Situated close to the Annapurna Circuit Trail, there are two summits to Chulu Peak Climbing – being Chulu East and Chulu West. Permits are required for both separately. We are offering Chulu West, which is not overly difficult for the experienced climber, and takes 5 or 6 days, and to an altitude of 6,419m.
The trail to the Chulu Peak Climbing starts from Ledar, part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek, and takes us to Chulu West Base Camp, onto Camp I where we acclimatize before pushing on to Camp II before a very early morning start to summit Chulu Peak West. The mountains we can see on this climb are Chulu West, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna I.
Best time for this peak: March to April / October to November
Peak climbing in Nepal offers a great adventure of climbing the peaks that starts from easy to challenging one, which can be a great experience. Nest Adventure will provide a peak climbing adventure with a great guide and fun experience for the clients. Also, we will help the clients with perfect types of equipment to climb the peak.
Early in the morning we will drive for 6 hours to Besishar, have our lunch and take Jeep for 3 hours to Dharapani. After we will drive via Jeep, passing many villages like Jagat, Chamcha, Tal, and so forth. We will also cross a lot of suspension bridges and view waterfalls. On the way, there is Marsyandi Hydropower, green hills. We will reach Dharapani and stay overnight.
Trek to Chame from Dharapani takes 6-7 hours on walking. There is the roadway too, but we will hike as to feel the refreshing nature. 40% of our hike is on-road. We will pass through the forest, crossing the suspension bridges. Similarly, Villages like ChariKharka, Timang, and Koto is on the way.
It takes 6 to 7 hours to reach Pisang from Chame. Crossing villages like Bhartang, Dhikur Pokhari, etc. we will reach Pisang. Dhikur Pokhari is a big village where people are engaged in apple farming. Walking through the way which is mostly uphill and slightly flat, we will pass through forest and cross suspension bridges. The people here have Tibetan culture with a distinct tradition and dress. The monasteries and prayer flags throughtout are astonishing.
Today, we will head towards Manang from Pisang. Starting our walk to reach Ghyaru for 3 hours, we will be facing a 1-hour flat trail and the remaining uphill. If the weather is clear, we can see the view of Pisang, Annapurna ranges closely. Likewise, we will move towards Nyawal from Ghyaru walking for about 2 hours. After reaching Nyawal, you will see many monasteries, prayer flag, and the distinct Tibetan People. You may feel like you are in a different world. On the way, we will pass through the small bushy area, enjoying the view of many peaks. Similarly, we will head towards Manang, walking for about 3 hours. Manang is a big village od the Annapurna area. Every kind of facilities like massage, shop, wifi, electricity is found there. Passing the villages Barkha and Humdin Airport we will reach our destination. Stay overnight.
Acclimatization implies the day when we remain at where we arrived last time and make some side outings of that place. Today, we will hike for about 1 hour up to Gangapurna Lake (3,800m). From there the view of Annapurna ranges, Chu La ranges can be seen. After that, we will descend crossing the suspension bridge and straight forward and get back to Manang.
Through the landscape, vegetation, and forests today we will walk up from Manang passing via Yak Kharka to reach ledar. Our day today will be mostly spent on the alpine pasture of local people.
Today early in the morning, we will head towards Chulu West Base Camp from Ledar. The trail is a bit up hills and steep so you need to take care of yourself and prevent your self from altitude sickness as the elevation increases.
Today we will hike to Chulu west high camp from base camp. It is the difficult day and the elevation also increases. We have to walk uphills which may be a challenging trek.
Early in the morning, we will head to the summit from high camp all the way uphill. It is the most difficult day of the entire trek as we have to walk uphills and the altitude goes on increasing. From the summit, we will descend back to Base Camp.
Today we will get back to Manang from Base Camp following the trail that we came before.
Early in the morning we will eat our breakfast and get back to Chame from Manang following the that we came before.
Today from Chame we will return Back to Besisahar as before.
From Besisahar we will say goodbye to everyone and drive back to Kathmandu.