Overview

Duration :
21 Days
Secondary Activity:
Glacier Walk and Nature
Max altitude :
5,360m / 17,600ft
Transportation:
Private Vehicle and Domestic Flight
Trip ends in:
Kathmandu
Accomodation:
Tent Camp
Primary activity:
Trekking and Climbing
Group Size:
Min. 2pax
Country:
Nepal
Trip starts from:
Kathmandu
Diffficulty:
Strenuous Plus
Meals:
Nepali and Continental
Best Season:
Autumn and Spring
Trip route:
Kathmandu-Pokhara-Darbang-Sibang- Jugapani-Dobang-Soligari-Italian Base Camp- Chhonbardan Glacier Camp-Dhaulagiri Base Camp-Hidden Valley-Yak Kharka-Summit Dhampus -Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Trip introduction

“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.”

Dhaulagiri trek and Dhampus crest are off the beaten trek that leads you to remarkable entry to the Dhaulagiri massif which offers the all-encompassing perspective of the more than 30 tops more than 6000m. En route, we appreciate the dynamite perspectives of Dhaulagiri, Thorung pinnacle, Annapurna, and Kali Gandaki River with the world’s most profound canyon. Dhampus top climbing offers shocking Himalayan perspectives of Annapurna area including Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167m, Mt. Annapurna I 8,091m, Annapurna II 7,739m, Mt. Annapurna III 7,555m, Mt. Annapurna IV 7,525m, Mt. Annapurna south 7,219m, Mt. Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6,998m and blended Thakali, Tibetan culture with the delightful scene.

The area is thought to be a standout amongst the most remote places on the planet; it has a wealth of Himalayan pinnacles, shrouded valleys, high passes, and clearing vistas. Dhaulagiri massif comprises more than 15 summits over 7,000 meters and is viewed as one the most moving arrangement of mountains in the area. The trek begins at Darbang and after that takes after the Myagdi Khola River going through delightful Gurung towns with terraced fields encircled by perspectives of the Dhaulagiri massif. We navigate through the various beautiful towns, thick woodland, tough mountains, high passes, shrouded valleys, and so forth. This is a testing trek around Dhaulagiri the world’s seventh most noteworthy mountain crossing 2 Himalayan passes. An enterprise to this district is ensured to be fabulous. The trail takes us over the Kali Gandaki waterway and Myagdi Khola to the base camp, we go to the high purpose of this trek, the cross of French pass (5,360m), the concealed valley, and Dhampus Pass (5,182m), an abnormal state course. Dhaulagiri Trek with Dhampus investigates a wild, remote, and off-the-beaten-track zone of the Nepal Himalaya. Other than the wild nature, we additionally appreciate the shops, teahouses, and way of life of Nepal’s ethnic individuals, for example, Gurung, Chhetri, and Magars. We will pick the best course as indicated by snow conditions. From the summit, you are compensated with staggering perspectives to Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Hidden Valley, Nilgiri, Tilicho, and Kali Gandaki valley. The Trans-Himalayan voyage is tranquil, serene, and brimming with enterprise and fervor every step of the way. On the trail, we may likewise experience semi-wild yak groups, mountain sheep in the remote valleys of this district. Trekking around there is generally strenuous yet trekkers eager to spend their occasions in the midst of nature and a common environment loaded with peace and quietness pick this “Out of the way” trek to have an enterprise, not at all like whatever other. In the wake of intersection Dhampus Pass we begin the long drop to Jomsom and after that toward the finish of the trek we fly out to Pokhara.

This trek is best for enterprise fans who get the gutsy experience which they will always remember. Fall and spring are regularly considered as the best season to go for Dhaulagiri Trek in addition to Dhampus top moving as the climate are clear for you to have a wonderful hypnotizing perspective of the mountains. So join Nepal Mountain Trekkers now to be part of this thrilling adventurous trek to the Dhaulagiri region of Nepal.

Special Note:

If this itinerary doesn’t suit your requirement or if you want to customize it, please feel free to contact us. This trek could be customized as per your required time-frame and budget limits.

