Chulu East Peak (6584 m) - 22 Days

  • max altitude 6429m
  • Group Type 2 - 12
  • Trip grade Moderate
  • Min age 16
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Chulu east lies in the Annapurna himalayan range, which are quite rightly included in the larger Damodar Himal, the eastern limit of which runs south from Chako and Peak 6687 in a north-to-south direction along the Hunlung Khola, Nar Khola and Phu Khola. To the south it is bounded by the Marsyangdi Khola and the Mesokanta La. To the west its limit is the Kali Gandaki and to the north the Parchekya La (5,447m/17870ft). There exists considerable confusion with regard to the name and location of the Chulu peaks and what summit actually constitutes Chulu West and Chulu East, since it is soon becomes apparent to anyone that has climbed in the range that several other summits close by, which are actually part of the Chulu massif, are not indicated on present maps of the area. For the sake of clarification, four summits can be included in the Chulu group, two of which are possible on the permit for Chulu West and two on the Chulu East permit. What is apparent is that the available trekking map is highly misleading.
The highest of these peaks, marked Chulu West (6419m/21,054ft) on the trekking maps, has a recorded altitude from at least two expeditions of nearer 6400m (20,997ft); this might more accurately be called Chulu Central. The NMA gives this an official altitude of 6,429m (21,060ft). Many climbers are confused as to the exact location of these two peaks as the range has 4 or more summits in the immediate vicinity which are unmarked in maps of this area. As a result many climbing parties have mistakenly climbed one of these peaks thinking it to be Chulu East or West. It usually understood that with the permit to climb the East or West peak an attempt can be made to the nearby peak as well. A climb of one or both of these peaks combined with Nepal’s most famous Around the Annapurna trekking make up for one of the most spectacular Himalayan trekking and climbing outings.

Trip Highlights

  • Incredible landscapes and panoramic views of Himalayan mountain.
  • Traditional Gurung culture with warm hospitality.
  • The historic Manang village, monestry.
  • Biodiversity of flora and fauna.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: kathmandu sight seen,trip briefing and equipment checking.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Besi Sahar  to chyamche 7-8 hrs.
Day 04: Chyamche to Dharapani (1860m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 05: Dharapani  to Chame (2670m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 06: Chame to Pisang (3200m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 07: Pisang  to Ngawal village (3657m) 3-4 hrs.
Day 08: Rest in Ngawal for acclimatization. 
Day 09: Ngawal  to Chulu East Base Camp (3910m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 10: Extra day for climbing preparation.
Day 11: Base Camp - Chulu east High Camp (4955m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 12: Summit the Chulu East Peak and return base camp 9-10 hrs.
Day 13: Optional day if weather is bad.
Day 14: Chulu East Base camp trek to Manang (3560m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 15: Manang trek to Letdar (4200m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 16: Lether - Thorung phedi (4450m) or puss up High camp (4700m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 17: Trek over the Thorung -La pass (5,416m) to Muktinath (3800m)8-9 hrs.
Day 18: Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 19: Jomsom flight back to Pokhara (820m) 35 min.
Day 20: Drive or Flight from Pokhara  to Kathmandu (1350m) 5-6 hrs / 20 min
Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or relax.
Day 22: Departure to your home.

Base Camp Join Base

Option B: Joining Basis (Nawal-B.C) 5 days    
Day01: Meet our staff in Nawal and climbing training.
Day02: Climbing Training 
Day03: Nawal to  Chulu east Base camp 5-6 hrs.
Day04: Base camp to High camp.
Day05: High camp to Summit  back to base camp.

 

Full Board Service Details

What's included

  • Flight ticket (JOMSOM-PKR-KTM)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide and porter while you are tea house trek.
  • Climbing Guide and supported team while you are peak climbing.
  • All Foods and accommodation in tent while you are climbing and tea house lodge.
  • Two men tent, form mattress will be provided while you are with our camp.
  • All kitchen equipments, climbing guide and staff their insurance.

      Climbing gears:

  • Rope, Harness, Ice-axe, Carabineers, Crampons, F-8, Jummer, Helmet, Ice-Bar, and Ice-screw.

     Permit:

  • National park entry permit, Climbing permit, TIMS and all government TAX.

What's not included

  • Sleeping bag(3-4 season) and climbing boots.
  • Your personal warm clothes for Trekking/ climbing.
  • Personal High rescue Medical insurance.
  • Helicopter evacuation if needed any emergency Case.
  • Beverage: coke, beer, Mineral water, bar bills.
  • Foods in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for your trip staff.

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Detail Itinerary

What is the best season for peak climbing?
March to May, September to November Is the best season for peak climbing.

How difficult is peak climbing?
It depends on the peak you choose to climb, there are easy peaks as well as difficult peaks, and we recommend peak climbing according to your need and your expertise.

What is the success rate of peak climbing?
It depend the peak you choose, climate, weather, health and the peak grade: roughly the success rate of peak climbing is above 95% from our company.

Do you provide equipment, or do we have to rent?
You can hire or buy personal equipment needed for peak climbing, apart from that the major climbing equipment will be provided by HEN.

What problems occur in high altitude?
Lack of oxygen in a body might occur in high altitude which may result in nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, hypothermia even death.

Can I charge my device while peak climbing?
Yes you can charge your device like mobile, camera and chargeable device.

Who will be my guide and what is their qualification and experience?
HEN provides veteran, qualified peak climbing and mountaineering guides.

What kind food and accommodation you provide?
We provide healthy food and comfortable accommodation as available in the region you trek such as tea house or lodge or camps.
 
Does your company give certificate after successful peak climbing?
Our company provides certificate which is provided by NMA. You have to fill up the form with your detail, summit photo, name of the team leader.

How you rescue if I become sick?
Depending on the seriousness of the accident we provide first aid if not then company can arrange the evacuation operation to the nearest medical facility and in case of any emergency, company could bring you to Kathmandu.

Do I get refund if I become sick before peak climbing?
All the trip cancellations are required to be done officially on our e-mail info@himalayanecstasynepal.com or himalayanecstasy@gmail.com For groups it should be done 45 days and prior while individuals can do at least 30days before. Payment refund will be made as per the foreign currency conversion rate in US$ dollar prevailing at the time of refund. The following cancellation charges will levy.
1. Before 45 days of arrival-5% of the total trekking/expedition/ tour cost
2. From 45 day to 30 days-10% of the Trekking/expedition/ tour cost
3. From 29 days to 15 days-15% of the trekking/expedition/ tour cost
4. From 14 days to 02 days (48 hrs)-20% of the total Trekking/expedition/ tour cost.
5. From 48 hrs to arrival-50% of the total trekking/expedition/ tour cost
6. Less than 48 hrs or no show-No refund
7. If trekking/Expedition/tour is stopped or early arrival due to nature accident likewise weather reasons this case H.E Nepal Treks will not refund.

What permit do I need for peak climbing?
Nepal Mountaineering Association: the authorized government body issue permits which is needed for peak climbing and our company will assist you on getting the permit.

How you manage food accommodation and safe drinking water?
 Water here is drinkable but taking into consideration of our client's health and hygiene we provide mineral water which is purified and filtered. We provide standard and healthy foods. We provide best and comfortable lodging service available in trekking route.

Group Equipment H.E Nepal provides

  • Doman tents and mattress twin sharing basis
  • Kitchen /Dining tents
  • Kitchen equipments
  • Toilet tent
  • Climbing rope: fixed and main rope
  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Ice-Axe
  • Karabiners : lock/ unlock
  • Ice-screws
  • Snow Bars
  • Rock piton
  • Helmet
  • Ascender ( Jummer)
  • Descender( F-8)
  • Tapes / slings

Personal Hard ware Gears climber has to manage

  • Climbing boots: plastics boot/or similar quality Need fixed crampons.
  • Long sleeved cotton /woolen shirts
  • Wool long under wear
  • Long cotton hiking shirts
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Light weight fleece
  • Fleece/ wool for climbing
  • Down high altitude sleeping bag (3, 4 session)
  • Sleeping pad (carry mat) or thermo mat
  • Light cotton athletic socks and wool climbing socks
  • Light weight thermal/ insulated climbing gloves
  • Head torch /batteries /bulbs
  • Water proof climbing jacket
  • Down jacket /trousers/vest
  • Climbing sunglasses
  • Sun screen
  • Sun hat
  • Gaiters

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