Chulu Far East Peak with Tilicho Lake Trek

  • Day 1 Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu (1300m)

    Your arrival in the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is marked by your landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport. After a company representative escorts you to the hotel, you are free to explore the surrounding environments around the city and hotel area. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2 Day 02: Free Day & Climb preparation

    Today is a free day so you can either explore the Kathmandu valley or stay in the hotel. Meet our guides and porters that will accompany you on the trek and do some preparation regarding mountain climbing. You can also indulge in shopping for the equipment required for the trip. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 3 Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chame (2670m)

    You wake up early and, after breakfast, drive to Chame. The journey takes about 9 hours which can be pretty exhausting. The long journey provides ample opportunity to witness the typical condition of a Nepali highway that includes greeneries, roaring rivers, small settlements, and faraway mountains. At Chame interact with the locals residing here. Overnight stay at Chame.

  • Day 4 Day 04: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m)

    The actual trek begins on this day as we head out of Chame. We walk through a narrow steep trail and encounter dense forests which leads to a curved rock in the face of Pangdi Danda. Observe the delightful Himalayas and enjoy the magic of Manang. As we cross this valley, we arrive at Pisang. Overnight stay at Pisang.

  • Day 5 Day 05: Trek from Pisang to Ngawal Village (3660m)

    Our trail for the day takes us to Ngawal village. Walk through sparse settlements and greenery with an aroma of fresh air and serenity. The trail provides a view of the Manang airstrip and the vast plains around it. As we make our way to the Ngawal village, we can see small houses and some lodges as well. Overnight stay at Ngawal village.

  • Day 6 Day 06: Trek from Pisang to Julu Khola (3500m)

    Walk through forested trails of pine, Cedar, and oak to reach the mesmerizing Julu Khola. Trekking past Lophelling Monastery, the route ahead takes us to the Sher Gompa. Moving northwards, we trek along the Julu Khola and decide on a spot to set our camps. We can even see the mighty Pisang Peak (6091m) from afar. Overnight stay at Julu Khola.

  • Day 7 Day 07: Acclimatization Day at Julu Khola

    As today is an acclimatization day, we won't be doing heavy trekking, instead, we will hike around the surrounding areas. We can head up to the Julu Peak base camp which offers magnificent scenery of the Annapurna Himalayan range along with the Pisang Peak (6091m). We will have lunch at the base camp, and then we shall head back to the Julu Khola. Overnight stay at Julu Khola.

  • Day 8 Day 08: Trek from Julu Khola to Chulu Far East Base Camp (5000m)

    The trek for the day sees a drastic increase in altitude of around 1500m. To prevent altitude sickness and other strains, we will trek slowly and carefully. The trail to Chulu Far East base camp is steep and includes heavy climbing. The upward trail takes might cross rocks and snowy landscape too. The ascending trail provides us ample time to observe the Annapurna mountain ranges. Overnight stay at Chulu Far East Base Camp.

  • Day 9 Day 09: Acclimatization Day at Chulu Far East Base Camp.

    Another day of acclimatization awaits us today as we have to adapt ourselves before conquering the mighty Chulu Far East Peak (6429m). Our guides shall train you to properly use the equipment and to follow directions properly. We can also include in some glacier hiking. Arrange all the required materials pre-hand and prepare for the climb. Overnight stay at Chulu Far East Base Camp.

  • Day 10 Day 10: Trek from Base Camp to Chulu Far East High Camp

    A steep trail awaits us today that needs to be climbed in order to set foot at the Chulu Far East High Camp. The ascent provides dazzling vistas of the Annapurna valley Himalayas which comprises of the Chulu East (6429m), Chulu West (6419m), Chulu Central (6584m), and the Chulu Far East (6060m). After walking for a few hours, we find the high camp which stands out amidst the snow by its colorful tents and people. Overnight stay at High Camp. 

