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Chulu East Peak Climbing Trip Facts

Trip Price :
Location :
6000m Peak Climbing
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Max. Altitude :
16 days
Hotel lodge and Teahouses
6584 m
Best Season
March to May/ September to November
By Public vehicle or private Jeep
Trip Type
hiking/ trekking
Start from
Ends at
Min Group
Max Group
Walking Hours
Your ordered food item in Thamel and basically Nepali typical Cuisine in Teahouse
Lodge/ Teahouse
Luggage Restriction
Weight Restriction
20 kg
Mountain Views
an awe-inspiring view of the surrounding peaks, including Annapurna II, III, IV, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and other majestic summits.
2750 US$2640
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Chulu East Peak climbing is an exhilarating mountaineering expedition nestled in the stunning Annapurna region of Nepal. Towering at an impressive elevation of 6,584 meters (21,601 feet), it presents a thrilling challenge for experienced climbers seeking to summit a Himalayan peak. The climb demands technical proficiency in mountaineering skills such as rope handling, ice axe techniques, and glacier travel. Prior climbing experience and knowledge of high-altitude environments are crucial for tackling the steep slopes, icy sections, and glacier crossings encountered along the route. Proper acclimatization is vital to mitigate the risks of altitude-related ailments. The reward for those who undertake the adventure is an awe-inspiring view of the surrounding peaks, including Annapurna II, III, IV, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and other majestic summits. The journey to Chulu East Peak promises a true test of skill, strength, and determination amidst the pristine beauty of the Himalayas.

Trip Highlights of Chulu East Peak Climbing

  • Situated in the Annapurna region and a highly sought-out trekking peak by rookie climbers.
  • An inspiring view of Annapurna (I, II, IV), Manaslu, Tilicho, Gangapurna, and other prominent peaks of the Annapurna range. 
  • Covers almost all major regions of the Annapurna Circuit region. 
  • Witnessing some wild animals like Himalayan Sheep, Snow Leopard, Ibexes, etc.
  • Trekking and climbing for two weeks on rocky and snowy terrain.
  • Witnessing Sherpa and Thakali cultures as we ascend our hike to Chame, Pisang, and other places en route. 
  • Climbing and trekking to Chulu East is a strenuous grade. 

Chulu East Peak Climbing - Trip Overview

Chulu East at 6,584 metres, is a part of the Chulu mountain range. There are three mountains in this range, Chulu East, Chulu West at 6,429 metres, and Chulu Far East at 6,029 metres. Located to the North of the Annapurna range, Chulu Peak climbing has all thrills, stunning mountains, and a serene landscape. 

Even with a technical climb of Chulu East Peak, trekkers admire this peak. The highly hiked arduous trek route to Pisang, Yak Kharka, Chulu East Base Camp, and the summit climb is ideal for intermediate climbers.

From North East Ridge, the first successful attempt was in 1955 by German expedition groups. They climbed to the summit of Chulu Far East Peak. Later in 1979, John Noble and Dick Isherwood summited Chulu East from Northeast Ridge.

The setting of the landscape around Chulu East peak is ideal for climbing. On the north of Marshyangdi River streaming down from Manang, Chulu East peak rises tall from Yak Kharka. The Manang Peak and Damodar Peak further make the setting utterly joyous. North of the Annapurna, it lies in the rain shadow area. This place receives low rain in a year. Thus, the conditions become ideal for Chulu East Peak Climbing in Summer. The strong wind here makes the stream of Glacial moraines into pillar-shaped structures. 

Chulu East Peak Climbing - Itinerary Overview

To commence our 21 days long Chulu East Peak climbing and expedition, we'll head to Besisahar on a private jeep. The trek from here takes you to the pristine landscape of Annapurna Circuit. The wildlife and plants en route to the trail make the daytime hike joyous. Further, spotting some Himalayan animals would be a great moment. Around one week after hiking the Chulu East Peak Climbing expedition, we'll reach Kangla , from where we'll head to Chulu East Base Camp. Kangla Phedi, at 4,600 metres, is the best location for observing the sunrise. It gives a heavenly touch to the soul. Himlung Himal, Phu River, Nar Phu valley at 4,080 metres, Annapurna range on the horizon, it becomes the best hike in life. 

