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Dhaulagiri Expedition

46 days

Trip fact

Destination: Dhaulagiri Expedition

Duration: 46days

Grade: Hard

Activities: Mountain Expedition

Max Elevation: 8167m

Transport: Flights & Private vehicle

Best Time: Oct -Dec & March-May

Group size: 2+

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost info
  • Trekking Gears

Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), the 7th highest peak of the world is one of the most popular expedition destination of Nepal. This majestic peak expedition is flourished with natural scenery, cultural places and adventurous trekking trail. This mountain is located in the Northwest of Myagdi District of Nepal. Mt. Dhaulagiri is a combined word from Sanskrit in which Dhavala means “White” and Giri means “Mountain peak” from Sanskrit, it is a real massive which ratify to say the range of White Mountains as Dhavala-giri. Expedition above 8000m is one of the most exciting and adventurous sport for the mountain climbers. Mt Dhaulagiri expedition offers the peak climbers an exotic serene throughout the trek, massive climbing into the height of the mountain, cultural tour around the high landers villages of the Sherpa people and entire view of mighty peaks of Nepal.

Mt Dhaulagiri expedition starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu all the way to Beni (830m).  We then ascend the trek crossing the lush green forest flourished with rhodendron and oak, cultural villages, sightseeing sites and many more exotic natural wilderness filled with artistic natural scenery and cultural shrines. This delighted expedition gradually climb up towards the summit climbing various glaciers and steep trekking trail. We walk through snow covered region to the top of the summit.

Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360m). Upon your arrival we assist you from international airport to our hotel. Rest overnight.

Day 2:  today we prepare for the trek. Commencing official documents and procedures for the trek. Rest overnight.

Day 3: Explore the sightseeing and world heritage sites around Kathmandu city. Prepare for the trek. Rest overnight.

Day 4: Early morning scenic drive from Kathmandu all the way to Beni (830m) and further drive to Darbang (1180m). Rest overnight.

Day 5: Today we start our Trek from Darbang all the way to Phaliya Gaon (1500m). Explore the sightseeing throughout the trek. Rest overnight.

Day 6: Today we trek from Phaliya Gaon all the way to Muri (1850m). Rest overnight.

Day 7: Today we trek from Muri all the way to Boghara (2080m). Rest overnight.

Day 8: Today we trek from Boghara all the way to Dobang (2520m). Rest overnight.

Day 9: Today we trek from Dobang all the way to Italian Base Camp (3660m). Rest overnight.

Day 10: Rest and Acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp. Explore the sightseeing and rest overnight.

Day 11: Today we trek from Italian Base Camp all the way to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m). Rest overnight.

Day 12-38: Climbing Period Mt. Dhaulagiri. Overnight at Camp.

Day 39: Today we trek down all the way to French Col (5360m). Rest overnight.

Day 40: Today we Cross French Col all the way down to Kharka Camp. Rest overnight.

Day 41: Today we Cross Dhampus Pass (5258m) all the way down to Phedi. Rest overnight.

Day 42: Today we trek from Phedi all the way to Tukuche (2590m). Rest overnight.

Day 43: Early morning drive to Beni. Rest and explore around.

Day 44: Today we drive a scenic ride from Beni back to Kathmandu. Rest overnight.

Day 45: Leisure day at Kathmandu. Explore around the fascinating sites around Kathmandu city. Rest overnight.

Day 46: Final Departure. Farewell!!

Cost include

  • All ground and air transportation throughout the trek. 
  • Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • All national park and conservation areas permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost exclude

  • Meals not quantified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.

For Low and Moderate Altitude Trekking

  • Water bottle
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Flash light
  • personal towel
  • Swiss army knife
  • Ruck sack
  • Sun lotion
  • Medical & first-aid kit
  • Sewing kit
  • Poly propylene/wool socks
  • Other required equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Trekking shoes/boots
  • Camp shoes
  • Jumperorpile jacket
  • Hiking pants
  • Hiking shirts
  • Full–sleeves shirt
  • T-shirts
  • Sun hat

 For Higher Altitude Trekking (Above 4000m)

  • Gloves
  • Woolen hat
  • Long underwear
  • Goggles or sun glasses
  • Gaiters
  • Sun block for lips
  • Light cotton socks
  • Mountain trekking boots
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Nylon wind breaker
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon wind pants

Peak Climbing & Expedition Equipment

  • Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts
  • Sun hat
  • Long cotton hiking shorts
  • Fleece/wool for climbing
  • Lightweight fleece
  • Sleeping pad (karri mat) or thermarest
  • Down high altitude sleeping bag
  • Down jacket/trousers/vest
  • Light cotton athletic socks and wool socks
  • Water proof climbing jacket
  • Head torch/batteries/bulbs
  • Climbing sunglasses
  • Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves
  • Sun screen
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Wool long underwear
  • Other required equipment
  • Climbing boots
  • Gaiters
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Karabiners
  • Tapes/slings
  • Snow bars
  • Ice screws
  • Rock pegs
  • Deadmen
  • Crash hat
  • Day bag
  • Rucksack
  • Lip salve
  • T-shirts
  • Ascenders
  • ascenders
  • Kit bag

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