Dhaulagiri Expedition

Dhaulagiri climbing is one of the popular 8000m. peak expeditions in Nepal. The seventh highest mountain in the world, Dhaulagiri lies on north – west of Pokhara culminating high point at its eastern end. Dhaulagiri climbing is unique in the world as the peak rises over 7000m. over Kaligandaki Gorge in the south east in about 30 km of aerial distance. In fact, Kali Gandaki is dramatic as two eight thousand peaks, Annapurna I & Dhaulagiri both stand near the river facing each other over a deep valley.

Mt. Dhaulagiri was first discovered in 1808. Until Kanchanjunga was explored, Dhaulagiri was thought to be the highest mountain in the world. It remained as highest peak for 30 years before Kanchanjunga was explored. Dhaulagiri means white mountain which justifies a magnificent peak of shining ice and snow. The South and West faces of Dhaulagiri both feature massive drops; each rises over 4000 meters from its base, and each has been the site of historical climbs.

First the peak was conquered in 1960 by a Swiss / Austrian expedition team via North East Ridge. This route has been the normal route of Dhaulagiri climbing to date. Dhaulagiri is buttresses by five ridges which offer the possibilities of climbing Dhaulagiri on different routes besides already established six different routes of Dhaulagiri climbing. Normally four high camps are set up in climbing Dhaulagiri.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and hotel transfer
Day 02 – 03: Official formalities and expedition preparation
Day 04: Drive to Darbang
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani.
Day 06: Trek to Muri.
Day 07: Trek to Bagar.
Day 08: Trek to Doban.
Day 09: Trek to Sallaghari.
Day 10: Trek to Italy base Camp.
Day 11: Rest at Italy Base Camp.
Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 13 – 39: Climbing
Day 40: Clean up the base camp
Day 41: Trek to Hidden Valley.
Day 42: Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 43: Trek to Jomsom
Day 44: Fly to Pokhara
Day 45: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 46: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 47: Airport transfer for international flight.

  • Peak Permit charges and National Park fees.
  • Accommodation at Kathmandu standard tourist Hotel on BB Basis.
  • Peak fee and administrative fee
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance, insurance, food and tents for cook and kitchen boy
  • Expedition/Climbing equipment Tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent and Mattresses.
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance, insurance, food and lodging for the liaison officer and the interpreter
  • Food: Food for trekking/ Peak climbing period.
  • Necessary Nepali staff and porters charge.
  • Insurance for all local staffs.
  • Necessary domestic flight ticket.
  • Necessary Land Transportation charge.
  • Sufficient Tea & coffee during the climbing.
  • Trekking insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Cargo.
  • Land transport as per itinerary.
  • Hight Altitude food.
  • Climbing Sherpa
  • Trekking Staff: Experience Guide and staff who have been many these area.
  • Base camp manager
  • Liaison officer Fee
  • experience head Sardar
  • Russian 4 liters POISK Oxygen (4 bottles for each member & 2 for Sherpa)
  • Storage & communication tent
  • Gamow bag & extra oxygen with mask set for medical purpose at Base Camp.
  • Oxygen mask and regulator set.
  • VHF Radio base at BC & one hand held set for each member during climbing period.
  • Solar panel/ generator at base camp for recharging & power supply.
  • Insurance of climbing Sherpa and local team members.
  • Climbing allowance, food allowance for climbing assistances
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required (Corporate team will give you full services but your insurance most cover it).
  • Visa Fee $100.00 Valid for 90 days
  • International & home country domestic airfares, transfers en route & excess baggage.
  • Satellite phone with permit fees.
  • International Air fare.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic and Hard soft Drinks.
  • Personal equipment for climbing expedition.
  • Climbing food (Peak Climbing period).
  • Climbing Sherpa’s charge.
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal.
  • International cargo/Air mail charge.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Optional – Personal Medical doctor.
  • Any other additional extra package charge.
  • Two ways Wake-Talkie Radio.
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Garbage Deposit (refundable if the garbage is brought back from the expedition) USD 500.00 (sharing on per person basis with the total number of people in the team).
  • Tipping for your assistance.
  • Bonus for climbing Sherpa

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Trip Facts

  • Activities: Expedition
  • Days: 47 days
  • Region: Dhaulagiri
  • Best-Season: April, May/September, October
  • Difficulty Level: Very Difficult


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