Chulu Far East Peak Climbing and Thorong La Pass Trek

19 Days

The Chulu Far East peak climbing is one of the most popular peak climbing trips in Nepal that lies in the Annapurna region. Chulu East Peak (6059 meters) is located in the northern part of the Annapurna massif that is suitable for the mild adventure lovers in mountaineering. The Himalayan scenery, climbing trip and the overall beauties of the Annapurna region allure the mountaineers to feel the aura of Annapurna.

Chulu Far East Peak Expedition trip embarks with a trek on the Annapurna Circuit Trail. Heading via Chame and Pisang, you can experience the wonderful Tibetan Buddhist cultural heritages. Diverting towards the Julu Khola, it leads you gradually towards the Chulu Far East Base Camp at 5000 meters. Acclimatization and with Physical practices, you climb up to the High camp and attempt the summit. The adventure experience of climbing the Chulu peak is rewarded by the dramatic Himalayan peaks, including Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Pisang Peak, and Chulu West Peak and the surrounding. Completing the Chulu East Peak climbing mission, trek back to Manang and proceed through the brilliant route of Thorong La that leads you to the Muktinath temple and gradually to Jomsom via Kali Gandaki River bank.

Reliance Trekking operates Chulu East Peak Climbing with professional guide, cost and itinerary. We recommend March to May and September to November as the best seasons for this trip. Please, feel free to contact us for more details about the trek.

           Highlights of Chulu Far East Peak Climbing and Thorong La pass Trek

  • Reliance trekking is leading a scenic journey through the Marsyangdi & Kali-Gandaki Rivers, Valley while witnessing varied scenery,
  • From the low sub-tropic warm areas to the high arctic terrain, constant views of Massive the Annapurna – the world’s highest mountain range, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and many more
  • viewing the world’s deepest gorge the Kaligandaki..
  • Tilicho Lake is highest Lake in the world, it is situated in Annapurna region
  • The backdrop of traditional Buddhist and Hindu culture & architecture
  • Passing through the charming villages on the ancient Trans-Himalayan caravan route.
  • Natural Hot Spring etc


Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be transferred to hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast included)

Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be transferred to hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast included)

We begin the road trip from Kathmandu through the snake shaped hillside with the scenery of the Trishuli and Marshyangdi River valley. Reaching Khudi, the trek starts with an hour walk to Ngadi. It is just a warm up for the upcoming journey. The exciting view of the Manaslu range can be explored. Overnight at Chame. 9-10 hours

The trail from Chame after the breakfast is through the narrow and curved rock face. The Marshyangdi River valley is majestic and the trail widens once it reaches to the hill ridge. Reaching Lower Pisang, it’s a gradual walk to Pisang and take a rest. /N at Lodge. Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included).

Beginning the trekking from Manang village, the trail crosses a stream, climbs to a village of Tenki and gradually leads you through the Marshyangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. Then the trail goes through the pasture land and the juniper forest. Yak kharka is literally a yak grazing meadow. 4-5 hours. O/N at Lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

Walking from the YAK Kharka after the breakfast, cross the suspension bridge that takes you to Ledar. The spectacular scenery accompanies you throughout the trek. Reaching the Thorong Phedi, you have an option. Either you take a rest for the back up tomorrow and explore around or trek to the high camp so that the trail will be shortened. 7 hours. O/N at Lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner Included)

It is a huge, exciting and a challenging day in the Annapurna round trekking. The climb then proceeds for 4 hours climb until you reach a large Chhorten, which then leads you to the top of the icy pass, known as Thorung La, passing through some prayer flags after a short duration. It is the highest Himalayan pass in the world. The views of the snowy peaks around strike you. The descending trail leads you to the Muktinath temple. It is a famous pilgrimage destination of the Hindu and Buddhist devotees. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner Included)

After paying the homage at the Muktinath temple, the trek leads you via Ranipauwa village after the breakfast. The trail goes through the steep and barren hillside that takes you to the Jomsom via the dusty Kali Gandaki valley. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner Included)

About half an hour flight from Jomsom to Pokhara offers magnificent views of the Annaourna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges. Arriving at Pokhara, transfer to the hotel. After the refreshment and rest, we take a half day sightseeing tour in Pokhara, exploring Fewa Lake, Devi’s water fall, Museum, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast Included)

It is all the way about 7 hours beautiful road drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu through the Prithvi highway and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. Breakfast Included)

Day 19 :

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights on BB basis as per the itinerary.
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private Vehicle.
  • Necessary permits for trek & climbing.
  • Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla & return from Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (3 cups of Tea & Coffiee per day during the trek).
  • Fresh fruits after dinner.
  • Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2 trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is below 25 Kg in total).
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Your equipment for trekking and climbing.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc.
  • International airfare and departure airport tax.
  • Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control.
  • Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu & other places.
  • Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket, medicine if necessary.
  • Your Nepal Visa Fee.


Reliance Trekking will provide duffle bag during the trek. It needs to be returned after the trek

  • You need to bring your sleeping bag for the night
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  • Daypack
  • Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
  • A pair of half gloves
  • The warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
  • Hand
  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner
  • Center Body
  • Down jacket
  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket
  • Lower Body
  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants
  • Feet
  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker
  • First Aid Kits and Medicines
  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
    Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you want to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
  • Extra things
  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)

Trekking equipment

The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

  1. Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/You need to bring your own but if you do not have on your own and it is to be chargeable during the trek.
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  3. Daypack bag for yourself
  4. A down Jacket
  5. Shade hat
  6. Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  7. A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  8. T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  9. Lightweight thermal tops.
  10. Fleece jacket.
  11. Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  12. A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  13. Underwear
  14. Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  15. Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  16. Four pairs of liner warm socks
  17. A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  18. A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  19. A pair sandal (Optional)
  20. A water bottle.
  21. Head/Torch Light.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  3. Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  4. Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  5. 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Reliance Trekking company’s team also provide first aid kits)

Miscellaneous but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  3. Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  4. Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  5. Pocket knife.
  6. Water purification Iodine tablets
  7. Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Note Regarding Itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group’s general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day’s plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Reliance Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.

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Chulu Far East Peak Climbing and Thorong La Pass Trek
From $3,000
/ Adult
  • Chulu Far East Peak Climbing and Thorong La Pass Trek
  • Mar-Jun, Sep-Nov
  • By Vehicle/By Plane
  • Tea House/Camping
  • Hard
  • 6059 m
  • 19 Days 18 Nights