Chulu West Peak Climbing

Adventurous, challenging, and rewarding peak climbing in Nepal

Duration Duration 20 Days
Meals Meals
  • Daily breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Three times meals during trek and expedition
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Normal Teahouses during the trek
Activites Activities
  • Trekking
  • Peak Climbing
  • Sightseeing
Price Reduced US$ 3500 Price Starts From US$ 3000 Book Now
Destination Destination
Difficulty Difficulty
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
6419 Meter
Activities Activity
Start and Point Start/End Point
Best Season Best Season
Spring and Autumn
Group Size Group Size
Transportation Transportation
Car and flight
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
6-7 hours trek

Overview of Chulu West Peak Climbing

Chulu West Peak Climbing is one of the famous climbing peaks.  This mountain is situated in the north of the Manang valley. Chulu West Peak climbing offers fantastic sceneries across the Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak, and Manaslu.

Suppose you love Nepal and its geographical landscape and culture and want to have the adventure to the highest degree. In that case, peak climbing on these two peaks facing the Annapurna Great Barrier is the best viable option for you. Peaks are considered part of Mt. Manang, which falls under the more excellent Damodar Mountain range as the eastern limit remains south of Chako and in a north-to-south way along the Hulung Khola, Nar Khola, and Fu Khola.

Chulu West Peak Climbing Highlights

  • Technically challenging peak comparison with Other Peaks
  • The highest trekking peak in Nepal
  • Complete Annapurna Circuit Trek
  • Ethnic Gurung Village and their warm hospitality
  • Crossing Thorong La Pass — 5416 meter
  • Eyecatching view of Annapurna Range, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri
  • Hindu’s sacred land — Muktinath
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Marshyangdi River lies in the southern part; the western is the Kali Gandaki. There is considerable confusion concerning the name and place of the Chulu peaks. We have a tailor-made itinerary on the Chulu West Peak Climbing that wants to climb this beautiful mountain.

There is confusion regarding the Chulu West Peak Climbing summit and several summits in the vicinity that are part of the Chulu. To clarify the confusion, the four summits can be incorporated as the Chulu group, and two summits of Chulu West and Chulu East can be gained for the permit to climb. The problem arose from the misleading trekking map published by some map creators. Many climbers have been confused about the exact location of two peaks since the range has four or more summits in close vicinity unmarked on the map.

As a result of this confusion, many trekkers or climbers climbed other summits, thinking it to be either Chulu East Peak Climbing or Chulu West Peak Climbing. The expert Sherpa and guides of the Peregrine Treks & Expedition will take you to the summit of the Chulu region you intend to climb. Climb with the expert Sherpa team and the Peregrine Treks guides for the successful and safe ascending of Chulu East/West peaks. Adventurous, challenging, and rewarding peak climbing in Nepal.

Chulu West Peak Climbing Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu for Chulu West Peak Climbing, you will be greeted by one of our representatives, who will accompany you to your hotel in Kathmandu, where you can rest after your long journey. During your stay, you can explore Thamel’s vibrant streets or unwind at the hotel, depending on your preferences.

    You have a chance to taste authentic Nepalese cuisine and experience the warm hospitality and culture of the locals. You will spend the night in Kathmandu and start your journey to explore the beauty of Nepal the following day.

    Meal: welcome dinner
    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Altitude: 1400 m

  • Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

    Today presents an opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley, which includes historic royal palaces, temples, monasteries, and stupas. You can also discover old statues and other artifacts of historical significance, or you can ask us about a tour extension.

    Meanwhile, our team will handle the necessary paperwork to acquire trekking and climbing permits, such as ACAP permits.

    In the evening, we will hold a pre-trek meeting to provide you with a comprehensive briefing on the trekking and climbing experience of the Chulu West Peak Climbing.

    We will also thoroughly inspect all required equipment to ensure it’s in perfect working condition. If any essential gear is missing, we can help you shop to acquire it.

    Meal: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Altitude: 1400 m

  • Drive 3: Drive to Chamje

    Begin your day bright and early with a nourishing breakfast to fuel your journey. Then we embark on an unforgettable expedition to Chulu West Peak.