We'll have a reserve day for AMS, tiredness, or bad weather. Our overnight stay will be in the tents at Chulu East Peak base camp. 

From Chulu East Base Camp, we'll continue our return to Manang village. The rocky terrain now changes to a little vegetation. Barren landscapes of Yak Kharka and Kangla Phedi will be behind us as we continue hiking to Manang village. We'll hike to Tilicho Base Camp and successfully to Tilicho Lake. From Tilicho, we'll head to Dharamshala, Jomsom, Pokhara, and finally to Kathmandu. It marks our successful Chulu East Peak Climbing. 

Chulu East Peak Climbing -Route

From the beginning of the Chulu East climb, climbers follow the Northeast Ridge to summit the peak. First, we'll make our way to Chulu East High Camp at 5,400 metres, which sits below Chulu Far East Peak at 6,059 meters. 3.7 km North of Chulu East base camp, the high centre of this peak sits at 22 degrees slope. The high centre or C1 rises to 900 metres tall. Here, we'll stay for a day acclimatising. If anyone from the group feels like staying for another day acclimatising, we'll arrange the summit accordingly. 

The summit of Chulu East Peak is around 5 km from the high camp. To reach the Chulu East summit, you'll require climbing skills like crossing the avalanches and navigation on snow to reach the summit and back to base camp. The 450 metres below the summit ridge is a 45-degree steep climb. But, on average, the steepness of a 2km climb is around 30 degrees. The total distance you'll cover on the summit day is 12 km. Thus, technical expertise and endurance are a must for this expedition. The previous climbing experience becomes sharper as you apply them on this semi-technical peak. From Chulu East High Camp, we'll hike to the elevation of 1,400 metres and descend to the Base Camp by 2,300 metres down.

Chulu East Peak Climbing - Additional Info

Accommodations in Chulu East peak Climbing

Throughout the Chulu East Peak expedition, we'll follow tea house-based accommodation. You'll find the food items of your choice at tea houses en route. At most tea houses, a menu item includes Noodles, Soups, Rice, Spaghetti, etc. You can also inform us about diets and food allergies before we set for this expedition.

But, as we hike up to 5,000 metres, the services are not as good as those at 3,000 metres lodges. But, we'll try to make your accommodations at the best available tea house. 

Our kitchen staff will prepare meals for the expedition team at Chulu East Peak Base Camp and High Camp. You'll get warm sleeping bags and nutritious meals while staying at these camps.

In Kathmandu, you'll have your stay at three-star hotels. Here, you'll get the luxury services on demand. 

Best time for Chulu East Peak Climbing

Chulu East Peak Climbing is doable in Spring, Autumn, and Summer. This region lies behind the Annapurna range. Thus, rainfall is almost zero even during monsoon. 

The clear sky, mild temperature, and best sightseeing make the days in Spring and Autumn best. Also, on the expedition, a stable temperature is crucial. Hence, the ideal conditions for stable temperature are from March-May and September-November. 

Also, climbing a peak on fresh snow would be joyous. Thus, in Spring, the winter snow deposition makes the trekking and climbing fantastic. 

Why World Expedition Nepal for Chulu East Peak Climbing?

World Expedition Nepal focuses on and promotes peak climbing and expeditions in Nepal. We have been providing tour services since 2017 by registered and licensed under Nepal Government. In the Annapurna Sanctuary region, we'll make sure that you'll have complete joy alongside the adventure of high-altitude climbing. 

Our professional and experienced guides will ensure your utmost comfort and safety on Chulu East Peak climbing. We'll make this tour an unforgettable experience for you. Also, the health and safety of our clients is our primary motto. Our guides for these expeditions have mountain skills certification. They come with expertise in mountain medicine, first aid, and rescue operations.

Chulu East Peak Climbing Itinerary

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Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel

On  arrival to the Airport, our representatives will be there for welcomming you with your name card. They will driven you to the hotel where you take some rest .Depending upon the time you arrive in kathmandu. either you will get offer of city tour or yon can stroll the thamel and Basantapur as well which are close to your hotel. In the evening, our compony will present the welcome dinner in Nepali Typical Restuarent. 

overnight stay at Lodge in Thamel.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Permit issue, preparation, last minute shopping and briefing.