Overview

  • Day 1
    Arrival Kathmandu. (1,350m/4,428ft)
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Climbing
  • Day 3
    Fly/Drive to Pokhara(820m/2,690 ft): 5-6 hrs drive/35 minute flight
  • Day 4
    Pokhara drive to Darbang (1,180m/ 3,871): 5-6 hrs
  • Day 5
    Darbang to Sibang (1,750m/ 5,741 ft): 5-6 hrs
  • Day 6
    Sibang to Jugapani (2,000m/ 6,561 ft): 5-6 hrs
  • Day 7
    Jugapani to Dobang (2,260m/ 7,414 ft): 4-5 hrs
  • Day 8
    Dobang to Soligari (3,100m/ 10,170 ft): 4-5 hrs
  • Day 9
    Soligari to Italian Base Camp (3,600m/ 11811 ft): 4-5 hrs
  • Day 10
    Acclimatization Day
  • Day 11
    Italian BC to Chhonbardan Glacier Camp (4,200m/ 13779 ft): 4-5 hrs
  • Day 12
    Chhonbardan Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,600m/ 15091 ft): 4-5 hrs
  • Day 13
    Acclimatization Day
  • Day 14
    Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden Valley (5,050m) via Cross the French Col (5,360m/17,600ft): 6-7 hrs
  • Day 15
    Climbing Preparation Day
  • Day 16
    Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka (3,680m) via Summit Dhampus (6012m):
  • Day 17
    Spare Day (Due to the climate condition or AMS)
  • Day 18
    Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2,800m/ 9186 ft): 3 hrs
  • Day 19
    Fly/Drive Jomsom to Pokhara(820m/2690 ft): Flight 25 minute/7-8 hrs drive
  • Day 20
    Fly/Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hrs drive/35 minute flight
  • Day 21
    Farewell Day

Day 1 : Arrival Kathmandu. (1,350m/4,428ft):

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Climbing:

Day 3 : Fly/Drive to Pokhara(820m/2,690 ft): 5-6 hrs drive/35 minute flight:

Day 4 : Pokhara drive to Darbang (1,180m/ 3,871): 5-6 hrs:

Day 5 : Darbang to Sibang (1,750m/ 5,741 ft): 5-6 hrs:

Day 6 : Sibang to Jugapani (2,000m/ 6,561 ft): 5-6 hrs:

Day 7 : Jugapani to Dobang (2,260m/ 7,414 ft): 4-5 hrs:

Day 8 : Dobang to Soligari (3,100m/ 10,170 ft): 4-5 hrs:

Day 9 : Soligari to Italian Base Camp (3,600m/ 11811 ft): 4-5 hrs:

Day 10 : Acclimatization Day:

Day 11 : Italian BC to Chhonbardan Glacier Camp (4,200m/ 13779 ft): 4-5 hrs:

Day 12 : Chhonbardan Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,600m/ 15091 ft): 4-5 hrs:

Day 13 : Acclimatization Day:

Day 14 : Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden Valley (5,050m) via Cross the French Col (5,360m/17,600ft): 6-7 hrs:

Day 15 : Climbing Preparation Day:

Day 16 : Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka (3,680m) via Summit Dhampus (6012m)::

Day 17 : Spare Day (Due to the climate condition or AMS):

Day 18 : Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2,800m/ 9186 ft): 3 hrs:

Day 19 : Fly/Drive Jomsom to Pokhara(820m/2690 ft): Flight 25 minute/7-8 hrs drive:

Day 20 : Fly/Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hrs drive/35 minute flight:

Day 21 : Farewell Day:

