Chulu West Peak (6419 m, 21055 ft) is one of the popular and admired peaks by the climbers in the Annapurna region. This peak is situated in the valley to the north of Manang. The first summit to this Chulu West was done by the Japanese team in 1952. From the summit of this peak, you will be rewarded with the astonishing views of Mount Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Tukuche peak (6920 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Nilgiri (above 6839 m) and several other snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
As it is a grade of moderate difficulty; anyone with sound health can attempt this expedition successfully.
Our trip begins with sightseeing some of the heritage sites of Kathmandu and after some preparation; we take a long drive to Beshisahar crossing through beautiful villages and amazing mountainous views. Our actual trekking starts at Khudi. Continuing trekking for few days through beautiful landscapes, villages, crossing several suspension bridges, we reach Manang valley (the highest valley in Nepal) surrounding by the mountains. We will be adapting the altitude by visiting some of the monasteries here.
The following day, we head to Yak Kharka and reach the Base Camp. We will be setting our two base camps above and next - we will be summiting the Chulu West Peak. From the top of the peak, we will spend some time to relish and view the mesmerizing mountains of the Annapurna region. After summiting, we will retrace though Throrang La Pass (the highest pass of this region) to Muktinath. From Muktinath, you get the magnificent beautiful view of Mount Dhaulagiri. We also make a visit to Muktinath temple and then head to Jomsom and take an airstrip to Pokhara. From here, we end our trip by taking a scenic drive to Kathmandu.
The preferable time for summiting this stunning peak will be in spring (mid-March to May) and autumn (mid-September to November). If our itinerary does not go well with your vacation schedule or you want some changes to it, we sure can remake it as per your wish. For any question or if you want to inquire more about this Chulu West Peak Climbing in the Annapurna region, please feel free to contact or email us.
Our itinerary for Annapurna Chulu West Peak Climbing is listed below: