adventure around scenic Annapurna Mountains with a classic climb on top of Nepal's highest trekking peaks
Chulu East Peak & Semi Annapurna Circuit Trekking is a unique combination to enjoy picturesque adventures. Where views of the towering range of the snow-dusted mountains follow throughout the trek and climb on Chulu East Peak.
A great exciting journey full of action-packed adventure from scenic Manang Valley to Chulu East Peak summit. Then heading towards high Thorang-La Pass makes this trip one of the most fulfilling adventures to experience.
Chulu East Peak is the highest trekking peak in the Nepal Himalayas, as listed by NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association). Chulus group of peaks with Chulu East / West, the mid and Far East Chulu, located above the Manang Valley.
Chulu East stands as the highest of all Chulus peaks at 6,584 m or 21,601 feet, with its adjoining peaks. The grade of the climb is PD +, which means Per Difficult with plus, a straightforward ascent to the summit. Includes a few technical obstacles to tackle to reach on top Nepal’s highest Chulu East Peak.
An enjoyable and overwhelming adventure to experience, as the route leads from the main trail of the famous Annapurna Circuit. Then the route diverts to remoted isolated hidden corners of high Manang country towards the complete wilderness.
The walk leads on off the beaten tracks, seldom ventured by a few groups of trekkers and climbers or Yak herders. Truly a great way to enjoy the wild areas of Manang beyond the massif range of the Annapurna Himalayas.
Chulu East Peak & Semi Annapurna Circuit Trekking is an adventure that fulfills all the ingredients, of the trek and climb. The trek follows the cooler green hills of Manang to Dharapani village, after an exciting drive from Kathmandu.
Then on the main tracks of the famous and scenic Annapurna Circuit, the walk follows through Chame, the headquarters town of Manang. Slowly the walk enters the picturesque Manang Valley at Pisang village, facing views of Chulus and Pisang Peaks. Spending an extra day at Pisang village to explore the local immense cultures and monasteries.
From here our route diverts towards higher terrains above Manang Valley and Annapurna Circuit trail for some days.
The adventure follows the windswept, remote, and isolated corners of Manang's wild country to reach Chulu East Peak base camp. Have time for full preparations as well as climbing exercises to support acclimatization, then get ready for the final push. Following the lead expert guide towards some technical sections on steep icy ledges of rock walls. After being well equipped with climbing gears and on main ropes, then finally the last big haul to the summit.
Reaching on top of Nepal’s highest trekking peaks, enjoy the spectacular panorama of surrounding peaks. Overlooking Annapurna Himalayas with Gangapurna and Nilgiri’s peaks towards the south with all views of all Chulus.
As far as Manaslu Himal in the east with Damodar Himal in the north direction, after a great adventurous feat. Descend to Base Camp, and then back on the main trail of Annapurna Circuit trail to main Manang village.
The lovely main village of Manang is enclosed by towering giant peaks on all sides of the valley floor. From Manang adventure leads to the end of the valley rim at Thorang-La base or Phedi. The last and final climb of the trek, a steep winding uphill to reach on top Thorang-La Pass. The highest point of the trekking besides Chulu East Peak summit, enjoy the fantastic views of mountains, that encircle the top.
A long descent takes you to Mustang areas at Muktinath, a holy pilgrimage site for the Hindu followers. Slowly our adventurous walks conclude by reaching Jomsom, the headquarters town of Mustang district, a nice and interesting place.
Jomsom is located on the main trail of an old Trans Himalaya Salt Trade Route of Nepal to Tibet borders. Which extends further from Upper Mustang towards the frontier of both Nepal and Tibet / China.
From Jomsom next early morning a swift scenic flight to scenic and beautiful Pokhara city. At Pokhara, our adventure completes before reaching Kathmandu, after a glorious adventure and experience on Chulu East Peak & Semi Annapurna Circuit Trekking.