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Dhaulagiri Expedition

Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 55 days
Max. Altitude: 8157meter
Grade: Challenging
Trek Start Point: Kathmandu
Trek End Point: Kathmandu
Minimum Pax: 2 pax
Best season: Spring & Autumn
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Overview

The word Dhaulagiri originally came from Sanskrit word, “Dhavala” means white and “Giri” means Mountain. In the early 1800s, the Mountain was flaunted evaluators in India by British. In 1960 the Swiss expeditor ascended Dhaulagiri (8157m). The climb follows a circular path all around the peak also includes Dhampus pass, Tukuche, French Col and finally move towards the summit from the North-East Col. 55-days Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition designed by Golden Himalayan Zone Treks will let you have the best experience ever. Spring and autumn is the best season to go for the expedition. Dhaulagiri Expedition provides an opportunity to explore around Thakali village, Apple orchards, old monasteries also. We can also observe the striking background of peak desert (Mustang), Dolpo range and the different local community. Magar, Bramhin and Thakali community are the major fascinations of the Dhaulagiri Expedition.

    Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.

    Day 2: Kathmandu.

    Day 3: Kathmandu

    Day 4: Drive to Beni (830m-2723ft), arrange for porters.

    Day 5: Trek to Tatopani (1189m-3901ft). Overnight in lodge.

    Day 6: Trek to Ghasa (2012m-6631ft). Overnight in lodge.

    Day 7: Trek to Tukuche (2591m-8501ft). Overnight in lodge.

    Day 8: Trek to Marpha (2667m-8750ft).

    Day 9: Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m-12074ft).

    Day 10: Trek to French Col (5360m-17586ft).

    Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m-15420ft).

    Day 12-45: Climbing Period Mt. Dhaulagiri

    Day 46: Clean up Base Camp

    Day 47: Trek to Dhampus Col

    Day 48: Trek to Marpha. Overnight in lodge.

    Day 49: Trek to Lete (2438m-7999ft). Overnight in lodge.

    Day 50: Trek to Ghasa. Overnight in lodge.

    Day 51: Trek to Tatopani. Overnight in lodge.

    Day 52: Trek to Beni. Overnight in lodge..

    Day 53: Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.

    Day 54: Free day at Kathmandu.

    Day 55: Departure from Kathmandu.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu.

Day 3: Kathmandu

Day 4: Drive to Beni (830m-2723ft), arrange for porters.

Day 5: Trek to Tatopani (1189m-3901ft). Overnight in lodge.

Day 6: Trek to Ghasa (2012m-6631ft). Overnight in lodge.

Day 7: Trek to Tukuche (2591m-8501ft). Overnight in lodge.

Day 8: Trek to Marpha (2667m-8750ft).

Day 9: Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m-12074ft).

Day 10: Trek to French Col (5360m-17586ft).

Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m-15420ft).

Day 12-45: Climbing Period Mt. Dhaulagiri

Day 46: Clean up Base Camp

Day 47: Trek to Dhampus Col

Day 48: Trek to Marpha. Overnight in lodge.

Day 49: Trek to Lete (2438m-7999ft). Overnight in lodge.

Day 50: Trek to Ghasa. Overnight in lodge.

Day 51: Trek to Tatopani. Overnight in lodge.

Day 52: Trek to Beni. Overnight in lodge..

Day 53: Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.

Day 54: Free day at Kathmandu.

Day 55: Departure from Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers (both domestic and international)
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation at Hotel Yak and Yeti or similar with breakfast.
  • Climbing Permit for Mt Dhampus/Thapa Peak and ACAP entry permit fee.
  • Food & Fuel during the trek and expedition period.
  • North Face or similar quality high altitude tent for higher camps
  • Single tent for each member, staff and climbing Sherpa at the base camp.
  • Staff: Base camp Guide, Cook, Cook helper.
  • Porters/Yaks to and from base camp.
  • One high altitude Sherpa for one climber (1:1) who assist in climbing and summit attempt as well as carries food and gears to high camps.
  • Allowance and flight fares.
  • Flight fare for member and staff (Jomsom-Pokhara).
  • Insurance, equipment allowance, wages and daily allowance for expedition staff.
  • Expert climbing Guide and porter
  • All camping equipments: sleeping tents, mattress, dining tent, toilet tent, mess tent, store tent, table & chairs and other necessary kitchen utensils whilst on trekking and expedition.
  • Group climbing equipment such as necessary fixed rope, ice screws, ice bars etc.
  • First Aid kit bag, trekking map & duffel bag.
  • Satellite phone (Pay Call).
  • Mountain cans cleaning at high camps.
  • Cargo transportation to supply the food and gears to BC and back
  • All ground transportation
  • Necessary documentation and governmental official procedures.
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Extra hotel stays in Kathmandu (after 4 nights).
  • Personal climbing insurance which covers travel, medical, accident, evacuation etc.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Visa Fee.
  • Personal trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter.
  • Applicable permit fees and custom charges for using communication equipment, commercial filming, satellite phone, radio etc.
  • Carrying bonus + Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Custom clearances in Kathmandu International airport.
  • Gratitude (tip) for the staff etc.

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