Dhampus Peak Climbing

Dhampus Peak Climbing

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CDhampus Peak is situated in the hidden valley of the Dhaulagiri region) and along with the Kaligandaki River flow its bottom. It is an easy and interesting peak for climbers in the North-East of the massif Dhaulagiri range.

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    All about the Dhampus Peak Climbing.

    Overview

    Dhampus Peak is situated in the hidden valley of the Dhaulagiri region) and along with the Kaligandaki River flow its bottom. It is an easy and interesting peak for climbers in the North-East of the massif Dhaulagiri range. This is an exciting peak for the climber in the northeast of the great Dhaulagiri range. It is a trouble-free trekking peak to climb which lets you witness the beautiful Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan.

    This peak is situated in the Dhaulagiri region and in the northern part of Dhampus Pass which can be accessed through the Hidden Valley. The journey starts from Beni and then passing through the Marsayangdi river to Darbang takes us via hilly forest into the high Himalayan area. Most of the way is over the glaciers and snow crossing and many high pass like Italian col,  French Col (5240m.), Hidden Valley, and after that the Dhampus Pass.

    From the top, Thapa peak offers you above thirty mountains views like Dhaulagiri I (8163m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Sita Chuchura (6611m.),  Tukche Peak (6920m.), Thorong Peak (6484m.), Tilicho peak (7134m.), Yakawa Kan (6482m.), Mukut Himal (6639m.), Puth Hiunchuli (7246m.), Tangu Peak (6197m.), Tsarste (6347m.) Hongde peak (6556m.) and as well as several other more snow-capped peaks as well as Dhaulagiri glacier and one of the deepest gorges of the world.

    Short Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350M)
    Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (820m). 6-7hours
    Day 03: Drive to Beni and Trek to Tatopani
    Day 04: Trek from Tatopani to Dharapani (1470m) 6-7hours
    Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Muri (1850m) 6-7 hours
    Day 06: Trek from Muri to Boghara (2080m) 6hours
    Day 07: Trek from Boghara to Dobang (2500m) 6hours
    Day 08: Trek from Dobang to Sallaghari (2820m) 5-6hours
    Day 09: Trek from Sallaghari to Italian Base Camp(3660m) 6hours
    Day 10: Rest and acclimatization day – free exploration
    Day 11: Trek to Glacier Camp (4200m) 6hours
    Day 12: Rest and acclimatization day at Glacier Camp
    Day 13: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m) 5hours
    Day 14: Rest and acclimatization day at Dhaulagiri Base Camp
    Day 15: Trek to Hidden Valley  (5050m)[ via French pass (5360m) 6-7hours
    Day 16: Trek to Dhampus Peak Base Camp (5100m) 6hours
    Day 17: Rest/Acclimatization day at Dhampus Peak Base Camp.
    Day 18: Trek from Dhampus Base Camp to High Camp (5600m) 4hours
    Day 19: Summit Dhampus Peak (6012m)& back to Base Camp 8-9 hrs Climb
    Day 20: Trek from Dhampus Base Camp to Yak Kharka (3680m) via Dhampus Pass (5,240m) 7hours
    Day 21: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2,670m) 5-6 hours
    Day 22: Morning flight to Pokhara; Free day
    Day 23: Drive back to Kathmandu (1350m) 6-7hours
    Day 24: International Departure

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter)
    • An assistant guide depending on the groups size, (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • 2 times Hot shower anytime during the trek
    • 10 Gb Everest link wifi card for internet access
    • All government and local taxes
    • 2 times Battery charging anytime during the trek
    • All airport/hotel transfers
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
    • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes (you are allowed to carry a maximum of 15 kg
    • luggage altogether in the duffel bag)
    • 3 nights accommodation (2 before/ 1 after)  with breakfast
    • Down jacket, sleeping bag, Real Sherpa Adventures duffel bag and T-shirt
    • All accommodation in good lodges during the trek
    • Medical Kit carried by the guide
    • All necessary paperwork and permits
    • All meals during the trek
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Nepal/Tibet Visa fee (please bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
    • Tips for guides and porters
    • Any Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, drinking water, shower, bar bills etc)

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    1. Day 01 Arrive in Kathmandu (1350M)
    2. Day 02 Drive to Pokhara (820m). 6-7hours

      Today we will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara over Prithvi Highway along the scenic zigzag hilly roads that take approximately five to six hours. Pokhara is a beautiful town set on the banks of the Fewa Lake. Pokhara is tourist’s paradise full of natural wonders as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with the magnificent views of surrounding mountains. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu.

