Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn

20 May 2024 Prakash Devkota

Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn

Autumn stands as the ideal time for trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. During the autumn season, the skies are clear, the weather is stable, and the temperature is mild, creating a favorable environment for trekking and climbing. Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn offers crystal clear and breathtaking of valleys and peaks like Pisang Peak (6091 m), Annapurna (8091 m), Machhapuchhre (6993 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu (8163 m), and many others.

September, October, and November fall under the autumn months in Nepal. The trails are dry, which makes traversing easier for travelers. The vibrant environment of autumn and the crisp air create a refreshing atmosphere where travelers can trek, feeling the serenity of nature. The diverse landscapes of Nepal are the most beautiful during the autumn season which enhances the experience of trekkers.

Climbing Chulu Far East Peak (6059 m) is adventurous but also relatively easy and is an ideal choice for those wishing to gain mountaineering experience. You should be familiar with using the mountaineering equipment before embarking on the journey. Throughout the journey, you will cross the thrilling Mesokanta La Pass and pass through many steep sections. Chulu Far East Peak Climbing in Autumn offers optimal trail conditions, which makes navigation less challenging for trekkers and climbers. The mesmerizing view of the Annapurna Region and the mild temperature in the autumn ensure a comfortable journey, creating a lifetime experience for the trekkers.

Why Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn?

Why Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn

Impressive Sceneries

The sky is clear in autumn, which rewards trekkers and climbers with excellent visibility. When you are going on any trek, you expect to witness the stunning scenery and landscapes of the mountain region. Selecting the season in which you can get the best view of the surroundings will uplift your spirits and make your journey more rewarding.

The route of Chulu Far East Peak requires you to walk through the trails of many beautiful places, and each and every stop is stunning. The crystal clear views of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, Manaslu, Nilgiri, and many others can be seen during the autumn season. Similarly, the stunning views of the lush hills and cascading waterfalls will captivate your heart throughout the journey. The soothing melody of the rivers flowing at their own pace will heal and rejuvenate you.

Good Visibility

The surroundings during the autumn season are clear, which offers excellent visibility of the landscapes. You can witness the enchanting views of the mountains even from afar. Unique and beautiful pictures of the alluring mountains can be captured because of the unobstructed views of the surroundings. The fog in the sky is very low, and the days are sunny, which allows you to walk along the trails and witness the breathtaking views of the Annapurna Region.

Stable Weather

The weather in the autumn season is stable and dry. There are minimal chances of a downpour, heavy snowfall, and high winds. It helps travelers feel safer and more secure as they can trek without any disruptions. The risk of any unforeseen events occurring is less because of the stable weather conditions, due to which travelers can trek without worrying about adjusting their time schedules. The clean air during autumn makes the whole environment delightful, which helps the travelers to get immersed in the serenity of nature.

    Chulu Far East Climbing in September

    Chulu Far East Climbing in September

    The month of September is the beginning of the autumn season, which is right after the summer/monsoon season ends. During the initial days of September, there are possibilities of rainfall, but during the mid-September, there is minimal chance of rainfall. The weather is mostly stable from mid-September onwards, which creates a favorable environment for the climbers.

    The landscapes are nourished due to the rainfall that occurred in the earlier season, which creates a pleasant atmosphere for the expedition. The clear skies and beautiful sight of the valleys, rivers, and waterfalls are awe-inspiring. The atmosphere is refreshing, and the scenery is beautiful, which will captivate your heart throughout the journey. The unobstructed views of the beautiful mountains will elevate your traveling experience.

    The departure dates for Chulu Far East Climbing in September are:

    Start Date End Date
    2024-09-04 2024-09-23
    2024-09-14 2024-10-03
    2024-09-19 2024-10-08
    2024-09-23 2024-10-12
    2024-09-30 2024-10-19

    Chulu Far East Climbing in October

    Ascending Climb to Chulu Far East Summit <br> (6059m/19874ft)

    During October, the temperature is mild, and the skies are cloud-free, which makes it the ideal time for the expedition. There is less chance of rainfall, and the weather is mostly stable. The dry trails make walking easier, which allows you to complete your journey safely and smoothly. The beautiful daylight and fresh surroundings of October will make you feel rejuvenated throughout your journey. The visibility is clear, and you will be rewarded with the enchanting views of the snow-clad mountains.

    October is also a time when many festivals are celebrated. Dashain, the most popular festival in Nepal, is celebrated in most parts of the country. Getting a chance to witness the lively and festive atmosphere will make you feel delighted.

    October is the month when many travelers go trekking. Along the trail, you can meet many travelers with whom you can communicate about your experiences and memories you have made throughout the journey.

    Here are the departure dates for Chulu Far East Climbing in October

    Start Date End Date
    2024-10-07 2024-10-26
    2024-10-13 2024-11-01
    2024-10-19 2024-11-07
    2024-10-25 2024-11-13
    2024-10-30 2024-11-18

    Chulu Far East Climbing in November

    chulu east peak climbing

    November is the last month of the autumn season and is one of the most favored times for trekking and climbing. During November, the trails are dry, and the temperature is moderate, which makes the whole environment delightful for travelers. The skies are clear with fewer clouds, which allows you to witness the mesmerizing views of the snow-capped peaks. As it is the last month of the autumn season, the last days of November can be colder. So, it is important to dress in layers and keep yourself warm. The days are usually sunny, and the clear presents the most beautiful views of the surroundings, which will be a visual treat for you.

