Min 2 Pax
Private Vehicle / Flight
Mar-May & Sept-Nov
The Dhaulagiri range comprises of some of the most marvelous spectacles of the world and Putha Hiunchuli Peak is one of them. The Putha Hiunchuli Expedition is the westernmost peak of the Dhaulagiri range. The first ascent was made by legendary Jimmy Roberts in the year 1954.
Topped at an altitude of 7246m, this peak is a serious task without any technical climbing. It is a great opportunity for the climbers, who want to climb a high altitude peak without any serious risks imposed.
Putha Hiunchuli peak is located in Dolpain Nepal. It was made famous by Peter Matthiessen's book ‘The Snow Leopard’. The area is a remote wilderness without any sights civilization; reaching the base camp is the adventure itself. Many climbers compare this peak with the French Alps with similarities in the terrain and climbing.
The southern slopes of Putha Hiunchuli peak form different base camps. The route to the peak is filled with many ridges and difficult trails, hence making the expedition quite challenging. The trekking to Putha Hiunchuli peak begins from the town of Dunai in Dolpa. The week-long trek will lead trekkers to the German base camp at an altitude of 4,525m.
The whole landscape during the walk is a journey of its own kind, filled with marvelous views of the high cliffs and deep valleys.
Why Putha Hiunchuli Peak Climbing
- Typical Nepal trekking off the beaten track.
- Trekking to the popular Dhaulagiri region.
- Challenging climbing.
- Amazing views of the high cliffs and deep valleys.
- Panoramic view of Himalayan Range.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1350m)
Day 02: Half Day sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (914m), 6 / 7 hours drive. Alternatively, you can take 25 minutes flight from Kathmandu.
Day 04: Drive to Beni (875m) and trek to Darbang (1120m), Approximately 5 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Takum (1650), 5 / 6 hours walk.
Day 06: Trek to Lamsang, 5 / 6 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Gurja Gaon, 5 / 6 hours walk.
Day 08: Trek to Darsinge Kharka, 6 / 7 hours walk.
Day 09: Trek to Budzunge Kharka, 4 / 5 hours walk.
Day 10: Trek to Putha Hiunchuli Basecamp (4800), 4 / 5 hours walk.
Day 11–28: Climbing period and submit to Putha Himchuli (7246m)
Day 29: Trek to Budzunge Kharka, 4 / 5 hours walk.
Day 30: Trek to Gurja Gaon, 5 / 6 hours walk.
Day 31: Trek to Luang village, 5 / 6 hours walk.
Day 32: Trek to Takum, 4 / 5 hours walk.
Day 33: Trek to Darbang, 5 / 6 hours walk.
Day 34: Drive to Pokhara (915m), about 3 hours of drive and transfer to the hotel.
Day 35: Fly / Drive from to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus or car that takes about seven hours. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 36: Full Day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley comprising Patan Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. At the evening, we will have a Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner.
Day 37: Final departure or you can extend your trip.