Chulu East Peak Climbing

Duration
20 Days

Posted By
B+Michael
Dear Tandi,
Thank you for your trekking service in Nepal. Our guide Mingmar Sherpa was outstanding! He took good care of us from Monday evening (when we landed late to Lukla) til the following Monday (he waited and watched us fly off on a delayed afternoon flight). Mingmar was hospitable,... Read More
  • Overview
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The climb is combined with the classic trek around the Annapurna massif, ascending the marshvangdi valley and crossing the thorong la before descending the kali gandaki valley to pokhara the climb is technically straight forward and you should be familiar with the use of your equipment, crampons, harness, ice, tying knots and handling climbingropes.most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. You should every fit and have good experience of climbing
The north east ridge is consider the normal route to climb this peak from base camp on the moraine at 5334m.(17500fit) most climbers make it to the top and back form base camp in one long day although some have, in the past, established a higher camp somewhere below the peak. Another subsidiary peak called chulu far east (6059m.) 19880fit may also be attempted form this approach

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Cultural Tours and Preparation for the Expedition.
  • Day 03: Drive to Besisahar and trek starts to Chulu peak climbing.
  • Day 04-08: Trek to Manang.
  • Day 09-21: Climb to Chulu West Base Camp and Climb practice
  • Day 13: Climbing Chulu High camp
  • Day 14-15: Summit the Chulu West (6250m).
  • Day 16-18:Trek to Jomsom.
  • Day 19: Fly to Pokhara after the Chulu west summit.
  • Day 20-21: Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 22: Chulu west peak climbing trip ends / Departure.

Details day to day itinerary of Chulu west peak climbing expedition:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Cultural Tours and Preparation for the Expedition.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar and trek starts to Chulu peak climbing.

Day 04-08: Trek to Manang.

Day 09-21: Climb to Chulu West Base Camp and Climb practice

Day 13: Climbing Chulu High camp

Day 14-15: Summit the Chulu West (6250m).

Day 16-18: Trek to Jomsom.

Day 19: Fly to Pokhara after the Chulu west summit.

Day 20-21: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 22: Chulu west peak climbing trip ends / Departure.



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Cost Includes

  • Private Arrival / Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu / Pokhara on a twin share bed- and- breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • Full board meals (open / choice menu) while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • Responsible traveling with policy of 01 porter to each trekker to make sure to have light weight to porter.
  • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook while Chulu west peak climbing.
  • Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on peak climbing trip in Annapurna region.
  • Accommodation in tea house or lodge while trekking.
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while Clulu peak climbing.
  • Welcome dinner as listed in the Chulu peak climbing itinerary.
  • Half day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • Chulu west peak Climbing Permit Royalty and other government tax.
  • Climbing Clinic Course at Chulu west base camp.
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gear: Plastic climbing boot, crampons, climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, carabineer etc.
  • All camping equipment provided - 2-person member tent, dinning tent with table and chair, kitchen tent, staff /porter tent, toilet tent with commode.
  • Mountain Monarch Trip Gears - sleeping bag, fleece inner liner, down jacket, rain poncho etc for the use during the trip. Some Rolls of Toilet Paper and garbage plastic bag.
  • Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) along with the comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Annapurna region chulu west peak climbing map.
  • Well-experienced Climbing guide with all his allowance and expenses.
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff.
  • Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing and trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket /trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes / boots, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.
  • Complementary Mountain Monarch T-shirts.
  • Peak climbing certificates issued from the respective body of Nepal Government.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers.
  • TIMS / Trekking permit, National park / Conservation entry fees.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax.
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks etc.
Check List
  • Reading/writing material
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Mountain Mart Trek in Kathmandu 
  • Light weight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by MMT in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Pants - lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing - thermals.
 
 
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