A climb to this 21,055 feet long Chulu West Peak located in a valley north of Manang is one of the best climbs to world’s most beautiful region, Annapurna, and is perfect for someone looking for some adventure in this region.
The Chulu West Peak is said to be one of the best peaks for the magnificent view of the Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna from the peak. Trekking to this peak will give you some memorable view but is physically demanding, is a longer climb and requires high degree of stamina and trekkers need to have some technical idea to climb this peak.
March, April, September, October and November are the best months to opt for this trip to gain a much better experience. This trekking route begins from Besisahar, a 5 to 6 hour drive from Kathmandu, and ends at Nayapool, which is an hour drive from Pokhara and we will acclimate at Chulu West Base Camp to get ourselves familiarized with the climbing techniques.
The trekking trail leads to the breathtaking valley of Manang, through lush lowlands of Marsyangdi River and landscapes that change as we curve around the Annapurna range.
We will drive to Besisahar(760m above sea level) from Kathmandu and then to Chayamche (1430 m above sea level).
From Chyamche we will head towards Danakyu(2190m above sea level).
From Dayakyu we will trek to Chyame(2670m above sea level).
From Chyame we will head towards Upper Pisang (3300m above sea level).
From Upper Pisang we will trek to the valley of Manang(3540m above sea level).
From Manang we will head towards Khangsar top Gumba(3930m from the sea level).
From Khangsar top Gumba we will head to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m above sea level) and visit the Tilicho Lake(4920m above sea level).
From Tilicho base camp we will head to Yakkharka(4050m above sea level).
From Yakkharka we will head to Chulu west base camp(4930m above sea level).
We will spend the day resting at the Chulu base camp.
From Chulu base camp we will head to High camp(5310m above sea level).
We will reach the summit of the Chulu West Peak(6419m) and then head back to Lader(4200m above sea level).
From Lader we will head towards Throng high camp(4925m) above the sea level).
From Throng high camp we will summit the world highest pass, Throng La (5416m above sea level) and then head to Muktinath(3760m above sea level).
From Muktinath we will drive to Tatopani(1190m above sea level), a natural hot spring, to lay off some steam and spend the night there.
From Tatopani we will trek to Ghorepani (2860m above sea level).
We will visit the view point and then trek to Nayapool(1070m above sea level). From Nayapool we will drive back to Pokhara(830m above sea level).
From Pokhara to Kathmandu by air or vehicle.
Make it a private trip by taking over one of our dates, or you can choose your own date. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers.