The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. This massif is bounded on the north and southwest by tributaries of the Bheri River and on the southeast by Myagdi Khola. Dhaulagiri I is the seventh highest mountain in the world at 8,167 meters (26,795 ft) above sea level, and the highest mountain within the borders of a single country (Nepal). It was first climbed on May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition.
Dhaulagiri I is also the highest point of the Gandaki river basin. Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545 ft) is 34 km. east of Dhaulagiri I. The Kali Gandaki River flows between the two in the Kaligandaki Gorge, said to be the world’s deepest The town of Pokhara is south of the Annapurnas, an important regional center and the gateway for climbers and trekkers visiting both ranges as well as a tourist destination in its own right.
There are two options Route to reach Base Camp of Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition in Nepal
Route from Darbang-Sibang-Base Camp
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02/03: Rest/preparation
Day 04: Fly Pokhara/drive Darbang
Day 05: Trek Sibang (1750m)
Day 06: Trek Jugapani (2000m)
Day 07: Trek Dobang (2260m)
Day 08: Trek Soligari (3100m)
Day 09: Trek Italian Camp (3660m)
Day 10: Rest/acclamatize
Day 11: Trek Glacier Camp (4200m)
Day 12: Trek Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m)
Day 13/42: Climbing period
Day 43: Trek Yak Kharka (3680m)
Day 44: Trek Jomsom
Day 45: Fly Pokhara-Kathmandu
Marpha, Thapa and French Pass to Base Camp
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to 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
Day 44: Kathmandu Free.
Day 45: Last minute, transfers to airport for your onward journey.
Fix Departure Dates:
04th April-18th May 2019
On group join basis group size:6+ US $ 7500/- Per person
Climbing (Sherpa)Guide charge US$ 3000/- per sherpa guide
- All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
- Assistance at the International airport by representative while arriving and departing.
- Six nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis;
- All camping equipment in Base camp and Advance Base Camp;
- Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Dhaulagiri
- Nepalese Government Royalty;
- Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff in Base camp
- All staff during Expedition period with experienced Guide (Base Camp Manager)
- Surface transportation will be available as per itinerary;
- Cargo clearance & Duties Assistance Service free;
- Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff;
- Gamow Bag will be available for expedition group;
- Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members;
- Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
- All Necessary camping equipments like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, etc.
- Per person 40kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 30kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
- All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
- First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
- Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
- Appropriate food for climbing crew at base camp and chinese Base Camp.
- All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal
- Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services (if necessary)
- Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu before departure.
- Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
- Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars
- Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
- Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
- Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
- Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
- Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
- Any additional staff other than specified.
- Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
- Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
- Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
- Airfare of international flights.
- Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) and re entry visa fee
- Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with other member) if applicable.
- Wake talkies & Filming permit.
- Ice falls charges · All tent for camp 1, 2, 3
- Personal climbing gears;
- Climbing Guide(s)
- Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator.
- Nepal View Trekking Service will be “Zero” above Advance Base Camp
- High altitude food for sherpa and member
- Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods;
- Emergency/Rescue Jeep cost US$700;
- Tips, gifts, souvenirs.