Chulu East Peak Climbing

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Trip Overview

This trip and climb is difficult to match for its spectacular mountain scenery, trekking and mountaineering challenges and the expose it provides on the variety of ethnic Nepalese cultures.

Close up views of the Annapurna range (40 miles between the two river valleys contain at twelve 7,000 m peaks and many more above the 6,000m) and varied ecosystems, diverse cultures and an ever changing landscape - lush, green paddy fields and oak forests, arid deserts, the deepest gorge and some of the most fascinating mountains make this one of the most popular areas in the world for trekkers and mountaineers.

What you will get


  • All ground transfers by private vehicle as per our itinerary.
  • Five star hotel in Kathmandu (twin sharing, including breakfast and all govt taxes)
  • Welcome Dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program we host.
  • Guided sightseeing around world heritage sites of KTM. (Includes all applicable entrance fees.)
  • All domestic airfares (Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu).
  • Fishtail Lodge in Pokhara (twin sharing, including breakfast and all govt. Tax / VAT)
  • Organized Camping Trek / Expedition arrangement, including all high quality camping equipments and tents such as Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dinning Tent, Toilet Tent, Tables, Chairs, Mattresses, Hot Water Bags, Pillows, Inner Sheet and etc.
  • Three times hot meals everyday while trekking, which will be prepared by our very professional kitchen crew.
  • National Park / Conservation Area Permit Fees.
  • One Vastly experienced climbing Sherpa, including his all wages, insurance and all arrangements.
  • Guide, porters and their daily wages, insurance with all necessary lodging - food arrangements.
What you wont get


  • All International Airfares / Airport Taxes.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as bar bill, laundry bill, telephone bill, tips and etc.
  • Personal medical and travel insurance.
  • Helicopter Rescue & Evacuation - If needed.
Things To Do


  • Day 01
    Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to HOTEL.
  • Day 02
    Full day guided sightseeing inside the Kathmandu valley (B/D).

    We invite you on welcome dinner with live Nepali cultural show on evening.

    Pashupatinath TemplePashupatinath Temple

    Kathmandu Durbar SquareKathmandu Durbar Square

    HOTEL Overnight.

  • Day 03
    Drive: Kathmandu to Chame (7 hrs.) (B/L/D). Camp
  • Day 04
    Chame / Pisang (3300m / 6 hrs.) (B/L/D). Camp


  • Day 05
    Trek to Yak-Kharka (4210 / 6 hrs.) (B/L/D). Camp
  • Day 06
    Continue to Chulu-East Base Camp (5140m / 5 hrs.). Overnight Camp.

    Chulu East Base Camp

  • Day 07
    Rest day for acclimatization at Base Camp. Explore the surrounding.
  • Day 08
    Ascend High Camp of Chulu-East (5600m), return back or stay there. Overnight Camp.
  • Day 09
    Optional day (For bad weather). Attempt for ascend or explore the surrounding.
  • Day 10
    Make the summit of Chulu East (6584m) and return the base camp (7 hrs.). Overnight at base camp
  • Day 11
    Trek to Manang (3540m / 5 hrs.) (B/L/D). Camp


  • Day 12
    Rest to acclimatize (B/L/D). Camp
  • Day 13
    Continue to Letdar (4200m / 4 hrs.) (B/L/D). Camp
  • Day 14
    Letdar / Thorung Phedi (4450m / 6 hrs.) (B/L/D). Camp
  • Day 15
    Cross Thorung La (5416m/ 6 hrs.). Cont. to Muktinath (3800m/ 2 hrs) (B/L/D). Camp

    Muktinath Temple

  • Day 16
    Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m / 4 hrs.) (B / L / D)


  • Day 17
    Flight: Jomsom - Pokhara. Free time. HOTEL. (B). Camp

    Jomsom Airport

  • Day 18
    Flight: Pokhara - Kathmandu. HOTEL Overnight.
  • Day 19
    Free day to explore, and enjoy Kathmandu. HOTEL Overnight.
  • Day 20
    Final Departure.
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Safety and Precautions

At high altitudes and other flights of fancy

Traveling at high altitudes

On many of our trekking tours, it goes high. Traveling at high altitudes often allow unique experiences. However, the height should always be treated with respect. In increasing amount of oxygen is decreasing (the oxygen content of the air remains the same), our bodies can absorb less oxygen and therefore it is possible to suffer from altitude sickness.

Mountain Sickness

The first symptoms may be shortness of breath, etc., headache, fatigue, poor sleep, poor appetite. Upon arrival at high altitudes (above 3000 meters), these symptoms may occur temporarily, but they usually disappear after 1 to 2 days.

The incidence of altitude sickness symptoms has less to do with age or the personal fitness, but much more with the speed of the ascent to high altitudes and their own behavior. Our programs are very carefully put together in order to allow an easy acclimatization. But even so, it is possible that trip participants are rarely as strong altitude sickness that eventually the journey must even be canceled..   


In an ongoing, mild form of altitude sickness (slight but persistent headache, little sleep, etc.) should if possible a rest day without climbing are turned on. In most cases, the victims recover completely and be able to continue the tour. In such a case, headache agents can reduce the discomfort associated with the active ingredient, ibuprofen or any Diamox. On many trekking group we lead with an extra horse. If someone feels not fit, you can also ride a distance, if permitted by the terrain.

People with severe headache or signs of brain dysfunction must descend (recommended at least 1000 meters in altitude). Dexamethasone can reduce the discomfort.

Acute are the Höhenlungen- and altitude cerebral edema. Extreme shortness of breath, dry cough and sudden drop in performance may indicate a high altitude pulmonary edema. In this case, nifedipine may be employed.

Walking and standing uncertainties may indicate a height edema. The treatment can be done with dexamethasone (possibly Diamox).

Safety Measures

Some of the Treks that Makalu Adventure has designed involves crossing over high passes some over 5000 meters. It is the utmost important for us to provide safety equipment. Some of the equipments that we provide are listed below.

Safety Equipment

In all of our group tours this is standard:

  • Extensive emergency pharmacy and pulse oximeter
  • Gammow Bag
  • Gammow bag
  • Many trekking at high altitudes, this is usually this:
  • Height pressure chambers of PAC
  • Satellite phones Thuraya
  • 24h SOS -Telephone : Makalu Adventure has its own 24-hour SOS phone.
  • Experienced Swiss Tour Guides: Many of our Swiss tour guides have a very great experience when traveling at high altitudes, some were even dozens of times in the Himalayas. Nevertheless, we form every year more in medical and height issues.
  • Vaccinations:No vaccinations are mandatory for the Himalayan countries.  Please consult on before leaving your house or tropical doctor vaccinations or contact us.
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