After having breakfast, our guide will take us to te Nepal Tourism Board at Bhrikutimandap where we get our trek permit after paying some amount. Later on, we prepare our luggage and other essential trekking clothes, gear and equipments. If anyoune of us havenot those then we go for shopping at Thamel Marg where we can find the genuine one.Also you can rent the clothes and safety gear  frpom the storesat Thamel.

We have our dinner at 8 pm, after that our representative briefing about the trek . Then after we go to our bed to sleep.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Drive to Besisahar (760m-5/7 Hrs.); lodge.

Early in the morning after breakfast, we start our journey from Kathmandu,we will embark on a road trip that takes you westward, passing through bustling towns, rural settlements, and terraced fields. The road initially follows the Prithvi Highway, offering glimpses of the Trishuli River and lush green hills along the way. As you leave the highway, the road begins to wind through picturesque countryside, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. We might catch sight of the Ganesh Himal range and other peaks in the distance, adding to the beauty of the journey. The journey can be bumpy at times, especially during the monsoon season when rain might make the roads muddy and slippery. However, the experienced drivers and sturdy vehicles ensure a safe and comfortable ride.

Upon reaching Besisahar, you'll be greeted by a bustling town situated at the foot of the Annapurna mountain range. This serves as the gateway to the Annapurna Circuit and the starting point of the Chulu East Peak Climbing expedition. 

Overnight we stay at Besisahar..

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Jeep drive to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

After breakfast,we embark on an exhilarating jeep drive to Dharapani, a charming village situated at an elevation of 1650m. The journey takes approximately 5 hours, winding through picturesque landscapes and rugged terrain. Hop into a sturdy 4x4 jeep, as we traverse winding mountain roads, passing through quaint villages, lush forests, and cascading waterfalls along the way. As we gradually ascend towards Dharapani, we enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. The drive offers a mix of thrilling adventure and stunning natural beauty, immersing you in the heart of the Himalayas. In the evening we reach to the Dharapani diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage that await us in Dharapani, a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit trek.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.);lodge.

Early in the morning, we have our breakfast and ready for the first trek day.

Starting from Dharapani, we'll follow the trail along the Marshyangdi River, crossing suspension bridges and meandering through rhododendron and pine forests. The trail gradually ascends, offering glimpses of Annapurna II (7,937 meters) and Lamjung Himal (6,983 meters) in the distance.

As you continue, we'll pass through quaint villages such as Bagarchhap, where we can immerse ourself in the local culture and witness traditional Nepali architecture. The trail then leads us to the village of Timang, which offers stunning views of Manaslu (8,156 meters) and other peaks of the region.

From Timang, the trail ascends further, passing through dense forests and charming settlements. You'll reach the village of Koto, which marks the entrance to the Nar Phu Valley, a hidden gem known for its unique culture and landscape.

Finally,we  arrive at Chame, the district headquarters of Manang. Chame is a bustling town situated at an altitude of approximately 2,670 meters. Here, we can find basic amenities like lodges, teahouses, and shops to rest and replenish your supplies. The town offers magnificent views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal, creating a picturesque backdrop for your stay.

today we stay in Chame.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (3200m-6 Hrs.); lodge.

AS usual after breakfast  we starts our trek, the trail gradually ascends, offering glimpses of the stunning Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges. As you hike through dense forests of pine and rhododendron, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks.

Passing through quaint villages such as Bhratang and Dhikur Pokhari, we'll have opportunities to interact with the friendly locals and witness their traditional way of life. The trail meanders through terraced fields, adding to the picturesque beauty of the journey.

Continuing on, the trail leads us to Upper Pisang, known for its Tibetan-influenced architecture and ancient monasteries. From here, we can enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna, creating a stunning backdrop for your trek.

Lower Pisang, situated at an altitude of around 3,200 meters, offers a peaceful and scenic setting. we'll find teahouses and lodges where you can rest, replenish your supplies, and enjoy the serene ambiance of the Himalayan foothills.


Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from Lower Pisang to Ngawal (3660m-5 Hrs.);lodge.

Starting from Lower Pisang, We'll follow the trail that winds its way through terraced fields and charming settlements. As you ascend, we'll be rewarded with panoramic vistas of the Annapurna and Gangapurna mountain ranges, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your journey.

The trail continues through forests of pine and juniper, passing by occasional prayer flags fluttering in the breeze. Along the way, you might encounter local herders grazing their livestock on the high-altitude pastures, adding to the cultural charm of the trek.

After a few hours of hiking, we'll reach the village of Ghyaru, perched on a hillside at an elevation of approximately 3,670 meters. From here,we'll be treated to magnificent views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna, as well as the sweeping Marsyangdi Valley below.

Continuing on, the trail descends briefly before ascending again to the village of Ngawal, situated at an altitude of around 3,660 meters. Ngawal offers a tranquil and picturesque setting, with traditional stone houses and terraced fields overlooking the valley. You can take some time to explore the village, interact with the locals, and immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions.

Ngawal is also known for its ancient monastery, which provides a glimpse into the rich Buddhist heritage of the region. The monastery offers a serene atmosphere and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

After a rewarding day of trekking,we can find accommodation in teahouses or lodges in Ngawal, where we rest overnight, enjoy a warm meal, and prepare for the next leg of our adventure in the Annapurna region.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from Ngawal to Yak Kharka (3840m-5 Hrs.); teahouse.

Starting from Ngawal, we'll follow the trail that gradually ascends through rocky terrain, providing mesmerizing views of the surrounding peaks, including Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna. The trail meanders through open valleys and crosses small streams as you make your way towards higher altitudes.

As you continue, you'll pass through remote villages and grazing areas, where yaks and other livestock are a common sight. These high-altitude pastures, known as "kharkas," offer a unique glimpse into the traditional herding practices of the region.

After approximately five hours of trekking, we'll reach Yak Kharka, situated at an elevation of around 3,840 meters. Yak Kharka serves as a stopping point for trekkers on their way to Chulu East Peak or Thorong La Pass. The teahouses in Yak Kharka provide basic accommodation and meals, allowing you to rest, refuel, and rejuvenate.we end our trek here in Yak Kharka and will prepare for the next day.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from Yak Kharka to Chulu Far East base camp (4950m-3 Hrs.); camping.

Leaving Yak Kharka, we gradually climbs up steep slopes and rocky paths. As we ascend, we'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and the expansive valley below. The path may require careful navigation and concentration, as the terrain can be challenging at times.

The trek takes approximately three hours to reach Chulu Far East Base Camp, situated at an altitude of around 4,950 meters. The base camp provides a temporary camping site for climbers preparing to summit Chulu Far East.

Camping at the base camp offers a unique experience amidst the raw beauty of the Himalayas. We'll set up our tents, surrounded by towering mountains, icy glaciers, and a sense of awe-inspiring remoteness. The campsite provides an opportunity to rest, acclimatize, and prepare for the challenging climb ahead.

As you settle into the base camp, you can soak in the pristine mountain environment, savor the silence, and witness the starry night sky like never before. It is essential to take proper care of your equipment, ensure adequate warmth, and maintain a well-planned schedule for the climb.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Climb to High camp; and summit Chulu Far East (6059m), back to BC; camping.

Early in the morning having some meal, we starts our climbing from base camp, the ascent to High Camp involves navigating steep and icy slopes, using mountaineering equipment such as crampons, ropes, and ice axes. The climb requires physical endurance, as well as careful attention to safety and weather conditions.

The trek to High Camp typically takes several hours, depending on the specific route and conditions. Along the way, we'll be surrounded by breathtaking alpine landscapes, with stunning views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers.

Upon reaching High Camp, which is usually located at an altitude of around 5,300 to 5,400 meters, we'll set up our campsite and prepare for the summit push. It is crucial to rest, hydrate, and nourish your body in preparation for the challenging climb ahead.