    As you depart from Kathmandu, immerse yourself in the serene, fresh air and behold the scenic Prithvi Highway. The Trishuli river flows by, offering a spectacular view of its lively banks and stunning landscape, which will leave you in awe.

    As you proceed, we will make pit stops at small towns and villages, each presenting a glimpse into local culture and customs. The Marshyangdi River awaits, winding through picturesque hills and majestic mountains that seem to touch the heavens.

    After a winding drive through rugged terrain, the charming Chamje comes into view – a quaint village in the heart of Marshyangdi Valley where you will spend the night at a cozy teahouse.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 1410 m
    Driving time: 8 to 9 hours

  • Day 4: Trek to Dharapani

    Today, we embark on a picturesque trek to the enchanting region of Dharapani. Our journey commences with a thrilling crossing of the formidable Marshyangdi River, followed by an uphill climb towards Tal village, marking our entry into the Mustang district.

    The trail beyond Tal ascends steeply, descends briefly, and then ascends again towards the lofty hills that lead us to Dharapani. While trekking past the sacred Mani walls, crossing suspension bridges and traversing through quaint settlements, we’ll be serenaded by the continuous roar of the Marshyangdi River. Upon reaching our destination, we’ll spend a delightful overnight stay in Dharapani.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 1960 m
    Trek time: 6 to 7 hours

  • Day 5: Trek to Chame

    Today, we embark on a journey towards the higher altitudes of the captivating Manang district, bidding farewell to the prominent village of Dharapani. Our trek will involve a gradual ascent, accompanied by breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. We will ascend a hill and descend to Bagarchhap in under an hour.

    The journey continues through a narrow-forested gorge, where we will witness the awe-inspiring beauty of a waterfall. As we trek further, we will encounter another enchanting Tibetan village, Danakyu. Our path will lead us through a dense forest, cross small tributaries and pass by more waterfalls.

    We will then navigate our way over rugged terrain and pass through a few Tibetan enclaves, including Thanchow and Koto, en-route to our intended stop for the day, Chame, where we will rest for the night.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 2670 m
    Trek time: 6 to 7 hours

  • Day 6: Trek to Lower Pisang

    Our journey commences from Chame, where we embark on a trail adorned with prayer flags. As we make our way through the dense forest, we navigate the steep, narrow path with stone steps until we reach a curved rock face towering above the Marshyangdi river.

    After passing through Talkeu, a small settlement with several undulating climbs, we arrive at the historic village of Bartang, inhabited by the Khampang community. Continuing our journey, we will follow the trail accompanied by the beautiful Marshangdi river and begin our ascent to Lower Pisang, where we will rest for the night.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 3200 m
    Trek time: 5 to 6 hours

  • Day 7: Trek to Manang

    The trail from Lower Pisang leads us through the arid region of Manang, an area situated in the rain shadow resulting in limited rainfall during summer and low snowfall during winter. As we descend towards the valley floor, we will cross the Sabche River, which offers awe-inspiring views of Annapurna II and IV.

    Upon reaching Braga village, we can embark on cultural exploration and discover numerous gompas, Chortens, and other heritage sites, allowing us to delve into the local customs and traditions. Manang’s dry and windy atmosphere offers a distinct landscape view, with highlights that include the majestic Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and other mountains.

    We will stay at Manang tea house for the night, which offers a comfortable and hospitable refuge amidst the remarkable surroundings.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 3500 m
    Trek time: 5 to 6 hours

  • Day 8: Rest in Manang

    Acclimatizing our bodies to higher elevations is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Fortunately, the town of Manang offers the ideal setting for this process, surrounded by stunning natural scenery. During your stay, consider hiking to Khangsar briefly or exploring nearby attractions such as Bhojo Gompa, Gaganpurna Lake, the historic Braga monastery, and the Himalayan Rescue Association office for valuable information on altitude sickness.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 3500 m

  • Day 9: Trek to Ledder

    Today’s trekking itinerary involves a gradual ascent towards the charming village of Ledder, focusing on acclimatization to the high altitude. Along the way, we will pass through a diverse range of landscapes, starting with alpine terrain and vegetation, before traversing through a dense pine forest and finally arriving at our destination. The trail will lead us past Manang and up a steep ascent to reach Tengi, the last settlement before the challenging Thorang La Pass.

