★ The world’s deepest gorge on the trekking trail
★ Close-up view of the Annapurna Ranges from I to IV
★ Some of the parts of the trekking route are off the beaten
Is there any travel writer who still needs to mention Chulu East as the highlight of the Annapurna Circuit Trek? How about this time, climbing Chulu East following the itinerary of the Annapurna Circuit Trek? Why? You may ask this question yourself, and the answer needs to be more technical. Although it is so, you will use crampons, a harness, an ice axe, and rope. So, yes, Chulu East Peak Climbing is non-technical, and you may need to gain climbing experience. Still, when you are on the slope of Chulu East between the summit and the base camp, you are in the midst of the snow-covered mountain as an adventurist, heading up to the soaring peak.
Chulu East Trek's itinerary and Annapurna Circuit's itinerary match each other until the former diverges from Yak Kharka. Trekkers see Chulu East from a distance, but they don’t know that it is one of the prominent trekking peaks of the Annapurna Region. Ask any agents which is the second-best trek in Nepal, and they will say Annapurna Circuit Trekking. This trek will always be important in the life of a trekker who looks at it as one of the top ten treks in the world. The climbing route of Chulu East Peak Climbing or itinerary adds excitement to your journey by taking you to a rough, steep moraine and broad glaciated ridge. The climbing route also consists of a scree.
Day 01 Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (standard accommodation)
Arrive in Kathmandu on the date that you have planned for or at the most suitable time you have decided. Stay calm about the pick-up; we will wait for you outside the airport to take you to our office and the hotel. Our office remains open from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Kathmandu is known as the city of temples, and it is the most developed city in Nepal as we write these words in this itinerary. You will be staying in Thamel, the central tourist hub in Kathmandu. If you stay in a 5-star hotel, it will be outside Thamel.
Day 02 Sightseeing with breakfast and climbing preparations (standard accommodation)
Kathmandu is dotted with world heritage sites, and the most famous of them are mentioned below
★ Kathmandu Durbar Square
You will visit each of these with our city guide, and they will take you to the past. Those were the glorious days of Nepal. From your guide, hear the myths, the true story, and the significance of the historical monuments from the religious point of view.
During the climbing preparation, we focus on your
★ As well as how you can overcome mountaineering challenges.
Day 03 From Kathmandu to Synge (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Drive to Besisahar in a local bus; from there, we will take a jeep to Syange. Since the drive is in the countryside, you will become familiar with the culture and traditions of the local people. Finally, you will reach Syange, the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit Trekking; from there, you will trek up to Jagat.
Day 04 From Jagat to Dharapani (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail that takes you to Chyamje turns here and there. A suspension bridge is on the way, which you will cross in the middle of the oak forest. After that, the trekking trail takes you to the valley, Kodo village, and Dharapani.
Day 05 From Dharapani to Chame (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail takes you to the oak, maple, and river forest, showing you the stunning view of the mountains covered with snow. You will reach a higher altitude by following the trekking trail where you walk and the mule, the ship of the mountains.
Day 06 From Chame to Pisang (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Today also, you are walking by the Marsyangdi River, and on the way; you reach a village called Bharatang. There is always a suspension bridge where there is such a mighty river. From the bridge, it is always an uphill climb. The famous village you reach as you head to Pisang is Dhukur Pokhari, and the well-known mountains that attract your eyes are Pisang Peak and Annapurna II.
Day 07 From Pisang to Manang (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Two trekking trails take you to Manang; one is the upper route, and another is the lower route. You follow the upper way because it is scenic, and you see the breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains, including Pisang peak and Annapurna. Looking at these mountains from time to time, you head to Manang.
Day 08 Acclimatization Day in Manang (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Today is an acclimatisation day, and you can acclimatise by visiting the famous places of Manang, such as campsites and viewpoints. Although Tibetan culture is one of the attractions of Manang, the stunning view of the mountains that you can see comprises Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Gangapurna 7454m, Tilicho Peak, and others.
Day 09 From Manang to Yak Kharka (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail takes you to the Marshyangdi Valley, including the valley of the Jarsang Khola. You will be trekking at a higher altitude. The famous villages you reach are Tenki and Ghunsa. After getting to the mani wall, the meadow, and crossing the bridge, you will go to Yak Kharka.
Day 10 From Yak Kharka to the Base Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
The trekking trail that goes uphill is winding. On the way, there are meadows and rocks. Your trekking guide will set up a camp at the viewpoint. This point shows you all the famous mountains of the Annapurna Region.
Day 11 From the Base Camp to the High Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
As you walk the climbing route, you will see beautiful peaks. This is because your head to a higher altitude every time you move upward. High Camp will be set up where you can access everything you need while summiting.
Day 12 From the High Camp to the summit of Chulu East Peak and the High Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
The climbing route takes you to the area of the glacier. Since you are climbing a higher altitude, plenty of beautiful views exist. Before reaching the summit, there are stone steps. After spending some time there, you will retrace the High Camp.
Day 13 From the High Camp to the Base Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
Retrace the climbing route to the Base Camp.
Day 14 From the Base Camp to Yak Kharka
Retrace the trekking trail.
Day 15 From Yak Kharka to the Thorong Phedi (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Thorong Phedi means the base of the Thorong La Pass. It will be wise to spend a night on the bottom of the pass because the pass rises to the height of 5000 m plus. So, this is the place where you will reach.
Day 16 From the Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via the Thorong La Pass (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail is steep on the pass, and the top of the pass offers you a beautiful view of the gorge of the Kali Gandaki Valley. From the top of the pass, the trekking trail goes downhill to take you to Muktinath and shows you the incredible view of the mountain border between Nepal and Tibet.
Day 17 From Muktinath to Jomsom (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The downhill trekking trail takes you to the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. From there, you will head to Jomsom, the windiest place in Nepal.
Day 18 From Jomsom to Pokhara (Breakfast and lunch provided, standard accommodation)
In the early morning, you take a scenic 25 flight to Pokhara, the city of lakes. The aeroplane flies between the Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Mountains. From Pokhara, you can see the stunning view of Fishtail Mountain. In addition, you can go boating in Fewa Lake or walk on the shore of the lake.
Day 19 From Pokhara to Kathmandu (Breakfast provided, standard accommodation)
From the city of lakes, you head to the city of temples via the Pirthivi Highway, and the main towns you reach are Damauli, Dumre, Mugling, and Kurintar. Finally, visit the exciting places in Thamel, and buy souvenirs for your friends and relatives.
Day 20 Departure
We will pick you up at the hotel three hours before your international flight and take you to Tribhuwan International Airport. So goodbye, and we wish you good luck for a safe journey.
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