Fact Information

Duration
20 Days
Destination
Nepal
Difficulty
Difficult
Food
BLD (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge &Tent
Transportation
Tourist Bus, Car, Jeep, Air-plane
Meals
BLD (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Max Person
15
Min Person
1
Location
Annapurna Area
Maximum altitude
(6,039m/ 19,813ft)
Best season
Autumn & spring
Caravan route:-
Ktm – Besishahar, Manang, Thorong La, Mustang, Jomsom to Pokhara

About Trip

“An astonishing culture, nature, and rejuvenating feeling in the rich flora and fauna is something that everyone should explore and rejoice.”

Chulu Far- east trekking Peak is the highly demanding trekking peak among  33 trekking peaks in Nepal. Chulu Far-east peak is located in North- East of Manang valley and beyond the Annapurna Himalayan range in Damodar Himalayan range. There is a group of peaks, it known as the Manang Himal. Chulu-far east peak was first ascent by the German expedition team in 1955.

Make way to Chulu Far East Peak 6,039 meters (19,813ft), towering in the Annapurna region and is especially intended for moderate to experienced climbers. The slopes of the peak are 15 degrees to 85 degrees. It is difficult and done with ice and hindrance crevasses. This trek offers the wonderful views of vistas like Annapurna I to IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Tilicho, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu Mountains along with gorgeous landscape. The Chulu Far East Peak climbing is a moderate technical difficult peak. It needs to be done with using the equipment like- Jumpering and self rappelling or up sailing, and safety placement. The majority of the climbing parts require to fix line ropes for safety guarded.

It is technically difficult to climb, however, who are in a quest for thrilling climbing and well acclimatized with a good level of physical fitness obviously, can make it. The simple reason,we are very experienced in Chulu Far East peak climbing. And on the other hand, we Himalayan Diamond Adventure provide you truly climbing gears. It is tested by the Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA).

Introduction of the Trail:

The trek will let you view distinctive culture, traverse pine, rhododendron forests, the terraced meadows, the bulking Tibetan Gurung community, and the warm hospitality of Manage inhabitants. Chulu Far East Peak ascends also includes experiencing classic trek all around the Annapurna range. On the way, you will experience moderate snow as well as ice climbing to reach over 6,000 meters (19,685ft), high area. Also, Chulu East Expedition kicks off from Besisahar – Chame and go up to the Marsyangdi valley and traverse the well-known Thorong-La pass 5,416 meters (17,769ft), and then trek down to Muktinath 3,760 meters (12,336ft), before moving down to the Kali Gandaki valley to reach Pokhara.

This 20 days Chulu Far East climbing takes you to the maximum altitude of 6,039 meters (19,813ft). Basically, you will walk for 4 to 8 hours per day. For accommodation, you may either stay in a lodge or in tented camp. All in all, Chulu Far East climb will take you passing marvelous backdrop and allow you to get the sight of a distinctive culture. Also, you will traverse all the way through woods like- pine, rhododendron, the terraced pastures, Tibetan Gurung community and the friendly nature of Manage inhabitants. You can choose to go for Chulu East Trekking especially during spring and autumn because the peak and its adjacent settings look more eye-catching during the seasons.

A wonderful adventure holiday for the moderate experienced climbers, Chulu Far-east Peak [6,039 meters/19,813ft]. Himalayan Diamond Adventure offers you 20 days peak climbing with extensive company service.

Outlined Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350 meters/4,429ft], transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Specially expedition preparation day, permits.

Day 03: Drive bus Kathmandu to Chame [2,670m/8,760ft], 250km; 12hrs.

Day 04: Trek to Pisang village [3,200 meters/10,498ft], 4 hours.

Day 05: Trek to Ngawal [3,657 meters/12,057ft], 4 hours.

Day 06: Acclimatization day.

Day 07: Trek to Yak Kharka [3,740 meters/12,270ft], 3 hours.

Day 08: Trek to Base camp [4,800 meters,/15,748ft], up 4 hours.

Day 09: Entirely day, for acclimatization and climbing practice.

Day 10: Move to high camp [5,400 meters/17,716ft], 3 hours.

Day 11: It’s summit day, and climb back to base camp.

Day 12: A Contingency day.

Day 13: Descend back to Manang [3,540m/11,614ft], 6 hours.

Day 14: Trek to Chuli Ledar [4,200 meters/13,779ft], 5 hours.

Day 15: Head to Thorong High Camp [4,925m/16,158ft], 4 hours.

Day 16: Thorong La pass [5,416m/17,769ft], descend to Muktinath [3,760m/12,335ft].

