Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest peak in the world. It stand 8617m from sea level. The name of “Dhaulagiri” is derived from Sanskrit word “Dhavala” which means white and “giri” which means mountain. The quest of climbing Dhaulagiri started British surveyors in 1800s first discovered it. Later official mapped by secret Indian surveyors after 73 years after it discovery.
There were numbers of attempts to climb it in 1950 to 1960 but all failed. It was first climbed by the team of Swiss/Austrain/Nepali climbing team in 1960. They climbed Mt. Dhaulagiri after four fail attempts.
|Country: Nepal||Max group members: 10|
|Duration: 50 days||Difficulty: Hard|
|Best time: Spring||Maximum Altitude: 8617 meters|
Day 02: Pre-trip meeting, briefing and preparation.
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara.
Day 04: Drive to Beni and to Darbang.
Day 05-12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 13-42: Climb Period.
Day 43-47: Trek to Jomsom via French Pass and Dhampus Pass.
Day 48: Fly back to Pokhara
Day 49: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 50: Transfer to International Airport for final departure.