Dhaulagiri Expedition

Dhaulagiri-Expedition

Dhaulagiri Expedition to a certain extent, The Dhaulagiri Mountain is acquaintance as paramount of the Annapurna province among the presence of other ideal mountains. Mount Dhaulagiri is the great chemistry of two names, Dhavala and Giri and the both names expound as, Dhavala is celebrated for ‘White’ and Giri is for ‘Mountain pinnacle’. Perhaps, according to its name and fame Expedition to Dhaulagiri is charisma for the entire expeditionist.

Dhaulagiri expedition is world’s seventh highest mountain and one of the most popular and bravura among its chum 8000 high peaks. Dhaulagiri Expedition is to be found on the north-west of Pokhara and south-west of Tibet & Nepal border’ Dhaulagiri Expedition along with Annapurna massif forms world’s deepest canyon of ‘Kali-Gandaki’. Ever since Dhaulagiri Expedition was first conquered by the Swiss team in 1960 via the North East Ridge, it’s almost every mountaineer’s castle in the sky to ascend its peak. Dhaulagiri has almost six different routes for climb; the normal route offers a reasonable climb with less technical ascending sections and moderate avalanche risks.

While we try our level best to follow through the itinerary, the adventure travel in the remote mountain region is unpredictable and involves high risk. Therefore, our expedition leader has power to amend the itinerary if he thinks it’s necessary due to safety concerns.

Please follow through the detailed itinerary and get back to us for any further assistance!


Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 02 Kathmandu free and preparation
Day 03 Official work for expedition & briefing at Ministry of Tourism
Day 04 Drive to Beni - Galeshor and transfers to Lodges
Day 05 Galeshor– Tatopani Lodge
Day 06 Tatopani – Ghasa Village Lodge
Day 07 Ghasa – Marpha Village Lodge
Day 08 Marpha Village– Yak Kharka Camping
Day 09 Yak Kharka – Dhaulagiri Base Camp Camping
Day 10-38 Climbing Period for Dhaulagiri Camping
Day 39 Preparation and Base Camp Cleaning
Day 40 Dhaulagiri Base Camp - Yak Kharka Camping
Day 41 Yak Kharka – Marpha Village. Camping.
Day 42 Marpha – Jomsom Bazaar and transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 43 Fly to Pokhara and Kathmandu
Day 44 Free day in Kathmandu. Rest of the time for shopping.
Day 45 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle
Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name ".................." which is print on our company white board and pick up by our private vehicle and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip and introduction with your Mountaineering guide. O/N at hotel.
Day 02 Kathmandu free and preparation.
Day 03 Official work for expedition & briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04 Drive to Beni 820m.- Galeshor and transfers to Lodges.
Day 05 Galeshor– Tatopani 1189m. Lodge.
Day 06 Tatopani – Ghasa Village 2084m. Lodge.
Day 07 Ghasa – Marpha Village 2667m. Lodge.
Day 08 Marpha Village– Yak Kharka 3680m. Camping.
Day 09 Yak Kharka – Dhaulagiri Base Camp 4700m. Camping.
Day 10-38 Climbing Period for Dhaulagiri 8167m. Camping.
Day 39 Preparation and Base Camp Cleaning.
Day 40 Dhaulagiri Base Camp - Yak Kharka 3,680m. Camping
Day 41 Yak Kharka – Marpha Village. Camping.
Day 42 Marpha – Jomsom Bazaar and transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 43 Fly to Pokhara and Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program.
Day 44 Free day in Kathmandu. Rest of the time for shopping.
Day 45 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport
Abbrebiations: B, L, D means : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price Includes

-All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
-5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
-Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
-Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
-Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
-All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table and chairs and cooking utensils for Base Camp.
-Food and fuel at Base Camp.
-Service of Government Liaison officer.
-Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
-Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
-Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
-Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Dhaulagiri.
-National Park Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
-Schedule flight: Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu with domestic airport tax.
-Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
-Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
-2 Expedition duffel bag or barrel for each member.
-Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
-Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
-Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
-Visa extension fee.
-Our service charge.

Price Excludes

-International airfare from/to your country.
-Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
-Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
-Hotel after 5 nights stay in Kathmandu.
-Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
-High Tents above Base Camp.
-High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
-Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request).
-Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
-Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie Talkies, communication equipment & commercial filming.
-International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
-Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
-Tips and bonuses.
-Garbage deposit.

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