Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu up to Chame and goes up along the Marshyangdi valley. And pass through the famous and highest pass, Throng-La pass (5,416M) before descending to the Kali Gandaki valley to reach Pokhara. In most parts of this trek, you will be accommodated in lodges/hotels but since it is not possible on the high camps and base camps, there will be several tent-camp accommodations as well.
While embarking on Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La pass, the dramatic setting, and the typical lifestyle and culture will astound you for sure. Whereas, walking through lush bushes including the beautiful pine and rhododendron forests, the terraced fields, and dozens of herbs and vegetation makes it even worthwhile. And without a doubt, the delightful panoramas of several peaks including Annapurna II, III, IV, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Tilicho as well as Manaslu peaks are calling you from far away.
Since the trek takes place high over the Manang Valley, the inhabitants including the indigenous Gurungs will lure you with their warm-welcoming and their culture. They are mostly alike Tibetan, however, all they got their own unique ethnicity and traditional practices. Nevertheless, the route also includes Muktinath which is a famous pilgrimage site for both the Hindus and Buddhists.
Fitness Required and Best Season
This expedition plus trekking package is classified under Trekking Peak category B by Nepal Mountaineering Association. This means, it is technically less demanding and all you need to be familiar with is – using equipment like- crampons, ice ax, harness, tying knots, and managing climbing ropes. So, if you are physically fit and have a basic understanding of using climbing gear, you can proceed to achieve success on Chulu Far East Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass. And for the best experience of such a wonderful combo, the best time to go for would be months of Sep-Oct-Nov and Mar-Apr-May.