Chulu West Peak (6419m.) Climbing

Annapurna Himal
Height: 6419m. - (21,055ft)
Latitude: 28° 44' 45.37" N
Longitude: 84°01.21″E
First Ascent: 1952 by a Japanese Expedition
Trip Duration: 16 Days
Normal Ascent Route: Rock, Glacier/snow/Ice Climb
Caravan Route: Kathmandu - Bensi Shahar - Chame - Manang Village - Chulu West Peak Base Camp - Thorong-La Pass - Jomsom - Pokhara

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We organize a special climbing training course on which, with our very experienced climbing guides, you will learn and practice all the climbing techniques you will need including - the practical use of crampons, ice axes, ropes etc. to make sure that you master all the required skills and to boost your confidence which will ensure that you have a challenging but safe and successful climbing experience on Chulu West and gain the summit - an awesome experience. After initial preparations and sightseeing in Kathmandu, we drive to Syange or Jagat from where we begin our trek. The trail leads slowly to the Manang Valley, one of the highest valleys of the world. We set up two camps above the Base Camp. After summitting the Chulu West, we return via the Thorong-La 5416m. Pass and Muktinath to Jomsom. From Jomsom, we fly to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu.

Peak Climbing Itinerary: A
Hotel/Lodges/Camping
16 Days Trek/Climbing
Grade: Strenuous plus
Meals: Included except main meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu and 12 Nights Lodges/Camping
Recommended Season: Spring & Autumn

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Preparation, Issue permit for Chulu West and briefing at evening.
Day 03: Drive to besi Sahar –Bulbule – Chamje 1325m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 04: Chamje – Bagarchap  2164m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 05: Bagarchap  -Chame 2713m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 06: Chame -Pisang Village 3185m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 07: Pisang – Manang Village 3350m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 08: Manang - Rest day for acclimatization. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 09: Manang – Chulu West Base Camp 4000m. Tented Camp
Day 10: Chulu West High Camp 5300m. Tented Camp
Day 11: High Camp - ascent Summit 6419m. then back Base Camp. Tented Camp
Day 12: Chulu West Base Camp – Thorong Phedi 4500m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 13: Thorong Phedi - Thorong-La Pass 5416m. - Muktinath. O/N at T. Lodge
Day 14: Drive to Jomsom 2800m. then transfer to Teahouse Lodge (Guest House).
Day 15: Fly to Pokhara and Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 16: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.
 
Optional - Peak Climbing Itinerary: B
Hotel/Lodges/Camping
16 Days Trek/Climbing
Grade: Strenuous plus
Meals: Included except main meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu and 12 Nights Lodges/Camping
Recommended Season: Spring & Autumn

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Preparation, Issue permit for Chulu West and briefing at evening.
Day 03: Drive to Bensi Sahar – Syange or Jagat 1314m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge.
Day 04: Syange/Jagat – Tal 1700m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 05: Tal - Thanchowk 2550m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 06: Thanchowk - Pisang Village 3185m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 07: Pisang – Manang Village 3350m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 08: Manang - Rest day for acclimatization. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 09: Manang – Chulu West Base Camp 4000m. Tented Camp
Day 10: Chulu West High Camp 5300m. Tented Camp
Day 11: High Camp - Ascent Summit 6419m. and back Base Camp. Tented Camp
Day 12: Chulu West Base Camp – Thorong Phedi 4500m. O/N at T. Lodge
Day 13: Thorong Phedi - Thorong-La Pass 5416m.-Muktinath. O/N at Teahouse Lodge
Day 14: Drive to Jomsom 2800m. then transfer to Guest House.
Day 15: Fly to Pokhara and Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 16: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

Peak Climbing Cost:
USD 2350 Per Person. (If 1 Person in group)
USD 1940  Per Person. (if 2 - 5 Person in group)
USD 1860 Per Person. (if 6 - 8 Person in group)
USD 1550 Per Person. (if 9 - 14 Person in group)

Package Includes:

  • Land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace, tourist and local Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) and accommodation at best available teahouse lodge & tented camp during the trek en-route.
  • One Professional equipped English speaking trekking plus climbing guide and Porter.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Snow bars and fix ropes for the climbing as well as tented camp while on climbing to Chulu West Peak.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Air ticket: Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu with airport and cargo fees.
  • Trekking Permit, Peak Permit, National Park permits fees & garbage deposit.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

Package Excludes:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • High tent, high food and main rope.
  • Gammo Bag for the life saving device, incase of altitude sickness for Member.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks, except tea and coffee.
  • Soup in Lunch, Drinking boiled water, Mineral Bottle Water, Coca Cola, Bar bills Hot shower and hot water bags for night to keep warm inside sleeping bag.;
  • Personal trekking and climbing gears as well as sleeping bag which must cover over minus -30 degree Celsius.
  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fees & international departure Tax.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for support crew’s after the trip.

Cultural Treks & Expedition offers personal equipment rentals for climber, who have limited cargo allowance with their airfare or, do not wish to purchase expensive expedition grade gear but rent it instead. Climber purchasing Base Camp Services only may choose to hire or, purchase high camp equipment. Please let us know in advance prior to your arrival so that we can meet your needs. The quoted cost are for the duration of the expedition and we provide original North Face, Marmot or, Ozark company brand tent only.

Equipment Rental or Purchase Price List:

Item Rentle Cost in USD Purchase Cost in USD
Expedition Tent USD 50.00 USD 300.00
Day Backpack (Rucksack -Small) USD 30.00 USD 150.00
Day Backpack (Rucksack -Large) USD 50.00 USD 300.00
Gas Stove USD 20.00 USD 100.00
Oxygen Bottle USD 350.00 USD 500.00
Oxygen mask and Regulator USD 250.00 USD 900.00
Sleeping Bag USD 50.00 USD 400.00
Down Jacket USD 50.00 USD 300.00
High Camp Goose Down Jacket USD 100.00 USD 500.00