    Departure Dates for Chulu Far East Climbing in November

    Start Date End Date
    2024-11-05 2024-11-24
    2024-11-10 2024-11-29
    2024-11-15 2024-12-04
    2024-11-21 2024-12-10
    2024-11-25 2024-12-14
    2024-11-30 2024-12-19

    What is the Accommodation like During Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn?

    Our Guide Dendi Sherpa at Chulu- East

    During the entire journey, you will collect the experience of staying in different forms of accommodation. When you first land in Kathmandu, you will stay in a hotel. When you are trekking in places like Chame, Pisang, and Humde, you will stay in teahouses or lodges. One of the most exciting experiences for the adventurers will be staying in the tented camp. You will stay in the tented camp in Julu Khola, Chulu Far East Base Camp, Chulu Far East High Camp, Tilicho Base Camp, Tilicho Lake, and Yak Kharka.

    During your stay in the teahouses, you will be provided with a cozy room, comfortable bed, pillow, and blankets. As the higher zones are very cold during the night, it is advisable to pack sleeping bags to keep yourself warm.

    Similarly, the teahouses will also serve you warm and hearty meals, which will help you gain the energy required during trekking. There are many food options available. However, the most popular dish is Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables). It is served warm and is also loved by the majority of travelers. Other dishes, such as Fried Rice, Eggs, Bread, Noodles, and Soup, are also served in many teahouses.

    As you will also be staying in the tented camp on some days of the journey, you need to be prepared for it. Staying in the camp in the higher zones can be exhilarating, unique and a memory of a lifetime for you.

    Outline Itinerary of Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn

    Mountain Range of Chulu (6584m/2159ft)

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 m)

    Day 02: Explore Kathmandu Valley (1400 m)

    Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chame (1400 m; 2713 m; 9 to 10 hours Drive)

    Day 04: Trek from Chame to Pisang (2713 m; 3185 m; 5 to 6 hours Trek)

    Day 05: Trek from Pisang to Humde (3185 m; 3330 m; 3 to 4 hours Trek)

    Day 06: Trek from Humde to Julu Khola (3330 m; 3500 m; 3 to 4 hours Trek)

    Day 07: Acclimatization Day at Julu Khola (3500 m)

    Day 08: Trek from Julu Khola to Chulu Far East Base Camp (3500 m; 5155 m; 5 to 6 hours trek)

    Day 09: Acclimatization Day at Chulu Far East Base Camp (5155 m)

    Day 10: Trek from Chulu Far East Base Camp to Chulu Far East High Camp (5155 m; 5400 m; 3 to 4 hours ascend)

    Day 11: Summit Chulu Far East Peak and descent back to the Chulu Far East Base

    Camp (6059 m; 5155 m; 8 to 9 hours climb)

    Day 12: Trek from Chulu Far East Base Camp to Manang (5155m; 3341m; 5 to 6 hours trek)

    Day 13: Trek from Manang to Siri Kharka (3341m; 4060m; 4 to 5 hours trek)

    Day 14: Trek from Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4600m; 4200m; 5 to 6 hours trek)

    Day 15: Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4200m; 4920m; 4 to 5 hours trek)

    Day 16: Trek from Tilicho Lake to Yak Kharka via Mesokanta la Pass ( 4920m; 4200m: 7 to 8 hours Trek)

    Day 17: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom (4200m; 2700m; 5 to 6 hours Trek)

    Day 18: Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (2700m; 850m; 25-minute flight)

    Day 19: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu ( 850m; 1400m; 5 to 6 hours drive)

    Day 20: Departure day.

      Chulu Far East Climbing Route Overview

      Chulu Far East Climbing Route Overview

      Your journey to Chulu Far East Peak Climbing starts with the scenic drive from Kathmandu to Chame. Along the way, you will witness the beautiful views of the rolling green hills, highway settlements, beautiful rivers, and waterfalls. After arriving in Chame, you will be rewarded with mesmerizing views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The beautiful and charming Chame village will captivate your heart and make you feel delighted. The fourth day of the journey will be the actual first day of your trek, as you will cover the distance fully by walking from this day. You will walk mostly uphill and pass through a section of steep, narrow trails. You will be trekking from Chame to Pisang. The mesmerizing views of the Himalayas will accompany you throughout the journey. The sights and sounds of water flowing will make your journey more delightful. On the fifth day, you will be trekking to Humde, which will offer a spiritual touch to your journey as you will get to see Buddhist culture and observe the local traditions and lifestyles.

      You will see the Mani Walls and Prayer Wheels, which will help you gain a deeper understanding of the culture and traditions of the villagers. Your first stay in the tented camp will be on the Sixth day in Julu Khola, which is also a place where you will stay for acclimatization on the seventh day. However, you can explore the nearby areas and walk around Julu Khola, witnessing the stunning views of the mountains.

