Chulu East Peak (6584m) climbing one of the popular climbing peak is situated on top of the Manang valley with awesome sceneries across to the Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho peak and Manaslu.
The climb is joint with the typical trek around the Annapurna, mounting the Marshyangdi valley and crossing over Thorong La, before sliding the Kali Gandaki valley to Pokhara. The climb is strictly straightforward and you should be well-known using climbing equipment. Mostly the climbing will be concerned walking roped together, including the glacial crossings.
Trip summery in facts: Trip Title: Chulu East Peak Climbing Maximum Elevation: 6584m Walking Level: 5-7 hours per day. Trip Duration: 23 Days Mode of Operation: Tea House Lodge + Camping Trek. Best Season: Mar, Apr, May & Sept, Oct, Nov. Trip Grade: Moderate and Strenuous Group size: Minimum: 2 people to Maximum: 18 people
Outline Itinerary: Chulu East Peak Climbing Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu international airport 1300m, welcome by ART member and transfer to hotel 2 star. Bed and breakfast included. Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu, formality for trekking and peak permits. Bed and breakfast included. Day 03: Drive to Bhulbhule and trek to Ngadi 940m 3 hours. Day 04: Ngadi - Jagat 1300m 5 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 05: Jagat - Dharapani 1800m 5 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 06: Dharapani - Chame 2600m 5 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 07: Chame- Upper Pisang 3200m 6 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 08: Upper Pisang - Gyaru - Ngawal 3600m. Overnight in Lodge. Day 09: Ngawal - Base Camp 5140m. Overnight camping. Day 10: Acclimatize/Preparation for Climbing. Overnight camping. Day 11: Climb to High Camp 5600m 5 hours. Overnight camping. Day 12: Chulu East Peak Summit- Base Camp 8 hours. Overnight camping. Day 13: Reserve day if weather problem in summit period. Overnight camping. Day 14: Back to Base Camp. Overnight camping. Day 15: Base Camp - Manang 3540m 6 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 16: Manang - Ledar 4200m 4 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 17: Ledar - Thorang Phedi 4450m 3 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 18: Thorong Phedi - Cross over the Thorang-La 5416m - Muktinath 3750m 8 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 19: Muktinath - Kagbendi - Jomsom 2600m 6 hours. Overnight in Lodge. Day 20: Jomsom - Pokhara 25 minutes by flight and transfer to hotel comfort hotel near Fewa Lake. Bed and breakfast included. Day 21: Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus 6 hours and transfer to hotel 2 star bed and breakfast included. Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu hotel 2 star bed and breakfast included. Day 23: Final departure.
-Kathmandu International airport - hotel transfers by private car or tourist mini bus according to group size.
-4 nights 2 star hotel in Kathmandu bed and breakfast .
-1 night hotel comfort in Pokhara bed and breakfast.
-Trekking permits of ACAP, TIMS Cards and Chulu East climbing permits.
-Accommodation in tea house lodge + tented camping in twin basis.
-Camping equipment: tents, mattress, kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent, porter's tent, utensils, tables, chairs etc.
-Climbing equipment: main rope, fixed rope, snow bar, rock piton, ice crew etc.
-Food (breakfast, lunch & dinner with hot drinks) during the trek.
-Salary, insurance, transport, food and accommodation for climbing guide, cook and porters.
-Kathmandu to Bhulbule by tourist bus.
-Jomsom to Pokhara by plane and internal airport tax in Jomsom and Pokhara.
-Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
-13 % VAT compulsory Nepal Government tax and other local taxes.
-Experienced & professional English speaking climbing guide,cook and porters.
-Nepal tourist visa fee 40 $ for a month. Nepal visa can be obtained upon arrival.
-International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
-Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu city also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary.
-Travel, Trekking and Helicopter Rescue insurance.
-Cold and alcoholic drinks
-Personal high altitude medicines, sleeping bags, first aid kits, equipment, gears, cloths etc.
-Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge of camera or mobile and gas shower in mountain.
-Tips for climbing guide, cook and porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.
Member Personal Equipment: S/No Particular Qty.
(01) Down suits 1
(02) Summit shoe 1
(03) Walking shoe 1
(04) Crampon 1
(05) Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
(06) Normal gloves 1
(07) Special sun glasses for snow.
(08) Iceaxe 1
(09) Harness 1
(10) Jumer 1
(11) Carapina (normal) 3
(12) Sleeping bag (-20 Degree Celsius ) 1
(13) Down filled Mattress 1
(14) Summit socks 1
(15) Normal socks 2
(16) Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
(17) Safety Helmet 1
(18) Down jacket 1
(19) Down trouser 1
(20) 8 finger / descender 1
(21) Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
(22) Gore-tex jacket 1
(23) Gore-tex trouser 1
(24) Fleece jacket 1
(25) Fleece trouser 1
(26) Fleece liner gloves 3
(27) Screw Gate Carapina 1
(28) Balaclava (wind stopper) 1
(29) Thermos bottle 1
(30) Base layer (woolen) 1 (set)
(31) Water bottle normal 1
(32) Travel bag solid North Face/Quechua 60 liter 1