Day 17: Trek to Jomsom [2,720 meters/8,923ft], 7 hours.

Day 18: Fly Jomsom to Pokhara, transfer to Hotel.

Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu [1,350 meters/4,429ft], 7 hours.

Day 20: Finally departure to home, say goodbye.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350 meters/4,429ft], transfer to hotel included breakfast service by tourist bus or in car:

Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is itself an exciting and memorable experience as an exotic panoramic view of snow-capped Langtang Lirung  Himal, Ganesh Himal jugal Range can be seen before your landing in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport. After landing of your aircraft, our company representative will come to pick up with welcome greeting you. After collecting your luggage, we escort you to hotel included breakfast service. In the evening, you will have welcome dinner with guide briefing about the day program of tomorrow.

Day 02:  Specially expedition preparation day, permits, gears and equipments. Overnight in Hotel:

Our climbing guide will come to your hotel to check your necessary climbing gears and equipment for trekking and peak climbing after your arrival at the hotel. If you don’t have proper equipment and gears, he can advise you to buy or hire in the trekking shops of Thamel. And before his leave with you, our guide will brief you the day program of tomorrow.

Day 03: A scenic bus journey Kathmandu to Chame [2,670 meters/8,760ft], about 250 kilometers, 11 to 12 hrs. Stay in lodge:

Today, we make a scenic bus journey from Kathmandu to Besisahar – Chame headquarter of Manang district 270 kilometers, 11 to 12 hours by tourist bus/Jeep. We will have a thrilling bus journey, while driving along the road, we can see a stunning mountain terrain views towards us, such as Ganesh Himal Range, Buddha Himal, Rani peak, group of Himalchuli, Ngadi Chuli, and Manasalu along with many white rivers and tributaries, green hills, the farmer’s cultivated terraced lands and villages. Overnight in a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 04: We set off our trek to Pisang village [3,200 meters/10,498ft], walk 4 hours. Overnight in lodge:

From Chame, we have two options to reach Pisang, Tibetan Buddhist inhabited settlement, walking along the newly opened road or by Jeep. If we take a Jeep we reach there within 30 to 45 minutes and on foot 4 hours. From today, we will leave tree line and ascent to snowline. After checking in the room, we hike to upper Pisang to gain altitude. As you trek to upper Pisang, you can witness fascinating views of Annapurna II [7,937 meters/26,040ft], Annapurna IV [7,525 meters/24,688ft] and Annapurna III [7,555 meters/24,786ft], in your back.  We spend overnight in a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 05: Trek to Ngawal [3,657 meters/12,057ft], walk 4 hours. Overnight at lodge:

The trail crosses Marshyangdi River and continues following a narrow path under the moderate blue pine forest more gently way up to next well-made suspension bridge. After crossing a well-made suspension bridge, we steeply climb up to Ghyaru village. Today, we trek through Tibetan Gurung isolated village with superb spectacular panoramic Mountain view, like Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Pisang peak, Tilicho peak,  Manang Himal, along with visiting many large Buddhist chortens, mani walls, and monasteries along the way. We spend overnight at a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 06: Acclimatization day:

Today is entirely an acclimatization day. Reason climbers should have to spend a couple of nights in this elevation for proper acclimatization before heading towards base camp.

Day 07: Trek to Yak Kharka [3,740 meters/12,270ft], walk 3 hours. Stay at tented camp:

After as usual breakfast, we start our trek Yak Kharka through the farmer’s cultivated land, pine, birch, and juniper forest along the tiny local gradually up trail. Walking off 3 hours continue up the trail, we reach to Yak kharka [3,740 meters/12,270ft]. After our lunch, we hike to base camp [4,800 meters/15,748ft], for acclimatization. We come back at Yak kharka in the evening. Overnight at the tented camp(service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 08: Trek to Base camp [4,800 meters/15,748ft], hike up 4 hours. Stay at tented camp:

We wake up at 06:30 A.M. for up off tea, 07:00 A.M. breakfast about 07:45 A.M. we leave to base camp. After crossing a wooden bridge in Yak kharka, we steeply ascent uphill through yak pasture lands moderate slope of ground-hugging bushes, and finally climb a rock and scree steep slope before reaching the base camp. We trek along the more strenuous route but, the landscape is unquestionably splendid to our backward. After setting up camp on base camp, we teach you climbing skills. This kind of climbing activities can build up climber’s confidence to attempt the summit. We sleep in a tent (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 09: Entirely day, for acclimatization and climbing practice, it can build up your confidence to attempt summit:

Today is another acclimatization and climbing practice day. After as usual breakfast time, we demo you gears racking, bag packing, anchorage, and movement on the slope. Shortly we tell you specification of gears like the capacity of rope, harness, tape sling, carabineer, figure of 8, and Anchorage and we share you climbing some technique. We stay at tented camp including full board service.

