Chulu West Climbing

Chulu West Climbing 18 Days

$ 2880 Per Person

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Facts About Trip

Maximum Altitude:

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Group Size:

2 to 16 Peoples

Transportation:

Flight & Private vehicle.

Accommodation:

Hotel/Teahouse/Tent

Best season:

Spring & Autumn

Meals:

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner.

Tour type:

Trekking/ Sightseeing/ Climbing

Grade:

Challenge/ Adventure

Trekking Region

Annapurna Region

Trip Highlights

  • Chulu Peak Beauty: Renowned for its splendor, Chulu Peak is part of the Damodar Himal range in Manang, western Nepal, and is considered the best in the Annapurna region.
  • Memorable Trekking Trail: The trek to Chulu West offers a memorable route with beautiful views of surrounding peaks and Nepal's lush green forests.
  • Adventurous and Easy Trek: While the trek is described as adventurous and easy, the peak climbing component requires specific equipment and skills.
  • Autumn Ascent: Optimal climbing conditions are found in autumn, making it the best time for Chulu West Peak climbing.
  • Organized Climbing by Unique Sherpa: Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition, with extensive experience, organizes peak climbing with skilled guides, ensuring a comfortable, safe, and exciting journey for climbers.

Overview

Chulu Peak is one of the most splendid and beautiful mountains. it is part of the bigger Damodar Himal range of Manang in western Nepal. it’s also considered the best peak in the Annapurna region. The trekking trail for Chulu West Peak climbing is a memorable route that provides the most beautiful views of the surrounding peaks as well as the green forest of Nepal.

We will throw the green meadow. The view of the majestically green hill is unforgettable. the trekking along the way to Chulu West Peak is adventurous and easy but peak climbing is together. we have to make different equipment used for the climbing peak. the best time for Chulu West Peak climbing is autumn.

Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition is arranging the peak climbing activities at the Chulu West with a huge experienced climbing guide. and this company arranges experience guides, climbing guides, porters, size of the groups.

Unique Sherpa Trek & expedition will do anything possible for you to have the most comfortable, safe, and exciting journey. Peak climbing is a hobby that requires a lot of physical effort. only someone who is in a very healthy state of mind and body is qualified for peak climbing.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival (TIA) at Kathmandu (1,340m./4,264ft.) and transfor to hotel..

Unique Sherpa trek & expedition most well-come you in the international airport at Kathmandu. an then transfer to you till to your hotel. after reach hotel you will do fresh and rest after a long flight. after 2/3 hours explore this vibrant capital of the Himalayan country.

Day 2 : Whole day excursion in the Kathmandu valley.

It's your second day. after breakfast in your hotel, you will get out for sightseeing. many pilgrimages are here for sight seen like Pashupatinath, monkey Temple, Boudhanath stupa - ancient Buddhist shrines built in shikhara style. Kathmandu durbar square is the epitome of the middle age architecture of Nepal. many more. the vehicle is arranged by the company for the sightseen. for the lunch is when would you like any out restaurant could you eat.

after finishing your sightseen you will back to the hotel and prepare your climbing gear for chulu west peak. and buy any important things. in the evening you will meet your guide and introduction each other and suggest you about the trip and climbing by your guide.

Day 3 : Early morning drive to Besisahar (760m.) from Kathmandu.

in the morning have breakfast and we start to drive to Besi Sahar (760m) which is a small but old town. the ride is a total of 8 hours to get to Besi Sahar. on way as well as the deteriorating river will keep us fascinated during the journey. today we spent the night local lodge.

Day 4 : Drive Besisahar to Chame (2,660)m.

The breakfast has in the hotel and slowly drive to Chame. it is 7/8 hours to get Chame here the way is the off-road and dumpling. but really fantastic places over way as well as green bust, all the way blowing river our right side. different villages hilly region. we will see Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna second from the way.

Day 5 : Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3,530)m.