Price Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop
  • 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu(Hotel Green Horizon)
  • All accommodation during the trek in the best hotels/tea-houses in the area (differing according to the price you wish to spend)
    • Sanitation: The accommodation we provide will be neat and clean with warm-hospitality and quality services.
    • Single Accommodation: You won’t have to share your accommodation with anyone else so that your privacy is protected.
  • All foods during the trek: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; any items in the menu as much as you wish to consume.
    • We provide hygienic and safe meals to re-energize you.
    • We request you not to waste your meals for it is difficult to transport food in the rural area.
    • You are not allowed to share your meals with anyone else from another group.
  • All required camping equipment
  • All meals during tent-camping
  • Domestic flights
  • All required land transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Professional and Highly experienced English-speaking Trekking Guide licensed by the Government. Including their lodging and food.
    • Local Staffs: Our guides are locals of the region which ensures that you will surely get to explore a bit more during the trek than with any other guides.
    • Experienced: With experience of more than a decade in working in this field, our trekking guides possess excellent knowledge on briefing during the trek as well as they are experts in handling all kind of critical situations which might occur during the trek.
    • Insurance: Nepal Mountain Trekkers have an insurance policy for all our trekking staff.
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers with a max load of 25 KG). Including their lodging and food.
    • Local Staffs: The porters we hire belong to the same region where we trek in order to provide employment opportunities to the locals as well as to make you explore every prospect of the region.
  • Well experienced ice climbing guide (Climbing service charge, insurance, food, personal equipment)
  • Group Climbing gear fixed rope, main rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, the figure of eight, carabineer
  • Four seasonal sleeping bag, down jacket, Nepal Mountain Trekkers duffer bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (Note: down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Peak Permit Royalty, Annapurna Conservation Area fee
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Rescue arrangement service
  • 13% VAT and 10% service charges
  • Farewell Dinner

Price Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee (Visa Information)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation(s)
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue Cost
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal trekking and climbing gears
  • Tips for guides and porters

Trip Gallery

Trip Map:

Equipments

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Head Torch
  • Suncreams(40+) and Lip Balms

Upper body

  • Cotton t-shirts and thermals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket

Lower body

  • Lightweight cotton pants (long)
  • Waterproof pants
  • Inner thermals

Feet

  • Thin inner socks (3 pairs)
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Comfortable hiking boots
  • Shower sandals

Hands

  • Gloves (Cotton and Waterproof)
  • Creams
  • Sanitizer

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to (-20F/-30C recommended)
  • Trekking bag (Rucksack)
  • Duffel bag
  • Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
  • Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
  • Water bottle or camel bag
  • Toiletries and Tissue Papers

First Aid Kits

  • Personal Regular Medicines
  • Knee Caps
  • Bandages
  • Ointments
  • Blister Tape

Miscellaneous

  • Medicines: We recommend you bring your regular medicines; we will provide a first aid kit from our side.
  • Light-weighted Towel
  • Swiss Knife
  • Passport and extra passport photos
  • Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer
  • Day Pack (35-45 L)
  • Crocs (evenings & washing)
  • Gloves (lighter & heavier for passes)
  • Camp Towel
  • Trekking Poles (optional, recommended)
  • Down Booties (optional, recommended)
  • Bladder (optional, recommended)
  • Extra Batteries
  • Battery Chargers
  • Yak Trax (for treks with icy passes)
  • Camp Washing Bowl (optional, collapsible for clothes)
  • Laundry Detergent (Kathmandu) or Bio-degradable Clothes Soap
  • Small Solar Panel (optional, recommended for iPods, iPhones, camera batteries, Kindles)
  • Zip-Lock | Plastic Bags
  • Rehydration | Electrolytes
  • Snacks!
  • Personal Medical Supplies
  • Micro Spikes
  • Medical Supplies
  • We strongly suggest bringing Western meds with you as there are a lot of Indian fakes on the market!
    Suggested: Diamox, Azithromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Tinidazole, or Flagyl & Augmentin. Bring COMPEED for covering blisters & good tasting electrolytes &/or rehydration salts (Emergen-C is a good American brand). The local versions aren’t very appealing.
  • We also recommend bringing strong knee & ankle supports & braces, ACE bandages for sprains & strains, Tegaderm &/or other would coverings. Duct tape is always useful. We’re happy to take excess medical supplies off your hands when you leave if you won’t need them and pass them on to others. We use lots of the large amount we have with us to treat locals we meet when trekking.

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