Duration: 46 Days
Starts In: Kathmandu
Ends In: Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 8,167 m
Trekking Type: Expedition
Best Season: April and May & October and November
Attractions: Mt. Dhaulagiri I is the 7th tallest mountain in the world. The regular route is considered a fairly reasonable climb.
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Standing at a height of m, Dhawalagiri (8167m) is the world’s seventh highest mountain, extends 120km from the Kali Gandaki river west to the Bheri, meaning ‘White Mountain’ in Sanskrit, first ascent in 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali Expedition. Dhaulagiri's peak extends for thirty miles, giving structure to a generally tangled topography of winding edges, icy masses, and ice falls.
Dhawalagiri, separated from Annapurna by Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, situated in the remote places of Nepal. The climb needs high degree of physical fitness and best quality of physical equipments and the strong wind at high altitude can make climbing more difficult. Dhawalagiri, considered interesting peaks with six different routes having enormous peak of shinning ices and snows which makes your trek more exciting and wonderful.
Trekking in Dhaulagiri provides massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, it is a land of dramatic contrast. Trekking around the giant Himalayan Peak Dhaulagiri (8th highest Himalayan Peaks of the world) is one of the most challenging treks. The trek goes through big challenging mountain passes, crossing over French pass (5360 meter) and Thapa Pass (5200 meter); It is a challenging walk on an icy track. The massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, it is a land of dramatic contrast.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02/03: Rest/preparation
Day 04: Fly Pokhara/drive Darbang
Day 05: Trek Sibang (1750m)
Day 06: Trek Jugapani (2000m)
Day 07: Trek Dobang (2260m)
Day 08: Trek Soligari (3100m)
Day 09: Trek Italian Camp (3660m)
Day 10: Rest/acclamatize
Day 11: Trek Glacier Camp (4200m)
Day 12: Trek Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m)
Day 13/42: Climbing period
Day 43: Trek Yak Kharka (3680m)
Day 44: Trek Jomsom
Day 45: Fly Pokhara-Kathmandu
Day 46: Depart Kathmandu
All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.
Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries
Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu
The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day
Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)