Chulu Far East Peak Climbing

TYPOLOGIES

Trekking Peak

DIFFICULTY

High

MIN. AGE

16 Years

Trip Introduction:

Peak climbing is always a Herculean task. Chulu Far East Peak is considered as a most demanding moderate kind of climb among all three Chulu peaks that take towards the altitude above 6,000 meters. This peak was first ascended at 1995 by German expedition team; since then many travellers has made a successful climb. This route provides the privilege to cross the highest mountain pass of the world- Thorang La pass and comprises of every aspects contributing the utmost adventure. Every climbing is considered physically and mentally demanding at all times. Nevertheless, the travellers are assisted by the sherpas, potters and many years experienced mountaineer. In addition to this, trekkers and climbers are accompanied with other travellers all the way long.
Drive towards Kathmandu to Chame crossing scenic view of water bridges and waterfalls and farmlands and begin a trek towards Pisang, the upper portion of Manang making a walk through the bank of Marsyangdi River, the charming blue pine forest and numbers of suspension bridges. Ahead further towards the uphill, crossing the large prayer wheels and wonderful Juniper trees with a spectacular view of Mt. Annapurna, spend a day at Chulu Far East Base Camp. Communicate with local people, get warm up by mountaineering expert and prepare for equipment to make an early climb at Chulu Far East peak (6059m/19874ft) next morning.The real taste of mountains is experienced by setting foot at the peak to unfold the charm of Annapurna range, Mt Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, and numerous stunning mountain peaks with its jaw dropping view. Descend towards base camp and spend night with best tented camp provided entirely to secure traveller's comfort.

 

Carrying delightment of successful summit, uncover the beautiful Manang valley-view of cultivation fields with terraces, herding of yaks, culturally predominant Gompas & monasteries in between the stunning mountain ranges. Move towards the holy place of Hinduism and Buddhism- Muktinath temple by crossing the world’s highest pass-Thorang La Pass (5,416m/17,764ft). Return back to Kathmandu via the engrossing and windy city Jomsom and after a sighting at Pokhara.

 

The peak climber should be the experienced ones to go through the adventure of Far East Chulu Peak. It's always a daring task; however, our experienced Mountaineer guides perfectly to make a successful attempt. Capture the amazement of peak climb and the breath taking adventure with best guidance and the memories that can never be diluted with time.

Trip Highlights:

  • Set foot at the crest of Chulu Far East Peak climbing (6059m/19874ft), a famous trekking peak of wonderful Annapurna Region offering the magnificent views of Spectacular Mountains, lakes and Glaciers.
  • Make a way through Marsyangdi river and pine forest exploring the incredible landscapes, farmland, charming cultural villages and amazing flora and fauna in and around the territory of Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Summit Chulu Far East Peak which is above 6,000 metre, accompanied by experienced climbing Sherpa guide with proper warm-up training. Go through the utmost adventure that unfolds the beauty of Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m), Mt. Manaslu(8163m), Mt. Annapurna(8091m), Gangapurna, numbers of snow-capped peaks, admirable mountain glaciers and the crystalline view of Lake Tilicho.
  • Down towards the base camp to treasured Manang valley, the traveller gets to capture the immense beauty of this place and move their feet to cross the world's highest mountain pass- Thorang La Pass (5,416m/17,764ft).
  • Visit the majestic place rewarded with one of the highest temple in the world- Muktinath temple, considered as the place of place of liberation in Hindu culture and also the windy Jomsom city awaiting to let the trekkers please with its attraction.

Equipment:

Required during Peak climbing: crampons, ice axe, harness, tying knots and managing climbing ropes (full information in another link)

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu (1345m/4411ft) & transfer to Hotel.

Upon your arrival at the airport (KTM), you'll be greeted by our friendly representative from our office. After completing immigration formalities ( obtain Visa if you've got not obtained one in your home country ) and claiming your luggage you proceed to arrival platform and appearance for our representative together . You'll be then transferred to your hotel. You'll either take a rest, attempt to adjust within the new environment and city or visit our office. It all depends upon your interest. Overnight within the Hotel.

Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Today after breakfast, we start a guided tour to many historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. All of those sites in Kathmandu are listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Our tour includes the places like historic and artistic Royal palace complex ( referred to as Durbar Square) of 12th - 18th century, sacred Hindu temple Pashupatinath, famous Buddhist shrine within the valley Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath.
After the tour return to the Hotel and ask trek guide and other staff about the trek preparation. If you need to shop for anything ( trek gears or others ) for the trek buy such in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chame (2713m/8898ft) (9-10 hrs drive).

You will have a full day drive from Kathmandu to Chame which is at 1410 m height via Beshishar that is 823 m in height. We will provide you with a tea house accommodation which includes full board meals with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 04: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3185m/10446ft) (5-6 hrs trek).

From Chame you will trek to Pisang which is at the height of about 3185 m and needs 5 to 6 hrs walk. Your accommodation will be Tea house where you will enjoy the full board meal.

Day 05: Trek from Pisang to Humde Village (3330m/10922ft) (3 - 4 hrs trek).

After having breakfast within the morning the trip commences towards Humde village. As you commence the short trek today you'll see within the distance the sole airport on the side of the trail. After reaching Humde, you'll find the Manang airstrip and a couple of houses and lodges during a small opened up settlement. one among the longest prayer wheels within the region, consisting of 266 wheels, runs through the middle of this village. Overnight at Humde.

Day 06: Trek from Humde to Julu Khola (3500m/11480ft) (3 - 4 hrs trek).

This section of the trip today follows the thinly forested trail to bring us to Julu Khola. While following through the extent trail on the route to today’s overnight destination, we will capture the Annapurna Valley Himalayan views. The trail today also offers the sight of Pisang peak. Tented Camp Overnight at Julu Khola.

Day 07:Acclimatization Day at Julu Khola.

This will be the day for correct acclimatisation . Today we'll engage on hiking activities within the surrounding areas. Hence, following through a forested trail along the river we hike up to Julu Peak Base Camp. The summit of the bottom camp rewards us most the views of Annapurna Himalaya range including the sight of Pisang Peak. After enjoying Annapurna Valley Himalayan views, we'll retrace back to Julu Khola. Camping Overnight at Julu Khola.

Day 08:Trek from Julu Khola to Chulu Far East Base Camp (5000m/16400ft) (5 - 6 hrs trek).

Today, we'll follow a steeply climbing trail to succeed at Chulu Far East Base Camp. The climbing trail sometimes crosses rocks also. During the trek, our journey is going to be accompanied by Annapurna Valley Himalayan views. Camping Overnight at Base Camp.

Day 09:Acclimatization Day at Chulu Far East Base Camp.

It will be another acclimatization day for us at a high altitude. Today, we involve on peak climbing training with our guides. Besides practicing peak climbing, we also hike to nearest glacier on the bottom camp. In over all, of these kinds of activities allow us to to organize and arrange our trekking gear at the one hand and on the opposite side it'll boost our confidence to overcome the upcoming peak. Tented Camp Overnight at Chulu Base Camp.

Day 10:Trek from Base Camp to Chulu Far East High Camp (5500m/18040ft) (3 - 4 hrs trek).

Today we follow a steep climbing trail through snow slopes. As we continue climbing, we will see amazing vistas of Annapurna Valley Himalayas including the views of Chulu East, Chulu West, and therefore the Chulu Far East . To the foremost , the trip today offers you the crystal clear views of Pisang Peak. After reaching at today’s overnight site, we'll set the High Camp on a rocky platform near alittle lake. Tented Camp Overnight at High Camp.

Day 11: Summit Chulu Far East Peak (6059m/19874ft) & descend to Base Camp (8 - 9 hrs).

The peak climbing trip today brings us to the fantastic point of this adventure within the Himalayas as we conquer the highest of Chulu Far East . Hence, today we'll begin the height climbing trip around 2 – 3AM within the dark morning. Initially, we'll follow A level trail. subsequent section of the trail gradually becomes steeper and even crosses rocks within the mountain tracks. The demanding trek eventually brings to the purpose of climax of this section of the trip that's the highest of Chulu Far East . From the highest of the height , we will enjoy the incredible views of Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Pisang Peak, Chulu west and therefore the Himlung Valley at the side . After capturing the captivating views from the highest of the height , we'll descend right along the vertical slopes to the high camp initially then again follow a descending trail to succeed in at the bottom camp of Chulu Far East . Tented Camp Overnight at Base Camp.

Day 12:Trek from Chulu Far East Base Camp to Manang (3551m/11647ft) (5 - 6 hrs trek).

This section of the trail initially brings us at Julu Khola from where we follow A level trail along the forests to succeed in at Manang - a gorgeous village slightly below the Thorong La Pass situated within the Annapurna conservation area. Gurung, Ghale, and Lamas are the inhabitants of this Trans-Himalayan village. Overnight at Manang.

Day 13: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft) (3-4 yrs walk).

From Manang, we head out through the western gates and follow the trail right down to the river. Keeping the mesmerizing views of the Himalayas chain, we will again continue the descending trail at some distance. The end of the descending trail paves the way forward a level trail to connect us with Yak Kharka. Tented Camp Overnight at Yak Kharka.

Day 14: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft) (3-4 hrs walk).

Breakfast at teahouse then start the trek to the foot of the pass Thorong Phedi which is small but busy settlement provides food and shelter to trekkers and climbers. This village is said as the base camp by trekkers and climber. Some climber trek up to high camp today but it is safe to stay here to have a sound sleep in lower altitude than risking sleeping in the higher altitude.

Day 15:Trek to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft) via Thorang La Pass (5,416m/17,764ft) (7-8 hrs walk).

Early morning Breakfast at a teahouse, start walking early within the morning at 4 A.M. we've to cross Thorong La pass, a highest and main attraction point during our trek within the morning, since if we become late to cross the pass, the snow are going to be melted by sunlight and overall weather goes worse. We spend a brief and crucial time at the pass with photographs of splendid scenery, then the trail starts following an extended descend all the thanks to Muktinath. Muktinath may be a famous temple of Hindu and Buddhist Goddess with massive religious significant offers a grand view of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Katung and other snow-capped peaks.

Day 16:Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft) (3-4 hrs walk).

Breakfast at teahouse then we visit famous pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists Muktinath temple, Vishnu temple and Gompa. then we follow descends trail Jharkot. After there we follow continuous motor road all the thanks to Jomsom, thus it's also an choice to have a jeep drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. At evening explore around Jomsom Bazaar and luxuriate in the celebration on the occasion of complete Annapurna Circuit Trekking with AMN Trekking and Climbing Team.

Day 17: Fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities.

We take a morning flight to Pokhara from Jomsom. Once we reach at the beautiful lake city Pokhara, a full day feel free to have personal activities, know the surroundings, rest and relaxation, boating at Fewa Lake, etc.

Day 18:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive/fly to Kathmandu. Remaining time is to feel free for leisure and personal activities such as Shopping, markets explore, spa, massage, rest and relax can be an option. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner together with an entire team of Adventure Mountain Nepal.

Day 19:Final departure. Drop to airport as per flight schedule.

Our airport arrival and departure representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your scheduled flight.