Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.
Chhukung Ri is a popular trekking peak located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, near the village of Chhukung. It is a relatively easy trekking peak with a height of 5,546m, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a challenging but non-technical climb. this rocky peak is located above the village of Chhukung in the Everest (Khumbu) Region of Nepal. The trek takes about 3-4 hours of lung-busting effort and is located to the north of Chhukung. People who are climbing Imja Tse often use this trip as an acclimatization trip, especially if they haven’t been to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar yet.
Although small by Himalayan standards, the peak does not require any technical expertise, just stamina. However, we believe it should be on the list of a lot more people who hike to Everest Base Camp. This is because it offers fantastic views of Imja Tse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and Nuptse that can’t be accessed anywhere else.
From here, you can’t see Everest, which is probably the main reason why Chhukung Ri is quieter than Kala Pattar and Gokyo Ri. The Chukung Ri climb (5550m/18,208ft), the Chhukung adventure combines the magnificent Chhukung valley with the thrill of climbing Chukung Ri, as well as the beauty of the Khumbu region with its spectacular landscapes, exquisite flora, and warm locals.
There are three glaciers in Chukhung Valley: Lho Glacier and Nup Glacier on the southern slopes of Lhotse and Nuptse, Imja Glaciers on the western slopes of Cho Polu and Baruntse, and Ama Dablam Glacier and Chukhung Glacier on the northern slopes of Mount Ama Dablam. It joins the Pheriche Valley beyond Dingboche. The Imja Khola passes through Chukhung Valley. Chukhung village is located at 4,730 meters (15,518 ft) on the left fork of the Imja Khola. It is administratively located in the Solukhumbu District of Province No. 1. The area was traditionally used as a yak pasture with no permanent habitation. Imja Tse has gained popularity as a trekking peak and the Chukhung Valley is a popular acclimatization side trip for Everest Base Camp trekkers, so several lodges have been built there.
Trek to Chhukung Ri, Lukla is the first town where you land by air and began your exhilarating trek begins. then climb up the Dudh Kosi river valley, crossing narrow suspension bridges over the ferocious river to the town of Namche Bazaar, mostly inhabited by ethnic Sherpa communities.
Visitors to this lovely town can enjoy alluring mountain views. Afterward, we trek through the Sherpa settlements of Tengboche and Dingboche before heading to the magnificent Chhukung Valley. Chhukung Ri Base Camp is located at the foot of Chhukung Ri, a non-technical climbing peak that does not require any mountaineering experience. Even though it is the least renowned climbing peak in the Everest region, Chhukung Ri offers insight into peak climbing, which is deemed appropriate for beginners.
Nepal wilderness trekking is provided by an experienced climbing guide. You will have an unforgettable experience visiting the Chhukubng Ri of the Everest region. We make all of our decisions based on safety. Due to our background in climbing and trekking logistics, we understand the needs of independent trekkers and employ expert guides. Our 12-day trek to Chhukung Ri will take you through beautiful mountain scenery.
Chhukung Ri is best visited on either side of the monsoon season from mid-May to mid-Sept. September to November and February through May are the main trekking months with fairly stable conditions, reasonable visibility, and temperatures at Chhukung Ri. You may also see groups of climbers in late April or early May preparing for their summit bids at Chhukung Ri.