    3. Day 03 Drive to Beni and Trek to Tatopani

      From Pokhara, we will take another short scenic drive towards Beni. then start our trek From here we start our trek following the path that passes through beautiful terraced fields, several cultural and traditional magar and gurung villages before reaching Tatopani.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

    4. Day 04 Trek from Tatopani to Dharapani (1470m) 6-7hours

      From Tatopani, we will continue to walk the trail that goes along the Myagdi Khola and pass through many villages inhabited mainly by Chhetri, Magar and Gurung communities. We will continue on our path crossing the suspension bridge before ascending gradually to reach Dharapani.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    5. Day 05 Trek from Dharapani to Muri (1850m) 6-7 hours

      From Dharapani we follow a rather easy trail passing through terraced fields of rice and wheat, traditional villages with scenic mountain views along the way. We continue our trek by soon crossing a bridge above Dhara Khola, and from there we start to climb towards Muri village – a Magar community-based village

    6. Day 06 Trek from Muri to Boghara (2080m) 6hours

      Leaving Muri, we’ll follow the trail that descends down a rather steep slope then crossing the bridge over the Muri Khola. From there we’ll still trek through the dense bamboo forest and typical farmhouses. we’ll follow the north route where the valley finally widens as we emerge to the open fields before reaching Boghara.

    7. Day 07 Trek from Boghara to Dobang (2500m) 6hours

      we’ll follow the trail that goes along the West Bank of Myagdi Khola and thru the luxurious subtropical forest towards Lipshe. From there, our trek continues passing through traditional villages where we will get a glimpse of villagers trying to gather honey from high above the trees and hills. We follow the trail through the forest to succeed in Dobang where there are several tea houses with good camping sites

    8. Day 08 Trek from Dobang to Sallaghari (2820m) 5-6hours

      From Dobang the route heads through dense rhododendron and bamboo filled the forest. We then cross Myagdi Khola over the bridge and follow the trail that goes along the east bank of the Myagdi Khola. Following the deep lush forest, we head gently towards Sallaghari.

    9. Day 09 Trek from Sallaghari to Italian Base Camp(3660m) 6hours

      We follow the trail through the dense rhododendron, pine, and birch trees before climbing up to an open area on the lateral moraine. Heading a little further we reach the Italian Base Camp from where we will see the up-close west view of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167ma

    10. Day 10 Rest and acclimatization day – free exploration

      As acclimatization is extremely important within the higher altitudes, today we take each day rest for acclimatizing before climbing up to higher altitudes towards Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Besides, exploration around the Italian Base Camp is often of an honest idea while we’ve each day off.

    11. Day 11 Trek to Glacier Camp (4200m) 6hours

      Glacier camp is situated between the Italian Base Camp and Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Our trail descends steeply down towards the icy glacier. Following the trail here is extremely challenging and difficult, so we’d like to be equipped with ropes, crampons, and other equipment. After crossing the glacier we’ll continue our walk along the moraine on the left side of Chonbarden gorge. Following the narrow trail, we head towards Glacier Camp for overnight camping.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    12. Day 12 Rest and acclimatization day at Glacier Camp

      Acclimatization is extremely crucial, especially when gaining higher altitudes. Today we’ll take a day of rest at Glacier camp for acclimatization because ascending from Italian Base Camp 3660m to Dhaulagiri Base Camp 4740m may result in hypoxia and generate difficulty in health conditions. we must stay ourselves healthy and fit before we continue further up within the high altitudes.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    13. Day 13 Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m) 5hours

      From Glacier camp, we’ll follow a rough trail that along the moraine which is usually snow-covered and icy. Carefully moving our steps, one at a time slowly we continue our beat the glacier and head towards Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    14. Day 14 Rest and acclimatization day at Dhaulagiri Base Camp

      Another day the remainder is crucial at Dhaulagiri Base Camp for acclimatization before crossing the French Pass 5360m. Besides, Dhaulagiri Base Camp offers the simplest view of Dhaulagiri 8167m, Dhaulagiri II 7751m, Dhaulagiri IV 7618m, Tukuche Peak 6920m and other surrounding high peaks. Hence, exploration around the area is often worthwhile.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    15. Day 15 Trek to Hidden Valley (5050m)[ via French pass (5360m) 6-7hours

      Today we start early following the trail that crosses over to the left of the upper Chonbarden glacier. We still climb a steep uphill towards the lateral moraine ridge with inspiring views of Dhaulagiri I and Tukuche Peak. Then we make a final ascent for the crossing of the challenging French Pass 5360m. We approach towards the highest of the pass where multi-coloured prayer flags dance with the wind. Stunning view of Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak 6920m, Mukut Himal 5970m, Sita Chuchura 6611m, Tashi Kang 6386m and other high peaks surely offers a lifetime achievement. After spending quality time at the French Pass we continue our trail by descending through moderate snow slopes. After an extended descent, we follow our trail that results in the hidden valley.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    16. Day 16 Trek to Dhampus Peak Base Camp (5100m) 6hours

      Leaving Hidden valley we follow our trail that heads through alpine vegetation and luxurious views of surrounding high peaks. we’ll continue our trek until we reach an honest campsite which is taken into account as Dhampus Peak Base Camp. As soon as we arrive, we’ll found out our camps and prepare for our further climb.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    17. Day 17 Rest/Acclimatization day at Dhampus Peak Base Camp