Today we going to start our trek first-day destination for chulu west peak. we are gaining elevation on each day of our walk and can feel the change in the landscape, vegetation, and lifestyle as we go higher. Our trek for the day takes us to the beautiful village of Pisang that is used as the gateway village for Pisang peak climbing adventures. The small village along the bank of the marshlands river. we will walk through beautiful coniferous forest and the small settlements of mountain people.

Day 6 : Trek to Manang (3,520)M. from Upper Pisang.

From Pisang, we will trek to Manang usually 7.5 hours. we will through the pine forest, straightway to Manang village. altitude of mananag is (3,520m). Manang is a valley of the Gurung society. some of the most stunning views of the entire trek. it's also one of the most rewarding days on the circuit.

Todays rout take us from upper pisang to Ghyaru ,from ghyaru to ngawal, ngawal to braga, braga to finally manang. it's around 18km and 7.5 hours walk from upper Pisang to Manang including all steps.

Day 7 : Acclimatization over ganga purna lake (4,010)m. and back to Manang.

Today we have a rest day in Manang. but in order to acclimatize properly, it's better not to sleep higher again tonight, we stay in Manang. so we most do acclimatization till to 2/300 meters high walk almost to the top of the Praken gompa. this way we ensure that the walk higher again about 200meters stays at that altitude for an hour before we descend again. we take easy to hike another part enjoy fresh cinnamon roll and the sunrise top of the Gangapurna lake.

Day 8 : Trek to Yak Kharka (4,110)m. from Manang.

Today we are heading to Yak Kharka (4,110m). we start at 7:30 am from Manang no need to hurry up today because today we walk just 5/6hours and 12km only. The route is beautiful, we see snowy mountain peaks everywhere and the views are amazing. The makes it quite a challenge. This is your sleep last night at tea house because from tomorrow we have to sleep in the tent.

Day 9 : Yak Kharka to Chulu west Base camp (4,910)m.

We will walk in the morning after breakfast for 1 hour to get Ledar. there is one suspension bridge also have before getting Ledar. Today you have to take some heavy breakfast because on way is not available tea house over on way. today our destination is Chulu west base camp. A nice and beautiful peaceful trek through landscapes keeps us moving forward despite the challenge of growing altitude. Once we get to the base camp we settle on our camp and will have some leisurely time to spend around to acclimatize.

Day 10 : Preparation day at base camp.

We know already we are today high place at base camp(4,910m). Today we are doing the most important work. It's giving you the training to climb Chulu west peak by your professional climbing guide. When you got fully trained to climb you will prepare all your equipment for the peak. You have some leisurely could you walk over the hill for acclimatizing. It's a big help to the summit for you.

Day 11 : Chulu west base camp to high camp (5,525)m.

It is a difference in elevation that we are going to cover today. We are climbing a hill today 600m higher above than base camp. But scenario mountain around you that's way really fantastic trek you will feel. where enjoying yourself take panorama views relaxing the day. and enjoy in your tent.

Day 12 : Chulu west peak summit (6,419)m. and back to base camp (4,910)m.

This morning earlier woke up and take some hot soup. After that, you head up to your destination place. Which is top to summit chulu west peak (6,419m). you will need to start at least 2-3 am from your camp. you will get summit 8-9 O'clock to the top and take panorama pictures, enjoy half an hour. After that back to base camp. You guys must be tired this day you will necessary to rest to your body when reaching base camp and take small lunch some hot things which cooked ready your staff there. finished your lunch take a rest as well as.

Day 13 : Chulu west base camp to Throng fedi (4,525)m.

We are leaving today part of the chulu west peak and heading another part which is throng Phedi after breakfast toward throng Phedi it is 7 hours to get there. for overnight there are some lodges, tea houses. not necessary to fix the tent for the night today.

Day 14 : Trek to Muktinath (3,816)m. via Throng-la pass (5,410)m.