Summiting Chulu Far East (6,059 meters) requires an early start, often in the pre-dawn hours. The final ascent involves traversing steep ridges, negotiating technical sections, and enduring high altitudes. The climb is physically demanding and requires focus, determination, and teamwork.

Reaching the summit of Chulu Far East is an extraordinary accomplishment, rewarding climbers with awe-inspiring views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks and the sense of achievement that comes with conquering a formidable summit.

After spending some time at the summit to soak in the panoramic views and capture memories, we'll begin our descent back to the base camp. The descent should be done with caution, as it requires careful footing and attentiveness to ensure a safe return.

Upon arriving back at the base camp,we can rest, celebrate your achievement, and reflect on the incredible journey you have undertaken. Camping at the base camp provides a peaceful and serene environment to rest and recover before continuing your trek in the Annapurna region.

Overnight stay at Base Camp.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Contingency day in Base Camp for weather, camping.

During the contingency day, we will remain at the base camp, utilizing our camping equipment for accommodation. This day serves as a buffer in case unfavorable weather conditions, such as high winds, heavy snowfall, or low visibility, prevent us from proceeding with the climb to the high camp or the summit.

Having a contingency day allows us to closely monitor weather patterns and receive updated forecasts. If the weather is not suitable for climbing on the originally planned day, we can make an informed decision to delay your ascent, ensuring that we have a better opportunity for success when conditions improve. It is crucial to stay well-rested, properly hydrated, and mentally prepared. Use this time to review your climbing plans, double-check your equipment, and maintain a positive mindset. Stay in communication with your climbing team and guide to assess the weather conditions and make informed decisions based on safety considerations.

In addition to weather-related contingencies, the extra day in the base camp can also be used for rest and acclimatization purposes. This allows your body to further adapt to the high altitude, increasing your chances of a successful and safe climb.

Remember that mountaineering expeditions require careful planning and attention to safety.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from BC to Yak Kharka (3 Hrs.); teahouse.

Today we descent leaving behind Base Camp, following the trail that winds its way down through rugged terrain and alpine landscapes. The three-hour hike back to Yak Kharka offers a chance to reflect on your mountaineering achievement and take in the beauty of the Himalayan scenery one last time.

As you descend, we'll pass through the same picturesque landscapes we encountered on our way up, with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The trail might be a bit easier to navigate on the way down, as we'll be descending instead of ascending.

Yak Kharka, located at an altitude of around 3,840 meters, will be our resting place for the night. The teahouses and lodges in Yak Kharka provide comfortable accommodation and meals, allowing us to unwind, replenish your energy, and interact with fellow trekkers.

At Yak Kharka, take the time to appreciate the beauty of the alpine environment and savor the experiences and memories from our Chulu Far East climbing adventure. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the teahouse owners, indulge in delicious Nepali cuisine, and share stories with fellow trekkers about your mountaineering journey.

Overnight stay at Yak Kharka.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Trek from Yak Kharka to Chame (7 Hrs.); lodge.

we are farewell by the villagers and promis to visit again if we get chance.

Yak Kharka, the trail gradually descends, allowing us to appreciate the changing scenery and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. As we hike, we'll pass through alpine pastures, rhododendron forests, and rocky terrain.

The approximately 7-hour trek back to Chame offers picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and the Marsyangdi River flowing below. The trail winds through remote settlements and terraced fields, providing insights into the rural life and cultural heritage of the local communities.

Along the way,we'll come across small teahouses and lodges where we can take a break, enjoy a warm meal, and interact with fellow trekkers. These stops provide opportunities to rest, replenish your energy, and share stories and experiences from our trek.

As you continue, the trail gradually descends further, leading us back to Chame. Chame is the district headquarters of Manang and offers various amenities, including comfortable lodges, teahouses, and shops. It serves as a hub for trekkers in the Annapurna region and is an ideal place to rest, resupply, and prepare for the remaining part of our journey.

After a long day of trekking, we can find accommodation in one of the lodges or teahouses in Chame. Rest and rejuvenate, enjoying the amenities and comfort before continuing our trek in the Annapurna region.


Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Drive to Besisahar via Dharapani by sharing jeep (6 Hrs.); lodge

Leaving Chame, we'll board a shared jeep that follows the scenic road back towards Dharapani. The journey offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, lush valleys, and cascading waterfalls, providing a delightful visual treat.

The road conditions can vary, with sections of well-paved highways and occasional rough patches. However, the experienced drivers ensure a safe and comfortable ride as we traverse the winding mountain roads.

Passing through Dharapani, we'll have a chance to revisit this charming village with its traditional Nepali architecture and vibrant atmosphere. We can take a break, stretch our legs, and enjoy a meal at one of the local lodges or teahouses.

Continuing from Dharapani, the shared jeep journey proceeds towards Besisahar, the gateway to the Annapurna region. Along the way, we'll witness the picturesque landscapes of terraced fields, quaint villages, and the mighty Marsyangdi River.

Upon reaching Besisahar, we can find accommodation in one of the lodges or guesthouses available in the town. This marks the end of our road journey, providing a comfortable place to rest, reflect on your trekking adventure, and prepare for your onward travel.

Besisahar offers a range of amenities, including restaurants, shops, and transportation services, making it convenient for travelers to organize their next steps, whether it's continuing further into the Annapurna region or heading back to Kathmandu.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Drive back to Kathmandu – 7 Hrs.; transfer to Hotel.

Leaving Besisahar, we'll embark on a scenic drive through the picturesque countryside of Nepal. The road winds its way through lush valleys, terraced fields, and charming villages, offering glimpses of rural life and cultural traditions.

As we make our way closer to Kathmandu, we'll transition from the tranquil rural landscapes to the bustling urban environment. The road gradually becomes more crowded and busy as we approach the city.

Upon reaching Kathmandu, we'll be transferred to our hotel. The transfer ensures a smooth and comfortable transition from the road journey to our accommodation in the city.

Once you've checked into our hotel, we can take some time to relax, freshen up, and unwind after the long drive. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories we've made during our Annapurna trek.

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, offers a wealth of cultural and historical attractions. we can explore ancient temples, visit vibrant markets, sample delicious Nepali cuisine, and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the city.

Depending on your schedule and preferences, you can choose to extend your stay in Kathmandu to further explore its rich heritage and vibrant culture or make arrangements for your onward travel.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Tea house lodge

Today is your last day of Nepal visit. After having breakfast,our representative pickup us in private vehicle to airport 30 minutes earlier than your flight arrive which makes you comfortable in boarding pass entry. We will wish you all the best for your journey back to home. Thank you making your trip with us.



Service Includes on Cost

Cost Includes

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer facilities in a private vehicle in Kathmandu
  • Stay in three star hotel or similar in Kathmandu.
  • Welcome Dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  All required permits cost including Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government 
  • One Government Liaison officer with full equipment ($2,500), salary and accommodation. 
  • Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees.
  •  Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs including all their expenses during the trek and expedition.
  • Trekking and Climbing map.
  •  Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer in a private vehicle.
  •  Domestic flight from Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • Expedition Stuffs Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Members and Staffs from Kathmandu.
  • Luggage Up to 70 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carried by porters or Yaks.
  • 3 meals per day include breakfast, Lunch and Dinner including tea and coffee.
  • One Porter per member from Lukla to Base camp and return back.
  •  Experienced and well-trained Base Camp Cook & kitchen staffs.
  • All Nepalese staffs & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, insurances and other expenses.
  •  Tent for each individual during the stay at Base Camp and sleeping and dining equipment.
  • Government Licensed High Altitude Climbing Guide with all his expenses.
  • Summit Oxygen cylinder: 5 oxygen bottles (4 liters.) for each member and 3-oxygen bottle for each high-altitude Sherpa. 
  • 1 Set of Summit Oxygen mask for each member and high-altitude Sherpa. 
  • Back up Oxygen Cylinder, mask and regulator (with appropriate charge).
  •  1 Rescue sled (Gamow bag) for emergency.
  •  High Altitude Tent, Necessary cooking EPI gas, cooking pot for member, High food for member, Sherpa, all climbing and cooking crew. (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4). Group climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as per requirement.
  • Satellite Phone for emergency communication carrying by Sherpa, also available for members with appropriate charge.
  • Walkie-Talkie: Willkie –Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
  •  Satellite Phone / walkie-talkie permits for all the expedition members and staffs.
  • Weather forecast report from Meteotest, Bern (Switzerland) during the entire expedition. 
  •  Comprehensive Medical kit for members and staffs.
  •  Climbing Certificate. 

