Chulu East is situated high above the Manang valley and the route to Chulu east is combined with classic Annapurna Circuit Trek. The approach to Base camp is from the village of Manang. Chulu East peak is one of the most gorgeous peak, which are quite rightly included in the larger Damodar Himal. It is bounded by Hunglung Khola, Nar Khola and Phu Khola in north to South and to the south beautiful Marshyangdi Khola and Mesokanta La. In the west is the Kali Gandaki and to the north Parchkya La (5,447 m.).
Chulu east requires prior alpine experience with crossings of fractured glacial terrain and steep scree slopes to gain the main high summit ridge. The breathtaking views across to the Annapurnas 2, 3, 4, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu will boost our enthusiasm to be on the summit to view mountains from high elevation.
Guide Jamie McGuiness states “Should be the’Island Peak’ of the Annapurnas, which he tries to indicates to the “Chulu Far East” -(6,060 m.), a second Peak on the Chulu East permit. Both Peak shares the same base camp and the it happened many time that group climb Chulu Far East instead of Chulu East.Chulu east climbing is usually summit through northeast point, in terms of grading it is graded V, The trekking along the way to Chulu peak is adventurous and easy, but the peak climbing is tougher. We set our high camp at an altitude of 5334 m. beside Chagaji Khola valley. Our walk to Chulu East will also let us experience the mesmerizing views on surrounding peaks, friendly people and the unique culture of Manang valley.
When is the best time to climb? – The best time for Chulu East Peak climbing is autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May).
price for Chulu East peak:
2 – 5 paxUSD 2950
6- 10 pax USD 2800
11 – 15 pax USD 2700
16 – 20 pax USD 2600
Single supplement USD 3300
Climbing Chulu East requires prior alpine experience, as you’ll encounter fractured glacial terrain and steep scree slopes to reach the main high summit ridge. Once on the summit, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Annapurna range, including Annapurnas 2, 3, 4, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak, and Manaslu. These awe-inspiring vistas from high elevation will surely boost your enthusiasm.
For the best climbing conditions, it is recommended to undertake the Chulu East Peak ascent during the autumn season (September to November) or the spring season (March to May). These periods offer favorable weather and optimal visibility, enhancing the overall climbing experience.