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Dhaulagiri Expedition (8167m/26,795ft) - Spring 2020

Facts of the Trip

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

Country: Nepal

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)

Itinerary Details of Dhaulagiri Expedition (8091m/26,545ft)

01 April/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350m/4,429ft). Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

02 April/Day 02: Preparation, briefings, last minute shopping and permit formalities.

03 April/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m/3,116ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation.

04 April/Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Darbang (1110m/3,641ft) 5 hrs Lodge accommodation.

05 April/Day 05: Trek from Darbang to Phaliya Gaon (1850m/6,070ft) 6 hrs.Teahouse/camping accommodation.

06 April/Day 06: Trek from Phaliya Gaun to Muri.(1850m/6,068ft) 3 hrs. Teahouse/camping accommodation.

07 April/Day 07: Trek from Muri to Boghara (2080m/6,823ft) 4 hrs. Teahouse/camping accommodation.

08 April/Day 08: Treks from Bagar to Dobhan Kharka (2520m 8,266ft), Teahouse/camping accommodation.

09 April/Day 09: Trek from Doban Kharka to Sallaghari (3100m/10,170ft) Teahouse/camping accommodation.

10 April/Day 10: Trek from Sallaghari to Italian Base Camp (3660m/12,005ft). Camping accommodation.

11 April/Day 11: Rest and acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp before pass.

12 April/Day 12: Trek from Italian base camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4750m /15,584ft).

13-09 May/Day13-40: Climbing Period Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m/26,795ft)

10 May/Day 41: Preparation to return and clean up the base camp.

11 May/Day 42: Trek from Dhaulagiri base campto Yak Kharka(4930m/16174ft) Camping accommodation.

12 May/Day 43: Trek from Yak Kharka to Tukuche (2590m/8,496ft) Drive to Tatopani(1190m/3,904ft).

13 May/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.

14 May/Day 45: Free and rest day at Kathmandu. Farewell celebration dinner with cultural program in the evening.

15 May/Day 46: Transfer to Kathmandu airport for final departure.