Service Excludes on Cost

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara 
  • Items of personal nature, like phone calls, Internet use and laundry expenses.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical Kit, personal trekking gears.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various unforeseen situations.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  • International airfares, medical and travel insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival).
  • Filming, Walkie-Talkie, satellite phone and Drone Camera filming permits.
  • Tips, gifts, and souvenirs.
  • Any other item not mentioned in “Service Include” section.

Chulu East Peak Climbing Altitude Profile

Chulu East Peak Climbing (FAQs)

Chulu East Peak (6,584 meters) is considered a challenging climb in the Annapurna region of Nepal, requiring technical mountaineering skills, high-altitude experience, physical fitness, and the ability to handle unpredictable weather conditions. The ascent involves navigating steep and icy slopes, crevasses, and using mountaineering equipment. Altitude sickness is a significant concern, and climbers must acclimatize properly. The climb is physically demanding, often with long and strenuous days, and previous experience in basic mountaineering techniques is recommended. Hiring an experienced guide or joining a reputable expedition increases safety and the chances of a successful summit.


The cost of Chulu East Peak climbing can vary depending on various factors such as the duration of the expedition, the level of support and services provided, the number of climbers in the group, and the chosen trekking agency or guide. On average, the cost for Chulu East Peak climbing ranges from around $2,500 to $5,000 per person. This cost typically includes permits, transportation, accommodation, meals, climbing equipment, experienced guides, porters, and support staff. Additional expenses may include international flights, travel insurance, personal climbing gear, visa fees, and extra services or amenities. It is recommended to research and compare different packages from reputable trekking agencies to find the best value for your desired climbing experience.

The elevation of Chulu East Peak is approximately 6,584 meters (21,601 feet) above sea level. It is one of the prominent peaks in the Annapurna region of Nepal and offers a challenging climbing experience for mountaineers. Situated in the vicinity of the Annapurna massif, Chulu East stands tall and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan landscapes.

To climb Chulu East Peak, you are required to obtain several permits from the relevant authorities in Nepal. Here is an overview of the permits needed and where to obtain them:

TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card: The TIMS card is a trekking permit that is required for most treks in Nepal, including the Annapurna region. You can obtain the TIMS card through a registered trekking agency in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP): Chulu East Peak is located within the Annapurna Conservation Area. To enter this protected area, you need to obtain an ACAP permit. You can obtain this permit from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or the ACAP entry points along the trekking route, such as Besisahar or Chame.

Climbing Permit: To climb Chulu East Peak, you need to obtain a climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). The NMA is responsible for issuing climbing permits for various peaks in Nepal, including Chulu East. The permit can be obtained through a registered trekking agency, which will handle the paperwork and process the permit on your behalf.

During the Chulu East Peak climbing expedition, it is unlikely to have reliable internet service available in the higher altitudes. As you ascend to higher camps and the base camp, the availability of internet connectivity diminishes significantly. However, some lower villages along the trekking route may have limited access to internet service, though it can be sporadic and not always reliable. It is advisable to not rely solely on internet access during the climbing expedition and instead focus on enjoying the natural beauty, challenging yourself in the mountains, and disconnecting from the digital world for a truly immersive experience.

Yes, altitude sickness is a significant concern during the Chulu East Peak climbing expedition. As you ascend to higher altitudes, the decreased oxygen levels and increased altitude can affect your body. Symptoms of altitude sickness can include headaches, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, and shortness of breath. It is crucial to properly acclimatize by gradually ascending, staying hydrated, and listening to your body's signals. Adequate rest and allowing time for acclimatization at certain elevations can help minimize the risk of altitude sickness. It is also recommended to consult with experienced climbers or medical professionals, follow their advice, and be prepared with appropriate medication if needed.

