Dhaulagiri Expedition

Trip Level
Moderate
Destination
Nepal
Max Altitude
8167m
Trip Duration
59 Days

Overview

Mt. Dhaulagiri  (8167m), means White Mountain, is the seventh highest mountain in the world. It is one of the popular climbing peaks above 8000m. Mt. Dhaulagiri  is considered the most interesting peaks among the other eight thousand meters height mountains. Dhaulagiri expedition offers a nice trek of Mt. Dhaulagiri  circuit and Annapurna region. It is an enormous Himalayan massif, located in north central Nepal. It is the highest mountain located entirely within Nepal. After its discovery by the western world in 1808, it replaced Ecuador's Chimborazo (20561 ft) as the postulated highest mountain in the world. It maintained this standing for nearly 30 years, until the discovery of Kanchanjunga, which was then falsely believed to be the world's highest mountain. In 1960, this highest mountain was first climbed in 1960 by the Swiss following the Northeast ridge had been successfully climbed. Today, there are more than 6 different routes established with variation, & the possibilities of more.


Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Sight-seeing in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Preparation for immigration work and climbing.

Day 4: Drive from KTM to Beni overnight at lodge.

Day 5: Beni to Tatopani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 6: Tatopani to Ghasa, Overnight at lodge.

Day 7: Ghasa to Marpha, overnight at lodge.

Day 8: Marpha toYak Kharka. Overnight at camp.

Day 9: Yak Kharka to Kalopani, Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Kalopani to French Col.

Day 11: French Col to Base Camp.

Day 12-51: Climbing Period.

Day 52: Trek down to Dhampus.

Day 53: Dhampus to Marpha.

Day 54: Marpha to Ghasa.

Day 55: Ghasa to Tatopani.

Day 56: Tatopani to Pokhara.

Day 57: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 58: Kathmandu free day, evening culture show with Nepali dinner, hotel.

Day 59: Final departure, transfer to airport .

Departure Dates

No fixed departures.