  • Day 11 Day 11: Summit Chulu Far East Peak (6060m)

    Today, we summit the huge Chulu Far east peak. The climb begins pretty early and we must battle through snow and cold winds. The trail is initially leveled which with each step becomes steep and includes heavy climbing. After crossing the rocks and through the use of trekking equipment, we arrive at the summit of the Chulu Far East (6429m). The peak provides remarkable views of Annapurna Gangapurna, Manaslu, and Chulu ranges. From the top, we will slowly head downwards to the high camp where we will get a much-deserved rest. Overnight stay at Chulu Far East High Camp.

  • Day 12 Day 12: Trek from Chulu Far East Base Camp to Manang (3540m)

    Initially, we walk towards the Julu Khola, and then we cross through forests to reach Manang. The trail to reach Manang is pretty leveled and is pretty easy. We arrive at Manang, which is a quaint settlement displaying massive Tibetan-Buddhist influence. We can also visit the Braga and Boozo gompas en route to Manang. Overnight stay at Manang.

  • Day 13 Day 13: Trek from Manang to Siri Kharka (4060m)

    The path from Manang takes us across the western gates which later heads down to the Thorung River. We cross the river and then later head towards the south by crossing through the coniferous forests. We spend from the time at the Khangsar village and head towards Siri Kharka. On the way, we can observe the beautiful Gungang Himal and Chulu ranges. Overnight stay at Siri Kharka.

  • Day 14 Day 14: Trek from Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m)

    The journey to Tilicho base camp is pretty steep and is mostly downhill. To make matters worse, the trail is very narrow and can't handle more than 3 people simultaneously. However, the delights you can observe en route offer untainted wilderness of nature with a divine view of the snow-laden mountains in Annapurna ranges. Overnight in Tilicho base camp.

  • Day 15 Day 15: Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4920m)

    The trail takes us through moraine ridges and grassy slopes and some large switchbacks which are carved out of the slope. We reach a watershed, and on its side lies the turquoise Tilicho Lake. The lake sits on the base of snow laden mountains with a beautiful those peaks and the wide blue horizon above it. There are Chorten flags near the lake premises. The lake is often touted as being religious as it is mentioned in the holy text of Ramayana. Overnight stay at Tilicho Lake.

  • Day 16 Day 16: Tilicho Lake to Yak Kharka (4200m)

    The first aspect of the trek involves climbing a trail to reach the Eastern Pass (5340m), which provides an astounding view of the Annapurna mountain range and the Tilicho Himal (7134m). We walk along the descending trail to reach the Mesokanto La Pass (5467m) which provides spectacular views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tilicho, and Tukuche mountain ranges. We continue heading downwards until we reach a small settlement of Yak Kharka. Overnight stay at Yak Kharka.

  • Day 17 Day 17: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2720m)

    We continue to head downwards, and the trail comprises of minor settlements and barren landscape. We arrive at Thini Gaon which provides us with food and drinks. After spending some time here, we follow the trail that leads to Jomsom. In Jomsom, don't forget to taste the delightful apples and cuisine. Interact with the locals here and spend some time to understand the religion. Overnight stay at Jomsom.

  • Day 18 Day 18: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m)

    Get on an airplane in the Jomsom airport and fly to Pokhara. The flight doesn't take much time but it provides a delightful scenery of the mountains of the Annapurna region and the lakes in Pokhara. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you can either explore this city or head straight to your hotel. The valley is famed for being a tourist hub and boasts attractions like Phewa Lake, Mahendra Cave, Davis Falls, and Tal Barahi Temple. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 19 Day 19: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1300m)

    From Pokhara, get on a vehicle and head to Kathmandu. The drive may last for about 7 hours and along the way enjoy the fantastic view of the highway that includes rivers and hills. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel. Later, you can explore the cultural riches in the city. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 20 Day 20: International departure as per flight schedule

    Today is your final day in Nepal and our representative will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure. You can feel free to share your memories and experiences on the trip.