Dhampus Peak Climb

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Dhampus peak climbing

Trip Summary

    1. Dhampus Peak climb Duration: 12 Days
    2. Dhampus Peak difficulty: Moderate difficulty
    3. Summit Height: 6,012m / 19,725 feet
    4. Walking Hour: 6 Hours daily
    5. Group-Size: 1 – 14 People
    6. Best Time to Climb: April, May, June, September, October, and November
    7. Trip Mode: Lodge + Tent Camping
    8. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transport: Car/Plane/bus

Overview

The Dhampus Peak climb is a thrilling and challenging approach in the Dhaulagiri region of Nepal. The peak is impressive and also popular as Thapa peak. Climb the Dhampus peak offers the best view of the entire Annapurna massive including Annapurna I.

Furthermore, Dhampus peak is located on the lap of Dhaulagiri’s massive. Technically not a challenging itinerary specially designed for adventurous explorers. The itinerary covers perhaps the most underlined scenery of local people’s lifestyles, pristine Kali Gandaki river, and wildlife.

Tourists can experience the Thakali villages, splendid landscapes, lush green forests, and some of the oldest local inhabitants along with the hikes of the Annapurna mountains. However, the summit provides an excellent view of almost the Dhaulagiri mountains and as well as a top summit of the Annapurna region.

How much is the Dhampus peak Climb Package Cost?

The cost of the Dhampus peak climb package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (local climb operator agency in Nepal) ranges between US$ 2195 to US$ 2699. Of course, the Dhampus peak climb cost will modify as per the group size you are traveling to. For example, if you could bring 10+ travelers (except you) to your trip, you are treated as a group leader. So you can climb the Dhampus peak free of cost.

It is the standard climb package price for 12 days climb. If you are 2 climbers Dhampus peak climb costs US$ 2398 for 12 days. We can modify the climbing itinerary and the prices according to your wish. Here is the price list for the Dhampus peak climb.

Price Per Person for 12 days for Dhampus peak climb.

Number of TouristPrice Per Person
1 PersonUS$ 2699
2 PersonUS$ 2398
3 PersonUS$ 2375
4 to 6 personUS$ 2350
7 to 9 PersonUS$ 2250
10 and more than 10 PersonUS$ 2195

If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded on this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.

Itinerary

The Dhampus peak climb itinerary detail

The Dhampus peak climb route map is designed for a world explorer but is restricted time-wise. If this itinerary is not fit you then send us an inquiry for a bespoke itinerary.

1 Day Arrival in Kathmandu valley

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and drop you at your hotel in Kathmandu. Our representative will brief you about Dhampus peak climb information and further programs.

2 DayWorld heritage site of Kathmandu valley sightseeing, 7 hours.

After breakfast the day will start with our guiding sightseeing to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to Pashupatinath temple, Hindu pilgrimage sites, the world’s biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. You can see the sights with the Hindu temple, Buddhist monastery, gompas built with unique architecture, and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduction with our fellow climb team staff for your adventure Dhampus peak climb trip.

3 DayNon stop drive to Beni Bazaar (899m/2,950 feet), 8 hours

We come at your hotel to pick you up to drive to Bus Park. We proceed to drive to Beni with a Bus ride passing Trishuli Highway. It takes about five hours to get to Pokhara town. Pokhara is very popular for the panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas such as Annapurna, Machapuchare in the north, Dhaulagiri peak in the west, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu in the east. We continue to drive further to Beni for about 3 more hours to reach the town. Beni is located at the confluence of the Kali Gandaki River and Myagdi River at an altitude of 899 meters.

4 DayDrive to Tukuche Lodges (2,590m/8,497 feet), 6 hours

Our mountain climbing guide will brief details of your further drive to Tukuche Guesthouse. This includes road conditions, attractions like natural hot springs, Rupse waterfall, the world’s deepest canyon Kali Gandaki valley…etc. The drive to Tukuche takes about 6 hours. Tukuche at 2590 meters is a rustic yet beautiful village in the district of Mustang. This forever-lasting village of Tukuche is an orthodox Thakali ethnic group.

5 DayAscent to first camp of Dhampus Peak (4,000m/13,124 feet), 6 hours

Today we climb all the way to First camp at an elevation on 13,124 feet above the sea level.

6 Day Climb at second camp (4,900m/16,077 feet), 6 hours

Today we climb to second camp at an altitude on 16,077 feet.

7 Day Advance base camp climbing (5,200m/17,061 feet), 6 hours

The air is thiner as you hike higher. So we climb to the adance base camp at an altitude on 17,061 feet.

8 Day Dhampus Peak Summit Day (6,012m/19,725 feet), 9 hours

A tough day reaching the Dhampus summit. Dhaulagiri I (8163m), Sita Chuchura (6611m), Nilgiri (6940m), Tukche Peak (6920m), Tilicho peak…etc. After successful summit, we return downhill at camp ii at 4,900 meters above the sea level.

9 DayDescend to Tukuche village (2,590m/8,498 feet), 6 hours

Pack your gears and clean the base camp before returning. It’s an easy downhill to get to Tukuche village with climbing crew members.

10 Day Drive out to Pokhara Town, 10 hours

Later breakfast, we drive downhill to Tatopani hotels where we take a short break to swim on natural hot spring. Continue to drive further and descend to Beni Bazaar where we take Lunch. After lunch, we drive an express drive to Phewa lakeside in Pokhara town. Late evening arrives in Pokhara town and you will have dinner at the hotel.