      On the eighth day, you will be walking up towards Chulu Far East Base Camp, where you will be rewarded with enchanting views of Chulu Peak, Annapurna, and Manaslu. You will stay in the base camp for acclimatization on the ninth day. After a rest day in the Base Camp, you will move toward high camp the next day. The climb can be a bit challenging, but the close-up views of Chulu Far East, Chulu West, and Chulu East make it all worth it. The eleventh day is when you actually climb the Chulu Far East Peak. The close-up views of the mountains like Annapurna, Gangapurna, and many more can be seen, and their beauty is inexplicable in words. After the accomplishment of climbing the Chulu Peak, you will descend back to the Chulu Base Camp to stay overnight.

      After completing the Chulu Far East expedition, you will trek toward Manang, passing through the bamboo forests, which is also a place where you will stay overnight on the twelfth day. On the thirteenth day, you will trek to Siri Kharka Village, accompanied by stunning views of the mountains in the background along the trail, which is also a place where you will be staying overnight.

      Trekking from Siri Kharko to Tilicho Base Camp is one of the major highlights of the journey. The trail is challenging, and the terrain is rocky, which requires quite a bit of physical endurance. You will spend a night at Tilicho Base Camp. Trekking to Tilicho Lake the next day, you will witness the magical beauty of the region. The mesmerizing view of the beautiful lake will remind you of the magnificence of nature.

      After staying overnight in Tilicho Lake, you will stay in Yak Kharka the next day. You will cover the distance by foot from Yak Kharka to Jomsom on the seventeenth day, where you will also stay overnight. On the eighteenth day, you will take a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. You can explore the beautiful Pokhara city. On the nineteenth day, you will settle in the private vehicle for a scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The twentieth will be the final day of your journey, which ends after you take a flight from the international airport.

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      Packing for Chulu Far East Peak Climbing in Autumn

      Packing for Chulu Far East Peak Climbing in Autumn

      Packing and being well-equipped with the essentials is important to ensure a comfortable and secure journey.


      • Hiking Pants
      • Sun Hats
      • Scarf
      • Rain Jackets
      • Windproof Jackets
      • Warm Woolen Gloves
      • Undergarments
      • Warm Thermal Wears
      • T-shirts (Multiple Pairs)
      • Down Jackets


      • Hiking Boots
      • Socks (Multiple Pairs)
      • Sandals

      Gear and Equipment

      • Backpack
      • Trekking Poles
      • Harness
      • Climbing Ropes
      • Sleeping Bags
      • Crampons
      • Flash Lights
      • Headlamps
      • Ice axes
      • Navigation tools
      • Helmets
      • Ascender
      • Binoculars

      Other Essential Items

      • Sun Glasses
      • Suncream
      • Lip Balm
      • Tooth Brush and Tooth Paste
      • Soap
      • Toilet Paper and Wet Wipes
      • Towel
      • First Aid Kit with necessary medicines
      • Insect repellents
      • Reusable Water Bottle
      • High Energy Snacks and Bars
      • Hand Sanitizer

      Some Tips for Chulu Far East Climbing in Autumn

      • During the autumn season, the daytime temperatures are milder. However, the nights can get colder because of the temperature drop, so it is highly recommended to be dressed warmly to protect yourself from cold.
      • Autumn is the most favorable season for trekking and climbing, so making reservations earlier is required to secure a good accommodation.
      • Always make sure to pack all the essential gear and equipment to ensure a secure and comfortable journey.
      • Make sure to listen to the advice of the guides.
      • Ensure proper hydration and eat nutritious food to maintain your energy levels throughout the journey.
      • Be familiar with the symptoms of altitude sickness and be mindful of how your body is reacting to the altitude changes.
      • Be familiar with the weather conditions of the Mountains.
      • As the weather in the mountains can fluctuate rapidly, the itinerary may need to be adjusted, so be flexible with your schedules.

      Prakash Devkota

      Managing Director and Team Leader

      Mr. Prakash Chandra Devkota is an established name in the Tourism Sector in Nepal. He is a focused individual gifted with a brilliant mind. He is also hugely dedicated to social work. Born in the Gorkha district, a beautiful hilly region of Nepal, he first entered the tourism industry as a guide in 1997. He has gained extensive experience in almost all the trekking and climbing routes like Mera, Island, Lobuche and, Ama Dablam, etc.

      He registered Nepal Guides Treks & Expedition in 2009 AD. Due to his passion for adventure and efforts to provide quality personalized service to his clients, he has established himself as a successful tourism entrepreneur. He has dedicated most of his time working diligently to elevate the tourism industry and collected more than 15 years of experience in organizing trekking and expeditions in Nepal, Bhutan, and India. He believes in the power of the tourism industry and the employment opportunities that can be created through it. He constantly looks for innovative ways to run the company.

      Mr. Devkota has always been an avid practitioner of eco-friendly tourism and has always promoted environmental conservation throughout his career. He motivates his staff to embrace eco-friendly tourism through responsible tourism practices. He believes promoting eco-tourism will preserve natural resources and positively impact the environment.