Day 10: Move camp to high camp to [5,400 meters/17,716ft], walk 3 hours on scree slope:

After spending a couple of nights on base camp, we move our camp to high camp [5,400 meters/17,716ft]. The trail is moderately steep but, it seems more strenuous before yesterday, due to the altitude. The landscape is amazing  along with views of Annapurna II throughout the ascend. We stay in a tent (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 11: It’s summit day, climb 15 to 80 degrees slopes of peak with rope up system and support of fix line rope. Descend back to base camp:

Today, we are really excited to take a wonderful summit. We wake up early in the morning about 3 am for tea with light breakfast and climbing preparation. We start to camp at 4 am for the summit. We walk with the support of main rope, and finally, we climb with the support of fix line rope to attempt peak. The climbing route is considerable with crevasses, especially in the spring season, but, the top of the peak is unquestionably fabulous for the view. The summit offers not only lifetime climbing experience but also an astonishing feel rejuvenating aura landscape. From an altitude of [6,039 meters/19,812ft], we savor mesmerizing views of Annapurna range like I – IV, Lamjung, Manasalu, Kangaru Himal, Himlung, Manang Himal, Tilicho Himal, Tibet border Himalaya, Nar-Phu, and gorgeous Manang Valley.

Day 12: A Contingency day:

Since there is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our tentative itinerary to attempt summit or glacier traverse, so we need some spare days to cover our Trip program. A spare day is in case of any problems affecting our schedule. If unused at this point, this is a fantastic location and the day can be used for exploration of the valley. We stay at the tented camp (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 13: Descend back to Manang [3,540 meters/11,614ft], walk 6 hours downhill. Stay in lodge:

After the success of summit, we trek back to Manang, Tibetan village. Manang is more possibly tourist destination in this valley with subjected facilities like side trips, hotel, good food, shops, and internet. Overnight at a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 14: Trek continue to Chuli Ledar [4,200 meters/13,779ft], walk 5 hours. Stay at lodge:

After leaving the large Tibetan Gurung Manang village, the trail gradually climbs to Gunsang and then more gradually ascends up to Chuli lather lodges with beautiful landscape. The track passes with a stunning view of Manang village,  Gangapurna lake, Marsyangdi River to our backward, Annapurna range beyond the Manang Himal, some yaks, and Blue sheep grazing lands. Finally, we reach to Chuli Ledar lodge today, we spend overnight at a lodge( service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 15: Head over Thorong High Camp [4,925 meters/16,158ft], walk 4 hours. Stay at lodge:

From  Chuliledar, the trail more gently climbs to up way crossing the Kone Khola over a well-made suspension bridge, scree, rock falls zones and frozen streams in winter to new Phedi and Yak and Blue sheep grazing lands. Finally, we ascend uphill with some difficulty, but the landscape is incomparable. Overnight at a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 16: Push up to Thorong La pass [5,416 meters/17,769ft], trek descend to Muktinath [3,760 meters/12,335ft], Stay in lodge:

Today, we get up early in the morning at about 05: 00 AM to have a light breakfast with a cup of tea. After breakfast, we begin ascending towards the famous and challenging Thorong La Pass [5,416 meters/17,769ft]. Leaving of High Camp, the trail gently rises up to Thorong La Pass. And, from the top, the trail steadily drops to Phedi - Muktinath, where we break for hot lunch and relaxation. After relaxation some hour in Phedi, we more gently descend to Muktinath the holy land pilgrimage town. We spend overnight at a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 17: Trek to Jomsom [2,720 meters/8,923ft], walk 7 hours headquarter of Mustang district. Stay at lodge:

Leaving of Muktinath, the track starts to rise on the gentler slope and descends several times along the more natural trail to Jomsom, with beautiful dry landscape and magnificent Dhaulagiri Mountain View.  After passing of Lubra village, the track descends more gently to Jomsom the headquarter of Mustang district following the Kaligandaki down River through candy bar. Finally, we reach to Jomsom windy valley walking off 7 to 8 hours from Muktinath. Jomsom is more possibly tourist destination in this valley with many subjected of facilities like the hotel, bank, shops, internet, airstrip, bus, and jeep. Today, we celebrate our fantastic trek ending day with singing and dancing. Overnight at a lodge (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink).

