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Mt. Putha Hiunchuli 7246m. Expedition

Spring/Autum

Fixed Departure: 2014

 

Dhaulagiri Himal

Height: 7246m.
Latitude: 28° 44′ 56″
Longitude: 83° 08′ 55″
Trip Duration: 40 Days
Normal Ascent Route: Normal route
Grade: Mountaineering

Caravan Route: KTM–Pokhara-Beni Bazaar to Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp or, KTM, Nepalgunj-Juphal-Dunai–Tarakot-Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp

 

Mt.Mount Putha Hiunchuli is one of the most beautiful mountain compare to other 7000m. high peaks of Nepal lies at western most peak of the Dhaulagiri range and is sometimes referred to as Dhaulagiri VII. It was first climbed in 1954 by Jimmy Roberts, a legendary explorer and climber. Mt. Dhaulagiri range is made up of some of the world's most impressive peaks. In this range, to the west of Annapurna South of Ganesh Himal, lies a long ridge at the end of which stands the serene Putha Hiunchuli. This mountain is the last 7000m. marking the end of the snow-capped range. Our trek begins at the trading town of Beni or from Juphal -Dunai, which is about a week's walk away from the German Base Camp situated at an altitude of 4,525m. The landscape during the approach walk is as enchanting as it is unique a mineral world made of high cliffs and deep canyons.
 
Putha Hiunchuli Expedition - NepalAccording to the book ‘High Asia’, Jimmy Roberts did a reconnaissance of the Dhaulagiri massif in 1954. During the trip he and Ang Nyima climbed Putha Hinchuli 7246m. (alias Dhaulagiri VII) via its northeast face. It appeared from the map that this face is most accessible from the Kaya Khola, a side-stream of the Barbung Khola which is directly across the valley from Kakkot. This mountain offers those climbers who like to climb 7000m. Mountain in Nepal to have experience technically and physically to get over 8000m. Mountains summit in day to come.

  1. If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
  2. If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.

 

Expedition Itinerary: A

  • Hotel/ Lodges/Camping
  • 34 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Accommodation: 5 Nights Kathmandu. 1 night Pokhara and 33 Nights Teahouse Lodge/Camping
  • Season: Spring & Autumn


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Official works for expedition and briefing by officer of Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Kathmandu – Beni by Bus then transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 05: Beni – Darbang Bazaar.
Day 06: Darbang – Takum Village.
Day 07: Takum – Lamsang.
Day 08: Lamsang – Gurgoan.
Day 09: Gurjagoan – Darsinge Kharka.
Day 10: Darsinge Kharka – Burjunga Kharka.
Day 11: Burjunga Kharka – Putha Hiuchuli BC 7246m.
Day 12-30: Climbing Putha Hiuchuli 7246m.
Day 31: Trek back to Burjunga Kharka.
Day 32: Burjunga Kharka – Gurjagoan.
Day 33: Gurjagoan – Lulang village.
Day 34: Lulang – Takum Village.
Day 35: Takum – Darbang Bazaar.
Day 36: Darbang – Beni Bazaar and transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 37: Beni – Pokhara by Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 38: Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 39: Kathmandu free.
Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Optional – Expedition Itinerary:  B

  • Hotel/ Lodges/Camping
  • 33 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 6 Nights Kathmandu, 1 night Nepalgunj and 32 Nights Teahouse Lodge/Camping
  • Season: Spring & Autumn


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Official works for expedition and briefing by officer of Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Kathmandu – Nepalgunj flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 05: Fly Nepalgunj – Juphal and trek to Dunai. Overnight.
Day 06: Dunai –Tarakot.
Day 07: Tarakot – Musikhola.
Day 08: Musikhola – Kagkot.
Day 09: Kagkot – Yak Kharka.
Day 10: Yak Kharka – Phedi.
Day 11: Phedi – Putha Hiumchuli Base Camp.
Day 12: Mt. Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp
Day 13 – 28: Mt. Putha Hiunchuli 7246m. climbing Period.
Day 29: Trek back to Yak Kharka.
Day 30: Yak Kharka – Sergoan.
Day 31: Ser village – Chharka Village.
Day 32: Chharka village – Kharayo Chaur.
Day 33: Kharayo Chaur – Saldang Phedi.
Day 34: Saldan Phedi – Saldang village.
Day 35: Smal Saldang – Phalek village.
Day 36: Phalek village – Jomsom and transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 37: Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 38: Kathmandu free.
Day 39: Kathmandu free.
Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey

Expedition Cost:

Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis: USD   Per Person.

 

  • We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
  • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  • Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 2600. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc…

 

Service Includes up to Base Camp

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace, Mini Tourist bus: Airport/Hotel/Airport, trekking, expedition pick up & drop.
  • 5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel, 1 night Pokhara on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary A
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel, 1 night Nepalgunj on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary B
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp and back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs and Liaison officer.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table and chairs and cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boy and Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Putha Hiunchuli.
  • National Park Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • Schedule flight: Kathmandu/Nepalgunj/Juphal/Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu with domestic airport tax. Itinerary B
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or barrel for each member.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Agency service charge.

 

Service Does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary A
  • Hotel after 6 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary B
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses.
  • Garbage deposit.

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