Trekking in Nepal

Royal Orchid Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd.

891, Arubari, Boudha, Kathmandu, NEPAL
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Trip Facts

Country : Nepal
Region : Dhaulagiri Region
Activities : Expedition
Trekking/Tour Days : 65
Total Days : 65
Difficulty : Hard
Height ( masl ) : 8,167 m (26,795 ft)
Prominence: 3,357 m (11,014  ft)
Rank : 7th
Coordination: 28°41' 54" N  83° 29' 15 "E
Region: Dhaulagiri Region/ Nepal
Range: Dhaulagiri Himal
Normal Ascent route: North East ridge
First Climbed:  13 May1960

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Dhaulagiri 8,167 m Expedition

The world's 7th highest Mountain Dhaulagiri ( 8167 m / 26,795 ft) stand to the western region of Nepal . The word Dhaulagiri is combination of two words " Dhaula"  and  "Giri ", which is originated from Sanskrit, where Dhaula means beautiful and Giri means the mountain. Mr. Etnst Forrer of Switzeralnd had scaled Mt. Dhaulagiri first time on May 13, 1960, that expedition team was guided by Sirdar Mr. Ngawang Dorje Sherpa. Before this, it had already tried to get to summit by four other expedition groups, which was not successful. An expedition group from Japan had made successful summit on this mountain in 1970. American group was also there at the top in 1973 from likewise there was another group to the top from Italy in the year 1976. The climbing group follows the North- East Route to get it's summit which is the normal climbing route. The Caravan Route to The Dhaulagiri Base Camp is Kathmandu- Pokhara -Beni- Marpha and Base camp. This is an Adventurous journey to the Dhaulagiri summit,which is the great experience in climbing career.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Receive Permit
Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara
Day 04: Drive to Beni
Day 05: Drive to Marpha (2670 m)
Day 06: Marpha to Alubari ( 4100 m)
Day 07: Aalubari to Hidden valley (5100 m)
Day 08: Hidden valley to Base Camp


Cost includes:

* Airport pick up and drop.
* hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
* Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
* Conservation Area Entrance fee.
* Expedition Permit and Climbing Guide charge.
* Local Transfer and domestic flight.
* Domestic airport fares.
* All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent.
* Table, chairs and mattresses during the trekking & at base camp for climbing.
* High altitude foods and fuel
* Three times meal during whole trip
* Guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters
* Liaison officer allowance fee
* All expedition equipment transportation cost
* High altitude staffs ( cook, Sherpa and helpers)
* Insurance for trekking staff.
* High altitude food and fuel.
* Gamow bag for Emergency use

Cost does not include:

* Personal equipment for Trekking and climbing
* Personal travel Insurance
* Oxygen and regulators
* Communication satellite set.
* Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
* Emergency Rescue evacuation.
* Personal expenses/Bar bills.
* Tipping / summit bonus for Expedition staff.
* High altitude tent above base camp.
* Garbage deposit US Dollar 3000.( Refundable, after clearance of garbage at base camp.)