Dhaulagiri Expedition

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 49 Days

Highest access: 8167m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Nepal

Grade: Strenuous/Adventure

Best season: Spring/Autumn

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Flight/Tourist bus /Private car in City

Accommodation: Hotel/Camping/ Tea House

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Dhaulagiri Expedition
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Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,795ft) is the 7th world’s highest mountain, which is also known as the one of the formidable interesting peak of the Nepal. Mt. Dhaulagiri is situated in the North-West part of Myagdi District of Nepal. Dharulagiri is derived from Sanskrit Dhavala Means “White” and Giri means “Mountain peak” which is real huge endorse to say the range of White Mountains as Dhavala-giri is called as Mt. Dhaulagiri in combined. Firstly, it was climbed by a Swiss/Austrian expedition on May 13, 1960. The massif Dhaulagiri extends 120 km from the Kaligandaki River West to the Bheri. Whereas the Dhaulagiri I is also the highest basin point of the Gandaki river.

Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545 ft) is only 34 km away from East of Dhaulagiri I. The Kaligandaki River flows along with their notable gorge, which is also known as the world’s deepest gorge. Pokhara city is the south of the Annapurna, important regional center and the gateway for the mountaineers and trekkers visiting both ranges as well as a tourist destination in its own right.

Day 01
Arrival at Kathmandu 1,400m, Welcome by Himalayan Magic Treks member than direct transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel on Bed & breakfast Plan.
Day 02
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
Day 03
Official formalities, expedition preparation In Kathmandu.
Day 04
Drive from Kathmandu to Darbang 920m which takes about five hours Overnight at Tent camp.
Day 05
Trek from Darbang to Dharapani Overnight at Tent camp.
Day 06Trek from Dharapani to Muri Overnight at Tent camp.
Day 07
Trek from Muri to Bagar Overnight at Tent camp.
Day 08
Trek from Bagar to Doban overnight at tent camp.
Day 09
Trek from Dovan to Sallaghari overnight at tent camp.
Day 10
Trek from Sallaghari to Italy base Camp overnight at tent camp.
Day 11
Trek from Italy base camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp 4,700m.
Day 12 to 42
Climbing Period. Summit Period to Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167m.
Day 43
Preparation to returning. Clean Base Camp.
Day 44
Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to down Yak Kharka 3,680m.
Day 45
Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom 2,710m ,Which Takes about six hours.
Day 46
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, which takes about 20 minutes.
Day 47
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours.
Day 48
Free day in Kathmandu valley evening farewell dinner in typical Nepali culture.
Day 49
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Price Includes 

  • Arrival & Departure : Airport transfers-Airport/Hotel/Airport
  • Hotel In Kathmandu  : 4 nights in Katmandu 5 star Hotel on bed & breakfast Basis-Double Room
  • Member transportion : Kathmandu-pokhara by air pokhara to Darabang by jeep Marfa  to pokhara by jeep  pokhara  to-Kathmandu (by  air ) Nepals staff KTM to Darabang to KTM By bus Marfa to KTM BY bus  
  • Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation  for all Member and Staffs  From Kathmandu-to lete (by bus) –Base camp(by Porters)- base camp to lete (by porters)lete to  Kathmandu(by bus)  
  • Permit : Dhaulagri  expedition permit , National park & TIMS permit.
  • Garbage Management :Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees
  • Lodging & Fooding : Food 3 meals a day in Trekking & Base camp for member & Staffs    
  • Cargo Clearance : International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes  
  • Liaison Officer : 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary ,accommodation.
  • Base Camp Staff :  Base camp Cook &  kitchen Helper  
  • Porter : Porters per member up to Base camp & Porters return from Base camp
  • Staff Salary and allowance : All Nepali staffs & porters daily wages, equipment, food & clothing
  •  Insurance : All Staffs Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance   
  • Member Luggage :60 Kg per member for personal baggage  
  • Base Tent : VE25 North face or Kailas  tents for base camp for per member    
  • Base Base equipment : Base camp foam mattresses, dinning, Kitchen, Toilet & Store tents, hot shower, Tables & chairs & Cooking gears
  •  Heater : Heater for base camp in each Dining and other necessary camp
  • Light : 1 Solar panel for battery charge and light at base camp for use. 
  • Dinner:  one Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu  with Nepalese Staff 
  • All above:  Base camp service 
  • Oxygen: (O2)-Poisk cylinder: 02 oxygen bottle  for each member and 01 oxygen bottle for each high altitude Sherpa
  •  Mask & Regulator : 1 Set of top Out mask for each member and high altitude Sherpa 
  • Permit : Satellite Phone /walkie talkie    Phone if necessary in basis of Member  
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 1 Climbing Sherpa per member and Climbing Bonus U$  (24) High camp service  : Necessary cooking gas,  cooking pot  for member, high altitude Sherpa, high altitude  tent, high food  and fixing gear  (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4)
  • full board service  

Price Excludes

  •  Lunch & dinner in Katmandu Hotel stay and more then 4 nights in Kathmandu Hotel 
  • Insurance: Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation 
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages, personal equipment and shopping  
  • Nepal's Visa: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100) 
  • Sherpa summit Bonus & Tips: Sherpa Summit bonus US$1000 , please  calculate some tips   
  • Rescue Evacuation: Emergency rescue evacuation cost, if needed and all other personal nature expenses   
Member Personal Equipment

S/No Particular Qty
(1) Down suits (dangri) 1
(2) Summit shoe 1
(3) Walking shoe 1
(4) Crampon 1
(5) Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
(6) Normal gloves 2
(7) Summit Snow goggles 1
(8) Glacier glasses 1
(9) Ice axe 1
(10) Harness 1
(11) jumer 1
(12) Carabiners (normal) 3
(13) Sleeping bag (-40C) 1
(14) Down filled Mattress 1
(15) Summit socks 2
(16) Normal socks 3
(17) Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
(18) Helmet 1
(19) Down jacket 1
(20) Down trouser 1
(21) 8 finger / descender 1
(22) Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
(23) Gore-tex jacket 1
(24) Gore-tex trouser 1
(25) Fleece jacket 1
(26) Fleece trouser 1
(27) Fleece liner gloves 3
(28) Screw Gate Carabiner 1
(29) Balaclava (windstopper) 1
(30) Thermos bottle 1
(31) Base layer (woolen) 2 (set)
(32) Water bottle normal 1

Climbing Gears

S/No Particular
(1) Ice crews
(2) Fix rope
(3) snow bars
(4) EPI gas
(5) Rock piton
(6) Carabiners (normal)
(7) High tent
(8) Summit rope
(9) Cooking pot
(10) Snow shovel
(12) Ice hammer / adge (set)
(13) Member high food
(14) Oxygen
(15) Mask & regulator
(16) Quick Draws