These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.
Dhaulagiri Expedition is one of the most challenging expeditions in the world. an enormous mountain range in north-central Nepal. It is the highest mountain in Nepal. The peak of Dhaulagiri stretches for thirty miles. Providing this structure are the winding terrain, glaciers, and snow-capped peaks. There are several pyramid-shaped peaks along the main crest. From east to west, four of these summits exceed 25,000 feet. Climbing Dhaulagiri I, the highest of these peaks, is the objective of our expedition 8,167 m.
Dhaulagiri Himal is one of the most fascinating peaks in the Annapurna trekking region. Mount Dhaulagiri has 5 ridges and south and west faces. Most of the climbers have taken the first route, referred to as the “Normal Route”. Though there are several routes to summit Dhaulagiri the north-eastern route is normally taken by climbers. Dhaulagiri was first climbed in 1960 by Kurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Ernst Forrer, Albin Schelbert, Nyima Dorji, and Nawang Dorji as part of a Swiss/Austrian expedition.
The Dhaulagiri Expedition lasts almost 7 weeks, including a weeklong trek to the 4750-meter basecamp. In spite of the multiple routes to Dhaulagiri base camp, there area route from Beni to Italy base camp and Dhaulagiri base camp which is used for Dhaulagiri Circuit trek, Dhaulagiri remains a challenging mountain and a technical climb regardless of the route. The standard route to climb Dhaulagiri is via the North East Ridge, which requires three camps above basecamp.
Nepal Wildness Trekking Company has been organizing Dhaulagiri expeditions and treks for more than 20 years, and this agency only employs experienced and certified climbing guides licensed by the Government of Nepal.
The Dhaulagiri mountain is 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River to the Bheri River. The Dhaulagiri mountain’s name is derived from the Sanskrit words “Dhawala” and “Giri”, which mean dazzling, white, and beautiful. Mount Dhaulagiri is located in the Myagdi district of mid-west Nepal.
Nepal wilderness trekking Pvt expeditions expert climbing guides team are well known for their climbing skills, and they will lead you safely to the Dhaulagiri summit. Each guide is a licensed, experienced mountaineer. Sometimes we have to wait several days in the base camp for the weather and for the acclimatization such as adjusting to higher altitudes and the possibility of altitude sickness. We cannot guarantee the weather, however. It is up to the gods.
The cost of a Dhaulagiri expedition can vary depending on several factors, including the length of the expedition, the size of the climbing team, and the level of support and services provided. If you have a large group, we have an attractive offer for you. The Dhaulagiri expedition package starts at USD 22,900 per person for groups of 2 to 4 people.
The best time for a Dhaulagiri expedition is typically in the spring (March to May) or the fall (September to November). During these months, the weather is generally stable and clear, and the snow and ice conditions are favorable for climbing.
In the spring, the weather tends to be warmer, and the days are longer, which can be an advantage for climbers. However, there is a higher risk of avalanches and rockfall due to melting snow and ice.
In the fall, the weather is cooler, and the days are shorter, but the skies are generally clear and dry, providing excellent visibility for climbers. The fall season is also less crowded than the spring season, which can be an advantage for those who prefer a quieter and more secluded climbing experience.
It is worth noting that weather conditions can be unpredictable in the high mountains, and climbers should always be prepared for sudden changes in weather and be ready to adjust their plans accordingly. It is important to consult with experienced local guides and expedition companies to plan the best time for a Dhaulagiri expedition and to ensure proper safety measures are in place.