      Today we’ll spend our day at the base camp for acclimatization. Being physically fit and mentally well is that the best thanks to achieving our target Dhamus Peak summit.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    18. Day 18 Trek from Dhampus Base Camp to High Camp (5600m) 4hours

      From here we still follow the trail that ascends gradually through and over glaciated mountain passes to finally reach High Camp. After arriving we’ll found out our camps and make the ultimate preparation of ropes, crampons, harness, ice axes, and other necessary climbing equipment before our final climb to the summit. we’ll need to restore the maximum amount of energy as we will for the successful climb to the summit of Dhampus Peak. Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    19. Day 19 Summit Dhampus Peak (6012m)& back to Base Camp 8-9 hrs Climb

      Fully equipped and properly acclimatized we start early for the climbing of the Dhampus Peak summit. With proper guidance, we’ll follow in the footsteps of our experienced climbing experts and overcome several technical sections we head for the summit. Once at the summit we are rewarded with great views of Annapurna I, II, III, and IV, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri South, and North, Tilicho peak, Tukuche Peak, and other snow-topped peaks. After spending quality time at the highest we’ll gradually descend back to succeed in back to the base camp.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    20. Day 20 Trek from Dhampus Base Camp to Yak Kharka (3680m) via Dhampus Pass (5,240m) 7hours

      Having achieved our target, we’ll follow the trail that climbs up a moderate snow slope towards the crossing of Dhampus Pass at 5240 meters. After successfully crossing the pass we’ll make a steep descend getting into the world’s deepest gorge – Kali Gandaki Valley. we’ll make a rather long traverse across the snow which usually takes around four hours before descending further down towards Yak Kharka.
      Accommodation: Tented Camp
      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    21. Day 21 Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2,670m) 5-6 hours

      Today we follow the trail that descends from Yak Kharka for a rather while before reaching the village of Marpha – the Apple Garden. From Marpha we walk a simple trail heading towards Jomsom. Jomsom is a crucial hub for Mustang and Upper Mustang Treks with the airstrip, abundance of tea houses, and services. this is often a celebration day after accomplish Dhaulagiri High Pass Trek. Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

      Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

    22. Day 22 Morning flight to Pokhara; Free day

      We will take an early morning short and scenic flight from Jomsom to reach Pokhara. Pokhara is home to thick forest, emerald lakes, and a place of remarkable natural beauty. The reflection of the Machhapuchre (Fish-Tail) Himal over the serene Fewa Lake makes this place truly magical. Besides, visiting sacred places and sightseeing around the city in Pokhara could be a good way to spend your day at Pokhara.

       

      Accommodation: Hotel/Resort

      Meals: BB Plan

    23. Day 23 Drive back to Kathmandu (1350m) 6-7hours

      It takes approximately four to five hours drive to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara. We will drive along Prithvi Highway which offers scenic hilly zigzag roads while driving along the banks of Trishuli River. Green vegetation, the flowing river and the daily activities of the local people for daily survival can be observed during our drive journey as we pass through many villages and towns. We will celebrate the completion of the trip with a farewell dinner together.

    24. Day 24 International Departure
    Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges

    Accommodation in Kathmandu will be in a 3 or 4-star hotel.

    Accommodation during the trek will be in tea house or lodges. Some accommodations at lower altitudes offer fully equipped rooms with electricity, western toilet facility, wi-fi, and hot showers. Whereas some tea houses, especially at the higher altitude offer very basic kind of services.

    You will be accommodated on a twin-basis during the trek. Most single rooms have twin beds with some basic furniture like a small table or a chair. If you want a single room for yourself, let us know in advance before the trek.

    Normally, beds contain pillow and sheets. Almost all tea houses provide blankets but it is advisable to use your sleeping bag which will be provided by us in case it becomes too cold.

    Some tea houses especially those at lower altitudes have proper western toilets. As you move higher some tea houses use squat toilet facilities. Also, it is important to know that some tea houses do not provide toilet paper in the toilets.

    In higher altitudes, you will usually have to pay extra for charting electronic devices or taking a hot shower. Laundry services are also available in some lodges at an extra price. Wifi cards can also be bought at these lodges. There are multiple options available depending on the data limit and speed.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
    What is included in this tour Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter)
    • An assistant guide depending on the groups size, (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • 2 times Hot shower anytime during the trek
    • 10 Gb Everest link wifi card for internet access
    • All government and local taxes
    • 2 times Battery charging anytime during the trek
    • All airport/hotel transfers
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
    • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes (you are allowed to carry a maximum of 15 kg
    • luggage altogether in the duffel bag)
    • 3 nights accommodation (2 before/ 1 after) in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Down jacket, sleeping bag, Real Sherpa Adventures duffel bag, and T-shirt
    • All accommodation in good lodges during the trek
    • Medical Kit carried by the guide
    • All necessary paperwork and permits
    • All meals during the trek
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Nepal Visa fee (please bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
    • Tips for guides and porters
    • Any Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, bar bills etc)