Day 18: A 35 minutes of scenic flight Jomsom to Pokhara, transfer to Hotel included breakfast service:

We take 35 minutes of scenic flight Jomsom to Pokhara with exciting memorable experience as a stunning panoramic view of Annapurna [8,091 meters/26,545ft], Dhaulagiri [8,167 meters/26,794ft], Nilgiri [7,060 meters/23,162ft], Annapurna south [7,219 meters/23,684ft], Machhapuchhare [6,997 meters/22,956ft], and others  mountains before your landing in Pokhara airstrip [820 meters/2,690ft]. We transfer Hotel included breakfast service.

In case the flight gets canceled due to the bad weather or any technical problem we can miss our flight Jomsom to Pokhara.  After getting flight cancellation it's not easy to get next flight, so it is better to, catch Jeep from Jomsom to Beni and then Beni to Pokhara microbus about 9 to 10 hours to reach Pokhara.

Day 19: After an outstanding Himalayan trekking and peak climbing, drive back to Kathmandu [1,350 meters/4,429ft],  7 hours drive, 200 kilometers:

After an outstanding Annapurna, and Mustang nature and culture trekking and peak climbing, today we drive back to Kathmandu [1,350 meters/4,429ft], in tourist bus 7 hours 200 kilometers from Pokhara. Today, we have a thrilling drive, while driving we have a view of mountain terrain, many cultivated lands, rivers, and side rivers and waterfalls so on. Today we have a farewell dinner in tourist standard restaurant.

Day 20: Finally departure to home, say goodbye:

Today, we drop you in Tribhuvan International Airport terminal room in your flight departure time by tourist Bus or a Car and say goodbye.

Note:- The conditions stated in the itinerary are mainly for the trekker who prefers full package service. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staffs depends on your need and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.

Cost Details

  • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
  • Three nights  3 tourist standard  Hotel sharing room in Kathmandu included breakfast service.
  • One night tourist standard Hotel sharing room in Pokhara including breakfast service
  • Menu on client’s choice, three times meals in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert with (A Cup of Coffee or any Tea).
  • T- house (Lodge trek) accommodations during the trek,  clean and comfortable.
  • Entry permits: Annapurna Conservation Area Project and Chulu East Peak fees, all necessary trekking, peak permits and Garbage management.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • All ground Transportations, as mentioned in itinerary.
  • Flight: Jomsom/ Pokhara scenic Mountain flight.
  • License holder experienced, skillful and informatics English speaking guide with all his  salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport.
  • For peak climbing:- Well trained skillful and experienced climbing guide.
  • Strong and helpful porter  with warm clothing and required trekking gear for porters like Gore Tex jacket /trousers, trekking shoes, woolen hat, woolen gloves, woolen shocks, sun glasses etc.
  • Nepalese staff’s, insurance policy covered it, Emergency Helicopter rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • BC/ HC and camp two men sharing North face VE 24 tent and compact waterproof Matt.
  • Dining and Kitchen tents, utensils, Gas stove, full board service.
  • Climbing grouping gears, dynamic Ropes, static Ropes, Snow bar, Ice crew,  Rock  Pitons, Auxiliary cords.
  • Down filled jacket (-8*C) and Sleeping bag (-20*C) (pay extra $1 and 50 cents each item and per day).
  • If do not won your personal climbing gears you take on hire with us in reasonable price. We use only Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA). tested gears. Like Black diamond or Petzl and Grivel company’s  Helmet, Harness, Crampon, Jumer ATC guide or Figure 8, Ice axe, Carabiners and La Sportiva alpine boot.
  • Complimetary: Hot bag, Map, Duffle bag and Company T-short.
  • Satellite Phone & PAC bag (Portable Hyperbaric Chamber) AMS, HAVE prevention (extra charge).
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner with tourist standard restaurant.
  • Meals while you are stay in Kathmandu and Pokhora Hotel Lunch and Dinner.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal trekking and climbing equipments and gears.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any entry fee for temple or monastery.
  • Donations or charity.
  • Your travel insurance policy should be covered it Emergency rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses like; Hot shower, Laundry, Battery charging, telephone and shopping etc.
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (tipping is expected) If you can extra summit bonus for your support climbing guide.

Useful Info

Climb peak with the mountain leader with comprehensive company service. If you do not have own climbing gears you can take hire with us at a reasonable price. We Himalayan Diamond Adventure use only the Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested gears like a Black diamond, Helmet, Harness, Crampon, Jumer ATC guide or Figure 8, Ice axe, Carabineers, and La Sportiva alpine boot.

