Chulu East Peak Climbing with Thorang-La

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu preparation day for trek & climb.
Day 03: Drive to Jagat via Besisahar 800 m- 08 hrs journey.
Day 04: Trek to Dharapani 1,920m – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Chame 2,670 m- 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Pisang 3,300 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Julu 3,900 m- 06 hrs.
Day 08: Rest day at Julu for acclimatization.
Day 09: Trek to Chulu East Base Camp 4,700m – 04 hrs.
Day 10: Trek and climb to Chulu High Camp at 5,300m. 03 hrs.
Day 11: Rest day at High Camp.
Day 12: Climb of Chulu East and descend to base camp- 07 hrs.
Day 13: Trek back to Julu village 05 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Manang village 3,450 m- 05 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m -04 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Thorong Phedi and to High Camp 4,600 m-04 hrs.
Day 17: Cross Thorong-La 5,416 m and to Muktinath 3,800-07 hrs.
Day 18: Trek down to Kagbeni 2,858 m-04 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Jomsom 2,715 m -04 hrs.
Day 20: Morning flight to Pokhara 820 m and transfer to hotel.
Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu 1,350 m and transfer to hotel.
Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu for individual activities.
Day 23: International departure for home ward bound.

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  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

    On arrival in Kathmandu, you are warmly greeted by Adventure Guide Team Treks & Expeditions staff at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Our representatives will assist then transfer to respective hotels.

  • Day 02: In Kathmandu preparation for trekking and climbing.

    On this day an opportunity for shopping essential equipments, gears, harness, crampons, ice axe with leash, webbing, cord, trekking poles, sleeping bag, headwear, footwear and other stuffs. In the meantime Adventure Guide Team Treks & Expeditions staff will obtain necessary permits and papers for the expeditions. There will be a special meeting in the evening regarding pre-climbing discussion with all field staffs and guides.

  • Day 03: Drive to Jagat 1,290 m via Besisahar 800 m-08 hrs.

    After a good breakfast begin this trip with a drive to Jagat via the town of Beshishar enjoying the great views of Himalayans above top of green hills, drive follows the Prithvi Highway till it reach at Dumre from where here ride towards north to reach Beshishar is just 178k m / 111mile headquarter of Lamjung area located far west from Kathmandu valley, journey continues Leaving Beshishar following the dirt road that drops to a stream to Bhalam Khola and to Khudi, Bhulbhule and Ngadi. Crosse the streams driving through rice terraces and passing several villages of Syange The ride climbs leaving the Marshyangdi River and reaches to a small settlement of Jagat for overnight stop.

  • Day 04: Trek to Dharapani 1,920 m 05 hours.

    The tail descends to the Marshyangdi River to the east bank and continues through a lush forest. The trail offers the mesmerizing view of backdrop of towering Annapurna mountain ranges. After crossing a suspension bridge, climb steeply towards the slippery and physically challenging path to Sattale. The trail passes several villages such as Tal Besi, Tal Karte and reaches Dharapani for overnight stop.

  • Day 05: Trek to Chame 2,670 m 05 hours.

    The trail goes along the mule track through dense forest of fir, pine, oak and maple. This region is also rich in its age old culture. The great view of world’s 08th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163m / 26,781ft with hotels is in Timang, leaving Timang walk for another hour passing the village of Koto to reach Chame a small town and the district headquarters of Manang area.

  • Day 06: Trek to Pisang 3,300 m- 06 hrs.

    Today a moderate trekking, following trail through pine woods and small villages with few ups and downs till it reach the orchard village of Bhratang with apple orchard, walking along the bank of Marshyangdi River and crossing the river twice and trek through the rhododendron, oak and pine forests to reach Nuovo village which has few houses made of stones and Dhukure Pokhari (Pond) ahead. Then cross a bridge over Marshyangdi River and follow the bank to reach the village of Lower Pisang for overnight stop.

  • Day 07: Trek to Julu 3,900 m -05 hrs.

    The trail first leads along the bank of Marshyangdi River passing through the forest and brings to Ghyaru. From Ghyaru, walk furthermore on the higher altitude, one can notice change in vegetation and landscapes around this region.The environment around Manang looks much barren and arid with cold and dry climate, trek along the bank of Marshyangdi River to reach the village of Julu for the overnight camp.

  • Day 08: Rest day at Julu for acclimatization and local hike.

    Rest day at Julu for proper acclimatization and local hike around, this rest day is a must as the altitude gets in and the air gets thinner. There are good places for a short hike around with superb views of the snow capped mountains.

  • Day 09: Trek to Chulu East Base Camp 4,700 m -04 hrs.

    The walk leaves the last village for complete wilderness on the barren landscapes withviews of both Chulus and the Annapurnas. The walk meanders to a steep climb for an hour with few gradual portion on route the valley that runs up toward the col between the East and Far East Peaks of Chulu for the overnight camp and as well Base Camp for the climb.

  • Day 10: Trek and climb to Chulu High Camp at 5,300 m 04 hrs.

