Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass - 17 Days

Country
Region
Activity
Group size
1-10
Duration
17 Days Days
Mode
Tea-House, Tent-Camp
Max-Altitude
6,059m/19,878ft
Daily Walking
5-6 hrs
Grade
4
Culture
Gurung Culture, Tibetan Influenced Culture, Mixed Culture
Best season
Autumn and Spring
Best season
Autumn and Spring

Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass

1. Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

  • Meals:Lunch / Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Thamel

Highlights:

  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Evening Walk at Thamel

2. Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

  • Duration:Half Day
  • Meals:Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Thamel
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Boudhanath
  • Pashupatinath

Highlights:

  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Introduction with group members and trekking crew
  • Equipment checking and briefing about the trek

3. Kathmandu to Chame(2,710 m/ 8,891 ft) via Besisahar(760m/2,493ft)

  • Duration:10-11 hrs (241Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Transportation:Private 4WD Jeep
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Descend:605m/1,984ft

  • Kathmandu
  • Besisahar
  • Tal
  • Dharapani
  • Chame

Highlights:

  • Waterfall
  • Landscapes
  • Marshyangdi Rivers

4. Chame to Humde Village(3,330m/10,925ft)

  • Duration:6-7hrs (15-16Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:30m/100ft

  • Chame
  • Bratang
  • Dhukurpokhari
  • Pisang
  • Humde Village

Highlights:

  • Apple Garden
  • Apple Agro farm
  • Annapurna IV Panoramic View
  • Lamjung Himal View
  • Buddhist Monasteries
  • Pine Forest
  • Marshyangdi River
  • Wooden Bridge
  • Mani Stones and Mani Walls
  • Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels
  • Dramatic Curved Rock Faces Above the Rivers
  • Small Settlements
  • Typical House
  • Lifestyle and Culture of Locals
  • Domestic Airport
  • Sunset View

5. Humde Villages to Julu Khola(3,500m/11,482ft)

  • Duration:3-4hrs (8-9Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:170m/560ft

  • Humde Village
  • Julu Khola

Highlights:

  • Bushes Walk
  • Pine Forests
  • Hidden Valley Walk
  • Cosy and Narrow Path
  • Wildlife
  • Blissful Nature
  • Herbs and Vegetations
  • Yak Shelters
  • View of Annapurna Ranges
  • Julu Khola - River
  • Sunset View

6. Julu Khola to Chulu Far East Base Camp(5,000m/16,404ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs (9-10Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:1,500m/4,922ft

  • Julu Khola
  • Chulu Far East Base Camp

Highlights:

  • Steep Climb
  • Rugged Rocky Trails
  • Blissful Nature
  • Prayer Flags
  • Adventure and Excitement
  • Tent-Camp in Higher Altitude
  • Sunset View

7. Acclimatization Day

  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp

  • Chulu Far East Base Camp

Highlights:

  • Day Hike
  • Climbing Gears Usage Training
  • Briefing from Guide about the Peak Climbing
  • Instructions for Safe Peak Climbing
  • Training Centre of the Climbing Guides
  • Rest and Relax
  • Prepare for the Next Day Peak Climbing

8. Chulu Far East Base Camp to Chulu Far East High Camp(5,500m/18,045ft)

  • Duration:3-4hrs (8-9Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:500m/1,640ft

  • Chulu Far East Base Camp
  • Chulu Far East High Camp

Highlights:

  • Steep Climb
  • Rugged Rocky Trails
  • Snow Inclines
  • Blissful Nature
  • Prayer Flags
  • Adventure and Excitement
  • Tent-Camp in Higher Altitude
  • Astonishing Vistas of Annapurna Valley Himalayas, Chulu East, Chulu West, Pisang Peak, and the Chulu Far East
  • Sunset View

9. Chulu Far East High Camp to Chulu Far East Base Camp via Chulu Far East Peak Summit(6,059m/19,878ft)

  • Duration:9-10hrs (10-11Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:559m/1,834ft
  • Descend:1,059m/3,475ft

  • Chulu Far East High Camp
  • Chulu Far East Peak Summit
  • Chulu Far East High Camp
  • Chulu Far East Base Camp

Highlights:

  • Start Climbing from the Midnight
  • Steep Climb
  • Captious Trail
  • Strenuous Peak Climbing
  • Technical Peak
  • Slipping Trails
  • Glaciers
  • Crevasses
  • Adventure and Excitement
  • Tent-Camp in Higher Altitude
  • Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Pisang Peak, Chulu west and the Himlung Valley at the North Side
  • Ultimate Destination of this Peak Climbing
  • Achievement of a Lifetime
  • Sunset View

10. Chulu Far East Base Camp to Manang(3,550m/11,646ft)

  • Duration:6hrs (11Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Descend:1,450m/4,758ft

  • Chulu Far East Base Camp
  • Munje
  • Bratang
  • Manang

Highlights:

