Chulu East peak is another interesting peak that lies just above the Manang valley in the Mustang region of Nepal. It is located at the northern side of Annapurna Base Camp and rising tall to the south east of Chulu west peak. It offers some fascinating views of the peaks in Annapurna range along with Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu, etc. and possesses a great potential for an expedition. Chulu East peak climbing is not only an expedition package but also an adventurous journey. During this trek you can also experience the excitement of crossing Thorong La pass. It also gives you an experience of being on the Annapurna Base Camp. Nevertheless, the exploration of Marsyangdi and Kali Gandaki valley is also a highlight of this journey.
Chulu East Peak is technically difficult yet straightforward climb up the summit. You should be physically fit for the ascend and a prior climbing experience. That will help to make your expedition journey more easy and joyous. If you do not have prior experience of climbing but know how to use crampons, ice axes and ropes then you are qualified for Chulu East Peak climbing.
Thorong La pass is the highest pass in the world at an elevation of 5,416 meters from sea level. Similarly, Muktinath is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Both Thorong La and Muktinath offer some splendid views of mountains in Annapurna panorama. Experience the pleasure of walking along the appealing valley of Manang and deepest gorge of the world – Kali Gandaki gorge. You can get the experience of walking there while attempting for the Chulu East peak climbing.
The journey to Chulu East peak starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu valley to Dumre. The trekking journey goes up to the Marsyangdi valley and follows a trail to Annapurna region until we reach Chulu East Peak. From Chulu East Peak, we embark our way up to Thorong La pass and then descend down to Muktinath. Leaving Muktinath, we further descend down to Jomsom from where we take a flight back to Kathmandu via Pokhara airport.
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Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport
Day 02: Sightseeing tour and trek preparation
Day 03: Drive to Jagat via Besisahar
Day 04: Trek to Dharapani
Day 05: Trek to Chame
Day 06: Trek to Pisang
Day 07: Trek to Juju
Day 08: Acclimatization at Juju
Day 09: Trek to Chulu High Camp
Day 10: Acclimatization at Chulu High Camp
Day 11: Climb to summit of Chulu East
Day 12: Reserve day
Day 13: Trek to Manang
Day 14: Trek to Thorong La Phedi and Base Camp
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom
Day 17: Morning flight to Pokhara
Day 18: Drive/ Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 19: Departure Day
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Cities
- All international airfare
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek.
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET.
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff