Chulu East Peak Climbing


  • Embark on an adventurous Peak climbing in the western Himalayan in Nepal
  • Trek in the Annapurna Conservation Area following the trails of Marshyangdi and Kali Gandaki valley
  • Witness lush green hills and waterfall views to ice flows and arid cliffs 
  • Trek through picturesque villages resided by people from different communities like Gurungs, Magars, Manangis, Thakalis, etc. 
  • Witness diverse landscapes and jaw-dropping mountain panorama
  • Visit one of the pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Muktinath Temple
  • Trek through the Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world
  • Enjoy natural hot springs in Tatopani
  • Explore beautiful Manang, Ghorepani village and hike to Poon Hill 
  • Experience mountain lifestyle and get to see the cultural heritage of the villagers along the trail
  • Great experience with our climbing guide who has been brave and gain a lot of climbing skills and technique while you get summit

Out of numerous top found in Nepal, Chulu East Peak Climbing is one of the mainstream and littler crest climbing. Really there are two Chulu Peaks Chulu East Peak and Chulu West Peak. Chulu East Peak lies southeast of Chulu West with its grasping all-encompassing perspective of the Annapurna Himalayan range. It is at the ht. of 6,584msituated at the highest point of the Manang Valley with the amazing perspective of the Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak, and Mt. Manaslu.

For Chulu East Peak Climbing the North-East Ridge is the typical course to move from the base camp. The East climbing is joining with the ordinary trek around the Annapurna, mounting the Marsyangdi valley and traverse Thorang La before coming to Kali Gandagi valley. There is the second crest on the Chulu East called Chulu Far East (6,060m) can likewise be endeavored. But the regular course there is likewise a course that trips the East Ridge which requires a high camp and a course that climbs the South East Ridge. Since this ascension is straight one ought to have experience if mountain climbing furthermore acquainted with the utilization of gear like crampons, bridle ice hatchet, tying hitches and grappling ropes.

Chulu East Climbing is the simple one and causes no altitude disorder. This trek helps you to investigate the lovely, brimming with assortments scene and regular excellence. Not just the beautiful perspective of mountains additionally the way of life of diverse individuals and their warm cordiality is even mainstream. Blanketed Horizon will make your Chulu East Climbing as a lifetime and one of a kind experience. Taking the license from NMA and every other thing will make simple. The course of this climbing lies in the Annapurna Region likewise known not Annapurna Conservation Area. The Chulu East Peak climbing is one of the tough climbings in Nepal. Climbers to this peak need very good previous trekking or climbing experience. Our climbing guide will give you full briefing and instruction on the techniques of climbing and using the gears. The climb is strictly straightforward and you should be well-known using climbing equipment. Most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. You should be very fit and have good experience of climbing.

The fact is that  Chulu East climbing is extreme and testing one in Nepal. You just carry light day pack, rest is carried by yaks and our porters. So, the climbers will have the great experience and they will love it. You will likewise get full backing. Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expedition is glad to operate this climbing tour for you to make it your lifetime experience.

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Upon our arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be warmly greeted by a representative from Nepal Pioneer Treks. After completion of our custom formalities (Visa, etc), we pick up our luggage and look for our representative with Nepal Pioneer Treks display board at the arrival gate. We will be then escorted to our hotel in Kathmandu. After check-in, we can either take a rest or hang around in the city or visit the Nepal Pioneer Treks office site. It all depends upon our interests and condition. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner where you will experience excellent Nepalese cuisine which will also introduce you to the country’s food culture.

Included meals: Dinner

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 1300m

Today, our manager will come to meet you at the hotel at 10.00 AM.  He will brief about the trip in detail, introduce with the guide and provide you all the documents. You will be free in the afternoon and manage your time for trek preparation. Our guide will meet you at your hotel at six O’ clock in the evening then take you for well come dinner. After having dinner, drop you to the hotel and stay overnight.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Max. Altitude: 1300m

We have to begin very early today as we need to go a long drive to reach our trek starting point. After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu at around 7 am and nearly after 8-10 hours’ drive we reach Syange or Jagat (as per situation) via Besishahar. Enroute, we see more of the countryside of Nepal that offers greeneries, rivers, villages, farms and beautiful mountain sceneries. However, the condition of road is not equally fine in all portion of our drive today. The road up to Besishahar is coal-tarred road, whereas after Besishahar the road is dusty and coarse though we can easily overlook it as we watch the outstanding sceneries through the windowpane. Overnight stay at Syange or Jagat Guest house.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 1100m

Upon our breakfast, we start our journey today in a relaxed way. We enter Manang district after crossing a large bridge near Tal. The trail continues through barley, rice, potato fields, and pine forests. After passing the village of Kodo we will be at Dharapani, one of the big villages in the Manang valley. Overnight at Dharapani.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 1960m

Today, we negotiate a few steep forested ridges along with several landslides on route on the west. On the way to Chame, we encounter with the most sensational views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m/24,688ft). Small hot springs add relief on our long day hard trek. Chame is the administrative center of the Manang District.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 2710m

