Dhaulagiri I is the seventh highest mountain in the world 8176 meters above sea level, remains within the boundry of Nepal. The Dhaulagiri Massif in Nepal extends 70 miles (120 km) from Kali Gandaki west to Bheri. The stunning massif is bounded on the north & southwest by trinutaries of the Bheri River & on the southeast by Myagdi Khola. Mount Dhaulagiri Expedition was first ascent on 13 may 1960 by team of Austrain, swiss & Nepali. Kuet Diemberger, Peter Diener , Trnst Forre, Albin Schelberts, Nyima Dorji & Nawang Dorji were member of expedition.
The Dhaulagiri Massif has 5 ridges and 2 faces in South & Western aspects. Each rise 4000m from their respected base camps. Dhaulagiri has 5 summit peaks: Dhaulagiri I is (8167m/26,795ft) Dhaulagiri II (7751m/25,430ft) Dhaulagiri III (7715m/25,311ft) Dhaulagiri IV (7661m/25,135ft) Dhaulagiri V (7618m/24,992ft) Surrounding the massive 8000m peak is: Churen Himal Main (7371m/24,183ft) Gurja Himal (6342m/20,807ft) Putha Hiunchuli (7246m/23,772ft) Junction Peak (4235m/13,894ft).
Trek Nepal Himalayas pleased to offer for our be loved expedition member to this unforgettable & highly astonishing excursion on Dhaulagiri Alp. Mount Dhaulagiri Expedition necessitates the prominent skill of using excursion & technical equipment along with the instruction of mountaineer guide. Exploring the wonderful ancient monasteries , Thakali village, Apple orchards, observing enchanting Alpine & moraine of Dolpo & Mustang region as well exotic tradition, culture & hospitality of local people will be ideal.
Trekking deep into the Dhaulagiri region offers mind-blogging views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Thorong La Peak, & Kali Gandaki, the World’s deepest gorge. We have to cross two high pass; French pass, (5360m) and Dhampus pass (5,182m) before the base camp at 5,300 meters altitude. From Dhaulagiri base camp our real awe-inspiring, terrific but full of thrilling & fatigue route follow through alpine & moraine trail. Moreover Dhaulagiri expedition around the Dhaulagiri massif, delivering the beauty and wilderness of Nepal’s remote area, which truly is an adventure to any trekking connoisseur.
Dhaulagiri is normally climbed from the Northeast Ridge route. Normally, we set up four base camp above Dhaulagiri base camp. The advanced base camp 5300 meters, Camp I 5900 meters, Camp II 6400 meters, Camp III 7200 meters, Camp IV 7500 meters but it may vary upon weather condition as well unseen circumstances . Mount Dhaulagiri Expedition commences from Kathmandu after taking scenic drive to Beni. You will trek across the captivating trail before reaching on the first base camp.
Trek Nepal Himalayas providing comprehensive services organizing all necessary permits, climbing documentation, travelling logistics (including airfares, ground transportation, and porters), and other individual services required by mountaineers. We organize logistics for provision of all required accommodation and food. We are more than happy to supply all necessary logistics, rescues, other supports to make your expedition worthy upon request.
The best time of year to go for the expedition is spring season (September – November) as well as autumn Season (March – May).
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02-04: In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Mt. Dhaulagiri Expeditions
Day 05: Drive or fly to Pokhara 950m (30 mins flight and 6 hrs drive)
Day 06: Drive to Darbang 1,200 m via Beni 900 m -06 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Riverside1, 700 m – 04 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Bagar 2,375m -05 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Dovan 2,600m-06 hours
Day 10: Trek to Chartare / Bhaisi Kharka 3,000m -05 hrs
Day 11: Trek to Pakhaban (Japanese Camp.) 3,750m -05 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp 4,750m – 06 hrs
Day 13: At base camp free day for acclimatization and rest
Day 14: At base camp preparation for the climb to world 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri
Day 15: Climb to Advance Camp 5,600 m.
Day 16-30: Ascent to Dhaulagiri of 15 days duration for the climb and preparations
Day 31-32: Back to Base Camp.
Day 33: Clean up and packing end of expeditions.
Day 34: Trek to Hidden Valley 4,900m via French Pass 5,360m.
Day 35: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,915m – 05 hrs.
Day 36: Trek to Marpha 2,670 m – 05 hrs.
Day 37: Drive back to Pokhara – 06 hrs.
Day 38: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels
Day 39- 40: In Kathmandu free day with individual activities
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