We provide you tourist standard hotel 3 nights in Kathmandu and one night in Pokhara including breakfast service. During the Himalayan trip, we stay in lodges and in tented camp very fewer days.

We will have a scenic bus journey from Kathmandu to Besisahar- Chame, 250 kilometers,10 to 11 hours by tourist bus and Jeep and Pokhara – Kathmandu 200 kilometers, 6 to 7 hours by tourist bus. After 5 days of meaningful trekking, we reach on base camp.

The peak is difficult with its 30 to 85 degrees ice wall and hindrance crevasses. But who are in quest for satisfying climbing, and good acclimatized party obviously can make it, the simple reason we are very experienced in Chulu weast Peak climbig.

We trek along the classic Annapurna trekking routes, walk throughout peace full isolated Buddhist bulking villages and with unusual landscape with stunning Mountain views, like Annapurna I -  IV [7,525 meters/24,688ft], Gangapurna [7,454 meters/24,455ft], Tilicho peak [7,134 meters/23,405ft], Dhaulagiri Mountain [8,167 meters/26,794ft], Manaslu Himal [8,163 meters/26,781ft], and many more others over [6,000 meters/19,685ft] mountains.

During the trek we will explore the authentic ethnic group's, pristine unique culture, and lifestyle. And, trek following the clean Marsyangdi River in Manang valley and Mustang valley following Kali Gandaki down the river. These valleys are separated by Thorong La pass [5,416 meters/17,769ft]. It is the main destination of trekkers.

Himalayan flora and fauna, sometimes magically can appear snow leopard and blue sheep, and Himalayan Griffon are very common for this trip. Alpine flowers will dominate the landscape from mid of May to late September. Especially, the farmer's crops bloom throughout the farmlands and the crops splashing  the color of joy and perfection at the early of August to late September. It will be Superb lifetime climbing experience to be on top of the peak.

Why to trek with us?

Our first motto is best guide is safe side;

Our first motto is to provide safe Chulu far - east Peak expedition. Chulu far - east Peak is technically difficult to climb but, trekkers who are in a quest for thrilling climbing, if they are well acclimatized and physically fit, can obviously make it. The simple reason; we have a very professional guide in mountaineering who are highly experienced in Chulu far - east peak climbing, very well practiced informants about the weather forecast and caring personals as your climbing guide. We Himalayan Diamond Adventure provide you truly gears, the Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested sufficient climbing grouping equipment and gears. Apart from this, is also highly requires your physical fitness and climbing gears placing knowledge, that’s on your hand.

 Service: at Chulu East Base Camp:

We set up a permanent base camp for as long as the expedition continues. Each of the members has a personal North- face VE 24 dome tent with waterproof compact mat. We provide chairs and clean fascinating table with solar electricity light make your stay at base camp as luxurious. We have a toilet tent; all is in perfectly hygienic condition and order.

We provide sufficient and tasty hygienically prepared food at both Camps, Base Camp and High Camp during your peak climbing. Plenty of high altitude food is provided at higher camps.

Climbing Training/ Rental Gears:

The guide instructs you lot in the Chulu base camp time, before head higher Camps. The guide tips you very important climbing techniques, like climb on slab rocks and on blue ice, Active rappelling (Up sailing), and Safety placement, proper arrange of gears and equipments while climbing and use of proper climbing gears.

The climbing gears are super expensive, so why you spend lots money for once time use? You can have climbing gears on hire from us with reasonable price. The rental gears are branded of Black Diamond, La Sportiva, Grivel, and Petzl. We Himalayan Diamond Adventure highly recommend you the Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested gears one for safe and comfortable climbing.

Safety Measurement, Weather Forecast and Communication System:

After proper acclimatization and well prepared to push summit, we will ensure favorable weather forecast. We always stand on our quality of weather forecast service. Its affiliated with government of Nepal (Meteorological Division) Mountaineering is itself dangerous cause of high altitude, frostbite, hypothermia, blindness, snowfall, rock fall, avalanches, crevasses and white out.

However, if we are well equipped, we can avoid the high risk.  We are very aware of a possible happening accident in the mountain, so we always ensure our safety first and then we go to the summit. In case, climber face any unpleasant incident, we have a facility of 4 liters Russian Oxygen cylinder with summit mask regulator for emergency cause and all required treatment aids with the guide. That means we are stand-by against any danger in the mountain.

Besides these, the guide, as well as the climbers, would be carrying the Satellite phones or Radio sets to approach communication service. Otherwise, focusing the major subject safely, we will arrange all in time even call the Rescue Team or Helicopter and take you down to the low elevation.