    As we continue our journey, we will reach the picturesque village of Ghunsang, renowned for its breathtaking mountain views and welcoming teahouse. We will come across Mani walls, small tea shops, and a bridge over a small stream before reaching Yak Kharka, a village famous for its expansive pasture lands and grazing yaks.

    Our final destination, Ledder, can be accessed by crossing a glacial stream and navigating a steady, gradual ascent.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 4210 m
    Trek time: 6 to 7 hours

  • Day 10: Trek to Chulu West Base Camp

    Today, the path before us will lead to the coveted base camp of Chulu West Peak. Though the climb is not overly complex, the thin air at this altitude will undoubtedly test our endurance. Take it slow and steady as we traverse the rugged terrain, allowing for ample time to absorb the breathtaking vistas that await us at the base camp.

    From this vantage point, the mighty Annapurna massifs loom in all their splendor, casting an awe-inspiring spell upon all who behold them. As night descends, we shall stay at the local teahouse and revel in the bewitching display of the setting sun as it paints the Annapurna range in a myriad of fiery hues.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 4900 m
    Trek time: 4 to 5 hours

  • Day 11: Preparation Day

    Today’s agenda is Training. Our climb to the top demands that we sharpen our skills and become masters of our gear. The climbing leaders will guide us through the use of various tools like the trusty ice axe, crampons, ropes, and more.

    Let’s not forget to give our equipment one final once-over to avoid pesky malfunctions. The Training might even take us higher from the base camp. Once we’re ready to tackle the summit, we will retreat to our cozy lodging and recharge for the journey ahead.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 4900 m

  • Day 12: Trek to High Camp

    As we journey upwards from the Base Camp, the ascent on the slopes of Chulu West grows ever more challenging. While the climb to High Camp is not overwhelmingly technical, the rocky and icy terrain demands the use of crampons, ropes, and ice axes. Our intrepid team of experts deftly fix ropes in the steepest and most treacherous sections while our companions prepare to bed down for the night in the High Camp.

    Resting here offers a chance to catch our breath and acclimatize to the altitude, making the final push to the summit all the more achievable.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 5100 m
    Trek time: 4 to 5 hours

  • Day 13: Trek to Chulu West Peak and back to Base Camp

    Prepare for the ultimate adventure of a lifetime, conquering the mighty Chulu West Peak. Brace yourself for a day of epic proportions, starting at dawn. The trail ahead will be challenging but fear not; we’ll take it slow and stop to catch our breath and bask in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas.

    Upon reaching the summit, you’ll experience overwhelming triumph and sheer joy. The panoramic views of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Gaganpurna Peak, and Lamjung Peak will leave you speechless. Capture these magical moments forever before we descend back down to the base camp at a leisurely pace.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 6420 m
    Trek time: 9 to 10 hours

  • Day 14: Reserve Day

    Given the unpredictable nature of Mother Nature, we have included an extra day to the itinerary. Should inclemently weather or any unforeseen circumstances arise on the scheduled Chulu West Peak conquest day, fear not. Our contingency plan is ready. Our reserve day shall come to the rescue, offering hope to those facing acclimatization woes or other hindrances.

    Meal: BLD

  • Day 15: Trek to Thorong-La Phedi

    As we conquer the summit of Chulu West Peak with a triumphant spirit, our eyes will be set on the daunting Thorong La Pass that awaits us. Upon returning to the base camp, we shall tread the same path until Ledder turns northward towards the unknown.

    Dawn sneaking up on the mountain peaks above Thorong Phedi
    Dawn sneaking up on the mountain peaks above Thorong Phedi

    The journey ahead will be filled with many small streams originating from the mighty Chulu East and West peaks that we shall cross, as well as treacherous landslide zones and isolated tea shops that we will encounter en route.