When considering a Chulu East Peak climbing expedition, several key concerns should be taken into account. Firstly, the altitude, as the peak stands at an elevation of 6,584 meters, making it a challenging endeavor that requires proper acclimatization and physical fitness. Altitude sickness can pose serious health risks and should not be taken lightly. Secondly, the technical difficulty of the climb should be considered, as it involves steep sections, glacier crossings, and potentially hazardous terrain. Adequate mountaineering skills and experience, as well as appropriate gear, are crucial for a safe ascent. Lastly, the weather conditions in the region can be unpredictable and harsh, with strong winds and extreme cold. Thorough planning, including checking weather forecasts and ensuring proper equipment and clothing, is vital to minimize risks associated with the climb.

Additional Information

Mountaineering is an adventurous activity which needs a lot of dedication, energy, and hard work.  Not only dedication and hard work you will also need numbers of climbing gears as well.  Here are the most essential gears you will need while climbing. 

Personal Climbing Gear

Climbing gears

  • Climbing harness
  • Ice axe
  • crampons
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Ascender Descender/Abseil device
  • Rope
  • Snow bar
  • Ice hammer
  • Helmet (optional)


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
  • Waterproof shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (can hire here in Nepal also)
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Sunglasses with UV protection


  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fahrenheit
  • Trekking poles (sticks) ( Boundless Adventure (p) Ltd )
  • Headlamp
  • Trek bag-pack (provided by Boundless Adventure (p) Ltd )
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (approximately 2,500 to 3,000 cubic inches)
  • Thermo-rest sleeping pad
  • Water bottles
  • Small wash towel


  • Quick drying towel (medium sized)
  • Soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror
  • Tissue paper/ toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial Hand wash

Extras/ luxuries

  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Binocular
  • Reading book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks


Chulu East Peak Climbing in Autumn 2023 and Spring 2024

We, World Expedition Nepal, employ IFMGA certified climbing guides and sherpa for every expedition we run. Also, we design every expedition with precise logistics and acclimatisation. 

World Expedition Nepal is running (expedition) for Autumn 2023 and Spring 2024. After a long Covid pandemic, climbers from different countries are making their inquiries about expeditions in Nepal. So, we are receiving inquiries for trekking, peak climbings, and mountain expeditions. We are overwhelmed with the inquiries we are receiving at this time. Also, most climbers who make inquiries with us are reserving their seats for (expedition) in Autumn 2022 and for Spring 2023. 

We operate every expedition with a fixed number of clients. Thus, we encourage you to reserve your seat before it fills out. We are ready to take you to (expedition) for Autumn 2023 and Spring 2024. Are you ready?

There is no specific age restriction for Chulu East Peak climbing, as it largely depends on an individual's physical fitness, health, and mountaineering experience. However, due to the demanding nature of the climb, it is generally recommended for climbers to be in good physical condition and have prior high-altitude trekking and mountaineering experience. The challenging terrain, altitude, and potential risks associated with the expedition require a certain level of stamina, endurance, and technical skills. Therefore, climbers should carefully assess their own capabilities and consult with experienced mountaineers or expedition organizers to determine if they are adequately prepared for the climb, regardless of their age.

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When preparing for Chulu East Peak climbing, it is essential to have appropriate clothing, gear, and climbing equipment. Firstly, layering is crucial to manage temperature fluctuations, so pack base layers, insulating mid-layers, and waterproof outer layers. Bring warm hats, gloves, and socks to protect against cold conditions. Additionally, sturdy mountaineering boots, crampons, and gaiters are essential for traction and protection on icy or snowy terrain. Other necessary climbing equipment includes an ice axe, harness, helmet, climbing ropes, carabiners, slings, and ascenders. A backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, and a four-season tent are essential for camping at high altitudes. It's important to carry a headlamp, sun protection gear (sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip balm), a first aid kit, and high-energy snacks. Finally, a reliable GPS device, map, compass, and a satellite phone can enhance safety and navigation in remote areas. Consulting with experienced mountaineers or expedition organizers is advised to ensure you have the appropriate gear and equipment for a successful climb.

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