Dhampus Peak Climbing

Dhampus Peak Climbing
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Facts About Dhampus Peak Climbing

Grade

Strenuous

Max Size

1-12

Altitude

6012m

Transportation

private Jeep

Accomodation

Lodge/Hotel

Major Activity

Trekking and peak climbing

Himalayan Sights

Annapurna range

Starts/Ends

Kathmandu - Pokhara

Duration:

17 Days

Trip Overview

Dhampus Peak climbing is one of the famous trekking peak climbing in the Annapurna region in Nepal. Dhampus peak (6012m) is also known as Thapa peak and located northeast of the big Dhaulagiri massif. 

Dhampus peak climbing offers adventurous Himalayan trekking and stunning views of Annapurna region including Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7739m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Fishtail/Machhapuchhre (6998m), Mt. Nilgiri (7040m), Lamjung Himal (6988m), Tukuche peak (6920m) etc. and mixed culture with beautiful landscape.

Dhampus peak climbing is an easier trekking peak climbing in Nepal but physical fitness and peak climbing experience is required to summit this Dhampus peak.

Since Dhampus peak has been opened for peak climbing in Nepal, our professional peak climbing guide frequently takes adventure seekers / mountaineers in summit with amazing experiences of Himalaya Trekking in Nepal.

Dhampus Peak Climbing Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel and after refreshment trip brefing from our export than evening go for well come dinner in Nepali Cultural dance restaurant. Over night at Hotel.

Day 2 : City tour and trip perpartion
Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

After breakfast tour tour guide to you city tour explore about the history of Nepal and preparation for thri we make a climbing  permit.

Day 3 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (915m) by tourist bus or by flight.
Food
Breakfast and Lunch
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
915

Kathmandu to Pokhara (915m) by tourist bus or by flight.

Day 4 : Drive to Nayapul (1070m) trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m.)
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1577

Drive to Nayapul (1070m) trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m.)

 

Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani (2855m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2855

Trek to Ghorepani (2855m).

Day 6 : Early in the morning hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for wonderful Himalayan scenery
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3210

Early in the morning hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for wonderful Himalayan scenery. Breakfast at Ghorepani and continue trek to Tatopani /Natural hot spring (1189m),

Day 7 : Trek to Ghasa (2010m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2010

Trek to Ghasa (2010m).

Day 8 : Trek to Marpha (2670m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2670

Trek to Marpha (2670m).

Day 9 : Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3680

Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m).

Day 10 : Trek to Dhampus Base Camp (5100m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5100

Trek to Dhampus Base Camp (5100m).

Day 11 : Trek to High Camp (5600m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
5600

Trek to High Camp (5600m). Our climbing guide will teach you how to fix the rope, how to belay the rope, how to ascend, how to descend etc.

Day 12 : Early in the morning Summit Dhampus Peak and Back to Base Camp
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
tent
Elevation
5100

Early in the morning, our climbing guide will take for Dhampus peak (6012m) summit and back to Dhampus peak base camp.

Day 13 : Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3680

Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m).

Day 14 : Trek to Marpha (2670m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2570

Trek to Marpha (2670m).

 

Day 15 : Trek to Jomsom (2710m).
Food
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2710

Trek to Jomsom (2710m).

Day 16 : Jomsom by fly back to Pokhara.
Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
915

Jomsom by fly back to Pokhara.

Day 17 : Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus or by flight.
Food
Breakfast and Lunch
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus or by flight.

 

Cost Includes

  • All airport pick-up and drop-off service including domestic and international flights
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as mentioned in above itinerary on B/B basis
  • Trekking guides for the trip
  • Experienced, Trained and Government Licensed Climbing Guide(s) during climbing
  • Necessary porters for trekking/climbing (A porter carries 25-30 Kg)
  • Trekking and camping equipments such as camping tents, mattress, sleeping bags, down jackets.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and available accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Guest Houses or tents for members and staffs during the trek and climbing in twin sharing basis.
  • Trekking Permit fee
  • TIMS card fee (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Peak Climbing permit
  • All necessary paperwork, office Service charge and Government taxes levied in Nepal
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs
  • First Aid medical kit
  • Satellite phone carrying by the Guide for communication (available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call)
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at Base Camp and above as required
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period
  • Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure
  • Company service charges
  • Garbage deposit & other Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • International Flight Tickets
  • Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch and Dinner, except farewell dinner)
  • Personal nature expenses such as energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates etc.
  • Services such as Laundry expenses, hot water etc.
  • Expenses of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones and Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Oxygen Cylinders, Masks, Hoses and Regulators
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival)
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with another member) if applicable.
  • Walkie talkie & Filming permit.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other services not included in "Cost Includes" section

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Fequenty Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Dhampus Peak?