    A challenging six-hour hike will test our grit and determination, but we shall emerge victorious as we finally reach the majestic Thorong Phedi Pass base.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 4500 m
    Trek time: 6 to 7 hours

  • Day 16: Trek to Muktinath

    Commencing our journey from Thorong Phedi, we shall begin with a challenging ascent as we make our way toward high Camp. This section of the trail is steep, and we must be mindful of the rapid increase in altitude.

    However, the trail will gradually become more manageable as we continue onward. After approximately four hours of trekking, we will finally reach the summit of Thorong La Pass, which stands at an impressive altitude of 5,416m. As one of the world’s most extensive passes, the Thorong La Pass view is genuinely breathtaking.

    From here, we are granted an unparalleled panorama of the Annapurna Mountain range and the opportunity to marvel at the stunning valleys and gorges carved out by the Kali Gandaki River.

    Once you’ve conquered the pass’s summit, it’s time to descend with deliberate ease. The trail starts gently, later passing through the winding sections. Eventually, you’ll find yourself on the grassy slopes at the foothills of the challenge you just conquered.

    Beyond this lies a fascinating journey that takes you past the ruins of a Yak Herder’s nest, through the charming settlement of Chaharu, and finally to the sacred grounds of Muktinath. Take a moment to soak in the spiritual energy of this holy pilgrimage site before settling in for an unforgettable overnight stay.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 3802 m
    Trek time: 8 to 9 hours

  • Day 17: Trek to Jomsom

    Today’s adventure begins just beyond the Muktinath Temple as you weave through several Chortens and towards the magnificent Dzong. You will push on toward the enigmatic Putak, where the landscape transforms into a barren yet breathtaking vision of the mountains. A steep but short descent down a gully will bring you to the picturesque locale of Kagbeni, where the beauty of the surroundings will take your breath away.

    As you journey forth, the Kali Gandaki River will be your loyal companion, leading you through the remains of a bygone village and bustling settlements like Ekle Bhatti. The path from Ekle Bhatti to Jomsom is a breeze, meandering along sandy shores sculpted by the river’s flow, past ancient gompas, and other treasured cultural landmarks. When night falls, Jomsom will be your resting place, a haven of comfort and respite for weary travelers.

    Meal: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge
    Altitude: 2720 m
    Trek time: 6 to 7 hours

  • Day 18: Flight to Pokhara

    Today, we will catch the early flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. As we soar through the skies, we shall witness the breathtaking contrasts of the landscape – the deepest gorge, the lush Kali Gandaki River valley, and the majestic Annapurna massifs glittering in the sun. Upon reaching Pokhara, we shall unwind and explore the valley’s wonders.

    From the serene Phewa Lake to the elusive Devis Falls, from the mysterious Mahendra Cave to the awe-inspiring Gupteshwor Mahadev cave shrine the valley has many to offer. The International Mountaineering Museum is a treasure trove of information on the Himalayas, mountaineering, and the region’s rich culture. After a day of exploring the diverse natural wonders, we shall retreat to our cozy hotel for a peaceful night.

    Meal: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Altitude: 900 m
    Flight time: 20 minutes

  • Day 19: Drive to Kathmandu

    As we bid farewell to the stunning Pokhara valley, we embark on a thrilling journey toward the vibrant city of Kathmandu. Along the way, we will encounter many stunning sights, including the revered Manakamana Temple, the roaring Trishuli and Marshyangdi rivers, and the awe-inspiring sight of colossal mountains looming in the distance.

    Upon reaching Kathmandu, you’ll have an entire evening to explore and indulge. There’s no need to rush and no schedule to follow; take your time and soak up Kathmandu’s sights, sounds, and flavors. And when the sun sets, we’ll gather for a farewell feast to savor the last moments of our adventure together.

    Meal: Farewell Dinner
    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Altitude: 1400 m
    Drive time: 7 to 8 hours

  • Day 20: Departure

    As the final leg of your journey approaches, a Peregrine Trek representative will assist with your transfer to the airport from whence you shall soar towards your next adventure. May this wondrous country continue to call to you, beckoning you back for another unforgettable visit. Safe travels and happy trails, dear friend!

