Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition [8,167m/26,795ft] 2019 September-06 [Full-Board] - 46 Days

  • Trip Code HTA-89
  • Duration: 46 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
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About Trip:

Standing at a height of 8167m ,dhaulagiri is the world’s seventh highest mountain, extends 120km from the Kali Gandaki river west to the Bheri, meaning ‘White Mountain’ in Sanskrit, first ascent in 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali Expedition. Dhaulagiri's peak extends for thirty miles, giving structure to a generally tangled topography of winding edges, icy masses, and ice falls. 

Dhaulagiri, separated from Annapurna by Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, situated in the remote places of Nepal. The climb needs high degree of physical fitness and best quality of physical equipments and the strong wind at high altitude can make climbing more difficult. Dhaulagiri, considered interesting peaks with six different routes having enormous peak of shinning ices and snows which makes your trek more exciting and wonderful.

Outline Itinerary

October-06th Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]

October-07th Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing & Welcome Dinner

October-08th Day 03: Rest/preparation

October-09th Day 04: Fly Pokhara[823m/2,700ft]/drive Darbang

October-10th Day 05: Trek Sibang [1,750m/5,740ft]

October-11th Day 06: Trek Jugapani [2,000m/6,560ft]

October-12th Day 07: Trek Dobang [2,260m/7,415ft]

October-13th Day 08: Trek Soligari [3,100m/10,170ft]

October-14th Day 09: Trek Italian Camp [3,660m/12,010ft]

October-15th Day 10: Rest/acclimatize

October-16th Day 11: Trek Glacier Camp [4,200m/13,780ft]

October-17th Day 12: Trek Dhaulagiri Base Camp [4,700m/15,420ft]

October-18th: November-16th Day 13/42: Climbing period

November-17th Day 43: Trek Yak Kharka [3,680m/12,075ft]

November-18th Day 44: Trek Jomsom, fly Jomsom[2,745m/9,005ft]-Pokhara

November-19th Day 45: Fly Pokhara-Kathmandu

November-20th:24th Day 46/50: Contingency Day (Can be used anytime according to requirement to recover obstruction by weather condition, flight delay etc.)

November-25th Day 51: Depart Kathmandu

Cost Includes:

  • Arrival & departure transfer from and to the airport & hotels
  •  4 nights bed & breakfast accommodation in a Star level hotel in Kathmandu
  •  Mostly camping accommodation on full board [breakfast, lunch & dinner] during the trek
  •  Tea house accommodation on full board, wherever available, during the trek
  •  Base Camp accommodation with individual sleeping tent with mattress
  •  Base Camp service [shared with group]-kitchen tent with cook, kitchen boy, dining tent with tables and chairs, shower tent, toilet tent, storage tent, Solar power etc.
  •  High camps during the climb with high food
  •  Kathmandu-Pokhara flight
  •  Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu flight
  •  Surface transportation as per itinerary on private vehicles
  •  4 oxygen bottles [4L] for each member & 2 oxygen bottle [4L] for climbing Sherpa
  •  1 climbing Sherpa for 2 climbing members during the expedition
  •  Cost of Liaison officer
  •  Permits & other local taxes
  •  Required number of porters
  •  Rope fixing charge
  •  Climbing equipment, transportation, accommodation, food, salary and insurance for Sherpa and other staffs
  • Room on Sharing Basis
  • Welcome dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu
  • Himalayan Traverse’s trekking bag/duffel bag is yours to take


Cost Excludes:

  •  International airfare to and from Kathmandu & Nepal visa fee
  •  Travel & medical insurance including insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation
  •  Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  •  Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, bottled water, bar bills, etc. 
  •  Trekking/climbing gear 
  •  Tips for local staff
  •  1000USD Summit Bonus
  •  Any extra cost arising out of natural calamities or cancellation of the program
  •  All other items not mentioned in the list of ‘What is Included’

Note: The best time for the expedition is Spring (April and May). The Expedition Should be confirmed before 6 months with transferring of certain advance, Passport Copy and recent passport size photo per member so that we are able to maintain the services as per itinerary, we hope you will cooperate with us and understand.

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