Dhaulagiri Expedition is itself one of the technical mountains among the 8000 meters peak. Mount Dhaulagiri stands at the height of 8167 meters. It amids one of the most beautiful Kali Gandaki valleys in the Annapurna circuit. This region is an enriching one with beautiful sights to beholds — the deepest gorge in the world to visit and snow-capped mountains in full view all around. Mount Dhaulagiri expedition, the 7th highest peak in the globe, is a feat requiring a good physique as we set up the climbing itinerary enough time to acclimatize while giving many routes to ascend. The alpinist takes the northeast ridge due to its safe but adventurous.
Dhaulagiri Expedition Routes & difficulty:
The Dhaulagiri expedition begins from Beni Bazaar. A short distance away from Pokhara marks the commencement of these beautiful treks. It takes trekkers through the villages with the folks living in perfect harmony enroute to Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. The constant, towering sights of the beautiful mountain since the trail passes through the charming settlements, forests, and yak pastures. Finally, reach the Dhaulagiri base camp at 4700 meters. From the Dhaulagiri Base Camp, the expedition activity begins here and requires to place up to four different campsites for facilitating proper acclimatization and expeditions process. The advance base camp at the height of 5300 meters, whereas camping at 5900 meters. Camp II at 6400 meters, even more, camp III and campsite IV at 7200 meters and 7500 meters, respectively.
The advanced base camp is not only used for deposited gear but using for acclimatization also. But it is not to apply for overnight camping. It is high-risk of the fear of avalanches, but the camp 1st is safe for a campsite. The path onward is relatively complicated due to the steep icy trail. Camp 3rd lies west to camp two attain via further steep ice before ascending to camp IV. Both campsites are the most demanding climb more than others. The summit can reach directly, or generate another camp at 7900 meters for facilitating this climbing. Once attaining the top, you will take in all the beauty encompassed by the Kali Gandaki valley. Hence, the climbers make it complete Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek together with Dhaulagiri Expedition in a single excursion.
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Briefing in Ministry of Tourism
Day 4: Fly Pokhara (45 Min.), drive Beni (3h00), trek Tatopani (900m) 3h00 walk.
Day 5: Trek to Dharapani (1560 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 6: Trek to Muri (1700 m) 4h00 walk.
Day 7: Trek to Baghara (2375 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 8: Trek to Dobang (2600 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 9: Trek to Chatare/ Bhainsi Kharka (3000 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 10: Trek to Japanese Camp (3850 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 11: Acclimatization Day!
Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base camp (4750 m) 7 – 8h00 walk.
Day 13 - 39: Climbing period of Dhaulagiri.
Day 40: Clean the Base Camp:
Day 41: Dhaulagiri Base Camp – Hidden Valley (5120 m)
Day 42: Hidden Valley – Yak Kharka (3900 m)
Day 43: Yak Kharka – Jomsom
Day 44: Yak Kharka – Jomsom
Day 45: Jomsom – Pokhara
Day 46: Pokhara – Kathmandu.
Day 47: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 48: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN||Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please report at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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