A steep and narrow path through a very dense forest will bring us to the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500m from the river. As the trail opens up we get surrounded by majestic Himalayan Peaks. We find ourselves in the U-shaped valley of Manang hanging between two giant snow peaks. After walking through these wonderful sites we reach Pisang. Overnight at Lower Pisang.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 3300m

There are two routes that we can follow today. If taken upper route (Himalayan Glacier recommends), i.e., the route through Upper Pisang via Geru, the sceneries will be outstanding. We feel like we are horizontally in front of the majestic peaks. The panoramic views of the mountain peaks, such as Annapurna, Pisang peak, and several others will definitely allure us. We notice a contrast with the landscape and vegetation from today onwards. The cold and dry climate create a much harsher environment. We pay our memorable visit to Barge monastery, the largest in the entire district of Manang. Overnight in Manang.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 3500m

Today is the scheduled acclimatization day. It is not recommended to stay idle but a short walk to higher altitude will be better to get acclimatized with the altitude. Manang is a good place to do that as the next two days will be very challenging and tiring trek for us with rapid gain in altitude. We should never be confident with the altitude and always be cautious. Bhojo Gompa or Gangapurna Lake is worth visiting sites from the acclimatization point of view. We make an easy excursion to a little distance away to a village called Varga, a small old village with a monastery. At this juncture, we also make our short visit to the Himalayan Rescue Association where we can get some ideas about Mountain Sickness. Overnight at Manang.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 3500m

Waking up to the cool breeze of Chulu, we’ll have breakfast and get our stuff ready before leaving for the trail. The walk is a bit easy today with a few steep climbs and walks in-between the dense forest. Refresh the mood while strolling into the woods stacked with juniper and pine trees.

After a short time off at Humde village, we'll restart our trek and follow the trail that heads to Julu Khola. The trek keeps running on until we don't find reach the campsite at Yak Kharka. The places take precedence here offering splendid sights of a snow peak, dramatic high cliffs, and rock formation.

  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

The air starts to get thin after Julu Khola and increases the possibility of altitude sickness. So we’ll just take the day off before scrambling the way to base camp. To make the day worthwhile, we’ll have a few short distance hikes and explore nearby villages.

This will help us adapt to the changing weather and avoid side-effects of high altitude. Out of many great options available, we choose Chulu Far East Peak for the day trip as it gains elevation.

Therefore, after having breakfast, we'll take slow steps towards the campsite through forested riverbeds and lush hills. The walk provides fabulous mountain views, panoramic landscapes, and wildlife.

  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

After making the most out of acclimatization day and feeling refreshed, we shall be moving to the trail now. Coming out of the village, we'll take the lane that climbs uphill to meet Chulu Far East Base Camp.

With the trail slipping in rocky landforms, it becomes quite strenuous to walk. So, to prevent exhaustion, we'll control our pace of walk and take back to the backrest. We'll keep scrambling the trail for a good 6 hours to arrive at Chulu Far East Base Camp. We'll place a camp to spend the night.

  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

Hike from Chulu East Base Camp is considerably hard and tiring with undulating routes and glacial terrains. Walking too high at once can make the body ache and difficulty in respiration. Therefore, we take the day rest and let the body adapt to the decrease in oxygen concentration in the air.

Rather than just sitting dull and killing time, we'll trek around the base camp and explore secluded regions. For acclimation, we’ll walk a bunch of places that have precipitous climbs and breathtaking views of mountain ridges. As the sun goes down, we’ll head back to the camp and rest peacefully.

  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

After taking proper rest, we can now head to Chulu East High Camp hiking up the inclined trail. As the path moves ahead, it crosses snowy slopes that can be only traversed with crampons. The trail continuing uphill is exhausting and takes plenty of time but comes with a reward.

Throughout the trek, we get to glance at Pisang Peak, Annapurna massif, and Chulu West. The time to be spent at the high camp is equally awesome with spectacular views of landscapes and the vibrant valley below. Our crew members will set up the camp and do the necessary preparation for Chulu East Peak Climbing.

  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

It's the deciding day for whether our days of hardship and effort on the trail will pay off or be pointless. So, carrying the backpack full of equipment, we’ll steadily follow the trail that runs through glaciers and moraine.

With the support of the trek guide, we’ll beat the section that’s extremely challenging and move ahead of Chulu East Peak Climbing. Spending close to 11 hours on the trail over sheer cliffs, ice slope, and open gully, we’ll summit the mountain at long last.

From the top, you can look vacantly across the heart-rending view including Annapurna II, GlacierDome, and Dhaulagiri. After exploring the hidden glaciers and mountains, we’ll step back and walk the same trail descending base camp.