    Meal: Breakfast


What's included

  • Airport transfers and guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with entrance fees
  • The Everest Hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses for trekking, and tented accommodation during Chulu West Peak Climbing
  • Meals during trekking and the Chulu West Peak Climbing period
  • All necessary staff with experienced English-speaking climbing guide, cook, assistant climbing leader (5 trekkers 1 assistant guide), and Sherpa porters
  • All land transportation as per an itinerary
  • All necessary paperwork like trekking permits and Chulu West Peak Climbing permit
  • Chulu West Peak climbing equipment high-quality equipment like North Face or Mountain Hardwar tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipment
  • Travel and rescue arrangements provide
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

What is excluded

  • Nepal Visa fee and International airfare
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the Chulu West Peak Climbing
  • Altitude chamber or oxygen
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide on your request
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral/boiled water, shower, etc
  • Tips for your crews


Climbers embarking on the Chulu West Peak Climbing expedition will find themselves accommodated in a mix of traditional and basic lodging tailored to meet the intense demands of high-altitude trekking and mountaineering. Local tea houses or lodges welcome climbers in the lower regions at the start of their journey, providing a cozy and welcoming environment.

These establishments offer a glimpse into the local culture with their simple yet comfortable rooms, typically featuring twin beds and communal dining and relaxation areas. As the expedition ascends, climbers transition to more basic mountaineering tents at advanced camps. These tents, designed to accommodate two climbers each, come equipped to endure the harsh conditions found at elevated altitudes, thus protecting them from the elements.


The expedition’s meals aim to energize climbers through the physically demanding effort required. Local and international dishes served in the tea houses range from traditional Nepali dal bhat (rice, lentil soup, and vegetables) to pasta, soups, and pancakes, focusing on nutritious, energy-packed meals suitable for a wide range of dietary needs.

As climbers reach higher altitudes, they switch to pre-packaged, high-energy food items that are lightweight and easy to prepare under challenging conditions to maintain their nutrition. The expedition emphasizes the importance of hydration, urging climbers to drink plenty of fluids to support acclimatization and maintain good health on the mountain.

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    • Insulated down jacket or parka (suitable for temperatures below -10°C)
    • Waterproof and windproof jacket (Gore-Tex recommended)
    • Waterproof and windproof trousers
    • Thermal underwear (top and bottom)
    • Fleece or woolen trousers and sweaters
    • Lightweight trekking pants and shirts
    • Warm hats and gloves (consider having both light and heavy pairs)
    • Sun hat or scarf
    • Thermal gloves
    • Underwear


    • Insulated mountaineering boots (compatible with crampons)
    • Lightweight and waterproof trekking boots
    • Gaiters (for snow and ice)
    • Thermal socks (several pairs)

    Climbing Equipment

    • Ice axe
    • Crampons (fit to your boots)
    • Harness
    • Carabiners (locking and non-locking)
    • Climbing helmet
    • Ascender and descender (like ATC or Figure 8)
    • Prusik loops
    • Rope (team usually provides but check)
    • Slings

    Personal Equipment

    • Sleeping bag (rated for -20°C or lower)
    • Sleeping mat (inflatable or foam)
    • Backpack (50-65 liters)
    • Daypack (for summit push or acclimatization hikes)
    • Headlamp with extra batteries
    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • Sunscreen and lip balm with high SPF
    • Water bottles or hydration system (e.g., Camelbak)
    • Water purification tablets or a water filter
    • Trekking poles


    • Personal first-aid kit
    • Medications (personal prescriptions)
    • Blister treatment supplies
    • Repair kit (e.g., needle, thread, duct tape)
    • Toiletries (biodegradable preferred)
    • Quick-dry towel
    • Camera with extra batteries or power bank
    • Snacks and personal energy food
    • Books, journals, or entertainment for rest days
    • Maps and compass or GPS (optional, usually provided by the guide)

    Important Documents

    • Passport
    • Visa (if required)
    • Travel insurance documents
    • Permits for Chulu West Peak Climbing

    Essential Information

    Chulu West Peak Difficulty

    Chulu West Peak Climbing might be the perfect mountain if you’re up for a challenge. Don’t be fooled by its supposedly “easier” status than other peaks – the climb still requires stamina and muscle.