  • Windy and Dry Trails
  • Eye-Catching Sights
  • Local Houses
  • Lifestyle and Culture
  • Blissful Nature
  • Noticeable Change in Landscape
  • Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels
  • Mani Walls and Mani Stones
  • Rest and Relax

11. Manang to Ledar(4,200m/13,780ft)

  • Duration:6hrs(9-10Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:650m/2,135ft

  • Manang
  • Ghusang
  • Yak Kharka
  • Ledar

Highlights:

  • Suspension Bridges
  • Mighty Mountains
  • Similar faces with Tibetan Culture
  • Astonishing Landscapes Wildlife
  • Typical Villages
  • High Altitude Hike
  • Monasteries
  • Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels
  • Mani Walls and Mani Stones
  • Narrow Pathway
  • Bushes Walk
  • Above Tree-Line

12. Ledar to Thorong High Camp(4,925m/16,160ft ) via Thorong Phedi(4,420m /14,501 ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs(8-9Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:725m/2,380ft

  • Ledar
  • Thorong Phedi
  • Thorong High Camp

Highlights:

  • Mighty Himalayan Range View
  • Gorgeous Landscapes
  • The habitant of Snow Leopard
  • Mountain Thar
  • Blue Sheep
  • Rocky Ridges
  • Rock Falling Area
  • Initial Point of Marshyangdi River
  • Prepare for Next Day

13. Thorong High Camp to Muktinath(3,800m/12,467 ft) via Thorong La Pass(5,416m / 17,764ft)

  • Duration:8-9hrs(13-14Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:491m/1,610ft
  • Descend:1,616m/5,300ft

  • Thorong High Camp
  • Thorong La Pass
  • Muktinath

Highlights:

  • Glacier Walk
  • Panoramic view of Annapurna Ranges
  • One of the most popular and famous Passes in Nepal
  • Achievement of a lifetime ( High Altitude)
  • Steep Climb Downwards
  • Panoramic View of Mt. Dhaulagiri
  • Noticeable Change in Landscape
  • Desert-Like Landscapes
  • 108 Taps
  • Jwala Mai(Gas Flame)
  • Pilgrims
  • Nun Leading Monastery
  • Prayer Flags and Prayer Stones
  • Mani Walls and Mani Stones
  • Tombstones of Climbers who Sacrificed their Life
  • Myths and Legends

14. Muktinath to Jomsom(2,720m / 8,925ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs(10-11Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Descend:1,080m/3,544ft

  • Muktinath
  • Kagbeni
  • Ekle Bhatti
  • Jomsom

Highlights:

  • Visit Muktinath Temple – One of the Holy and Spiritual Place for Hindus
  • Myths and Legends
  • Belief That If You Have Done Good Karma After Death You Will Go To Heaven
  • Blissful Nature
  • Noticeable Change in Landscape
  • Walkthrough Kaligandaki River Bank
  • Jomsom Airport
  • Windy Trail
  • Lifestyle and Culture of Locals
  • Downtown Area
  • Junction Of Trekkers and Villagers

15. Jomsom to Pokhara(838m/2,720ft)

  • Duration:25Mins Flight
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Transportation:Domestic Flight
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Descend:1,080m/3,544ft

  • Domestic Airport(Jomsom-Pokhara)
  • Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights:

  • Morning Flight
  • Scenic Flight
  • Pokhara Sightseeing and Other Activities
  • Rest and Relax

16. Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Duration:200Km (5-6hrs)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Descend:710m/2,329ft

  • Pokhara
  • Malekhu
  • Dhading
  • Kathmandu

Highlights:

  • Scenic Drive
  • Farewell Dinner in the evening

17. Departure Day

COST INCLUDES

Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass

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Nepal Mountain Trekkers is a travel agency formed with the involvement of highly experienced and professional trekkers with an experience of more than two decades in trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, we do have staffs from all the special parts of the country to provide you with the proper and adequate information and make you enjoy the best of your trip. In our years of experience, none of our clients had any complaint or dissatisfaction from our company and till now all our previous clients highly recommend our team to their friends and family which is the reason behind our dedication and diligence. Once you trek with our team, you will surely think of visiting Nepal time and again with us as our other clients.

In Nepal, the weather is mild and almost cold around the regions of Peak climbing so is of Chulu Far East Peak Climbing region.

Well, the tip for guide and other trekking staffs like porters and drivers is not mandatory but since they contribute their time apart from family to make you enjoy the best of your trip ensuring your safety and satisfaction, we recommend you to contribute some amount of tip for them. In Nepal, it is practised that 10% of the total amount you pay for your trek and tour is contributed as a tip.

Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass can be organized according to your requirement to fit into your availability of time but in general, a minimum of more than two weeks is required to attain success with proper safety and satisfaction.

The trek could be extremely adventurous and exciting for solo trekkers and since you will be walking through off-the-beaten paths, it is somehow risky for the solo trekker and solo female trekkers. You need to be aware and capable of handling several situations in order to prevent from obligations and challenges during the trek and climbing. So, at least a highly experienced and certified trekking guide is needed for this trek even for solo trekkers. 

