Chulu East – Far East Climb

Outstanding mountain views and glacier, high pass, spectacular scenery, Muktinath Temple, Deepest Gorge of the world, abundant wildlife, impressive display of wild flower, picturesque settlements, friendly people and many more .....
  • Duration:19 days
  • Trip Grade:Moderate
  • Max Elevation:6584/6059 m.
  • Max Group Size:2
  • Best Time:March till May & October till November

Trip Overview

Chulu East – Far East Climb peaks are part of the Manang Himal, 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).

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.

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 Arround the Annapurna trek make up for one of the most spectacular Himalayan trekking and climbing outings. Allow about 21-26 days to complete this climb and trek.

Route of Chulu East:
The North-East Ridge is considered the normal route to climb this peak from a Base Camp on the moranis at 5154m. Most climbers make it to the top and back from 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) may also be attempted from this approach.

  • Day 01  Arrival and transfer to hotel/welcome dinner (D)
  • Day 02  Drive to Beshi Sahar (823m) by bus (B, L, D)
  • Day 03  Drive to Dharapani (1900m) via Syange (1100m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 04  Trek to Chame (2713m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 05  Trek to Pisang (3185m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 06 Trek to Hongde (3280m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 07 Trek to Yak Kharka (4190m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 08 Trek to Chulu East Base Camp at (5154m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 09 For the acclimatization explore around the Base Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 10 Climb to high camp (5500m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 11 Climb to Chulu East summit (6584m) or Climb Chulu Far East (6059m) & return to Base Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 12  Trek to Latder (4250m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 13  Trek to Phedi (4480m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 14  Trek to Muktinath (3802m) via Thorung la pass (5416m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 15  Trek to Marpha via Jomsom (2713m); as an optional trip route via Lupra Valley to visit old Bon monastery   (B,L,D)
  • Day 16  Drive to Pokhara by jeep/flight (827m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 17  To Kathmandu by bus/Hotel (B)
  • Day 18  Day at Leisure/ Farewell dinner/ Hotel (B, D)
  • Day 19  Drive to Airport for Return flight (B)
Chulu Far East Climb is fairly easy climb compare to Chulu East, climb Chulu East is higher and you need more climbing knowledge; always good to have climbing assistance guide along with climbing guide to fix the rope, if you are good in climbing then you do not need assistance climbing guide.
  • International airport pickup and drop service
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu category in 3 star in
  • double occupancy
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Bus transport as per mention in the itinerary
  • Trekking conservation permit
  • Trekking Register Certificate
  • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter in between 2 person)
  • Experienced and first aid trained license holder trekking guide
  • Tea House or and Tented accommodation during the trek in double
  • occupancy
  • All meals during the trek (B=breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • The required number of trekking staff and Porters to carry camping luggage during the trip.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staff
  • Chulu East - Far East  Peak Permit fees
  • Garbage Deposit Fee
  • General Climbing equipment such as Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar etc.
  • Duffel/kit bag by Trekking Team Nepal (which needs to be returned after the trek.)
  • All our government taxes
  • Official expense
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

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Patrik E,
Sydney, Australia

From Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!

United Kingdom

I have been from Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!

Allessandra L,
United Kingdom

We did the 12-day itinerary trekking to Everest Base Camp. We booked it all from England and communicated with the owner Hari via email. Such a nice family that owns and runs this business. Very friendly and welcoming. We had loads of cups of tea with them in their shop in Thamel before and after our trek.

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