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Chulu West Peak

18 days

Trip Highlights

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey to scale the mighty Chulu West Peak at 6,419 meters, a test of courage and determination that rewards with unparalleled vistas of the Annapurna Range, leaving you breathless with wonder.

Traverse the formidable Thorong La Pass at 5,416 meters, a thrilling feat that prepares you for the ultimate ascent, filling your spirit with the resilience to conquer any obstacle that lies ahead.

From the summit of Chulu West, be greeted by the glorious panorama of the Annapurna Range, its snow-capped peaks dancing against the horizon, inspiring you to reach new heights in both adventure and self-discovery.

Trip Facts

Region Annapurna Region
Max Elevation 6419m
Mode of trek Teahouse and Camping
Full Board
Best Season
March to June and September to November
Trekking and Mountaineering

Trip Overview

“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
Stand at the top of Chulu West Peak (6419m) and enjoy the breathtaking view of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Tilicho Peak. Being od of the most challenging trip this peak can be seen from all the major trials of Annapurna Thorung La- Pass. This trip is one of the most famous trips in the Annapurna Region. Unlike other treks, start this trip with a drive from Kathmandu to Benshi Sahar. From Benshi Sahar the trail leads you straight into Manang valley. Explore the Manang valley and try to get an insight into the lifestyle, cultures and tradition of the local people. The best season for Chulu West Peak climbing is from March to May and September to November. If you have a dream of conquering a peak then this trip can make your dream come true. Accept the challenge, conquer the peak!


Chulu West Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03- Drive to Benshi Sahar (865meters) 7hour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04- Jeep Drive to Dharapani (1970meters) 4hour . Overnight at hotel.

Day 05- Trek to Chame(2720meters) 6 hour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06- Trek to Pisang (3200meters) 5 hour . Overnight at hotel.

Day 07- Trek to Manang(3400meters) 5hour . Overnight at hotel.

Day 08- Rest in Manang for acclimatization A necessary day to rest and acclimatize and explore Manang. the village of about 500 flat.

Day 09- Trek to Lader (4210 meters) 4hour . Overnight at hotel.

Day 10- Trek to Chulu West high camp (5200 meters) 5 hour after lunch our climbing guide will give short training. Overnight at tended camp.

Day 11-12 Early morning our sherpa will take to you Chulu West summit (6419 meters) Overnight at high camp tended camp.

Day 13- Trek down to Lader and trek Thorang pedi (4450 meters) 5 hour . Overnight at hotel.

Day 14- Trek to crossing over Thorang La pass (5416 meters) down to Muktinath (3800meters) 7 hour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15- Trek to Jomsom (2720meters) 6hour . Overnight at hotel.

Day 16- Fly to Pokhara 15 minute. Overnight at hotel.

Day 17- Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 18- Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

Dear Trekkers, In our commitment to providing personalized service, please note that the Chulu West Peak Climbing’s itinerary and cost can be customized to suit your preferences and requirements. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we are flexible to accommodate changes for an optimal trekking experience.

Feel free to discuss your expectations and preferences with our team, and we will tailor the itinerary and cost accordingly. We are dedicated to ensuring your Chulu West climbing is not only breathtaking but also perfectly aligned with your aspirations.

Price Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in three/four star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included (3 nights) and Pokhara (1 night) breakfast included.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • Stander meal Lunch , Dinner, and Brekfast.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
  • All necessary equipment like , tent, rope and utensil during the camping trek.
    Aannapurna conservation area permit, Climbing permit , and all necessary permits.
  • Flight fare from Jomsom – Pokhara including airport departure taxes.
  • Surface Transfer from Kathmandu.
  • We provide Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag(which needs to be returned after the trek.)
  • All our government taxes.
  • Tourist service charge, vat.
  • Official expense :

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
    International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Dear Guest, We kindly offer the option of a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu back at an additional cost of US$100 per person for one way. Additionally, should you require extra accommodation in Kathmandu, including breakfast, the rates are US$60 per person per night for a single room and US$35 per person per night for a double (twin sharing) room.

Why you’ll love Chulu West Climbing?

You’ll be accompanied by an experienced guide who’ll not only support you but also provide you the knowledge about the place.

Get to know about the villages of Annapurna Region and visit them.

Witness not only towering peaks but also the diverse landscape and flora and fauna.

Start the trip with a drive instead of taking a flight.

Is Chulu west climbing right for you?

There is a genuine risk of being affected by Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as this trip includes one or more overnight stays over 3500 meters.

Excellent level of fitness and mentality is required to complete this trip.

The teahouses that we stay in during the trek are very simple with basic facilities. Access to electricity points may cost extra.

All the travelers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Chulu West climbing Equipment check list

Climbing boots



Ice axe



Ice screws

Snow bars


Rock pegs

Crash hat


Day bag

Kit bag




Lip salve

Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts

Wool long underwear

Long cotton hiking shorts

Warm climbing trousers

Lightweight fleece

Fleece/wool for climbing

Down high altitude sleeping bag

Sleeping pad (karrimat) or thermarest

Light cotton athletic socks and wool climbing socks

Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves

Head torch/batteries/bulbs

Water proof climbing jacket

Down jacket/trousers/vest

Climbing sunglasses

Sun screen

Sun hat


Note:- Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.

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