Chulu West Peak Climbing Itinerary

  • Day 0 Arrive at Kathmandu Airport:

    Meet one of our leaders then transfer to hotel, short briefing about the next trip. Overnight at hotel.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 02 Sight-seeing of Kathmandu:

    Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Bulbule:

    Drive to Bulbule is about 6 hours, stay at an altitude of 820m. Overnight at guest house.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Bulbule
  • Day 04 Trek to Bahundanda:

    We walk through the deep river gorge, rice fields, subtropical forest and small hamlets, past a majestic waterfall with towering peaks of Himalchuli and Manaslu.stay at 1,320m. Overnight at guest house.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Bahundanda
    • Altitude: 1,320m
  • Day 05 Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje:

    A steep and slippery trail runs up and down through paddy fields, passing through tiny Tibetan villages, the trail ascends through the rhododendron forest to Chamje at 1,400m. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Chamje
    • Altitude: 1,400m
  • Day 06 Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap:

    The path climbs the river through bamboo groves, we cross barely and potato fields to reach Dharapani and work an hour to Bagarchhap (160m) site of our first Tibetan Monastery and with the views of Annapurna 2 and Lamjung Himal. Overnight at guest house.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Bagarchhap
  • Day 07 Trek from Bagarchhap – Chame:

    The trail climbs along the mule track through in and fir forest and then follows the river for a time among the higher oak and maple trees. Stay at 2,710m. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Chame
    • Altitude: 2,710m
  • Day 08 Trek from Chame to Pisang:

    The trail follows through the river valley stay at pisang (3,210m) with good views along the way of Pisang peak and Annapurna two. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Pisang
    • Altitude: 3,210m
  • Day 09 Trek from Pisang to Manang:

    Walk through the fields of grazing Yak and a wide variety of crops. This large Tibetan settlement provides good views of Annapurna 2, 3, 4, Gangapurna and Tarkekang. Stay at 3,570m. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Manang
    • Altitude: 3,570m
  • Day 10 Acclimatization day at Manang:

    This is a rest day to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Time to visit monasteries, also we can get some advice about high altitude sickness from Himalayan Rescue Association and observe the spectacular views of the Himalaya. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Manang
    • Altitude: 3,570m
  • Day 11 Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka:

    We move through alpine pastures to scrubby forests of juniper and rose. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Yak Kharka
  • Day 12 Chulu West Base Cam:
    • Day 13 High Camp:
      • Day 14 Summit, Base Camp:
        • Day 15 Extra day for Summit:
          • Day 16 Trek down to Yak Kharka:
            • Day 17 Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi:
              • Day 18 Cross Thorang-La Pass and stay at Muktinath:
                • Day 19 Muktinath to Jomsom:
                  • Day 20 Early in the morning fly back to Pokhara, and explore around nice city:
                    • Day 21 Driver or Fly back to Kathmandu:
                      • Day 22 Kathmandu – free day and in the evening farewell dinner with Nepali cultural program:
                        • Day 23 Transfer to Airport and fly back home: