Chulu East Peak Climbing

Chulu east lying south east of Chulu west is comparatively smaller peak. The peak together with the Chulu west forms an integral part of the Manang Himal that turn in included in the Damodar Himal. The peak first ascended by a German expedition team in 1955 via the north East Ridge. The peak is tough and familiar for adventure seekers.

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 could 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 region trek make up for one of the most spectacular Himalayan trekking and climbing.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu; transfer to the Hotel

Day 02: Sight seeing around Kathmandu valley

Day 03: Drive to Khudi, camp

Day 04: Trek to Ghermu Phant, camp

Day 05: Trek to Chyamje, camp

Day 06: Trek to Dharapani, camp

Day 07: Trek to Chame, camp

Day 08: Trek to Pisang, camp

Day 09: Trek to Ngwal, camp

Day 10: Trek to Chulu east base camp, camp

Day 11: Rest at Chulu east base camp, camp

Day 12: Ascend to Chulu East High camp, camp

Day 13: Additional day (incase of bad weather), ascend to the top or explore around, camp

Day 14: Summit Chulu East and return to base camp, camp

Day 15: Trek to Hunde, camp

Day 16: Trek to Bhratang, camp

Day 17: Trek to Bagarchhap, camp

Day 18: Trek to Jagat, camp

Day 19: Trek to Ngadi, camp

Day 20: Trek to Bensisahar, camp

Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu, Hotel

Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu, Hotel

Day 23: Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination.

Include/Exclude

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with private car/van/bus.
  • Three nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (Bed & Breakfast).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS).
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service.
  • Outfitter Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Medical supplies.
  • All government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee. You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Hot Shower during the Trek.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
Equipment List

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes I described in this site. Depending on the area and season, I will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Many of the items on the list are available in Nepal. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal Himalayas.

Clothing

  • Lightweight walking boots.
  • If new one is being bought, ” walk them in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
  • A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet.
  • Warm jacket. Fiber fill or down should be adequate. This is especially essential during winter, from December to February.
  • A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
  • Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential.
  • Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu.
  • Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
  • Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
  • Thermal underwear. Which is excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months.
  • A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
  • 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/skirts.
  • 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
  • A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
  • A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
  •  A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
  • 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
  • “Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipment & Accessories

  • Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
  • Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a book etc.
  • Water bottle.
  • Snow glasses and sunglasses.
  • 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
  • 6-10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
  • Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
  • Toiletries with large and small towels.
  • Toilet paper can be by in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
  • Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
  • Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
  • An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
  • Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional) – an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photographs.
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  • Duration23 days
  • Trek StyleCamping
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