Chulu West Peak Climbing Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival in KathmanduOnce you land at the Airport, our representative will be there to welcome you with greetings from Marvel Adventure. You will be then transferred to hotel by private vehicle. After check-in at the hotel, you can explore around the famous tourist hub, Thamel.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing TourAfter an early breakfast in the hotel, you will set out for exploring the cultural heritages around the Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. After a brief visit of these UNESCO World Heritage Sites, we will meet you at our office for pre-trip discussion and introduction with your fellow trekking guide. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Drive to Besisahar and then to ChamjeWe will take a drive to the old town of Besisahar leaving Kathmandu behind. Although the drive will be approximatelyseven to eight hours long, the beautiful scenary all around will keep you fascinated throughout the ride. After reaching Besisahar, we will rest for a while and then take a short drive to Chamje. Chamje is well-known for the significant waterfall amongst the tourists. Overnight at lodge in Chamje.
Day 04 Trek from Chamje to DharapaniWe will trek to the beautiful region of Dharapani today. On the way, we cross the great Marshyangdi river and continue to trek uphill to reach Tal village. From there we will trek for some more hours and ultimately reach Dharapani, one of the biggest villages in Manang valley. Overnight at lodge in Dharapani.
Day 05 Trek to ChameToday we pass through a few forested steep ridges en route to Chame. As we enter the high altitude, the vegetation and settlements start to seem quite different. The strong influence of Tibetan lifestyle can be clearly viewed over here. The magnificent view of Annapurna ranges and Lamjung Himal will end the day on a high note. Overnight at lodge in Chame.
Day 06 Trek to PisangEarly in the morning, we will start our trek to the small yet beautiful Pisang village. As we walk through a very dense pine forest along the bank of Marshyangdi river, we will reach closer to our destination. Surrounded by the Himalayan peaks all around, we take a short ascend towards a big hill to reach Upper Pisang. Overnight at local guesthouse/lodge in Pisang Village.
Day 07 Trek to ManangFrom Pisang, we will trek to the mystic valley of Manang. The trek climbs to Braga, a Tibetan styled village where we will explore the largest Gompa of the district. We continue the trek enjoying the beautiful scenary all around. As we near Manang, we can experience the change in vegeatation and landscape. Overnight at lodge in Manang.
Day 08 Acclimatization day in ManangAs we are moving to higher elevations, we need to acclimatize to avoid the risk of altitude sickness. Manang is the perfect spot for it with its beautiful natural and cultural setting. Today, we will have a view of the whole Manang valley and explore the nearby lakes and monasteries. An insight into the lives and cultures of the local people will be one of the major highlight of the day. Overnight at lodge in Manang.
Day 09 Trek to Yak KharkaAfter the rest, we feel rejuvenated to continue forward on our trip. As we move past the alpine grass and junipers, we reach meadows with a few horses and a number of yaks grazing around. The peaceful environment with meadows and steep slopes of Yak Kharka is the perfect place for us to spend the night.
Day 10 Trek to Chulu West Peak Base CampAfter spending a quality night in Yak Kharka, today we will continue on our trek to the base camp of Chulu West Peak. Adapting to the conditions will be vital as we reach to the base camp. At this point, we will set up our camp for overnight stay.
Day 11 Ascent to High Camp from Base CampWe will make uphill ascent from base camp to high camp. The route is not very technical but we have to take care that we are climbing on higher altitudes. After a relatively tough day, we can enjoy the stunning views of Annapurna ranges and Dhaulagiri from high camp. Overnight at tent in high camp.
Day 12 Summit Chulu West Peak and back to Base CampToday is the main day of the whole trip as we set ourself on our way to summit the Chulu West Peak. Every single moment of ascent to the summit will be full of thrill and adventure. On reaching the summit, we will embrace all the hardwork and enjoy the splendour of the surrounding peaks including the Annapurna range. After spending some quality time in the summit, we descent downhill to the base camp. Overnight at tent in base camp.
Day 13 Trek From Base Camp to Thorung PhediWe will leave the beautiful Chulu West Peak behind as we trek downhill from the base camp. It will be a relatively easy day as we descend further down. A scenic hike of around four hours will take us to Thorung Phedi, the ultimate destination for the day. Overnight at lodge in Thorung Phedi.
Day 14 Trek to Muktinath via Thorung La PassToday, we will hike up high to Thorung La Pass (5416m), one of the highest pass in the world. We will cross the pass from east to west which indeed is the safest option. Our entire hard walk will be rewarded by the beautiful views of Annapurna, Gangapurna and a heavily glaciated peak of Khatungkang. After a 1600m of descent, we will have a view of the splendid Dhaulagiri standing in the distance. After a while, the trail becomes less steep and enters grassy fields and meadows to finally reach Muktinath, the sacred temple. Overnight at lodge in Muktinath.
Day 15 Drive to JomsomAfter taking breakfast in the lodge, we take a scenic drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. The beautiful landscape and splendid mountain views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri ranges will make the drive immensely pleasant . We will then take a well-deserved rest after reaching the touristic town of Jomsom. Overnight at lodge in Jomsom.
Day 16 Fly from Jomsom To PokharaEarly in the morning, we take a scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. The flight will give magnificent aerial view of mountains and hills. On reaching Pokhara, we will explore the beautiful tranquil lakes, Davis Falls and many other monuments. Overnight at hotel In Pokhara.
Day 17 Drive back to KathmanduAfter taking breakfast in the hotel, we return back to Kathmandu bidding farewell to the City of Lakes. A picturesque drive of around 7 hours through beautiful villages and rivers takes us to Kathmandu. The evening in Kathmandu is all set for the farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 18 Final DepartureIt is the day to bid goodbye to the nation of Himalayas. Our representative will take you to the airport for your final departure to your next destination.