Today we are getting another challenging day but definitely worth taking it. our day starts 4-5 am the early morning after breakfast. we will do a 3-4 hour struggle to slow up to the throng-la pass(5,410m). when you will get sunrise time top of the throng-la it's really fantastic and particularly views. we have to spend some moments there taking pictures and enjoying the panoramic views around.

later we descend all the way downhill to Muktinath. There is a beautiful and sacred temple for Hindus and the monastery buddha statue for the buddha. we will have plenty of time to explore the Muktinath area as we reach there early afternoon.

Day 15 : Trek to Jomsom (2,720)m. via Kagbeni from Muktinath.

We are now already entranced lower mustang. so we walk on the wonderful landscape of the lower Mustang region along the stretch of Muktinath to Jomsom. the trail is descending to Kag Beni village on the bank of Kali Gandaki river through several beautiful places which spectacular views. we will trek along the Kali Gandaki river to get Jomsom. today you guys must be strong by windy because windy is must be strong after an afternoon there blow the small rock so must take care eye. this part lies in the valley between two gigantic mountain ranges Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.
 

Day 16 : Fly back to Pokhara (980)m. from Jomsom.

Earlier morning wake up and take tea/coffee with your hot breakfast. After breakfast, you will be ready to go fly Pokhara. There are nearly domestic airports just have to walk 5-6 minutes only. Check your belongings things properly and teitly bag pack too. only 25 minutes take a time to get Pokhara by flight from Jomsom. now you will be reached Pokhara and you will get the room. room is already booked by the company. an hour or half an hour it's your time so choose yourself. take shower and rest. after enough rest could you go out for lunch. let's enjoy your lunch yourself outside in a restaurant. this day is free for you if you want any sightseeing please could you do it or take any advice from your guide.

Day 17 : Fly or Drive back to Kathmandu.

Today we are going to back Kathmandu we have to early morning breakfast and drive to domestic airports. That drops you from the hotel just 15 minutes drive to get to the airport. We have to entrance 1 hour before our flight time. And just 25 minutes to land at international airport Kathmandu. After that vehicle is stand by on airport out ground for pick up you till to your hotel. We go to the hotel and spend that whole day at leisure on our own. Today you have to visit in city market for some souvenirs, gifts, for some shopping for your family and friends. A farewell dinner is scheduled for this evening we will let you know your departure time at dinner time.

If you guys want to drive back to Kathmandu it is 7-8 hours several journeys take us back to Kathmandu.

Day 18 : Finally departure from Kathmandu.

On the final day of the trip, we will drive you to the airport for your scheduled flight homebound or another destination. We will pick up you from your hotel 3 hours prior to your flight schedule.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick-up and transportation to your hotel.
  • 2-night hotel in Kathmandu (3 stars) hotel.
  • Domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu) and airport departure taxes.
  • (100% Waterproof) Duffle bag to keep your personal belongings and things to be carried by the porter.
  • professional climbing guide, personal guide, and porters (size of the groups).
  • Assistant guide size of the groups above (6+ person).
  • Climbing permit, TIMS, national park entry fee.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Arrangements of emergency helicopter service. (paid by your travel insurance company).
  • All wages and medicals, insurance for the guide, porters, and climbing guide.
  • First-add medical kits for the group and all staff.
  • All kinds of tents till to climbing period.
  • Highly food during the climbing duration.
  • Unique Sherpa trek & Expedition Appreciation Certificate after the successful trek.
  • Fare-well dinner at Kathmandu before departure.

What Is Excluded?

  • Any kind of food during a stay at Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Nepal entry visa fee and international airfare.
  • Extra baggage check-in during the flight (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu) if more than 15 KG, extra, can be paid directly to the airline.
  • Your expenses.
  • personal climbing equipment.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival late departure, or early return from the expedition.
  • Rescue, medical, medical test, repatriation, hospitalization expenses for climbs.
  • Any internet, hot shower, drinking water, alcohol, cold drink, laundry.
  • Additional costs suffered due to causes beyond our control, such as natural disasters, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, emergency evacuation, changes in government policies, strikes, and so forth.
  • Insurance for clients and international flight tickets.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kid, and personal climbing gear.
  • Climbing summit bonus for your climbing guide and tips for all staff.
  • Excess baggage of more than 15kg for the domestic flight.
  • Any other items not included in the above (cost included) section.