11 DayPokhara City Day Tour.

We have many things to see in Pokhara town for our today’s sightseeing. Boating in Phewa Lake is a prime thing to do in Pokhara on your visit. Likewise, Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Shanti Stupa, Bindhyabasini Temple, and International Mountain Museum are the must-see places in the town. So you can decide the places you want to visit with us.

12 DayOverland drive to Kathmandu city. Refreshments and drop to international Airport.

Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, we drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends.

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Cost

How much does Dhampus peak climb cost?

The Dhampus peak climb cost depends upon the months you are traveling and the number of climbers you are coming with. US$ 2398 is the cheapest climbing package on a double occupancy private trip for 2 climbers basis. Gokyo Treks Nepal agency is aware of those issues and If guest requests for such service, we can arrange climb permits, guide, food and climb gears to attempt the summit.

For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with an attached bathroom while trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGE PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.

Top Dhampus peak climbing price includes:-

  • Kathmandu international airport pick up on your arrival at Kathmandu airport with a private Car.
  • 2 nights double bedroom at Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Single night double bedroom Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Pokhara lakeside with breakfast plan.
  • A high experience, helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder climbing Sherpa Guide [Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance].
  • Domestic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara inclusive airport departure taxes and transfers.
  • Bus Transfer: Kathmandu to Beni and Beni to Tukuche Guest house and from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • 11 Breakfast, 10 Lunch, and 10 Dinner during the trekking and climbing days.
  • Guest House accommodation during the trekking/driving and Tent accommodation while climbing.
  • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight figure, etc.
  • Required a number of porters during the trek. (one porter = 1 guest basis)
  • Dhampus peak climb permits fees.
  • Worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check heart rate, and pulse.
  • Well-paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese climbing team.
  • Annapurna conservation permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
  • Agency’s Certificate of appreciations after the successful expedition.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Dhampus peak climb price exclude :-

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
  • Private climbing gears for each foreigner (personal) and clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any types of drinks (except climb days) and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for guide, cook and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Group join

As checking Dhampus peak facts, the climbing tour is possible to complete within 10 days, if you wish to go express to Dhampus peak climb. However, we can organize a private Dhampus peak climb starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

FAQ

Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.

Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight details and request for airport pickup. Our agent will come to pick up you at TIA, Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need experience with the Dhampus peak climb?

Answer: climb Dhampus peak is suitable for professional trekkers who can walk about 5/6 hours daily with a lightweight daypack. If you have some walking experience somewhat above 4000 meters, you can do the Dhampus peak successfully attempt.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect to climb Dhampus peak?

Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara. And also hotel accommodation in Beni and Tukuche while on driving days. Above Tukuche village to Dhampus peak and back, we provide Tent accommodation. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in the Dhampus peak climb?.

Answer: The guesthouses en route have attached restaurants. They cook a delicious range of foods. On our camping climbing trip, Our cook cooks mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, bread, soups, and rice with seasonal vegetables. However, for climb days you will have climbing food served with hot Tea/coffee.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower?.

Answer: If you wish for a hot shower, we provide you water on a bucket, so you can take a bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on the Dhampus peak climb?.

Answer: We recommend you bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available at the campsite along the way.

Question: Are there any charging stations on my trip?.

Answer: No. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you take extra batteries along with you.

Question: Are there any communication facilities at Dhampus peak climb?.

Answer: We can use setalite teliphone.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.

Answer: No.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payments terms?.

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings. And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit [not refundable] of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on the express Dhampus peak climb?.

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. Each climber will have a porter to carry their luggage. Each of our porters carries a maximum of 30 kilos.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?.

Answer: It’s difficult to say but more likely you need to walk about six hours every day with your lightweight day pack.

Question: Where can I organize my personal climb gears?

Answer: If you have those climb gears at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent them from the Thamel gears shop.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?.

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for lunch/dinner in Kathmandu. It depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Dhampus Peak Climbing Review

Beautiful climb but difficult to reach summit

Rated 5 out of 5
October 14, 2018

Ammar was an honest and trusted tour operator, and answered all questions for our Dhampus peak climbing. Nawang Sherpa Guide was very professional and did a great job of updating us on the status of Dhampus Peak Climbing. Felt very safe despite the bad weather. Highly recommend it to everyone!

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Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Thank you Gehard for the feedback.

Dhampus peak climb highlights

  • Amazing views of over 30 snow-capped peaks from Dhampus Peak.
  • Cross the Dhampus Pass at an elevation on 5,240 meters.
  • Annapurna conservation’s wildlife and stunning flora.
  • Experience the rich in Thakali culture of daily lives.
  • Tatopani – A bath in natural hot springs at Tatopani pool..

Dhampus peak climb Note:

Impressive climb Dhampus peak information stated above is just a standard template guideline that we serve you. However, the climb plan is possible to modify at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.

It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Dhampus peak climb special?”

Opportunities for adventure peak climbing similar to Dhampus peak are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern.

We are a team of professional, experienced, trained licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

From US$ 2524

5% Off US$ 2398See Group Discount
No. of peoplePrice Per Person
1 USD 2699
2 USD 2398
3 USD 2375
4 - 6 USD 2350
7 - 9 USD 2250
10 + USD 2195
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