Dhaulagiri Expedition

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Dhaulagiri Expedition is challenging trip. Mt Dhaulagiri extends 120 km (70 meters) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri lies in Tibet/Nepal border. It is regarded as seventh highest mountain in the world(8167m). The mountain’s named as a Dhaulagiri in Nepali. This comes from Sanskrit where (Dhawala) means dazzling, white, beautiful and giri means mountain. The magnificent peak rises as a giant shoulder of shining ice and snow. It was first climbed by K. Diemberger, P. Diener, M. Dorji. E. Forrer, A. Schelbert & N. Dorji in 1960. This Mountain was virtually unknown till 1800s. This Mountain first sighted by the British surveyors in 1949. Therefore Dhaulagiri is considered as the most challenging and interesting peak among the eight thousanders. Normally there are six different routes are established with different variations, so that climbers could get more chance to accomplish their mission.

Package inclusions and exclusions

Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Airport pick up & drop
  • Hotel accommodation in 3 star category in Kathmandu &Pokhara as per the itinerary
  • Climbing permit of Mount Dhaulagiri(8167m)
  • Three board meal during trekking and necessary food stuffs required during climbing period
  • 1 base camp guide & 1 cook – 1 cook helper
  • Flight ticket Pokhara – Jomsom - Pokhara
  • Necessary porters required during expedition periods
  • Equipment and daily allowance – liaison officer
  • Medical & rescue insurance by helicopter for Nepali staff
  • No of tent required for number of pax
  • 11 Mattress, dining tent, toilet tent, store tent, table and chair.
  • Annapurna Conservation permit
  • Solar panel for charging & lightning at base camp
  • Satellite phone
  • Welcome dinner with typical nepali food and dance
Whats not included in this tour Items that are not covered in the cost of tour price.
  • International Flight ticket
  • Nepalese entry visas fee
  • Personal expenses such as bottled drinks, showers and laundry
  • Personal clothing and equipment(Satellite phone permit)
  • Climbing insurance
  • Personal expenses for expedition
  • Tips for Guide & Expedition staff
  • Garbage deposit & deposit fee will be not refunded if the climber unable to take back their garbage.
  • Personal Insurance (Emergency evacuation by helicopter)
  • Satellite phone &walkie talkie permit
Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu - hotel

Day 02
Sightseeing, preparation for expedition - hotel

Day 03
Morning preparation; late afternoon fly to Pokhara- hotel

Day 04
Fly to Jomsom. Rest for acclimatization - tea house

Day 05
Trek to Kagbeni - tea house

Day 06
Day hike to Muktinath, back to Jomsom - tea house

Day 07
Trek to Yak Kharka/Alubari - camping

Day 08
Trek to Kalopani - camping

Day 09
Trek to Hidden Valley - camping

Day 10
Trek to Dhauligir Base camp - camping

Day 11-13
Camp at Dhaulagiri Base camp

Day 14 - 52
Mt. Dhaulagiri climbing period

Day 53
Trek back to Hidden Valley - camping

Day 54
Trek to Yak Kharka - camping

Day 55
Trek to Jomsom - camping

Day 56
Fly back to Kathmandu via Pokhara

Day 57
Kathmandu - Rest

Day 58
Kathmandu. Evening celebration meal

Day 59/60
Final departure to airport

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  • Trip profile
    Dhaulagiri Expedition
  • Trip Level
  • Duration
    60 Days /59 Nights
  • Trip Type
  • Best Season
    April-May, September - October
  • Altitude
  • Group Size
    1 - 15 pax above

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