Chulu West - 27 Days

Chulu West
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Trip Facts
  • Duration 27 Days
  • Grade Moderate to Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 6419m
  • Best Time Oct - May

Trip Overview


Of the two Chulu (East and West), Chulu West is the higher peak. The first ascent in to Chulu West in 1952 by a Japanese Expedition team. It is lies in a small valley north of Manang; off the main trail to the Thorong La. Chulu East was climb by a German Expedition team in 1955 via the North East Ridge. Thus, it is difficult to differentiate between the two Chulus. However, the Chulu group comprises of four peaks: Two in the east and two in the west. There are no technical difficulties in ascending these peaks but the progress can be slow as the slopes are vulnerable to avalanches in certain conditions. These peaks are lying together with forms an integral part of the Manang Himal, which in turns is included in the Larger Damodar Himal.

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Itinerary


Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2 : Sightseeing / Cultural Day In Kathmandu

Day 3 : Drive to Beshi Sahar (6 hours ) and trek to Khudi (790m)

Day 4 : Trek to Jagat (1310m)

Day 5 : Trek to Dharapani (1860m)

Day 6 : Trek to Chame (2700m)

Day 7 : Trek to Upper Pisang (3300m)

Day 8 : Trek to South West Ridge, (5420m)

Day 9 : Pisang Peak Summit (6091m)

Day 10 : Trek to Kharka Base Camp (4370m)

Day 11 : Trek to Pisang (3200m)

Day 12 : Trek to Manang (3440m)

Day 13 : Trek to Chulu West Base Camp (4000m)

Day 14 : Trek to High Camp (5000m)

Day 15 : Climb to summit (6419m) and back to Base Camp

Day 16 : Trek down to Thorong Base Camp (Phedi) 4500m

Day 17 : Cross Thorung la (5416 m) and trek to Muktinath (3800m)

Day 18 : Trek to Marpha via Kagbeni (2620m)

Day 19 : Trek to Kalapani (2500m)

Day 20 : Trek to Tatopani (1183m), enjoy hot spring

Day 21 : Trek to Ghorepani (2900m)

Day 22 : Trek to Ghandruk village (2000m)

Day 23 : Trek back to Pokhara via Birethanti (1100)

Day 24 : Sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 25 : Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus/ or flight

Day 26 : Free day in Kathmandu

Day 27 : Departure

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