|Activity level:||Moderate/ Challenging|
8 Oct 2019 - 11 Nov 2019
|Duration:||35 Day(s) / Tour with fixed start dates|
Churen Himal lies in the western part of Nepal. Churen trek is not popular trek like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang region trek. Churen Himal (7371m) is suitated on the north of Beni and Dhorpatan Hunting Reserved and west of Dhaulagiri I (8163m).In this region 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) which lies on the Dhaulagiri range.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.
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.
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.The first ascent of the middle summit on October 24, 1970 by Masayoshi Fukui and Kozo Hasegawa and the western summit on October 28, 1970 by Kozo Hasegawa and Ang Norbu succeeded a Japanese expedition from the south side.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Preparing & briefing in Ministry of Tourism
Day 03: By Bus: Kathmandu – Beni (830m, 10 hrs)
Day 04: By Bus: Beni – Darbang (1070m,4h)
Day 05: Darbang- Sibang (1680m,5h)
Day 06: Sibang – Muna (1965m,5h)
Day 07: Muna- khabang Pauwa (2275m,6h)
Day 08: khabang Pauwa- Gurjagoan (2577m,5h)
Day 09: repose à Gurja Gaon
Day 10:Gurja Goan- Darsinge Kharka (2927m,4/5h)
Day 11: Darsinge Kharka – Budzunga Kharka (4300m, 7hrs)
Day 12: Budzunga Kharka – Churen Himal BC (4160m, 5hrs).
Day 13 to 27: Climbing period of Churen Himal Expedition (7,385 m)
Day 28: Churen Himal Base Camp – Budzunga Kharka
Day 29: Budzunga Kharka – Gurja Gaon (7hrs)
Day 30: Gurja Gaon – Lumsung (2100m, 6hrs)
Day 31: Lumsung – Sibang (6hrs)
Day 32: Sibang – Darbang – Beni en bus (4h)
Day 33: By Bus: Beni – Kathmandu (10h)
Day 34: Day briefing and Free day
Day 35:Final Departure
4 Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan (Bed & Breakfast)
Climbing permit fee of Churen Himal
Trek on camp from Beni to Base Camp and Base Camo to Jomsom. Food for Base camp during Expedition period
Staff: Base camp Guide, Cook, Cook helper
Porters/Yak from Beni to Base camp & Base camp to Kathmandu
Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, expedition crew and flight tickets
Transportation: Kathmandu to Beni and Beni to Kathmandu
Insurance and Helicopter rescue for Nepalese expedition crew.
1:1 climbing Sherpa
1 tent for 2 person for Expedition
Mat, dining tent, Toilet tent, Mess tent, Store tent, Table and chairs trekking for the expedition
Local transportation in Kathmandu (Airport-hotel-airport)
Annapurna Conversion Area Project (ACAP) entrance fees
Emergency Oxygen -Mask and regulator, Satellite Phone (call basis), Gas heater and Generator
Agency service charge
1: Nepal entry visa fee
2: International airfare
3: Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visit as per the itinerary
4: Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara (except farewell dinner)
5: Rescues, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses
6: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water and hot shower
7: Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips
8: Clothing packing items or bags, personal medical kit
9: Personal equipment for climbing & trekking( Down Jacket and Sleeping Bags)
10: Any additional staff other than specified
11:Tips and Gratitude.
12:In case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc the extra charge should be born by themselves.
13:Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa and staffs’ tip (US$500 to US$1,000)
33 years, Nepal
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Churen Himal Treks & expedition P. Ltd. is a tour operator based in Kathmandu,Nepal. It is established in 2,000AD, managed by professionals having long experience in tourism industry with a team of guides & UIAGM/ IFMGA guides (several times summit Mt.Everest and above 8000m Peak, speaking fluently: English and French), cooks and Assistance guide supports to bring a wealth of trekking experience in the Himalayas of Nepal.
All our staff members (trekking guides, mountain guides and cooks) are highly trained professionals holding license from registered and certified government agencies. We organized trekking, expedition, cultural tour , hotel reservation, sightseeing and other. For those interested in excursions into the tropical jungles for a wildlife safari to take the breathtaking experience of white water rafting or climbs to major Himalayan peaks Churen Himal Treks is always there in the himalayan of Nepal.
Churen Himal Treks & Expedition P. Ltd
P.O. Box: 7712, Raniban, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-5103186;Fax: +977-1-4361246
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Nepal, Gurja Khani, Mid-Western Development Region, Karnali
Difficulty: Challenging/ Tough
Difficulty: Easy/ Moderate
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