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Mount Dhaulagiri - Dhaulagiri expedition

Dhaulagiri expedition cost via normal route

Dhaulagiri expedition summit to scale the Seventh highest peak of the world. Dhaulagiri climbing popularity is increasing in recent years. Mount Dhaulagiri located in west central part of Nepal in south Asia. Its coordinate are 28° 41 54 North latitude and 83° 29 15 East longitude in Himalayan range Nepal. Its elevation is about 8,177.1 m (26,810 ft) above the sea level.

Name of Mount Dhaulagiri comes from the combination of two Sanskrit words “Dhawala” (means dazzling, beautiful, white) and “Giri” (means Mountain or Peak), the beautiful mountain. First Dhaulagiri Expedition was made in May 13, 1960 by Kurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Ernst Forrer, Albin Schelbert, Nyima Dorji and Nawang Dorji, members of Swiss / Austrian expedition team using Northeast ridge route leads by Max Eiselin. This was the first expedition supported by a fixed-wing aircraft.

Northeast ridge is the Normal Route for Dhaulagiri expedition but ascents have been made from almost every direction. World class adventure company proudly offers mountaineering trip in Himalayan region. Basically we operates two types of Dhaulagiri expedition services like trekking service up to base camp, base camp service  and high camp full summit support service.

The ascent of Dhaulagiri cost  depend on group size, trip  types (full board/ up  to base camp service), budget, tailored itinerary,  accommodation (budget to luxurious), level of service above  base camp, number of climbing guide,  porter, other support staffs, mode of transportation  and other factors. In this way price range for the Dhaulagiri summit trip widely different, if you would like to discuss your requirements please e-mail us for up to date price for Dhaulagiri guided climb summit.

After four more expeditions had failed, eight members of a Swiss expedition reached the summit in 1960 from the North-East Col. Dhaulagiri Expedition itinerary has been carefully designed to allow for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization by our expert climbing guide Sherpa. Best season for Dhaulagiri Expedition is spring and autumn. We arranges all necessary infrastructures to assist you for Mount Dhaulagiri summit attempt in season. If you need even more information or interested to book this trip fell free to contact us.

Dhaulagiri expedition itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal; upon your arrival at Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparation for Dhaulagiri expedition.

Day 03: Official works and Briefing in Ministry of Tourism in Nepal.

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: Free day in Kathmandu, shopping, overnight farewell diner.

Day 55: After Dhaulagiri Expedition adventure if you are interested for other outdoor activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, tours, Peak climbing and trekking, we can organize as your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast (hotel 4 star 3 Nights)

#Transportation KTM – Baglung – KTM with cargo drive/flight

#Two porters per climbing member to carry cargo

#Trekking from Baglung, base camp to Jomsom lodge or camping basic

#Food and fuel for trekking and climbing period in Dhaulagiri base camp

#Per person per tent north face brand or Similar

#All camping equipment like member tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs, tables, toilet tent, mattresses etc

#Liaison officer’s allowances equipment, flight ticket, insurance, daily wages sharing with other group

#Expedition Crew’s allowances, transportation, insurance, daily wages

#Dhaulagiri Peak permit

#All transfer airport-hotel-airport

#Base camp guide, cook, kitchen boy and Kitchen helper sharing with other member

#Emergency Oxygen – Mask and regulator (If use, pay it full cost)

#Satellite phone (Pay call)

#Gamow bag sharing with group member

#Solar panel for light and charges batteries

#Company service charges

Service exclude

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas

*Expedition personal climbing gears above Dhaulagiri base camp

*Personal accident insurance and emergency rescue operation

*Emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue if required

*International airport departure tax

*Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal

*Bar bills and beverage

*Air cargo custom clearance duty fee US$ 100 per person

*Personal Satellite phone with e-mail and internet permit

*Wake talkies permit

*Extra expenses for personal

*Filming permit

*Oxygen and Mask regulator for member and Sherpa

*Ice fall fees

*Garbage Deposit (Sharing with other member)

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Mountaineering is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region and high altitude. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking / climbing guide/ climbing leader Sherpa has the authority to cancel any part of Dhaulagiri guided climb itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise climbing leader Sherpa follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

Content of this site provide you the information as possible about Dhaulagiri Expedition in Nepal. If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of Mount Dhaulagiri climbing trip or your suitability for it please contact us; If you would like to speak with a reservations consultant, feel free to make a call at 977 9843051359

Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Expedition
Season: Autumn / Spring
Duration: 55 Days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Trekking / Expedition
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: 8,177
Start From: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu