•  Chuli west Peak Annapurna Region

Chuli west Peak Annapurna Region

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Adventure
  •    Destination: Annapurna Region
  •    Activities: Trekking and Peak Climbing
  •    Accommodation: Good Hotel
  •    Meals: Include
  •    Maximum altitude: 6410m
  •    Group size: Min 3
  •    Best Season: spring and atum

?If chulu far east is the island peak of the annapurnas, then Chulu west is the Mera alternative. There is no real technical difficulty in reaching the summit but progress can be slow depending on snow conditions. Above base camp some steep loose rock requires some fixing of ropes.

Chulu west was first ascended in 1952 by a Japanese expedition.Between Chulu west and east in chulu central. Chulu central is rarely attempted by commercial groups, being very similar in nature to the west pe . it has a sometimes tricky rock section to negotiate before the actual summit.

Detail Itinerary

Days 01: Arrival at Kathmandu; transfer to the Hotel

Days 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

Days 03: Departure to Bensisahar

Days 04: Trek to Bahundanda

Days 05: Trek to Chamje

Days 06: Trek to Dharapani

Days 07: Trek to Chame

Days 08: Trek to Pisang

Days 09: Trek to Manang

Days 10: Acclimatization at Manang

Days 11: Trek to Chulu base camp

Days 12: Rest at Chulu base camp

Days 13: High camp

Days 14: Summit Chulu East (6,358-meter) or West (6,420-meter) and return back to base camp.

Days 15: Trek to Thorong high camp

Days 16: Trek to Muktinath after crossing Thorong La pass (5,416m.)

Days 17: Trek to Jomsom

Days 18: Fly back to Pokhara from Jomsom

Days 19: Drive back to Kathmandu

Days 20: Rest at Kathmandu

Days 21: Departure on your own destination

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Pickup and drop, Airport.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel, including breakfast too.
  • Accommodation during the trek, both in a tea house or camp
  • Meals throughout the trekking period
  • Transport throughout the trek, but not air-transport.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Porter service
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Soul Himalaya Treks duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map
  • All necessary paper work and charges
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Medical kit



What is not included?

  • Airfare to and from Kathmandu to your country 

  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters

Gear list

Climbing harness

  • Ice axe
  • crampons
  • Mountaineering boots
  • AscenderDescender/Abseil device
  • Rope
  • Snow bar
  • Ice hammer
  • Helmet (optional)
  • Clothing
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
  • Waterproof shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (can hire here in Nepal also)
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Accessories
  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fahrenheit
  • Trekking poles (sticks) 
  • Headlamp
  • Trek bag-pack (provided by soul himalaya treks 
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (approximately 2,500 to 3,000 cubic inches)
  • Thermo-rest sleeping pad
  • Water bottles
  • Small wash towel
  • Toiletries
  • Quick drying towel (medium sized)
  • Soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror
  • Tissue paper/ toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial Hand wash
  • Extras/ luxuries
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Binocular
  • Reading book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks

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