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Dhaulagiri expedition

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Dhaulagiri summit facts & Mount Dhaulagiri Expedition Nepal

Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition is yet another intact mountain sensation that serenely flames the beauty and majesty of great Himalayas residing among the mountainous settlements to the north western part of Nepal. The beguiling snowy charisma and charm of Dhaulagiri makes it one of the formidable mountains to summit. The elevation of 8167 meters above the sea level plausibly scripts it as the seventh highest mountain of the world. The name “Dhaulagiri” is aptly decided after the physical attributes of the mountain; the glowing snowy white mountain. In Sanskrit lingo, Dhaulagiri splits into “Dhawala” and “Giri” which respectively stand for “white” and “mountain”. A Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition team on May 13 1960 successfully climbed the summit through the northeast ridge making them the first ever to do so.
Dhaulagiri is a splendid mountain to try out for intense mountaineering experience and this fact has particularly lured adventure enthusiasts to summit this mountain in large numbers. The twisting topography of the mountain offers tremendous opportunity to make an extremely adventurous journey to the heart of Himalayas. The standard itinerary we follow during this endeavor initiates from Tukuche and passes through Dhampus and French Col on the way to summit. We will be exploring five campsites (Base camp-5300 m, Camp I-5900 m, Camp II-6400 m, Camp III-7200 m, and Camp IV-7500 m) during our ascent where we camp and rest for healthy acclimatization and preparation for further ascent. At places, the summit offers strenuous and technical climbing which significantly tests your physical and mental potency. The summit is also prone to ice falls and avalanches so; you need to initiate this take with acceptance that it is a serious mountaineering errand.
Notwithstanding all the challenges involved, we will also be treated with some pleasant moments as we trek deep into the natural spread of Dhaulagiri region. The tempting panorama of Mt. Thorong, Annapurna I, and Kali Gandaki Valley will be further soothing our eyes and heart. So, to sum up this voyage is unarguably rewarding, gratifying, and a trip to feel the sense of accomplishment. Alike other expedition, this take is also undoubtedly demanding and taxing. So, you ought to be physical and possess ample knowledge on alpine atmosphere. We are well trusted adventure service provider in the nation assures you minimal complications with extensive trainings and logistic support. Please feel comfortable to drop your mail for further information and details on Dhaulagiri Expedition. We are ever ready to assist you with all the genuine and plausible information on the matter.

Dhaulagiri expedition itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu tour, preparation for Dhaulagiri expedition.
Day 03: Official works and Briefing in Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Baglung, then trek to Beni.
Day 05: Trek from Beni to Tatopani (1189m).
Day 06: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2012m).
Day 07: Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2667m).
Day 08: Trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka.
Day 09: Trek from Yak Kharka to French Col.
Day 10: Trek from French Col to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 48: Climbing Period Mt. Dhaulagiri.
Day 49: Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Dhampus Col.
Day 50: Trek from Dhampus Col to Marpha.
Day 51: Trek from Marpha to jomsom.
Day 52: Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara then Transfer to hotel.
Day 53: Drive Back from Pokhara to Kathmandu Transfer to hotel.
Day 54: Transfer to airport for onward destination.

Best season for Dhaulagiri Expedition in Nepal are autumn (September, October and November) and spring (March, April and May). Climbing is an adventure activity; reach remote and high mountain regions, sometime health condition of mountaineer, natural disaster and weather condition changed unexpectedly. Your safety and satisfaction is our main concern, note that climbing guide has an authority to cancel any part of Mount Dhaulagiri summit itinerary due to safety, be prepared to be flexible if required. Beside that you would like to discuss about map, elevation, distance, difficulty, best time, gear list and cost for Dhaulagiri expedition email us. We’d love to hear from you!