    While climbers of novice and intermediate levels can complete Chulu West, it’s essential to prioritize strength and endurance training. You don’t want to be caught gasping for breath halfway through the ascent! So, hit that cross-fit class, hop on your bike, and jog long distances. And if you want to up the ante, try trekking uphill with a 10-15 kg backpack – your thighs may curse you, but your body will thank you.

    Best Time for Chulu West Peak Climbing

    Spring (March to May) and autumn (mid-September to early December) are the perfect times for Chulu West Peak Climbing. These seasons offer a delightful balance between the warm sun and a cool breeze, providing the ideal weather conditions for climbers. The days are dry, and the skies are clear, making navigating the peak’s tracks easy without any hindrance. The landscape is also at its best during this time, with lush green valleys and colorful blossoms that add to the beauty of the journey.

    On the flip side, the seasons of summer/monsoon (June to August) and winter (late December to February) scarcely cut due to their unpredictable weather patterns. At the Thorong La Phedi, Manang district, winter can engulf the vicinity in snow, while during the monsoon season, one must be cautious of landslides and the trail’s slippery terrain.

    Yet, for the intrepid adventurer equipped with the necessary gear and experience in mountaineering, early winter presents an opportunity to bask in the splendor of the Himalayas in their free glory, with nary a tourist in sight. However, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows, as the circumstances can be precarious, and the tea houses may remain closed or poorly stocked. So, careful planning is the order of the day.

    Altitude Sickness

    Embarking on a journey to conquer the majestic Chulu West Peak is an adventure that must be approached with utmost care and respect for your body. Your health is of the essence, and it is vital to prioritize it by considering the effects of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or altitude sickness. This condition can significantly threaten your well-being, but with the right mindset and preparation, nothing can stop you from reaching the top.

    The climb to higher altitudes is not a sprint but a marathon that requires patience and acclimatization. The thin air above 5000 meters can be challenging to your body, and giving it time to adjust is necessary. To safeguard against altitude sickness, we encourage you to stay hydrated and avoid alcohol and smoking.

    Our seasoned travel experts and skilled guides have meticulously crafted a captivating itinerary for your Chulu West Peak Climbing adventure. Every detail has been considered, from restful breaks to acclimatization periods and pre-climbing Training that will equip you for the ultimate ascent to the peak.

    Our guides have undergone rigorous Training in wilderness first aid and crisis management, ensuring that you are in the best hands possible. If you experience symptoms of altitude sickness, we will not let that stop you from achieving your goal. Our assistant guide will stay by your side, guiding you to a lower elevation while adhering to strict safety protocols.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The Chulu West Peak Climbing can be shorter but will come with an added expense. Private groups of two or more members may avail of this service, with the shortest itinerary lasting 14 days. The cost of $3000 to $3500 will be charged, as helicopter services must be chartered. Other options for flexibility may be discussed with our team; therefore, please get in touch with them for further information.

    For those who would like to extend their trip, we would like to suggest the Chulu west and far east expeditions.

    Starting April 1, 2023, engaging in solo trekking in Nepal will no longer be permissible as the government has banned solo trekking without a guide. Instead, individuals seeking to trek must go through a registered local company such as Peregrine Treks and Tours.

    Reliable options are available for renting or purchasing new climbing equipment in Kathmandu. Should you require assistance in this regard, we would be pleased to direct you to the most trustworthy retail outlets.

    When you’re at a high altitude, it’s hard to stay connected. Some teahouses have Wi-Fi or internet, and there are phone networks on the trekking route. However, once you start climbing, phone connections won’t exist. But there is a satellite phone that you can use to contact your home, but you’ll need to pay extra for it since it’s not included in the package cost.