 

NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. It is not will be refundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

Route Map

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FAQs

Chulu West Climbing refers to the ascent of Chulu West Peak, one of the popular trekking peaks located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Standing at an elevation of 6,419 meters (21,059 feet), Chulu West offers a challenging yet rewarding climbing experience amidst stunning Himalayan scenery.

The duration of the Chulu West Climbing expedition typically ranges from 15 to 20 days, depending on the chosen itinerary and climber's acclimatization schedule. This includes trekking to the base camp, acclimatization days, summit push, and descent back to the trailhead.

The best time to climb Chulu West is during the post-monsoon season from September to November and the pre-monsoon season from March to May. These months offer stable weather conditions, clear skies, and favorable climbing conditions, maximizing the chances of a successful summit bid.

Chulu West Climbing is considered a technical climb, suitable for experienced mountaineers with prior high-altitude climbing experience. The ascent involves steep snow and ice slopes, crevassed terrain, and potential avalanche hazards, requiring proficiency in using climbing equipment and techniques.

Climbers need to obtain a climbing permit for Chulu West from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) before attempting the climb. Additionally, trekkers must obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) for trekking through the Annapurna region.

Yes, previous climbing experience, particularly at high altitudes, is highly recommended for Chulu West Climbing. Climbers should be proficient in using crampons, ice axes, ropes, and other technical climbing equipment, as well as have experience with glacier travel and self-arrest techniques.

The standard route for climbing Chulu West typically starts from the village of Pisang in the Annapurna region. Climbers trek through picturesque valleys, forests, and yak pastures to reach the base camp of Chulu West. The ascent involves establishing high camps and tackling technical terrain before reaching the summit.

Challenges of Chulu West Climbing include high altitude, extreme weather conditions, technical climbing sections, and potential altitude-related illnesses such as altitude sickness and frostbite. Climbers must be prepared to face these risks and make informed decisions regarding safety and summit attempts.

Yes, climbers can hire experienced climbing guides, Sherpas, and support staff through reputable trekking agencies in Nepal. These professionals provide valuable assistance with route finding, logistics, equipment transportation, and ensuring safety throughout the climbing expedition.

To prepare for Chulu West Climbing, climbers should focus on physical conditioning, endurance training, and technical climbing skills development. This includes cardiovascular exercises, strength training, climbing practice on rock and ice, and high-altitude acclimatization. Proper gear selection, including clothing, footwear, and climbing equipment, is also essential for a successful climb.

Additional Information

01. Customized Itineraries: Unique Sherpa Treks offers customizable itineraries for Chulu West Climbing, allowing climbers to tailor their expedition according to their preferences, experience level, and time constraints. Whether you're a beginner looking for a guided climb or an experienced mountaineer seeking a challenging ascent, Unique Sherpa Treks can accommodate your needs.

02. Experienced Climbing Guides: The climbing guides provided by Unique Sherpa Treks are highly experienced, certified by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, and proficient in technical climbing skills. They have extensive knowledge of the region's terrain, weather patterns, and safety protocols, ensuring a safe and successful climb to Chulu West Peak.

03. Personalized Training and Preparation: Unique Sherpa Treks offers personalized training and preparation sessions for climbers, including instruction on basic mountaineering techniques, rope handling, glacier travel, and high-altitude acclimatization. These sessions are designed to enhance climbers' skills and confidence for the ascent.

04. Small Group Sizes: Unique Sherpa Treks maintains small group sizes for Chulu West Climbing expeditions to ensure personalized attention, safety, and camaraderie among climbers. Smaller groups allow for better communication, flexibility in the itinerary, and a more intimate experience in the mountains.

