Highest access: 7371m (24,183ft)
First Ascent: Japanese Nihon University expedition, October 24, 1970
Duration: 37 Days
Group Size: 2-10 people per group
Co-ordinates: 28°44′06″N 83°12′58″E
Location: Dhaulagiri Himal
Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)
Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)
Grade: AD/Scottish Grade III
Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request
Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period
Transportation: Car, Flight, Tourist bus
Best season: Late spring (traditionally less hazardous) and autumn
Major Activity: Trekking/Mountaineering
Include Activity: Side tour to Pokhara & Kathmandu
Culture: Gurung, Thakali, Magar
Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping
Climbing route: South & Southeast Ridge
Himalayan sights: Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Putha Hunchuli,
05 Apr/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350m/4,429ft). Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
06 Apr/Day 02: Preparation, briefings, last minute shopping and permit formalities.
07 Apr/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m/3,116ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation.
08 Apr/Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Darbang (1110m/3,641ft) 5 hrs. Lodge accommodation.
09 Apr/Day 05: Trek from Darbang to Takum via Dharapani village (1670m/5,479ft.) 5 hrs. Camping accommodation.
10 Apr/Day 06: Trek from Takum to Lumsang village (2120m/6,955ft.)6 hrs. Camping accommodation.
11 Apr/Day 07: Trek from Lumsang to Gurja Village (2620m/8,595ft.) 7 hrs.Camping accommodation.
12 Apr/Day 08: Trek Gurja village to Darsinge Khark (3600m/11,811ft) 6 hrs.Camping accommodation.
13 Apr/Day 09: Trek from Darsinge Khark to Burjunga Khark (3415m/11,204ft.)5 hrs.Camping accommodation.
14 Apr/Day 10: Trek from Burjunga Kharka to Churen Himal BC (4600m/15,091ft.) 3 hrs.Camping accommodation.
15 Apr/Day 11-29: Climbing Period Churen Himal. (7371m/24,183ft)
16 Apr/Day 30: Clean up base camp and trek fromChuren BC to Burjunga Khark(3415m/11,204ft.)5 hrs.Camping accommodation.
17 Apr/Day 31: Trek from Burjunga Khark- Gurja Village (2620m/8,595ft) 6 hrs.Camping accommodation.
18 Apr/Day 32: Trek from Gurjagoan village to Lulang village(2200m/7,218ft.) 5 hrs. Camping accommodation.
19 Apr/Day 33: Trek from Lulang to Dharapani to Darbang (1670m/5,479ft.) 5 hrs. Tea house accommodation.
20 Apr/Day 34: Drive from Darbang to Pokhara via Beni overnight at hotel accommodation.
21 Apr/Day 35: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350m/4,429ft) 6 hrs. Transportation provided by tourist mini bus. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
22 Apr/Day 36: Free and rest day at Kathmandu. Farewell celebration dinner with cultural program in the evening.
23 Apr/Day 37: Transfer to Kathmandu airport for final departure.