Highest access: 8167m (26,795ft)
First Ascent: Swiss-Austrian team, May 13, 1960
Duration: 46 typically Days
Group Size: 02-10 People per group
Co-ordinates: 28°41'48''N 83°29'42''E
Location: Dhaulagiri Himal
Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)
Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)
Grade: AD/Scottish Grade IV
Accommodation: Five star hotel in Kathmandu
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: Camping
Climbing route: Northeast Ridge
Himalayan sights: Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Putha Hunchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail)
03 Sep/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350m/4,429ft). Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
04 Sep/Day 02: Preparation, briefings, last minute shopping and permit formalities.
05 Sep/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m/3,116ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation.
06 Sep/Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Darbang (1110m/3,641ft) 5 hrs Lodge accommodation.
07 Sep/Day 05: Trek from Darbang to Phaliya Gaon (1850m/6,070ft) 6 hrs.Teahouse/camping accommodation.
08 Sep/Day 06: Trek from Phaliya Gaun to Muri.(1850m/6,068ft) 3 hrs. Teahouse/camping accommodation.
08 Sep/Day 07: Trek from Muri to Boghara (2080m/6,823ft) 4 hrs. Teahouse/camping accommodation.
09 Sep/Day 08: Treks from Bagar to Dobhan Kharka (2520m 8,266ft), Teahouse/camping accommodation.
10 Sep/Day 09: Trek from Doban Kharka to Sallaghari (3100m/10,170ft) Teahouse/camping accommodation.
11 Sep/Day 10: Trek from Sallaghari to Italian Base Camp (3660m/12,005ft). Camping accommodation.
12 Sep/Day 11: Rest and acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp before pass.
13 Sep/Day 12: Trek from Italian base camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4750m /15,584ft).
14-11 Oct/Day 13-40: Climbing Period Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m/26,795ft)
12 Oct/Day 41: Preparation to return and clean up the base camp.
13 Oct/Day 42: Trek from Dhaulagiri base camp to Yak Kharka(4930m/16174ft) Camping accommodation.
13 Oct/Day 43: Trek from Yak Kharka to Tukuche (2590m/8,496ft) Drive to Tatopani(1190m/3,904ft).
14 Oct/Day 44: Trek from Tatopani to Beni (830m/2,723ft.) Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4,429ft) 10 hrs. Transportation provided by tourist mini bus. Request hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
15 Oct/Day 45: Free and rest day at Kathmandu. Farewell celebration dinner with cultural program in the evening.
16 Oct/Day 46: Transfer to Kathmandu airport for final departure.