Polar Trek



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Duration20 days


Max Altitude6,584 m

Group Size1 +

Trip StartsPokhara

Trip EndsPokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private


Best SeasonMar-Jun & Sept-Dec


  • Ascend Chulu East Peak, a thrilling climb in the Annapurna region.
  • Experience a unique blend of trekking and mountaineering.
  • Traverse through diverse landscapes, from terraced fields to alpine meadows.
  • Immerse in Sherpa culture as you pass through traditional villages.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri.
  • Summit Chulu East for an unparalleled sense of achievement.
  • Create lasting memories amidst the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Pokhara before and after the trek.

Overview about Chulu East Peak

The Chulu East Peak Trekking route is a 20-day expedition that offers an extraordinary mountaineering experience in the Annapurna region. The trek combines challenging ascents with panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Starting from the picturesque village of Besi Sahar, you’ll journey through lush forests, terraced fields, and quaint settlements. As you approach Chulu East Base Camp, the thrill intensifies as you prepare for the peak ascent. Summiting Chulu East offers a sense of accomplishment and rewards you with stunning vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see.


Day 0: Airport/Tourist bus park

Airport/Tourist bus park picks up on arrival and transfers to the hotel, short arrival info and trip plan at the office.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal’s vibrant capital. Transfer to your hotel and prepare for the upcoming adventure.

Day 2: Drive to Besi Sahar

Drive to Besi Sahar, the starting point of the trek. Begin the journey through lush landscapes.

Day 3: Trek to Bahundanda

Trek to Bahundanda, a charming village offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 4: Trek to Chamje

Continue the trek, crossing suspension bridges and reaching Chamje.

Day 5: Trek to Dharapani

Trek through rhododendron forests and arrive in Dharapani.

Day 6: Trek to Chame

Trek to Chame, a scenic village with views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.

Day 7: Acclimatization Day in Chame

Acclimatization day to adapt to higher altitudes. Explore the village and relax.

Day 8: Trek to Upper Pisang

Trek to Upper Pisang, a village with stunning views of the Annapurna range.

Day 9: Trek to Ngawal

Trek to Ngawal, experiencing the local culture and lifestyle.

Day 10: Trek to Chulu East Base Camp

Trek to Chulu East Base Camp, where your mountaineering adventure begins.

Day 11: Day 11-12: Acclimatization and Training at Base Camp

Spend two days acclimatizing and receiving training for the peak climb.

Day 13: Day 13-14: Summit Chulu East Peak and Return to Base Camp

Summit Chulu East Peak and return to Base Camp, celebrating your achievement.

Day 15: Trek to Manang

Trek to Manang, relishing in the breathtaking mountain scenery.

Day 16: Trek to Yak Kharka

Continue the trek to Yak Kharka, an alpine pasture with grazing yaks.

Day 17: Trek to Thorong Phedi

Trek to Thorong Phedi, a high camp before crossing Thorong La Pass.

Day 18: Cross Thorong La Pass, Trek to Muktinath

Cross the challenging Thorong La Pass and trek to the sacred site of Muktinath.

Day 19: Trek to Jomsom

Trek to Jomsom, a vibrant town in the Kali Gandaki Valley. 

Day 20: Fly to Pokhara

Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, marking the end of the incredible journey.

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What‘s included

    National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
    A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
    02 guest to 01 porter (Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit).) with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
    We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
    Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
    Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
    Pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara by private vehicle.
    Water purification tablets for safe drinking water.
    Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
    First aid kit box.
    Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
    All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.

What‘s excluded

    Your Nepal Visa fees.
    All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
    All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
    Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu/Chitwan transportation (if you want we can organize for you with additional cost).
    Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation.
    In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
    Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
    The tips to the trekking crews and drive.
    Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.

Essential Info

Suggested Equipment List

Duffel/Rucksack bag

Walking Pole

Day pack.

Trekking shoes.

Sports shoes or sandals.

Sun Hat/cap

Warm woolen cap.

Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket

Waterproof Gore-Tex layer

Pullover or warm sweeter


4/5 pairs of good quality socks

Hand gloves.

2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.

3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.

3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).

Sun glasses

Water bottle

4 season sleeping bag

Flash or Torch light

Camera and batteries


Q1. How challenging is the Chulu East Peak Trekking adventure?

The trek is strenuous and involves mountaineering skills for summiting Chulu East. Physical fitness and prior trekking experience are recommended.

Q2. What is the best time for the Chulu East Peak Trek?

The best seasons are Spring and Fall, offering stable weather and clear mountain views.

Q3.Is previous mountaineering experience necessary?

While not mandatory, prior mountaineering experience will be beneficial for the summit climb.

Q4.What's the highest altitude reached during the trek?

The highest point is Chulu East Peak at 6,584 meters (21,601 feet).

Q5.Do I need special permits for this trek?

Yes, you’ll need an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card.

Q6. Why choose Polar Trekking and Expeditions PVT. LTD.?

With experienced guides, meticulous planning, and a commitment to safety, we ensure an unforgettable and secure trekking experience.

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