  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

From Camp I, our return path descends all the way to Leder. While descending, we enjoy the panoramic views of the Annapurnas and other peaks. We make our overnight stay at Leder and celebrate the summiting of Chulu West Peak.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

Today, we clean up the base camp and head for Thorong Phedi. It is going to be mostly an easy way to walk downhill. However, we do not forget that we are still in a high altitude area.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

At the beginning, we cross the famous high pass of Thorong La today. An early start is important to complete the mission. We reach Muktinath, an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists after crossing the pass. Muktinath hosts a Vishnu temple and a monastery nearby demonstrating the religions harmony in Nepal. For the Hindus, the region is a “Muktikhsetra” or the region of liberation or salvation. There are water spouts channeled for the stream running above the temple. We enjoy the tremendous stunning views of the Dhaulagiri peak from Muktinath. From Muktinath, we continue back to Jomsom on a local bus.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude: 5416m

Today upon our breakfast, we make a 200 kilometers drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. It will be better to hold on the left pane of the vehicle to enjoy the scenery through the route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted to our hotel. There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. We can spend the evening either leisurely or perhaps catch up on some last-minute shopping.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast lunch and Dinner

Today we drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. It will take 7 hours drive. Once you arrive in Kathmandu we will transfer to you at hotel then we arrange the fare well dinner.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Today is your departure day. We will drop you to airport by our private car.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Two nights accommodation in Kathmandu with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All Ground and air transportation. Pick Up and Drop.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
  • English speaking trekking guide and climbing guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary, accommodation, and meals.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show. (Ethnic music and dance)
  • All the necessary official documents, TIMS Permit, Trekking Permit, climbing permit etc.
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking Route map.
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
  • All required local and government tax.
  • All required climbing stuff except your personal gear.


  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except for Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea/coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
  • Monument entrance fees.
Additional Information

Chulu East Peak Climbing  best time

When deciding on the best time to visit the Everest region for the Chulu East peak climbing, it is important to consider your personal preferences and the type of weather you prefer. The most popular time to trek is during the spring months of March to May, when the weather is generally clear and dry, with warm days and cool nights. The rhododendron forests are also in full bloom during this time, creating beautiful scenery. 

Another suitable time to climb Chulu East peak is in the autumn months of September to November. Autumn also has stable weather conditions with crystal clear views and a low chance of precipitation. The climate remains pleasant, neither too hot nor too cold. Also, autumn is the festival season, so you may get a chance to be part of some of the biggest celebrations in the country. 

Chulu East Peak Climbing accommodation

Our accommodation during the trek is basic lodges along the trail. Trekkers spend nights in twin-shared rooms. The package cost covers basic accommodation, so please do not have high hopes. You will get a clean and comfortable room at the end of the day to have a good night's sleep. 

If you want to upgrade your accommodation, then let us know in advance. The Annapurna trek and Chulu East peak trail also has luxury lodges with great services and many modern amenities. We fix the tent for few days before to get the summit.

The washroom in the basic lodge is usually shared. It can be a squat toilet or a western-style one. Single rooms will cost you additional money, and you have to request them at the time of booking. The services offered in the lodges are pretty basic. 


Food is generally available along the entire route of the annapurna Circuit trek and few days camping and is typically provided by the tea houses or lodges where you stay overnight. Most lodges offer a set menu of Nepali and Tibetan dishes, as well as some western options such as pasta and sandwiches. Prices for meals are generally reasonable but can vary depending on the specific location and type of dish.

Villages below Manang village offer a wide range of menu that includes pizza, bakery items, burgers, steak, curries, rice, porridge, soups, etc. The tea shops along the trail sell snacks and beverages, so carry some Nepali cash to buy. You can carry bars and snacks to munch while trekking. 

Group/private joining

Both group and private expedition have their pros and cons, and the right choice for you will depend on your personal preferences and budget. Group expeditions tend to be more affordable, but you may have less control over the itinerary and may have to compromise on certain aspects of the trip. Private treks tend to be more expensive, but you'll have more control over the itinerary and can tailor the trip to your specific needs and preferences.

Group Expedition: Group expedition are organized by trekking companies and typically include a group of travelers who are led by a guide and supported by a team of porters. These climbing are a good option for people who are comfortable traveling with a group and want the convenience of having everything arranged for them.

Private climbing: Private climbing are tailored to the individual or group and can be customized to meet your specific needs and preferences. These treks are a good option for people who want more control over their itinerary and who may have specific interests or requirements.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is crucial to join the Chulu East peak climbing. We ask our guests to buy travel insurance that covers emergency air evacuation to provide instant medical assistance during the trek. Not only this, but travel insurance will also come in handy in case you lose your luggage, face flight cancellation, or for medical coverage. 

There is no hospital in the Annapurna region, and any big injury or sickness may require air evacuation to a hospital in Kathmandu. Without travel insurance, it gets tough for us to provide air evacuation to you on time.

  • Chulu East peak is 6059m.

  • It will take 20-23 days in total including trek days. But climbing about 3-4 days.

  • Chulu East peak is in Annapurna region.

  • Yes, you need climbing guide. you must join in authorised trekking company? It is not possible to clim it with out climbing guide.

  • You should manage your personal climbing gears yourself and rest of the things company will provide.

  • Obviously yes, without travel insurance it will be risky. So, you should manage your travel insurance before you come to Nepal.

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