Chulu West Peak Climbing – 27 days

Chulu West Peak Climbing – 27 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

26N/27D

Grade

Moderate

Max Altitude

6420 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

  • Spectacular Mountain Views: Chulu West Peak offers breathtaking panoramic views of some of Nepal’s most iconic peaks, including Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna, and Dhaulagiri. The vantage point from the summit provides a 360-degree view of the surrounding Himalayan giants.
  • Remote and Less Crowded: Compared to some of the more popular trekking peaks in Nepal, Chulu West Peak sees fewer climbers, offering a more remote and less crowded mountaineering experience. This can contribute to a sense of isolation and wilderness.
  • Technical Challenge: Climbing Chulu West Peak requires mountaineering skills, including the use of crampons, ropes, and ice axes. The ascent involves traversing glaciers and ascending steep snow and ice slopes, making it a challenging endeavor for those with previous mountaineering experience.
  • Cultural Immersion: The trek to Chulu West Peak’s base camp takes you through traditional Gurung and Manang villages, offering insights into local culture and traditions. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with villagers and learn about their way of life.
  • Varied Landscapes: The journey to Chulu West Peak passes through diverse landscapes, including lush forests, picturesque valleys, and high-altitude deserts. The variety of terrain adds to the adventure and keeps the trek interesting.
  • Acclimatization: Proper acclimatization is crucial for climbing Chulu West Peak due to its high altitude (6,419 meters or 21,055 feet). The trekking route includes gradual ascents to help your body adjust to the thinner air and reduce the risk of altitude sickness.
  • Combined Adventure: Climbing Chulu West Peak is often combined with the Annapurna Circuit trek. This allows you to experience the beauty of the Annapurna region while also adding a challenging mountaineering component to your journey.
  • Physical and Mental Achievement: Summiting Chulu West Peak requires determination, physical fitness, and mental resilience. Standing on the summit is a remarkable achievement and a testament to your mountaineering skills and perseverance.
  • Wilderness Experience: The journey to Chulu West Peak takes you through remote and untouched landscapes. You’ll trek through pristine wilderness areas and encounter a variety of flora and fauna along the way.

Chulu West Peak Climbing Overview

Chulu West Peak Climbing is a challenging but rewarding climb in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The peak is 6,419 meters (21,055 feet) tall and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Annapurna I, Manaslu, and Himlung Himal.

Chulu West is a technically straightforward climb, but it is physically demanding. It is a good choice for experienced climbers who are looking for a challenging but rewarding climb.

The climb to Chulu West typically takes 18-21 days, starting in Kathmandu and ending in Manang. The first few days of the trek are spent acclimatizing to the altitude, and the final few days are spent climbing to the summit. The summit day is a long and challenging day, but the views from the top are worth it.

In addition to the physical challenges of the climb, climbers also need to be aware of the risks of altitude sickness. Altitude sickness is a serious condition that can be fatal if not treated. It is important to ascend slowly and to listen to your body. If you start to feel symptoms of altitude sickness, it is important to descend to a lower altitude immediately.

Chulu West Peak Climbing is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and to challenge yourself physically and mentally. It is important to be well-prepared for the climb, both physically and mentally. If you are considering climbing Chulu West, I recommend hiring a reputable trekking company to help you plan and execute your climb.

Here are some additional things to know about Chulu West Peak Climbing:

The best time to climb Chulu West is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November).

The cost of climbing Chulu West typically ranges from $3,000 to $4,000.

The minimum age requirement for climbing Chulu West is 18 years old.

Climbers must have a valid passport and visa to enter Nepal.

Climbers must also have a medical certificate stating that they are fit to climb Chulu West.

Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Kathmandu International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Car/van/ Hiace/Bus
  • Accommodations on B/B Plan in Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Arrangements of all transportation – Flight or Surface for Guests & Guide with all taxes
  • Pick up and drop from Hotel to Airport by Car/Van/Hiace/Bus/Jeep if flight for Lukla or other any Sector.
  • English Speaking experienced Trekking Guide for whole Trek – 1 Guide.
  • Climbing Guide Service – 2 Pax – 1 Guide, 3-5 Pax – 2 Guide, 6-10 Pax – 3 Guide, 11-15 pax – 4
  • Porter Services – 2 Pax Client – 1 Porter (Maximum 30 KGs for whole Trek.
  • Everest National Park Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation.
  • Meals - Full Board Basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per Itinerary.
  • Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in whole Trek
  • First Aid Kid Box (for Normal Treatment only)
  • ABC peak Climbing Permit fees
  • Equipments Charge of Climbing Sherpa
  • Garbage Clearance Deposit to NMA ( we will pay our self for this Deposit)
  • Tented Accommodation, all meals during climbing, kitchen utensils, cooking Equipments
  • Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
  • What is Excluded
  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa – Visa Fee – 15 days = 25 USD, 30 days = 40 USD and 90 days = 100 USD. For visa requirements: 2 Passport Size Photos
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Katmandu or Pokhara – Meals approx – 5-10 USD
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges (Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Climbing Gears Full Set( Ropes, Plastic Boot, Ice- Axe, Safety belt, Caravinas, Gaiters, Jumar, 8 fingers & all necessary Equipments for Climbing)- US$ 150( if you want to Hire/rent)
  • Sleeping bag & Down Jackets Hire from Kathmandu (US$ 1 per item per day basis) if you need.
  • Tips for Guide & Porter (Not mandatory but expected)
  • Extra Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control
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