Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition – Himalayan Friendship Trek

Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition


The Mount Dhaulagiri is one of the popular mountain of Nepal and is appreciated for its beautiful appearance as glittering White Mountain rising at the horizon. The Dhaulagiri Mountain is the 7th highest mountain of the world with the respected height of 8167meters covering the territory 120km along the western side of Kali Gandaki River to the Bheri River. The Dhaulagiri is bounded by three rivers Kali Gandaki River on western side, Bheri River on northern and southwestern side and MyagdiKhola on southeastern side. The Dhaulagiri Mountain is the highest elevation of Gandaki river basin residing at the west central region of Nepal. The Mount Dhaulagiri was first ascended in year 1960 and is one of the remote mountains of 8000 meters that is residing far from modern day civilization.

The Dhaulagiri base camp is reached from Beni municipality of Myagdi District of Dhaulagiri zone of Nepal followed by a vehicle ride from Pokhara city and Kathmandu City. Beside that there is another way to reach Dhaulagiri base camp that is from the jomsom airport. The certified travel operators of Nepal use the safest route to reach Dhaulagiri Base Camp depending upon the climate. The climbers take the northern side to climbing the Dhaulagiri Mountain by setting up Base Camp at 4650 meters followed by next climbing of NE-Spur ending at the last high camp near the summit of Mount Dhaulagiri. From the last high camp the climbers will choose the ice field that leads directly to summit it the weather and snow is fine otherwise the climbers will climb over French ridge to reach the summit of Mount Dhaulagiri. After ascending the summit of Dhaulagiri Mount the climbers descend to high camps until the first base camp. The climbers from the first base camp return either to Beni Bazar or Jomsom airport to return back to Pokhara city or Kathmandu City.

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day 03: Official formalities Briefing in Ministry of Tourism
Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.)
Day 05: Drive from Pokhara (915m.) to Beni (1050m) & trek to Tatopani (1189m)
Day 06: Tatopani to Ghasa (2012m.)
Day 07: Ghasa to Marpha (2667m)
Day 08: Marpha to Yak Kharka(3680m, 5 hrs)
Day 09: Yak Kharka to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m)
Day 10 – 40: Climbing Period (Summit Period to Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m)
Day 41: Preparation to returning (Clean Base Camp)
Day 42: Dhaulagiri Base Camp to down Yak Kharka(3680m)
Day 43: Yak Kharka to Jomsom(2710m)
Day 44: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (950m) -25 min,
Day 45: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 46: Free day in Kathmandu, farewell dinner
Day 47: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination