in Nepal?

In Nepal, generally we can do two types of trekking. In the teahouses trekking, we will do the trekking by resting the night at the lodges or the teahouses at different places of the trekking trails. The teahouses trekking at Nepal will be comfortable than the camping trekking because the trekkers should not have to take any tensions regarding the accommodation and foods.  But besides the teahouses trekking, camping trekking in Nepal is also equally popular. The camping trekking will be based on the trekking where the night will be resting at the camps, where we will set up our camps at the different parts of the trekking trails for our convenience.  We will have our meals at the camps and will rest the night at camps. As compared to the lodging trekking, camping trekking is a bit difficult.

What types of food will be served during the trekking?

While trekking in Nepal, meals are prepared in tea houses, good standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked in iodine water before cooked. The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the trekking is camping trekking, then the trekkers will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. Due to the lack of electricity and refrigerators along our trekking route you will eat a largely vegetarian diet. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.

Does your company organize domestic flights, hotel booking and other services?

Yes. Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home. But domestic flight ticket, Kathmandu city tour, and you accommodation will be included in our package. If you like to organize individually river rafting, sightseeing tour, mountain flight, jungle safari can be organized according to your interest.

 Do I really need trekking guide?

While visiting to Nepal, trekking guides is almost mandatory to trekking in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the trekkers is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the trekking guides. But trekking guide can play big role to make  your trekking They will provide information about the trekking destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the trekking, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the trekkers themselves to solve them.

Is trekking and travel safe in Nepal?

Yes Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.

Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes. . There are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.

Do I need insurance for travel and trek in Nepal? Can I get it there?

You should buy medical and mountain evacuation insurance for  trekking up 5500m. General travel and medical insurance for travelling in to Nepal. we suggest you buy insurance policy in your country. we don´t have mountain rescue insurance over here in Nepal. Check with worldnomad.com they have good policy for Nepal.

 Is there any telephone/internet facilities, when we are on the mountain?

 In the way in most villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephone for international call. Popular trekking area like Annapurna, Everest and Langtang area there good coverage of cell phones. and there internet cafe some lodges have wifi service.

What doI need to carry on trek?

A porter will carry your luggage and that belonging to your room-mate. Your clothing and sleeping bag must be placed in plastic bags inside your rucksack which must not weigh more than 25 pounds (12 kg) in total. You will be able to leave clothes and other baggage at our hotel in Kathmandu while away on trek.

Each trekker will carry a small day-sack, fleece jacket, water proofs, warm hat, sunhat, sun-cream, water bottle (or camel back system), first aid kit and water purification kit.

 What in case of altitude sickness?

Altitude sickness is one of the major problems while you will trek high altitudes trekking destination of Nepal. But there are certain measures that can be applied while trekking at the high altitudes which help the trekkers to avoid the altitude sickness. Besides, if it will affects to any trekkers then there are several provisions for the first aid and other medicines to recover. If the condition of the trekkers gets worst, then he will immediately transfer to the nearby hospitals.

What happens if there is an emergency?

Our guides are trained with first aid and have basic knowledge about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

 Do I need to bring First Aid Kit?

Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.

How safe Women traveling alone with your company?

we are aware about safety of female travelers. we completely guarantee the safety of the women travelling or trekking with us. We will give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking. we provide female friendly guide and porter. we are female friendly Company.

what currency should I bring to Nepal?

We advise you to bring US dollars /British pound s/Euros to pay for your visa, trip cost and other expenses. most major currencies are usually accepted also. It is always better to travel with US dollars.

Does Nepal has good quality banking facilities?

Nepal has reasonable banking facilities having branches of some international local commercial banks Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as Visa and Master card are broadly accepted. ATM is widely available in Kathmandu and pokhara. There are some ATM in bigger town on treks. when you go remote area idea to carry enough cash. some trekking area has bank and ATM, they might not be reliable.

How early should I book my trip?

We recommend you to book your trip in few month advance. Even you arrive and want to organize your trip we accommodateLAST MINUTE BOOKINGS. However, for Trekking like Everest region we need to reserved the flight so we highly recommend earliest is best for us.

 What are your payment terms?

You need to pay 25% of total price as advance deposit to confirm reservation before arriving to Nepal and remaining balance of the payment shall be paid when you  arrive to kathmandu.

What essential documents/items do I need to bring with me?

You must bring a valid passport (must be valid for up to 6 months, keep an extra photocopy just in case), a copy of your travel insurance, cash, flight tickets, emergency contact numbers of insurance and family members and any medications.

How much  extra spending money should I bring?

This depends on the destination you will travel or trek. There is something you spend your money on throughout the trek other than the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, Hot shower on the trek, Tipping and shop round on the trek. On the other hand Kathmandu is a shopper’s paradise.. Frequently purchased items include hand-woven Tibetan carpets, hand knit woollen goods, hats, outdoor clothing and equipment, cashmere clothing, shawls, pashminas, Buddhist memorabilia, carved masks, puppets, wood carvings and jewellery etc. we suggest you to bring $200-$350 US dollar. You can only buy Nepalese Rupees in Nepal. There are ATM’s in Kathmandu where you can withdraw Nepalese Rupees Credit cards can be used to purchase expensive items but there will be an additional charge for this service.

 Is Nepal Eco Adventure guides/porters insured?                        

Yes our company trekking staff including guides, porters, cooks, Sherpas all of them are insured. we have bought insurance for all our staff from Neco Insurance. Their insurance cover up to $5000 USD.

 How much should I tip to my guide and porter?

Tips do not form any part of thewages of guides,porters and other trekking crews. but they are expected by the porters, guide, Sherpa and cook. it is a nice way of saying thank-you to someone who will play a large part in your trekking experience and who will prove invaluable to you on this trip. Our porters  and guides will be paid more than working for other big tour and trek companies. we suggest to tip 10-20% of total trip cost. This amount must be given in Nepalese rupee. The porters live in small hill villages several days walking from the nearest bank or money changer. I will suggest you to be generous about tipping job they have done for you.

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Trip Facts

  • 20 Days Chulu East Peak Climbing
  • Strenuous
  • Minimum 02 person
  • March - June & September -December
  • 6584m
  • Bus and flight
  • NEA-PC-01

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