Dhaulagiri Expedition Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Nepal welcome to Himalayan Success Treks member Pickup and then drive to your hotel transfer.
Day 2: - Day 3: In Kathmandu Rest day Refreshing and your trekking and expedition, equipment checked.
Day 4: Kathmandu /Pokhara by air Pokhara beni and trek to Raughat
Day 5: Trek to Tatopani (1189m)
Day 6: Trek to Ghasa
Day 7: Trek to Tukuche (Changing the porters)
Day 8: Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 9: Cross Thapa Pass
Day 10: Cross French Pass
Day 11: Trek to base camp and setup Base setup
Day 12: Day 46 Climbing period
Day 47: Trek to Dhampus Col
Day 48: Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 49: Trek to Tukuche/Marpha
Day 50: Trek to Jomsom
Day 51: Fly Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 52: Rest day in Kathmandu
Day 53: Departure Kathmandu airport back to your Home.
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Mt. Dhaulagiri Expedition, Dhaulagiri the seventh highest mountain in the world and the highest mountain located entirely within Nepal. This is in the north central Nepal. Dhaulagiri’s crest stretches for thirty miles, lending structure to an otherwise tangled topography of twisting ridges, glaciers, and ice falls. Along the main crest, several pyramid-shaped peaks rise. Four of these summits, numbered from east to west, rise above 25,000 feet. Mount Dhaulagiri (8172m.) was first climbed by the Swiss in 1960. Its name is derived from Sanskrit “Davila means” means “White” and girl is “Mountain” The Mountain was sighted by British surveyors in India in the early 1800’s and was mapped by one of the secret Indian surveyors, the pundits, in 1873; but the region remained largely unknown until a Swiss aerial survey in 1949. The French mount Annapurna expedition in 1950 had permission to climb either Annapurna or Dhaulagiri but decided on Annapurna after a reconnaissance of Dhaulagiri. A Swiss party failed in 1953 as did an Argentine group one year later. After four more expeditions had failed, eight members of a Swiss expedition reached the summit in 1960. The climb followed a circuitous route around the mountain from Tukuche, over Dhampus pass. As French Col, to approach the summit from the North-East Col., The expedition was supplied by a Swiss Pilatus Porter aircraft, the “Yeti” which landed on the North-East Col at