Chulu West Peak Climbing 18-days Itinerary

  • Day 01 Kathmandu – Dumre – Besi Sahar

    You will drive to BesiSahar via Dumre today. You will follow the bank of the Trisuli River all the way to Dumre. After reaching Dumre, you will drive for around two more hours and reach Besi Sahar. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 02 Besi Sahar – Ngadi (930 m)

    You will walk through the Besi Sahar bazaar and descend down following a slope of the Marsyangdi Khola to Khudi. From here, you will get to see beautiful views of Mt. Ngagdi Chuli and Mt. Himalchuli. You will then enter into the Annapurna Conservation Area and reach the ACAP checkpoint. You will complete all the necessary formalities here and trek towards Ngadi where you will spend the night.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 03 Ngadi – Syange (1,190 m)

    You will begin trekking by crossing a long suspension bridge. You will then ascend through the scrub forest and reach Lampata. You will then climb steeply to Bahundanda and descend towards a long bridge. Further, you will descend all the way down where you will cross the Marsyangdi River and reach Syange.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 04 Syange – Tal (1,675 m)

    You will descend down to Marshyangdi River and cross a suspension bridge. Further, you will ascend gently towards Jagat, and from here, you will continue walking and descend down to a bridge. You will cross a bridge over the Marshyangdi River and walk along the ridge to reach the Tal. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 05 Tal – Lattemarang (2,450 m)

    You will descend down following the east bank of the river and reach Karte. You will then ascend towards Dharapani, and go through the forest of blue pine, hemlock, spruce, and maple to reach Bagarchap. From here, you will ascend through the forest, and crossing several landslide areas you will reach Lattemarang.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 06 Lattemarang – Pisang (3,185 m)

    Today, you will ascend and descend and reach Kotho, which is a meadow surrounded by huge spruce and pine trees. You will then reach Chame, and from here, you will trek through the pine forest and huge apple orchard. You will get to see stunning views of Pisang peak (6,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Ngadi Chuli (7,871 m), and Himalchuli (6,441 m). 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 07 Pisang – Manang (3,535 m)

    You will see two routes going from here, a low road and the high road. You will go on the long route, which will present you with spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). Trekking through the large village of Braga, you will reach the oldest monastery in the region. From here, you will trek for another half an hour and reach Manang.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 08 Rest day at Manang

    It is your rest day at the Manang to get acclimatized with the increased altitude. You will hike to a higher elevation to see superb views of snow-capped mountains. You can see caves, lakes, moraine-hills, monasteries, and small villages here. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 09 Manang – Letdar (4,250 m)

    You will cross a stream and ascend to Tengi. You will get to see stunning views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) from here. You will then ascend towards a small village, Gunsang. Passing through the dense forest of rose, juniper, and barberry, you will reach near a large stream. You will cross a stream and move towards Letdar.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 10 Letdar – Chulu West Base camp (4,900 m)

    You will climb to the Chulu West Base Camp. The trail will go through the rocky glacier path towards Chulu West Base Camp. You will trek for around six hours and reach the base camp. After reaching base camp, you will explore nearby areas and rest. You will stay overnight at the camp.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: tent
  • Day 11-14 Climbing period

    For the next few days, you will climb to reach the summit. The trail will be difficult but, you have to be careful while ascending. Give proper attention to your guide and hear his command. In case of any injuries or emergencies inform your guide as soon as possible.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: tent
  • Day 15 Letdar – Thorung Phedi (4,420 m)

    You will walk towards Thorong La Pass, which is located at an elevation of 5,416 meters. You will descend and ascend to reach Thorong La Pass. After reaching Thorong La Pass, you will get to see amazing sunrise along with the panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayas. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 16 Thorung Phedi – Thorung La (5,416 m) – Muktinath (3,800 m)

    You will ascend over a moraine surrounded by icy peaks. You will reach a pass marked by the chorten. From here, you will see the Kali Gandaki River in the west and many beautiful Himalayan Ranges. You will then descend down to the other side from where you will see amazing views of Mustang. Further, you will head towards Muktinath, which is a holy pilgrimage site of Hindus. You will see Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) on the way. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 17 Muktinath – Kagbeni – Jomsom (2,713 m)

    After having breakfast, you will descend down to the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. From here, the trail will take you to Kagbeni. Further, trekking through several villages, you will reach Jomsom, the most beautiful region of Nepal. You will find fair climatic condition and lovely surrounding all around you. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 18 Jomsom – Pokhara by flight

    Today, you will wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast soaking the beautiful views. After that, you will move to the airstrip and fly back to Pokhara. During the flight, you will see stunning views of Himalayan mountains. Upon reaching Pokhara, you head to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for you. You can explore the bustling Lakeside market and do boating on the tranquil Fewa Lake.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: hotel
  • Day 09 Pokhara to Kathmandu

    After having a delicious breakfast, you will drive to Kathmandu. On the way, you will see beautiful views of rolling green hills, waterfalls, small settlements, rivers, and terraced fields. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore and rest. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: hotel