    The faintl define path climbs up following the Chegaji Khola on the east bank and finally arriving at moraines below the col after three to four hours of strenuous walk. The high camp here forms a launching for both the South-West Ridge of Chulu Far East and as well for our climb from the East Ridge of Chulu East Peak.

  • Day 11: Rest Day at High Camp.

    Rest day for acclimatization and for the preparation of the climb, our climbing guide will scout the area of the climb and will fix ropes where necessary.

  • Day 12: Climb of Chulu East and descend to base camp.

    The route continues up the snow ridge ahead to the summit which is exposed at first but is climbed without much difficulty. On reaching the top great panoramic views of the surrounding snow capped mountains and the valley down below, after a memorable moment descend back to base camp for the overnight.

  • Day 13: Trek back to Julu - 05 hours.

    After a successful climb of Chulu East retrace the journey back to small Julu village for the overnight stop.

  • Day 14: Trek to Manang 3,520m -05 hrs.

    From Julu trek continues on with grand views of the high snow capped peaks, and descending steeply. The trek is more or less gradual on the wide path most of the way to Manang via the village of Braga, here we will have time to spend the morning visiting Braga Monastery. The largest in the district, it has an outstanding display of statues, thangkas and the religious manuscripts. From here it is only an hour walk to Manang for the overnight stop.

  • Day 15: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m - 04 hours.

    Today walk through village of Ghunsang and continue winding up hill walk to Yak Kharka, leaving Tilicho trail behind head towards north adopting higher altitude walking along the river bank of Gundon Khola. Then cross the river and trek for few hours to reach a small settlement of Yak Kharka which is the vantage point for views of Annapurna III and Chulu Peak.

  • Day 16: Trek to Thorong Phedi and to High Camp 4,600m- 04 hrs.

    After breakfast follow the trail that leads to a small settlement of Ledar. The trail further crosses a bridge and continues climbs along the east bank of the Jarjung Khola. Then following a narrow path across an unstable steep slope and then descending to Thorung Phedi with another hour to High Camp of Thorang for the overnight stop.

  • Day 17: Cross Thorong-La 5,416 m and to Muktinath 3,800 m-07 hrs.

    After early breakfast follow the trail with steep climbs up walks continue to the completely mesmerizing Thorung La Pass at 5,416 m / 17,700 ft. The high altitude and snowy trail of this pass might create little obstacles while crossing the glacier moraines. But this Pass is easy for stronger climbers like us to cross it. The trail makes a long descend to Muktinath 3,800 m. Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley which literally means ‘the place for Nirvana or Liberation’ with overnight stop at Muktinath.

  • Day 18: Trek down to Kagbeni 2,858 m - 04 hours.

    A short and easy walk today on leaving Muktinath, continue descend passing the traditional village like Jharkot, explore the cultural and tradition of Thakali people which are just similar to Tibetans. A few hours of walk reaches to the village of Kagbeni which is located in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River on route Upper Mustang, overnight at Kagbeni.

  • Day 19: Trek to Jomsom 2,715 m -04 hrs.

    Morning journey the last trekking of this memorable interesting adventure after breakfast tackle the last day of this trip descending towards southern direction through Kali Gandaki valley to Jomsom. Following the trails downstream of Kaligandaki River through Ekle Bhatti 2,740 m to reach Jomsom at 2,715 m. Jomsom is the headquarter of Mustang district and a big town of Mustang region with apple orchards and apple products, on reaching Jomsom check in the best homely lodge with time for a stroll around the town while our guide will re-confirm the flight ticket, in the evening celebrate on the happy occasion of this successful trip with the crew members and porters.

  • Day 20: Morning flight to Pokhara 820 m- 22 mins and transfer to hotel.

    An early flight of 22 minutes above the world’s deepest Gorge takes you to the mesmerizing town of Pokhara; enjoy the magnificent views of massif Himalaya including Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri and other surrounding peaks during flight. Pokhara the second largest sub-metropolitan city of Nepal with several pristine lakes like Fewa, Rupa and Begnas, with panorama views of fascinating mountains and natural beautiful landscapes with time to visit Bindawasini Temple, Tal Barahi Temple, David Falls, Mahendra cave and Gupteshor Mahadev cave in the nature rich city of Pokhara.

  • Day 21: A scenic drive to Kathmandu 1,350m / 4,428ft- 05 hrs.

    Morning drive to Kathmandu enjoying the great views of Himalayans above the top of green hills, this scenic interesting drive of approx six hours to reach Kathmandu on arrival check into respective hotels with time for walk around busy Thamel area.

  • Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu.

    The last day of this great adventure trip with Adventure Guide Team Treks & Expeditions and in Nepal today catch the last minute souvenir shopping with last night dinner with the group member and staffs.

  • Day 23: Final departure for home ward bound.

    Our office staff assists you with the complimentary transfer to airport for your departure flight to your onward destinations your wonderful moments with us.

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