Polar Trek



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Duration15 days


Max Altitude6,419 m

Group Size2 +

Trip StartsKathmandu/Pokhara

Trip EndsKathmandu/Pokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private

ActivitiesTrekking + Climbing

Best SeasonMar-Jun & Sept-Dec


  • Summit Chulu West Peak, a remarkable feat in the Annapurna region.
  • Experience a unique blend of trekking and mountaineering.
  • Traverse through diverse landscapes, from rhododendron forests to snow-clad peaks.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other towering mountains.
  • Immerse in the local culture as you pass through traditional villages.
  • Experience the thrill of mountaineering and technical climbing challenges.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Pokhara before and after the trek.
  • Create indelible memories amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Overview about Chulu West Peak

The Chulu West Peak Trekking route is a 14-day expedition that offers a challenging and rewarding mountaineering experience. Starting from the enchanting village of Besi Sahar, the journey takes you through terraced fields, traditional settlements, and serene landscapes. As you approach Chulu West Base Camp, the excitement builds as you prepare for the summit ascent. The climb involves navigating steep slopes, icy terrain, and breathtaking ridges. Upon reaching the summit, you’re rewarded with panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, an experience that’s truly unparalleled.


Day 0: Arrival in Kathmandu

Airport/Tourist bus park picks up on arrival and transfers to the hotel, short arrival info..and prepare for the forthcoming adventure.

Day 1: Pokhara – Chame


Day 2: Chame – Pisang


Day 3: Pisang – Manang


Day 4: Manang – Acclimatization day


Day 5: Manang – Yak kharka


Day 6: Yak kharka – Leder


Day 7: Leder – Chulu west Base camp


Day 8: Base camp – High camp


Day 9: High camp – Summit – Base camp

Summit Chulu West Peak and return to Base Camp, relishing in your achievement.

Day 10: Basecamp – Leder


Day 11: Leder – Thorongla high camp


Day 12: High camp – Muktinath


Day 13: Muktinath – Kagbeni – Jomsom


Day 14: Jomsom – Pokhara


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What‘s included

    Peak permit, 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.
    Water purification tablets for safe drinking water.
    Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
    First aid kit box.
     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 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.
    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


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

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

Q3. Do I need previous mountaineering experience?

Yes, previous mountaineering experience is essential for this trek, especially for the summit climb.

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

The highest point is Chulu West Peak at 6,419 meters (21,059 feet).

Q6. Why choose Polar Trekking and Expeditions PVT. LTD. for this adventure?

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

Q1. Is the Chulu West Peak Trekking adventure challenging?

The trek involves strenuous trekking and morderate technical climbing skills for summiting Chulu West. Physical fitness, prior trekking experience, and some mountaineering experience are recommended.

Q5. Are there special permits required for this trek?

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

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