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Chulu West Peak Climbing - 6584m. - 22 Days

Chulu West is situated at north of Manang. This is one of the Peak can be seen from the major trail Thorong La/ Thorung la pass trekking. Chulu west peak climbing combined with Nepal's most famous the Annapurna trek. Chulu West Peak climbing best combines the mountain scenery, trekking and mountaineering challenges and also provides the variety of ethnic Nepalese cultures. One should have a technical idea to climb Chulu west peak.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival
We will pick you up at Tribhuwan international airport in our private vehicle and drop you at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Have breakfast and we will go for Kathmandu sightseeing .We will visit monkey temple , bouddhanath , Kathmandu durbar square and have lunch in between that .Then walk through Thamel street and Ason and then back to hotel and have dinner.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Besisahar
Wake up early and have breakfast.The day begins with drive to besisahar-bhulbhule about 5-6 hours from Kathmandu along to the Prithvi highway .We divert off the highway at the busling town of Dumre and continue for a further one and half hours to Beshisahar.After lunch we complete the short drive to the road head at Bhulbhule (846m) in the Marsyangdi valley, overnight at lodge/tea house with dinner.
Day 04: Trek to Bahundanda
We will wake up early as our first day trekking starts through typical local houses and the faces of varied ethnic tribes.Our route makes its way through subtropical forest to the village of khudi(840m).After we pass the village of Bhulbhule we will see a majestic 60m high waterfall ,Manaslu. After that we will cross he Nagdi khola by a long suspension bridge and the trails moves upwards to attractive village Bahundanda.
Day 05: Trek to Chame
The trail climbs to Tyanja at 2,360m, then continuing through forest, but near the river to Kopar at 2,590m. As we reach the Chame, the headquarters of the Manang district, we are rewarded by the fine views of Annapurna II as you approach Chame and two small hot springs by the town. Along this route we are introduced to a local community of which the residents are said to have migrated from Tibet centuries ago, noticeable by their distinct physical features and lifestyle as well as architecture and livelihood unique to Tibet. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Pisang
On this day we will start our trek by climbing Telekhu through the forest to Brathang .After sometime we will see Paungda danda and we will cross back to south bank of Marshyangdi and climb over a ridge through blue pine forests.As our trek heads to upper part of Manang valley we reach to Pisang.
Day 07: Trek to Manang
Today our trek will slowly climb upto the Tibetan style village of Bryaga where we will see houses stacked one to another and then we will continue through countryside, the village of Manang.
Day 08: Excursion on Manang
This day we will stay in Manang where we can have short hiking towards Khangsar or you can allow your body to acclimatize to higher altitudes and thinning the air.
Day 09: Leddar
From Manang, we will continue through alpine landscapes with high altitude vegetation and forests. A gradual ascent takes us to Yak Kharka and then to our todays camp. Our today's camp area is most used as the alpine pasture by the local people.
Day 10: Chulu wewst base camp
From the Chulu Base Camp, we will continue hiking towards Camp I. The route is not that technical. But it would be better to remember that we are climbing on high altitudes. At this juncture we relish the magnificent views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains including Manaslu, Gangapurna and Lamjung Himal.
Day 11: High Camp
We will leave camp I and continue climbing the rock band to Camp II. The route is not that technical but we may have to use ropes, crampon, and ice-axe. We will set up Camp II at 5,530m /18,143ft. Some visitors also attempt the summit directly from Camp I. However, since the climb is relatively straightforward from the Camp II until the summit, we make an overnight stay at Camp II for proper rest and acclimatization.
Day 12: Summit day
It is our summit day, and it is going to be long day. Therefore, we will wake up much earlier today. Each moment we have to work hard through the icy high-altitude trail but the outstanding high Himalayan scenes are such tempting that our eyes love to watch more over the horizon than on our trail. After summiting, we will return back to Camp I.
Day 13: Back to base camp
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.
DAY 14-19: Back to Besisahar through same trail
We will be back to beshisahar through camps like Chame, Pisang, Bahundanda.Overnight at besisahar.
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu
Today upon our breakfast, we make a 200 kilometers drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. 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 catches up on some last minute shopping.
Day 21: Kathmandu rest day
On this day we will have rest or if you want then we will go to spa and massage sothat tireness will be removed. In evening we will go for a shopping in Thamel and Ason street.
Day 22: Departure.
This day you will be given farewell and be back to your home country.
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