05. High-Quality Equipment: Unique Sherpa Treks provides high-quality climbing equipment and gear for Chulu West Climbing expeditions, including ropes, harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes, and other technical gear. All equipment is regularly inspected, maintained, and updated to meet international safety standards.

06. Scenic Routes: Unique Sherpa Treks selects scenic and less-traveled routes for Chulu West Climbing expeditions, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, pristine landscapes, and remote mountain villages. Climbers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Annapurna region.

07. Safety and Support: Safety is a top priority for Unique Sherpa Treks, and they take every precaution to ensure the well-being of climbers throughout the expedition. Experienced guides accompany climbers at all times, providing guidance, support, and assistance as needed. Emergency evacuation plans and communication devices are in place to address any unforeseen circumstances.

08. Cultural Immersion: With Unique Sherpa Treks, climbers have the opportunity to interact with local communities and experience the unique culture, traditions, and hospitality of the Himalayan people. Visits to traditional villages, monasteries, and cultural landmarks enrich the climbing experience and foster cultural exchange.

09. Responsible Tourism Practices: Unique Sherpa Treks is committed to sustainable and responsible tourism practices, minimizing environmental impact, and supporting local communities in the Annapurna region. They prioritize eco-friendly initiatives, promote responsible waste management, and contribute to local development projects, ensuring that climbing benefits both climbers and host communities.

Overall, Unique Sherpa Treks offers a unique and personalized approach to Chulu West Climbing, combining exceptional service, experienced guidance, cultural immersion, and responsible tourism practices to create memorable and transformative experiences in the Himalayas.

Equipments

Peaks climbing is every night 9-10 hours walk on the snow till to peak summit and return to Base camp. When we are out of our home we will need many types of equipment. So here are some types of equipment which are very important for those who are going to climb the mountains or Peaks. The following is the list of the equipment we will suggest for your climbing on the Himalayas.
 
Clothing & Footwear:
Woolen worm hat
Neck gaiter or balaclava
Bandana or Buff
T-shirt
Long-sleeve shirt
Underwear; sports bra
Worm Insulated jacket or Vest
Lightweight fleece jacket
Socks
Gortex jacket and paint
Fleece paint
Gloves or mittens
Boots and crampon-compatible
 
Hardwear quantities Depend on the route:
Rope
Helmet
Rucksacks
Harness
Crampons
Ice-axe
Ascending device (jumar)
Pully
Carabiner (lock & unlock)
Ice tools
Ice screws
Prusik
hand protection (athletic tap, glove)
snow baar
shovel
probe
headlamp
extra batteries
avalanche transceiver
 
Technical or mixed routes:
Nuts
Nut extraction tool
Hexes
Camming devices
 
Crevasse Rescue Gears:
Snow picket
Rope
Lightweight pullies
 
Navigation:
Map
Compass
Route description or guidebook
Altimeter watch
GPS
Satellite or personal locator beacon
Cellphone
Battery pack or solar panel
 
Overnight Gears:
Mountaineering tent
Sleeping bag
Sleeping matters
Sleeping bag liner
 
Snow & Sun Protections:
Sunglasses
Sunscreens
Sun hat
Nose guard
Lip balm
 
Emergency & First Aids:
First-aid kit
Whistle
Signaling mirror
Liter/matches
Firestarter
Emergency shelter
Itineraries
 
Health & Hygiene:
Hand sanitizer/wipes
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Sanitation towel
Toilet paper and sealable bag
Menstrual products
Prescription medications
 
Mountain Kitchen Equipments:
Cook set
Fuel
Dishs / bowls
Backpacking stove
Eating utensils
Insulate mug/cup
Small quick dry towel
Biodegradable soap
Collapsible water container
 
Food & Water:
Water bottle
Meals
Hot drinks mix
Water filter/ purifier
Energy food and drink (bar, gel, chews, drink mix, trail mix)
 
Tools & Repair Items:
Knife or multi-tools
Repairs kit for mattress & stove
Duct tape strips

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