    It is imperative to have travel insurance or emergency evacuation insurance that includes the option of evacuation from high elevations. Additionally, it is recommended that you obtain cancellation insurance in case the trip is called off due to unforeseen circumstances or an accident.


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    Based on 10 Reviews

    Cindy A. Carpenter
    Frederick, USA
    5 Star Rating


    Amazing Adventure

    I had been yearning to embark on a journey to Chulu West for some time. However, the emergence of the Covid pandemic has impeded my plans on numerous occasions. After enduring the delay, I finally had the opportunity to fulfill my dream with the aid of Peregrine Treks. The guides and porters were exceptional, providing us with valuable advice on coping with the terrain’s height. They ensured that we trekked steadily, allowing us to acclimate ourselves properly. During mealtimes, we enjoyed each other’s company and were kept warm by the cozy firewood furnace. The accommodation provided was of great quality. Overall, it was an amazing adventure!

    Bernard S. Sanders
    Philadelphia, USA
    5 Star Rating



    Back in September 2014, a group of seven American adventurers embarked on an epic journey with Peregrine treks. Let me tell you, we had a blast! The whole excursion was flawlessly arranged, and we were blessed to have the Peregrine crew as our trusty companions. We hit it off like a house on fire and formed some unforgettable friendships. It was an experience for the books!

    Isabella Collingridge de Tourcey
    5 Star Rating


    Chulu West Peak Climbing

    If you’re on the lookout for an amazing trekking experience in Nepal, I absolutely have to recommend Peregrine Treks. I’ve had the pleasure of working with their incredibly talented management and staff; they know how to make your adventure truly unforgettable! So, if you’re ready for an individual trekking adventure that’ll take your breath away, look no further than Peregrine Treks. You won’t be disappointed!

    Alex Mennell
    5 Star Rating


    Highly recommended expedition

    Thank you, Peregrine, for hooking us up with an epic Chulu West Peak Climbing trip! I’ve been dreaming of conquering that peak since I was a kid and they made it happen in the safest way possible. The accommodation was so cozy we felt like royalty. They also gave us all the deets we needed for the journey, which was super helpful. Overall, a freakin’ unforgettable experience that I can’t recommend enough. Thanks, Peregrine!

    Mia Simmons
    5 Star Rating


    Amazing trip to Chulu West

    What an amazing journey to Chulu West. I had this in winter, and Peregrine was very supportive and customized my trip. I am very thankful.

    Harley James
    5 Star Rating


    Good time with Peregrine

    Oh my god, my trip to Chulu West was freaking awesome! I went during winter, and Peregrine had my back, ensuring everything was tailored to my liking. I seriously can’t thank them enough.

    Charlie Browne
    5 Star Rating


    Fantastic trip

    Wow, I can’t believe it! The journey I just had was absolutely fantastic – I don’t think I could ever top it. And you know what? I think Santa Claus just gave me the most wonderful Christmas present ever.

    Granville Desnoyer
    Chemin Challet, France
    5 Star Rating


    Chulu West Peak Climbing

    Going on that Chulu West expedition with Peregrine was like, the ultimate dream come true. I can’t even contain my excitement!

    Yves Marseau
    Place du Jeu de Paume, France
    5 Star Rating


    Unbelievable experience with Peregrine Expedition

    Undertaking a Chulu West expedition with Peregrine is akin to an unbelievable experience that exceeds my wildest imagination. I am unable to contain my enthusiasm. I strongly endorse the Peregrine team.

    Leal Aubin
    Place de la Gare, France
    5 Star Rating


    Unparalleled beauty and serene atmosphere

    In the glorious month of March, I embarked on a journey that left me in awe. The Chulu Peak enchanted me with its unparalleled beauty and serene atmosphere. My heart longs for the next expedition with Peregrine, for the world is vast, and there is so much more to explore.

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    The best experience we had with Peregrine was the whole tour of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek was tailor-made for our requirements; all our requests were reviewed, discussed, and accepted and, in some instances, with a better recommendation.

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