MT. CHAUREN EXPEDITION

MT. CHAUREN EXPEDITION

(39 NIGHTS/ 40 DAYS )

overview

Mount Churen is among the seventh series’ mountain in the Dhaulgiri range. It has three pinnacles, which are called; Churen west 7371m., Churen central 7375m and Churen north 7371m; and among which the central is remembered to the chief one.

Routes: Kathmandu-Pokhara-Baglung and Beni by bus and after by jeep to Darbang after Darbang, with the help by porter for carrying all expedition goods, it takes 5 days to reach at base camp. On the way, there are Dharpatan, Takum, Lumsung and the last village is call Gurja village.

Beyond Gurja, there are no any villages. After Guruja Village by walking up steep on the wood way, we reach Burjung Kharka via Darsing Kharka; where we can establish our tent for the night halt. From there, following along the river side of Kapekhola, we reach in the base camp which in takes four hrs. Its base camp is located at 4800m high.

Its base camp of Churen Himal and the Gurja Mountain’s base camp are at the same height. From this base camp, the Churen Himal’s base camp-1 and its pinnacle can be clearly visible. To climb Churen himal it’s not so easy; and we should fix two high camps to reach there. In its east, the Dhaulagiri 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are located. And the Putha Himal is in its west. This mountain can be climbed through the south west ridge; and the best season is April – May & October & November every year.

Churen Himal (7,385m) lays western part of Nepal to the north of Dhorpatan and west of Mt. Dhaulagiri which is completely unbeaten path of Nepal with lofty beauty of nature including various orchids, flora, fauna, full of rivers and fast glacier streams, majestic view of Himalaya and wild valleys with isolated Magar Chetri and Chhantyal villages.  It is very famous and challenging mountain of Nepal.  Mt. Churen Himal has 3 major summits Churen Himal main or central (7,385m), Churen Himal East (7,371m) and Churen Himal west (7,371m)

itinerary

  • Day 01

    ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU, TRANSFER TO HOTEL AND WELCOME DINNER

  • Day 02

    FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU VALLEY

  • Day 03

    BRIEFING AT MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND CIVIL AVIATION FOR THE EXPEDITION

  • Day 04

    BY BUS– KATHMANDU TO BENI (830M, 10 HRS)

  • Day 05

    BENI TO BABIYACHAUR (950M, 5HRS)

  • Day 06

    BABIYACHAUR TO DARBANG (1150M, 5HRS

  • Day 07

    DARBANG TO SIBANG (1610M, 5HRS)

  • Day 08

    SIBANG TO JALJA LA PHEDI OR MORENI (2670M, 5HRS)

  • Day 09

    MORENI TO JALJA LA PASS (3650M). TREK TO GURJAGHAT (3070M, 6HRS)

  • Day 10

    GURJAGHAT TO RUPACHAUR KHARKA (3400M, 6HRS)

  • Day 11

    RUPACHAUR KHARKA TO GURJA GAON (2665M, 5 HRS)

  • Day 12

    GURJA GAON TO DARSINGE KHARKA (2945M, 4HRS)

  • Day 13

    DARSINGE KHARKA TO BUDZUNGA KHARKA (4300M, 7HRS)

  • Day 14

    BUDZUNGA KHARKA TO CHUREN HIMAL BC (4160M, 5HRS).

  • Day 15-30

    CLIMBING PERIOD OF CHUREN HIMAL (7,385M)

  • Day 31

    CHUREN HIMAL BASE CAMP TO BUDZUNGA KHARKA

  • Day 32

    BUDZUNGA KHARKA TO GURJA GAON (7HRS)

  • Day 33

    GURJA GAON TO LUMSUNG (2100M, 6HRS)

  • Day 34

    LUMSUNG TO SIBANG (6HRS)

  • Day 35

    SIBANG TO BABIYACHAUR (7HRS)

  • Day 36

    BABIYACHAUR TO BENI (6HRS)

  • Day 37

    BY BUS– BENI TO KATHMANDU

  • Day 38

    DEBRIEFING AT MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND CIVIL AVIATION

  • Day 39

    FREE DAY IN KATHMANDU FOR SHOPPING AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Day 40

    DEPARTURE

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Traditional Welcome at arrival in Airport.
  • Airport Return Transfer by Pvt. Basis’s. by tourist vehicle.
  • Assistant Guide in arrival and departures / Hotels.
  • 3 STAR Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu with Breakfast on twin sharing basis.
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb the mountain.
  • All required Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee) and TIMS card.
  • Liaison holder officer, one head Sardar/Guide with porters (2 trekkers= 1 porter).
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping.
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) along with availability during trek & expeditions.
  • com’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take.
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa 1:2 or 1:1 (01 Sherpa per two clients / your required).
  • All necessary climbing hard ware gears. Camping and kitchen gears for both trek and climbing.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and as above.
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator upon requirement of guest with reliable charge.
  • Sleeping bag & down jacket (to be returned after your trip is completed.)
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide).
  • All necessary paperwork, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied by Government of Nepal.
  • Staff costs which includes their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural show setting together with official representative at last night in Nepal.
  • Special souvenir on departure.
cost exclude
  • In Kathmandu stay lunch & dinner is not included.
  • International flight fare.
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipment.
  • Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal).Any extra distance traveled will be charged extra.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Walkie-talkies & Filming permit (if special camera).
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa Fee US$ 25 for 15 days and 40 US$ for 30 days (Indian Nationality FREE / SAARC 1st Time FREE Visa).
  • Other Services not mentioned in cost including

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

5 STAR DELUXE HYATT REGENCY, SOALTEE CROWN PLAZA, YAK AND YETI, AND HOTEL RADISSON
5 STAR STANDARD HOTEL ANNAPURNA
4 STAR DELUXE HOTEL SHANGRI-LA, THE MALLA HOTEL, HOTEL HIMALAYA
4 STAR STANDARD VAISHALI, HOTEL GRANND ROYAL SINGI, GYANGJONG HOTEL SHANKER, AND HOTEL SHERPA
3 STAR HOTEL MARSYANGDI, MOUNTAIN HOTEL, TIBET HOTEL
2 STAR KATHMANDU GUEST HOUSE, TIBET GUEST HOUSE AND THE COURTYARD HOTEL, NORBU LINKA

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.

 

 

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