Dhaulagiri Expedition

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 45 days

Difficulty: Challenging

Maximum Elevation: 8,167m (Summit of Mt. Dhaulagiri )

Best Time: March - May

Accommodation: Camping

Mt. Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest mountain, huge Himalayan massif located in north central Nepal. It is the best mountain located entirely within Nepal. Mt. Dhaulagiri is a technical mountain that needs physical fitness compared to others. Several pyramid-shaped peaks rise along the crests. Four of those summits, numbered from east to west, rise above 25,000 feet.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, pickup at the airport and transfer to hotel

Day 02 : Official Procedure in Kathmandu

Day 03 : Official Procedure, Briefing in Ministry of Tourism, preparation for upcoming adventure

Day 04 : Drive Kathmandu to Beni(8,30m)

Day 05 : Drive to Darbang and trek to Phaliya Gaon(1,500m)

Day 06 : Trek Phaliya Gaon to Muri(1,800m)

Day 07 : Trek Muri to Boghara(2,080m)

Day 08 : Trek Boghara to Dobhang(2,520m)

Day 09 : Trek Dobhang to Italian Base Camp(3,660m)

Day 10 : Rest and Acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp

Day 11 : Trek Italian Base Camp - Dhaulagiri Base Camp(4,700m)

Day 12 - 38 : Climbing Period

Day 39 : Trek Dhaulagiri Base Camp - French Col(5,360m) - Hidden Valley(5,050m)

Day 40 : Trek Dhampus Pass(5,240m) to Yak Kharka (3,680m)

Day 41 : Trek Yak Kharka to Jomsom(2,720m)

Day 42 : Fly Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 43 : Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 44 : Kathmandu

Day 45 :Final departure, transfer to international airport

Trip Info

Highlights of Dhaulagiri Expedition

  • Summit Mt. Dhaulagiri at an elevation of 8167 meters
  • Magnificent mountain views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range
  • Climb with our 8000er summiteer Sherpa guides and mountaineers
  • Acclimatization in the Tibetan influenced and Nepali cultured settlements of the Dhaulagiri region
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley

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