Churen Himal Expedition (7,371m)

Churen Himal ExpeditionChuren Mountain 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.

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Name of Expedition: 

Churen Himal Expedition


7,371m (24,183 ft) 


Gandaki Zone, Nepal 


Dhaulagiri Himal, Himalayas


Highly Adventurous




Strenuous & Difficult


Trekking and Mountaineering

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September to November and April to May


Private vehicle 


40 Days

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Walking hours per day:

5 to 7 Hours

Group Size:

2 to 12 Persons