Trip Difficulty: Streneous
Trip Style: Peak Climbing
Transport: As per Itinerary
Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
Accommodation: Hotel and teahouse
Group Size: Min 1 Pax
Max Elevation: 6,429 m
Best Time: March - May & Sept - Dec
- Adventurous trail and technical climbing
- Reach the top of Chulu East Peak
- Get to see the gorgeous landscape and stunning views of Annapurna Himalayas
- Explore beautiful Manag village
- Cross challenging Thorong La Pass
- Visit the holy temple, Muktinath
- Spend a night in tempting Jomsom village
- Scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
About Chulu East Peak Climbing
Chulu East Peak Climbing is an adventurous venture in the Annapurna region. Located in the Manang Valley, Chulu East Peak (6,584 m) is a higher peak to climb than the Chulu West Peak (6,419 m). This peak was first scaled in 1955 by a German Expedition Team. Climbing Chulu East Peak can be technically difficult for the beginner climbers, therefore basic knowledge of climbing is needed.
To be more specific about the location of this peak, it is situated in the large Damodar Himal. The easter limit runs south from Chako, whereas Peak 6687 is in a north-to-south direction along the Hunlung Khola, Nar Khola, and Phu Khola. The south side of this peak is bounded by the Marsyangdi Khola & Mesokanto La, whereas the west side comprises Kali Gandaki and north holds Parchekya La. All together there are four summits in the Chulu range. Each two of them can be summited on the permits of Chulu West and Chulu East.
What to expect from Chulu East Peak Climbing?
Chulu East Peak Climbing is an adventurous and challenging climbing trip that traverses in the Annapurna region. You will climb to the top of Chulu East Peak as well as cross challenging Thorong La Pass. The trail is difficult and demanding. That means you have to be in good shape to go on Chulu East Peak Climbing. Moreover, prior trekking experience is also needed. Experiencing the rich culture of locals, you will explore and observe the gorgeous landscape and Himalayan mountains.
Why trek to Chulu East Peak Climbing with us?
We provide extensive service and support throughout the journey. While climbing with us, you will be guided by professional climbers who have escaped this peak several times. Our client's safety and satisfaction are very important to us, therefore we will make sure you are moving safely and enjoying every second of the trip.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Chulu East Peak Climbing takes you above 6,000 meters from the sea level. If your body didinot acclimatizes as the elevation increases, then it can increase the chances of altitude sickness. The worst part is, it can happen to anyone regardless of their health and physical fitness. Therefore, we make sure to allow you to get ample rest throughout the journey. Read below to know more about symptoms and preventive measures of altitude sickness.
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Best time to go to Chulu East Peak Climbing
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (October to November) is the best time to go on Chulu East Peak Climbing. You will find stable weather and a moderate climate in these months. Spring enhances the trails with beautiful flowers, whereas autumn brings the essence of festivals in the atmosphere.
Accommodation during Chulu East Peak Climbing
You stay overnight in a teahouse in villages. While during the climbing period, your accommodation will be camping. The teahouse offers basic service. Rooms are small and on a twin-sharing basis generally. For camping, we will carry sleeping tents, dining tents, and washroom tents to the base camp.
Food & Water on Chulu East Peak Climbing
Food is offered as per the menu of the teahouse. There will not be a huge variety of dishes. You will find dishes options like dal bhat, curries, veggies, bread, egg, meat, soup, porridge, pudding, etc. As the altitude increases, the food option gets limited. In camp, all the meals will be cooked and served by the team members. Water is available in all teahouse. You can fill your bottle every time it get empty. We request you to not buy plastic water bottles on the way and instead carry reusable water bottle. This will help to preserve the environment.
We offer tailor-made option for those whose time and needs do not match with our offered itinerary and departure dates. We are open to designing custom packages for those who want it. Get in touch with us to know more about this.
We carry sustainable equipment while climbing. We make sure all our basic needs are bio-degradable and environment-friendly. Moreover, we also encourage our clients not to buy plastic water bottles on the way and use reusable water bottles. Likewise, we make sure to only leave our footprints behind not wastage.