Chulu East Peak is one of the popular trekking peaks in Annapurna region of Nepal. Chulu East Peak (6,584m/ 21,595 ft.) was first climbed in 1955 by a German expedition via the north-east ridge, the peak of Chulu East, together with Chulu West, forms an integral part of the Manang Himal, which in turn is included in the Larger Damodar Himal. Chulu East lying south east of Chulu West is a comparatively smaller peak. Chulu East 6,584m. It is situated high above the Manang valley with breathtaking views across to the Annapurnas II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu. The climb is combined with the classic trek Jomsom or the Annapurna massif, ascending the Marshyangdi valley and crossing the Thorung La pass walk to Jomsom via Muktinath. From the tops of these peaks, the panoramic view of the extraordinary Annapurna and Gangapurna Ranges.
After breakfast, check out from and start scenic drive to Beshi Sahar. En route lunch stop at Kuringtar Spring Resort. After hearty lunches in Kuringtar continue drive to Besi Shahar continue drive to Besi Sahar (823 m) which is the main town of Lamjung district. Until recently this market town of 2000 inhabitants was called Besigaon. However since the opening of the road to Manang, in the late seventies, there are several administrative offices here, as well as post-offices and a police check-post where your trekking permit will be examined for the first time. Dinner and overnight at lodge in Besi Shahar.
After early breakfast, check out from the hotel and start drive to Bashishahar. From Bashishahar continue drive to Chame through the unpaved Mountain Road En-route stop at Dharapani Vilalge for lunch. After lunch continue drive to Chame. The District Headquarters of Manang District, which is another 45 minutes away.
After breakfast we walk to the village of Kyupar (2,600m). Outside the village a police check post controls the access to the Nar Phu Khola Valley, which leads to Tibet. We have to show, our trekking permits here again before proceedin
Once again we come across a check post where the trekking permits will be again examined. From Hongde the valley widens and we get to see the Annapurnas III and IV (7555m and 7525m) to the left, East and West Chulus (6584m and 6419m) on the right, towards the horizon there are views of highest peak of Mount Thorung(6481m) and to the east, the crown of Mount Pisang. From Hongde we climb upto the ancient village of Braga (3505m).
We can take time to wander around Braga to see this picturesque village with its flat roofed houses and to visit the Gompa, not only the largest in the region but also the richest with its fine collection of Thangkas (religious scroll paintings) and prayer books. After hearty lunch it takes only forty-five minutes to reach Manang from here, which sits on the plateau at 3530m.
From Khangsar, the trail goes descending to Gungsang crossing Jharsang Khola. The route passes through sparse forests of Juniper, rose and barberry and a few meadows where horses and yaks graze of Chulu West and Gunndang then Mani wall in a meadow. Beyond is Yak Kharka, also known as Koche.
From the high camp, the ridge leads to the final snow slop which is rather demanding and more technical to reach the summit. Our experienced guides will help you fix the ropes and lead you to the summit of the peak. After the successful endeavor to summit of the peak, we will walk down to the high camp and then to the base camp for the overnight.
All arrival/departure transfers, drives in a private vehicle with a/c accompanied by an English speaking tour representative/escort from Himalayan Holidays.
All trek arrangement from Besi Shahar to Chulu East Base camp and back, inclusive of all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), accommodation in best available Teahouses/Trekkers Lodges with sleeping bags (according to the season) with internal liners, hot water bags for cold weather, Services of trained, trusted and highly experienced trek Guides & Sherpa assistants including a team of strong and reliable porters.
Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee.
Trekking Information Management Service (TIMS) fees.
Services for Trek / Climbing Guide and strong & reliable porters ( 2 Porters for 1 Person & 3 for 2 persons)
Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Shahar and back in a private vehicle.
Drive from Besi Shahar to Shyange and Chame to Besi Shahar in a public Jeep.
Chulu East Climbing permit fees inclusive Garbage deposit and necessary documentation charges.
Services of an experience Climbing Sherpa Leader.
All necessary climbing equipment (except personal)
Camping arrangement in Base Camp and High Camp, inclusive of meals prepared by Sherpa Leader.
Insurance for Nepali Sherpa Support team (Climbing Guide & Porters)
Pre & Post trek / climb preparations.
Services not Inclued
Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu.
Airport transfer and sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Personal climbing gears (See the list below)
Items of Personal nature such as bar bills, alcoholic beverages, laundry, and telephone as tips, and bonuses to guides, drivers, Sherpa team, porters, etc.
Guest’s personal travel insurance to cover thefts, loss of valuables, accident, illness hospitalization, flight and tour cancellation, etc. and mostly to cover Helicopter Evacuation
Anything’s that are not mentioned in above cost include section.
Plastic Boots & most other gears can be rented locally in Kathmandu, but we have to inform earlier with more details like size of the boot so on.