Dhampus Peak, also known as Thapa Peak, is a mountain peak located in the Dhaulagiri Himal range of Nepal. It is 6,012 meters (19,720 feet) high and is a popular climbing destination for adventure seekers.

How difficult is Dhampus Peak climbing?

Dhampus Peak climbing is considered a technical climb and requires prior mountaineering experience. It involves steep climbs, technical ice and rock sections, and exposure to high altitude. However, with proper preparation, training, and guidance from an experienced guide, it is achievable for experienced climbers.

What is the best time to climb Dhampus Peak?

The best time to climb Dhampus Peak is during the autumn season (September to November) and spring season (March to May) when the weather is favorable, and the skies are clear. The monsoon season (June to August) is not recommended for climbing as the weather is unpredictable and the trail can be slippery and dangerous.

Do I need a permit to climb Dhampus Peak?

Yes, you need a climbing permit to climb Dhampus Peak, which can be obtained through a registered trekking agency in Nepal. You also need to obtain other necessary permits such as the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.

How long does it take to climb Dhampus Peak?

The duration of the Dhampus Peak climbing expedition depends on several factors, including your climbing experience, the route you choose, and the weather conditions. Generally, it takes around 17 days for the entire expedition, including trekking to the base camp, acclimatization, and the climb.

What equipment do I need to climb Dhampus Peak?

Climbing Dhampus Peak requires technical climbing equipment such as crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet, ropes, and other necessary gear. You also need warm clothing, sleeping bags, tents, and other basic trekking gear. It is recommended to consult with an experienced climbing guide or agency to ensure that you have all the necessary equipment for a safe climb.

Is it possible to climb Dhampus Peak without prior climbing experience?

Climbing Dhampus Peak requires prior mountaineering experience and technical climbing skills. It is not recommended for novice climbers without prior climbing experience. However, with proper training and guidance from an experienced guide, it is possible to attempt the climb.

Additional Information

Additional Information About Dhampus Peak

Dhampus Peak, also known as Thapa Peak, is a mountain peak located in the Dhaulagiri region of Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 6,012 meters (19,720 feet) and is one of the most popular trekking peaks in the country.

Climbing difficulty:

Dhampus Peak is classified as a "trekking peak" by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, which means it is technically less challenging than other major Himalayan peaks. However, it still requires basic mountaineering skills and experience. The climb involves a steep ascent through snow and ice, with some sections of rock climbing.

Climbing season:

The best time to climb Dhampus Peak is in the autumn (September-November) and spring (March-May) seasons. These months offer the most stable weather conditions and clear skies, making it easier to navigate the mountain.

Location:

Dhampus Peak is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, close to the popular tourist town of Pokhara. The starting point for the climb is usually the village of Beni, which is accessible by road from Kathmandu.

Permits:

Climbing Dhampus Peak requires a climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association, as well as a trekking permit for the Annapurna Conservation Area. These permits can be obtained through a registered trekking agency in Nepal.

Trekking route:

The most common trekking route to Dhampus Peak is through the Kali Gandaki valley, which offers stunning views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain ranges. The trek usually takes around two weeks to complete, with several days of acclimatization and rest stops along the way.

Accommodation:

There are several teahouses and lodges along the trekking route to Dhampus Peak, which offer basic accommodation and meals. However, climbers usually need to bring their own camping gear and food for the higher altitudes.

Altitude sickness:

Climbing Dhampus Peak involves ascending to high altitudes, which can lead to altitude sickness. It is important to take proper precautions, such as gradual acclimatization, drinking plenty of water, and avoiding alcohol and strenuous exercise.

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