Since the trail of this trekking is mostly rural, the drinking water available during this trek would be tap water, well water or hand pumps and should be purified prior to drinking them. Hence, you should buy bottled waters or should have water purifying pills or any other equipment to ensure drinking safe water.

a.    Navigation
Map (with protective case)
Compass
GPS (optional)
b.    Sun protection
Sunscreen
Lip balm
Sunglasses, goggles or glacier glasses
c.    Insulation
Jacket, vest, pants, gloves, hat (see Clothing)
d.    Illumination
Headlamp or flashlight (plus spare)
Extra batteries (kept near the body when cold)
e.     First-aid supplies
First-aid kit (see our First-Aid Checklist)
f.    Fire
Matches or lighter
Waterproof container
Firestarter (for emergency survival fire)
g.     Repair kit and tools
Knife or multi-tool
Duct tape or other repair items
h.     Nutrition
Extra day's supply of food
i.     Hydration
Water bottles or hydration system (insulated)
Water treatment system
j.     Emergency shelter
Tent, tarp, bivy or reflective blanket
Equipment Options
Hardware quantities depend on the route.
Rope (dry preferred)
Helmet
Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
Boots (crampon-compatible)
Crampons
Ice axe (with leash)
Belay/rappel device
Pulley
Climbing pack
Route description or guidebook|
Locking carabineer(s)
Nonlocking carabineers
Runners—singles and doubles
Prusik cords
Hand protection (athletic tape, gloves)
Signalling mirror
Crevasse rescue gear
Avalanche transceiver
Shovel
Probe
k.    For Technical or Mixed Routes
Nuts
Nut extraction tool
Hexes
Ice tools (with leashes)
Ice screws
l.    Camming devices
Clothing
Wicking base layers (synthetic or wool)
Fleece jacket or vest
Fleece pants
Insulating jacket (down or polyfill)
Insulating hat, cap, balaclava or headband
Sun-shielding hat or cap
Socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
Gloves or mittens
Gaiters
Rain jacket with hood (or soft shell)
Waterproof pants or bibs
Bandana or Buff (neck or face gaiter)
m.    Personal Items
Multifunction watch
Two-way radios
Cell phone in a protective container
Camera
Binoculars
Quick-dry towel
Lunch; energy food/gels/chews
Toilet paper
Sanitation trowel
Insulated seat pad
Handwarmer pockets
Permits

All the above-listed items could either be brought by your own or you can buy it or hire it in Nepal. Nepal Mountain Trekkers will provide you with the service of buying and hiring the equipment.

Since Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass is an adventure related activity and it is somehow challenging and risky as well, you would be requiring insurance, climbing permits and special permits like Peak Permit Royalty, and since you would be trekking thru Annapurna Conservation Area, you also require Annapurna Conservation Area Permit(ACAP).

It is better to have previous climbing experience for Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass because without having the technical know-how about mountaineering there would be a high risk during the peak climbing activities. 

About the porter, it is your decision because if you are few in number and you do not have many loads to carry then you can go without the porter as well. Well, the guides are essential to take care of you in each case and to make you explore the best of climbing a peak since the guides owe years of experience in this activity and they are well-known as well as well-trained to handle all kinds of the situation during Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass.

Since peak climbing is an adventure related activities and it is somehow challenging and risky as well, you would be requiring insurance before Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass to cover the expenses in case of emergency.

Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass is somehow arduous activity since climbing a peak and the trails up to there are not so easy, you have to make your way through rugged off-the-beaten paths. But if you are physically fit enough and courageous enough to accept the challenges and at the same time being well-equipped and aware, Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass in is adventurous and exciting rather than difficult.

During Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass, you would be staying overnight at tea-houses or lodges and you will be served with traditional Nepali dishes like Dal-Bhat. Whereas, at the higher elevation you will be staying in tent-camps and eat what is cooked by the crew. 

In the case of emergency, our highly experienced and determined trekking staffs and guides who are the inhabitants of this region and are professional in these fields would guide you with the best instruction according to the situation. They are well aware of every kind of risks and the solutions and they would be in touch with the company along with your trekking session, so there is no reason to worry about, just enjoy the trek. And if the situation is really critical, then there is also helicopter rescue available with us which might be costly if you do not have any insurance to claim it. 

Due to chances of heavy snowfall and obscuring weather in winter and rainfall during the rainy season; autumn and spring are the best seasons for Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass. The sceneries are vivid and you can also enjoy the amazing blossoming of rhododendron flowers along the trail during then.

ATMs and credit cards are accessible only on the major and specific places of Nepal, so during your Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass, you can use ATMs and credit cards only while you are in Kathmandu, Jomsom and Pokhara or other district headquarters as well.

Due to high altitude, altitude sickness and similar problems might arise during Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass but with proper acclimatization and guidance, you can tackle it.

Except for child, there is no age limit for Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass if you are fit enough physically and mentally to cope with the challenges during peak climbing.

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